This Week's Highlights

Volunteer for the Downtown Old Monterey Cleanup!

Calle Principal Parking Garage

Save Our Shores and the Foolish Times invite you to help us clean up Downtown Old Monterey streets on Coastal Cleanup Day, 9am-12pm. That's right, in addition to cleaning up beaches, we're extending the effort to our beloved Downtown!

Check in at 9am at the parking garage at 468 Calle Principal. Please register online so we know to expect you. There's an after party for volunteers, 1pm-3pm - sign up for the after party here.

Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day at MY Museum

Monterey County Youth Museum

Did you know that Talk Like a Pirate Day is on Sunday, September 19? So gather 'round, landlubbers, and learn the pirate lingo. Join us for a pirate scavenger hunt and a special craft during our during our 10am-12 pm...

Sej Miles at Puma Road

Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents award-winning singer-songwriter Sej Miles, whose musical influences draw from gospel, blues, and folk. Join us for wine tasting and wines by the glass or bottle while you enjoy this up and coming talent.

Pesto Caprese Sandwich at East Village Cafe

East Village Cafe presents our latest: the vegetarian pesto caprese sandwich, featuring delicious mozzarella cheese, fresh tomatoes, fresh basil, and pesto sauce served up on ciabatta bread. We're adding more food items day by day. Visit us at 498 Washington Street and get something good to eat!

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers Market

Old Monterey

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmer's Market is back! The market has returned to Alvarado Street every Tuesday, 4pm-8pm, featuring local produce, crafts, and food vendors. We'll be open rain or shine.

Every Tuesday, 4pm-6pm, the market is offering free Covid vaccines (all three - Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J) and free rapid antigen Covid testing (PCR tests also available). No appointment necessary - just show up.