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

While the festival does not officially begin until October 1, some of the scarecrows are anxious to be in place in time for Sunset Magazine’s Savor the Central Coast Event in September 27 & 28.  Plus, this year there will be a few Adventure Tours in and around Cambria on September 26th.  There is something for everyone during Cambria’s most fun month.  For more information about Savor the Central Coast, go to http://www.savorcentralcoast.com

 OCTOBER EVENTS:

 Salute to Scarecrows:  A Star-lit Celebration of Cambria

October 1, 2015 from 5:30 – 7:30                                                                           
Cambria Nursery & Florist, 2801 Eton Drive

An evening event featuring: Strolling in a scarecrow-decorated garden beneath autumn skies.  Tasting seven mini-food courses from local restaurants, each paired with a local wine or beer.   Musical entertainment.   Silent auction featuring decorated wine barrels by local artists, each perfect as an art piece or working rain barrel.   Additional silent auction/raffle of local meals, wine and gifts.   And best of all—gala announcement of the 2015 prize-winning scarecrows!   Click here for more information:  2015 Cambria Scarecrow Festival Kick Off Party

Tickets will be limited.  To purchase tickets in advance:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/salute-to-scarecrows-coastal-celebration-tickets-17516269634?aff=ehomecard

 The Scarecrow Salute to Students

October 3, 2015,  from 12:00 – 2:30                                                                           
Pinedorado Grounds, 1000 Main St.
Free Event – Open to All

An afternoon family event featuring: Free ice cream, cookies and Popcorn; Awarding ribbons of winning student scarecrow creations; Awarding of logo contest winner;  Magic show.  All amid a series of magical scarecrow scenes.   2015 Salute to Students Flyer v1

CAMBRIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY HARVEST FESTIVAL

October 10, 2014  11 – 4

Held on the museum grounds – free admission; includes the $5.00 Pie Tasting Contest.   For more information visit:   http://www.cambriahistoricalsociety.com


CAMBRIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY FARM TOUR

October 12, 2014 

Includes lunch –  Details tba.  For more information visit:   http://www.cambriahistoricalsociety.com


OPEN STUDIOS ART TOUR

October 10-11, 17-18, 2015  10 – 5

During 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 or visit www.artsobispo.org for more information..


VIVA ROTARY AROUND THE WORLD

October 17, 2015  5:30 p.m.

Cambria Vet’s Hall Rotary Club’s Annual Fundraiser. Web site: http://www.VivaRotary.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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