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December 14

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.

Aaron Metchik
act@actorsedge.com
Phone: 310-910-1228
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

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

Lectures and Learning

HEARST CASTLE
(Times vary)

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
http://hearstcastle.com

San Simeon

Holiday events

HOLIDAYS IN THE PINES 2013
December 14

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 14

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

AWAY IN A MANGER
December 14

This open house will feature over 250 Nativity scenes, Dec. 14 from 1-4pm

James Berg
BergJ480@charter.net
Phone: 772-8457

480 Monterey Ave.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

HOLIDAY GIFT MARKET
Holiday Gift Market on Main Street Templeton
HOLIDAY GIFT MARKET
December 14

Over 30 individuals selling items ready for gifting including clothing, jewelry, Tastefully Simple, Mary Kay, Pampered Chef, and more Dec. 14 from 9am-4pm

Stacy
holidaygiftmarket@hotmail.com
Phone: 434-7953
http://tastefullysimple.com/web/sharvey

Templeton Community Center
601 S. Main St.
Templeton 93465

Cost: Free

LOS OSOS HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR
shop local this holiday
LOS OSOS HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR
December 14

with 20 local artisans and gourmet food vendors, live music, and $1000 in raffle prizes, Dec. 14 from 10am-4pm

Violet Cavanaugh
whtsage379@aol.com
Phone: 760-549-3532

2015 10th St.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

NEIGHBORHOOD HOLIDAY SALE
December 14 (8am-noon)

Local artisan and crafters sale, vintage Christmas reuseables, and outdoor market, with award-winning pie, hot coffee, and cider available, Dec. 14.

Leslie Cotham
leslie@sloucc.org
Phone: 544-1373

United Church of Christ Congregational of San Luis Obispo
11245 Los Osos Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: Free

ORNAMENT PARTY
ORNAMENT PARTY
December 14 (noon-8pm)

Come decorate your own ornament at the Sm(Art) Studio, Dec. 14. Families welcome noon-5pm, adults only from 5-8pm.

Terri Kurczewski
smartstudioslo@gmail.com
Phone: 904-5229
http://smartstudioslo.com

Sm(ART) Studio
3591 Sacramento #104
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5 per ornament

Special Events

BOOK SALE
December 14

Bring your own bags Dec. 14 from 9am-2pm

Dianna Curtis
dianna@slowhiz.com
Phone: 466-3997

Book House
6907 Atascadero Ave.
Atascadero 93422

Stage

A TUNA CHRISTMAS
December 14 (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 14 (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 14 (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 14

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

<em>THE NUTCRACKER</em>
Clara
THE NUTCRACKER
December 14

Dec. 14 at 2pm and 7pm and Dec. 15 at 2pm

Civic Ballet of SLO
office@civicballetofslo.org
Phone: 756–4849
http://pacslo.org

Performing Arts Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: $18-$53

COASTAL CHAMBER YOUTH BALLET OPEN AUDITIONS
Auditions
December 14 (1-3pm)

Auditions for Senior Company, Junior Company and Apprentice positions in Coastal Chamber Youth Ballet will be held at Coastal Dance and Music Academy Dec. 14 from 1-3pm. Must be intermediate dancer or above, age 12 by January 1.

Shannon Freeby
shannon@coastaldanceandmusicacademy.com
Phone: 489-5678
http://coastalchamberyouthballet.com

Coastal Dance and Music Academy
1030 Huston St., Ste C
Grover Beach

Music

LIVE MUSIC SATURDAYS
LIVE MUSIC SATURDAYS
December 14 (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

HARMONY HOLIDAY WITH THE PACIFIC HORIZON CHORUS
December 14 (2-4pm)

An afternoon of holiday music, Dec. 14 from

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

United Church of Christ (Congregational)
1245 Los Osos Valley Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

LIVE MUSIC SATURDAYS
December 14 (1-4pm)

A variety of acts in a relaxed setting while tasting Broken Earth wines through Feb. 15 at

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

Broken Earth Winery
5625 Highway 46 East
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

RF8 PLAY SHELL CAFE
December 14

Dec. 14 from 7-10pm

Phone: 773-8300
http://shellcafepismo.com

Shell Cafe
1351 Price St.
Pismo Beach , CA

Cost: Free

Writers and Literature

BREAKING INTO PRINT
December 14 (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 14 (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 14 (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 14 (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 14 (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 14

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 IN SAN LUIS OBISPO
Art Bar awaits you...
ART BAR IN SAN LUIS OBISPO
Classes and Workshops
December 14 (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 14 (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

AUTOMATA AND OTHER FUN THINGS WITH LOIS BARBER
Special Art Events
December 14

Lois Barber presents her creations with refreshments and a chance to visit with the artist after, Dec. 14 at 2pm

Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

SLOMA
1010 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo , CA

Cost: Free

FOREVER STOKED WINTER ART SHOW
Emerald Payload
FOREVER STOKED WINTER ART SHOW
Special Art Events
December 14

New paintings by Peter Pierce, Chris Pedersen, Charlie Clingman, and a fresh selection of fine prints, giclees, and local-made accessories, Dec. 14 from noon-8pm

Chris Pedersen
foreverstoked@hotmail.com
Phone: 234-5917
http://foreverstoked.com

Forever Stoked Headquarters
1164 Quintana Rd.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

MAKE SCIENCE SNOW
December 14

Add water to our insta-snow powder and create an eruption of fluffy “snow," Dec. 14 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

ART ACTIVITY: PAPER CHAINS AND CLAY ORNAMENTS
Create and Learn
December 14

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

The Outdoors

FELINE NETWORK ADOPT-A-PET EVENT
December 14 (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

Sports and Wellness

DANCES OF UNIVERSAL PEACE
DANCES OF UNIVERSAL PEACE
Lessons and Classes
December 14

Sing, dance, and pray together for peace within ourselves and the world, Dec. 14 at 7:30pm

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

Sukha Wellness Center of Avila Beach
6615 Bay Laurel Pl.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: Free

Lectures and Learning

SECRETS OF SEAWEED
Clubs, Meetings, and Discussion Groups
December 14 (1-3pm)

Come and enjoy an afternoon learning about the secret lives and uses of local seaweed species on Dec. 14.

Kristina Van Wert
info@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400 Ext.305
http://slobg.org

SLO Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $5 members; $10 non-members

Volunteers

LITERACY COUNCIL VOLUNTEER TUTOR TRAINING
LITERACY COUNCIL VOLUNTEER TUTOR TRAINING
December 14 (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

HELP PLANT WILLOW STAKES AT SWEET SPRINGS EAST
December 14

Dec. 14 from 9am-12pm

Holly Sletteland
holly@morrocoastaudubon.org
Phone: 239-3928

Sweet Springs Nature Preserve - East
4th and Ramona
Baywood-Los Osos 93402

TSUNAMI DEBRIS CLEAN-UP
TSUNAMI DEBRIS CLEAN-UP
December 14 (9am-12pm)

Call for more info. Dec. 14.

ECOSLO
info@ecoslo.org
Phone: 544-1777
http://ecoslo.org

Montana de Oro
Sandspit parking lot
Los Osos

Cost: Free