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February 2004

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February 2004

February 1
149th Birthday of Pt Pinos Light
Pacific Grove
Tel: 831-648-5716 ext. 13
The historic lighthouse at Asilomar and Lighthouse in Pacific Grove has sent its helpful beacon into the night for 149 years. Join in a free birthday party and learn about the lightkeepers of years past.

February 2-8
AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
Pebble Beach
Tel: 800-541-9091
The AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am is a 72-hole PGA Tour golf championship with 180 top tour professionals and 180 star-studded celebrity amateurs competing head-to-head at this year's event.

February 6-7
Ensemble Monterey
Salinas (6), Carmel (7)
Tel: 831-333-1283
Ensemble Monterey offers "Octet": an evening of Mendelssohn's Octet for Strings and Schubert's Octet for Strings and Winds.

February 8
Julliard String Quartet
Tel: 831-625-2212
Chamber Music Monterey Bay presents the Julliard String Quartet in a program celebrating this outstanding ensemble's 40th anniversary as Resident Quartet of the U.S. Library of Congress. Pieces include the Haydn String Quartet Op. 55, Dvorak's String Quartet in C major, Op. 6, and three Webern pieces.

February 8
18th Annual Together with Love Run and Walk
Pacific Grove
Tel: 831-373-3389
[email protected]
This 10k run/5k walk on a mostly flat, looped course around beautiful Monterey Bay is the fastest growing footrace on the Central Coast.

February 12-March 7
Blood Brothers
Tel: 831-622-0100
Pacific Repertory Theater opens its winter season with this award-winning musical drama with music, book and lyrics by Willy Russell.

February 13-15
Wine Passport Weekend
Tel: 831-375-9400
Explore the Monterey County Wine Trails and enjoy a unique Valentine's weekend celebration.

February 14
Love at the Aquarium
Tel: 831-647-6877
Love is in the air - and underwater - at this romantic event that includes a candlelight dinner, wine and chocolate tastings, a DJ dance party, and more, surrounded by the magical sea life in the aquarium's galleries. Call for reservations and tickets.

February 14
A Day of Romance in Old Monterey
Tel: 831-647-6204
"Living History" presentations at Larkin House, Cooper-Molera Adobe, Diaz Adobe and the Sherman Quarters. Featuring romantic stories presented by historic characters from 19th-century Monterey. Food, music and period dancers.

February 15-17
Monterey Symphony
Carmel (15-16), Salinas (17)
Tel: 831-624-8511
Philippe Bianconi is the guest pianist in Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2; Kate Tamarkin also conducts "The Moldau" by Smetana, and Tchaikovsky's Suite No. 4, "Mozartiana".

February 17
Chamber Music at Colton Hall
Monterey: 831-646-5640
Part of a series of candlelight concerts of chamber music, held in historic Colton Hall.

February 17
Chamber Music Series
Carmel: 831-626-9938
Nadja Salerno-Sannenberg and The Assad Brothers perform pieces for violin and two guitars at the Sunset Center.

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February 18-22
18th Annual Masters of Food and Wine
Tel: 800-401-1009
The world's leading international summit of the best food and wines. Rare wine tasting and food prepared by the best chefs in the world, with cooking demonstrations, great meals and more.

February 19-22
Left Coast Crime 2004
A convention of mystery writers, fans and readers, this event is open to the public and walk-ins. Guests of honor include Walter Mosley and Sharan Newman, and Richard Lupoff will be honored for lifetime achievement.

February 20
Salzburg Marionette Theater
Tel: 831-625-3637
An unusual evening for the whole family, presented by the Mozart Society.

February 20-March 13
Don't Dress for Dinner
Carmel Valley
Tel: 831-659-1108
Marc Camoletti's sophisticated and downright steamy comedy that mixes sex and gourmet cooking took the Parisian and London stages by storm. "Hurtling along at the speed of light... (this is) breathtaking farce."

February 22
15th Annual Great Taste of Pacific Grove
Pacific Grove
Tel: 831-642-4943
Sample food and wine presented by the area's finest restaurants and wineries at this gala evening event to benefit Pacific Grove schools.

February 22-27
Steinbeck House Anniversary Week
Tel: 831-424-2735
The birthplace of John Steinbeck has been open as a restaurant 30 years this week, and the guild which operates it celebrates with a week of special menus honoring his novels, plus a very special dinner on the novelist’s birthday, February 27. Call for essential reservations.

February 25
Ray Vega and Pete Escovedo
CSUMB, Seaside
Tel: 831-582-4580
Ray Vega, veteran trumpeter with Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, and other Latin luminaries, comes to the World Theater of Cal State University Monterey Bay, with special guest Pete Escovedo and a red-hot ensemble.

February 25-March 21
Tel: 831-622-0100
The winter repertory season at Pacific Repertory Theater continues at the Circle Theater begins with Blue/Orange, by Joe Penhal.

February 27-28
Chicken Little
Tel: 831-775-0976
The youngest students at Ariel Children's Theater step on stage to warn us all "the sky is falling!"

February 28
Philip Hamilton Group
Tel: 831-620-2040
This distinctive vocalist brings his merger of jazz and acoustic soul music to Sunset Center, accompanied by a new group that showcases his latest compositions, influenced by African and Caribbean beats.

February 28
Steinbeck's Birthday Celebrations
Tel: 831-775-4721
Join a hometown celebration as Salinas remembers the life and works of native son and Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Steinbeck.

February 28
Historic Preservation Seminar
Tel: 831-626-3826
The National Trust for Historic Preservation participates, with Carmel's Flanders Foundation, in a special afternoon seminar about "Protecting the Irreplaceable."

February 29
Oscar Night Gala
Tel: 831-646-0910
A glamorous evening celebrating the Academy Awards. Dinner plus big screen telecast.

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