Events Calendar

The Octagon Barn Center is open and available to host your public or private event.

Tours for rentals or education can be scheduled by emailing info@octabonbarn.org

Join us at these upcoming Public Events:

Thurs, June 14tc, 2022  4:00 PM

The Community Foundation
Scholarship Celebration Ice Cream Social

We are excited to host an Ice Cream Social which will bring together volunteers, scholarship recipients, donors and board members. We recognize that it truly “takes a village” to support our students and could not do it without your help. This year, we will be awarding a record breaking $308,000 scholarships. Big THANK YOU from The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County.

Register now! Sign up for this event by Tuesday, March 24th to reserve your spot.

    Regisiter Here

    Thurs, June 30, 2022  5:00 – 7:00 PM

    Slow Money 10’th Anniversary Celebration

     

     Slow Money SLO is a nonprofit dedicated to assisting the sustainable growth of local food and farm businesses. As part of our mission, we  bring the community together around local food and beverage to help you get to know our outstanding local business owners! 

    We have invited some of our favorite local producers to showcase their products for you at our 10th Anniversary Celebration. Please join us for an evening reminiscent of our original events – sample sips and bites from local businesses while getting to know owners and learning about their passion, vision, and progress!

    This event will introduce you not only to local food business owners, but will look back on some of the work we have done, and forward to the work we will do. Please join us for a lovely evening! 

    LIMTIED TICKETSl Get your tickets here

     

     

    Past Public Events:

    Sat, May 21, 2022  5:00 PM

    Tolosa Children’s Dental Sunset BBQ

    Dust off your boots & pull on your jeans!

    • Local Wine Tasting
    • Cake Auction
    • Exciting Live & Silent Auctions

    Get your tickets here

    Tues, May 10, 2022  11:00AM-1:30PM

    SLO Village Luncheon 

    More details and RSVP link coming soon!

    Sat, May 7 2022 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 

    YPNG Spring Soirée

    Join the Young Professionals Networking Group (YPNG) on May 7, 2022 for our annual event and silent auction, dubbed this year as our Spring Soiree! Hosted at the historic Octagon Barn in San Luis Obispo, we’ll be auctioning off items large and small including gift cards from local businesses, staycations, wine tours, and more! Enjoy the afternoon by eating from the delicious local food trucks, Baguette About It and Beachwalk BBQ, as well as grabbing beer or wine from Tap Truck SLO.

    Tickets: www.ypng.org/events/spring-soiree

    Tues, May 3 2022  4:00 PM – 6:00 PM 

    County Candidate Forum

    With all of the confusion surrounding the new County Board of Supervisors districts, it is more important than ever to be an informed voter. This candidate forum will make it convenient, easy and fun.

    On May 4, we are bringing together the Supervisorial District 2, 3, and 4 candidates as well as candidates for the only contested countywide seat, the County-Clerk Recorder, to answer your questions in a dynamic, small group format.

    You will have the opportunity to sit with each candidate and discuss the concerns you have about your district and countywide issues in a small, round-table conversation.

    Register now to become a more informed voter and to find the candidate that best represents you.

    Thu, April 28, 2022  4:00 PM – 8:00 PM 

    The Land Conservancy of SLO’s Annual Conservation Reception

    LCSLO is excited to host our Annual Reception at our Octagon Barn Center for the first time! This year’s reception will feature a new free flowing “open house” style of event, celebrating all aspects of our conservation work throughout the county. Guests will enjoy local beer and wine, silent auction and live music. Space is limited. Please RSVP by April 20th.

    This event is open to our current members, check your inboxes for the ticket link  – RSVP Required

    Not yet a member? Join here! 

    Mon, April 25, 2022  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM 

    Think Differently – Creating More Sustainable Events


    Join us at this FREE event
    on  hosting events large and small with a lower carbon footprint. Audience Q&A and will follow the moderated conversation. Guests will also have the opportunity to network and meet multiple vendors that can help them get their sustainable practices started.

     We are bringing together experts in regenerative practices and event planning to teach us how to look at events with a greener lens, and help us tackle the most common problems for event producers including: 

    • Making sustainable choices that fit your event budget
    • Engaging vendors and sponsors in new ways
    • Reducing or eliminating single-use materials
    • Avoiding last-minute emergency purchases
    • Creating a lasting impact towards sustainable solutions in your organization

    Thu, April 21, 2022  6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 

    Jake Blount at the Historic Octagon Barn Center

    Jake Blount is an award-winning banjoist, fiddler, singer and ethnomusicologist based in Providence, RI.  

    Learn more about Jake and his music here: https://jakeblount.com/home

    Doors open at 6 with an old time jam prior to the show. Show starts at 7.

    Sat, March 26 2022 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM 

    Sinsheimer Buzzin’ Barn Bash & Auction 

    Enjoy an adult night out and help support Sinsheimer Elementary
    Don’t Dilly Dally – get your tickets today! $45 now through March 21.
    Western theme, so dress accordingly!
    Dinner by Old SLO BBQ. Dessert by Batch.
    Many silent and live auction items + raffle prizes.

    Thu, March 10, 2022  5:30 PM – 7:30 PM 

    SLOBC Rare and Unusual Bike Show

    The evening will feature a display and commentary on frame-sets made in America by the master frame builders of the 1970’s thru the 1990’s.
    We’ll learn how these bicycles were acquired and their amazing history!

    Vendors will also be present to introduce useful products! Plus, the evening includes complimentary dinner from Choco’s Mexican Grill!

    Our speakers, Jim & Bob, will not disappoint you with their collections, knowledge and personal stories regarding the history of each rare bicycle!

    Online registration is required and space is limited 

    Sundays, March 6 & 13, 2022  4:00 PM 

     

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