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THE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
(Gallery hours are Tues.-Sat. 11am-4pm)
nurtures creativity, empathy, and big-picture thinking by bringing emerging and established artists to campus.
SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from
October 13 (9 am - 2 pm)
AUTUMN GARDEN TOUR SATURDAY OCTOBER 13TH, 2012 CELEBRATING OUR FALL COLORS The Atascadero Mutual Water Company is hosting the 7th Annual Autumn Garden Tour Saturday, October 13th from 9 am-2 pm in Atascadero. The self-guided tour will showcase water-wise, resource-friendly landscape designs for the Atascadero area. This year’s tour includes ten landscapes, local organizations and landscape professionals will be available at each garden to answer questions regarding plants and sustainable landscapes. Tickets are available for $10.00 at Bay Laurel Nursery, the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce, and at the Atascadero Mutual Water Company Office in Atascadero. Tickets are also available on the day of the event for $15.00 at O’Malley’s Historic Portola Inn located at 6955 Portola Road, Atascadero. For more information, visit search Autumn Garden Tour on Facebook or call 464-5347.
Cost: $10 advance tickets
DEFEND RURAL AMERICA
October 13 (9:30am - 12:30pm)
October 13. 9:30am-12:30pm. The existence of rural communities are being threatened by assaults on property, water, timber & mining rights; government overreach; environmental regulations & lawsuits; forest mismanagement; public land closures & more. There will be a panel discussion, keynote speaker, Q&A. Register online or at the door. FREE.
October 13 (9:30 am)
The Morro Bay German Band presents “German Music for Kids and Adults” at Los Osos Library - Saturday October 13 9:30 am. Free strudel, pretzels and cider.
October 13 (10-12:30)
The name “Reiki” (pronounced Ray-key) comes from the Japanese words “rei” meaning spirit and “ki” meaning energy. It is usually translated as “universal life energy.” The beauty of Reiki as a healing system is that it is simple, non-invasive, and stress-free, yet highly effective. Reiki is practiced throughout the world, including at over 300 major hospitals and medical centers in the U.S. Due to limited seating reservations are required (805)460-8531. Namaste
October 13 (10:00-12:30)
Saturday, October 13th 10:00-12:30 Reiki is a gentle, effective energy healing method, which treats the whole individual, not just the symptoms of a disease. With Reiki the practitioner acts as a conduit for the healing energy of the universe to flow through her hands to the client, causing a shift toward health at the deepest levels. It restores balance and harmony to a person entire being: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. Reservations are required due to limited seating.
October 13 (1:00-3:30)
Reiki Second Degree:Practitioner Level Reiki is a gentle, effective energy healing method, which treats the whole individual, not just the symptoms of a disease. With Reiki the practitioner acts as a conduit for the healing energy of the universe to flow through her hands to the client, causing a shift toward health at the deepest levels. It restores balance and harmony to a persons entire being: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. Reservations Required due to small class size.
October 13 (1:00-3:30)
Reiki is a gentle, effective energy healing method, which treats the whole individual, not just the symptoms of a disease. With Reiki the practitioner acts as a conduit for the healing energy of the universe to flow through their hands to the client,causing a shift toward health at the deepest levels. It restores balance and harmony to a persons entire being: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. Reservations are required. Simply contact to let us know your coming. Namaste
October 13 (Visit website for start time)
Largest global social event for photographers on Oct. 13. Sign up at worldwidephotowalk.com/walk/paso-robles-ca-united-states.
Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area Harvest Social
Wine Bar Events
October 13 (2:00pm-6:00pm)
The public is invited to a wine grape growing industry social, hosted by The Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area (IGGPRA). IGGPRA is holding its bi-monthly social on Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Rolling Hills Ranch in San Miguel, CA. Dinner will be served and the event encourages guests to network, learn, and share harvest stories while celebrating a successful harvest season. IGGPRA will provide bratwursts, hot dogs and the fixings, and members and guests are asked to bring table set-ups, chairs, wine and wine glasses and a dish to share (according to last name). Guests and growers are encouraged to bring wines for the tasting table and offer the opportunity to sample local wines that may not be commercially available. Members attend for FREE and can bring one guest. Additional guests are only $5.00 and the general public is welcome for $10.00 per person. Reservations to the Social are recommended and can be made by contacting Elizabeth Torp at (805) 226-8293, or online using the RSVP link at www.pasorobleswinegrapes.com. Rolling Hills Ranch is located at 7275 Cross Canyon Rd. San Miguel, CA 93451. For press inquiries about IGGPRA, contact AR & Co. PR & Marketing at (805) 239-4443 or visit www.pasorobleswinegrapes.com.
Cost: Free for members/$10 non-members
October 13 (1:00p - 4:00p)
An epicurean adventure in Santa Barbara County Wine Country takes place on October 13th at Rancho Sisquoc Winery, Santa Maria. For $65/pp spend an afternoon tasting 110+ wineries and delectable appetizers prepared by the finest area chefs while listening to the music of Donna Green & the Roadhouse Daddies and Jen n' General.
Cost: $65/pp website $75/pp at the festival
October 13 (7pm / 2pm)
DIMENSIONS IN DANCE, Allan Hancock College’s annual fall concert, runs October 11 – 14 in the Marian Theatre on the Santa Maria campus. Show times are 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets ($13 - $15) are available at the college's Performing Arts Center Box Office or by calling (805) 922-8313.
October 13 (10 pm - 1 am)
Every Friday and Saturday night 10pm - 1am. DJs spin in the lounge. Ask about drink specials at the bar.
Fall Festival of Choirs Concert
October 13 (7:30 pm)
Saturday, October 13th, The Cuesta Chamber Singers will present love songs, Irish mouth music, reflective works by modern American composers, and rockin’ gospel tunes. Cuesta Voce’s repertoire will range from Bill Wither’s hit “Ain’t No Sunshine” to current pop hits and well-known jazz standards.
October 13 (7pm-10pm)
Gather loves the Gillies - and it's a great night out with food and wine... check them out online and make a reservation if you can for great wine, amazing inventive food and a wonderful night out in the Village of Arroyo Grande - no other wine bar in the area gives you all this! About the band: The Gillie Wheesels evolved from a larger group. As the four of us shifted, we began to gather a sound and a presence that people gravitated towards. Breathing a new energy into traditional music from Scottish composers like Robert Burns and Tannahill, we soon began to have more gigs up and down the central coast. People would often comment how much fun we seemed to be having during performances and how much they enjoyed feeling like they were along for the ride. David is an artist and composer, Guy is the balladeer and previous cheiftan of the scottish society, Barry takes time from behind an executive desk to gig and do studio work and Frank plays the same accordian he did at age 11 long before he got the music degree hidden in the file cabinet. Our level of musicianship shows through in the harmonies and arrangements of songs that others call old and traditional. When you have a diverse group of musical backgrounds ranging from reggae to classical, the flavor is going to be different. It's that difference that people have responded to and anxiously await our album coming out in 2012. http://www.sonicbids.com/epk/epk.aspx?epk_id=339189&name=music
Cost: No cover for patrons - $10 for non patrons
PIANO CONCERT - MORRO BAY
October 13 (7 PM)
Botso Korisheli will present three piano students in concert Saturday, October 13, 2012, at St. Peter’s-by-the Sea Episcopal Church in Morro Bay at 7 p.m. Performing will be eight-year-old Ricky Nett, who has been studying with Korisheli for one and a half years; Rory McClish, first prize winner of the Paderewski Youth Piano Competition in 2008; and Marian Drandell Gilbert, an accomplished concert pianist. Donations will benefit St. Peter’s Music Program.
St. Peter's-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
Cost: Donation accepted
SLO Contra Dance!
October 13 (7:00pm)
Join the Central Coast Country Dance Society for a contra dance on Saturday, October 13. The caller is Warren Blier (Monterey), and the band is the Crabapples (Monterey). The evening starts with a contra dance introduction at 7:00pm, and then dancing from 7:30 – 10:30. Join us for this EXCELLENT dance! The cost is $9. It's all at the Odd Fellows Hall, 520 Dana Street, San Luis Obispo. For more info, visit www.cccds.org.
HAPPY TIME PRESCHOOL FALL FESTIVAL
October 13 (10 AM - 2 PM)
There's fun for the whole family at our Annual Fall Festival! * Bounce house & face painting * Games & prizes * Delicious food & pumpkin patch Admission is free and game wristbands are only $5!
October 13 (1pm-3pm)
Nature's bounty awaits you as we venture into the garden to harvest and celebrate the fall season. Make masks, paint pumpkins, try delicious garden treats, and help make a scare crow to protect the garden. Going back to school doesn't mean the end of fun at the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden. Now that fall is upon us, it’s all the more reason to get outside and enjoy the changing seasons. We believe learning should be engaging and interactive, focusing on "education through exploration."
Cost: $5 donation appreciated
October 13 (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Saturday, October 13th 1-3pm bring your family to the SLO Botanical Garden for the Fall Harvest Fest. Kids will harvest and taste treats from the Garden, gather seeds, paint pumpkins, make masks and build a scarecrow. Kids will learn about the changing season, winter vegetables to plant, fall folklore and more. Suggested donation of $5 for the event, no reservations needed.
Cost: Suggested donation of $5
October 13 (9am-3pm )
Pismo Beach Recreation is offering a babysitting class on Oct. 13. This course is designed to instruct babysitters on infant and child safety, CPR techniques, relief of airway obstruction (choking), healthy food selections, basic first aid, and other necessities of a responsible babysitter. This babysitting class follows the course content of the American Heart Association’s Pediatric Basic Life Support course in regard to CPR and choking.
October 13 (7am-7pm)
Pismo Beach Recreation is organizing a day trip to Monterey on Oct.13. Discover the diversity of our amazing California coastline. Visit the sleepy village of Carmel by the Sea, where no one has a street address, then voyage over to Monterey where you’ll be free to explore Cannery Row, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and the coastline.
Sports and Wellness
Yin-ergetics and Crystal Bowls Oct 13
Lessons and Classes
October 13 (0:00)
What is Yin-Ergetics? The combination of Yin Yoga, guided meditations, pranayama, and somatics offers something unique to the yoga practice. While holding yin yoga postures Lisa will guide you through healing meditations that promote deep peace and release on all levels. After class one typically leaves with an expanded and open state of awareness, both body and mind. Chronic tension or dis-ease will begin to dissipate, and one will tap into how to maintain this well-being.
Lectures and Learning
October 13 (1pm-2pm, followed by free docent-led tour of the garden)
Of the five areas of the world with a mediterranean climate, Chile and California are the most alike in geography, which makes it so much fun to compare the differences and similarities between the geography and plants of these two areas. On Saturday, October 13, long-time Garden volunteer Ken Levine will lead us in a visual tour of Chile from La Serena in the north (latitude 30 degrees) to Puerto Montt in the south (latitude 42 degrees), looking at plants and the country side where they grow.
Cost: $5 members, $10 non-members
CANON SPONSORED EOL PRESENTATION WITH HANSON FONG AND SPONSOR EXPO
October 13 (3:30 PM)
Canon Sponsored Explorer of Light Presentation with Hanson Fong October 13, 3:30-5 pm World famous photographer and Canon Explorer of Light and Wedding/Portrait photographer, Hanson Fong will give a free lecture Saturday October 13th, 2012 from 3:30-5PM as part of the California Photo Festival and sponsor expo. Come listen and be inspired by one of the world’s most talented and successful photographers in the industry.
Carole or Jill
THE JOY OF PHOTOGRAPHY - HOW TO CREATE A MASTER PORTFOLIO WITH THE FONG FLAIR
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
October 13 (3:30pm)
Hanson Fong, a Canon Explorer of Light, will give a presentation free to the public on creating a master portfolio. Oct. 13.
October 13 (9am-2pm)
Support the animals of Woods Humane Society by joining them on 10/13/12 at Laguna Lake Park for the 20th annual Wiggle Waggle Walk for Woods-a Festive Day in SherWOODS forest. Wiggle Waggle is a 1-mile K9 pledge walk and pet fair fundraiser with costume contests, raffle, food and fun. Register online at woodshumane.org and see you on October 13th.
Cost: $15 Individual $40 Team/Family
AVILA BEACH ALBACORE FEED
October 13 (5:00 pm)
The Avila Beach Civic Association is hosting its Fourth Annual Avila Beach Albacore Feed and Silent Auction at the Avila Beach Community Center, 191 San Miguel Street, Avila Beach. This delicious event is a fundraiser for the programs and operations of the Community Center. There will be two seatings, one at 5 pm and one at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $20/adult and $10/child 12 and under. To order tickets, contact at 805-627-1997, email@example.com, or www.avilabeachcc.com.
Cost: 8:00 pm
AVILA BEACH ALBACORE FEED
October 13 (5pm and 6:30pm)
The Avila Beach Civic Association is hosting its fourth annual Albacore Feed and Silent Auction on Oct. 13 at the Avila Beach Community Center. There are two seatings, one at 5 pm and one at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. For tickets, please contact 627-1997, firstname.lastname@example.org, or avilabeachcc.com.
October 13 (3pm to close)
Join in this unique event in order to support an energy efficiency retrofit at Spike's Pub. Wondering about the carrotmob concept? A carrotmob is when community members coordinate with business owners to spend their money to support a business, and in return the business agrees to take an action that the people care about.
Cost: Free entry
October 13 (9 am- 4 Pm)
Bike night at farmers market Thurs Oct. 11th at Santa Barbara Bank & Trust 6-9pm Classic Motorcycles will be on display, ride your bike there. Saturday Oct. 9am to 4pm Classic Motorcycle Show, swap meet. Mountainbrook Church 1775 Calle Joaquin San Luis Obispo, CA
Nipomo Youth Coalition Fun Run
October 13 (7:30 am)
Time and Date: October 13, 2012. 7:45 am Event description: All proceeds from registration and sponsorship for this family-friendly event benefit the South County Youth Coalition. The funds serve to provide local youth with scholarships that serve to enhance their educational and extracurricular experiences. Location: Nipomo Regional Park Cost: Registration varies between $8-$15 depending on age, event, and time of registration Event Contact Phone Number: (805) 437-5560
PARENT'S NIGHT OUT AT BELLA VINO'S
October 13 (6 p.m. - 10 p.m.)
Join us on Saturday, October 13th, for an evening of wine, appetizers, and live music at the beautiful Bella Vino's Wine Bar in Morro Bay. Admission is $20 per person or $35 per couple-tickets include complimentary appetizers and carbonated beverages. A cash bar will be on hand to serve local wines and craft beers. Proceeds to benefit the Morro Bay High School Athletics Department. Tickets are available at Bella Vino's, Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce, and Morro Bay High School.
Cost: $20 Per Person or $35 Per Couple
SLO Green Build's Green Gala
October 13 (5:30 - 10:00)
SLO Green Build's Annual Green Gala Sat., Oct. 13, Wine & Silent Auction at 5:30 p.m., Dinner & Live Auction at 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $80/per person, $560/table of 8
SLO HEART WALK 2012
October 13 (9am)
The SLO Heart Walk is coming once again to Avila Beach promenade and Bob Jones Trail on Oct. 13. This 5K walk is a benefit for the American Heart Association. Register today at sloheartwalk.com for more information contact Emily Reneau at 544-1505 or email@example.com. Walk in the fight against the number one cause of death in the nation.
THE GREEN GALA
October 13 (5:30-10:00pm)
Hosted on Saturday, October 13th by SLO Green Build and Castoro Cellars, The Green Gala is a fun way to support the progressive and efficient building methods used in our county. The evening features dinner with wine, live and silent auctions. $80, tickets on sale at www.slogreenbuild.org.
SLO Green Build
WALK TO CURE DIABETES
October 13 (9am)
The JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes brings people together in a healthy activity for a worthy goal. The Walk is fun for families and builds camaraderie among company employees. It provides hope, empowerment, and a sense of community. Your participation shows your commitment to the large scale movement to conquer type 1 diabetes one step at a time.
October 13 (11am-4pm)
take place every Saturday. Cats and kittens are spayed or neutered, tested and vaccinated prior to adoption. A free vet examination is included.
Cost: Adoption fees are $60 for one or $80 for two
October 13 (9:00 AM)
Join us for Fall Planting Prep at Sweet Springs! Autumn is here & it’s time to prepare for fall planting. Help us protect natives with mulch, remove invasives and measure off our planting area. Meet at the new eastern addition on the corner of 4th St & Ramona Ave on Sat, Oct 13th at 9am. Tools, tips & harvest fare provided. Call 239-3928 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
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