This Week's Highlights

Mending Clothes, Mending Hearts Fundraiser at The Pearl Works

The Pearl Works

Slowfiber and The Pearl Works invite you to repair what you wear, have fun, and help us raise money for Community Human Services on Saturday, April 27, 6pm-8pm. Learn to repair your own clothes or get items repaired while you wait!

Bring along a few items of clothing you want fixed and we'll either teach you how to mend it or one of our repair fairies can do it for you. All proceeds go to Community Human Services. Register here . Admission is $20-$50.

Glenn Bell at Puma Road

Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Glenn Bell . In recent years, he has performed as a member of the bands Sensory Tribe and The BASSment.

Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Official Big Sur Marathon Shakeout Run 2024

Portola Hotel & Spa

Hoka and Fleet Feet Monterey present the official shakeout run of Big Sur Marathon weekend - an easy 5K out and back on the beautiful Monterey rec trail. We'll meet in front of the Portola Hotel & Spa at 8am. This event is free, but register online as space is limited.

Big Sur Marathon After Party at Fieldwork Brewing Company

Fieldwork Brewing Company

Fleet Feet Monterey invites you to our Big Sur Marathon After Party on Sunday, April 28, 4pm-7pm at Fieldwork Brewing Company. Whether you ran, walked, or spectated this weekend, come join us as we swap race and training stories over a beer. Tickets $20 - register online .

Conversation Corner at The Pearl Works

The Pearl Works

The Pearl Works community coworking space in Downtown Old Monterey is hosting a Conversation Corner open to all on Tuesday, MApril 30, 6pm-8pm. Meet some new people and maybe invite someone you've been wanting to spend time with. This evening...

Ryan Sesma at Melville Tavern

Melville Tavern

Melville Tavern hosts live music every Tuesday, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Tonight we'll feature local musician Ryan Sesma. Arrive early and enjoy our Happy Hour, 4pm-6pm. Dinner reservations recommended. No cover.

Fleet Feet's Trailblazers Training Program Begins


Join Coach April for Fleet Feet's Trailblazers 8-week training program, which will begin on Wednesday, May 8. One-time fee is $165. To learn more and register, please click here .

The goal is to prepare you for the Golden State Trail Races, but we also welcome trail-running enthusiasts who don't have a goal race in mind but are looking for a community to hit the trails with.

Mocha Old Fashioned at The Whisky Club

Have you tried The Whisky Club's Mocha Old Fashioned? Luxardo Espresso paired with Michters Rye and The Whiskey Club's house made syrups and bitters creates this sweeter Old Fashioned with a rye kick. It's a delightful after-dinner cocktail.

The Whisky Club is open Thu-Sat, 2pm-10pm, and Sun, 2pm-8pm at 425 Alvarado Street.

Rotary Club Seeks Luggage for Foster Children

Monterey Pacific Rotary Club is collecting new and gently used luggage (backpacks, duffel bags, carry-on bags, etc.) for The Kinship Center / Seneca.

Many local foster children carry their things in garbage bags or shopping bags when transitioning into care homes. Let's give these kids their own luggage.

If you want to donate your new and like-new luggage please call Carolyn Harris at 831-869-8655 by May 31. A pick-up can be arranged.