There’s nothing better than starting your day off in the crisp autumn air. Set out on an invigorating morning hike through Asilomar State Beach in Pacific Grove with a guide from the California Parks Department. The Asilomar Ramble is an easy walk over paths and roadways covering the "Historic Core" of the Asilomar Conference Grounds and the Dunes Boardwalk. Friday and Saturday at 9:30am and 1:30pm. 800 Asilomar Avenue, Pacific Grove. Free event.
Catch a performance of Moll Flanders this weekend at the charming Circle Theatre in Carmel-by-the-Sea. This frolicsome adaptation by Jennifer Le Blanc brings to life this bawdy, daring, ribald - and true - morality tale, showing an independent woman of spirit making her way through a man's world. Please note this production is rated “R” and not suitable for children. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. Casanova between 8th and 9th, Carmel by the Sea. $8-$36.
It's Pumpkin Pandemonium today at the Del Monte Shopping Center. Celebrate Halloween with the whole family with trick or treating, balloon art and a pumpkin patch. 2:30pm-4:30pm. 1410 Del Monte Boulevard, Monterey. Free event.
Love dogs and wine? Then you are going to love Paws & Pinot at Carmel Road Winery. This brand new tasting room in Carmel-by-the-Sea opens up for furry friends, light appetizers and mini wine flights for $5. Corner of Ocean Avenue & Lincoln Avenue, Carmel by the Sea 3pm-6pm. $5.
Get ready and get set for the Nightmare 5K Run at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center. Run for your life at this thrilling 5K where Halloween costumes are encouraged and partake in the afterlife party! Run begins at 7:30pm. 2004 Fairgrounds Road, Monterey. $35.
Trick or Trot this morning at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center during the Trick-or-Trot Family Fun 1K/5K Race. Participants are invited to come in costume and bring the whole family for a healthy and fun start to Halloween. There will be bounce houses, music, face painting, a costume contest with prizes, food, and a fun family atmosphere. Proceeds benefit the “They Are One” nonprofit. 9am-12pm. 2004 Fairgrounds Road, Monterey. $15-$40.
Did you know the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea was incorporated on Halloween? This year they have decided to spend their 99th birthday in style with a Halloween Parade down Ocean Avenue at 11am. Afterwards head over to the Sunset Center for a $5.00 hot-dog lunch with all the fixin's plus chili, chips, drink, ice cream and birthday cake! 11am. Ocean Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea. Free event.
Things get creepy at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History today. Science Saturday will be full of all sorts of crawly spiders sure to give you the heebie-jeebies. Daring tots can hold a live tarantula, sample spider eats (bugs!), make a spider web, trick-or-treat around the museum and enjoy crafts. 11am-3pm. 165 Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove. Free event.
Lighthouse District shops, restaurants, and boutiques welcome little goblins with special treats on Halloween. Dress up and come on down to Lighthouse Avenue for an afternoon full of fun and trick-or-treating. 2pm-5pm. Lighthouse Avenue between Reeside and David, Monterey. Free event.
Celebrate Halloween with the City of Seaside! Their annual Halloween Bonanza includes a costume contest, bounce houses, games, crafts, candy and a Haunted House! 6pm-9pm, 986 Hilby Avenue, Seaside. Free event.
It's only fair that Monterey County's hottest nightclub hosts the hottest Halloween Party! Tonight 201 Main premieres their brand new Exchange Night Club with an incredible costume contest complete with VIP tables, bottle service and killer cocktails. 10pm-2am. 201 Main, Salinas. $20.
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