Check out the golf game going on at Pebble Beach as the Callaway Pebble Beach Invitational heats up. The Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational is the only golf tournament in which players from the PGA, the LPGA, the Champions and the Nationwide Tours compete head-to-head for the same purse. Tournament rounds will be held at Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Course, and Del Monte Golf Course simultaneously on Thursday through Saturday, November 21 – 23, and at Pebble Beach Golf Links for the final round on Sunday, November 24, 2013. Pebble Beach. Free for spectators.
The holiday season is upon us and what better way to get in the spirit than with a moving performance by the Monterey Symphony at the Sunset Center. Seasons will feature Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, led by Concertmaster and soloist Christina Mok. Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm. San Carlos Street at Ninth Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $28-$78.
Get your kids ready for Thanksgiving at MY Museum! ‘Minute to Win it’ Thanksgiving Style will test kids’ skills in the turkey waddle and shaking their tail feathers. These festive games are the perfect way to get in the holiday spirit! 3pm-5pm, 425 Washington Street, Monterey. Free with admission.
Special guest Karel is at Planet Gemini tonight for a stand up act sure to have you rolling in the aisles. The openly gay talk radio sensation has been on #1 shows and stations including KFI Los Angeles and KGO San Francisco. Friday at 6:30pm. 2110 Fremont Street, Monterey. $30.
Prepare for your Thanksgiving calorie overload and kick off this morning with a hike through Snively’s Ridge at Garland Park. Guides with the Monterey Peninsula Regional Parks District lead hikers through the scenic trail with panoramic views of the ocean and Carmel Valley. The 4.5 mile hike is expected to last 3-4 hours. Don’t forget to bring water, lunch and snacks and to wear comfortable hiking boots. 9am, Garland Visitors Center, Carmel Valley. Free event.
It’s officially the kick off to the shopping season at the Del Monte Shopping Center. This afternoon they deck the halls and light up the tree during their annual tree lighting event. Don’t miss live holiday entertainment by Eight Second Ride, delicious cookies, hot cocoa and a visit from Santa himself. Bring three cans of food to receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win gift cards to your favorite store. 5pm-7pm, 1410 Del Monte Center, Monterey. Free event.
Head on over to the Fernwood Tavern in Big Sur for a lively performance by Baby Gramps. His crazy good steel guitar skills have even landed him on the David Letterman Show. 9pm, 47200 Highway One, Big Sur. Free event.