Reggae acts from around the globe culminate at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center this Memorial Day Weekend for three days of good vibes. The California Roots Music and Arts Festival is packed with live music, fantastic food, refreshing beverages, creative artwork and sustainable practices. Performers include Iration, Rebelution, 311 and many more. Friday-Sunday. 2004 Fairgrounds Road, Monterey. Day passes start at $110.
Catch a performance of David Harrower’s most acclaimed and most controversial play, Blackbird at the Golden Bough Playhouse in Carmel-by-the-Sea. This real and raw storyline is recommended for mature audiences. Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $8-$20.
Join the Monterey Bay Meditation Studio at the Monterey Municipal Beach for a Sensory Beach Walk which will take in the sounds, smells, sights and feels of the beach. 1:30pm-2:30pm. Beach access across from Camino Aguajito, Monterey. Free event.
Kick back, relax and enjoy live music at Folktale Winery on Carmel Valley Road. This afternoon violinist and songwriter Razzvio stops by with her custom 6-string electric violin. 4:30pm-7:30pm. 8940 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel. Free event.
Enjoy the fresh air with a free walking tour at Asilomar Conference Grounds. The 75 minute hike showcases historic highlights of the iconic property. 10am. 800 Asilomar Ave, Pacific Grove. Free event.
Extend your long weekend with wine and live music at Folktale Winery on Carmel Valley Road. This afternoon talented singer and guitarist Taylor Rae performs soul and indie pop jams. 4:30pm-7:30pm. 8940 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel. Free event.
Head to the Henry Miller LAB at the Barnyard in Carmel for an evening eclectic tunes from vocalist Rachael Williams and pianist Michael Martinez. 5pm-7pm. 3728 The Barnyard, Suite G-23, Carmel. $10-$20 suggested donation.
Asher Stern stops by Folktale Winery for some soulful jams sure to mellow you out after the three day weekend. 4:30pm-7:30pm. 8940 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel. Free event.