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September 27

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

ADOPT-A-PET
Adopt A Pet
ADOPT-A-PET
September 27 (11am)

Kittens are here! The Feline Network has an assortment of cats and kittens who are looking for loving homes. All are tested, vaccinated, and spayed/neutered. Adoptions through Sept. 27. Bring some love and playfulness into your home.

Feline Network
info@felinenetwork.org
Phone: 549-9228
http://felinenetwork.org

PETCO
271 Madonna Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

GRAND OPENING SLO CREATIVE STUDIO
Grand Opening
GRAND OPENING SLO CREATIVE STUDIO
September 27

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

FITNESSWORKS IN MORRO BAY FREE GYM DAY
Fundraiser for MBHS Athletic Boosters
FITNESSWORKS IN MORRO BAY FREE GYM DAY
September 27

Sept. 27. Free gym access all day to those 12 years and older (under 18 need parent signature) in honor of the 18th Annual National Family Health and Fitness Day.

Front Desk
ginger@fitnessworksmb.com
Phone: 772-7466
http://fitnessworksmb.com

FitnessWorks
500 Quintana Rd.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

ROUVAISHYANA TO SPEAK AT SWAP ANNUAL CELEBRATION
Rouviahyana, Morro Bay Natural History Museum Manager
ROUVAISHYANA TO SPEAK AT SWAP ANNUAL CELEBRATION
September 27 (noon-2:30pm)

Rouvaishyana, Manager of the Morro Bay Museum of Natural History, will speak about bay and ocean marine life at SWAP's Annual Celebration, Sept. 27. Refreshments will be served.

Yolanda
yolanda@elfin-forest.org
Phone: 528-0392
http://elfin-forest.org

Morro Shores Mobile Home Park Community Room
633 Ramona Ave.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

SAN LUIS OBISPO 100 THOUSAND POETS & MUSICIANS FOR CHANGE
Local Poets and Musicians Team Up to Honor Peace and Sustainability
SAN LUIS OBISPO 100 THOUSAND POETS & MUSICIANS FOR CHANGE
September 27 (7-9pm)

Sept. 27. Celebrated local poets team up with local musicians for an inspiring autumn evening in honor of peace and sustainability. Jim Cushing, Marguerite Costigan, Dian Sousa, Paul Lobo Portugues, and more, joined by Shadowlands and Allison Rice.

Youssef Alaoui
slo100tpc@boun.cr
http://tinyurl.com/slo100tpc2014

SLOMA
1010 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

SUNSET SAVOR THE CENTRAL COAST
Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast
SUNSET SAVOR THE CENTRAL COAST
Winery Events
September 27 (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 OF BLENDING
ART OF BLENDING
Winery Events
September 27 (10-1pm)

Discover how to evaluate base wines for aromatics, flavor, texture, and aging characteristics, then create several unique blends, Sept. 27. You’ll also have the opportunity to purchase and custom label your premium Paso Robles blend.

Becky Zelinski
becky@firstcrushwinemaking.com
Phone: 434-2772

First Crush Winemaking
2975 Limestone Way
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $75

INTRODUCTION TO WINE TASTING
INTRODUCTION TO WINE TASTING
Winery Events
September 27 (10am-noon)

Learn how to taste and evaluate red wines with First Crush owner/winemaker, Becky Zelinski, Sept. 27. This unique class is the fun and unpretentious way to learn wine tasting basics and sharpen your palate.

Becky Zelinski
becky@firstcrushwinemaking.com
Phone: 434-2772

First Crush Winemaking
2975 Limestone Way
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $60

Stage

SNAKE IN THE GRASS
September 27 (Fri., Sat., Sun.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 3pm. )

through Nov. 2. Alan Ayckbourn's haunting thriller involving a shocking twist in a story of blackmail, murder, and family dynamics. Directed by Kelli Howard with Shayrn Young, Toni Young, and Sharee Hallman.

Pewter Plough Playhouse
boxoffice@pewterploughplayhouse.org
Phone: 927-3877
http://pewterploughplayhouse.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
824 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Fri.: $16; Sat. and Sun. $19-21; Gala opening Sat. Sept. 27: $30

BIGGFOOT COMEDY TROUPE
September 27

Featuring Aidan Candelario, Sal Espana, and Kurtis Addison a.k.a. The BiggFoot Comedy Troupe, Sept. 27. Clean comedy is from 8-9pm, and not so clean comedy 9-10pm.

Kurtis Addison
biggfootcomedytroupe@gmail.com
Phone: 541-5888

Linnaea's
1110 Garden St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free; pass the hat donation

Music

CHRIS THOMAS KING IN CONCERT
September 27 (8pm)

The San Luis Obispo Blues Society welcomes Chris Thomas King, Sept. 27. Catalina Eddy will open. Advance tickets at Boo Boo Records and Cheap Thrills, or at the door. 21 and over, please. SLO Dance offers free lessons at 7:30pm.

SLO Blues Society
info@sloblues.org
Phone: 541-7930
http://sloblues.org

SLO Vets Hall
801 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20 members; $25 general public

KENNY TAYLOR BAND IN CONCERT
Kenny Taylor Band
KENNY TAYLOR BAND IN CONCERT
September 27 (8pm)

Sept. 27.

Kenny Taylor
kennytaylormusic@gmail.com
Phone: 461-9463
http://kennytaylormusic.com

Avion and Claw
6155 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

LEONARD COHEN TRIBUTE
Leonard Cohen Tribute
LEONARD COHEN TRIBUTE
September 27 (7:30pm)

Sept. 27.

Steve Key
stevekey57@gmail.com
Phone: 204-6821
http://songwritersatplay.com

Steynberg Gallery
1531 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $12

RAGGED COMPANY IN CONCERT
Tim Pacheco & Cindy Myers
RAGGED COMPANY IN CONCERT
September 27 (1-4pm)

Sept. 27.

Steve Key
stevekey57@gmail.com
Phone: 204-6821
http://songwritersatplay.com

Wild Horse Winery
1437 Wild Horse Winery
Templeton 93465

Cost: Free

Art

A PAIR OF PAINTERS
Spring Along Highway 46
A PAIR OF PAINTERS
Art at Wineries
September 27 (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 27 (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 27 (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 27 (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 27 (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

L'ETREINTE ARBORESCENTE
Special Art Events
September 27

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 27

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 27 (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

SMART STUDIO OPEN STUDIO
Smart Studio Open Studio
SMART STUDIO OPEN STUDIO
Create and Learn
September 27 (noon-5pm)

through Oct. 6. You are the artist. Materials will be provided, music is on, and the glue is overflowing for studio hours. Parents and families welcome. Children under 14 require adult supervision.

Terri
smartstudioslo@gmail.com
Phone: 904-5229
http://smartstudioslo.com

Smart Studio
3591 Sacramento #104
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5 per hour

VIDEO GAME CREATION
Create and Learn
September 27 (9am-noon )

Don't just play games, make them! Learn to create a multi-level arcade or platform style video game using introductory graphical programming software for kids, through Sept. 27. After students make your own games, they will bring their game home on a flash drive.

Raymond Mullikin
raytoons@yahoo.com
Phone: 835-8044

Cuesta Colleg Building 4700
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo 93403-8106

Cost: $83

CHILDREN'S TEA PARTY
Libraries
September 27 (10am)

Enjoy Japanese tea, Los Osos style, Sept. 27. Dress up in your favorite kimono. There will be tea, Japanese folk tales, and delicious Japanese inspired snacks. For children ages 5 and older. Please call to RSVP. Event sponsored by the Friends of Los Osos Library.

Chase McMunn
cmcmunn@slolibrary.org
Phone: 528-1862

Los Osos Library
2075 Palisades
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

ANIMATION FOR KIDS
Special Events
September 27 (12:30-3:30pm)

Students will learn how to draw characters, animate them with the help of movement guides, use timelines and layers, and add titles and sound to bring their characters and stories to life, through Sept. 27.

Gaby Rangel
gabriela_rangel@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3132
http://apm.activecommunities.com/cccommunityprograms/Activity_Search/1953

Cuesta College Building 4700
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo 93403-8106

Cost: $83

FALL HORSEMANSHIP & RIDING CLASSES
Special Events
September 27 (1-3pm)

For ages 8 and up. Saturdays, through Nov. 1. Attend any or all. No horse experience necessary. Activities include learning about horse behavior and body language, grooming, leading, and basic riding. Space is limited, call ahead: 451-1585.

Heather Green
greenbluehealing@gmail.com
Phone: 451-1585

2991 Poco Rd.
Templeton 93465

Cost: $35 per class/$200 package rate for all

CLOWN AROUND AT WHIZ KIDS
Cover Image of book by Beryl Reichenberg. Clowning Around
CLOWN AROUND AT WHIZ KIDS
Special Events
September 27 (1-3pm)

Join children's book authors Heidi Gill, Destry Ramey, and Beryl Reichenberg for a fun kids event on Sept. 27. This event will feature popcorn, book raffles, games, a craft project, and book signings.

Lesa Smith
lecsm@aol.com
Phone: 547-1733
http://whizkidsslo.com

Whiz Kids Toy Store
3979 S. Higuera
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

INTRO TO YOGA WORKSHOP
September 27 (1-4pm)

Sept. 27. Designed for students with no previous yoga experience, or those needing a basic refresher course.

Alicia Klein
info@mbodyslo.com
Phone: 547-9642
http://mbodyslo.com

mBoDY Yoga Studio
780 Caudill St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $50

Farmers Market

MORRO BAY FARMER'S MARKET
September 27 (2-6pm)

Saturdays on Main and Harbor St.

Lisa Winn
Llisa@morrobay.org
Phone: 772-4467

Main St. and Harbor
Morro Bay 93442

Lectures and Learning

ADULT POTTERY
Classes
September 27

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

Volunteers

SMART STUDIO WEEKEND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Smart Studio Weekend Volunteers
SMART STUDIO WEEKEND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
September 27 (noon-2:30pm and 2-5pm)

through Oct. 10. Volunteers should be interested in arts and crafts, believe in the creative and exploratory process of art with all people, and love to share their creative enthusiasm with the adults and kids in our community.

Terri Kurczewski
smartstudioslo@gmail.com
Phone: 904-5229
http://smartstudioslo.com

Smart Studio
3591 Sacramento #104
San Luis Obispo 93401

FRIENDS OF THE ELEPHANT SEAL FALL TRAINING
September 27

for volunteer docent guides this September and October. Classes will be held on Oct. 18 and 25.

Peter Frith
peterfrith3@gmail.com
Phone: 924-1628
http://elephantseal.org

Cavalier Plaza
San Simeon
San Simeon 93452

Cost: Free