The Smuin Ballet presents their Spring program at the Sunset Center in Carmel-by-the-Sea this weekend! The program will include the romantic ballet Momentum, a ballet set to Mozart’s "Requiem" by choreographer Amy Seiwert and To the Beatles which will be set to famous Beatles hits including “Help,” “Day Tripper” and “Come Together.” Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm. San Carlos Street at Ninth Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $49-$59.
Head to the Monterey Bay Aquarium as they celebrate World Oceans Day this weekend. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the treasures of the ocean, the threats it faces and what we can do to keep it healthy. Special activities include live musical performances, kids' activities, a family craft room, readings of Dr. Seuss’s One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, sustainable cooking demos and much more! Saturday and Sunday, 9am-6pm. 886 Cannery Row, Monterey. Included with Aquarium admission.
Pacific Grove will hold its monthly Wine, Art & Music Walk tonight throughout the quaint Victorian town. The tour will take visitors to the city’s finest art venues. Art Walk maps will be available at any of the participating locations and at the Chamber. 6-9pm, Pacific Grove. Free admission.
Santa Lucia Café will feature a live concert from the Terry Shehorn Trio tonight. The trio (playing keys, drums and bass) will perform hits from the ‘60s and ‘70s. 7pm-10pm, 484 Washington Street, Monterey. No cover.
A Number will play tonight at Circle Theatre in Carmel-by-the-Sea! The science fiction drama addresses issues in human cloning and the theory of nurture vs. nature. 7:30pm, Monte Verde St. and 8th, Carmel-by-the-Sea .Tickets $7-$35.
Victory Lane with Elina will be will be rocking out tonight at Bullwacker’s on Cannery Row! Don’t miss classic rock covers from the Beatles, Led Zepplin and more! 8:30pm, 653 Cannery Row, Monterey. No cover.
London Bridge Pub will host Rex Wheeler tonight! Rex will entertain with an electric acoustic vibe. 9pm, 256 Figueroa St., Wharf #2, Monterey. No cover.
Join Paraiso Vineyards in Soledad for the 2nd Annual Winery Walk. The 5-mile morning walk will wander throughout the scenic terrain on Paraiso property. After the walk participants and friends are welcome for a post-walk event including brunch, a Farmers’ Market, exercise demos, a wine reception and more! Funds raised during the event will go towards scholarships to agricultural employee’s children, support for research efforts through the American Vineyard Foundation and support for other charities throughout the community. To register for the walk call 831-375-9400. 8:30am, 37500 Foothill Road, Soledad. $100 per walker.
The Ventana Wilderness Alliance will hold a Celebration of Trails today at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park. The day begins at Big Sur Station at 10am with trail work projects for everyone! Tools and light refreshments will be provided. At 3pm the Big Sur Station will hold a reception for the unveiling of the Ventana Trails Forever Fund (an endowment to support public trail maintenance across the Ventana and Big Sur region). Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. 10am-5pm, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, Big Sur, CA.
The Monterey County Fair and the Monterey Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival are teaming up for Cowboy Day at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. Round up the family for plenty of entertainment including a Miss Monterey National Horse Show Competition, horse demos and great food! 12pm-6pm. 2004 Fairgrounds Road, Monterey. Free admission.
Calling all kids! My Museum is holding Yo Yo Day today and will celebrate all things yo yo! Learn some new yo yo moves or buy a new one at the museum. 12:30pm-2pm, 425 Washington Street, Monterey. Free with museum admission.
Carmel-by-the-Sea’s Circle Theatre will feature a performance of Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice tonight. The modernized Greek myth of Orpheus is told through the story’s heroine, Eurydice. The entertaining plot takes Eurydice on a journey to Hades where she is reunited with her father. She will be confronted with the decision to stay in the Underworld with her father or to return to the land of the living. 2pm and 7:30pm, Monte Verde St. and 8th, Carmel-by-the-Sea. Tickets $7-$35.
Don’t miss the John Michael Duo at Santa Lucia Café tonight! The duo will pay tribute to one of the best in the business, Frank Sinatra. Grab a glass of Italian wine and enjoy! 7pm-10pm, 484 Washington Street, Monterey. No cover.
Not one, not two, but four bands will play tonight at Jose’s Underground Lounge! Thirty9FingerS, Praetorian, Ontogeny and ANGERHEAD will have an extreme metal jam session! It will be a head banging good time! 8pm, 638 Wave Street, Monterey.
Enjoy original rock and R&B from Tom Faia and Juice tonight at Bullwacker’s! 8:30pm, 653 Cannery Row, Monterey. No cover.
Head to Fernwood Tavern in Big Sur and listen to original jams from Le Vice. Le Vice’s unique style is a mix of hip hop, indie and funky pop. 9pm, 47200 Highway One, Big Sur. No cover.
Acoustic rock group Souvenir will play at London Bridge Pub tonight. They will mix things up with a little bit of classic rock, country, pop and more! 9:30pm, 256 Figueroa St., Wharf #2, Monterey. No cover.
Get ready for Cannery Row’s 8th Annual Block Party! This event is a lively family favorite with kids' games, food, music and entertainment! Special animal shows will be held from Wild Things and several balloon artists will be available to create your favorite balloon animal. 11am-5pm. Cannery Row, Monterey. Free admission.
Paige Too will be performing at Big Sur River Inn this afternoon! Enjoy the sunshine on the patio by the river! 1pm-5pm, Highway One at Pheneger Creek, Big Sur. No cover.
Circle Theatre in charming Carmel-by-the-Sea will feature a performance of Eurydice tonight. This modernized story comes from the Greek myth of Orpheus. The plot takes Eurydice on a journey through life and death. When she is reunited with her father in the Underworld she must choose between the land of the living or the dead. 2pm. Monte Verde St. and 8th, Carmel-by-the-Sea. Tickets $7-$35.
CANCELLED! The Camper Van Beethoven concert has been cancelled due to the rain. The event will take place next Sunday, June 12th. The Henry Miller Library in Big Sur will host a special concert by Camper Van Beethoven tonight! If you were an alternative kid in the ‘80s, you listened to your cassingles of “Take the Skinheads Bowling” and “Pictures of Matchstick Men” until they wore out. If you’re a little younger, you’ve probably heard the Sublime cover of “Eye of Fatima” or Teenage Fanclub’s version of “Take the Skinheads Bowling.” Tonight, Camper Van Beethoven will play their epic ‘80s album, “Key Lime Pie,” in full. 6pm, Highway 1, Big Sur. Tickets are $28 (plus fees).
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.