Upcoming Events

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

Trivia Night at The Whisky Club

 
2/2/23
 
 
The Whisky Club Monterey

The Whisky Club and Monterey Bay Trivia present Trivia Night on the first and third Thursdays of every month, 5pm-7pm. Come and join us for drink specials, small bites, and fun. Prizes include exclusive merchandise, gift certificates, and more.

Teams of up to 4 people and solo players are welcome. You can even create a team with other people here when you arrive.

First Friday at Monterey Museum of Art

 
2/3/23
 
free
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Come celebrate the weekend with Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street with extended hours and free access to the galleries every First Friday of the month, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy an evening of art, music, and community gathering.

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

 
2/3/23
 
 
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.

Saturday Morning Fun Run at Fleet Feet Monterey

 
2/4/23
 
Free
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Everyone is welcome to join Fleet Feet Monterey on our Saturday Morning Fun Runs. Every Saturday we meet at the shop at 8am and take 15 minutes to socialize before we get moving. This free program is for people of all ages and abilities. All are welcome - the more, the merrier! Run or walk as you wish.

Nature Wonderland: Free Family Fun Day at Monterey Museum of Art

 
2/4/23
 
free
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art presents a Free Family Fun Day on Saturday, February 4, 11am-3pm. Drop by the Museum for an afternoon of art making and exploration.

Participants of all ages will enjoy an afternoon of nature-inspired artmaking and exploration with special guests, exhibiting artists Elizabeth Barlow and Susan Manchester.

Poetry Workshop at Old Capitol Books

 
2/5/23
 
$10
 
Old Capitol Books

On the first Sunday of every month, 6pm-8pm, Old Capitol Books and Boukra Press host a poetry writing workshop. All levels are welcome. This is two hours of facilitated and structured poetry writing for only $10. Feedback given by trained and published poets.

Pub Run with Fleet Feet and Fieldwork Brewing

 
2/6/23
 
 
Fieldwork Brewing Company

Fleet Feet Monterey hosts 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

 
2/7/23
 
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.

Slowfiber: Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Machine

 
2/8/23
 
$95
 
Slowfiber

Slowfiber presents Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Sewing Machine on Wednesdays, 5:30pm-7:30pm, February 8-22. Space is limited - please register online . Fee is $95.

This class is designed for beginners or those who haven't sewn in a long time and want to relearn. You'll choose your project with the help of instructor Jaki Canterbury.

Play Kahoot! Trivia at Nacho Bizness

 
2/8/23
 
 
Nacho Bizness

Come on down to Nacho Bizness on Wednesdays, 7pm-9pm, for Kahoot! Trivia Night. Eat nachos, drink drinks, win prizes, and have fun.

Every Wednesday, there are 3 rounds of trivia followed by a speed round⁠. After each round, small prizes are awarded. At the end, all scores are added and the person with the most points wins the big prize⁠.

Watch the Big Game at Peter B's

 
2/12/23
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Peter B's Brewpub invites you to watch the big game with us on Sunday, February 12. We'll be opening early at 2pm and will remain open until 10pm that day so you don't miss a moment.

Celebrate Valentine's Day at Jacks Monterey 2023

 
2/14/23
 
 
Jacks Monterey

Portola Hotel & Spa invites you to celebrate Valentine's Day at Jacks Monterey on Tuesday, February 14, 4pm-10pm. Start your evening with a drink in the cozy fireside bar followed by 4-course prix fixe dinner at the restaurant. ...

Celebrate Valentine's Day 2023 at Esteban Restaurant

 
2/14/23
 
 
Esteban Restaurant

Esteban Restaurant invites you and your loved one to join us in celebrating Valentine's Day on Tuesday, February 14, 4:30pm-8:30pm. Our romantic 5-course prix fixe dinner is $90+ per person; our wine pairing menu will be available for an additional...

Winter Lecture Series featuring Peter Hiller

 
2/15/23
 
FREE // $25
 
Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

Old Monterey Foundation proudly presents the first installment of their 2023 lecture series featuring the distinguished Peter Hiller, author, historian, and Jo Mora Collection Curator for the Monterey History and Art Association, as he discusses the...

Trivia Night at The Whisky Club

 
2/16/23
 
 
The Whisky Club Monterey

The Whisky Club and Monterey Bay Trivia present Trivia Night on the first and third Thursdays of every month, 5pm-7pm. Come and join us for drink specials, small bites, and fun. Prizes include exclusive merchandise, gift certificates, and more.

Teams of up to 4 people and solo players are welcome. You can even create a team with other people here when you arrive.

Quilt Square of the Month Club Begins at Slowfiber

 
2/22/23
 
$200
 
Slowfiber

Patience, Bonnie, Lola, Sarah...these are all names of individual quilt squares you'll learn to make in our Quilt Square of the Month Club for beginning quilters. Classes begin on Wednesday, February 22, 10:30am-1:30pm, and continue monthly through May. Fee is...

Annual Chocolate and Wine Benefit for Monterey Public Library 2023

 
2/25/23
 
$60/$75
 
Monterey Public Library

Monterey Public Library Friends & Foundation presents the 18th Annual Chocolate & Wine Benefit held in-person at Monterey County Library on Saturday, February 25 at 4pm for ages 21 and over.

Celebrate with chocolate, wine, beer, and snacks among...