All Weekend

Enjoy a rendition of the Broadway Musical Little Women this weekend at Hartnell College. Filled with adventure, heartbreak, and a deep sense of hope, join the March sisters as they find their own voices during the growing pains of a young America. Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. 411 Central Avenue, Salinas. $26.

Hello Dolly graces the stage at Carmel’s outdoor Forest Theater this weekend! This musical comedy features an array of popular local actors all set at the charming outdoor theater. Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 5:30pm. San Carlos Avenue at 8th Street, Carmel by the Sea. $30.

Friday

Spend your Friday evenings at Carmel Plaza and enjoy fantastic live music, premier local wine and beer as well as samplings of savory appetizers from local restaurants. Today's Summer Live Music series features music from the Extra Large Band, wine tastings from Wrath Winery and bites from Roux. 5pm-7pm. Ocean Avenue and Mission Street, Monterey. Free event. 

Carmel Plaza Summer Live Music

Kick off the weekend under the stars while enjoying live music, cocktails, small plates, and more at Jacks Monterey. There new, pet-friendly terrace features bistro lighting, fire pits, and comfortable seating. 6pm-9pm. 2 Portola Plaza, Monterey. Free event. 

Saturday

Take a “beer-cation” to the Monterey County Fair & Event Center where you can taste your way your through dozens of regional beers. The Monterey Beer Festival will also be full of food vendors and great live entertainment. 12:30pm-5pm. 2004 Fairgrounds Road, Monterey. $45 for general admission and $65 for VIP admission. 

Monterey Beer Festival

Sunday

The Monterey Bay Food Tour and the Monterey Bay Meditation Studio have cooked up Something Wild! This new tour takes you beyond “tasting” to discover Pacific Grove’s wild beauty and connect deeply with ourselves, each other and the world around us by mindfully sharing food, stories, and new experiences. 10:30am-1:30pm. 529 Central Avenue, Suite 201A Pacific Grove. $149.

Discover and identify some of the animals and plants that call Asilomar State Beach’s tide pools "home" during a free educational event from California State Parks. 2pm-5pm. Meet at the tide pools located at the North end of Asilomar State Beach in Pacific Grove. Free event. 

children in a tide pool

Uncork your creativity and Paint with Dali17. Paint, canvas and brushes are provided as an experienced local artist leads you through the process of unleashing your inner Salvador Dali. 4pm-6pm. 5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey. $35.