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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

Arts for the Cause: An Evening for the Soberanes Fire Relief

$10 donation
Cafe Lumiere

Cafe Lumiere hosts a fundraiser for Soberanes fire relief, with 100% of the proceeds donated to local efforts to aid victims of the fire. We'll feature food by Cafe Lumiere, wine by Carmel Valley wineries, and a raffle spotlighting local artists and local businesses. Admission is a donation of $10 or more and raffle tickets will be sold throughout the night.

Paris Bakery is Now Hiring!

Are you looking for a change in pace?! Do you love baking, decorating, coffee, or customer service? Do you know someone who does? Paris Bakery is hiring! Please pass the word along. We're looking for bread/viennoiserie bakers, a pastry assistant, and counter help. Contact us today!

Osio Theater: "Miss Sharon Jones!" Premiere and Survivors Celebration

Osio Theater

Osio Theater presents a premiere of the film Miss Sharon Jones! and a cancer survivors' celebration. This jubilant gathering is centered around the extraordinary documentary which follows Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings as Sharon rediscovers life after cancer. The celebration will feature live music, a speaker from the American Cancer Society, special event concessions, and signed CD and memorabilia giveaway.

Monterey Museum of Art: Atmospheric Perspective in California Landscapes

free with museum admission
Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street presents Atmospheric Perspective in California Landscapes , a talk and demonstration by Kevin Milligan on Thursday, August 25, 6pm-7pm. Free with Museum admission.

Atmospheric perspective is a critical technique used in art...

Bay of Pines Presents Wes Speight

Bay of Pines Organic Restaurant

Bay of Pines Organic Restaurant and Kiki Wow present an evening of live music featuring Wes Speight on Thursday, August 25, 7pm-9pm. $10 donation.

Originally from Tennessee, Wes Speight has played in cities across the nation including San Diego,...