Upcoming Events

Beginning Leather Tooling Class at The Leather Company

 
8/14/18
 
$225
 
The Leather Company

The Leather Company presents a Beginning Leather Tooling Class which includes preparing the leather and cutting for tooling, creating and designing the pattern for projects, swivel knife cutting, decorative stamping, beveling, and background and shading techniques. Fee is $225 per student, all materials and tools provided. Register online or at the shop.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
8/14/18
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market takes place rain or shine every Tuesday. Hours are 4pm-7pm, October through April, and 4pm-8pm, May through September. Strolling along the three and a half blocks of Alvarado Street, you can find organic...

Kids Paint with Dali17

 
8/14/18
 
$20
 
Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey

Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey invites kids to join us for our Kids Paint workshop held every Tuesday, 5-6pm, June 12 - September 25. Paint, canvas, and brushes are provided as experienced local artists lead you step by...

Networking Aloud: A Writers' Open Mic

 
8/14/18
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books presents Networking Aloud: A Writers Open Mic. We'll begin with 15-20 minutes from a featured reader, Pat Hanson, followed by a literary open mic. Come early and sign up for a 5-7 minute reading of your own writing from any genre: prose, screenplay, poetry, or essay.

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
8/14/18
 
$50
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a 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. All materials and a glass of wine are included in the $50 fee.

The Bob Workman Memorial Book Swap

 
8/15/18
 
N/A
 
Recycle Bookstore

Join us for the 1st annual Bob Workman Memorial Book Swap to be held at Recycle Book Store! We are asking everybody to bring 2 books–1 to swap and 1 to donate on behalf of Bob Workman, who epitomized what...

Old Monterey Food Tour

 
8/16/18
 
$95
 
Monterey Bay Food Tours

This tour lasts approximately 3 hours and will take you to 4-6 restaurants and eateries on the side streets of Downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf. You will taste the different cultural influences that have made Monterey what it is today....

Kids' Leather Working Class at The Leather Company

 
8/16/18
 
$65
 
The Leather Company

The Leather Company presents a Kids' Class designed for kids age 8-12 years with parental supervision. In the class, kids will pick two projects to work on in order to learn basic leather skills such as how to prepare leather, stamp designs, and add finishing touches.

Town Hall Event with Congressman Jimmy Panetta at MIIS

 
8/16/18
 
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) is holding a town hall meeting on Thursday, August 16, 5:30pm-7pm at Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building on the campus of Middlebury Institute of International Studies.

This meeting will be an opportunity for members...

Classic Car Week Driver Reception at Cibo

 
8/17/18
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Ristorante Italiano is hosting a special Classic Car Week Driver Reception on Friday, August 17, 5pm-7pm. Come meet some of the drivers on our patio or inside Cibo's bar and enjoy complimentary appetizers. There will be live jazz music...

Monterey Bay Tequila and Mezcal Tasting at Lopez

 
8/17/18
 
$10
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurant y Cantina and the Monterey Bay Tequila and Mezcal Tasting Group invite you to our popular monthly tasting series, next held on Friday, August 17, 6pm-8pm. Enjoy high quality tequilas and mezcals with other agave enthusiasts, newcomers, and...

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Heidegger and Taoism

 
8/17/18
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

This month, at the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books , we'll be reading a selection of Heidegger scholarship that looks at connections between Heidegger and Taoism. Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Paper Wing Theatre: Triassic Parq - The Musical

 
8/17 - 8/19
 
$24/$22
 
Paper Wing Theatre Company

Paper Wing Theatre presents the musical comedy Triassic Parq, a raucous retelling of the famous dinosaur-themed film as seen from the dinosaurs' point of view. Performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm, August 17 - September 2. Tickets are $24 general admission, $22 for students, seniors, and military. Purchase advance tickets online.

Chaos is unleashed upon the not-so-prehistoric world when one dinosaur in a clan of females spontaneously turns male. The mutation spawns a chain reaction of identity crises, forcing the dinosaurs to question the very facts of life they've always held as truth.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Aug 19, 2018

Zack Freitas at Bulldog British Pub

 
8/17/18
 
 
Bulldog British Pub

Bulldog British Pub presents singer-songwriter Zack Freitas . Zack sings with all his heart and writes some great original songs. Come on down, enjoy a beer, and have a listen!

2018 Los Gatos Creek Cleanup

 
8/18/18
 
 
Campbell Park

The Los Gatos Creek Trail runs through Campbell and many residents walk, bike, and run along this wonderful trail. On August 18th, join in and help keep the creek clean. Arrive to Campbell Park at 8:45am for registration. Clean up...

Shoulder Molder Workshop at Prime

 
8/18/18
 
$65
 
Prime

Tired of having pain and discomfort in the shoulders, upper back, and rotator cuffs? Come to this 1.5 hour workshop at Prime where you'll learn techniques and exercises that will help you keep your shoulders healthy, pain free, mobile, and strong. Fee is $25.

Lower Presidio Historic Park Walking Tour: Focus on Saint Junipero Serra

 
8/18/18
 
$20/$15
 
Presidio of Monterey Museum

On the third Saturday of every month at 10am, Monterey Bay historian and author Tim Thomas offers a two-hour Lower Presidio Historic Park Walking Tour. Today's tour will focus on Saint Junipero Serra. Tours meet in front of the Presidio of Monterey Museum. Reservations required. $20 for adults, $15 for kids (age 10-15).

Guardianship Awareness and Asset Protection

 
8/18/18
 
Free
 
Tiny Tots Parent Resource Center

Guardianship Awareness and Asset Protection is all about getting your legal house in order. Lawyer and mother Khristine Serbin will discuss important issues that many parents overlook, but are important to consider to protect their children and their future....

Monterey Museum of Art Free Family Fun Day: Marine Madness

 
8/18/18
 
free
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street welcomes all ages to join us for a Free Family Fun Day on Saturday, August 18, 11am-5pm. Today our theme is: M arine Madness!

Today we invite you to join...

Old Monterey Food Tour

 
8/18/18
 
$95
 
Monterey Bay Food Tours

This tour lasts approximately 3 hours and will take you to 4-6 restaurants and eateries on the side streets of Downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf. You will taste the different cultural influences that have made Monterey what it is today....

Kids Canvas Night

 
8/18/18
 
$40
 
The Art Beat

Kid's Canvas Night the third Saturday of every month. This is a drop-off, fun night for kids only with pizza, beverages, and awesomeness provided! Our Canvas Nights are an actual learning experience at a real Art Studio.

Evenings by the Bay at Monterey Bay Aquarium

 
8/18/18
 
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium presents Evenings by the Bay , 6pm-8pm on Saturdays, June 30 - September 1. Stroll our galleries with fewer people as you listen to live musical performances. After 6pm, locals pay a special admission price.

Monterey Bay Aquarium: Family Seashore Sleepover

 
8/18/18
 
$95/$125
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium invites you to join us for a Family Seashore Sleepover on August 18, 6pm-8:30am, for ages 5 and up. (All participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.) Explore the Aquarium without daytime crowds and enjoy hands-on activities throughout the evening! Cost is $95 for Aquarium members and their guests, $125 for the general public.

Grumbling Ginger at Caffe Trieste

 
8/18/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Grumbling Ginger on Saturday, August 18, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Jana Heller and Andrew Gilhooley, also known as Grumbling Ginger, have been playing original, acoustic folk-rock in California since 2000....

David Larstein at Bakai Wine & Tapas

 
8/18/18
 
donation
 
Bakai Wine + Tapas

Bakai Wine + Tapas and Kiki Wow present David Larstein on Saturday, August 4, 8pm-10pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

David Larstein is a singer-songwriter who has written hundreds of songs, produced over thirty albums, and been a...

Cibo Restaurant presents Strike Twice

 
8/18/18
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live music featuring Strike Twice, 9pm-12:30am. Strike Twice is six seasoned performers who love to groove with rock, funk, jazz, pop, reggae, and blues. Great vocals...

Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market

 
8/19/18
 
 
Downtown Campbell

The Campbell Farmers' Market held on Sundays in Downtown Campbell is consistently rated as one of the best if not the best year-round Farmers' Markets in the South Bay. Come and enjoy the festive and vibrant community oriented atmosphere that attracts fans of the Campbell Farmers' Market from all around

Ambelah Flower Co Pop-Up at Redemption

 
8/19/18
 
 
REDEMPTION

Athalia, the floral designer who owns Ambelah Flower Co in San Jose, will be making a special pop-up appearance at Redemption in Downtown Campbell during the Sunday Farmers' Market! Come meet Athalia and check out her amazing...

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
8/21/18
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market takes place rain or shine every Tuesday. Hours are 4pm-7pm, October through April, and 4pm-8pm, May through September. Strolling along the three and a half blocks of Alvarado Street, you can find organic...

Book Club: A Mother's Heartbreak with author Lori Hodgson

 
8/22/18
 
Free
 
Orchard Valley Coffee

This will be a special session of the Recycle Book Club to be held at Orchard Valley Coffee. We'll be welcoming Lori Hodgson, the author of A Mother's Heartbreak: How Scientology Destroyed My Family. She'll be coming to discuss her...

Comedian Colin Jost at Golden State Theatre

 
8/22/18
 
$43-$76
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre presents comedian Colin Jost on Wednesday, August 22 at 8pm. Tickets are $43-$76. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.

Colin Jost has won four Writers Guild Awards, a Peabody...

Old Monterey Food Tour

 
8/23/18
 
$95
 
Monterey Bay Food Tours

This tour lasts approximately 3 hours and will take you to 4-6 restaurants and eateries on the side streets of Downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf. You will taste the different cultural influences that have made Monterey what it is today....

Lecture: "The Testimonies and Memoirs of Augustias de la Guerra Ord"

 
8/23/18
 
free
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Old Monterey Foundation presents a free lecture by Christine Fernandez entitled The Testimonies and Memoirs of Augustias de la Guerra Ord on Thursday, August 23, 6pm-7:30pm at Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building on the campus of MIIS. This...

Tom Lawson at Caffe Trieste

 
8/24/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present keyboardist Tom Lawson on Friday, August 24, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Tom Lawson, known primarily as keyboardist/vocalist with Monterey area bands such as Blues at Eleven, strips the music down to the...

Paper Wing Theatre: Triassic Parq - The Musical

 
8/24 - 8/26
 
$24/$22
 
Paper Wing Theatre Company

Paper Wing Theatre presents the musical comedy Triassic Parq . Performances are scheduled on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm, August 17 - September 2. Tickets are $24 general admission, $22 for students, seniors, and military. ...

Multi-day event ending on Sun Aug 26, 2018

Dan Frechette at Bulldog British Pub

 
8/24/18
 
no cover charge
 
Bulldog British Pub

Bulldog British Pub presents the talented local musician Dan Frechette , an eclectic multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter inspired by jazz, blues, and folk music from the 30s to the 70s.

Community Center Trip: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

 
8/25/18
 
$76
 
Scholze Park Community Center

Scholze Park Community Center is coordinating a trip to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. SFMOMA’s world renowned collection features 30,000 pieces of artwork, providing fresh perspectives to visitors of all ages. Trip fee is $76. Registration deadline is July 24. To register, please phone the Center, 831-646-3878.

Itty Bitty Imprints Special Event: Custom Ceramic Memories

 
8/25/18
 
 
Tiny Tots Parent Resource Center

Itty Bitty Imprints, which crafts custom ceramic tiles imprinted with your baby's handprint and/or footprint, is coming to Tiny Tots! The $20 registration fee applies in full towards your purchase. Glazed and fired, these are unique ceramic keepsakes are great for the nursery, home, or office.