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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 7 (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 7 (10am-noon)
One week camp, Aug. 4-8, for ages 8-12 to explore with a different mentor each day in biology, chemistry, materials engineering, technology, and art.
Cost: $50 with $25 annual registration fee or valid membership, scholarships available
August 7 (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.
POPULAR FAVORITES AND JAZZ STANDARDS
August 7 (6:30-9:30pm)
Pianist Brett Mitchell and guitarist Adam Levine, with bassist Mike Swan play popular favorites and jazz standard, every Thursday through Aug. 7.
August 7 (6:30-9:30pm)
Songwriters At Play will celebrate the music of Jim Townsend on Aug. 7 with a tribute show to raise funds for his medical expenses. The lineup includes Local Vocals, plus Craig Louis Dingman, Mark Getten, Gale McNeeley, Steve Kindel, Don Manzano, and more.
August 7 (7:30pm)
Aug. 7. The Kenny Taylor Band is a Pop/Americana blend that exposes their heart on their sleeve while keeping your foot tapping with each song.
Writers and Literature
LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST
August 7 (6:30pm)
Read Together, a community reading experience presents: William Shakepeare’s merry jest Love’s Labour’s Lost, Aug. 7. Sponsored by the Friends of the Los Osos Library. No auditions needed, all voices are welcome.
August 7 (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.
Classes and Workshops
August 7 (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 7 (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 7 (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.
August 7 (8:30am-12:30pm)
Five day sensory awareness camp for 8-14 year-olds to learn life skills, teamwork, and communication while connecting with horses, through Aug. 8. Games, art, mindfulness, horsemanship, and nature based predator/prey program.
August 7 (9am-1pm)
July 21 through Aug. 11. Registration now open at The Great American Melodrama.
August 7 (Tues.: 4:30-5:30pm; Thurs.:4:30-5:30pm)
Boys and Girls ages 5 -10 can have fun and gain important life skills at these empowering martial art classes. Parents and children are welcome to come observe a class.
ART CENTER ACTIVITIES: OIL PASTELS & WATER COLORS
August 7 (10am-5pm)
Oil & water may not mix, but used together they can make beautiful and interesting art through Aug. 8.
LITTLE SPACE ADVENTURERS: MAGNIFICATION STATION
August 7 (11am-noon)
On Aug. 7, bring your binoculars and magnifying glasses to set out on a mini-museum adventure. Discover what everyday objects look like up close! Story time: You Can Use a Magnifying Glass. For our guests 4 and 5 years old.
4H FIZZ BOOM READS
August 7 (3pm)
Spark a reaction with "fizz" minus the "boom" with cool experiments combining substances to observe chemical reactions, Aug. 7. Rita's Rainbows presents this for grades 6-12.
CENTRAL COAST KOI CLUB
August 7 (5:30-8pm)
Aug. 7. A fun and entertaining get together of ponders and fish enthusiasts. This month's meeting will include a Succulent planting and presentation, a BBQ, and informative meeting, including Koi identification. New participants always welcome.
Sara Knowles Bilsten
Sports and Wellness
August 7 (5:15-6:45pm)
Ongoing classes through Aug. 28 in the Japanese martial art that protects without causing harm. Beginners and visitors are welcome.
Lectures and Learning
PARENTING FROM THE BARN
Experiential program to guide and empower parents, through Aug. 16. Learn solutions and effective strategies with the help of horses. Establish leadership, engage cooperation, and communicate openly in a supportive environment. Horse experience not required.
Cost: $315 for a couple; $240 for a single
August 7 (10am-noon)
All About Rootstock and Unusual Varietals, Aug. 7. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from 2 speakers discussing unusual grape varietals viable in the Paso Robles Region and taste unusual single and mixed varietals.
Cost: Free for Members;$20 for Non-members
FREE NICU SUPPORT GROUP
Every Thursday. Call to reserve.
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