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6 things to do this weekend on the Central Coast

Posted at 11:15 AM, Dec 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-14 14:15:52-05

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


The Snow Queen
Dec. 14 & 15 – 7 p.m.
Dec. 16 – 2 p.m.
Spanos Theatre, Performing Arts Center San Luis Obispo
Ballet Theatre SLO brings Hans Christian Andersen’s tale to the stage in this family-friendly production featuring local dancers.
Tickets: $33-$48
Click here to purchase tickets.


Breakfast with Santa
8:30-11 a.m.
Woman’s Club Community Center, 211 Vernon St., Arroyo Grande
Enjoy a pancake breakfast with fun toppings and meet and take pictures with Santa Claus.
Tickets: $10 for all ages
Click here to purchase tickets.

Tamale-Making Class
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
DANA Adobe Cultural Center, 671 S. Oakglen Ave., Nipomo
Learn how to make fresh masa, different tamale fillings, red or green chile sauces, and proper wrapping techniques. Participants will take home a dozen of their own handmade tamales after class.
Cost: $50
Call (805) 929-5679 to sign up or click here for more information.

Santa’s Discovery Workshop
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum, 705 S. McClelland St., Santa Maria
Kids can meet Santa Claus and make holiday-themed crafts, decorate cookies, and go on a sweet scavenger hunt. Carolers from St. Joseph High School will be singing holiday songs.
Admission: $6
Click here for more information.

Holiday Magic at the Charles Paddock Zoo
10:15 a.m.-2 p.m.
Charles Paddock Zoo, 9100 Morro Rd., Atascadero
Watch as the animals tear into gifts delivered by Santa Claus. Plus, a strolling magician will be entertaining the crowds.
Admission: $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, $5 for children ages 3-11, and free for children 2 and under
Click here for more information.


Christmas & Holiday Sing-Along
4 p.m.
Clark Center, 487 Fair Oaks Ave., Arroyo Grande
Enjoy regional music and dance groups while singing along with family and friends to your favorite Christmas carols and holiday songs. Presented by the Arroyo Grande Rotary Club, proceeds will benefit local school performing arts groups.
Tickets: $12 for adults, $6 for children
Click here to purchase tickets.

Performers gather on-stage for the finale of the 2016 Christmas & Holiday Sing-Along. (Photo courtesy Herb Shoebridge)


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