Prepare to get spooked at the Monterey Mirror Maze! The family friendly Mirror Maze gets dressed up for Halloween Friday and Saturday nights. 8pm, 751 Cannery Row, Monterey. $15 per person or bring 3 donated canned goods to get $5 off your ticket.
See Family Ties character "Skippy" aka Marc Price this weekend at Planet Gemini. The young actor is now a glorified stand-up comedian who has opened for acts like Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno. Friday and Saturday from 8pm-1:30am, 2110 Fremont Street, Monterey. $10.
Start your Christmas shopping early and head to the Monterey Bay HarvestFest Arts & Crafts Faire at Custom House Plaza this weekend. Several juried artists will be selling all sorts of masterpieces in jewelry, glass, ceramics, canvas art and more. Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm, 4 Custom House Plaza, Monterey. Free event.
Don't miss the final Wine, Art and Music Walk of the year in Pacific Grove this evening. Several shops and art galleries throughout downtown open their doors for live music, refreshments and lots of fun. Pick up a free map of participating businesses at the Chamber of Commerce. 6pm-9pm, 584 Central Avenue, Pacific Grove. Free event.
Kids get tricked out today for Pacific Grove's 2nd Annual Trick-or-Treating event. Trick-or-treaters will receive complimentary candy and goodies at participating downtown businesses. 10am-4pm, Downtown Pacific Grove. Free event.
Once kids get their sugar fix at the trick-or-treating event they can head over to the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History for Science Saturday where spiders and snakes are the stars of the show. Kids can hold a live snake, view live spiders, make a spider web and trick-or-treat around the Museum while learning all about arachnids and reptiles. 11am-3pm, 165 Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove. Free event.
Earthbound Farm throws a Fall Fun Day today! Load up on pumpkins, take a stroll through the corn maze or just enjoy the warmth of Carmel Valley. 11am-3pm, 7250 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel. Free admission.
Celebrate Carmel-by-the-Sea's 97th birthday with a party and a Halloween parade! The costume encouraged parade begins on Ocean Avenue at 11am and ends at the Sunset Center where the celebration continues with live entertainment and a hot dog lunch. 11am, Ocean Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea. Free event.
Show off your Halloween costume at Carmel Plaza this afternoon after the festivities at the Sunset Center. Their Halloween Costume Contest is sure to be a hoot with prizes given away in various categories. 1pm-2:30pm, Ocean Avenue and Mission Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea. Free event.
Need to get your kids out of the house? Enjoy Family Day at the Monterey Museum of Art- La Mirada where everyone gets free admission for the day. Special activities include a scavenger hunt, crafts and storytelling. 12pm-4pm, 720 Via Mirada, Monterey. Free event.
Bernardus Lodge & Winery in Carmel Valley invite guests to take part in their bountiful harvest with a Grape Crush and Oyster Shuck. The family style lunch in the vineyards will also include festive activities like grape stomping and barrel tasting. 1pm-3pm, 415 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley. $95.
Looking for a knee slappin' good time? Check out the Party in the Village Concert & Barn Dance at Hidden Valley. There will be a BBQ, dancing, silent auction and lots of live entertainment from Casey Frazier and the California Cowboys. 5pm-10:30pm, 88 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley. $35 in advance and $40 at the door.
Don't miss an exceptional performance from the Juilliard String Quartet at the Sunset Center. Tonight they play works from Haydn, Jesse Jones and Beethoven. 8pm, San Carlos Street and Ninth Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $41-$56.
Head over to Big Sur tonight for a performance from Hot Blood Orkestar at the Fernwood Tavern. This energetic group blends all sorts of sounds including modern groove and traditional music from the Balkans, Turkey and Greece. 9pm, 47200 Highway One, Big Sur. Free event.
Country music sensation Vince Gill takes the stage tonight at the Sunset Center. The highly decorated musician's hits include "When I Call Your Name," "Restless," and "I Believe in You." 7:30pm, San Carlos Street and Ninth Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $99-$129.