Credit: Emily Merten | Mustang News

Looking to switch things up in your schedule or to try something new? Delve into what is happening in SLO this weekend.

Friday, Feb. 22

SLO Craft Beer Fest

Immerse yourself in a wonderland of craft beer and enjoy complimentary food samples and educational beer seminars. 21+

Alex Madonna Expo Center
Feb. 22-23

Change the Status Quo: Social Justice Conference

With the theme Redefining Boldness, the 17th annual conference will teach and empower students to create social change. Join in on guest speakers, workshops and discussions, as well as the conference’s first White Privilege Symposium.

Chumash Auditorium
Feb. 22-23

The Nightcap LIVE: The Daddy Show

Get your late-night sketch comedy fix in this student-run show and welcome the quarter’s new members.

Phillips Hall (6-124)
7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

SLO Comedy Fest

Need a convenient distraction from your studies? Comedians from all over the world are coming together to perform 20 shows at 10 venues this weekend. Find the event(s) that speak to you.

Various locations
Feb. 21-24

Saturday, Feb. 23:

Central Coast Veg Fest

Get a taste of veganism with food booths, samples, vendors, cooking demos and expert speakers at this annual festival.

San Luis Obispo United Methodist Church
10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Krav Maga Self Defense Workshop

Learn the basics of self-defense through Krav Maga in an interactive workshop taught by Nathan Zimmerman. Comfortable workout pants or shorts and shirt that allow for a full range of movement are recommended, but shoes are not required!

Cuesta College
12:00 p.m.

Festival Mozaic Master Class

Festival Mosaic will present its 35th master class, a completely free violin class, taught by gifted instructors for any student who participates in or wants to learn more about music. 

Performing Arts Center
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

SLO Skate Park Birthday Bash

Roll on over to the SLO Skate Park and wish it a happy fourth birthday. Enjoy a celebratory skate session complete with music, dessert and prizes.

SLO Skate Park
11 a.m.-2 p.m.

TV Girl with George Clanton

KCPR presents indie pop band TV Girl with special guest electronic/dance artist George Clanton to open.

SLO Brew Rock
7 p.m.

Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble Winter Concert

This concert will take the audience on a journey of love through music and dance, featuring a four-movement composition based on Persian, Arabic and Indian stories and special guest artists Faisal Zedan, Fathi al-Jarrah, and Elias Lammam.

Performing Arts Center
8 p.m. – 10 p.m.

The Bump Bump

Former KCPR DJ — two of which who founded Club 91 — will reunite at Bang the Drum Brewery for a nostalgic night filled with various tunes. Join DJ Velanche, DJ Loco and DJ Foniks for a feel-good event. 21+

Bang the Drum Brewery
9 p.m-12 a.m.

Sunday, Feb. 24:

Chamber Music Concert: WinterMezzo II

Treat your ears to the sweet sounds of chamber music as three classical musicians play compositions of Mozart, Britten and Mendelssohn.

Congregation Beth David
3-5 p.m.

Open Mic

If you feel like getting something off your chest, do so in front of a crowd and get a free beer while you’re at it. 21+

7Sisters Brewing Company
5-7 p.m.

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