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December 15

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

SAN MIGUEL HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIRE AND LIGHTS PARADE
December 15

on Dec. 15 in downtown San Miguel. The Craft Faire starts at 2pm and includes a chili cook-off and a cupcake decorating contest. The parade begins at 6pm.

Mike Saunders
Phone: Lynne_Schmitz@yahoo.com

Cost: Free

SONGS FOR THE SEASON
Ron Perry and Mary Schwalbe sing Songs for the Season
SONGS FOR THE SEASON
December 15 (2-4:30pm)

Please join Friends of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve for an afternoon of holiday music on Dec. 15. Seasonal favorites will be provided by Ron Perry and Mary Schwalbe. Snacks, warm, holiday beverages, and a wine bar, along with a raffle will round out the evening’s entertainment.

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

2735 Main St.
Cambria

Cost: $15

Special Events

INDEPENDENT GRAPE GROWERS OF THE PASO ROBLES AREA HOLIDAY SOCIAL
December 15 (6-10pm)

The public is invited to a wine and viticulture holiday social, hosted by The Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area (IGGPRA) on Dec. 15 from 6-10pm at the San Miguel Parish Center. A four-course dinner will be serviced by Cahoots Catering along with dancing with DJ Jerry Craig. Guests and growers are encouraged to bring wine to share and offer the opportunity to sample local wines that may not be commercially available. Tickets are $50 per person in advance and seating is limited which means reservations are required. Reservations can be made by contacting Elizabeth Torp at: 226-8293 or by going online.

Elizabeth Torp
pr@arandcompany.com
Phone: 226-8293
http://pasorobleswinegrapes.com

775 Mission St.
San Miguel

SLO ROASTED COFFEE OPEN HOUSE
December 15 (12-4pm)

SLO Roasted Coffee is having a open house on Dec. 15 from noon to 4pm. Come and check out our: coffee and chocolate pairings, coffee roasting demonstration, automated bagging process, and a cupping coffee class.

SLO Roasted Coffee
sloroasted@hotmail.com
Phone: 528-7317

SLO Roasted Coffee Open House
1172 Los Olivos Ave.
Los Osos

Cost: Free

Stage

AVENUE Q
Avenue Q
AVENUE Q
December 15 (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 15 (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

Writers and Literature

BOOK SIGNING WITH LESTER ROUGEOT
December 15 (10am-1pm)

will take place on Dec. 15 from

Suzanne Robitaille
srobitaille@prcity.com
Phone: 237-3870

Paso Robles City Library
1000 Spring St.
Paso Robles

Cost: Free

Art

PHOTOMORPHOSIS II
Galleries
December 15 (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

Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Alison Watt Jackson: Yesteryear
Galleries
December 15 (11am - 5pm)

Black and white photographs by Alison Watt Jackson on display in the First Gallery through December 31st, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Cost: Free admission

The Painters Group: Push Pin Invitational
Galleries
December 15 (11am - 5pm)

The Painters Group members' artwork in a variety of mediums presented in the most casual way. On display in the McMeen Gallery through December 30th, 2012.

Muara Johnston
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 805.543.8562

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

Cost: Free admission

The Outdoors

SWAP'S WALK IN THE ELFIN FOREST
December 15 (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

CENTRAL  PHOENIX BELLY DANCE CLASS
Belly Dance with Mahin
CENTRAL PHOENIX BELLY DANCE CLASS
December 15 (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

FREE ENERGY BALANCING CLINIC
December 15 (11am-4pm)

Global Alliance for Balance and Healing is offering free energy balancing sessions on Dec. 15 from 11am-4pm. The free clinic will be held at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in the Auditorium. Look for our Global Alliance signs. Sessions are 25 minutes in duration, appropriate for all ages, and no appointment is necessary. All are welcome.

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

1010 Murray Ave.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: Free

Lectures and Learning

TROLLEY TOURS TO THE LIGHTHOUSE
Historic Pt. San Luis Lighthouse - Avila Beach CA
TROLLEY TOURS TO THE LIGHTHOUSE
December 15

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 15 (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

Fundraisers

THE AMERICAN LEGION PANCAKE BREAKFAST
December 15 (8-11am)

will be held to benefit veterans on Dec. 15. There will be pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice, and coffee. It's $6 for adults and $3 for children.

DAN HARTNESS
danhartness@yahoo.com
Phone: 286-2949

Veterans' Building
240 Scott St.
Paso Robles

Volunteers

ADOPT-A-PET EVENTS
December 15 (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