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Enjoy Thanksgiving and weekend events in San Miguel

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Friends of the Adobes have a new supply of their popular and delicious cactus jelly on the shelves at the Rios-Caledonia Adobe just off Highway 101 south of the mission. Next week, they will add jars of pomegranate jelly. They are open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

North River Road between Magdalena Drive and Mission Drive is under construction. The county is working to straighten and level parts of the road. Work is estimated to be completed in February. Be prepared to slow and stop or take an alternate route during construction.

There will be a San Miguel Community Garage Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5. To participate by having your address on a map for the day, email Noel Carpenter with your name and address at, or for more information, call 835-3828.

Reminders: Thursday: Enjoy a happy Thanksgiving Day! Friday, Saturday and Sunday: Shop the Busy Bees Holiday Craft and Bake Sale at Mission San Miguel from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Sunday: Attend the holiday concert at 3 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 940 Creston Road, Paso Robles.

Go to for current information on San Miguel events, businesses, organizations, churches and opportunities to volunteer. A History section features stories and pictures from early day families, the town and area.

Lynne Schmitz’ column is special to The Tribune. She is a longtime resident of San Miguel and her column appears here weekly. Reach her at (with “San Miguel News” in the subject line) or at 805-467-3565.