Old Monterey District Blog

Epsilon Fine Greek Restaurant is pleased to announce our springtime happy hours Monday-Thursday, 4pm-6:30pm. We offering $2 off appetizers, $2 off house wines by the glass, and $2 off red of white wines by the glass. Visit us at 422 Tyler Street in Old Monterey.

(Please note: specials or prices are subject to change at anytime.)

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The Joseph Boston Store is celebrating "Everything Bees" March 15 - May 5, 2019. Come to our shop at 210 Olivier Street in Old Monterey and find books on bees and designing your own bee-friendly garden, honey stix from Carmel Honey Company, stunning beeswax candles by The Honey Ladies, bee-themed cards and art prints by local Monterey Artist Helene Benson (Little Herb Girl), and raw wildflower honey from Happy Girl Kitchen.

The Joseph Boston Store will host local honey and jam tastings from Happy Girl Kitchen on March 29 and 30, 12pm-2pm.

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The team at Revival Ice Cream has been working hard to make a difference in our community, producing high quality products and sharing our core business values. Now we're pleased to announce a new community centered event series: Revival Connect. On Wednesdays at our shop at 463 Alvarado Street in Monterey, we'll showcase local artists and do our part to support local nonprofits by donating 20% of the proceeds of Revival sales to local nonprofits.

We stand for quality products, exceptional service, making a difference in our community, and giving our customers something extra to celebrate. Like the food we eat, art brings us together - fostering connections. Join us to connect and enter to win Revival Ice Cream and other prizes.

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Spa on the Plaza is pleased to announce we're offering new services. Please phone us at 831-647-9000 or visit our website for more information.

Mello Massage
$175 for 80 minutes
Our new Mello Massage uses pure essential oils from the cannabis plant. CBD is non-psychoactive and many have found it assists with pain relief and deep relaxation.

CBD and Epsom Salt Bath
$50 for 30 minutes
Extend your experience and indulge in an Epsom CBD private bath. You'll feel like
you went on a vacation!...Read More

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Below are the showtimes for Osio Theater, March 7-14, 2019. Osio, a non-profit movie theater dedicated to independent, foreign, and art films, is located at 350 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey.

Weekdays at 3:10pm, 7pm
Sat & Sun at 11:20am, 3:10pm, 7pm

Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, Never Look Away tells the story of a young art student, Kurt, who falls in love with a fellow student, Ellie. Ellie’s father, a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s choice of boyfriend, and vows to destroy the relationship. What neither of them knows is that their lives are already connected through a terrible crime Ellie's father committed decades ago.. Watch the trailer.

Fri, Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs at 2:40pm, 7:40pm
Sat & Tues at 2:40pm

Frances, a naïve young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, doesn't think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner, an eccentric French piano teacher named Greta. Having recently lost her mother, Frances quickly grows closer to widowed Greta. The two become fast friends - but Greta's maternal charms begin to dissolve and grow increasingly disturbing as Frances discovers that nothing in Greta's life is what it seems. Watch the trailer.

Daily at 2:45pm, 5:15pm, 7:45pm

A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1980s results in a very violent outcome. Lords of Chaos tells the true story of True Norwegian Black Metal and its most notorious practitioners - a group of young men with a flair for publicity, church-burning, and murder. Watch the trailer.

Weekdays at 2:40pm, 5:10pm, 7:55pm
Sat & Sun at 11:50am, 2:40pm, 5:10pm, 7:55pm

A man stranded in the Arctic after an airplane crash must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his makeshift camp or to embark on a deadly trek through the unknown in hopes of making it out alive. Watch the trailer.

Weekdays at 2:15pm, 5pm, 7:30pm
Sat & Sun at 11:40am, 2:15pm, 5pm, 7:30pm

he film follows Laura on her travels from Argentina to her small home town in Spain for her sister's wedding, bringing her two children along for the occasion. Amid the joyful reunion and festivities, the eldest daughter is abducted. In the tense days that follow, various family and community tensions surface and deeply hidden secrets are revealed. Watch the trailer.

Fri, Mon, Wed, Thurs at 5pm
Tues - no screening
Sat at 12pm
Sun at 12pm, 5pm
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At Coastal Classy Events and Design, sometimes we fall in love with unique pieces that we know our couples will love too. We love our clients so much that we take one for the team and purchase these lovelies and make them available to rent so that you don't have to hunt them down and pay top dollar for them on your own.

This gold and marble cake stands is one of our favorites, but if it doesn't fit your style don't worry, we have plenty of others. And the best part is that Meghan has been hard at work gathering a gallery of images of all the pretty things we have to offer. So coming soon we'll open a rentals section on our website where couples can browse wonderful things we've found to make your wedding even more personal.

The office of Coastal Classy Events and Design is in Old Monterey at 281 Webster Street.

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Children ages 6-8 are invited to explore what makes Monterey special by spending a week at our local children's museum during My Museum's 2019 Summer Camp! Campers will play and experiment with unique hands-on exhibits, discover new friendships, and explore hidden treasures in our community. Each day offers a new themed adventure, both indoors and outdoors, focused on learning through play.

There will be three sessions: June 10-14, June 24-28, and July 29-August 2. Each day we'll meet 9am-4pm. Fee is $280 per child for MY Museum members; $295 per child for non-members. Space is limited - register today by phoning the museum at 831-649-6444.

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