Enjoy a SLO Weekend… Creations by the Creek

Creations by the Creek

Sat. March 8, 2014

9 am to 4 pm

77 Marquita Road, Templeton/Paso Robles

Shop this local event featuring hand made and re purposed goods! There will also be food. Such a great mix of local artists and sellers.

CLICK HERE for the Facebook Event Page

Enjoy a SLO Weekend… Central Coast Lavender Festival

Saturday, July 13, 2013 from 10 am to 5 pm in Paso Robles Downtown Park – FREE and family friendly

We’ve been so excited to attend the Central Coast Lavender Festival because we, absolutely, adore lavender! The smell is relaxing and it tastes fantastic in all forms. There will be local vendors with lavender infused everything, as well as food and local and handmade goods. This Saturday will be sunny and beautiful in the North County “valley” of SLO and a perfect day to get out and enjoy the festival.

Outdoor Concerts in SLO County

outdoor concertsWe’re blessed to have amazing weather on the California Central Coast and cities throughout the county celebrate with outdoor concerts. We love attending concerts in the park and when we moved here I started asking around about events in our new home. So, I thought I would share this information with all of you newbies and locals alike. I hope to run into you at the concerts. Please let us know if you have a concert series you’d like to list!

All of these events are FREE and family friendly!

Wednesdays

Templeton– 6:30 to 8:30 pm in the Templeton Community Park- June 13 through August 22, 2013 (no concert on July 4th) – click here for lineup

Fridays

Paso Robles – 5:30 to 7:30 pm in the Paso Robles City Park Gazebo – June 14 through August 23, 2013 – click here for the lineup

San Luis Obispo – 5 to 8 pm in Mission Plaza – June 14 through September 6, 2013 – click here for more info and the lineup

Saturdays

Atascadero – 6:30 to 8:30 pm in Lake Park – June 29 through August 10, 2013 – click here for the lineup

Los Osos – 2 to 6 pm at Sea Pines Golf Resort – June 8 through July 27, 2013 – no outside food or beverage allowed – click here for their facebook page

Sundays

Grover Beach – 3 to 6 pm in Ramona Park – June 2 through September 29, 2013 – click here for the lineup

Arroyo Grande – 1 pm at Heritage Square Park – June 9 through September 22, 2013 – click here for the lineup

Pismo Beach – 1 to 4 pm at Dinosaur Caves Park – June 9th, July 14th, and August 11, 2013 – click here for the lineup

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Enjoy a SLO Weekend…San Luis Obispo Greek Festival

We love a good festival and are excited to attend the San Luis Obispo Greek Festival this weekend in Downtown SLO! I’m not going to lie, I’ve been obsessed with Greece since I did a report on the beautiful country in 6th grade. We love the food, I’m so into the culture and it’s people, and they always throw a great party. Some of my best friends growing up were Greek and their parties were so joyous and they really made you feel at home.

The location of the festival couldn’t be better, right in Mission Plaza. So, after church this Sunday all my husband and I have to do is walk out of the doors and down a few steps! I can’t wait to stuff myself silly with baklava & galaktobouriko and join in a dance or two. Come out and join us!

Visit them on FACEBOOK or check out their WEBSITE.

Enjoy…

•Homemade Greek food and pastries
•Beer and local wines
•Authentic Greek music
•Performances by Greek dance groups
•Raffle Prizes
•Greek costume fashion show
•Community Booth
•Shopping at our vendors’ booths

Enjoy a SLO Weekend…30th Annual Strawberry Festival

I cannot explain in words how excited I am about this weekend. I grew up coming up the coast to the Arroyo Grande Strawberry Festival every year and looked forward to spending the weekend with family and devouring all things strawberry. My grandparents, mom, aunt, uncle, cousins, and I would all spend the weekend eating strawberry shortcake, playing games, and enjoying the live music. As I got older, we didn’t come up the coast annually and eventually, not at all. Everyone has said that the festival isn’t like it used to be, bustling and large, but I don’t care. My husband can tell you that I talk about it all the time and in all the years we’ve been together we were never able to make it up as we planned.

Please come out and support this great event. I would love for it to return to its grandeur. I can promise you that you’ll have an amazing time and you’ll eat some heavenly treats! The village is beautiful and the weather will be absolutely perfect. Hope to see you there!

Enjoy a SLO Weekend…Art in the Garden

 

art in the garden koco and vikingSaturday, May 18, 2013

10 am to 3 pm

Mr. Glenn’s / Gallery 551

551 W Grand Ave, Grover Beach, CA 93433

(805) 489-3318

Mr. Glenn’s/Gallery 551 is hosting an awesome event highlighting local artists and invite you to bring your easel and paint in the garden. Bring your sketches and there will be artists on-hand to help you with any questions you may have. Also, there will be great artwork to purchase for your home and to wear (see the koco & viking pendants above)! After you find some art to take home just head 5 more blocks to the beach and have a great day. We’ll be there and hope to see you too!

Enjoy a SLO Weekend…Mother’s Day Events

 

momdayDon’t just give mom a card and flowers this Sunday, take her out and enjoy a day with her! We’ll be enjoying one of these events with our Mama but it’s a surprise for her so we can’t tell you which one.

momday4Mother’s Day Victorian Tea and Point San Luis Lighthouse

PLEASE NOTE: This event is SATURDAY, May 11, 2013 from 11 am to 3 pm

$50 adults/$25 kids 3-12

Point San Luis Lighthouse- Avila Beach, CA

momday5Pacific Breeze Concerts at Dinosaur Caves Park

Sunday, May 12th 1-4 pm

FREE

Dinosaur Caves Park- Pismo Beach, CA

momday2Mother’s Day Gourmet Picnic and Concert

Sunday, May 12, 2013 from 11 am to 2 pm

Lunch $18/Concert $12

Reservations (805) 440-7557

Portola Inn- Atascadero, CA

momday3smART Studio Mother’s Day Tea and Craft

Sunday, May 12, 2013  1 to 4 pm

$5 per person includes tea, Vert foods, and a teacup craft activity for kids and their moms.

Reservations required (805) 904-5229

smART Studio- San Luis Obispo, CA

momday1Mother’s Day Concert at Jack House Museum and Gardens

Sunday, May 12, 2013 1 to 4 pm

$5 for tour

Jack House Museum and Gardens- San Luis Obispo, CA

Which event will you be bringing mom to? Let us know! Maybe we’ll see you at the event we’re attending…