Upcoming Events

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

Nautilus and Sway Jewelry Show at Sovino Wine Bar

 
1/25/20
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar is hosting a pop-up show featuring beautiful jewelry made locally by Nautilus and Sway. Buy three items and get a fourth free. Come check it out!

The Hounds of Heaven at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
1/25/20
 
$10
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow presents The Hounds of Heaven, performing a mix of original compositions and generally undiscovered album covers that have been reinterpreted. This performance will include selections from Springsteen, Petty, Bruce Hornsby, Vince Gill, Don Henley, Daryl Hall, and more.

2020 Fun & Games Night (Grown-Up Style) at MY Museum

 
1/25/20
 
$39 online / $45 at the door
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum presents a Fun & Games Night for ages 21 and up only! Join us for tons of fun board games (both oldies but goodies and hot new ones), music and entertainment, awesome food from various local restaurants, and an amazing selection of beer and wine. Admission is $39 in advance, $45 at the door.

Comedy Improv Show at the MHAA Salvador Dali Museum

 
1/25/20
 
$20/$16
 
The Dali Expo Dream Theater

Join the Monterey Peninsula's premiere comedy improv troupe for their shows on the second and last Saturday of every month. They use audience suggestions and volunteers to create hilarious scenes right on the spot similar to the hit show "Whose Line Is It, Anyway?!" It's perfect for parties and date nights!

Bobby Love at Puma Road

 
1/26/20
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Leon Joyce Organ Trio at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
1/26/20
 
$10
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents the Leon Joyce Organ Trio playing traditional, contemporary, and Latin jazz. Drummer Leon Joyce, Jr. has worked with a wide variety of top artists including Smokey Robinson, James Carter, Clark Terry, Patti LaBelle, and Mary Wilson. Come check it out! $10 cover.

Trivia Night at Sovino Wine Bar

 
1/27/20
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar's has held a weekly trivia game for years and it's a favorite among locals and visitors alike! Our 2-hour Monday night matches includes categories such as "last week in the news,” "random knowledge,” "sports,” “name that tune,” and “food and drink.” Prizes are awarded for 1st and 2nd place. Team size is limited to 6 people or less. Get your wine on and test your knowledge!

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
1/28/20
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market takes place rain or shine every Tuesday. Strolling along the three and a half blocks of Alvarado Street, you can find organic produce, fresh flowers, international food and pastries, arts and crafts, handmade jewelry, and clothing.

Lindsay Beery at Puma Road

 
1/28/20
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local singer-songwriter Lindsay Beery. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to this talented musician with a beautiful, strong voice.

Comedy Improv Class

 
1/28/20
 
$10
 
MHAA Salvador Dali Museum

This weekly improv comedy class, presented by Monterey Comedy Improv , explores spontaneity, creativity, and humor through improvisation. Most importantly, learn the fine art of saying “Yes.” Newcomers are welcome!

Classes are held on Tuesdays, 6:30pm-7:30pm, at the...

Play Wine Bingo at Sovino Wine Bar

 
1/28/20
 
$5
 
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!

Jazz Night at MidiCi

 
1/30/20
 
 
MidiCi

MidiCi Neapolitan Pizza Company invites you to join us for Jazz Night every Thursday. Come and enjoy our appetizers, soups, salads, pizzas, paninis, and desserts while you listen to local jazz musicians performing in our restaurant.

Dali and Furrrends Day!

 
1/31/20
 
free
 
MHAA Salvador Dali Museum

Join MHAA Salvador Dali Museum in some pet-themed fun for all on Friday, January 31, 12pm-4pm with Dali and Furrrends Day ! This free event will feature hot chocolate, local art vendors, and pet products available for purchase. Local shelters...

Lex Land with Browyn Koryn at Puma Road

 
1/31/20
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter Lex Land, who pays reverent tribute to songs of old both through her own renditions of classic songs as well as lovingly crafted original compositions in that style. Opening for Lex tonight is local favorite Browyn Koryn.

Rose Merrill at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
1/31/20
 
$10
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow present singer-songwriter Rose Merrill on Friday, January 31, 7pm-9pm. $10 recommended donation.

Rose Merrill is mountain country woman with grit who dared to blend folk, rock, and country music with...

Imaginary Animal: A Night of Poetry at Old Capitol Books

 
1/31/20
 
$10
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books is thrilled to announce a night of poetry on Friday, January 31 at 7:30pm to raise money for the production of Imaginary Animal – a play written by poet and scholar Rachelle Escamilla. Joining Rachelle Escamilla...

VYBE at Cibo Restaurant

 
1/31/20
 
 
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...

Beginners' Yoga Workshop at Om Studios

 
2/1/20
 
$55
 
Om Studios

Om Studios in Monterey presents a Beginners' Yoga Workshop taught by Michael Simpson on Saturday, February 1, 11am-1pm. This is the perfect opportunity to begin or to re-establish a yoga practice.

The workshop will provide an introduction to breath,...

Grand Opening of Sazón Express

 
2/1/20
 
 
Sazón Express

Sazón Express invites everyone to join us for our Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, February 1. We'll be open 11am-2am on Saturdays, serving up fresh, delicious Mexican cuisine and craft beer in a fast-casual setting.

Paint with Dali

 
2/1/20
 
$30
 
MHAA Salvador Dali Museum

Uncork your creativity at Paint with Dali, a monthly painting workshop at the MHAA Salvador Dali Museum. Paint, canvas, and brushes are provided as experienced local artists lead you step by step through the process of unleashing your inner Salvador Dali.

Songbird Meadow at Puma Road

 
2/1/20
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

A sweet fusion of...

Lauri Hofer Romero with Sam Nilsson at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
2/1/20
 
$10
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow present an evening of original live music featuring Lauri Hofer Romero with Sam Nilsson on Saturday, February 1, 7pm-9pm.

Lauri Hofer Romero is a highly regarded singer-songwriter who also expresses her creativity...

Akina Miyata Duo at Sovino Wine Bar

 
2/1/20
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar presents an evening of live jazz music featuring the Akina Miyata Duo on Friday, February 1, 8pm-10pm.

Akina Miyata is a jazz singer from Japan who studied at MIIS in Monterey and who now...

Cameron Karren at Puma Road

 
2/2/20
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local guitarist and alternative punk singer Cameron Karren of the rock/punk band Addalemon. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local...

Watch the Big Game at Puma Road

 
2/2/20
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Are you ready for some football? Puma Road at Portola Plaza invites you to come watch the Big Game on one of our three huge TVs and enjoy some wine with us on Sunday, February 2, 3pm-8pm.

Shay Salhov Quartet at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
2/2/20
 
$10
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents the Shay Salhov Quartet on Sunday, February 2, 5pm-7:30pm, performing exciting, original music and a fresh approach to jazz standards. Cover charge is $10.

Shay Salhov, an Israeli born saxophonist, received his...

Out of the Blue at Puma Road

 
2/2/20
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Out of the Blue is a class...

Lindsay Beery at Puma Road

 
2/4/20
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local singer-songwriter Lindsay Beery every Tuesday in February and March, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to this talented musician with a...

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
2/4/20
 
$40
 
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. Fee is $40, advance registration required. All materials and instruction are included. Wine is extra.

Mini Golf Fundraiser at Monterey Conference Center for Monterey 250

 
2/6 - 2/9
 
 
Monterey Conference Center

Come to the Monterey Conference Center, February 6-9 (exact times to be announced), and play a pop-up mini golf course featuring holes created by local businesses and organizations. It's fun for all ages! Proceeds will benefit Monterey 250 events, celebrating...

Multi-day event ending on Sun Feb 09, 2020

Venture Gallery Presents "Love Is Love" Exhibit and Photo Booth

 
2/7 - 2/8
 
free
 
Venture Gallery

The many local artists at Venture Gallery love making art, and for Valentine's Day two of them, Maria Poroy and Lily Campos, are collaborating on a show entitled Love is Love, featuring paintings and fused glass creations plus artist-made valentines,...

Multi-day event ending on Sat Feb 08, 2020

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
2/7/20
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Max and Bronwyn...

Alta Chocolate Class

 
2/7/20
 
$55
 
Alta Bakery and Cafe

Alta Bakery and Cafe presents a Chocolate Class on Friday, February 7 at 5:30pm, taught by Chefs Ben Spungin and Matt Sommerville. Fee is $55 per person. Space is very limited. Please e-mail Alta to register.

Learn...

She Nova at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
2/7/20
 
$10
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow present the award-winning alternative pop artist She Nova on Friday, February 7, 7pm-9pm.

She Nova is now on her debut world tour, bringing her one-women show of gutsy pop anthems...

Kimberly Ford Sings Joni Mitchell's "Blue" Album

 
2/7/20
 
$25/$40
 
Monterey Center for Spiritual Living

Kimberly Ford , the veteran Santa Barbara songstress fronting a national revival of Joni Mitchell’s music, will sing Mitchell's iconic Blue album at the Monterey Center for Spiritual Living on February 7 at 7pm. Tickets are $25...

Leche Malo at Puma Road

 
2/8/20
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents a performance by local favorite Vincent Randazzo, now know as Leche Malo . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to this fantastic musician.

Guitarist Reid King at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
2/8/20
 
$5
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow present virtuoso guitarist Reid King on Saturday, February 8, 7pm-9pm. $5 cover charge.

Reid King has a long history in the music business, starting with his forming of the original...

Comedy Improv Show at MHAA Salvador Dali Museum

 
2/8/20
 
$20/$16
 
MHAA Salvador Dali Museum

Join us for a comedy improv show on the second and last Saturday of every month at the Dream Theater at the MHAA Salvador Dali Museum. The Peninsula's premier improv troupe uses audience suggestions and volunteers to create hilarious scenes...

Cameron Karren at Puma Road

 
2/9/20
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local guitarist and alternative punk singer Cameron Karren of the rock/punk band Addalemon. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local...

Gary Meek Quintet at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
2/9/20
 
$10
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents the Gary Meek Quintet performing high quality modern jazz on Sunday, February 9, 5pm-7:30pm. Cover charge is $10.

Gary Meek is an American jazz and fusion saxophone and keyboard artist who...

Steven J. Shook at Puma Road

 
2/9/20
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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