Paso Robles Half Marathon
6 a.m. to noon. Includes a half marathon, 5K, family mile, kids’ dash, and a diaper dash, in addition to games, entertainment, live music and food. Paso Robles Downtown City Park. $5 to $90. www.pasohalf.com.
Lawless San Luis Walking Tour
10 to noon. Experience the culture clashes, greed, and piety that led to some of the strangest stories of our history. SauerAdams Adobe, 964 Chorro St., San Luis Obispo. $20.
Cambria Craft Circle Annual Arts & Crafts Sale
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Local handcrafted items. Community Presbyterian Church, 2250 Yorkshire Drive, Cambria. 805927-5649.
Ken Burton & Kate Wells
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Blues, rock. Vina Robles Winery, 3700 Mill Road, Paso Robles. Free admission. 805-227-4812.
Old Time Music Gathering
11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Musicians from around the state gather for two days of nonstop jam sessions. Pozo Saloon, 50 Pozo Road, Santa Margarita. Free. 805-550-2869.
Winter Faire & Juried Craft Show
Noon to 4 p.m. Paintings, photography and fine crafts. Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. Free. 805-772-2504.
Oceano Dunes Visitor Center Tour
Noon to 4 p.m. Hands-on exhibits of native dune, lagoon plant, animal species, Pismo clams, off-highway vehicles and cultural history. Oceano Dunes District Visitor Center, 555 Pier Ave. Free. 805-474-2664.
1 to 2:30 p.m. French speakers and learners. Coastal Peaks Coffee, 3566 S. Higuera St. #100, San Luis Obispo. 805-225-1270.
1:30 to 3 p.m. Enjoy an easy walk around the Elfin Forest while learning the amazing properties of seeds. Easy walk, 1 mile. 1.5 to 2 hrs. El Moro Elfin Forest Natural Area, 1103 Santa Lucia Ave., Los Osos. Free. 805-772-2694.
2 p.m. and 7 p.m. A merchant marine looks back on the De- pression years he spent with his overbearing mother, a genteel Southern belle, and his physically disabled, cripplingly shy sister. San Luis Obispo Repertory Theatre, 888 Morro St., San Luis Obispo. $20 to $39. 805786-2440.
Morro Bay Estuary
2 to 3 p.m. Learn about some of our planet’s most fascinating, seldom-seen life-forms. Talk, 1 hour. Morro Bay State Park Museum of Natural History, 20 State Park Road, Morro Bay. Free. 805-772-2694.
Heart of SLO Walking Tour
2 to 4 p.m. Explore SLO’s downtown neon nightscape with narratives of times past. SauerAdams Adobe, 964 Chorro St., San Luis Obispo. $20. 805-2108687.
35th annual San Luis Obispo Poetry Festival
2 to 4:30 p.m. Readings by T.C. West, Don Wallis, Karl Kempton, Glenna Luschei, Nathan Spooner and Kevin Patrick Sullivan. GALA Center Gallery, 1060 Palm St., San Luis Obispo. Donations accepted. 805-903-3595.
Taste of Nipomo
2 to 5 p.m. Sample the delicious food, wine and beer of the Nipomo region. Dana Adobe — Dana Cultural Center, 671 S. Oakglen Ave, Nipomo. $35 per person; $60 a couple. 805-9295679.
Historical Society of Morro Bay
4 to 6 p.m. Hear about the amphibious training base developed in Morro Bay in WWII. Enjoy a chorus of patriotic songs to honor veterans. Morro Bay Veterans’ Memorial Building, 209 Surf St., Morro Bay. Free to $5. 805-399-2772.
7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. A tragedy without explanation. A mystery without escape. Only 16 seats per showing. 18+ only. Cuesta College. $20. 805-5463198.
7 to 9 p.m. Classical guitar. Pavilion, 1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo. $35 to $90. 424-3851992.
8 to 10:30 p.m. Pop. Fremont Theater, 1035 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo. $60 to $499. 805-329-5725.
For a complete list of events, visit events.sanluisobispo.com.