All Weekend

Round up the kiddos and catch an adventurous musical performance of Madagascar Live! at the Golden Bough Theatre. Follow the journey of a pack of animal friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves in the madcap world of King Julien. Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $8 for children and $25 for adults.

Catch a performance of JANKA at the Pink Flamingo Theater. This is a true story of one woman's journey of survival and hope, through two of history's most notorious death camps to the shores of the United States and the embrace of the American Dream. Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm.. 2115 North Fremont Ave #C, Monterey. $25.

Friday

Join winemaker Jack Galante at his wine tasting room in Carmel-by-the-Sea for a special library tasting. 4pm-6pm. Dolores between Ocean & Seventh, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $25.

Jack Galante

Saturday

Celebrate John Steinbeck’s birthday today at the National Steinbeck Center. In honor of the famed writer and Monterey County native, the center will hold a variety of children's activities that reflect the author's varied interests. 10am-3pm. 1 Main Street, Salinas. Free event.

National Steinbeck Center

Get the kids out of the house and into the museum! Today the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History hosts a special Science Saturday featuring animal athletes. Curious tots can learn about some of the strongest and most extreme animals on Earth. 10am-3pm. 165 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove. Free event.

Feel rejuvenated after a session of Yoga in the Vines at Folktale Winery this morning. Instructor Kate Balog guides guests through a 90 minute yoga session in the Rose Vineyard followed by a complimentary glass of Folktale wine. 10am-11:30am. 8940 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel. $20.

Kick back, relax and enjoy live music at Folktale Winery on Carmel Valley Road. This afternoon Americana singer and guitarist Casey Frazier stops by. 4:30pm-7:30pm. 8940 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel. Free event.

Tonight the Sunset Center hosts the Daedalus String Quartet for an unforgettable night with program highlights from Haydn, Beethoven and Weinberg. 8pm. San Carlos St at Ninth Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $52.

Scary Little Friends stops by Fernwood Tavern in Big Sur for a night full of rockin’ jams. 10pm. 47200 Highway 1, Big Sur. Free event.

Sunday

The Youth Music Monterey County takes over the Sunset Center for a special performance of Exoticism in Music. Musical highlights include works by Mikhail Ippolitov Ivanov, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and Alexandre Guilmant. 3pm-5pm. San Carlos St at Ninth Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $30.