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Garden Soil Testing, Prep, Layout, and Time Commitment (Free Workshop in the San Miguel Hog Canyon area)

Garden Soil Testing, Prep, Layout, and Time Commitment (Free Workshop in the San Miguel Hog Canyon area)

Save time with soil prep and testing. Save money with amendments, calendar choices, natural pest and weed control, and more. This workshop covers basics for your garden and includes follow […]

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18 February 2023
Family/Kids Planting Prep (planning, planting, and irrigating) – Free Workshop

Family/Kids Planting Prep (planning, planting, and irrigating) – Free Workshop

Family version hands-on workshop exploring and practicing planning, planting, and irrigating. Dress for digging, no sandals. All ages are welcome, the workshop is limited to 10 gardeners.

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18 February 2023
Planting Prep (Layout, Beds, Irrigating, and Cover Crops) – Free Workshop in the San Miguel-Hog Canyon area

Planting Prep (Layout, Beds, Irrigating, and Cover Crops) – Free Workshop in the San Miguel-Hog Canyon area

Whether you plan to plant in a field, backyard, container, or clay pot on an apartment deck, this hands-on workshop explores planning, planting, and irrigating fresh, healthy food for spring […]

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19 February 2023
Lompoc Valley Restaurant Week 2023

Lompoc Valley Restaurant Week 2023

How about a whole week of fantastic food and wine adventures to really kick the new year off right? The 8th annual Lompoc Valley Restaurant Week offers foodies of all ages a seven-day […]

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20 February 2023
American Mountain Men at La Purísima Mission State Historic Park

American Mountain Men at La Purísima Mission State Historic Park

Step back in history to a time when manly mountain men wore buckskin clothes—and hear them tell tall tales and share stories of superior skills over a crackling campfire. This […]

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17 March 2023
Growing Cut Flowers-Getting Started (Free Workshop in the San Miguel-Hog Canyon area)

Growing Cut Flowers-Getting Started (Free Workshop in the San Miguel-Hog Canyon area)

There’s a longer story to flowers; this workshop follows the ideas I learned in the Floret Workshop annual course and my experiences. We will explore growing cut flowers for all […]

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18 March 2023
Family/Kids Growing Cut Flowers – Getting Started (Free Workshop in the San Miguel-Hog Canyon area)

Family/Kids Growing Cut Flowers – Getting Started (Free Workshop in the San Miguel-Hog Canyon area)

This workshop explores and practices working with seeds, planting starters, and understanding when and how to plant. This is one workshop in a series. You can attend one or all […]

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18 March 2023
Morro Bay City Wide Yard Sale

Morro Bay City Wide Yard Sale

The 2023 Morro Bay City-Wide Yard Sale will will be March 24th, 25th & 26th. There will be hundreds of sales around Morro Bay. Go to the website link to […]

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24 March 2023
Santa Clara Valley Wine Auction

Santa Clara Valley Wine Auction

Discover the wine & culinary delights of Santa Clara Valley and support Morgan Hill’s leading charitable foundation. Proceeds benefit the local community, non-profits, and wineries. Event takes place at Gugliemo […]

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25 March 2023
40th Annual Wildflower Run

40th Annual Wildflower Run

Join the 40th Annual Wildflower Run in Morgan Hill, California! All proceeds support the American Association of University Women’s mission of equity and education for women and girls.

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26 March 2023
Orchid Fest 2023

Orchid Fest 2023

An alternative to the Spring Show and Sale of the past, we’re organizing ORCHID FEST 2023 in partnership with the SLO Botanical Gardens. Orchid Fest 2023. April 1 and 2, 2023, 10:00 am-4:00 […]

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01 April 2023
Poppy Jasper International Film Festival

Poppy Jasper International Film Festival

Come together in Morgan Hill, Gilroy, and Hollister for great films by talented filmmakers at one of Movie Maker Magazine’s “Top Festivals Worth the Entry Fee!” The Poppy Jasper International […]

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06 April 2023
Vegetables, Berries, and Flowers – Planting (Free Workshop in the San Miguel-Hog Canyon area)

Vegetables, Berries, and Flowers – Planting (Free Workshop in the San Miguel-Hog Canyon area)

This workshop continues the planning/planting/irrigating and intro to cut flowers, although you are not required to have attended the first workshops. We’ll work with seeds and seedlings, setting up the […]

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15 April 2023
Family/Kids Vegetables, Berries, and Flowers – Planting (Free Workshop in the San Miguel-Hog Canyon area)

Family/Kids Vegetables, Berries, and Flowers – Planting (Free Workshop in the San Miguel-Hog Canyon area)

We will work with compost, plant seedlings, tinker with drip irrigation, and learn what to expect next. This workshop can be a standalone or families can return next month to […]

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15 April 2023
Permaculture Design – Small or Large Spaces (Free Workshop in the San Miguel-Hog Canyon area)

Permaculture Design – Small or Large Spaces (Free Workshop in the San Miguel-Hog Canyon area)

This workshop explores simple and affordable elements of permaculture for small and large spaces. Also included are resources to assess your climate, soil, etc. Consider this a set of tips […]

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16 April 2023
Morro Bay Kite Festival

Morro Bay Kite Festival

Join us Saturday April 29th and discover one of the most fun FREE events on the Central Coast at the Morro Bay Kite Festival! Hosted on the beach just north […]

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29 April 2023
Downtown Morgan Hill Wine Stroll

Downtown Morgan Hill Wine Stroll

Join the Morgan Hill Downtown Association for the Annual Downtown Morgan Hill Wine Stroll! Enjoy Amazing Local Wines, Live Music and a Cool Downtown!

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29 April 2023
Cruisin Morro Bay Car Show

Cruisin Morro Bay Car Show

May 4th - 7th the Cruisin’ Morro Bay Car Show returns for its 27th year in 2023! Starting Thursday evening, rare cars will begin arriving in Morro Bay for registration. […]

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04 May 2023
IRONMAN 70.3

IRONMAN 70.3

We are excited to announce that the The IRONMAN Group, will play host to the newest IRONMAN® 70.3® Triathlon here in Morro Bay on May 20th, 2023

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20 May 2023
Morgan Hill Mushroom Festival

Morgan Hill Mushroom Festival

Make plans for the newly revitalized 42nd Annual Morgan Hill Mushroom Festival, May 27-28, 2023. Great food with Mushroom inspired dishes, arts and crafts, mushroom Expo, cooking demonstrations, wine and […]

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27 May 2023
Lompoc Valley Flower Festival

Lompoc Valley Flower Festival

Spend an extended and magical late-spring weekend exploring the flower fields of Lompoc and enjoying the Lompoc Valley Flower Festival. Lompoc’s hometown tradition celebrates the valley’s agricultural heritage with 3 […]

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22 June 2023
Boots & Brews Country Music Festival

Boots & Brews Country Music Festival

Boots & Brews Country Music Festival - Morgan Hill/Silicon Valley is Morgan Hill’s biggest music festival of the year! Saturday, June 24th event is all about Friends, Cold Beer and […]

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24 June 2023
Fourth of July Freedom Fest Morgan Hill

Fourth of July Freedom Fest Morgan Hill

Freedom Fest is a true hometown celebration dedicated to preserving local heritage and national freedom! It is one of the few cities in the San Francisco Bay Area that has […]

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03 July 2023
Old Town Market

Old Town Market

Every Friday evening from July 9 through August 11, 2023, the 100 block of South H Street will come to vibrant life from 5 to 8 p.m., thanks to the […]

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07 July 2023
Founding Day at La Purísima Mission State Historic Park

Founding Day at La Purísima Mission State Historic Park

Every year, rain or shine, people gather to celebrate the founding of La Purísima Mission, which was christened on Dec. 8, 1787. A noon mass in the beautiful main church […]

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08 December 2023