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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

Jordan Renzi at East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents an afternoon of live music featuring singer-songwriter Jordan Renzi , the grand prize winner of the 2017 Eventide New England Songwriting Competition. Don't miss this young up-and-coming artist on her California tour!

Taste of Spain at Esteban Restaurant

Esteban Restaurant

Esteban Restaurant invites you to experience a Taste of Spain. Sip, savor, and share in the Spanish tradition when you join us for a reception and dinner featuring authentic paella on the patio prepared by Executive Chef Tom Snyder with an assortment of traditional Spanish bocadillos, small plates, and house-made desserts plus select wines and live music.

Summer Camps at MY Museum 2018

Children ages 6-8 are invited to explore what makes Monterey special by spending a week at our local children's museum during My Museum's 2018 Summer Camp! Campers will play and experiment with unique hands-on exhibits, discover new friendships, and explore hidden treasures in our community.

Caffe Trieste Presents Mark Shilstone and Rod Wilson

Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Mark Shilstone and Rod Wilson. Their sets include tunes by groups from the 60’s and early 70’s, but they also play originals and songs by a number of contemporary artists. The unique blend of guitar, voice and percussion make for some exciting and unique arrangements of a lot of your favorites.