This Weekend’s Top Events: November 9 – 11, 2012
Listen to the relaxing South American jams from Osvaldo Vergara of the Kombucheros at Pierce Ranch Vineyards tonight. Buy a glass, or a bottle, of vino and enjoy! 8:30pm-10:30pm, 499 Wave Street, Monterey. Free event for those 21 and older.
Hit the links this morning with the Central Coast Veterans Cemetery Foundation at Bayonet and Blackhorse in Seaside. Heroes’ Open III will raise dollars towards a cemetery for local military veterans. 9am, 1 McClure Way, Seaside. $175.
The holidays are just around the corner and Bernardus wants to get you prepped! Join the staff out at the Lodge for some helpful tips on Holiday Entertaining in style. Chef Cal Stamenov and pastry chef Ben Spungin share some of their favorite holiday recipes while florist Susanna Gamble teaches you how to create the perfect centerpiece. Guests will also sample some of the harvest’s bounty including wine, cheese and hors d’oeuvres. 1pm-3pm, 415 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley. $95.
Sip your way around the fabulous wines of Monterey County at the unique Del Monte Aviation Hangar at the Monterey Regional Airport. Party in the Hangar showcases wines from over 40 different local wineries and food from 10 tasty restaurants. 1pm-4pm, 100 Sky Park Drive, Monterey. $60 in advance and $70 at the door.
Check out some of the Fabulous Ferns along Garzas Creek with guides from the Monterey Peninsula Regional Parks District this morning. Hikers will enjoy the serenity of the Terrace Trail with stunning views of the canyon. The 3.3 mile hike is expected to take 3 hours. Don’t forget to wear good hiking shoes and to bring plenty of water and snacks. 9:30am, East Garzas River Trailhead, Carmel Valley. Free event.
Argh! My Museum is putting young pirates to the test with a treasure hunt throughout downtown Monterey this afternoon. Hundreds of mini-Jack Sparrows will hit up several businesses for the missing treasure. Don’t miss out on the prizes, grub and fun! 2pm-5pm, 425 Washington Street, Monterey. $15.
The Carmel Music Society presents a special performance from pianist Jeffrey Kahane at the Sunset Center. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with works from Bach, Schubert, Schumann, Haas and Chopin. 3pm, San Carlos Street at Ninth Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $48-$60.