6 things to do this weekend on the Central Coast

Posted at 12:32 PM, Jun 08, 2018

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


World Oceans Day
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center, 211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara
The Sea Center is celebrating World Oceans Day by offering free admission. The theme of this year’s World Oceans Day is preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean. Visitors will be able to explore a kelp forest, speak with marine biologists about the impact of the Thomas Fire on marine life, meet with researchers, watch a Harbor Patrol Fire Boat water display, and more.
Free event.
Click here for more information.

Los Olivos Jazz and Olive Festival
1-4 p.m.
Lavinia Campbell Park, 2398 Alamo Pintado Ave., Los Olivos
Listen to world-class professional jazz musicians while tasting wine from 30 local wineries and sampling olive-themed dishes prepared by local chefs.
Tickets: $70 for adults; $10 for children under 12
Click here to purchase tickets.

The Macaroni & Cheese Festival
2-6 p.m.
Avila Beach Golf Resort, 6464 Ana Bay Rd., Avila Beach
Enjoy mac and cheese dishes prepared by local chefs, plus live music and tastings of wine, beer and spirits.
Tickets: $62 ($80 at the door)
Click here to purchase tickets.

Sip to Save the Sea
5-7 p.m.
The Garden Shed, 2024 Main St., Cambria
Enjoy wine, chocolate, cheese, live music, and silent auctions benefiting the Surfrider Foundation.
Tickets: $35
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Cal Poly Jazz Night Concert
8 p.m.
Spanos Theatre, Cal Poly
Cal Poly’s University Jazz Bands will perform a mix of Latin jazz, jazz/rock and traditional jazz at their annual concert.
Tickets: $9-$14
Click here to purchase tickets.


Art in the Park
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Dinosaur Caves Park, 2701 Price St., Pismo Beach
Browse a variety of art, crafts, plants, and food made by local artists and craftspeople. 
Free event.
Click here for more information. 

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