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SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from
SAN LUIS OBISPO DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET
The San Luis Obispo Farmers Market takes place every Thursday from 6-9pm on Higuera St. between Osos and Nipomo and includes over 120 vendors of produce, dairy, barbecue, flowers, and more.
In the Smart & Final parking lot on the corner of Grand Ave. and Courtland on Wed. at
NIPOMO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET
Takes place on Sundays from
SAN LUIS OBISPO
At the Promenade parking lot near World Market (off Madonna Road), Sat. from
In the Town Park on Sat.
LOS OSOS/BAYWOOD PARK
Tues. at City Park from
August 17 (11am)
Family Day in the Park Aug. 17
August 17 (10am-6pm)
Test your nose with our wine aroma sensory station, Aug. 1-31. Wine tasting afterwards to see if you can identify the aromas in our wines.
BAREFOOT IN THE PARK EXTENDED ONE WEEKEND
August 17 (Friday and Saturday: 7:30pm; Sunday: 3pm)
through Aug. 17.
Cost: Friday: $16; Saturday and Sunday: $21/$19
RODGER & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA
August 17 (Fri. & Sat. 7pm; Sat. & Sun. 2pm )
Presented by SLO Little Theatre’s Academy of Creative Theatre through Aug. 24.
Cost: Adults $20; Students $13
SIZZLIN' SUMMER CONCERTS & FARMERS' MARKET
August 17 (3-6pm)
Food vendors, bounce house for the kids, barbecue, beer & wine, and great local music from a new band every week through Aug. 17. Special Double Header on June 29 with the music starting at 1pm.
August 17 (7:30)
Aug. 17. On their latest album, Transgender Dysphoria Blues, front woman Laura Jane Grace explores new depths of emotion. Supporting bands are Venus DeMars and Creepoid.
JAZZ CONCERT FEATURING INGA SWEARINGEN
August 17 (3-5:30pm)
Aug. 17. The smooth sounds of first class jazz with several very talented and well-known local performers including Inga Swearingen, Darrell Voss, George Stone, and Dylan Johnson.
SIZZLIN SUMMER CONCERTS AND FARMERS MARKET
August 17 (3pm)
Farmers market vendors, barbecue, beer and wine, and great local music from a new band every week through Sept. 28.
Writers and Literature
R. JEAN MATHIEU BOOK-SIGNING
August 17 (1-3pm, presentation at 2pm)
Aug. 17. Author of No Time: The First Hour. Set in Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo, No Time: The First Hour is the story of a “time-active” detective who has forty-eight hours to solve his own murder.
Classes and Workshops
August 17 (Tues-Fri: 7pm; Sat: 11am & 7pm; Sun: noon & 4pm)
In a relaxed, social setting, our resident artists will guide you through replicating the nights chosen painting, through Aug. 17. Wine, beer and charcuterie service available. The $40 fee includes canvas, paints, instruction, and a cocktail.
August 17 (noon-6 PM)
Eight award winning Plein Air Artists of the central Coast will be displaying their art in oils, acrylics, and pastels of California's various landscapes, through Aug. 31.
August 17 (6-8pm)
Marinella Senatore's exhibit will be on display through Aug. 17.
MUSIC OF THE LANDSCAPE
Openings and Receptions
The Plein-air Artists of the Central Coast presents varied media, techniques, and styles that explore the visual "music" that is California's regional landscape through Aug. 31.
REVERSE RAINBOW VOLCANO
August 17 (10am-5pm)
through Aug 18. Build a form using plastic eggs and then pour paint over them to create a rainbow effect.
Cost: Free with admission to museum
Registration is now open for The Thinkery – a museum-based preschool enrichment program, through Sept. 15. Perfect for 2 and half to 5 year-olds. Visit slocm.org for class and registration information.
Cost: $240 per month
Create and Learn
August 17 (noon-5pm)
through Oct. 6. You are the artist. Materials will be provided, music is on, and the glue is overflowing for studio hours. Parents and families welcome. Children under 14 require adult supervision.
Cost: $5 per hour
Sports and Wellness
August 17 (9:00-10:30am)
Open to all levels, every Sunday morning.
August 17 (noon-2:30pm and 2-5pm)
through Oct. 10. Volunteers should be interested in arts and crafts, believe in the creative and exploratory process of art with all people, and love to share their creative enthusiasm with the adults and kids in our community.
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