Junior golfers get the chance to play with champions like Ben Crenshaw, Isao Aoki, Tom Kite, Sandy Lyle, Tom Watson and Fuzzy Zoeller at the First Tee Open at Pebble Beach this weekend. 81 Champions Tour players, 81 juniors between the ages of 15 and 18, and 162 amateurs will hit the links at Pebble Beach Golf Links and Poppy Hills Golf Course during this amazing (and free!) Pebble Beach golf tournament. Tuesday-Sunday. Pebble Beach Resorts. Free for spectators.
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s the California International Airshow! The Salinas Municipal Airport is buzzing with all sorts of high-flying action this weekend with special appearances from a USAF F-22 Raptor Jet, Canadian Forces CF-18 Super Hornet, the Patriots Jet Team, and many other military and civilian flying and static aircrafts. Saturday and Sunday, doors open at 9am. 30 Mortensen Avenue, Salinas. General Admission tickets for adults are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate and children's tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the gate.
Porsche enthusiasts from around the globe converge on the iconic Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca racetrack this weekend for the much anticipated Porsche Rennsport Reunion V. This greatest gathering of Porsche race cars and drivers brings three days of intense on-track competition and showmanship. Friday-Sunday. 1021 Monterey Salinas Highway, Salinas. Various ticket prices.
Explore, learn, and appreciate the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Elkhorn Slough National Marine Estuary, and Pinnacles National Monument during the Monterey Bay Birding Festival this weekend. Specially designed field trips take participants to various locations to enjoy the area’s local and migratory residents including California condors, albatrosses and more! Click here for a full schedule of events. Thursday-Sunday. Various locations and ticket prices.
The Golden Bough Theatre in Carmel-by-the-Sea brings to life the award-winning musical comedy Oliver! all weekend long. Warning, it may be hard to restrain yourself from singing along to favorites like “Consider Yourself", "Food Glorious Food", "Got to Pick a Pocket" and "Where Is Love.” Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 2pm and 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $8-$42.
Set out on an invigorating morning hike through Asilomar State Beach in Pacific Grove with a guide from the California Parks Department. The Asilomar Ramble is an easy walk over paths and roadways covering the "Historic Core" of the Asilomar Conference Grounds and the Dunes Boardwalk. Friday-Sunday at 9:30am. 800 Asilomar Avenue, Pacific Grove. Free event.
Browse a variety of beautifully crafted artworks for sale at the Old Monterey Fine Art Festival this weekend. The Transit Depot parking lot near the Wharf Marketplace will be full of original work in various mediums including paintings in acrylic, oils and watercolors, photography, etchings, sculpture in clay, glass, metal, stone and wood. Saturday and Sunday from 10am-5pm. 451 Del Monte Avenue, Monterey. Free event.
Head to sunny Earthbound Farms in Carmel Valley for the Camp Vintage Antique Show. Over 25 dealers showcase everything from relics of the Old West to vintage treasures including beach, industrial, Americana, modern and more. 8am-4pm. 7250 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel. Free event.
Get the kids out of the house and into the museum! Today the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History highlights one of Monterey’s favorite mascots during Science Saturday. Sea Otters will be main the focus with a variety of activities and crafts. 11am-3pm. 165 Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove. Free event.
See Jane Sing!, that is Emmy-winner Jane Lynch. Tonight the famed singer and actress, best known for her witty role on Glee, kicks off the concert season at the Sunset Center in Carmel-by-the-Sea. 8pm. San Carlos Street at Ninth Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $79-$99.
Wind down after a full day at the California International Airshow tonight at 201 Main. The Salinas Airshow After Party features Grey Goose cocktails, dancing and live music from the Tommy Moon Band. 9pm-2am. 201 Main Street, Salinas. $20.