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December 14th, 2018

Make Merry at The Cherry Celebration: Pop-up Art Sale

The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts

Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: The gallery on Fourth Avenue and Guadalupe Street, Carmel.

The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts invites you to their annual ‘pop-up’ art fundraiser and holiday celebration, Make Merry at the Cherry, on Friday, December 14th, from 5-8 pm in the gallery on Fourth Avenue and Guadalupe Street, Carmel. Catch the holiday spirit as you mix and mingle with friends old and new. The event will feature reasonably-priced art by Robin Winfield, Jan Wagstaff, Peter Hiller, Mary Hill, Dixie Dixon, Ken Parker, Richard Cannon, Mary Liz Houseman, Jim Castelle, Diane Cailliet, Chris Sawyer and many others; as well as select seasonal items and a raffle that includes a collection of fine wines. Proceeds will support The Cherry’s ongoing contribution to the arts community of Monterey County. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

For more information about this event, please call (831) 624-7491 email


December 22nd, 2018

Mrs. Claus Visits Asilomar!

The California State Parks and Asilomar Hotel and Conference Grounds

Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Location: Asilomar Hotel & Conference Grounds

The California State Parks and Asilomar Hotel and Conference Grounds are hosting Mrs. Claus for the day! Stop by December 22nd in Social Hall and meet Mrs. Claus. She will be reading some great Christmas stories along the warm fireplace and will have some tasty cookies to share. Great event for the kids and Christmas fanatics!

For more information, please visit


January 7th, 2019

La Nativité du Seigneur, nine meditations for organ by Olivier Messiaen; Jonathan Dimmock, organist

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, 28005 Robinson Canyon Road in Carmel Valley

Jonathan Dimmock, one of the few organists in the world to tour on six continents, returns to St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church Monday, January 7, 2019, to perform Oliver Messiaen’s La Nativité du Seigneur: Nine Meditations for Organ.  His will be the first concert of St. Dunstan’s 2019 organ concert series. The concert begins at 6 pm. Guests are invited to arrive earlier, at 5 pm, for wine and cheese and to meet the artist. Mr. Dimmock will perform on St. Dunstan’s magnificent Dobson Tracker pipe organ, commissioned by the parishioners of the church and installed in 2015.  Three more concerts are planned for 2019. Admission is $20; students and listeners under 18 admitted free.

For more information, visit or call 831-624-6646.



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