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Jun 1
First Friday 
Grassroots event sponsored by several local participating businesses in downtown Pacific Grove, CA. Founded by Artisana Gallery in March of 2010. Join us every month on the 1st Friday from 6:00-9:00pm. Look for the Green flags to signify participating businesses. Pacific Grove Art Center open from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. For more information, contact Artisana Gallery at (831) 655-9775 or firstfridaypg@gmail.com

Jun 1 – 2
Smuin’s Dance Series 02 
Smuin’s Dance Series 02 features the return of Helen Pickett’s “stirring and gorgeously dispatched” Oasis, featuring a lush original score by House of Cards composer Jeff Beal (San Francisco Chronicle); Choreographer in Residence Amy Seiwert’s visually stunning Falling Up; and an exciting world premiere from local dance maker Val Caniparoli.

Jun 2
87th Annual Monterey History and Art La Merienda 
La Merienda! Come celebrate the City of Monterey’s 248th birthday with a very special BBQ buffet extravaganza, a five-star culinary experience created by the old fishermans grotto chefs and the VIP Merienda Barbecue Committee, with entertainment by Mike y 30rotta, Jr. & special guests, mariachis, folklorico dancers, and a festive “Californio” party in the historic Memory Garden on Custom House Plaza.

Jun 2 – 3
Castroville Artichoke Festival 
Castroville Artichoke Festival at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center. The fun includes: great entertainment, Artichoke Eating Contest, Argo-Art, Field Tours, Ca. Wine Expo, Arts & Crafts, Food Vendors, Artichoke Food Demos, Farmers Market, Artichoke Food Booths, and much more!

Jun 4 – 8
Little Inklings – Five-Day Art Camp 
The Monterey Museum of Art offers Summer Camps for children ages five through sixteen. Bring a healthy snack, a bottle of water, wear old clothes or bring an apron, and let’s get creative at camp! Children remain on-site at our Pacific Street location the duration of the camp.

Jun 8
Mission San Antonio Fiesta 
Our annual Fiesta (Sunday June 10, 2018) is a fun filled day for all! Beginning with our special Fiesta Mass at 9:00 am (there will NOT be an 11 am Mass this year) followed by a traditional oak-fired barbeque offering your choice of chicken or top sirloin dinners. Dance to live music. Buy a homemade dessert, enjoy a glass of beer or wine, and visit with local artisans whose wares will be on display. Your children will have a great time winning prizes at the game booths. This is a real community-oriented family event that’s not to be missed! New Hours this Year: 10 am to 2 pm.

Jun 8 – 10
Ink at the Bay 
The “Ink at the Bay” Tattoo Convention will feature local and international artists tattooing on site.

Jun 9 – 10
Monterey Super Spartan Race 
There’s nothing mediocre about this middle distance race. The Spartan Super offers the ideal blend between distance and speed. Offering racers a true athletic test. If you consider yourself a more seasoned athlete determined to push beyond excuses, you just might have the mettle for a Spartan Super. Serving up 24-29 Spartan Obstacles and 8-10 miles of rugged terrain, the Spartan Super spares no one. Developed as the second race in the Spartan Trifecta, the Super is where you prove to yourself you’ve got everything it takes to face the Beast.

Jun 9 – 10
The Monterey Wine Festival 
Now in its 42nd year The Monterey Wine Festival has established itself as the premier wine & food event in Monterey. Saturday & Sunday lucky guests will fine savoring bites of wonderful foods that pair well with beers and spirits and sips of world class wines. Now the festival features many new editions like cocktail camp, an entire array of craft spirits and more that keep guests happy and the palate alive with anticipation. Beers and live music added into the mix make this a not to be missed celebration.

Jun 10
Ziggy Marley 
Throughout the course of his three-decade career and 16 albums, Ziggy Marley has built a music legacy worthy of his legendary family name. With seven GRAMMY® Awards and an EMMY® to his credit, the humanitarian, singer, songwriter, and producer continually progresses at every turn. Ziggy’s musical history dates back to ten-years-old when he would watch his father Bob Marley record in the studio. His eight-album catalog with the Melody Makers encompasses three GRAMMY® Awards, countless sold out shows, and anthems including “Look Who’s Dancing,” “Tomorrow People,” and “Conscious Party.” Since making his solo debut in 2003, he received the GRAMMY® Award for “Best Reggae Album” in 2006, 2012, and 2015 in addition to the Award for “Best Children’s Album” in 2011 recognizing his first children’s album Family Time.

Jun 11 – 15
Robotics using LEGO WeDo – Five-Day LEGO Camp 
Build and program robots in this introductory Robotics class using the LEGO® WeDo® system. Learn basic programming skills, simple engineering concepts, and the names of robot components. Work in small groups to complete several projects using tilt and motion sensors. This is a great way to prepare young Robotics enthusiasts for our more advanced Robotics programs.

Jun 13
Wednesday Wine Time 
Join Boete Winery on the 2nd Wednesday of every month for wine pairing with cheese & chocolate from 5:00 to 7:00 pm $10 per person

June 15
Tyler Farr 
Tyler Farr’s a thinker, an observer of the human condition, a man in the middle of a surging testosterone country movement in today’s Nashville who insists on digging a little deeper, getting a little realer and owning how hard it can be.

Jun 16
Art & Wine Celebration 
Our 14th Annual Art & Wine Celebration on June 16, 2018 from 11 am – 5 pm in the fabulous Carmel Valley Village in Carmel Valley, California. highlight our local artists and winemakers! This block party features artists showcasing their original pieces to include wood sculptures, jewelry, clothing, paintings and more! Mixed in the event, wineries will be pouring their award-winning vintages and offering enticing wine specials and club offers.

Jun 17
Run in the Name of Love 
Run in the Name of Love is a unique event offering runners and walkers the opportunity to honor and pay tribute to the very special people in their lives. Participants will enjoy the charm of Carmel-by-the-Sea, its historic sites, the unparalleled natural beauty of the course (with views of sandy white beaches, the dramatic Pacific Ocean, Point Lobos, and Pebble Beach) and a memorable finish celebration.

Jun 17
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 decor, indoor & outdoor furniture, cloths, clothing, antique and vintage jewelry antique rugs, lamps, industrial retro, and so much more.

Jun 18 – 20
Bayonet Black Horse of Seaside, California, a pair of premier public-access courses among the acclaimed Monterey Peninsula golf landscape, will host the 2018 PGA Professional Championship, the world’s largest all-professional event. The 51st edition of the PGA Professional Championship will be June 17-20, 2018, marking the return of the 312-player event that was first conducted at Bayonet Black Horse in 2012. Bayonet Black Horse also was the site of the 2016 Senior PGA Professional Championship.

Jun 21
Summer Solstice Dinner 
Join us for another magical evening under the stars in celebration of the year’s Summer Solstice. Al fresco dining, family-style – bring your friends to enjoy Cima Collina’s newest releases paired with tasty Chef Jerome creations. A special Father’s Day gift! Limited Seating

Jun 18 – 22
Seedlings – Five-Day Art Camp 
Get your hands dirty in this fun week of indoor and outdoor nature projects including gardening, mosaics, flower pressing, and other nature-inspired creative projects—with a little science tossed in as well.

Jun 21 – Jul 8
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time 
Based on the international best-seller, the play takes us inside the mind of Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old math savant who talks in loud declamatory sentences, doesn’t do “chat,” and can’t stand to be touched. When he discovers one night that his neighbor’s dog has been murdered, Christopher sets out to solve the crime, embarking on a thrilling journey that will upend both his world, and ours.

Jun 22 – 24
MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship 
Many of the world’s greatest motorcycle road racers will descend upon WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round featuring the MotoAmerica Championship of Monterey. The international and national two-wheel spectacular is a thrilling and daring demonstration of rider and machine working as one, with championship implications both in the United States and on the world scene.

Jun 23
Bacon Fest 
Come enjoy a day in the sun with great music and everything bacon. There will even be a BaconBar serving Bacon Margueritas and Bacon Bloody Marys among other bacon embellished drinks.

Jun 23
House and Garden Tour 
The First Murphy House is owned by the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea and maintained by the Carmel Heritage Society. Residents and visitors can enjoy historic exhibits, and our growing research library consists of video and audio tapes, books and periodicals about the history of Carmel. The First Murphy House is a unique place to meet friends and reminisce.

Jun 24
Dark Star Orchestra 
On any given night, the band will perform a show based on a set list from the Grateful Dead’s 30 years of extensive touring or use their catalog to program a unique set list for the show. By recreating set lists from the past, and by developing their own sets of Dead songs, Dark Star Orchestra offers a continually evolving artistic outlet within this musical canon. Honoring both the band and the fans, Dark Star Orchestra’s talented members seek out the unique style and sound of each era while simultaneously offering their own informed improvisations.

Jun 25 – 27
Conference and Dollmaking School 
The NIADA Conference and Dollmaking School is a wonderful opportunity for artists, collectors and everyone interested in the expanding world of doll art to experience the cutting edge of this dynamic art form. The Conference will offer attendees four days of opportunities to meet new people, to inspire and to be inspired.

Jun 25 – 29
Creature Creations – Five-Day Art Camp 
Take a walk on the wild side! This week you’ll sculpt, paint, draw and collage your favorite animals, bugs and imaginary critters while experimenting with different art media and techniques.

Jun 29 – Jul 1
Monterey Comic Con 
Monterey’s annual comic con celebrating all things pop culture.

Jun 30
Monterey International Blues Festival 
MIBF strives to preserve the blues, a great American music tradition by introducing festival attendees to all of its colors, shapes, and forms, with the goal of increasing appreciation and thereby creating a new, expanded audience, for the blues.

Jun 30 – Sep 1
Evenings by the Bay 
Join us for Evenings by the bay! Extended summer hours until 8 p.m. on Saturdays allow you to see the Aquarium in a whole new light. Stroll our galleries with fewer people as you enjoy a glass of wine and listen to live musical performances. Plus, enjoy delicious, sustainable food featuring the freshest ingredients sourced from Monterey Bay and the central Valley.









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