All Weekend

Ahoy mateys! Tap into your inner Jack Sparrow as not one, but two Tall Ships dock at Old Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey. The Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will offer public sails and history programs for pirates of all ages. Click here for the complete schedule. 1 Old Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey. $5 for tours and $55-$65 for adventure sails.

Jazz things up this weekend and head over to the Monterey Conference Center. Jazz Bash by the Bay brings together the many colorful forms of American classic jazz, from traditional, ragtime, swing, gypsy jazz, zydeco and blues. Friday-Sunday. 1 Portola Plaza, Monterey. $50-$75 for daily passes or $125 for all-event passes. 

Jazz Bash by the Bay

Catch a new movie during the Carmel Jewish Film Festival presented by Congregation Beth Israel. Through the power and artistry of cinema, the festival seeks to engage the greater community in meaningful dialogue on important issues of our day. Various dates and times. Click here for a complete schedule and tickets. 

Carmel Jewish Film Festival


Enjoy a program of symphonic classics inspired by traditional folk tunes and dances from around the world at the Sunset Center this afternoon. The Youth Music Monterey County Orchestra performs “Peasant Spirit” with works by Grieg, Saint-Saëns, Dvořák and Weber. 3pm. San Carlos St at Ninth Ave, Carmel by the Sea. $4.99 for students and $19.99 for adults

Sunset Center