19 things to do in SLO County on Saturday, Sept. 22

The Showdown Cornhole Tournament returns to Sunken Gardens in Atascadero on Saturday.
The Showdown Cornhole Tournament returns to Sunken Gardens in Atascadero on Saturday. The Tribune

Dot Harness Golf Invitational

8:30 to 2:30 p.m.

The first annual Dot Harness Invitational. Supports a local youth basketball organization as well as gives out a scholarship to a local youth female golfer. Morro Bay Golf Course. $150 per player or $550 for a foursome. 805-556-5620.

Chumash Kitchen

9 to 1:30 p.m.

Chumash chef and herbalist Violet Cavanaugh and special guests will discuss the history of the local sacred grinding stones and share a seasonal brunch. San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, 3450 Dairy Creek Road. $88 to $120. 805-541-1400.

3rd annual Showdown Cornhole Tournament

9 to 5 p.m.

Cornhole tournament to benefit the Atascadero High Greybots. Sunken Gardens, Atascadero. $80 to $128 per team. 661-317-6048.

Birding for Beginners Part 2

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Review making quality observations, using binoculars and spotting scopes. Family event, easy walk, 1 mile, 2 hours. Morro Bay State Park. Free. 805-772-2694.

27th Annual Turtle, Tortoise & Reptile Show

10 to 3 p.m.

Educational show featuring turtles, tortoises, snakes, lizards and other exotic animals. Veterans Hall, 801 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo. Free to $3. 805-748-5386.

Audiobooks: The Voices Telling the Stories

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Q&A with audiobook narrator Jim Seybert. Community Room. SLO Library. Free. 805-781-5991.

White’s Point Vistas

11 to 11:45 a.m.

Enjoy a short, steep walk to view the estuary, home to hundreds of marine and terrestrial animals. Moderate walk, 0.5 miles, 0.75 hours. Morro Bay State Park Museum of Natural History. Free. 805-772-2694.


Noon to 6 p.m.

Featuring traditional German music, food and beer. Avila Beach Golf Resort. $25. 805-540-3501.


2 to 4:30 p.m., 7:30 to 10 p.m.

The play probes into the delicate relationship of three singular women. Cambria Center for the Arts. $10. 805-927-8190.

‘Moonlight and Magnolias’

2 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

This comedy centers on the last-minute re-write of the movie script of Gone with the Wind. Park Ballroom, 1232 Park St. #200, Paso Robles. $15 to $25. 800-838-3006.

Rise of a Railroad Town Walking Tour

2 to 4 p.m.

Relive the epic of the West through the men, women, buildings, and rolling stock of the Railroad District. San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum, 1940 Santa Barbara Ave., San Luis Obispo. $10 to $20. 805-210-8687.

Heirloom Tomato Festival

2 to 5 p.m.

Taste 30 varieties of Heirloom Tomatoes and fresh bites by local chefs and artisan purveyors. Windrose Farm, 5750 El Pharo Drive, Paso Robles. Free to $30. 805-226-2081.

The Mother Corn Shuckers

2 to 6 p.m.

Concerts on the Green. Sea Pines Golf Resort, 1945 Solano St., Los Osos. Free. 805-550-5252.

Avila Apple Festival Gala Dinner

5 to 9 p.m.

Live music, wine tasting, live and silent auctions, and a multi-course, apple-inspired dinner. Avila Beach Community Center, 191 San Miguel St. $100. 805-627-1997.

’80s For Animals

6 to 10 p.m.

Tasty cruelty-free food and drinks, 80 silent & live auction items and ’80s music. Odd Fellows Hall, 520 Dana St., San Luis Obispo. $40. 805-543-3786.

Sebastian Maniscalco

7 p.m.

Standup comedy. Vina Robles Amphitheatre, 3800 Mill Road, Paso Robles. $45 to $75.

CC Riders

7:30 to 10 p.m.

Country. D’Anbino Vineyards & Cellars, 710 Pine St., Paso Robles. $15. 805-227-6800.

Madeleine Peyroux

8 to 11 p.m.

Country. Fremont Theater, 1035 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo. $29.50 to $49.50. 805-329-5725.

House of Floyd

8:30 p.m.

Tribute to Pink Floyd. The Siren, 900 Main St., Morro Bay. $25. (805) 225-1312.

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