All Weekend

Head to the Golden Bough Theatre in Carmel-by-the-Sea this weekend for a rendition of comic opera, Pirates of Penzance. The hilarious farce follows young Frederic, an orphan who has mistakenly been apprenticed to an ineffectual by a raucous band of pirates. Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $8-$25.

Friday

Things jazz up at the Sunset Center tonight as the music legends of Spyro Gyra perform. 8pm. San Carlos St at Ninth Ave., Carmel-by-the-Sea. $39-$59.

Folk singer-songwriter Sean Hayes is at Fernwood Tavern in Big Sur tonight. 10pm. 47200 Highway One, Big Sur. $30.

Sean Hayes - Magic Slim vs. Dynamite from Sean Hayes on Vimeo.

Saturday

Enjoy a heart-healthy hike this morning with cardiologist Dr. Steve Brabeck. Today he sets out for a 3 mile hike beginning at The Quail & Olive in Carmel Valley. After the scenic jaunt head back into the shop for heart healthy olive oil samplings and blood pressure tests. 9:30am-11am. 3 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley. Free event.

Get your kids out of the house and into the museum this morning for Family Art Break. During this hour-long session kids ages 6 and up will enjoy hands-on art experiences led by the museum's education staff. 11:30am. 720 Via Mirada, Monterey. $20 for non-members (includes one child entry fee).

Learn about the black and orange beauties that call Pacific Grove home at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History today. Endangered Species Program Director for the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation Sarina Jepsen explores Monarch Butterfly research and conservation in California and across the country. 3pm-4:30pm. 165 Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove. $5.

#1 New York Times® Best Selling Author of "Talking to Heaven and Reaching to Heaven" James Van Praagh is at the Sunset Center tonight. You do not want to miss this intense evening with messages that have had him featured on numerous TV shows like Oprah, Dr. Phil and The Today Show. 8pm. San Carlos St at Ninth Ave., Carmel-by-the-Sea. $39-$99.

Head to Fernwood Tavern under the Big Sur redwoods tonight for live jams by trio group Saffell. 10pm. 47200 Highway One, Big Sur. Free event.