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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 30 (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.
23RD ANNUAL AFS PINEDORADO 5K FUN RUN
Join the Annual AFS Pinedorado 5k fun run on Aug. 30. Registration starts at 7am. Race begins at 7:45am. Proceeds benefit the foreign exchange program at CUHS.
Cost: $20 with t-shirt; $15 without
August 30 (11am)
Kittens are here! The Feline Network has an assortment of cats and kittens who are looking for loving homes. All are tested, vaccinated, and spayed/neutered. Adoptions through Sept. 27. Bring some love and playfulness into your home.
August 30 (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.
August 30 (10-1pm)
Aug. 30. Discover how to evaluate base wines for aromatics, flavor, texture, and aging characteristics, then create several unique blends. You’ll also have the opportunity to purchase and custom label your premium Paso Robles blend.
August 30 (11am-2pm)
Come sample locally produced items from several boutique vendors, Aug. 30. Try locally raised grass-fed beef, olive oils, tasty jams, condiments, sauces, and more. You can buy your favorites onsite while sipping Robert Hall wine from the outdoor wine bar.
ARCHES, BALANCE, AND LIGHT
August 30 (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.
DAVE MILLER IN CONCERT
August 30 (5pm)
Three choruses from the Sweet Adelines and Barbershop Harmony Society and additional quartets will be singing, Aug. 30. Bring chairs.
August 30 (1pm)
Katie Garibaldi returns to the Central Coast on her Follow Your Heart tour, and plays at The Wise Owl on Aug. 30.
August 30 (5:30pm)
Aug. 30. Maria Muldaur is best known world-wide for her hit "Midnight at the Oasis." She is a grammy nominated recording artist with a flare for New Orleans-flavored Blues, R&B, and Swamp Funk.
Cost: $25 pre-sale; $30 at door
August 30 (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 30 (11am-5pm)
Plein air and studio paintings of California landscapes by Rosemary and Mike Bauer, through Oct. 19.
August 30 (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 30 (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.
Openings and Receptions
August 30 (4-7pm)
The shop celebrates its tenth year of business, Aug. 30. There will be food, drinks, an art show, and raffles.
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 30 (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
ROLLER DERBY DOUBLE HEADER
Aug. 30. Broad St. Brawlers vs. Hooligans Roller Derby, and A-Town Asylum vs. Paso Aggressive.
August 30 (8-10pm)
Aug. 30. Check out the captivating group of pole fitness choreography along with creative solos by some awesome ladies. We're looking to pack the house in support of these strong, beautiful women. Please RSVP.
MORRO BAY FARMER'S MARKET
August 30 (2-6pm)
Saturdays on Main and Harbor St.
August 30 (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 30 (11am-12:30pm)
SLO Bigs will be holding a Big Training Session on Aug. 30. Anyone interested in volunteering as a Big Brother or Big Sister to a child in our community is invited to attend!
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