6 things to do this weekend on the Central Coast

Posted at 11:21 AM, Jun 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-22 14:21:39-04

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


Santa Maria Elks Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Santa Maria Elks Lodge, 1309 N. Bradley Road
Check out dozens of classic and custom hot rods, trucks and motorcycles. Food and drinks will be available for purchase, plus there will be vendors, a live DJ, and raffle prizes.
Free event.
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Summer Solstice Boutique and Craft Fair
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
San Luis Obispo Guild Hall, 2880 Broad Street
More than 30 vendors will be selling handmade and brand name merchandise including jewelry, essential oils, crystals, clothing, self-defense items, glass art, personal care products, pet items, children’s books, and more. Every customer will also receive a "thank you for coming" raffle ticket.
Free event. 
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Summer Solstice Parade
Downtown Santa Barbara
Colorful floats and music and dance ensembles will make their way along State Street starting at the corner of State and Cota streets. The parade ends at Alameda Park where a festival celebrating the summer solstice follows with artists, vendors, live music, food, and more. This year’s festival and parade are dedicated to "Heroes," particularly the emergency responders involved in the Thomas Fire and mudslide.
Free event.
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Atascadero Lakeside Wine Festival
4-8 p.m.
Atascadero Lake Park, 9100 Morro Road
Enjoy wine, beer and cider tastings from local wineries, breweries and cider makers. Arts & crafts and food vendors will also be on hand, plus receive free admission into the Charles Paddock Zoo.
Tickets: $60-$125
Click here to purchase tickets.


Seven Sisters Quilt Show
9 a.m.-5 p.m. – Saturday
9 a.m.-4 p.m. – Sunday
Alex Madonna Expo Center, 100 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo
More than 300 quilts made by members of six Central Coast quilt guilds will be on display, plus food, raffles, dozens of vendors, and a youth quilt exhibit. New this year, quilts will also be for sale.
Admission: $10; children under 12 are free
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Village Summer Concert Series
1 p.m.
Heritage Square Park, 205 Nelson Street, Arroyo Grande
Burning James and the Funky Flames will bring their Motown/soul sound to the Village of Arroyo Grande. Food, drinks, beer, wine, and ice cream will be available for purchase.
Free event.
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For a listing of additional events and to add your own, check out our online community calendar.