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Cambria museum to host author and botanist Sharon Lovejoy

Sharon Lovejoy, a botanist and author who lives in Cambria, will speak at the Historical Museum.
Sharon Lovejoy, a botanist and author who lives in Cambria, will speak at the Historical Museum. Special to The Cambrian

Botanist/author Sharon Lovejoy, seen above giving a tour and talk at the opening of the Dallidet Gardens in San Luis Obispo, will be featured in the Cambria Historical Museum parlor at 7 p.m. March 26.

The popular Lovejoy recently released her first novel for adults and teens, “Running Out of Night,” and will speak about her “Writer’s Saga: How a Cambrian Became an Award-winning Published Author and Illustrator.” She will autograph her works, which are sold through the museum, and refreshments will be served. 

The general public is invited for a $10 fee, and advance reservations are required. Since Historical Society members are free as a perquisite, the fee may be applied to $30 family memberships. 

The society also has some tickets still available for its Second Annual Vine Dining and Live Auction, from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 26 at Stolo Family Vineyards. The five-course gourmet meal will be prepared and served al fresco  by executive chefs from Robin’s, Linn’s and Sow’s Ear Restaurants; and Harmony Cafe and Centrally Grown Catering, paired with fine wines from Stolo’s Winery. Tickets are $125 per person, discounted to $100 per member. Memberships and advance reservations are available at the museum 927-4816, or on the website www.cam briahistoricalsociety.com. 

Featured entertainers are Indigo Jazz, with Brett and Julia Mitchell and Bill Wingfield. For information call Penny Church at 927-1442.

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