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APRIL 22, 2017 ~ Saturday

CAMBRIA CAR / MOTORCYCLE SHOW & CHILI COOK-OFF April 22,2017  -

– What more could you want? 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. Awards given. It’s all happening at the Vets Hall Parking Lot & Pinedorado Grounds on Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 10-3. 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 $45.00 entry/ free viewing, Chili tasting $10. There is Beer Tasting. Drawings for raffle prizes add to the fun throughout the afternoon. Cambria Chamber of Commerce 927-3624. http://www.cambriachamber.org registration forms for car/motorcycle show & chili cook off Register Here  


April, 2017

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April 1 - 31
PIEDRAS BLANCAS LIGHTHOUSE TOUR - 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
FISCALINI RANCH OCEAN BLUFF WALK - 10:00 am
Walk the Bluff Trail of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve with a docent from Friends of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. Enjoy the Ranch and gorgeous ocean views as we learn about seaweed, sea mammals, birds, and the plants along the Bluff Trail. The walk is about 2 hours and 2 miles long with no measurable elevation gain. Bring binoculars, if you have them. Children are welcome with adult supervision. FFRP docent- led walks are free of charge and open to the public. The walk will begin at the south end of the Bluff Trail. For information and directions, call Stephen at (805) 400-5366. Rain cancels the walk.
Web site: http://www.ffrpcambria.org  

April 1 - 30
SPRING JURIED SHOW - 1350 Main St.
Annual Juried Show.
Web site: http://www.cambriacenterforthearts.org  

April 1 - 9
FUDDY MEERS - 1350 Main St.
A comedy by David Lindsay-Abaire. Claire has a rare form of amnesia and awakens every morning with her mind a blank slate on which her husband and teenage son must imprint the facts of her life. One day she is abducted by a limping, lisping man who claims her husband wants to kill her.The audience views the ensuing mayhem, harrowing and hilarious by turn, through the kaleidoscope of Claire's world as the plot twists bring her closer to revealing her past life and everything she thought she'd forgotten.
Web site: http://www.cambriacenterforthearts.org  

April 1
A WALK IN THE WOODS AT HEARST- SAN SIMEON ST, PARK - 10AM-1 PM
A Walk in the Woods at Hearst-San Simeon State Park, Washburn Day Use area. A renowned biologist and naturalist will lead this easy-to-moderate hike with short uphill stretches, describing the life cycle of the Monterey pine, the marsh and forest ecosystems and identifying seasonal wildflowers. $45 includes gourmet lunch from Indigo Moon. Benefit for Greenspace - The Cambria Land Trust. Please call 927-2866 for more information.
Web site: http://www.greenspacecambria.org  

April 7 - 9
BACK TO THE 80'S- THE TOTALLY AWESOME MUSICAL - 2950 Santa rosa Creek Rd.
Back to the 80's is a MUSICAL production written by Neil Gooding with the original musical adaption made by Scott Copeman. Running dates: April 1-2, April 7-9. Buy tickets now at: Among Friends 2254 Main St. Phone: 805.927.7156  

April 15
WILDFLOWER & GEOLOGY WALK - 9:00 am-12:30 pm
Greenspace will host a wildflower and geology walk led by Dr. Dave Chipping, Cal Poly Emeritus Professor of Geology and noted native plant expert (Conservation Chair of the California Native Plant Society). The walk will leave from the Coon Creek parking lot at the south end of Montana de Oro State Park and wind its way up along the creek to a beautiful viewpoint before looping back. Distance is about 4 miles total and the hike is easy to moderate. $45 includes a gourmet boxed lunch from Indigo Moon in Cambria and supports Greenspace’s conservation and environmental education work.
Web site: http://www.greenspace.org  

April 16
ANNAUL EASTER EGG HUNT -
American Legion-Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Shamel Park. 8am. Admission is free. Ages 8 and under.  

April 22
2017-ANNUAL CAR / MOTORCYCLE SHOW & CHILI COOK-OFF - 10:00 am- 3:00 pm Vets Hall Parking Lot
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 22
CELEBRATE EARTH DAY IN CAMBRIA - 1-3 pm
Celebrate Earth Day in Cambria with a joyful concert by the Zen Mountain Poets at the Greenspace Creekside Reserve, 2264 Center Street. ZMP plays an eclectic blend of string band, jazz, rock and roll and roots music. Dancing, art raffle, The concert follows the Earth Day March for Science, which begins at the Vets Hall, 1000 Main Street at 11:15 and ends at the Creekside Reserve. You may drop off your chairs and blankets for concert seating before the march. Concert is $10 at the gate. Wine, beer, lemonade and treats from True Earth Market will be available. Please see the Greenspace website, www.greenspacecambria.org, or call 927-2866 for more information.
Web site: http://www.greenspacecambria.org  

April 22
FISCALINI RANCH FOREST & GRASSLANDS - 9:30 AM
Celebrate Earth Day and enjoy a docent- led walk on the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. Start your 2 1/2 hour, 3 to 3 1/2 mile walk in the Monterey pine and California live oak forest before moving onto the Ranch grasslands with sweeping ocean views. We will then re-enter the forest to end your walk with seasonal wildflowers, mushrooms, and monarchs. We’ll talk about the Ranch flora and fauna, human history, our trail system, and how you can, through stewardship, participate in keeping your Fiscalini Ranch Preserve native and natural. Our walk will have some elevation gains but is comfortable for most. Sturdy shoes and long pants to protect from poison oak are important. Bring water, camera, and binoculars if you have them. Children are welcome with adult supervision. FFRP docent walks are free of charge and are open to the public. For information and directions to the Tipton Trail Head, call Brian at (805) 305-1423 or Stephen at (805) 400-5366. Rain cancels the walk.
Web site: http://www.ffrpcambria.org  

April 23 - 30
CALIFORNIA SCULPTORS SYMPOSIUM - 1473 Randall Dr.
Sun, Apr 23, 2017 1:00pm Sun, Apr 30, 2017 2:00pm. CSS is an annual, week-long program of workshops and demonstrations given by sculptors for sculptors. Intimate hands-on sessions with expert instructors will improve your technique, inspire your designs and build your expertise. Participants return to CSS year after year to share their passion for working with stone, wood, metal and clay. It’s a place to learn, exchange ideas and recharge your creative batteries for both the novice and the seasoned artist.
Web site: http://www.californiasculptorssymposium.org  

April 29
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 29
" RAY BARBEE MEETS THE MATTSON 2" -
“Ray Barbee Meets The Mattson 2” at Hearst Ranch Warehouse. Enjoy a jazz concert at The Cove in San Simeon! Food from the Cubanissimo Truck, Hearst Ranch wine and Firestone beer available for purchase. Sunset and social hour: 5-6:30pm. Show: 6:30-8:30pm. 21 and older event. $45/pp until March 17th, $50/pp after March 18th until sell out. Proceeds benefit teachers and students at Cambria schools. More info and tickets @ www.CambriaEducationFoundation.org. Questions? Call Erin Martin @ 805.305.7838.
Web site: http://www.cambriaeducationfoundation.org  

April 29 - 30
12th ANNUAL CAMBRIA WILDFLOWER SHOW - Vet's Hall 1000 Main
You are invited to come and see a display of fresh wildflowers collected from the Monterey County line to the Morro Bay Estuary and from the coastal bluffs to the ridge of the Santa Lucia Mountains. An entry donation of $3 is requested; students are free. Held on Saturday, April 29, from noon until 5:00 pm and Sunday, April 30, from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. Phone: 805-927-2856
Web site: http://www.ffrpcambria.org