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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 31 (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.
TUNES AT TALLEY
August 31 (1-4pm)
Enjoy the music of Soul Sauce, Aug. 31. Food for purchase from local food truck Gusto on the Go, and wine available for purchase by the glass, bottle, or growler. Bring your lawn chair, wine glasses and sunscreen.
Cost: Free to attend, wine and food for purchase
ARCHES, BALANCE, AND LIGHT
August 31 (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.
SIZZLIN SUMMER CONCERTS AND FARMERS MARKET
August 31 (3pm)
Farmers market vendors, barbecue, beer and wine, and great local music from a new band every week through Sept. 28.
August 31 (1pm)
through Sept. 21. Alternating Sundays at 1pm. Featuring unique bands, nonprofit organizations, and sponsors.
FAMOUS JAZZ ARTIST SERIES
August 31 (4pm and 7:15pm)
Guitarist Frank Potenza and bassist Darek Oles appear in the next installment of the famous jazz artist series, Aug. 31.
Cost: $15; $10 for students
August 31 (1-4pm)
New Central Coast band, Indignitaries, debuts on Aug. 31.
August 31 (2:30pm)
The SLO Symphony features Inga Swearingen and Superstar Jon Anderson, the Voice of YES, performing his chart topping hits, Aug 31.
Cost: Kids $5/ Adults $15-$90
August 31 (3-6pm)
Farmers' market vendors, bounce house for kids, BBQ, beer and wine, and great local music with a new band every week, Sundays through Sept. 28.
Art at Wineries
August 31 (11am-5pm)
Plein air and studio paintings of California landscapes by Rosemary and Mike Bauer, through Oct. 19.
August 31 (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 31 (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 31 (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 31 (9:00-10:30am)
Open to all levels, every Sunday morning.
MINDBODY TECHNIQUES FOR HEALTH AND HEALING
Lessons and Classes
August 31 (3-5pm, except Sept. 21 from 2-4pm)
Learn how to use self hypnosis, applied meditation, and qi gong, to reduce pain, stress, anxiety, depression, and to catalyze healing from illness and injury. Every sunday through Sept. 21.
5TH ANNUAL BURGERS & BEER TASTING FESTIVAL
August 31 (5pm)
Join SLO County's California Woman for Agriculture on Aug. 31 for a fun afternoon of burgers, beer and entertainment while helping raise money for 4-H, FFA & Collegiate Scholarships.
August 31 (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.
Community Notebook 11/20/14-11/27/14 Testing the waters: Locals prepare to submit a nomination to create a National Marine Sanctuary along the Central Coast Faculty association and Santa Maria Joint Union High School District struggle to come to terms with contract Political Watch 11/20/14 Community Corner: Santa Maria Keller Williams holds Toys for Tots drive Students and employers want a four-year college in Northern Santa Barbara County Pipeline crunch-time: A Nov. 21 hearing looms as Nipomo stakeholders consider key water decisions