Upcoming Events

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

Trivia Night!

 
6/26/17
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant is happy to announce that we all love Trivia Night so much we're doing it every week! We cordially invite you to join us in our venture to enrich the lives of all with useless...

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
6/27/17
 
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...

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Hannah Arendt

 
6/30/17
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

This month, at the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books , we'll continue to explore Hannah Arendt's work, specifically The Human Condition and The Life of the Mind . Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Cibo Restaurant presents WildCard

 
6/30/17
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

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

Winners of the 2017 Monterey County Herald’s Best Band Award, WildCard is a high-energy band comprised of former...

YAC: Youth Artist Workshop for Ages 8-13

 
7/1/17
 
$20/$35
 
Youth Arts Collective

Youth Arts Collective hosts Youth Artist Workshops called Teaching Across Generations on the 1st and 2nd Saturday of the month, 10am-12pm. The studio is open to young artists ages 8-13 to try their hand at sculpting, painting, and much more. YACsters from our regular program co-mentor these workshops with our adult artists.

Picnic in the Park: A Fundraiser for Lower Presidio Historic Park

 
7/1/17
 
free
 
Presidio of Monterey Museum

The Old Monterey Foundation invites you to join us for a Picnic in Lower Presidio Historic Park. Kick off the 4th of July weekend at this free, family-friendly event featuring live entertainment, a scavenger hunt, and more! Be sure to bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the day. This event is a fundraiser for Lower Presidio Historic Park.

MPYRE Strikes Back! A Community Gathering and Celebration

 
7/1/17
 
$10 suggested donation
 
Monterey Beach Park at Del Monte Beach

MPYRE, the Monterey Burning Man Regional Group, presents MPYRE Strikes Back! A Community Gathering and Celebration on Saturday, July 1, 12pm-10pm at Monterey Beach Park at Del Monte Beach. $10 suggestion donation.

MPYRE invites everyone of all ages...

Om Studios Yoga Workshop: Cultivating Your Home Practice

 
7/1/17
 
$25/$35
 
Om Studios

Om Studios in Monterey presents Cultivating Your Home Practice, a yoga workshop by Maria Alana on Saturday, July 1, 2pm-4pm. Fee is $25 when registering June 24, $35 after June 24. Please register on the Om Studios website.

As...

Paint with Dali17

 
7/1/17
 
$30/$50
 
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 $30 per person or $50 for two. Supplies provided include a 12”x 16” canvas, painting supplies, and museum admission.

Cibo Restaurant presents The Cover Brothers

 
7/1/17
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live soul and R&B music featuring The Cover Brothers, 9pm-12:30am.

A Northern California group of seasoned professionals, The Cover Brothers bring a great mix of...

Trivia Night!

 
7/3/17
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant is happy to announce that we all love Trivia Night so much we're doing it every week! We cordially invite you to join us in our venture to enrich the lives of all with useless...

Monterey 4th of July Parade 2017

 
7/4/17
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

Monterey's annual 4th of July Parade is a must-attend celebration that draws approximately 15,000 people to line the streets in and around Old Monterey. Come revel in the festive floats, patriotic displays, entertaining costumes, and musical bands.

July 4th Living History Day 2017 - Monterey State Historic Park

 
7/4/17
 
$3/$1
 
Memory Garden at Pacific House

Monterey State Historic Park Association presents July 4th Living History Day in the Memory Garden, located behind Pacific House Museum at Custom House Plaza. Volunteers dressed in historic costume will lead you back in time, demonstrating 19th century crafts and games for the whole family, 11am-3pm.

City of Monterey's Big Little Backyard Bar-B-Que & Entertainment Extravaganza 2017

 
7/4/17
 
free
 
Colton Hall Lawn

The free Big Little Backyard Bar-B-Que and Entertainment Extravaganza will be held on the historic grounds of Colton Hall on Tuesday, July 4, 11am-4:30pm. Featuring live music, carnival booths and games for children, and food for sale by non-profit vendors, this is all-ages fun.

Featured bands: Operation Rock at 11am, Mustache Harbor at 12pm, Undercover at 1:30pm, and Foreverland at 3pm.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
7/4/17
 
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...

Golden State Theatre: Monterey County Pops Celebrates Freedom Concert 2017

 
7/4/17
 
Free
 
Golden State Theatre

Monterey County Pops!, a 40-piece professional orchestra, presents a free Independence Day concert at Golden State Theatre featuring favorite American popular and patriotic tunes. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, with doors opening at 6pm.

Community Prenatal Yoga at Om Studios (Begins)

 
7/7/17
 
 
Om Studios

Om Studios in Monterey presents a Community Prenatal Yoga Class every Friday, 11:30am-12:30pm, beginning July 7. The class incorporates relaxation exercises, breath-work, birth positions, remedies for common discomforts, key pregnancy exercises like squats and hip openers, pelvic floor awareness, positions...

Trebuchet at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
7/7/17
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents an evening of indie rock music featuring the Petaluma-based band Trebuchet on Friday, July 7 at 7pm. Trebuchet was founded in 2010, releasing a self-titled EP in 2012, followed by their first full-length...

YAC: Youth Artist Workshop for Ages 8-13

 
7/8/17
 
$20/$35
 
Youth Arts Collective

Youth Arts Collective hosts Youth Artist Workshops called Teaching Across Generations on the 1st and 2nd Saturday of the month, 10am-12pm. The studio is open to young artists ages 8-13 to try their hand at sculpting, painting, and much more. YACsters from our regular program co-mentor these workshops with our adult artists.

Brother Spellbinder and Amy Warren at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
7/8/17
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents an evening of live music featuring Brother Spellbinder and opener Amy Warren on Saturday, July 8 at 7pm. Brother Spellbinder, hailing from San Francisco, plays well-crafted songs that might best be defined as cabaret-folk rock...

Trivia Night!

 
7/10/17
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant is happy to announce that we all love Trivia Night so much we're doing it every week! We cordially invite you to join us in our venture to enrich the lives of all with useless...

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
7/11/17
 
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

 
7/11/17
 
$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.

Sage Gentle-Wing at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
7/14/17
 
 
Old Monterey District

East Village Coffee Lounge presents an evening of live music featuring Sage Gentle-Wing on Friday, July 14, at 7pm. A true child of the 60's , Sage grew up opening for such artists as Janis Joplin (with Big Brother and...

Cibo Restaurant presents Blue Fire Band

 
7/14/17
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

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

Blue Fire is a talented group of musicians who play fun top 40 dance music....

Dali17 Lecture Featuring M.D. Baer and Pat Watson

 
7/15/17
 
$16
 
Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey

Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey presents a lecture by M.D. Baer and Pat Watson on Saturday, July 15, 5pm-6:30pm. Tickets are $16 and include museum admission. Dali17 members may attend free of charge. To reserve your tickets, please phone...

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
7/18/17
 
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...

Family Movie Night at Dali17: Howl's Moving Castle

 
7/22/17
 
$10/$5
 
Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey

Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey presents a screening of Hayao Miyazaki's 2004 film Howl's Moving Castle on Saturday, July 22 at 5pm. This film uses surrealist elements and themes inside a fantastical tale that follows Howl the wizard...

Ozomatli at Golden State Theatre

 
7/22/17
 
$27-$42
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Ozomatli on Saturday, July 22 at 8pm. Tickets are $27-$42. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

Since its inception in 1995, innovation and creativity have defined Ozomatli....

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
7/25/17
 
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...

Colin Hay at Golden State Theatre

 
7/27/17
 
$32-$60
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Colin Hay on Thursday, July 27 at 8pm. Tickets are $32-$60. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

Singer-songwriter Colin Hay is a Scottish-born Australian musician and actor...