** Starred events are within walking distance of Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge**
** Fourth of July Party! **July 4
Noon to 4 pmDowntown Carmel-by-the-Sea
Join us for an old-fashioned, family-style celebration in Devendorf Park across from Carmel Plaza on Ocean Avenue from noon to 4pm. There will be hot dogs, cold drinks, chips, ice cream, watermelon, and cookies! Get there early, supplies are limited! All food and festivities are FREE! Food will be provided by local service clubs and groups such as Carmel Host Lions, Mission Trail Lions, Yes for Carmel!, Carmel Heritage, Carmel Woman's Club, Carmel Chamber, and much more!
For more information please contact (831) 620-2020.
** NO FIREWORKS ARE ALLOWED ANYWHERE IN CARMEL **Monterey State Historic Park Walking TourDowntown MontereyDaily except Mondays10:30am, 12:30pm and 2pm
Downtown Monterey has a lot of beautiful Adobe buildings and old houses and there's plenty of local history behind them. This tour runs through several of those structures and gardens including Casa del Oro, the Old Whaling Station and the Pacific House. No reservations are required. Tours meet at the Pacific House Museum at Custom House Plaza. Tours at Point Sur State Historic Park
Big SurTours on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.
For details and tour times see web site.
The lighthouses of the California are totems to a world gone by—but like the missions that also dot the coast, they're worth a pit stop. Monterey County's own lighthouse, Point Sur has three tours a week for a more knowledgeable walkthrough. Tours happen Saturday and Wednesdays at 10am and 2pm, and Sundays at 10am from now through September. ** Carmel Plaza Summer Live **
July 6, 13, 20 + 275-7 pm
Ocean Avenue and Mission Street
Back by popular demand, Carmel Plaza launches its popular free Summer Live Music Series in the newly renovated courtyard. eight consecutive Fridays of live music by our region’s talented musicians, premium wineries, brewery and fine restaurants from
Carmel Bach Festival
July 14-18Variety of venues
"The 2018 Carmel Bach Festival is full of stories and narratives that use the expressive power of music and words to lift you out of the ordinary and into the extraordinary!" - Paul Goodwin, artistic director and principal conductor.
America's most important Bach festival, the Carmel Bach Festival, celebrates its 81st season in 2018 with 15 days of performances, talks and educational events. As always, the focus is not only on J.S. Bach, but also on the many artists he influenced, such as Handel, Mozart, Brahms, and more. Musicians from the around the world perform an amazing array of multiple concerts and more than 40 events in Carmel, Monterey, and Pebble Beach. Music Director and Conductor Paul Goodwin has developed an exciting schedule which includes multiple concerts every day. View the full schedule at the Carmel Bach Festival website.Carmel Honey Company — Honey, Bees and Pollination
2:30pn - 4:00pm
Carmel Honey Company grew out of a passion for bees and good grades. This company began as a student’s “real world” homework assignment in the 5th grade and he not only got an A on the project, but created a business! Come learn about how critical the honey bee is to our future, their honey production, nutritional value, health benefits, economics, and the importance of pollination and honey to honey bees. For more information visit http://www.carmelfoundation.org/
** The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time **Through July 15Golden Bough Theatre, Monte Verde between 8th & 9th
Winner of five Tony Awards including Best Play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime is a truly remarkable theatrical experience that will change how you experience everyday life. Based on the international best-seller and directed by Stephen Moorer, the play takes us inside the mind of Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old math savant who talks in loud declamatory sentences, doesn't do "chat," and can't stand to be touched. When he discovers one night that his neighbor's dog has been murdered, Christopher sets out to solve the crime, embarking on a thrilling journey that will upend both his world, and ours.** Carmel Art Walk **July 145 - 8 pm
Carmel Art Walk is the second Saturday every month from 5pm-8pm and is FREE! Tour artist-owned galleries and meet the artists who carry on the Carmel-by-the-Sea artist colony legacy!
Click here for the Carmel Art Walk Map and list of galleries** Starred events are within walking distance of Horizon Inn & Ocean View Lodge**