All Weekend

See one of the "bad girls" of comedy at Planet Gemini this Friday and Saturday. Monique Marvez is hilarious in her "Not Skinny not Blonde" stand-up. Stay afterwards for karaoke and dancing. Friday and Saturday at 8pm. 2110 Fremont Street, Monterey. $10.

Friday

Join the Monterey Peninsula Regional Parks District at the Garland Ranch Visitor's Center for a Star Party! Check out the night's sky with amateur astronomers after sunset. If it's foggy or rainy the event will be cancelled. 8:30pm. 700 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley. Free event.

Saturday

Check out the lower trails at Garland Ranch this morning with guides form the Monterey Peninsula Regional Parks District. The 3 mile hike is expected to last 2 hours. Don't forget to bring water, snacks and to wear comfortable hiking shoes. 9am. 700 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley. Free event.

Head to the sunshine deep in Carmel Valley today during Joullian Vineyard's Spring Open House. Enjoy wine, grilled frankfurters and soak in the incredible vineyard filled view! 12pm-5pm. 20300 Cachagua Road, Carmel Valley. $10 for non-wine club members.

The Monterey County Fair & Event Center turns into a beer lover's paradise today for the Monterey Beer Festival. You'll have the chance to taste and sample from over 80 breweries while enjoying live music and grubbing at all sorts of food vendors! 12:30pm-5pm. 2004 Fairground Road, Monterey. $45 in advance and $50 at the door.

Harry and the Hit Men stop by Fernwood Tavern in Big Sur for a rocking good time tonight. 10pm, 47200 Highway One, Big Sur. Free event.

Sunday

Happy Father's Day! Score some points with Dad this Father's Day and head to Monterey County. Perhaps some golf, a picnic on the beach or a Father's Day brunch? Click here for our round-up of some of the best Father's Day events and brunches in the county.

Run in the Name of Love today in one of the most visual stunning settings. The 5k race starts at the Sunset Center and follows a coast al path along Carmel-by-the-Sea's white sandy beaches. Dogs are welcome! 8:30am. San Carlos Street and Ninth Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $35 in advance and $40 at the door.