Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 22 - January 5. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.
All are invited to Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce holiday mixer at Escape Room 831 on Thursday, December 5, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy drinks, small bites from Nancy Dean's, giveaway prizes, and, of course, networking with local professionals. Fee is $10 Chamber...
MY Museum invites adults ages 21 and over to our Gingerbread House Extravaganza. Fee includes food, a drink ticket, and a bare gingerbread house with plenty of sweet decorations to add. Reservations required.
Do you make music or write poetry? Bon Ton L'Roy's hosts an Open Mic Night every Thursday at 7pm. We're a friendly, supportive group of people who love to share our music and art. Come and join us for a fun, low-key evening of originals and covers and make some new friends.
Paper Wing Theatre is holding vocal auditions for three roles in the musical "Cabaret" on December 5, 7pm-9pm. Rehearsals will begin on January 12, and performances will take place March 20 - April 4 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm.
All are cordially invited to the Historic Downtown Monterey’s Traditional Tree Lighting Celebration, featuring carols, candles, cookies, cider, music, and good cheer. Join us on the lawn in front of Colton Hall to share in this traditional, much-loved Monterey holiday celebration.
Members of Monterey Bay Aquarium are invited to get into the holiday spirit with our annual members-only Holiday Event. We'll have holiday music, photo opportunities with Santa, small bites, and wine tasting (with wine glass purchase). And you can shop for unique holiday gifts with your Member Night exclusive 20% discount at our store.
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music featuring Banda Santa Maria and Maximo Nivel on Friday, December 6. Ages 21 and over only. Doors open at 9:30pm. Entrance is free all night.
Scholze Park Community Center is organizing a holiday trip to San Francisco! The day will be yours to see the sights, meet friends, or visit a museum. Fee is $50, which includes transportation. Registration deadline is November 5.
To show our appreciation for the local community, Monterey Bay Aquarium is offering free admission to residents of Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz counties December 7-15. To be eligible, local visitors must present a photo ID (student IDs also accepted) or proof of residence (such as a current utility bill) at the Main Entrance.
The Old Monterey Business Association presents the Peninsula Harmony Company , singing and spreading good cheer on Alvarado Street every Saturday, 12pm-4pm, December 7-21. Bring the whole family and enjoy a relaxing afternoon in Old Monterey.
Union Yoga presents Plant Meditations: A Kokedamas Workshop with Cecelia Azhderian on Saturday, December 7, 1:30pm-3:30pm. We will be learning and making two beautiful Japanese style plants for you to keep or gift to friends. The group size is...
Fleet Feet is hosting a Hot Chocolate Holiday Fun Run. This fun run is for all levels and will last one hour, out and back. It's rain or shine, so bring your holiday cheer and we'll have the hot cocoa waiting for you when you get back.
Sovino Wine Bar is hosting a pop-up show featuring handmade jewelry from Wild Wire on Saturday, December 7, 3pm-8pm. Join us for some wine and jewelry shopping! Owner Jess Sutton of Portoland, Oregon makes a variety of colorful...
East Village Coffee Lounge presents The Charities , a talented band from Hermosa Beach influenced by vintage jazz, old Motown soul, funk, disco, and R&B. They're sure to get you up on your feet and dancing! $7 cover at the door.
Monterey County Youth Museum invites children to get festive this holiday season and join us in decorating your own gingerbread houses on Sunday, December 8, 9:30am-11:30am. There will be lots of icing and candy canes, swirly twirly gum drops, and...
Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local guitarist and alternative punk singer Cameron Karren. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.
On the second Sunday of each month, come to Old Capitol Books to see the poets of the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium. This afternoon's featured poets are Danushi Lameris and Kent Leatham, who will read from their work. There is a suggested donation of $5.
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Holiday Paint and Sip Class ! Tonight, local artist and retired art teacher Bunny Paivine will be teaching an easy-to-follow painting class. You’ll take home your own 11 x 14 canvas painting. Fee is $40, advance registration required. All materials, instruction, and a glass of wine are included.
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live cumbia music featuring Rocio and Los Compas del Sabor on Sunday, Deccember 8. Ages 21 and over only. Doors open at 9:30pm. Women will be admitted free of charge all evening.