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6 things to do this weekend on the Central Coast

Posted at 11:30 AM, Oct 19, 2018

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are some of the events happening around the Central Coast:


Day in the Country Fall Festival
7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Los Olivos
This annual day-long event kicks off with a 5K fun run through town. A parade down Grand Avenue starts at 10 a.m. with vintage tractors, antique cars, professional square dancers, musicians, and animals. Following the parade a street fair opens with more than 100 vendors, food trucks, live music, a beer garden, kids’ activities, face painting, and more.
Free event.
Click here for more information.

A tractor rolls down Grand Avenue in Los Olivos during a previous Day in the Country Fall Festival. (Photo credit Liz Dodder)


Wiggle Waggle Walk for Woods
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Mitchell Park, 1400 Osos St., San Luis Obispo
Join other animal lovers for this annual event that raises money for homeless animals at Woods Humane Society. The event includes dog costume and trick contests, a raffle, a blessing of the animals, and a walk.
Registration: $20
Click here to register.

Fall Plant Sale Fundraiser
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, 3450 Dairy Creek Rd., San Luis Obispo
Add some new color to your garden with a variety of drought-tolerant, California native and Mediterranean climate plants from the garden’s greenhouse, plus speak to gardening experts and receive free admission into El Chorro Regional Park.
Free event.
Click here for more information.


DANA Adobe Ghost Tours
6:30-9:30 p.m.
DANA Adobe Cultural Center, 671 S. Oak Glen Ave., Nipomo
Tour the historic DANA Adobe and hear from costumed interpreters tell stories of the tragic true events that took place at Rancho Nipomo during the 19th century. Staff and visitors will share their own reports of ghostly sightings at the adobe. Recommended for ages 7 and up.
Tickets: $15
Click here to purchase tickets.


Cayucos Antique Street Faire
7 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ocean Ave., Cayucos
Browse antiques, collectibles, and vintage items from more than 50 dealers.
Click here for more information.

Fall Harvest Festival
1-5 p.m.
City Farm, 1221 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo
Celebrate the fall harvest with hay rides, a tomato toss, farm tours, yoga, live music, a beer garden, and produce sales.
Free event.
Click here for more information.

For a listing of additional events and to add your own, check out our online community calendar.

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