Events Calendar: 2019-01-01

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

Ice Skating by the Bay 2018

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.

No Market on January 1, 2019

Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market will be taking a break on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Please have a happy and safe New Year's celebration and join us on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 4pm-7pm, to ring in the first...

Monterey Museum of Art First Friday

$5 Suggested Donation
Monterey Museum of Art

Enjoy live music, craft cocktails, and the work of Currents artist Patricia Qualls and FLUX artist Coille Hooven at the Monterey Museum of Art. $5 suggested donation.

Synth Night Monterey at East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge is bringing synthwave music to Monterey! Join us for a rad night of live performances of synthwave/electronic music for all ages.

Cibo Restaurant presents Beat Street

Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live classic rock music featuring Beat Street, 9pm-12:30am. Beat Street is a high energy dance band from Santa Cruz featuring male and female lead vocals, guitars,...

Tai Chi Workshop at CarmelBarre Monterey Studio

$20 Ahead / $25 At the Door

Tai Chi Workshop: Learn the Value of Quiet

The new year is the perfect time to try something new! Curious about Tai Chi? CarmelBarre is offering a 60-minute workshop that focuses on the Gi Gong energy practice and the...

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

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...

Lopez: 4to Prestigio, Los Reyes de la Banda & Impresion Sierreña

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music featuring 4to Prestigio, Los Reyes de la Banda, and Impresion Sierreña on Friday, January 11. Doors open at 9:30pm. Ages 21 and over only. Arrive early: admission is only $5...

Lopez: Organizacion Costeña, El Nuevo Acapulco & Mar Azul

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music and dancing featuring Organizacion Costeña, El Nuevo Acapulco, and Mar Azul on Saturday, January 12. Doors open at 9:15pm. Ages 21 and over only.

Bring the Babes Begins at Union Yoga

Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents a new Bring the Babes class taught by Megan McKenzie every Wednesday, 1:30pm-2:30pm. Caregivers, moms, dads, and their newborn / crawling kids are welcome! This class provides us the opportunity to regain strength and tone muscle while bonding, singing and connecting with our babies.

A Night of Yoga and Wine at Om Studios

Om Studios

Start your Friday evening with a fiery yoga class led by Om Studios' owner Lindsay Wetterau and join our community afterwards for socializing and Wine Tasting 101 with Tamara Fransconi to learn tips and tricks for discovering wines you'll love. Fee is $25.

2019 Fun & Games Night (Grown-Up Style) at MY Museum

$35 online / $45 at the door
Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum presents a Fun & Games Night for ages 21 and up only! Join us for tons of fun board games (both oldies but goodies and hot new ones), music and entertainment, awesome food from various local restaurants, and an amazing selection of beer and wine. Admission is $35 in advance, $45 at the door.

Play Wine Bingo at Sovino Wine Bar

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!

Ribbon Cutting for Peet's Coffee at Portola Hotel & Spa

Peet's Coffee

The Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is holding a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of Peet's Coffee at Portola Hotel & Spa. Enjoy a glass of wine and hors d'oeuvres and enter to win a one night stay at Portola Hotel and Spa.

Union Yoga Book Club: The Bhagavad Gita

Union Yoga

Union Yoga is happy to announce our monthly book club! Our first meeting will be on Friday, January 25, 12pm-1pm, to discuss the Bhagavad Gita, 2nd Edition , translated by Eknath Easwaran. Participation fee is a sliding scale from $5-$20...

Cibo Restaurant presents The Cover Brothers

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...

AcroYoga Workshop at Union Yoga

Union Yoga

Union Yoga's first AcroYoga Workshop was such a success we're doing it again! We are delighted to welcome Colorado-based teacher David Joshua Stickler to the studio on Saturday, January 25, 12pm-3pm. Come alone or bring a partner. All levels will...

DIY Revival: Make Your Own Sundae

Hilton Bialek Habitat

Join Revival Ice Cream staff on January 26, 1pm-4pm, for an afternoon workshop of harvesting fresh produce from MEarth's organic garden and creating toppings to make your own ice cream sundae with seasonal ice cream. Fee is $55. Price includes...

Artist Patricia Ingram at Revival Ice Cream

Revival Ice Cream

Revival Ice Cream is excited to announce that on Saturday, January 26 at 1pm we will be hosting a pop-up show for the amazing artist Patrizia Ingram! Her beautiful art depicts our local environment here in Monterey.

Print at The Dali Expo

The Dali Expo

Liberate your creativity at this printmaking workshop, held on the last Saturday of every month, 4pm-6pm, at The Dali Expo. Tickets are $30 for Expo members, $35 for all others. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

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. Fee is $40 in advance, $50 at the door. All materials, instruction, and a glass of wine are included.

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

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.

Fleet Feet Spring Marathon Training Launch Party

Fleet Feet Monterey

Prepare and train for the the Big Sur Marathon with the support and camaraderie of the Fleet Feet Running Club, Sat. 8am and Tues. 6pm, 2/6-4/27. All abilities of runners and walkers are welcome. We have several pace groups, coaches, and mentors. Come find out more info at our launch party!

Harry Potter Trivia Night at Sovino Wine Bar

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Calling all Harry Potter fans age 21 and over! Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Harry Potter Trivia Night on Wednesday, January 30 at 7pm. Test your knowledge against other Harry Potter fans and have yourself some wine. Sorry,...

Osio Presents "Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission"

Osio Theater

Osio Theater is one of the cinemas presenting the North American theatrical premiere of Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission on Wednesday, January 30 at 8pm. This action-packed movie is based on the popular Hunter x Hunter anime...

Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal at Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal, performing songs from Cash's new album, She Remembers Everything . This poetic, lush, personal, and soulful collection of songs reckons with a flawed and fragile world and embraces women’s narratives. Tickets are $53-$86.