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October 1st-31st, 2019 ~ Month long

SCARECROW FESTIVAL  -

2019 Cambria Scarecrow Festival Presented by the Communities of Cambria and San Simeon. For the entire month of October, hundreds of artfully crafted scarecrows are displayed throughout the seaside villages of Cambria and San Simeon. It is truly a case of whimsy running rampant! For more information email info@cambriascarecrows.com Website: www.cambriascarecrows.com  


October, 2019

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October 
FALL DINNER SPECIALS - 4095 Burton Dr.
Weeknights, through Nov. 21, while they last! Monday: Lobster Mac and Cheese $19 Tuesday: Risotto $17 Wednesday: Boeuf Bourguignon $22 Thursday: Tandoori Chicken $19 Phone: 805-927-5007
Web site: http://www.robinsrestaurant.com/  

October 
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: Oct 6 Shameless; Oct 13 Bobby Santa Cruz; Oct 20 Juke Box Heroes; Oct 27 Rough House. Phone: 805.927.0175  

October 
CO-DEPENDENTS ANONYMOUSWEEKLY MEETING - 1PM - 2:15PM 1069 Main St.
Saturdays. 12-step recovery program for anyone who desires to have healthy and loving relationships with themselves & others. Free. Phone: 805-203-5875  

October 1 - 31
SCARECROW FESTIVAL 2019 -
For the entire month of October, the most artistic, creative and lively scarecrows will line the streets of Cambria's East & West Villages, Moonstone Beach, & San Simeon For more information:contact 805-395-2399.
Web site: http://www.cambriascarecrows.com  

October 1 - 31
SCARECROW TIME - 1980 Main Street
For the entire month of October, we help introduce the Scarecrow Festival to Cambria. So much fun around town and we cannot wait for you to meet our Scarecrow this year! Also, stop in and have the kids enter our coloring contest. One lucky artist will be treated to lunch or dinner. Phone: 805-927-2911
Web site: http://www.indigomoonrestaurant.com  

October 2
HEARST CASTLE EVENING TOURS - Hearst Castle San Simeon
On most Friday and Saturday evenings. Tours run October 4th thru December 21. 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. Phone: 800-444-4445
Web site: http://www.hearstcastle.com  

October 2
Moonstone Memoirs - True Stories Live - 6:00 PM 8:30 PM 812 Cornwall St.
Wednesday, October 2, 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 will be announced at the September Memoirs Phone: 805.927.9466
Web site: http://www.moonstonecellars.com  

October 3 - 31
COLORING CLUB FOR ADULTS - 4PM - 5PM 1043 MAIN STREET
Rediscover the childhood pleasure of coloring. Registration required. Last Thursday of every month through Oct. 31. Free Phone: 805-927-4336  

October 3 - 27
STEVE KELLOGG – A RETROSPECTIVE - 1350 Main Street
Cambria lost one of it’s well-loved artists recently. Steve Kellogg was an active participant at Cambria Center for the Arts and a regular with the Wednesday Irregulars, a weekly plein aire painting group. We will be featuring Steve’s plein aire watercolor paintings and his ceramic sculpture for the month of October. The opening reception will be on Friday, October 4, from 5:30 – 7:00 PM. We will have live music, wine for purchase, and light food for your pleasure. Take in day is October 1st, 10-12 PM. Our Gallery's weekly hours are Thursday & Friday 1-4 PM, and Saturday & Sunday 11-4 PM. Always free! Children welcome!
Contact: Gallery@CambriaCenterForTheArts.Org Phone: 312-259-9698
Web site: http://www.CambriaCenterForTheArts.org  

October 4
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.  

October 4
CAMBRIA FARMER'S MARKET - 2:30 - 5:30PM 1000 Main Street
Every Friday at the Vet's Hall parking lot. Phone: 805-395-6659
Web site: http://www.cambriafarmersmarket.com  

October 4
LIVE MUSIC - 4:30-6:30pm 2020 Main Street
There is no cover charge, and we have wine, cheese plates and cured meats available for purchase. October Friday night line-up: Oct. 4 - Marcus DiMaggio Oct 18 - Bobby Malone Oct 25 - Tim Jackson October Tasting Room Hours: Sunday & Monday: Noon - 5pm Closed Tuesday & Wednesday Thursday: Noon - 6pm Friday & Saturday: Noon - 7pm Phone: 805-927-9800  

October 4
ALL YOU CAN EAT GOURMET PIZZA - 4pm - 7pm 2905 BURTON DR.
FRIDAYS...Join us at our new outdoor venue for an evening filled with amazing food and yard games! Our buffet will include Wood-Fired Pizza, Salad, and Dessert Pizza. Soft drinks and local wine and beer available for purchase. Adults: $19.95; Kids: $12.95. Tickets can be purchased on EventBrite or at the event at the Cambria Pines Lodge. Phone: 805-924-3354  

October 5
SCARECROWS ON PHOTO PARADE - 9am 9520 Castillo, San Simeon
A photography workshop featuring scarecrows, the coast and breakfast at San Simeon Beach Bar & Grill. Taught by our very own Facebook photographer Elisabeth Haug. Tickets $27.
Web site: https://cambriascarecrows.com  

October 5
DINNER & LIBATIONS for THE STATION - 4-6:30PM 15950 Cabrillo Hwy, San Simeon
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! A Fundraiser for the Piedras Blancas Light Station, Saturday, October 5th from 4-6:30PM. Phone: 805-927-1625
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

October 6 - 27
HARVEST JAZZ NIGHTS IN THE GARDEN - 5:30 - 8:30pm 4095 Burton Dr.
Each Sunday evening come enjoy the music in the beautiful garden at Robin's Restaurant. Schedule for October: 10/6 - Nicole Stromsoe Trio; 10/13 - Gypsy All Stars; 10/20 - Black Market Trio; 10/27 - Molly Pasutti. $5 cover charge. Phone: 805-927-5007
Web site: http://www.robinsrestaurant.com/  

October 12
Cambria's Annual Harvest Festival - 11AM-4PM 2251 Center St.
Family Fun, Crafts and Activities, food and beverages, live music, vendors, and a special display of historic scarecrows. Free admission. Proceeds benefit the Museum and Support the School House Relocation and Renovation. Phone: (805) 927-2891
Web site: http://www.cambriahistoricalsociety.com  

October 12 - 20
21st Annual Open Studios Art Tour 2019 -
October 12 & 13, 2019 and October 19 & 20, 2019 Artists from around the county open their studios to the public. Come see San Luis Obispo County artists in action! FREE to the public. Art in a variety of media and styles—from abstract and representational painting to wood, glass, metal, and ceramic—is displayed and sold by artists directly from their working studios. Some artists have live demonstrations so visitors can see art being created and experience the creative process. There are approximately 168 artists participating, including all artists in collectives. Tour visitors plan self-guided routes by looking through the printed full-color catalog available at the Cambria Chamber of Commerce, the online catalog or the mobile-friendly map. Phone: 805-544-9251
Web site: http://www.artsobispo.org  

October 12
Cambria's Annual Harvest Festival - 11:00-4:00 2251 Center St.
Back by popular demand: Indigo Jazz Quartet, featuring Julia Mitchell. Soup and beverages by Soto's True Earth Market; Crepes and Wraps by The Spot! Family Fun, Crafts and Activities, vendors of unique gifts; Jim Karjala at work and selling watercolors. Special display of historic scarecrows. Free admission. Proceeds benefit the Museum, and Support the School House Relocation and Renovation. Phone: (805) 927-2891
Web site: http://www.cambriahistoricalsociety.com  

October 13
INK ORNAMENT WORKSHOP - 11am-1pm 3255 Harmony Valley Road
Our hilltop patio is the perfect location for a creative workshop with artist Joan Martin Fee. Participants will receive guided, step by step instruction to create a set of beautiful Alcohol Ink Ornaments. All materials and a glass of wine are included. Reservations HarmonyCellars.com. $50/pp. Phone: 805-927-1625
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

October 16
OPEN MIC NIGHT - 6:00 PM 8:00 PM 812 Cornwall St.
Wednesday, October 16, 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. October is marimba month. Who’s got a xylophone? Metallophone? Anyone? Phone: 805.927.9466
Web site: http://www.moonstonecellars.com  

October 16
FREE FILM FESTIVAL PREVIEW - 6:30PM 1350 Main Street
"Love is in the Air"...we will be screening trailers for several of the films at the upcoming Cambria Film Festival, followed by a screening of "What's Up Doc?", starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal. Early-bird pricing on Film Festival passes will be available. Phone: 805.927.8190
Web site: http://www.CambriaCenterForTheArts.org  

October 19 - 20
WINE & PIE PAIRING in HARMONY - 11am-3pm 3255 Harmony Valley Road
Harvest Wine Weekend: Saturday & Sunday, October 19th & 20th Farm fresh pies by Linn's of Cambria are the perfect match for Chuck's award-winning wines. Mini pies (in your favorite flavors) for purchase: $6/club, $8/non club. Pairings on both Saturday and Sunday from 11am-3pm. No reservations. Specials on featured wines by the glass and bottle. *This event is in conjunction with the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance's Harvest Wine Weekend. Phone: 805-927-1625
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

October 19
OCTOBERFEST - 11:30AM - 5PM Pinedorado Grounds
Sponsored by the Lions Club of Cambria and the Cambria Scarecrow Festival. Pinedorado Grounds, Cambria. It’s a free day of family fun including live music, games, arts and crafts fair, and brats, beer and wine tents. Plus, don’t miss the announcement of the 2019 Scarecrow Festival award winners—live from the Pinedorado Stage at 11:30 am. Phone: 805.203.5157
Web site: https://cambriascarecrows.com/events/  

October 20
CAMBRIA SCARECROW CLASSIC 5K RUN/WALK - 7:15AM - 10:30AM Shamel Park
Come join the fun at this fundraiser for local youth sports programs. Run or walk from Shamel Park to Fiscalini Ranch Bluff Trail. Race begins at 8:30am. Cost: Adults $25, includes shirt; Ages 13-17 $15, includes shirt; Age 12 & Under, Free. Dressing as a Scarecrow is encouraged!! www.cambriascarecrowclassic.com
Web site: http://www.cambriascarecrowclassic.com  

October 24
KEEP ME WILD! - 5pm - 6pm 786 Arlington
Get to know your WILD neighbors! Deer, wild turkey, coyotes and, other wildlife also make their home in Cambria. The Unitarian Universalist Community of Cambria and The Friends of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve are pleased to host a special presentation by Jason chance and Richard Roodzant, California Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Wardens. Learn how to be a good neighbor to all of your wild neighbors who live alongside us on the Central Coast. Open to the Public, No Charge.  

October 25 - 27
GOODWILL IS COMING TO H.A.R.T. - 9AM - 3PM 2638 Main Street
Get your giveaways gathered up for Goodwill, and bring them to H.A.R.T. Usable items only: Electronics, clothes, dishes, books, linens, toys, etc. Not accepted: Large furniture, baby items - playpens, cribs, etc. Early drop-off available: Tue - Thur, Oct. 22 - 24, 1-4pm. Phone: 805.927.7377  

October 25 - 26
THREE SOPRANOS AND A PIANO - 7PM 715 Main St.
Concert to benefit Cambria Chorale and Cambria Lions Club Youth Music Scholarship fund. Also appearing: Lyra & Cambria Vocal Ensemble. At Painted Sky Studios; Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26; 7pm both nights. Tickets: $20 - available at Cambria Chamber of Commerce, brownpapertickets.com and cambriacorale.org. Also at the door.
Web site: http://www.cambriacorale.org  

October 25
CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT - 5-7:30pm 2905 BURTON DR.
In addition to our all-you-can-eat Gourmet Pizza - On Friday, October 25th, we are hosting a Halloween cornhole tournament with our buffet where a portion of the proceeds will go back to the school  

October 26
AN EVENING WITH THE STARS - 6:30-10PM 2850 Schoolhouse Lane
Beautify Cambria and the Central Coast Astronomical Society invite you to take a guided tour of the night sky. Guest Speakers will enlighten everyone with provocative Greek Sky Lore and educate about our Cambria night sky. Refreshments served. $10 suggested donation; Age 12 and under free. Telescopes provided courtesy of CCAS, or you may bring your own. At Santa Lucia Middle School, with handicap access.
Contact: darkskies@beautifycambria.org  

October 26 - 27
CAMBRIA GEM, MINERAL & JEWELRY SHOW - 10AM - 5PM 1000 Main Street
4th Annual Autumn Cambria Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show! Saturday & Sunday. Come check out the amazing specimens that nature has produced and the beautiful pieces of artwork and jewelry our artists have created! Free admission and Free parking. Cambria Vet's Hall.  

October 26
SEEDS, SPACE AND TIME TRAVELERS -
Barbara Renshaw and Jeff Reifel, State Park Docents, will take you into the forest to search for seeds. Along the way, they will discuss plant embryos, seed dispersal mechanisms, and life cycles. This walk is both fun and educational. Children are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Registration is required for this event.
Web site: https://www.ffrpcambria.org/connect/docent-walks/  

October 26
FREE KIDS HALLOWEEN NIGHT! - 6pm 2905 BURTON DR.
-On Saturday October 26th we are hosting a free kids halloween night! Starting at 6pm we will have trick or treating, pumpkin painting, and a costume contest. At 7pm we will have Hocus Pocus playing on an outdoor screen and refreshments available for purchase.  

October 27
CHEESE & CHARCUTERIE WORKSHOP - 5-6:30pm 3255 Harmony Valley Road
You'll be prepared to take on holiday entertaining after this fun (and tasty!) interactive course lead by Cheesemonger, Wilmer Ruiz. Learn how to create a beautiful and balanced cheese and charcuterie board to complement Harmony Cellars wines. Cheese, charcuterie and wine tasting throughout the class! Reservations HERE. $50/club, $60/non club. *Price includes a glass of wine and wooden cutting board to take home. Phone: 805-927-1625
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

October 27
Cambria's Annual Harvest Festival - 1PM - 4PM 1473 Randall Rd, Cambria
A complimentary afternoon for the whole family! Pumpkin patch, photo booth, tomahawks, camp tours, hayride, caramel apples, animal presentations, face painting, archery!! What more could you want? Phone: 805-927-0254
Web site: http://www.campoceanpines.org  

October 31
CENTENNIAL FILM FESTIVAL - 3:15 - 5PM 1043 MAIN STREET
To celebrate the County of SLO Public Library system's centennial, the Cambria Library will be showing a different classic film from the previous century the last Thursday of every month through Oct. 31. Phone: 805-927-4336  

October 31
ADULT HALLOWEEN PARTY! - 9pm to 12am 2905 BURTON DR.
-On Thursday October 31st from 9pm to 12am we will have an adult Halloween party at our fireside lounge complete with live entertainment and a costume contest.