Monday, October 4
1SLO 805 Food Truck Night – 4:30p to 7:30p (San Luis Obispo)
Enjoy 5 of our local food trucks at Santa Rosa Park for a food-filled evening with the kids. The Park features a playground, picnic tables, grass to sit on, and the SLO Skate Park!
Tuesday, October 5
2An Evening with David Sedaris – 7:30p to 9:30p (San Luis Obispo)
Join the celebrated author and famed NPR personality for an all-new evening of irreverent musings, laugh-out-loud monologues, and readings from new and unpublished works.
Wednesday, October 6
3Daring to Rise Leadership Panel – 4:30p to 7:30p (San Luis Obispo)
Hear from four women on the art of serving and leading human beings, integrating the entrepreneur lifestyle, and leading and designing company culture from within.
4YPNG Social Networking: Nichols Pizza – 5:30p to 7:30p (Los Osos)
Get ready friends, YPNG is headed back out of SLO for this awesome networking event! Nichols Pizza N Grill is located in Los Osos and a great local hangout spot.
Thursday, October 7
5Hayseed and Housdon Open House – 5p to 8p (Paso Robles)
Enjoy an evening of wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres at Hayseed and Housdon, a brand new tasting garage in Paso Robles! 50% of all wine tasting fees and proceeds from wine by the glass will benefit RISE.
6SLO County Young Farmers & Ranchers – 5:30p to 7p (San Luis Obispo)
Enjoy a complimentary dinner, and network with local young professionals and agriculture students from Cuesta College and Cal Poly. Get involved with YF&R at the local, state and national level that will increase your knowledge of farming and ranching policy issues and more.
Friday, October 8
7Wine Camp 2019 – 2:30p to 6:30p (Paso Robles)
Join winemakers Kevin Sass and Molly Lonborg for an exclusive, interactive winemaking workshop featuring an inside look at the Halter Ranch “Barrel Experiment,” a vertical tasting of our renowned Block 22 Syrah and closing with an unforgettable sunset train ride through the vineyards.
8The Weird & Wonderful World of Industrial Musicals – 5p to 9p (San Luis Obispo)
For ONE NIGHT ONLY, the bizarre and hilarious world of Industrial Musicals comes to San Luis Obispo! Motivational show tunes about selling tractors, bathtubs, and dog food that the public was never meant to see!
911th Annual New Times Music Awards – 6p to 10p (San Luis Obispo)
The 11th Annual New Times Music Awards is kicking into high gear at SLO Brew Rock for what promises to be a night of camaraderie and first-rate entertainment. Come to watch five of our best local acts square-off in a competition for Best Live Performance!
10Garagiste Festival: Rare & Reserve Kick-Off Party – 6p to 9p (Paso Robles)
Kick off the weekend with a mouthwatering bang! Guests will get to experience over 40 of the best wines our garagistes have to offer including Library, Club Only, Barrel Samples and more.
Saturday, October 9
11Second Annual Pozo Saloon Old-time Music Gathering – November 9 to 10 (Pozo)
Enjoy two days of jamming, along with music workshops and a Saturday evening concert from featuring The SLO County Stumblers and the Have More Fun Stringband.
12Holiday Bazaar – 9a to 12p (Arroyo Grande)
The Hope Church Craft Bazaar is open and free to the public with over 20 vendors selling a wide variety of beautiful products to kick off the holiday season.
13Charles Paddock Active Duty Military Day – 10a to 4p (Atascadero)
Charles Paddock Zoo is grateful for this opportunity to say ‘THANK YOU’ to the men and women serving here and abroad! All Active Duty Armed Forces men, women and their immediate families (spouses and children) receive free admission to the Zoo.
14The Art of Craft Cocktailing – 1p to 3p (Atascadero)
If you fancy yourself a cocktail connoisseur, this is one interactive class event you won’t want to miss! Have fun sipping, learning trade secrets and tricks to creating a delicious eye-pleasing cocktail for any special occasion.
159th Annual Garagiste Festival – 2p to 5p (Paso Robles)
Taste over 200 ultra-premium wines from over 60 hard-to-find micro-wineries from the Paso Robles region and all around California. These undiscovered artisan ‘garagiste’ winemakers are making some of the best, most exciting, handcrafted small-lot wines in the world.
16Dining with the Arts Gala – 4:30p to 8p (Paso Robles)
Get ready for an amazing night celebrating youth arts at its best! Your ticket purchase directly supports PRYAF’s mission to enrich the lives of area youth with FREE after-school classes in the Visual & Performing Arts.
17Firefighters Charity Ball – 5:30p to 10p (San Luis Obispo)
Come support efforts to raise funds for the SLO Firefighters Benevolent and Emergency Assistance Relief (B.E.A.R.) fund.
18Lock and Key Party – 5:30p to 8p (San Luis Obispo)
Tired of online dating? This event offers a fresh alternative to meet single people. You will receive either a lock or key upon arriving. Mingle about and see if you can find your match.
19San Luis Obispo Symphony: American Classics – 7:30p to 9:30p (San Luis Obispo)
The San Luis Obispo Symphony continues the tradition of honoring our nation’s great composers with American Classics. This event highlights American musicianship with both classic favorites and exciting contemporary pieces
2021st Annual Vocal Jazz Concert – 8p to 10:30p (San Luis Obispo)
Come watch a performance by The New York Voices! They’ve traveled the globe with their elegant music, amazing audiences around the world with their impeccable voices and stunning arrangements.
Sunday, October 10
21SLOB’s Meeting – 2p to 5p (San Luis Obispo)
San Luis Obispo Brewers (SLOB) meetings are a great time to share your homebrew, home cider, mead, or whatever crazy concoction you make in your garage and get feedback from some of the best brewers in the local area.
22The Hip Hop Nutcracker – 3p to 5p (San Luis Obispo)
The Hip Hop Nutcracker is a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music. A unique and joyful event, this production is performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all-star dancers, a DJ, a violinist, and MC Kurtis Blow
23Grocery Story with Author Jon Steinman – 5:30p to 7p (San Luis Obispo)
Hear a compelling talk from author Jon Steinman. Grocery Story makes a compelling case for how food co-ops, as alternatives to corporate grocery giants, are spurring the creation of delicious local food economies and stronger communities, while changing the global food system for the better.
24Hearst Castle Roman Pool Swim – 6:30p to 9:30p (San Simeon)
Imagine floating in a brightly-colored and shimmering gold glass-tiled indoor pool decorated with eight statues of Roman gods, goddesses, and heroes… A luxury swim experience at the Roman Pool is only available to members of The Foundation at Hearst Castle, and the guest-list is limited to 20.
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