November and beyond – Check out opportunities to connect with BSLT!

Take a peek at these upcoming events!

It’s a busy time of year at Big Sur Land Trust! Please come see us at one or all of these events. And don’t forget to be on the lookout for our “Big Idea” when Monterey County Gives! goes live on Thursday, November 9!

Night Market 831

Friday, November 3
5:00pm – 9:00pm
Sand City Art Park

Come on out to Night Market 831 tomorrow, Friday, November 3 at Sand City Art Park located at 525 Ortiz Ave., just up the road from Sand City’s main entry at Del Monte Blvd. and Contra Costa Street. This second anniversary edition will feature musical guests and over a dozen local art, food, and nonprofits like Big Sur Land Trust. Learn more >>

Healthy Soils at Marks Ranch Walk-and-Talk with Patrick Riparetti

Saturday, November 4
9:00am – 12:00pm
Marks Ranch

During the Soberanes Fire in 2016 and most recently with the River Fire, Marks Ranch served as part of the incident command center. The land was impacted significantly by equipment and personnel. In our recovery efforts, Big Sur Land Trust partnered with the California Marine Sanctuary Foundation to initiate a three-year Healthy Soils Program project at Marks Ranch. Come on out to Marks Ranch to learn more about this program from BSLT’s Director of Stewardship, Patrick Riparetti, and project partners. Learn more >>

Composing Big Sur Screening + Symphony: Pfeiffer

Saturday, November 18 at 6:30pm
Sunday, November 19 at 2:00pm

Sunset Center

The documentary showcasing Composer in Residence John Wineglass’ creative process of his most recent Monterey Symphony commission, Sacred Land: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, will be screened before the Symphony’s concert, Pfeiffer. John has been inspired in part by his stays at Big Sur Land Trust’s Glen Deven Ranch. We will be tabling at each event, so please come by and say hello! Purchase tickets >>

Monterey Bay Half-Marathon Expo

November 10 – 11
Monterey Conference Center

Running the half-marathon? Whether you’re a participant or just an observer or supporter, be sure to stop by our booth at the expo!

We’ll have information on our Race for Open Space and plenty of stories to tell about the lands we all love in Monterey County! Learn more >>

Save the Date: Race for Open Space 2024

Saturday, May 11, 2024
Palo Corona Regional Park

We are excited to announce that we will have several opportunities for you to run/walk/hike to support the lands you love in Monterey County!

Mark your calendars now! There is something for all ages and fitness levels:

  • Palo Corona 1-mile fun run
  • Whisler Wilson 12K
  • Williams Canyon 25K
  • Mitteldorf 35K

Special thanks to our partners are Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District, California State Parks, Santa Lucia Preserve, and Santa Lucia Conservancy for their support in making these events possible! Learn more >>

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