This weekend and head to Jazz Bash by the Bay in downtown Monterey. This three-day music fest brings together the many colorful forms of American classic jazz, from traditional, ragtime, swing, gypsy jazz, zydeco and blues. Experience it all in the ballrooms, cabarets and outdoor pavilion of the Portola Hotel & Spa, and in the historic Golden State Theatre. Top acts include the Blue Street Jazz Band, Big Mama Sue Trio and Crescent Katz. Friday-Sunday. 2 Portola Plaza, Monterey. Various ticket prices.
Love movies? Then you are going to love the 7th Annual Carmel Jewish Film Festival! The two week movie festival features eight award-winning movies from five countries, noted speakers, and panel discussions. Films will be showcased at various locations including Congregation Beth Israel, Golden Bough Playhouse, Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey and Lighthouse Cinemas in Pacific Grove. Click here for a full list of events. March 4-19. Various locations in Carmel, Monterey and Pacific Grove. $12 for general admission.
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.
Kick back, relax and enjoy live music at Folktale Winery on Carmel Valley Road. This afternoon rock/pop singer and guitarist Mark Banks stops by. 4:30pm-7:30pm. 8940 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel. Free event.
The Funkanauts stop by Fernwood Tavern in Big Sur for a night full of funky jams. 10pm. 47200 Highway 1, Big Sur. Free event.
Grab a glass of vino and enjoy live music at Folktale Winery. Vocalist and guitarist Johan Sotelo entertains with a mesmerizing blend of Spanish and American pop jams. 4:30pm-7:30pm. 8940 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel. Free event.