All Weekend

Get out your dancing shoes for Jazz Bash by the Bay! This three day event is full of vintage jazz and swing at the Monterey Conference Center and Portola Hotel & Spa. Major acts include Tom Rigney & Flambeau, Yve Evans Trio, Titan Hot Seven and Ivory&Gold. Friday-Sunday. 1 Portola Plaza, Monterey. $45-$60 for daily badges. 

The Carmel Jewish Film Festival kicks off on Saturday with an amusing movie lineup spanning various venues throughout the county. These unique films communicate themes and messages with universal appeal drawn from the Monterey area and beyond. Click here for the full schedule. March 3-24. Multiple venues. $12 per film ticket.

Head to the Golden Bough Theatre in Carmel-by-the-Sea for a rendition of the uplifting Broadway musical, Fun Home. This Tony award winning plot introduces us to Alison at three different ages, as she explores and unravels the many mysteries of her childhood. Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel-by-the-Sea. Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. $14-$44.

Saturday

Jump start your open mic comedy sketch with a stand-up comedy class at the Pink Flamingo Theatre. Here you will learn an array of techniques to keep the crowd rolling in their seats. 10am-5pm. 2115 North Fremont Ave #C, Monterey. $100. 

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. 5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey. $35.

Enjoy an evening of music with singer-songwriters Bill MacKay and Meg Baird at the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur. 7pm. 48603 Hwy 1, Big Sur. Donations accepted. 

Jason Wight returns to Sovino for a night of music and wine! Flamenco fusion styled Gutiarrista, Jason weaves contemporary and classic Spanish melodies with soothing Arabic influences producing captivating and passionate music. 8pm. 241 Alvarado St, Monterey. Free event.