Upcoming Events

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

Opening Reception for the City of Monterey's Photo Contest Exhibition

 
2/21/18
 
free
 
Monterey Conference Center

The City of Monterey is hosting an opening art reception at Alvarado Gallery, located on the mezzanine level of Monterey Conference Center, to celebrate a new exhibition of photographs submitted to the 2017-18 Monterey Photo Contest. All are welcome! All photos submitted to the contest will be displayed, and the five contest winners will be present: Jared Apperson, Sheldon Chang, Shirley Coly, Lillie Grossman, and Brad Lewis.

Luminata Books: Introduction to Crystal Medicine Singing Bowls

 
2/23/18
 
$10-$15
 
Luminata Books & Gifts

Created out of quartz crystal, crystal singing bowls are powerful tools for healing, meditation and attunement to inner levels of being. This Introduction to the Singing Bowls' Vibrational Empowerment and Healing by Vali Francis will demonstrate their use. Come experience the beauty and power of these transformative tools.

Union Yoga Class: Vinyasa Level 1-2

 
2/24/18
 
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents a Vinyasa Level 1-2 Class taught by Gennica Cochran on Saturday mornings at 8am. Drop-ins are welcome! Please arrive at least 10 minutes before class begins to get settled and ensure we start and finish on time...

Screenwriting Essentials for 2018 - Lecture by Madeline DiMaggio

 
2/24/18
 
$30/$10
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Ever dream of writing your own movie or TV script? Learn how to write and sell screenplays at the REEL Jobs Screenwriting lecture with Madeline DiMaggio, a screenwriter, author, and accomplished writing teacher from Los Angeles. Tickets are $30 ($10 for students).

Tipperary at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
2/24/18
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents a night of Celtic music featuring Tipperary on Saturday, February 24 at 6pm. All tips tonight will go to Al & Friends, a local non-profit that feeds the hungry.

Caffe Trieste Presents The Fields of Eden

 
2/24/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present The Fields of Eden on Saturday, February 24, 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...

Bakai Wine & Tapas Presents Boscoe's Brood

 
2/24/18
 
donation
 
Bakai Wine + Tapas

Bakai Wine + Tapas and Kiki Wow present Boscoe's Brood on Saturday, February 24, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Sam Regalado, the face and creator of Boscoe's Brood, grew up in Los Angeles and earned his musical...

Old Capitol Books: Talk and Book Signing by Author Kim Steinhardt

 
2/25/18
 
 
Old Capitol Books

Kim Steinhardt, co-author of The Edge: The Pressured Past and Precarious Future of California's Coast , will be at Old Capitol Books to talk about coastal California’s unique natural history and to tell the stories of the communities which thrive off its resources and beauty. The book is a dramatic snapshot of the California coast’s past, present, and probable future in a time of climate change and expanding human activity.

Lopez: Apache 16, Gira del Adios, and Organization Costena

 
2/25/18
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurant y Cantina presents an evening of live music featuring Gerardo Magallon's Apache 16, Gira del Adios, and Organizacion Constena. Doors open at 9:30pm. For more information and to reserve a table, please phone 831-869-2752.

Fairy Tale Week at MY Museum

 
2/27 - 3/2
 
free with admission
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Once upon a time there was a magical museum that loved sharing stories of fun with creative minds! Come celebrate National Fairy Tale Day all week long with Monterey County Youth Museum, February 27 - March 2, 2pm-4pm. Princes and...

Multi-day event ending on Fri Mar 02, 2018

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
2/27/18
 
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

 
2/27/18
 
$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.

Caffe Trieste Presents Boscoe's Brood

 
2/27/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Boscoe's Brood on Tuesday, February 27, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Sam Regalado, the face and creator of Boscoe's Brood, grew up in Los Angeles and earned his musical stripes with...

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
2/28/18
 
 
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.

Caffe Trieste Presents Robert Elmond Stone

 
3/2/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Robert Elmond Stone on Friday, March 2, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

A native Californian, Robert Elmond Stone grew up on the road, a military brat in the air force. He...

MIIS Talk and Discussion: Creating Purpose-Built Enterprises

 
3/2/18
 
free
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

MIIS invites you to join us for a talk and conversation about creating purpose-built enterprises with Markl Bauhaus on Friday, March 2, 6:30pm-8pm in Room 102 at the McGowan Building.

Entrepreneur and impact investor Mark Bauhaus will offer a...

Cibo Restaurant presents BTA

 
3/2/18
 
 
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!

Paint with Dali17

 
3/3/18
 
$35/$55
 
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 or $55 for two ($5 discount for Dali17 members). Supplies provided include a canvas, painting supplies, and museum admission.

Caffe Trieste Presents Smitty and Julija

 
3/3/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Smitty and Julija on Saturday, March 3, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Scott Smith (a.k.a. Smitty West) in collaboration with Julija Zonic have recently released a tribute album of songs of...

Banff Mountain Film Festival 2018 at Golden State Theatre

 
3/3/18
 
$20
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre hosts the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. Journey to exotic locations, paddle the wildest waters, and climb the highest peaks tonight in a selection of films from the 42nd annual Banff Mountain Film Festival.

Flamenco Guitarist Jason Wright at Sovino

 
3/3/18
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Jason Wight is returning to Sovino Wine Bar for a night of music and wine. A Flamenco fusion style guitarist, Jason weaves contemporary and classic Spanish melodies with soothing Arabic influences, producing captivating and passionate music.

Arm Balancing Yoga Workshop at CarmelBarre

 
3/4/18
 
$25/$20
 
CarmelBarre

CarmelBarre in Monterey is hosting a fun, 90-minute Vinyasa Yoga class taught by Megan McKenzie of Moja Yoga on Sunday, March 14, 12pm-1:30pm. This workshop emphasizes the cornerstones of successful arm balances: core, open shoulders, and balance. Fee is $25...

MIIS Film Screening: "Stronger Than Bullets"

 
3/4/18
 
$12
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

MIIS hosts a screening of the documentary film Stronger Than Bullets on Sunday, March 4 at 6:30pm in Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building.

Stronger Than Bullets is a high-octane rock and roll documentary that chronicles...

Monterey County Youth Museum: $2 Tuesday!

 
3/6/18
 
$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

 
3/6/18
 
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 Tommy Faia

 
3/9/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

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

Tom Faia became known in Nashville and L.A. for his clever and infectious music. As a solo artist and songwriter...

Caffe Trieste Presents Boscoe's Brood

 
3/10/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Boscoe's Brood on Saturday, March 10, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Sam Regalado, the face and creator of Boscoe's Brood, grew up in Los Angeles and earned his musical stripes with...

Cibo Restaurant presents Skypark

 
3/10/18
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live music featuring Sky Park, 9pm-12:30am. Skypark is a Santa Cruz band playing fun, danceable top 100 hits past and present. Songs include those by Tom...

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
3/13/18
 
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...

Cibo Restaurant presents VYBE

 
3/16/18
 
 
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...

Monterey Parks Cutting Day and Horticultural Fair 2018

 
3/17/18
 
free
 
Colton Hall Lawn

Monterey Parks Division presents the 62nd Annual Cutting Day and Horticultural Fair on the lawn in front of Colton Hall on Saturday, March 17, 9am-12pm. The event will be held rain or shine. For more information, please call 831-646-3860....

Cibo Restaurant presents WildCard

 
3/17/18
 
 
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...