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October 1st-31st, 2016 ~ Month long

SCARECROW FESTIVAL  -

2016 Cambria Scarecrow Festival Presented by the Communities of Cambria and San Simeon. For the entire month of October, hundreds of artfully crafted scarecrows are displayed throughout the seaside villages of Cambria and San Simeon. It is truly a case of whimsy running rampant! For more information email info@cambriascarecrows.com Website: www.cambriascarecrows.com  


October, 2016

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October 1 - 31
SCARECROW FESTIVAL 2016 -
For the entire month of October, the most artistic, creative and lively scarecrows will line the streets of Cambria's East & West Villages, Moonstone Beach, & San Simeon For more information:contact 805-395-2399
Web site: http://www.cambriascarecrows.com  

October 1
CAMBRIA ART WALK - 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.  

October 1
ART IN THE PARKING LOT - 11:00-4:00 PM
Join the fun and meet local artisans. All work on display is for sale.The front parking lot (at the old Grammar School, 1350 Main St.) will be closed for the fair, but there will be lots of free parking at the building’s side and rear.
Contact: kerry.drager@gmail.com  

October 1
A TOAST TO THE COAST - 11:00 AM-4:00 PM 1000 Main st
Featuring tastings from the Pacific Wine Coast Trail members and local microbreweries. Food from local food trucks. Live entertainment. $25 all access pass to beer and wine tasting. Advanced tickets are available at Wine and beer will also be available by the glass in our drink tent.
Web site: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-toast-to-the-coast-tickets-26707917099  

October 1 - 30
ANNUAL FALL JURIED SHOW -
Fall Juried show. Runs Sept. 29-Oct. 30th. Exchange Day Sept. 27th. Opening Reception Nov. 4th.
Web site: http://www.cambriacenterforthearts.org  

October 1
SCARECROW AWARDS CEREMONY - 2-3pm 1000 Main st
Our annual Scarecrow Awards ceremony honoring the best of our 'crows. Come cheer on this year's winners. Snacks available for purchase, but admission is free! Veteran's Memorial Building  

October 1
VISIT COASTAL DISCOVERY CENTER - CA State Park/Hearst Beach
Off Season Hours:October 2016 - Open (11-5 ) on Sat, Sun and Mon.  

October 2
HEARST CASTLE EVENING TOURS - Hearst Castle San Simeon
On most Friday and Saturday evenings. Tours run through October 2 thru December 24.Hearst Castle will feature the Living History Program that emphasizes the bygone lifestyle of this great estate. Allow two hours and ten minutes for this tour. Prices are $30 for adults and $15 for youth ages 6 through 17. for additional information or to make a reservation, contact the web site at:http://www.hearstcastle.com Phone: 800-444-4445
Web site: http://www.hearstcastle.com  

October 4 - 29
PIEDRAS BLANCAS LIGHTHOUSE TOUR - 9:45 am
From SEPT. 1-JUNE14th tours are offered Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday. From June 15 - August 31st. tours are offered Monday through Saturday. 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 or go on-line to purchase tickets: www.recreation.gov search Piedras Blancas Lighthouse tours Phone: 805-927-7361
Web site: http://www.piedrasblancas.org  

October 7 - 30
PEWTER PLOUGH PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS ALL MY SONS - 824 Main St.
October 7—November 6, 2016.ALL MY SONS by Arthur Miller, directed by Gene Strohl.
Web site: http://www.pewterploughplayhouse.org.  

October 7 - 9
OCTOBERFEST CRAFT SHOW - VET'S PARKING LOT
ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR. OCT. 7TH FROM NOON-10 PM, OCT. 8TH FROM 8AM-10 PM, OCT,9TH FROM 8AM-10 PM
Contact: Dave Siegel Phone: 927-4720  

October 8 - 9
OPEN STUDIO ART TOUR - 10am-5pm
October 8-9, 15-16, 2016 Enjoy ARTS Obispo’s Open Studio Arts Tour, about 200 local artists open their studios for visitors to tour, including many in Cambria. The countywide “Open Studios Art Tour” is presented by ARTS Obispo.Call 805-544-9251
Web site: http://www.artsobispo.org  

October 8 - 10
HISTORICAL SOCIETY HARVEST FESTIVAL - 11:00am -4:00pm
Free admission - Family fun and activities, vendors, live music, food, pumpkin decorating, silent auction. Cambria Historical Museum, 2251 Center Street at Burton Drive. 805.927.2891
Web site: http://www.cambriahistoricalsociety.com/  

October 8
FALL JURIED SHOW - 1350 Main St.
FALL JURIED SHOW. Oct. 8-Nov. 15th. Opening reception Oct. 9
Web site: http://www.cambriacenterforthearts.org  

October 10 - 11
AMERICAN LEGION HARVEST FAIR -
Held in the Vet's parking lot. 805.927.5010  

October 15 - 16
ANNUAL OPEN STUDIO TOUR - 10am-5pm
Enjoy ARTS Obispo’s Open Studio Arts Tour, about 200 local artists open their studios for visitors to tour, including many in Cambria. The countywide “Open Studios Art Tour” is presented by ARTS Obispo.Call 805-544-9251 October 8-9, 15-16, 2016
Web site: http://www.artsobispo.org  

October 15
HARVEST WINE & CUPCAKE PAIRING - 11 am-5 pm 3255 Harmony Valley Road
Savor the flavors of fall at our Harvest Wine & Cupcake Pairing. Cupcakes baked with our favorite autumn ingredients—pumpkin, maple, apple—will be imaginatively paired with our fruit forward, award winning wines. Cupcake flight: $7/regular, $5/club. No reservations.
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

October 16
HARVEST WINE & CUPCAKE PAIRING - 3255 Harmony Valley Road
Live music by local favorite, Jill Knight, and gourmet food truck fare come together in perfect Harmony. Our new hilltop decks and cornhole boards are the perfect complement to your wine tasting. For those with a sweet tooth, we’ll be continuing our Harvest Wine & Cupcake Pairing. Food: 12pm-4pm. Live music: 1-3pm. No reservations.
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

October 21 - 30
"LOVE LETTERS" -
CCAT Fall Production "LOVE LETTERS" with rotating casts run date: Oct. 21-Nov. 13, 2016
Web site: http://www.cambriacenterforthearts.org  

October 22
WALK THE FOREST LOOP TRAIL -
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  

October 23
WALK THE BLUFF TRAIL -
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  

October 29
TROPICAL COSTA RICA -
Cambria Chamber of Commerce presents... TROPICAL COSTA RICA. 9 DAY TRIP. Departing Oct. 29-Nov. 6, 2016.Your travel experience starts on Oct. 29, 2016. Bus travel to LAX is provided from Cambria. You will leave from L.A. International Airport. Highlights of the trip...Coffee Plantation, Guanacaste, San Jose, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Hanging Bridges Tour. Arenal Volcano, Lake Arenal Cruise, Cooking Demonstration, Cano Negro Refuge, Zarcero, National Theatre. For Information: 805.927.3624 Mary Ann or barbara. We would be pleased to answer your questions and/or send a brochure.
Web site: http://www.cambriachamber.org  

October 31
HALLOWEEN PARADE - 3:30 PM
Halloween Parade. Children of Cambria Join in the fun. Meet at the community Center at 3:30pm for a trick or treat parade through the West Village business district.
Contact: Froggies Phone: 927-1434