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6 things to do this weekend on the Central Coast

Posted at 11:10 AM, May 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-24 14:10:34-04

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

SATURDAY, MAY 25

Harbor Nautical Swap Meet
8 a.m.-noon
Santa Barbara Harbor, main parking lot near Marina 3
Dozens of vendors will be set up with tackle and gear, surfboards, fishing poles, inflatable boats, boat motors, and other marine/nautical items for sale. Free coffee and refreshments will also be available.
Free event.
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Avila Beach Tequila Festival
Noon-5 p.m.
Avila Beach Resort, 6464 Ana Bay Rd., Avila Beach
Enjoy a variety of tequila tastings and live music by Nana Pancha and Diego’s Umbrella.
Tickets: $45
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SATURDAY – SUNDAY

Best of the West Antique Equipment Show
8 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday-Sunday
Santa Margarita Ranch, 20000 El Camino Real, Santa Margarita
Get an up-close and hands-on look at antique equipment including tractors, engines, cars, steam trains, airplanes, and more.
Admission: $10-$25; children 10 and under are admitted for free
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Arroyo Grande Strawberry Festival
9 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday
9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday
Village of Arroyo Grande
Enjoy a variety of strawberry treats, carnival rides, games, live music and entertainment, food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, and contests.
Free event.
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Central Coast Cactus & Succulent Society Show & Sale
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday
Check out hundreds of rare and prize-winning cacti and succulents. Hard-to-find plants and hand-made ceramic pots will be for sale. Experts will also be on hand to answer questions about selecting and growing cacti and succulents. An auction of show-quality plants will take place at 1 p.m. on Sunday.
Free event.
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SUNDAY, MAY 26

Avila Beach Blues Festival
Noon-7 p.m.
Avila Beach Resort, 6464 Ana Bay Rd., Avila Beach
Charlie Musselwhite will perform at 2 p.m., Eric Burdon & the Animals will perform at 3:30, and headliners Little Feat will take the stage at 5 p.m. Food and drinks will be available for sale.
Tickets: $55-$110
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For a list of additional events and to add your own, check out our online community calendar.