Upcoming Events

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

Celebrate PARK(ing) Day at Parklets in Old Monterey

 
9/21/18
 
free
 
Old Monterey

The City of Monterey invites you to celebrate PARK(ing) Day, transforming parking spaces into temporary parks on Alvarado Street between Pearl and Franklin. These miniature "parklets" will feature green spaces, outdoor seating, and fun and educational booths.

11am-2pm, visitors can enjoy a takeout lunch, or have coffee and donuts with a police officer. Get gardening tips from Parks staff or meet your local Fire Dept. personnel. Monterey Recreation and the Sports Center will be on hand to provide fun games and activities and share information on upcoming programs.

Monterey Bay Tequila and Mezcal Tasting at Lopez

 
9/21/18
 
$10
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Enjoy high quality tequilas and mezcals with other agave enthusiasts, newcomers, and friends at this popular monthly tasting series. We usually have 3-4 brands to sip and savor. Ages 21 years and older only. Fee is $10.

Billy and Diana at Caffe Trieste

 
9/21/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Billy and Diana on Friday, September 21, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted. Billy and Diana are a wonderful jazz duo from Santa Cruz - they're well worth your time.

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Emmanuel Levinas

 
9/21/18
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

This month, at the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books , we’re going deeper into the works of Emmanuel Levinas. Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Lopez: Rancho Alegre, Los Nuevos del Pacifico, Impresion Sierreña

 
9/21/18
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music featuring Banda Rancho Alegre, Banda Los Nuevos del Pacifico, Impresion Sierreña, and Los de la Bahia on Friday, September 21. Doors open at 9:30pm. Ages 21 and over only. Come...

Six String Pharmacy at Caffe Trieste

 
9/22/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste presents Six String Pharmacy , a Monterey County acoustic-style power duo composed of long-time music veterans and collaborators El Cajon and Mr. X. With influences that span across genres, it's the prescription for what ails you.

The Jazz Cats at Bakai Wine & Tapas

 
9/22/18
 
donation
 
Bakai Wine + Tapas

Bakai Wine + Tapas and Kiki Wow present The Jazz Cats on Saturday, September 22, 8pm-10pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Working as a duo, The Jazz Cats are Ed Kreps (bass) and Patrick Ryan (guitar, vocals). They...

Cibo Restaurant presents Victory Lane

 
9/22/18
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live music featuring Victory Lane, 9pm-12:30am, a hot classic rock quartet that plays their cool medleys all around the Monterey Peninsula.

Full Moon Kundalini Yoga and Meditation at Om Studios

 
9/23/18
 
$25
 
Om Studios

Om Studios in Monterey presents a Full Moon Kundalini Yoga and Meditation with Paulina on Sunday, September 23, 6pm-7pm. Fee is $25. The full moon can greatly influence our emotions and mindset, inspiring us and illuminating our path. Register...

Celebrate National Comic Book Day at MY Museum

 
9/25/18
 
free with admission
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Kids, join MY Museum on National Comic Book Day and create your very own comic book. You can draw, play, and use your imagination to create fantasy worlds and characters that are funny, powerful, or really silly.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
9/25/18
 
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...

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
9/25/18
 
$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. All materials and a glass of wine are included in the $50 fee.

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
9/26/18
 
 
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.

AVO Cigars Tasting Event at Hellam's

 
9/27/18
 
$25
 
Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop

Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop presents an AVO Cigars Tasting Event on Thursday, September 27 at 7pm. Participation fee is $25 for non-members. We'll be celebrating AVO’s 30 th year with special one of a kind cigars, including the new...

CarmelBarre's Birthday Bash

 
9/28/18
 
 
CarmelBarre

CarmelBarre in Monterey invites you to celebrate our second anniversary with us on Friday, September 28 at 6pm. We'll have a live DJ barre class with DJ Steb Montez followed by custom cocktails crafted by Pour Girl and prize drawings....

Kiki Wow at Caffe Trieste

 
9/28/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Kiki Wow on Friday, September 28, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Singer/songwriter Kiki Wow plays regularly throughout the Monterey Peninsula both classic favorites and original songs. Her engaging vocals and rhythm guitar hit...

Nightlife Pub Run with Brooks and Fleet Feet

 
9/28/18
 
 
Fleet Feet Sports Monterey

Join Fleet Feet Monterey and Brooks for a run through streets of Monterey (30 minutes out, 30 minutes back) on Friday, September 28 beginning at 7pm. Running in the evening can sometimes be intimidating for people so we're making it...

Cibo Restaurant presents VYBE

 
9/28/18
 
 
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...

Sunset on the Streets: Fundraiser for Monterey Museum of Art

 
9/29/18
 
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street invites you to join us for Sunset on the Streets, a fall fundraiser, on Saturday, September 29, 5pm-8pm. Shake it up with art, music, and cocktails! Ages 21 and over only.

Tonight...

Caffe Trieste Presents Mark Shilstone and Rod Wilson

 
9/29/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Mark Shilstone and Rod Wilson. Their sets include tunes by groups from the 60’s and early 70’s, but they also play originals and songs by a number of contemporary artists. The unique blend of guitar, voice and percussion make for some exciting and unique arrangements of a lot of your favorites.

Out of the Blue at Sovino Wine Bar

 
9/29/18
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar presents Out of the Blue, featuring guitarist Greg Robbins and vocalist Maria Borrelli. Hear their fresh take on covers by Stevie Wonder, Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan, Led Zeppelin, the Beatles, and more.

Amos Lee at Golden State Theatre

 
9/29/18
 
$54-$87
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre presents Amos Lee on Saturday, September 29 at 8pm. Tickets are $54-$87. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

With his laid-back vocal delivery and earthy acoustic songwriting,...

Julia Brandt at Bakai Wine & Tapas

 
9/29/18
 
donation
 
Bakai Wine + Tapas

Bakai Wine + Tapas presents Julia Brandt, a local musician whose repertoire encompasses jazz, originals, bossa nova, soul, and folk. With her smokey voice and bluesy, jazzy feel on the guitar, she plays popular songs in a light and mellow way.

Cibo Restaurant presents BTA

 
9/29/18
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live Soul and R&B music featuring BTA , 9pm-12:30am. After gigging around Monterey and other venues up and down California and Nevada more than 20 years ago, they're back together again and getting us up and dancing!

Monterey County Youth Museum: $2 Tuesday!

 
10/2/18
 
$2
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

The Pebble Beach Company Foundation and Nancy Buck Ransom Foundation sponsor MY Museum ’s $2 Tuesdays! These reduced admission days are offered on the first Tuesday of every month to all Monterey County residents. Please bring current identification to verify your residence.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
10/2/18
 
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...

Caffe Trieste Presents Trevor Lucier

 
10/5/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Trevor Lucier on Friday, October 5, 6:30pm-9:30pm.

Trevor Lucier is a Monterey native and band leader of the up-and-coming musical collective The Proudest Monkeys. His style ranges from singer-songwriter folk to...

Body-Mind Fall Reset Program Begins at Union Yoga

 
10/6/18
 
$150/$175
 
Union Yoga

As we transition from summer to fall, join Union Yoga and instructor Ana Poirier for an Ayurveda-inspired body-mind reset that includes nutrition, lifestyle, self-care, healing wisdom, yoga, self-reflection, stress reduction, and more. It's a gentle, simple, effective, and customizable journey...

Paint with Dali17

 
10/6/18
 
$35/$30
 
Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey

Join Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey for a monthly painting workshop presented by local artists Darls and Darls Fabrications, 4-6pm. The price is $35 per person ($5 discount for Dali17 members). Supplies provided include a canvas, painting supplies, and museum admission.

Harpin and Clark at Caffe Trieste

 
10/6/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Harpin and Clark on Saturday, October 6, 6:30pm-9:30pm. After playing together in various bands along the central coast over the last 25 years, Harpin' Jonny and Peter Clark have joined together to form a...

Tom Lawson at Bakai Wine & Tapas

 
10/6/18
 
donation
 
Bakai Wine + Tapas

Bakai Wine + Tapas and Kiki Wow present keyboardist Tom Lawson on Saturday, October 6, 8pm-10pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Tom Lawson, known primarily as keyboardist/vocalist with Monterey area bands such as Blues at Eleven, strips the music down...

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
10/9/18
 
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...

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
10/9/18
 
$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. All materials and a glass of wine are included in the $50 fee.

Jesse Cook at Golden State Theatre

 
10/9/18
 
$40-$65
 
Golden State Theatre

SBL Entertainment presents Jesse Cook at Golden State Theatre on Tuesday, October 9 at 8pm. Tickets are $40-$65. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

The Juno-Award-winning Canadian guitarist Jesse Cook, known...

Hilltown at Caffe Trieste

 
10/12/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Hilltown on Friday, October 12, 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...