Upcoming Events

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

Caffe Trieste Presents Vick Silva

 
4/27/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Vick Silva on Friday, April 27, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

To attend a Vick Silva performance is to feel the blues, celebrate reggae, and breathe the timeless energy of rock and roll....

Benefit Concert for Liberty in North Korea at MIIS

 
4/27/18
 
$5
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

It’s been a tough year. The headlines on North Korea are flooded with stories of weapons, high tensions, and the Kim regime. However, the Liberty in North Korea group (LiNK) at MIIS chooses hope. Join them on Thursday, April 26,...

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Henry David Thoreau on Nature

 
4/27/18
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

This month, at the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books , we'll explore the poetry and prose of Henry David Thoreau, whose nature writings were an essential part of the New England Transcendentalist movement. Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Caffe Trieste Presents The Fields of Eden

 
4/28/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

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

Bakai Wine & Tapas Presents Joel Kemps

 
4/28/18
 
donation
 
Bakai Wine + Tapas

Bakai Wine + Tapas and Kiki Wow present Joel Kemps on Saturday, April 28, 8pm-10pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Joel Kemps is a veteran musician who has played blues, jazz, and funk for five decades and has shared the...

MIIS Lecture: CHANGE! A Student Guide to Social Action

 
4/30/18
 
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a lecture by Dr. Scott Myers-Lipton, Professor of Sociology at San Jose State University entitled CHANGE! A Student Guide to Social Action , on Monday, April 30, 6pm-7pm in MIIS's McGowan Building, Room 102....

Monterey County Youth Museum: $2 Tuesday!

 
5/1/18
 
$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

 
5/1/18
 
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...

Mindful Tasting at Revival Ice Cream

 
5/1/18
 
$20/$10
 
Revival Ice Cream

Revival Ice Cream invites you to join Chef Ron and owner Adriana for a special walk-through of our creative process on Tuesday, May 1, 4pm-5pm. The event will feature exclusive treats, a 12-flavor tasting, and a goodie bag with a...

MIIS: Music and Stories from Uganda with Damascus Kafumbe

 
5/3/18
 
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents music and stories from Uganda with ethnomusicologist Damascus Kafumbe on Thursday, May 3, 7pm-8:30pm at the McGowan Building, Room 100.

The Spring Intercultural Arts Series continues with ethnomusicologist Damascus Kafumbe's lecture/demonstration, Tuning the...

First Friday at Monterey Museum of Art

 
5/4/18
 
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Come celebrate longer days at the Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street with extended hours every First Friday of the month, 5pm-7pm. On May 4 we'll feature fine art, fine music, and fine Frisco cocktails. Also, check out new...

Venture Gallery Art Reception for Gordon Mayfield's Watercolors of the Big Sur Coast

 
5/4/18
 
free
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery hosts an opening reception for Gordon Mayfield's latest exhibition, The Wild Edge: Watercolors of the Big Sur Coast . His inspiration comes from his years spent living near the cliffs and from many hours spent painting plein air. Mayfield's work will be on display throughout the month of May at the gallery.

MIIS Panel Discussion: Peace and Conflict Resolution in the Balkans

 
5/4/18
 
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a panel discussion about peace and conflict resolution in the Balkans on Friday, May 4, 6pm-8pm at the MCone Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building on the campus of MIIS.

Dr. Jan Black...

Caffe Trieste Presents Claude Bourbon

 
5/4/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Claude Bourbon. This finger picking guitarist has performed and studied all over the world, crafting an unbelievable fusion of classical and jazz with ethereal Eastern influences, Spanish and Latin elements, and strains of Western folk.

Caffe Trieste Presents Harpin and Clark

 
5/5/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Harpin and Clark on Friday, May 5, 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...

Bakai Wine & Tapas Presents Boscoe's Brood

 
5/5/18
 
donation
 
Bakai Wine + Tapas

Bakai Wine + Tapas and Kiki Wow present Boscoe's Brood on Saturday, May 5, 8pm-10pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

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

Cibo Restaurant presents Victory Lane

 
5/5/18
 
 
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.

Kegs and Eggs Brunch Celebrating 4th Anniversary of Alvarado Street Brewery

 
5/6/18
 
 
Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill

Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill in Monterey invites you to join us in celebrating our fourth anniversary. On May 6 we'll host a Kegs & Eggs Brunch featuring various food and drink specials. Come on down and enjoy!

On May 5 we'll throw a big anniversary party at our brewery in Salinas, featuring live music, food trucks, bottle and can releases, tons of beers, and choice swag.

Salon Jane in Conversation at Monterey Museum of Art

 
5/7/18
 
free with admission
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art presents a panel discussion by the members of the art group Salon Jane. Visitors are welcome to bring food and drinks during this lunchtime lecture series. Event is free with museum admission.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
5/8/18
 
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...

MIIS Lecture: Understanding Power in a Nuclear Age

 
5/9/18
 
$10
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

MIIS presents WorldViews: Tools of Change , a lecture series featuring MIIS faculty members discussing smart strategies needed to address mounting global threats. On Wednesday, May 9, 6pm-7pm, Mary Kay Park and David Schmerler will address Understanding Power in a...

Caffe Trieste Presents Zack Freitas

 
5/11/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Zack Freitas on Friday, May 11, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Zack sings with all his heart and writes some great original songs.

Paint with Dali17

 
5/12/18
 
$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 Wes Kelley and The Lazy Boyz

 
5/12/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Wes Kelley and The Lazy Boyz on Saturday, May 12, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Above all else, Wes Kelley is a storyteller. Over the course of his life, he has held dozens...

Concert: Monterey Penisula Voices Goes to the Movies

 
5/12/18
 
$25/$20/$15
 
Monterey Conference Center

Monterey Peninsula Voices is excited to perform a movie-themed concert for all ages at Monterey Conference Center on Saturday, May 12 at 7pm and Sunday, May 13 at 3pm. Tickets are $25 general admission, $20 for seniors, military, and students,...

Concert: Monterey Penisula Voices Goes to the Movies

 
5/13/18
 
$25/$20/$15
 
Monterey Conference Center

Monterey Peninsula Voices is excited to perform a movie-themed concert for all ages at Monterey Conference Center on Saturday, May 12 at 7pm and Sunday, May 13 at 3pm. Tickets are $25 general admission, $20 for seniors, military, and students,...

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
5/15/18
 
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 Mark Shilstone and Rod Wilson

 
5/18/18
 
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.