Posted on: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 8:02 AM
by Allyson Ryan
In case you don’t already know… the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am is happening this weekend! Don’t miss this amazing golf tournament out at Pebble Beach which features plenty of celebrity sightings. You just might have the chance to catch up with old buddies like Tiger Woods, Bill Murray, Michael Bolton, Jim Harbaugh, Ray Romano and Darius Rucker. Planning on attending? Check out our “Insider’s Guide” which will show you the ropes on best viewing spots, what to bring and important shuttle information. Thursday-Saturday beginning at 8am and Sunday beginning at 7:30pm. $60.
If you haven’t seen Hairspray then you need to get over to the Golden Bough Theatre this weekend. The Broadway hit will take you back to the ‘60s when dance shows featuring attractive youngins ruled the airwaves. Follow the story of a “pleasantly plump” teen who vows to break the mold and get her debut on the Corny Collins Dance Show. Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:30pm, Casanova Street and 8th Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $7-$20.
Celebrate a not-so-cuddly creature at the Monterey Bay Aquarium this Valentine’s Day weekend. Shark Days will feature all sorts of family-fun filled activities like shark and bat ray feedings, a behind the scenes tour, stories about sharks from staff members and more! 10am-5pm, 886 Cannery Row, Monterey. Free with aquarium admission. The behind the scenes tour is $12 (or $10 for members), click here for reservations.
Have a great time in the name of a good cause at Clambake for a Cure. At this exclusive event mix and mingle with celebrities and top golfers, drink fine wine, eat fantastic food and bid on one-of-a-kind auction items. 4pm-9pm, Gilbert's on Fisherman's Wharf, 30 Fisherman's Wharf #1, Monterey. $125, proceeds go to Musella Foundation for Brain Tumor Research and Treatment.
The City of Monterey and the Monterey Conference Center are pleased to announce the latest Alvarado Gallery exhibit, Monterey: Past, Present and Future. Celebrate Justin Ward’s accomplishments at the gallery’s opening reception tonight! 5:30pm-7pm, 1 Portola Plaza, Monterey. Free admission.
Local favorite Phat Chants will be performing live on the patio at the Mucky Duck in downtown Monterey tonight. Come on out and enjoy some stellar classic rock hits. 6pm-10pm, 479 Alvarado Street, Monterey. Free cover.
Pierce Ranch Vineyards hosts a live performance by Moss Landing locals The Good Sams. Their take on hillbilly swing is sure to get you to stay and order another glass of wine. 8:30pm, 499 Wave Street, Monterey.
Just down the street from Pierce you will come across more live music at Bullwacker’s. Tonight A Band of Ninjas takes over the mic to showcase their amazing abilities in covering songs from a slew of artists like Paula Abdul, Billy Idol and The Eagles. 8:30pm, 653 Wave Street, Monterey. No cover.
Need a relaxing night out? Join Rex Wheeler at the London Bridge Pub tonight has he performs easy-going acoustic rock music. 9pm, 256 Figueroa St., Wharf #2, Monterey. No cover.
Cupid just called and he wants you to attend the Valentine Sweethearts Luncheon at the Bernardus Lodge. Lovers will be greeted with champagne cocktails before creating a box of indulgent handmade chocolate truffles. A grand wine country buffet will follow with grilled organic vegetables, artisan cheeses, natural prime beef, local seafood and decadent desserts. 11:00am-2:00pm, 415 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley. $95 per person. Call 831- for reservations.
Take your sweetheart out for the ultimate wine tasting adventure! The Valentine’s Passport will give you exclusive access to fourteen different wineries along the River Road Trail in Monterey County. Each artisan vineyard will perfectly pair their wine with scrumptious treats and offer special discounts. You will even get a special souvenir wine glass to keep as a memento. 11am-4pm, River Road Wine Trail. $30 or $15 for designated drivers.
If you are in the mood for rock then tonight is the night to hit up the Mucky Duck. Outer Edge will be rockin’ it out on the patio for your pure enjoyment. 6pm-10pm, 479 Alvarado Street, Monterey. Free cover.
Bullwacker’s presents Firefly tonight! This fun and funky four-piece band covers hits spanning three decades including artists like the Doobie Brothers, Tina Turner and Van Morrison. 8:30pm, 653 Wave Street, Monterey. No cover.
John Michael performs tonight at the London Bridge Pub. You don’t want to miss his awesome alternative flair. 9:30pm, 256 Figueroa St., Wharf #2, Monterey. No cover.
Run in the name of love this morning! A special “Together with Love” 10K and 5K run/walk take place on Pacific Grove’s gorgeous coastline to support the Monterey County Rape Crisis Center. 7:30am registration, 9am start time, Lovers Point Park, Pacific Grove. $38 day of race.
Bring the kiddos out to MY Museum today for a Valentine’s Day Extravaganza! Special guest Ms. Fancy Nancy will read a special story to fancified tots and there will be plenty of treats and crafts for all. Be sure to dress to impress! 10:30am, 425 Washington Street, Monterey. $20, $15 for members.
Catch a showing of one of Andy Warhol’s rarely viewed video art pieces, “Kitchen.” The Monterey Museum of Art-La Mirada will be showing the film this afternoon. “Kitchen” shows Warhol’s fascination with fame and features the colorful personalities of 'Superstars.' 2pm, Via Mirada, Monterey. Free with museum admission.
It’s another Reggae Sunday out at the Mucky Duck. Tony Miles will be jammin’ out on the patio this evening so head on over; you know you want to mon’! 4pm, 479 Alvarado Street, Monterey. Free cover.
As the Content Manager at the Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Allyson manages digital marketing and social media for SeeMonterey. If she's not taking scenic pictures around the county, you are likely to find her on the Monterey Bay Coastal Rec Trail, sipping wine in Carmel Valley or hiking at Fort Ord National Monument.