Tap into your inner Captain Sparrow and climb aboard the Tall Ship Lady Washington which was featured in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Her majesty will be docked at Old Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey for public tours, sailing excursions, and educational programs through November 19. Old Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey. $5 donation for tours and $49 for sailing excursions. Click here for the full schedule.
Enjoy the musical smash hit Mamma Mia! at Pacific Reparatory Theatre in Carmel-by-the-Sea this weekend. Sing along to popular songs from ABBA and revel in the charming story between Sophie and her potential three fathers. Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $8-$44.
Head to the Pink Flamingo Theatre this weekend for Parallel Lives featuring eight men and women struggling thru the common rituals of life. Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm. 2115 North Fremont Ave #C, Monterey. $20.
Watch some of your favorite golfers duke it out at the TaylorMade Pebble Beach Invitational. This unique tournament gives spectators a special chance to watch professional and amateur golfers in a more intimate and relaxed environment; viewers can even walk down the fairway right behind the golfers. Tuesday-Sunday. 1700 17-Mile Drive, Pebble Beach. Free event.
Catch a performance from the Monterey Symphony and an incredible lineup of celebrated pianists performing iconic works by Tchaikovsky, Rubinstein, Prokofiev, Saint-Saens and Mozart at the Sunset Center. Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm. San Carlos Ave & 9th Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $31-$81.
Kick off your weekend on the right foot with a free walking tour at Asilomar Conference Grounds. The 1 hour and 15 minute hike showcases historic highlights of the iconic property. 10am. 800 Asilomar Ave, Pacific Grove. Free event.
Get a head start on your Christmas shopping during the 47th Annual Homecrafters Marketplace in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Over 100 vendors from Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties sell handmade crafts and artwork in the open parking lot near the Sunset Center. 9am-3pm. San Carlos St between 8th and 9th, Carmel-by-the-Sea. Free event.
Experience a piece of local history during the Battle of Monterey living history reenactment at Custom House Plaza. The revolutionary Captain Bouchard will lead the charge with cannons firing. The Tall Ship Lady Washington will also make an appearance recreating the only land/sea battle on the West Coast. 1pm. Custom House Plaza, Monterey. Free event.
Set out with a free walking tour through the Asilomar Dunes Natural Preserve and learn about the preservation and management of this natural habitat. 1:30pm-2:30pm. 800 Asilomar Avenue, Pacific Grove. Free event.
One of the hottest American Celtic dance bands, The Syncopaths, make a stop at St. Mary’s Church with high energy rhythmic renderings and soulful vocals. 3pm-5pm. 146 12th Street, Pacific Grove. $20 in advance and $22 at the door.