Weekend

Monarchs have taken over Pacific Grove for Butterfly Days all weekend long. Events include a First Friday Art Walk, art exhibit openings, a Butterfly Parade and Bazaar, community potluck and picnic, home tours and more. Friday-Sunday. Downtown Pacific Grove. Click here for a full list of events. 

The Outdoor Forest Theater in Carmel-by-the-Sea will be roaring with laughter during the comedy “The Lusty Adventures of Tom Jones” this weekend. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7:30pm. Mountain View Avenue & Santa Rita Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $8-$38.

Friday

Sold out! 14-time Grammy winner and Billboard Century Award recipient, Emmylou Harris takes on the Sunset Center tonight for an amazing night of country and soulful music. 8pm. San Carlos Street at Ninth Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $79-$119.

Saturday

Pacific Grove celebrates the return of the migrating Monarch Butterflies today during the Butterfly Parade and Bazaar. The lively parade begins at 10:30am on Lighthouse Avenue where schoolchildren dress up as cute winged beauties. Afterwards the party moves to the Robert Down School for the Butterfly Bazaar. 10:30am-2pm. Downtown Pacific Grove. Free event.

Pacific Grove Butterfly Parde

It's harvest season in Carmel Valley! Joullian Vineyard’s invites guests to their winery in Cachagua for a harvest party including tractor tours, barrel tastings, a grape stomp competition, a delicious lunch, games, prizes and more! 11am-4pm. 20300 Cachagua Road, Carmel Valley. $55.

Joullian Vineyards

Bring the kids and dig into a fantastic recycling education program with The Offset Project, Salinas Valley Recyclers, City of Salinas and Sustainable Salinas at the Northridge Mall. Learn about composting with an interactive live worm display, spin the wheel for prizes and pick up some great tips to help make the community an even more green and vibrant place to live. 12pm-3pm. Food Court at 796 Northridge Mall, Salinas. Free event. 

Join Bernardus Lodge & Winery for their 3rd Annual Grape Stomp & Oyster Shuck. The afternoon will pay homage to the season with grape stomping and wine tasting as you enjoy live music, fresh Pacific Gold Oysters from Morro Bay and a family-style barbecue lunch. 1pm-3pm. 415 W Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley. $85

Bernardus Winery

Enjoy the finer things in life with an Art Walk at The Barnyard Shopping Village in Carmel. Come stroll the terraced gardens and meet the resident artists in their studios. The evening will also include a live painting demo from Rich Brimer at 5pm. 4pm-7pm. 3663 The Barnyard #D33, Carmel. Free event. 

Sunday

Legendary artist Graham Nash stops by the Golden State Theatre for an intimate evening of songs and stories. This two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee was also inducted twice into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame and is a Grammy Award winner. 8pm. 417 Alvarado Street, Monterey. $56-$440.