The Tall Ship Lady Washington is finally here! The historic ship used on Pirates of the Caribbean is docked at Old Fisherman’s Wharf for walk-on tours. Come check out the ship and meet her trusty crew members. November 8-25 (excluding Mondays). $5 for walk on tours, adventure sails are sold out. Click here for tour times.
The Monterey Bay Half Marathon takes off on Sunday which means the Health & Fitness Expo is here for the weekend! The Monterey Conference Center is the hub for packet pick-ups and vendors selling the latest in fitness and health products and apparel. Friday from 12pm-6pm and Saturday from 9am-6pm. 1 Portola Plaza, Monterey. Free event.
Bring the entire family to the Sunset Center tonight for Imago Theatre’s production of Frogz. This Cirque Du Soleil-esque presentation is full of amazing acrobatics and an inspiring story line. 7pm. San Carlos Street at Ninth Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $29-$49.
Spend an evening with David Crosby and Friends at the Golden State Theatre. You do not want to miss the appearance of this two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash. 8pm. 417 Alvarado Street, Monterey. $57-$89.
Not quite ready for a half-marathon? You can still run - or even walk - in the Pacific Grove Lighthouse 5K. This event, with a course just over three miles long, showcases the downtown and scenic coastline of Pacific Grove and is open to anyone in good health ages 5 and up. There will also be a shorter By-the-Bay 3K for children. 8:30am. Ocean View Blvd. & 17th St., Pacific Grove. $35 for adults and $20 for youth.
Join the first ever First City Beer & Wine Festival on Colton Hall’s lawn this afternoon. This harvest event showcases hundreds of Central Coast brews and Monterey wines as well as live music, lawn games, mini-workshops as well as the most popular food trucks in the Monterey and San Francisco Bay areas. 1pm-4pm. 570 Pacific Street, Monterey. $65-$100.
The holidays are just around the corner! Learn how to make your dinner party a success with a food and wine pairing at Bargetto Winery where you can try new recipes and Bargetto’s famous Honey Mead wine. 4pm-6pm. 700-G Cannery Row, Monterey. Free event.
It’s the second Saturday of the month which means it’s time for the Carmel Art Walk! Visit artist owned galleries and studios and meet the local artists who carry on the Carmel art colony legacy. Click here for a map of participating venues. 5pm-8pm. Downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea. Free event.
UPDATE: Due to the rapidly declining air quality situation in the Monterey Bay area, the Monterey Bay Half Marathon scheduled for 11/11/18 has been CANCELLED.
Get ready, get set and go! The Monterey Bay Half Marathon takes off bright and early this morning for an epic run/walk along Monterey’s stunning coastline. The 13.1 route takes runners through historic downtown Monterey, along the shores of Monterey Bay, into downtown Pacific Grove, out to Asilomar and back along the coast to the grand finish at Custom House Plaza. 7am. Free for spectators.