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Old Monterey is the thriving downtown district of Monterey, CA. Home to nearly 400 shops, restaurants, and service providers and a bustling farmers' market, it's a hub of community life. Tourists from around the world come for its seaside charm and historical attractions. Old Monterey is a frequent host to conventions and meetings of all sizes. It's also a great place to locate a business.

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This Week's Highlights

New Wine Tasting Room at Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop

Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop is proud to announce that we now have a fully operating wine tasting room. Come and visit us anytime Monday through Saturday, 10am-10pm, at 423 Alvarado St. We can't wait to show you our beautiful new tasting room.

Rosé Patio Party at Montrio Bistro

 
5/27/18
 
$10
 
Montrio Bistro

Montrio Bistro and our wine director, Christian Adams, invite you to join us for a Rosé Patio Party. Come and enjoy tastes of rosé from producers from around the world. Some surprise winemakers will be joining us. Fee is $10 per person.

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
5/29/18
 
$50
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Paint and Sip Class ! Tonight, local artist and retired art teacher Bunny Paivine will be teaching an easy-to-follow painting class. You’ll take home your own 11 x 14 canvas painting. All materials and a glass of wine are included in the $50 fee.

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
5/30/18
 
 
Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill

Come out and celebrate Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill! On the last Wednesday of every month, show your server your Monterey library card or a Brews for Books bookmark (available at the library), and we'll donate 10% of your check to the Monterey Public Library.

Midday Mindfulness Class at Union Yoga

Union Yoga, located at 244 Pearl St., now offers a midday mindfulness class! Beginning May 21, Ana Poirier is bringing years of training in Yin yoga, meditation, Kundalini yoga, and essential oils to her Monday class held 12:15pm-1pm. No experience is necessary.