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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

Salvation Army Food Drive at Rosine's Restaurant

Rosine's Restaurant asks you to help us help families in need this holiday season. Dine with us and bring in 3 non-perishable/non-expired food items for our Salvation Army Food Drive Barrel and we will treat you to a free dessert!...

Ugly Sweater Party at Alvarado Street Brewery

Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill

Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill invites you to wear your worst holiday sweater and join us for our Ugly Sweater Party in our Beer Garden. We'll have an ugly sweater contest, trivia game, and a food drive for Monterey County Food Bank. Please bring at least 5 canned goods.

Monterey Museum of Art Lecture: The Art and Craft of Glassblowing

Monterey Museum of Art

The Monterey Museum of Art presents a lecture by Cristy Alyosi and Scott Graham entitled The Art and Craft of Glassblowing on Monday, December 11 at 1pm. Admission is free for members, all others must pay museum's general admission...

Extra Anejo Tequila Tasting at Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurant y Cantina and the Monterey Bay Tequila and Mezcal Tasting Club are celebrating the end of 2017 with a special Extra Añejo Tequila Tasting. Join us and enjoy unique, high-quality extra añejo tequilas that have been aged a minimum of three years. Brand ambassadors will be on hand. There will be more than ten brands to sip and savor! Fee is $25.

A Winter Wonderland at MY Museum

12/12 - 12/15
Monterey County Youth Museum

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening? Get cozy at Monterey County Youth Museum for a "wonder-full" week of Winter Wonderland celebrations. From Tuesday, December 12 through Friday, December 15, 2pm-4pm, we'll have a winter themed, fun-filled activity that kids of...

Multi-day event ending on Fri Dec 15, 2017

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Paint and Sip Class ! Tonight, local artist and retired art teacher Bunny Paivine will be teaching an easy-to-follow painting class. You’ll take home your own 11 x 14 canvas painting. All materials and a glass of wine are included in the $50 fee.

ISGC: Sacred Intimacy / Tantra Workshop for Sexual Abuse Survivor Couples

Intimacy, Sexuality & Gender Center of Monterey

The Intimacy, Sexuality and Gender Center of Monterey presents a Sacred Intimacy / Tantra Workshop for couples in which one member is a survivor of sexual abuse. Focus is on uniting the sexual abuse survivor and their partner in a joint healing experience. Call by December 13 to register.