Posted on: Friday, January 23, 2009 1:38 PM by Nicole Gustas
Friday The Monterey Conference Center has the opening for the art show Locals Looking Outside the Box from 5:30-7pm. Wave Street Studios has an art opening from Michael Snodgrass and Christine Colon Norlander at 6pm. La Playa Hotel shows off some spectacular food and wine pairings with the Ridge Winemaker Dinner. Get a bit of retro with The Best of Doo Wop at the Sunset Center at 8pm. Do some free-form dancing with DJ Theo at Chautauqua Hall, from 8-10pm. The Hippodrome's anniversary party is tonight! Party until the wee hours at the biggest night club between San Francisco and Los Angeles. The Pacific Repertory Theater captures the hearts of tweens everywhere with a live stage version of High School Musical 2 at the Golden Bough Theater. Saturday Do some good at Fort Ord Dunes by helping out with cleanup and dune restoration, starting at 10am. It's a foodie's paradise at the Wine and Food Festival at the National Steinbeck Center Museum. Dress to the nines and partake of great local food and wine. High School Musical takes over the Golden Bough Theater again! For kids The Monterey Public Library has Saturday Storytime and a Sunday endangered animals program called "Zoo to You." Kids can go on a safe trail ride on Saturday through the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center. If none of these events tickle your fancy, there's lots more at the Monterey County Weekly's events calendar.