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04-17-2015

Special Events

54th Annual Wildflower Show

04/17/2015 - 04/19/2015
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
165 Forest Ave
Venue: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Type: Special Events
Location: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
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The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History hosts the 54th annual Wildflower Show Friday through Sunday, April 17-19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Besides scheduled events, more than 600 species and varieties of wildflowers will be on display. On Friday, April 17, look for the Photographer’s Hour from 9-10 a.m... more

FREE tour - Asilomar Ramble at Asilomar State Beach & Conference Grounds

04/17/2015
9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
800 Asilomar Ave
Venue: Asilomar Conference Grounds
Type: Special Events
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Take a tour with State Parks! Join a State Park staff person for "The Asilomar Ramble". This tour provides a wealth of knowledge about the coastal refuge, and you will walk away with a new perspective and a renewed appreciation of Asilomar's natural and cultural history. Our most popular tour, the "Ramble&... more

Friday Live Comedy on the Planet

8:00 pm-1:30 am
2110 Fremont St
Venue: Planet Gemini Comedy and Dance Entertainment
Type: Special Events
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Planet Gemini is Monterey’s #1 comedy and dance nightspot! Featuring local & nationally known headlining comedians and major stars as seen on HBO, Comedy Central, Evening at the Improv and more!!! Join us for gratifying entertainment every Friday & Saturday evening. We feature one Comedy show from 9:15-10... more

Monterey Springfest Horse Show

04/16/2015 - 04/18/2015
10am-4pm
2004 Fairgrounds Rd
Venue: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
Type: Special Events
Location: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
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Mulit-breed Horse Show featuring American Saddlebred Horses, Hackney Ponies, Plantation Walking Horses and Open Gaited Horses performing in English, Western and driving disciplines. Children, Amateurs and Professionals will be performing. Food and vendors on the grounds. Stop by and enjoy the show! more

Monterey Symphony V: Majestic Realm

04/17/2015
7:30 PM
940 North Main St
Venue: Sherwood Community Park
Type: Special Events
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Flags of many colors, poignant nostalgia, and nationalism best describe the musical offerings included in our fifth concert series. Violist Roberto Díaz is a musician of international acclaim, performing with many of the world’s leading orchestras. A catalyst for young musicians, Mr. Díaz is president... more

PacRep's SoDAonStage presents Mulan Jr.

04/10/2015 - 05/03/2015
Friday & Saturday 7:30pm, Saturday & Sunday 2:00pm
Monte Verde between 8th and 9th
Venue: Golden Bough Playhouse
Type: Special Events
Location: Golden Bough Playhouse
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Disney's Mulan Jr. Apr 10 - May 3 Golden Bough Theatre. Defying the village matchmaker, Mulan takes up arms and disguises herself as a boy in order to spare her father from having to serve in the army and defend against the invading Huns. It is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous sidekick Mushu to save the Empero... more

Sea Otter Classic

04/16/2015 - 04/19/2015
1025 Monterey-Salinas Hwy 68
Venue: Laguna Seca Recreation Area
Type: Special Events
Location: Laguna Seca Recreation Area
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A four-day "Celebration of Cycling," the Sea Otter Classic is regarded as the world's largest cycling festival. Part recreational biking, part competitive event, part festival, part expo and 100 percent fun, the 25th annual Sea Otter Classic returns to Monterey, California from April 16-19, 2015. This action-p... more

04-18-2015

54th Annual Wildflower Show

04/17/2015 - 04/19/2015
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
165 Forest Ave
Venue: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Type: Special Events
Location: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Visit Website  |  Send Email

The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History hosts the 54th annual Wildflower Show Friday through Sunday, April 17-19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Besides scheduled events, more than 600 species and varieties of wildflowers will be on display. On Friday, April 17, look for the Photographer’s Hour from 9-10 a.m... more

Exclusive screening of "It's a Wild Life" a feature film by Kennan and Karen Ward!

04/18/2015
7:30 pm
48603 Highway One
Venue: Henry Miller Memorial Library
Type: Special Events
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Yes - this is the film you may have heard of already - one we have been longing to show at the Library with our big screen, and great sound! Kennan and Karen Ward stayed in Big Sur for many years, mainly at Big Creek, to do this portait and the result is stunning. Please come and sit back under the redwoods for what will... more

Monterey Springfest Horse Show

04/16/2015 - 04/18/2015
10am-4pm
2004 Fairgrounds Rd
Venue: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
Type: Special Events
Location: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
Visit Website

Mulit-breed Horse Show featuring American Saddlebred Horses, Hackney Ponies, Plantation Walking Horses and Open Gaited Horses performing in English, Western and driving disciplines. Children, Amateurs and Professionals will be performing. Food and vendors on the grounds. Stop by and enjoy the show! more

Monterey Symphony V: Majestic Realm

04/18/2015
8:00 PM
San Carlos St at Ninth Ave
Venue: Sunset Center
Type: Special Events
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Flags of many colors, poignant nostalgia, and nationalism best describe the musical offerings included in our fifth concert series. Violist Roberto Díaz is a musician of international acclaim, performing with many of the world’s leading orchestras. A catalyst for young musicians, Mr. Díaz is president... more

PacRep's SoDAonStage presents Mulan Jr.

04/10/2015 - 05/03/2015
Friday & Saturday 7:30pm, Saturday & Sunday 2:00pm
Monte Verde between 8th and 9th
Venue: Golden Bough Playhouse
Type: Special Events
Location: Golden Bough Playhouse
Visit Website

Disney's Mulan Jr. Apr 10 - May 3 Golden Bough Theatre. Defying the village matchmaker, Mulan takes up arms and disguises herself as a boy in order to spare her father from having to serve in the army and defend against the invading Huns. It is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous sidekick Mushu to save the Empero... more

Salinas Earth Day Celebration!

04/18/2015
10:00am - 1:00 pm
Type: Special Events
Location: 1351 Nogal Dr.
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Come celebrate Earth Day with Return of the Natives and the Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority! On April 18th, we will meet at Natividad Creek Park for a day of service and fun! Ongoing restoration efforts by volunteers at Natividad Creek Park have made this a thriving and beautiful community park and healthy wildlife ... more

Saturday Live Comedy on the Planet

8:00 pm-1:30 am
2110 Fremont St
Venue: Planet Gemini Comedy and Dance Entertainment
Type: Special Events
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Planet Gemini is Monterey’s #1 comedy and dance nightspot! Featuring local & nationally known headlining comedians and major stars as seen on HBO, Comedy Central, Evening at the Improv and more!!! Join us for gratifying entertainment every Friday & Saturday evening. We feature one Comedy show from 9:15-10... more

Sea Otter Classic

04/16/2015 - 04/19/2015
1025 Monterey-Salinas Hwy 68
Venue: Laguna Seca Recreation Area
Type: Special Events
Location: Laguna Seca Recreation Area
Visit Website

A four-day "Celebration of Cycling," the Sea Otter Classic is regarded as the world's largest cycling festival. Part recreational biking, part competitive event, part festival, part expo and 100 percent fun, the 25th annual Sea Otter Classic returns to Monterey, California from April 16-19, 2015. This action-p... more

The Edge of Art at Fernwood Tavern

04/18/2015
10pm
47200 Highway 1
Venue: Fernwood Tavern
Type: Special Events
Location: Fernwood Tavern
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The Edge of Art performs tonight at the Fernwood Tavern. Music begins at 10pm. more

04-19-2015

54th Annual Wildflower Show

04/17/2015 - 04/19/2015
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
165 Forest Ave
Venue: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Type: Special Events
Location: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Visit Website  |  Send Email

The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History hosts the 54th annual Wildflower Show Friday through Sunday, April 17-19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Besides scheduled events, more than 600 species and varieties of wildflowers will be on display. On Friday, April 17, look for the Photographer’s Hour from 9-10 a.m... more

Everything You Treasure- For a World Free From Nuclear Weapons

04/19/2015
Exhibition open Sun. noon - 5 pm. Mon. and Tues open 10 am to 5 pm. Dialogue Sun. 2pm to 4 pm.
499 Pierce St., McCone Building
Type: Special Events
Location: Midddlebury Institute of International Studies
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Rare opportunity to view outstanding exhibition and participate in dialogue on what we can do to abolish of Nuclear Weapons. Dialogue with faculty and students from Middlebury Institute of International Studies non proliferation department. more

Exclusive screening of "It's a Wild Life" a feature film by Kennan and Karen Ward!

04/19/2015
7:30 - 10:30 pm
48603 Highway One
Venue: Henry Miller Memorial Library
Type: Special Events
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Yes - this is the film you may have heard of already - one we have been longing to show at the Library with our big screen, and great sound! Kennan and Karen Ward stayed in Big Sur for many years, mainly at Big Creek, to do this portait and the result is stunning. Please come and sit back under the redwoods for what will... more

FREE Tour - Asilomar Ramble

04/19/2015
9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
800 Asilomar Ave
Venue: Asilomar Conference Grounds
Type: Special Events
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Take a tour with State Parks! Join a State Park docent for "The Asilomar Ramble". This tour provides a wealth of knowledge about the coastal refuge, and you will walk away with a new perspective and a renewed appreciation of Asilomar's natural and cultural history. Our most popular tour, the "Ramble" ... more

Monterey Symphony V: Majestic Realm

04/19/2015
3:00 PM
San Carlos St at Ninth Ave
Venue: Sunset Center
Type: Special Events
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Flags of many colors, poignant nostalgia, and nationalism best describe the musical offerings included in our fifth concert series. Violist Roberto Díaz is a musician of international acclaim, performing with many of the world’s leading orchestras. A catalyst for young musicians, Mr. Díaz is president... more

PacRep's SoDAonStage presents Mulan Jr.

04/10/2015 - 05/03/2015
Friday & Saturday 7:30pm, Saturday & Sunday 2:00pm
Monte Verde between 8th and 9th
Venue: Golden Bough Playhouse
Type: Special Events
Location: Golden Bough Playhouse
Visit Website

Disney's Mulan Jr. Apr 10 - May 3 Golden Bough Theatre. Defying the village matchmaker, Mulan takes up arms and disguises herself as a boy in order to spare her father from having to serve in the army and defend against the invading Huns. It is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous sidekick Mushu to save the Empero... more

Sea Otter Classic

04/16/2015 - 04/19/2015
1025 Monterey-Salinas Hwy 68
Venue: Laguna Seca Recreation Area
Type: Special Events
Location: Laguna Seca Recreation Area
Visit Website

A four-day "Celebration of Cycling," the Sea Otter Classic is regarded as the world's largest cycling festival. Part recreational biking, part competitive event, part festival, part expo and 100 percent fun, the 25th annual Sea Otter Classic returns to Monterey, California from April 16-19, 2015. This action-p... more

Story Road Spring Tour

04/19/2015
3:00 pm / Doors open at 2:30pm
146 12th St
Venue: St. Mary's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
Type: Special Events
Location: Edwards Hall
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Story Road, one of the premier traditional Irish bands on the West Coast, takes to the road for a week of exclusive appearances featuring acclaimed vocalist Colleen Raney, award-winning fiddler John Weed, celebrated multi-instrumentalist Stuart Mason, and phenomenal flautist and singer Hanz Araki. Portland, Oregon’... more

Sunday Salsa

9:00 pm -1:30am
2110 Fremont St
Venue: Planet Gemini Comedy and Dance Entertainment
Type: Special Events
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Planet Gemini offers the biggest sizzling Salsa Party on Sunday Nights. Drink specials with live music & entertainment by the best bay area, local and national bands and of course our popular resident DJ and host Carlos Henriquez. Planet Gemini is the place for you on a Sunday Night! A night of Salsa will rejuvenate ... more

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