It’s Memorial weekend and that means it’s time to get out and enjoy some of the most highly anticipated events in Monterey Bay! From live music to the Museum of Natural History – there is so much going on that you and the family won’t want to miss. Check out some of the best events taking place this Memorial weekend.

FRIDAY

Enjoy a night of an experiential art installation from London based artist and designer Roberta Sian Graham. Tonight the Henry Miller Library plays host to ‘Nothing Happened’ which includes live elements performed by local artists and musicians. 7:30pm. 48603 Highway 1, Big Sur. Donations gladly accepted.

SATURDAY

Discover the wonderful world of birds at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History. Curious kids can conduct experiments with bird feathers, see what it’s like to eat like a bird, and make a window cling to take home and help protect birds in your neighborhood. 11am-3pm. 165 Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove. Free event.

Bring the family out to the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur for the Kids Circus Workshop. Learn a few basics of the circus including juggling, clowning and circus games. 12pm-2pm. 48603 Highway 1, Big Sur. $20.

Find your inner showgirl today at the Henry Miller Library. Let the low-key atmosphere put you at ease for learning the basics of expressing your playful sensuality during this burlesque workshop for adults. 3pm-5pm. 48603 Highway 1, Big Sur. $20-$30.

It’s Cabaret Under the Stars, and redwood trees, at the Henry Miller Library tonight! Don’t miss the Armitage Shanks, one of the most sought after burlesque and cabaret performers in the world. 7:30pm. 48603 Highway 1, Big Sur. $20.

SUNDAY

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Pacific Grove hosts One Lane Bridge today for a fabulous folk and Irish inspired performance. The dynamic acoustic trio of Grammy award-winning guitarist William Coulter, cellist Aria DiSalvio, and fiddler John Weed will mesmerize and delight you with their unique, artful arrangements of traditional and contemporary tunes.  3pm-5pm. Edwards Hall 146 12th St, Pacific Grove. $20 for adults and $10 for children.

MONDAY

Commemorate Memorial Day on the lawn of historic Colton Hall with a special concert from the Monterey County Pops! “To Remember and Honor”  will present a program of pops, patriotic, and Americana favorites. 2pm. 570 Pacific Street, Monterey. Free event.

We hope you have a great Memorial Weekend!

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