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Whether you're looking to get to know the running trails in Monterey County, tackle your first ever mile, your first marathon, your first 50K, your fastest marathon, or any other running goal you've set for yourself this spring, Fleet Feet Monterey has a running program for you.

All programs are operated out of our store at 472 Alvarado Street in Downtown Old Monterey.

Winter Session of Trailblazers
Our popular trail running program is back. Come join us on an 8 week adventure beginning December 7, 2022.

Spring Marathon Program
This program is perfectly timed for the Big Sur International Marathon, but we can accommodate any spring marathoners. Begins January 7, 2023.

Make it a Mile
Our first ever beginner running program designed to take you from your current fitness level to a 1 mile run! This program will utilize the run / walk method. Begins January 18, 2023.

11 Miler / Spring Half Marathon Program
This program is a great option if you are signed up for the BSIM 11 Miler on April 30 or a Spring Half Marathon. Begins February 4, 2023.

5 Weeks to 5K for She is Beautiful
Tackle the 5K distance at one of the most popular 5Ks in our area - She Is Beautiful. Begins February 15, 2023.

In the month of December, Venture Gallery presents a group exhibit, Holidays in Full Color. Visitors will find beautiful 10x10 and 5x5 miniature canvas paintings - great sizes for holiday gifts!

Items in the gallery are well-priced, costing no more than $200 for a 10x10 and under $50 for a 5x5. And 100% of the sales from our 5x5 miniatures will go to a range of community services through the Monterey County Gives Campaign, which supports local nonprofit organizations.

Bring joy to a loved one and support the arts and local nonprofits by purchasing paintings, jewelry, wood, and glass creations handmade by local artists. Venture Gallery is open 10am-6pm daily (except Tuesday), and open Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, 10am-2pm. We are located at 260 Alvarado Street in Downtown Old Monterey.

Holiday Special on Jamba Gift Cards

Posted on November 22nd, 2022 by Jamba

Jamba is having a holiday special on gift cards! November 15 through December 25, 2022, whenever you buy $25 in gift cards, receive a $5 Jamba Reward Card*. For your holidays sips and snacks, stop by Jamba at 398 Alvarado Street, Ste 106 in Downtown Old Monterey,

*Please note: The Jamba Reward Card can be used one time only, January 2 - February 13, 2023, and may only be redeemed if you have a Jamba Reward membership. It cannot be combined with any other offer, may only be used at participating locations, and is subject to terms and conditions - see Reward Card for details.

The holidays are coming and Bulldog Sports Pub wants to celebrate with you! We are now accepting group reservations. Work, family, friends - if it's a celebration we would love to have you here!

Give us a call to book your holiday party reservations, 831-658-0686. The newly renovated Bulldog Sports Pub is located at 611 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

From now through the end of 2022, Bamboo Reef Dive Shop is having a winter sale on scuba and freedive gear! Select items will be on sale for 10-15% off. We have BCDs, dive computers, spearguns, regs, fins, and wetsuits all priced at a steep discount. Visit the shop and find the gear that’s right for you at 614 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

During this season of giving, Monterey Police Department is collecting food donations for Food Bank Monterey County, November 14 - December 21, 2022. The collection bin is located inside the lobby of the Monterey Police Department, located at 351 Madison Street, near the corner of Madison at Pacific streets in Downtown Old Monterey.

Stay longer and unwind in the heart of Monterey’s downtown historic district at the enchanting Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa. You’ll love our hacienda-style accommodations, full-service amenities, and romantic dining at the adjacent Esteban Restaurant, featuring Chef Mario Garcia's crave-worthy modern Spanish cuisine.

Now through January 31, 2023, when you book and stay 3 nights, receive 15% off any room type that includes a flexible cancel plan; book and stay 4 nights, and save 25% off any room type.

Casa Munras Garden Hotel and Spa is located at 700 Munras Avenue in Downtown Old Monterey.

This Thanksgiving, Paris Bakery is offering a beautiful selection of pies - pumpkin, pecan, apple, blueberry, cherry, key lime, and lemon meringue - in addition to special themed cookies and a full assortment of fresh breads and baked goods.

Preorder your Thanksgiving delights by Sunday, Nov. 20 for pick-up on Wednesday, Nov. 23 - call us at 831-646-1620. A family-owned business, we're located at 271 Bonifacio Place in Downtown Old Monterey.

Parker-Lusseau Pastries is welcoming Thanksgiving pre-orders now through Saturday, November 19 for pick up on Wednesday, November 23, 8am-2pm at 731 Munras Avenue, Suite C in Monterey. Orders must be placed and prepaid in person or by phone at 831-643-0300 or 831-641-9188.

**Parker-Lusseau Fall Specials**

Pumpkin Apple Cinnamon Cake
apple cake topped with pumpkin creme brûlée and a cinnamon mousse

Caramel Pear Spice Cake
pears baked in a ginger spice cake topped with caramel mouse and a hint of ganache

Pear Quince Tart
pear and quince baked in frangipane and topped with streusel (two sizes: individual or large)

Pumpkin 'n' Cream
crispy cream puff shell with pumpkin creme brûlée and whipped cream (individual size only)

Yu-Gi-Oh! booster boxes and packs are now on sale at Current Comics:
Burst of Destiny pack just $2
Grand Creators pack just $2 and box just $75
Power of the Elements pack just $2.25 and box just $75
Tactical Masters pack just $2.25 and box just $75
Brothers of Legends box just $70

And our huge sale of Magic: The Gathering continues in November. We're offering discounted draft booster packs and boxes and a sale on set boosters. MTG sets on sale include: Dominaria United, Innistrad Crimson Vow, Streets of New Capenna, and D&D Battle for Baldur's Gate.

There's no end date to the sale, but it'll only happen as long as supplies last so come on down to Current Comics at 400 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

Lilify is thrilled to introduce our signature chocolate bars handmade in Monterey by award winning pastry chef Yulanda Santos. These 70g chocolate bars are available in three exquisite combinations:

Dark Chocolate
With candied cocoa nibs and Diablo Salt from Big Sur Salts

Milk Chocolate
With puffed brown rice and Pico Blanco Flake Salt from Big Sur Salts

White Chocolate
With black sesame seeds and Black Cone Salt from Big Sur Salts

Available in the shop at 281 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey and at our online store.

Spooky SZN is behind us, but we have plenty of really great photos of all the fun we had in Downtown Campbell throughout the weekend of Halloween. Our first official Halloween events in over 2 years were well attended and the kind of spectacle that you expect to see when you come to Downtown Campbell for a big celebration.

Because of the Monterey Bay Half Marathon on Sunday, November 13, there will be a number of parking restrictions, 2am-11am, and road closures, 3am-11am, in Downtown Old Monterey and in the New Monterey and Cannery Row areas.

To download a detailed list of all parking restrictions and road closures in Monterey that morning, please click here. Information may also be downloaded below.

The entire Half Marathon course will be posted, "No Parking - Tow Away 2am-11am on Sunday, November 13, 2022." Other parking restrictions will also be in effect in the Downtown and Cannery Row areas. All "No Parking" areas will be posted a minimum of 48 hours in advance. All vehicles left standing in a "No Parking" zone will be towed at the owner's expense.

To show our appreciation for all enlisted service members and their families, MY Museum is offering $10 off a Family Plus Membership when purchased November 1-6, 2022. This offer can be used toward any new or renewed memberships with military ID. Please click here for more information and to register and use code MIL22 at checkout.

MY Museum's Family Plus Membership (reg. $125) includes unlimited general admission for up to 4 immediate family members at MY Museum for 1 year, 6 single-use guest passes, 10% discount at the MY Museum gift shop, and a discount on birthday parties, summer camps, and special programming.

Monterey County Youth Museum is located at 425 Washington Street in Downtown Old Monterey.

Did you know that Fleet Feet now carries Pickleball Shoes for women and men? That's right! Diadora Trofeo AG pickleball training shoes are now in the shop at 472 Alvarado Street in Downtown Old Monterey.

Providing cushion and flexibility, these are one of the best shoes for beginners and experienced players alike. The wear-resistant Duratech 5000 rubber compound outsole offers abrasion resistance in high-wear areas and increases traction on court surfaces, while the upper is made with Superlltech and Air Mesh, allowing you to stay cool and comfortable.

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