All Weekend

Watch professional and amateur golfers take on some of the most iconic golf courses in the world this weekend at Pebble Beach. The TaylorMade Pebble Beach Invitational attracts 32 professionals and 10 amateur teams all competing for a piece of the $300,000 purse and best of all, it’s free to attend! Thursday- Sunday. Pebble Beach. Free event.

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Dust off those cowboy boots for the 17th Annual Monterey Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival this weekend at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center. The two-day hootenanny is the hub for all sorts of events including musical performances, storytelling, live poetry and plenty of opportunities to stock up on country ware. Friday-Sunday. 2004 Fairgrounds Road, Monterey. Various ticket prices.

Who doesn’t love cats? Enjoy the premiere weekend of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic Broadway musical Cats this weekend at the Golden Bough Theatre in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Reminisce in popular show tunes like “Jellicle Choice" and “Memory.” Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $8-$42.

Ahoy mateys! A Hollywood movie star from the Pirates of the Caribbean is at the Moss Landing Harbor this weekend. No, it is not Johnny Depp but it is the Tall Ship Lady Washington! Climb aboard her majesty for a thrilling adventure sail or walk-on tour. Adventure sails are $47 for adults and $39 for children 12 and under. Walk-on tours are $3.

Lady Washington


Kick back and relax to relaxing tunes by Mike Pinto this evening at the Sunset Center. This east coaster turned southern California boy dazzles with his distinct voice and incredible storytelling lyrics. 8pm. San Carlos St at Ninth Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $15-$18.

Kick off your weekend with a little bit of reggae and cold brews at the Cannery Row Brewing Company. Tonight local group Fear None takes the stage. 9:30pm-11pm. 95 Prescott Avenue, Monterey. Free event.


Appreciate the stellar acoustics and amazing talents of the Monterey Symphony this evening at the Sunset Center. Tonight they perform works from Charles Ives, Edward MacDowell and Aaron Copland. 8pm. San Carlos St at Ninth Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $40-$79.

Sunset Center in Carmel-by-the-Sea

The Exchange Nightclub at 201 Main in Salinas is the perfect spot reunite with friends tonight. Their Pre-Thanksgiving Saturday party features $5 drink specials from Russian Standard Vodka and 805 Brewery to get you revved up for the dance floor. 10pm-2am. 201 Main Street, Salinas. $10 cover charge.


Bummed you missed the Monterey Symphony concert at the Sunset Center last night? Lucky for you there is an encore performance today at 3pm. San Carlos St at Ninth Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $40-$79.