8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Paintings by Laurel Sherrie. On display through Sept. 12. Big Sky Café, 1121 Broad St., San Luis Obispo. 805-545-5401.
‘Odd & Interesting’ gemstone exhibition
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9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Featuring jewelry by Austin Moore. On display through Aug. 31. I Love Rocks, 3970 Broad St., San Luis Obispo. 805-710-3970.
Adventures with Nature: Birding the Boardwalk
10 a.m. to noon
Enjoy a 1-mile stroll while identifying shorebirds. Bring binoculars. No pets. Morro Bay State Park. 805-772-2694.
‘Pushing Boundaries: Exploring Abstraction’
Noon to 4 p.m.
Various media. On display through Sept. 11. Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St. 805-772-2504.
1 to 4 p.m.
Paintings and photography of the Central Coast. On display through Aug. 27. Cambria Center for the Arts, 1350 Main St., Cambria. Free. 805-927-8190.
Paws to Read
3 to 4 p.m.
Children are invited to read with a therapy dog named Carly. Los Osos Library, 2075 Palisades Ave. 805-528-1862.
Train Wreck Friday: Julie and the Bad Dogs
5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Pomar Junction Vineyard and Winery, 5036 El Pomar Road, Templeton. $15, free for wine club members. 805-238-9940.
6 to 8:30 p.m.
Pianist plays songs from the Great American Songbook. Harmony Café. Pewter Plough Playhouse, 824 Main St., Cambria. Cost varies. 805-924-1219.
7:30 to 10 p.m.
Cash-strapped nuns put on a show in this musical by Dan Goggin. Cambria Center for the Arts, 1350 Main St., Cambria. $10 to $20. 805-927-8190.
For a complete list of events, visit events.sanluisobispo.com.