Today we are thankful for a community that continues to offer love and support during these trying times. Being able to give back and support local businesses during this crisis is what will help our community come out of this stronger. We encourage you to stay engaged and continue to share how you are staying #SLOTogether by using the hashtag on social media. Below are a few of our favorite #SLOTogether stories from the week.
F-15C Fighter Jets flyover SLO to honor healthcare workers.
On Wednesday morning, the 144th Fighter Wing California Air National Guard flew four F-15C Fighter Jets over SLO to salute healthcare workers. The jets flew out of Fresno and over the Central Coast, making their appearance in San Luis Obispo around 11:30am. Big shoutout to all of SLO’s healthcare workers. We appreciate you!
Celebrate wine and lifestyle at Together in the Vines.
Tolosa Winery and SLO Coast Wine have teamed up to host a virtual Wine and Lifestyle Festival: Together in the Vines. Listen to winemakers trade bottles of wine, taste and critique them, get BBQ and wine pairing tips, go behind the scenes with some of your favorite wineries, hear from a Master Somm discuss SLO Coast Wines, sing along to a local music set (and dance with your favorite DJs) and much more!
The Wine and Lifestyle Festival will be held Saturday, May 16th, from 12pm to 4:30pm. Find more details here.
A message from the Downtown SLO Association.
Local organization, Community Roots Project partnered with the Downtown SLO Association to share a special message to San Luis Obispo residents – we are in this together and we will get through this together. Check out their recent work, Dear SLO, below.
Community ride through downtown San Luis Obispo brings smiles.
Every Thursday, car enthusiasts gather to enjoy SLO Cruise Night, a family-friendly event that includes a cruise through downtown SLO. The event was started by locals, Cavin Stokes and Nic Cano and in just four weeks the event has grown to 500 participants. The event happens every Thursday in downtown SLO from 6-9pm. If you choose to join in on the fun be sure to bring your mask and keep a safe social distance.
SLO Mama Sweets Ice Cream Truck delivering to local neighborhoods.
In need of something cold and tasty on a warm day – call on SLO Mama Sweets. SLO Mama Sweets has changed up their business model from serving private events to serving as the local neighborhood ice cream truck. Owner, Kathy Callahan is booking neighborhood visits so be sure to follow SLO Mama Sweets on Instagram and DM them to book your neighborhood delivery.
There are multiple ways you can be involved this week in supporting our community. SLO holds such a special place in all of our hearts and the community is what makes it so great! Stay strong and stay #SLOTogether – we’ve got this.