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December 5, 2019 ~ Thursday

COMMUNITY-WIDE HOSPITALITY NIGHT  -

5pm - 8pm. Share the warmth of the Holiday Season with neighbors, friends and your community. Enjoy Tree Lighting, Carolers, decorations, refreshments, games, Santa, fun and festivities. Be sure to visit East and West Villages to experience all the events! Feel the air of anticipation and camaraderie as everyone enjoys the Celebration of the Season! Hope to see you downtown!  


December, 2019

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December 
LIVE MUSIC - 2336 Main St.
Las Cambritas Mexican Restaurant, Local Live Music Every Thursday: John Stephan: Tropical Brazilian Guitar 5-8pm; Every Sunday on the patio 1-4pm: Dec 1 Cocktail Shorty; Dec 8 Shameless; Dec 15 Bobby Santa Cruz; Dec22 Rough House; Dec 29 Los Gatos. Phone: 805.927.0175  

December 
HOLIDAY RESTAURANT SCHEDULE -
Enjoy your Holiday dining in our festive town. Holiday Dining Schedule  

December 1 - 31
CHRISTMAS IN CAMBRIA - Throughout Cambria
A month long celebration that will light up the town and feature lots of fun events including live music, and discounts at many lodgings, shops and galleries.
Contact: Chamber of Commerce Phone: 805-927-3624
Web site: http://www.cambriachamber.org  

December 1 - 31
CHRISTMAS AT HEARST CASTLE - Hearst Castle 6 miles north of Cambria
At Christmas time, The Assembly Room, The Refectory, and the Morning Room all contain lavish decorations of hand made garlands, brilliant red poinsettias, and two 18 foot Christmas trees, fully decorated with lights and traditional ornaments. The Experience Tour during the daytime includes these rooms for viewing.Prices are $24 for adults and $12 for youth ages 6 through 17. Phone: 800-444-4445
Web site: http://www.hearstcastle.com  

December 1 - 31
PIEDRAS BLANCAS LIGHTHOUSE - 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
Web site: http://www.piedrasblancas.org  

December 1 - 23
CAMBRIA CHRISTMAS MARKET - 5:00pm-9:00pm 2905 Burton Dr. Cambria Pines Lodge
HOLIDAY LIGHT SHOW AND Outdoor Market in the German American Tradition. Food, drinks, music and gift items. Ornaments, toys, jewelry, woolen goods, hand- blown glass, candles and more! Nightly entertainment. Refer to their website for all information. Phone: 800-966-6490
Web site: http://www.cambriachristmasmarket.com  

December 1 - 2
CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS CONCERTS - 4:30PM & 7PM 2353 MAIN ST.
Santa Rosa Chapel Annual Upkeep Fundraiser Sunday, Dec. 1: 4:30 and 7PM Monday, Dec. 2: 7PM Phone: 805-423-3564
Web site: http://www.brynnalbanese.com  

December 1
Trim the Tree for a Cause - 10AM - 5PM 3255 Harmony Valley Road
November 29th - January 2nd Support Guide Dogs of America by purchasing a red bow to decorate our barrel stave tree! We're proud to support this organization that benefits both humans and dogs. This lighted tree stands 10-feet tall and was made by Winemaker Chuck.
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

December 1 - 2
HOLIDAY CONCERT - 7pm
Come join us for some special music to support the Old Santa Rosa Chapel Annual Upkeep Fundraiser. Sunday, Dec. 1 and Monday, Dec. 2., 7PM both nights. Tickets $35 - limited number of tickets available.
Web site: http://www.brynnalbanese.com  

December 1 - 22
Cambria Christmas Market Dinner - 4:00-6:30PM 2905 BURTON DR.
Enjoy a delicious Christmas Dinner and live entertainment with the whole family before entering the Cambria Christmas Market! ​Adult tickets are $60 and children (12 & under) are $30. *Prices include your meal, live entertainment, admission and VIP access to the Cambria Christmas Market, and transportation to the event from the Bramble’s Parking Lot, 4005 Burton Dr. Christmas Dinner will be held on the following nights of the Cambria Christmas Market: Sunday, December 1st Friday, December 6th Sunday, December 8th Friday, December 13th Sunday, December 15th Friday, December 20th Saturday, December 21st Sunday, December 22nd Check out our website for menu options and to purchase your tickets at https://cambriachristmasmarket.com/festival-activities/christmas-dinner/
Web site: https://cambriachristmasmarket.com  

December 3
Art Gifts for the Holidays -
Our Holiday show this year will be full of arts and crafts for the giving season. Canvases of 8" x 8" ($50) and 12" x 12" ($80) “Little Gem” paintings will adorn our front gallery walls. Reproductions on canvas, tile, wood, or aluminum, are encouraged. Holiday ornaments and one of a kind cards will be available. Our member gallery will have larger works, as well. Jewelry and other small works will be found in our many cabinets. Artwork always makes a special gift whether it's for someone else or yourself.Call for Artists! Take-in of art: December 3, 10:00am – 12 noon. December 4, 2019 - January 5, 2020 Opening Reception: Thursday, December 5, 5:00- 8:00pm (Cambria Hospitality Night) Our Gallery weekly hours are Thursday & Friday 1-4 PM, and Saturday & Sunday 11-4 PM. We are located in the Old Grammar School of Cambria, mid- way between East and West Village, at 1350 Main Street. Please come to find your perfect gifts and our newest creations! Always free! Children welcome!
Contact: Sheri @ sparisian@aol.com Phone: 805-927-8190
Web site: http://www.CambriaCenterForTheArts.org  

December 4
Moonstone Memoirs - True Stories Live - 6:00 PM 8:30 PM 812 Cornwall St.
Wednesday, December 4, 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 suggested donation to support local charities. Storytellers get a complimentary glass of wine. This month’s theme to be announced at the November Memoirs. Phone: 805.927.9466
Web site: http://www.moonstonecellars.com  

December 5
HOSPITALITY NIGHT! - 5 - 8PM Cambria
VILLAGE HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE! Share the warmth of the Holiday Season with neighbors and friends. Enjoy tree lighting, carolers, decorations, food, fun, children's games, and festivities. Join the air of anticipation and camaraderie as everyone enjoys the Celebration of the Season. Hope to see you there! Phone: 805-927-3624
Web site: http://www.cambriachamber.org  

December 6
CAMBRIA FARMER'S MARKET - 2:30 - 5:00PM 1000 Main Street
Every Friday at Vet's Hall parking lot. Note earlier close time after Standard Time. Phone: 805-395-6659
Web site: http://www.cambriafarmersmarket.com  

December 6
FAMILY FRIENDLY OPEN MIC - 5pm - 7pm 9520 Castillo, San Simeon
An open mic for all ages hosted by Professor Matt Saxking Tuttle. Fridays and Saturdays. Free.  

December 7
CHRISTMAS HOME TOUR - 10:30AM - 3:30PM
Tickets are $45 with a discount for members. This includes admission to six decorated homes, wine, and refreshments. Artists will be at each location selling holiday gifts and there will be a raffle at the end of the day. All proceeds benefit Cambria Center for the Arts. Thank you so much for coming, and seeing the lovely homes and artists!! Tickets go on sale November 1st. Will be available at the Chamber office. For more information go to http://cambriacenterforthearts.org/christmas-home-tour/ Reception to follow at Cambria Center for the Arts, 1350 Main Street.. Phone: 805.927.8190
Web site: http://www.CambriaCenterForTheArts.org  

December 7
HOLIDAY WINEMAKER DINNER - 7pm 3255 Harmony Valley Road
Join us for an intimate, candlelit dinner in our winery. Enjoy an extravagant, five-course meal prepared by Chef John McDevitt artfully paired with wines by Winemaker Chuck Mulligan. Menu coming soon! Reservations HarmonyCellars.com. All-inclusive price: $135/club. $150/regular. Phone: 805-927-1625
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

December 7
MUSHROOMS TO MONARCHS - 10am - 12pm Tipton and Warren St.
Location: Tipton and Warren St. Docent: Brian Morgan Enjoy a docent-led walk through the Fiscalini Ranch Monterey Pine and Coastal Oak forest. Learn about the life beneath our feet as we search for emerging mushrooms. Watch the skies for Monarch Butterflies as you learn about their life cycle and migratory habits. Leave the forest for sweeping ocean views from our Coastal Prairie as we discuss marine life, native and invasive plant life, and the rich human history of the Ranch dating back 10,000 years. The walk is approximately 2.5 miles long with little elevation gain. You should bring water and wear closed toe shoes and long pants for protection from poison oak. Children accompanied by adults are welcome. No reservations required.
Web site: https://www.ffrpcambria.org/connect/docent-walks/  

December 8
COOKIE DECORATING WORKSHOP - 1-2:30pm 3255 Harmony Valley Road
Celebrate the 'art of cookie decorating' at this interactive & tasty holiday workshop in our winery. Melissa of Sweet Grace Cookie Co. will demonstrate how to pipe, glaze & stencil an assortment of freshly baked holiday cookies. Nibble on sweets & sip a glass of Harmony wine while you work. $45/club, $55/non club. Reservations at HarmonyCellars.com. Questions: 805.927.1625. *Price includes instruction, materials, one dozen cookies to take home & a glass of wine.
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

December 8 - 15
ALLELUIA - 2PM 2250 Yorkshire Dr./Presbyterian Church
Don't miss this annual Holiday event of music and song! Cambria Community Presbyterian Church, Sundays - Dec. 8 and 15, 2pm. Tickets, Adults $20; Students FREE, available at the Cambria Chamber of Commerce, Joslyn Center, from a Chorale member and at the door, if available. Also, you may go online at www.my805tix.com
Web site: http://www.cambriachorale.org  

December 9
FESTIVAL OF TREES - 5PM 2905 BURTON DR.
Cambria Rotary Club is hosting the annual Festival of Trees event being held at Cambria Pines Lodge.The ticket price of $50 per person, includes a fabulous buffet dinner, complimentary champagne, and musical entertainment. Bid in a lively auction of unique live trees, fabulous fakes, wreaths and other artistic creations. All proceeds benefit local non-profit organizations. Tickets sold online & at Cambria Chamber 767 Main St.  

December 11
TRIVIA NIGHT! - 5:30 - 8:30pm 812 Cornwall St.
Moonstone Cellars will have trivia night on the 2nd Wednesday of every month: December 11th. We will NOT have trivia night on December 25th due to the Holidays. Phone: 805.927.9466
Web site: http://www.moonstonecellars.com  

December 13
LIVE MUSIC - 3:30 - 5:30pm 2020 Main Street
There is no cover charge, and we have wine, cheese plates and cured meats available for purchase. Friday, Dec. 13 - Bobby Malone Tasting Room Winter Hours: Sunday, Monday & Thursday: Noon - 5pm Friday & Saturday: Noon - 6pm Closed Tuesday & Wednesday Phone: 805-927-9800  

December 14
SONGS FOR THE SEASON - 2PM - 4:30PM 2735 Main Street
Come join the Friends of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve at the wonderfully unique venue, Fog's End Barn, to celebrate our annual SONGS FOR THE SEASON. Luscious food, beautiful seasonal music, delectable wine and intriguing drawings, as well as the choice silent auction items on offer, make for a delightful afternoon while supporting The Ranch. Purchase tickets ($20) online at Songs Tickets. Your registration is your guarantee for admittance. Phone: 805.927.2856
Web site: https://www.ffrpcambria.org  

December 14
STANDUP COMEDY NIGHT - 7PM 821 Cornwall Street
7 to 9 @ 927...Join Host Katie Hill and comedians Taquita Love, Lindsay Ames and Magnus Chhan for lots of laughs on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 927 Beer, 821 Cornwall St., Cambria. Tickets, $15, available at Eventbrite.com. Phone: 805.203.5265  

December 14
Christmas Candlelight Service - 5:30 & 7pm 1617 Main Street
Feel the Spirit of the Holidays at the Candlelight Service, Cambria Vineyard Church. Phone: 805.927.5550  

December 14
CHILDRENS CHRISTMAS PARTY - 11:30 am - 2 pm Pinedorado Grounds
Join Santa and Mrs. Clause for games, food and fun on Dec. 7th from 11 am to 2 pm at the Annual Lions Club Children's Christmas Party. Everyone welcome. FREE. Pindorado grounds is the place to be on Dec. 14th for kids and their parents. Event will be held inside if raining.
Contact: Walt Phone: 805-927-1193  

December 18
CITIZENS OF GLORY CHRISTMAS TOUR - 6:30PM 2120 Green Street
You are invited to First Baptist Church of Cambria on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, for a delightful evening of Christmas music with a reception, Christmas crafts and, photo booth immediately following the concert. Admission is FREE. Phone: 805.927.4789  

December 18
OPEN MIC NIGHT - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 812 Cornwall St.
Wednesday, December 18, 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. December is bagpipe month. Get your kilts on and show off your bagpipes people! Phone: 805.927.9466
Web site: http://www.moonstonecellars.com  

December 28
MUSHROOM TO MONARCHS - 10am - 12pm Tipton and Warren St
Dec 28 Location: Tipton and Warren St Docent: Brian Morgan Enjoy a docent-led walk through the Fiscalini Ranch Monterey Pine and Coastal Oak forest. Learn about the life beneath our feet as we search for emerging mushrooms. Watch the skies for Monarch Butterflies as you learn about their life cycle and migratory habits. Leave the forest for sweeping ocean views from our Coastal Prairie as we discuss marine life, native and invasive plant life, and the rich human history of the Ranch dating back 10,000 years. The walk is approximately 2.5 miles long with little elevation gain. You should bring water and wear closed toe shoes and long pants for protection from poison oak. Children accompanied by adults are welcome. No reservations required.
Web site: https://www.ffrpcambria.org/connect/docent-walks/  

December 31
NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY! - 9pm to 12am 2905 BURTON DR.
Join us on December 31st for our Annual New Year's Eve Party! We will have live music by Cocktail Shorty, 2 bars, free party favors, food for purchase and no cover charge! The party starts at 9pm and goes til midnight. Phone: 805.927.4200
Web site: http://cambriapineslodge.com