All Weekend

Get the kids out of the house and into the theatre! The Little Mermaid comes to life at the Outdoor Forest Theater in Carmel-by-the-Sea with dazzling costumes, sets and special flying/swimming effects. Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3pm. Mountain View Avenue & Santa Rita Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $8-$36.

Saturday

Join Save Our Shores and help out at Annual Coastal Cleanup Day by attending one of the dozens of beach cleanups across the Monterey Bay! Whether it’s just you or a whole crew of folks, they'd love your help. Click here for signups, locations and details. 9am-12pm. Various beaches on the Monterey Peninsula. Free event.

Asilomar State Beach

The Monterey Bay Meditation Studio in Pacific Grove hosts a variety of events today including a drop-in meditation class at 9:30am, mindful relating games at 11am and a community support group at 2pm. 529 Central Avenue, Pacific Grove. $10-$60. 

It's simply not fall until you have been to an Oktoberfest and Monterey's rendition is no joke. The Barnyard Shopping Village in Carmel turns into a mini-Munich with mouth-watering German food and beers, fun filled activities including Dachshund races, Ms. Oktoberfest contests and live music. 12pm-6pm. 3652 The Barnyard, Carmel. $20

Oktoberfest

Explore Carmel-by-the-Sea’s prestigious photography galleries during the Carmel Photowalk this evening. Pick up a photowalk map at one of the participating galleries found here. At 7pm, the Photowalk winds up at the CPA gallery where you are invited to enjoy wine and light hors d’oeuvres and enter a raffle. 5pm-7pm. Various venues in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Free event.

The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History opens up to adults for a special Night Owl Series featuring Forage and Fermentation. The strolling evening event features custom foraged or fermented cocktails as well as local wines and craft beers. 6:30pm-9:30pm. $12 in advance and $15 at the door. 

Sunday

Test your knowledge on sports, wine, pop culture and more during Sunday Trivia at Bargetto Winery on Cannery Row. Teams will play 4 rounds of 7 questions per category in order to compete for a winning prize. 4pm-6pm. 700-G Cannery Row, Monterey. Free event.