Squirrel Nut Zippers

Golden State Theater 417 Alvarado St., Monterey, CA

This band, named after a candy, is a blend of New Orleans sounds and reflects an eclectic personal take on music and entertainment. You will be dancing in the aisles […]

Steve Trevino (America’s Husband)

Fox Theater 239 Main St., Salinas, CA

Appearing at the Fox Theater, Steve Trevino* has had comedy specials on Showtime, Amazon, and Netflix. Come to Salinas City Center and enjoy some big time nightlife. More details at http://www.foxtheatersalinas.com […]

Jingle Bell Run

Lover's Point 630 Ocean View Blvd., Pacific Grove, CA

Dress up as a holiday figure and come to Lovers Point Park in Pacific Grove and then run away from the park with a group of oddly dressed fellow runners. […]

Winter Art Market

Tannery Art Center 1010 River St., Santa Cruz, CA

The Tannery Art Center hosts a big market with many vendors, food, music, and general holiday cheer. You can very likely find that gift that just expresses your feelings toward […]

Smuin’s Christmas Ballet

Carmel Sunset Center

The Smuin Dance Troupe is returning with another striking presentation. The title says it all. This talented and innovative company has been impressing local audiences for years and there is […]

Music & Mulled Wine

St. Mary's By The Sea Episcopal Church Central and Twelfth, Pacific Grove , CA

An afternoon of festive German organ music followed by "glotwein" which you might guess is mulled wine sound like a great way to get in that holiday season feeling. You […]

Christmas On Main

Compass Church 1044 S. Main St., Salinas, CA

For many years now the Compass Church (formerly !st Presbyterian) has hosted an elaborate show featuring performers with national recognition and their own talented members. This year the fun starts […]

Christmas in the Adobes

Pacific House Memory Garden Downtown Monterey, Monterey, CA

A time honored tradition in the area, Christmas in the Adobes is your chance to wander through as many of the old buildings as you can, or want to. They […]

Al Franken

Golden State Theater 417 Alvarado St., Monterey, CA

This is called "The only former US Senator on tour" Tour. After his careers as a writer/performer on SNL, standup comic, radio host, and US Senator, and (sort of) recovering […]

Little Feat (Waiting for Columbus Tour)

Rio Theater 1205 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz, CA

Yes, that band. Some may have thought that they were no longer in existence, let alone on tour, but here they are. With 12 albums and lots of tours, this […]