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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
ANNUAL OLD TIMERS PICNIC
August 24 (noon-3pm)
Aug. 24. Catch up with old friends and visit with the Pioneer Royalty. Delicious BBQ meal available. Free for people 80 years and older. Desserts and beverages also available.
August 24 (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.
RODGER & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA
August 24 (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 AND FARMERS MARKET
August 24 (3pm)
Farmers market vendors, barbecue, beer and wine, and great local music from a new band every week through Sept. 28.
August 24 (1-4 pm)
August 24 (1pm)
through Sept. 21. Alternating Sundays at 1pm. Featuring unique bands, nonprofit organizations, and sponsors.
BASIN STREET REGULARS BLUE STREET JAZ BAND
August 24 (11am-4:30pm)
Aug. 24. America's Music will be presented by the Basin Street Regulars, with three three bands.
Cost: $5 members; $10 non-members
FAMOUS JAZZ ARTIST SERIES
August 24 (4 and 7:15pm)
Trombonist Andy Martin appears in the next installment of the famous jazz artist series. He will be joined by Darrell Voss, Dylan Johnson, and Charlie and Sandi Shoemake.Aug. 24.
Cost: $15; $10 for students
August 24 (3-6pm)
Shakeh on guitar and vocals with Steve Reid on percussion, playing adult contemporary, eclectic favorites, and originals.
Writers and Literature
SOUTH COUNTY POETRY READING
August 24 (5:30pm)
Aug. 24. Larry Harris from The Traveling Bohemians followed by open mic.
Art at Wineries
August 24 (11am-5pm)
Plein air and studio paintings of California landscapes by Rosemary and Mike Bauer, through Oct. 19.
August 24 (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.
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.
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
August 24 (10am-5pm)
Create a picture using red, blue, and yellow paint. Sprinkle your painting with salt, sand, and/or oatmeal., through Aug. 25.
Cost: Free with admission to museum
August 24 (10am)
Aug. 24. This fun competition is open to boys and girls ages 6 to 15. Visit nflppk.com to register.
Create and Learn
August 24 (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 24 (9:00-10:30am)
Open to all levels, every Sunday morning.
August 24 (9am)
Walk or run Aug. 24 on this fun and challenging course that takes participants along city streets, dirt lots, wooden boardwalks, and hard and soft-packed sand along some of the prettiest scenery on the Central Coast.
Cost: $25 prior to August 15th; $30 after August 15th
Lectures and Learning
August 24 (2pm)
Marylou Falstreau will share her story of the creation of the Women and the Hourglass series. She will explore the possibility of creating a life filled with love, forgiveness, and coloring outside of the lines.
August 24 (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.
August 24 (1pm)
Our oceans need our help! Learn how to become a citizen scientist & collect valuable data about how people are using our marine protected areas (MPAs), Aug. 24. Must be over 18. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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