17 things to do in SLO County on Saturday, July 21

The carnival area at the California Mid-State Fair.
The carnival area at the California Mid-State Fair. jjohnston@thetribunenews.com

UCCE Master Food Preserver Program: Holiday Gifts in July

10 a.m. to noon

Discover how to make and can jams, jellies, vinegar and other preserved treats for holiday gifts. University of California Cooperative Extension, 2156 Sierra Way, Suite C, San Luis Obispo. $5. cesanluisobispo.ucanr.edu, 805-781-1429.

Imagination Playground

11 a.m.

Play with enormous blocks from the SLO Children’s Museum Imagination Playground. Santa Margarita Library, 9630 Murphy Ave. 805-438-5622.

Discovery Saturday: Central Coast Marine Mammals

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Family educational program. Coastal Discovery Center, Highway 1, San Simeon. $2. 805-927-6575.

California Mid-State Fair

Noon to midnight

Paso Robles Event Center, 2198 Riverside Ave., Paso Robles. Fair admission: $5.50 to $8.50. www.midstatefair.com.

Festival Mozaic Midday Mini-Concert: Beethoven

Noon to 1 p.m.

Concert. Santa Rosa Catholic Church, 1174 Main St., Cambria. Free. 805-781-3009.

Family Life in the Late 19th Century

1 to 4 p.m.

An afternoon of vintage activities involving rope-making, knot-tying and weaving. Cambria Historical Museum, 2251 Center St. 805-927-2891.

Dinosaur Caves Park History

2 to 3 p.m.

Presented by Ben Fine, director of the Pismo Beach Public Works Department. Arroyo Grande Library, 800 W. Branch St. 805-473-7161.

‘Letters From Home — Keeping Him Close’

2 to 3 p.m.

Summer Historic Theatre presentation about Arroyo Grande at the end of World War I. South County Historical Society. IOOF Hall, 128 Bridge St., Arroyo Grande. 805-458-3321.

Back Bay Betty

2 to 6 p.m.

Barefoot Concerts on the Green. Sea Pines Golf Resort, 1945 Solano St., Los Osos. 805-528-5252.

LadyFest 3

3 to 11 p.m.

Concert featuring female musicians and artists. SLO Guild Hall, 2880 Broad St., San Luis Obispo. $10. 805-704-8798.

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Local rock band Hot Tina will perform Saturday at the SLO Guild Hall as part of LadyFest 3. Laura Dickinson ldickinson@thetribunenews.com

Louie Ortega

6 to 9 p.m.

Louie Ortega and Mark Roberts. La Terraza Mexican Grill, 1316 Tamson Drive, Cambria. 805-927-7700.

Up in the Air

6:30 to 9 p.m.

Quintet. Bristols Cider House, 3220 El Camino Real, Atascadero. 805-400-5293.

Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows

7 p.m.

Concert. California Mid-State Fair. Paso Robles Event Center, 2198 Riverside Ave., Paso Robles. $41 to $96. 1-800-909-3247.


7 to 10 p.m.

Cajun, honky-tonk and string-band music, plus blues, old-time, country ballads, rock and more. SLOfolks. Castoro Cellars, 1315 N. Bethel Road, Templeton. $25. 805-238-0725.

Festival Mozaic Orchestra Series: Baroque in the Vines

7:30 p.m.

Concert. Serra Chapel, Chapel Hill, McMillan Canyon Road, Shandon. $50 to $80. 805-781-3009.

‘Almost Maine’

7:30 p.m.

Central Coast Shakespeare Festival. Filipponi Ranch, 1850 Calle Joaquin Road, San Luis Obispo. $12 to $20. www.centralcoastshakespeare.org.


9 p.m.

Concert. Fremont Theatre, 1035 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo. $33 to $35. www.thirteenthplanet.com/ministry

For a complete list of events, visit events.sanluisobispo.com.