PCE’S FILIPINO CULTURAL NIGHT is April 17-18 at 7pm at the Spanos Theatre at Cal Poly. Info: pacslo.org or 756-2787.
A TOAST TO PADEREWSKI is April 25 from 6-9:30pm at Pear Valley Winery, 4900 Union Road in Paso Robles. $75 per person; $45 for youth and seniors. Proceeds benefit the Paderewski Festival Cultural Exchange Program with Poland. Info and tickets: HYPERLINK "http://www.paderewskifest.com/"paderewskifest.com or 227-2888.
LINNAEA’S 25TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND ART SHOW during Art After Dark on May 1 from 6-9pm. Linnaea’s Café will be celebrating its 25th Birthday with an art reception featuring the work of artists who’ve shown their art in the past quarter century. There will be music, food, and a good ol’ fashioned barista jam. Info: linnaeas.com or 541-5888.
1950S HIGH SCHOOL PROM takes place on May 2 at 6pm and features John Mueller from "Winter Dance Party" as Buddy Holly. Eat fine food, bid on auction items, and dance the night away at the South County Regional Center, 800 West Branch St., Arroyo Grande. Info: clarkcenter.org or 489-9444.
NEW TIMES’ SUMMER GUIDE arrives on newsstands on May 21. Look for this special issue for all of the goings-on for kids and everyone throughout the county! Info: newtimesslo.com or 546-8208.
DANA ADOBE HERITAGE DAY or Rancho Nipomo Heritage Day invites you to tour the historic adobe, the oldest house in SLO County. There will be activities for children, gold panning, historic reenactments, musical entertainment, and more July 18-19, 10am-4pm. Dana Adobe is located at 671 South Oakglen in Nipomo. Info: 929-5679 or danaadobe.org.
CALIFORNIA MID-STATE FAIR presents live music, rodeos, bull riding, prize farm animals, arts and crafts displays, live entertainment, carnival rides, monster trucks, wine tasting, food, and much more July 22-Aug. 2. Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum, Cross Canadian Ragweed, and Eddie Money are just a few of the performers at the Mid State Fairgrounds: 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles. Info and tickets: 1-800-909-FAIR or midstatefair.com.
DAY WITH CREATIVE WOMEN takes place on Aug. 8 from 10am-5pm. This daylong event draws more than 70 artists and vendors displaying their creative wares. Celebrate women’s creativity with music, entertainment, food, kids’ activities, and, of course, the art on display and for sale. Info: 544-9313 or wccslo.org.