Events Calendar: 2022-08-01

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

Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue at Golden State Theatre 2022

 
8/4/22
 
$29-$69
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Trombone Shorty and his band, Orleans Avenue, on Thursday, August 4 at 8pm. Tickets are $29-$69. To purchase tickets, please click here .

Over the course of her career, she has sold over 14 million records and won five Grammy Awards, two CMA awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, and is one of only 15 female members of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

First Friday Monterey

 
8/5/22
 
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.

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

 
8/5/22
 
 
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

 
8/6/22
 
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.

Y&T at Golden State Theatre 2022

 
8/6/22
 
$35-$65
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre hosts Y&T on Saturday, August 6 at 8pm. Tickets are $35-$65. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

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

Poetry Workshop at Old Capitol Books

 
8/7/22
 
$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.

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

 
8/10/22
 
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.

Knitters' Tool Box at Slowfiber

 
8/13/22
 
$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

Mend Bar at Slowfiber

 
8/20/22
 
$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.

Jesse Cook at Golden State Theatre 2022

 
8/27/22
 
$35-$70
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Juno Award winning guitarist Jesse Cook on Saturday, August 27 at 8pm. Tickets are $35-$70. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

Known for his masterful fusion of...