Events Calendar: 2024-08-01

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

First Friday at Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art

Come celebrate the weekend with Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street with extended hours and free access to the galleries every First Friday of the month, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy an evening of art, music, and community gathering.

Pub Run with Fleet Feet and Fieldwork Brewing

Fieldwork Brewing Company

Fleet Feet Monterey hosts a Pub Run every Monday at 6:00pm. 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!

Wednesday Bike Ride Social with Melville Tavern

Melville Tavern

Every Wednesday evening, Melville Tavern hosts the Hump Day Pedal Push: a slow, social bike ride along the Coastal Trail to Lovers Point and back, with a stop along the way to enjoy some food and drink together. All ages and biking abilities are welcome. Meet at 5pm at the tavern, depart at 6pm.

2024 Champions of the Arts Annual Breakfast at Monterey Marriott

Monterey Marriott Hotel

Arts Council for Monterey County presents our Champions of the Arts Annual Breakfast on Friday, August 9 at 9am in the Ferrante Room of Monterey Marriott Hotel. Single tickets are $65, a table for 10 is $600. Purchase your tickets here.

Join us for breakfast and help us honor the incredible individuals who have significantly contributed to the arts in Monterey County!

Poetry Workshop and Poetry Open Mic at Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books

On the second Friday of every month at Old Capitol Books, we dedicate a night to the creation and sharing of poetry. Join us for a poetry writing workshop at 7pm ($10) followed by an open mic poetry reading at 9pm (free).

Billy Jones at Characters Bar, Marriott Hotel

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Monterey Marriott Hotel

Characters Bar at Monterey Marriott Hotel presents jazz drummer Billy Jones on Saturday, August 17. Doors open at 8pm. Music starts at 8:30pm. Enjoy some excellent jazz music and good drinks.

About Billy Jones


Slowfiber: Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Machine


Slowfiber presents Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Sewing Machine on Wednesdays, 5:30pm-7:30pm, August 21 - September 11. Space is limited - please register online . Fee is $120.

This class is designed for beginners or those who haven't sewn in a long time and want to relearn. You'll choose your project with the help of instructor Jaki Canterbury.

Knitting Lessons: Make a Hat at Slowfiber


Slowfiber presents a class teaching you the next steps of knitting as you make a hat! You'll learn how to use a circular needle, DPNs, and work decreases from instructor Karin Forno. Class runs for four Saturdays, 4pm-5:30pm, August 31...