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November 2006

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November 2006

November 1-5
Pebble Beach Equestrian Championships
Pebble Beach
Tel: 831-624-2786
Grand finale to the horse show season in Pebble Beach.

November 9-12
10th Great Wine Escape Weekend
Tel: 831-375-9400
Celebrate the vendange 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.

November 11-13
Monterey Symphony
Salinas (TBA), Carmel (TBA)
Tel: 831-624-8511
Guest conductor Jean-Marie Zeitouni leads the Monterey Symphony in Haydn's Symphony No. 55 ("The Schoolmaster"), Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5, and two Respighi pieces, Ancient Airs & Dances and Trittico Botticelliano.

November 14-19
Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational
Pebble Beach
Tel: 831-625-8575
Pro-Am Golf Tournament. Enjoy the world famous golf links on Monterey Peninsula: Del Monte Golf Course, Pebble Beach Golf Links and Spyglass Hill Golf Course.

November 16
Third Thursday at MMA
Tel: 831-372-5477 ext 12
Enjoy a mellow cocktail hour of art, wine and nibbles at the Monterey Museum of Art, during this free monthly event.

November 18
Day of Thanksgiving at The Farm
Salinas Valley
Tel: 831-455-2575
Finish your Thanksgiving Dinner shopping with field-fresh fruit and veg, while the kids take part in an all-day Vegetable Treasure Hunt.

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November 20-22
Meet the Penguins
Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey
A certain stout little fellow in a tuxedo – a blackfooted African penguin, to be precise – steps out to meet his adoring public at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

November 22 - December 31
The Buddy Holly Story
Tel: 831-622-0100
"Buddy's Back" for the holidays, in Pacific Repertory's most popular musical production. At the Golden Bough Theater.

November 24
12th Annual Cannery Row Christmas Tree Lighting
Tel: 831-649-6690
Head to Cannery Row for this longtime family favorite, including the tree lighting ceremony, caroling and a visit from Santa Claus.

November 24
Santa's Welcome Parade
Tel: 831-373-2705
Santa reopens his workshop at Monterey's Del Monte Center with a lively parade, accompanied by trumpeters, elves, and sugar-plum fairies from Dance Kids of Monterey.

November 25-26
25th Big Sur Artisans Fair
Big Sur
Tel: 831-667-2557
A fun and funky festival that draws artisans, artists, and craftspeople from all along the Big Sur coastline.

November 25-26
Gem Faire
Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey
Tel: 503-252-8300
Just in time for holiday gift-shopping, the Gem Faire brings beautiful precious and semi-precious stones to the Fairgrounds.

November 30
Holiday Parade of Lights
Tel: (831) 884-9672
Activities begin at 3:00 p.m. Parade begins at 7:00 p.m. Celebrate cultural diversity and the spirit of the local community. The parade will feature floats, vehicles, walking groups, horses, bands, and cultural entertainers.