The Cambrian

Arts & Events


California Mid-State Fair. July 21 to Aug. 1. Paso Robles Event Center, 2198 Riverside Ave., Paso Robles. 238-3565 or


Camp Hapitok 40th Reunion. July 23. Open house 2 p.m., followed by campfire and dinner at Rancho el Chorro, 3350 Education Drive, San Luis Obispo. Happy hour and reception 7:30 tp 10 p.m. at Village Host Pizza & Grill, 2138 Broad St., San Luis Obispo. 593- 3125 or


“The Art of Dr. Seuss.” Reception: 4 to 8 p.m. July 24. The Vault Gallery, 2289 Main St., Cambria. Reservations, 927-0300. Cayucos Portuguese Celebration. July 25 4:30 p.m. traditional Portuguese sopa dinner; 6:30 p.m. rosary followed by dancing and live music; 8 p.m. Grand March; July 25 10:30 a.m. parade; 11 a.m. mass and coronation followed by barbecue lunch for $12; 2 p.m. auction and raffle. Cayucos Veterans Memorial Lions Hall, 10 Cayucos Drive, Cayucos. 459-6330.


Jazz Concert Series at The Hamlet. 4 and 7:15 p.m. July 25. Bassist Luther Hughes and his band The Cannonball/Coltrane Project. The Hamlet, Highway 1, Cambria. $12 to $20. 927-0567.

Jill Knight. Sunday music in the garden. Noon to 3 p.m. July 25. Indigo Moon, 1980 Main St., Cambria. 927-2911.


Harmony Headlands walk. 9:30 a.m. July 28. The Cambria Walking Bunch meets Wednesdays at Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Blvd., Cambria.


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,or go to

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,

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.

“Stitching in your Slippers.” All levels, ages of knitters and crocheters welcome. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fridays and Sundays at the Cambria Historical Museum, 2251 Center St. at Burton Drive. 927-3280.


ONGOING Cynthia Myers. Sand-carved art glass. Through July. Seekers Glass Gallery, 4090 Burton Drive, Cambria. 927-4352.

Philip Carey. Pen and prismacolor pencil. Through July. Deer Run Art & Artifacts, 2080 Main St., Cambria. 927-0427. Robin Wayne. Oil paintings. Through July. Cambria Library, 900 Main St., Cambria. 927-4336

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,

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,


Hand Car Wash fundraiser. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 31. Proceeds help Cambria elementary school-aged youth to attend Hume Lake Christian Camp. Cambria Veterans Memorial Building parking lot, 1000 Main St., Cambria. $10 includes exterior wash and window cleaning. 927-5672.

"Coming to Consciousness, the Experience of a Lifetime,” Sixweek workshop. 10 a.m. to noon six Saturdays starting Aug. 14. Led by author Bobbe Tyler using her book “Searching for Soul: A Survivor's Guide.” Cuesta College, Building 4700, Room 4760. $76.