20 things to do in SLO County on Saturday, Dec. 1

The 50th annual South County Holiday Parade marched down Grand Avenue to Ramona Garden Park in 2016.
The 50th annual South County Holiday Parade marched down Grand Avenue to Ramona Garden Park in 2016.

Beach Keepers Cleanup

9 to 11 a.m.

ECOSLO cleanup, including data tracking of trash at Estero Bluffs State Park. Cayucos. Free. 805-544-1777.

South County Holiday Parade

10 to 11 a.m.

Famil-friendly parade. 154 S. 8th Street, Grover Beach. 805-473-4580.

Cal Poly Holiday Sale

10 to 5 p.m.

Student-grown poinsettias located at the Horticulture Unit. Cal Poly — Bldg. 48, Environmental-Horticultural Science, Via Carta, San Luis Obispo. $5 to $55. 805-756-1106.

Curated Craft Boutique

11 to 5 p.m.

Functional art glass, fine jewelry, textiles, home decor, woodwork and ceramics and more. San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, 1010 Broad St. Free admission. 805-543-8562.

‘Little Gems’ Show

1 to 4 p.m.

Original paintings, live music and refreshments. Cambria Center for the Arts, 1350 Main St. Free. 805-927-8190.

‘A Christmas Story’

2 p.m., 7 p.m.

Young Ralphie Parker embarks on a quest for a genuine Red Ryder BB gun. San Luis Obispo Repertory Theatre, 888 Morro St., San Luis Obispo. $20 to $39. 805-756-2440.

Holiday Choir Concert

2 to 3 p.m.

Enjoy the sounds of the holiday season with a concert by members of the Central Coast Youth Chorus, formerly known as the Central Coast Children’s Choir. All ages. Arroyo Grande Library, 800 Branch St. West. Free. 805-473-7162.

‘Babes in Toyland’

2 to 4 p.m., 7 to 9 p.m.

Coastal Chamber Youth Ballet. Clark Center of the Peforming Arts, 487 Fair Oaks Ave, Arroyo Grande. $20 to $30. 805-473-7161.

Santa Arrives by Amtrak

2:30 to 4 p.m.

Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at the San Luis Obispo Amtrak Station. San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum, 1940 Santa Barbara Ave., San Luis Obispo. Free.

‘Holiday Extravaganza’

3 p.m., 7 p.m.

Scrooge finds his Christmas spirit in “A Christmas Carol.” With fractured fairy tale opera and “Holiday Vaudeville Revue.” Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville, 1863 Front St., Oceano. $24 to $30. 805-489-2499.

‘Anne of Green Gables’

3 p.m., 7 p.m.

An unwanted orphan becomes part of a loving but unconventional family. St. Peter’s By-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 545 Shasta Ave, Morro Bay. $20. 805-776-3287.

Cambria Christmas Market

5 to 9 p.m.

Featuring an additional million Christmas lights this year for a total of 2 million lights. Cambria Pines Lodge, 2905 Burton Drive. $10 to $25, children 10 and under are free. 805-927-6108.

Musical Holiday Walk around the Lake

5:30 to 9 p.m.

Celebrate the season with a special evening walk around Atascadero Lake, featuring music, refreshments, holiday decorations and free entrance to the Charles Paddock Zoo. 5:30 to 9 p.m. 805-550-3147.

‘A Christmas Carol’

7 to 9 p.m.

Live radio play version of Charles Dickens’ classic story. Trilogy at Monarch Dunes, 1465 Via Vista, Nipomo. $15, free for children. 805-343-7510.

Earl Thomas

7:30 to 11 p.m.

Blues. Veterans Memorial Building, 801 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo. $20 to $25. 805-541-7930.

‘Make A Joyful Noise’

7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Holiday concert. San Luis Obispo Wind Orchestra. Cultural & Performing Arts Center, Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo. $10 to $30. 805-546-3195.

‘Next to Normal’

7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

A woman diagnosed with bipolar disorder struggles to balance sanity, happiness and her commitments to her family. Wine Country Theatre. Park Ballroom, 1232 Park St., No. 200, Paso Robles. $15 to $25. 800-838-3006.

Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble

8 p.m.

Multi-instrumental orchestra and choir with vocal and instrumental soloists. Spanos Theatre, 1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo. $9 to $14 general. 805-756-4849.

Season’s Greetings

8 to 10 p.m.

San Luis Obispo Vocal Arts Ensemble performs carols, sacred music and contemporary choral pieces. Mission San Luis Obispo, 751 Palm St. $10 to $40. 805-541-6797.

Andre Nickatina

8 to 11 p.m.

Rap. Fremont Theater, 1035 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo. $32. 805-329-5725.

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