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Santa Margarita will host its first-ever Art Before Dark from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, featuring live music, art, nibbles, and wine (stop by Studio Uproar for Ancient Peaks pours). Download a map at santamargaritabeautiful.org/art … San Miguel’s Villa San-Juliette Vineyard & Winery has unfurled a seasonal menu created by Chef Charlie Paladin Wayne (try the baked almond and rosemary encrusted goat cheese) … Pismo Beach has opened its new 55Fresh Farmers’ Market running Tuesdays, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 555 Five Cities Drive … Bristols Cider House swung open its doors in Atascadero earlier this month featuring a range of crisp libations.
Thursday, June 19, brings the Barrels in Mission Plaza tasting, pairing local chefs with fine wine purveyors (5:30 to 7:30 p.m.) … And don’t forget to have your passports ready: On June 21 and 22, visit more than 30 participating SLO wineries with your two-day passport ticket … winemaker dinners unfold Friday, June 20, at Biddle Ranch, Chamisal Vineyards, and others (slowine.com) … The Atascadero Lakeside Wine Festival will kick off at the Atascadero Lake Park on June 28, featuring vino, food, and live music … Every Friday from June 20 through Aug. 29, food trucks, tunes, and wine glasses will converge at Twilight Hours at Harmony Cellars, located in the quaint town of Harmony (harmonycellars.com).
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The World Cup is underway, and Paso Robles-based La Cosecha Bar + Restaurant is offering a World Cup Brazilian cocktail menu (try “Batida” with coconut cream, lime juice, cacha, and turbinado syrup) … pack a picnic basket and enjoy Arroyo Grande’s free Summer Concert Series, running through September every Sunday, 3 to 6 p.m. … After a year of organizing, the Paso Robles Food Cooperative is seeking volunteers in order to establish a member-owned storefront (pasofoodcooperative.com) … Don’t miss 92.5 The Krush’s Summer Krush concert featuring Gavin DeGraw and Matt Nathanson at Avila Beach Resort on June 22 (wine tasting lounge open from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.) … and remember to wear your sunscreen.
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