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APRIL 16, 2016 ~ Saturday

CAMBRIA CHILI COOK-OFF CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW April 16, 2016  -

Hot Chili, Cool Cars & Motorcycles & Beer Tasting - at the Cambria Chili Cook-Off - Car & Motorcycle Show – What more could you want? At the Vets Hall Parking Lot, Cambria April 16, 2016. This exciting event has it all! Enjoy gourmet chili, lively music, raffle drawings, and great beers while viewing some of the coolest cars & motorcycles on the Central Coast. It’s all happening at the Vets Hall & Pinedorado Grounds on Saturday, April 16, 2016, from 10-4. You can vote for your favorite car & motorcycle(10-1 pm) and sample mouthwatering chilies (12-3 pm) then cast your vote for the most delicious chili in Cambria. Car & motorcycle Show free, Chili tasting $10, Beer Tasting. Drawings for raffle prizes add to the fun throughout the afternoon. Cambria Chamber of Commerce 927-3624 http://www.cambriachamber.org  


April, 2016

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April 1 - 31
Piedras Blancas - 9:45 AM
Tours are offered Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, excluding Federal holidays. Meet at he former Piedras Blancas Motel, located 1 1/1 miles north of light station at 9:45 a.m. Do not wait at the gate to the lighthouse. $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6-17, and free for children 5 and under.. Special arrangements must be made for groups of 10 or more - call 927-7361. Phone: 927-6811
Web site: http://www.piedrasblancas.gov  

April 1 - 30
SPRING JURIED SHOW - 1350 Main St.
Opening Reception April 1st. Show runs from March 31-May 1st
Web site: http://www.cambriacenterforthearts.org  

April 2 - 3
CAFE MUSIQUE - 1350 Main St.
Cafe Musique.... A NIGHT OF WONDERFUL MUSIC
Web site: http://www.cambriacenterforthearts.org  

April 2
CAMBRIA ART STROLL -
SATURDAY ART STROLL - 5-8 PM Stroll East & West Village to visit our many artists during the first Saturday of each month. Participating stores, galleries and studios will be open 5-8pm.  

April 2
WINE PAIRING DINNER AT WINDOWS ON THE WATER - 7 pm
Enjoy an intimate, ocean-front dinner presented by Chef Neil Smith and Winemaker Chuck Mulligan at one of our favorite restaurants in the County--Windows on the Water in Morro Bay. Four gourmet courses with wine: $95/club. $105/non club. Menu and reservations online at www.HarmonyCellars.com. Phone: 805.927.1625
Web site: http://www.HarmonyCellars.com  

April 2 - 3
THE DINNER PARTY - 824 Main St.
March 4-April 3, 2016. By Neil Simon and directed by Viv Goff Phone: 805-927-3877
Web site: http://www.pewterploughplayhouse.org  

April 7
Cambria Historical Society Speaker Series - 5:30pm
Cambria Historical Museum, 2251 Center St. at Burton Dr. - Don Canestro will speak about "Cambria's Rancho San Marino: Pre-historic times to the Present". The site is located along the bluffs below and south of Camp Ocean Pines. The evening begins with beverages and hors d'oeuvres at 5:30; and because of limited space, reservations are required. CHS members are free; and the public is warmly invited to join in for a $10 fee, which will apply to a new membership. For reservations, call Penny Church at 927-1442, or email pennylanec@aol.com.
Web site: http://www.cambriahistoricalsociety.com  

April 9
ANNUAL FISH FRY - 5:30 pm 950 Main St.
COME JOIN US FOR A FABULOUS FISH FRY! Location Joslyn Center. Phone: 805.927.3364  

April 9
Wildflower and Geology Walk -
Greenspace hosts a spring walk at Arroyo de la Cruz with Dr. David Chipping, Cal Poly Emeritus Professor of Geology and Conservation Chair of the California Native Plant Society. It's an easy hike. The $45 cost includes a boxed lunch from Indigo Moon in Cambria. We will meet up at 4251 Bridge Street (Easy as Pie parking lot) to carpool. Reservations are requested. For more information, contact 805.927-2866 or connie@greenspacecambria.org.  

April 9
Arbor Day Festival for the Forest - 1-4pm
Greenspace presents the Arbor Day Festival for the Forest at the Creekside Reserve, 2264 Center Street in Cambria. The Zen Mountain Poets will play joyous danceable music from 1 to 3. Greenspace will sell healthy Monterey pine seedlings and provide information about the Cambria forest. The festival features an exhibition of art and haiku by students from the Greenspace/Santa Lucia Middle School environmental education field program. Our historic Chinese Temple will be open for viewing. Tickets are $10 at the gate. Beverages and snacks available. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket. For more information, contact 805.927-2866 or connie@greenspacecambria.org.  

April 16
ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF, CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW - 10:00 am- 3:00 pm
Enjoy a full day of fun for the whole family at the Annual Car/ Motorcycle Show & Chili Cook-Off, held at the Cambria Vet's Hall parking lot and Pinedorado Parade Grounds area. 1000 Main St. Enter to create your very best chili receipt or have fun entering your car or motorcycle in the open category. Phone: 805 927-3624
Web site: http://www.cambriachamber.org  

April 16 - 17
TAX RELIEF WEEKEND - 11:30AM - 5 PM 3776 Santa Rosa Creek Rd
Stolo Family Vineyards Tasting Room. Come by the tasting room this weekend and enjoy a much deserved break! All wines by the glass are $2 OFF! Bring a lunch and enjoy the beautiful weather.  

April 16
GRASSES ON THE RANCH - 10am-noon
Don Canestro, Reserve Director, on the UC Ken Norris Rancho Marino Reserve, will led a grass walk on the Fiscalini Ranch. Last year when he did this walk it was filled with wonderful information about the Native and non native Grasses on our Ranch. He will also share information on our Coastal Prairie on the Ranch. Call for reservations 927-2202
Web site: http://www.ffrpcambria.org  

April 16 - 17
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - 824 Main St.
The Pewter Plough Playhouse will present a Readers' Theater production of Oscar Wilde's classic comedy of manners, "The Importance of Being Earnest". This staged reading is directed by Janice Peters and features Justin Wessel, Cory Schonauer, Cika P. Cook, Christina Fountain, Rosh Wright, Anita Schwaber, Oz Barron and Joseph Whittington. Performances will be Saturday, April 16 at 7:30 PM and Sunday, April 17 at 3:00 PM. Tickets are $10.00 with proceeds going to the Pewter Plough scholarship fund. Phone the box office at (805) 927-3877 for reservations. Phone: 805.927.3877
Web site: http://www.pewterploughplayhouse.org  

April 21
Cambria Historical Society Speaker Series - 5:30pm
Cambria Historical Museum, 2251 Center St. at Burton Dr. - Donna Crocker will speak about "A Conversation with Sigrid Helgesen", portraying and staying character as the first female doctor in San Luis Obispo County. The evening begins with beverages and hors d'oeuvres at 5:30, and because of limited space, reservations are required. CHS members are free, and the public is warmly invited to join in for a $10 fee, which will apply to a new membership. For reservations, call Penny Church at 927-1442, or email pennylanec@aol.com.
Web site: http://www.cambriahistoricalsociety.com  

April 23 - 24
WILDFLOWER SHOW -
Saturday and Sunday, April 23th & 24th Wildflower Show at the Vet's hall.Saturday April 23 from 12:00 - 5:00 pm. Sunday April 24 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Please join us as we gather in celebration of our local Spring wildflowers once again. Immerse yourself in a feast for the senses.
Web site: http://www.ffrpcambria.org  

April 23
An Evening of Oceanfront Surf Jazz - 5-9pm
An Evening of Oceanfront Surf Jazz at the Hearst Ranch Warehouse. The Cambria Education Foundation is proud to welcome The Mattson 2—the identical twin guitar and drums duo from Southern California. Sunset and social hour: 5-6:30pm. Show: 6:30pm. Wine, beer and food for purchase. 21 and older event. $35/pp. Details and tickets at CambriaEducationFoundation.org. Questions: Call Erin 805.305.7838.
Web site: http:///www.cambriaeducationfoundation.org  

April 24 - 30
California Sculptors Symposium - 1473 Randall Dr.
14th California Sculptors Symposium April 24th /May 1st, 2016.
Web site: http://www.californiasculptorssymposium.org  

April 24
Music Students’ Scholarship Recital and Tea - 2:00 pm 2250 Yorkshire
Come listen to our young, talented musicians as they perform vocal and instrumental pieces in a wide variety of genres. Join us for the reception after the recital, meet the students, and enjoy cookies and tea. Presbyterian Community Church in Cambria.  

April 26
YOGA CLASSES IN HARMONY - 3255 Harmony Valley Road
Tuesdays @ 3pm (beginning April 26th) Yoga classes in Harmony with Kristina Kangas--back by popular demand! Whether you're just beginning your yoga journey or looking to deepen your regular practice, Kristina's classes will leave you feeling connected, centered and revived. Classes are appropriate for all levels and emphasize slow, mindful movement and conscious breathing. Class price: $15/pp. Price includes a glass of wine. *Please arrive 10 minutes early. Dress in layers and bring your own mat and water.
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

April 29
MOON OVER BUFFALO - 824 Main St.
April 29-May 29. Moon Over Buffalo by Ken Ludwig. Directed by Chrys Barnes. A hilarious farce about theatrical life. It looks like fame and movie stardom might finally become a reality for the leading couple of a broken down theater company when they're invited to perform for beloved film director, Frank Capra. Phone: 805.927.3877
Web site: http://www.pewterploughplayhouse.org  

April 30
FAERIE FESTIVAL - 11AM-2 PM 4101 Burton Dr.
MAGICAL FESTIVAL INCLUDES: FANCIFUL FACE PAINTING,YUMMY FAIRY SNACKS,DESIGN YOUR OWN MERMAID SEA SHELL. Discover new magical friends and faeries in our STORYBOOK TREASURE HUNT. Festival is free & open to the public.
Contact: 805.927.5224
Web site: http://www.spellboundherbs.com  

April 30
"NO ORDINARY DAYS" BOOK SIGNING - 2289 Main Street
The Vault gallery invites you to attend the first Central Coast Exhibition of new works and book signing by internationally recognized artist Maggie Taylor. Maggie will be at the Gallery on April 30th from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. to sign her two books “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” with text by Lewis Carroll and illustrated by Maggie and her latest book “No Ordinary Days. "This is a once in a lifetime event for the Central Coast to meet this award winning artist whose work is featured in Adobe Photoshop Master Class and see her most recent works. R.S.V.P. laylon@vaultgallery.com Phone: 805-927-0300  

April 30
California Sculptors Symposium - 10am -6pm 1473 Randall Dr.
You are invited to the 14 Annual California Sculptors Symposium Art Show & Sale. Indoor and outdoor show of sculptures by the participants of the 14th California Sculptors Symposium (April 24th to May1st) Still time to register !!!! Interact with the sculptors at work! Lunch BBQ for $15 www.campoceanpines.org -
Web site: http://www.californiasculptorssymposium.org  

April 30
ARBOR DAY CONCERT - 1-4 pm
"SAVE THE TREES-SAVE THE BEES WEEKEND" LIVE MUSIC & DANCING, ART WORK, BEVERAGES & SNACKS & MORE. Please see website for details. Phone: 927-2866
Web site: http://www.greenspacecambria.org