Events Calendar: 2018-11-01

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

First Friday at Monterey Museum of Art - November 2018

 
11/2/18
 
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Come celebrate the weekend with Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street with extended hours every First Friday of the month, 5pm-7pm, for ages 21 and over. MMA serves up signature cocktails by local mixologist Bijan Emadi alongside an ever-changing lineup of live music!

Venture Gallery Art Reception for William Eatmon's "Earth & Cosmos"

 
11/2/18
 
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery hosts an opening reception for local artist William Eatmon's latest exhibition, Earth and Cosmos on Friday, November 2, 5pm-7pm. Eatmon's work is on display throughout the month of November at the gallery.

In this latest work,...

First Friday at Om Studios: Free Community Barre Class

 
11/2/18
 
free
 
Om Studios

Om Studios presents First Friday, a free class on the first Friday of each month! On Friday, November 2, we'll offer two 45 minute barre classes - one at 5:30pm and one at 6:30pm - led by Kelsey Jo and...

Bob Cheevers at Caffe Trieste

 
11/2/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste presents the award-winning Bob Cheevers, who is celebrating his 75th birthday and promoting his latest album, “Bob On A Stick." He's the 2011 Texas Music Awards “Singer/songwriter of the year” and an Emmy winning songwriter who was opener for what was to be Johnny Cash’s final tour.

Cibo Restaurant presents BTA

 
11/2/18
 
 
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!

Halloween Party at Lopez

 
11/2/18
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina is hosting a Halloween party with live music featuring Proyecto X and Banda Tierra Menguarense on Friday, November 2. Doors open at 9:30pm. This event is presented by the gentlemen of Nu Alpha Kappa, Xi Chapter....

Teddy Bear Workshop at Bella's Studio

 
11/3/18
 
$35
 
Bella's Studio

Bella's Studio is joining with LUV ROCX to decorate pre-sewn teddy bears for local foster children. Come to Bella's to sew faces, hearts and decorations and take home a second bear of your own to decorate! This free workshop includes materials. Advance registration required.

Trunk Show Featuring Two California Women Artists at Cha-ya

 
11/3 - 11/4
 
 
Cha-ya Japanese Tea & Things

Cha-ya Japanese Tea and Things presents a two-day trunk show by Susan L. Lee, who designs and handcrafts unique paper art, and jewelry artist Susan Oda Omori, who creates jewelry made with vintage and contemporary Japanese fabric and stone beads.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Nov 04, 2018

Paint with Dali17

 
11/3/18
 
$35/$30
 
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 ($5 discount for Dali17 members). Supplies provided include a canvas, painting supplies, and museum admission.

Harpin and Clark at Caffe Trieste

 
11/3/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Harpin and Clark on Saturday, November 3, 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 a...

Cibo Restaurant presents BTA

 
11/3/18
 
 
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!

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
11/6/18
 
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...

Monterey Bay Electionfest at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
11/6/18
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge is hosting Monterey Bay Electionfest, an all ages show featuring two stages of Monterey's premiere musical talent, 5pm-9:30pm. Doors open at 4:30pm. Entrance is FREE with proof of voting (a ballot stub or "I Voted" sticker). All other adults pay $10 at the door, or $5 for ages 17 and under. Go vote, bring your sticker or ballot stub, and celebrate a day that SHOULD be a national holiday!

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
11/6/18
 
$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.

Grandparenting 102 Class at MY Museum

 
11/8/18
 
$25
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum presents a Grandparenting 102 Class on Thursday, November 8, 5:30pm-7:30pm. What are the issues/challenges for school-aged children these days? We'll explore concerns about screen time, age-appropriate responsibilities, and how to discuss sensitive topics. Fee is $25.

MIIS Lecture: The Proactive PM - Risk Management and Issue Tracking

 
11/8/18
 
free
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a free lecture by Jan Grodecki entitled The Proactive PM: Risk Management and Issue Tracking on November 8, 6pm-8pm, at Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building on the campus of MIIS.

Risk...

Galante Wines Tasting Event at Hellam's

 
11/8/18
 
$25
 
Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop

Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop presents a tasting of the wines of Galante Vineyards, one of the premier Cabernet Sauvignon producers in all of California. We'll also have special pricing and raffles. Participation fee is $25 for non-members.

Kiki Wow and The Wowettes at Caffe Trieste

 
11/9/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Kiki Wow and The Wowettes on Friday, November 9, 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...

David Crosby and Friends at Golden State Theatre

 
11/9/18
 
$57-$89
 
Golden State Theatre

David Crosby is coming to Golden State Theatre! Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds as well as Crosby, Stills & Nash, Crosby will be joined tonight by the Lighthouse Band, bringing his music to life with new spirit.

Lopez Presents Los Canarios, Sismo & Corazon Solteco

 
11/9/18
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music featuring Los Canarios, Sismo, and Corazon Solteco on Friday, November 9. Doors open at 9:30pm. Ages 21 and over only.

Discount for Half Marathon Participants at Caffe Trieste

 
11/10 - 11/11
 
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste is offering all Monterey Bay Half Marathon runners 10% off your bill on November 10 and 11. Please bring your race bib and show it to our staff in order to receive the discount. We're open 7am-10pm, serving...

Multi-day event ending on Sun Nov 11, 2018

First City: Monterey Beer & Wine Festival

 
11/10/18
 
$75/$100
 
Colton Hall Lawn

Come to First City Food & Wine Festival, a fundraiser for Monterey County Gives, held on Colton Hall Lawn. In addition to over 100 Monterey wines and Central Coast brews, the event will feature live music, lawn games, mini-workshops, and popular food trucks.

Union Yoga Anatomy and Kinesiology Workshop: Neck and Upper Back

 
11/10/18
 
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents a Yoga Anatomy and Kinesiology Series with Rob Wilks on 8/25, 9/22, 10/20, 11/10, and 12/8. Over the course of these five Saturdays, Rob will cover anatomy, the movement of a particular part of the body, and...

Bethany Ramirez at Caffe Trieste

 
11/10/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Bethany Ramirez on Saturday, November 10, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Bethany promises a soulful experience with her unique sounds of guitar and vocals. She will capture you with her sweet style and...

Lopez: La Industria del Amor, Luz Roja & Los Compas del Sabor

 
11/10/18
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music featuring La Industria del Amor, Luz Roja, and Los Compas del Sabor on Saturday, November 10. Doors open at 9:30pm. Ages 21 and over only.

Club 412 Party at Comanche Cellars

 
11/11/18
 
 
Comanche Cellars Wine Room

Comanche Cellars is hosting a wine pick-up party for members of our wine club, Club 412, on November 11, 3pm-5pm. We'll have small bites, new release, live music, and special discounts. Please note: you must be a member of our...

Hair Cutting Seminar by Mikey Henger at Shear Addiction

 
11/12/18
 
$60
 
Shear Addiction Barbershop and Hair Studio

Shear Addiction is hosting a look-and-learn seminar taught by Mikey Henger of Berwick, PA. This class is for all hair stylists, barbers, and students who want to learn new trends and techniques in today's hair industry.

Fall Festivities at MY Museum

 
11/13 - 11/16
 
included with admission
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Join MY Museum for a “turkey-riffic” time November 13-16. Each day, 3pm-4pm, we'll have a a harvest themed, fun-filled activity that kids of all ages will enjoy.

Multi-day event ending on Fri Nov 16, 2018

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
11/13/18
 
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...

MIIS Lecture - Saving Italy from Big Oil

 
11/13/18
 
free
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a free lecture by Rita D' Orsogna entitled Saving Italy from Big Oil: A Case Study of Education, Activism, and Community Outreach on November 13 at 6pm in the McGowan Building, Room 102,...

Play Wine Bingo at Sovino Wine Bar

 
11/13/18
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Come to Sovino to play Wine Bingo! Really, it's everything you like about Bingo, with wine and Sovino vocabulary ;associated with the numbers. Come and learn a little, play a little, drink a little. There shall be prizes!

Opening Reception for 25th Annual Miniatures

 
11/15/18
 
Members: Free; Not Yet Members: $20
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Come celebrate the opening of the 25th Annual Miniatures at Monterey Museum of Art. Toast the artists, all Museum Members, with local wine and small bites. Proceeds raise funds for the Museum to present dynamic exhibitions, conserve collection artworks, develop meaningful educational experiences, and to serve broader audiences.

Novelist Peter Nathaniel Malae at Old Capitol Books

 
11/15/18
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books welcomes award-winning novelist Peter Nathaniel Malae, who will be doing a reading and launching his fourth book, Son of Amity . A former John Steinbeck Fellow, Arts Council Silicon Valley Fellow, and MacDowell Colony Fellow, Malae lives in the Pacific Northwest.

MIIS Lecture: Indigenous/Tribal Ecological Knowledge and Fire in California

 
11/15/18
 
free
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a free lecture by Ron Goode entitled Reimagining the Human-Land Connection: Indigenous/Tribal Ecological Knowledge and Fire in California on November 15, 6:30pm-8pm, at Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building on the campus of...

Hilltown at Caffe Trieste

 
11/16/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Hilltown on Friday, November 16, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Named after the little town that grew out of the well-traveled Salinas River fording site of the mid-1800s, the newly formed four-piece bluegrass...

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Jean-Paul Sartre

 
11/16/18
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

This month, at the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books , we’re going to read selections from Jean-Paul Sartre's Being and Nothingness . Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Cibo Restaurant presents VYBE

 
11/16/18
 
 
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...

Battle of Monterey of 1818: Living History Re-enactment in 2018

 
11/17/18
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

The Battle of Monterey of 1818, a living-history re-enactment, will be held in Custom House Plaza. All are invited to attend! Costumed early Spanish soldiers will defend the Custom House and Captain Bouchard will lead the charge as, cannons firing, his tall ship ("The Lady Washington," now in Monterey harbor) recreates the only ever land/sea battle on the West Coast.

Customer Appreciation Day Sale at Luminata Books and Gifts

 
11/17/18
 
 
Luminata Books & Gifts

Luminata Books and Gifts is celebrating our 13th year in business with a Customer Appreciation Day Sale. At 2pm-4pm, we'll offer 20% off everything in the store! Refreshments will be served.

Michael Gaither at Caffe Trieste

 
11/17/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Michael Gaither on Saturday, November 17, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Acoustic Americana styled singer/songwriter Michael Gaither was raised on the central California coast and takes the “write what you know”...

Cibo Restaurant presents VYBE

 
11/17/18
 
 
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...

Butterfly Boutique Quince and Prom Fashion Show

 
11/18/18
 
 
Butterfly Boutique and Events

Butterfly Boutique presents a Quinceañera and Prom Fashion Show. Experience our new collection from our new location on Alvarado Street! We'll have raffles, food, drinks, and music by DJ Beto of 101.7FM.

Salon Jane Questions and Answers

 
11/18/18
 
Free with Admission
 
Monterey Museum of Art - La Mirada Education Center

Is there something you’ve been wondering about while experiencing Ethereal Zone at Monterey Museum of Art? Salon Jane answers questions submitted throughout the exhibition during a panel discussion moderated by mixed-media artist Beverly Rayner. Don’t forget to submit...

AcroYoga Therapeutics 101 at Union Yoga

 
11/18/18
 
$10 donation
 
Union Yoga

Jack Laub and Julia Dancyger from Los Angeles are joining Union Yoga for this special event, Acroyoga Therapeutics 101, on Sunday, November 18, 4pm-6pm. Fee is a $10 donation - proceeds will go to the Food Bank for Monterey County....

Mondays at the Museum

 
11/19/18
 
Free with Admission
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Meet Monterey Museum of Art's Executive Director, Stuart Chase. Ask questions and view Stuart’s favorite art from the collection.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
11/20/18
 
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

 
11/20/18
 
$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.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
11/21/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Matsiko Children's Concert at MY Museum

 
11/21/18
 
free with museum admission
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Monterey County Youth Museum presents a concert by the Matsiko World Orphan Choir on Wednesday, November 21, 11am-11:45am. Included with daily museum admission fee.

Twenty-three children from Liberia, Peru, Nepal, and India are on their way to the US...

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
11/21/18
 
free
 
I Will Repair: Electronics Repair

Having problems with your computer or cellphone? Whether it's hardware or software related, you're invited to I Will Repair's open forum Tech Talk on Wednesdays at 6pm. We won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but we will aim to empower our community.

Pre-Thanksgiving Party at Britannia Arms

 
11/21/18
 
no cover
 
Britannia Arms of Monterey

On November 21, Britannia Arms of Monterey will celebrate the Day Before Thanksgiving and we will party hard! Come on in the day before Turkey Day and enjoy the evening with Fawk DJ. Music starts at 9:30pm.

Thanksgiving Yoga Flow Class with Live Music at Union Yoga

 
11/22/18
 
$20 suggested donation
 
Union Yoga

Our Thanksgiving Yoga Flow Class taught by Kelli Nairn at 10am is one of Union Yoga's most popular and favorite classes of the year. Musician Ace de la Vergne is back from her European tour and bringing her New Orleans...

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
11/22/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Discount on The Vintage PhotoBox™ Bookings Made This Weekend!

 
11/23 - 11/25
 
550.00
 
The Vintage PhotoBox™ c/o Mike Steelman Photographers

Having a party and thinking about renting a photo booth? When you place your booking with The Vintage PhotoBox™ on November 23rd thru the 25th for our Classic PhotoBox™ photo booth, we'll offer you a 3 hour rental with unlimited prints for only $550 - that's almost half off the regular price! Phone us at 831-264-8800.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Nov 25, 2018

Black Friday Sale at Butterfly Boutique

 
11/23 - 11/24
 
 
Butterfly Boutique and Events

Butterfly Boutique is holding our one and only sale of the year, offering 30%, 40%, and 50% off dresses in store plus a special gift to the first 10 customers on November 23 and 24.

Multi-day event ending on Sat Nov 24, 2018

Om Studios: Small Business Saturday Weekend Sale

 
11/23 - 11/25
 
 
Om Studios

Om Studios in Monterey is having a Shop Small Saturday Weekend Sale, beginning Friday, November 23 and ending Sunday, November 25. We're offering a free month with a yearly membership fee of $999 (only $76 a month). We're also offering...

Multi-day event ending on Sun Nov 25, 2018

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
11/23/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

New Rome Theater at Caffe Trieste

 
11/23/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present New Rome Theater on Saturday, November 23, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

A trio of like minded musicians ready for a new musical adventure found reason to form a band known as New...

Erotic Eclectic Performs "Inside/Out" at Dali17

 
11/23/18
 
$25
 
Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey

Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey hosts Erotic Eclectic's performance of Inside/Out on Friday, November 23 and Saturday, November 24 at 7:30pm. Please note: this performance contains partial nudity. For ages 18 and over only. Tickets are $25 at...

Lopez Presents Tierra Mojada & Perla del Sol

 
11/23/18
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music featuring the Oaxacan band Tierra Mojada plus Banda Perla del Sol on Friday, November 23. Doors open at 9:30pm. Ages 21 and a over only.

New Client Deal at CarmelBarre

 
11/24/18
 
 
CarmelBarre

CarmelBarre in Monterey, a locally-owned and operated fitness studio, is offering a new client deal: 7 days for $7. Visit us or phone us at 831-238-9766 for details.

Shop Small Special at Old Capitol Books

 
11/24 - 11/30
 
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books encourages you to shop small! November 24 - December 1, we're offering 20% off all used nonfiction books.

Multi-day event ending on Fri Nov 30, 2018

Small Business Saturday Discount at Bay Consignment

 
11/24/18
 
 
Bay Consignment

For Small Business Saturday, mention this post and Bay Consignment will offer you 20% off. We carry a wide selection of antiques, collectibles, furniture, home decor, and artwork.

MY Museum Celebrates Small Business Saturday

 
11/24/18
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

On November 24 MY Museum is offering discounts on all Museum Gift Cart purchases! MY Museum members will receive 25% off and non-members will receive 15% off. Your support helps to provide funding for programming, exhibit maintenance, and outreach efforts.

Saltwater Sanctuary Open House

 
11/24/18
 
 
Saltwater Sanctuary - Pedicures

Soak, detox, and rejuvenate at Saltwater Sanctuary, which offers pedicures and hosts unique bridal parties. Join us today for boutique shopping and $5 off for new spa clients. Spend $15 and enter our raffle valued at $50.

Small Business Saturday in Old Monterey 2018

 
11/24/18
 
 
Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Business Association is celebrating Small Business Saturday! We cordially invite you to enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of Old Monterey with its many gift shops, boutiques, and restaurants. Get 2 hours free holiday parking at the West Parking Garage, 340 Tyler Street.

Free Watch Batteries Today at Gasper's Jewelers

 
11/24/18
 
 
Gasper's Jewelers

In honor of Small Business Saturday, Gasper's Jewelers will give away a free watch battery to each visitor who wants one while supplies last. This offer is good only on November 24.

Sale at Cha-ya Japanese Tea and Things

 
11/24/18
 
 
Cha-ya Japanese Tea & Things

Join Cha-ya Japanese Tea and Things on Small Business Saturday - we're offering 15% off everything in the store!

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
11/24/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Special Discount at Teeth Whitening Monterey

 
11/24/18
 
 
Teeth Whitening Monterey, A SmileLabs Dealer

Teeth Whitening Monterey is offering $50 off any 45 minute session when you call us on November 24 to book a future appointment and mention this listing (regular price, $199). Please note: this offer can not be combined with our monthly deal.

10% Discount on Any Repair or Service at I Will Repair

 
11/24/18
 
 
I Will Repair: Electronics Repair

I Will Repair is celebrating Small Business Saturday by offering 10% off any repair or service when you mention this listing (some restrictions may apply). We work with computers, smart phones, tablets, game consoles, and more!

Eyelash Special at Principal Beauty

 
11/24/18
 
 
Principal Beauty

For a limited time only, Principal Beauty is offering a free consultation, lash application, and complete after-care kit for $300 (regular price, $525). Make your appointment online with our professional beauty expert, Mariam Shatlilova.

Love and Willow Grey Celebrates Small Business Saturday

 
11/24/18
 
 
Love and Willow Grey

Today only, Love and Willow Grey is offering 25% off your total purchases plus a free gift while supplies last! You can also sample doTERRA essential oils, participate in our raffle ($150 value), and enjoy complimentary sweet treats.

Open House at Shelley Bennett Skincare

 
11/24/18
 
free
 
Shelley Bennett Skincare

In celebration of Small Business Saturday, Shelley Bennett Skincare is hosting an open house, 1pm-3pm. We're offering 15% off all Caudalie and Image products and we'll have gift sets and jewelry, raffles, and complimentary bubbly and sweet treats.

Free Wine Tasting with Gift Card Purchase at Comanche Cellars

 
11/24/18
 
 
Comanche Cellars Wine Room

On November 24, Comanche Cellars is offering a free wine tasting ($20 value) for anyone who purchases a Comanche Cellars gift card valued at $50 or more. Our gift cards, called Comanche Cash, can be used for anything we sell at the wine room.

Print with Dali17

 
11/24/18
 
$35
 
Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey

Liberate your creativity at this Print with Dali17 event on Saturday, November 24, 4pm-6pm. All printmaking supplies will be provided by the Monterey Peninsula College Printmakers and they will lead you step by step through the process of channeling your...

Lamb Ravioli Special at Epsilon Restaurant

 
11/24/18
 
 
Epsilon Fine Greek Restaurant

Epsilon Fine Greek Restaurant is celebrating Small Business Saturday with a dinner special: lamb ravioli with a house made lamb shank reduction sauce served with fresh garlic bread and a Greek salad. For reservations, please call 831-655-8108.

Fields of Eden at Caffe Trieste

 
11/24/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste presents The Fields of Eden, an acoustic rock band of fun-loving local favorites who play classic rock hits covering the last three decades.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
11/25/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Full Moon Kundalini Yoga and Meditation at Om Studios

 
11/25/18
 
$25
 
Om Studios

Om Studios in Monterey presents a Full Moon Kundalini Yoga and Meditation with Paulina on Sunday, Novmeber 25, 6pm-8pm. Fee is $25. The full moon can greatly influence our emotions and mindset, inspiring us and illuminating our path. Register...

Lopez: La Maquina del Salvador & Marito Rivera y Su Grupo Bravo

 
11/25/18
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music featuring La Maquina del Salvador, Marito Rivera y Su Grupo Bravo, and DJ Guanaco on Sunday, November 25. Doors open at 9:30pm. Ages 21 and over only.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
11/26/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
11/27/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market for the Holidays

 
11/27/18
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

Visit the Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market during the holidays! Open rain or shine every Tuesday, 4pm-7pm, it’s the perfect place to find handcrafted items and gourmet products for holiday gift-giving and fresh produce for holiday meals.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
11/28/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
11/28/18
 
 
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.

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
11/28/18
 
free
 
I Will Repair: Electronics Repair

Having problems with your computer or cellphone? Whether it's hardware or software related, you're invited to I Will Repair's open forum Tech Talk on Wednesdays at 6pm. We won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but we will aim to empower our community.

MIIS Lecture: Environmental Storytelling - Kelp Is on the Way

 
11/28/18
 
free
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a free lecture by Carlos-Henri Ferre entitled Environmental Storytelling: Kelp Is on the Way on November 28 at 6pm in the McGowan Building, Room 102, on the campus of MIIS.

Can chefs make...

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
11/29/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Mural at Monterey Conference Center

 
11/29/18
 
free
 
Monterey Conference Center

The City of Monterey presents a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, November 29 at 2pm to celebrate the re-installation of Guillermo Wagner Granizio's beautiful mural on the side of the Monterey Conference Center. We'll meet at the corner of Pacific Street...

21 & Over Gingerbread House Extravaganza 2018

 
11/29/18
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum invites adults ages 21 and over to our Gingerbread House Extravaganza. Fee includes food, a drink ticket, and a bare gingerbread house with plenty of sweet decorations to add. Call for tickets, 831-649-6444.

Mariachi Sol de México Holiday Show at Golden State Theatre

 
11/29/18
 
$29-$59
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents the holiday show of Mariachi Sol de Mexico de José Hernández. The blazing sounds of this 13 piece ensemble makes for a festive, joyous holiday celebration. Tickets are $29-$59.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

 
11/30/18
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 21 - January 6. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Christmas Tree Lighting on Colton Hall Lawn 2018

 
11/30/18
 
Free
 
Colton Hall Lawn

All are cordially invited to Monterey’s Community Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, featuring carols, candles, cookies, cider, music, and good cheer. Join us on the lawn in front of Colton Hall to share in this traditional, much-loved Monterey holiday celebration.

Christmas on the Wharf 2018

 
11/30 - 12/2
 
free
 
Fisherman's Wharf

Monterey Fisherman's Wharf Association presents Christmas on the Wharf on Fridays (5pm-9pm), Saturdays (11am-9pm), and Sundays (1pm-6pm) from November 30 through December 16.

Festivities will include holiday entertainment, free visits with Santa, wandering characters including holiday princesses, and a...

Multi-day event ending on Sun Dec 02, 2018

Artist Reception for Jerry Takigawa at Alvarado Gallery

 
11/30/18
 
free
 
Monterey Conference Center

The City of Monterey's Museums and Cultural Arts Division presents a reception for artist Jerry Takigawa 's exhibition, Balancing Cultures , at Alvarado Gallery on Friday, November 30, 5:30pm-7pm. All are welcome. Alvarado Gallery is located on...

Grumbling Ginger at Caffe Trieste

 
11/30/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste presents Grumbling Ginger and its original, acoustic folk-rock. Their shows recreate the atmosphere of a British folk club, with songs, storytelling, and humor.

Brews for a Cause 2018

 
11/30/18
 
$5 Suggested Donation through MC Gives
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Join Monterey Museum of Art for a night of local craft beers and live music by Sensory TRiBE to support programming at the Museum! This is a 21+ event. Admission is a $5 suggested donation through Monterey County Gives. Tasting punch cards are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

Lopez: Los Nuevos Sauceda, Reyes de la Banda, Los Nuevos Genios

 
11/30/18
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music featuring Banda los Nuevos Sauceda, Reyes de la Banda, Grupo Los Nuevos Genios, and Grupo Los de Sonora on Friday, November 30. Doors open at 9:30pm. Ages 21 and over...