Events Calendar: 2019-07-01

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

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
7/2/19
 
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

 
7/2/19
 
$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)

 
7/3/19
 
free
 
I Will Repair: Electronics Repair

Having problems with your computer or cellphone? Whether it's hardware or software related, please feel free to drop in and pick my brain for free between the hours of 1pm and 2pm on Wednesdays every week. I won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but I will aim to empower the community.

Monterey 4th of July Parade 2019

 
7/4/19
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

Monterey's annual 4th of July Parade is a must-attend celebration that draws approximately 15,000 people to line the streets in and around Old Monterey. Come revel in the festive floats, patriotic displays, entertaining costumes, and musical bands!

July 4th Living History Day 2019 - Monterey State Historic Park

 
7/4/19
 
free
 
Memory Garden at Pacific House

Monterey State Historic Park Association presents July 4th Living History Day in the Memory Garden, located behind Pacific House Museum at Custom House Plaza. The whole family can enjoy historic demonstrations and participate in 19th century games, rope-making, leather craft, blacksmithing, military drills, cooking, dancing, and more, 11am-3pm.

Cooper-Molera Adobe Open House

 
7/4/19
 
 
Cooper-Molera Adobe - A National Trust Historic Site

Cooper-Molera Adobe is holding an open house, 12pm-4pm. Join us for dancing, crafts, games, tours, and more!

Golden State Theatre: Monterey County Pops Independence Day Concert 2019

 
7/4/19
 
Free
 
Golden State Theatre

Monterey County Pops!, a 40-piece professional orchestra, presents a free Independence Day concert at Golden State Theatre featuring favorite American popular and patriotic tunes. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, with doors opening at 6pm.

First Friday at Monterey Museum of Art - July 2019

 
7/5/19
 
 
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. Featuring live music by Liquid Abyss and custom drinks by cocktails artist Lauren Wiseman.

Aireene Espiritu at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
7/5/19
 
$10 suggested donation
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents singer/songwriter Aireene Espiritu, bringing you an evening of stomping, swaying original music influenced by Latin/African rhythms, American folk, bluegrass picking, and gospel music. $10 suggested donation.

Burn: A Multimedia Literary Performance at Old Capitol Books

 
7/5/19
 
$10-$20
 
Old Capitol Books

Burn, a Dialogue with a Demon Priest , a performance by Jess Juarez at Old Capitol Books on Friday, July 5 at 8pm, encapsulates the essence of Janice Blaze Rocke's book, Resurrections in the Dark , and is a...

Mandolin Orange at Golden State Theatre

 
7/5/19
 
$40-$68
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents the North Carolina group Mandolin Orange, which blends engaging storytelling with bluegrass, folk, and country music. NPR writes: "Mandolin Orange [has] mastered a largely acoustic sound that exudes gentle elegance.” Tickets are $40-$68.

The Lang Street Band at Cibo Restaurant

 
7/5/19
 
 
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,...

The Yoga Mama Prenatal Series Begins at Om Studios

 
7/6/19
 
$90 / $20 drop-in
 
Om Studios

Om Studios in Monterey invites you to join us for an incredible six week series beginning June 1 and continuing on Saturdays at 11am (drop-ins are welcome). Fee is $90 for all 6 weeks or $20 drop-in.

The Yoga...

Paint with The Dali Expo

 
7/6/19
 
$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.

Tipperary at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
7/6/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents an evening of live Celtic music featuring Tipperary on Saturday, July 6, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Tipperary is a lively band comprised of five musicians from different musical backgrounds, all of whom love the Celtic tradition.

VYBE at Cibo Restaurant

 
7/6/19
 
 
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...

Play Wine Bingo at Sovino Wine Bar

 
7/9/19
 
$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!

Grove Acre Performs at Puma Road

 
7/10/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Wine Down Wednesdays ! On Wednesday, July 10, 5pm-7pm, we'll feature local band Grove Acre . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one...

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
7/12/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents the musical duo Max and Bronwyn on Friday, July 12, 6pm-8pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local...

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Kant, Part 1

 
7/12/19
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books will knuckle down this summer and focus in on Kant's The Critique of Pure Reason in four sessions on July 12 & 26 and August 9 & 23. Discussions will be facilitated by Robert Kuhry, are free, and open to everyone. Attend one session or all of them!

Hip Hop and Handstands: Workshop at Om Studios

 
7/13/19
 
$35
 
Om Studios

Om Studios in Monterey presents a workshop entitled Hip Hop and Handstands , taught by Erin Shea. This workshop will integrate strength building exercises with short yoga sequences that prepare the body and mind to balance upside down. Fee is $35.

Monterey Comedy Improv at The Dali Expo Theater

 
7/13/19
 
$20/$15
 
The Dali Expo

Join The Dali Expo for a zany night of fun with The Monterey Comedy Improv Troupe. Tickets are $20 general admission, $15 for seniors and members of the military. Shows are appropriate for ages 16 and up.

Richard Marx at Golden State Theatre

 
7/13/19
 
$40-$79
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Richard Marx . As a performer, songwriter, and producer, Richard Marx's nearly three-decade-long career has had innumerable of highlights including hits such as "Hold on to the Nights," "Don't Mean Nothing," "Satisfied," and "Right Here Waiting." Tickets are $40-$79.

Military Barre Meet Up at Om Studios

 
7/14/19
 
$10
 
Om Studios

Join Halle at Om Studios on Sunday, July 14 at 4:30pm for a full-body workout for the great price of $10! This class is a great way to meet other military families in the area and get to know the...

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
7/17/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents the musical duo Max and Bronwyn on Wednesday, July 17, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local...

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Achille Mbembe

 
7/17/19
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

This month, at the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books , we’re going to take another look at Achille Mbembe's "Necropolitics" to discuss the political power of who is allowed to live and who must die. Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Monterey Peninsula Pride Parade and Celebration 2019

 
7/20/19
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

Join Monterey Peninsula Pride for the 3rd Annual Monterey Peninsula Pride Parade and Celebration. The parade will gather on Polk Street at Hartnell and march to Custom House Plaza, where we'll hold the celebration. This is a free, family-friendly event for the whole community!

Dali's Alley at The Dali Expo

 
7/20/19
 
free
 
The Dali Expo

The Dali Expo presents Dali's Alley. Discover over a dozen different vendors selling a variety of crafts - everything from fine art, jewelry, and books, to clothing, soaps, and more.

Tom Lawson: ORGANization at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
7/20/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents Tom Lawson's ORGANization, performing on Saturday, July 20, 5pm-7:30pm.

Keyboardist and local music great Tom Lawson writes: "We can all remember events in our lives where everything changed. For me, one of these was...

Rainbow Lounge: LGBTQ+ Hang Out at Old Capitol Books

 
7/20/19
 
$5
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books is partnering with Monterey Peninsula Pride to host a monthly hang out for LGBTQ+ folks age 18 and up on the third Saturday of the month at 7pm. Join us and enjoy tunes and chill vibes. $5

Monterey Transgender and Transitional Support Group at ISGC

 
7/23/19
 
$30
 
Intimacy, Sexuality & Gender Center of Monterey

ISGC presents a Transitional Support / Therapy Group on the 4th Tuesday of every month. This is a safe and confidential group addressing the needs of trans women, trans men, gender queer, gender non-conforming, and intersex people. Please call for an intake appointment, 831-375-7553.

Play Wine Bingo at Sovino Wine Bar

 
7/23/19
 
$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!

Grove Acre Performs at Puma Road

 
7/24/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Wine Down Wednesdays ! On Wednesday, July 24, 5pm-7pm, we'll feature local band Grove Acre . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one...

Rocky Patel Cigars Tasting Event at Hellam's

 
7/24/19
 
$25
 
Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop

Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop presents a Rocky Patel Premium Cigars Tasting Event including special pricing and raffles. Participation fee is $25 for non-members.

Care for Caregivers Therapy Group at ISGC

 
7/24/19
 
$30
 
Intimacy, Sexuality & Gender Center of Monterey

The Intimacy, Sexuality and Gender Center (ISGC) presents a Care for Caregivers Therapy Group for all caregivers. Meet others like you and share your story with those who can offer support, comfort, and shared common experience. Led by Stephen L. Braveman, LMFT, DST, and Wanda Braveman. Fee is $30 per session per person. Please phone to register, 831-375-7553.

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
7/26/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents the musical duo Max and Bronwyn on Friday, July 26, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local...

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Kant, Part 2

 
7/26/19
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group will knuckle down this summer and focus in on Kant's The Critique of Pure Reason in four sessions. (Attend one session or all of them!) Discussions will be facilitated by Robert Kuhry, are free, and open to everyone.

Luminata Books: Introduction to Crystal Medicine Singing Bowls

 
7/26/19
 
$20
 
Luminata Books & Gifts

Created out of quartz crystal, crystal singing bowls are powerful tools for healing, meditation and attunement to inner levels of being. This Introduction to the Singing Bowls' Vibrational Empowerment and Healing by Vali Francis will demonstrate their use. Come experience the beauty and power of these transformative tools.

An Evening with Jeff Bridges at Golden State Theatre

 
7/26/19
 
$44-$88
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents An Evening with Jeff Bridges . "Natural" is a good word to describe the feeling of Bridges's self-titled major label debut album. Featuring a roster of magnificent songwriters and musicians, and produced by Grammy-award winner T Bone Burnett, the ten-song disc is soulful and heartfelt. Tickets are $44-$88.

VYBE at Cibo Restaurant

 
7/26/19
 
 
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...

Monterey Museum of Art Free Family Fun Day: Rodeo Round Up

 
7/27/19
 
free
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Grab your boots and hat, round up the ranch hands, and ride your hobby horse over for a rootin' tootin' rodeo! Don't have a hobby horse? Don't worry partner, you can make one when you get here. As always, all Family Day activities at Monterey Museum of Art are free of charge.

Print at The Dali Expo

 
7/27/19
 
$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.

Wes Kelley & His Lazy Boys at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
7/27/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents Wes Kelley and His Lazy Boys on Saturday, July 27, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Local singer-songwriter Wes Kelley returns to Monterey with songs about life, love, and midnight snackin' time! There's no cover charge, but if you give...

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
7/30/19
 
$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.

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
7/31/19
 
 
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.

Steve Ryan at Puma Road

 
7/31/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Steve Ryan on Wednesday, July 31, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.