Highlights include oyster tasting, an oyster-shucking contest and wine, beer and cocktails, plus live painters and performance artists. Events will be held at stages, bars and lounges designed by SpinCycle and Bamboo DNA.
Leading the entertainment lineup is The Mother Hips, led by singer-guitarists Tim Bluhm and Greg Loiacono. Known for its signature “California soul” sound, the band has released nine studio albums since the early 1990s, including “Chronicle Man” in 2014.
Admission to the Central Coast Oyster & Music Festival is $22, or $10 for children aged 11 to 15. (Kids 10 and under get in free.) For information, call 805-459-0701 or visit http://centralcoastoysterfestival.com.