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Seven Sisters Gallery

601Embarcadero, Embarcadero, Suite.8, Suite 8, Morro Bay 601 (under Windows on (under Windows onthe theWater) Water) 805.772.9955 (805) 772-9955 ••

Family-owned home decor and gift store located in the heart of Morro Bay

Our mission at Renée Rose Photography is to capture life’s greatest moments and capture real smiles.

Specializing in: Family Portraits Senior Portraits • Engagement Photos • Individual Portraits • Pet Portraits • Headshots • Boudoir • •

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Holiday Calendar NOVEMBER 4TH, 2021 THRU JANUARY 3RD, 2022 THE ANNUAL WINTER FAIRE AND JURIED CRAFT SHOW Time: 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM Morro Bay Art Association is proud to present The Annual Winter Faire & Juried Craft Show, featuring some of the finest artworks on the Central Coast. This very special holiday event offers a collection of exceptional paintings, photography and fine crafts, spanning a variety of artistic mediums from traditional to contemporary. Crafts include fiber, wood, glass, sculpture, pottery, jewelry and more. Whether you are attending this extraordinary exhibit to observe or to find that perfect holiday gift, you are in for a delight!

DECEMBER 4TH, 2021 CAL POLY CHOIR’S HOLIDAY KALEIDASCOPE Time: 7:30 PM The fifth annual Holiday Kaleidoscope concert is a Central Coast tradition! This concert brings together all four Cal Poly choral ensembles with local high school and community ensembles. This year, San Luis High School, Cabrillo High School and Central Coast Youth Chorus will all be featured. Concert highlights include traditional favorites, new works, singalongs with our holiday orchestra and much more!

NOVEMBER 5TH, 2021 WINE DOWN FRIDAY Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Join us after hours for beautiful views, delicious wines, and live music! Wine will be available by the glass or by

the bottle only. $5 per person charge (complimentary for Wine Club Members) and includes a table for 2 hours.

NOVEMBER 6TH, 2021 ANNUAL CAYUCOS CAR SHOW Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Make your reservations now for the annual Cayucos Car Show returning for its 29th year in 2019! Enjoy a live band under the sun, a beer garden and BBQ at the Vet’s Hall while checking out beautiful classic cars through downtown Cayucos, just a block up from the beach.

NOVEMBER 6TH, 2021 ANUAL MARCHING BAND REVIEW Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Marching Bands from all over California come to compete in several divisions in this annual event. Come listen to bands compete on Dolliver between Hinds and Main Streets from approximately 9am12pm. Awards will be presented on the Pismo Pier after! Dolliver St, between Hinds St and Main St Pismo Beach. 805-773-7034

NOVEMBER 6TH, 2021 CAL POLY ARAB MUSIC ENSEMBLE FALL CONCERT Time: 7:30 PM The Arab Music Ensemble and guest artists will perform a program of music and dance from the Eastern Mediterranean and larger region at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, in the Performing Arts Center. The ensemble is a combined orchestra and

choir with vocal and instrumental soloists. Its members are from a wide range of majors on campus and professions off-campus. Critically acclaimed guest artists from the metropolitan San Francisco and Sacramento areas will be featured in the program. Continuing a longstanding collaboration, San Luis Obispo dance director Jenna Mitchell will lead a dance troupe in original choreography to complement the ensemble of instrumentalists and singers. Cal Poly Music Professor Ken Habib, a composer, performer, conductor, and ethnomusicologist, will direct the event. Tickets for the concert are sold at the Cal Poly Ticket Office, 805-756-4849. For more information, visit the Music Department calendar website or call 805756-2406.

NOVEMBER 6TH, 2021 SANTA CRUZ FAMILY BAND Time: 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM Enjoy live music, barefoot dancing on the putting green, connecting with friends and family, and refreshing beverages and food during Sea Pines Golf Resort’s Barefoot Concerts on the Green series. Main Act - Santa Cruz Family Band Opener - Noach Tangeras and Rachel Santa Cruz Closer - Burning Bad & Cool Concerts BEGIN AT 2:00 AND CONTINUE UNTIL 6:00 P.M, featuring some of the very best talent on the Central Coast! No outside food or beverages.

NOVEMBER 7TH, 2021 WINE COUNTRY RUNS HYBRID HALF MARATHON AND VIRTUAL 5K Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM The Wine Country Runs Half Marathon

Holiday Calendar & 5K is set in the heart of California’s scenic Central Coast, an area famous for wineries, natural hot springs, pristine beaches, Hearst Castle and much more. Starting and ending at the beautiful CaliPaso Winery, this mostly paved course takes you over rolling hills, through picturesque vineyard roads and down along the Salinas River. With social distancing in mind, this year’s race will be held in a hybrid format from November 7-14, 2021. Proceeds of the race benefit important local charities and youth sports organizations. PRICE: $85-$25

NOVEMBER 7TH, 2021 VETERANS DAY CLEBRATION ON THE PIER Time: 11:00 AM Celebrate and remember our nation’s heroes for a Memorial Service on the Pismo Beach Pier at 11:00 am.

NOVEMBER 12TH, 2021 OYSTERS AND ETHEREAL AT CYPHERS Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Oysters & Ethereal... and LIVE MUSIC! Join Cypher Winery & Tasting Lounge for Oysters on the half shell paired with Cypher Ethereal White Rhone wine! Or mix it up with the Evanescence Rosé! Wine maker SAM ZinPunk is also cooking up delicious small plates including: Crab Cake Salad with Chipotle Aoili Spicy Chicken Wings, Seaweed Salad, Warmed Brie with Walnuts & Sage, Nibbles & Bits Make your reservation and order food by 4pm on Thursday, Nov. 11th.!/8606/

NOVEMBER 13TH, 2021 HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Kick off the holiday season at the Pavilion on the Lake in Atascadero! Over 50 vendors await for you at this one-day craft show where all the items are handmade! Get a head start on you holiday shopping or buy something special just for you. Thank you to Idler’s Home for sponsoring our Holiday Boutique! LOCATION: Baileyana, Tangent & True Myth Tasting Room, 5828 Orcutt Road San Luis Obispo. For more information call (805) 470-3178.

NOVEMBER 13TH, 2021 BRUNCH ON THE BAY Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Brunch is just around the corner! Celebrate the Second Sunday of the month with an amazing brunch. At 11:00am on Sunday, September 13th, join us on the waterfront for a two hour cruise. You will be seated topside and our servers will bring you freshly brewed coffee and homemade pastries from Morro Bay Coffee Company. Waffles, omelets, seasonal seafood salad, fresh fruit and sausage will satisfy a robust appetite. Add on a bottomless Mimosa or a handcrafted Bloody Mary with a celebration of locally sourced vegetables.

NOVEMBER 13TH, 2021 BARREL ROOM CONCERT SERIES: BEAR MARKET RIOT Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Join us at the Barrel Room at CASS Winery as we welcome back our monthly concert series! Enjoy the views of the hilltop vineyard and the loved duo Bear

Market Riot! This FREE concert will have tasty wine & food available for purchase. Please, no outside food or beverages. Ticket required for entry! Located at our Hilltop Barrel Room, not the Tasting Room. Please follow event signs. Wine & Food available for purchase - please, no outside food or beverages All attendees are required to have a ticket Please leave your fur babies at home for this one Doors open at 3:00PM

NOVEMBER 25TH, 2021 GOBBLE WOBBLE Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM You are all welcome to join us for our first ever Gobble Wobble! Start Location, Oasis Restaurant - Price Street. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. We will then wobble our way to various stops in Pismo Beach on Price Street. You are encouraged to wear “Fall” festive clothing as pictures and video will be taken as we “wobble” to different stops. No cost other than purchasing at each stop. gobble-wobble-11-25-2030-163

DECEMBER 4TH, 2021 JULE FEST PARADE TIME: 11AM Join us as we march and cruise down Mission drive, Copenhagen Drive, and adjacent streets. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to bring more Hygge into your holiday season, and a free opportunity to meet Mr. and Mrs. Claus!


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A blend of the old and new, traditional and contemporary, combine to provide the ultimate shopping experience on the Central Coast. Oliver’s Twist is committed to providing the best in home accessories, accent furniture, and gifts that will be cherished by all that receive them. We look for the best, at the best cost, from all over the world. Come in and enjoy the world’s best chocolates and we hope that you’ll agree that shopping at Oliver’s Twist is an experience that will make you want to return again and again.


4039 Burton Drive, Cambria (805) 927-8196 •


Reminisce is locally owned and operated by John and Jeannie Bork. We invite you to experience our village of shops, home to over 30 vendors and artisans. Stroll through and see a large variety of items from the past and present. Enjoy a unique shopping experience and find wonderful choices in Gifts; Candles; Vintage and New Jewelry; Accessories; Antiques; Architectural Salvage; Art; and Home Furnishings. Thousands of items - changes daily. Welcome smiles and warm greetings from Jeannie and her associates await you.


1344 Pine Street, Paso Robles (805) 239-1001 • Find us on Facebook at Keeping up with Reminisce


Hello Village is a fun toy and gift store, with a variety of gifts for all ages. If you are looking for that special birthday or baby shower gift, stop here! If you need balloons for any celebration or party decorations, they are your one stop shop. Don’t forget to check out their other location, Village Kids Consignment Boutique, just three doors down.

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201 E Branch Street, Arroyo Grande (805) 270-4944 •

Reminisce - a village of shops SPRUCE UP YOUR HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Home to over 30 vendors and artisans! 1344 Pine Street, Paso Robles · (805) 239-1001 Find us on Facebook at Keeping up with Reminisce... ... 12


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Village Kids is the only children’s consignment shop in south SLO county. Not only do they have gently used clothing and shoes from sizes NB-12y, they also carry new products, great for baby showers, first birthdays and more.

127 E Branch Street, Arroyo Grande (805) 710-9590 •



Locally owned and operated by mother-daughter duo Erica & Maryalice Hamilton, Blackwater, a downtown fixture of over 15 years has opened their doors at their new location at the corner of Higuera and Broad St. Their inventory of designer clothing with brands like For Love & Lemons, Cleobella, Pistola and Lack of Colour has expanded with unique home goods and gifts, furniture and a lush selection of indoor plants and succulents. Each stylist is ready to help you add some Blackwater flair to your closet and home.














705 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo (805) 541-2900,


Farron Elizabeth is a fun women’s boutique located in the heart of Downtown Atascadero. We have a wide variety of clothing, jewelry & accessories. Farron’s goal is to offer a range of well made products made available at an affordable price. Let one of our friendly staff members put together an entire outfit for you for under $100. We receive new merchandise every week and we feature it in store and online. Check out our “what’s new this week” section on our website. We also feature are own clothing line which is produced locally and sold exclusively at Farron Elizabeth. We look forward to meeting you! 5955 Entrada Avenue, Atascadero (805) 464-7977 •

Handcrafted works of Art and Gifts Sculptures • Ceramics • Fine Glassware Accent Furniture • Handmade Chocolates Open Daily


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An affordable, approachable men’s store for the Central Coast lifestyle. Stop in and check out our merchandise from Arbor, Link Soul, Rowan, Hawks Bay, Buck Knives, Katin, Imperial Motion, Naked & Famous Denim, Life Elements. We have a vintage section that includes old Tees, Levi’s, Carhartt, Dickies, and other one of a kind pieces. We also carry a wide variety of gifts, accessories, and locally made products. 5908 Entrada Avenue, Downtown Atascadero (805) 464-2538 •


Summerland Co., owned by a mother-daughter duo, is located in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo, California. This quaint and unique boutique strives to provide fashion forward Italian made clothing, local handmade jewelry, and merchandise that offers high quality items at affordable prices. Catering to not only the modern day woman, their vast inventory of Milkbarn clothing for children and Jellycat animals, provide abundant gift ideas for all ages. Come explore their showcase of products, designed for gifting those you love. galleries

1023 Morro Street, San Luis Obispo (805) 752- 1200 •


Whether you are a homeowner or interior designer, the home is your canvas and you are the artist. Frame Works will help you create a unique frame design that helps express your good taste. We are a highly qualified Custom Picture Framer specializing in upper end framing and preservation of old documents, memorabilia, needlework, fine paper art as well as oil and acrylic paintings. We design and manufacture custom picture frames from hand wrapped silk mats with gold leaf frames to inexpensive metal poster frames. Experience our creative design and masterful craftsmanship. 339 Marsh Street, San Luis Obispo (805) 542-9000 •



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Hands Gallery offers local residents and visitors the very best selection of fine contemporary crafts, inspired jewelry, and one of a kind gifts. Now in its 30th year at it’s iconic downtown San Luis Obispo location Hands is very proud to showcase the work of talented local, and nationally known artists and designers as well as unique and one of a kind objects crafted by artisans from around the world. We offer complimentary gift wrapping and will ship your gifts anywhere in the US.








777 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo (805) 543-1921 •


Seven Sisters Gallery embodies the Spirit of Christmas with offerings of stunning and unique handmade jewelry of silver, gold, semi-precious stones, crystals, pearls and hand-beaded wearable art, as well as photography, paintings, prints, sculptures and many more intriguing gifts by artists both local and world-wide. Located near the waterfront in Marina Square in beautiful Morro Bay at 601 Embarcadero, Suite 8. Come join us for some delightful Christmas Cheer and a truly unique shopping experience.

601 Embarcadero, Suite 8, Morro Bay (under Windows on the Water) (805) 772-9955 •


Located in Downtown San Luis Obispo, The Photo Shop is ready to fulfill all of your photographic needs. We offer a variety of services and products for both the beginning and professional photographer. We offer Canon’s full camera line, as well as state of the art photo finishing for both film and digital images. Some of our services include high quality in-house scanning, printing, restoration and passport photos. 1027 Marsh Street, San Luis Obispo (805) 543-4025 •

Fine Art, Furniture and Craft for the discriminating buyer. Art also available on approval · Interior Designer on staff. OPEN ALMOST DAILY (check GOOGLE ) or by appointment.

4121 Burton Drive, Cambria (805) 395-4111 •

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Bring the light to your home! Whether looking for a canvas to decorate your home, or a gift for that special someone; we carry an extensive collection of rare and limited edition canvases you’re sure to love. Everything from a large variety of Disney paintings - for the young and young at heart - to something for the outdoor enthusiast, like cabins, landscapes (Yosemite) and seascapes (our beautiful central coast). If you are a baseball or NASCAR fan we have several paintings for you, as well as quaint little cottage scenes and paintings done on location. Open daily! 500 Cypress Street, Pismo Beach (805) 773-9424 •


For more than three decades, Bronze Silver & Gold Gallery has stayed high among the finest galleries on the Central Coast. It’s interior is expertly curated with original Fine Art & Craft, Artisan and Designer jewelry, and Bronze & Stone Sculpture, offering many choices for the discriminating collector. On the “West Side” Open daily or by appointment. Please check the Google Listing for current hours. 786 Main Street, Cambria • Gallery Phone (805) 927-5427 • Business Cell (805) 926-5155


This downtown Paso Robles gem at the corner of Pine and 10th St. has the largest Butterfly Sculpture Garden on the Central Coast. Lifelong performing and visual artist, Deprise merges her experiences into her unique style of ‘Transformational Energy Art’, for ‘uplifting people, places and spaces’. Step into the Deprise Brescia Art Gallery, and discover timeless ‘encaustic’ artwork with bold colors, texture, semi-precious stones, and intricate carving. Gallery owner, Deprise features award-winning Central Coast artists with artworks in acrylic, digital artistry, glass, metal, sculpture, and semi-precious jewelry. 829 10th Street Suite B, Paso Robles (310) 621-7543 • •

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A favorite destination in Pismo Beach since 1989, our casual beach-oriented cafe features Award Winning Clam Chowder, delicious fresh fish tacos, burgers, salads, and much more. Our second location on Monterey Street in SLO has all of the Pismo favorites plus a bakery and full service catering! Our bakery features artisan breads, pastries & desserts, including gluten free options and creates custom cakes for every occasion. Splash Cafe Gourmet Catering can take care of all of your catering needs with both a business and event menus. Visit our website for our cafe and catering menus, and cake ordering options.

197 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach • (805) 773-4653 1491 Monterey Street, SLO • (805) 544-7567 •


Attention Visitors and Locals alike! Smoobage is: “An esoteric word for something that you really love.” May it be your favorite one stop shop for local artisan crafts, cultural treasures from around the globe, and a myriad of toys and wonderment for the kiddos. We strive to obtain products that have a story and meaning. Please pay a visit and awaken that magical place inside your heart and soul. Check us out on facebook and Instagram. 591 Embarcadero, Morro Bay (805) 459-5751


Mercantile On Main is a family-owned, family-run gift store located in the heart of Morro Bay. Featuring home decor, gifts, and souvenirs, there’s a little something for everyone. Come visit us and see for yourself!


863 Main Street, Morro Bay • (805) 225-1295 • facebook@mercantileonmainmb • instagram@mercantileonmainmb



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Oracle is a space rooted in love, light, and connection. We offer a variety of retail gifts for the soul, including but not limited to, crystals, stones, candles, sage, palo santo, tarot and oracle card decks, jewelry, local art, tapestries, lighting, etc.. Receive Intuitive Guidance Readings, Oracle & Tarot Card Readings, or Medium Readings by appointment, along with a variety of intention based workshops and classes. We are honored to provide space for other Light Workers to share their gifts through Community Workshops. For upcoming offerings or to schedule a reading call, come in or check our website. Light Blesssings! gifts & home

6280 Palma Avenue, Atascadero (805) 464-2838 •


Cinnabar is a one-of-a-kind shopping destination. It is located in Cambria’s historic east village, in a rebuilt barn that a hundred years ago housed the local blacksmith shop. Shoppers at this colorful boutique will find an eclectic selection of handmade gifts, fair trade jewelry, women’s fashion, home décor, and folk art from around the world. There is a whimsical kids room, and a courtyard that features Talavera Pottery, carefully hand-selected in vibrant colors and designs. Open daily 11am til 6pm.

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4121 Burton Drive, Cambria • (805) 395-4111 •


Perfect for your elegantly modern wedding, stunning corporate gala, or any intimate & lavish gathering. We offer a designated lead designer to assist with your floral and decor needs. Installations, event design, styling, set-up, and end-of-event strike all available. Offering seamless communication with your vendors creating a comprehensive team so you can focus on enjoying your event. DIY Events. Perfect for smaller weddings, intimate affairs, or corporate gatherings. Pick-up at The Floral Parlor or choose delivery for an additional charge (does not include setup or styling) No minimum order! 1321 Spring Street #101, Paso Robles (805) 286-4512 •

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Morro Bay Jewelers is the Central Coast premier leader for all your jewelry needs. Whether you are looking for classic elegance or modern flair Our professional and fun loving staff will do our best to bring you joy and satisfaction We feature unique and rare jewelry selections and specialize in pearls from exotic locals. We also offer on site jewelry repair. Mention this add for 10% discount. 898 Main Street, Morro Bay (805) 772-1878


Mike and Kim welcome you to come in and get to know your local jeweler located at 1224 Pine Street formally known as PAN Jewelers. Mike has been a bench jeweler since 1984 and learned the trade from his Father Nick Sherwin. After 14 years working as a Correctional Officer at El Paso de Robles Youth Correctional facility, Mike returned back to PAN Jewelers in 2004 and did their bench work for 12 years until they retired. We are now open: Tuesday – Friday 10am to 5pm & Saturday 10am to 3pm. 1224 Pine Street, Paso Robles (805) 238-2231 •


Our goal at Anastasia’s Fine Jewelry is to give you the best jewelry experience. Making your design as unique as you are. Pushing the limits of jewelry designing, which is a highly complex feat of craftsmanship. I have been making and designing jewelry for over 40 years. With us, we take you through the whole process making your piece, from cutting the stone, to designing it, or rehabbing your old jewelry to new. We are family owned and proud to serve you with all your jewelry needs! 1019 Morro Street, San Luis Obsipo (805) 752-1130 •

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Visit us for your next crafted treasure! West Coast Silver Co. is showcasing Native American jewelry and southwestern art. Are you looking for stunning, long-lasting jewelry? Quality should never be a compromise. No matter what type of jewelry you’re looking for, we design our pieces to be unique, durable and attractive. When you order from us, whether it’s your first or tenth time, you become part of our family. We treat our customers with the honesty and respect they deserve. We want clients to feel the same pride when wearing the pieces from our store that we do in making them. We also repair and size your jewelry. marketplace

714 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo (805) 439-0272 •


Stop into Boat Yard Marketplace on the Embarcadero where you can buy Provisions, Refreshments, Beer, Champagne and Fine wines. Our General Store is dedicated to providing amazing local products from around the area with a major focus on domestic goods. Stop by today and grab the essentials for your next kayak, boat, or bay cruise adventure. We have food, beverages, ice, ice chests, picnic baskets, goodies and much more to suit everyones needs. Whether you’re taking a boat ride, kayak, or bay cruise; our market is your one stop shop to meet all your essential needs. music



875 Embarcadero, Morro Bay (805) 225-1514 •


Vinyl • Turntables • CD’s • DVD’s • Books • T-Shirts • Posters • Lifestyle Products • Iconic Art Come in and experience what a modern record store feels like. Locally owned and operated since 1974 and selected by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the leading music stores in the country, Boo Boo Records has made their name on the strength of their deep selection of music and their friendly knowledgable staff. Add in their evolving inventory of books, t-shirts, posters and and other iconic lifestyle goodies and you will see why visitors from around the world treasure this local jewel. 978 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo (805) 541-0657 •

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Ron’s is not just a nursery, but a peaceful, relaxed atmosphere where you can find that one special item. Whether it be a seasonal gift or an unusual houseplant, you will find it at Ron’s where they specialize in all plants, trees, succulents, vegetables, and fruits for the garden. You will also find that homecare product, and even that sought after personal care item you desire for yourself or the one you love. Ron’s has gone green in its recycled and refreshed discoveries and one of-a-kind furniture or metal pieces. 850 West Grand Avenue, Grover Beach • (805) 489-4747



Our mission at Renée Rose Photography is to capture life’s greatest moments and capture real smiles. Specializing in: Family Portraits, Senior Portraits, Engagement Photos, Individual Portraits, Pet Portraits, Headshots, Boudoir.

(805) 460-6466 • • instagram@renee_rose_photography



Cruise yourself, around in a cozy private electric boat, on Morro Bay harbor. Bring a picnic and enjoy the view from the water. The boats are easy to drive, fully enclosed, with stereo/Bluetooth and fit up to eight adults. It takes one hour to see the whole bay. The boats are $95 an hour and must be twenty five or older to drive.

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Maddie Mae’s Pet Pantry has everything you need for your furry family members. We carry grain free, holistic and raw food diets, grooming supplies and supplements, toys, leashes and collars, travel gear, gifts and fresh baked organic treats. Maddie Mae’s is Cambria’s PET DESTINATION!

614 Main Street, Cambria • • (805) 924-1139 1121 Rossi Road, Templeton • • (805) 591-7002 571 5 Cities Drive, Suite A6, Pismo Beach


A Satellite of Love is a retail space that focuses on a wide assortment of vintage and handcrafted goods. Opened in 2018, we’ve hand-select a curated collection of vintage clothing, and assembled a tight library of new and used books and records. We’ve coupled home goods with an array local-made items, creating a selection of merchandise ranging from thrown ceramics, handmade and repurposed jewelry and custom crafted leather goods of belts, wallets and purses. HOURS: Tues.-Fri. 12pm - 6pm, Sat. 11am - 5pm, Sun. 11am - 3pm, Closed Monday. 1335 Walker Street, San Luis Obispo (805) 439-1604 •


We are an owner operated beading and garden shop with unique beads and findings from around the world, luscious succulents, air plants, scented geraniums, herbs and miniature garden treasures. We do custom designs, repairs, and help you create your own earrings, necklaces, bracelets. Or build a fairy garden for a great gift or memento from your visit. Located in the heart of Old Town Morro Bay. 333 Morro Bay Boulevard, Morro Bay (805) 772-3338 •

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A full-line Game & Comic Store. New Comics (Wed) & back issues. Our Graphic Novel selection is one of the largest & best in the state! / Games & Gaming: Magic & other CCGs, (Boosters @ $2.99!) / Warhammer 40K, HeroClix, Star Wars, Pathfinder, World of Darkness, D&D, Shadowrun, Warhammer RPGs / Conventional & Unusual Family & Board Games / Gambling Supplies: Chips, Shufflers, Felts, Cribbage, Backgammon, Dominoes, Poker, Roulette & much more / Captain Nemo: for all your non-electronic entertainment needs. Free parking beside the store. Cash paid for used trade-ins. 565 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo • (805) 544-6366 •


By far the largest selection of music, movies and video games in the area! Used CDs start at $1.99; New Condition CDs, $5.99 & up. Huge Selection! Over 50,000 turntable-graded records & a large selection of $1.99 used LPs; Over 20 times the DVDs & Blu-Ray movies than Best Buy or Target & at lower prices. Video Games: Xbox: All,PS2, 3, & 4, Wii, Nintendo DS, PSP, and ALL older systems. Parts, Supplies, Games, and Accessories. Cash paid for used CDs/DVDs/Video Games. Established in 1971. 563 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo (Free Parking Behind Store) (805) 544-0686 • •


Come visit us in our 5800 sq. foot showroom in the historical Village of Arroyo Grande where you will find three shops in one store. We have a huge selection of styles in antiques, vintage furniture, lighting, home décor, gifts, jewelry & clothing! We proudly carry Chateau Chic Chalk Paint, Baggallini Handbags, Mud Pie Baby, Tyler Candles and so much more. So come on in and let us help you find the perfect gift, something for your Home or just a souvenir to take home from your travels! 106 West Branch Street, Arroyo Grande (805) 481-0404 •

Free Delivery with $50 purchase from Orcutt to Paso Robles Customer Loyalty Cards good for use at Tails and Doggie Salon & Spa 745 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo | (805) 544-PETS |

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In the center of town lies a historic tin creamery dating back to the 1890’s, which makes for the perfect back drop to what it houses now... CAMBRIA GARDEN SHED. We mix the old with the new in our ever changing merchandise for the home and garden. Six other businesses complete the space; ART with Judy Ann’ local art, GROW rare and unusual plants, OCEAN HEIR clothing-jewelry-estate finds, SIMPLISTIC HOME specialty home décor, LILY’S COFFEEHOUSE and CAYUCOS CELLARS. 2024 Main Street (halfway between East and West Village), Cambria (805) 927-7654 •


Located in the heart of the Village of Arroyo Grande you’ll find Hive Supply Co. Established in 2017 our HIVE has become the go to store for locally made ceramics, cocktail mixers, cbd, honey, handmade jewelry, leather goods, soaps, lotions and exclusive Arroyo Grande mugs, tshirts and sweatshirts. We spend a ton of time carefully curating a mix of bees wax candles, fair trade items, upcycled goods as well as beloved brands like Pendelton, Blundstone, and P. F. CANDLE CO. BEE sure to BUZZ by Mon-Sat 10-5 and Sun 11-3. 119 East Branch Street, Arroyo Grande (805) 668-2595 •


Doggie Salon and Spa is your one stop shop for all your pet grooming needs. Our team is made up of experienced bathers and groomers to ensure your pet gets the best possible care, whether they need a full bath and haircut or just a nail trim. We take care of dogs and cats, so Fido and Whiskers will come home to you squeaky clean! Come see us today!

2252 Broad Street, San Luis Obispo (805) 543-4433 •

Beads by the Bay and Garden Shop TheONLY ONLY Bead Bead &and Garden The Shop on the Central Coast! Garden Shop on the OPEN EVERY DAY! Central Coast! ! Create your holidays!


Everything you need to bead; air 333 Morro Bay Blvd. plants, succulents, Morro Bay, CA 93442 scented geraniums and garden (Across from Bank of America) miniatures. Repairs, (805) 772-3338 commissions and classes.

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We are a full service bead store! Come see us for all your beading needs, including repairs! Our | 26 H OLI D AY 2021 beautiful secret garden is full of herbs, succulents, and air plants, as well as our new line of garden miniatures!

Buy / Sell / Trade Vinyl, CD’s, DVD’s, T-Shirts, Turntables, Books, & so much more! Chosen by magazine as one of the Best Record Stores in the Country 978 Monterey St San Luis Obispo CA 93401 (805) 541-0657

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Welcome to the crushed grape gift shop featuring local san luis Obispo wine and food products for 32 years. Our shop tastes slo products daily including paso robles almond brittle, we also carry san luis Obispo hats t-shirts sweatshirts magnets mugs and postcards etc. come on in and enjoy our Local goodies from our farms and ranches—we make beautiful gift baskets and ship daily. Since 1982. 491 Madonna Road, Suite 1, San Luis Obispo (805) 544-4449 •


Established in 1998, Tails Pet Boutique is a one-of-a-kind shop for local dog and cat lovers to purchase food, treats, toys and more. We are uniquely located in the heart of the historical downtown San Luis Obispo, near the iconic Bubble Gum Alley. Our team is knowledgeable about the products we carry—whether it be about your pet’s special diet or other needs, bakery items and treats, or product suggestions, we can help. Come see us today! Free delivery with a $50 purchase from Orcutt to Paso Robles and everywhere in between. Customer loyalty cards can be used for anything in our store or at Doggie Salon & Spa at 175 Tank Farm Road in SLO. 745 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo (805) 544-PETS •


One of the fastest growing entertainment venues in Greater San Luis Obispo. One of the newest venues in the area providing a fun and exciting experience unlike any other. We offer 8 indoor axe throwing lanes that are the perfect idea for your next night out with friends, date night, or event. We offer an unparalleled axe throwing experience that’s perfect for everyone 10 and up. Also happy to rent out our multi-faceted event space for special occasions of all kinds. OPEN: Mon. - Wed. 1pm - 9pm, Thurs. 1pm - 10pm, Fri. - Sat. 12:00pm - 11pm, Sun. 12pm - 10pm. 691 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo (805) 439-1700 • •

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Day or night, a visit to Black Sheep Bar & Grill is always a wonderful experience. We feature comfortable booths, brick walls with warm wood accents, a gorgeous hand crafted bar and fireplace with a relaxing patio, where you can have delicious lunch, dinner, or cocktails 365 days a year. Established in 2005, Black Sheep has received multiple awards, and been acclaimed as serving the best bar food in the entire San Luis Obispo County, and the best bar too! Our casual atmosphere, friendly staff, beautiful decor, comfort food, and handcrafted cocktails, are just what you need to feel empowered to go tackle the world again. Voted best bar in SLO 6 years in a row.

1117 Chorro Street, San Luis Obispo (805) 544-7433 • 28


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Mule Bakery, bringing you delicious small batch cookies, scones, cupcakes, and more, including a variety of vegan & gluten free items. They are now serving Counter Culture coffee and espresso, and a variety of Smith Teas. Go see their newly renovated space, order at their new walk-up window, then enjoy the sunshine on their patio!

117 E Branch Street, Arroyo Grande (801) 694-4346 •


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Now with two locations, Taco Temple serves the finest Mexican cuisine. We also offer local, fresh caught seafood. Check our daily specials and come join us on our dog friendly patio. Kids menu available. A favorite place for locals, be sure to stop in and enjoy our friendly, casual atmosphere. Open 7 days a week at 11 am with plenty of free parking. Come check out our new San Luis Obispo location! 2680 North Main Street, Morro Bay • (805) 772-4965 1575 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo • (805) 439-2856 •



Deli & Dessert Platters for every occasion. Order now for your holiday party or business meeting. Located in the heart of downtown Paso Robles, Red Scooter Deli is the county’s number one resource to satisfy all your deli cravings! Featuring a variety of breakfast choices, salads, soups, piled high sandwiches and a full espresso/smoothie bar to tend to all your scooter desires! Gluten Free options available. Delivery available throughout North County. Open 7 days week. Red Scooter Deli – “The Deli that Delivers” 1102 Pine Street, Paso Robles (805) 237-1780 •

BAYSIDE CAFE Lunch Everyday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Dinner Thursday and Sunday 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm Friday and Saturday 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm #10 State Park Road Morro Bay | (805) 772-1465 |

2680 North Main Street, Morro Bay . (805) 772-4965 1575 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo . (805) . 439-2850 . Open 7 Days a Week at 11am . Free Parking H O L ID AY 2 0 2 1



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Mama’s Meatball has specialized in creating seasonal menus by using only the finest and freshest ingredients. We have a vast experience in creating exceptional environments with a full service catering for weddings, special events, holiday parties, corporate engagements & gatherings of any size and location. It is our pleasure to make sure that everything looks and feels as extraordinary as it will taste. We have three locations to serve you, Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:30 am to 10 pm. Dine-In, Take-out and Catering. Visit us online to place your order.

570 Higuera Street, Suite 130, San Luis Obispo (805) 544-0861 •



Mi Casa Restaurant is your fun, festive, casual neighborhood Mexican restaurant. We offer a relaxed dining experience, with warm gracious service where every guest is made to feel welcome and at home. Indulge in generous portions of California-style Mexican food, from fish tacos to savory enchiladas and sizzling fajitas. Whether you choose to dine on our spacious patio or in our eclectic eye-catching dining room, you’ll enjoy the friendly ambiance at Mi Casa Restaurant. We hope you will come to consider us a favorite among all of Morro Bay’s great restaurants. Open 8am – 9pm daily. 650 Morro Bay Boulevard, Morro Bay (805) 772-1272



Mistura is a proud Peruvian Restaurant, and Peruvian Cuisine is the fusion of their pre-columbian and Incas heritage combine with the Spanish, Italian, Chinese and Japanese imfluences that embodies our vibrant cuisine. Mistura is a modern Peruvian restaurant using local, organic and fresh ingredients. At Mistura you will be served local produce, meat and seafood, farm to table. We invite you to visit Mistura for a new and exciting culinary experience. Open 7 days a week. Serving lunch from 11:30am 2:00pm and dinner from 5:00pm - 9:30pm.

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Breakfast • Salads • Soups • Deli Sandwiches • Espresso Bar • Smoothies Fresh bread delivered daily from local artisan bakeries • Box Lunches • Deli Platters Delivery available throughout North County • Open 7 days week 1102 Pine Street, Paso Robles (805) 237-1780 •


The Bayside Cafe is located in the beautiful Morro Bay State Park at the back of the bay. It is the “best kept local secret” for great fresh seafood, service and ambiance. In business for 34 years says more than words for this special place. Fresh food items made on the premises include all salad dressings, soups, sauces, hamburger patties, and of course, our wonderful yummy desserts. We have indoor and outdoor seating on a heated, dog friendly patio, so bring your family and friends and dine with us soon. No reservations are taken... it is first come, first served. Beer and wine is offered and you may visit our website for menu items. 10 State Park Road, Morro Bay (805) 772-1465 •



BAYSIDE CAFE wine & cheese

A favorite neighborhood retail wine shop with a great selection of boutique Central Coast, other California and international wines. Always happy to help find wines for home or a special occasion. Serving wines by the glass, craft beers by the pint with a charcuterie and tapas menu! Visit our palette of wine, flavors, art and music on Morro Bay’s beautiful waterfront. Visit our website or social media for more information on our menu or upcoming events. Hours: Sun.-Mon. Closed, Tues.-Wed. 2-8 pm, Thurs.-Sat. 2-10 pm. Exceptions apply during special events and weather. 601 Embarcadero, Suite 5 (Bayside in Marina Square Mall), Morro Bay (805) 772-8388 • • Instagram / Facebook @savorypalette



Located just 8 miles east of Templeton, Hidden Oak Winery is open from 11am to 5pm, Friday thru Sunday. Enjoy the spectacular views and award winning wines including 2 Double Gold winners from the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. This boutique winery is located above the vineyard so you can enjoy the vineyard experience and complementary tastings of their fine wines. Hidden Oak Winery’s wine club offers special events and discounts on all of their wines. Visit the web site for information on events and new wine releases. Call for appointment. Look us up on facebook.

4671 South El Pomar, Templeton (805) 237-9315 •

4671 South El Pomar, Templeton (805) 237-9315 • Open 11am-5pm Friday thru Sunday

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For a limited time you can find Anastasia’s and West Coast Silver Co. under one roof!

West Coast Silver Co. 714 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo . (805) 439-0272