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January 24, 25, 26, 2020 ~ Friday, Saturday & Sunday

CAMBRIA ART & WINE FESTIVAL  -

The 18th annual Cambria Art & Wine Festival will be held January 24-26, 2020. A 3 day celebration of fine wine and original art found on the exquisite California Central Coast. Only $40 per person for 3 days of multiple wine tasting venues including a two-day Artists Faire, demonstrating artists, an art auction. The seaside artist colony of Cambria hosts this event to showcase both art and the spectacular wineries of the Central Coast. Information Contact: Cambria Chamber of Commerce Phone: 927-3624. Purchase tickets online. www.cambriaartwine.org Information Contact: Cambria Chamber of Commerce Phone: 927-3624. Purchase tickets online. www.cambriaartwine.org  


January, 2020

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January 
LIVE MUSIC - 2336 Main St.
Las Cambritas Mexican Restaurant. Local Live Music Every Thursday: John Stephan: Tropical Brazilian Guitar 5-8pm; Every Sunday: Live Band on our Patio 1-4pm: Jan. 5 - Shameless; Jan. 12 - Bobby Santa Cruz; Jan. 19 - ROugh House; Jan. 26 - Los Gatos. Phone: 805-927-0175  

January 2
MOONSTONE MEMOIRS - 6:00 PM 8:30 PM 812 Cornwall St.
Note: For this January, we’ll gather for Moonstone Memoirs on a Thursday. Back to Wednesday in February. 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 for Project Surface Camp, a nonprofit organization that provides special needs children and their families an awesome surf camp experience. Storytellers get a complimentary glass of wine. Moonstone Cellars wines available by the glass and bottle. Phone: 805.927.9466
Web site: http://www.moonstonecellars.com  

January 4
DISCOVERY SATURDAYS - 10:00 AM Coastal Discovery Center
DISCOVERY SATURDAYS at the Coastal Discovery Center at San Simeon. Meet at the Coastal Discovery Center at San Simeon Cove for the following field trips and presentations, free to the public. Reservation Required:Call or text 805-801-0773 to reserve a space and leave a call-back no. Directions: https://montereybay.noaa.gov/vc/cdc/planyourvisit.html What: Family learning opportunities – Life of the Northern Elephant Seal 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 about the amazing life of the northern elephant seal in an informative 45- minute presentation before visiting the seals at the main rookery with a docent from Friends of the Elephant Seal. Donations accepted. Phone: 805-801-0773
Web site: https://montereybay.noaa.gov/vc/cdc/planyourvisit.html  

January 5
Fire Communion - 10am-11am 786 Arlington
Join us for a releasing of all the things we no longer need in 2020. Phone: 805.395.4055
Web site: http://www.uucambria.org  

January 8
TRIVIA NIGHT! - 5:30 PM 8:00 PM 812 Cornwall St.
Come find out how smart you think you are! 5:30 to 8:00 in the Lounge. Free to attend, with wine and snacks available for purchase. Come down, have fun, drink some wine, and maybe (just maybe) you’ll learn something new! Phone: 805.927.9466
Web site: http://www.moonstonecellars.com  

January 9 - 19
"Brushstrokes" -
"Brushstrokes" of 2019 Exhibit at SLO Museum comes to Cambria January 9 – 19, 2020 – Just 10 Days! Cambria Center for the Arts Gallery is very excited to present our January artists featuring 18 who were accepted into the Brushstrokes 2019 Exhibition at San Luis Obispo Museum of Art. Many of the works shown in the SLOMA exhibit will be adorning our walls with some additional works by the same artists. This will be a great start to the new season for the CCA Gallery. Opening Reception is Saturday, January 11th from 4:30pm to 6:00pm Calling all Artists: Take-in day is Tuesday, January 7th from 10:00am – noon Beyond these fine painter’s work (for sale), we will have offerings from other painters from our membership as well as some three dimensional works. Jewelry and other small works can also be found in our cabinets. 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. Families welcome! Always free! Act quickly as the show only lasts 10 days! Phone: 805-927-8190
Web site: http://www.CambriaCenterForTheArts.org  

January 11
DISCOVERY SATURDAYS - 10:00 AM Coastal Discovery Center
DISCOVERY SATURDAYS at the Coastal Discovery Center at San Simeon. Meet at the Coastal Discovery Center at San Simeon Cove for the following field trips and presentations, free to the public. Reservation Required:Call or text 805-801-0773 to reserve a space and leave a call-back no. Directions: https://montereybay.noaa.gov/vc/cdc/planyourvisit.html What: Family learning opportunities – Life of the Northern Elephant Seal 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 about the amazing life of the northern elephant seal in an informative 45- minute presentation before visiting the seals at the main rookery with a docent from Friends of the Elephant Seal. Donations accepted. Phone: 805-801-0773
Web site: https://montereybay.noaa.gov/vc/cdc/planyourvisit.html  

January 11
What Rain Brings to the Forest - 10am - 12pm Tipton and Warren St
Location: Tipton and Warren St. Docent: Brian Morgan Ever wonder what goes on in the world beneath our feet? Is there communication between tree roots, understory plant roots, and mycelia with its reproductive mushrooms? Find the answers while you enjoy a docent led walk through our Monterey Pine and Coastal Oak forest, and watch for migrating monarch butterflies, mushrooms, lichens and mosses. Learn about the plants, animals, human history, and the Ranch trails in this special place in Cambria. The walk is approximately 2.5 miles long with very little elevation change. Wear shoes that protect the toes and long pants to protect from poison oak. Children are welcome with adult supervision. This walk is free and open to the public! Phone: 805.927.2856
Web site: https://www.ffrpcambria.org/connect/docent-walks/  

January 12
The Mind Bending Value of Awe - 10am-11am 786 Arlington
Join us for a program presented by local author Catherine Ryan-Hyde. Phone: 805.395.4055
Web site: http://www.uucambria.org  

January 12
FUNDRAISER CONCERT FOR CCAT - 2pm - 4pm 1350 Main Street
Come join us for live music by Juke Box Heros, playing hits from the 60's to today, along with beer, wine and nibbles for $30. Dance floor will be open for you to enjoy. Tickets at Ball & Skein or My805Tix.com. Phone: 805.927.8190
Web site: http://www.CambriaCenterForTheArts.org  

January 15
OPEN MIC! - 6:00 PM 8:00 PM 812 Cornwall St.
Come show off your latent musical talents! $5 donation for local charity requested. Moonstone Cellars wines available by the glass or bottle. Join us the third Wednesday of each month for some great tunes by talented local people! Phone: 805.927.9466
Web site: http://www.moonstonecellars.com  

January 18
DISCOVERY SATURDAYS - 10:00 AM Coastal Discovery Center
DISCOVERY SATURDAYS at the Coastal Discovery Center at San Simeon. Meet at the Coastal Discovery Center at San Simeon Cove for the following field trips and presentations, free to the public. Reservation Required:Call or text 805-801-0773 to reserve a space and leave a call-back no. Directions: https://montereybay.noaa.gov/vc/cdc/planyourvisit.html What: Family learning opportunities – Life of the Northern Elephant Seal 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 about the amazing life of the northern elephant seal in an informative 45- minute presentation before visiting the seals at the main rookery with a docent from Friends of the Elephant Seal. Donations accepted. Phone: 805.801.0773
Web site: https://montereybay.noaa.gov/vc/cdc/planyourvisit.html  

January 18
STANDUP COMEDY NIGHT - 7:00PM - 9:00PM 821 Cornwall Street
Come join in the laughs by comedians Sam Goldstein, Corey Jernigan and Matty Goldbery. Tickets $15 presale; $20 at the door. Phone: 805.203.5265  

January 19
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - 10am-11am 786 Arlington
Mississippi is Hot - Thoughts and reflection on the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Phone: 805.395.4055
Web site: http://www.uucambria.org  

January 24 - 26
ART & WINE FESTIVAL - 3 DAY EVENT - THROUGHOUT CAMBRIA -
The 18th annual Cambria Art & Wine Festival will be held January 24-26, 2020. A 3-day celebration of fine wine and original art found on the exquisite California Central Coast. Only $40 per person for 3 days of multiple wine tasting venues including a two-day Artists Faire, demonstrating artists, an art auction. The seaside artist colony of Cambria hosts this event to showcase both art and the spectacular wineries of the Central Coast. Information Contact: Cambria Chamber of Commerce Phone: 805.927.3624. Purchase tickets online. www.cambriaartwine.org
Contact: Cambria Chamber of Commerce Phone: 805.927.3624
Web site: http://www.cambriaartwine.org  

January 24
Art & Wine Festival Silent Auction / Art Show 2020 - 5:00pm – 7:00pm 1350 Main Street
Cambria Center for the Arts will be hosting Friday’s Opening Reception on Friday at 5:00. The Silent Auction on Saturday will last the day with 5 wineries pouring, live entertainment, demonstrating artists, and refreshments. There will be live auctions then as well. Then Sunday we’ll keep the remaining unsold work up for sale at regular prices. The Silent Auction / Art Show is one of our leading fund-raisers for the year. Thank you for your participation and support! Opening Reception: Friday January 24th, 5:00pm – 7:00pm Silent Auction: Saturday January 25th, 11:00am – 4:00pm Art Show: Sunday January 26th, 11:00am – 4:00pm For more information about the Art & Wine Festival throughout Cambria go to the Art & Wine website at http://cambriaartwine.org/ Phone: 805.927.8190
Web site: http://cambriaartwine.org/  

January 25 - 26
Chocolate & Wine Pairing - 10AM - 5PM 3255 Harmony Valley Road
Chocolate & Wine Pairing at Harmony Cellars Indulge in a decadent chocolate & wine pairing at Harmony Cellars. Artisan truffles from Vermont will be artfully paired with Harmony Cellars’ fruit forward wines.Saturday & Sunday from 10am-5pm. No reservations. Chocolate flight: $5. *This event is in conjunction with the Cambria Art & Wine Festival. Phone: 805.927.1625
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

January 25
DISCOVERY SATURDAYS - 10:00 AM Coastal Discovery Center
DISCOVERY SATURDAYS at the Coastal Discovery Center at San Simeon. Meet at the Coastal Discovery Center at San Simeon Cove for the following field trips and presentations, free to the public. Reservation Required:Call or text 805-801-0773 to reserve a space and leave a call-back no. Directions: https://montereybay.noaa.gov/vc/cdc/planyourvisit.html What: Family learning opportunities – Life of the Northern Elephant Seal 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 about the amazing life of the northern elephant seal in an informative 45- minute presentation before visiting the seals at the main rookery with a docent from Friends of the Elephant Seal. Donations accepted. Phone: 805-801-0773
Web site: https://montereybay.noaa.gov/vc/cdc/planyourvisit.html  

January 25
SWINE, DINE & WINE - 6pm 4095 Burton Dr.
Join Robin's for their 5 course dinner, featuring wine from Halter Ranch Vineyard (from Paso Robles Adelaida District, SIP Certified). Saturday, January 25, 2020; $100 per person, inclusive. Pork & Apple Salad, Griot, Pho, Pork Roulade ending with Bacon & Maple Ice Cream! (menu subject to change) Buy your tickets by emailing shelley@robinsrestaurant.com or visit our eventbrite here: bit.ly/swinewinedine. Phone: 805.927.5007
Web site: http://www.robinsrestaurant.com/  

January 25
STARGAZING & ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY - 5:30 pm 2251 Center St.
Join Beautify Cambria for an evening of STARGAZING & ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY at the Cambria Historical Museum grounds. 5:30-6:15pm: Presentation on light pollution with Kelly Beatty - Sky & Telescope magazine Senior Editor. 6 - 6:30pm: Telescopes set up, viewing begins with Venus 6:30-8:30: Laser aided introduction to the Orion Nebula and night sky Post-viewing gathering across the street at Cambria Pub. Bring a chair and a hot drink! Phone: 805.927.1934
Web site: https://www.beautifycambria.org