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Dec 1 – Jan 6
Ice Skating by the Bay 
Celebrate the holidays amidst the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink located in Custom House Plaza behind Portola Hotel & Spa. Skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland right by the Bay.

Dec 30 – Jan 1
14th Annual New Year’s Championship 
Pebble Beach Resorts invites golfers to the 14th Annual New Year’s Championship, a two-person best-ball format with gross and net flights. Celebrate the New Year at Pebble Beach Resorts!

Jan 1
29TH Rio Grill’s Resolutions Run! 
This race features an absolutely gorgeous course that includes trails, roads and stunning water vistas along the way. The run starts at the Rio Grill in the Crossroads Shopping Village, Highway 1 at Rio Road in Carmel, California.

Jan 1 – 3
Pebble Beach Equestrian Center Winter Camp! 
With more than 27 miles of marked equestrian trails that run deep in the beautiful Del Monte Forest, Pebble Beach Equestrian Center offers a memorable horseback riding experience.Choose from a variety of daily trail tours that are led by friendly and professional guides, bond with colleagues on a team-building excursion, or treat your child with a pony ride. You can also bring your horse and take a private or group riding lesson, or enjoy one of our many rescue horses. Horse grooming, boarding and training is also available.

Jan 4
First Friday 
Enjoy live music, craft cocktails, and the work of Currents artist Patricia Qualls and FLUX artist Coille Hooven

Jan 8
The Farmer’s Market at Old Monterey Marketplace 
The Old Monterey Farmers Market, established in 1991, comprises of 3 ½ city blocks and runs year-round rain or shine. During the summer it’s the largest gathering of people in Monterey County, attracting more that 10,000 locals and tourists in one location. You can travel the world in just three blocks, finding arts and crafts, handmade jewelry, furniture, clothing, international food, organic produce, flowers, and pastries.

Jan 10
Sunset Presents: Elvis and Me – An Evening with Priscilla Presley 
An Evening with Priscilla Presley will feature open conversations about her personal story, her life with Elvis and her life after he passed. As Priscilla opens her world with personal photos, home movies and film clips, the audience will get a glimpse of life behind the scenes. For the very first time, personal questions and curiosities will be asked and answered. This very intimate occasion will be enlightening, interesting and honest, making for a very rare and special evening.

Jan 10 – 13
26Th Annual Monterey SwingFest! 
Dance workshops feature past and present world and national champions, plus open dancing. Presented by Central Coast Swing Dance at the Monterey Hyatt Regency. Adult, Jrs, International, Student, Non-Dance Spectator & All Star/Champion passes available! All Star/Champions FREE if you competed at J&J O’Rama or Halloween SwingThing.

Jan 12
Winter Bird Count at Upper Carr Lake 
Calling all early birds to join us for a bird count in Upper Carr Lake, Salinas and then cleanup the park afterwards!

Jan 12
An Evening with Branford Marsalis 
Three-time GRAMMY Award-winning saxophonist and New Orleans native Branford Marsalis has jazz running through his veins. The sons of a jazz singer and music professor, Marsalis and his brothers have risen to the upper echelons of modern jazz due to their virtuosic playing and technique. In an astounding four decade career, the living legend has performed and recorded with the likes of Miles Davis, Art Blakey, and Herbie Hancock. A musical chameleon, Marsalis is unafraid to defy and blend genres, making him a formidable performer in not only jazz, but classical and mainstream music. Revered for his glowing tone, subtle yet lush phrasing and witty phrasing, the muso and his band don’t just play a song, but regularly raise the roof with cathartic flights of intense, visceral playing. Long may the King of the Reed reign!

Jan 13
Wonderful Winter Bridal Show 
You plan plan your entire wedding in just one day! Shop for all of your wedding and reception needs – all in one location. Save time and save GAS! There is no need to make dozens of phone calls or and drive all over the county to interview wedding caterers, florists, photographers, etc.

Jan 16
Sunset Presents: Styx 
The six men comprising Styx have committed to rocking the Paradise together with audiences far and wide by entering their second decade of averaging over 100 shows a year, and each one of them is committed to making the next show better than the last. Styx draws from over four decades of barnburning chart hits, joyous singalongs, and hard-driving deep cuts. Like a symphony that builds to a satisfying crescendo, a Styx set covers a wide range of stylistic cornerstones. From the progressively sweeping splendor that is “The Grand Illusion” to the hunker-down fortitude of all that is the “Blue Collar Man,” from the majestic spiritual love for a special “Lady” to the seething indictment of preening, primping pageantry for pageantry’s sake of “Miss America,” from an individual yearning for true connection as a “Man in the Wilderness” to a soul-deep quest to achieve what’s at the heart of one’s personal vision in “Crystal Ball,” from the regal reach-for-the-stars bravado of “Come Sail Away” to the grainy all-in gallop of that rugged “Renegade” who had it made, the band draws on an unlimited cache of ways to immerse one’s mind and body in their signature sound.

Jan 16
Kick the Sugar Habit! 
The average American consumes upwards of 150 pounds of sugar per year. Added sugar hides in unsuspecting places such as sauces, soups, condiments and even sausages and hot dogs. Over consuming added sugar, and carbohydrates in general, can put a strain on the body and lead to inflammation and elevated blood sugar, both of which have been shown to contribute to chronic disease. There are easy ways to reduce your sugar intake–education is the first step!

Jan 18
60th Anniversary Kickoff Reception 
Join us as we kick off our 60th anniversary and the opening of a new exhibition “Wouldn’t You Know” with small bites, local wines, and the company of fellow art lovers.

Jan 18
Third Friday Art Walk – ArtWorks@Pacific Grove 
Third Friday Art Walk- Art Works @ Pacific GroveArt Works @ Pacific Grove Studios & Gallery- A local Artists’ Cooperative

Jan 19
Fun and Games Night 
21+ come have some fun. Join us for Snacks, Beer, Wine and Entertainment! Traditionally a place for little ones, this special night is for grown-ups ages 21+ only! MY Museum is thrilled to announce its 6th Annual Fun & Games Night. This event will feature tons of fun board games, a DJ in the tree house, entertainment, awesome food from various local restaurants and lots of beer and wines. Tickets required!

Jan 19
Monterey State Beach Restoration Planting 
Volunteers are invited to come and enjoy the scenery, some live music, and help restore the natural beauty of the Monterey State Beach Dunes in Seaside, CA. We hope that our planting will help the continuous process of restoration for the dunes to come back to their natural cycle by planting native plants that are especially adapted to this area!

Jan 19 – Jan 21
Big Sur Foragers Festival 2019 
The event has traditionally served as a fundraiser for the Big Sur Health Center. The community’s non-profit health center will receive the proceeds from the foraging events to continue to support the presence of local health care services in the Big Sur area.
The four-day festival affords Big Sur area restaurants the opportunity to host the culinary expertise of notable chefs who will be preparing unique fare ranging from rustic to elegant, paired alongside the central coast region’s amazing selection of wine and beer.

Jan 20
Antique & Vintage Market 
Monterey Bay Antiques & Vintage Market is a monthly market where you will find that cherished antique, a sought after vintage collectible or maybe some fun retro. We have the finest antique and vintage vendors on the central coast. Each vendor brings their unique personality and special collections to the market. Discover that one of a kind painting, watercolor or print. You will come upon everything from mid century modern to the primitives. The market has exotic and rare collectibles, each one a treasure for you. You will find a wide of range items from home décor, indoor & outdoor furniture, cloths, clothing, antique and vintage jewelry antique rugs, lamps, industrial retro, and so much more.

Jan 25 – 27
Pebble Beach Culinary Getaway 
One of the world’s greatest destinations invites you to stir, sip and savor at the Pebble Beach Culinary Getaway. This all-inclusive three-day retreat combines hands-on demos with memorable meals, designed to satisfy the taste buds and sharpen your cooking skills. From awesome sauce creations, making waves with seafood today and blind wine tastings, to a five-course sensory dinner, prepare to savor the best in California cuisine through interactive experiences led by hospitality’s finest chefs.

Jan 26
Planting at Fort Ord National Monument 
Since 1994, Return of the Natives (R.O.N.) has worked with community volunteers and the Bureau of Land Management to restore and revitalize Fort Ord. In 2012, Fort Ord became a national monument due to its ecological and historical importance. We are excited to have live music throughout the event by Sensory Tribe!

Jan 26
Half Marathon at Pebble Beach 
Join us for an unforgettable race weekend experience at Pebble Beach Resorts! The vineyard vines Half Marathon at Pebble Beach is the first race to run exclusively on 17-Mile Drive. These 10k and 5k races will run through private resort grounds, with the majority of each course featuring scenic views of 17-Mile Drive.

Jan 26 – Jan 27
Whalefest Monterey 
This free, fun and educational interactive family event for all ages celebrates the migration of the gray whales and much more! The event, which features a 2-day Symposium with world-renowned marine experts and dozens of exhibit booths, benefits many local and national marine organizations that educate, inspire, and empower the public to protect the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

Jan 31 – Feb 24
Billy Elliot the Musical 
Billy Elliot the Musical has been seen by almost 12 million people across five continents and collected over 80 awards in its lifetime. It has played for over 11 hugely successful years in London’s West End and on a spectacular 18-month long UK and Ireland tour.


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