Events Calendar: 2022-02-01

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

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers Market

 
2/1/22
 
free
 
Old Monterey

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers Market is held on Alvarado Street every Tuesday, 4pm-7pm, featuring local produce, crafts, and food vendors. We're open rain or shine.

Covid testing is offered at the market, 4pm-6pm. Rapid tests are free for everyone, and PCR tests are free if you have health insurance. You can register online , but no appointment is necessary.

The market is no longer offering Covid vaccines . Looking for a place to get vaccinated or boosted? Please visit MyTurn.ca.gov .

Registration Deadline for Slowfiber Book Club Sew Along: "Slow Stitch"

 
2/1/22
 
$30
 
Slowfiber

Join Slowfiber owner Jaki Canterbury for a Slowfiber Book Club Sew Along featuring the book Slow Stitch: Mindful and Contemplative Textile Art by Claire Wellesley-Smith. We will meet on Zoom on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month, 5:30pm-6:30pm, Feb 24 - Apr 28. Fee is $30. Registration deadline is Feb 1.

The is not a class but a creative support and sharing book club. To participate, you need to be able to hand stitch. For more info and to register, visit the Slowfiber website .

Half Marathon Training Program Begins at Fleet Feet Monterey

 
2/2/22
 
$150
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Are you looking for a half marathon training community? Fleet Feet Monterey's 12-week Half Marathon Training Program begins Wednesday, February 2. No matter whether it's your first time or eleventh time running a half marathon, we are here to help you reach that finish line. All paces are welcome! Register here.

Participants will receive: weekly guidance on mileage and intensity; twice weekly in-person running meet ups (Wed at 6:00pm, Sat at 8am); access to a private Facebook Group with other training program participants; and a10% in-store discount at Fleet Feet Monterey.

Jazz Night with Zach Westfall at Savvy

 
2/3/22
 
 
Savvy Bar

Savvy Bar, Monterey's most authentic speakeasy, presents jazz bassist Zach Westfall every Thursday night at 8pm. Enjoy oak barrel-aged cocktails, small plates, and music in a comfortable lounge setting. Please visit our website to obtain the...

Kris Angelis at Puma Road

 
2/4/22
 
 
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.

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

 
2/4/22
 
 
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.

Monterey Mile Race Series from Fleet Feet

 
2/5/22
 
$15
 
Dust Bowl Brewing - Parking Lot

Fleet Feet invites you to join us for the Monterey Mile Race Series, a 3-part road mile race series that will be held every other Saturday, January 8 - February 5. We will race a one mile stretch from the...

Songbird Meadow at Puma Road

 
2/5/22
 
 
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.

Poetry Workshop at Old Capitol Books

 
2/6/22
 
$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 and published poets.

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
2/11/22
 
 
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...

Saturday Morning Fun Run at Fleet Feet Monterey

 
2/12/22
 
Free
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Everyone is welcome to join Fleet Feet Monterey on our Saturday Morning Fun Runs! 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. All are welcome - the more, the merrier! Run or walk as you wish.

Esteban Restaurant: Valentine's Weekend Dinner

 
2/12/22
 
 
Esteban Restaurant

Grab your loved ones and enjoy a special Valentine’s Dinner at Esteban Restaurant, available nightly with indoor and outdoor seating, February 12-14. Reservations begin at 5pm - phone 831-375-0176 to reserve your table.

Guests can savor our Valentine’s Prix Fixe Dinner Menu or choose a la carte dishes from Esteban Restaurant’s California-inspired Spanish menu.

Orchid Saloon at Puma Road

 
2/12/22
 
 
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

 
2/13/22
 
 
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.

Pelvic Health Workshop at Om Studios

 
2/14/22
 
$20/$25
 
Om Studios

Om Studios presents a pelvic floor workshop with Dr. Kyle Hartman, a pelvic floor and perinatal physical therapist, who will discuss the anatomy and functions of the pelvic floor specifically during pregnancy as well as considerations for postpartum rehabilitation. Kyle...

Sam Cauthorn at Puma Road

 
2/18/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Art Show at The Pearl Works: "Sustaining"

 
2/18/22
 
free
 
The Pearl Works

Emerging Artists Alliance Monterey and The Pearl Works present an open house and art show entitled Sustaining: Our World, Our Community, Ourselves on Friday, February 18 at 6pm. All are welcome. Please RSVP online here - proof of vaccination is required.

Banff Mountain Film Festival 2022 at Golden State Theatre

 
2/20/22
 
$25
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre hosts the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. Journey to exotic locations, paddle the wildest waters, and climb the highest peaks tonight in a selection of films from the 2021-2022 Banff Mountain Film Festival.

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Mary Wollstonecraft

 
2/25/22
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group has returned to Old Capitol Books ! This month, we're going to discuss key passages from Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792). Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Kid's Outdoor Hero Run and Obstacle Course

 
2/26/22
 
$25
 
Colton Hall Lawn

The Monterey Firefighters Community Foundation presents a Kid’s Hero Run and Obstacle Course for ages 17 and under, 8:30am-11:30am in front of Colton Hall. Grouped by age, kids will run through a city block lined with an inflatable obstacle course!

Fee is $25 per child - register online here . Proceeds will support youth organizations throughout Monterey County.

Sej Miles at Puma Road

 
2/26/22
 
 
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.

Glenn Bell at Puma Road

 
2/27/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Local guitarist Glenn Bell...