Hello, everyone! Welcome to Tradewinds, an Asian-themed luxury boutique hotel in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea. We have been hard at work putting together an extensive list of the best restaurants, shopping, art galleries, and outdoor attractions in the area. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, an avid art collector, a wine aficionado, a foodie or a fashionista, Carmel has it all. We look forward to helping you plan your next trip to the area and hope to see you here soon!

The Staff at Tradewinds Carmel

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

This Weekend in Carmel, 11/14 - 11/16

We are still experiencing beautiful, sunny days as we begin our transition from Fall to Winter. We are hoping for some rain, but in the meantime, the weather is perfect for this weekend's upcoming events:

Dawn's Dream Winery is holding an "Art and Wine Workshop" on Saturday, November 15th from 10 am to 1 pm at their tasting room downtown Carmel. This workshop includes wine flights, a light lunch, an individual canvas with painting supplies, and professional instruction. Tickets are $115 each.

From 1:00 to 4:00 pm on Saturday, November 15th, join the House of Merlot celebration at Chateau Julien Winery in Carmel Valley. Winemaker Bill Anderson will share his favorite vintages of their award winning Private Reserve Merlot. Admission is $25 per person in advance, and $30 per person on the day of the event.

Also on Saturday from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, head down to Carmel Plaza for a Pre-Holiday Prep Party. Activities in every store - including cooking demonstrations, fashion show, art exhibition, pop-up markets and the opportunity to win a holiday gift basket. Visit www.carmelplaza.com/events for more details.

The 12th Presentation of the Big Sur Half Marathon kicks off on Saturday, November 15th with the Pacific Grove Lighthouse 5K and By The Bay Kids' 3K. The Half Marathon is run on Sunday, November 16th and begins at 6:55 a.m.

On Sunday, November 16th, Galante Vineyards is hosting a "Vino for Veterans" event at their tasting room on Dolores Street. From 2:00 to 5:00 pm, a special celebration will be held, culminating a week of fundraising for World War II veterans to be able fly to Washington DC to visit their War Memorials. Enjoy an afternoon of tasting and meet 6 World War II vets who will be present at the event.

Visit our Events Calendar to plan your upcoming visit to Carmel. We are gearing up for the holiday season, and winter is the perfect time to come experience all that our quaint little village has to offer.

Have a wonderful week!

The Staff at Tradewinds Carmel

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