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Get Ready for the 2016 Gilroy Garlic Festival!

The 38th annual Gilroy Garlic Festival is coming up on July 29, 30 and 31, 2016! We hope you can join us for “summer’s ultimate food fair,” a three-day celebration that draws visitors from around the globe to enjoy great garlicky food, dramatic Gourmet Alley flame-ups, live entertainment, cooking competitions, and unique arts and crafts.… Read more »

#ShareSLO Photo of the Week: Festival Mozaic

Festival Mozaic, founded in 1971, is an annual summer event in San Luis Obispo and surrounding areas that honors several genres of music, including jazz, classical, and opera. Featuring music discussions, food and, of course, music, this year’s 12-day event continues through Sunday. Here Project Trio, a chamber group with an edge, performs at Sea… Read more »

Lumination Lights Up Gilroy Gardens

We can’t wait until July 16! That’s opening night for Lumination at Gilroy Gardens, the spectacular night-time festival that celebrates Chinese history and culture in a whole new light. This evening-only event features colossal light displays, an artisan marketplace, authentic Chinese food, and live performers from China.  The festival will be open nightly (6-10pm) through… Read more »

Celebrating Solvang: See Shrek The Musical Here Thru July 31st

You and your family simply must make plans now to see Shrek The Musical here in all its joy at the outdoor Solvang Festival Theater. Performed by acclaimed actors of PCPA (Pacific Conservatory Theatre), all the beloved characters you know from the Oscar-winning movie are brought to life on stage in this Tony Award-winning adventure:… Read more »

San Luis Obispo old buildings share city’s unique past

If you peer through the window at the Anderson Barbershop in San Luis Obispo, you’ll glimpse into an era that existed long before apps, drones and smartphones. But while the faded barber pole, wooden chairs and antiquated radiator seem fixed in another time, the expression “if these walls could talk” applies to the shop’s unique… Read more »