California’s oldest music festival, the Carmel Bach Festival, celebrates its 80th Anniversary in 2017 with 15 days of performances, talks and educational events. As always, the focus is on J.S. Bach and the many composers he influenced, including Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, and more. Don’t miss opening night on Saturday at the Sunset Center. July 15-29. Various ticket prices and venues.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium stays up past its bedtime for the summertime series, Evenings by the Bay. Enjoy the aquarium’s extended hours and listen to live music, enjoy sustainable food and sample wines from local wineries. Friday and Saturday from 6pm-8pm. 886 Cannery Row, Monterey. Free with admission.
Enjoy live jazz music at Cibo Ristorante Friday and Saturday nights all summer long! 5pm-8pm. 301 Alvarado Street, Monterey. Free event.
The one and only Kid Rock officially kicks off the California Rodeo Salinas tonight with a live concert at the Salinas Sports Complex. This multi-platinum award-winning American rock ‘n roll icon is sure to put on quite the show! Gates open at 5pm. 1034 North Main St, Salinas. $20-$75.
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.
Dali17 is officially one year old! The permanent Salvador Dali exhibition at the Museum of Monterey celebrates with interactive painting activities, live Flamenco music and film screenings. 10am-7pm. 5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey. $20 for general admission.
Seaside has got the blues all summer long! The popular Sunday Blues in the Park series continues this weekend with live music from the Joint Chiefs and Maria Muldaur. 1pm-4:30pm. 1249 Canyon Del Rey Blvd, Seaside. Free event.