6 things to do this weekend on the Central Coast

Posted at 11:39 AM, Apr 06, 2018

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


Pismo Pawfest
1-5 p.m.
Dinosaur Caves Park in Pismo Beach
Dogs are invited to bring their well-behaved humans to enjoy live music, food vendors, a "yappy hour," silent "pawction," look-a-like contest and more.
Click here for more information.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 
11 a.m.
Downtown Paso Robles City Park, 12th and Spring St.
The walk is an international march to end sexual assault and gender-based violence. This family-friendly event creates a safe environment for survivors and supporters to raise awareness for an uncomfortable topic.
Price: $10 for kids, $15 for students and $25 for general admission
Click here to register.

Plant Dyeing Workshop
1 p.m.
Zest it Up, 8793 Plata Lane Suite E, Atascadero
Learn how to use plants and natural dyes to color your linens and stationary, as people have done for centuries. Loren, the lead designer of the home decor company, Ren Co., will be sharing her expertise on how to utilize different vegetation to create natural dyes for your home and crafts. 
Tickets: $44.28
Click here to purchase tickets.

Family Art Program
11:30 a.m.
Los Osos Library, 2075 Palisades Ave. 
Create an art project with your family. Local artist Anne Kellogg will lead families in a fun art project. This event is for children ages 6-12.  
No registration required, limited space.


Wine 4 Paws
More than 80 San Luis Obispo County wineries, an olive oil company and a brewery will donate their tasting fees or a percentage of their weekend sales to Woods Humane Society to help provide services to homeless animals. Many of the participating wineries will also have specials, live music, food, and other treats.
Click here to download a map and passport.

Annual Tomato Mania plant sale
9 a.m.-4 p.m. 
Horticulture Unit near the Poly Plant Shop, Cal Poly
This year’s program is directed by a team of six students who have grown nearly 5,000 tomato plants from seed to provide home gardeners with quality plants that will produce fresh tomatoes throughout the summer. Students began seeding the plants in early February and have tended to them in the campus greenhouses. More than 70 varieties of tomato plants will be available 
Plants cost $7, with a quantity discount given for five or more plants.

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