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Central Coast Aquarium’s Sharks After Dark in Avila Beach

50 San Juan St.
Avila Beach, CA 93424

(805) 595-7280



What: Presentations on marine life with wine and food
When: Third Thursday of each month (no event held in December)
Reservation Required: Yes, please contact the Central Coast Aquarium at taylor@centralcoastaquarium.com to reserve your seats. Thank you!

Stewardship Travel along the CA Highway 1 Discovery Route in coastal San Luis Obispo County (SLO CAL) engages visitors in over 50 bite-size activities and contribution opportunities. Stewardship Travel adds meaning and fun while immersing visitors deeply in the natural and cultural heritage experiences that California’s unique Central Coast has to offer.

Come join the Central Coast Aquarium for the Sharks After Dark Lecture Series. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn more about various aspects of the ocean with guest scientists. The presentations will be paired with local wines and delicious hors d'oeuvres that will make for a fun, intellectual night at the Aquarium.

The evening will begin at 6pm and space is limited to 55 people, so call ahead to reserve a spot at this informative wine and science event.

Gain a deeper connection on vacation through activities and charitable donation opportunities that protect wildlife, habitat, and cultural heritage sites.
This activity selection includes:
*A learning activity and/or outing
*An educational center
*A conservation/heritage donation opportunity through Central Coast Aquarium

Thank you for being a Stewardship Traveler along the Highway 1 Discovery Route.


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