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December 3 - December 10

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

SAN LUIS OBISPO DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET
(6-9pm)

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.

Downtown Association
Phone: 541-0286
http://dowtownslo.com

Farmers' Market
Higuera St.
SLO

Cost: Free

ARROYO GRANDE
(8:30am)

In the Smart & Final parking lot on the corner of Grand Ave. and Courtland on Wed. at

Phone: 544-9570

Arroyo Grande

NIPOMO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET
(11am-2:30pm)

Takes place on Sundays from

glenn5612@att.net
Phone: 929-3081

Monarch Club
1645 Trilogy Parkway
Nipomo

Cost: Free

SAN LUIS OBISPO
(8-10:45am)

At the Promenade parking lot near World Market (off Madonna Road), Sat. from

Phone: 544-9570

SLO

TEMPLETON
(9am-12:30pm)

In the Town Park on Sat.

Phone: 748-1109

at 6th and Crocker Streets
Templeton

LOS OSOS/BAYWOOD PARK
(2-4:30pm)

Mondays.

Phone: 748-1109

At Second and Santa Maria Streets
Los Osos

PASO ROBLES
(3-6pm)

Tues. at City Park from

Phone: 748-1109
http://northcountyfarmersmarkets.com

11th and Spring St.
Paso Robles

Holiday events

HOLIDAYS IN THE PINES 2013
December 3

Festive events and unique gifts through Dec. 23

Barbara
infi@cambriachamber.org
Phone: 927-3624
http://cambriaholiday.com

throughout Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

Music

FREE VOCAL LESSONS
December 3 (7pm)

through Dec. 10 with the Pacific Horizon Chorus, Tuesdays at

Nancy Gulliver
owl93422@yahoo.com
Phone: 464-1282

United Methodist Church
1515 Frederick
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

CAL POLY STUDENT PIANO RECITAL
December 3 (7:30pm)

Dec. 3 at

Cal Poly Music Department
music@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2406
http://music.calpoly.edu/calendar

Cal Poly Davidson Music Center Room 218
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: Free

Art

SANDI HELLER: "SYMPHONY OF TREES"
Out of the Shadows
SANDI HELLER: "SYMPHONY OF TREES"
Artists
December 3 (1-4pm, closed Mondays)

Pastel landscapes featuring trees. Hangs through Jan. 9 from

Cayucos Art Association
info@cayucosart.org
Phone: 995-2049
http://cayucosart.org

Cayucos Community Art Gallery
10 Cayucos Dr.
Cayucos 93430

Cost: Free

BIG SUR OIL PAINTINGS
Artists
December 3

by Susan Sears, through Dec. 31

Susan Sears
sears1945@yahoo.com
Phone: 772-3718

Top Dog Coffee House
857 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

ART BAR
ART BAR
Classes and Workshops
December 3 (7-9pm)

A venue for art, wine, and music Tuesday-Sunday through Dec. 10,

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 541-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Art Bar
1130 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40/workshop

WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Morro Bay Boulevard
WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Special Art Events
December 3 (noon-4pm)

Through Dec. 31 from

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att.net
Phone: 772-2504
http://artcentermorrobay.com

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

CHILDREN'S AIKIDO
Kids Are Powerful
CHILDREN'S AIKIDO
December 3 (5pm)

Fun, focus and peaceful power. Ages 6-10 welcome; Tuesdays and Thursdays through Dec. 19 at

Mary Tesoro
aikidoslo@mac.com
Phone: 544-8866
http://aikidoslo.com

Aikido of San Luis Obispo
209 Bonetti
San Luis Obispo 93430

Cost: Cost varies

FALCON FLIGHT SQUADRON (YOUTH MENTORING PROGRAM)
Learn about airplanes & more
FALCON FLIGHT SQUADRON (YOUTH MENTORING PROGRAM)
December 3

Meets Tuesdays through Jan. 7

Mentors
falconflightsquadron.org
Phone: 617-9025

Radisson Hotel Santa Maria Public Airport
3445 Airpark Dr. (Atlantis Room)
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: Monthly dues $10

Fundraisers

COASTAL GLAM: A FUNDRAISER FOR AMPSURF
December 3 (6pm)

This event to raise money for AmpSurf takes place Dec. 3.

Star Brows
info@starbrows.com
Phone: 722-8222
http://ampsurf.org

Star Brows
1065 W. Grand Ave.
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: Free

Holiday events

HOLIDAYS IN THE PINES 2013
December 4

Festive events and unique gifts through Dec. 23

Barbara
infi@cambriachamber.org
Phone: 927-3624
http://cambriaholiday.com

throughout Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

MAKE MERRY AT THE LIGHTHOUSE
Make Merry at the Lighthouse
MAKE MERRY AT THE LIGHTHOUSE
December 4

through Dec. 28, Wednesdays at noon and Saturdays at noon, 1pm, and 2pm

The Point San Luis Lighthouse Keepers
info@sanluislighthouse.org
Phone: 855-533-7843
http://sanluislighthouse.org

The Point San Luis Lighthouse
1 Lighthouse Rd.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $35 for adults, $15 for kids 3-12

SOLSTICE HOLIDAY GREEN MIXER
December 4

Network with local, sustainable-minded people Dec. 4 from 5:30-7:30pm

Madeline Palaszewski
mpalaszewski@slosolstice.com
Phone: 471-9386
http://slosolstice.com

Bliss Cafe
778 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: $5 donation to benefit SLO Food Bank

Music

PINK MARTINI HOLIDAY SHOW
December 4 (7:30pm)

The ultra hip Pink Martini celebrates the season with traditional favorites alongside gorgeous, lesser-known discoveries on Dec. 4.

Lisa Woske
lwoske@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-4TIX (4849)
http://pacslo.org

Christopher Cohan Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40-$85

Art

SANDI HELLER: "SYMPHONY OF TREES"
Out of the Shadows
SANDI HELLER: "SYMPHONY OF TREES"
Artists
December 4 (1-4pm, closed Mondays)

Pastel landscapes featuring trees. Hangs through Jan. 9 from

Cayucos Art Association
info@cayucosart.org
Phone: 995-2049
http://cayucosart.org

Cayucos Community Art Gallery
10 Cayucos Dr.
Cayucos 93430

Cost: Free

BIG SUR OIL PAINTINGS
Artists
December 4

by Susan Sears, through Dec. 31

Susan Sears
sears1945@yahoo.com
Phone: 772-3718

Top Dog Coffee House
857 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

ART BAR
ART BAR
Classes and Workshops
December 4 (7-9pm)

A venue for art, wine, and music Tuesday-Sunday through Dec. 10,

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 541-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Art Bar
1130 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40/workshop

ART BAR IN SAN LUIS OBISPO
Art Bar awaits you...
ART BAR IN SAN LUIS OBISPO
Classes and Workshops
December 4 (11am-1pm and 6:30-8:30pm)

Workshops offered through Jan. 23 at

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 544-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Granada Hotel and Bistro
1130 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40 per workshop

WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Morro Bay Boulevard
WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Special Art Events
December 4 (noon-4pm)

Through Dec. 31 from

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att.net
Phone: 772-2504
http://artcentermorrobay.com

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

ATASCADERO LIBRARY STORYTIME
December 4

Stories, songs, and a craft for ages 3-6, Wednesdays through Dec. 18.

Joan Bloomfield
jbloomfield@slolibrary.org
Phone: 461-6163

6850 Morro Rd.
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

ZUMBA WITH ERIKA IN AVILA BEACH
Lessons and Classes
December 4

Zumba classes Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-5pm through Dec. 11

Erika Bocardo
avilabeachcc@gmail.com
Phone: 254-4555
http://coastzumba.com

Avila Beach Community Center
191 San Miguel St.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $7 per class

ZUMBA FITNESS IN ARROYO GRANDE
ZUMBA FITNESS IN ARROYO GRANDE
Lessons and Classes
December 4 (9:30am)

First class is free; no memberships. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings through Dec. 20.

Trish
trishmhall@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 801-7012
http://gozumbagirl.com

South County Regional Center
800 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $6 after the first class

QI GONG CLASS
Lessons and Classes
December 4 (6:45pm)

Learn this health and spiritual system Wednesdays through May 28.

Devin Wallace
devinwalla@gmail.com
Phone: 709-2227
http://yogacentermb.com

Yoga Center of Morro Bay
1000 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $10 drop-in fee; 4 class punchcard $25

Lectures and Learning

FREE GED PREP CLASSES IN LOS OSOS
Classes
December 4 (5-9pm)

Students may join anytime, Wednesdays through Dec. 18 from

Sara
smikkelsen@slcusd.org
Phone: 549-1222

Coastal Family Resource Center
880 Manzanita Dr., Rm. 17
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

BEGINNING ARGENTINE TANGO LESSONS
Argentine Tango
BEGINNING ARGENTINE TANGO LESSONS
Classes
December 4 (6:30-7:30pm)

Learn to tango with no partner required, Wednesdays through Dec. 19 from

Bonnie Ernst
bonnie@pacificcoastpro.com
Phone: 801-6148
http://centralcoasttango.org

SLO Odd Fellows Hall
520 Dana St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15 per class or discount for multiple classes

GET COMFORTABLE SPEAKING
Classes
December 4 (noon-1pm)

Presented by SLO Women's Network - free to everyone! Janet Hilts of Speaking Made Fearless will show you how to: - identify exactly what's making you nervous - eliminate hidden sources of tension - use a stress-relief technique to get calm, Dec. 4 from noon-1pm

Janet Hilts
janet@janethilts.com
Phone: 835-5566
http:// http://bit.ly/register-gcs

SLO Community Foundation
550 Dana St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

SAN LUIS OBISPO NEWCOMERS CLUB
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
December 4 (Contact for time)

meets first Wednesdays, through Jan 31

SLO Newcomers Club
slonewcomers@gmail.com
Phone: 354-1379
http://slonewcomers.org

Various
San Luis Obispo 93401

Holiday events

HOLIDAYS IN THE PINES 2013
December 5

Festive events and unique gifts through Dec. 23

Barbara
infi@cambriachamber.org
Phone: 927-3624
http://cambriaholiday.com

throughout Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

SEND A MESSAGE OF HOPE
December 5

Join Amnesty International's global efforts by signing a card of hope Dec. 19 from noon-5pm

Gail Comer or Sherry Lewis
gailgreetings@yahoo.com
Phone: 528-5823, 544-8346

Linnaea's Cafe
1110 Garden St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

CASA VOICES FOR CHILDREN
CASA VOICES FOR CHILDREN
December 5 (11:30am-1:30pm)

This CASA holiday luncheon takes place Dec. 5.

CASA
staff@slocasa.org
Phone: 541-6542
http://slocasa.org

Madonna Inn
100 Madonna Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $50

Special Events

NCYP UGLY SWEATER MIXER
The sweater that hurts the most eyes...wins a prize!
NCYP UGLY SWEATER MIXER
Wine Bar Events
December 5 (5:30-7:30pm)

North County young professionals mixer, Dec. 5 from

Linda Hendy
NCYP@Atascaderochamber.org
Phone: 466-2044
http://atascaderochamber.org

Avion & Claw
6155 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

Stage

<em>MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET</em>
MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET
December 5 (Thurs-Sun 7pm; Sat-Sun 2pm)

A holiday classic live onstage, through Dec. 22,

SLO Little Theatre
pattythayer@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org

San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
888 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15-$25

Music

CAL POLY STUDENT INSTRUMENTAL RECITAL
December 5 (11am)

Dec. 5 at

Cal Poly Music Department
music@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2406
http://music.calpoly.edu/calendar

Cal Poly Davidson Music Center Room 218
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: Free

WILL HOGE
WILL HOGE
December 5 (7:30pm)

Grammy-nominated recording artist plays Dec. 5 at

Jensen Arrowsmith
jensen@sweettalkpr.com
Phone: 615-320-9616

SLO Brew
1119 Garden St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $13-15

Writers and Literature

EFFIE MCDERMOTT BOOK SIGNING
December 5

The author of the Pismo Beach edition of the "Images of America" series will sign Dec. 5 from 5-7pm

Effie McDermott
book@pismobeachhistory.com
Phone: 773-4854
http://pismobeachhistory.com

Nan's Pre-Owned Books
1328 W. Grand Ave.
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: Free

Art

SANDI HELLER--COASTAL LANDSCAPES
Wine grapes
SANDI HELLER--COASTAL LANDSCAPES
Art at Wineries
December 5 (12-5pm)

Pastel paintings featuring landscapes hang through Dec. 30.

Charlotte Stolo
cstolo@gmail.com
Phone: 924-3131
http://treviti.com

Stolo Family Winery
3776 Santa Rosa Creek Rd.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

M.L. BURDICK AT THACHER WINERY
Art at Wineries
December 5 (11am-5pm)

Original ink paintings on view Thursday through Sunday, through Jan. 26.

Michelle Thacher
Phone: 237-0087

Thacher Winery
8355 Vineyard Dr.
Paso Robles 93346

Cost: Free

SANDI HELLER: "SYMPHONY OF TREES"
Out of the Shadows
SANDI HELLER: "SYMPHONY OF TREES"
Artists
December 5 (1-4pm, closed Mondays)

Pastel landscapes featuring trees. Hangs through Jan. 9 from

Cayucos Art Association
info@cayucosart.org
Phone: 995-2049
http://cayucosart.org

Cayucos Community Art Gallery
10 Cayucos Dr.
Cayucos 93430

Cost: Free

BIG SUR OIL PAINTINGS
Artists
December 5

by Susan Sears, through Dec. 31

Susan Sears
sears1945@yahoo.com
Phone: 772-3718

Top Dog Coffee House
857 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

ART BAR
ART BAR
Classes and Workshops
December 5 (7-9pm)

A venue for art, wine, and music Tuesday-Sunday through Dec. 10,

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 541-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Art Bar
1130 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40/workshop

ART BAR IN SAN LUIS OBISPO
Art Bar awaits you...
ART BAR IN SAN LUIS OBISPO
Classes and Workshops
December 5 (11am-1pm and 6:30-8:30pm)

Workshops offered through Jan. 23 at

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 544-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Granada Hotel and Bistro
1130 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40 per workshop

WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Morro Bay Boulevard
WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Special Art Events
December 5 (noon-4pm)

Through Dec. 31 from

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att.net
Phone: 772-2504
http://artcentermorrobay.com

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

CHILDREN'S AIKIDO
Kids Are Powerful
CHILDREN'S AIKIDO
December 5 (5pm)

Fun, focus and peaceful power. Ages 6-10 welcome; Tuesdays and Thursdays through Dec. 19 at

Mary Tesoro
aikidoslo@mac.com
Phone: 544-8866
http://aikidoslo.com

Aikido of San Luis Obispo
209 Bonetti
San Luis Obispo 93430

Cost: Cost varies

ART ACTIVITY: PAPER CHAINS AND CLAY ORNAMENTS
Create and Learn
December 5

Decorate the museum or your own home for the holidays using colorful paper chains and use air drying clay to create a one-of-a-kind charm or ornament, through Dec. 15 from 10am-5pm

Sheryl
info@slocm.org
Phone: 545-5874
http://slocm.org

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
1010 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free with admission

Fundraisers

FILL UP FOR THE PHILIPPINES
SLO non-profit showcases architecture relief efforts in the Philippines
FILL UP FOR THE PHILIPPINES
December 5

Journeyman International (JI) invites you to this fundraiser for Typhoon Haiyan relief, Dec. 5 from 5-10pm

Steph Fellows
fellows.steph@gmail.com
Phone: 303-250-3508

Wine Shed
3590 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Holiday events

HOLIDAYS IN THE PINES 2013
December 6

Festive events and unique gifts through Dec. 23

Barbara
infi@cambriachamber.org
Phone: 927-3624
http://cambriaholiday.com

throughout Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

HOLIDAY HARMONY AND LIGHT UP PISMO BEACH
December 6 (5:30-8pm)

Activities include pictures with Santa, fresh snow, the official lighting of the city at 6pm, a tree lighting ceremony on the pier, and more, Dec. 6 from

pbcity@pismobeach.org
Phone: 773-7063
http://classiccalifornia.com

downtown Pismo Beach , CA

Cost: Free

HOLIDAY IN THE VINEYARD
Single Vineyard Pinot Noir
HOLIDAY IN THE VINEYARD
December 6 (4-7pm)

Food, wine, and shopping Dec. 6.

Kelly Soares
kelly@talleyvineyards.com
Phone: 489-0446

Talley Vineyards
3031 Lopez Dr.
Arroyo Grande 93420

PASO ROBLES LIBRARY HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA
December 6

Dec. 6 from 5-8pm

Mary Sayne
msmarymargaret710@gmail.com
Phone: 227-4232

Paso Robles Public Library
1000 Spring St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

SLO DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION 38TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARADE
December 6

"Get Your Holiday Shine On" is the theme of this year's 100-entry procession through the streets of downtown, Dec. 6 at 7pm

San Luis Obispo Downtown Association
http://downtownslo.com

San Luis Obispo

TREES OF THE SEASON
December 6 (6-9pm)

Donate a tree and join us to present, Dec. 6 from

Dunes Center
admin@dunescenter.org
Phone: 343-2455

Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center
1065 Guadalupe St.
Guadalupe 93434

Stage

A TUNA CHRISTMAS
December 6 (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.

James
boxoffice07@pewterploughplayhouse.org
Phone: 927-3877
http://pewterploughplayhouse.org

The Pewter Plough Playhouse
824 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $15-$25

<em>MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET</em>
MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET
December 6 (Thurs-Sun 7pm; Sat-Sun 2pm)

A holiday classic live onstage, through Dec. 22,

SLO Little Theatre
pattythayer@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org

San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
888 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15-$25

THE SANTALAND DIARIES
December 6 (9:15pm)

Kevin Harris stars in this one-man holiday show, adapted by Joe Mantello from David Sedaris' story "The SantaLand Diaries." Runs through Dec. 21.

SLO Little Theatre Box Office
boxoffice@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org

SLO Little Theatre
888 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20

POOL '63
December 6

Based on the documented racial segregation of Birmingham, Alabama in 1963, Pool '63 is a new play devised by director bree valle and the students of the Cuesta College Theatre Dept, in collaboration with playwright Philip Valle. Runs weekends, Dec. 14 at 2pm and 7:30pm and Dec. 15 at 2pm

Bea Anderson
bea_anderson@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3936
http://visit cpactickets.cuesta.edu for tickets

CPAC Experimental Theatre
Hwy. 1
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5-$15

Music

LIVE MUSIC EVERY MONDAY AND FRIDAY
December 6 (6-9pm)

Live local music with no cover charge through Dec. 27 from

General Manager
hello@windowsmb.com
Phone: 772-0677
http://windowsmb.com

Windows on the Water
699 Embarcadero #7
Morro Bay 93442

BROWN BAG CONCERT
Marti Lindholm and Stanley Stern
BROWN BAG CONCERT
December 6 (Noon)

Hear the music of Walt Disney on Dec. 6.

Mike Suddarth
fmsuddarth@charter.net
Phone: 543-3070

1st Presbyterian Church
981 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

CAL POLY FALL JAZZ CONCERT
Members of the University Jazz Band
CAL POLY FALL JAZZ CONCERT
December 6 (8pm)

University Jazz Band concerts Dec. 6 at

Cal Poly Music Department
music@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-4849
http://music.calpoly.edu

Spanos Theatre, Cal Poly
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: $12 general, $9 seniors, students and Jazz Federation members

LEGENDS OF THE CELTIC HARP
Patrick Ball, Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter
LEGENDS OF THE CELTIC HARP
December 6 (7:30pm)

Music, stories, history, and humor, Dec. 6 at

Elisabeth
slofolksmusic@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 440-9521
http://slofolks.org

Castoro Cellars
1315 North Bethel Rd.
Templeton 93465

Cost: $20

SAN LUIS OBISPO WIND SYMPHONY - "HORNS FOR THE HOLIDAY"
SAN LUIS OBISPO WIND SYMPHONY - "HORNS FOR THE HOLIDAY"
December 6

with conductor William Johnson, Dec. 6 at 8pm

Shannon McNeely
marketing@slowinds.org
Phone: 456-3333
http://slowinds.org

United Methodist Church
1515 Fredericks St.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: General admission $20; students $10; children 8 and under free. Groups of 10+ receive a 15% discount

THE LADY BANJO SHOW
The Lady Banjo Show with Evie Ladin, Moira Smiley and Erin Inglish
THE LADY BANJO SHOW
December 6 (8pm (doors open at 7:30))

with Evie Ladin, Moira Smiley, and Erin Inglish, Dec. 6 at

Erin Inglish
erin.inglish@gmail.com
Phone: 748-2998
http://erininglish.com

Unity Church Sanctuary SLO
1490 Southwood Dr.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $18 at the door, $16 in advance

THE LADY CROONERS
December 6 (6-8pm)

Authentic, darn good music from this SF band on Dec. 6.

The Lady Crooners
info@theladycrooners.com
Phone: 461-1393
http://facebook.com/theladycrooners

Last Stage West
15050 Morro Rd.
Atascadero, CA 93422

Writers and Literature

<em>SPELLING IT OUT FOR YOUR MAN</em> BOOK SIGNING AND COFFEE
Spelling It Out for Your Man BOOK SIGNING
SPELLING IT OUT FOR YOUR MAN BOOK SIGNING AND COFFEE
December 6 (9-11am)

Dec. 6 from

Julieanne O'Connor
spellingitout@yahoo.com
Phone: 818-749-5598
http://spellingitout.com

Cafe Andreini
131 E. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free

Art

SANDI HELLER--COASTAL LANDSCAPES
Wine grapes
SANDI HELLER--COASTAL LANDSCAPES
Art at Wineries
December 6 (12-5pm)

Pastel paintings featuring landscapes hang through Dec. 30.

Charlotte Stolo
cstolo@gmail.com
Phone: 924-3131
http://treviti.com

Stolo Family Winery
3776 Santa Rosa Creek Rd.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

M.L. BURDICK AT THACHER WINERY
Art at Wineries
December 6 (11am-5pm)

Original ink paintings on view Thursday through Sunday, through Jan. 26.

Michelle Thacher
Phone: 237-0087

Thacher Winery
8355 Vineyard Dr.
Paso Robles 93346

Cost: Free

SANDI HELLER: "SYMPHONY OF TREES"
Out of the Shadows
SANDI HELLER: "SYMPHONY OF TREES"
Artists
December 6 (1-4pm, closed Mondays)

Pastel landscapes featuring trees. Hangs through Jan. 9 from

Cayucos Art Association
info@cayucosart.org
Phone: 995-2049
http://cayucosart.org

Cayucos Community Art Gallery
10 Cayucos Dr.
Cayucos 93430

Cost: Free

BIG SUR OIL PAINTINGS
Artists
December 6

by Susan Sears, through Dec. 31

Susan Sears
sears1945@yahoo.com
Phone: 772-3718

Top Dog Coffee House
857 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

ART BAR
ART BAR
Classes and Workshops
December 6 (7-9pm)

A venue for art, wine, and music Tuesday-Sunday through Dec. 10,

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 541-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Art Bar
1130 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40/workshop

ART BAR IN SAN LUIS OBISPO
Art Bar awaits you...
ART BAR IN SAN LUIS OBISPO
Classes and Workshops
December 6 (11am-1pm and 6:30-8:30pm)

Workshops offered through Jan. 23 at

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 544-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Granada Hotel and Bistro
1130 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40 per workshop

WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Morro Bay Boulevard
WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Special Art Events
December 6 (noon-4pm)

Through Dec. 31 from

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att.net
Phone: 772-2504
http://artcentermorrobay.com

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

ART ACTIVITY: PAPER CHAINS AND CLAY ORNAMENTS
Create and Learn
December 6

Decorate the museum or your own home for the holidays using colorful paper chains and use air drying clay to create a one-of-a-kind charm or ornament, through Dec. 15 from 10am-5pm

Sheryl
info@slocm.org
Phone: 545-5874
http://slocm.org

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
1010 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free with admission

Sports and Wellness

ZUMBA FITNESS IN ARROYO GRANDE
ZUMBA FITNESS IN ARROYO GRANDE
Lessons and Classes
December 6 (9:30am)

First class is free; no memberships. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings through Dec. 20.

Trish
trishmhall@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 801-7012
http://gozumbagirl.com

South County Regional Center
800 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $6 after the first class

FREE PROJECT OF LIGHT CLINIC
Lessons and Classes
December 6 (11am-2pm)

Dec. 6 from

Wendy McKenna
wendy@globalalliance.ws
Phone: 438-4347
http://globalalliance.ws

Santa Margarita Community Hall
Corner of Murphy and I St.
Santa Margarita 93453

Cost: Free

Lectures and Learning

GUIDED MEDITATION GROUP
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
December 6

Mondays and Fridays from noon-1pm, through Dec. 27

Ruth Cherry
ruthcherryphd@aol.com
Phone: 295-6396
http://meditationintro.com

Unity Church
1490 Southwood
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Holiday events

HOLIDAYS IN THE PINES 2013
December 7

Festive events and unique gifts through Dec. 23

Barbara
infi@cambriachamber.org
Phone: 927-3624
http://cambriaholiday.com

throughout Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

MAKE MERRY AT THE LIGHTHOUSE
Make Merry at the Lighthouse
MAKE MERRY AT THE LIGHTHOUSE
December 7

through Dec. 28, Wednesdays at noon and Saturdays at noon, 1pm, and 2pm

The Point San Luis Lighthouse Keepers
info@sanluislighthouse.org
Phone: 855-533-7843
http://sanluislighthouse.org

The Point San Luis Lighthouse
1 Lighthouse Rd.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $35 for adults, $15 for kids 3-12

47TH ANNUAL SOUTH COUNTY HOLIDAY PARADE
December 7 (10am)

"Under the Sea Holiday" is the theme of this year's parade on Dec. 7.

Phone: 473-4580
http://grover.org

starts at 16th St.
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: Entry fee is a new, unwrapped gift for a child aged 0-17

ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR
December 7

Dec. 7 from 9am-1:30pm

Kerry
Phone: 772-7644

Estero Bay United Methodist Church
3000 Hemlock Ave.
Morro Bay 93442

AVILA ARTS FESTIVAL
December 7 (Dec. 7: 11am to 4pm and 5-8pm. Dec. 7: 9-11am breakfast; 11am Doggie Parade)

A new art festival is in town! Head to Avila Beach on Dec. 7-8 to enjoy artwork that is centered around the theme of Avila Beach, which is the location for the event. An exciting new opportunity to observe this new art festival.

Lance Kinney
kinwal4@msn.com
http://visitavilabeach.com

Various locations
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: Cost vary

FREE COMMUNITY HOLIDAY CELEBRATION
FREE COMMUNITY HOLIDAY CELEBRATION
December 7

Free Santa photos, free food and drink tasting, and more, Dec. 7 at 11am

Ellen G
ellen@lgmarketing.biz
Phone: 541-7677
http://pismocoastplaza.com

Pismo Coast Shopping Plaza
555 Five Cities Dr.
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: Free

GARDEN FARMS HOLIDAY ART AND CRAFT FAIRE
December 7

Handmade gifts, food, and music, Dec. 7 from 10am-3pm

Melinda Forbes
melindaforbes@att.net
Phone: 438-5077

Garden Farms Holiday Art and Craft Faire
Linden St. off El Camino
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE
HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE
December 7

Dec. 7 from 1-5pm

Nicole Dorfman
nicole@briandorfman.com
Phone: 441-7552

FP Morro Bay Montessori Learning Center
Beach St. at Monterey
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

LAS POSADAS
December 7

Dana Adobe is hosting Las Posadas Dec. 7 from 1-4pm

Marina Washburn
marina@danaadobe.org
Phone: 929-5679

Rancho Nipomo Dana Adobe
671 S Oakglen Ave.
NIPOMO 93444

Cost: Free

MORRO BAY 2013 LIGHTED BOAT PARADE AND TREE LIGHTING
December 7 (4.30pm)

Come and experience a family fun event with in Morro Bay, where decorated boats of all sizes will cruise the harbor at 6.30pm on Dec. 7. Christmas music performed by White Caps will be at the North T-pier starting at 6 pm whilst tree lighting, performance and Santa Claus will be at City Park starting at 4:30!

Lily
Phone: 772-6200
http://morrobay.org/events/

Main Street and Morro Bay Boulevard
Morro Bay

SLO CREAMERY HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
SLO CREAMERY HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
December 7 (5pm)

Handmade gifts and wine tasting, Dec. 7 at

Shannon Len
shannlen@hotmail.com
Phone: 704-8128

SLO Creamery
570 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

SONGS FOR THE SEASON
December 7

An afternoon of seasonal music, Dec. 7 at 2pm

Jo Ellen Butler
ffrpcambria@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 927-2856
http://ffrpcambria.org

Fog's End Barn
2735 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $15

THE VOCAL ARTS ENSEMBLE PRESENTS <em>PEACE ON EARTH</em>
THE VOCAL ARTS ENSEMBLE PRESENTS PEACE ON EARTH
December 7 (8pm)

Dec. 7 at

Sarah Maggelet
sarah@vocalarts.org
Phone: 541-6797
http://vocalarts.org

Mission San Luis Obispo
751 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20-$40

Special Events

PIE PAIRING WITH "THAT ONE PIE GUY"
Winery Events
December 7 (11:30am-5pm)

Raspberry Cheesecake, Pumpkin Pie, Apple Pie, and Pecan Pie to be paired with William James Cellar wines, Dec. 7 from 11:30am-5pm

Robin Bogue
robin@williamjamescellars.com
Phone: 478-9412
http://williamjamescellars.com

William James Cellars
3640 Sagunto St.
Santa Ynez

Cost: $12

TEMPLETON WOMEN'S CIVIC CLUB 100 YEAR PARTY
Winery Events
December 7

Dec. 7 from 1-4pm

Diane Olson
dianeo@bagbyhome.com
Phone: 466-5504

601 Main St.
Templeton 93465

Cost: Free

Stage

A TUNA CHRISTMAS
December 7 (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.

James
boxoffice07@pewterploughplayhouse.org
Phone: 927-3877
http://pewterploughplayhouse.org

The Pewter Plough Playhouse
824 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $15-$25

<em>MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET</em>
MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET
December 7 (Thurs-Sun 7pm; Sat-Sun 2pm)

A holiday classic live onstage, through Dec. 22,

SLO Little Theatre
pattythayer@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org

San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
888 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15-$25

THE SANTALAND DIARIES
December 7 (9:15pm)

Kevin Harris stars in this one-man holiday show, adapted by Joe Mantello from David Sedaris' story "The SantaLand Diaries." Runs through Dec. 21.

SLO Little Theatre Box Office
boxoffice@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org

SLO Little Theatre
888 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20

POOL '63
December 7

Based on the documented racial segregation of Birmingham, Alabama in 1963, Pool '63 is a new play devised by director bree valle and the students of the Cuesta College Theatre Dept, in collaboration with playwright Philip Valle. Runs weekends, Dec. 14 at 2pm and 7:30pm and Dec. 15 at 2pm

Bea Anderson
bea_anderson@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3936
http://visit cpactickets.cuesta.edu for tickets

CPAC Experimental Theatre
Hwy. 1
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5-$15

Music

LIVE MUSIC SATURDAYS
LIVE MUSIC SATURDAYS
December 7 (1-4pm)

through Dec. 15 from

Chuck Mozena
chuck@brokenearthwinery.com
Phone: 239-2562 ext. 13

Broken Earth Winery
5625 Highway 46 East
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
December 7 (8pm)

The Cal Poly Choirs will present their annual holiday show on Dec. 7.

Cal Poly Music Department
music@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2406
http://music@calpoly.edu

PAC at Cal Poly
1 Grand Ave.
SLO

Cost: $12-$14 (for the public) and $9-$12 (for senior citizens and students)

Writers and Literature

BREAKING INTO PRINT
December 7 (1-4pm)

from idea to paycheck, Dec. 14 from

Cuesta Community Education
communityprograms.net
Phone: 546-3231

Cuesta College
Hwy 1
San Luis Obispo 93403

Cost: $65

DISCOVER YOUR WRITING POTENTIAL
December 7 (9am-12pm)

How to write easily, Dec. 14 from

Cuesta Community Education
communityprograms.net
Phone: 546-3231

Cuesta College
Hwy 1
San Luis Obispo 93403

Cost: $65

Art

SANDI HELLER--COASTAL LANDSCAPES
Wine grapes
SANDI HELLER--COASTAL LANDSCAPES
Art at Wineries
December 7 (12-5pm)

Pastel paintings featuring landscapes hang through Dec. 30.

Charlotte Stolo
cstolo@gmail.com
Phone: 924-3131
http://treviti.com

Stolo Family Winery
3776 Santa Rosa Creek Rd.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

M.L. BURDICK AT THACHER WINERY
Art at Wineries
December 7 (11am-5pm)

Original ink paintings on view Thursday through Sunday, through Jan. 26.

Michelle Thacher
Phone: 237-0087

Thacher Winery
8355 Vineyard Dr.
Paso Robles 93346

Cost: Free

SANDI HELLER: "SYMPHONY OF TREES"
Out of the Shadows
SANDI HELLER: "SYMPHONY OF TREES"
Artists
December 7 (1-4pm, closed Mondays)

Pastel landscapes featuring trees. Hangs through Jan. 9 from

Cayucos Art Association
info@cayucosart.org
Phone: 995-2049
http://cayucosart.org

Cayucos Community Art Gallery
10 Cayucos Dr.
Cayucos 93430

Cost: Free

BIG SUR OIL PAINTINGS
Artists
December 7

by Susan Sears, through Dec. 31

Susan Sears
sears1945@yahoo.com
Phone: 772-3718

Top Dog Coffee House
857 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

HOLIDAY OPEN STUDIO WITH LAUREL SHERRIE
Morro Bay Harbor, oil, 20
HOLIDAY OPEN STUDIO WITH LAUREL SHERRIE
Artists
December 7 (1-4pm)

Peruse affordable art gifts at Laurel Sherrie's studio Dec. 7.

Laurel Sherrie
laurel@laurelsherrie.com
Phone: 473-4640
http://laurelsherrie.com

Laurel Sherrie Studio
310 Corralitos Rd.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free

ART BAR
ART BAR
Classes and Workshops
December 7 (7-9pm)

A venue for art, wine, and music Tuesday-Sunday through Dec. 10,

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 541-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Art Bar
1130 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40/workshop

ART BAR IN SAN LUIS OBISPO
Art Bar awaits you...
ART BAR IN SAN LUIS OBISPO
Classes and Workshops
December 7 (11am-1pm and 6:30-8:30pm)

Workshops offered through Jan. 23 at

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 544-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Granada Hotel and Bistro
1130 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40 per workshop

AMPHORA GALLERY PRESENTS "TREES"
Opening Reception
AMPHORA GALLERY PRESENTS "TREES"
Openings and Receptions
December 7 (6-9pm)

Six artists inspired by Cambria's forest, Dec. 7 from

Lois Garney
artists@amphoragallery.com
Phone: 927-8273
http://amphoragallery.com

Amphora Gallery
4070 Burton Drive, Suite 1
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

FIRST SATURDAYS: WINE AND THE ARTS
FIRST SATURDAYS: WINE AND THE ARTS
Openings and Receptions
December 7

Art walk in downtown Paso Robles, Dec. 7 from 5-8pm

Lori Lerian
programs@artsobispo.org
Phone: 544-9251
http://artsobispo.org

Downtown Paso Robles
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Morro Bay Boulevard
WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Special Art Events
December 7 (noon-4pm)

Through Dec. 31 from

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att.net
Phone: 772-2504
http://artcentermorrobay.com

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

ART ACTIVITY: PAPER CHAINS AND CLAY ORNAMENTS
Create and Learn
December 7

Decorate the museum or your own home for the holidays using colorful paper chains and use air drying clay to create a one-of-a-kind charm or ornament, through Dec. 15 from 10am-5pm

Sheryl
info@slocm.org
Phone: 545-5874
http://slocm.org

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
1010 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free with admission

KIDS' GARDEN GIFTS
Create and Learn
December 7 (1-3pm)

Create great garden gifts to give to friends and family! Learn how to make lotion and bath salts for loved ones on Dec. 7.

Education Coordinator
education@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400
http://slobg.org

SLO Botanical Garden-Children's Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $5 per family for non-members

TURTLE TIME
Create and Learn
December 7 (11am)

Find out what kind of creature a turtle really is, Dec. 7 at 11am.

Sheryl
info@slocm.org
Phone: 545-5874
http://slocm.org

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
1010 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free with admission

The Outdoors

FELINE NETWORK ADOPT-A-PET EVENT
December 7 (11am)

Every Saturday through Dec. 21 at

Feline Network
info@felinenetwork.org
Phone: 549-9228
http://felinenetwork.org

PETCO
271 Madonna Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

SWAP ELFIN FOREST WORK PARTY
December 7

Dec. 7 from 9am-noon

Yolanda
yolanda@elfin-forest.org
Phone: 528-0392
http://elfin-forest.org

El Moro Elfin Forest
North end of 15th St.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

REINDEER RUN 5K RUN/WALK
Special Events
December 7 (8am)

5k run/walk benefiting the food bank, Dec. 7 at

Dave Setterlund
dsetterlund@slocity.org
Phone: 781-7300

Mitchell Park
1400 Osos St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $30 in advance, $40 on race day

Fundraisers

MINI BOOK SALE
December 7

Hosted by the Friends of Los Osos Library, Dec. 7 at 9am

Victoria Heussen
vheussen@slolibrary.org
Phone: 528-1862

Los Osos Library
2075 Palisades
Los Osos 93402

Volunteers

LITERACY COUNCIL VOLUNTEER TUTOR TRAINING
LITERACY COUNCIL VOLUNTEER TUTOR TRAINING
December 7 (9am-3:30pm)

Learn about becoming a literacy tutor, Dec. 14 from

Grace Morgan
grace@sloliteracy.org
Phone: 805-541-4219
http://sloliteracy.org

SLO County Library
995 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo 93406

Cost: $25

MPA WATCH VOLUNTEER TRAINING
The Otter Project Needs YOU
MPA WATCH VOLUNTEER TRAINING
December 7

Learn to monitor marine protected areas, Dec. 7 at 1pm

Holly Sletteland
holly@otterproject.org
Phone: 239-3928
http://otterproject.org

Cal Poly
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93427

Cost: Free

Holiday events

HOLIDAYS IN THE PINES 2013
December 8

Festive events and unique gifts through Dec. 23

Barbara
infi@cambriachamber.org
Phone: 927-3624
http://cambriaholiday.com

throughout Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

A PAMPERED HOLIDAY EVENT
Pampered Holiday with Arbonne!
A PAMPERED HOLIDAY EVENT
December 8

Dec. 8 from 2-6pm

Carla Emanuelson
carla@myarbonne.com
Phone: 434-5149
http://ahealthylifewith.myarbonne.com

Atascadero Center
7730 Morro Rd. Ste 207
Atascadero 93422

HOLIDAY GLASS SHOWCASE
DISCOVER THE MAGIC OF GLASS!
HOLIDAY GLASS SHOWCASE
December 8

Visit Central Coast Glass Cottage Dec. 8 from 11am-4pm

Larry Le Brane
larron4@charter.net
Phone: 528-8791
http://facebook.com/events/372588109543406/?ref_dashboard_filter=calendar#

Central Coast Glass Cottage
1279 2nd St.
Baywood Park 93402

Cost: Free

SANTA'S DOGGIE PARADE
Santa's Doggie Parade
SANTA'S DOGGIE PARADE
December 8

Bring your best friend out to Avila Beach, Dec. 8 at 11am

Mary Foppiano
avilabeachcc@gmail.com
Phone: 627-1997
http://avilawinterholiday.com

Avila Beach Pier
Front St. at Pier
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $5 donation

THE VOCAL ARTS ENSEMBLE
December 8 (3pm)

presents a holiday program, Dec. 8 at

Sarah Maggelet
sarah@vocalarts.org
Phone: 541-6797
http://vocalarts.org

United Methodist Church
1515 Fredericks
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $10-$40

TOYS FOR TOTS
December 8 (1-4pm)

The Pear Valley Winery will be hosting their holiday open house on Dec. 8. Bring an unwrapped toy for the toybank and receive 10% off your wine purchase! With holiday music and treats.

Phone: 226-2126
http://toys4totscentralca.org/

Pear Valley Winery
4900 Union Rd
Paso Robles

Cost: Check online

Stage

A TUNA CHRISTMAS
December 8 (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.

James
boxoffice07@pewterploughplayhouse.org
Phone: 927-3877
http://pewterploughplayhouse.org

The Pewter Plough Playhouse
824 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $15-$25

<em>MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET</em>
MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET
December 8 (Thurs-Sun 7pm; Sat-Sun 2pm)

A holiday classic live onstage, through Dec. 22,

SLO Little Theatre
pattythayer@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org

San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
888 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15-$25

POOL '63
December 8

Based on the documented racial segregation of Birmingham, Alabama in 1963, Pool '63 is a new play devised by director bree valle and the students of the Cuesta College Theatre Dept, in collaboration with playwright Philip Valle. Runs weekends, Dec. 14 at 2pm and 7:30pm and Dec. 15 at 2pm

Bea Anderson
bea_anderson@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3936
http://visit cpactickets.cuesta.edu for tickets

CPAC Experimental Theatre
Hwy. 1
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5-$15

Music

CAL POLY'S "TAKE IT SLO" HOLIDAY A CAPPELLA CONCERT
Take It SLO
CAL POLY'S "TAKE IT SLO" HOLIDAY A CAPPELLA CONCERT
December 8

Dec. 8 at 2 and 7pm

Cal Poly Music Department
music@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2406
http://music.calpoly.edu

Cal Poly Davidson Music Center, Room 218
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: $7 for the public; $5 for students at the door

FOUNDING DAY 2013 LA PURISIMA MISSION
December 8 (7pm)

Choral concert Dec. 8.

La Purisima Mission
parkLPMinfo@parks.ca.gov
Phone: 733-3713
http://lapurisimamission.org

Founding Day 2013
2295 Purisima Rd.
Lompoc 93436

Cost: $6

GIRISH LIVE AT SUKHA WELLNESS CENTER
Girish, endorsed by Oprah as music to calm down with!
GIRISH LIVE AT SUKHA WELLNESS CENTER
December 8 (7pm)

Join Girish Live at Sukha in Avila Beach Dec. 7 at 7pm

Mary Sage Sennewald
marysage@sukhawellnesscenter.com
Phone: 801-8088
http://sukhawellnesscenter.com

Sukha Wellness Center
6615 Bay Laurel Pl.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $20-$25

NORTH COUNTY CHORUS WINTER CONCERT
December 8 (3pm)

"Lifting Our Voices in Song to Veterans" is performed Dec. 8.

Bea Anderson
bea_anderson@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3936
http://cuesta.edu/student/forstudents/performingarts/

Atascadero Lake Pavilion
9315 Pismo Ave.
Atascadero 93422

Cost: $12 general $10 student/senior 65+

NORTH COUNTY CHORUS WINTER CONCERT
December 8

"Lifting Our Voices in Tribute to Veterans," Dec. 8 at 3pm

Bea Anderson
bea_anderson@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3936
http://my.cuesta.edu

Atascadero Lake Pavilion
9315 Pismo Ave.
Atascadero 93422

Cost: $10-12

SAN FRANCISCO’S HOT BUTTERED RUM
Hot Buttered Rum to Perform its fusion of bluegrass, folk and mountain music.
SAN FRANCISCO’S HOT BUTTERED RUM
December 8 (9pm)

Dec. 8 at 9pm 

todd@slobrewingco.com
Phone: 543-1843
http://slobrewingco.com

SLO Brewing Co.
1119 Garden St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $13-$15

SLO ECSTATIC DANCE SLO
December 8

Dec. 8

Ecstatic Dance SLO
jeff3jewels@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 215-4077

Monday Club
1815 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10

Writers and Literature

SECOND SUNDAY AT SEVEN
Poetry
December 8 (7 pm)

Don Wallis will recite from Dylan Thomas, Dec. 8 at 7pm

Coalesce Bookstore
coalescebookstore@gmail.com
Phone: 772-2880

Coalesce Bookstore Chapel
845 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Art

SANDI HELLER--COASTAL LANDSCAPES
Wine grapes
SANDI HELLER--COASTAL LANDSCAPES
Art at Wineries
December 8 (12-5pm)

Pastel paintings featuring landscapes hang through Dec. 30.

Charlotte Stolo
cstolo@gmail.com
Phone: 924-3131
http://treviti.com

Stolo Family Winery
3776 Santa Rosa Creek Rd.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

M.L. BURDICK AT THACHER WINERY
Art at Wineries
December 8 (11am-5pm)

Original ink paintings on view Thursday through Sunday, through Jan. 26.

Michelle Thacher
Phone: 237-0087

Thacher Winery
8355 Vineyard Dr.
Paso Robles 93346

Cost: Free

SANDI HELLER: "SYMPHONY OF TREES"
Out of the Shadows
SANDI HELLER: "SYMPHONY OF TREES"
Artists
December 8 (1-4pm, closed Mondays)

Pastel landscapes featuring trees. Hangs through Jan. 9 from

Cayucos Art Association
info@cayucosart.org
Phone: 995-2049
http://cayucosart.org

Cayucos Community Art Gallery
10 Cayucos Dr.
Cayucos 93430

Cost: Free

BIG SUR OIL PAINTINGS
Artists
December 8

by Susan Sears, through Dec. 31

Susan Sears
sears1945@yahoo.com
Phone: 772-3718

Top Dog Coffee House
857 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Morro Bay Boulevard
WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Special Art Events
December 8 (noon-4pm)

Through Dec. 31 from

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att.net
Phone: 772-2504
http://artcentermorrobay.com

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

ESSENTIAL WELLNESS FOR PREGNANCY, BIRTH, AND BABY
Essential Wellness for Pregnancy, Birth and Baby
ESSENTIAL WELLNESS FOR PREGNANCY, BIRTH, AND BABY
December 8 (1pm)

Please join us for a doTERRA Essential Oil presentation to learn how to use these oils and supplements to support your physical and emotional well-being during pregnancy, birth, and post-partum, Dec. 8 at 1pm.

Mary Sage Sennewald
info@sukhawellnesscenter.com
Phone: 801-8088
http://sukhawellnesscenter.com

Sukha Wellness Center
6615 Bay Laurel Pl.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: Free

ART ACTIVITY: PAPER CHAINS AND CLAY ORNAMENTS
Create and Learn
December 8

Decorate the museum or your own home for the holidays using colorful paper chains and use air drying clay to create a one-of-a-kind charm or ornament, through Dec. 15 from 10am-5pm

Sheryl
info@slocm.org
Phone: 545-5874
http://slocm.org

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
1010 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free with admission

Sports and Wellness

FREE YOGA CLASS
Lessons and Classes
December 8

Free introductory class and information, Dec. 8 from 10am-noon

Nicole Donati
nicole@treetopyoga.net
Phone: 266-6391
http://treetopyoga.net

Sukha Wellness Center
6615 Bay Laurel Pl.
Avila Beach 93424

PURE HEART YOGA TEACHER TRAINING FREE INTRO CLASS
MARY KAY WEST OF PURE HEART YOGA
PURE HEART YOGA TEACHER TRAINING FREE INTRO CLASS
Lessons and Classes
December 8 (10am)

Join us for this free introductory class to experience Mary Kay’s unique style of teaching, Alignment in Flow, Dec. 8 at 10am. Pure Heart Yoga’s teacher training is held at Treetop Yoga in Santa Maria.

Sukha Wellness Center
info@sukhawellnesscenter.com
Phone: 801-8088
http://sukhawellnesscenter.com

Sukha Wellness Center
6615 Bay Laurel Pl.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: Free

QI GONG FOR STRESS
Lessons and Classes
December 8

Dec. 8 from 1-3pm

Devin Wallace
devinwalla@gmail.com
Phone: 709-2227
http://yogacentermb.com

Yoga Center of Morro Bay
1000 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $15-$20 sliding fee

Lectures and Learning

SOIREE @ STEYNBERG
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
December 8 (7-9pm)

Jeff Stein, SLO defense attorney, asks “Where has the Patriot Act taken us?” on Dec. 8.

sgallery@charter.net
Phone: 547-0278
http://steynberggallery.com

Steynberg Gallery
1531 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Pass the hat

Fundraisers

ANIMALS IN NEED FUNDRAISER: DAVE STAMEY CONCERT
Dave Stamey
ANIMALS IN NEED FUNDRAISER: DAVE STAMEY CONCERT
December 8 (4-9pm)

Raise funds for animals, Dec. 8 from

Dr. Robin Shroyer
info@ainfund.org
Phone: 619-0588
http://ainfund.org

Edwards Barn
1095 Pomeroy
Nipomo 93444

Cost: $45 per person

Holiday events

HOLIDAYS IN THE PINES 2013
December 9

Festive events and unique gifts through Dec. 23

Barbara
infi@cambriachamber.org
Phone: 927-3624
http://cambriaholiday.com

throughout Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

Music

LIVE MUSIC EVERY MONDAY AND FRIDAY
December 9 (6-9pm)

Live local music with no cover charge through Dec. 27 from

General Manager
hello@windowsmb.com
Phone: 772-0677
http://windowsmb.com

Windows on the Water
699 Embarcadero #7
Morro Bay 93442

Art

SANDI HELLER--COASTAL LANDSCAPES
Wine grapes
SANDI HELLER--COASTAL LANDSCAPES
Art at Wineries
December 9 (12-5pm)

Pastel paintings featuring landscapes hang through Dec. 30.

Charlotte Stolo
cstolo@gmail.com
Phone: 924-3131
http://treviti.com

Stolo Family Winery
3776 Santa Rosa Creek Rd.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

BIG SUR OIL PAINTINGS
Artists
December 9

by Susan Sears, through Dec. 31

Susan Sears
sears1945@yahoo.com
Phone: 772-3718

Top Dog Coffee House
857 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Morro Bay Boulevard
WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Special Art Events
December 9 (noon-4pm)

Through Dec. 31 from

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att.net
Phone: 772-2504
http://artcentermorrobay.com

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

ART ACTIVITY: PAPER CHAINS AND CLAY ORNAMENTS
Create and Learn
December 9

Decorate the museum or your own home for the holidays using colorful paper chains and use air drying clay to create a one-of-a-kind charm or ornament, through Dec. 15 from 10am-5pm

Sheryl
info@slocm.org
Phone: 545-5874
http://slocm.org

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
1010 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free with admission

Sports and Wellness

ZUMBA WITH ERIKA IN AVILA BEACH
Lessons and Classes
December 9

Zumba classes Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-5pm through Dec. 11

Erika Bocardo
avilabeachcc@gmail.com
Phone: 254-4555
http://coastzumba.com

Avila Beach Community Center
191 San Miguel St.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $7 per class

ZUMBA FITNESS IN ARROYO GRANDE
ZUMBA FITNESS IN ARROYO GRANDE
Lessons and Classes
December 9 (9:30am)

First class is free; no memberships. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings through Dec. 20.

Trish
trishmhall@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 801-7012
http://gozumbagirl.com

South County Regional Center
800 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $6 after the first class

Lectures and Learning

GUIDED MEDITATION GROUP
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
December 9

Mondays and Fridays from noon-1pm, through Dec. 27

Ruth Cherry
ruthcherryphd@aol.com
Phone: 295-6396
http://meditationintro.com

Unity Church
1490 Southwood
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Support Groups

SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT GROUP
December 9

Open to adult females with a focus on healing from childhood sexual abuse and adult sexual assault. Group memebers will have the opportunity to support each other, Mondays at 9am through Feb. 3

Krista Stafford
Kstafford@RISEslo.org
Phone: 226-5400

Rise
51 Zaca Lane, Suite 140
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Reconmended donation of $10

Holiday events

HOLIDAYS IN THE PINES 2013
December 10

Festive events and unique gifts through Dec. 23

Barbara
infi@cambriachamber.org
Phone: 927-3624
http://cambriaholiday.com

throughout Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

JUST A HOLIDAY SHOW
December 10

Join us for a fabulous evening of holiday drama and dance featuring the drama students of Paulding Middle School, Dec. 12 at 7pm

Mike Liebo
mliebo@lmusd.org
Phone: 801-4033

Clark Center for Performing Arts
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $10

SENIOR HOLIDAY DINNER IN LOS OSOS
December 10

The Rotary Club of Los Osos's 23rd annual free holiday dinner for Los Osos seniors, including turkey and all the trimmings, will be Dec. 10 at 5pm

Michelle Caretto
mcaretto24@hotmail.com
Phone: 528-1257

South Bay Community Center
2180 Palisades
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Music

FREE VOCAL LESSONS
December 10 (7pm)

through Dec. 10 with the Pacific Horizon Chorus, Tuesdays at

Nancy Gulliver
owl93422@yahoo.com
Phone: 464-1282

United Methodist Church
1515 Frederick
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Art

SANDI HELLER: "SYMPHONY OF TREES"
Out of the Shadows
SANDI HELLER: "SYMPHONY OF TREES"
Artists
December 10 (1-4pm, closed Mondays)

Pastel landscapes featuring trees. Hangs through Jan. 9 from

Cayucos Art Association
info@cayucosart.org
Phone: 995-2049
http://cayucosart.org

Cayucos Community Art Gallery
10 Cayucos Dr.
Cayucos 93430

Cost: Free

BIG SUR OIL PAINTINGS
Artists
December 10

by Susan Sears, through Dec. 31

Susan Sears
sears1945@yahoo.com
Phone: 772-3718

Top Dog Coffee House
857 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

ART BAR
ART BAR
Classes and Workshops
December 10 (7-9pm)

A venue for art, wine, and music Tuesday-Sunday through Dec. 10,

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 541-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Art Bar
1130 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40/workshop

WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Morro Bay Boulevard
WINTER FAIR AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW
Special Art Events
December 10 (noon-4pm)

Through Dec. 31 from

Ruth Ann Angus
candidcow@att.net
Phone: 772-2504
http://artcentermorrobay.com

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

CHILDREN'S AIKIDO
Kids Are Powerful
CHILDREN'S AIKIDO
December 10 (5pm)

Fun, focus and peaceful power. Ages 6-10 welcome; Tuesdays and Thursdays through Dec. 19 at

Mary Tesoro
aikidoslo@mac.com
Phone: 544-8866
http://aikidoslo.com

Aikido of San Luis Obispo
209 Bonetti
San Luis Obispo 93430

Cost: Cost varies

FALCON FLIGHT SQUADRON (YOUTH MENTORING PROGRAM)
Learn about airplanes & more
FALCON FLIGHT SQUADRON (YOUTH MENTORING PROGRAM)
December 10

Meets Tuesdays through Jan. 7

Mentors
falconflightsquadron.org
Phone: 617-9025

Radisson Hotel Santa Maria Public Airport
3445 Airpark Dr. (Atlantis Room)
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: Monthly dues $10

ART ACTIVITY: PAPER CHAINS AND CLAY ORNAMENTS
Create and Learn
December 10

Decorate the museum or your own home for the holidays using colorful paper chains and use air drying clay to create a one-of-a-kind charm or ornament, through Dec. 15 from 10am-5pm

Sheryl
info@slocm.org
Phone: 545-5874
http://slocm.org

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
1010 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free with admission