All Weekend

Dust off that cowboy hat and gallop over to the Monterey Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival. The Monterey County Fair & Event Center turns into a wild west with three days of poetry readings, musical performances, dancing, a Western Art & Gear show and more! Headliners include, Skip Gorman and the Waddie Pals, Juni Fisher and Peter Rowan. Friday-Sunday. Gate 3, 2004 Fairgrounds Road, Monterey. Various ticket prices.

Watch professional and amateur golfers play at legendary golf courses during the TaylorMade Pebble Beach Invitational. The Invitational will give you a special chance to watch a few of your favorite golfers and best of all, it’s free! Wednesday-Sunday. Pebble Beach. Free event.

Pebble Beach Golf Academy & Practice Facility

The romantic music of Johannes Brahms and Felix Mendelssohn dominate the Monterey Symphony’s second concert of the season this weekend. 7:30pm on Friday at Sherwood Hall in Salinas, 8pm on Saturday and 3pm on Sunday at the Sunset Center in Carmel-by-the-Sea. $25-$77.

Need some positivity in your life? Catch a performance of Sister Act at the Pacific Repertory Theatre. The feel-good musical comedy is sure to have you feeling blessed. Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $42.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Monterey! Custom House Plaza has transformed into a winter wonderland complete with an ice rink overlooking Monterey Bay! Monday-Saturday 11am-10pm and Sunday 12pm-8pm. 4 Custom House Plaza. $13 for adults and $11 for children.

Ice Skating by the Bay at Custom House Plaza

Tune into your inner Jack Sparrow and climb aboard the stunning ship that played a role in “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.” The Tall Ship Lady Washington will be docked at the Moss Landing Harbor for tours and adventure sails November 11-27. 7881 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing. $5 for tours and $47 for adventure sails.


Sip on a rare selection of wines with winemaker Jack Galante at his cozy tasting room in Carmel-by-the-Sea during the Library Tasting event. Dolores between Ocean & Seventh, Carmel-by-the-Sea. 4pm-6pm. $25.

Galante Vineyards

Cut loose at the giant dance party on Old Fisherman’s Wharf tonight! Dancing on the Wharf includes drink specials, shopping, and dancing! Proceeds benefit the SPCA, Fire Relief and Meals on Wheels. 1 Old Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey. 9pm-1am. $35.

Abalonetti Bar & Grill


Start your weekend on the right foot with a free walking tour at Asilomar Conference Grounds. The 1 hour and 15 minute hike showcases historic highlights of the iconic property. 10am. 800 Asilomar Ave, Pacific Grove. Free event.

Get a taste of Pacific Grove at the Asilomar Conference Grounds this evening. Flavors of Pacific Grove features irresistible dishes from local chefs, award-winning wines, live music and incredible silent auction prizes. 5:30pm. 800 Asilomar Avenue, Pacific Grove. $50.