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Empty Bowls "Second Helping" Set for October 10

Empty Bowls "Second Helping" Set for October 10

Purchase tickets HERE.

The 2020 Empty Bowls event has been so successful, we have scheduled a "Second Helping" Saturday pick-up party on October 10 from 11am to 1pm at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Arroyo Grande. Thanks to everyone who has continued to support our efforts!

Please follow the signs to the WEST Parking Lot between the church and the mortuary. Once you park, please put a mask on before exiting your vehicle. MASKS ARE REQUIRED. NOTE: If you are not comfortable exiting your vehicle, we will have designated parking spots marked with cones and signs. Volunteer "runners" will take your ticket(s) and ask what kind of bowl(s) you would like. They will pick out a bowl for you, place it in the bag with your soup coupon, and return it to your car.

Present your ticket(s) at check-in. Please stay on markers to ensure social distancing in line. You will receive a soup coupon and a bag in which to put your bowl. Forgot your ticket? No problem. Show us your ticket on your phone, or give us your name, and we can look you up. Haven't purchased a ticket yet? We'll sell you one at the event.

You will be assigned a volunteer “bowl buddy” who will go down the tables with you. They will wear gloves and can pick up and show you any bowl you are interested in seeing up close. Please DO NOT pick up bowls yourself as you are going down the line

After selecting your bowl, place it in your bag with your soup coupon and leave via the one-way exit back to your vehicle.

Redeem your coupon for one bowl of soup at ANY of the participating restaurants listed on the back of the coupon. Please DO NOT bring your bowl into the restaurant. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, restaurants are unable to serve you in your Empty Bowls bowl. Coupons are valid until December 31, 2020. 

A selection of bowls from all our Empty Bowls artists will be available.

If you have questions please contact Devon McQuade at (805) 459-0531.

Participating restaurants include:

  • Adelina's at Trilogy
  • Brad's Restaurant
  • Branch Street Deli
  • California Fresh Market
  • CJs Cafe
  • Coco's
  • DePalo & Sons Market
  • Fin's Bar & Grill
  • Honeymoon Cafe
  • Huckleberry's
  • Jaffa Cafe
  • Lido at Dolphin Bay
  • Mason Bar and Kitchen
  • Old Juan's Cantina
  • Penny's All-American Cafe
  • Pismo Coast Village Grill
  • Rock & Roll Diner
  • Splash Cafe (Pismo Beach & SLO)
  • The Market Place at Trilogy
  • The Spoon Trade
  • Zorro's

Participating artisans include:

  • Allan Hanock College Students & Alumni
  • Altrusa International of SLO County
  • Anam-Cré Studio
  • Central Coast Woodturners
  • Sandy Ferris
  • Gary Gall
  • Shirley Hinzo
  • Mike McNutt
  • Bob Nichols
  • Kathryn Phelan
  • Rowe Clayworks
  • SLO High School Visual Arts Dept.
  • Saturday Artists Group
  • Paula Schaffner
  • Larry Smith
  • Alice Sennett Stoneware
  • Leland Swenson
  • Trilogy Clay Buddies
  • Ben Trogdon

Partners who help make Empty Bowls happen include:

Vivian Krug Cotton / Emotions Photography

Thank you to our Empty Bowls Sponsors

Four-Star Sponsors:

Three-Star Sponsors:

Lisa Christensen

Two-Star Sponsors:

  • ECO Club Five Cities/Anita Shower
  • First American Title
  • Sonny & Shelly Higginbotham
  • Richard & Kersti Lasiewski
  • Matt Clevenger/Mackey & Mackey Insurance
  • Joan Gellert Sargen
  • Senna's Insurance Services
  • SESLOC Federal Credit Union
  • Bob & Donna Severs

One-Star Sponsors:

  • Brad's Restaurant
  • Controller-On-Call
  • Merit Profiles Background Screening
  • Anna & Tori Miller
  • Nipomo Community Presbyterian Church

Event Supporters:

  • Steve DuBow
  • Gordon & Robin Eiland
  • Idler's Home
  • Julia's Juices
  • Nancy Puder & Associates
  • Vernon Family