Posted by: cvancil | April 14, 2010

Upcoming Events in Morro Bay

May 15: Mermaid & Pirate Parade. Ahoy mates! Come and join the 2nd Annual Mermaid and Pirate Parade on Saturday May 16. Toddlers thru 12yrs are welcome to dress in their best mermaid and pirate costume meet at the Rock and walk the Harbor Walk to Dockside II. Prizes, Best costume & goodie bags. Sign up at Target Rock 10am. Info call 805-772-4467 .

May 29-31: Art in the Park. Vendors come from all over the state to display their wide variety of arts and crafts in the City Park. Morro Bay Art Association. (805) 772-2504

May 30: Miracle Miles for Kids 10k. The Family Care Network’s 6th annual Miracle Miles for Kids 10K Walk/Run will take place on one of the most beautiful stretches of beach in California. All are welcome to participate in this exciting event! Learn more at

June 5: Morro Bay Music Festival. Show your moves on Morro Bay’s largest out door dance floor while you listen to music featuring local favorites and national rising stars. Tri-tip sandwiches and a seafood BBQ featuring albacore, oysters and other seasonal choices. Wine, beer and soft drinks available. For your shopping pleasure there will be 29+ vendors with an array of items to choose from and gift baskets to win in our raffle. 714 Embarcadero, the parking lot at Pacific and Embarcadero, 11am to 7pm. Contact Morro Bay Harbor Festival, Inc. at (805) 772-1155.

June 6: Morro Bay Olympic Distance Triathlon. ECOSLO and All Out Events present the First Annual Morro Bay Olympic Distance Triathlon. Over 300 attendees are expected to participate in what promises to be one of the finest, most beautiful triathlon courses anywhere. When you’re done racing hang out in beautiful Morro Bay for music, triathlon gear, food vendors, nonprofits and cold beer from Central Coast Brewing. At Coleman Park, Morro Bay.

Thanks to the Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce for posting these events.

For more information on these and other upcoming events, click here!


September 30 – October 3, 2010

For more information, click here!

Posted by: cvancil | April 9, 2010

Upcoming Events in San Luis Obispo

For more information on these and other upcoming events, please click here.  Thanks to the SLO Chamber of Commerce for posting these great events!

Wine 4 Paws

Clayhouse Wines
849 13th St
Paso Robles, CA

(805) 238-7055

Date: 4/10/2010 TO 4/11/2010
Time: 11:00 AM TO 6:00 PM

Event Description:  The 2nd Annual Wine 4 Paws Fundraiser is a great opportunity for us to help raise money for Woods Humane Society. All of our tasting fees during the weekend will go to benefit the animal shelter. Here at Clayhouse we will also be hosting a Toy & Food Drive for all those deserving dogs and cats. Bring in your donation and receive an extra discount on your wine purchase!
Cal Poly Arts presents Elvis Costello

Date: 4/12/2010
Time: 8:00 PM

Performing Arts Center

(805) 756-2787

Event Description:  Cal Poly Arts presents Elvis Costello – Solo! Known for his seminal work with The Attractions and The Imposters, Costello’s special solo tour will feature the multi-talented rock icon, his guitars, songs, and stories in an incredible night of entertainment with music from the present, past, and future. A true “must-see” for every Costello fan!
2010 Earth Day Food and Wine Festival

Date: 4/16/2010 TO 4/18/2010

Event Description:  2010 Earth Day Food and Wine Festival organized by the Central Coast Vineyard Team April 16 -18 Featuring over 200 purveyors of award-winning, sustainably produced food and wine. Weekend activities throughout California ‘s Central Coast (805) 369-2288 Visit us online at The Earth Day Food & Wine Festival is a weekend celebration of sustainably produced, award-winning food and wine grown on California’s scenic Central Coast. Enjoy the feature event on Saturday, April 17 and join us for barrel tastings, cooking demonstrations, live music, and vineyard tours throughout the weekend.
Roll Out the Barrels Friday Night Wine Dinners

Ciopinot Restaurant

(805) 547-1111

Date: 4/30/2010
Time: 6:30 PM TO 9:30 PM

Event Description:  Roll Out the Barrels Friday Night Wine Dinners Winemaker dinner featuring Talley Vineyards and Stephen Ross Cellars at Ciopinot Restaurant Friday, April 30th 6:30pm- 9:30pm Cost: $75.00 per person includes tax and gratuity.  Contact Leonard at Ciopinot for reservations: (805) 547-1111

Posted by: cvancil | April 7, 2010

Taste of Pismo 2010

The following information is from (click on the link for more info and to buy tickets!):

April 25, 2010
1pm to 5pm
Dinosaur Caves Park
Pismo Beach, California

The 6th Annual Taste of Pismo brings together the most delicious food and superb local wineries in one exceptional location. Invite your friends and make new ones during one of the best afternoons in Pismo Beach.

Each year thousands of people come to visit our friendly coastal community and it’s a pleasure for businesspeople to play host. The Pismo Beach Chamber of Commerce is proud to bring everyone together for unparalleled fun. We invite you to sip and taste the best of Pismo Beach. It’s Classic California.

Posted by: cvancil | April 5, 2010

Possibilities: El Morro Masterpiece Motel

Click here for more information!

Posted by: cvancil | April 2, 2010

Seacrest Hotel Special

Check out this fabulous deal at Seacrest Hotel in Pismo Beach, and hurry!  This deal expires May 31.

Seacrest’s B & B

There’s nothing quite like a hot breakfast after a peaceful night’s rest in our seaside resort.  That’s why we’ve teamed with Marie Callender’s Restaurant (right next door) to give you a hearty, hot breakfast to start your day at the beach.  So glad you can be & be here!

  • Stay one night in our standard non-ocean view room at the SeaCrest
  • Certificate for 2 people for Marie Callender’s special hot breakfast

from $99/night, Sunday – Friday

Posted by: cvancil | March 31, 2010

Cayucos Cellars

For more information on Cayucos Cellars, click here!

Posted by: cvancil | March 29, 2010

Upcoming Events in Cambria

For more information on these and other upcoming events, click here.  Thanks to the Cambria Chamber of Commerce for all this great information!

April 4
Easter Egg Hunt – 8 am Shamel Part
The Easter Bunny will be there. Balloons & prizes for 8yrs and under. Special egg hunt for 2 yrs. and under. Admission is free.
April 9
Juried Art in the Pines Show
April 0-May 2. Open to all artists with juror, Kristopher Doe, selecting & awarding prizes. First prize: $300, Second prize: $200, Third prize: $100. Honorable Mentions: $50 each. Prospectus is available online at or at The Old Grammar School Gallery located at 1350 Main Street in Cambria. Call for hours.
April 1011
HART’s Huge Rummage Sale and Bar-B-Que to Benefit Rescued Animals! – 8am-5pm
Homeless Animal Rescue Team (HART) Huge Rummage Sale and Bar-B-Que to Benefit Rescued Animals. Saturday and Sunday, April 10 and 11 – 8am-5pm. HART Shelter parking lot at 1500 Main St. in Cambria. Collecting good sellable items now! No clothes, TV’s or computers
April 17
Chili Cook Off & Car Show 2009 – Car Show 10am – 2 pm, Chili Cook Off noon-3 pm Vets’ Hall/Pinedorado Grounds
Cambria Chamber of Commerce. Vets’ Hall parking lot & Pinedorado Grounds. Raffles, prizes, entertainment. Chili tasting from 12 noon – 3 PM. Car Show 10AM-2PM Call 927-3624 for info. Phone: 805-927-3624
April 1825

8th Annual California Sculptors Symposium – Camp Ocean Pines
“An inspiring location for creating sculpture. Tuition $695 All skill levels welcome, daily professional workshops by leading sculptors. All workshops , lodging and meals at Camp Ocean Pines. A large public show “Sculpture By The Sea” for participants April 24th at the camp. Phone: 805-927-0254
Web site: Http://
April 25
2010 Heart’s Ease Fairie Festival
Call 805-927-5224 for more information. 
Posted by: cvancil | March 26, 2010

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Ok, so it’s a little ways out there.  It’s a bit of a day trip, but if you’re in SLO for awhile, take the 101 north and head to this place.  It’s out of this world!

Posted by: cvancil | March 24, 2010

This week at SLO Down Pub:

Thanks to SLO Down Pub for this information!  Be sure to order a lovely local wine or beer from their hearty selection and to check out these bands!

Wednesday, March 24   7pm
Bluegrass at it’s best!  Brought together for the love of Bluegrass, this talented group will keep you entertained with wonderful music and harmonizing.

Thursday, March 25   7pm
JIM TOWNSEND sings originals ~ Every second & fourth Thursday you can come enjoy Jim, out of his blues element and performing all original pieces.  He has already performed 100 original songs!
Friday, March 26   7:30pm

DR. DANGER ~ The doctor is back with his monthly prescription for feelin’ good! With their blend of Blues, Rock & Soul, Dr. Danger will help you chase those blues away after a long work week.  Be there…Dr. orders!
Saturday, March 27 7:30pm
This acoustic trio plays mostly folk & bluegrass, with a little gospel thrown in for good measure.  They like to describe themselves as “hippiegrass”.  You determine, but it will guarantee to bring you back to the ’70’s.  Spanky Baldwin is guitar/banjo, Andy Birchett plays stand up bass, and Fred Rodriguez on guitar.  We’re excited to finally fit them in for their first visit to our Pub.
Sunday, March 28
5:00-8:00 pm
POETRY READING~ On the main stage, come join the South County Poetry Reading monthly venue.  At 5pm will be a guest poet, followed by open mic.

5:00-8:00pm  BLUEGRASS JAM~ The Central Coast Bluegrass Society Jam Session will continue on our side room of the Pub on Sunday.  Feel free to come join them in playing, or just come out and listen to some of the best sit around and jam!
Monday, March 29th   6:30pm
OPEN MIC night! Hosted by Sadaaki, come sign up to perform up to 3 songs.  Stay and enjoy our local talent!
Tuesday, March 30th   7pm
BLUESDAY TUESDAY ~ Hosted by the Jim Townsend Blues Band, Tuesday has become the most popular night of the week!  A variety of local blues musicians will help share the stage as they provide great music to boogie and dance to.

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