Events Calendar: 2019-02-01

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

First Friday at Om Studios: Free Vinyasa Yoga Class

 
2/1/19
 
 
Om Studios

Join Om Studios in Monterey on Friday, February 1 at 5:30pm for our monthly First Friday event where we offer a free yoga class to the community. Sydney Bliss will be leading us this month in a fun Vinyasa class....

Paint at The Dali Expo

 
2/2/19
 
$35/$30
 
The Dali Expo

Join The Dali Expo for a monthly painting workshop presented on the first Saturday of every month, 4-6pm. The price is $30 for Expo members, $35 for all others. Supplies provided include a canvas, painting supplies, and museum admission.

Selfieville Opens at Golden State Theatre

 
2/2/19
 
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Selfieville , Monterey’s latest interactive attraction opening on February 2, which includes an outstanding 3-D light show developed by the award winning designer Bart Kresa plus fantasy worlds with countless opportunities to take the perfect selfies.

Steven J. Shook at Comanche Cellars

 
2/2/19
 
 
Comanche Cellars Wine Room

Comanche Cellars Wine Room presents an evening of live music with Steven Shook on Saturday, February 2, 5pm-7pm.

Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday at Britannia Arms

 
2/3/19
 
 
Britannia Arms of Monterey

Britannia Arms invites you to make plans to watch the 2019 Super Bowl, New England Patriots vs. Los Angeles Rams, on our massive TV screens! We'll have free hot dogs at halftime, drink specials, a free raffle, and promos.

Yin Yoga Workshop at Union Yoga

 
2/3/19
 
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents a a 2-part Yin yoga series entitled Yin: Nourishing the Winter Body taught by Ana Poirer on Sunday, February 3, 4:30pm-6pm and Sunday, March 3, 4:30pm-6pm. Fee is $25 for one session or $45 for both sessions....

Mike Lent Trio at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
2/3/19
 
$8
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents an evening of live music featuring the Mike Lent Trio and special guests on Sunday, February 3, 5pm-7:30pm. $8 cover.

At age 15, Mike Lent started working as a professional guitarist – performing in...

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
2/5/19
 
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...

Fleet Feet Spring Marathon Training Begins

 
2/6/19
 
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Prepare and train for the the Big Sur Marathon with the support and camaraderie of the Fleet Feet Running Club in Monterey. This program is Saturdays at 8am and Tuesdays at 6pm. Some track availability on Tuesday evenings but a...

Mary Kay Special at Teeth Whitening Monterey

 
2/9/19
 
 
Teeth Whitening Monterey, A SmileLabs Dealer

On Saturday, February 9, 2pm-5pm, Miss Monterey County Jennafer McCaffery will be at Teeth Whitening Monterey offering Mary Kay samples and demos. If you purchase any Mary Kay products, you'll receive a $10 extra discount on any teeth whitening service...

Leche Malo Single Release Show with Chelsea Riddle and Zack Freitas

 
2/9/19
 
$10
 
Old Capitol Books

Vincent Randazzo promotes his new moniker “Leche Malo” and debuts his new single, Smoke Cigarettes, at Old Capitol Books on Saturday, February 9. Supporting acts include Chelsea Riddle and Zack Freitas. Doors open at 7pm. Show begins at 7:3pm. $10...

Super Hero Night at MY Museum

 
2/10/19
 
$35/$25
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum is partnering with Storybook Character Events to bring kids an action-packed evening of fun! Your favorite super heroes will be here to play games, craft, and much more. Reservations are required. Purchase tickets here.

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
2/12/19
 
$40/$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. Fee is $40 in advance, $50 at the door. All materials, instruction, and a glass of wine are included.

Balkan String Projekt at Colton Hall

 
2/13/19
 
free
 
Colton Hall

The City of Monterey's Museums and Cultural Arts Commission presents a concert by Dave Holodiloff's Balkan String Projekt at Colton Hall. Admission is free but reservations are required - phone 831-646-5640.

Valentine's Day Special at Comanche Cellars

 
2/14/19
 
 
Comanche Cellars Wine Room

Comanche Cellars is offering a Valentine's Day Special, 4pm-9pm. We'll be pairing our brand new 2016 Late Harvest Zinfandel with Lula's Dark Chocolate Truffles for $10 per person. Stop by and enjoy!

Valentine's Day Dinner 2019 at Jack's Monterey

 
2/14/19
 
$74.95
 
Jacks Monterey

Share a romantic dinner for two at Jacks Monterey this Valentine’s Day with Chef Danny Abbruzzese’s three course pre-fixe menu including an amuse of hog island oysters and caviar to begin the evening. Jacks pre-fixe includes one starter, entrée, dessert,...

Valentine's Day Dinner 2019 at Esteban Restaurant

 
2/14/19
 
 
Esteban Restaurant

Estéban Restaurant’s Executive Chef Gus Trejo and his team are pulling out all the stops to make this Valentine’s Day one to remember. A four-course, candlelit dinner will be offered on Thursday, February 14, 5pm-9pm. Chef Trejo’s thoughtful menu deliciously...

Valentine's Date Night @ MMA

 
2/14/19
 
 
Monterey Museum of Art

You remembered the flowers and the dinner reservations…or did you? Either way, Monterey Museum of Art has got you covered! What better way to compliment a romantic dinner – or make up for your lack of planning – than to...

Self Date Night at Om Studios

 
2/15/19
 
$22
 
Om Studios

Join Om Studios in Monterey for an evening of essential oils and self care. We will practice self massage, meditate, and journal together. Use this time to realign with your dreams and wellness goals.

Pendulum Healing: An Introductory Class at Luminata

 
2/15/19
 
$20
 
Luminata Books & Gifts

Luminata Books and Gifts presents Pendulum Healing , an introductory class on using a pendulum for healing and intuitive guidance, taught by author and teacher Joan Rose Staffen. Fee is $20.

Lopez: Colmillo Norteño and Elio Vega

 
2/15/19
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music featuring Colmillo Norteño and Elio Vega on Friday, February 15. Doors open at 9:30pm. Ages 21 and over only.

Handstand Workshop at Union Yoga

 
2/16/19
 
$35
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents a Handstand Workshop on Saturday, February 16, 1pm-3pm. Instructors Annie Petersen and Sabrina Unke will bring your practice to the next level of fun and challenge. They will teach you new tools and tricks to get you...

Steven J. Shook at Comanche Cellars

 
2/16/19
 
 
Comanche Cellars Wine Room

Back by popular demand, Comanche Cellars Wine Room presents an evening of live music with Steven Shook on Saturday, February 2, 5pm-7pm.

LGBTQ Speed Dating Event at Old Capitol Books

 
2/16/19
 
$10
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books presents Quick Queer Greetings, an LGBTQ+ speed-dating event where you can meet new partners and new friends. Suggested donation is $10. For ages 18 and over.

Lopez Presents Los Pasteles Verdes, La Migra, Impacto 5

 
2/16/19
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music and dancing featuring Los Pasteles Verdes, La Migra, and Impacto 5 on Saturday, February 16. Doors open at 9:30pm.

Introduction to Mantra Practice at Union Yoga

 
2/17/19
 
$20
 
Union Yoga

This 90-minute workshop at Union Yoga will cover the background, use, and exploration of mantras. Instructor Rebekah Finn will teach us breathing and meditative skills to craft our own mantras, which we will practice reciting and chanting. Fee is $20.

Lopez: Los Yaguaru, Grupo Maravilla, Los Compas del Sabor

 
2/17/19
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music featuring Los Yaguaru de Angel Venegas, Grupo Maravilla, and Los Compas del Sabor on Sunday, February 17. Doors open at 9:30pm.

Play Wine Bingo at Sovino Wine Bar

 
2/19/19
 
 
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!

Prints 101 with Barbara Furbush

 
2/21/19
 
Free with Admission
 
Monterey Museum of Art

In this lively class at Monterey Museum of Art taught by Barbara Furbush, you'll handle materials, tools, and prints as we discuss the four basic methods of making prints and learn to identify one from another.

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Frantz Fanon

 
2/22/19
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

This month, at the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books , we’re going to read Frantz Fanon's Black Skin White Mask . Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Never Bored Issue Launch Party at Old Capitol Books

 
2/22/19
 
$10
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books hosts a launch party for the latest issue of Never Bored on Friday, February 22 at 8:30pm. Enjoy music, friends, and hanging out together. Everyone is welcome! Suggested donation is $10, but no one will be...

Cibo Restaurant presents VYBE

 
2/22/19
 
 
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...

Venture Gallery Art Reception for Bobbie Brainerd

 
2/23/19
 
free
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery hosts an opening reception for local artist Bobbie Brainerd's latest exhibition on Saturday, February 23, 3:30pm-5:30pm. Brainerd's work is on display throughout the month of February at the gallery. Venture Gallery is open daily, 10am-6pm.

Brainerd’s paintings...

Print at The Dali Expo

 
2/23/19
 
$35/$30
 
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.

Positive Discipline Class Begins at Monterey County Youth Museum

 
2/24/19
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Take your parenting know-how to the next level! Back by popular demand at MY Museum, Kim Biggio will facilitate a class entitled Positive Discipline . Learn how to set limits with your family without negativity. Kim is a credentialed parent educator, former preschool teacher, and the mother of three children.

Fishbowl Poetry Open Mic Featuring D.L. Lang and Doreen Stock

 
2/24/19
 
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books announces Fishbowl Poetry, an open mic event which opens with a featured poet (or two). Today we'll welcome guests D.L. Lang and Doreen Stock. Readings begin at 2pm, open mic signups begin at 1:30pm.

Military Meet-Up at the Barre at Om Studios

 
2/24/19
 
$10
 
Om Studios

Om Studios in Monterey presents a Military Meet-Up at the Barre on Sunday, February 24, 4:30pm-5:30pm. Join Halle for a full-body workout for the low price of $10. This class is a great way to meet other military families in...

Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday Week at MY Museum

 
2/26 - 3/1
 
free with admission
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum is celebrating one of our favorite authors, Dr. Seuss, February 26 - March 1. Join us 2:30pm-4pm each day for crafts and wild activities that would surprise even the Cat in the Hat himself! Free with museum admission.

Multi-day event ending on Fri Mar 01, 2019

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
2/27/19
 
 
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.

MIIS Lecture: Health Care and the Future of the National Deficit

 
2/27/19
 
free
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a lecture by Dr. Dean Baker entitled Budget Horror Stories: Health Care and the Future of the National Deficit on Wednesday, February 27, 6pm-7:30pm at Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building on the...

Martin Ray Wines Tasting Event at Hellam's

 
2/28/19
 
$25
 
Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop

Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop presents a tasting of the wines of Martin Ray Vineyards and Winery. We'll also have special pricing and raffles. Participation fee is $25 for non-members.