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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

Prints 101 with Barbara Furbush

Free with Admission
Monterey Museum of Art

In this lively class at Monterey Museum of Art taught by Barbara Furbush, you'll handle materials, tools, and prints as we discuss the four basic methods of making prints and learn to identify one from another.

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

I Will Repair: Electronics Repair

Having problems with your computer or cellphone? Whether it's hardware or software related, you're invited to I Will Repair's open forum Tech Talk on Wednesdays at 6pm. I won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but I will aim to empower the community.

Try an Impossible Burger at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

Attention, vegetarians! Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill offers an absolutely, ridiculously delicious vegetarian Impossible Burger, which we serve with a fresh Kaiser bun, vegan "cheese", secret sauce, and caramelized onions. It's pretty amazing. Visit us and try it! We're located...

Military Mondays at Om Studios

On Studios in Monterey invites active miliary and their families to join us every Monday for half off any class. That's only $8.50 for any one of our four classes Monday afternoons. Classes include Barre (12:15pm & 5:30pm), Gentle Yoga (5:30pm), and Candelit Vinyasa (6:45pm). We're located at 631B Cass Street.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market takes place rain or shine every Tuesday. Hours are 4pm-7pm, October through April, and 4pm-8pm, May through September. Strolling along the three and a half blocks of Alvarado Street, you can find organic...

The Poke Lab Welcomes Chef Eddie

Have you met Chef Eddie? Previously at Folktale Winery, Eddie's just joined The Poke Lab team, and he's thrilled to serve up some delicious, fresh, sustainable seafood for you! Stop by the restaurant and say hello at 475 Alvarado Street.