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04-16-2014

Special Events

A Tribute to Peggy Lee

04/16/2014
7 pm
48603 Highway One
Venue: Henry Miller Memorial Library
Type: Special Events
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A Tribute to Peggy Lee performed by Swedish singer Jessica Pilnaes and guitarist Johan Norberg! Free! FB event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1416594818598987/?ref=5 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

Wednesday Pachanga Night Noche Latina

9:00pm -2:00am
2110 Fremont St
Venue: Planet Gemini Comedy and Dance Entertainment
Type: Special Events
Location: Karaoke on the Fireside lounge 9:30 pm-1:00 am
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Join us every Wednesday from 9pm-2am as we feature the best in banda, norteña & cumbia music. Including the finest national acts from Mexico & Latin America. more

04-17-2014

Eggstravaganza - Adult Easter Egg Hunt!

04/17/2014
5pm - 7pm
Behind the Portola Hotel and Spa
Venue: Peter B's Brewpub
Type: Special Events

Join Peter B's Brewpub and 101.7 The Beach for an Adult Easter Egg Hunt! Registration begins at 5pm the day of the event, outside of Peter B's Brewpub. Enjoy extended Happy Hour from 4pm to 7pm while 101.7 The Beach broadcast live in the Peter B's courtyard next to the fire pits. Must be 21 or older to participate. more

Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular

04/17/2014
8pm
San Carlos Street at Ninth Avenue
Venue: Sunset Center
Type: Special Events
Location: Sunset Center
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After 25 years of touring, the Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular has become a cult classic, presenting the music of Pink Floyd as you have never experienced it before. Surrounded by 50,000 watts of concert quality sound, Pink Floyd's musical legacy continues as the band's classic sound captures the imagination and carries lis... 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

04-18-2014

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

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

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

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

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

04-19-2014

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

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
Visit Website  |  Send Email

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
Visit Website  |  Send Email

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
Visit Website  |  Send Email

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

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