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EVENTS ON MONTEREY'S OLD FISHERMAN'S WHARF

 

WHARF WALKS

Saturday, February 7, 2015 and on every first Saturday of the month

The Monterey Fisherman's Wharf Association continues to team up with noted Monterey Bay Fisheries Historian and author, Tim Thomas, who is offering monthly "Wharf Walks -Walking Tours at Monterey's Old Fisherman's Wharf" (www.montereywharf.com) on the first Saturday of every month from 10:00 AM - Noon. Wharf Walks will be held on February 7th focusing on "Gray Whales of the Monterey Bay."

NEW! Monterey Bay Whale Watch (http://www.montereybaywhalewatch.com) on Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf will offer a $3.00 off coupon for a Whale Watching trip with them for all Wharf Walks participants of the January 3rd and February 7th Wharf Walks. Read more

THE OCEAN - OUR LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM

Museum of Monterey - Through January 31, 2014

Marine Life Studies Ocean Literacy Series, in collaboration with world-renowned marine research scientists, presents a five screen experiential exhibit The Ocean — Our Life Support System at the Museum of Monterey at the Stanton Center, 5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey, California 93940.  The exhibit runs now to the end of January 2015, during regular museum hours. For more information, go to museumofmonterey.org


LANGUAGE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD CULTURAL FESTIVAL

Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3, 2015 - Custom House Plaza/Old Fisherman's Wharf

Details coming soon!

EVENTS NEAR MONTEREY'S OLD FISHERMAN'S WHARF

 

LINDSEY STIRLING

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 8:00 p.m. - Golden State Theatre

Check out this Billboard top-charting sensational violinist. Tickets are selling very quickly! Golden State Theatre is located at 417 Alvarado a few blocks from the Wharf. www.goldenstatetheatre.com

LEWIS BLACK

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 8:00 p.m. - Golden State Theatre

A brilliant trifecta of stand-up comedy from one of today's best performers. Golden State Theatre is located at 417 Alvarado a few blocks from the Wharf. www.goldenstatetheatre.com

CITIZEN COPE

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 8:00 p.m. - Golden State Theatre

A solo acoustic performance Southern rural and painfully romantic music. Golden State Theatre is located at 417 Alvarado a few blocks from the Wharf. www.goldenstatetheatre.com


CASCARON FIESTAS AND BALL HONORING OUR HISTORIC VALENTINES

Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. - House of Four Winds Adobe

Enjoy two very special community events at the House of Four Winds Adobe, 540 Calle Principal, in Monterey: The Tareada Afternoon Tea and the Cascaron Ball. Details at www.facebook.com/MontereyCivicClub or call (831) 320-2080.


BRIAN REGAN

Saturday, February 15, 2015 - 8 p.m. - Golden State Theatre

Brian Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country. Brian's non-stop theatre tour has visited more than 80 cities each year since 2005 and continues through 2015. It is the quality of his material, relatable to a wide audience and revered by his peers, which continues to grow Brian's fan base. Golden State Theatre is located at 417 Alvarado a few blocks from the Wharf. www.goldenstatetheatre.com

OZOMATLI

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 8:00 p.m. - Golden State Theatre

Bursting onto the L.A. stage with their first eponymously titled album in June 1998, Ozomatli capitalized on being the talk of the live music scene, particularly their show-stopping gigs at venues such as Dragonfly, Opium Den and The Viper Room. By 1999, they were touring with Carlos Santana and soon won the Grammy for "Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album" for 2001’s EMBRACE THE CHAOS.  Golden State Theatre is located at 417 Alvarado a few blocks from the Wharf. www.goldenstatetheatre.com

10TH ANNUAL CHOCOLATE & WINE: A DECADE OF DELICIOUS DECADENCE

Friday, February 20, 2015   7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.- Monterey Public Library

Enjoy this chocolate & wine tasting benefit held by the Friends of the Monterey Public Library at 625 Pacific Street in Monterey. Silent auction, baloon pop, live music, seet and savory delights. 21+. Tickets $30/$35 at the door. Available at the library or www.mplfriends.com.

 

ROBERT CRAY

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 8:00 p.m. - Golden State Theatre

A melting pot of traditional American rock, soul, jazz, gospel, funk and R&B. Golden State Theatre is located at 417 Alvarado a few blocks from the Wharf. www.goldenstatetheatre.com

FAB FOUR

Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 8:00 p.m. - Golden State Theatre

The Fab Four have elevated themselves far above every other Beatles tribute due to their unrivaled attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles' songs, The Fab Four will make you think you are watching the real thing. Their incredible show includes three costume changes representing each era of the Beatles ever-evolving career. The Golden State Theatre is located at 417 Alvarado a few blocks from the Wharf. www.goldenstatetheatre.com

IN THE MOOD

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 3:00 p.m. - Golden State Theatre

Hop aboard the "Chattanooga Choo Choo" to “Tuxedo Junction  and get "In the Mood" to hear a “Moonlight Serenade” performed by a 13-piece Big Band and a half dozen singer-dancers wigh some hot boogie woogie! In The Mood is a fully staged tribute to Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, The Andrews Sisters and big band greats of the '40s. Complete with period costumes and choreography, In The Mood celebrates America's greatest generation that listened and boogied to up-tempo big band rhythms and danced to intimate ballads. The Golden State Theatre is located at 417 Alvarado just a few blocks from the Wharf. www.goldenstatetheatre.com

LES MISERABLES

Saturday - Sunday, March 28-29 & April 4-5, 2015

This epic musical has captured the hearts of millions! LES MISÉRABLES will bring audiences leaping to their feet. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, LES MIZ is an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit, that has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. Featuring the timeless score and beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and “On My Own." The Golden State Theatre is located at 417 Alvarado just a few blocks from the Wharf. www.goldenstatetheatre.com

PLEIN AIR MAGAZINE 3RD ANNUAL CONVENTION & EXPO

Friday, April 17, 2015

Come see dozens of Plein Air painters  who will be painting on the Wharf.

MERLE HAGGARD

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 8:00 p.m. - Golden State Theatre

Iconic Country Music legend and Country Music Hall of Famer. Golden State Theatre is located at 417 Alvarado a few blocks from the Wharf. www.goldenstatetheatre.com

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SERIES - MIREYA MAYOR - PINK BOOTS & A MACHETE

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 7:00 p.m. - Golden State Theatre

A former NFL cheerleader and daughter of Cuban immigrants who grew up in Miami, Mireya Mayor followed her unlikely dreams. In short order, she became a respected primatologist, audacious explorer, and Emmy Award-nominated wildlife correspondent for the National Geographic Channel. Golden State Theatre is located at 417 Alvarado a few blocks from the Wharf. www.goldenstatetheatre.com

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SERIES - STEVE WINTER - THE TRAIL OF BIG CATS: TIGERS, SNOW LEOPARDS AND COUGARS

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 7:00 p.m. - Golden State Theatre

Go around the world in search of big cats with award-winning photographer Steve Winter. A determined explorer, Winter will lead you from Asian jungles where resilient tiger populations persist, to the Himalaya, home of the rare snow leopard. Follow him into the rainforests of Latin America to view the elusive jaguar-and to Hollywood in pursuit of American cougar. Golden State Theatre is located at 417 Alvarado a few blocks from the Wharf. www.goldenstatetheatre.com

MY FAIR LADY

Friday & Saturday, June 27-28 & Friday and Sunday, July 3rd & 5t, 2015

Henry Higgins, a Professor of Phonetics, encounters Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl, one cold March night at Covent Garden market. He declares to his friend Colonel Pickering that in three months he could transform Eliza into a duchess. The Golden State Theatre is located at 417 Alvarado just a few blocks from the Wharf.  www.goldenstatetheatre.com

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SERIES - BRIAN SKERRY - OCEAN SOUL

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 7:00 pm - Golden State Theatre

Voyage across the oceans with one of National Geographic's most seasoned photographers and discover a vast, hidden world beneath the waves. Using his camera to communicate, Brian Skerry has spent more than 10,000 hours underwater telling the ocean's stories. The Golden State Theatre is located at 417 Alvarado just a few blocks from the Wharf.  www.goldenstatetheatre.com

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SERIES - JODI COBB - STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 7:00 p.m. - Golden State Theatre

Join National Geographic photographer first female photographer Jodi Cobb on a whirlwind retrospective of a distinguished career that has spanned four decades. Known for breaking through barriers and going undercover to reveal hidden societies, Cobb has captured fascinating glimpses of worlds such as Japan's secret Geisha culture, and the cloistered lives of Saudi Arabian women. The Golden State Theatre is located at 417 Alvarado just a few blocks from the Wharf.  www.goldenstatetheatre.com

WEST SIDE STORY

Friday & Saturday, September 5-6 and Friday & Saturday 12-13, 2015

West Side Story is an American musical with a libretto by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and conception and choreography by Jerome Robbins. It was inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. The story is set in the Upper West Side neighborhood in New York City in the mid-1950s, an ethnic, blue-collar neighborhood. The dark theme, sophisticated music, extended dance scenes, and focus on social problems marked a turning point in American musical theatre. Bernstein's score for the musical includes "Something's Coming", "Maria", "America", "Somewhere", "Tonight", "Jet Song", "I Feel Pretty", "A Boy Like That", "One Hand, One Heart", "Gee, Officer Krupke", and "Cool". The Golden State Theatre is located at 417 Alvarado just a few blocks from the Wharf.  www.goldenstatetheatre.com

KISS ME KATE

Friday & Saturday, November 28 & 29 and Friday & Saturday, December 5-6, 2015

Winner of 3 Tony Awards & Critics Circle for Best Musical, Kiss Me Kate is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The story involves the production of a musical version of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew and the conflict on and off-stage between Fred Graham, the show's director, producer, and star, and his leading lady, his ex-wife Lilli Vanessi. A secondary romance concerns Lois Lane, the actress playing Bianca, and her gambler boyfriend, Bill, who runs afoul of some gangsters. The original production starred Alfred Drake, Patricia Morison, Lisa Kirk and Harold Lang and won the Tony-Award. The Golden State Theatre is located at 417 Alvarado a few blocks from the Wharf.  www.goldenstatetheatre.com

CHECK OUT THE  WHARF MARKETPLACE

Don't miss visiting the Wharf Marketplace located in the historic Stanard Pacific Railroad Passenger Station adjacent to Monterey's Old Fisherman's Wharf at 290 Figureroa Street along the coastal Recreation Trail. The Wharf Marketplace is the first fresh food hall in Monterey County, featuring locally grown and produced provisions at their seasonal best. The Bounty of the County! www.thewharfmarketplace.com



Monterey is a city of firsts: California's first capital, home of the state's first theater and printing press, and the place where the country's flag was first hoisted in California, claiming the Sunshine State for the United States.

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