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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

Work Horse Bicycles Grand Opening

Work Horse Bicycles

It's the moment bike fans have been waiting for: Fast Frank is back! Work Horse Bicycles, Old Monterey's newest bike shop, is Frank's baby and he wants to show it off at the grand opening celebration. Join the entire staff or complimentary food and drinks, prizes, and a big sale, with a majority of bikes in the shop discounted by 25% and ladies' and men's clothing discounted up to 50% off.

Osio Theater: Documentary "4 Wheel Bob" and Director Q&A

11/17 - 11/18
Osio Theater

Osio Theater presents 4 Wheel Bob , a documentary film telling the story of Bob Coomber, an intrepid adventurer who sets out to be the first wheelchair hiker to cross the 11,845 foot Kearsarge Pass in the Sierra Nevada. On November 17 at the 7pm screening and November 18 at the 5pm and 7pm screenings, Osio will host Q&A sessions with the director, Tal Skloot, who has a credit list of 20 feature-length documentaries and narrative films that have won multiple Emmy awards.

Multi-day event ending on Sat Nov 18, 2017

Customer Appreciation Day 2017 at Luminata Books

Luminata Books & Gifts

Luminata Books and Gifts wishes to express appreciation to all our customers with a special sale, 1pm-3pm. We'll be offering 20% off items storewide! Refreshments will be served.

Battle of Monterey of 1818: Living History Re-enactment

Custom House Plaza

The Battle of Monterey of 1818, a living-history re-enactment, will be held in Custom House Plaza. All are invited to attend! Costumed early Spanish soldiers will defend the Custom House and Captain Bouchard will lead the charge as, cannons firing, his tall ship ("The Lady Washington," now in Monterey harbor) recreates the only ever land/sea battle on the West Coast.

Monterey Museum of Art: Lecture by Realist Painter Pamela Carroll

Monterey Museum of Art

The Monterey Museum of Art presents a lecture by realist painter Pamela Carroll on Monday, November 20 at 1pm. Admission is free for members, all others must pay museum's general admission fee to attend lecture.

In this presentation Pamela...

Cibo's Pre-Thanksgiving Soiree

Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Ristorante Italiano is celebrating the holiday one day early with our Pre-Thanksgiving Soiree on Wednesday, November 22, 9pm-1:30am. We'll be offering $3 well drinks, beer, and wine all night long. DJ Khosmo will be here, spinning tunes. Come and...

Union Yoga Class: Sweet and Savory Thanksgiving Flow

Union Yoga

Union Yoga is happy to announce one of our favorite classes of the year: Sweet and Savory Thanksgiving Flow. This is the class to connect with your family, friends, your breath, your body, your soul, and deep gratitude on Thursday,...