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January 20 (5-7pm)
Celebrate Fridays with live music by a variety of local artists and $5 wine by the glass or $5 tasting flights every week through Feb. 24.
PEAR VALLEY WINTER FIRESIDE CONCERT
January 20 (5:30-8:30pm)
Bring a picnic and some friends to enjoy some wine while listening to finger style guitarist Robert Earl Longley on Jan. 20. Please no outside alcohol.
Cost: No cover
January 20 (Open Wed.-Sun.)
is a discussion of the newest ideas in contemporary photography. The exhibit was juried by New York's Debra Klomp Ching and will be on display through Jan. 29.
"THE CHOSEN ONES"
January 20 (Open 11am-5pm)
features an assortment of prints from two of Sandow Birk's most recent series: "The Leading Causes of Death in America" and "The Rake's Progress." The striking images can be seen through Feb. 27.
"TRACES, MARKS, AND FRAGMENTS: A JURIED EXHIBITION OF TRADITIONAL PRINTMAKING"
January 20 (11am-5pm)
The Central Coast Printmakers sent a call for California artists working in primarily traditional printmaking methods such as intaglio, lithography, serigraphy, monoprints and monotypes. The selected results are on display through Feb. 26.
Art at Wineries
January 20 (10:30am-4:30pm)
exhibits a selection of her mixed media, pastel, and hand-made prints through Feb. 29.
January 20 (10am to 6pm)
creates photographic images by a process that equalizes and intensifies depth of color and texture, encouraging the viewer to see the image as a whole rather than a predefined composition. His work is on display through Feb. 15
BEGINNING OIL PAINTING WITH WORKING ARTISTS
Classes and Workshops
January 20 (1pm)
Working painters help you learn the art of oil painting with a sense of enjoyment, accomplishment, and self-satisfaction. The six week series of classes is offered every Friday or Saturday through Feb. 17.
January 20 (11am)
Head to the high seas to see the giants of the deep as they migrate through our waters Jan. 20-22.
Sports and Wellness
Lessons and Classes
January 20 (Class times vary. See schedule online.)
This class is a fun and effective cardio workout with sculpting exercises designed to tone the entire body from top to bottom. Latin music and a combination of fast and slow moves are used to create routines that are easy to follow and fun to learn.
Cost: Drop-in and unlimited monthly memebrships available
Lessons and Classes
January 20 (6:30-7:30am and 5:30-6:30pm)
The San Luis Obispo YMCA is offering a new program for everyone ages 15 and up, and it doesn’t matter if you have some weight to lose, strength to gain, concerns to overcome, or you’re already in great shape. The group meets every Mon., Wed., Fri., and Sat. Jan. 9-Feb.11.
MS COMMUNITY CIRCLE
January 20 (10am)
This weekly wellness program includes musical, physical, and mental exercises. The Community Circle is open to people with multiple sclerosis and other physical challenges and meets every Fri. at
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