Calendar of Events
State Park Activities
As a result of the Soberanes Fire some state parks in Big Sur are closed or only partially open. Details below:
• Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park is partially open west of Highway 1 in the area adjacent to Fernwood Resort which includes Buzzard's Roost Trail.
• Andrew Molera State Park is closed.
• Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park is partially open. The parking lot will be open as well as the overlook trail - where you can see McWay Falls. Also in JP Burns State Park, Partington Cove is open. The trails east of Highway 1 remain closed.
• Garrapata State Park is open west of Highway 1.
• Pfeiffer Beach is open 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM daily.
• Point Sur Lightstation is open.
POINT SUR LIGHTSTATION STATE HISTORIC PARK TOURS
"Walking Tour into the Past" Volunteer led, three-hour walking tour on paved road. The walk is less than a mile but with a rise in elevation of 300'. Meet along the West Side of Highway 1, ¼ mile north of Pt. Sur Naval facility. Arrive early. Tour size limited.
(September through March):
Saturdays and Sundays : 10:00 AM
Wednesdays: 1:00 PM
(April through August)
Saturdays and Sundays: 2:00 PM
Wednesdays: 1:00 PM
Ages 6-17: $5.00
Age 5 and under: free.
Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover accepted
October 22 & 29
An $85 donation, tax deductible as allowed by law.
An evening of ghostly fun will begin with a walking tour to the lighthouse in time to watch the sunset, then on to the Barn where a light buffet will be served. Later, Point Sur's professional actor/story-teller, Kevin Hanstick, will recount stories of Point Sur's ghostly past. One of our "paranormal investigators," will share the results of Point Sur's ghost hunts. If you dare, explore inside one of Point Sur's real haunted houses, the un-restored Triplex. Dessert and hot drinks will be served in the Visitors Center.
Halloween Tour Reservations:
October 22, 2016
October 29, 2016
Sara Melson's new collection of songs, helmed by producer Rick Parker (Lord Huron, Ravonettes, BRMC, Joseph Arthur) confirms why the artist's insightful, inspiring lyrics and arresting, distinctive voice led Yahoo Music to choose her as their "New Buzz Artist," calling her "one of the most fearless singer-songwriters on the planet."
Her timeless songs blur boundaries between genres, and her skills as a pianist, guitarist, writer, and singer are evident throughout. Previously, A Million White Stars (2013) was selected for an iTunes homepage feature, as was The Beachwood Canyon Sessions EP (2012). Sara's self-produced debut album Dirty Mind was released on Nettwerk Records (2008); her songs have appeared in numerous films & TV shows, including Grey's Anatomy and a national multi-spot Chevy campaign. At home performing solo or with full band, she has shared the stage with Ben Folds, Juliana Hatfield, Ben Lee, Inara George, Neil Halstead, and Lissie, among others, and has sung backing vocals for Moby on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Dandy Warhols, and Mojave 3 on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.
The Edge of Art
The Alt-Country sounds of Dan Juan are presented in part by members of Birdhouse, Steep Ravine & East of Eden.
Dan Talamantes: Guitar, Vox
Tyler Larson: Guitar, Vox
Jeff Wilson: Bass
Alex Bice: Drums, Vox
Moshe Vilozny Trio w/ Gary & Etienne Of SambaDá
Moshe is the singer & songwriter of world music favorites UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE. He makes his long awaited return to Fernwood celebrating the release of his new studio album "Lost & Found" as a trio joined on stage by SambaDá's rhythm section - GARY KEHOE (Drums) and ETIENNE FRANC (Bass). Come out and dance to genre bending original heartfelt music and uplifting lyrics. The new album will be available at this show.
McHugh & Devine
McHugh (Donegal, Ireland) and Devine (New City, New York) met in early 2014 though West Coast Songwriters in San Francisco, CA. Both new to the scene at the time, they began writing songs together and performing as a duo throughout the Bay Area. As the songwriting evolved so did the duo’s live sound. Fast forward two years later and you can find McHugh & Devine touring throughout California as a 5-piece band that features Tim Connor on drums (Pine Barrens, NJ), Sam Miller on bass (Redwood City, CA), and Nathan Routman on tenor saxophone (San Carlos, CA).
Constantly genre hopping, the band’s live show is captivating. And it all stems from the duo’s synergy. While Devine leads the way with strong lead vocals, McHugh carries the band as he switches instruments nearly every song. Add Tim Connor’s beach driven drums, Sam Miller’s deep bass, and Nathan Routman’s soulful tenor sax. What you get is an original, upbeat sound that spans all genres… it’s modern folk/rock with a nostalgic twist.
McHugh & Devine just placed 2nd in the 2015 West Coast Songwriters International Song Contest for their single “Flame”. They are currently recording their first full-length album which will be released Fall 2016. Their self-produced EP titled The Movie Blues (’15) is available online now.
The Lulls w/DJ Sunburnt Reynolds
Moon Through The Branches
Edge of the West
Edge of the West is a Rock n' Roots Honky Tonk Jamband. Their catchy, quirky originals and outlaw hippie sound strikes a chord with lovers of alt-country, Americana & the Grateful Dead. The live shows are a blast. The group writes original tunes and draws from from a deep well of eclectic covers, never playing the same show twice. A new record drops May 2016. The band features members of Great American Taxi, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Todd Snider & more. When playing together in this configuration these guys have a ton of fun, as does the audience. Just try and sit still. Across the canyon we hear drums in the distance. Notes From the underground drift like smoke signals to a strange yet familiar place, where new friends and old come together for good times -
the Edge of the West