The Cambrian

Arts & Events

THIS WEEK

THURSDAY 7-1

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.

FRIDAY 7-2

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..

SATURDAY 7-3

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.

Sierra Club Big Sur Hike. 8:30 a.m. June 26. Seven-mile hike in Big Sur area. Meet at Washburn Day Use Area, San Simeon State Park. 473-3694.

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

The Sea Otter Experience.

10 a.m.

July 3.

Come out to the sea otter trailer to ask questions and listen to docents talk about these sea mammals. Many items on display to view and touch. A spotting scope will be set up to view otters. South parking lot by Morro Rock at the bay entrance.



Great Blue Herons, Egrets and Other Rookery Wonders.

11 a.m.

July 3.

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.



Salt Marsh to Mudflats.

1 p.m.

July 3.

Follow a path from the State Park Marina through native plants to the salt marsh and on to the mud flats. Learn the history of the salt marsh, and see the plants and animals living in and on these specialized environments. Park close to the southeast end of the marina parking lot or across the street by the Morro Bay campground restrooms. 0.5 miles, 2 hours.



Art in the Park. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 3 to 5. Vendors selling art works, jewelry and hand-made crafts. Proceeds benefits student scholarships. Morro Bay City Park, Morro Bay Boulevard, Morro Bay. 772-2504.

Film Screening. 3 p.m. July 3. Theatre at the Old Grammar School, 1350 Main St., Cambria. Free. 927-8190.

The Red Barn Community Music Series. 7 p.m. July 3. Performance by Molly’s Revenge. Potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Red Barn at South Bay Community Center, 2180 Palisades Ave., Los Osos. $10 donations. 528-4530.

SUNDAY 7-4

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.

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

The Sea Otter Experience.

10 a.m.

July 4.

Come out to the sea otter trailer to ask questions and listen to docents talk about these sea mammals. Many items on display to view and touch. A spotting scope will be set up to view otters. South parking lot by Morro Rock at the bay entrance.



San Simeon History.

11 a.m.

July 4.

Explore the diverse history and uses of San Simeon Cove. Meet at the Coastal Discovery Center at W.R. Hearst State Beach.



Hike Coon Creek Loop.

2 p.m.

July 4.

Hike Rattlesnake Flat and Coon Creek trails. Meet in Montaña de Oro State Park at the end of Pecho Road in the Coon Creek parking lot. 3 miles, 2-3 hours.



4th of July Celebrations:

Cambria.

10 a.m. Family fun all day, food and music, followed by fireworks at dusk. Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Blvd.



Cayucos.

5 a.m. Sand-sculpture contest, parade, barbecue, bingo, followed by fireworks at dusk at the pier. Downtown. 995-1200.



Morro Bay.

Noon. A day full of activities, bike parade, food, drink, music, followed by fireworks at dusk. Tidelands Park, south end of Embarcadero. 772-4467.



Templeton.

7 a.m. Pancake breakfast, parade, games, entertainment and music. Food and beverages available. Community Park, 550 Crocker St. 434-1789.



WEDNESDAY 7-7

San Simeon Creek Road Walk.

9:30 a.m. July 7. 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.

Summer Dancin’ summer camps. Pacific Dance Center, 698 Morro Bay Blvd. Morro Bay. For schedule and fees, contact Karen Garman at 772-7119.

ART

OPENING Randee Ward. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. July 9. Mixed media. July 1, through July 29. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero No. 10, Morro Bay. 772-1068.

Nancy Korne. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. July 9. Mixed media. July 1, through July 29. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero No. 10, Morro Bay. 772-1068.

The Photography Show. Reception: 1 to 3 p.m. July 18. Exhibit of works by several artists. July 2, through Aug. 18. Cayucos Art Gallery, foot of the pier, Cayucos. 995-2266.

ENDING 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. Acrylic paintings. Through July 5. Nibble Nook, 410 Quintana, Morro Bay.

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.

ONGOING Jackie Morello, Jade Herrera and Jacque Brackett. “It’s A New Day.” Through July 18. Art Center, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. 772-2504.

TALENT CALL

“Whispers and Shouts” show open to all artists. Entries will be accepted from 10 a.m. to noon July 6. The show runs July 9, through Aug. 2. Allied Arts Gallery at the Old Grammar School, 1350 Main St., Cambria. For show prospectus, entry fees and additional information, visit www.artistsofcambria.com. Fiscalini Ranch SLOWanders Walk: animal tracks and scat. 10 a.m. to noon July 10. Led by naturalist Evan Albright. Children are particularly welcome. Details and reservations at 927-2202.

www.slowanders.com/SLO_Wanders/Welcome. html.

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.

Community Action Partnership Senior Health Screening. 9:30 a.m. to noon July 12. Free and confidential blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes and anemia screenings for seniors age 50 and older. Colorectal cancer take-home screening test kit available for $5. Call 788-0827 to schedule a full lipid panel for $20. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2700 Eton Road, Cambria. First come, first serve. Donations welcome.

PLAN AHEAD

Fiscalini Ranch West Walk. 9:30 a.m. July 14. 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.

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.

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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