Posts Categorized: Meetings & Events

As we are writing this, a lot of lucky people are descending on Paso Robles wine country for the Vintage Paso – Zinfandel celebration (March 20 – 22), and we are too late to let you know!    That’s our bad, and we are sorry for it. Why?  Because Pismo Beach...

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[caption id="attachment_1628" align="alignleft" width="201"] Photo by Bill Bouton[/caption] Can you believe this? That Townsend's warbler feasting  at your backyard feeder is a direct descendants of dinosaurs. Really. Our thoughts sometimes turn to birds and nature this time of year because San Luis Obispo County is the destination for lots of...

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Here’s the key point:  New Year's Day is an arbitrary date.  Someone had to choose it, and make it stick.  Now, January 1 is our tradition, and it’s hard to think of anything else.  But it wasn’t always so. When you think about it, any first day of any month...

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For the Love of Latrines!

Rule #1 in the event planning business is to make sure you have accounted for enough space to take care of bodily functions. I know it sounds funny. But it is true. Bathrooms are big deal in the world of events. I had to chuckle when I was teaching my...

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Free Farm and Fish Fun

Only constructive f-words are allowed in this blog, and today we have at least three of them: Farm, Fish and Free. Using these 3 words and a little of your own planning, you can make a wonderful Friday afternoon getaway for fun, or find a local farmers’ market most days...

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Do good by drinking wine. What could be better? You can actually achieve this version of Nirvana here in San Luis Obispo in mid-July at the Central Coast Wine Classic. Let us explain. We here in San Luis Obispo County talk a lot about “central coast wine” and sort of...

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Parisian Party Paradise

Being that I plan parties and events for a living, you would think I would be biting at the bit to throw my 10 year old daughter a birthday that would blow her mind.  To be honest, in our family, birthdays are usually more about having an experience involving going...

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A Night at the Lodge

Early March always brings the arrival of San Luis International Film Festival. Five days of independent film makers displaying their digital craft amongst the big and small screens of the county. From documentaries, to shorts, student films and narratives the array of subjects, cinematography and creative ambitions converge to make...

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