Communities across San Luis Obispo County will be celebrating the Fourth of July on Saturday with festivities throughout the day. While Paso Robles, Morro Bay and Cambria have canceled fireworks shows this year, fireworks will still be done in Cayucos and Pismo Beach, and just south of the county line in Santa Maria.
Here is a list of Fourth of July events:
Arroyo Grande: 1 p.m. Village Band concert, hot dogs, lemonade and ice cream. Rotary Bandstand, Heritage Square Park. Refreshments for sale. 473-2250.
Atascadero: 10 to 11:30 a.m. San Luis Obispo County Band concert. Atascadero Lake Park. 2 p.m. Unveiling of the Charles Paddock statue with Katcho Achadjian. Charles Paddock Zoo. 470-3490.
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Avila Beach: 8 a.m. Pancake breakfast fundraiser followed by Doggie Parade, e-mail email@example.com to register your dog. Avila Beach Community Center, 191 San Miguel St. $2.50 to $5 breakfast. 627-1997.
Avila Pier: Noon. Boat parade. 451-3090.
Cambria: 11 a.m. Live music, food, music, dancing, kid races, bounce house, pie-eating contest. Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Blvd. 927-3624.
Cayucos: 5 a.m. sand-sculpture contest, 10 a.m. parade, barbecue, bingo, fireworks at the pier at 9 p.m. Downtown. 995-1200.
Morro Bay: 10 a.m. skateboard race, bike parade, food, drink, music, children's activities. Tidelands Park, 336 Embarcadero. 225-1633.
Paso Robles: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Live music, food, wine tasting, sangria. Eos Estate Winery, 2300 Airport Road 591-8050.
Pismo Beach: 10 a.m. Live music, food, crafts, artwork, vendors, family activities. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Pismo Beach Pier. 773-4382.
Santa Maria: 3 p.m. Live music, food, drinks. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Santa Maria Fairpark, 937 S. Thornburg St. 925-8824.
Templeton: 7 a.m. Pancake breakfast at the Fire Station, 10 a.m. Independence Day Parade on Main Street, food, games, entertainment, bounce house, vendors and music. Community Park, 550 Crocker St. 434-1789.