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SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from
February 24 (11am-3pm)
The event will begin with a raucous, rousing, interactive play, called a Purim Spiel. Children are encouraged to wave noisemakers (groggers), shout when the evil Haman is mentioned, and cheer whenever the hero Mordechai comes to the stage. Costumes are encouraged for everyone. This is a carnival celebrating the annual Jewish holiday of Purim with games and entertainment. Carnival wristbands are $10 and food is also for sale.
ISRAELI FOLK DANCING
February 24 (7-8:15pm)
Israeli Folk Dancing CBD is happy to announce that Israeli Folk Dancing will take place Sunday evenings from 7-8:15pm. Dancing is great exercise for the body and the brain while the music and movement feeds the soul. We will start with simple dances, and everything will be taught, so no experience is necessary, nor do you need a partner. Just bring a bottle of water, your energy, and be ready for a good time.
February 24 (3pm)
The Clark Center presents All Hands on Deck! a new, two-act revue featuring the songs, dances, and laughs that America has loved since the '40s, on Feb. 24 at 3pm. All Hands on Deck! includes over 40 classic Big Band hits, all packaged in a fun-filled and true-to-life reproduction of a USO show. Songs include Chattanooga “Choo-Choo,” “I’m In The Mood For Love,” “Pennsylvania Polka,” “America The Beautiful,” “Deep in the Heart of Texas,” and a powerful Military Medley.
February 24 (10pm)
Be the star for the night! Take the stage and belt out all of your favorites! Mother's Tavern hosts Karaoke every Sunday and Monday night from 10pm. This party is unlike any other, and always promises to be a great time full of your favorite songs and great dancing! Read more here: http://events.sanluisobispo.com/san_luis_obispo_ca/events/show/308343527-karaoke-night#storylink=cpy
February 24 (4pm)
on Feb. 24. This popular group is nothing less than a national treasure. They can sing and play anything with spot-on feel, from reggae to blues to stone country, which is what they've been doing throughout their first quarter century as a working unit. Seating is limited.
Cost: $20 for members and $25 for non-members
Annual Art Show & Sale
February 24 (11 a.mm. to 4 p.m.)
Brush & Palette Art Group are staging their annual art show at the beautiful Foxenwood Tennis & Swim Club, 1087 Clubhouse Drive in Santa Maria. The group is comprise of eight very talented local artists who each paints with their own unique style. The show will feature over 200 paintings, as well as live demos and a chance to meet and chat with the artists. Free Admission and complimentary hors d'oeuvres plus a chance to win a wonderful gift basket.
Openings and Receptions
February 24 (12 PM to 4 PM)
Shades of Green is the title for the new show opening at the Art Center Morro Bay on Thursday, February 21 and running through Monday, April 1. Featured artists Diane Henderson and Ray Atzet present acrylic and watercolor paintings around a theme. A reception for the artists that is open to the public will take place Sunday, February 24 from 2 to 4 PM. Art Center Morro Bay is at 835 Main Street in Morro Bay. For more information call 772-2504.
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