What's Happening "Inn" Monterey
It’s official. Four hundred fifty entries have been accepted for the 36th Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races, one of vintage motorsport’s most revered racing traditions, set for August 14-16 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Of those, 145 are Porsche cars, helping to celebrate Porsche as this year’s featured marque and lending live-action perspective on the company’s storied racing heritage, which includes remarkable cars made famous by legendary drivers.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the iconic Porsche 917, and fittingly, four 917Ks will take to the track. Three of those are re-uniting from the Gulf Wyer Team, and their former Executive Director John Horsman will be watching them race along with Brian Redman and Vic Elford, both of whom claimed victories at 24 Hours of Daytona and 12 Hours of Sebring and are former Porsche factory drivers who raced the 917 at Le Mans. (Elford also was behind the wheel of the 917 for the high speed scenes in the Steve McQueen film “Le Mans.”)[Continue reading]
Monterey is the epicenter of fun outdoor activities. Our beautiful coast line just begs to be hiked or biked. The Monterey Bay brings out the kayaker in all of us. Whale watching anyone?! Here’s how to get started – meet our friends Frank and Michelle! We love our pals at Adventures by the Sea – […][Continue reading]
A visit to Earthbound Farms is a great day trip for families. Earthbound Farm began in 1984 on a 2.5 acre raspberry farm in Carmel Valley. Today it’s a 30-acre research and development farm dedicated to all things organic and sustainable. You’re invited to help celebrate their 25th anniversary all summer long with the fruit […][Continue reading]
Race Night on the Row is back for its 12th year along the Cannery Row waterfront, located in Monterey, California. After a day at the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world will come together to celebrate at the area’s most popular after party on Cannery Row, known for its endless fun and entertainment. Once the row is filled with bikes, the party begins.[Continue reading]
There is now yet another compelling reason to visit Made in Monterey at the Monterey Museum of Art-Pacific Street. Besides the beauty of the sweeping 50th Anniversary exhibition and engaging new family gallery activities, locals and visitors alike can try their hand at a contest titled Where Oh Where in Monterey? Monterey’s glorious landscape and romantic architecture has sparked the creativity of generations of artists. While many of these historic scenes are immediately recognizable, others have changed over the decades.
Participants can put their sleuthing skills to the test by correctly identifying nine different locations selected from works in the exhibition. Entry forms that correctly identify all locations depicted will be entered into a drawing to win a one-night stay at one of the luxurious Inns of Monterey.[Continue reading]