Upcoming Events

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

Orange Oil Photo Transfer Workshop with Linda Cover

 
4/23/19
 
MMA Members: $20 Not-yet-Members: $30
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Great family fun at Monterey Museum of Art! Linda Cover of Watershed Studios will lead an easy workshop exploring a non-toxic photo transfer process using orange oil. Print landscapes and images from nature to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind cards to share.

Play Wine Bingo at Sovino Wine Bar

 
4/23/19
 
$15
 
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!

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
4/24/19
 
 
Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill

Come out and celebrate Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill! On the last Wednesday of every month, show your server your Monterey library card or a Brews for Books bookmark (available at the library), and we'll donate 10% of your check to the Monterey Public Library.

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
4/24/19
 
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 1pm. I won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but I will aim to empower the community.

Simi Winery Tasting Event at Hellam's

 
4/24/19
 
$25
 
Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop

Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop presents a tasting of wine from Simi Winery. We'll also have special pricing and raffles. Participation fee is $25 for non-members.

Pub Run with Fleet Feet and HOKA

 
4/25/19
 
free
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Join Fleet Feet for a run and a beer, featuring HOKA athlete and Big Sur International Marathon champion Mike Wardian. After our run at 6:30pm, we'll enjoy beers on HOKA at Fieldwork Brewing Co. along with ice cream from Revival and pizza from MidiCi.

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Kathryn Gines

 
4/26/19
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

This month, at the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books , we’re going to look at an essay by Kathryn Gines, “Sartre, Beauvoir, and the Gender/Race Analogy: The Case for Black Feminist Philosophy." Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Shake Out Run with Fleet Feet Monterey

 
4/27/19
 
free
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Come shake out the nerves with Fleet Feet Monterey before the Big Sur International Marathon. Get energized and pumped! Saturday, April 27, we'll do a HOKA demo run with HOKA athlete and 2017 Big Sur Champion Mike Wardian. We'll leave...

Print at The Dali Expo

 
4/27/19
 
$35/$30
 
The Dali Expo

Liberate your creativity at this printmaking workshop, held on the last Saturday of every month, 4pm-6pm, at The Dali Expo. Tickets are $30 for Expo members, $35 for all others. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Youth Arts Collective: LiveART 2019

 
4/27/19
 
$15
 
Youth Arts Collective

Youth Arts Collective presents our 8th Annual LiveART featuring 25 Monterey County artists creating original work for sale, a sketch circle drawing 5-minute portraits, performances by 10 local musicians, and lots of fun. Proceeds support YAC's work with local kids.

Astrology for Health and Vitality at Om Studios

 
4/27/19
 
 
Om Studios

Come to this astrology workshop taught by Jordenne at Om Studios in Monterey and learn how to read your own astrology chart for greater health, wellness and vitality. Learn about how to align your yoga, eating ,and other healing practices...

Cibo Restaurant presents the Lang Street Band

 
4/27/19
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live music featuring the Lang Street Band, 9pm-12:30am. Lang Street is a group of experienced musicians who truly enjoy each other's talents and spirit; when performing,...

Cat Video Fest 2019 at Osio Theater

 
4/28/19
 
 
Osio Theater

Cat Video Fest 2019 , a 65-minute compilation of funny and adorable videos and animation, is coming to the Osio Theater for one screening only. Proceeds will benefit Golden Oldies Cat Rescue.

Fishbowl Poetry Open Mic

 
4/28/19
 
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books announces Fishbowl Poetry, an open mic event which opens with a featured poet (or two). Readings begin at 2pm, open mic signups begin at 1:30pm.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
4/30/19
 
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...

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
4/30/19
 
$40/$50
 
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 in advance, $50 at the door. All materials, instruction, and a glass of wine are included.

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
5/1/19
 
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 1pm. I won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but I will aim to empower the community.

"Game of Thrones" Trivia Night at Sovino Wine Bar

 
5/1/19
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

It’s been two years pf waiting, but the final season of Game of Thrones is finally here and Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant is hosting a GOT -themed Trivia Night! There will be prizes. Team size is limited to 6 people.

Villiger Cigar Tasting Event at Hellam's

 
5/1/19
 
$25
 
Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop

Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop presents a Villiger Cigar Tasting Event including special pricing and raffles. Participation fee is $25 for non-members.

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Derrida, Foucault, Mbembe - Critical Perspectives on the Law

 
5/3/19
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

This month, at the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books , join our regular reading group for a special session featuring seniors at CSU Monterey studying critical legal philosophy. Derrida, Foucault, and Mbembe are all philosophers that we have read before, but we're excited to see what connections and ideas emerge when we explore them together. Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Kentucky Derby Party at Bull and Bear

 
5/4/19
 
 
Bull and Bear Whiskey Bar and Taphouse

Bull and Bear Whiskey Bar and Taphouse can't wait for our Kentucky Derby Party! Come and enjoy the most exciting 2 minutes in sports. We'll have mint juleps, drink specials, and fun.

Hip Hop and Handstands: Workshop at Om Studios

 
5/4/19
 
$35
 
Om Studios

Om Studios in Monterey presents a workshop entitled Hip Hop and Handstands , taught by Erin Shea, on Saturday, May 4, 5pm-7pm. This workshop will integrate strength building exercises with short yoga sequences that prepare the body and mind to...

Living with a Survivor of Sexual Abuse: A Workshop at ISGC

 
5/5/19
 
 
Intimacy, Sexuality & Gender Center of Monterey

The Intimacy, Sexuality and Gender Center of Monterey (ISGC) presents a one-day Couple’s Workshop for Survivors of Sexual Abuse or Rape, regardless of gender and sexual orientation, co-facilitated by Stephen and Wanda Braveman. Phone 831-375-7553 by May 1 to register.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Peter B's Brewpub

 
5/5/19
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Raise a pint or a shot of tequila on Cinco de Mayo at Peter B's Brewpub and enjoy our all day specials (11am-11pm) including: 2 chicken enchiladas served with refried pinto beans and Mexican rice for $12.95; pitchers of Peter...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Jacks Monterey

 
5/5/19
 
 
Jacks Monterey

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Jacks Monterey. We'll be serving lunch and dinner specials, margaritas, craft beer, and more from 11:30am to 10:00pm.

Enjoy live music, 1pm-8pm, with the Dany Cobo Trio Roaming Mariachis, who will be strolling through...

Food, Art and Plant Fair at Joseph Boston Store

 
5/5/19
 
free
 
The Joseph Boston Store

The Historic Garden League of Monterey invites everyone to join us for a Food, Art, and Plant Fair outside the Joseph Boston Store. We'll have pop-up tastings of local jam, honey, olive oil, and more; art demonstrations; a plant sale; and tours of Casa del Oro Garden and the Joseph Boston Store.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
5/7/19
 
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...

Play Wine Bingo at Sovino Wine Bar

 
5/7/19
 
$15
 
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)

 
5/8/19
 
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 1pm. I won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but I will aim to empower the community.

Nepotism 3: A Night of Poetry at Old Capitol Books

 
5/10/19
 
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books invites you to Nepotism 3: A Night of Poetry on Friday, May 10 at 7pm. We’ll close up the shop, turn down the lights, and bring together poets Rachelle Escamilla, Heather Flescher, Nelle, Kraig Bellows, and...

Free Admission Day at The Dali Expo

 
5/11/19
 
free admission
 
The Dali Expo

In honor of artist Salvador Dali's birthday, The Dali Expo is offering free admission on Saturday, May 11, 11am-4pm. Come and check out all the great art!

The Dali Expo is the first permanent West Coast exhibition of surrealist...

Mama and Me Yoga Workshop at Om Studios

 
5/11/19
 
 
Om Studios

Om Studios in Monterey invites you to join us for a Mama and Me Yoga Workshop on Saturday, May 11, 11am-12:30pm. Be led through a dynamic, 40 minute, all-level flow class led by Megan Cassamas, followed by a fun partner...