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Big Sur Discovery Center

Visit the Big Sur Discovery Center – opening  Saturdays and Sundays from Memorial Day thru labor day. Hours 10 to 4pm. Holidays included.

Located at the Andrew Molera State Park. Want to learn more about Condors? This is the place to start. Don’t miss out on a great fun learning experience!

For more details or to schedule a group presentation – Big Sur Discovery Center

Got kids? Don’t miss out on the fantastic  Ventana Wildlife Summer 2014 Programs. They have everything from Pinnacles Caving, nature tales for tots, tide pool adventures. Would your child like to be a frontiers person and learn about animal signs and tracking? Sign them up! How about the “Staying Alive Wilderness Survival, the Creepy Crawly Hunt and more!

I’m just bummed that these classes are for kids from 4 to 18. Sounds like fun!

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Carmel Plaza Summer Live Music

Carmel Plaza Jazz – 2013carmel_plaza

Great setting – Free to Listen, or for $15 you can buy a food and drink package Sample local wine and foods from restaurants. Two hours of great music starting at 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. contemporary pop, rock and funk music.
Music Series is 10 Consecutive Fridays starting July 26 til Septembe 27, 2013

July 26th, Friday – The IPO’s
Wine – from Wrath Wines
Food – Grasings Restaurant

August 2, 2013 Friday – The Money Band – Electrifying Music
Wine – De Tierra Vinyards,
appetizers from 400 Degrees Gourmet Burgers & Fries

August 9, 2013 Friday – Dani Page Band
Wine- Carmel Road & La Crema Wines
Appetizers – Cantinetta Luca

August 16, 2013 Friday – Red Beans & Rice Band
Wine – Hahn Family Wines
Appetizers – Bistro Beaujolais

August 23, 2013 Friday Music with the Dennis Murphy Band
Wine – Silvestri Vinyards and Parsonage Winery
Appetizers – Jack London Restaurant

August 30, 2013 Friday Music by Steve Ezzo & the Monterey Bay All Stars
Wine – Frigge Cellars & Blair Estate
Appetizers – The Forge

September 6, 2013 Friday Music with the IPO’s
Wine – J Lohr Vineyards
Appetizers – Il Fornio Restaurant

September 13, 2013 Friday Music by Nu-Horizon Band
Wine – Bernardus Winery & Joullian Vineyards
Appetizers – Bistro Beaujolais

September 20, 2013 Friday Music with Red Beans & Rice
Wine – Pierce Ranch Vineyards
Appetizers – 400 Gourmet Burgers & Fries


Sunday Blues in the Park 2013

Blues in the Park at Laguna Grande in Seaside, CA


Seaside starts another season of Sunday Blues in the Park. It ‘s free to the public and show starts at 1:00 pm and ends at 4:30 pm  With all the local city budget cuts, it’s wonderful that the City of Seaside still sponsors this popular music series.  Sorry no dogs or BBQ’s permited.

Sunday July,14, 2013
Red Beans and Rice – Blues Rock Fusion, listen to a song on their My Space Page – Beans N Rice
Sista Monica and her Blues Band:  “Lioness of the Blues”, has released her 11th CD – Living in the Danger Zone.

Sunday July 21, 2013
Rollin & Tumblin – Red Hot Blues and Memphis Soul! Rollin & Tumblin Home Page
Mark Hummel’s Blues Band “Featuring Little Charlie” – Listen to Hummel’s trademark harmonica sound, blues harp at it’s best!

Sunday July 28 2013
Distant Past Blues Band – “Featuring Lani Sydmark”
Janiva Magness and her Blues Band – Great hot, smoky sound! 2013 Blues Music Award Winner

Sunday August 4th, 2013
Broadway Band – Listen to a song on the Broadway Band Facebook Page
Paula Harris & her Blues Band -Winner of last years Monterey Blues Festivals “Battle of the Bands”.

Sunday August 11, 2013
Fry-Wright Band – featuring Scotty Wright
Mingo Fishtrap’s Blues Band

What a great musical line up for the 2013Blues in the Park Music series at Laguna Grande Park in Seaside! Don’t miss out on this great free music concert! Bring your blanket, bring you chair and your picnic lunch or buy it there!  Sorry no dogs permitted.