First Saturdays

The May edition of First Saturdays: Wine & the Arts, a program of ARTS Obispo/San Luis Obispo County Arts Council, is scheduled 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 5 in downtown Paso Robles. Art enthusiasts, local residents and visitors can visit nine different venues to enjoy an evening filled with fun, lively and free cultural experiences.

With Mother's Day coming up, several of this month's participating artists are offering great ideas for jewelry and other creative gifts for Mom.

Visit for a list and map of May's participating venues.

Always the first Saturday of every month, First Saturdays: Wine & the Arts promotes artists, galleries and ther venues that showcase the visual, literary and performing arts. First Saturdays is presented by ARTS Obispo and sponsored by Paso Robles Press.

For information on participating in First Saturdays: Wine & the Arts, contact Jenna Hartzell at ARTS Obispo, 805-544-9251.


5-8 pm • May 5th, 2012

Clayhouse: 849 13th St. 238-7055: Featuring Sue Marble of ‘Marble Designs Jewelry' with her sophisticated, handmade jewelry. Live acoustic, Tropical guitar by Jon Stephen. Wine by the glass-$5.

2EarthTones Gifts & Gallery: 1319 Park St. 238-4413: Features ‘Wrap With Love, Giftable Jewelry by Sharon Duncan.' Sophisticated, gemstone wire wrapped jewelry adorned with beads, color, silver & gold.

Orchid Hill Vineyard: 1140 Pine St. 237-7525: Welcome Andre Aversing, our multi-talented local Watercolorist/Culinary Chef! View Andre's paintings while tasting his hors devours with our award winning wines, $5 tasting or by the glass.

Paso Wine Centre: 1240 Park St. 239-9156: View new world art from Sandy Dent & the human figure painted by James Kelly both from Cambria, while tasting wine & listening to music.

Phantom II: 12th & Pine St. 924-1767/458-5145: For 2 First Saturdays discover exciting artists' work at our second installment of The Phantom "pop up" exhibition. May 5 - June 2, Fri-Sat 12-9pm Sun 12-6pm.

Pianetta: 829 13th St. 226-4005: Pianetta is featuring local digital photographer Dean Crawford who's photos feature local scenery and historic buildings. Discounted wines by the glass!

PierceModern gallery: 617 12th St. 975- 4860: Artist Amy Holland now showing! Modern, Contemporary, & Abstract Fine Art, Sculpture, Glass, Furniture, Mixed Media and Jewelry. 25+ artists represented - majority from CA.

Studios on the Park: 1130 Pine St. 238-9800: Presents "Personal Picks" past and present favorites by artists-in-residence & the grand release of Solana Cellars' premium wines with live jazz!

Vale Fine Art: 619 12th St. (310) 795-4685: Presenting the ethereal, single edition cast bronzes by Los Angeles sculptor Randolph Holland. Featured local winery TBA.

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