Events Calendar: 2019-03-01

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

Jazz Bash by the Bay 2019

 
3/1 - 3/3
 
 
Monterey Conference Center

Join us at Monterey Conference Center and Portola Hotel & Spa for Jazz Bash by the Bay, March 1-3. Come for a single day, the whole weekend, or one of our featured shows and enjoy the many colorful forms of American classic jazz including traditional, ragtime, swing, gypsy, zydeco, and blues. For a complete schedule and to purchase tickets, please click here.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Mar 03, 2019

First Friday @ MMA: Birthday Edition

 
3/1/19
 
$5 Suggested Donation
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Help us celebrate Monterey Museum of Art's 60th Birthday with live music, drinks, and of course, ART!

$5 Suggested Donation

Lopez Presents La Nueva Era, Nuevos Sauceda & 1er Nivel

 
3/1/19
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music in honor of Zoe Cardenas's birthday, featuring Banda La Nueva Era, Banda Nuevos Sauceda, and 1er Nivel on Friday, March 1. Doors open at 9:30pm. Ages 21 and over only.

Paint with The Dali Expo

 
3/2/19
 
$35/$30
 
The Dali Expo

Join The Dali Expo for a monthly painting workshop presented by local artists, 4-6pm. The price is $35 per person ($5 discount for Dali Expo members). Supplies provided include a canvas, painting supplies, and museum admission.

Banff Mountain Film Festival 2019 at Golden State Theatre

 
3/2/19
 
$22
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre hosts the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. Journey to exotic locations, paddle the wildest waters, and climb the highest peaks tonight in a selection of films from the 43rd annual Banff Mountain Film Festival.

Open House at Butterfly Boutique

 
3/3/19
 
free
 
Butterfly Boutique and Events

Butterfly Boutique and Events invites you to join us for an Open House, 12pm-5pm. Come check out our buffet tables, event decorations, designer and custom made quinceañera dresses, and much more! We have everything you need for your next event.

Mindful Pregnancy: Prenatal Yoga at Om Studios

 
3/3/19
 
 
Om Studios

Join Kate Balog at Om Studios in Monterey on this incredible 6-week journey into motherhood through movement, breath, mediation and community beginning Sunday, March 3 at 3:30pm. Each class will last 90 minutes.

Discover ways to truly connect with...

Yin Yoga Workshop at Union Yoga

 
3/3/19
 
 
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....

Mondays at the Museum

 
3/4/19
 
Free with Admission
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Meet Monterey Museum of Art Executive Director Stuart Chase. Ask questions and view Stuart’s favorite art currently on view.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
3/5/19
 
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...

Celebrate Fat Tuesday at Jacks Monterey

 
3/5/19
 
$29++
 
Jacks Monterey

Let the festivities begin at Jacks Monterey this Fat Tuesday, March 5 with Executive Chef Danny Abbruzzese’s three-course prix-fixe dinner. Plus, enjoy live music by John Harris on piano and vocals 6pm-9pm.

Jacks Monterey's Fat Tuesday special menu includes:...

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
3/6/19
 
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 1pm. I won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but I will aim to empower the community.

The Irish Rovers at Golden State Theatre

 
3/6/19
 
$44-$66
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre presents the legendary Celtic musicians The Irish Rovers on their last world tour. They've produced over 40 albums in North America and many more internationally. Tickets are $44-$66.

Documentary Screening: "Soufra"

 
3/8/19
 
free
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

In honor of International Women's Day, the United Nations Association of USA, Monterey Bay Chapter presents a screening of the award-winning documentary film Soufra on Friday, March 8 at 7pm at Ivine Auditorium in the McCone Building on the...

Artist Mark Baer and Friends at The Dali Expo

 
3/9/19
 
 
The Dali Expo

On Saturday, March 9, artist Mark Baer will be screening his film “The Dance of the Little Bells,” a live, interactive art installation and immersive environment at The Dali Expo. During this interact event, Mark will be shooting the next...

Osio Theater Grand Reopening

 
3/9/19
 
$15
 
Osio Theater

Come celebrate the grand reopening of Osio Theater as a non-profit organization! Tonight we'll have the film premiere of The Aftermath , an art show by Emerging Artists Alliance Monterey, local beer by Alvarado Street Brewery, and wine by Comanche, Pierce Ranch, and Scheid. Tickets are $15.

The Osio Theater's new mission is to promote and support the cinematic arts and the economy of the City of Monterey by exhibiting art, independent, foreign, alternative, and classic films; to provide educational programs with respect to the art of filmmaking; and to support the arts in the greater Monterey Peninsula area.

"Jimi Hendrix" Electric Church" at Golden State Theatre

 
3/9/19
 
$19
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre presents a screening of the new documentary film Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church followed by a panel discussion featuring John McDermott (director), Steve Rash (filmmaker), and Eddie Kramer (sound engineer) on Saturday, March 9 at...

Soul Charge with Kristina Santiago at Om Studios

 
3/10/19
 
$22
 
Om Studios

Om Studios in Monterey presents Soul Charge with Kristina Santiago on Sunday, March 10, 12:30pm-2pm. Energize your dreams, reconnect to your joy, and shine! This is an afternoon of self-discovery, empowerment, essential oils, and connection.

Bring your journal, dress...

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
3/12/19
 
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...

Brewery Tour at Peter B's

 
3/12/19
 
$15
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Every second Tuesday of the month, go behind the scenes with one of Peter B's brewers and get an up-close look at our brewery operations. Fee is $15 per person, which includes a small tasting. Reservations are recommended.

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
3/12/19
 
$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.

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
3/13/19
 
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 1pm. I won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but I will aim to empower the community.

MIIS Lecture - New Threats: Terrorism and Cybercrimes

 
3/13/19
 
$10
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a lecture by Jason Blazakis and Moyara Ruehsen entitled New Threats: Terrorism and Cybercrimes on Wednesday, March 13, at 6pm in Room MG102 in the McGowan Building on the campus of MIIS. Admission...

Monterey Bay Belles and Cypressaires at Colton Hall

 
3/13/19
 
free
 
Colton Hall

The City of Monterey's Museums and Cultural Arts Commission presents a concert by the Monterey Bay Belles and Cypressaires at Colton Hall. Admission is free but reservations are required - phone 831-646-5640.

Open House at Pacific Valley Bank

 
3/14/19
 
free
 
Pacific Valley Bank

Pacific Valley Bank invites you to meet our friendly staff, enjoy some coffee and cookies, and view our collection of historical photos dating as far back as 1880. Brush up on your St. Patrick’s Day trivia and be entered into a free raffle!

Celtic Irish Whiskey Five-Course Dinner at The Club Room

 
3/14/19
 
$95++
 
The Club Room

Portola Hotel & Spa presents a Celtic Irish Whiskey Five-Course Dinner on Thursday, March 14, 6pm-9pm, in The Club Room. Price is $95 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required - please phone 831-649-7874.

The evening will...

Monterey Bay Tequila and Mezcal Tasting at Lopez

 
3/15/19
 
$10
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina and the Monterey Bay Tequila and Mezcal Tasting Group invite you to our popular monthly tasting series, next held on Friday, March 15, 6pm-8pm. Enjoy high quality tequilas and mezcals with other agave enthusiasts, newcomers, and...

Cibo Restaurant presents BTA

 
3/15/19
 
 
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!

Monterey Parks Cutting Day and Horticultural Fair 2019

 
3/16/19
 
free
 
Colton Hall Lawn

Monterey Parks Division presents the 63rd Annual Cutting Day and Horticultural Fair on the lawn in front of Colton Hall, held rain or shine. In addition to a bounty of cuttings, exhibits this year will include information on native plants, Bonsai trees, propagation, drip irrigation, gardening, and more. Free tree seedlings will be given away!

Monterey Symphony Saturday at MY Museum

 
3/16/19
 
free with admission
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Join MY Museum for a fun-filled morning of musical discovery. Learn about the science of sound, touch and play instruments at our musical playground, enjoy interactive performances by professional musicians from Monterey Symphony, and make your own musical instrument to take home.

Om Studios: Breathe into Alignment Workshop

 
3/16/19
 
$40
 
Om Studios

Om Studios in Monterey presents a workshop entitled Breathe into Alignment on Saturday, March 16, 6pm-7:30pm. Fee is $40.

Experience the two stage paranayama healing meditation technique; a focused breathing meditation to remove emotional, mental and physical blockages....

Cibo Restaurant presents BTA

 
3/16/19
 
 
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!

Glitterati Drag Show at Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

 
3/16/19
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents a Glitterati Drag Show for everyone age 21 and over, featuring some of the Central Valley and Sacramento's finest entertainers. Even the most experienced drag show fans are going to love this!

Saint Patrick's Day Party at Britannia Arms

 
3/17/19
 
no cover
 
Britannia Arms of Monterey

Britannia Arms is throwing a Saint Patrick's Day Party! We'll serve a traditional Irish menu all day along with drink specials and giveaways. Plus enjoy karaoke with Ryan Rico 3pm-6:30pm and music by DJ Kasper at 9:30pm.

Saint Patrick's Day Shenanigans at Peter B's

 
3/17/19
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Peter B’s with all the holiday favorites from Reuben on Rye and Green Beer to live music and the drink known as the Irish Car Bomb! Enjoy live music 6:30pm-9:30pm with Dave Holodiloff Celtic Group...

Date Night: A Principal Beauty Workshop

 
3/18/19
 
25
 
Principal Beauty

Empowering Your Feminity! Join Beauty Authorities Mariam Shatilova, Diana Ziadeh, and Ashleigh Magee for our monthly Principal Beauty Workshop. This workshop's theme will be "Date Night!" Learn how to be best of your attractiveness and how to combine subtle eyes with a lipstick that pops! Let us showcase your beauty while you enjoy wine and charcuterie.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
3/19/19
 
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...

Play Wine Bingo at Sovino Wine Bar

 
3/19/19
 
 
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!

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
3/20/19
 
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 1pm. I won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but I will aim to empower the community.

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: James Baldwin

 
3/22/19
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

This month, at the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books , we’re going to look at James Baldwin's important essay, "Stranger in the Village." Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Cibo Restaurant presents Lang Street Band

 
3/22/19
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live music featuring the Lang Street Band, 9pm-12:30am. Langstreet is a group of experienced musicians who truly enjoy each other's talents and spirit; when performing, they...

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
3/26/19
 
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...

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
3/27/19
 
 
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.

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
3/27/19
 
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 1pm. I won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but I will aim to empower the community.

"Friends" Trivia Night at Sovino Wine Bar

 
3/27/19
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Friends themed Trivia Night on Wednesday, March 27 at 7pm for ages 21 and up. Start re-watching this famous TV show now to get a leg up. No matter who your favorite...

“Everything Bees” Pop-up Tasting & Event at Joseph Boston Store

 
3/29 - 3/30
 
free
 
The Joseph Boston Store

Enjoy tastings of Happy Girl Kitchen's locally produced wildflower honey and jams at the historic Joseph Boston Store on March 29 and 30, 12pm-2pm. We will also share information on the extraordinary efforts of The Honey Ladies to rescue bees and provide valuable information on finding bee-friendly plants.

Multi-day event ending on Sat Mar 30, 2019

Don Julio Promo and Extended Happy Hour at Cibo

 
3/29/19
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Ristorante Italiano invites you to join us for an informal Don Julio promotion and tasting on Friday, March 29, 5pm-8pm. The Don Julio Girls will be here to schmooze, to offer you samples of our tasty Cibo Agave Margarita...

The Ugly Dumpling Pop-Up Dinner at The Poke Lab

 
3/29/19
 
 
The Poke Lab

Dumplings on Alvarado Street? Yes, please! Stop by The Poke Lab for an incredible dumpling line up while supplies last, 7pm-11pm. Our last dumpling pop up was so popular it sold out - don't miss out this time!

Ace de la Vergne at Sovino Wine Bar

 
3/29/19
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar presents an evening of live music featuring vocalist, guitarist, improv pianist, and songwriter Ace de la Vergne . Her music has Southern roots with a soulful, emotionally charged sound.

Lopez Presents Lorenzo Mendez & LM7 Plus Banda la Divina

 
3/29/19
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music on Friday, March 29 featuring Lorenzo Mendez and his band LM7 as well as Banda la Divina, hailing all the way from Sinaloa, Mexico. Doors open at 9:30pm. Ages 21...

Prenatal Yoga Workshop at Union Yoga

 
3/30/19
 
$35
 
Union Yoga

The Monterey Birth and Wellness Center and Union Yoga presents a Prenatal Yoga Workshop led by Jill Willett open to those who are pregnant, yoga teachers, and student yoga teachers. This workshop will demystify prenatal yoga by exploring safe practices for students and practitioners.

Print at The Dali Expo

 
3/30/19
 
$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.

Free Sexy Chair Class at CarmelBarre

 
3/30/19
 
free
 
CarmelBarre

CarmelBarre in Monterey presents a free Sexy Chair Class (an alternative fitness class) on Saturday, March 30 at 5pm. Using just a chair, we will build a choreography-based routine composed of sexy poses, fillers, slides, crawls, and floor work. We...

Spring in with Yin Yoga at Om Studios

 
3/30/19
 
$35
 
Om Studios

Join Erin Shea at Om Studios in Monterey for an evening of deep renewal with Yin Yoga and essential oils on Saturday, March 30, 5pm-6:30pm. Embrace springs spirit by shedding layers of unwanted energy and making the conscious choice to...

Cibo Restaurant presents VYBE

 
3/30/19
 
 
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...