Events Calendar: 2021-11-01

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

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers Market

 
11/2/21
 
free
 
Old Monterey

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmer's Market is back! The market has returned to Alvarado Street on Tuesdays, 4pm-8pm, featuring local produce, crafts, and food vendors. Please note: we'll be closed on December 28 and January 4.

The market is offering free Covid vaccines and boosters (all three - Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J). Lightspeed Testing continues to offers free rapid antigen Covid testing (PCR tests also available) at the market, 4pm-6pm. No appointment necessary - just show up.

Franklin Street Collaborative's First Anniversary Celebration

 
11/2/21
 
 
Franklin Street Collaborative

Franklin Street Collaborative invites you to our One Year Anniversary Celebration! All day, all designer goods purchased from Hudson James will be 10% off and we'll have door prizes every hour - shop and win!

4pm-7pm, we'll feature food by local vendors Dolce Vita Kitchen , Azucar Con T , and Miss Lippe's Dumpling Party , eco decor by The Green Directive , and photography by Eyes of Jem .

Trivia Night at Sovino Wine Bar

 
11/3/21
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Trivia Nights have returned to Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant. Every Wednesday, 7pm-9pm, trivia rock star Miguel Silva leads us in a match. As usual, there will be gift certificates for the victor.

MCPOA Annual Bocce Ball Reception

 
11/4/21
 
 
Custom House Plaza

Join Monterey Commercial Property Owners Association board, membership, and community for our Annual Membership Bocce Ball Reception on Thursday, November 4, 5pm-7pm, at the bocce ball courts near Custom House Plaza. Enjoy an evening of bocce, local wine, and delicious...

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
11/5/21
 
 
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...

MendBar Happy Hour Fridays at slowfiber

 
11/5/21
 
$5-$10
 
Slowfiber

Join slowfiber at our MendBar Happy Hour taking place 2nd, 3rd and 4th Fridays, 5:30pm-8pm, at the shop. Fee is $5-$10, sliding scale. Please register in advance.

Mend Bar Happy Hour, is where we upcycle, recycle and repair garments. Each week covers a particular skill and offers a chance for a fresh look in your closet. Supplies are included in the price. You'll develop skills as you go free from judgement in a supportive and fun environment.

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

 
11/5/21
 
 
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 hold 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

 
11/6/21
 
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.

The Upcycled Quilt - A Hand Stitching Workshop at Slowfiber

 
11/6/21
 
$60
 
Slowfiber

Slowfiber presents a 4-hour workshop led by Lyn Sandberg entitled The Upcycled Quilt: A Hand Stitching Class Using the Siddhe People's Style of Construction Commonly Known as Kawandi . There are two opportunities to take this workshop: November 3 at...

"Shadows from the Past" Tour at Monterey Museum of Art

 
11/6/21
 
$15
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Montery Museum of Art on Pacific Street invites you to join artist Na Omi Judy Shintani on a one-hour tour through the exhibition "Shadows from the Past: Sansei Artists and the American Concentration Camps."

Learn how Shintani's family history and experiences as a sansei generation artist have shaped her life and work. Purchase tickets online here.

Whitney Brandt at Puma Road

 
11/6/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter Whitney Brandt . 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

 
11/7/21
 
 
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.

Poetry Workshop at Old Capitol Books

 
11/7/21
 
$10
 
Old Capitol Books

On the first Sunday of every month, 6pm-8pm, Old Capitol Books and Boukra Press host a poetry writing workshop. All levels are welcome. This is two hours of facilitated and structured poetry writing for only $10. Feedback given by trained...

Max Crist at Puma Road

 
11/12/21
 
 
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.

Documentary Screening & Discussion: "The True Cost"

 
11/12/21
 
$5-$10 suggested donation
 
The Pearl Works

Slowfiber is joining forces with the new community coworking space The Pearl Works for a movie night at 5:30pm. We'll be watching the documentary The True Cost , a groundbreaking documentary about the textile industry and its global, social, and environmental impact.

Fee is $5-$10, which will be donated to the nonprofit Fashion Revolution. Please register online . Proof of Covid vaccination required at the door.

George Thorogood and The Destroyers at Golden State Theatre 2021

 
11/12/21
 
$49-$79
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre hosts George Thorogood and The Destroyers on Friday, Nov. 12 at 8pm. Tickets are $49-$79. To purchase tickets, please click here .

One of the most passionate performers of blues-based rock and the authors of the definitive anthem “Bad To The Bone,” George Thorogood and the Destroyers have sold over 15 million albums, built a catalog of classic hits, and played more than 8,000 ferocious live shows.

Samuel Caulthorn at Puma Road

 
11/13/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Zach Westfall and Ben Herod at Puma Road

 
11/14/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local jazz musicians Zach Westfall on bass and Ben Herod on saxophone. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Free Coworking Day at The Pearl Works

 
11/15/21
 
free
 
The Pearl Works

The Pearl Works invites you to cowork with us for a day on Monday, November 15. Come experience what coworking is all about! Meet awesome people, join a work sprint or meditation session, and bring your own lunch for a...

Holiday Turkey Dinner Served Mondays at Rosine's

 
11/15/21
 
$29.99
 
Rosine's Restaurant

Rosine's is serving our legendary Holiday Turkey Dinner on Mondays, which includes freshly roasted turkey, old-fashioned stuffing, homemade mashed potatoes and gravy, candied yams, and broccoli casserole. Served with your choice of homemade soup or green salad. Available for dine-in or take-out.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2021

 
11/19/21
 
$15/$13
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays at Ice Skating by the Bay's seasonal ice skating rink, open daily November 19 - January 2 . At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Admission is $15 for adults, $13 for children 12 & under. Skate rental fee is $5.

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
11/19/21
 
 
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 Draft at Mythic Games

 
11/19/21
 
$16
 
Mythic Games Monterey

Friday night is Magic Night at Mythic Games Monterey! Come join us at 6pm for 3 rounds of Draft Limited. Crack some draft booster packs, pick the best, and pass the rest to build a deck and battle. $16 fee. Proof of vaccination is mandatory.

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: War as Social Pathology

 
11/19/21
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group has returned to Old Capitol Books ! This month, we're going to discuss the issue of war as a social pathology, with work by William Hartung and Robert Kuhry. Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Volunteer for Del Monte Beach Cleanup

 
11/20/21
 
free
 
Monterey Bay Park

Join Blue Zones Project Monterey County as we help clean and beautify one of our most popular beaches in Monterey. All ages are welcome! Please register online.

At 10am you'll find us at the Del Monte Beach Parking Lot with buckets and trash pickers. Bring your enthusiasm - we'll provide everything else.

Holiday Sale and Donation Drive at Shelley Bennett Skincare

 
11/20/21
 
 
Shelley Bennett Skincare

Shelley Bennett Skincare is holding a Holiday Sale and Donation Drive for Community Homeless Solutions, 1pm-3pm.

We're offering 15% off all retail skincare products from our shop and, for each grocery bag of donations you bring for Community Homeless Solutions, you'll receive 1 raffle ticket for a chance to win one of our products. View requested donations here.

Orchid Saloon at Puma Road

 
11/20/21
 
 
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.

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
11/21/21
 
 
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.

Holiday Turkey Dinner Served Tonight at Rosine's

 
11/22/21
 
$29.99
 
Rosine's Restaurant

Rosine's is serving our legendary Holiday Turkey Dinner tonight, which includes freshly roasted turkey, old-fashioned stuffing, homemade mashed potatoes and gravy, yams, broccoli casserole, and your choice of homemade soup or green salad. Available for dine-in or take-out.

Celebrate Thanksgiving at Monterey Marriott Hotel

 
11/25/21
 
$70/$30
 
Monterey Marriott Hotel

Monterey Marriott Hotel invites you to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner in our iconic Ferrantes Bay View Room overlooking beautiful Monterey Bay on Thursday, November 25, 11am-4pm.

Chef Josh Silva-Arias and his team will prepare a feast of classic...

Celebrate Thanksgiving at Peter B's Brewpub

 
11/25/21
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Peter B’s Brewpub invites you to celebrate Thanksgiving with us on Thursday, November 25, 12pm-8pm. We'll have award-winning craft beer, football on 18 HDTVs, and a traditional Thanksgiving plate without all the hassle of cooking.

On Thanksgiving Day, we'll...

Celebrate Thanksgiving at Jacks Monterey

 
11/25/21
 
 
Jacks Monterey

Celebrate Thanksgiving at Jacks Monterey on Thursday, November 25, 12pm-8pm. Gather with your family and friends under the tree-lined atrium, pair your meal with award-winning wines, and let our team make your Thanksgiving an evening to remember!

Jacks' ...

Esteban Restaurant: Thanksgiving Dinner for Dine-in and Take-out

 
11/25/21
 
 
Esteban Restaurant

Esteban Restaurant offers dine-in and to-go dinners this Thanksgiving to express gratitude in a multitude of ways. Gather around the table and dine at Esteban Restaurant on Thursday, November 25, 3pm-8pm, or pick up our delicious 3-course turkey meal to-go,...

Extended Black Friday Sale at Puma Road

 
11/26/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza is holding an extended Black Friday Sale, November 26-28. We're open 2pm-8pm on Friday and Saturday, 2pm-7pm on Sunday.

For the following wines:
2016 Vigna Monte Nero Chardonnay
2014 Cabernet...

Bronwyn Koryn at Puma Road

 
11/26/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

New Student Special at Om Studios

 
11/27/21
 
 
Om Studios

Om Studios, home of yoga, barre, and Pilates classes, is currently offering a special for new students! Enjoy 21 days of unlimited yoga and barre for $59 and/or 3 Pilates Reformer classes for $59. Please visit our website...

Sale on Houseplants and Pots at The Feral Market

 
11/27/21
 
 
The Feral Market

The Feral Market has updated our plant section! We now carry even more houseplants and pots to brighten your living and work spaces. And, through the end of 2021, we are offering 20% off all plants and pots.

Sale at Cha-ya Japanese Tea and Things

 
11/27/21
 
 
Cha-ya Japanese Tea & Things

Join Cha-ya Japanese Tea and Things on Small Business Saturday - we're offering 15% off everything in the store! Open 11am-4pm.

Custom Embroidery Pop-Up by Geardahl at Slowfiber

 
11/27/21
 
 
Slowfiber

On Small Business Saturday, Slowfiber is having a sale and welcoming Ambar of Geardahl , 12pm-5pm. Ambar creates custom chainstitch and chenille embroidery on cloth and wearables with her hand-operated 1939 "Bonnaz" Singer sewing machine and she's taking special orders.

Songbird Meadow at Puma Road

 
11/27/21
 
 
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.

Peter Martin at Puma Road

 
11/28/21
 
 
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...