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APRIL 21, 2018 ~ Saturday

CAMBRIA CAR / MOTORCYCLE SHOW & CHILI COOK-OFF April 21,2018  -

CAMBRIA CHILI COOK-OFF CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW April 21 Hot Chili, Cool Cars, Motorcycles & Beer – in Cambria. What more could you want? 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, Saturday, April 21, from 10-3. Vote for your favorite car & Motorcycle (10-1 pm), taste chili (12-3 pm); then vote for the best chili. Car & Motorcycle Show free, Chili Tasting $10. www.cambriachamber.org 805-927-3624  


April, 2018

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April 1 - 30
SPRING EVENING TOUR - Hearst Castle
SPRING EVENING TOUR - Hearst Castle Evening tour progresses from Casa del Mar to the main rooms in Casa del Mar and into the Library & Mr. Hearst's private Gothic Suite & on to the Roman Pool. Tour runs from March-May. Phone: 1-800-444-4445  

April 1
ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT - 8 am Shamel Park
American Legion-Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Shamel Park. Admission is free. Ages 8 and under.  

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

April 3 - 28
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 7
FISCALINI RANCH OCEAN BLUFF WALK - 10:00 am
Walk the Bluff Trail of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve with a FFRP docent. FFRP docent-led walks are free and open to the public. The walk will begin at the south end of the Bluff Trail. For information and directions, call Brian at (805) 305-1423 or visit: our website.
Web site: http://cambriaranchwalks.com  

April 7
TIDE POOL WALK -
Join us to discover what causes tides, the strategies intertidal animals use to survive and how scientists study plants and animals between the tides. Times vary, please call 805-927-2145 to make a reservation and leave a call back number.  

April 12
"Discovering California History,a Day at a Time." - 5:30 pm 2251 Center
Sonoma author Jim Silverman presents "Discovering California History, a Day at a Time." He is developing a project "to become a digital playground where people can have fun using the tools of historians and geographers", and will relate Cambria's rich history to California events which have influenced it. The evening begins in our parlor, with hors-d'oeuvres and beverages, and requires advance reservations due to the intimate venue. Business and family members attend free, and the public is invited for a $10.00 fee applies to an annual membership. Call Penny Church, at 927-1442 or go to pennylanec@aol.com. See cambriahistoricalsociety.com.
Web site: http://www.cambriahistoricalsociety.com  

April 13 - 29
BUS STOP - 1350 Main St.
BUS STOP by William Inge. $20.Preview- Thursday April 12($15.) Fri & Sat. 7:30 pm/ Sun. 2 pm
Web site: http://www.cambriacenterforthearts.org  

April 14
Presentation on Whales of the Central CA Coast -
Join us to learn about commonly seen whales and dolphin along the coast of Central CA, and learn how to spot migrating grey whales along the shores of San Simeon and Cambria. Meet at the Center at 10 am. Please call 805-927-2145 to make a reservation and leave a call back number.  

April 14
WHALE WATCHING OPEN HOUSE - 5:30-7:30 pm 15950 Cabrillo Highway
Piedras Blancas Light Station Association hosts an evening of whale watching, wine, and hors- d'oeuvres at the Piedras Blancas Light Station. Immerse yourself in the magnificence of a Piedras Blancas sunset while taking in the wonders of the gray whale migration. Bring your friends and family because this will certainly be an event to remember! $10-20 per person.
Web site: http://www.piedrasblancas.org  

April 14
FLOWERING PLANTS IN THE FOREST - 10 AM
Learn about the plants and more along the Forest Loop Trail of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve with a FFRP docent. FFRP docent-led walks are free and are open to the public. For information and directions to the Tipton Trail Head, call Stephen at (805) 400-5366 or visit our website.
Web site: http://cambriaranchwalks.com  

April 14 - 15
Eroica California -
Eroica California set to Return to Paso Robles April 14-15, 2018. Registration is now open for the vintage cycling event and is expected to fill up quickly. Avid cyclists, vintage bike enthusiasts, and fans will flock to California’s Central Coast for a weekend-long celebration of the culture, heritage, and values that surround the history of cycling. Registration for Eroica California is now open, and spots are filling up quickly. Current registration prices are $100 for students and active military and $150 for the general public. For the first time in 2018, Nova Eroica will be open for modern cyclists to participate in. Riders will follow the coastal route, including Cambria & Cayucos, and enjoy the same rest stops as classic Eroica riders. For more information and to register go to our website.
Contact: jordyn@slaslo.com Phone: (805) 544-9220
Web site: http://www.eroicacalifornia.com  

April 16
THE PHILADELPHIA STORY with Cary Grant - 5:00-11pm 824 Main St.
Dinner & a Movie. Dinner Buffet & Movie $19.90 plus tax & gratuity. Reservation needed. Phone: 805.924.1219  

April 20 - 22
Kalamazoo - 545 Shasta, Morro Bay, CA
Kalamazoo, by Michelle Kholos Brooks and Kelly Younger, is the second staged reading. What do you do when you lose your spouse in the middle of your ‘golden years?’ If you’re Peg and Irving, you join the Silver Foxes dating service and describe your ideal mate. While the resulting date match is not what either expected, things start to look rosier after a few margaritas. Evening performances at 7 pm and a Sunday matinee at 3 pm. Tickets are only $10 and may be purchased at the door or online Phone: 805-776-3287
Web site: http://www.bytheseaproductions.org  

April 21
2018-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 21
PopUp Show for Artist Tom Balderas at the Nest Gallery - 11 am-5 pm 2164 Center St.
Come and meet Tom Balderas as he paints and mingles with the guests in the Gallery for the day. Balderas attended Loyola Marymount University, where he studied film production and art. After graduating, he worked several years for NBC Productions and made many made-for-television movies. He then began studying under the tutelage of his photographer father, as well as Joseph Mendez, master painter, and teacher. Balderas considers the time spent studying with Mendez to be the cornerstone of his growth as a painter.
Web site: https://www.thenestgallerycambria.com  

April 21
Looking for Marine Mammals - 10 am-noon
Carolyn Skinder, Director of Coastal Discovery Center, will lead a walk looking for marine mammals like otters and harbor seals and maybe a humpback if we are lucky. Bring binoculars. She is a great presenter and seems to process magic in making the ocean mammals appear. One year we saw a pod of dolphins who showed off for us and some gray whales. Call for reservations and location 805-927-2202.  

April 21
TIDE POOL WALK -
Join us to discover what causes tides, the strategies intertidal animals use to survive and how scientists study plants and animals between the tides. Times vary, please call 805-927-2145 to make a reservation and leave a call back number.  

April 22
EARTH DAY 2018 - 11AM-4 PM 2264 Center St.
Free Event. Celebrate Earth Day in Cambria! Join us for a day of good food, drink, & celebrating the people & organizations making a difference countywide. Soto’s True Earth Market and Greenspace-The Cambria Land Trust are partnering this year at the Greenspace Creekside Reserve to share their vision and commitment to healthy and environmentally sound practices on the unique north coast area of San Luis Obispo County! Greenspace, Camp Ocean Pines, the Cambria Forest Committee and Beautify Cambria will promote restoration of Cambria’s unique Monterey Pine Forest and coastal watersheds, educational hikes, nature and advocacy programs, an economically viable and attractive village atmosphere, and science and youth education opportunities. Attendees will even meet a live bird of prey as an ‘animal ambassador’ from Camp Ocean Pines! Please go to the website for full details of this event.
Web site: http://www.greenspacecambria.org  

April 23
HOPE SPRINGS with Tommy Lee Jones - 5:00-11pm 824 Main St.
DINNER & A MOVIE. Dinner Buffet & Movie $19.90 plus tax & gratuity. Reservations needed. Phone: 805.924.1219  

April 28
Presentation on Whales of the Central CA Coast -
Join us to learn about commonly seen whales and dolphin along the coast of Central CA, and learn how to spot migrating grey whales along the shores of San Simeon and Cambria. Meet at the Center at 10 am. Please call 805-927-2145 to make a reservation and leave a call back number.  

April 28
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 28
CALIFORNIA SCULPTORS SYMPOSIUM - 10 am-6 pm 1473 Randall Dr.
CSS is an annual, week-long program of workshops and demonstrations given by sculptors for sculptors. The show is open to the public, Saturday April 28th 2018, from 10 am – 6 pm and BBQ* is from noon to 1:30 pm,
Web site: http://www.californiasculptorssymposium.org  

April 28 - 29
13th 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 28, from noon until 5:00 pm and Sunday, April 29, from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. Phone: 805-927-2856
Web site: http://www.ffrpcambria.org  

April 28
Annual Fish Fry fundraiser - 950 Main St.
Cambria Fishing Club annual dinner. Carry out $17 per person, $20 per person eat in, $180 Reserved Table of 8, $120 Reserved Table of 6. Phone: 805.927.3364
Web site: http://www.joslynrec.org/facilities.htm  

April 29
“Cambria Music Scholarship Recital and Tea” - 2 pm 2250 Yorkshire Drive Cambria Community Presbyterian Church
The Cambria Chorale has long been a principal supporter of the Cambria Youth Music Scholarship Fund and its Recital and Tea. We are entertained by each one of our participating scholarship students. At the end of the recital, one of the scholarship students will receive the Jim Fitzgerald Outstanding Achievement Award. Afterward, in the Fellowship Hall, there will be a gathering with light refreshments.TICKETS: Tickets/Admission at the door. $5.00 for Adults. Students: Free
Contact: leonardkohout@icloud.com Phone: 805-203-5187  

April 30
THE SECRET OF SANTA VITTORIA with Anthony Quinn - 5:00-11pm 824 Main St.
Dinner & A Movie Night. Dinner Buffet & Movie $19.90 plus tax & gratuity. Reservation needed. Phone: 805.924.1219