Old Monterey Fine Art Festival
September 20-21, 2014
10:00am – 5:00pm
The Transit Depot Parking Lot
451 Del Monte Avenue
The “Old Monterey Fine Art Festival” will be held in Monterey Sept. 20-21, 2014. This outdoor festival will deature accomplished artists from the Western United States, presenting their original work. The pieces of art vary from two and three dimensional fine art, including types of acrylic paint, oils and watercolors, photography, etchings, sculpture in clay, glass, metal, stone, and wood. Each artist will be present to discuss their work with the viewing audience.
This festival will also have fine crafts available, such as hand blown glass, turned wood, semi-precious jewelry, pottery, stained glass, and an array of high-quality crafts.
The Old Monterey Fine Art Festival is presented by the West Coast Artists. For additional information, visit West Coast Artists’ website at www.westcoastartists.com, or call 818-813-4478
Monterey Jazz Festival
September 19-21, 2014
Monterey County Fair & Events
2004 Fairgrounds Road
The Monterey Fairgrounds opens up for the 57th Annual Monterey County Jazz Festival. Over 500 artists will be performing nonstop on 8 stages for 3 nights and 2 days of some of the world’s best jazz.The lineup for the weekend is here.
If you appreciate the sounds of jazz, like the atmosphere that it brings to places, or want a new cultural experience, go to the Jazz Festival. Or, there is always amazing food at the fair, accompanied by some great music and fun times!
Sea Otter Awareness Week
September 21st – 27th
Monterey Bay Aquarium
886 Cannery Row
Free events will be hosted throughout the week that are fun and educational for the whole family! All are welcome to join and celebrate as the Monterey Bay Aquarium brings awareness of the important roles that sea otters play in our environment.
- Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 7:00pm at CSU Monterey Bay; “Skimming the Surface: How Sea Otters Sense Their Underwater World” by Sarah McKay Strobel.
- Thursday, Sept. 25 at 7:00pm at La Feliz Room, Seymour Center, Santa Cruz, CA; “The Secret Lives of Sea Otters in the Elkhourn Slough” by Sarah Espinosa.
- Friday, Sept. 26 at 7:00pm at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Auditorium, Friends of the Sea Otter presents “Sea Otters Live in Space, and Why That Matters: How We Asked the Wrong Questions for 25 years” by Dr. Tim Tinker.
For more information, visit www.SeaOtterWeek.org
First Tee Open at Pebble Beach
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September 23-28, 2014
The Lodge at Pebble Beach
It’s that time of the year again where The First Tee, a local charity in the Monterey Bay area, is hosting the event. This charity helps give disadvantaged children and teens the opportunity to play golf.
Tickets for the event are free for active members of the armed forces, law enforcement, and fire prevention.
For more information please visit http://www.thefirstteeopen.com/
Northern California Renaissance Faire
Step back in time to Renaissance Europe and enjoy hearty ales, fine foods and handmade crafts. Hundreds of costumed performers roam the streets and act on 5 different stages. Over 150 craft booths, rides and activities. Don’t miss our exciting new Tournament of Horses. For information and tickets, visit the Renaissance Faire website at www.norcalrenfaire.com
Casa de Fruta – Gate 6