February 16, 2019 ~ Saturday


Do you want to learn the latest line dances or couple dances or are you new to Western Dancing? Cambria Western Dance Jamboree provides a whole day of workshops for all levels and an evening dance. Couples Dancing & Newcomers Level takes place at the Veteranís Memorial Building 1000 Main Street. Line Dancing will be held at the Cambria Grammar School 3223 Main St. For registration & program information: registration & program  

February, 2019

February 2 - 23
Winter is the most exciting time of the year to view elephant seals at Piedras Blancas rookery, where females give birth and males defend their territory. Learn more about the amazing life of the northern elephant seal in an informative 45-minute presentation before visiting the seals at the main rookery, accompanied by a docent from Friends of the Elephant Seals. Reservations are required. To reserve space or get updates on program offerings, call (805) 927-2145. Donations accepted. Phone: (805) 927-2145
Web site: https://highway1discoveryroute.com/events/life-of-the-northern-elephant-seal-at-the-coastal-discovery-center/  

February 2
Al Normandin will lead this walk. February 2nd is a tentative date and subject to change if it is not peak mushroom season due to rain totals. No dogís, please.
Web site: reservations@cambriaranchwalks.com  

February 7 - 10
CINEMA BY THE SEA. The Cambria Film Festival showcases both classic & new films-all in an intimate festival setting in our charming seaside town. The Cambria Film festival focuses on romances and romantic comedies, in a celebration of human emotion. Enjoy a few favorite full-length films from previous decades as well as brand new features & shorts. Sample independent films from around the worlld. Phone: 805-927-8190
Web site: http://www.cambriafilmfestival.com  

February 9
FOREST LOOP WALK - 10:00 am - Noon
Walk the Forest Loop Trail of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve with a docent. Enjoy our Monterey Pine forest as we learn about the plants, animals, human history and the trails in this special part of Cambria. The walk is about 2.5 miles long with very little elevation gain. Bring water, shoes that protect the toes, and wear long pants to help protect from poison oak. Children welcome with adult supervision. Saturday with Brian - "Mushrooms to Monarchs"
Web site: http://cambriaranchwalks.com  

February 9
Mikio Watanabe & Judith Rothchild - 1-5 pm Mission Gallery 783 Main St., Cambria
Please join us for a printing demonstration with two internationally acclaimed printmakers who will be visiting us from France - Mikio Watanabe and Judith Rothchild.
Contact: Mission Gallery Phone: 805-927-2655
Web site: http://www.missiongalleryart.com  

February 16
ANNUAL WESTERN DANCE JAMBOREE! Learn from the best! All day dance workshop includes LINE DANCING, COUPLES, and NEWCOMERS LEVEL LESSONS, followed by an evening dance that night. For registration & program information: registration & program Phone: 1.805.927.3624
Web site:

February 16
Northern Elephant Seal & Tidepooling - Coastal Discovery Center
*10am - Life of the Northern Elephant Seal Meet at the Coastal Discovery Center at Hearst State Beach Presentation (45 min) followed by visit to the elephant seal rookery Free to the public; RSVP to: 805-801-0773. *1:30pm - Tidepooling field trip Meet at the Coastal Discovery Center at Hearst State Beach Free to the public; Wear shoes that can get wet RSVP to: 805-801-0773. Phone: 805.801.0773  

February 16
VINTAGE AFTERNOON - 1-4 PM Cambria Historical Museum
Vintage Afternoon at the museum to engage in historical games and activities, appropriate for all ages. Free Admission. Phone: 805-927-1442
Web site: http://www.cambriahistoricalsociety.com  

February 16
Forest Health Walk on the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, 10am-noon. Come walk with Alan Peters, Unit Forester from Cal Fire and Kim Corella, Forest Health Specialist. Alan and Kim know our Fiscalini preserve forest well. They will enlighten us on the life-cycle of our special pines. They will also tell us about the health of our forest and how we can protect our unique pine trees.
Web site: http://www.ffrpcambria.org  

February 23
BLUFF TRAIL WALK - 10:00 am - Noon
Walk the Bluff Trail of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve with a docent. Enjoy the Ranch and ocean views as we learn about seaweed, sea mammals, birds, and the plants along the Bluff Trail. Walk start at the South End of the Bluff Trail. Saturday with Duffy.
Web site: http://cambriaranchwalks.com/Bluff%20directions/  

February 23
Life of the Northern Elephant Seal - 10am
Feb 23, 10am - Life of the Northern Elephant Seal Presentation (45 min) followed by visit to the elephant seal rookery. Free to the public; Meet at the Coastal Discovery Center at Hearst State Beach. RSVP to: 805-801-0773 Phone: 805-801-0773  

February 24
Cambria Historical Society Annual Recognition Banquet - 5 pm-7 pm Cambria Pines Lodge
The Public is warmly invited to join members of the CHS for dinner and keynote speaker Robert Schwemmer, West Coast Regional Maritime Heritage Coordinator for NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. He will give a multimedia presentation about his award-winning archaeological undersea surveys and research along the Pacific Coast, including reports on the sunken WW2 Montebello tanker off the Cambria Coast. Reservations required, $50 per person, contact Peny Church 805-927-1442 or go to the CHS website.
Contact: Penny Church Phone: 805-927-1442
Web site: http://www.cambriahistoricalsociety.com