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Food & Wine October - December 2006

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Food & Wine
Festivals and Events: October-December 2006

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October 2006

September 30-October 1
13th Annual Old Monterey Seafood and Music Festival
Tel: 831-655-8070
Fresh seafood including clam chowder, salmon, shrimp and sushi, live music and crafts, all around Custom House Plaza and Alvarado Street.

October 28-29
Fall Arts & Wine Festival
Tel: 831-622-0700
Original hand-made arts and crafts exhibition and sale. All artists on-site, as well as food, drink and family entertainment. Special wine-tasting event, too!

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October 31 (TBC)
Halloween Bal Masque
Big Sur
Tel: 831-667-2345
Come to dine and dance beneath the moon on the terrace of Nepenthe, one of Big Sur's signature dining spots, at the annual masked costume party. Proceeds benefit the Big Sur Fire Service.

November 2006

November 9-12
9th Great Wine Escape Weekend
Tel: 831-375-9400
Celebrate the grape harvest at Monterey County wineries and restaurants as they roll out the red carpet for a weekend of self-guided and narrated bus tours, open houses, winemaker dinners Friday and Saturday nights, and live entertainment.

November 11
Fall Winemaker Dinner
Carmel Valley
Tel: 831-624-2600
Chateau Julien's winemakers pour their finest library wines at this deluxe four-course dinner that coincides with the Great Wine Escape weekend.

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November TBA
Thanksgiving at The Farm
Salinas Valley
Tel: 831-455-2575
The Farm invites everyone to enjoy the Valley's bountiful goodness, while the kids get to go on a Veggie Treasure Hunt.

December 2006

December 3
Holiday Spectacular
Carmel Valley
Tel: 831-624-2600
Get in the holiday spirit with festive music in Chateau Julien Wine Estate's Chai, complete with wine-tastings and displays of great holiday gift ideas.

December 5-6
Christmas at the Inns
Pacific Grove
Tel: 831-373-3304
Pacific Grove's handsome old inns glow in candlelight and good cheer as the innkeepers show off decorations with a real Victorian-era splendor to them. Tickets are limited.

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December 31
New Year’s Eve at the Aquarium
Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey
Ring in 2006 with a dance party among the sea creatures sparkling and swimming in the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s award-winning galleries.

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