All Weekend

Get out your blue suede shoes and immerse yourself in the swing-dancing lifestyle during Monterey Swingfest at the Hyatt Regency Monterey! Learn from the best, with intensive classes from West Coast Swing pros Benji Schwimmer, Robert Royston, Kyle Redd and Sarah Vann Drake. Thursday-Sunday. 1 Old Golf Course Road, Monterey. $159 for registrants and $59 for spectators

Get ready to dance in your seat during the Viva Las Vegas at the Pacific Repertory Theatre in Carmel. This special rock tribute features covers from Elvis, Little Richard, Aretha Franklin and more! Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $8-$75. 

Friday

Calling all story tellers! The Pink Flamingo Theatre hosts their monthly Story Smack Down tonight featuring true stories from captivating storytellers. 7:30pm. 2115 North Fremont Ave #C, Monterey. $10 for audience. 

Saturday

The Claremont Trio performs selections from Beethoven, Smetana and contemporary composer Gabriela Lena Frank at the Sunset Center this evening. 8pm. San Carlos St. at Ninth Ave., Carmel-by-the-Sea. $15-$52.