Upcoming Events

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311 at Golden State Theatre 2022

 
5/18/22
 
$69-$272
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre presents the official California Roots Pre-Party featuring 311 and a special guest on Wednesday, May 18 at 8pm. Tickets are $69-$272. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click...

Monterey Public Library Online Film Screening: To Climb a Gold Mountain

 
5/20/22
 
free
 
Monterey Public Library (online event)

This Friday at 4pm, Monterey Public Library invites you to join us as we watch an online screening of the haunting documentary To Climb a Gold Mountain , followed by a Q&A with the film's Director and Executive Producer, Dr. Alex Azmi. This is a free program, but please register in advance here .

To Climb a Gold Mountain tells the true stories of 3 women of Asian descent who lived in America over the span of 125 years. Each woman fought in her own way to make a difference.

Sam Cauthorn at Puma Road

 
5/20/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Harry Potter Trivia Night at Sovino Wine Bar

 
5/20/22
 
$5
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Calling all Harry Potter fans age 21 and over! Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Harry Potter Trivia Night on May 20 at 7pm. Test your knowledge against other Harry Potter fans and enjoy wine and beer.

Fee is $5 per team. Team size is limited to 6 people or fewer. Space is limited and reservations are required - please call 831-641-9463 or e-mail Sovino .

Lil' Warriors Boxing Class at MY Museum

 
5/21/22
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum is excited to partner with Boxing Strong for a non-contact boxing class for kids ages 3-6 this Saturday, 10:15am-10:45am. Boxing helps kids develop coordination, agility, balance, and mental toughness. No gear needed - just bring yourselves!

Class is included in the price of admission (free for Museum members). Reservations are recommended - please register for the morning playtime on May 21 here .

John Vicino at Puma Road

 
5/21/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter John Vicino . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

John Vicino started his...

Historic Garden League Pop-Up Plant Sale

 
5/22/22
 
 
Cooper Molera Adobe - A Historic Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

The Historic Garden League presents a Pop-Up Plant Sale at Cooper Molera Adobe. Just in time for planting season, the Historic Garden League has propagated garden gems for you! All sales will benefit the nonprofit Historic Garden League which restores and maintains the gardens of historic Monterey.

The unique plants available for sale will include: white and pink flowering Francoa Ramosa, various Pelargoniums and Salvias, Bergenia, Scabiosa, Fuchsia, Plectranthus species for shade, perennial Heliotropium, and pink lupine. We will also have some specialty herbs including Epozote and several varieties of mint (orange, strawberry, ginger, and chocolate).

Glenn Bell at Puma Road

 
5/22/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Local guitarist Glenn Bell...

Pub Run with Fleet Feet and Fieldwork Brewing

 
5/23/22
 
 
Fieldwork Brewing Company

Fleet Feet Monterey is now hosting a Pub Run every Monday at 6:30pm. We'll begin and end at Fieldwork Brewing Company. All paces, levels, distances, and abilities are welcome. Post-run, we can grab a beer together!

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers Market

 
5/24/22
 
free
 
Old Monterey

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

Covid testing is offered at the market, 4pm-6pm. Rapid tests are free for everyone, and PCR tests are free if you have health insurance. You can register online , but no appointment is necessary.

The market is no longer offering Covid vaccines . Looking for a place to get vaccinated or boosted? Please visit MyTurn.ca.gov .

Justin Hayward with Mike Dawes at Golden State Theatre 2022

 
5/25/22
 
$30-$70
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre presents Justin Hayward with English guitarist Mike Dawes . Tickets are $30-$70. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

Justin Hayward's voice has been heard the world over. Known principally as the vocalist, lead guitarist, and composer for the Moody Blues, his is an enduring talent who has helped to define the times in which he worked.

Zhjon at Puma Road

 
5/27/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Knitters' Tool Box at Slowfiber

 
5/28/22
 
$10
 
Slowfiber

Become a better knitter! Join Slowfiber for Knitters' Tool Box, a 1-hour knitting lesson on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month at 12pm. In each lesson, you'll work on a single concept, creating a swatch you can finish in class. Register on the Slowfiber website. $10

Magenta Spreen at Puma Road

 
5/28/22
 
 
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...

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
5/29/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents guitarist Adam Astrup and vocalist Miranda Perl. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Your Story Through Stitch: Improvisational Embroidery with Nancy Walter at Slowfiber

 
6/3/22
 
$125
 
Slowfiber

Slowfiber presents a full-day workshop entitled Your Story Through Stitch, Improvisational Embroidery , taught by intuitive maker Nancy Walter of Encinitas. Fee is $125. Please register online.

Inspired by each of your personal stories and collected materials, Nancy will guide you through her improvised creative process. This free-spirited practice focuses on listening to the inner voice while silently observing and letting the materials do the work for you.

Sam Cauthorn at Puma Road

 
6/3/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

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

 
6/3/22
 
 
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.

Sej Miles at Puma Road

 
6/4/22
 
 
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.

Stitching, the Histories, the Common Threads We Share: Monthly Meet-Up at Slowfiber

 
6/8/22
 
free
 
Slowfiber

Slowfiber hosts Stitching, the Histories, the Common Threads We Share , a free meet-up on the second Wednesday of every month, 11:30am-2:30pm. Please register on our website.

Join us while we stitch side-by-side and discuss our relationship to, our history with, and our practice in textiles. Whether you are a collector or just an appreciator, as long as you stitch you are welcome - slow stitch, cross stitch, embroider, quilt, whatever.

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
6/10/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter Linda Arceo . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Linda Arceo is an...

Knitters' Tool Box at Slowfiber

 
6/11/22
 
$10
 
Slowfiber

Become a better knitter! Join Slowfiber for Knitters' Tool Box, a 1-hour knitting lesson on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month at 12pm. In each lesson, you'll work on a single concept, creating a swatch you can finish in class. Register on the Slowfiber website. $10

Bronwyn Koryn at Puma Road

 
6/11/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
6/12/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents guitarist Adam Astrup and vocalist Miranda Perl. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Kris Angelis at Puma Road

 
6/17/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents award-winning singer-songwriter Kris Angelis. Enjoy wine tastings and wines by the glass or bottle while listening to her great music.

Mend Bar at Slowfiber

 
6/18/22
 
$10
 
Slowfiber

Join Slowfiber at our Mend Bar on the third Saturday of the month, 10am-12pm. Fee is $10. Please register in advance.

We all have a mending pile. Maybe we either don't have the right colored thread or we lost the button or needles, or maybe our skills are rusty or non-existent. Hope is here! Slowfiber has it all and it's included in the price. We'll talk and work together - doing a chore has never been sew fun.

Film Screening of "We Are All In This Together" at Golden State Theatre

 
6/18/22
 
free
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre is hosting a screening of Daniel Troia's award-winning film, We Are All In This Together , on Saturday, June 18 at 7:30pm. Tickets are free, but reservations are recommended. Doors open at 7pm. For more information...