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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

Ziggy Marley at Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre presents musician Ziggy Marley. His reggae-style pop sound and lyrical themes have captured the hearts of music lovers all over the world and he's won multiple Grammy awards. In 2016, he released his sixth solo studio album, Ziggy Marley , his first release in 2 years.

Monterey Fire Department Safety Fair and Open House

Fire Station #1

Monterey Fire Department is hosting a Safety Fair and Open House on Saturday, October 22, 11am-2pm. Enjoy demonstrations, free lunch, and meet your local firefighters!

Activities will include an auto extrication demonstration and an urban search and rescue demonstration,...

Luminata Books: Introduction to Crystal Medicine Singing Bowls

Luminata Books & Gifts

Created out of quartz crystal, crystal singing bowls are powerful tools for healing, meditation and attunement to inner levels of being. This Introduction to the Singing Bowls' Vibrational Empowerment and Healing by Vali Francis will demonstrate their use. Come experience the beauty and power of these transformative tools.

Old Capitol Books: Dramov & Momboisse, Authors of "Historic Homes & Inns of Carmel-by-the-Sea"

Old Capitol Books

A new book by Arcadia Publishing features the history of the homes, architecture, and people of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Authors Alissandra Dramov and Lynn A. Momboisse bring the past alive with interactive Google maps and a beautiful book full of historic photographs and stories. Come join the authors at Old Capitol Books and learn about our local history!

Osio Theater: Sweeney Todd

Osio Theater

Osio Theater presents a late-night screening of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), a film adaptation of the musical by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Tim Burton. For details and to purchase advance tickets, please visit...