Events Calendar: 2019-09-01

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

Monterey Bay Greek Festival 2019

 
8/31 - 9/2
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

All are welcome to the Monterey Bay Greek Festival, a long weekend of family fun featuring Greek cuisine, live Greek music, and Greek dancing August 31 - September 2 at Custom House Plaza. Hours are 11am-7pm on Saturday and Sunday and 11am-4pm on Monday. Admission is free.

Multi-day event ending on Mon Sep 02, 2019

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
9/3/19
 
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

 
9/3/19
 
$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.

MIIS Lecture: A Brief History of the World (and Ocean) Public Trust

 
9/3/19
 
free
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a free lecture by Dr. Mike Orbach entitled A Brief History of the World (and Ocean) Public Trust on TTuesday, September 3, at 6pm in Room 102 in the McGowan Building on the...

Monterey Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival 2019

 
9/6 - 9/8
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

This year will mark the 86th annual Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival honoring the local fishermen of Monterey, past and present. Enjoy three days of wonderful Italian food and drink and amazing entertainment, September 6-8 at Custom House Plaza. Hours are Friday, 3pm-10pm; Saturday, 10am-10pm; and Sunday, 10am-6pm. Admission is free.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Sep 08, 2019

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
9/6/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents the musical duo Max and Bronwyn . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Max and Bronwyn...

Paint with The Dali Expo

 
9/7/19
 
$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.

Positive Discipline Class Begins at Monterey County Youth Museum

 
9/8/19
 
 
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.

Steven Shook at Puma Road

 
9/8/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Steven Shook on Sunday, September 8, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

"Chasing the Thunder": Film Screening and Discussion at MIIS

 
9/10/19
 
free
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

On Tuesday, September 10 at 6pm, Middlebury Institute of International Studies hosts a screening of the anti-poaching documentary Chasing the Thunder followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers at Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building on the campus...

Code Ninjas Monterey Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

 
9/14/19
 
free
 
Code Ninjas

The Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce invites you to join us for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Code Ninjas Monterey! Enjoy cake, Revival ice cream, and light refreshments. There will be multiple giveaways including free...

MIIS Student Presentations: Growing Green Businesses and Decarbonizing Freight

 
9/17/19
 
free
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents presentations by Mohammad Farid Kayali and Preethi Poola, two students in MIIS's International Environmental Policy program, who will talk about their summer fellowships covering two topics: growing the number of certified California Green Businesses,...

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
9/17/19
 
$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.

Sin-aesthetic at The Dali Expo

 
9/21/19
 
$20
 
The Dali Expo

Mortecai (Jeddy Grant) and Padorr present Sin-aesthetic, an atmospheric feast of sensual delight at The Dali Expo on Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22, at 8pm. Admission is $20. For mature audiences only.

Mortecai and Padorr concoct aural...

Boscoe's Brood at Puma Road

 
9/22/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Boscoe's Brood . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Sam Regalado, the face and creator of...

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Peter B's Brewpub

 
9/24 - 9/25
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Peter B's Brewpub on September 24 and 26 and October 1 and 2. We'll have specials all night long including 25 oz. mugs for $8 (excludes specialty and barrel-aged ales) and a dish of grilled bratwurst with...

Multi-day event ending on Wed Sep 25, 2019

MIIS Lecture: Searching for Lost Sharks

 
9/24/19
 
free
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a free lecture by David A. Ebert entitled Searching for Lost Sharks on Tuesday, September 24, at 6pm in Room 102 in the McGowan Building on the campus of MIIS.

The public’s...

Brewery Dinner at Peter B's Brewpub

 
9/24/19
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Peter B's Brewpub invites you to join us for a four-course Brewer's Dinner celebrating our 23rd anniversary on Tuesday, September 24 at 6pm. Fee is $60 plus tax and gratuity per person; $40 plus tax and gratuity for Mug Club...

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
9/25/19
 
 
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.

Print at The Dali Expo

 
9/28/19
 
$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.