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June 2004


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June 2004

Fridays through August 6
Summer Concert Series
Carmel-by-the-Sea
Tel: 831-626-1255
www.carmelcalifornia.com
Enjoy free, mid-day performances on Fridays at Devendorf Park.

Weekends through Labor Day
Fishing for History Walking Tours
Monterey
Tel: 866-963-9646
www.montereybayaquarium.org
Journey through time to discover the history of Cannery Row, from the time of Monterey's native peoples through the days (made famous by John Steinbeck) of the "Sardine Capital of the World." These two-hour guided walks are co-sponsored by the Maritime Museum of Monterey.

Weekends through Sept
Hyatt Summer Jazz Series
Monterey
Tel: 831-625-0735
http://monterey.hyatt.com
Live jazz al fresco at the Cafe Monterey, overlooking the greens of the Del Monte Golf Course: Happy Hour Jazz on Fridays, Sunset Jazz on Saturdays, and Jazz Jam during brunch on Sundays.

Sundays in June
Summer Concert Series
Carmel-by-the-Sea
Tel: 831-626-1255
www.carmelcalifornia.com
Enjoy free Sunday afternoon concerts at the Outdoor Forest Theater.

June-July 18
Films in the Forest Series
Carmel
Tel: 831-622-0100
www.foresttheaterguild.org
Catch classic movies of every genre in the spacious open-air Outdoor Forest Theater. Visit the website for dates and titles.

June-July
Aquarium Adventures
Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey
www.montereybayaquarium.org
Aquarium Adventures introduce kids and their families to the fascinating world below the sea surface, including a chance to surface SCUBA dive in the Great Tide Pool of the Aquarium. Reservations are essential; check the website for details.

June 5
Fishermen's Fiesta
Wharf 2, Monterey
Tel: 831-372-2608, ext. 11
The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, the Maritime Museum and all the fisher-folks of Monterey are dusting off the pier and tidying up their nets for a Fishermen's Fiesta. There'll be tours of the fishing fleet, booths with marine information, walking tours, and the chance to buy fresh fish right from the boats.

June 5
California Cowboy Show
Carmel Valley
Tel: 831-624-9611
Come on down to enjoy cowboy music and poetry, tasty hors d'oeuvres, a complimentary glass of wine and a silent auction.

June 5
Photo Safari in Elkhorn Slough
Moss Landing
Tel: 831-633-5555
Tour Elkhorn Slough by stable pontoon boat, accompanied by naturalists who will help you spot wildlife to photograph.

June 5
Loudon Wainwright III
Big Sur
Tel: 831-667-2574
www.henrymiller.org
Wainwright combines the art of singer-songwriter, who can transform confessional poetry into popular songs, with the essence of an actor (he recently appeared in Big Fish. He performs at the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur.

June 6
Camerata Singers at La Mirada
Monterey
Tel: 831-372-3689
www.montereyart.org
The Camerata Singers bring a choral grace note to the gardens and galleries of La Mirada, a branch of the Monterey Museum of Art, 1-4pm. Free admission and hors d'oeuvres plus no host wine bar.

June 6
Josephine Kernes Memorial Horse Show
Pebble Beach
Tel: 831-624-2756
www.ridepebblebeach.com
An unrated benefit horse show, featuring hunter jumping and other classes.

June 7-July 1
The Complete History of America (abridged)
Carmel
Tel: 831-622-0100
www.pacrep.org
This high-speed rollercoaster ride through American history brought British audiences to their knees; now it's Carmel's turn, thanks to Pacific Repertory Theater. At the Circle Theater.

June 12
Strawberry Day at "The Farm"
Salinas
Tel: 831-455-2575
www.thefarm-salinasvalley.com
Learn how to grow your own great strawberries with advice from the experts at The Farm. (If you can’t wait, stick around for some strawberry shortcake!)

June 13
Mission San Antonio Fiesta
Jolon
Tel: 831-385-4478
Make your way into Monterey’s South County and Fort Hunter Ligget (near Lake San Antonio) to attend the Fiesta Mass at this historic mission. Event starts at 11am with choir and distribution of St. Anthony's bread, followed by a BBQ, games and live music.

June 17
Mary Chapin Carpenter in concert
Carmel
Tel: 831-620-2040
CenterArts brings Nashville recording artist Mary Chapin Carpenter to Carmel's Sunset Center for a night live in concert.

June 17-19
D'vine Wine Affair: Golf Tournament and Wine Auction
Pebble Beach and other venues
Tel: 831-375-9400
www.montereywine.org
Experience fore like never before at this world-class event based at the Inn at Spanish Bay. Mounterey County wineries host this Father's Day weekend event, featuring golf on The Links at Spanish Bay, a benefit wine auction, wine-tastings and gala dinners.

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June 18-July 18
I Hate Hamlet
Carmel Valley
Tel: 831-659-1108
www.magiccirclecenter.org
What do you say when you're an about-to-be-out-of-work actor and the only gig in town is Shakespeare's troubled Dane? Hint: the correct answer isn't 'I hate Hamlet!' Paul Rudnick's comedy appears at the Magic Circle Center.

June 19
Movie on the Beach
Carmel-by-the-Sea
Tel: 831-626-1255
www.carmelcalifornia.com
Annual event held on Carmel Beach, at the 13th Avenue Cove. Bring a blanket, a picnic, and be ready for fun for the whole family!

June 19
15th Annual Art and Wine Festival
Carmel
Tel: 831-624-8886
www.thebarnyard.com
Taste the wines of local wineries, stroll the gardens and visit exhibiting local artists, listen to live music and sample speciality foods.

June 19
Jazz at the Aquarium
Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey
www.montereybayaquarium.org
Even the exhibits of dancing jellies take second billing when two-time Grammy award-winning vocalist and pianist Diane Schuur headlines a magical evening performance at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

June 19
Chef Walk
Carmel Valley
Tel: 831-625-6219
www.ebfarm.com
Take a walk with Chef Craig von Foerster of Post Ranch Inn through the organic produce fields of Earthbound Farm, harvesting while you pick up culinary tips.

June 19
Hopeful Gospel Quartet featuring Garrison Keillor
Carmel
Tel: 831-620-2040
Made famous by their appearances on quartet-member Keillor's Prairie Home Companion radio show, the Hopeful Gospel Quartet is touring for the first time in five years, playing just four dates on the West Coast. Don't miss their robust blend of bluegrass, folk and gospel music, at Carmel's Sunset Center.

June 20
Make Dad a Railroader Day
Felton
Tel: 831-335-4484
www.roaringcamp.com
Five lucky dads will get to ride in the cab of a steam locomotive, as Roaring Camp Railroad celebrates Father's Day.

June 21-25
93rd California State Amateur Golf Championship
Pebble Beach
Tel: 831-625-4653
Top 120 amateurs compete on 36 holes on the famous Pebble Beach golf courses.

June 23-July 24
The Sound of Music
Carmel
Tel: 831-626.1681
www.foresttheaterguild.org
The hills of Carmel are alive with the Sound of Music, as this evergreen family-favorite musical is presented at dusk in the open-air Outdoor Forest Theater. Bring a picnic, a blanket and a sweater.

June 24
Pisoni Vineyards Estate Wine Dinner
Carmel Valley
Tel: 831-658-3550
www.bernardus.com
Marinus Restaurant at Bernardus Lodge once again hosts this elegant winemaker's dinner that pairs fine food with wines from Carmel Valley's Pisoni Vineyards.

June 25-27
Monterey Bay Blues Festival
Monterey Fairgrounds
Tel: 831-394-2652
www.montereyblues.com
Three stages of matchless blues and R-and-B, presented by a festival dedicated to preserving this unique American art form. The Festival includes 56 acts during three days of music: this year's stars include Solomon Burke, Keb Mo, Little Milton, Etta James, and Ashford and Simpson.

June 25-27
3rd Annual "Camp Pisoni" Wine Weekend
Inn at the Pinnacles, Soledad
Tel: 831-678-2400
www.innatthepinnacles.com
Winemaker's dinners, vineyard tours, wine tasting and more, discovering the wines of the Loring, Pisoni, Siduri, ROAR, and Gabilan wineries.

June 25-July 18
The Cripple of Inishmaan
Salinas
Tel: 831-755-6816
www.westernstage.org
This darkly funny comedy (for mature audiences) by up-and-coming Irish playwright Martin McDonagh speculates on the effects of a Hollywood film crew on a crippled outcast and the eccentric villagers who surround him on the remote island of Aran.

June 26
Hidden Gardens Tour
Big Sur
Tel: 831-667-1530
www.bigsurarts.org
Visitors come upon musicians and artists as they discover a half-dozen beautiful home gardens in Big Sur. The garden market offers handicrafts and items to make your garden special; the Captain Cooper School Garden shows kids have green thumbs, too. Reservations essential.

June 26-27
Arts and Crafts Festival of the Pacific Repertory Theatre
Custom House Plaza, Monterey
Tel: 831-622-1100
www.pacrep.org
Opening weekend of TheatreFest features Custom House Plaza filled with beautiful art and handsomely made crafts.

June 26-27
Monterey Bay TheatreFest
Custom House Plaza, Monterey
Tel: 831-622-0100
www.pacrep.org
Family-theatre festival with Fairy Tales, historical reenactments, and "the Human Chess Game" on the waterfront.




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