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Spartan Race: The Challenge of a Lifetime

If you love a good challenge, are looking for the thrill of adventure, and have the guts to rise to any occasion – then you should enter the Spartan Race! It takes more than just physical strength and stamina to complete this race…it also requires mental toughness.

What is the Spartan Race? 

The Spartan Race is an obstacle course race that takes runners through a variety of challenging terrain while testing their resilience. Three races are available: The Sprint (3 miles), The Super (8 miles), and The Beast (13 miles). All races..

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Carmel Bach Festival: Music in Its Diverse Forms

Are you a music lover? Then The Carmel Bach Festival could be just what you need.

Started in 1935, this festival is held annually to celebrate music in its diverse forms and to commemorate the contribution and inspiration of J.S Bach in the evolution of music.

This is a great event to attend, not just to witness the assorted genres of music and the electrifying live performances, but also to get some educational content and inspiration as well. The event usually includes recitals, master classes, lectures, talks, live performances..

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West End Celebration: Celebrating The Healing Power of Art

West End Celebration: Celebrating The Healing Power of Art

Sand City is popularly known for being very artistic and funky. To own this reputation, the residents gather every year in the month of August for the West End Celebration.

This 2-day festival is usually held to solely celebrate the beauty and healing power of art. It is also aimed at celebrating the unique lifestyle of Sand city, including its foods, dances, music, and much more. Turning 20 this year, the event always hosts several people, not just from Sand City or Monterey, but from the whole of California and..

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Looking for Something to do With the Family? Check Out Monterey’s Pop-Up Movie Theatre Event

If you’re looking for something fun to do with your family or friends on the weekend, check out the Monterey County Fair & Event Center’s Drive-In Movie Theatre Event. The event is also a fun and safe activity, as it enforces social distancing and follows covid-19 regulations. 

The Movie Theatre Event is also a cost-effective alternative to going to a traditional movie theater. Each car only costs around $20-$30 for entry, so you can take advantage of the price and treat your whole family to a movie night while on a budget.


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Max’s Helping Paws Foundation: Helping Pets in the Most Fun Way

This week in Monterey, you can experience a 50’s and 60’s theme fundraiser that is full of nostalgia. Max’s Helping Paws Foundation is hosting “Paws for a Cause”, a drive-in movie theatre event at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center. Throughout the week, the non-profit foundation will show videos, share stories, and end the event with a concert from a local favorite, The Money Band.

The fundraiser event aims to raise money to help pets experiencing health crises. It is one of the most significant events held by Max’s Helping..

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Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance: The Most Prestigious Event of its Kind

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is an automotive event held each year in Pebble Beach, CA. As “an exhibition of elegance in motion,” it has attracted thousands of curious spectators for over 70 years, and it is no surprise why.

Known as a yearly milestone, it is the grand finale of Monterey Car Week. In this unique event, rare pre and post-war collector cars are judged on history, authenticity, style, function, and detail by a hand-selected panel of critiques. Each car is placed into a category and competes for the most..

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Sweet Springboard!

The Chef Fisher and Farmer Mark Marino have created a new vision for our organic garden. “In supplying seasonal, organically grown vegetables, herbs, fruit and edible flowers for the restaurant — we want to integrate the goodness that comes from “growing your own” with dining in this historic stone house,” says The Chef.

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