Events Calendar: 2019-04-01

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

"The Trans List": Film Screening and Discussion at MIIS

 
4/1/19
 
free
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

MIIS hosts a screening of the documentary The Trans List followed by a discussion of the film in honor of Transgender Day of Visibility. Featuring interviews and an introduction by Janet Mock, The Trans List shines a light on prominent members of the transgender community.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
4/2/19
 
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...

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
4/2/19
 
$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)

 
4/3/19
 
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.

Next Generation Jazz Festival Musicians at Esteban Restaurant

 
4/5/19
 
 
Esteban Restaurant

On Friday, April 6, 5pm-7pm, Esteban Restaurant at Casa Munras Hotel invites you to join us as several talented young musicians attending the Next Generation Jazz Festival perform live in the restaurant's outdoor courtyard. There is no cover charge.

Paint with The Dali Expo

 
4/6/19
 
$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.

The Tomb Weavers and Pablo at Old Capitol Books

 
4/6/19
 
$10
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books presents an evening of live music for all ages featuring The Tomb Weavers, Pablo, and more. Suggested donation is $10, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Paint and Play at MY Museum

 
4/7/19
 
$20
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Join Monterey County Youth Museum on Sunday, April 7 at 9:30am for a Family Paint and Play with Progress not Perfection Paint Parties! You and your little Monet will each be creating a beautiful painting. Light refreshments will be provided...

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
4/9/19
 
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...

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
4/10/19
 
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: Identity Through the Words of Another

 
4/10/19
 
$10
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a lecture by Pushpa Iyer and Thor Sawin entitled Identity Through the Words of Another on Wednesday, April 10, at 6pm in Room MG102 in the McGowan Building on the campus of MIIS....

Ensemble San Francisco at Colton Hall

 
4/10/19
 
free
 
Colton Hall

The City of Monterey's Museums and Cultural Arts Commission presents a classical music concert by Ensemble San Francisco at Colton Hall. Admission is free but reservations are required - phone 831-646-5640.

Haute Dogs Pop-Up at The Poke Lab

 
4/12/19
 
 
The Poke Lab

What's better than hot dogs? HAUTE DOGS. Don't miss out on our delicious gourmet hot dog pop-up at The Poke Lab Friday, April 12 at 7pm. Our pop-ups are wildly popular (the food at our last one sold out in...

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox at Golden State Theatre

 
4/12/19
 
$44-$98
 
Golden State Theatre

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox is new music performed old style - taking pop music back in time. They're most noted for their vaudevillian distressing of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift Shop,” and their ‘50s doo-wop version of Miley Cyrus’ “We Can’t Stop." Catch them at Golden State Theatre!

Lopez: Los Razos, Banda Perla del Sol, Los Reyes de la Banda

 
4/12/19
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music featuring Los Razos, Banda Perla del Sol, and Los Reyes de la Banda on Friday, April 12. Doors open at 9:30pm. Ages 21 and over only.

Surly Bikes Taco Happy Hour at Work Horse Bicycles

 
4/13/19
 
free
 
Work Horse Bicycles

Work Horse Bicycles invites you to celebrate Surly, Sea Otter, bikes, and good times with the Surly and Work Horse Bicycles crews! Tacos and beer will be on the menu on Saturday, April 13, 4pm-7pm.

Live Ukrainian Bandura Music at Comanche Cellars

 
4/14/19
 
 
Comanche Cellars Wine Room

Comanche Cellars Wine Room hosts an afternoon of live music featuring Myhalo playing the bandura, a Ukrainian stringed folk instrument. Come, relax, and enjoy a glass of wine while you listen.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
4/16/19
 
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...

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
4/16/19
 
$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.

Free Lecture: Sidelights and Details of California Shore-Whaling, 1852-1901

 
4/16/19
 
free
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

The Old Monterey Foundation presents a free lecture by Dr. Stuart M. Frank: Sidelights and Details of California Shore-Whaling 1852-1901 . Learn about the concentration of crewmen from the Azores, Martha’s Vineyard, and Japan; their migrations among the whaling stations; and the unique decorative arts produced by whalemen in Monterey and Carmel.

Sound Healing - Journey Through the Chakras at CarmelBarre

 
4/16/19
 
$35/$40
 
CarmelBarre

Join CarmelBarre as we explore the body’s energy centers in a sonic journey through the chakra system with musical duo Nāda Wakes. Featuring vibrational healing, shamanic drumming, psychoacoustics, and mantra.

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
4/17/19
 
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.

Eggstravaganza 2019 at Peter B's Brewpub

 
4/18/19
 
free
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Join the team from 101.7FM The Beach at Peter B's for an adult Easter egg hunt. Sign-up starts at 3pm on a first-come basis. Enjoy food and drink specials and outdoor games at this free event. Must be 21 or older with a valid ID.

Femme Surreal: A Performance by Erotic Eclectic at The Dali Expo

 
4/19 - 4/20
 
$25
 
The Dali Expo

The Dali Expo hosts Femme Surreal: conversations about surrealism between Dali and 20th century surrealist women and transgender artists. Erotic Eclectic weaves provocative writing, sensual dancing, passionate acting, magical lighting, and stunning video and other visual effects to tell stories...

Multi-day event ending on Sat Apr 20, 2019

Michael McDonald at Golden State Theatre

 
4/19/19
 
$66-$116
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Grammy winning songwriter Michael McDonald, who's been thrilling listeners with his distinctively soulful style for four decades. Enjoy '70s-era Doobie Brothers classics such as "What A Fool Believes," solo hits like "I Keep Forgettin?" and more.

Cibo Restaurant presents Victory Lane

 
4/19/19
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live music featuring Victory Lane, 9pm-12:30am, a hot classic rock quartet that plays their cool medleys all around the Monterey Peninsula.

Bunny Hop Along at MY Museum

 
4/20/19
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Head on over to MY Museum for a hoppin’ Saturday afternoon of family fun. Get your face painted, participate in an “EGG-straordinary” scavenger hunt, and take your own picture with the MY Museum Bunny!

Spring Sale at Luminata Books and Gifts

 
4/20/19
 
 
Luminata Books & Gifts

Luminata Books and Gifts invites you to celebrate spring with us! Today, 2pm-4pm, we'll be offering 20% off everything in the store. Refreshments will be served.

Cibo Restaurant presents VYBE

 
4/20/19
 
 
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...

Easter Family Brunch 2019 at Esteban Restaurant

 
4/21/19
 
$55/$25
 
Esteban Restaurant

Esteban Restaurant, located at Casa Munras Garden Hotel, invites you to savor the bounty of spring this Easter, Sunday, April 21, 9am-1pm, with a delicious brunch served in our gorgeous Marbella Room. Price is $55 per adult and $25 per...

Easter Sunday Sale at The Dali Expo

 
4/21/19
 
 
The Dali Expo

The gift shop at The Dali Expo is offering 15% off all books and statues only on Sunday, April 21, 10am-5pm.

The Dali Expo is the first permanent U.S. West Coast exhibition of surrealist artist Salvador Dali. Located at...

Easter Brunch 2019 at Portola Hotel & Spa

 
4/21/19
 
 
Portola Hotel & Spa

Celebrate Easter Sunday with family and friends inside the Portola Hotel & Spa's De Anza Ballroom and enjoy a lavish brunch buffet on Sunday, April 21. The event includes a children's Easter Egg Hunt at 10am and 12:30pm, an Easter...

Easter Brunch at Monterey Marriott Hotel

 
4/21/19
 
 
Monterey Marriott Hotel

This Easter, enjoy scenic bay sights, inspired California cuisine, sparkling drinks, and more when you join Monterey Marriott Hotel for our Champagne Brunch at our Ferrantes Bayview Ballroom, 10am-4pm. We're offering a bountiful buffet offering tastes from land and sea,...

Paint and Plié at Om Studios

 
4/21/19
 
$30
 
Om Studios

It's a paint party at the barre! Come to Om Studios in Monterey and create your "word of the year" after an uplifting workout at the barre with Kelsey Jo Holsten. All supplies included. Fee is $30.

Chef Gus Trejo's Easter Dinner Experience at Esteban Restaurant

 
4/21/19
 
 
Esteban Restaurant

Elevate your Easter with an extraordinary Chef Experience Tasting Menu presented by Executive Chef Gus Trejo. In addition to Estéban’s daily dinner menu, this evening's specials highlight local, seasonal and distinctive flavors from Monterey Bay and local farms.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
4/23/19
 
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...

Orange Oil Photo Transfer Workshop with Linda Cover

 
4/23/19
 
MMA Members: $20 Not-yet-Members: $30
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Great family fun at Monterey Museum of Art! Linda Cover of Watershed Studios will lead an easy workshop exploring a non-toxic photo transfer process using orange oil. Print landscapes and images from nature to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind cards to share.

Play Wine Bingo at Sovino Wine Bar

 
4/23/19
 
$15
 
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!

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
4/24/19
 
 
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)

 
4/24/19
 
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.

Simi Winery Tasting Event at Hellam's

 
4/24/19
 
$25
 
Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop

Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop presents a tasting of wine from Simi Winery. We'll also have special pricing and raffles. Participation fee is $25 for non-members.

Pub Run with Fleet Feet and HOKA

 
4/25/19
 
free
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Join Fleet Feet for a run and a beer, featuring HOKA athlete and Big Sur International Marathon champion Mike Wardian. After our run at 6:30pm, we'll enjoy beers on HOKA at Fieldwork Brewing Co. along with ice cream from Revival and pizza from MidiCi.

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Kathryn Gines

 
4/26/19
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

This month, at the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books , we’re going to look at an essay by Kathryn Gines, “Sartre, Beauvoir, and the Gender/Race Analogy: The Case for Black Feminist Philosophy." Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Shake Out Run with Fleet Feet Monterey

 
4/27/19
 
free
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Come shake out the nerves with Fleet Feet Monterey before the Big Sur International Marathon. Get energized and pumped! Saturday, April 27, we'll do a HOKA demo run with HOKA athlete and 2017 Big Sur Champion Mike Wardian. We'll leave...

Print at The Dali Expo

 
4/27/19
 
$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.

Astrology for Health and Vitality at Om Studios

 
4/27/19
 
 
Om Studios

Come to this astrology workshop taught by Jordenne at Om Studios in Monterey and learn how to read your own astrology chart for greater health, wellness and vitality. Learn about how to align your yoga, eating ,and other healing practices...

Youth Arts Collective: LiveART 2019

 
4/27/19
 
$15
 
Youth Arts Collective

Youth Arts Collective presents our 8th Annual LiveART featuring 25 Monterey County artists creating original work for sale, a sketch circle drawing 5-minute portraits, performances by 10 local musicians, and lots of fun. Proceeds support YAC's work with local kids.

Cibo Restaurant presents the Lang Street Band

 
4/27/19
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

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

Cat Video Fest 2019 at Osio Theater

 
4/28/19
 
 
Osio Theater

Cat Video Fest 2019 , a 65-minute compilation of funny and adorable videos and animation, is coming to the Osio Theater for one screening only. Proceeds will benefit Golden Oldies Cat Rescue.

Fishbowl Poetry Open Mic

 
4/28/19
 
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books announces Fishbowl Poetry, an open mic event which opens with a featured poet (or two). Readings begin at 2pm, open mic signups begin at 1:30pm.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
4/30/19
 
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...

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
4/30/19
 
$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.