The Cambrian

Arts & Events



Kite Festival. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 24. Event includes parade, kite demonstrations and exhibitions, candy drop and vendors. Morro Rock, Morro Bay. 772-4467.

Cambria Wildflower Show. 12 to 5 p.m. April 24 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 25. Sponsored by Friends of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. Cambria Veterans Memorial Building, 1000 Main St., Cambria. $3, students free. 927-2856 or


Sixteenth Annual Faerie Festival. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 25. Celebrate the arrival of spring with storytelling, harp music, and palm reading. Heart’s Ease Herb and Garden Shop, 4101 Burton Drive, Cambria. Free.

Jazz Concert Series at The Hamlet. 4 and 7:15 p.m. April 25. Pianist Terry Trotter joined by bassist Chuck Berghofer and drummer Colin Bailey. The Hamlet, Highway 1, Cambria. $12 to $20. 927-0567.


Cambria Walking bunch walk. 9:30 a.m. April 28. Meet at the East end (marine terrace) of the Fiscalini bluff trail. Bring a sandwich and enjoy soup and wine at Janann’s home after the walk.


Piedras Blancas Light Station Tours. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Meet at 9:45 a.m. at the former Piedras Blancas Motel, 1.5 miles north of the Lighthouse. $10 for adults, $5 for age 6-17, no fee ages 5 and under. Special arrangements must be made for groups of 10 or more. 927-7361. Artist paint-out days. Second Wednesdays. $10. To make arrangements, call 927-8574.

Electronic Recycle Center, sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Community of Cambria. 2:30 to 5 p.m. the fourth Friday of every month. Bring TVs, PCs, and most other electronic devices. No appliances, batteries or fluorescent lighting. Cambria Farmers Market. Free. Call 9271349, e-mail,

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Holistic fair. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the second Saturday of each month. Free. Amethyst Healing Center, 704 Main St., Cambria. 927-1700,



“Sculpture by the Sea.” Noon to 5 p.m. April 24. Works by sculpture artists in the California Sculpture Symposium. Camp Ocean Pines, 1473 Randall Drive, Cambria. 927-0254.

OPENING Jan Walker. Reception: 1 to 3 p.m. May 9. Watercolors. April 27, through July 1. Cayucos Art Association Gallery, foot of the pier, Cayucos. 995-2266.

ONGOING Stephen Schlanser. Engraved, carved and etched crystal bowls, vases and sculptures. Through April. Seekers Gallery, 4090 Burton Drive, Cambria. 927-4352.

Shirley Kirkes-Mar. Through June 7. Madeline’s Restaurant, 788 Main St., Cambria. Open 11 a.m. daily. 927-4175.

Clarence Weiss. “Passion for Plein Air Painting.” Paintings. Extended to May 4. The Hamlet, 7432 Exotic Garden Drive, Cambria. 927-2856.

Howard Kline. Original abstract expressionistic watercolors and giclee reproductions. Ongoing. Howard Kline Gallery, 750 Sheffield St., Cambria. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, closed Wednesday. 927-2917,

Sally Seago. Romantic Impressionist oil paintings. Ongoing. Seago Gallery by the Sea, 6100 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria. 927-9444,


“Fabulous Fibers” show. Area fiber artists are invited to enter a juried show to be presented in May by Allied Arts Association in Cambria. Entries are to be delivered between 10 a.m. and noon May 5 to the Allied Arts Gallery at the Old Grammar School, 1350 Main St. in Cambria. For details, visit

Allied Arts 8x8 Show and Fundraiser. Area artists may deliver entries in eight-inch by eight-inch dimensions from 8 to 11 a.m. May 14 for a show to be held May 14 to 15. Cambria Veterans Memorial Building, 1000 Main St., Cambria. for 3-D specifications or to buy a canvas, call Tish Rogers at 924-0223.


May Day Spring Festival. 4 p.m. May 1. Featuring a flower show, farmer’s market, heritage plant sale, May Day pole dance, children’s activities and light refreshments. Cambria Historical Museum, 2251 Center St., Cambria.

Cambria Youth Music Fund Students Recital & Tea. 2 to 4 p.m. May 2. Featuring fourteen music scholarship students, supported by the The Cambria Chorale and the Lions Club of Cambria. Cambria Community Presbyterian Church, 2250 Yorkshire, Cambria. $5, under 16 free. Tickets available at the door, at the Chamber of Commerce and the Joslyn Center. Call 927-4173 to make a reservation or schedule transportation.

Creating Resources in Your Life with Aleya Dao, guest teacher for Cambria’s Creativity Club. 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 1. Learn to use your energetic fields as a mechanism for manifesting in the physical realm. $30. Joslyn Adult Recreation Center Main Hall, 950 Main St., Cambria. Register by April 28. 927-7261. Food drive. May 8. Cambria postal workers pick up nonperishable food in sealed cans, boxes and bags left by mailboxes to help feed locals. Food in glass containers or past its expiration date should not be included.


San Simeon Beach Bar & Grill performance showcase. 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays and 5 to 9 p.m. Saturdays. Karaoke with “Elvis” 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 9520 Castillo Drive, San Simeon. Free. 927-4601 or

The Hamlet, just north of Cambria on Highway 1. 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Richard Moratin, piano/vocals. 927-3535 or 927-4994.