Heart of SLO Walking Tour
10 to noon.
How SLO went from a Chumash village to a Spanish colony to an Old West outpost to a modern town. Sauer-Adams Adobe, 964 Chorro St., San Luis Obispo. $20. 805-210-8687.
SLOcally Made Showroom and Creative Market
11 to 8 p.m.
Pop-up storefront of traditional trades such as leatherwork, embroidery, painting, and more. San Luis Obispo Collection, 1003 Osos St., San Luis Obispo. Free.
Oceano Dunes Visitor Center Tour
Noon to 4 p.m.
Hands-on exhibits of native dune, lagoon plant, animal species, Pismo clams, off-highway vehicles and cultural history. Oceano Dunes District Visitor Center, 555 Pier Ave. Free. 805-474-2664.
‘Little Gems For the Holidays’
1 to 4 p.m.
Original paintings. Cambria Center for the Arts, 1350 Main St. Free. 805-927-8190.
Lawless San Luis Walking Tour
2 to 4 p.m.
Culture clashes, family dramas, Amazons, headless bandits and vigilantes. Sauer-Adams Adobe, 964 Chorro St., San Luis Obispo. $20. 805-210-8687.
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Learn some geology while walking through coastal scrub and sand dunes. Active hike, chance of poison oak, 1 mile, 3 hours. Montana de Oro State Park. Free. 805-772-2694.
4 p.m., 8 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.
The Cimo Brothers
4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Folk, jazz. Tooth & Nail Winery, 3090 Anderson Road, Paso Robles. Free admission. 805-369-6100.
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.
‘Ghosts of Christmas Past’ Walking Tour
6 to 8 p.m.
The curious history of the holidays in San Luis Obispo. Sauer-Adams Adobe, 964 Chorro St., San Luis Obispo. $20. 805-210-8687.
Arroyo Grande Holiday Caroling Party
6 to 9 p.m.
Holiday caroling party. Songbook provided. Heritage Square Park, Nelson Street, Arroyo Grande. Free.
Tiki Party & Trivia Night
6 to 9 p.m.
Christmas movie trivia night. Calwise Spirits Co., 3340 Ramada Drive, Paso Robles. Free admission. 805-369-2662.
‘A Christmas Story’
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.
For a complete list of events, visit events.sanluisobispo.com.