Monday, November 27, 2017, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Santa Claus will pay a visit to the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural on Monday, November 27th, following the lighting of the Christmas Tree in Jewell Park. The lighting festivities begin at approximately 5:30 p.m. Santa will visit following the lighting.
Saturday, November 25, 2017, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Celebrate the return of Pacific Grove's monarch butterfly population during Magnificent Monarchs on Saturday, November 25th, from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. at the Museum.
Thu, Nov 23, 2017, 10:00 AM – Fri, Nov 24, 2017, 5:00 PM
The Museum will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 23rd and November 24th, for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
On Thursday, November 16th, from 6-7 p.m., the Museum will host Dr. Andrew DeVogelaere, Research Coordinator for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. His lecture, "Mysteries of Davidson Seamount and Sur Ridge revealed," explores the ancient, deep-sea coral communities and other curiosities.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Join us for the next meeting of the Natural History Book Club on Wednesday, November 15th, from 6 -7 p.m. We'll discuss the book "Astrophysics for People in a Hurry," by Neil deGrasse Tyson. The book club is open to volunteers, Museum staff, and Museum members. We hope to see you here!
Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Monthly meetings of the Monterey Peninsula Audubon Society are free. Members and non-members are welcome. Meetings are held at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, at the corner of Forest and Central in Pacific Grove. Doors open at 7 p.m. with soft drinks and cookies provided by MPAS hospitality.
Friday, November 10, 2017, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Adults and children are all welcome to hear from gem and mineral experts and enthusiasts at the Carmel Valley Gem and Mineral Society monthly meetings. These free monthly meetings are held at the Museum at 7 p.m. on the second Friday of each month (except June and December.) Interested members are also welcome to attend the club's board meeting, held at the same location one hour before the general meeting.
Thursday, November 9, 2017, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Don't miss engaging and educational programs of the CNPS general meetings. All are welcome at these free presentations held at 7:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of every other month at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History. See the most recent newsletter at montereybay.cnps.org for the program topic. A wide selection of books is available for sale at each meeting.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
SPG meets on the second Wednesday of each month at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, on Central Ave. between Grand & Forest, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 4, 2017, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Join us for the 2017 Butterfly Ball at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History. Doors open at 6 p.m. for this elegant evening of fine dining, silent auction, and dancing. We hope you will join us as we work to elevate the Museum experience!