Events Calendar: 2019-10-01

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

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
10/1/19
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market takes place rain or shine every Tuesday. Strolling along the three and a half blocks of Alvarado Street, you can find organic produce, fresh flowers, international food and pastries, arts and crafts, handmade jewelry, and clothing.

MIIS Lecture: Can Technology Save the Oceans?

 
10/1/19
 
free
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a free lecture by Sandra Ponce de Leon entitled Can Technology Save the Oceans? on Tuesday, October 1, at 6pm in Room 102 in the McGowan Building on the campus of MIIS....

Union Yoga Prenatal Yoga Series

 
10/4/19
 
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents Empower your Pregnancy: A Prenatal Yoga Series taught by Megan Cassamas every Friday at 10:45am, September 6 - October 4. Cost is $100 for the 5-week course, or $23 drop-in.

Union Yoga wants to empower...

Free Film Screening of "Lives Well Lived" at The Dali Expo

 
10/4/19
 
free - register in advance online
 
MHAA Salvador Dali Museum

The Dali Expo hosts a free screening of Lives Well Lived , a feature documentary film by Sky Bergman that celebrates the incredible wit and wisdom of adults 75 to 100 years old who are living their lives to the...

First Friday at Om Studios: Acro Yoga 101

 
10/4/19
 
free
 
Om Studios

Join Om Studios in Monterey on Friday, October 4 at 6pm for our monthly First Friday event where we offer a free class to the community. Tonight, istructor Trevor Dieterle will be teaching AcroYoga 101. It's a crash course on...

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
10/4/19
 
 
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...

RAQIA at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
10/4/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow present an evening of live music featuring RAQIA on Friday, October 4, 6:30pm-8:30pm.

RAQIA is an instrumental trio formed in Los Angeles in the summer of 2018. Consisting of guitarist...

The Ugly Dumpling Pop-Up Dinner at Pacific Bowls and Rolls

 
10/4/19
 
 
Pacific Bowls and Rolls

Dumplings? On Alvarado Street?! Yes please! Stop by Pacific Bowls and Rolls for a one-night-only dumpling line up. Our last dumpling pop-up was so popular it sold out in just an hour and a half, so this time we’re bringing more dumplings, more chefs, and more swanky toppings.

The Lang Street Band at Cibo Restaurant

 
10/4/19
 
 
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,...

Paint with The Dali Expo

 
10/5/19
 
$35/$30
 
MHAA Salvador Dali Museum

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.

Sensory TRiBE at Puma Road

 
10/5/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Sensory TRiBE , a fascinating blend of good vibes reggae, soulful rhythms, and joyful music collaboration. Enjoy wine tasting or wines by the glass/bottle while you listen.

Steve Ryan at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
10/5/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow present an evening of live music featuring singer-songwriter Steve Ryan on Saturday, October 5, 7pm-9pm.

Lopez Presents Los Compas del Sabor and Aktual Kumbia

 
10/5/19
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents a Girls' Night Our Cumbia Style, featuring live music by Los Compas del Sabor and Aktual Kumbia on Saturday, October 5. Doors open at 9:30pm. Ages 21 and over. Women will be admitted free of...

Language Capital of the World Cultural Festival 2019

 
10/6/19
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

Join us at the Language Capital of the World Cultural Festival in Custom House Plaza, where we'll celebrate the rich international culture of Monterey with music and dance performances, language mini-lessons, ethnic crafts, unique cultural activities, and international food. Admission is free.

Celebrate Revival Ice Cream's Third Anniversary

 
10/6/19
 
 
Revival Ice Cream

Revival Ice Cream invites you to join us in celebrating our third anniversary! We have lots of fun planned including $1 mini scoops - birthday cake flavor - with all proceeds going to Community Partnership for Youth (CPY) - and games and contests for kids and adults.

Claudia Nygaard at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
10/6/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow present singer-songwriter Claudia Nygaard on Sunday, October 6, 1pm-3pm.

Nygaard has won numerous awards for her writing, including the prestigious Kerrville Folk Festival songwriting competition, and she cut her songwriting...

Six String Pharmacy at Puma Road

 
10/6/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Six String Pharmacy is...

Eddie Mendenhall Trio at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
10/6/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents a evening of live jazz music featuring the Eddie Mendenhall Trio on Sunday, October 6, 5pm-7:30pm.

Eddie Mendenhall is an exceptional pianist and composer who currently performs throughout the San Francisco Bay and Monterey...

Minecraft Create Camp for Kids at Code Ninjas

 
10/7/19
 
 
Code Ninjas

Code Ninjas presents a Minecraft Create Camp on October 7-11 and October 14-18. There are also single-day options. Your child will learn how to build objects and import them into their own Minecraft world. They'll learn how to model and...

Steven Shook at Puma Road

 
10/9/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Steven Shook. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Sailing Yacht "Maiden" Visits Monterey & Offers Public Tours

 
10/10 - 10/12
 
free
 
Fisherman's Wharf

The sailing vessel Maiden and its all-female crew is visiting Monterey! Come greet the ship and crew when Maiden arrives on Oct. 10 between 11am and 12pm . The yacht will be open for public educational tours for kids and adults on Oct. 11, 11am - 3pm (Skipper Wendy Tuck will host). Maiden will depart for Santa Barbara on Oct. 12 at 12pm .

Multi-day event ending on Sat Oct 12, 2019

Grove Acre Performs at Puma Road

 
10/11/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents an evening of live music featuring Grove Acre . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Grove...

Mira Goto at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
10/11/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow present an evening of live music featuring singer-songwriter Mira Goto on Friday, October 11, 7pm-9pm.

Mira Goto follows in the footsteps of today's country songwriting superstars, driving powerful lyrics and...

Monterey Peninsula Archives Crawl 2019

 
10/12/19
 
free
 
Colton Hall

The City of Monterey presents the Monterey Peninsula Archives Crawl, a free, self-guided tour highlighting 20 regional institutions displaying treasures from their historic collections. Historians and archivists will be on hand to share the stories of these items and the importance of their preservation. Please register online .

YAC: Youth Artist Workshop for Ages 8-13

 
10/12/19
 
$20/$35
 
Youth Arts Collective

Youth Arts Collective hosts Youth Artist Workshops called Teaching Across Generations on the 1st and 2nd Saturday of the month, 10am-12pm. The studio is open to young artists ages 8-13 to try their hand at sculpting, painting, and much more.

Joe and Hope at Puma Road

 
10/12/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Central Valley musicians Joe and Hope. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to some great music.

FEATHER at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
10/12/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow presents an evening of live folk music featuring FEATHER on Saturday, October 12, 7pm-9pm. FEATHER is a multi-genre folk-based musical act centered around the material of Taylor Rich, currently on tour around the...

Comedy Improv Show at The Dali Expo

 
10/12/19
 
$20/$16
 
MHAA Salvador Dali Museum

Join us for a comedy improv show on the second and last Saturday of every month at The Dali Expo's Dream Theater. The Peninsula's premier improv troupe uses audience suggestions and volunteers to create hilarious scenes right on the spot...

VYBE at Cibo Restaurant

 
10/12/19
 
 
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...

Scotty Wright Quartet at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
10/13/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents an evening of live jazz music with the Scotty Wright Quartet, featuring singer, pianist, and songwriter Scotty Wright; tenor saxophonist Ben Herod; bassist Joe Dollister; and drummer Leon Joyce, Jr.

Transit Soul at Puma Road

 
10/13/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents the musical duo Transit Soul . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to these great musicians.

At the end of 2018, internationally touring...

Michael Franti and Spearhead at Golden State Theatre

 
10/14/19
 
$56-$100
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre presents Michael Franti and Spearhead. Franti's newest album is all about how we hold on to our humanity in the challenging times we are living in today and features 14 uplifting, life-affirming songs that, at their core, are about being your authentic self and standing up for the greater good.

MIIS Lecture: Talking Transport

 
10/15/19
 
free
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a free lecture by Nico De Golia entitled Talking Transport: How Corporate Collaboration, Reporting, and Innovation Enable a Cleaner Economy on Tuesday, October 15, at 6pm in Room 102 in the McGowan Building...

Steven Shook at Puma Road

 
10/16/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Steven Shook. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Care for Caregivers Therapy Group at ISGC

 
10/16/19
 
$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.

My Father Cigars Tasting Event at Hellam's

 
10/17/19
 
$30
 
Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop

Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop presents a My Father Cigars Tasting Event including special pricing and raffles. Participation fee is $30 for non-members.

Jackie Bristow and Mark Punch at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
10/17/19
 
$10
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge hosts Nashville-based singer-songwriter Jackie Bristow and Mark Punch. At once heartfelt and sophisticated, Bristow combines subtle but beautiful melodies and hooks that stick around with the backbone of a real friend. Cover charge $10.

Fire Safety Friday at MY Museum 2019

 
10/18/19
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Monterey County Youth Museum celebrates Fire Safety Friday, hosting our favorite firefighters from the Monterey Fire Department for an hour of fire safety demonstrations, activities, and a real fire engine.

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
10/18/19
 
 
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...

Tipperary at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
10/18/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents an evening of live Celtic music featuring Tipperary on Friday, October 18, 7pm-9pm. Tipperary is a lively band comprised of five musicians from different musical backgrounds, all of whom love the Celtic tradition.

The Divine Blueprint: Talk and Book Signing with Robert Perala at Luminata

 
10/18/19
 
free
 
Luminata Books & Gifts

Luminata Books and Gifts presents a talk and book signing by Robert Perala, a well-known teacher, musician, entertainer, talk show host, and the author of The Divine Blueprint . His warm wit and engaging manner have captivated audiences around the country.

VYBE at Cibo Restaurant

 
10/18/19
 
 
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...

Dali's Alley at The Dali Expo

 
10/19/19
 
free
 
MHAA Salvador Dali Museum

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.

Portola Hotel & Spa Paw-ty: Dog Adoption Day & Evening Charity Dinner

 
10/19/19
 
 
Portola Hotel & Spa

Portola Hotel & Spa is proud to partner with Titos Vodka to create a Paw-ty to benefit the local nonprofit Animal Friends Rescue Project on Saturday, October 19. We'll have family activities and entertainment and a dog and kitten adoption...

Nicque Marina at Puma Road

 
10/19/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter Nicque Marina . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to this great musician from North Dakota.

Lorin Hart with Chad Watson at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
10/19/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow presents an evening of live music featuring singer-songwriter Lorin Hart with Chad Watson on Saturday, October 19, 7pm-9pm.

Lorin was born in Prov. R.I. and raised in Greenwich, CT. She cut her...

Montery Bay Tequilla & Cuisine Official After-Party at Cibo

 
10/19 - 10/20
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Ristorante Italiano invites you to join us for the Official After-Party of the Monterey Bay Tequila and Cuisine event (held at the Monterey Conference Center) on Saturday, October 19. This after-party is open to the public!

We'll have...

Multi-day event ending on Sun Oct 20, 2019

Watch Manchester United Vs. Liverpool Game at Britannia Arms

 
10/20/19
 
 
Britannia Arms of Monterey

On Sunday, October 20, Britannia Arms of Monterey is opening at 8am for the massive English Premier League clash of Manchester United vs. Liverpool. (That's soccer/football, the uninitiated, and these teams do not like each other.) Game begins at 8:30am....

Steven Shook at Puma Road

 
10/20/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Steven Shook. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Mike Lent Trio at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
10/20/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents an evening of live music featuring the Mike Lent Trio on Sunday, FOctober 20, 5pm-7:30pm.

At age 15, Mike Lent started working as a professional guitarist – performing in clubs and concerts through his...

Steve Ryan at Puma Road

 
10/23/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Steve Ryan. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Tim Burton Trivia Night at Sovino Wine Bar

 
10/23/19
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant is hosting a themed Trivia Night centered around the work of the wildly inventive film director Tim Burton! There will be prizes. Team size is limited to 6 people.

Joyce Wine Company Five-Course Dinner at The Club Room

 
10/24/19
 
$90++
 
The Club Room

Portola Hotel & Spa presents a five-course wine dinner with Joyce Wine Company on Thursday, October 24, 6pm-9pm, in The Club Room. Price is $90 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required - please phone 831-649-7874.

Chef...

Comedian Lewis Black at Golden State Theatre

 
10/24/19
 
$44-$88
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre presents comedian Lewis Black. Known as the king of the rant, he gleefully skewers anything and anyone that gets under his skin, making people laugh at the absurdities of life in current events, social media, and politics. Tickets are $44-$88.

Amy Novak Warren at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
10/25/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow presents an evening of live music featuring singer-songwriter Amy Warren on Friday, October 25, 7pm-9pm.

Amy Warren brings pure, heartfelt Americana that is emotionally resonant and richly familiar. She takes...

Lopez: Los Shakas de la Banda, Banda Perla, Los Nuevos Dueños

 
10/25/19
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music featuring Los Shakas de la Banda, Banda Perla, and Los Nuevos Dueños de la Banda on Friday, October 25. Doors open at 9:30pm. Ages 21 and over only.

Print at The Dali Expo

 
10/26/19
 
$35/$30
 
MHAA Salvador Dali Museum

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.

Lex Land at Puma Road

 
10/26/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter Lex Land. Originally from California, Lex Land now lives in Austin, Texas. She pays reverent tribute to songs of old both through her own renditions of classic songs as well as lovingly crafted original compositions in that style.

Sunday Iris at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
10/26/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents Sunday Iris, a singer-songwriter duo from Chico, CA. Lisa Langley and Dave Elke take the audience on a journey from soft finger-picked guitars to rocking acoustic indy/folk.

Comedy Improv Show at the MHAA Salvador Dali Museum

 
10/26/19
 
$20/$16
 
The Dali Expo Dream Theater

Join us for a comedy improv show on the second and last Saturday of every month at The Dali Expo's Dream Theater. The Monterey peninsula's premier improv troupe uses audience suggestions and volunteers to create hilarious scenes right on the...

Out of the Blue at Sovino Wine Bar

 
10/26/19
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar presents Out of the Blue, featuring guitarist Greg Robbins and vocalist Maria Borrelli. Hear their fresh take on covers by Stevie Wonder, Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan, Led Zeppelin, the Beatles, and more.

Halloween Dance Party with DJ Dialogic at Old Capitol Books

 
10/26/19
 
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books is hosting a Halloween dance party featuring DJ Dialogic on Saturday, October 26. Ages 18 and over only. Doors open at 8pm. Join us for old school hip hop, new wave, jungle, electronica, dub-step, and alternative spooky...

Harry Potter Trivia Cup Round at Sovino Wine Bar

 
10/27/19
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Harry Potter Trivia is back for a Tri-Wizard Cup at Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant! There shall be three rounds: Sunday, September 22, 12pm-6pm; Sunday, October 27, 12pm-6pm; and Wednesday, November 20, 7pm-9pm.

The Sunday rounds are quiz format...

Songbird Meadow at Puma Road

 
10/27/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

A sweet fusion of...

Pumpkin Carving and Pinot at Sovino Wine Bar 2019

 
10/27/19
 
$25
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Pumpkin Carving & Pinot at Sovino Wine Bar is back! Join us for some Halloween fun on October 27, 29. 30, or 31 at 7pm. Sovino will provide the pumpkins, carving tools, stencils, and a glass of wine. Call for reservations.

MIIS Lecture - Galapagos Corals: Canaries in the Coal Mine

 
10/29/19
 
free
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

MIIS presents a free lecture by Dr. Cheryl Logan entitled Galapagos Corals: Canaries in the Coal Mine. Learn how the Galápagos islands may provide a critical ‘early warning’ case study for understanding the long-term effects of bleaching impacts and mechanisms of survival.

Pumpkin Carving and Pinot at Sovino Wine Bar 2019

 
10/29/19
 
$25
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Pumpkin Carving & Pinot at Sovino Wine Bar is back! Join us for some Halloween fun on October 27, 29. 30, or 31 at 7pm. Sovino will provide the pumpkins, carving tools, stencils, and a glass of wine. Call for reservations.

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
10/30/19
 
 
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

 
10/30/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Steve Ryan. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Pumpkin Carving and Pinot at Sovino Wine Bar 2019

 
10/30/19
 
$25
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Pumpkin Carving & Pinot at Sovino Wine Bar is back! Join us for some Halloween fun on October 27, 29. 30, or 31 at 7pm. Sovino will provide the pumpkins, carving tools, stencils, and a glass of wine. Call for reservations.

Estéban Restaurant's Pet-Friendly Costumes and Cocktails

 
10/31/19
 
 
Esteban Restaurant

Celebrate a howling good time this Halloween at Estéban Restaurant. Festivities are on the restaurant's lively patio, where a roaring fire-pit will light the night as pets indulge in Executive Chef Gus Trejo's pet-centered Tasty Treats Menu and humans savor Estéban's seasonal dinner menu and sip spooky beverages. Costumes are encouraged for pets and their people!

Monster Bash at Puma Road with Max and Bronwyn

 
10/31/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza is hosting a Monster Bash on Halloween, featuring live music by Max and Bronwyn and friends plus wine specials, tricks and treats, and a costume contest with prizes for most original and more.

Pumpkin Carving and Pinot at Sovino Wine Bar 2019

 
10/31/19
 
$25
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Pumpkin Carving & Pinot at Sovino Wine Bar is back! Join us for some Halloween fun on October 27, 29. 30, or 31 at 7pm. Sovino will provide the pumpkins, carving tools, stencils, and a glass of wine. Call for reservations.