Monday, January 27
1Mushroom Discovery II at SLO Botanical Garden – 8:30a to 6p (San Luis Obispo)
Join mushroom researcher and author Christian Schwarz for a unique opportunity to deepen your mushroom identification skills. “Mushroom Discovery II” is a daylong workshop is designed to pick up where “Mushroom Discovery” leaves off.
Tuesday, January 28
2An Evening at Ember with Tolosa – 6p to 9p (San Luis Obispo)
Tolosa’s Annual Winemaker Dinner at Ember Restaurant promises to deliver an epicurean adventure of elegant Tolosa wines and exquisite cuisine. Ember is praised for being “quintessentially Californian in its warmth and celebration of the state’s bounty”, and Owner/Chef Brian Collins and Tolosa Winemaker Frederic Delivert will craft an exceptional, five-course menu to excite your palate.
Wednesday, January 29
3Fused Glass Plate or Bowl – 6p to 8p (Atascadero)
Learn the basics of fusing and slumping in this 2-hour introductory class. Make an 8” x 8” plate or bowl. All materials included.
4Toad the Wet Sproket – 7p to 11p (San Luis Obispo)
Toad the Wet Sprocket is an American alternative rock band formed in 1986. They had chart success in the 1990s with singles that included “Walk on the Ocean”, “All I Want”, “Something’s Always Wrong”, “Fall Down”, and “Good Intentions”. See them live at the Fremont Theater!
Thursday, January 30
5Ceramic Wine Tumbler Workshop – 5:30p to 7:30p (San Luis Obispo)
Join us for a Ceramic Wine Tumbler Workshop with Adriana Lemus and Chad Franco from Night Owl Pottery! You will learn the basics of working with clay by using a slab construction method. Ticket includes all materials to use during the workshop, instruction by experienced ceramic artists, and your first glass of Chamisal wine!
6Passion for Paso: Mehlenbacher’s Taffy – 6p to 7p (Paso Robles)
Learn how taffy is made, how Mehlenbacher’s chooses their unique flavors and the history of taffy. Also included in the evening is a free taffy tasting!
7Minnesota – 8p (San Luis Obispo)
Christian Bauhofer, known by his fans as his party crushing alter ego Minnesota, is a producer and DJ heralding from Santa Cruz, CA that has been lighting up venues across the country with his frantic energy and pounding bass. In 2013, he had collaborated with Seven Lions and Mimi Page for “Fevers”. Watch him live at the Fremont Theater!
Friday, January 31
8Barleycorn Country Dancers – 7:30a to 9:30a (Arroyo Grande)
Have you been curious or interested in Renaissance Faires? Then come and hang out with the dance/singing/acting troupe that performs for the Central Coast Renaissance Faire. It’s the first dance of the new year! No experience needed. Wear comfortable shoes and come check it out.
9Annual Gala: Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce – 5:30p to 9p (Morro Bay)
You are all are invited to an evening of community awards and business recognition. Enjoy signature cocktails, local cuisine, a silent auction and live music at Morro Bay’s big night out!
Saturday, February 1
1013th Annual Mustang Ball DanceSport Competition – 8a to 9p (San Luis Obispo)
This Ballroom & Latin dance competition will feature competitive events in International Standard and Latin, American Smooth and Rhythm, and Nightclub dances (including Salsa, Hustle, West Coast Swing, Argentine Tango, Lindy Hop). There will also be a formation team competition, performances, a team match, and other fun events throughout the day.
11Dog Beach Walk Fundraiser – 10a to 11a (Cayucos)
The Cayucos Land Conservancy is hosting a dog walk to raise money and awareness of the recent county Board of Supervisors’ approval of the purchase of coastal land in the Toro Coast Preservation area, which includes the Toro Creek Dog Beach between Cayucos and Morro Bay.
12Western Monarch Day – 11a to 2p (Pismo Beach)
Come celebrate the western monarch butterflies. CA State Park Interpreters and volunteers will provide hands-on crafts and activities at education stations. Telescopes will be set up to for visitors to view the monarchs! All ages welcome. The event is FREE to attend.
13The Art of Whiskey Making – 1p to 3p (Atascadero)
Take a progressive journey through the art of whiskey making. From his studies in Kentucky to his educations abroad, he will introduce you to the basics of malting, mashing, fermentation, active distillation, maturing and proofing.
14CCCA 39th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration – 4:30p to 8p (San Luis Obispo)
Join the Central Coast Chinese Association for their New Year Celebration! There will be food, live performances, raffles, and a silent auction!
156th Annual Dinner Theatre and Auction – 6p to 9p (Templeton)
Enjoy an evening at The Groves on 41! FIG at Courtney’s House and The Wellness Kitchen will team up to provide the dinner. THS Drama students will provide entertainment and desserts. There will be live and silent auctions. Proceeds dedicated to scholarships and field trips.
16SLO Symphony Presents: Heaven and Earth – 7:30p to 9p (San Luis Obispo)
The San Luis Obispo Symphony takes you on a sublime journey to Heaven and Earth with selections that celebrate the beauty of divine myth, and of everyday life.
Sunday, February 2nd
17Anti Super Bowl Party – 2p to 5p (Atascadero)
Come watch some great Jazz and give your allegiance to the arts! Did your team not make it? Do you not know the difference between a field goal and a home run? Perfect, skip the Super Bowl Party bro fest and hang with us on the coolest street on the central coast, Traffic Way.
18Tin City Cider Super Bowl LIV House Party – 2p to 8p (Paso Robles)
Make Tin City Cider your home away from home for the 54th Super Bowl! We’ll be busting out living room seating with plenty of food, games, and fun to go around!
19The Wurst (Best) Super Bowl Party Ever – 2p to 8p (San Luis Obispo)
Get your ticket for the Wurst (Best) Super Bowl Party in town (SLO)! To celebrate this epic event there will be all-inclusive food & drink ticket tickets for sale! Beda’s is ready to celebrate Super Bowl LIV in style!
20Super Bowl Sunday at The Rock – 2:30p to 9p (San Luis Obispo)
The time has come. The NFL’s 100th season is ending with the Super Bowl 54 and we’ll be airing every glorious minute LIVE on the Central Coast’s LARGEST BIG SCREEN. SLO Brew Rock will have the game playing on every HD TV in their taproom!
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