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July 4, 2019 ~ Thursday

4TH OF JULY PICNIC IN THE PARK  -

BRING THE FAMILY TO CAMBRIA'S OLD-FASHIONED JULY 4TH CELEBRATION WEDNESDAY, 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 11:00 AM-7:00PM (ON THE 4TH, ONLY) ALONG MAIN ST & MOONSTONE BEACH DR. TO SHAMEL PARK. DAY CONCLUDES WITH A FABULOUS FIREWORKS DISPLAY!  


July, 2019

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July 
20th Annual Kitchen Tour in 2020! -
20th Annual Kitchen Tour in 2020! The Kitchen Tour Committee of FFRP is taking a hiatus in 2019. The Kitchen Tour will return, better than ever, in July of 2020 for the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve’s 20th anniversary. We look forward to seeing everyone next year at our 20th Anniversary Special Edition Kitchen Tour. The Kitchen Tour Committee is starting NOW to get ready for 2020 edition of our popular tour. Anyone interested in helping with this event, please contact us at the FFRP Office – 805-927-2856 or ffrpcambria@sbcglobal.net
Contact: 1.805.927.2856
Web site: http://www.ffrpcambria.org  

July 
LIVE MUSIC -
Las Cambritas Mexican Restaurant, 2336 Main St. Local Live Music Every Thursday: John Stephan: Tropical Brazilian Guitar 5-8pm; Every Saturday: Bob Benjamin: Classic Folk Guitar 6-9pm; Every Sunday: Live Band on our Patio 1-4pm: 7/7 Shameless; 7/14 Cocktail Shorty; 7/21 Jill Knight; 7/28 Rough House. Phone: 805.927.0175  

July 2 - 31
PIEDRAS BLANCAS LIGHTHOUSE TOURS - 9:45 am
Tours are offered Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, excluding Federal holidays. Meet at the former Piedras Blancas Motel, located 1.5 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.Tours last about 2hrs - call 927-7361 or email PiedrasBlancasTours@gmail.com
Web site: http://www.piedrasblancas.org  

July 3
Moonstone Memoirs - True Stories Live - 6:00 PM 8:30 PM 812 Cornwall St.
Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 6:00 PM 8:30 PM True stories told without notes in front of a live audience. Hear (or tell!) fascinating tales told in a 5 - 8 minute time frame. $5 donation requested. Storytellers get a complimentary glass of wine. This month’s theme to be announced at the June Memoirs. Phone: 805.927.9466
Web site: http://www.moonstonecellars.com  

July 4
4th OF JULY PICNIC IN THE PARK & FIREWORKS! - starts 11:00 AM Shamel Park, Cambria
Fireworks are back! Bring the family to Cambria's old-fashioned July 4th Celebration on Monday, July 4 at Shamel Park. Fun, food, prizes, live music, dancing and more! Events being at 11 am. All day enjoy a bounce house for the kids, swimming from 11-6pm, all day concessions, and face painting. 11 am Opening Ceremonies 11:30-1pm Live Music and Kids Games 1-2pm Waiter and Waitress Balancing Tray Relay Races 2-3pm Linn's Messy Pie Eating Contest 3 pm Raffle Drawing 3:15-4pm Live music The trolley will run from 10am-6pm along Main Street and Moonstone Beach Dr to Shamel Park. Day concludes with a fabulous fireworks display! Phone: 805-927-3624
Web site: http://www.cambriachamber.org/jul.php  

July 4 - 28
TEXTILE EXTRAVAGANZA - 1350 Main Street
Take-in day: July 2 Reception: July 5 Check the website for details: CambriaCenterForTheArts.org Phone: 805.927.8190  

July 5 - 26
HARMONY TWILIGHT HOURS - 3255 Harmony Valley Road
Head to Harmony on Friday nights for LIVE MUSIC and FOOD TRUCK FARE. New musicians and new food trucks--we're working to make this the best season yet! Bring your lawn chairs and friends. Schedule will be posted soon. No reservations, but we recommend coming early. No dogs during Twilight Hours, please. Phone: 805.927.1625
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

July 6
30TH ANNIVERSARY PAELLA FEAST - 6:30-9pm 3255 Harmony Valley Road
30TH ANNIVERSARY PAELLA FEAST Saturday, July 6th from 6:30-9pm Enjoy a Paella Feast paired with Chuck's lively wines on our hilltop patio. Paella, a flavorful rice-based dish from Spain, is often served for special occasions. We can't think of a better way to celebrate this milestone date than with fine wine, delicious food and YOU! Reservations required: $69/club, $79/non club. *Price includes dinner, dessert and two glasses of wine. Phone: 805.927.1625
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

July 13 - 14
SCARECROW WORKSHOP - 9AM - 3:30PM
Come help create and update scarecrows for Cambria's Annual Scarecrow Festival held throughout the month of October. This workshop will be headed by Art Sherwyn at Camp Scarecrow in Tin City. Registration required: Christine Fischer at pfcfpf@sbcglobal.net. This year's theme: Spinning Heads in the Cambria Wind.
Contact: pfcfpf@sbcglobal.net
Web site: http:/www.cambriascarecrows.com  

July 13
Annual Greenspace Art & Adventure Dinner and Auction - 5 - 9pm Joslyn Main Hall - 950 Main Street
This year's Greenspace Annual Art and Adventure Auction will be held July 13th at the Cambria Joslyn Center, from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. with dinner provided by San Simeon Beach Bar & Grill. Bid on live and silent auction adventures, artwork, vacations and more at this annual fundraiser. Proceeds support Greenspace’s efforts to preserve coastal creeks, forests and open spaces along the Central Coast of California. Tickets are $100 and can be obtained by calling (805) 927-2866 or by emailing info@greenspacecambria.org. Phone: 805.927.2866
Web site: http://www.greenspacecambria.org  

July 17
OPEN MIC NIGHT - 6:00 PM 8:00 PM 812 Cornwall St.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 6:00 PM 8:00 PM Come show off your latent musical talents! All proceeds from this event go towards a mobility van for an ALS victim. $5 donation requested. Wines available by the glass for just $5. July is dulcimer appreciation month, so bring ‘em if you’ve got ‘em! Phone: 805.927.9466
Web site: http://www.moonstonecellars.com  

July 19
MAJOR PRODUCTIONS - "QUILTERS" - 1350 Main Street
Musical by Barbara Damashek and Molly Newman July 19 - August 11, 2019; $25 Shows: Fridays & Saturdays 7pm; Sundays 2pm Phone: 805.927.8190
Web site: http://www.cambriacenterforthearts.org  

July 21
Greenspace Nature Club - 3-5pm
Here in Cambria we are surrounded by spectacular nature. On the third Sunday of every month, from 3-5 pm, Greenspace Nature Club offers adults and children an opportunity to explore and deepen our connection to nature and to share adventures. We can build on the beach with driftwood, explore nature art, build fairy houses, collect rocks, find moonstones, build rock cairns, follow tracks, learn about edible plants. The possibilities are endless. Sue Davis, who has 45 years of experience as an Early Childhood Educator, facilitates the Greenspace Nature Club. Each time is a new adventure! To sign up contact Sue at mdavis5855@gmail.com, or call her at (805) 927-1570 or Greenspace at info@greenspacecambria.org or by phone at (805) 927-2866. Phone: 805.927.2866
Web site: http://www.greenspacecambria.org