The Cambrian

Arts & Events

Drummer Matt Slocum
Drummer Matt Slocum PHOTO BY TIM SCUDDER

THIS WEEK

THURSDAY 8-5

‘Wish You Were Here: Artworks from the Field.” Reception 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 6. Paintings, drawings and travel journals by artists Steve Kellogg and the late Bob Young. Allied Arts Gallery at the Old Grammar School, 1350 Main St., Cambria. Show continues to Sept. 6. 927-2840, www.artistsofcambria.com.

FRIDAY 8-6

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

Birds of the Heron Rookery.

7:30 p.m.

Aug. 6.

Meet at the Morro Bay Campground Campfire Center, to hear Ranger Chuck Jackson speak all about the Birds of the Heron Rookery.



SATURDAY 8-7

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

Los Osos Oaks Reserve.

10 a.m.

Aug.

7.

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.



The Sea Otter Experience.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Aug. 7.

Sea Otter Trailer located in the south parking lot by Morro Rock at the bay entrance.



Peregrine Falcons.

11 a.m.

Aug. 7.

Meet in the Museum of Natural History auditorium to hear Ranger Gene Browe speak about the peregrine falcons.



SUNDAY 8-8

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

The Sea Otter Experience.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Aug. 8.

Sea Otter Trailer located in the south parking lot by Morro Rock at the bay entrance.



Jazz Concert Series at The Hamlet. 4 and 7:15 p.m. Aug. 8. Drummer Matt Slocum joined by pianist Bill Cunliffe and bassist Derek Oles. The Hamlet, Highway 1, Cambria. $12 to $20. 927-0567.

Jill Knight. Sunday music in the garden. Noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 8. Indigo Moon, 1980 Main St., Cambria. 927-2911. www.indigomooncafe.com.

MONDAY 8-9

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.

Aug. 9.

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.



TUESDAY 8-10

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

Salt Marsh to Mudflats.

1 p.m.

Aug. 10.

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 rest-rooms. 0.5 miles, 2 hours.



Allied Arts of Cambria Monthly Meeting. 7 p.m. Aug. 10. A short film and demonstration by Steve Kellogg in the Gallery at the Old Grammar School, 1350 Main St. 927- 2840.

WEDNESDAY 8-11

Santa Rosa Creek Road Walk. 9:30 a.m. Aug. 11. 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 last 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. 11 a.m. to 3 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.

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

“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.

ART

EVENT Steve Kellogg and Bob Young. Reception: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 6. “Wish You Were Here: Artworks from the Field.” Aug. 6, through Sept. 5. The Old Grammar School Gallery, 1350 Main St., Cambria. 927-2840.

Morro Bay Art Association Monthly Meeting. 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 9. Rosanne Seitz demonstrates achieving transparent color. Art Center, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. 772- 2504.

Allied Arts of Cambria Monthly Meeting. 7 p.m. Aug. 10. Short film and demonstration by Steve Kellogg. Gallery at the Old Grammar School, 1350 Main St., Cambria. 927-2840.

ONGOING

The Photography Show. Exhibit of works by several artists. Through Aug. 18. Cayucos Art Gallery, foot of the pier, Cayucos. 995-2266.

“Brushstrokes 2010.” Juried show. Through Aug. 20. Art Center, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. 772-2504.

Etty Klinger. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 13. Watercolor. Through Aug. 29. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero No. 10, Morro Bay. 772-1068.

Patricia Newton. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 13. Oil paintings. Through Aug. 29. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero No. 10, Morro Bay. 772-1068. 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.

STAGE

“Bridging the Gap.” Performance written and directed by Cambria resident Rosann Balbontin. Aug. 6, through Sept. 5. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Theatre at the Old Grammar School, 1350 Main St., Cambria. $15. 927-8190.

PLAN AHEAD

Fiscalini Ranch Preserve Forest Bird Walk. 8 to 10 a.m. Aug. 14. Phil Adams will lead birders of all levels. Bring binoculars. Details and reservations at 927-2202.

Cambria Arts and Crafts Fair. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 14 to 15. Crafts, jewelry, pottery, food and live music. Cambria Veterans Memorial Building, 1000 Main St., Cambria. Admission and parking free. 503-8317 or www.thecraftfair.org.

“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. bobbetyler.com.

546-3132.

Heart Impressions Interactive Fundraiser to benefit HART

Homeless Animal Rescue Team. 12 to 4 p.m. Aug. 14. Featuring Ceramic artist Carol Jean Attoe, who will capture pet’s paw prints in ceramic clay. At 12 p.m. Suzan Vaughn will present “Do Animals Have Emotions?” 1500 Main St., Cambria. To reserve a private reading or ceramic paw printing, call 924-1731 or email hartlovepaws @ yahoo.com.

Darrell Voss Jazz Trio. Sunday music in the garden. Noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 15. Indigo Moon, 1980 Main St., Cambria. 927-2911. www.indigomooncafe.com.

Lance Robison. Sunday music in the garden. Noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 22. Indigo Moon, 1980 Main St., Cambria. 927-2911. www.indigomooncafe.com.

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, 9p.m. Thursday through Saturday. 927-4200, www.cambriapineslodge.com.

West End Bar & Grill, 774 Main St., Cambria. All ages. 927-5521.

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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