Events Calendar: 2021-09-01

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

MendBar Happy Hour Fridays at Slowfiber

 
9/3/21
 
$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.

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
9/3/21
 
 
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...

Friday Night Magic at Mythic Games

 
9/3/21
 
$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 Innistrad: Midnight Hunt, $16 fee, 3 rounds. Proof of vaccination is mandatory.

POSTPONED: Buddy Guy at Golden State Theatre 2021

 
9/3/21
 
$59-$99
 
Golden State Theatre

THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL MARCH 4, 2022. Golden State Theatre hosts the legendary Buddy Guy on Friday, September 3 at 8pm. Tickets are $59-$99. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

At age 82, Buddy Guy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a pioneer of Chicago's fabled West Side sound, and a living link to the city's halcyon days of electric blues.

Back Lot Poetry: A Monthly Open Mic at Old Capitol Books

 
9/3/21
 
 
Old Capitol Books

We know that some of you have been fantasizing about gathering in dark parking lots. With strangers. To read poetry. Let Old Capitol Books help you with that.

We're now holding monthly Poetry Open Mic Nights on the first Friday of every month at 9pm in the parking lot behind our building (at 499 Calle Principal). Hosted by Brian Sheffield.

Saturday Morning Fun Run at Fleet Feet Monterey

 
9/4/21
 
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.

Free Yoga Class on Colton Hall Lawn

 
9/4/21
 
free
 
Colton Hall Lawn

Blue Zones Project Monterey County presents a free yoga class with instructor Ariel Johnson on the lawn in front of Colton Hall on Saturday, September 4, 10am-11am. Learn how moving naturally can add years to your life!

Pop-Up at Franklin Street Collaborative: Azucar con T

 
9/4/21
 
 
Franklin Street Collaborative

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

Modern Saturday at Mythic Games

 
9/4/21
 
$10
 
Mythic Games Monterey

Dust off those paper Modern cards or break in the new Modern Horizons 2 powerhouses. At Mythic Games Monterey, we're celebrating Magic: The Gathering Modern Constructed every Saturday in August at 1pm. 3 rounds, $10 entry fee, 16 person limit. Proof of full vaccination mandatory. Register 30 minutes in advance with the official Companion app.

Zhjon at Puma Road

 
9/4/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local musician Zhjon . 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

 
9/5/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents guitarist Adam Astrup and vocalist Miranda Perl. 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

 
9/7/21
 
free
 
Monterey Bay Park

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

At 3:30pm 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!

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers Market

 
9/7/21
 
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 is offering free Covid vaccines (all three - Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J) and free rapid antigen Covid testing (PCR tests also available). No appointment necessary - just show up.

Plantar Fasciitis Screening at Fleet Feet

 
9/8/21
 
free
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

If you've been experiencing any sort of foot pain or heel pain and you have been wondering what it could be, come see a physical therapist from Terrapin Physical Therapy at Fleet Feet Monterey on Wednesday, September 8, 3pm-6pm. This...

Peter B's First Annual Pigskin Palooza

 
9/9/21
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Are you ready for some football and Peter B’s First Annual Pigskin Palooza? On Thursday, September 9, 4pm-6pm, Peter B’s Brewpub and The Hippo 104.3 are teaming up for an adult scavenger hunt at Peter B’s!

Enjoy food and...

Max Crist at Puma Road

 
9/10/21
 
 
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.

Chris Botti at Golden State Theatre 2021

 
9/10/21
 
$59-$89
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents the Grammy Award winning trumpeter and composer Chris Botti , who honed his craft performing and recording with stars like Frank Sinatra, Buddy Rich, Paul Simon, and Sting. Tickets are $59-$89. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

Orchid Saloon at Puma Road

 
9/11/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Orchid Saloon, featuring musicians Chelsea Riddle and Glenn Bell. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Celebrate Grandparents Day at MY Museum

 
9/12/21
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Grandparents can be a huge part of any child's life and that's why we give them their own day of celebration! Join MY Museum on Sunday, September 12, during our 10am-12 pm or 1pm-3pm sessions for a special "Grandparent &...

Peter Martin at Puma Road

 
9/12/21
 
 
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...

Slowfiber: Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Machine

 
9/14/21
 
$90
 
Slowfiber

Update: Space in this class has sold out. If you're interested in our next sewing machine class, please contact Slowfiber. Slowfiber presents Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Sewing Machine on Tuesdays, 5pm-7pm, Sept. 14-28. Space is limited - please register online . Fee is $90.

This class is designed for beginners or those who haven't sewn in a long time and want to relearn. You'll choose your project with the help of instructor Jaki Canterbury.

"Sardines Go to War!" - A Monterey History Talk from Monterey Public Library

 
9/16/21
 
free
 
Monteery Public Library - online

Join Monterey Public Library as we kick off Cannery Row Days: Sweet Thursday Hooptedoodles with Historian Tim Thomas as we explore Monterey’s rich historic past. On September 16, 4pm-5pm, Tim will discuss the rise and fall of Cannery Row’s fishing industry and the direct impacts of two World Wars. This event will be held on Zoom. Please register online in advance.

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
9/17/21
 
 
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...

Volunteer for the Downtown Old Monterey Cleanup!

 
9/18/21
 
free
 
Calle Principal Parking Garage

Save Our Shores and the Foolish Times invite you to help us clean up Downtown Old Monterey streets on Coastal Cleanup Day, 9am-12pm. That's right, in addition to cleaning up beaches, we're extending the effort to our beloved Downtown!

Check in at 9am at the parking garage at 468 Calle Principal. Please register online so we know to expect you. There's an after party for volunteers, 1pm-3pm - sign up for the after party here.

Peter B's Brewpub: 25th Anniversary Celebration

 
9/18/21
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Peter B's Brewpub invites you to join us on Saturday, September 18, 2pm-10pm, to celebrate our 25th birthday and kickoff Oktoberfest.

We'll have: Happy Hour all day; a live broadcast with KRML, 2pm-4pm; special Oktoberfest brew; outdoor games in the beer garden; a brewery tour at 4pm with Natalie Mika, our head brewer; and hourly raffles, 3pm-9pm.

Oktoberfest Celebration Begins at Peter B's Brewpub

 
9/18/21
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Peter B's Brewpub is celebrating Oktoberfest with specials September 18 - October 3. Get Peterhosen Oktoberfest Lager for $8 and grilled bratwurst with mashed potatoes, sour kraut, and grain mustard for $12. Wear your Lederhosen to Peter B's during our...

Sej Miles at Puma Road

 
9/18/21
 
 
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.

Y&T at Golden State Theatre 2021

 
9/18/21
 
$39-$99
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre hosts Y&T on Saturday, September 18 at 8pm. Tickets are $39-$99. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

Before Mötley Crüe, before RATT, even before...

Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day at MY Museum

 
9/19/21
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Did you know that Talk Like a Pirate Day is on Sunday, September 19? So gather 'round, landlubbers, and learn the pirate lingo. Join us for a pirate scavenger hunt and a special craft during our during our 10am-12 pm...

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
9/19/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Beauty and Bubbles at Comanche Cellars Wine Room

 
9/20/21
 
$20
 
Comanche Cellars Wine Room

Comanche Cellars Wine Room invites you to join us for Beauty and Bubbles, an evening of beauty and wine, on Monday, September 20 at 5:30pm. $20 admission fee includes a glass of sparkling Pet Gnat and small bites. A la...

Ladies' Night at Sovino: PJs and Pino

 
9/22/21
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Women, what’s better than drinking wine in your pajamas? Drinking wine in your pajamas at Sovino! Join us for our first ever PJs and Pinot Party for women on Wednesday, September 22, 6pm-9pm. Bring a girlfriend (or meet some new...

Max Crist at Puma Road

 
9/24/21
 
 
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.

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Kierkegaard

 
9/24/21
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group has returned to Old Capitol Books ! This month, we're going to discuss Kierkegaard's On the Concept of Anxiety . Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

John Vicino at Puma Road

 
9/25/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

John Vicino started his...

Judy Collins at Golden State Theatre 2021

 
9/25/21
 
$29-$59
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre welcomes legendary singer-songwriter Judy Collins , who is esteemed for her imaginative interpretations of traditional and contemporary folk standards and her own poignant original compositions. Tickets are $29-$59; to purchase, please click here .

Peter Martin at Puma Road

 
9/26/21
 
 
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...