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September 25

Music

JAZZ JAM SESSIONS
September 11,October 9,November 13,December 11,January 8,February 12,March 12,April 9,May 14(7-9pm)

On the 2nd and 4th Thursdays. Co-sponsored by the San Luis Obispo County Jazz Federation. Sessions from September through May.

Mike Botwin
botwin@att.net
Phone: 543-1200
http://slojazz.org

Linaea's Cafe
1110 Garden St.
SLO 93401

Cost: Free

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. Closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

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

Special Events

GRAND OPENING SLO CREATIVE STUDIO
Grand Opening
GRAND OPENING SLO CREATIVE STUDIO
September 25

through 27. Daily deals, open Friday late night, sewing orientations, demos, and make and take prizes.

Janet Mease
slocre8ive@gmail.com
Phone: (812) 345-1552
http://slo-creative.com

SLO Creative Studio
3536 S Higuera St. Ste. 210
San Luis Obispo 93401

SUNSET SAVOR THE CENTRAL COAST
Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast
SUNSET SAVOR THE CENTRAL COAST
Winery Events
September 25 (11am)

A four-day culinary exploration that invites you to experience the food, wine, and lifestyle of the Central Coast, Sept. 25-28.

Erica Davis
erica@visitsanluisobispocounty.com
Phone: 541-8000
http://savorcentralcoast.com

Santa Margarita Ranch
9000 Yerba Buena Ave.
Santa Margarita 93453

Cost: Various

Art

GEMS OF THE WEST
September 25 (10am to 4:30pm)

Art exhibit by Sandi Heller, through Sept. 30. Pastel Landscapes from the Central Coast, Sierras, Canyonlands, and Vernazza, Italy.

Sandi Heller
sandih5@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 547-1628
http://sandihellerart.com

Office of Dr. Eibschutz
1039 Murray Ave. Suite 200
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: Free

A PAIR OF PAINTERS
Spring Along Highway 46
A PAIR OF PAINTERS
Art at Wineries
September 25 (11am-5pm)

Plein air and studio paintings of California landscapes by Rosemary and Mike Bauer, through Oct. 19.

Thatcher Winery
rosemary@rmartstudios.com
Phone: 237-0087
http://rmartstudios.com

Thatcher Winery
8355 Vineyard Dr.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

ARTISANS' FAIRE
ARTISANS' FAIRE
Call For Artists
September 25 (10am-5pm)

The Woman's Club of Arroyo Grande will host it's 7th annual Artisans' Faire Nov. 8 Vendor space is still available. Please visit womansclubofarroyogrande.org for more info. Space must be booked before Oct. 15.

Woman's Club of Arroyo Grande
isalicat@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 473-1866
http://Womansclubofarroyogrande.org

Pismo Beach Veterans Hall
780 Bello St.
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: Vendor cost varies based on space

FIGURATIVE
Figurative
FIGURATIVE
Galleries
September 25 (Thur & Sun: noon-6pm; Fri & Sat: noon-9pm)

Figurative is 5 week exhibit showcasing local art work that represents forms derived from life, human, and the human condition using a creative, symbolic, or emblematic interpretation of things that are alive, through Sept. 28.

Rod Payor
Publicity@pasoroblesart.org
Phone: 235-0798
http://pasoroblesart.org

The Showroom Gallery
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

FACES & FACETS
FACES & FACETS
Openings and Receptions
September 25 (11am-5pm)

A one woman retrospective show of paintings by Pat Cairns, through Sept. 28.

pat cairns
patcairns@juno.com
Phone: 466-5997

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

Cost: Free

REUNION 1974-1978
REUNION 1974-1978
Openings and Receptions
September 25 (6-8pm )

An exhibit that brings together old friends from the staff of Cuesta’s Art Department 40 years ago, through Sept. 30.

Art Central
artcentralslo@yahoo.com
Phone: 747-4200
http://artcentralartsupply.com

Art Central Gallery
1329 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

ARTIST RECEPTION FOR LIZ MARUSKA
Love Notes from the Coast, Romantic Landscapes from the Central Coast
ARTIST RECEPTION FOR LIZ MARUSKA
Openings and Receptions
September 25 (5:30pm)

Liz Maruska's Love Notes from the Coast, Romantic Landscapes of the Central Coast is a celebration of vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow as well as cool blue, that depict the changing nature of our sea and skies. On display through Dec. 5.

LIZ MARUSKA
liz@lizmaruska.com
Phone: 528-2654
http://lizmaruska.com

Edward Jones
1236 Los Osos Valley Rd. Suite J
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

L'ETREINTE ARBORESCENTE
Special Art Events
September 25

An art exhibit celebrating trees, through Sept. 28.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238-9800
http://studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine
Paso Robles 93446

SHANNON MCNAMARA ART EXHIBIT
Shannon McNamara Art Exhibit
SHANNON MCNAMARA ART EXHIBIT
Special Art Events
September 25

Award winning Cambria artist Shannon McNamara is exhibiting a broad selection of her plein air oil landscapes through September.

Joen Kommer
jkommer@slolibrary.org
Phone: 927-4336

Cambria Library
1043 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Kid Stuff

ART ACTIVITY: SILLY STRUCTURES
September 25 (10 am5pm)

Sept. 23. Build a silly yet colorful sculpture using pipe cleaners, straws, paper clips, and more, secured in a base of clay.

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 cost of admission to museum

CHILDREN'S AIKIDO
September 25 (4:30pm)

Boys and girls ages 5 -10 can have fun and gain important life skills at these empowering martial art classes, through Nov. 20. Parents and children are welcome to come observe a class.

Mary Tesoro
aikidoslo@mac.com
Phone: 544-8866
http://aikidoslo.com

Aikido of San Luis Obispo
209 Bonetti
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10-15

AFTER SCHOOL POTTERY
Create and Learn
September 25 (Tues. and Thurs. from 3:30-5pm)

Anam-Cre' Pottery studio is taking enrollments for classes in sculpting and throwing on the potters wheel, through Oct. 30. Expect to complete 4-5 clay pieces in 2 sessions.

Shevon Sullivan
anamcre@charter.net
Phone: 896-6197
http://anamcre.com

Shevon Sullivan
570 Higuera
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $25 per session

PAJAMA STORYTIME
PAJAMA STORYTIME
Libraries
September 25 (6:30-7pm)

Bring the whole family to the library for an evening of stories with storyteller Tony Wallace, Sept. 25. Children may wear pajamas and should bring be accompanied by an adult.

Heather Stephenson
hstephenson@prcity.com
Phone: 237-3870

Paso Robles City Library
1000 Spring St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

FITNESS BOOT CAMPS NOW ENROLLING
Boot Camp at Tantrum Fitness
FITNESS BOOT CAMPS NOW ENROLLING
Lessons and Classes
September 25 (Varies)

through Oct. 9. Limited space available. Sign up and recruit a friendand  you both save $25. Expect to be pushed, coached, trained, motivated, held accountable, and make friends.

Claudia
info@tantrumfitness.com
Phone: 474-9928
http://tantrumfitness.com

Tantrum Fitness
1590 W. Grand Ave.
Grover Beach 93433

AIKIDO
Lessons and Classes
September 25 (evenings)

through Sept. 30. Come learn why Aikido is the martial art of peace. Ongoing classes for adults and teens, beginners through black belts.

SAFE-SLO Nonprofit
aikidoslo@mac.com
Phone: 544-8866
http://aikidoslo.com

Aikido of San Luis Obispo
209 Bonetti
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $8-$15

THE PIT: BULLY PROOF YOUR CHILD
THE PIT: Bully Proof Your Child
THE PIT: BULLY PROOF YOUR CHILD
Lessons and Classes
September 25

classes, through Oct. 31. Give your child the gift of confidence and bully proof them. They will learn confidence, discipline, respect, and focus all while having fun and getting healthy.

Heather
heather@thepit.tv
Phone: 473-2500

The Pit Martial Arts & Fitness
1106 E Grand Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $29 per month

Lectures and Learning

ADULT POTTERY
Classes
September 25

through Nov. 11. In an intimate creative space with 6 wheels, 2 kilns, and a slab roller. Bring a friend and learn the fundamentals of creating with clay. Mornings, nights, and weekends.

Shevon Sullivan
anamcre@charter.net
Phone: 896-6197
http://anamcre.com

Anam-Cre' studio
570 Higuera
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $25

Fundraisers

S.O.U.L. KITCHEN BY NIGHT
THE WELLNESS KITCHEN AND RESOURCE CENTER
S.O.U.L. KITCHEN BY NIGHT
September 25 (6-8pm)

Seasonal, Organic, Unrefined, Local is S.O.U.L. Kitchen by night, held on the last Thursday of each month. Enjoy live entertainment, wine tasting, and a light, gluten free, dairy free dinner. Tickets available online and at door.

Donna
nancy@TheWKRC.org
Phone: 434-1800
http://TheWKRC.org

The Wellness Kitchen and Resource Center
1255 Las Tablas Rd. #102
Templeton 93465

Cost: $20