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

Rally the kids up for story hour at MY Museum this afternoon. Author of "Adventures of Anoo & Pashmack," Salmeh Moghimi will read from her children's books and invite curious tots to participate in interactive exercises based on the book. 3:30pm-4:30pm. 425, Washington Street, Monterey. Free with paid admission.

Saturday

Learn about classic California landscapes at the Monterey Museum of Art during their "Saturday Spotlight Talk." 11am-12pm. 559 Pacific Street, Monterey. Free with paid admission.

After the "Saturday Spotlight Talk" at the Monterey Museum of Art stay for a panel discussion on "The Craft of the Visionary: How Artistic Directors Choose Their Projects." This insightful talk from the pros dives into how artwork is chosen and what makes for a commercial success. 2pm-3:30pm. 559 Pacific Street, Monterey. $20 for non-members.

Master pianist Jon Nakamatsu graces the stage at the Sunset Center tonight performing works by Franz Schubert and Franz Liszt. 8pm. San Carlos St at Ninth Ave., Carmel-by-the-Sea. $41-$59.

Enjoy a roaring good time at Planet Gemini tonight as comedian Kabir "KABEEZY" Singh takes the stage. His stand-up act has him headlining and selling out some of the largest comedy clubs in the nation! Stay afterwards for karaoke and dancing. 9pm. 2110 Fremont Street, Monterey. $15.

CB Brand and Olivia Mancini pair up at the Fernwood Tavern for night full of lively jams. 10pm. 47200 Highway One, Big Sur. Free event.

Sunday

Enjoy the fresh air with a leisure hike through the south bank of Palo Corona with guides from the Monterey Peninsula Regional Parks District. The 5 mile hike is expected to last 3 hours. Don't forget to wear good hiking shoes and to bring water and snacks. 9am. South Bank Trail Parking Lot off of Rancho San Carlos Road, Carmel. Free event.

Are you ready for some football? Catch the big Super Bowl game at one of our sports bars and local watering holes. See our blog on the "Best Places to Watch Football in Monterey" and don't forget to wear your team's colors! Game begins at 3:30pm.