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August 3

Farmers Markets

SAN LUIS OBISPO
(8 to 10:30 a.m.)

features the "Thursday night SLO County Farmers' Market" featuring produce, food, nonprofits, political groups, kids activities, and live entertainment on Thursdays from 6:10 to 9 p.m., downtown SLO. A morning farmers' market featuring fresh produce is Saturday from

http://slocountyfarmers.org

Gottschalk's Parking Lot
SLO

ARROYO GRANDE
(noon to 2:30 p.m.)

includes a farmers market on Wednesdays from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Spencer's parking lot at 1464 E. Grand Ave., Arroyo Grande. Another farmers market is Saturdays from

Phone: 544-9570
http://slocoutyfarmers.org

City Hall Parking Lot
215 Branch St.
Arroyo Grande

NIPOMO
(11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

features a certified farmers market on Sundays from

Phone: 929-3081
http://nipomofarmersmarket.com

Via Concha Road and Trilogy Parkway
Nipomo

PISMO BEACH
(3 to 7 p.m.)

holds a farmers market on the promenade Wednesdays from

info@pismochamber.com
Phone: 773-4382

Pismo Beach Promenade
Pismo Beach

SANTA MARIA
(12:30 to 4:30 p.m.)

features a farmers market on Wednesdays from

Phone: 305-9829

Town Center West parking lot
Broadway and Main Street
Santa Maria

SANTA MARIA SWAP MEET
(Call for times)

meets Friday mornings.

Phone: 861-6202

Santa Maria Fairpark
937 S.Thornburg St.
Santa Maria

Special Events

AN AUTHOR BOOK SIGNING
August 3 (9 a.m. to noon)

featuring Madame Aline, the author of "I Became a Vagabond Traveler" on Aug. 3 from

eileen66@charter.net

Friends of Nipomo Library Fair
918 W. Tefft Ave.
Nipomo , CA

HYPERTUFA PLANTER WORKSHOP
HYPERTUFA PLANTER WORKSHOP
Worth The Drive
August 3 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

with artist Jennifer Fox teaches how to create rustic, textured containers that are lightweight, porous, and perfect for your garden on Aug. 3 from

education@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400, Ext. 304

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $60, $50 for members

Concerts

THE CENTRAL COAST CHORDSMEN
August 3 (2 p.m.)

perform a benefit concert on Aug. 3 at

rsmaurer@comcast.net
Phone: 925-9263

Nipomo Community Presbyterian Church
1235 N. Thompson Road
Nipomo , CA

Kids and Family

THE GUADALUPE-NIPOMO DUNES CENTER
August 3 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

presents a "Family Day at Orcutt Hill" on Aug. 3 from

admin@dunescenter.org
Phone: 343-2455

Orcutt Hill Open Space
Orcutt , CA