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6 things to do this weekend on the Central Coast

Posted at 10:18 AM, Nov 16, 2018

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


Turkey Trot Fun Run
9 a.m.
Jim May Park, 809 Stanford Dr., Santa Maria
Get in shape for the Thanksgiving Day feast by taking part in a 5K run or one-mile fun run. Awards will be given to first and second place finishers in 12 age categories.
Registration: $30
Click here to register.

  • +2 more on Sunday!
    Arroyo Grande – 1 p.m., AGHS track. Click here to register.
    Lompoc – 8 a.m., River Park. Click here to register.

Hike to Point Sal Ridge
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Point Sal Beach State Park, Brown Rd. Guadalupe
Celebrate National Take a Hike Day with the Dunes Center on a hike to the ridge overlooking Point Sal. The six-mile round-trip hike is considered “moderate.”
A $5 donation to the Dunes Center is encouraged.
Click here for more information.

Taco Day on Traffic Way
1-4 p.m.
Traffic Way, Downtown Atascadero
Eat your way down three blocks of Traffic Way with tacos from a half-dozen local vendors. The event also includes live music, crafts vendors, and a beer and cider garden.
Free event.

Seasons End
2 p.m. or 7 p.m.
Spanos Theatre, Performing Arts Center, San Luis Obispo
The Movement Arts Collective presents a contemporary ballet set to a recomposed score of Vivaldi’s classic Four Seasons.
Tickets: $20-$35
Click here to purchase tickets.

Cerveza Festival
4-10 p.m.
Community Arts Workshop, 631 Garden St., Santa Barbara
Taste more than 40 beers from around Latin America and enjoy music, salsa dancing, and food. Proceeds benefit the creation of the Latin American Art Museum of Santa Barbara
Tickets: $10-$15
Click here to purchase tickets.


24th Annual Homeless Benefit Concert
3 p.m.
Mount Carmel Lutheran Church, 1701 Fredericks St., San Luis Obispo
The SLO County Band will perform music from Broadway and the movies, including ABBA, Sing, Moana, Porgy & Bess, Disney, Best of the West, plus a Sousa March.
A donation to Homeless Services of SLO is requested at the door.
Click here for more information.

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