The Cambrian

Arts & Events

THIS WEEK

THURSDAY 6-17

Adventures With Nature. Rain or bad weather cancels outdoor activities. 772-2694 or www.ccnha.org.

Coon Creek Beach Caves.

8 a.m.

June 17.

Study in detail the erosional impact of the ocean on the Monterey shale cliffs. Ancient caves in Montaña de Oro, now uplifted above sea level, will be discussed. Meet in Montana de Oro State Park at the south end of Pecho Road in the Coon Creek parking lot. 1.5 miles, 1.5 hours.



Digital Photo Walk — Point Buchon.

9 a.m.

June 17.

Explore the new Point Buchon Trail along the bluffs south of Montaña de Oro, stopping to photograph the rocky shore. Meet at the Coon Creek parking area at the very end of Montaña de Oro. 7 miles, 3.5 hours.



The Cambria Computer Club General meeting. 2 p.m. June 17. Topic will be “How to speed up and optimize your computer, Part 2.” Joslyn Recreation Center Conference Room, 950 Main St., Cambria. For information email dbbig23@charter.net

“Ranchers and Stewards,” museum installation opening at the Cambria Historical Society. 5 to 7 p.m. June 17. Barbecue and outdoor concert by Western

singer/songwriter Juni Fisher. The exhibit celebrates the history Hearst Ranch in San Simeon and Fiscalini Ranch in Cambria. Museum entrance free. Concert $20. 2251 Center St., Cambria. www.cambriahistoricalsociety.comor 927-3624 for tickets.

FRIDAY 6-18

“Summer Solstice” Cambria Business Showcase. 2 to 4:30 p.m. June 18. Hosted by the Cambria Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Cambria Farmers Market. Cambria Veterans Memorial Building, 1000 Main St., Cambria. Free. 972-3624. www.cambriachamber.org.

SATURDAY 6-19

Small Wilderness Area

Preservation (SWAP) Walk. 9:30 a.m. June 19. John Lindsey leads and discusses the effect of weather on the plants and animals of the Elfin Forest. Meet at the north end of 15th Street off of Santa Ysabel Avenue, Los Osos. 528-0392.

Adventures With Nature. Rain or bad weather cancels outdoor activities. 772-2694 or www.ccnha.org.

Los Osos Oaks Reserve.

10 a.m.

June 19.

A shaded stroll through an ancient forest looking at native plants and evidence of Chumash habitation, and learning colorful historical background. Meet at Reserve entrance, 0.7 miles east of South Bay Boulevard on Los Osos Valley Road. 1 mile, 1.5 hours.



Aleya Dao in Concert. 6 p.m. June

19. Joined by pianist Jim Coventry. Joslyn Adult Recreation Center, 950 Main St., Cambria. $8 to $10. 927-7261.

SUNDAY 6-20

Jazz Concert Series at The Hamlet. 4 p.m. June 20. Charlie and Sandi Shoemake joined by bassist Fred Atwood and drummer Darrell Voss and Nick Shoemake on trumpet. The Hamlet, Highway 1, Cambria. $15. 927-0567.

Lance Robison. Sunday music in the garden. Noon to 3 p.m. June 20. Indigo Moon, 1980 Main St., Cambria. 927-2911. www.indigomooncafe.com.

TUESDAY 6-22

Adventures With Nature. Rain or bad weather cancels outdoor activities. 772-2694 or www.ccnha.org.

Discover Magnificent Morro Rock.

1 p.m.

June 22.

See Morro Rock and learn about its geology and history and the animals that live on and near the rock. Meet at the restrooms in the parking lot in front of the rock. 0.5 mile, 1-1.5 hours.



WEDNESDAY 6-23

Adventures With Nature. Rain or bad weather cancels outdoor activities. 772-2694 or www.ccnha.org.

Montaña de Oro Bluff Nature Walk.

10 a.m.

June 23.

Hike along the Bluff Trail for views and likely looks at a variety of birds, plants and sea life. Meet at bluff trailhead, 200 yards south of the Visitor Center at Montaña de Oro State Park. 2.5 miles, 2 hours.



Moonstone Beach Walk. 9:30 a.m. June 23. The Cambria Walking Bunch meets Wednesdays at Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Blvd., Cambria. darlenencambria@att.net.

ONGOING

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 927-1349, e-mail info@uuccambria.org,or go to uuccambria.org.

Ongoing Course in Miracles. 3 to 5 p.m. Saturdays. The Center for Spiritual Awakening, 1130 Napa Ave., Morro Bay. For details call Cindy at 748-5987 or Lori at 771-9707.

Holistic fair. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the second Saturday of each month (free). Weekly: 6 p.m. Thursday guided meditation (by donation). Amethyst Healing Center, 704 Main St., Cambria. 927-1700, amethysthealingcenter.com.

ART

ENDING

“Eclecticity.” Group exhibit. Through June 20. Art Center, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. 772-2504.

ONGOING

Jack McNeal. Photography. Through June 29. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero No. 10, Morro Bay. 772-1068.

Sherren Guthrie McMath. Mixed media paintings. Through June 29. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero No. 10, Morro Bay. 772-1068.

Ken and Ingrid Hanson. Cones and vases using Italian glass-blowing techniques. Through June. Seekers Gallery, 4090 Burton Drive, Cambria. 927-4352.

Valerie Froehlich. “Naturescapes.” Photography. Through June. The Hamlet, 7432 Exotic Gardens Drive, Cambria. 927-3535.

Jan Walker. Watercolors. Through July 1. Cayucos Art Association Gallery, foot of the pier, Cayucos. 995-2266.

Plein Air Exhibit. Area landscapes. Through July 4. Allied Arts Gallery at the Old Grammar School, 1350 Main St., Cambria.

Ellen DeMoe Pool. “Clown.” Acrylics. Through July 5. Nibble Nook, 410 Quintana, Morro Bay. Nikki Lynn. ‘ American Classic’ artwork. Through June. Rainbow Bean Coffee House & Ice Creamery, 2320 Main St., 927-3710

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, howardkline.com.

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

Melanee Sylvester Gallery. Original oil paintings of Central Coast by Melanee Sylvester and California impressionist and contemporary work by Tracey Sylvester Harris. Ongoing. 724 Main St. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Wednesdays. 927-5450,

www.melaneesylvester.com.

TALENT CALL

Artists are invited to enter “Whispers and Shouts, presented July 9 to Aug. 2 by Allied Arts of Cambria. Entries will be accepted from 10 a.m. to noon July 6 at the Allied Arts Gallery at the Old Grammar School, 1350 Main St., Cambria. For show prospectus, entry fees and additional information, see www.ArtistsOfCambria.com.

PLAN AHEAD

Gene Cerise Memorial Country Coast Classic Bike Ride. June 26. Proceeds from Highway 1 ride benefit YMCA Cambria teen center. Register at the Shamel Park: 6:30 a.m. for century riders; 7:15 a.m. for half century riders; 9 a.m. for short Riders. www.countrycoastclassic.org.$40 to $50. 543-8235.

Celebration of life for Mark Ratto. 4 to 7 p.m. June 26. The Cambria resident and businessman has what’s believed to be terminal cancer. All are welcome, as are donations to help defray medical expenses. Linn’s Fruit Bin Farmstore on Santa Rosa Creek Road, about 5 miles from Main Street. Tamara Righetti, 927-8404.

Jill Knight. Sunday music in the garden. Noon to 3 p.m. June 27. Indigo Moon, 1980 Main St., Cambria. 927-2911. www.indigomooncafe.com.

Montessori Workshops for Parents and Teachers. Seven week-long courses begin June 28 in San Luis Obispo, Atascadero, and Cambria. For details and registration visit www.montessoriworld.orgor call 927-3240. Register by June 2 for discount.

Adventures With Nature. Rain or bad weather cancels outdoor activities. 772-2694 or www.ccnha.org.

Great Blue Herons, Egrets and Other Rookery Wonders.

11 a.m.

June 27.

A short talk about egrets, herons and other residents at the rookery in Morro Bay State Park. Meet in the Morro Bay Natural History Museum Learning Center. 0.25 mile, 1.5 hours.



Los Osos Oaks Reserve.

10 a.m.

June 30.

A shaded stroll through an ancient forest looking at native plants and evidence of Chumash habitation, and learning colorful historical background. Meet at Reserve entrance, 0.7 miles east of South Bay Boulevard on Los Osos Valley Road. 1 mile, 1.5 hours.



El Chorro Park walk with picnic. 9:30 a.m. June 30. The Cambria Walking Bunch meets Wednesdays at Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Blvd., Cambria. darlenencambria@att.net.

NIGHTLIFE

Pacific Blue, 9070 Castillo Drive, San Simeon. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, karaoke. 927-8101.

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 www.sansimeonrestaurant.com.

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

Cambria Pines Lodge. 2905 Burton Drive, 21 and older. Dancing. Music starts around 8 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday, 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. 927-4200, www.cambriapineslodge.com.

Mozzi’s, 2262 Main St., Cambria. 927-4767.

Las Cambritas, 2336 Main St., Cambria. Music on the patio at 2 p.m. Sunday. 927-0175.

Old Cayucos Tavern, 130 N. Ocean Ave., Cayucos. Card room. 995-3209.

Line Dancing. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays at the Veterans Memorial Building, 1000 Main St., Cambria. Newcomers welcome; $2 a class. 927-7131.

Cambria Couples Dance and Social Club. 6 to 9 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Live music and a potluck dinner. Joslyn Recreation Center, 950 Main St., Cambria. 927-0527.

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