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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

Private Collection at Cha-Ya Japanese Tea and Things for Limited Time

Cha-ya Japanese Tea and Things is pleased to announce that we have acquired a gorgeous private collection of ceramics, Ikebana vases, baskets, scrolls, and much more. These unique pieces will be available for viewing and purchase for five days only, February 26 - March...

Carmel Jewish Film Festival: "The Third Half"

MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Opening night of the Carmel Jewish Film Festival will be held at MIIS's Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building with a screening of The Third Half, a Macedonian, Czech, and Serbian film rated PG and subtitled in English. Reception at 6:30pm, Film at 7:30pm (113 min.),...

Monterey County Youth Museum: $2 Tuesday!

MY Museum

In an effort to make the Museum accessible to our entire community, the Pebble Beach Company Foundation and Nancy Buck Ransom Foundation proudly sponsor MY Museum’s $2 Tuesdays! These reduced admission days are offered on the first Tuesday of every...