Head to sunny Carmel Valley and dine in the vines at Galante’s Winery! Tonight they host an Italian soiree including a delicious dinner and live music from the Mike Marotta Mambo Italiano Band! 6pm. 18181 Cachagua Road, Carmel Valley. $75, shuttle available for additional $25.


Award-winning singer-songwriter Judy Collins is at the Golden State Theatre for a night full of traditional and contemporary folk music including her hits from the 60s. 8pm. 417 Alvarado Street, Monterey. $31-$53.

Country music band The Carolyn Sills Combo stops by the Fernwood Tavern tonight. 10pm. 47200 Highway 1, Big Sur. Free event.


Happy 4th of July! Celebrate Independence Day (and your day off) this year where California was first born! Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel-by-the-Sea and Salinas are each throwing their own hometown bashes. Which one will you be attending? Click here for a full list of events including a FREE FIREWORKS show in Salinas.

Restaurant 1833 hosts its own 4th of July celebration on their sunny patio! The party will full of specialty cocktails, tacos, burgers, bratwursts, delicious desserts and live music. 11am-4pm. 500 Hartnell Street, Monterey. $55 for those 21+ and $35 for those under 21.