Happy Veteran’s Day to all! We are wishing you a fun and safe holiday with your loved ones. If you are looking for small businesses celebrating our Veteran’s today, we have a list HERE. Now let’s get into this week’s things to do in SLO County:
Monday, November 11
1Sustainable Ag Expo & Intl Sustainable Winegrowing Summit – November 11-13 (San Luis Obispo)
This 3-day conference and full service trade show includes an international program featuring thought leaders, researchers, and practitioners to address challenges, opportunities, and emerging issues facing the agricultural industry.
2Faces of Freedom Veteran’s Day Memorial – 11a (Atascadero)
Celebrate Veteran’s Day at the Faces of Freedom Memorial. There will be a ceremony followed by lunch.
3Veterans Day Celebration on the Pier – 11a (Pismo Beach)
Gather at the pier at to honor all the brave Veterans who have served in all the wars to keep us free.
Tuesday, November 12
4Salsa Dancing at Madonna Inn – 8:30p to 11p (San Luis Obispo)
Enjoy a free salsa social brought to you by CPsalsa! Gather at Madonna Inn and grab a dance partner.
Wednesday, November 13
5Bubbly by the Bay! – 7p to 9p (Morro Bay) *** Rescheduled for 11/20
Bubbles, Bubbles, & More Bubbles! The Goddess of Wine LOVES bubbly from all over the world! Now’s your chance to taste crisp Prosecco, fresh Cava, & English sparkling that is giving Champagne a run for its money!
Thursday, November 14
6Discovering SIP: A Dynamic Excursion in Edna Valley – 8:30a to 4:30p (San Luis Obispo)
To fully understand the practices, passion, and people behind the SIP Certified program, spend a day in Edna Valley. The journey will consist of transporting you to two SIP Certified locations, Wolff Vineyards & Winery and Center of Effort Wines.
Friday, November 15
7Art Show and Fundraiser at SLO Botanical Garden – November 15 to 17 (San Luis Obispo)
Save the date for this special 30th anniversary celebration and first annual Art at the Garden show and fundraiser. The San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by a wine, appetizer and chocolate reception for the art show.
8The Spotted Whale Consignment Sale – November 15 to 16 (San Luis Obispo)
Come shop great deals at SLO County’s largest consignment sale at the Central Coast’s largest indoor event space! They will have thousands of kid’s clothing items from preemie, toys, gear, books, maternity wear, etc.
9Cheeseboard & Food Styling Photo Workshop at Stepladder Creamery – 3:30p to 5:30p (Cambria)
This will be a tasty two hour workshop where you’ll learn how to style an impressive cheeseboard, photograph it (with your phone or camera of your choice), gain some basic photo skills and lighting strategies and take home the board and goodies to enjoy!
10Girls Who Handle It – 5p to 9p (San Luis Obispo)
“Girls Who Handle It” is an art exhibit where you will be reading stories & seeing photos of San Luis Obispo women you see on a daily basis, who are dealing with unbelievable difficulties that most people don’t ever know about, and are totally handling it.
11Best of Paso Robles Winemaker’s Dinner – 6:30-p to 9:30p (Paso Robles)
Wine and dine with us as we join forces with Janell Dusi of Dusi Vineyard and Austin Hope of Hope Family Wines at Thomas Hill Organics for The Best of Paso Robles Winemaker’s Dinner! This exceptional, multi-course dinner will be served with hand-selected wines for the perfect pairing
Saturday, November 16
12Olive Harvesting Experience – 10a to 2p (Templeton)
A rare and unique opportunity awaits you! Experience life on an Olive Farm with a hands on approach where you will literally roll up your sleeves, participate in the harvest and taste the fruits of your labor!
1312th Annual Artisan Faire – 10a to 4p (Arroyo Grande)
Over 40 vendors with Hand-crafted Goods. Jewelry, Plants, Quilts, Wooden Toys, Pottery, Paintings, Café, Lunch, Snacks, Homemade Pies.
14Holiday Boutique – 10a to 3p (Atascadero)
Kick off the holiday season at the Pavilion on the Lake in Atascadero! Over 50 vendors await for you at this one-day craft show where all the items are handmade!
15 Shuttle to Tin City – 11a to 4:15p (San Luis Obispo)
Gather friends, family and coworkers for a day out in the flourishing Tin City region! This round-trip shuttle is for anyone looking to take the day and hop over the grade for a little relaxation and unwinding after a long week.
165th Annual Taco Day on Traffic Way – 1p to 4p (Atascadero)
For five consecutive years, this festival has provided community members with fantastic tacos and an abundance of fun for all ages. On Saturday, November 16th from 1pm to 4pm, Traffic Way is the place to be. With the street safely closed and packed with vendors, you, your friends, family, and community will have plenty of opportunity to enjoy the great autumn weather with music, fun and food.
17Elegant Holiday Evening Downtown – 5p to 8p (Paso Robles)
Enjoy elegance, Paso Robles style — sip world-class wines, relish good food and take a stroll along one of the most beautiful and romantic places in all of California, downtown Paso Robles.
18Groove At The Zoo – 5p to 7p (Atascadero)
Join us for an evening of music and dancing. This fundraising event supports our very own Dr. Robinson as he is one of the star dancers on the 11th Annual Dancing With Our Stars. All proceeds go directly to support the zoo
Sunday, November 17
19Wine Country Runs Half Marathon – 7a to 2p (Paso Robles)
The Wine Country Runs Half Marathon is set in the heart of California’s scenic Central Coast, an area famous for wineries, natural hot springs, pristine beaches, Hearst Castle and much more
20Backyard Mac n’ Cheese Brawl – 1p to 4p (Paso Robles)
Four local kitchens to participate and battle it out for the best MAC. Since Tooth & Nail Winery came out with victory at the last brawl, we will have a mac n’ cheese in the fight along with 3 others. Each kitchen will be creating a mac n’ cheese masterpiece and it’s up to YOU to vote for the best.
21Ladies Fall Tea – 2:30p to 4:30p (San Luis Obispo)
Join us for a fall tea in beautiful surroundings. This event aims to inspire, encourage and provide a place for ladies to connect, all the while supporting our anti human trafficking initiatives.
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