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6 things to do this weekend on the Central Coast

Posted at 11:53 AM, Jun 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-14 14:53:28-04

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


Chili Cook-Off & Car Show
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cambria Veterans Hall and Pinedorado Grounds, 940 Main St., Cambria
Check out a variety of classic, vintage, and exotic cars, trucks, and motorcycles while tasting up to a dozen different chili recipes. Beer, wine, water, and soda will be for sale and Harmony Valley Creamery will be selling ice cream.
Car show – free; chili tasting – $10

Succulent Exchange
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Santa Maria Public Library, 421 S. McClelland St., Santa Maria
Bring pest-free clippings of your favorite succulents to trade with others and share tips with fellow gardeners.
Free event.

Juneteenth Celebration
Noon-9:30 p.m.
SLO Vets Hall, 801 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo
With a focus on healthy living for the mind, body and spirit, this event includes a community resource fair, children’s activities, dancing, yoga, BBQ dinner, silent auction, and a live concert by the All For Real Band featuring Sarah Jackson. Juneteenth Independence Day commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas in 1865.
Dinner – $25; Concert – $20
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

Saturday in the Park Summer Concert Series
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Atascadero Lake Park Bandstand, 9305 Pismo Ave., Atascadero
Enjoy the sounds of classic and country rock with live music by Chad Land & RNR at the kick-off for Atascadero’s summer concert series. Bring a blanket or low-back chair to make yourself comfortable. A food truck will have snacks and refreshments for sale.
Free event.
Click here for more information.

Los Flores Ranch Guided Twilight Hike
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Los Flores Ranch Park, 6271 Dominion Rd., Santa Maria
Take a docent-led hike into the sunset and discover the magic of nature at night. Moderate (2 miles) and advanced (4 miles) hikes will be offered. Wear good hiking/walking shoes, dress warm, and bring a flashlight. Dogs are welcome on-leash.
Free event.
Click here for more information.


Free Ziplining for Dads
Margarita Adventures is offering its Dads Fly Free special. All dads can zipline at Santa Margarita Ranch for free when accompanied by two or more paying family members, a savings of $119.
Click here to book a spot.

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