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November 29, 2019 ~

CAMBRIA CHRISTMAS MARKET  -

Enter a winter wonderland and find yourself immersed in a world of twinkling lights, music and merriment throughout the holiday season. Shop in our vendor market, take photos with Santa, enjoy live music, taste traditional German foods, sip warm glühwein and more at this charming outdoor festival. Tickets are available now and can be purchased at cambriachristmasmarket.com. Most nights sell out and tickets increase by $10 at the door. Gates open at 5pm and close at 8:30pm every night. No entry is permitted after 8:30pm and The Market closes at 9pm. There is a lot to do and see and we want to make sure every one gets to do it all so we suggest spending 2 to 3 hours at the Market. Please plan accordingly! All parking for the Cambria Christmas Market is off-site. We offer complimentary shuttles from select hotels and all the designated parking lots. There is handicap parking on-site. We ask that you kindly do not drop off guests at the event site but instead ride the shuttles! Please visit our Parking page for more information.  


November, 2019

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November 
PIEDRAS BLANCAS LIGHTHOUSE TOURS - 9:45
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  

November 
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: Nov 3 Jill Knight; Nov 10 Los Gatos; Nov 17 Bobby Santa Cruz; Nov 24 Rough House. Phone: 805.927.0175  

November 1 - 24
HARVEY - 7pm & 2pm 1350 Main Street
A classic comedy by Mary Chase, featuring many cast members from the community. Fridays and Saturday 7PM; Sundays 2PM. Tickets at MY805TIX. Phone: 805.927.8190
Web site: http://www.CambriaCenterForTheArts.org  

November 1
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.  

November 1 - 24
Christopher Brazelton- “OXYGEN” - 5:30pm – 7:00pm 1350 Main Street
Opening Reception. The show is called OXYGEN and will include a collection inspired by the sky, the trees, and the cool breeze of the Central Coast. These dreamscapes are created to take the viewer into the world of Whimsy and Wonder. Breathe and enjoy! Beyond this 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’s weekly hours are Thursday & Friday 1-4 PM, and Saturday & Sunday 11-4 PM. Please come to see this wonderful artist and our newest creations! Always free! Children welcome! Show October 31 – November 24, 2019 Exchange day: October 29, 10:00am - noon
Contact: Gallery@CambriaCenterForTheArts.Org Phone: 805-927-8190  

November 2
BLUFF TRAIL WALK -
Location: South Bluff Trail entrance: Windsor @ Wedgewood St Docent: Duffy Burns Enjoy the unique beauty of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve magnificent ocean bluffs, while exploring the coastal prairie's flora and fauna. Learn about the history of the area's early inhabitants. Otters, sea lions and whales may be spotted, as well as many different species of birds. The walk is about 2 hours and 2 miles long with no measurable elevation gain. Bring binoculars, if you have them. Children accompanied by adults are welcome.No reservations required.
Web site: https://www.ffrpcambria.org/connect/docent-walks/  

November 2
Timber Hawkeye Buddhist Boot Camp - 5 PM to 6:30 PM. 786 Arlington
Join Timber Hawkeye, bestselling author of Buddhist Boot Camp and Faithfully Religionless, for a free discussion and Q&A about ways to lead a simple and uncomplicated life. Discover the benefits of mindful living, and how to be at peace with the world, both within and around us. We welcome all people of good will, and we honor the inherent worth and dignity of every person, regardless of the color of your skin, the gender you identify with, or the gender of the person you love. We respect the ethnic and religious backgrounds that bring us together, and we work for a world of compassion, justice, equality, and love. For more information about Timber Hawkeye or his books, please visit BuddhistBootCamp.com Timber is in Cambria on the first Saturday of every month at the Unitarian Universalist Community of Cambria. We meet from 5 PM to 6:30 PM. Phone: 805.395.4055
Web site: http://uuccambria.org  

November 2
CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' - 5:30-10pm Vet's Hall 1000 Main St
VIVA! Annual Event. Come in your favorite Hawaiian shirt, hula skirt or?? Enjoy a delicious sit-down dinner, wine, silent auction, lively live auction, raffle, and entertainment. This is the annual fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Cambria, which gives back through scholarships, community projects, the fight against human trafficking, international humanitarian projects, Polio, and so much more. Tickets $85.
Web site: https://portal.clubrunner.ca/2823  

November 2
LIVE MUSIC - 3:30 - 5:30pm 2020 Main Street
Twin Coyotes Tasting Room. There is no cover charge, and we have wine, cheese plates and cured meats available for purchase. November line-up: Saturday, Nov. 2 - Ron Pagan Friday, Nov. 15 - Michael McCabe Friday, Nov. 29 - Marcus DiMaggio Tasting Room Winter Hours: Sunday, Monday & Thursday: Noon - 5pm Friday & Saturday: Noon - 6pm Closed Tuesday & Wednesday Phone: 805-927-9800  

November 2
7 TO 9 AT 927 - 7:00PM - 9:00PM 821 Cornwall Street
MONTHLY STANDUP COMEDY NIGHT 927 Beer: Join in the laughs with this month's headliner, Judith Shelton. Admission is $15, tickets on sale at eventbrite.com. For more info go to Facebook.com/7to9at927 Phone: 805-203-5265  

November 3
HARVEST JAZZ NIGHTS IN THE GARDEN - 5:30 - 8:30pm 4095 Burton Dr.
Last Sunday of the Series: 11/3 - Tim Hosman and Dan Savant. $5 cover charge. Phone: 805-927-5007
Web site: http://www.robinsrestaurant.com/  

November 4 - 21
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/  

November 6
Moonstone Memoirs - True Stories Live - 6:00 PM 8:30 PM 812 Cornwall St.
Wednesday, November 6, 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 October Memoirs. Probably something about being thankful. Maybe not. But possibly. Phone: 805.927.9466
Web site: http://www.moonstonecellars.com  

November 8
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  

November 8 - 9
FIRST ANNUAL DINNER THEATER - 6PM-9PM 1000 Main Street
The Christening of the Don's Yacht, THE PROHIBITION. Vet's Hall; Tickets $35 at cuhsdramadinnertheater.bpt.me or at the door if available.  

November 9 - 10
ARTS & CRAFTS SALE - SAT 9AM-2PM & SUN 11AM-1PM 2250 Yorkshire Dr./Presbyterian Church
Annual Arts & Crafts Faire: Unique Handmade Items; Custom Jewelry; Home-Baked Goods; Christmas & Baby Items; Photo & Handmade Cards; Plus a Raffle Drawing! All proceeds benefit local charities.  

November 10
FOREST LOOP WALK - 10am - 12pm
Location: Tipton and Warren St. Docent: Stephen Beck Featuring panoramic views of the ocean, rolling hills and distant mountains, above the majestic coastline, the docent-led Forest Loop walk takes you through the Monterey Pine forest and coastal prairies of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. You will see and learn about the plants, trees, birds, and other wildlife that make the Preserve a unique and diverse eco-system. Docents also talk about the human history of the area for a cultural appreciation of the Ranch. 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/  

November 10
Touched by Suicide - Living with Loss - 10:00 AM 786 Arlington
Presented by Sue and Jon Loring. Over the last several years, as survivors of suicide loss, Sue (with Jon) has taken the lead in actively volunteering with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Hospice (working with new "survivors" who have lost a loved one to suicide). Both have worked as well with Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, based in Culver City, focusing on suicide and loss. All are welcome to attend this important service at the Unitarian Universalist Community of Cambria. Phone: 805.395.4055
Web site: http://uuccambria.org  

November 10
WINEMAKER'S DINNER WITH DAOU WINERY - 6-9pm 2905 BURTON DR.
-On November 10th from 6-9pm we will be hosting a winemaker's Dinner featuring Daou winery. The dinner will include a 5 course meal and 5 types of wine to match. A Speaker from Daou will go into depth on each wine being presented. Reservations are required and tickets are available on eventbrite. Phone: 805.927.4200  

November 11
VETERANS DAY CEREMONY - 11 AM
Vet's Hall 1000 Main St. Barbecue to follow, prepared by the Sons of the American Legion.
Web site: http://www.legionpost432.com  

November 13
TRIVIA NIGHT! - 5:30 - 8:30pm 812 Cornwall St.
Moonstone Cellars will have trivia night on the 2nd Wednesday of every month: November 13th and December 11th. We will NOT have trivia night on November 27th or December 25th due to the Holidays. Phone: 805.927.9466
Web site: http://www.moonstonecellars.com  

November 13
BINGO! - 5PM 1000 Main Street
Come to the Legion clubhouse at the back of the Vet's Hall and have some fun! Doors open at 5pm, Bingo begins at 6pm. Phone: 805.927.5010  

November 16
THE LIFE CYCLE OF THE MIGRATING MONARCH BUTTERFLY - 10am - 12pm
Location: TBA Docent: Dr. Kingston Leong, Holly Sletteland Join Dr. Kingston Leong and Holly Sletteland in search of overwintering Monarch Butterflies in the Monterey Pine Forest. Dr. Leong is a retired biology professor emeritus at Cal Poly who has studied Monarch Butterflies for over 25 years. He will provide an overview of the life cycle, migration, and overwintering habitat of the Monarch Butterflies. Holly Sletteland will discuss efforts to monitor and improve habitat on the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. Bring a lawn chair if you choose, as there is no seating available. Wear long pants and closed toe shoes to protect from poison oak. Reservations are required. https://www.ffrpcambria.org/connect/docent-walks/
Web site: https://www.ffrpcambria.org/connect/docent-walks/  

November 20
OPEN MIC NIGHT - 6:00 PM 8:00 PM 812 Cornwall St.
Wednesday, November 20, 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 Phone: 805.927.9466
Web site: http://www.moonstonecellars.com  

November 23
BLUFF TRAIL WALK - 10am - 12pm
Location: Bluff Trail Entrance South Windsor St. at Wedgwood Docent: Gil Eastman Enjoy the unique beauty of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve magnificent ocean bluffs, while exploring the coastal prairie's flora and fauna. Learn about the history of the area's early inhabitants. Otters, sea lions and whales may be spotted, as well as many different species of birds. The walk is about 2 hours and 2 miles long with no measurable elevation gain. Bring binoculars, if you have them. Children accompanied by adults are welcome. No reservations required.
Web site: https://www.ffrpcambria.org/connect/docent-walks/  

November 28
GIVING THANKS - 1980 Main Street
We encourage you to try some of our Fall Favorites. In the month of November, we will be offering some very special salads and soups. 10% off all salads and soups this month, good through Nov. 30th. We will be closed for Thanksgiving. Phone: 805-927-2911
Web site: http://www.indigomoonrestaurant.com  

November 28
ANNUAL COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DINNER - 11 am-2 pm
Free Thanksgiving dinner at the Vets Hall 1000 Main St. For all details and to volunteer, call the Vineyard Church- 805.203.5147  

November 28
THANKSGIVING DINNER - Noon to 8pm 2905 BURTON DR.
On Thanksgiving we will have an all you can eat buffet from 12 to 8pm. Reservations are required. Buffet includes roasted turkey prime rib, ham, soup, salad bar, mashed potatoes, vegetables, stuffing, and lots of desserts! Adults are $39.50, Kids 6-12 are $18.50, kids 5 and under are free.  

November 28
HOLIDAY ART SHOW - 1350 Main Street
November 28, 2019 - January 5, 2020 Our Holiday show this year will be full of arts and crafts for the giving season. 8" x 8" ($50) and 12" x 12" ($80) “Little Gem” paintings will adorn our front gallery walls. Our member gallery will have larger works, as well. And this year we're adding more crafts than ever. 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. Please come to find your perfect gifts and our newest creations! Always free! Children welcome! Opening Reception: November 29, 5:30pm - 7:00pm Take-in of art: November 26, 10:00am - noon Our Gallery weekly hours are Thursday & Friday 1-4 PM; Saturday & Sunday 11-4 PM. Phone: 805.927.8190
Web site: http://www.CambriaCenterForTheArts.org  

November 28
Thanksgiving Buffet - 2905 BURTON DR.
Join us for our Thanksgiving Buffet from noon to 8pm. Reservations are required and can be made at 805 927-4200 Phone: 805.927.4200  

November 29
CHRISTMAS MARKET & LIGHT SHOW - 5 - 9pm 2905 BURTON DR.
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. Runs Nov. 29 - Dec. 23. Phone: 805-927-4200
Web site: http://www.cambriachristmasmarket.com  

November 29
Trim the Tree for a Cause - 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. Phone: 805.927.1625
Web site: http://www.harmonycellars.com  

November 30
THANKSGIVING TREE PLANTING - 9am - noon
Join us and together we will help Mother Nature replenish Cambria's rare and endangered Monterey pine forest on the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. All ages are welcome! Families are encouraged to help. Meet at the Huntington entrance to the Preserve. RAIN CANCELS! Phone: 805.927.2856
Web site: https://www.ffrpcambria.org/connect/docent-walks/