The Chumash Kitchen: Winter Flavors
8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Learning and eating seasonally in the Chumash kitchen. San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, 3450 Dairy Creek Road, San Luis Obispo. 805-541-1400, slobg.org/Chumash-kitchen.
Sierra Club Hike: Montaña de Oro State Park
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Hike Valencia Peak to Oats Peak to Coon Creek Loop. Moderately strenuous, 10.5-mile loop hike. Meet at the Valencia Peak trailhead, 2.7 miles from the Montaña de Oro State Park entrance. Free. 805-441-7597.
Sierra Club Hike: San Simeon
Trail passes through varied environments: wetlands, woods, open areas. 1 hour, 20 minutes. Meet at Washburn Day Use Area, about 1.5 miles north of Cambria on Highway 1. Hearst San Simeon State Park. Free. 805-748-7815.
Northern Elephant Seal Presentation
Learn about the life of the northern elephant seal. Reservations required. Coastal Discovery Center, Highway 1, San Simeon. Free. 805-927-2145.
Science for Kids: Oil Spills
Society of Women Engineers from Cal Poly lead you through an experiment about oil spills and how oil spills affect the environment. Register online: slolibrary.evanced.info/signup. San Luis Obispo City/County Library, 995 Palm St., San Luis Obispo. Free. 805-781-5775.
Western Monarch Day Celebration
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Learn about Monarch butterflies and their life cycle, plus face painting, games, crafts and cake. Monarch Butterfly Grove, 1/2 mile north of Grand Avenue on Highway 1, Pismo Beach. Free. 805-773-5301.
Stand Up for America
11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Pre-Super Bowl rally for equality and justice to celebrate Black History Month. Mission San Luis Obispo, 751 Palm St., SLO. 805-619-5354.
Hop On Beer Tours: Downtown SLO
Noon to 4 p.m.
Enjoy award-winning local brews while your personal beer guide explains the history, brewing process and highlights of each destination. Walking tour. Central Coast Brewing, 1422 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo. $50. 855-554-6766.
1 to 4 p.m.
Live music. Vina Robles Winery, 3700 Mill Road, Paso Robles. Free. 805-227-4812.
Sketch Walk: Elfin Forest
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Easy walk to sketch flowers, oaks or landscapes. No drawing experience necessary. Bring sketch materials. 1 mile. Elfin Forest Natural Area, north end of 15th St., Los Osos. Free. 805-772-2694.
Animals of the Central Coast
Lopez Lake educators teach about local wild animals. Ages 5 and up. Arroyo Grande Library, 800 W. Branch St. Free. 805-473-7161.
‘New Jerusalem’ staged reading
2 and 7 p.m.
A young Jewish merchant defends himself against charges of atheism in 17th-century Amsterdam. Ubu’s Other Shoe series. SLO Repertory Theatre, 888 Morro St., San Luis Obispo. $15. 805-786-2440.
‘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.
An Evening with Timber Hawkeye
The author of “Buddhist Boot Camp” introduces his new book, “Faithfully Religionless.” Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 786 Arlington St., Cambria. Free. 805-395-4055
Old-time country blues string band. Potluck supper and band at 5 p.m. Sausage Grinder starts at 6. Red Barn, 2180 Palisades Ave., Los Osos. Donations. 805-215-3238.
Art After Dark Paso
6 to 9 p.m.
Art, wine and live music. Various locations, downtown Paso Robles. Free. 805-238-9800.
Ben Hein and Danny DeJong
6:30 to 9 p.m.
Live music. Bristol’s Cider House, 3220 El Camino Real, Atascadero. 805-400-5293.
‘Man of La Mancha’
Experimental Theater, Cultural and Performing Arts Center, Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo. $20. 805-546-3195.
‘Classics III: Old and New World Classical Collide’
San Luis Obispo Symphony. Harman Hall, Performing Arts Center, Cal Poly. $20 to $80. 805-756-4849.
For a complete list of events, visit events.sanluisobispo.com.