Events Calendar: 2022-07-01

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

First Friday Monterey

 
7/1/22
 
free
 
Old Monterey

Experience the culture and flavors of Downtown Old Monterey at First Friday Monterey! Join us on the first Friday of every month, 5pm-8pm, on Alvarado Mall (Alvarado and Del Monte) and Custom House Plaza for a family-friendly event for all ages. Enjoy art, live music, food and drink specials, and outdoor games and activities. View a list of activities here.

Pro-Roe Stitch and Bitch Online with Slowfiber

 
7/1/22
 
free
 
Slowfiber

On Friday, 6pm-8pm, broadcasting on Zoom from the Slowfiber classroom, the shop owner will be hosting a free online Pro-Roe Stitch & Bitch. She'll give how-to demos and share applique patterns so everyone gathered online can make cloth patches featuring...

Sam Cauthorn at Puma Road

 
7/1/22
 
 
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.

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

 
7/1/22
 
 
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.

Saturday Morning Fun Run at Fleet Feet Monterey

 
7/2/22
 
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.

Free Family Fun Day: Art Remix

 
7/2/22
 
Free
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Montery Museum of Art on Pacific Street invites kids and their adults to join us for an afternoon of free art making with a museum educator on Saturday, July 2, 11am-1pm. No registration is required.

Inspired by our exhibition...

Sej Miles at Puma Road

 
7/2/22
 
 
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.

Poetry Workshop at Old Capitol Books

 
7/3/22
 
$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.

Monterey 4th of July Parade 2022

 
7/4/22
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

Monterey's annual 4th of July Parade is returning to Downtown Old Monterey this year after a long pandemic haitus! A must-attend celebration that draws approximately 15,000 people to line the streets in and around Old Monterey, we invite you to join us and revel in the festive floats, patriotic displays, entertaining costumes, and musical bands.

July 4th Living History Day 2022 - Monterey State Historic Park

 
7/4/22
 
free
 
Memory Garden at Pacific House

Monterey State Historic Park Association presents July 4th Living History Day in the Memory Garden, located behind Pacific House Museum at Custom House Plaza. The whole family can enjoy historic demonstrations and participate in 19th century games, rope-making, leather craft, and cooking, 11am-3pm.

Pub Run with Fleet Feet and Fieldwork Brewing

 
7/4/22
 
 
Fieldwork Brewing Company

Fleet Feet Monterey hosts a Pub Run every Monday at 6:30pm. We'll begin and end at Fieldwork Brewing Company. All paces, levels, distances, and abilities are welcome. Post-run, we can grab a beer together!

Veterans Transition Center Benefit at Savvy

 
7/4/22
 
$15
 
Savvy Bar

Savvy Bar invites you to join us for our first Fun with Purpose Fundraiser on Monday, July 4, 8pm-1am. Tonight, our $15 cover charge will go to the Veterans Transition Center of Monterey County. There will be additional opportunities to donate during the evening.

Doll Making Workshop at Slowfiber: Create Your Alter Ego

 
7/8/22
 
$60
 
Slowfiber

Have you ever googled doll making or self-portrait dolls? An endless menagerie of possibilities is what you will find! In this workshop at Slowfiber on July 8, 9am-3pm, we'll explore the ideas around a possible alternative "you" in the form...

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
7/8/22
 
 
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...

Knitters' Tool Box at Slowfiber

 
7/9/22
 
$10
 
Slowfiber

Become a better knitter! Join Slowfiber for Knitters' Tool Box, a 1-hour knitting lesson on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month at 12pm. In each lesson, you'll work on a single concept, creating a swatch you can finish in class. Register on the Slowfiber website. $10

Bronwyn Koryn at Puma Road

 
7/9/22
 
 
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.

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
7/10/22
 
 
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.

Stitching, the Histories, the Common Threads We Share: Monthly Meet-Up at Slowfiber

 
7/13/22
 
free
 
Slowfiber

Slowfiber hosts Stitching, the Histories, the Common Threads We Share , a free meet-up on the second Wednesday of every month, 11:30am-2:30pm. Please register on our website.

Join us while we stitch side-by-side and discuss our relationship to, our history with, and our practice in textiles. Whether you are a collector or just an appreciator, as long as you stitch you are welcome - slow stitch, cross stitch, embroider, quilt, whatever.

Kris Angelis at Puma Road

 
7/15/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Mend Bar at Slowfiber

 
7/16/22
 
$10
 
Slowfiber

Join Slowfiber at our Mend Bar on the third Saturday of the month, 10am-12pm. Fee is $10. Please register in advance.

We all have a mending pile. Maybe we either don't have the right colored thread or we lost the button or needles, or maybe our skills are rusty or non-existent. Hope is here! Slowfiber has it all and it's included in the price. We'll talk and work together - doing a chore has never been sew fun.

An Evening of Poetry at Monterey Museum of Art

 
7/16/22
 
$20/$10
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Join Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street on Saturday, July 16, 5:30pm-7:30pm, for a special evening celebrating poetry masters. Poets will engage in shared dialogue about creative process and deliver individual readings for the audience. Tickets are $10 for...

Leche Malo at Puma Road

 
7/16/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Zhjon at Puma Road

 
7/22/22
 
 
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.

Friends Trivia Night at Sovino Wine Bar

 
7/22/22
 
$5
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Friends Trivia Night on July 22 at 8pm. Test your knowledge against other fans of the long-running TV show Friends and enjoy wine and beer.

Fee is $5 per team. Team size is limited to 6 people or fewer. Space is limited and reservations are required - please call 831-641-9463 or e-mail Sovino .

Knitters' Tool Box at Slowfiber

 
7/23/22
 
$10
 
Slowfiber

Become a better knitter! Join Slowfiber for Knitters' Tool Box, a 1-hour knitting lesson on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month at 12pm. In each lesson, you'll work on a single concept, creating a swatch you can finish in class. Register on the Slowfiber website. $10

John Vicino at Puma Road

 
7/23/22
 
 
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...

Glenn Bell at Puma Road

 
7/24/22
 
 
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...

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
7/29/22
 
 
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...

Sej Miles at Puma Road

 
7/30/22
 
 
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.

Akina Miyata at Puma Road

 
7/31/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Akina Miyata is...