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October 20

Farmers Market

SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
(3-6pm)

This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from

Mary White
marylwhite.mail@gmail.com
Phone: 762-4688

2880 Broad St.
SLO

Cost: Free

Halloween events

CLAUTIERE VINEYARD HOT HARVEST MOON PARTY
Party Under a Hot Harvest Moon with Clautiere Vineyard!
CLAUTIERE VINEYARD HOT HARVEST MOON PARTY
October 20 (7pm)

Celebrate the fall season in classic, Clautiere style, when the Paso Robles winery and tasting room presents its “Hot Harvest Moon Party” on Oct. 20. Costume or not, “Anything Goes” at the hottest harvest party of the year! Tickets are limited and free to wine club members, $20 for wine industry-GALA /TCC members, and $30 to the general public. Please call the Clautiere tasting room at 237-3789 to order your tickets today.

John Mackey
mackey0@aol.com
Phone: 237-3789
http://facebook.com/#!/clautierevineyard/info

Clautiere Vineyard
1340 Penman Springs Rd.
Paso Robles

Special Events

5TH ANNUAL FAMILY FUN DAY
Enjoying the Pumpkin Patch at Family Fun Day
5TH ANNUAL FAMILY FUN DAY
October 20 (11:30 am to 1:30 pm )

The Arroyo Grande United Methodist Children's Center is hosting their 5th Annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, October 20 at 275 N. Halcyon Rd., Arroyo Grande from 11:30am to 1:30pm. Come Join us for a Tri Tip lunch, Bounce Houses, Face Painting, Games, Prizes, Pumpkin Patch and community information booths. Special Guest attending the event celebrating "Fire Prevention Month" will be CAL FIRE San Luis Obispo County Fire Dept. with Smokey Bear and The Five Cities Fire Authority with Sparky.

Maddy Quaglino
agumcc@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 805-481-2223
http://www.worshipweekly.com

Arroyo Grande United Methodist Children's Center
275 N. Halcyon Rd.
Arroyo Grande CA 93420

Cost: Tri Tip BBQ Lunch is $10

Bread Bakers Guild of America Open House
October 20 (11:00am to 3:00pm)

Breaking Bread Bakery in San Luis Obispo will be one of 55 bakeries participating in The Bread Bakers Guild of America’s 2nd Annual International Bakery Open House on Saturday, October 20. Breaking Bread Bakery will host their open house at their new location, 1074 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Guests can enjoy a behind the scenes look at a bread bakery, and there will be ongoing bread tastings, in the style of a wine tasting.

Mark Evans
mark@glennaevans.com
Phone: 805-783-1704

Breaking Bread Bakery
1074 Higuera Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

FOOD AND FARMING CELEBRATION
A Central Coast Bioneers Event
FOOD AND FARMING CELEBRATION
October 20 (Film at 5:00pm, Competition and Dinner at 6:00pm, Dancing at 8:00pm)

14 teams of Green Chefs will be vying to create the most delicious, sustainable and creative dish at the Real Food Collaborative Green Chef Cook-off at the Central Coast Bioneers conference, Saturday night, October 20. Tickets include dinner, screening of the hilarious documentary “Truck Farm” and dancing to The Mother Corn Shuckers. Includes wine donated by Hope Family Wines and beer served by Central Coast Brewing. Tickets available online or at AtMODsphere, 1119 Chorro Street, SLO.

Stacey Hunt
info@ecologistics.org
Phone: 805-548-0597
http://www.centralcoastbioneers.org

The Monday Club
1815 Monterey Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $25 for adults, $15 for students

IN THE VINEYARD
October 20 (3-6pm)

Hope Family Wines and Firestone Walker Brewery have teamed up for a culinary extravaganza on Harvest Weekend. These artisanal producers, each masters of their craft, will be joined by the imaginative gastronomic influence of Chef Casey Thompson. Spend the afternoon in the vineyard discovering how food can pair perfectly with both craft beer and wine. Oct. 20.

Christy Jaureguy
tastingroom@hfwines.com
Phone: 238-4112
http://inthevineyard.eventbrite.com/

1585 Live Oak Rd.
Paso Robles

Cost: $75

The Energy Event
The Energy Event
October 20 (9:00am-4:00pm)

Visit the San Luis Obispo Veteran’s Hall on Saturday, October 20th for The Energy Event. Gain practical, locally focused information and resources to save energy, save money, and contribute to a healthier community. Morning speaker sessions will offer insights from local experts on: residential energy efficiency, net zero construction, energy efficiency in agriculture, and alternative transportation/alternative fueled vehicles. After lunch, participants can join a mobile workshop to see energy s

Cheryl Cochran
ccochran@co.slo.ca.us
Phone: 805-781-5623
http://www.usgbcc4.org/energy2012

San Luis Obispo Veterans Hall
801 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo 96401

Cost: $5, advanced registration encouraged

Barrel Building Seminar
Winery Events
October 20 (10:00am)

Join us for a Seminar a first in its kind for SummerWood! Jason Butler of Oak Insight Cooperage will be here to do an educational presentation on the toasting process of Oak Barrels used for Wine aging. Wine Maker Mauricio Marchant will then take you on a private guided tour of the Barrel Room where you will taste barrel samples and enjoy a boxed lunch prepared by Chef Kelly!

Tiffany Rodrigues
events@summerwoodwine.com
Phone: 8052271365

SummerWood Winery
2175 Arbor Road
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $45pp/$40pp

Eat Like a Winemaker
Winery Events
October 20 (12 - 3 p.m.)

Our Eat like a Winemaker event returns for yet another year! Experience some of the best tacos al pastor on the Central Coast. Los Robles Café will be onsite preparing one of our winemaker’s favorites to pair with your favorite ”Z” wines. Two eat free with Cellar Club membership, otherwise, $10pp.

Jen Shong
jen@zenaidacellars.com
Phone: 805.227.0382
http://www.zenaidacellars.com

Zenaida Cellars
1550 Hwy 46 West
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $10 pp

FAR OUT WINERIES: BEST OF THE WEST SEMINAR & WINE TASTING
Winery Events
October 20 (10:00 A.M.)

Best of the West Seminar & Wine Tasting Join the owners and winemakers from the eclectic group of 17 Far Out Wineries Oct 20 for an educational seminar, wine tasting and a whole lot of fun! This year’s topic, "How winemaking practices change with each varietal." Attendees will be amazed by the insight, candor and oftentimes amusing banter between the panel participants as they discuss their wines and experiences in the “far out” hills west of Paso Robles. Includes: Gourmet cheese & breads

Dana
dana@lcwine.com
Phone: 805.286.8669
http://faroutwineries.com/events/

Opolo Vineyards
7110 Vineyard Drive
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $55 per person

IN THE VINEYARD WITH HOPE FAMILY WINES
In the Vineyards
IN THE VINEYARD WITH HOPE FAMILY WINES
Winery Events
October 20 (3:00pm-6:00pm)

Hope Family Wines and Firestone Walker Brewery, team up for a culinary extravaganza. Yes, that’s right. One event, two artisanal producers , both masters of their craft joined by our Top Chef, Casey Thompson culinary creations. Spend the afternoon with us in the vineyard discovering the many similarities artisanal wine and beer producers have in common through food pairings. This one of a kind event will expand your understanding of food and beverage pairing while enjoying the beauty of the

Christy Jaureguy
tastingroom@hfwines.com
Phone: (805) 238-4112
http://inthevineyard.eventbrite.com/

Treana & Hope Family Wines Tasting Cellar
1585 Live Oak Rd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $65 per person

LITTLE ITALY DINNER AT DONATI FAMILY VINEYARD
Winery Events
October 20 (6:30pm)

Get your Paesano on at Little Italy Night on Oct. 20. Enjoy a family-style dinner catered by LaGuardia's Homemade in the cellar.

Mitch Bakich
info@donatiwine.com
Phone: 238-0676

2720 Oak View Rd.
Templeton

Cost: $45 for SLO County Residents

LOBSTER FEAST AT ROBERT HALL WINERY
Winery Events
October 20 (7-10 pm)

During Harvest Fest, join us for a Traditional New England Lobster Feast. Live Maine Lobster, wine and live music by the Red Skunk Jipzee Swing Band. Oct. 20.

Events
events@roberthallwinery.com
Phone: 805-239-1616 ext 24
http://roberthallwinery.com/Events

Robert Hall Winery
3443 Mill Rd.
Paso Robles

Music

NOVO AFTER DARK
NOVO AFTER DARK
October 20 (10 pm - 1 am)

Every Friday and Saturday night 10pm - 1am. DJs spin in the lounge. Ask about drink specials at the bar.

Novo
info@novorestaurant.com
Phone: 805-543-3986

Novo
726 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo , CA 93401

Cost: free

Art

Pine Needle Basket Weaving at SLO Botanical Garden
Pine Needle Basket Weaving at SLO Botanical Garden
Pine Needle Basket Weaving at SLO Botanical Garden
Classes and Workshops
October 20 (9:30 am - 2:30 pm)

Pine Needle Basket Weaving Sat. Oct 20, 9:30-2:30pm. Join local artist as you learn how to create unique, sustainable and beautiful baskets. All materials provide, just bring scissors and lunch. $95 for Garden Member, $120 for non-member. Limited class size. Must pre-register, call 805.541.1400x304. Visit www.slobg.org for more info.

Lindsey
education@slobg.org
Phone: 805.541.1400x304
http://slobg.org/pine-needle-weaving2/

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Rd
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $95 Garden members, $120 non-members

PINE NEEDLE BASKETRY
Pine Needle Basket
PINE NEEDLE BASKETRY
Classes and Workshops
October 20 (9:30am - 2:30pm)

Join artist Elizabeth Bear at the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden on Saturday, October 20 as she guides budding basket weavers through the art of pine needle basket weaving. Attendees will be lead through the process of creating beautiful, fragrant and sustainable pieces of artwork at this intimate workshop. Each piece is as unique as the person who creates it, and they make wonderful gifts.

Lindsey Collinsworth
lcollinsworth@slobg.org
Phone: 805-541-1400 x304
http://www.slobg.org

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $95 members, $120 non-members

Kid Stuff

FREE SENSORY SCREENING DAY!
Special Events
October 20 (10:00am)

Announcing Free Community Screening day for parents with concerns about their child’s sensory and social performance offered by the Occupational Therapists at New Directions for Kids in Arroyo Grande. This event will be on October 20th from 10am to 2 pm. Please respond promptly at (805) 474-6811 as space is limited.

Sande Rutstein
srutstein@sbcglobal.net
Phone: (805) 474-6811

New Directions for Kids
1522 W. Branch Street
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: FREE

The Outdoors

SWAP'S WALK IN THE ELFIN FOREST
October 20 (9:30am)

On the third Sat. of every month, Small Wilderness Area Preservation leads an informative nature walk through this unique ecosystem. Wear comfortable shoes, leave pets at home, and park carefully to avoid mailboxes and driveways.

Phone: 528-0392
http://Call for details

Elfin Forest
15th or 16th Streets
Los Osos 93412

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

BREAST CANCER SCREENING CLINIC
October 20 (9:00 am to 3:00 pm)

In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Center for Health & Prevention (The Center), a program of the Community Action Partnership, will hold a breast cancer screening clinic in San Luis Obispo on Saturday, October 20th from 9:00am to 3:00pm The Center is located at 705 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo. Services are free for women who income qualify. For more information or to make an appointment call 544-2479.

Kayla Wilburn
kwilburn@capslo.org
Phone: (805) 544-2498

The Center
705 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: FREE

Lectures and Learning

THE ENERGY EVENT
THE ENERGY EVENT
October 20 (9:00am-4:00pm)

Visit the San Luis Obispo Veteran’s Hall on Saturday, October 20th for The Energy Event. Gain practical, locally focused information and resources to save energy, save money, and contribute to a healthier community. Morning speaker sessions will offer insights from local experts on: residential energy efficiency, net zero construction, energy efficiency in agriculture, and alternative transportation/alternative fueled vehicles. Pre-registration is encouraged.

Cheryl
ccochran@co.slo.ca.us
Phone: 805-781-5623
http://usgbcc4.org/energy2012

San Luis Obispo Veteran's Hall
801 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5, advanced registration encouraged

College of Liberal Arts' Homecoming for the Mind
Announcements
October 20 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

Cal Poly's College of Liberal Arts invites the community to the second annual Homecoming for the Mind on Sat., Oct., 20, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., at the Spanos Theatre Patio & Lawn. Event is free. Parking permit is required to park on campus.

Terry J. San Filippo
tsanfili@calpoly.edu
Phone: 805.756.1216

Cal Poly
Spanos Threatre Patio & Lawn
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: Free

Fundraisers

SHAMROCKS AND KILTS
October 20 (6-10pm)

The SLO County Women’s Shelter Program is hosting an evening in Ireland and Scotland, a benefit event for the Women’s Shelter Program South County Services. The event will take place on Oct. 20 at the South County Regional Center. The event will include wine tasting, dinner, dessert, entertainment, and both a silent and live auction. Traditional costumes are encouraged.

Beth Raub
lfiant@wspslo.org
Phone: 781-6401 Ext. 217.

800 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande

Cost: $90, reserved tables for 10 people: $850

Volunteers

ADOPT-A-PET EVENTS
October 20 (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.

Debra Holt
DebraHolt@AOL.COM
Phone: 549-9228
http://felinenetwork.org

PetCo
Madonna Plaza Shopping Center
SLO 93405

Cost: Adoption fees are $60 for one or $80 for two