Events Calendar: 2023-09-01

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

Matt Masih at Puma Road

 
9/1/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Matt Masih. 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

 
9/1/23
 
 
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.

"Bohemian Soul" Film Screening at Stanton Center

 
9/2/23
 
$20
 
Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

The Stanton Center hosts a screening of a locally-made documentary film entitled “Bohemian Soul, A Colony Awakes,” on Saturday, September 2 at 6pm.

In 1906 Carmel, California, a group of Bohemian artists created a revolutionary colony based on the...

Poetry Workshop at Old Capitol Books

 
9/3/23
 
$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.

Wild at Heart Duo at Melville Tavern

 
9/5/23
 
 
Melville Tavern

Melville Tavern hosts live music every Tuesday, 6pm-8pm. Tonight we'll feature the Wild at Heart Duo. Arrive early and enjoy our Happy Hour, 4pm-6pm.

Trivia Night at Sovino Wine Bar

 
9/6/23
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Join Sovino Wine Bar for Trivia Night every Wednesday, 7pm-9pm, hosted by Miguel Silva. Prizes are awarded for first and second place. Team size is limited to 6 people or less. No reservations are required, but space is limited. Test your knowledge against other trivia geeks!

DJ Edison Tesla at Compact Disco

 
9/6/23
 
free
 
Compact Disco

Compact Disco presents a night of house music featuring DJ Edison Tesla of Las Vegaswith a musical journey exploring French Touch, New York House, Chicago anthems, funk, and more on Wednesday, September 6, 7pm-2am. No cover. Ages 21+ only....

Play Kahoot! Trivia at Nacho Bizness

 
9/6/23
 
 
Nacho Bizness

Come on down to Nacho Bizness on Wednesdays, 7pm-9pm, for Kahoot! Trivia Night. Eat nachos, drink drinks, win prizes, and have fun.

Every Wednesday, there are 3 rounds of trivia followed by a speed round⁠. After each round, small prizes are awarded. At the end, all scores are added and the person with the most points wins the big prize⁠.

Old Capitol Books Chess Club

 
9/7/23
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

Every Thursday at 6pm, chess matches are played between the tumbling piles of books at Old Capitol Books. Come join us for a relaxed game, a chat, or a wee peek at a nearby page. Beginners are more than welcome. All books are 25% off during events.

Monterey Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival 2023

 
9/8/23
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

The annual Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival honors the local fishermen of Monterey, past and present. Enjoy three days of wonderful Italian food and drink and amazing entertainment, September 8-10 at Custom House Plaza. Hours are Friday, 3pm-9pm; Saturday, 10am-9pm; and Sunday, 10am-6pm. Admission is free.

Blending Party at Albatross Ridge Winery & Kitchen

 
9/8/23
 
$35/$50
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen in Downtown Old Monterey invites you to make your own Pinot Noir blend with our winemaker, Garrett Bowlus, every 2nd Friday of the month, 5:30pm-8:30pm. Tickets available at the door; $35 for members, $50 for all others.

Kris Angelis at Puma Road

 
9/8/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents award-winning singer-songwriter Kris Angelis, whose newest album will be released in September. Enjoy wine tastings and wines by the glass or bottle while listening to her great music.

DJ Kenny Summit at Compact Disco

 
9/8/23
 
$10
 
Compact Disco

Compact Disco presents a night of house music featuring DJ Kenny Summit of Monterey on Friday, September 8, 7pm-2am. Admission is free until 10pm; $10 after 10pm. Ages 21+ only.

Artist Tsherin Sherpa in Monterey

 
9/9/23
 
$75-$10
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Monterey Museum of Art invites you to join us for a celebration of the remarkable contemporary California artist Tsherin Sherpa on Saturday, September 9, 3pm-5pm at Irvine Auditorium on the campus of MIIS.

The evening will begin with a screening of the documentary, Above and Below , and continue with a conversation with the artist, film director Sheri Brenner, and MMA Executive Director Corey Madden.

Cement Ship at Puma Road

 
9/9/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Cement Ship is an original...

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
9/10/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Linda Arceo , an accomplished singer, songwriter, and acoustic rhythm guitarist. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Full Moon Women's Circle at Om Oasis

 
9/10/23
 
by donation
 
Om Studios

Om Oasis hosts a Full Moon Women's Circle led by Sabrina Unke on Sunday, September 10, 6:15pm-8:15pm. Please register on the Om Oasis website .

Dive into the feminine to share and receive in order to...

$2 Tuesday Movie Night at Stanton

 
9/12/23
 
$2/$5
 
Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

Every other Tuesday is $2 Tuesdays at the Stanton Center Theatre where you can gather with other art minded people and share in the experience of early cinema together. To view films in September, click here or call 831-372-2608.

Gin Fragonard at Puma Road

 
9/15/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Red Engine Rides at MY Museum

 
9/16/23
 
$25
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum invites you and your children ages 3+ to join us on Saturday, September 16, as we partner with Red Engine Rides for a cruise around town. We're offering 15 minute rides in an open-air fire engine for $25 per person. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Rides depart every half hour, 10am-11:30am. Advance reservations required.

Meet Artist Tamara Selyangina at Venture Gallery

 
9/16/23
 
free
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery invites you to meet local artist Tamara Selyangina in person on Saturday, September 16, 3pm-6pm. Drop by the gallery, view her new exhibit entitled Beautiful Monterey Peninsula , and speak with her about her work. Tamara's paintings will be featured at the gallery throughout the month of September.

Songbird Meadow at Puma Road

 
9/16/23
 
 
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.

Ramon Ayala y Sus Bravos Del Norte at Golden State Theatre 2023

 
9/16/23
 
$59-$129
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Ramon Ayala y Sus Bravos del Norte on Saturday, September 16 at 8pm. To purchase tickets, please click here .

Ramon Ayala, a native of the Mexican city of Monterrey, has produced 105 records, becoming known as the King of the Accordion and bringing Mexican Norteno music to adoring audiences everywhere.

Rock Daddy and Dr. T at Melville Tavern

 
9/19/23
 
 
Melville Tavern

Melville Tavern hosts live music every Tuesday, 6pm-8pm. Tonight we'll feature Rock Daddy and Dr. T. Arrive early and enjoy our Happy Hour, 4pm-6pm.

DJ Edison Tesla at Compact Disco

 
9/20/23
 
free
 
Compact Disco

Compact Disco presents a night of house music featuring DJ Edison Tesla of Las Vegas with a musical journey exploring French Touch, New York House, Chicago anthems, funk, and more on Wednesdays beginning at 7pm. No cover. Ages 21+ only....

Comedian Brian Regan at Golden State Theatre 2023

 
9/21/23
 
$52-$99
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents comedian Brian Regan. Tickets are $52-$99 - purchase tickets here . The perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, Regan consistently fills theaters nationwide with fervent fans that span generations.

Blaise DiGirolamo at Puma Road

 
9/22/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

DJ Ivan Ruiz at Compact Disco

 
9/22/23
 
$10
 
Compact Disco

Compact Disco presents a dnight of house music featuring DJ Ivan Ruiz on Friday, September 22, 7pm-2am. Admission is free until 9pm; $10 after 9pm. Ages 21+ only. Dress code enforced.

Adam Behan at Puma Road

 
9/23/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Glenn Bell at Puma Road

 
9/24/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Glenn Bell . In recent years, he has performed as a member of the bands Sensory Tribe and The BASSment.

Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Joyce Sampson at Puma Road

 
9/29/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Joyce Sampson's recording and...

MIIS Talk: Monterey Peninsula, Hollywood's Playground

 
9/29/23
 
free
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

MIIS presents a free talk by Neal Hotelling entitled Monterey Peninsula: Hollywood's Playground at Irvine Auditorium.

The Monterey Peninsula has long been an attraction to motion picture artists, its diverse settings ideal for depicting locations around the world. And when stars came to film, they quickly realized it was also an idyllic getaway.

Yoga Asana Lab at Om Studios

 
9/30/23
 
 
Om Studios

Om Studios presents a Yoga Asana Lab taught by Sabrina Unke. Do you find that during the class setting it can be hard to get into the nitty gritty of your asana practice? This workshop is perfect for you and designed to create a strong foundation of basic postures to move in your practice with ease and flow.

Kris Angelis at Puma Road

 
9/30/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents award-winning singer-songwriter Kris Angelis, whose newest album will be released in September. Enjoy wine tastings and wines by the glass or bottle while listening to her great music.