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December 1

Film and TV

FILM AND TV  ACTING CLASSES FOR ADULTS, YOUTH AND TEENS
FILM AND TV ACTING CLASSES FOR ADULTS, YOUTH AND TEENS
(Times vary)

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.

Aaron Metchik
act@actorsedge.com
Phone: 323-488-9388
http://actorsedge.com

La Perla Del Mar
205 Windward Ave.
Shell Beach

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

Holiday events

GARDEN FARMS HOLIDAY ART AND CRAFT FAIRE
December 1 (10am-3pm)

on Dec. 1 from 10am-3pm. This is the 10th annual faire with over 20 local artists selling beautiful and affordable wares. Live music and refreshments available. 10 percent of proceeds benefit Santa Margarita Elementary School's art and music programs.

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

17100 Walnut Ave.
Atascadero

Cost: Free

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
December 1 (1-4pm)

Local musician Pat Pearson will fill the tasting room with acoustic melodies and favorite holiday tunes. Sip a glass of Chef Kelly's gourmet hot chocolate, eat a homemade cookie, and get toasty by the fireplace all while browsing the tasting room's abundance of merchandise. Specially marked items will be discounted to make your holiday shopping even easier. Dec. 1.

Tiffany Rodrigues
events@summerwoodwine.com
Phone: 227-1365

SummerWood Winery
2175 Arbor Rd.
Paso Robles

MORRO BAY HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING
December 1 (4:30pm)

All families are invited to this magical event in Morro Bay. The Community Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration will begin at 4:30 p.m. at City Park on Dec. 1 (same date as the Lighted Boat Parade). This fun-filled family event will include holiday music, hot cider, and cookies for all, caroling, a special visit from Santa Claus, and lighting of the city tree.

Morro Bay Recreation and Parks Department
recinfo@morro-bay.ca.us
Phone: 772-6278

Morro Bay City Park
Morro Bay
Morro Bay

Special Events

3D x 2: A COLLBORATION AMONG SCULPTORS
December 1 (11-5pm)

sculptures in a variety of media made by two artists, McMeen Gallery

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805-543-8562
http://sloma.org

Museum of Art
1010 Broad St
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free Admission

TERRY DELAPP: MUNDUS CERIALIS
December 1 (11-5pm)

opening exhibition uncoventional tonalist landscape paintings in acrylic First Gallery

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805-543-8562
http://sloma.org

Museum of Art
1010 Broad St
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free Admission

Stage

AVENUE Q
Avenue Q
AVENUE Q
December 1 (8:00 PM)

Join Kelrik as we take you on an uproarious stroll down Avenue Q! This laugh-out-loud musical tells the story of a recent college grad named Princeton who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. There, he meets other colorful types who help him finally discover his own purpose in life. (Due to the show’s adult subject matter it is required that audience members under the age of 18 be accompanied by a parent or guardian.)

Kelrik Productions
kelrikprods@aol.com
Phone: 805 543 7529
http://www.kelrikproductions.org

UNITY
1490 Southwood Drive
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20

It's a Wonderful Life
It's a Wonderful Life
It's a Wonderful Life
December 1 (7:00 PM and 2:00 PM)

America’s most cherished holiday film comes to life on the Little Theatre stage! Experience the extraordinary, heart-warming journey of Bedford Falls resident George Bailey, whose dreams of escape and adventure have been buried under family obligations and civic responsibilities. Join your favorite characters: George and Mary, Clarence, Uncle Billy and, of course, the Scrooge-like villain, Mr. Potter!

Kevin Harris
kevinharris@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://www.slolittletheatre.org

San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
888 Morro Street
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15-$25

Music

NOVO AFTER DARK
NOVO AFTER DARK
December 1 (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

CHORO DE OURO CD RELEASE SLO
Choro de Ouro
CHORO DE OURO CD RELEASE SLO
December 1 (7pm)

This long awaited CD of Choro de Ouro is a great adventure into the Brazilian art form of choro music. This talented band only has a few performances after the CD is released and before they will take a trip to Brazil at the beginning of 2013 to study with the masters of choro, so take this opportunity to hear them now. Dec. 1.

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

Steynberg Gallery
1531 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: $5

CONCERT OF MOZART AND CHOPIN
December 1 (3pm)

Pianist Robert Krupnick will present a concert of solo piano music on Dec. 1 at 3pm at Trinity Methodist Church in Los Osos. The program includes two sonatas and the b minor adagio of Mozart, as well as etudes, nocturnes and the Ballade No. 1 of Chopin. Tickets are $10 at the door.

Robert Krupnick
robert@coemergent.com
Phone: 798-0679

490 Los Osos Valley Rd.
Los Osos

SLO BLUES SOCIETY WELCOMES RICK ESTRIN AND THE NIGHTCATS
December 1 (8pm)

Join the San Luis Obispo Blues Society for a holiday celebration with Rick Estrin and the Nightcats on Dec. 1. The Strata-Tones open the show. All tickets are sold at the door. SLO Dance offers free dance lessons at 7:30pm. 21 and over, please.

SLO Blues Society
sloblues@kcbx.net
Phone: 541-7930
http://sloblues.org

SLO Vets Hall
801 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: $17 for members and $20 for general public

Writers and Literature

POETRY AT THE BEAN
Poetry
December 1 (7pm)

Poetry At The Bean, held on the first Saturday of each month at the Nautical Bean. Dec. 1 the reader is Ivan Brownotter with an open reading to follow.

Kevin Patrick Sullivan
kpsslopoet@charter.net
Phone: 547-1318
http://languageofthesoul.org

Nautical Bean
11560 Los osos Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: Free

Art

AUCTION AT ARTISTE TASTING STUDIO
Artiste Tasting Studio in Los Olivos
AUCTION AT ARTISTE TASTING STUDIO
Art at Wineries
December 1 (3-6pm)

In conjunction with Pumascasu, we will be having a live auction hosted by Carlos Cerecedo. Hand Crafted jewelry, antique, vintage wine accessories from around the world, wine, and art. Come join in this exciting evening and enjoy our new holiday wines as well as empanadas. RSVP at 686-2626. Dec. 1.

Laurie Blundell
laurie.blundell@artiste.com
Phone: 686-2626
http://artiste.com/Contactus

Artiste Tasting Studio
2948 Grand Ave., Studio E
Los Olivos

Cost: Members are free (up to 4) and $10 for guests

PHOTOMORPHOSIS II
Galleries
December 1 (11-5pm)

state wide juried photography exhibit featuring photo manipulation, HDR and texturing Gray Wing

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805-543-8562
http://sloma.org

Museum of Art
1010 Broad St
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free Admission

FACULTY RESEARCH TRIENNIAL
Openings and Receptions
December 1 (5:00 pm)

Faculty Research Triennial: Showcase of new creative research and artwork in graphic design, photography, drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, and art history by Cal Poly Department of Art and Design Faculty. Exhibition November 9-December 7. Opening reception Friday, November 9, 5 pm. Gallery hours Tuesday-Saturday, 11-4 pm.

Jeff Van Kleeck
jvanklee@calpoly.edu
Phone: 805-756-6038
http://art.gallery.calpoly.edu

University Art Gallery
Walter F. Dexter Building (34), RM 171; Cal Poly
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: free

LIGHTS AND LARIATS SUSAN TERESE WEARABLE ART  RECEPTION
Purple Pansies Lariat by Susan Terese
LIGHTS AND LARIATS SUSAN TERESE WEARABLE ART RECEPTION
Openings and Receptions
December 1 (5-8pm)

on Dec. 1 (Lighted Boat Parade night). Tie up your holiday gift-giving fun with stunning lariats and other necklaces presented by Central Coast’s awarding-winning jewelry artisan, Susan Terese. Her beautiful beadwork centers around one-of-a-kind handmade lampworked focal beads, each one a unique piece of art. Meet the artist, enjoy Holiday goodies, and sales.

Shawn Bostrom
the7sistersgallery@yahoo.com
Phone: 772-9955

Seven Sisters Gallery
165 Damar St.
Morro Bay

CRAFT ART MARKET
Special Art Events
December 1 (11am-5pm)

This year the CraftArt Market celebrates its 25th year with a dazzling array of artful gifts, holiday ornaments, fine jewelry, textiles, home décor, and intricate ceramics. The CraftArt Market draws visitors from all over the region who are searching for one-of-a-kind presents. in addition, they support local artists and the Museum of Art with their purchases. Through December 31, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
1010 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Kid Stuff

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
December 1 (8:30-11:30am)

Santa Claus is coming to town and he wants to have breakfast with you. Girl Scout Troop 40146 is hosting Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 1 from 8:30-11:30am at the American Legion Hall in Templeton. Advanced tickets are $7 for all ages. You may purchase tickets by e-mail at breakfastwithsanta@hotmail.com. For more info call Lisa McKinny 464-0989. There will be music, crafts, an opportunity to write a letter, and hand-deliver it to Santa. Parents can take adorable photos of their children. Breakfast includes: pancakes, bacon, juice, milk, and coffee.

Lisa McKinny
Breakfastwith Santa@hotmail.com
Phone: 464-0989

American Legion Hall
801 S Main St.
Templeton

OWLS IN WINTER
December 1 (11am)

The old American wilderness was not home to only pioneers and travelers. Animals of all kinds inhabited our wild backyard, and they still do! Come visit with majestic owls at the museum and learn about their big eyes and dazzling feathers. Dec. 1.

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

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

Cost: The fee is price of admission

The Outdoors

SMALL WILDERNESS AREA PRESERVATION (SWAP) WORK PARTY
December 1 (9am-12pm)

Volunteers are needed to help with weed and erosion control on the first Sat. of each month.

Phone: 528-0392
http://elfin-forest.org

Elfin Forrest
15th Street
Los Osos

Sports and Wellness

CENTRAL  PHOENIX BELLY DANCE CLASS
Belly Dance with Mahin
CENTRAL PHOENIX BELLY DANCE CLASS
December 1 (2:00 PM)

Love you hips - belly dance! Women of all ages, shapes and sizes are welcome. No dance experience necessary. Winter session starts 11/3/2012.

Mahin
mahin@shes-got-hips.com
Phone: 4802330022
http://shes-got-hips.com/Summer_Belly_Dance_Classes_in_Phoenix.html

Cannedy Performing Arts
6222 N. 7th St.
Phoenix 85012

Cost: $50 session/$15 single class

ELATION EAR ACUPUNCTURE
Elation Ear Acupuncture at Amethyst Healing Center
ELATION EAR ACUPUNCTURE
Special Events
December 1 (12pm- 2pm)

A simple, effective, low cost introduction to acupuncture, creating tranquility throughout the day. Auricular acupuncture is well known as an effective support to release stress, chronic pain, headaches, PMS, high blood pressure, anxiety, insomnia, and to support smoking cessation, detox & weight loss. Enjoy herbal tea, learn more about Chinese medicine and catch a breeze.

Jacqueline Anaya
jacqueline@anayaacupuncture.com
Phone: 805.203.3014
http://www.amethysthealingcenter.com/Amethyst_Annex.html

Amethyst Healing Center: Annex
604 Main Street
Cambria 93428

Cost: $15

Lectures and Learning

TROLLEY TOURS TO THE LIGHTHOUSE
Historic Pt. San Luis Lighthouse - Avila Beach CA
TROLLEY TOURS TO THE LIGHTHOUSE
December 1

Lighthouse Trolley Tours: Every Saturday 12pm, 1pm, 2pm Departure Times $20.00 per person/ $15 for children under 12 Docent led tour of the Lighthouse For Reservations Call 805-540-5771 www.sanluislighthouse.org Point San Luis Lighthouse Keepers P. O. Box 13556, San Luis Obispo CA 93406

Kristi Balzer
kristibalzer@gmail.com
Phone: 805 540 5771
http://info@sanluislighthouse.org

Point San Luis Lighthouse
1 Lighthouse Rd.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $20

Essentials of Human Resources Management Course
Classes
December 1 (Saturdays, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm)

Essentials of Human Resources Management Course The Essentials of HR is the perfect class for entry level HR staff and for supervisors and managers who need to understand how HR rules and regulations effect their daily work and managerial roles. Brandman University's Santa Maria Campus November 17 – December 15, 2012 Saturdays, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm Ray Lacasse, Instructor For More Information: Call: (805) 928 - 3443 Email: exedbmt@brandman.edu Web: brandman.edu/SHRM

Brandman University
exedbmt@brandman.edu
Phone: (805) 928 - 3443
http://www.brandman.edu/SHRM

Brandman University's Santa Maria Campus
1300 E. Cypress Street, Building A1
Santa Maria 93454

Volunteers

ADOPT-A-PET EVENTS
December 1 (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