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December 6

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

Music

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: Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, May 4; Rossini’s La Cenerentola, May 10.

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

Christopher Cohan Center
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $27; Students $12

Art

THE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
Galleries
(Gallery hours are Tues.-Sat. 11am-4pm)

nurtures creativity, empathy, and big-picture thinking by bringing emerging and established artists to campus.

Phone: 756-1571
http://artgallery.calpoly.edu

Building 34, Dexter Hall
next to the Cal Poly library
SLO

THE DALLIDET ADOBE AND GARDENS
Museums

Open through Nov. on Fridays (10am-4pm), Sundays (1-4pm), and by appointment. Hours depend on volunteer availability; please call ahead.

Phone: 543-0638 ext. 10
http://historycenterslo.org

1185 Pacific St.
San Luis Obispo

MUSEUM AND HISTORY CENTER OF SLO COUNTY
Museums

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
http://historycenterslo.org

696 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo

Kid Stuff

POTTERY CLASSES FOR KIDS
Create and Learn
(3:30-5pm)

Ongoing pottery classes for kids ages 6 and older.

anam-cre studio
anamcre.ss@gmail.com
Phone: 896-6197
http://anamcre.com

Anamcre Pottery Studio
570 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo

Cost: $20 per class

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

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

MORRO BAY
(2:30-6pm)

Takes place on Thurs. in the Spencer's Market parking lot and Sat. on downtown Main Street.

Phone: call 544-9570
http://morrobay.org

Morro Bay Blvd. and Main St.
Morro Bay

ARROYO GRANDE VILLAGE
(Noon-2:30pm)

Live entertainment, fresh fruit, flowers, and more on Sat.

Phone: 544-9570
http://arroyograndevillage.org

Village Gazebo area
Arroyo Grande Village - downtown

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

PISMO BEACH
(3-7pm)

Live music, produce, craft items, and prepared food are available every Wed. from

info@pismochamber.com
Phone: 773-4382

the pier
Pismo Beach

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

Fundraisers

SLO FOOD BANK
(5-9pm)

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

1357 Monterey St.
SLO

UNITED BLOOD SERVICES
(Times vary)

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.

Phone: 543-4290
http://unitedbloodservices.org/centralcoast or Blood4Life.org

SLO County

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.

Phone: 543-9316
http://woodshumanesociety.org

875 Oklahoma Ave.
SLO

Support Groups

PROSTATE CANCER
(7pm)

The North County Prostate Cancer Support Group meets monthly in the Pavilion Room on the last Thurs. at

Bill Houston
Phone: 995-2254
http://cancer.org

Twin Cities Community Hospital
1100 Las Tablas Road
Templeton

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