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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

Caffe Trieste Presents Porsche Smith

Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste presents award-winnning singer/songwriter Porsche Smith . With lush lyricism, bluesy vocals, and a knack for crafty guitar riffs, she'll open your ears, then your mind, and eventually your heart. Not to be missed!

Venture Gallery Participates in Monterey County Artists Open Studio Tour

9/23 - 9/24
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery is pleased to take part in the Monterey County Artists Open Studios Tour Saturday and Sunday, 11am-5pm. A rtists will be bringing their portfolios and many rarely-seen works of art, framed and unframed. The gallery will host demonstrations by award-winning artists on Saturday: Tamara Selyangina at 12:30pm and Carol Gray at 2:30pm.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Sep 24, 2017

Osio Theater Celebrates Art House Theater Day 2017

Osio Theater

Osio Theater invites you to join us as part of a nationwide celebration of independently owned cinemas, Art House Theater Day! AHTD celebrates the art house theater and the cultural role it plays in a community. We'll celebrate all day with $2 popcorn, $1 churros, a specialty flavor Osio Lush Slush, plus a sneak preview of Lucky starring Harry Dean Stanton.

MIIS Lecture: The Dawn of Sustainable Seafood in Japan

MIIS, McGowan Building

MIIS's Center for the Blue Economy presents a free lecture by Dr. Isao Sakaguchi, Professor of International Relations at the Faculty of Law at Gakushuin University in Tokyo, entitled The Dawn of Sustainable Seafood in Japan on Tuesday, September...