All Weekend

Don't miss the comedic performance of The Imaginary Invalid at Circle Theatre this weekend. The zany play takes a stab at the 17th century health care industry and one man's quest to marry his daughter off to a doctor. 7:30pm Thursday-Saturday and 2pm on Sunday. Casanova between 8th & 9th, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $7.50-$35.

The charming outdoor Forest Theatre in Carmel-by-the-Sea presents Peter Pan the Musical this weekend. Kids and adults will love the entertaining Disney classic complete with high-flying stunts! 7:30pm Thursday-Saturday and 2pm on Sunday. Mountain View and Santa Rita, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $7.50-$39.

Comedian Joey Medina is at Planet Gemini Friday and Saturday nights for a hilarious stand-up act. Stay for karaoke or the After Party where local DJs mix up the latest hits. Friday and Saturday from 8pm-1:30am, 2110 Fremont Street, Monterey. $10.

Embrace your inner-Italian at Festa Italia this weekend! Celebrate Monterey's important Italian roots with art, raffles, wine, beer, music and, of course, food! You won't be able to resist Italian favorites like calamari, pizza, pasta, paninis and rice balls. There will also be a parade, dancing and a bocce tournament. Friday from 3pm to 10pm and Saturday-Sunday from 9am to 6pm. 4 Custom House Plaza, Monterey. Free admission.

Get your motor runnin' at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca! The Continental Tire Sports Car Festival rolls into town Saturday and Sunday for competitions in the Daytona Prototype class and the Grand Touring (GT) category. The race weekend also includes autograph and meet-and-greet sessions with the drivers, including TV and movie heartthrob Patrick Dempsey, who competes in the GT class. Saturday and Sunday. 1021 Monterey Salinas Highway , Salinas. Various ticket prices.

 

Friday

It's the first Friday of the month which means Oldtown Salinas becomes "alive after five." The monthly First Fridays Art Walk features art exhibits, live music and refreshments in several venues throughout Oldtown Salinas. 5pm-8pm, Main Street, Salinas. Free event.

The Carmel Plaza rocks out tonight with another Summer Live Music Series! Tonight's event features live music from the IPO's, food from Il Fornaio and wine from J. Lohr Vineyards. 5pm-7pm, Ocean Avenue and Mission Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea.

Taste Morgan invites wine and pizza lovers to come together for Pizza and Pinot for Everyone. Wood-fired pizzas will be perfectly paired with a selection of Morgan's finest Pinots. Cheers! 5pm-8pm, 204 Crossroads Blvd., Carmel. $20 for non-members and $15 for members.

Saturday

The Billy Martini Show rocks out at Big Sur's Fernwood Tavern tonight! They have a unique sound but have been compared to AC/DC, Buckcherry and the Foo Fighters. 9pm, 47200 Highway One, Big Sur. Free event.

Sunday

Happy Grandparents Day! In honor of the special day MY Museum in downtown Monterey and Monterey Mirror on Cannery Row are offering free admission to all grandparents, with paid admission of a child.

Jazz flutist Tim Jackson and his band Real Time jam out on Big Sur River Inn's patio this afternoon. Talk about a relaxing way to end the weekend! 1pm-5pm, 46840 Highway One, Big Sur. Free event.