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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
January 22,February 26,March 26,April 23,May 28,June 25,July 23,August 27,September 24,October 22,November 26(Noon)
Learn more about becoming a volunteer advocate for an abused child or a mentor to a former foster child, fourth Wednesdays.
August 29 (noon-5pm)
Special $5 Cat Adoptions at the Homeless Animal Rescue Team (HART) in Cambria for cats 9 months or older during August! Includes: spay/neuter, up-to-date vaccinations, free follow-up Vet exam and bag of kibble.
August 29 (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.
ARCHES, BALANCE, AND LIGHT
August 29 (Fri., Sat. at 7:30pm; Sun. at 3pm)
A new play by Mary Spletter, telling the story of Julia Morgan--her accomplishments and life choices--will be performed on Aug. 29 through the 31st. Director Kelli Howard, with Rosh Wright and Valerie Pallai.
August 29 (5-8pm)
Enjoy live music and family-friednly environment with this premier concert series through Sept. 5.
August 29 (7pm)
The Kenny Taylor Band is a Pop/Americana blend that exposes their heart on their sleeve while keeping your foot tapping will perform for you on Aug. 29.
August 29 (6-8pm )
On display through August, this national juried exhibit is bringing some amazing talent to San Luis Obispo. Artists from the East coast to the West coast have been selected to show their best encaustic work.
Art at Wineries
August 29 (11am-5pm)
Plein air and studio paintings of California landscapes by Rosemary and Mike Bauer, through Oct. 19.
August 29 (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 29 (Thur & Sun: noon-6pm; Fri & Sat: noon-9pm)
Figurative is 5 week exhibit showcasing local art work that represents forms derived from life, human, and the human condition using a creative, symbolic, or emblematic interpretation of things that are alive, through Sept. 28.
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
Create and Learn
August 29 (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 29 (9-10:30am)
Every Friday through Sept. 12. All levels welcome.
ZUMBA FITNESS CLASS
August 29 (9:30am)
Aug. 25 through Sept. 20. Fun, energetic, and effective class where you dance away calories to Latin and international music.
Cost: First is free, then $6
Lessons and Classes
August 29 (7:30pm)
Mory Moussa Bangoura is teaching traditional dances from Guinea, West Africa, every Friday through Sept 12. Thsee fun and energetic class will have live drumming by skilled percussionists. All levels and drop in students are welcome.
Mory Moussa Bangoura
Lessons and Classes
August 29 (Varies)
through Oct. 9. Limited space available. Sign up and recruit a friendand you both save $25. Expect to be pushed, coached, trained, motivated, held accountable, and make friends.
August 29 (7-9pm)
Aug. 29. Be prepared to chant and dance into states of divine ecstasy as they share the beauty and depth of their devotion carried by the power of such talented musicians.
SENIOR VOLUNTEER SERVICES AND RSVP FUNDRAISER
Drawing Aug. 29. First prize is a $750 gas card. Call to request tickets.
Cost: $5 per ticket or $20 for 5 tickets
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