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04-19-2014

Special Events

53rd Annual Wildflower Show

04/18/2014 - 04/20/2014
10 am-5 pm
165 Forest Avenue
Venue: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Type: Special Events
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During Native Plant Week, the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History and the Monterey Bay Chapter of the California Native Plant Society host the 53rd annual Wildflower Show. More than 600 species and varieties of wildflower grow in Monterey County, making this the largest wildflower show on the continent! more

Asilomar Ramble - the history of Asilomar Conference Grounds

04/11/2014 - 05/31/2014
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
800 Asilomar Avenue
Venue: Asilomar Conference Grounds
Type: Special Events
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Take a FREE tour with California State Parks! Join a State Park staff person for "The Asilomar Ramble". This park-led tour provides a wealth of knowledge about the coastal refuge, and you will walk away with a new perspective or a renewed appreciation of Asilomar's natural and cultural history. Our most popular... more

Carmel Plaza's Fashion Show

04/19/2014
1pm-3pm
Ocean Avenue and Mission Street
Venue: Carmel Plaza
Type: Special Events
Location: Carmel Plaza
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Hop into Spring with Carmel Plaza's Fashion Show Saturday, April 19th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at the Plaza's beautiful garden level on Easter Weekend. 52 models from 13 Plaza stores will walk the runway with colorful spring like fashions for men, women and children. Music by DJ Gabriel, entertaining Master of Ceremony and... more

Donnis Trio at Fernwood Tavern

04/19/2014
9pm
47200 Highway 1
Venue: Fernwood Tavern
Type: Special Events
Location: Fernwood Tavern
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The Donnis Trio performs tonight at the Fernwood Tavern. Music begins at 9pm. more

Easter Bunny Hop Along at MY Museum

04/19/2014
1pm-2:30pm
425 Washington Street
Venue: Monterey County Youth Museum
Type: Special Events
Location: MY Museum
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Hippity Hop! It's that time of year again! Hop on over to MY Museum for a frisky Saturday afternoon of family fun. Decorate eggs, get your face painted, and have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny! So get ready to shake your cotton tail and have a great time with your favorite little ones! Free with admission, fun ... more

Julia Morgan's Asilomar

04/19/2014
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
800 Asilomar Avenue
Venue: Asilomar Conference Grounds
Type: Special Events
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A FREE, day-long program of activities commemorating 150 years of California State Parks and celebrating the architectural designs Julia Morgan built for the YWCA at Asilomar between 1913 and 1928. The posh lineup of FREE activities includes: Visit Tours of several historic Julia Morgan buildings Learn Julia Morgan Lec... more

Planet Gemini Karaoke Party

9:00pm -1:30am
2110 Fremont St
Venue: Planet Gemini Comedy and Dance Entertainment
Type: Special Events
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Join us at Planet Gemini on our Fireside Lounge for an out of this world Karaoke Party. Come experience a fun loving and comfortable environment. Voted Monterey Bays Best Karaoke venue! 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

Singer-songwriter Phoebe Hunt with Conner Forsyth

04/19/2014
7 pm
48603 Highway One
Venue: Henry Miller Memorial Library
Type: Special Events
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Nashville-based singer-songwriter-instrumentalist Phoebe Hunt just released her new album, "Live at the Cactus Cafe," which showcases her musicianship and sultry voice. It's a fitting follow up to her self-titled 2012 debut EP.  She'll be joined by Big Sur's own Conner Forsyth!  $10 suggest... more

Tours of Monterey State Historic Park Adobes

04/18/2014 - 05/04/2014
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
20 Custom House Plaza
Type: Special Events
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Selected adobes in Monterey State Historic Park will be open on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday holidays through the Summer Season into fall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Walking tours of the wharf on those days are available at 10:30, 12:30 and 2:00. Open buildings include Custom House, Pacific House and Cooper Museum Stor... more

04-20-2014

53rd Annual Wildflower Show

04/18/2014 - 04/20/2014
10 am-5 pm
165 Forest Avenue
Venue: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Type: Special Events
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During Native Plant Week, the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History and the Monterey Bay Chapter of the California Native Plant Society host the 53rd annual Wildflower Show. More than 600 species and varieties of wildflower grow in Monterey County, making this the largest wildflower show on the continent! more

Bay of Pines Easter Celebration

04/20/2014
12 noon
150 Del Monte Avenue
Venue: Bay of Pines
Type: Special Events

Wishing everyone Easter that brings you hope filled with lots of love, blessings, unlimited luck and most of all happiness that lasts for a life time. Don’t forget to eat organic. It’s good for you! Easter Brunch Buffet A delectable array of organic fruits and salads carved roast beef, honey glazed smoked ha... more

Dine with us this Easter

04/20/2014
12pm - 8pm
701 Wave Street
Venue: The Sardine Factory
Type: Special Events
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Join us for a delightful meal this Easter! Sunday, April 20, 2014, we are offering a Three-Course Prix-Fixe menu from 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm with a limited a la carte menu. In addition, from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm we will have a Special Lunch Entrées menu along with our Kids Menu. more

Easter Brunches in Monterey County

04/20/2014
Type: Special Events
Location: Monterey County
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Looking for a way to celebrate Easter weekend in Monterey County? Overwhelmed with options? We've cherry-picked the best Easter brunches and events just for you! Check out what local restaurants and venues are offering up here: http://www.seemonterey.com/blog/post/2014/20/Best-Easter-Events-Brunches-in-Monterey-County... more

Marina Farmers' Market

From: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
215 Reservation Rd.
Type: Special Events
Location: Marina
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Marina's Farmers' Market is every Sunday from 10am to 2pm at 215 Reservation Road in the Marina Village Shopping Center (near Grocery Outlet and in front of Lee's Garden. more

Planet Gemini Karaoke Party

9:00pm -1:30am
2110 Fremont St
Venue: Planet Gemini Comedy and Dance Entertainment
Type: Special Events
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Join us at Planet Gemini on our Fireside Lounge for an out of this world Karaoke Party. Come experience a fun loving and comfortable environment. Voted Monterey Bays Best Karaoke venue! 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

Tours of Monterey State Historic Park Adobes

04/18/2014 - 05/04/2014
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
20 Custom House Plaza
Type: Special Events
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Selected adobes in Monterey State Historic Park will be open on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday holidays through the Summer Season into fall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Walking tours of the wharf on those days are available at 10:30, 12:30 and 2:00. Open buildings include Custom House, Pacific House and Cooper Museum Stor... more

04-21-2014

Pacific Grove Farmers' Market

From: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Central and Grand Ave.
Type: Special Events
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The Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Markets' new location is Central and Grand Ave right in front of Jewell Park, the Natural History Museum, and the Pacific Grove Library. The Farmers' Market is open every Monday 4pm - 7pm all year round. (We will be closed December 24th and 31st. Open all other holidays.) more

04-22-2014

Alisal Farmers' Market

From: 9:00 AM - 4:00 AM
632 East Alisal Street
Type: Special Events
Location: Alisal
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Alisal Certified Farmers' Market is located in East Salinas at 632 East Alisal Street in the parking lot of the WIC Family and Community Nutrition Programs. Plenty of free parking is located next to the Alisal Market. Monterey Salinas Transit bus routes go directly to the Alisal Market. Open Tuesdays from 9am-4pm.... more

Arts Habitat Presents Jazz Musician Biff Smith

04/22/2014
7pm-9pm
5 Custom House Plaza
Venue: Museum of Monterey
Type: Special Events
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Arts Habitat's "Arts in Progress" hosts jazz musician Biff Smith, in a presentation and performance entitled "Improvising a Life: A Jazz Odyssey." Biff will talk briefly about becoming a jazz musician as well as what is unique about jazz. He will also discuss what inspires composing (deadlines) and ho... more

Los Lonely Boys at the Sunset Center

04/22/2014
8pm
San Carlos at Ninth
Venue: Sunset Center
Type: Special Events
Location: Sunset Cultural Center, Inc.
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The Tex-Mex rock group Los Lonely Boys hail from San Angelo, TX, and consist of three brothers, guitarist Henry Garza, bassist JoJo Garza, and drummer Ringo Garza Jr. Their father, Ringo Garza Sr., also was a member of a band made up of his brothers, the Falcones, who played conjunto music around Texas in the '70s and '... more

Old Monterey Farmers' Market

Alvarado Street between Del Monte and Pearl
Type: Special Events
Location: Old Monterey
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The Old Monterey Farmers Market, established in 1991, comprises of 3 ½ city blocks and runs year-round rain or shine. During the summer it's the largest gathering of people in Monterey County, attracting more that 10,000 locals and tourists in one location. You can travel the world in just three blocks, finding a... more

Tuesday Italian Night Dinner Show

5:30pm-9:30pm
2110 Fremont St
Venue: Planet Gemini Comedy and Dance Entertainment
Type: Special Events
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Great homemade Italian food with "fresh everything" including chicken / eggplant Parmesan, fettuccine alfredo , spaghetti and meatballs and Frankie's special lasagna. Amazing food, family and friends. Doors open at 5:30pm and show begins at 7pm. Don't miss the show where the Lane Brothers entertain you with... more

04-23-2014

Mandy Patinkin: Dress Casual

04/23/2014
8pm
San Carlos Street at Ninth Avenue
Venue: Sunset Center
Type: Special Events
Location: Sunset Center
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To some, he's the Tony Award-winning Broadway star from Evita and Sunday in the Park with George. To others, he's an Emmy Award-winning television and film actor with credits as diverse as Homeland, Chicago Hope, Yentl, and The Princess Bride. Whichever role you know him for, he belongs to the special breed of singer who... more

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