Elfin Forest Nature Walk — Flight of the Brant Geese
9:30 to 11 a.m.
Naturalist John Roser talks about Morro Bay’s Black Brant population. El Moro Elfin Forest Natural Area, North end of 15th St. off of Santa Ysabel, Los Osos. Free. 805-528-0392.
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10 a.m. to Noon.
Anyone interested in or already writing a book is welcome to attend. Morro Bay Library, 625 Harbor St., Morro Bay. Free. 805-772-6394.
Soft Sculpture: Knit and Crochet
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Learn to create soft, sculptural forms. Materials list online; bring materials to class. www.SLOMA.org. San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, 1010 Broad St., San Luis Obispo. $225 members/$250 non-members. 805-543-8562.
Surfrider Beach Cleanup
10 a.m. to noon.
Help Surfrider SLO clean the beach and dunes. Meet at the picnic tables where Grand Avenue ends at the beach. Rain cancels. Oceano Dunes Natural Preserve, 2 W. Grand Ave., Oceano. Free. 650-395-7873.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tamales, mariachi bands, dancers and more. Sunken Gardens, East Mall, Atascadero. Free. 805-470-3360.
Bugs up Close
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Learn and explore bugs and their lives. Ages 3 and up. No registration required. Los Osos Library, 2075 Palisades Ave., Los Osos. Free. 805-528-1862.
Art and Wine Series: Ceramic Mosaic Hearts
1 to 3 p.m.
Learn mosaic basics. Complimentary glass of wine. Register at www.creativemetime.com/mosaic-hearts-changala-jan-20.html Changala Winery, 3770 Willow Creek Road, Paso Robles. $60. 805-226-9060.
1 to 4 p.m.
Live music. Vina Robles Winery, 3700 Mill Road, Paso Robles. Free. 805-227-4812.
Understanding Your Credit/Financial Goals
2 to 3 p.m.
Kay Wade from the Workforce Resource Center helps veterans and the public understand their credit and identify financial goals. Arroyo Grande Library, 800 Branch St. West, Arroyo Grande. Free. 805-473-7161.
‘’80s Mix Tape’ by Cal Poly’s Orchesis Dance Company
2 and 8 p.m.
Cal Poly Orchesis Dance Company. Spanos Theatre, Performing Arts Center, Cal Poly. $12 to $20. 805-756-6436.
‘Baskerville — A Sherlock Holmes Mystery’
3 and 7 p.m.
“The Hound of the Baskervilles” spoof and “HGTVaudeville” vaudeville revue. Great American Melodrama and Vaudeville, 1863 Front St., Oceano. $21 to $28. 805-489-2499.
‘The Bald Soprano’
4 and 7 p.m.
Eugene Ionesco’s hilarious satire on modern communication. North County Theatre Works. Templeton Performing Arts Center, 1200 South Main St., Templeton. $10. 805-434-5845.
6 to 8:30 p.m.
Pianist plays songs from the Great American Songbook. Harmony Café, 824 Main St., Cambria. 805-924-1219.
David Jacobs-Strain and Bob Beach
7:30 to 10 p.m.
Singer-songwriters. Castoro Cellars, 1315 North Bethel Road, Templeton. $20. 805-238-0725.
‘The Maltese Falcon’ live radio show
Live radio show. Cambria Center for the Arts, 1350 Main St., Cambria. Free. 805-927-8190.
Bach in the Mission: Bach and the Italians
8 to 9:30 p.m.
Cal Poly Bach Week. Mission San Luis Obispo, 751 Palm St., San Luis Obispo. $10 to $20. 805-756-4849.
For a complete list of events, visit events.sanluisobispo.com.