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Film and TV
This class takes place on Sun. and is taught by a professional film actor/director. Annual LA trips to perform for talent agents and casting directors. Ongoing.
THE MET: LIVE IN HD SERIES
(9:55am or 2pm; check website for updated times)
This series features high-def transmissions to the Cohan Center's large screen from the Metropolitan Opera in NYC. Performances include: Massenet’s Werther, Mar. 15; Puccini’s La Boheme, April 5; Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte, May 4; Rossini’s La Cenerentola, May 10.
Cost: $27; Students $12
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.
THE DALLIDET ADOBE AND GARDENS
Open March through November on Fridays (10am-4pm), Sundays (1-4pm), and by appointment. Hours depend on volunteer availability; please call ahead
Phone: 543-0638 ext. 10
MUSEUM AND HISTORY CENTER OF SLO COUNTY
The History Center is housed in the former Carnegie Library Bldg., built 1904-05. The Museum is open daily from 10am-4pm. The Public Research Room is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am-4pm and Fridays from 11am-4pm (subject to volunteer availability)
Phone: 543-0638, ext. 10
POTTERY CLASSES FOR KIDS
Create and Learn
Ongoing pottery classes for kids ages 6 and older.
Cost: $20 per class
SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from
In the Smart & Final parking lot on the corner of Grand Ave. and Courtland on Wed. at
Takes place on Thurs. in the Spencer's Market parking lot and Sat. on downtown Main Street.
Phone: call 544-9570
ARROYO GRANDE VILLAGE
Live entertainment, fresh fruit, flowers, and more on Sat.
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
Live music, produce, craft items, and prepared food are available every Wed. from
Tues. at City Park from
Lectures and Learning
The mother of all state parks is open to the public for magical tours, films, memorabilia and more. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind experience. Docent-led tours give incredible insight to Hearst and the history of his castle.
Phone: 800-444-4445 or 927-2074
SLO FOOD BANK
The Food Bank solicits, warehouses, and distributes large-scale food donations to more than 225 non-profit agency partners and directly through our food assistance programs. The Food Bank can also help you find a drop site if you are looking to make an individual donation. Volunteer opportunities are also available.
Phone: 543-0388 or 238-4664
UNITED BLOOD SERVICES
Donations may be made at the UBS Center in San Luis Obispo at 4119 Broad Street in the Creekside Center, or in Santa Maria at 1770 S. Broadway in the Plum Tree Plaza next to Lassen's Natural Foods.
WOODS HUMANE SOCIETY
(Woods opens Mon. through Sat. at 10 a.m.)
Woods Humane Society protects and shelters homeless companion animals, places animals into humane environments, promotes responsible pet ownership, provides humane education, and reduces animal overpopulation. They have beautiful animals up for adoption, camps for kids, fund-raising events, volunteer opportunities, and educational programs for the community. For more info on the various services Woods offers and a full calendar of events, contact the society. Their Quicky car wash fundraiser runs May 1-31.
The North County Prostate Cancer Support Group meets monthly in the Pavilion Room on the last Thurs. at
ANNUAL FALL FEAST
November 23 (3pm)
Enjoy a turkey-free Thanksgiving, Nov. 23 at
Meetup CC Veg Network; please contact and register in advance via MeetUp
November 23 (9am-3pm)
Featuring 22 local artists/crafters on Nov. 23.
SLO BACON FEST
November 23 (12-3pm)
Pig Out! First ever SLO Bacon Fest Nov. 23.
November 23 (Friday and Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 2pm.)
Presented by Mission College Prep's Drama Club, through Nov. 24
Cost: Adults $10; seniors and students $7
A TUNA CHRISTMAS
November 23 (Fri. and Sat. 7:30pm; Sun. 3pm)
This fabulously funny and spot-on satire of small town life, featuring the outrageous characters of Tuna, Texas, plays through Dec 31, including a special New Year's Eve Bash.
November 23 (Thurs-Sun 7pm; Sat-Sun 2pm)
A holiday classic live onstage, through Dec. 22,
INVITATION TO SING
November 23 (7-9pm)
in Handel's Messiah, through Dec. 1 from
November 23 (1-4pm)
through Dec. 15 from
November 23 (8pm)
A tradition for more than 20 years will continue Nov. 23 at
Cost: $14 and $12 general, $12 and $9 seniors and students
November 23 (8-10pm)
This singer-songwriter and her band play Nov. 23.
November 23 (4-7pm)
Nipomo-based blues, jazz, and gospel music Nov. 23.
NICOLETTE HAYFORD AND JODY MULGREW IN CONCERT
November 23 (7:30pm)
Nov. 23 at
Cost: $15 suggested donation
Art at Wineries
November 23 (12-5pm)
Pastel paintings featuring landscapes hang through Dec. 30.
HEAD, HEART, HANDS
November 23 (11am-5pm)
Collages by Alexis Mackenzie through Dec. 1, Wednesdays-Mondays from
November 23 (1-4pm, closed Mondays)
Pastel landscapes featuring trees. Hangs through Jan. 9 from
BIG SUR OIL PAINTINGS
by Susan Sears, through Dec. 31
Call For Artists
Un-juried with a 2 piece limit, through Nov. 23
Cost: Free to enter
Classes and Workshops
November 23 (7-9pm)
A venue for art, wine, and music Tuesday-Sunday through Dec. 10,
Openings and Receptions
November 23 (5-9pm)
Reception Nov. 2 from
Special Art Events
November 23 (noon-4pm)
Through Dec. 31 from
ART ACTIVITY: TURKEY HATS
November 23 (10am-5pm)
Glue a fun turkey hat, Nov. 23-27 from
Create and Learn
November 23 (11am and 1pm)
Mix and sample a tasty no-bake pumpkin treat (no nuts), Nov. 23 at
FELINE NETWORK ADOPT-A-PET EVENT
November 23 (11am)
Every Saturday through Dec. 21 at
DOCENT LED HIKES: CERRO SAN LUIS
November 23 (9am-12pm)
Call for more info. Nov. 23.
Sports and Wellness
TEMPLETON TURKEY TROT FAMILY FUN RUN
November 23 (8-11am)
hosted by the Templeton Recreation Department, Nov. 23 from
Lectures and Learning
Wheel, slab, and sculpture lessons Tuesday-Saturday from 6:30-8:30pm through Dec. 2
Cost: $20 per visit
Puppies to advanced classes, Oct. 26-Nov. 23, mornings and evenings.
BOB MORLEY CONCERT
November 23 (4:30pm)
Fundraiser for Children's Center Nov. 23.