Upcoming Events

Salsa Lesson and Social Dancing at American Burger

 
2/22/18
 
 
American Burger

Saoco Promotions presents Salsa Night at American Burger. Cover charge is only $5! We'll begin with a salsa lesson and then dance all night: salsa, bachata, merengue, and cumbia. American Burger will be serving pupusas, burgers, beer, and wine. Come and join in the fun!

Cat's Meow: Customer Appreciation Day!

 
2/23/18
 
 
Cat's Meow

The last Friday of the month is Customer Appreciation Day at Cat's Meow ! Come in between 1pm and 6pm, "Meow!", and we will offer 50% off our one-of-a-kind clothing and accessories (some restrictions may apply). Please be prepared to show your ID, as this special is only for Monterey County residents, local students, and members of the military.

Caffe Trieste Presents Michael Martinez

 
2/23/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present pianist Michael Martinez on Friday, February 23, 6:30pm-9:30pm.

Michael Martinez was born in 1990 and raised in Pacific Grove. After the death of his piano teacher, Jonathon Lee, in 2004, Michael...

Hootenanny! at Tessora's

 
2/23/18
 
No Cover
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Join us for our only February public gig at Tessora's Barra di Vino in Downtown Campbell on Friday 2/23. 7-10pm. Grab some friends & join us for dinner, wine & whole lot of great tunes! See you there!

Luminata Books: Introduction to Crystal Medicine Singing Bowls

 
2/23/18
 
$10-$15
 
Luminata Books & Gifts

Created out of quartz crystal, crystal singing bowls are powerful tools for healing, meditation and attunement to inner levels of being. This Introduction to the Singing Bowls' Vibrational Empowerment and Healing by Vali Francis will demonstrate their use. Come experience the beauty and power of these transformative tools.

Ladies' Night at Bulldog British Pub

 
2/23/18
 
 
Bulldog British Pub

Calling all ladies!! This Friday is Ladies' Night at Bulldog British Pub. We're offering a complimentary glass of champagne, live music featuring Troy, and two of the hottest bartenders in town. Come on down and join us!

Union Yoga Class: Vinyasa Level 1-2

 
2/24/18
 
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents a Vinyasa Level 1-2 Class taught by Gennica Cochran on Saturday mornings at 8am. Drop-ins are welcome! Please arrive at least 10 minutes before class begins to get settled and ensure we start and finish on time...

Screenwriting Essentials for 2018 - Lecture by Madeline DiMaggio

 
2/24/18
 
$30/$10
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Ever dream of writing your own movie or TV script? Learn how to write and sell screenplays at the REEL Jobs Screenwriting lecture with Madeline DiMaggio, a screenwriter, author, and accomplished writing teacher from Los Angeles. Tickets are $30 ($10 for students).

Screenwriting Essentials for 2018 - Lecture by Madeline DiMaggio

 
2/24/18
 
$30/$10
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Ever dream of writing your own movie or TV script? Learn how to write and sell screenplays at the REEL Jobs Screenwriting lecture with Madeline DiMaggio, a screenwriter, author, and accomplished writing teacher from Los Angeles. Tickets are $30 ($10 for students). This talk at MIIS is presented by the Lighthouse District's own Monterey County Film Commission.

Old Monterey Food Tour

 
2/24/18
 
$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....

Brush Script Handlettering Workshop

 
2/24/18
 
$100
 
Petite Petal Co.

Learn the basics of brush lettering with Blushtype's Sheryl Yen at our floral shop in historic Downtown Campbell, CA.

Wood Lettering Class

 
2/24/18
 
$100
 
Petite Petal Co.

Join us for a super fun class where you learn how to hand letter on wood and ornaments! First, Sheryl Yen of Blushtype will teach the basics of hand lettering. Then you will be able to practice your skills by creating your own wood sign.

Tipperary at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
2/24/18
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents a night of Celtic music featuring Tipperary on Saturday, February 24 at 6pm. All tips tonight will go to Al & Friends, a local non-profit that feeds the hungry.

Monterey Bay Aquarium: Member Night Dinner, February 2018

 
2/24/18
 
$77/$26
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Cindy's Waterfront at Monterey Bay Aquarium invites Aquarium members to enjoy a delicious and sustainable dinner with us tonight. Afterwards, you can enjoy Member Night at the Aquarium, 7pm-9pm, exploring the exhibits during quieter hours. Price is $77 for adults; $26 for children under 12 (plus tax and gratuity).

Bakai Wine & Tapas Presents Boscoe's Brood

 
2/24/18
 
donation
 
Bakai Wine + Tapas

Bakai Wine + Tapas and Kiki Wow present Boscoe's Brood on Saturday, February 24, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Sam Regalado, the face and creator of Boscoe's Brood, grew up in Los Angeles and earned his musical...

Caffe Trieste Presents The Fields of Eden

 
2/24/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present The Fields of Eden on Saturday, February 24, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Singer/songwriter Kiki Wow plays regularly throughout the Monterey Peninsula both classic favorites and original songs. Her engaging vocals and rhythm...

Carolina Lugo's & Carolé Acuña's Ballet Flamenco

 
2/24/18
 
Adults $21 with two drink or food order
 
Peña Pachamama

Brace yourself for sultry Spanish night when the floor burns with pulsating sounds of footwork, song, castanets, syncopated hand clapping and guitar for a riveting display of this true Spanish art form. A mother & daughter duo, Carolina’s y Carole’s,...

Monterey Bay Aquarium: Family Seashore Sleepover

 
2/24/18
 
$95/$125
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium invites you to join us for a Family Seashore Sleepover on February 24, 7pm-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.

Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market

 
2/25/18
 
 
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...

Positive Discipline Class Begins at Monterey County Youth Museum

 
2/25/18
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Take your parenting know-how to the next level! Back by popular demand at MY Museum , Kim Biggio will facilitate a class entitled Positive Discipline . Learn how to set limits with your family without negativity. Kim is a credentialed parent educator, former preschool teacher, and the mother of three children.

Old Capitol Books: Talk and Book Signing by Author Kim Steinhardt

 
2/25/18
 
 
Old Capitol Books

Kim Steinhardt, co-author of The Edge: The Pressured Past and Precarious Future of California's Coast , will be at Old Capitol Books to talk about coastal California’s unique natural history and to tell the stories of the communities which thrive off its resources and beauty. The book is a dramatic snapshot of the California coast’s past, present, and probable future in a time of climate change and expanding human activity.

Lopez: Apache 16, Gira del Adios, and Organization Costena

 
2/25/18
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurant y Cantina presents an evening of live music featuring Gerardo Magallon's Apache 16, Gira del Adios, and Organizacion Constena. Doors open at 9:30pm. For more information and to reserve a table, please phone 831-869-2752.

Presentation & Potluck: Travel in Times of Turmoil

 
2/26/18
 
free
 
Monterey Hostel

The Monterey Hostel is hosting a free potluck and presentation featuring current, easily-available resources that will help individuals become more aware and more prepared when traveling. Don't let fear stop you from traveling. The optional potluck will begin at 6pm, the discussion will begin at 6:45pm. Everyone is welcome!

Fairy Tale Week at MY Museum

 
2/27 - 3/2
 
free with admission
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Once upon a time there was a magical museum that loved sharing stories of fun with creative minds! Come celebrate National Fairy Tale Day all week long with Monterey County Youth Museum, February 27 - March 2, 2pm-4pm. Princes and...

Multi-day event ending on Fri Mar 02, 2018

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
2/27/18
 
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...

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
2/27/18
 
$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.

Caffe Trieste Presents Boscoe's Brood

 
2/27/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Boscoe's Brood on Tuesday, February 27, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Sam Regalado, the face and creator of Boscoe's Brood, grew up in Los Angeles and earned his musical stripes with...

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
2/28/18
 
 
Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill

Come out and celebrate Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill! On the last Wednesday of every month, show your server your Monterey library card or a Brews for Books bookmark (available at the library), and we'll donate 10% of your check to the Monterey Public Library.

Old Monterey Food Tour

 
3/1/18
 
$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....

Salsa Lesson and Social Dancing at American Burger

 
3/1/18
 
 
American Burger

Saoco Promotions presents Salsa Night at American Burger. Cover charge is only $5! We'll begin with a salsa lesson and then dance all night: salsa, bachata, merengue, and cumbia. American Burger will be serving pupusas, burgers, beer, and wine. Come and join in the fun!

Caffe Trieste Presents Robert Elmond Stone

 
3/2/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Robert Elmond Stone on Friday, March 2, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

A native Californian, Robert Elmond Stone grew up on the road, a military brat in the air force. He...

MIIS Talk and Discussion: Creating Purpose-Built Enterprises

 
3/2/18
 
free
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

MIIS invites you to join us for a talk and conversation about creating purpose-built enterprises with Markl Bauhaus on Friday, March 2, 6:30pm-8pm in Room 102 at the McGowan Building.

Entrepreneur and impact investor Mark Bauhaus will offer a...

Adult Potter's Wheel Night

 
3/2/18
 
$55 includes 3ib. clay
 
The Art Beat

Our staff will show you the basics of throwing and come back at your own convenience! Perfect for beginners! Great for a girls night out, couples evening, or just to gather with like minded people and get dirty on a...

Celtic Nights - Oceans of Hope 

 
3/2/18
 
$49
 
Heritage Theatre

This new production captures the very essence of who we are, where we came from, the dreams of a better place, liberty, freedom, and above all, family. It's the story of America, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand told through Irish...

Cibo Restaurant presents BTA

 
3/2/18
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live Soul and R&B music featuring BTA , 9pm-12:30am. After gigging around Monterey and other venues up and down California and Nevada more than 20 years ago, they're back together again and getting us up and dancing!

Community Center Trip: Maker's Market at Santana Row

 
3/3/18
 
$44
 
Scholze Park Community Center

Scholze Park Community Center is organizing a day trip to see the monthly Maker's Market at Santana Row in San Jose on March 3. The event includes more than 30 local artists, DIY workshops, live music, and more. Fee is $44 per person. Registration deadline is February 2. Call the center to register, 831-646-3878.

It's Time to ReConnect --A Workshop for Couples

 
3/3/18
 
$125 per couple
 
The Enlightened Mind

With time contraints and the stresses of life, it is very easy for couples to move apart and feel distant from each other. Unfortunately, the relationship can become a lower priority. This workshop is an opportunity to reconnect and share...

Old Monterey Food Tour

 
3/3/18
 
$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....

Block Print Tea Towel Workshop

 
3/3/18
 
$30
 
Freshly Worn Furniture

Learn the joys of Debi's DIY Chalk + Clay Paint and how to apply it to fabrics. We will do a set of 3 tea towels using block prints (styles and pictures to be posted soon). Each towel will have...

Paint with Dali17

 
3/3/18
 
$35/$55
 
Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey

Join Dali17 at the Museum of Monterey for a monthly painting workshop presented by local artists Darls and Darls Fabrications, 4-6pm. The price is $35 per person or $55 for two ($5 discount for Dali17 members). Supplies provided include a canvas, painting supplies, and museum admission.

Caffe Trieste Presents Smitty and Julija

 
3/3/18
 
donation
 
Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste and Kiki Wow present Smitty and Julija on Saturday, March 3, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Scott Smith (a.k.a. Smitty West) in collaboration with Julija Zonic have recently released a tribute album of songs of...