Upcoming Events

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

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
11/13/18
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market takes place rain or shine every Tuesday. Hours are 4pm-7pm, October through April, and 4pm-8pm, May through September. Strolling along the three and a half blocks of Alvarado Street, you can find organic...

MIIS Lecture - Saving Italy from Big Oil

 
11/13/18
 
free
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a free lecture by Rita D' Orsogna entitled Saving Italy from Big Oil: A Case Study of Education, Activism, and Community Outreach on November 13 at 6pm in the McGowan Building, Room 102,...

Play Wine Bingo at Sovino Wine Bar

 
11/13/18
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Come to Sovino to play Wine Bingo! Really, it's everything you like about Bingo, with wine and Sovino vocabulary ;associated with the numbers. Come and learn a little, play a little, drink a little. There shall be prizes!

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
11/14/18
 
free
 
I Will Repair: Electronics Repair

Having problems with your computer or cellphone? Whether it's hardware or software related, you're invited to I Will Repair's open forum Tech Talk on Wednesdays at 6pm. We won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but we will aim to empower our community.

Opening Reception for 25th Annual Miniatures

 
11/15/18
 
Members: Free; Not Yet Members: $20
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Come celebrate the opening of the 25th Annual Miniatures at Monterey Museum of Art. Toast the artists, all Museum Members, with local wine and small bites. Proceeds raise funds for the Museum to present dynamic exhibitions, conserve collection artworks, develop meaningful educational experiences, and to serve broader audiences.

Novelist Peter Nathaniel Malae at Old Capitol Books

 
11/15/18
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books welcomes award-winning novelist Peter Nathaniel Malae, who will be doing a reading and launching his fourth book, Son of Amity . A former John Steinbeck Fellow, Arts Council Silicon Valley Fellow, and MacDowell Colony Fellow, Malae lives in the Pacific Northwest.

MIIS Lecture: Indigenous/Tribal Ecological Knowledge and Fire in California

 
11/15/18
 
free
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a free lecture by Ron Goode entitled Reimagining the Human-Land Connection: Indigenous/Tribal Ecological Knowledge and Fire in California on November 15, 6:30pm-8pm, at Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building on the campus of...

Hilltown at Caffe Trieste

 
11/16/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Hilltown on Friday, November 16, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Named after the little town that grew out of the well-traveled Salinas River fording site of the mid-1800s, the newly formed four-piece bluegrass...

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Jean-Paul Sartre

 
11/16/18
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

This month, at the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books , we’re going to read selections from Jean-Paul Sartre's Being and Nothingness . Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Cibo Restaurant presents VYBE

 
11/16/18
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live rock music featuring VYBE , 9pm-12:30am.

VYBE is a collaboration of talented, seasoned musicians who came together in early 2010 and have become...

Battle of Monterey of 1818: Living History Re-enactment in 2018

 
11/17/18
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

The Battle of Monterey of 1818, a living-history re-enactment, will be held in Custom House Plaza. All are invited to attend! Costumed early Spanish soldiers will defend the Custom House and Captain Bouchard will lead the charge as, cannons firing, his tall ship ("The Lady Washington," now in Monterey harbor) recreates the only ever land/sea battle on the West Coast.

Customer Appreciation Day Sale at Luminata Books and Gifts

 
11/17/18
 
 
Luminata Books & Gifts

Luminata Books and Gifts is celebrating our 13th year in business with a Customer Appreciation Day Sale. At 2pm-4pm, we'll offer 20% off everything in the store! Refreshments will be served.

Michael Gaither at Caffe Trieste

 
11/17/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Michael Gaither on Saturday, November 17, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Acoustic Americana styled singer/songwriter Michael Gaither was raised on the central California coast and takes the “write what you know”...

Cibo Restaurant presents VYBE

 
11/17/18
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live rock music featuring VYBE , 9pm-12:30am.

VYBE is a collaboration of talented, seasoned musicians who came together in early 2010 and have become...

Salon Jane Questions and Answers

 
11/18/18
 
Free with Admission
 
Monterey Museum of Art - La Mirada Education Center

Is there something you’ve been wondering about while experiencing Ethereal Zone at Monterey Museum of Art? Salon Jane answers questions submitted throughout the exhibition during a panel discussion moderated by mixed-media artist Beverly Rayner. Don’t forget to submit...

AcroYoga Therapeutics 101 at Union Yoga

 
11/18/18
 
$10 donation
 
Union Yoga

Jack Laub and Julia Dancyger from Los Angeles are joining Union Yoga for this special event, Acroyoga Therapeutics 101, on Sunday, November 18, 4pm-6pm. Fee is a $10 donation - proceeds will go to the Food Bank for Monterey County....

Mondays at the Museum

 
11/19/18
 
Free with Admission
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Meet Monterey Museum of Art's Executive Director, Stuart Chase. Ask questions and view Stuart’s favorite art from the collection.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
11/20/18
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market takes place rain or shine every Tuesday. Hours are 4pm-7pm, October through April, and 4pm-8pm, May through September. Strolling along the three and a half blocks of Alvarado Street, you can find organic...

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
11/21/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Matsiko Children's Concert at MY Museum

 
11/21/18
 
free with museum admission
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Monterey County Youth Museum presents a concert by the Matsiko World Orphan Choir on Wednesday, November 21, 11am-11:45am. Included with daily museum admission fee.

Twenty-three children from Liberia, Peru, Nepal, and India are on their way to the US...

Thanksgiving Yoga Flow Class with Live Music at Union Yoga

 
11/22/18
 
$20 suggested donation
 
Union Yoga

Our Thanksgiving Yoga Flow Class taught by Kelli Nairn at 10am is one of Union Yoga's most popular and favorite classes of the year. Musician Ace de la Vergne is back from her European tour and bringing her New Orleans...

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
11/22/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
11/23/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

New Rome Theater at Caffe Trieste

 
11/23/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present New Rome Theater on Saturday, November 23, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

A trio of like minded musicians ready for a new musical adventure found reason to form a band known as New...

Erotic Eclectic Performs "Inside/Out" at Dali17

 
11/23/18
 
$25
 
Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey

Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey hosts Erotic Eclectic's performance of Inside/Out on Friday, November 23 and Saturday, November 24 at 7:30pm. Please note: this performance contains partial nudity. For ages 18 and over only. Tickets are $25 at...

Small Business Saturday in Old Monterey 2018

 
11/24/18
 
 
Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Business Association is celebrating Small Business Saturday! We cordially invite you to enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of Old Monterey with its many gift shops, boutiques, and restaurants.

Free Watch Batteries Today at Gasper's Jewelers

 
11/24/18
 
 
Gasper's Jewelers

In honor of Small Business Saturday, on November 24 Gasper's Jewelers will give away a free watch battery to each visitor who wants one while supplies last. This offer is good only on November 24.

MY Museum Celebrates Small Business Saturday

 
11/24/18
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

On November 24, 10am-5pm, MY Museum is offering discounts on all Museum Gift Cart purchases! MY Museum members will receive 25% off and non-members will receive 15% off.

You can feel good about shopping at MY Museum knowing that...

10% Discount on Any Repair or Service at I Will Repair

 
11/24/18
 
 
I Will Repair: Electronics Repair

I Will Repair is celebrating Small Business Saturday on November 24, 11am-5pm. We're offering 10% off any repair or service when you mention this listing (some restrictions may apply).

I Will Repair repairs iPhones and Android phones, iPads and...

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
11/24/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Open House at Shelley Bennett Skincare

 
11/24/18
 
free
 
Shelley Bennett Skincare

In celebration of Small Business Saturday, Shelley Bennett Skincare is hosting an open house, 1pm-3pm. We're offering 15% off all Caudalie and Image products and we'll have gift sets and jewelry, raffles, and complimentary bubbly and sweet treats. Come and join us!

Free Wine Tasting with Gift Card Purchase at Comanche Cellars

 
11/24/18
 
 
Comanche Cellars Wine Room

In honor of Small Business Saturday, on November 24 Comanche Cellars would like to offer a free wine tasting ($20 value) for anyone who purchases a Comanche Cellars gift card valued at $50 or more. Our gift cards, called Comanche...

Print with Dali17

 
11/24/18
 
$35
 
Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey

Liberate your creativity at this Print with Dali17 event on Saturday, November 24, 4pm-6pm. All printmaking supplies will be provided by the Monterey Peninsula College Printmakers and they will lead you step by step through the process of channeling your...

Fields of Eden at Caffe Trieste

 
11/24/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present The Fields of Eden on Saturday, November 24, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Fields of Eden is an acoustic rock band that plays classic rock hits covering the last three decades. This fun-loving...

Erotic Eclectic Performs "Inside/Out" at Dali17

 
11/24/18
 
$25
 
Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey

Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey hosts Erotic Eclectic's performance of Inside/Out on Friday, November 23 and Saturday, November 24 at 7:30pm. Please note: this performance contains partial nudity. For ages 18 and over only. Tickets are $25 at...

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
11/25/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
11/26/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
11/27/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.