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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

Preview RM Sotheby's Classic Car Auction 2017

8/16 - 8/19
Portola Hotel & Spa

Portola Hotel & Spa hosts the RM Sotheby's Classic Car Auction on August 18 & 19 at 6pm. There are previews for the general public on Wednesday, 10am-8pm, Thursday, 10am-8pm, Friday, 10am-4pm, and Saturday, 10am-4pm. Preview admission is $40.

Multi-day event ending on Sat Aug 19, 2017

Caffe Trieste Presents Kenny Stahl

Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present jazz flutist Kenny Stahl who's worked with Stevie Wonder, Jaco Pastorius, Ira Sullivan, Herb Jeffries, and many others. Raised in Chicago, he studied and performed many forms of jazz, from the mysteries of Monk to the preludes of Bach, with stops along the way for Latin, be-bop, Brazilian and Contemporary.

Lecture: "90 Years of Key Decisions to Preserve Monterey's History"

MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

The Old Monterey Foundation presents a free lecture, 90 Years of Key Decisions to Preserve Monterey's History , by Kip Hudson and Mary Wright. Monterey has been preserved through the impassioned e­fforts of its surrounding community. Join us for this discussion by community leaders who have participated in many of the achievements and challenges.

Pokemon Trainers Night at Mythic Games

Mythic Games Monterey

Hello Pokemon Trainers! Every Tuesday, 5pm-8pm, you're invited you come in to Mythic Games Monterey and meet other trainers. If you're new to the game, come in a learn about it! On every Trainers Night we offer 10% off all...

Closing Sale at Magnolia Chateau

Magnolia Chateau will be closing at the end of August and we're having a huge sale! Stop by the shop at 534 Abrego Street and find a wide variety of home decor, women’s fashion, and gift items at reduced prices.