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Pacific Grove Good Old Days

Pacific Grove Good Old Days

Community Events

It seems that something special and exciting is always going on in Monterey County; local community events such as Pacific Grove's Good Old Days, the Monterey County Fair, Festival of the Winds and Cherry's Jubilee gives every visitor a slice of hometown Americana. Community events showcase the local heritage and unique cultures that Monterey County has to offer, while giving locals and visitors a chance to come together as one.

 

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04-17-2014

Special Events

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

04-25-2014

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

The Monterey Bay – A Leader in the Blue Economy – conference with Congressman Sam Farr

04/25/2014
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
100 Colonel Durham St.
Type: Special Events
Location: Monterey College of Law
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California's Blue Economy is a $50 Billion dollar+ industry. Marine Science directly effects the 'Blue Economy' in various business and government sectors such as offshore oil and gas production, national defense, seafloor exploration, communications, renewable energy and fisheries to name a few. The Monterey Bay marine ... more

04-26-2014

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

Salinas Earth Day Celebration!

04/26/2014
10:00am-1:00pm
1395 Nogal Dr
Type: Special Events
Location: Natividad Creek Park
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Come celebrate Earth Day with Return of the Natives! On April 26th, 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 habitat!Volunteers are invited to help keep ... more

Science Saturday: Identification Day

04/26/2014
11:00am - 3:00pm
165 Forest Avenue
Venue: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Type: Special Events
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Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and plants to Identification Day! Natural science experts from the Bureau of Land Management will do their best to identify those mystery flowers, feathers, and rocks from your yard, while their archaeologists will be on hand to tell you more about that mysterious garag... more

Talk with Pearl Means, widow of Native-American activist Russell Means

04/26/2014
7:30 pm
48603 Highway One
Venue: Henry Miller Memorial Library
Type: Special Events
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The Henry Miller Library announces "If You’ve Forgotten the Names of The Clouds, You’ve Lost Your Way:" a reading, talk and presentation by Pearl Means., Saturday, April 26th at 7:30 pm, by donation Russell Means, who died in 2012 at age 72, wrote “If You’ve Forgotten the Names of the Cl... more

04-27-2014

Italian/Sicilian Fishing Wall Opening Reception

04/27/2014
4pm-6pm
5 Custom House Plaza
Venue: Museum of Monterey
Type: Special Events
Location: Museum of Monterey

The Italian American Cultural Center Foundation & The Monterey History & Art Association invite you to a reception for the unveiling of the Italian/Sicilian Fishing Wall Sunday, April 27, 2014, 4pm to 6pm. The event will be held at the Museum of Monterey Stanton Center. Free Admission. Homemade Italian Cookies &... more

Marina Farmers' Market

From: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
215 Reservation Rd.
Type: Special Events
Location: Marina
Visit Website

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

04-28-2014

Dinner for the Monterey Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival at Cibo Ristorante

04/28/2014
5:30pm
301 Alvarado Street
Venue: Cibo Ristorante Italiano
Type: Special Events
Location: Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Here's our own version of a "Spaghetti Western!" right here in downtown Monterey. Don your cowboy hat, put on your boots, and come celebrate the Cowboy Way of Life with some Western fun and delicious Italian cuisine at the "Dinner for the Monterey Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival" at Cibo Ristorante... more

Pacific Grove Farmers' Market

From: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Central and Grand Ave.
Type: Special Events
Visit Website

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

04-29-2014

Alisal Farmers' Market

From: 9:00 AM - 4:00 AM
632 East Alisal Street
Type: Special Events
Location: Alisal
Visit Website

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