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July 4, 2016 ~ Monday

4TH OF JULY PICNIC IN THE PARK  -

FIREWORKS ARE BACK! BRING THE FAMILY TO CAMBRIA'S OLD-FASHIONED JULY 4TH CELEBRATION MONDAY, JULY 4TH, AT SHAMEL PARK. FUN, FOOD, PRIZES, LIVE MUSIC, DANCING, AND MORE! EVENTS START IN THE MORNING AT 11:00 AM. Events to include: 11:00 OPENING CEREMONIES. 11:30 AM TO 1:00 PM. ENJOY LIVE MUSIC. 1:00 TO 2:00 PM. WAITER & WAITRESS BALANCING TRAY RELAY RACES. 2:00 TO 3:00 PM. LINN'S MESSY PIE EATING CONTEST. 3:00 PM RAFFLE DRAWINGS. 3:15 TO 5:00 PM LIVE MUSIC. KIDS' GAMES AT 11:30 AM. ALL DAY ENJOY BOUNCE HOUSE FOR THE CHILDREN. SWIMMING POOL OPENS AT 11 AM TO 6 PM. ALL-DAY CONCESSIONS & FACE PAINTING. GREAT FOOD AT GREAT PRICES. FREE PARKING AND FREE ADMISSION. THE TROLLEY WILL RUN FROM 10:00 AM-6:00PM (ON THE 4TH, ONLY) ALONG MAIN ST & MOONSTONE BEACH DR. TO SHAMEL PARK. DAY CONCLUDES WITH A FABULOUS FIREWORKS DISPLAY!  


July, 2016

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July 
PAINTING CLASSES AT HARMONY CELLARS - 11:00 Am-1:00 PM 3255 Harmony Valley Road
Our hilltop patio is the perfect location for a "pop up" art bar. We'll welcome local artist Skye Ravy for our first class of the summer on June 26th. Participants will receive guided, step by step instruction to replicate a beautiful acrylic painting. Art materials (even aprons!) provided. Reservations required: $40/pp, $35/club. *Price covers a canvas to take and a glass of wine. Reservations at www.HarmonyCellars.com *Future classes: July 10, July 24, August 7 and August 21. Phone: 805.927.1625
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

July 1 - 24
PHOTOGRAPHY - 1350 Main St.
Photography, featuring Joe Joseph. Run date June 30-July 24th. Exchange date June 28th. Opening Reception July 1st.
Web site: http://www.cambriacenterforthearts.org  

July 1 - 17
RED, WHITE, AND TUNA - 824 Main St.
The Pewter Plough Playhouse invites you to return to Tuna Texas—(Texas’ third smallest town)—to visit once again with its citizens. Red, White and Tuna features many of the same loveable characters from A Tuna Christmas, including Bertha Bumiller, Arles Struvie and Petey Fiske, as well as some new townsfolk. Phone: 805-927-3877
Web site: http://www.pewterploughplayhouse.org.  

July 1 - 29
HARMONY TWILIGHT HOURS - 3255 Harmony Valley Road
Friday Twilight Hours: May 27th – September 2nd Live music and food truck fare make twilight hours in Harmony even better! Kick off your weekend at our winery nestled in the coastal countryside on Friday nights from May 27th (Memorial Day Weekend) through September 2nd (Labor Day Weekend). 5-7pm. No reservations. Music is FREE. Food and wine for purchase. No outside food/drink during Twilight Hours, please. Summer calendar is posted online at www.HarmonyCellars.com. Phone: 805.927.1625
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

July 1 - 30
PIEDRAS BLANCAS LIGHTHOUSE TOURS - 9:45 am
Tours are offered Monday through Saturday from June 15th through Aug. 31st. No reservations needed for groups less than 10 people. No tours offered on federal holidays (Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, etc.) $10 adults, $5 ages 6-17, no fee for ages 5 and under. Tours last about 2 hours and include a 1/2 mile of easy walking. Visitors meet at 9:45 a.m. at the former Piedras Blancas Motel located 1.5 miles north of the light station on Highway 1. Do not wait at the gate to the light station! Wheelchairs and strollers are available upon request. No pets. Tours may be cancelled due to inclement weather. For tour information, special arrangements, or groups of 10 or more, call 805-927-7361
Web site: http://www.piedrasblancas.org  

July 1 - 3
AN EVENING WITH C.S.LEWIS WITH PHILLIP CROWLEY - 1350 Main St.
THEATRE-CCAT. RUN DATE JUNE 30- JULY-3RD
Web site: http://www.cambriacenterforthearts.org  

July 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.  

July 2
Cambria Sesquicentennial Authors' Faire -
Cambria Sesquicentennial Authors' Faire: a Celebration of Cambria's 150th Anniversary - Veterans Memorial Hall - sponsored jointly by Cambria Historical Society and Cambria Friends of the Library. Included in the program will be local authors of fiction and non-fiction, featuring Sharon Lovejoy and Catherine Ryan Hyde. Information: Penny Church 927-1442 or www.cambria-authors.com
Web site: http://www.cambriahistoricalsociety.com  

July 4
PICNIC IN THE PARK - starts 11:00 AM Shamel Park, Cambria
FIREWORKS ARE BACK! The day's festivities will include: food, games, live bands, and dancing. There will be entertainment the entire community will enjoy. So, as in years past, everyone is invited to come on down to Shamel Park to celebrate our nation's independence! You won't be disappointed.  

July 9
WALK THE BLUFF TRAIL -
July 9 - Aug. 6 - Sep. 24 and Oct. 23 . Walk the Bluff Trail with a docent from Friends of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. Enjoy gorgeous ocean views as we learn about the flowering plants, animals, seaweed, the Native American history of the area, and more. We might even sight some sea mammals during our walk. Bring binoculars, if you have them. Children welcome with adult supervision. The walk will be about two miles on level ground. The walk begins at 10AM and will be about two hours. For more information go to: http://www.cambriaranchwalks.com/page4/index.html or call (805) 400-5366.
Web site: http://www.ffrpcambria.org  

July 9
MUSIC IN THE MEADOW - 4PM-6PM 3776 Santa Rosa Creek Rd
Join Stolo Family Vineyards as we host The Cliffnotes this Saturday from 4pm-6pm on our picturesque meadow overlooking the vineyard. Grab your chair or blanket, pack a picnic, and relax as you sip on our award winning estate wines! Phone: 805.924.3131
Web site: http://www.stolofamilywinery.com  

July 16 - 17
CAMBRIA SUMMER FAIR/CANCELLED EFF. 7-13-16 - 6am-4pm Vets' Hall parking lot
CANCELLED! Saturday and Sunday, July 16th - 17th at 6:00 am to 4:00 pm many artists and craftspeople from all over California will be presenting their wares at the Cambria Veterans' Building parking lot. Admission is free and there will be a pancake breakfast available both days from 8:00 am until 11:00 am at the adjoining American Legion club house. Come join us for a wonderful and interesting day in downtown Cambria!
Contact: Dave Siegle Phone: 805-927-4720  

July 16
BOARDS & BOTTLES for AMPSURF at the BORRADORI GARAGE - 3-5:30pm
Join the Pacific Coast Wine Trail for an afternoon of wine tasting, small bites and live music by The Foppers at the historic Borradori Garage in Cayucos. Sample artisan wines from all TEN wineries on the Trail as you take in breathtaking views of Estero Bay and Morro Rock. AmpSurf is a non-profit organization established to Promote, Inspire, Educate, and Rehabilitate (PIER) all people with disabilities and their families through adaptive surfing and other outdoor activities. Proceeds from this event will go towards helping disabled veterans, adults and children focus on their abilities not their disabilities. Tickets available on line.
Web site: http://www.pacificcoastwinetrail.com  

July 20 - 31
2016 PASO ROBLES MID-STATE FAIR - Paso Robles
.Paso Robles Mid- State Fair. Phone: 239-0655
Web site: http://www.midstatefair.com  

July 22
COMPANY, IN CONCERT - 1350 Main St.
Summer Musical by Stephen Sondleim. Run date: July 22-Aug. 14, 2016
Web site: http://www.cambriacenterforthearts.org  

July 23
5TH ANNUAL ART ADVENTURE AUCTION & DINNER -
The Cambria Land Trust presents the 5th Annual Art & Adventure Auction & Dinner on Saturday, July 23, 2016. The event kicks off with a wine and cheese hour at 5 p.m. in the Greenspace Creekside Reserve, 2264 Center Street, followed by dinner and auction at Robin’s Restaurant, 4095 Burton Drive in Cambria, at 6 p.m. The auction features exciting adventures ranging from Big Sur condor viewing to a wine cruise on the Columbia River, along with fine art works in several media. Proceeds support Greenspace’s land conservation and environmental education programs. Auction catalogs available. Tickets $100 each by reservation only. Please call 805-927-2866 for more information.  

July 23
WALK THE FOREST LOOP TRAIL -
July 23 - Aug. 13 - Sep. 24 and Oct. 22 Walk the Forest Loop Trail with a docent from Friends of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. Learn about the plants, animals, human history and trails in this special area of Cambria. The walk is about 2.5 miles with very little change in elevation. The walk begins at 10AM and will be about two hours long. Children welcome with adult supervision. For more information go to: http://www.cambriaranchwalks.com/page4/index.html or call (805) 400-5366.
Web site: http://www.ffrpcambria.org  

July 27
Lighthouse Hike and Open House -
Piedras Blancas Association is sponsoring an open house lighthouse hike. Hikers can begin their visit at the south end of the California Coastal Trail located at the north parking lot of the elephant seal vista point in San Simeon, CA. The hike is a 1 ½ mile one- way self-directed walk through the Piedras Blancas Outstanding Natural Area to the light station. The Piedras Blancas Light Station will be open to walk- in visitors between 10am and 2pm, and docents will be available to answer questions about the light station history and local ecology. Please feel free to bring a sack lunch and enjoy the views. Our gift shop will be open to all visitors. Donations are happily accepted. We love pets, but please, no pets allowed on the trail or at the light station. No smoking. For more information visit piedrasblancas.gov and piedrasblancas.org. Contact Information: Phone – (805) 927-7361 Email – PiedrasBlancasTours@gmail.com  

July 28 - 31
JEANETTE GOULART & JUDITH DILL - 1350 Main St.
Show runs from July 28-Aug. 28. Exchange day July 26. Opening reception July 29th.Paired painting/photo combo featuring Jeanette Goulart/Judith Dill
Web site: http://www.cambriacenterforthearts.org  

July 30
GREAT KITCHENS OF CAMBRIA - 11:00AM-3:00PM
Come and see unique wonderful kitchens. Some are new and some are remodeled. Great food in every kitchen. Wonderful raffle prizes available. Call 927-2856.
Web site: http://www.cambriakitchentour.com  

July 30 - 31
ORIGINAL PLAYS BY RAY DEROUIN - 824 Main St.
READERS THEATRE Phone: 805.927.3877
Web site: http://www.pewterploughplayhouse.org