Painted Sky Concert Series. 8 p.m. June 25. Featuring country swing music by The Sweetback Sisters. Painted Sky Recording Studios, 4111 Bridge St., Cambria. $18. 927-8330.
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.
Sierra Club Big Sur Hike. 8:30 a.m. June 26. Seven-mile hike in Big Sur area. Meet Washburn Day Use Area, San Simeon State Park. 473-3694.
Sierra Club Morro Bay Sand Spit Hike. 9 a.m. June 26. Naturalistled, nine-mile walk. Meet Sand Spit Road parking area. 459-2107.
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Catherine Ryan Hyde, hosted by Friends of the Cambria Library. 2 to 4 p.m. June 26. 1043 Main St., Cambria. 927-0459 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.
“A Summer’s Evening in the Garden.” Fundraiser for Friends of the Elephant Seal. Wine, appetizers, live music. $5. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 26. Cambria Nursery, 2801 Eton Road, Cambria. 924-1628. www.elephantseal.org.
Sierra Club 20’s/30’s Hike in Cuesta Canyon. 9 a.m. June 27. Six-mile hike on Old Padre Trail. Meet at Highway 101/Stagecoach Road exit. 818-472-6827.
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.
Valerie Cardill in Concert. 2 p.m. June 27. Celtic harpist. Coalesce Bookstore, 845 Main St., Morro Bay. $10. 772-2880.
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.
Jazz Concert Series at The Hamlet. 4 and 7:15 p.m. June 27. Pianist Cecilia Coleman joined by bassist Dylan Johnson and drummer Darrell Voss. The Hamlet, Highway 1, Cambria. $12 to $20. 927-0567.
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.org
or call 927-3240.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com,
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.
Twilight Hours at Harmony Cellars. Coastal views, music, wine, sunset on the winery's garden patio. 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays in July and August. 3255 Harmony Valley Road, Harmony. 927-1625. www.HarmonyCellars.com.
EVENT Jackie Morello, Jade Herrera and Jacque Brackett. Reception: 3 to 5 p.m. June 27. “It’s A New Day.” June 24, through July 18. Art Center, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. 772-2504.
ENDING 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.
ONGOING 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.
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.
The Cambria Computer Club Novice meeting. 2 p.m. July 1. The topic will be “Installing and uninstalling software including virus protection”. Joslyn Recreation Center Conference Room, 950 Main St., Cambria. For information email dbbig23@charter. net.
Cayucos Lioness Club Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser. 8 a.m. to noon July 3. Proceeds Benefit Cayucos Grammar School, High School Scholarships, Mutt Mitts, Beach Wheel Chair, and general fund. Cayucos Veterans Memorial Lions Hall, 201 Ocean Front Lane, Cayucos. $12 adults; $7 children; free for ages 12 and under.
Cayucos Lioness Club Bingo Fundraiser. 1 to 4 p.m. July 4. Cayucos Veterans Memorial Lions Hall, 201 Ocean Front Lane, Cayucos. Proceeds Benefit Cayucos Swimming Pool kids programs.
San Simeon Creek Road. 9:30 a.m. July 7. The Cambria Walking Bunch meets Wednesdays at Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Blvd., Cambria. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mostly Monica. Sunday music in the garden. Noon to 3 p.m. July 11. Indigo Moon, 1980 Main St., Cambria. 927-2911. www.indigomooncafe.com.
Darrell Voss Jazz Trio. Sunday music in the garden. Noon to 3 p.m. July 18. Indigo Moon, 1980 Main St., Cambria. 927-2911. www.indigomooncafe.com.
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.