Events Calendar: 2021-07-01

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

MendBar Happy Hour Fridays at Slowfiber

 
7/2/21
 
$5-$10
 
Slowfiber

Join Slowfiber for our MendBar Happy Hour taking place every Friday, 5:30pm-8pm, at the shop. Fee is $5-$10, sliding scale. Please register in advance.

At Happy Hour, we get to fix our buttons, rip, runs, holes, hems, etc. and have fun together. Slowfiber has all the materials you need and they're included in the price. Limited experience is o.k. - you'll develop skills.

Benny Bassett at Puma Road

 
7/2/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Saturday Morning Fun Run at Fleet Feet Monterey

 
7/3/21
 
Free
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Saturday Morning Fun Runs have returned to Fleet Feet Monterey! Every Saturday we meet at the shop at 8am and take 15 minutes to socialize before we get moving. This free program is for people of all ages and all abilities. Everyone is welcome - the more, the merrier! Run or walk as you wish.

Joyce Sampson at Puma Road

 
7/3/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter Joyce Sampson . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Joyce Sampson's recording and...

Old Monterey's 2021 4th of July Parade Canceled

 
Canceled
 
 
Old Monterey

Covid-19 restrictions are definitely lessening as we move towards a more "normal" situation in California. Unfortunately, we don't feel confident bringing 20,000 people together quite yet. Consequently, we will not be hosting a Fourth of July Parade in 2021.

With that said, the Old Monterey Business Association is already looking forward to next year with marching bands, floats, and the whole array of community groups and supporters coming together for Independence Day 2022! We wish everyone a safe, sane, and healthy 4th of July.

Monterey's 2021 Big Little Backyard BBQ Extravaganza Canceled

 
Canceled
 
free
 
Colton Hall Lawn

We regret to report the cancellation of the City of Monterey's Big Little Backyard Bar-B-Que and Entertainment Extravaganza for 2021. We hope to be able to meet you all back on the lawn of Colton Hall next year for music, dancing, and fun.

Peter Martin at Puma Road

 
7/4/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents jazz guitarist Peter Martin. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Volunteer for Del Monte Beach Cleanup

 
7/5/21
 
free
 
Monterey Bay Park

Join Blue Zones Project Monterey County, City of Monterey Parks Division, and Sustainable Monterey as we help one of our local beaches recover from the holiday weekend.

At 10am you'll find us at Monterey Bay Park with buckets and trash pickers in hand. Bring your enthusiasm - we'll provide everything else. All ages are welcome! Please register online in advance so we know to expect you.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers Market

 
7/6/21
 
free
 
Old Monterey

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmer's Market is back! The market has returned to Alvarado Street every Tuesday, 4pm-8pm, featuring local produce, crafts, and food vendors. We'll be open rain or shine.

Every Tuesday, 4pm-6pm, the market will offer free Covid testing. No appointment necessary - just show up.

Gentle Yoga Series Begins at Om Studios

 
7/7/21
 
$79
 
Om Studios

Om Studios presents a special, 4-week gentle yoga series for beginners and those easing back into your practice. Instructor Jacqueline will cover all of the basics and get you started on the road to integrating yoga into your routine. You'll learn some yoga philosophy, breath work, and how to do the poses in a way that works for YOUR body. Space is limited. $79

E. P. Carrillo Cigar Tasting Event at Hellam's

 
7/8/21
 
$35
 
Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop

Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop presents a special "Cigar of the Year" tasting event featuring the top-rated E. P. Carrillo cigars for 2020, 2018, and 2014. Participation fee is $35 for non-members.

Max Crist at Puma Road

 
7/9/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Friday Night Magic at Mythic Games

 
7/9/21
 
$16
 
Mythic Games Monterey

Friday Night Magic is back at Mythic Games Monterey! Come join us at the shop for Magic: The Gathering. Tonight at 6pm will be Dungeons and Dragons Adventures in the Forgotten Realms, $16 fee, 3 rounds. Proof of vaccination is mandatory.

Locals Summer Market at Franklin Street Collaborative

 
7/10/21
 
 
Franklin Street Collaborative

In July, Franklin Street Collaborative is celebrating summer with special pop up events with local small businesses every Tuesday, 4pm-7pm, and Saturday, 11am-2pm. On July 10, we'll feature Azucar con T and their delightful baked goods.

Suit Up Sunday at Sovino Wine Bar

 
7/10/21
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant invites you to join us for Suit Up Sunday, 3pm-8pm! Come on down to Sovino all dressed up in suits, dresses...you do you. The whole point is to look and feel great, have some fun, and enjoy some excellent wine. Mention Suit Up Sunday today and receive 15% off all purchases.

Leche Malo at Puma Road

 
7/10/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents a performance by local favorite Vincent Randazzo, now know as Leche Malo . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to this fantastic musician.

Sej Miles at Puma Road

 
7/11/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents award-winning singer-songwriter Sej Miles, whose musical influences draw from gospel, blues, and folk. Join us for wine tasting and wines by the glass or bottle while you enjoy this up and coming talent.

Locals Summer Market at Franklin Street Collaborative

 
7/13/21
 
 
Franklin Street Collaborative

In July, Franklin Street Collaborative is celebrating summer with special pop up events featuring local small businesses offering food, drink, clothing, home decor, and beauty products every Tuesday, 4pm-7pm, and Saturday, 11am-2pm. On July 13, we'll feature Nitro-Cycle Coffee .

Max Crist at Puma Road

 
7/16/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
7/17/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to these fantastic local musicians.

Peter Martin at Puma Road

 
7/18/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Peter Martin is a...

Max Crist at Puma Road

 
7/23/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Slowfiber's Wool Fabric Sale Online

 
7/24/21
 
free
 
Slowfiber

Slowfiber invites you to join us for a fall wool fabric sale on Zoom (featuring pieces that are pre-cut and pre-owned) on Saturday, July 24 at 10am. This is a private event with limited space - please register...

Kris Angelis at Puma Road

 
7/25/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents award-winning singer-songwriter Kris Angelis from L.A. Enjoy wine tastings and wines by the glass or bottle while listening to her great music.

Out of the Blue at Puma Road

 
7/25/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Out of the Blue is a class...

Storewide Sale at Cha-ya Japanese Tea and Things

 
7/27/21
 
 
Cha-ya Japanese Tea & Things

Cha-ya Japanese Tea and Things is having a storewide sale July 26-31. All tea and jewelry is 10% off and everything else is 15% off. Stop by today! Cha-ya carries a wide selection of Japanese tea and tea accessories, handmade...

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
7/30/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter Linda Arceo . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Linda Arceo is an...

Songbird Meadow at Puma Road

 
7/31/21
 
 
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...