All Weekend Dixieland jazz fans, put on your straw boater and head down to the Portola Hotel and Spa and Monterey Conference Center for Dixieland Monterey's Jazz Bash By the Bay. Nearly 20 great Dixieland jazz artists such as Le Jazz Hot, Cornet Chop Suey, Steve Lucky and the Rhumba Bums, Ivory and Gold, Big Mama Sue and Carmen Getit will perform throughout the weekend. Tickets range from $47 for day badges to $99 for all-event badges; see the website for ticketing information. Friday Enjoy the artistic side of Oldtown Salinas with the First Fridays Art Walk, featuring live music and dance performances, light refreshments, art exhibits and more. 5pm-8pm, 100-300 blocks of Main street and surrounding areas, Salinas. Free. Pacific Grove celebrates the first anniversary of its own First Fridays event. Meander through downtown Pacific Grove and keep an eye out for the green flags, which indicate venues that have live entertainment, art, and sometimes free refreshments. 5pm-8pm, intersection of Forest and Lighthouse and surrounding blocks, Pacific Grove. Free. Forget Tim Burton's 3-D version of Alice in Wonderland. Bring your children to see the story in true three-dimensional form with Ariel Theatrical's production of Wonderland!, a musical based on the classic Lewis Carroll story. 7pm, Steinbeck Institute for Arts & Culture, 940 N. Main St., Salinas, CA. $12/adults, $10/students and seniors, $8/children 3-12, under 3 free. If your children prefer Disney musicals with dogs, head to Carmel for Disney's 101 Dalmations Kids. The Pacific Rep School of Dramatic Arts brings 90 "stars of tomorrow" to the Golden Bough's stage for this fun-filled show. 7:30pm, Golden Bough Theater, Monte Verde between 8th and 9th Avenues, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA. $20/general admission and senior, $10/students, teachers and military (with ID), $7/children under 12. Monterey blues star John "Broadway" Tucker performs with Chicago Fire at Bullwacker's. 8:30pm, 653 Cannery Row, Monterey. No cover. Reno's loud and proud punk rock band Vampirates bring their "barroom brawl" vibe to Jose's Lounge Underground. Santa Cruz hardcore punk act The Backup Razor, San Jose hardcore act Beerijuana and Monterey metal-punk favorites Razorhoof join in the fun. Will the venue survive? Find out tonight. 8pm, 638 Wave Street, Monterey. $5. Saturday Shop for arts and crafts from local artisans, including paintings, clothing, jewelry, photography, raku, handmade paper and more at Art on the Plaza. 10am-5pm, Custom House Plaza, Monterey State Historic Park at the foot of Fisherman's Wharf. Free to attend. Disney's 101 Dalmations Kids continues with two shows at the Golden Bough Theater. 2pm and 7:30pm, Golden Bough Theater, Monte Verde between 8th and 9th Avenues, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA. $20/general admission and senior, $10/students, teachers and military (with ID), $7/children under 12. Nature photographer Ivan Eberle has done some amazing things to get the perfect shot. He's designed radio-controlled helicopters to use as aerial photography platforms, hiked miles with a 40-pound pack, and sat motionless for over an hour in 110 degree heat while being swarmed by flies. Today, he talked about his amazing adventures and gives tips on wildlife photography at "Stories and Techniques of Wildlife Photography" at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History. 3pm, 165 Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove. $5 (free for museum members). Ariel Theatrical's production of Wonderland!, a musical based on the classic Lewis Carroll story, continues at the Steinbeck Institute for Arts and Culture in Salinas. 7pm, Steinbeck Institute for Arts & Culture, 940 N. Main St., Salinas, CA. $12/adults, $10/students and seniors, $8/children 3-12, under 3 free. Brazil's Balé Folclòrico da Bahia is Brazil's only professional folk dance company. Their performances are alluring, exciting and include heart-stopping displays of samba and the martial arts/dance hybrid capoeira. See them tonight in their only local appearance. 8pm, Sunset Center, San Carlos between Eighth and Ninth, Carmel-by-the-Sea. Tickets are $48 to $68 and can be purchased online. Vancouver's Versus the Nothing have a sound like a more raw, less produced, and more positive My Chemical Romance. Los Banos indie rockers Creature Colony list Death Cab for Cutie among their influences; add a nice dollop of Tool's guitar and bass and you've got a good idea of their sound. The two bands play what is sure to be a great show tonight at Jose's Lounge Underground. 8pm, 638 Wave Street, Monterey. $5. Jazzy jam band Birdhouse sound like an previously-undiscovered bootleg tape of a jam between Steely Dan and the Grateful Dead. Intrigued yet? See them tonight at Fernwood in Big Sur. 9pm, Highway One in Big Sur. No cover. Sunday Art on the Plaza presents works from local artisans, including paintings, clothing, jewelry, photography, raku, handmade paper and more. 10am-5pm, Custom House Plaza, Monterey State Historic Park at the foot of Fisherman's Wharf. Free to attend. Get your creepy on today at the Monterey Museum of Art La Mirada as The Listening Place Reader's Theater presents two spooky one-act plays, "Sorry, Wrong Number" and "The Monkey's Paw." 1:30pm, Monterey Museum of Art La Mirada, 720 Via Mirada, Monterey. Free admission. Spend a great afternoon with the children watching Disney's 101 Dalmations Kids at the Golden Bough Theater. 2pm, Golden Bough Theater, Monte Verde between 8th and 9th Avenues, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA. $20/general admission and senior, $10/students, teachers and military (with ID), $7/children under 12. Prominent local historian Neal Hotelling has written the book on Pebble Beach's history — or, more accurately, three books on Pebble Beach's history. Hotelling's presentations on the history of this area are always fascinating. Today, he'll tell the story of the restoration of the Carmel Mission, which only 150 years ago was a crumbling ruin, and the emergence of the Monterey Peninsula as a tourist mecca in the late 1800s. 3pm, Sunset Center, Studio 105, San Carlos Street at Ninth, Carmel-by-the-Sea. Free.