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Madonna Inn and Expo Center


address  100 Madonna Rd.
 San Luis Obispo, CA  93405
www.madonnainn.com

Upcoming Events

Cal Poly Collegians Alumni Big Band 50-Year Reunion Concert

Swing, Jazz
The Cal Poly Collegians Alumni Big Band will celebrate its 50-year reunion – and the 80th anniversary of the band’s founding – with a performance. More than 20 alumni musicians – Cal Poly graduates from the late 1940s to the early ’60s – will recreate the swinging sounds of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Les Brown and other famous ensembles of the big band era. Members travel to San Luis Obispo for the reunion and concert from throughout Arizona, California, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Québec, Canada. The Collegians – predecessor to today's acclaimed Cal Poly University Jazz Bands – was founded in 1937 by then Music Department Head Harold P. Davidson. As they celebrate the band’s 80th anniversary and their “golden” reunion this year, members are urging younger Cal Poly jazz band alumni to join and keep the annual tradition going into the future. For more information, contact Collegians member Bob Alberti at rea@yourperfectright.org.
Cal Poly alumni;big band;dancing;Madonna Inn;jazz scholarship;reunion;free;
Information: rea@yourperfectright.org
Price: Free (scholarship donation invited)
Event Website: www.cpcollegiansalumni.com
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 • Sat 8/26/17 at 7:30pm-10:30pm 

Michael Nowak & Orchestra Novo present Pops O.N.

Orchestral
The acclaimed violinist Gilles Apap is the featured soloist with Michael Nowak & Orchestra Novo at their annual Labor Day Weekend pops concert. Apap studied at the Lyon conservatory and went on to study folk music, improvisation and jazz in such far-flung locales as Bulgaria, India and Alaska. A former concertmaster of the Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra, he now performs as a soloist with orchestras throughout the world and with his two ensembles, the Transylvanian Mountain Boys and The Colors of Invention.OrchestraNovo.org or (805) 441-6688.
Event Info: (805) 441-6688
Ages: all ages
Price: Tickets $35, Table of 10 $350, Sponsor Table $1,000 receive complimentary wine and glasses, and premium placement
Event Website: www.orchestranovo.com/labor-day-weekend-pops/
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 • Sun 9/3/17 at 2:30pm-6pm 

Sheriff's Family Day

Community Event
The event is intended to entertain and educate the public on the positive role that our local law enforcement and safety personnel play in our community, including the display of their equipment and demonstrations. Family Day allows attendees the opportunity to participate in different activities and experience first hand the excitement and satisfaction of coming to the aid of others. It offers those who are considering public service as a career the chance to speak with other people who are already doing the job.
law enforcement;horses;dogs;sheriff;family
Event Info: (805) 781-4575
Ages: all ages
Price: 0
Event Website: safslo.org/events.htm
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 • Sat 9/9/17 at 10am-3pm 

Crafting a Custom Rock Garden Marker – Hand-Lettering Class

Craft Show
Crafting a Custom Rock Garden Marker – Hand-Lettering Class presented by Raina Toy-Smith Owner & Creative of Fete & Quill Learn the fundamentals of hand-lettering on unique surfaces and create those darling garden markers that you see with beautifully drawn “Rosemary” or “Tomatoes” on rocks. Taught by local calligrapher Raina Toy-Smith of Fête & Quill, you will gain the knowledge of how to create your own custom garden marker on rocks. She will teach the basics of hand-lettering + what materials you will need when writing on a garden rock. This class is fun and unique – and you will walk away with a new appreciation for the art of calligraphy plus decorative pieces to add to your garden and home.
diy;class;workshop;expo;crafts;craft;art
Event Info: (805) 772-4600
Price: $30.00
Event Website: bit.ly/2vJSdOg
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 • Sat 9/16/17 at 10am-11am 

DIY Class: Fall Centerpieces for Your Table

Design, Children's Arts/Crafts
At the Inspired Home Expo of San Luis Obispo we want to inspire you to create a beautiful home. DIY Crafts are always a great way to learn and create something personalized and special for your home. Our instructors local to San Luis Obispo County will walk you through step-by-step instructions on the DIY craft and each person will bring home an original project. Create a unique memory and remember no artistic experience is required! Fall Centerpieces for Your Table Presented by Linda Georgeadis of Beverly’s Fabric & Craft Store As a previous owner of a flower shop and off and on member of the Beverlys team for the last 20 years, Linda Georgeadis specializes in holiday decorating and floral arrangements. Come learn how to create a long lasting beautiful centerpiece for your holiday table setting!
diy;class;crafts;craft;workshop;seminar;wine
Event Info: (805) 772-4600
Price: 30
Event Website: www.eventbrite.com/e/diy-workshops-at-the-inspired-home-expo-of-san-luis-obispo-tickets-36229321877
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 • Sat 9/16/17 at 4pm-5pm 

DIY Class: Cardmaking 101 Presented by Adrienne Crist of Paper Diva

Class/Workshop, Craft Show, Seminar
Cardmaking 101 Presented by Adrienne Crist of Paper Diva Everything you need to know to create a hand crafted card that won’t look like it’s made by your Five year old. Learn simple stamping and die-cutting tips and techniques to make your cards shine. We will make several different styles of cards from cute and simple to vintage charming.
diy;card making;card;cards;crafts;art;class;workshop
Event Info: (805) 772-4600
Price: $30.00
Event Website: www.eventbrite.com/e/diy-workshops-at-the-inspired-home-expo-of-san-luis-obispo-tickets-36229321877
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 • Sat 9/16/17 at 2pm-3pm 

Inspired Home & Garden Expo of San Luis Obispo

Gardening
Meet local experts to complete your projects. View Pop-up Rooms, for ideas and inspiration to make a change. Discover new products and services. Get ideas for your home!. Bring your Pinterest Board and find the expert to make it yours. Attend home improvement seminars.
expo;home;garden;interior
Event Info: (805) 771-4600
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: inspiredexpos.com
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 • Sat 9/16/17 at 10am-5pm 

A Guided Workshop On How To Design A Home You Love

Class/Workshop, Expo/Trade Show
A Guided Workshop On How To Design A Home You Love Presented by Mari Robeson – Author, Illustrator & Interior Designer This workshop is a hands on process to walk you through the basic principles of interior design in a fun & creative way. You will create your own Home Book with worksheets and guided exercises to learn how to pinpoint your personal interior design style and professional tips on how you can make your home into the sanctuary you always wanted it to be. We provide the workbook, you provide the imagination!
workshop;seminar;class;home;design;interior
Event Info: (805) 772-4600
Price: $30
Event Website: bit.ly/2vuh8n1
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 • Sun 9/17/17 at 12pm-1pm 

DIY Kokedama Hanging String Garden

Class/Workshop, Expo/Trade Show
DIY Kokedama Hanging String Garden Presented by Denise Benda of Flowers by Denise Spruce up your green thumb and crafting skills at the same time by joining us to learn how to make your own Kokedama Hanging String Flower Pod.
diy;class;gardening;garden;crafts;indoor;design
Event Info: (805) 772-4600
Price: 30
Event Website: bit.ly/2vuh8n1
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 • Sun 9/17/17 at 10am-11am 

Mixed Media paint & Collage Class

Children's Arts/Crafts, Folk Art/Crafts, Mixed Media
At the Inspired Home Expo of San Luis Obispo we want to inspire you to create a beautiful home. DIY Crafts are always a great way to learn and create something personalized and special for your home. Our instructors local to San Luis Obispo County will walk you through step-by-step instructions on the DIY craft and each person will bring home an original project. Create a unique memory and remember no artistic experience is required! Mixed Media Paint & Collage Class Presented by Barbara Saia of Happy Go Smile Let’s get messy and create some fun! Using your hands to paint and play you will make an original piece of art!
class;paint;collage;mixed media;workshop
Event Info: (805) 772-4600
Price: $30
Event Website: bit.ly/2vJSdOg
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 • Sun 9/17/17 at 2pm-3pm 

How to Say Anything to Anyone

Class/Workshop
You have a request for one of your co-workers but don’t know how to say it, so you don’t say anything. A project you worked on for six months has become a black hole. There is no information about the status. You’re frustrated, but you don’t say anything. Two employees aren’t working well together. It’s impacting the atmosphere in the office. You don’t know what to say, so you don’t say anything. Speaking up when we are frustrated is hard and, as a result, most of us don’t. Instead, either we tell other people (aka gossip) or we say nothing, and relationships become strained. You can say anything to anyone and have it be easy. You just need to lay the ground work to do so, and most of us don’t. Three Learning Objectives: Build trust in all of your business relationships, making it easier to say hard things. Find out what the people you work with need from you, so you don’t have to guess. Tell others what you need, making it more likely that your needs are met.
Event Info: (805) 419-2848
Price: $79 HRCC Member/$89 Non Members (pricing to go up on 9/1)
Event Website: http://hrcentralcoast.org/meetings.php
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 • Tue 10/10/17 at 7:30am-12pm 

The Hemp & Cannabis Fair

Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Join us for a celebration of legal marijuana! You'll find hemp and cannabis products, accessories and tools, grow and harvest equipment, and more in our amazing expo hall. Then, take in some great sessions on growing, medicinal benefits, legal discussions and more! 21+ only (18+ with MMP). brbr San Luis Obispo, CA – September 9 & 10, 2017br Alex Madonna Expo Centerbr 100 Madonna Rdbr San Luis Obispo, CA 93405br brbr Saturday 10AM - 5PM & Sunday 11AM - 5PM brbr $15 Weekend Passbr $10 Veterans – Weekend Passbr brbr **Booth Space Available - Please call or email for information**br br The Hemp & Cannabis Fairbr 541-201-8497br br Info @ THCfair.combr www.THCfair.com br www.facebook.com/THCfairbr
fbcommunity;Health & Wellness;Festival;Trade Show;Cannabis;Education
Event Info: (541) 201-8497
Ages: 21+ only (18+ with MMP).
Price: $15 Weekend Pass / $10 Veterans – Weekend Pass
Event Website: www.THCfair.com
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Schedule
 • Sat 6/9/18 - Sun 6/10/18 at 10am-5pm