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6 things to do this weekend on the Central Coast

Posted at 11:13 AM, Mar 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-29 14:13:04-04

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


Central Coast Guitar Show
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Building, 801 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo
Browse various vendors and buy, sell and trade all things related to guitars and other musical instruments.
Admission: $10
Click here for more information.

Spring Plant Sale Fundraiser
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, 3450 Dairy Creek Rd., San Luis Obispo
Find the perfect plant for your yard at a good deal, browse the garden to get inspiration for your own landscaping, and talk to gardening experts.
Free event.
Click here for more information.

Free Day at the Children’s Museum
10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Paso Robles Children’s Museum, 623 13th St., Paso Robles
Enjoy a free day a the museum with ice cream, educational crafts, and a raffle for a one-year membership to the museum. The free day is sponsored by A.M. Sun Solar, which just installed a new solar energy system at the museum.
Free event.
Click here for more information.


Open Streets Santa Maria
11 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Main St. between Broadway and Rd., Santa Maria
Main Street will be shut down to all traffic, allowing the community to explore a variety of safe and healthy recreational activities, live music, dancing, yoga, a bike safety rodeo, lawn games, street hockey, and more.
Free event.
Click here for more information.

Family Day at the PAC
2 p.m.
Performing Arts Center, 1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo
The main lobby of the PAC will be filled with crafts, activities and entertainment for the whole family, including face painting, live music, dancing, children’s stories, and The Amazing Max – an interactive magic show.
Free event; however, tickets are required.
Click here to receive a ticket.


Orchid Show and Sale
9 a.m.- 5p.m., Saturday
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday
South County Regional Center, 800 W. Branch St., Arroyo Grande
A variety of orchids will be on display and judged by the American Orchid Society, plus vendors will offer a large selection of plants, orchid books, and orchid supplies for sale. The event will also include live demonstrations and plant “doctors” to help answer your questions.
Admission: $6
Click here for more information.

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