Get your fix of pasta, pizza and wine at Festa Italia! Custom House Plaza in downtown Monterey transforms into a mecca for all things marinara including live music, dancing, raffles and more. Friday-Sunday. 4 Custom House Plaza, Monterey. Free admission.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is buzzing with action this weekend as the Mazda Road to Indy takes over the track. Don’t miss a full schedule of open-wheel racing on three different competition levels. Friday-Sunday. 1021 Monterey-Salinas Highway, Salinas. $20-$40 for one day passes.
This weekend head over to the Golden Bough Playhouse in Carmel-by-the-Sea for a rocking good time of Buddy and Company’s British Invasion. This stellar night will be full of classic covers from Buddy Holly, The Beatles, Little Richard and more. Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $8-$42.
Round up the kids (or not) for a magical performance of “Oz” in the newly renovated Outdoor Forest Theater in Carmel-by-the-Sea. This incredible production will be an event to remember, featuring a host of favorites like “We’re Off to See the Wizard”, “Follow the Yellow Brick Road”, “If I Only Had a Brain”, and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”. Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3pm. Mountain View & Santa Rita, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $8-$36.
Meet the winemaker of Dawn’s Dream Winery Greg Vita. Today you can enjoy tastes of the current vintages, while Greg takes you on a journey of the winemaking process for each varietal. 2pm-5pm. NW Corner San Carlos & 7th, Carmel-by-the-Sea.
Relish what’s left of the weekend with live music at The Wine Experience on Cannery Row. Grab a glass of wine and enjoy bluegrass tunes with David Holodiloff. 3pm-6pm. 381 Cannery Row, Monterey. Free event.