Upcoming Events

For upcoming conferences happening in Old Monterey, please see the Conference Calendar.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers Market

 
1/18/22
 
free
 
Old Monterey

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmer's Market is held on Alvarado Street every Tuesday, 4pm-7pm, featuring local produce, crafts, and food vendors. We're open rain or shine.

4pm-6pm, the market offers free Covid vaccines (all three - Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J). Supply is limited - please sign up for an appointment on MyTurn.ca.gov . Vaccines will only be offered to walk-ins if there are doses remaining.

Covid tests are currently in short supply - please check our website on Monday evening or Tuesday morning to see if Lightspeed Testing is able to offer Covid testing at the market that week, 4pm-6pm.

Monterey Mile Race Series from Fleet Feet

 
1/22/22
 
$15
 
Dust Bowl Brewing - Parking Lot

Fleet Feet invites you to join us for the Monterey Mile Race Series, a 3-part road mile race series that will be held every other Saturday, January 8 - February 5. We will race a one mile stretch from the...

Magenta Spreen at Puma Road

 
1/22/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Magenta Spreen. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Magenta Spreen brings together singer-songwriters Kristen Gradwohl and Talmon...

MY Museum Covid Vaccination Clinic

 
1/24/22
 
free
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum is teaming up with Central Avenue Pharmacy to support families in the fight against COVID-19. Please join us for a free vaccination clinic for anyone age 5 and up on Monday, January 24, 4pm-6pm. The museum will be...

Pub Run with Fleet Feet and Fieldwork Brewing

 
1/24/22
 
 
Fieldwork Brewing Company

Fleet Feet Monterey is hosting a Pub Run at 6:30pm. We'll begin and end at Fieldwork Brewing Company. Mizuno will have some of their running shoes for you to try out on the run. All paces, levels, distances, and abilities are always welcome. Post-run, we can grab a beer together!

Saturday Morning Fun Run at Fleet Feet Monterey

 
1/29/22
 
Free
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Everyone is welcome to join Fleet Feet Monterey on our Saturday Morning Fun Runs! Every Saturday we meet at the shop at 8am and take 15 minutes to socialize before we get moving. This free program is for people of all ages and all abilities. All are welcome - the more, the merrier! Run or walk as you wish.

Sej Miles at Puma Road

 
1/29/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents award-winning singer-songwriter Sej Miles, whose musical influences draw from gospel, blues, and folk. Join us for wine tasting and wines by the glass or bottle while you enjoy this up and coming talent.

Zach Westfall and Ben Herod at Puma Road

 
1/30/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local jazz musicians Zach Westfall on bass and Ben Herod on saxophone. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Registration Deadline for Slowfiber Book Club Sew Along: "Slow Stitch"

 
2/1/22
 
$30
 
Slowfiber

Join Slowfiber owner Jaki Canterbury for a Slowfiber Book Club Sew Along featuring the book Slow Stitch: Mindful and Contemplative Textile Art by Claire Wellesley-Smith. We will meet on Zoom on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month, 5:30pm-6:30pm, Feb 24 - Apr 28. Fee is $30. Registration deadline is Feb 1.

The is not a class but a creative support and sharing book club. To participate, you need to be able to hand stitch. For more info and to register, visit the Slowfiber website .

Jazz Night with Zach Westfall at Savvy

 
2/3/22
 
 
Savvy Bar

Savvy Bar, Monterey's most authentic speakeasy, presents jazz bassist Zach Westfall every Thursday night at 8pm. Enjoy oak barrel-aged cocktails, small plates, and music in a comfortable lounge setting. Please visit our website to obtain the...

Back Lot Poetry: A Monthly Open Mic at Old Capitol Books

 
2/4/22
 
 
Old Capitol Books

We know that some of you have been fantasizing about gathering in dark parking lots. With strangers. To read poetry. Let Old Capitol Books help you with that.

We hold monthly Poetry Open Mic Nights on the first Friday of every month at 9pm in the parking lot behind our building (at 499 Calle Principal). Hosted by Brian Sheffield.

The Upcycled Quilt - A Hand Stitching Workshop at Slowfiber

 
2/5/22
 
$60
 
Slowfiber

Slowfiber presents a 4-hour workshop led by Lyn Sandberg entitled The Upcycled Quilt: A Hand Stitching Class Using the Siddhe People's Style of Construction Commonly Known as Kawandi . This class is offered on the first Saturday of every month,...

Poetry Workshop at Old Capitol Books

 
2/6/22
 
$10
 
Old Capitol Books

On the first Sunday of every month, 6pm-8pm, Old Capitol Books and Boukra Press host a poetry writing workshop. All levels are welcome. This is two hours of facilitated and structured poetry writing for only $10. Feedback given by trained...

MendBar Happy Hour Fridays at Slowfiber

 
2/11/22
 
$5-$10
 
Slowfiber

Join Slowfiber at our MendBar Happy Hour taking place every Friday, 5:30pm-8pm, at the shop. Fee is $5-$10, sliding scale. Please register in advance.

Mend Bar Happy Hour, is where we upcycle, recycle and repair garments. Each week covers a particular skill and offers a chance for a fresh look in your closet. Supplies are included in the price. You'll develop skills as you go free from judgement in a supportive and fun environment.

Esteban Restaurant: Valentine's Weekend Dinner

 
2/12/22
 
 
Esteban Restaurant

Grab your loved ones and enjoy a special Valentine’s Dinner at Esteban Restaurant, available from Saturday, February 12 through Monday, February 14. Reservations begin at 5pm nightly - please phone 831-375-0176 to reserve your table.

Guests can savor our...