This Week's Highlights

Venture Gallery Celebrates 35th Anniversary

 
7/20/24
 
free
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery is celebrating our 35th anniversary with a spectacular evening of art, wine, and chocolates on Saturday, July 20, 4pm-7pm.

Mingle with our artists, discover their inspirations, and engage in lively conversations. Tyller Williamson, Mayor of Monterey, will join us in commemorating this milestone.

Tour "Bay of Life" Exhibit with Photographer Frans Lanting

 
7/18/24
 
$20/$5
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Join nature photographer Frans Lanting for an exclusive after-hours tour of Monterey's Museum of Art's exhibit of Bay of Life: From Wind to Whales on Thursday, July 18, 5:30pm-7pm.

Gain insight into Lanting's creative philosophy and the role artists can have in safeguarding Monterey Bay and the rest of the planet.

Kris Angelis at Albatross Ridge

 
7/19/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents award-winning singer-songwriter Kris Angelis . Experience the magic of live music along with award-winning wines, tapas style light bites, and a rotating selecting of craft beer.

Foundation Cigar Tasting Event at Hellam's

 
7/18/24
 
$40
 
Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop

Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop presents a cigar tasting event featuring Foundation cigars on Thursday, July 18, 7pm-10pm. We'll have fine cigars, raffle prizes, and lots of fun! Fee is $40. Ages 21 and over only.

Mats and Mimosas Workshop at Board and Brush

 
7/20/24
 
$45
 
Board and Brush Monterey

Board and Brush presents a Mats and Mimosas Workshop on Saturday, July 20, 11am-1:30pm.

We all walk over doormats daily at home, and making personalized or seasonal ones is such fun! Fee is $45. Register here. For ages 21+.

Johan Sotelo at Albatross Ridge

 
7/26/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents singer-songwriter Johan Sotelo . Experience the magic of live music along with award-winning wines, tapas style light bites, and a rotating selecting of craft beer.

Marcie Chapa at Characters Bar, Marriott Hotel

 
7/20/24
 
no cover
 
Monterey Marriott Hotel

Characters Bar at Monterey Marriott Hotel presents percussionist Marcie Chapa on Saturday, July 20. Doors open at 8pm. Music starts at 8:30pm.

Marcie has performed with Beyonce, Jay Z, Alicia Keys, Jennifer Lopez, Jill Scott, Al Jarreau, and Mary J Blige.

Joyce Sampson at Puma Road

 
7/20/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter Joyce Sampson . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Youth Arts Collective: Summer Show Opening Reception 2024

 
7/26/24
 
free
 
Youth Arts Collective

Youth Arts Collective invites you to celebrate summer with us at the opening reception for our 2024 Summer Art Show on Friday, July 26, 5pm-8pm. Our Summer Show will feature more than 130 incredible works from YAC artists and mentors.

Used Book Sale at Monterey Public Library

 
7/27/24
 
 
Monterey Public Library

Monterey Public Library Friends and Foundation is holding a Used Book Sale on July 27, 10am-2pm, in the foyer of the Library. You'll find gently used books across all genres. Proceeds will benefit Monterey Public Library.

DJ Julius Papp at Compact Disco

 
7/27/24
 
 
Compact Disco

Compact Disco presents a night of eclectic disco music featuring DJ Julius Papp of San Francisco with a warmup by DJs Loloh and Ed E on Saturday, July 27. Ages 21+ only.

About DJ Julius...

2024 4th of July Photos Now on Old Monterey Website

Another fantastic 4th of July celebration is in the books! The Old Monterey Business Association wants to thank everyone who attended and marched in our annual 4th of July Parade. We hope you had as much fun as we did.

There are photos on our website from the 4th of July Parade in Downtown Old Monterey, pancake breakfast at the fire station, and music and food fest in front of Colton Hall. We encourage you to see the special moments captured by photographer and OMBA web developer Sheldon Chang .