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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 - 2:30pm-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 1 - 31
LIMITED TIME-NEW TOUR HEARST CASTLE-THE ART OF SAN SIMEON - 750 Hearst Castle Road
Hearst Castle will be offering a new tour option for visitors. The Art of San Simeon, a special semi-private, art-focused tour. Hearst Castle is world-renowned for the celebrities of the 1920s and 30s who enjoyed its magnificence. For complete details please go to our website. Phone: 1-800-444-4445
Web site: http://www.hearstcastle.org  

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 3
FUN RUN - 8:30 am Shamel Park
RUNNERS,WALKERS, AND KIDS COME & JOIN US! Run from Shamel Park to Fiscalini Ranch. Details & Sign up on-line
Web site: http://www.runsignup.com/race/ca/scarecrowclassic  

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.
The Pewter Plough Playhouse presents All My Sons, Winner of the NY Drama Critics’ Award for Best Play, Arthur Miller’s classic drama tells two men whose machine shop made defective airplane parts during World War II, causing many pilot deaths. One man was convicted; the other went free. Both must deal with the burden of guilt on themselves and their families. Directed by Gene Strohl, the play features Tracy Mayfield, Janice Peters, Justin Wessel, Libby Parker, Randal C. Lyon, Micah Anthes, Tim Linzey, Joyce Calderone, Rayna Ortiz and Gabriel Ortiz. Preview Night is Friday, October 7, at 7:30 PM; Ticket Price is $17.00. The Plough’s Gala Champagne Opening is Saturday, October 8 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $25, including a special after-show party with champagne and desserts Performances continue on all Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM; and Sunday Matinees, 3 PM through November 6. Actual Performance Dates: October 7, 6, 9, 14, 15, 16,21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30. November 4, 5, 6. Ticket Prices: Regular $22 / Students (with ID) $17 Phone: 927.3877
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
FALL JURIED SHOW - 1350 Main St.
FALL JURIED SHOW. Oct. 8-Nov. 15th. Opening reception Oct. 9
Web site: http://www.cambriacenterforthearts.org  

October 8
CAMBRIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY HARVEST FESTIVAL - 11:00-4:00 PM 2251 Center St.
Live music by Julia & Brett Mitchell's Indigo Jazz Quartet. Food available by Soto's True Earth Market & Chef Jeanne Brodie; beer and wine. Silent Auction, vendors for art, jewelry, photography, handcrafted items. The museum will be open, and books by local authors as well as Sesquicentennial Year 2016 souvenir items for sale.
Web site: http://www.cambriahistoricalsociety.com  

October 9
POP UP ART BAR - 11:00 AM-1:00 PM 3255 Harmony Valley Road
Our hilltop patio is the perfect location for a "pop- up" art bar. Participants will receive guided, step by step instruction to replicate a beautiful acrylic painting. Art materials (even aprons!) provided. 11am-1pm. Reservations required: $40/pp, $35/club. *Price covers a canvas to take and a glass of wine. Phone: 805.927.1625
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

October 9
CAMBRIA HISTORICAL HARVEST PIE BAKING CONTEST - 1-3 pm 2251 Center St.
Cambria Historical Harvest Pie Baking Contest, sponsored by Robin's Restaurant and The Cambrian's Culinary Corner. Nonprofessional entrants share home baked pies to sample 5 tastes for $5.00. Valuable prizes awarded by popular vote. Entry fee $5.00, submit at Robin's by Mon. Oct 3. Day of the event, the public is also invited to bring a dessert to share as a Dessert Social . Fun and games included! For details, call Consuelo Macedo at 927-3159.
Web site: http://www.cambriahistoricalsociety.com  

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

October 10
CAMBRIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY RANCH AND FARM TOUR - 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Small bus groups on guided tours of the Hearst Arabian Horse Ranch, Harmony Town and Creamery Tour, and much more! Benefit $100 per person, advance reservations required; sold out fast last year! Contact Penny Church, 927-1442, at the Historical Museum mail to 2251 Center St., Cambria 93428; or on- line.
Web site: http://www.cambriahistoricalsociety.com  

October 11
CAMBRIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY HARVEST BANQUET - 5-8 PM 4095 Burton Dr.
Cambria Historical Society Harvest Banquet at Robin's Restaurant. The public is invited to four- course Gourmet Dinner paired with fine wines; live music. Benefits the restoration and maintenance of the Blue Maggetti House and the Historical Museum. $100 per person; reservations required before Wed. Sept. 27! Contact Penny Church, 927-1442; the Historical Museum, mail to 2251 Center St, Cambria 93428; or on-line. .
Web site: http://www.cambriahistoricalsociety.com  

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 21
FRIDAY FLIGHT NIGHTS AT HARMONY CELLARS - 5-6:30 pm 3255 Harmony Valley Road
Friday Flight Nights at Harmony Cellars. Enjoy a sampling of our most coveted library reds complemented with our house cheese and charcuterie platters. Extended tasting room hours, too. Library flights are FREE with the purchase of a $7 tasting fee. No reservations. Phone: 805.927.1625
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

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 29 - 30
ANNUAL AUTUMN GEM & MINERAL SHOW - 10 am-5 pm Vet's Hall 1000 Main
Located at the Cambria Vet's Hall (1000 Main Street). Free Parking, Admission, & Door Prizes.Featuring vendors selling a fantastic array of gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry,jade, beads, crystals, meteorites, lapidary-related items & display supplies. The Autumn Gem Show will coincide with the eighth annual Cambria Scarecrow Festival, a community-wide event showcasing hand-crafted scarecrow folk art. Click the link for more information about this popular, crowd-pleasing celebration.
Web site: http://www.slogem.org/4-shows.html  

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