All Weekend

Oakland native Daniel Dugar stops by Planet Gemini Friday and Saturday nights for his hilarious stand-up comedy act. Stay afterwards for karaoke and dancing. Friday and Saturday at 9:15pm. 2110 Fremont Street, Monterey. $10-$15.

Explore Big Sur's unique and diverse wilderness from the comforts of the Henry Miller Library. Friday and Saturday nights the event venue under the redwoods features "It's a Wild Life" showcasing condors, bobcats and Big Sur's magnificent coast! Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm. 48603 Highway One, Big Sur. $15.

Spring has come and gone but the wildflowers have not! This weekend stop by the Garland Ranch Visitors Center for their 16th Annual Wildflower Show. Over 500 species of flowering plants will be on display alongside scheduled hikes and educational talks. Saturday-Sunday from 10am-4pm. 700 West Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley. Free event.

Garland Ranch Regional Park


Squeeze in a little bit of shopping and smooth jams at the Del Monte Center in Monterey this afternoon. Tonight their Tribute Band Concert features a Santana doppelganger. 6pm-8pm. 1410 Del Monte Center, Monterey. Free event.

What better way to start your weekend then with a stunning sunset at Asilomar Conference Grounds. Every Friday throughout this summer the iconic property opens its doors for Sunset on the Deck. Phoebe's Cafe and deck will feature live entertainment, weekly grill specials, craft beers, regional wines, and cocktails. Tonight's featured act is Andrea's Fault Duo. 6:30pm. 800 Asilomar Avenue, Pacific Grove. Free event.


Raise your glass for the Monterey Beer Festival at the Monterey County Fairgrounds & Event Center today. Over 80 breweries showcase their finest brews alongside great food and live entertainment. 12:30pm-5pm. 2004 Fairgrounds Road, Monterey. $45 in advance and $50 at the door.

Enjoy live jazz from the Jerry Shanahan Jazz Band tonight at the Fernwood Tavern in Big Sur. 10pm. 47200 Highway 1, Big Sur. Free event.


Step inside an old-fashioned Spanish party at the Mission San Antonio's Annual Fiesta. The festivities kick off with mass at 11am followed by an oak-fired BBQ, live music from local bluegrass and mariachi bands, a craft expo and game booths. 11am-4pm. End of Mission Road, Jolon. Free event.

Mission San Antonio de Padua

The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History hosts local illustrator Erin Hunter for an incredible workshop covering topics like bird and mammal anatomy, the differences between feathers and fur, and tips for drawing animals in proportion. 1pm-4pm. 165 Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove. $35.

The Henry Miller Library welcomes Jerry Cimino of the Beat Museum for a special talk during their "Under the Persimmon Tree" series. Jerry's multimedia performance of "This is The Beat Generation" tells the story of The Beat Generation, how they met, lived, loved and wrote along with who they influenced and how they changed the world.4pm and 6pm. 48603 Highway One, Big Sur. $10 suggested donation.

Bourbon and burgers, need we say more? Tarpy's Roadhouse finds a reason to celebrate National Bourbon Day with a special dinner featuring savory appetizers, juicy burgers and bourbon inspired cocktails and tastings. 5pm-7:30pm. 2999 Highway 68, Monterey. $55.

Tarpy's Roadhouse