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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

Youth Arts Collective: LiveART 2017

Youth Arts Collective

Youth Arts Collective presents our 6th Annual LiveART, 5pm-10pm. Tonight, 30+ artists from the community sit side by side creating original art which goes up on the LiveART Laundry Line for sale that night. Simultaneously, a large sketch circle with 15+ artists surround and draw 5-minute portraits of people, all while listening to seven live bands playing back to back. Come join us!

Boscoe's Brood at East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents an evening of live music featuring Boscoe's Brood with opener Simon Lunche on Saturday, April 29 at 7pm.

Boscoe's Brood is influenced by the music of The Beatles, Lov'in Spoonful, Emerson-Lake-and Palmer,...

Pre-Order Your 2017 Shincha Teas at Cha-ya

This is a very exciting time of year for tea lovers! Shincha is made from tea picked during the first harvest in the spring which produces the highest quality tea in Japan. Cha-ya Japanese Tea & Things is now offering a 10% discount until April 30 for those of you who wish to pre-order Hashiri Shincha, Shincha Kunpu, or Shincha Houryoku. Please call us to place your order.

Magic League at Mythic Games Monterey

Mythic Games Monterey

Mythic Games Monterey presents Magic League, a new, four-week program for fun, on-demand Magic play at any skill level. The first week to get in on the action for the May session is May 1-7. Fee is $10.

Pilates Day Celebration at Pilates Monterey

Pilates Monterey

Pilates Monterey is celebrating International Pilates Day and the fifth anniversary of our studio, 10am-12pm. Stop by to check out the space, see live demonstrations of exercises and equipment, ask questions, and enjoy drinks, snacks, and giveaways!

Bella's Summer of Love Sew-In

Bella's Studio

Bella's Studio celebrates the Summer of Love with a blue jeans "sew in" at 9am and 1pm. Remember those patched and embroidered jeans you coveted? They're back in fashion, and Bella is hosting a Free Expression Workshop Day! You bring the jeans, and we'll have trim, embroidery thread, and fabric scraps. Fee is $20. Please phone 831-920-2272 to register.

Monterey County Youth Museum: $2 Tuesday!

Monterey County Youth 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...