THINGS TO DO IN AND AROUND CAMBRIA AND SAN SIMEON DURING THE CAMBRIA SCARECROW FESTIVAL

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Salute to ScarecrowsThursday, September 29       5:30 to 7:30 pm                                      Cambria Nursery and Florist, 2801 Eton Rd. Cambria

Gala Fundraiser and Kickoff, with complimentary wine and beer, passed appetizers, silent auction, live music and more. $35 per person.  Tickets are limited and available at:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/salute-to-scarecrows-a-star-lit-coastal-celebration-tickets-26608080485 

 

Sunset Tour

Friday, September 30      4:00 to 8:00 PM

A 90-minute walking and bus tour followed by dinner featuring Harmony Cellar wines at Robin’s Restaurant.  Get a guided look at some of the best scarecrows in the East Village, West Village, Moonstone Beach, ending with a champagne toast at sunset in San Simeon.  Meet at  the Cambria Historical Museum grounds. $90 per person.  Tickets are limited and available at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/vip-sunset-tour-and-dinner-tickets-26608185800 

 

Saturday, October 1     11:30 – 4:00 Pinedorado Grounds, 1000 Main St., Cambria

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.   Also available by glass in our drink tent.  Advanced tickets available at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-toast-to-the-coast-tickets-26707917099

 

And the winners are

Saturday, October 1     2:30 to 3:00 pm  Veterans Memorial Bldg., 1000 Main St., Cambria

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!

 

Cambria’s Sesquicentennial

Cambria is celebrating its 150th birthday!  For more information about events celebrating this milestone, go to http://www.cambriahistoricalsocieyt.com  or call 805-927-2891

 

CowParade SLO

Mid-September 2016 through April 2017:

A stampede is headed our way!  Over 75 cities and 200 million people worldwide have participated in CowParade.  Now the world’s largest public art display is coming to San Luis Obispo County.  For more information:  http://www.cowparadeslo.com.

 

OCTOBER EVENTS

 Oct. 1:

CAMBRIA ART STROLL ­  ­

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 7 – November 6:

PEWTER PLOUGH PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS “ALL MY SONS ­ “

824 Main St. ALL MY SONS by Arthur Miller, directed by Gene Strohl.  Website: http://www.pewterploughplayhouse.org.

 

October 8 & 9, 15 & 16:

OPEN STUDIO ART 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.  Website:  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 Website: http://www.cambriahistoricalsociety.com/

 

October 21- 30:

“LOVE LETTERS” ­

CCAT Fall Production “LOVE LETTERS” with rotating casts.   Cambria Center for the Arts, 1350 Main St., Cambria .  Website: http://www.cambriacenterforthearts.org

 

ONGOING TOURS

Hearst Castle Evening Tours – Hearst Castle San Simeon

On most Friday and Saturday evenings. Tours run through October 1 thru December 31.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  or call 800-444-4445 .  Web site: http://www.hearstcastle.com

 

 

Piedras Blancas Lighthouse Tour

Tours are offered Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, excluding Federal holidays.  Meet at the former Piedras Blancas located 1 1/1 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 and up.  Free for children 5 and under.  Special arrangements must be made for groups of 10 or more:  call 805-927-7361.

 

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