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December 7

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 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