Events Calendar: 2019-08-01

Country Cougars at 2019 Campbell Summer Concerts

 
8/1/19
 
free
 
Orchard City Green

The Country Cougars are a hot 'rockin' country band playing new and classic country performing covers from artists including Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, Zac Brown, Kenny Chesney and Eric Church as well as country legends such as Johnny Cash, Patty Loveless, Brooks and Dunn, and Alan Jackson.

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
8/1/19
 
free
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

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.

Salsa Dancing at American Burger

 
8/1/19
 
$5
 
American Burger

Dance salsa at American Burger on Thursdays at 9pm! The session begins with a dance lesson. Fee is $5. All levels of dancers are welcome.

4-Pack Friday at Spread!

 
8/2/19
 
 
Spread Deli & Bottles

Every Friday we launch our weekend 4-Pack Special! Running through Sunday night, these pre-built mix-and-match 4-Pack are hand selected by the staff here at Spread Deli and Bottles. We do our best to build two specific packs that are perfect...

Opening Reception for YAC Summer Art Show 2019

 
8/2/19
 
free
 
Youth Arts Collective

Join Youth Arts Collective for the opening night of our annual Summer Art Show on! Don't miss a fabulous exhibit of all new YACster work. Can't join us Friday? The show runs through October at YAC.

First Friday at Monterey Museum of Art - August 2019

 
8/2/19
 
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Come celebrate the weekend with Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street with extended hours every First Friday of the month, 5pm-7pm, for ages 21 and over. Enjoy fine art, live music, and signature drinks.

First Friday Street Entertainment

 
8/2/19
 
Free
 
Downtown Campbell

First Fridays is Downtown Campbell's monthly street entertainment event. Featured musicians for September 2019 are Blue House Band, Lavender Fields, Gaby Castro, and the Rose Peddlers.

Grove Acre Performs at Puma Road

 
8/2/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Tastings and Tunes ! On Friday, August 2, 6pm-8pm, we'll feature local band Grove Acre . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one...

Reija Massey at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
8/2/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow present an evening of live music featuring singer-songwriter Reija Massey on Friday, August 2, 6:30pm-8:30pm.

Behind the expressive, smoky voice of Reija Massey is a 15 year old girl who...

Adult Potter's Wheel Night

 
8/2/19
 
$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 Friday night!

Matt Masih at Bulldog British Pub

 
8/2/19
 
 
Bulldog British Pub

Join Bulldog British Pub for Feel the Frequency Fridays, an evening of live music. Tonight we'll feature Santa Cruz singer-songwriter Matt Masih , leader of Matt Masih and the Messengers.

The Lang Street Band at Cibo Restaurant

 
8/2/19
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live music featuring the Lang Street Band, 9pm-12:30am. Lang Street is a group of experienced musicians who truly enjoy each other's talents and spirit; when performing,...

Lopez Presents Los Dareyes de la Sierra

 
8/2/19
 
 
Lopez Restaurante y Cantina

Lopez Restaurante y Cantina presents an evening of live music featuring the popular norteño group hailing all the way from Navojoa, Sonora, Mexico, Los Dareyes de la Sierra! Doors open at 9:30pm. Ages 21 and over only. Purchase advance...

The Global Big Latch On at MY Museum

 
8/3/19
 
free
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Breastfeeding moms and their babies are invited to MY Museum for the Global Big Latch On. Be part of an intl. event to break the world record for simultaneous breastfeeding and enjoy a raffle and panel discussion after. Please register online in advance.

22nd Annual Turkish Arts and Culture Festival 2019

 
8/3 - 8/4
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

All are welcome to the 22nd Annual Turkish Arts and Culture Festival for a weekend of free family fun, August 3 and 4, 11am-7pm, at Custom House Plaza. We'll have live music and folk dancing performances, Turkish food and drinks, and special activities for children.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Aug 04, 2019

DIY Terrarium Workshop

 
8/3/19
 
$20+
 
Petite Petal Co.

In this workshop we will show you how to make and care for your own terrarium. $20 reserves your seat. Containers, plants and decorative accessories will be sold a la carte

Paint with The Dali Expo

 
8/3/19
 
$35/$30
 
The Dali Expo

Join The Dali Expo for a monthly painting workshop presented by local artists, 4-6pm. The price is $35 per person ($5 discount for Dali Expo members). Supplies provided include a canvas, painting supplies, and museum admission.

Monterey Police: Public Safety Night 2019

 
8/3/19
 
free
 
Colton Hall Lawn

The Monterey Police Department is hosting a Public Safety Night! Everyone is invited to join your neighbors and public safety staff for a free BBQ with hot dogs, chips, and drinks plus bounce houses and lawn games. It's fun for the whole family!

Weekend Adult Potter's Wheel Night

 
8/3/19
 
$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 Saturday night!

The Pretty Not Terrible Art Show

 
8/3/19
 
 
Simply Smashing!

Simply Smashing is hosting an artist reception for local artist, Patrick Hofmeister. Come meet the artist and check out his art exhibition and...

Evenings by the Bay at Monterey Bay Aquarium, 2019

 
8/3/19
 
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium presents Evenings by the Bay , 6pm-8pm on Saturdays, June 29 - August 31. Stroll our galleries with fewer people as you listen to live musical performances. After 6pm, locals pay a special admission price ($25 per adult, $15 per child) - bring photo ID or proof or residence.

Eddie Gutierrez at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
8/3/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow present an evening of live music featuring Eddie Gutierrez on Saturday, August 3, 6:30pm-8:30pm.

Eddie Gutierrez is a singer, guitarist, and songwriter from Monterey County who's been supporting act for...

Carolina Lugo's & Carolé Acuña's Ballet Flamenco

 
8/3/19
 
Adults $22 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,...

VYBE at Cibo Restaurant

 
8/3/19
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live rock music featuring VYBE , 9pm-12:30am.

VYBE is a collaboration of talented, seasoned musicians who came together in early 2010 and have become...

Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market

 
8/4/19
 
 
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

BAPA Selfie League Finals for August 2019

 
8/4/19
 
$5
 
Lvl Up

Pinball fanatics! Join us for our monthly Bay Area Pinball Association playoffs! In order to qualify, you must submit a qualifying score in the current month's Bay Area Pinball Association (BAPA) Selfie League online leaderboard.

Campbell Brewing Company Industry Night

 
8/4/19
 
 
Campbell Brewing Company

Service industry people come and join us for a day of fun. Sign up for a free card and get 50% off your drink and food all day on Sunday at Campbell Brewing Company and Il Sogno. Not valid with other offers and specials.

Steve Ryan at Puma Road

 
8/4/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Steve Ryan on Sunday, August 4, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

King Trivia at Lvl Up

 
8/4/19
 
 
Lvl Up

Sunday nights are now King Trivia nights at Lvl Up! Come test your knowledge against the classiest game in town for prizes, bragging rights, and glory! It's 7PM every Sunday night!

FREE entry win prizes teams of 5 players...

Killer Queen Free Play Night

 
8/5/19
 
Free
 
Lvl Up

It's FREE PLAY night on the Killer Queen machine every Monday before the monthly Killer Queen Tournament that's held on the second Saturday of every month.

Summer Family Science Fun at Campbell Library

 
8/5/19
 
Free
 
Campbell Library

Ready to have a good time as a family? Join us for some science fun where you can work together to build something or solve aproblem. Teamwork is key! Registration is required an dopens 30 days prior.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
8/6/19
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market takes place rain or shine every Tuesday. Strolling along the three and a half blocks of Alvarado Street, you can find organic produce, fresh flowers, international food and pastries, arts and crafts, handmade jewelry, and clothing.

VinoPaint: California Crows

 
8/6/19
 
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Be inspired to create your own “California Crows“ art masterpiece at this wildly fun and creative art and food event at Tessora’s Bara di Vino in Downtown Campbell! All you need to bring is yourself. No experience necessary!

Play Wine Bingo at Sovino Wine Bar

 
8/6/19
 
$5
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Come to Sovino to play Wine Bingo! Really, it's everything you like about Bingo, with wine and Sovino vocabulary associated with the numbers. Come and learn a little, play a little, drink a little. There shall be prizes!

Drop-in Dungeons and Dragons Gaming

 
8/6/19
 
 
Lvl Up

Due to popular demand our weekly 7pm Dungeons & Dragons pick-up night will feature multiple campaigns to drop-in and join. New D&D players can gain experience every Tuesday night w/ the Dead Kobolds Society.

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
8/7/19
 
free
 
I Will Repair: Electronics Repair

Having problems with your computer or cellphone? Whether it's hardware or software related, please feel free to drop in and pick my brain for free between the hours of 1pm and 2pm on Wednesdays every week. I won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but I will aim to empower the community.

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
8/7/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents the musical duo Max and Bronwyn on Wednesday, August 7, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local...

Industry Upstairs at Water Tower Kitchen

 
8/7/19
 
 
Water Tower Kitchen

Introducing an industry night unlike any other! Industry Upstairs will take place every first Wednesday of the month. Come and enter a raffle to win one of our Liquor Lockers for a whole month. We even will throw in the first bottle!

Air for Ants at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
8/8/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents New York City's own Air for Ants. Blending alternative rock and jazz, the band provides a sensational exploration of sounds and impeccable music talent.

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
8/8/19
 
free
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

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.

Grapes of Laugh Featuring Nicole Tran

 
8/8/19
 
No Cover
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Join Tessora’s as we host our monthly live comedy show with Johnny Corn and his group of amazing comedians as they bring down the house. Nicole Tran headlines the August Grapes of Laugh show with Alessandra, Dave Coker, Hank Romero, Charlie Walker, and Dave Bressoud giving you even more reasons to laugh out loud.

"Next to Normal" at Paper Wing Theatre

 
8/8 - 8/11
 
$25/$15/$10
 
Paper Wing Theatre Company

Paraphrase Productions and Paper Wing Theatre Company present the Tony Award-winning musical Next to Normal. Performances are scheduled August 8-25 on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. (Sunday matinees do not include explicit language.)

Multi-day event ending on Sun Aug 11, 2019

Salsa Dancing at American Burger

 
8/8/19
 
$5
 
American Burger

Dance salsa at American Burger on Thursdays at 9pm! The session begins with a dance lesson. Fee is $5. All levels of dancers are welcome.

Local Honey Tastings at The Joseph Boston Store

 
8/9 - 8/10
 
 
The Joseph Boston Store

In partnership with Monterey Bay Food Tours, The Joseph Boston Store will be offering tastings of local honey from The Honey Ladies 11am-3pm on August 9, 10, 17, and 23.

All proceeds from sales of honey and candles by The Honey Ladies at The Boston Store will go to the fundraiser for Honey Ladies owners Wendy and Francisco, who were badly injured in the shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival.

Multi-day event ending on Sat Aug 10, 2019

Monterey Car Week Kick-Off 2019

 
8/9/19
 
free
 
Old Monterey

Monterey Car Week kicks off with a remarkable display of historic race cars on Alvarado Street! Come meet the drivers of these beautiful examples of racing history while enjoying great music and giveaways at this family-friendly event.

Classic Car Week Driver Reception at Cibo

 
8/9/19
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Ristorante Italiano is hosting a special Classic Car Week Driver Reception on Friday, August 9, 5pm-7pm. Come meet some of the drivers on our patio or inside Cibo's bar and enjoy complimentary appetizers and drink specials while the Car...

Grove Acre Performs at Puma Road

 
8/9/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Tastings and Tunes ! On Friday, August 9, 6pm-8pm, we'll feature local band Grove Acre . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one...

Johan Sotelo on the Terrace at Jacks Monterey

 
8/9/19
 
 
Jacks Monterey

Spend an evening under the stars enjoying live music, cocktails, small plates, and more on the terrace at Jacks Monterey. Tonight, talented singer-songwriter Johan Sotelo will perform 6pm-9pm.

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Kant, Part 3

 
8/9/19
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group will knuckle down this summer and focus in on Kant's The Critique of Pure Reason in four sessions. (Attend one session or all of them!) Discussions will be facilitated by Robert Kuhry, are free, and open to everyone.

Blue House at Tessora's

 
8/9/19
 
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Come for an evening of your favorite acoustic pop/rock covers and a great glass of wine! No cover, but there is a two item minimum.

Zack Freitas at Bulldog British Pub

 
8/9/19
 
 
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!

Babywearing 101

 
8/10/19
 
$25.00/per person
 
Tiny Tots Parent Resource Center

This 90 minute class is for new or expectant parents or those new to baby carriers. It covers all the babywearingbasics. We will discuss different carrier types, demonstrate proper use and positioning, and break down the advantages for each carrier type.

Killer Queen Tournament at LVL UP

 
8/10/19
 
$10/$50
 
Lvl Up

Join our monthly South Bay Killer Queen Arcade Tournaments at LvL Up! Every second Saturday of each month LVL UP hosts a 5v5 Killer Queen tournament for prizes.

Second Saturdays Artwalk and Entertainment

 
8/10/19
 
Free
 
Downtown Campbell

Join us for Second Saturdays! Come down, grab lunch, enjoy some live music, and discover something different from the usual with us at our monthly artwalk & street entertainment event. Scheduled street musicians for September are Strawberry Souls, Beagle at the Door, Duke Mantee and the Gold Money Band, and the Dream Achievers.

Comanche Cellars Wine Room Celebrates 1st Anniversary

 
8/10 - 8/11
 
 
Comanche Cellars Wine Room

Comanche Cellars Wine Room invites you to join us as we celebrate our first anniversary! August 10 and 11, come taste our brand new releases and enter our raffle to win a private tasting with our winemaker. We're open 2pm-9pm...

Multi-day event ending on Sun Aug 11, 2019

Monterey Comedy Improv at The Dali Expo Theater

 
8/10/19
 
$20/$17
 
The Dali Expo

Join The Dali Expo for a zany night of fun with The Monterey Comedy Improv Troupe. Tickets are $20 general admission, $17 for seniors and members of the military. Shows are appropriate for ages 16 and up.

Video Game Swap Meet at Lvl Up

 
8/11/19
 
 
Lvl Up

Buy, sell, trade video games, tabletop games, related gaming items at AFKgg Game Swap Meet #12 at LvL Up in Downtown Campbell.

Tom Faia and Kate Miller at Puma Road

 
8/11/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Tom Faia and Kate Miller on Sunday, August 11, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts....

Industry Night at the Vesper

 
8/12/19
 
 
The Vesper

Cheers to the crafts of hospitality, culinary and mixology....This night is for us!

Every Monday night in Downtown Campbell we do 15% off everything and $4 shots of Four Roses starting at 6pm for anyone who can show proof...

New Monterey Neighborhood Association Monthly Meeting

 
8/12/19
 
free
 
Hilltop Park Center

The New Monterey Neighborhood Association invites everyone to join us for the NewM NA's Monthly Meeting held in the Main Hall at Hilltop Park Center. City Planner Ande Flower will answer questions about the mixed use project at 300 Cannery Row. We’ll also discuss Accessory Dwelling Units.

Taco Tuesday at Peter B's Brewpub

 
8/13/19
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Summer tacos and beer never looked so good! Peter B’s is hosting a Taco Tuesday Celebration on August 13, 4:30pm-6:30pm. Enjoy tacos, margaritas, craft beer, and live music with DJ Pepe! Peter B’s patio is pet-friendly and open to all...

Brewery Tour at Peter B's Brewpub

 
8/13/19
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Peter B's has been brewing beer on-site for over twenty years. Every second Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm, go behind the scenes with one of our brewers and get an up-close look at our operations. $10 per person.

Preview RM Sotheby's Classic Car Auction 2019

 
8/14 - 8/17
 
$40
 
Monterey Conference Center

RM Sotheby's 2019 Classic Car Auction at Monterey Conference Center is hosting public previews on August 14, 10am-8pm, and August 15-17, 10am-4pm. With a focus on the top tier of the market, this auction will feature some truly amazing cars, including Astin Martins from around the world. Preview admission is $40.

Multi-day event ending on Sat Aug 17, 2019

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
8/14/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents the musical duo Max and Bronwyn on Wednesday, August 14, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local...

Care for Caregivers Therapy Group at ISGC

 
8/14/19
 
$30
 
Intimacy, Sexuality & Gender Center of Monterey

The Intimacy, Sexuality and Gender Center (ISGC) presents a Care for Caregivers Therapy Group for all caregivers. Meet others like you and share your story with those who can offer support, comfort, and shared common experience. Led by Stephen L. Braveman, LMFT, DST, and Wanda Braveman. Fee is $30 per session per person. Please phone to register, 831-375-7553.

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
8/15/19
 
free
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

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.

"Next to Normal" at Paper Wing Theatre

 
8/15 - 8/18
 
$25/$15/$10
 
Paper Wing Theatre Company

Paraphrase Productions and Paper Wing Theatre Company present the Tony Award-winning musical Next to Normal. Performances are scheduled on August 8-25 on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. (Note: Sunday matinees do not include explicit...

Multi-day event ending on Sun Aug 18, 2019

Salsa Dancing at American Burger

 
8/15/19
 
$5
 
American Burger

Dance salsa at American Burger on Thursdays at 9pm! The session begins with a dance lesson. Fee is $5. All levels of dancers are welcome.

Weekend Sale at Liv's Baby Boutique

 
8/16 - 8/18
 
 
Liv's Baby Boutique and Accessories

Liv's Baby Boutique & Accesories invites you to join us for our Three-Day Sale, August 16-18! Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, we'll be offering up to 25% off everything the store. We're open 11am-6pm on Friday and Sunday and 11am-8pm on...

Multi-day event ending on Sun Aug 18, 2019

Steven Shook at Puma Road

 
8/16/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Steven Shook on Friday, August 16, 6pm-8pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Austin Metreyeon on the Terrace at Jacks Monterey

 
8/16/19
 
 
Jacks Monterey

Kick off the weekend and spend a Friday evening under the stars enjoying live music, cocktails, small plates, and more on the terrace at Jacks Monterey. Tonight, singer-songwriter Austin Metreyeon will perform 6pm-9pm.

Our new, pet-friendly terrace...

Steve Earle and The Dukes at Golden State Theatre

 
8/16/19
 
$44-$88
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Steve Earle and The Dukes. Come hear Earle and his current (perhaps best-ever) bunch of Dukes as they take on the songs from Earl's new album, Guy , with a spirit of reverent glee and invention. Tickets are $44-$88.

Grove Acre at Bulldog British Pub

 
8/16/19
 
 
Bulldog British Pub

Bulldog British Pub presents a night of eclectic covers performed by Grove Acre, a band named after the street in Pacific Grove where they roomed together in their youth.

Lower Presidio Historic Park Walking Tour: Focus on the Buffalo Soldiers

 
8/17/19
 
$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 the legendary 9th Cavalry, the Buffalo Soldiers. Tours meet in front of the Presidio of Monterey Museum. Reservations required. $20 for adults, $15 for kids (age 10-15).

Local Honey Tastings at The Joseph Boston Store

 
8/17/19
 
 
The Joseph Boston Store

The Joseph Boston Store is holding tastings of honey by The Honey Ladies on August 17 and 24. Wendy Towner and Francisco Aguilera, the husband and wife team behind The Honey Ladies, were selling their wares at the Gilroy Garlic Festival when they were shot and received extensive injuries.

The Boston Store will donate all proceeds from the sale of our Honey Ladies products to Wendy and Francisco's Go Fund Me campaign to cover their expenses during their long recovery. We're also accepting cash donations for the fund.

Dali's Alley at The Dali Expo

 
8/17/19
 
free
 
The Dali Expo

The Dali Expo presents Dali's Alley. Discover over a dozen different vendors selling a variety of crafts - everything from fine art, jewelry, and books, to clothing, soaps, and more.

Lilify Welcomes Kristina Kada of Satomi Studio

 
8/17/19
 
 
Lilify

Lilify welcomes Kristina Kada of Satomi Studio. Kristina Kada's handcrafted jewelry is inspired by the vital balance of energy and precision in the natural world. She translates her ideas into brass, sterling silver, and 14k and 18k gold by using classic fabrication techniques to meld freehand elements with original castings, using reclaimed metal and responsibly-mined gemstones whenever possible.

The Bar Method Gun Violence Prevention Fundraiser Class

 
8/17/19
 
$30+
 
The Bar Method

There will be a special fundraiser class at the Bar Method in Campbell on Saturday, August 17th at noon. You can attend a class at the Bar Method for a donation of $30 or more that will be collected for...

Author Event: Hot Shot by Sheldon Siegel

 
8/17/19
 
N/A
 
Recycle Bookstore

Recycle Book Club is pleased to announce that we'll be joined by NYT Bestselling author, Sheldon Siegel for our book club meeting in August. He'll be joining us to discuss his upcoming legal mystery novel, Hot Shot .

Kris Angelis at Puma Road

 
8/17/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents award-winning singer-songwriter Kris Angelis from L.A. Enjoy wine tastings and wines by the glass or bottle while listening to her great music.

Rainbow Lounge: LGBTQ+ Hang Out at Old Capitol Books

 
8/17/19
 
$5
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books is partnering with Monterey Peninsula Pride to host a monthly hang out for LGBTQ+ folks age 18 and up on the third Saturday of the month at 7pm. Join us and enjoy tunes and chill vibes. Admission...

Cabana Boys at Tessora's

 
8/17/19
 
No Cover
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Enjoying the Cabana Boys with a nice bottle of wine on a hot summer night... It doesn't get any better than this! Dog Days of Summer 2019 Tour.

No cover. 2 item minimum.

Sam Pace and The Gilded Grit at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
8/17/19
 
no cover charge
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Bon Ton L'Roy's presents Sam Pace and The Gilded Grit , on tour from Austin, Texas. In the past few years, Sam Pace has placed in the Top 10 of the Austin Music Awards for Musician of the Year, Best Song, Best Album, Best Blues/Soul/Funk Band, and Best Guitar Player.

Comedy Improv Show

 
8/17/19
 
$20 general; $17 elders & military
 
The Dali Expo Dream Theater

Comedy Improv Show

At The Dali Expo Dream Theater

5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey

SHOWS EVERY SECOND AND LAST SATURDAYS OF THE MONTH ...

Screening of "A Boy Named Charlie Brown" at Osio Theater

 
8/18/19
 
 
Osio Theater

Charlie Brown returns to the big screen for the 50th anniversary of A Boy Named Charlie Brown , and Osio Theater invites you to join us for one day only - Sunday, August 18 - as we celebrate the anniversary...

Grove Acre Performs at Puma Road

 
8/18/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Tastings and Tunes ! On Sunday, August 18, 5pm-7pm, we'll feature local band Grove Acre . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one...

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
8/20/19
 
$40/$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. Fee is $40 in advance, $50 at the door. All materials, instruction, and a glass of wine are included.

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
8/21/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents the musical duo Max and Bronwyn on Wednesday, August 21, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local...

Winemaker Dinner Featuring Storrs Winery

 
8/21/19
 
$68
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Tessora’s we will be teaming up with Storrs' wine manager Dave Tudor to bring you an outstanding 4 course dinner event. Storrs Winery is located in the Pleasant Valley district of Corralitos on the western foothills of Mount Madonna in...

Lecture on the History and Restoration of the Royal Presidio Chapel in Monterey

 
8/21/19
 
free
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

The Old Monterey Foundation presents a free lecture on the history and restoration of the Royal Presidio Chapel given by William Breen. San Carlos Catherdral is the longest continuously operating house of worship on the West Coast, witnessing the past 249 years of Monterey’s history.

Aireene Espiritu at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
8/22/19
 
$10 suggested donation
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents singer/songwriter Aireene Espiritu, bringing you an evening of stomping, swaying original music influenced by Latin/African rhythms, American folk, bluegrass picking, and gospel music. $10 suggested donation.

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
8/22/19
 
free
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

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.

"Next to Normal" at Paper Wing Theatre

 
8/22 - 8/25
 
$25/$15/$10
 
Paper Wing Theatre Company

This is the last weekend to see Paper Wing Theatre's production of Next to Normal , a groundbreaking musical addressing issues of mental health. Shows on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Aug 25, 2019

Salsa Dancing at American Burger

 
8/22/19
 
$5
 
American Burger

Dance salsa at American Burger on Thursdays at 9pm! The session begins with a dance lesson. Fee is $5. All levels of dancers are welcome.

Local Honey Tastings at The Joseph Boston Store

 
8/23/19
 
 
The Joseph Boston Store

In partnership with Monterey Bay Food Tours, The Joseph Boston Store will be offering tastings of local honey from The Honey Ladies 11am-3pm on: Friday, August 9; Saturday, August 10; Saturday, August 17; and Friday, August 23.

As many...

Tea, Honey, and Scones Pop-Up Party at The Joseph Boston Store

 
8/23/19
 
free
 
The Joseph Boston Store

The Joseph Boston Store is pleased to partner with the local tea shop Eddison and Melrose to offer a tasting of tea, honey, and scones on Friday, August 23, 11am-12:30pm.

Taste handcrafted English-style teas, elderberry teas, scones made by...

Tune-Up Strong Class at Prime Fitness

 
8/23/19
 
$10
 
BoxingStrong at Prime Fitness

Try the new Tune-Up Strong Class led by Masha at Prime Fitness. Work your whole body to the beat of your own drum. It's challenging, effective, and fun! Only $10. Register in advance.

Johan Sotelo on the Terrace at Jacks Monterey

 
8/23/19
 
 
Jacks Monterey

Kick off the weekend and spend a Friday evening under the stars enjoying live music, cocktails, small plates, and more on the terrace at Jacks Monterey. Tonight, singer-songwriter Johan Sotelo will perform 6pm-9pm.

Our new, pet-friendly terrace...

Steve Ryan at Puma Road

 
8/23/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Steve Ryan on Friday, August 23, 6pm-8pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Kant, Part 4

 
8/23/19
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group will knuckle down this summer and focus in on Kant's The Critique of Pure Reason in four sessions. (Attend one session or all of them!) Discussions will be facilitated by Robert Kuhry, are free, and open to everyone.

Hootenanny! at Tessora's

 
8/23/19
 
No Cover
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

We'll be bringing the sweet acoustic rock & pop hits back to Tessora's in Downtown Campbell on Friday 8/23 from 7-10pm. Come on down for some dinner, wine & beer. It'll be a damn fine time! No cover, but there...

Max and Bronwyn at Bulldog British Pub

 
8/23/19
 
 
Bulldog British Pub

Hear local singer-songwriter duo Max and Bronwyn at Bulldog British Pub. Both classically trained musicians, they perform pop, jazz, blues, folk, rock, country, and everything in between.

VYBE at Cibo Restaurant

 
8/23/19
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live rock music featuring VYBE , 9pm-12:30am.

VYBE is a collaboration of talented, seasoned musicians who came together in early 2010 and have become...

California Made Scavenger Hunt In Downtown Campbell

 
8/24/19
 
$25/$50
 
Manresa Bread Cafe

Downtown Campbell is the next stop in a series of scavenger hunts organized by San Jose's Event Shop Design! Each hunt is designed to help you discover the unique charms of each of the chosen hunt locations and the Downtown Campbell one will guide you through a day of exploring our shops and eateries that feature goods made in California.

Meet The Doulas

 
8/24/19
 
$10/family
 
Tiny Tots Parent Resource Center

Come learn how a Doula can help you have a more positive birth and postpartum experience, and meet and greet several local Doulas.

Dried Wreath Workshop

 
8/24/19
 
$65
 
Petite Petal Co.

In this class you will learn to create your own wreath with a variety of dried florals and greenery. All materials are included in cost and you get to take home a dried wreath for your home that will stay beautiful for months!

Voice Recital by Claire Gendler at Monterey Museum of Art

 
8/24/19
 
$10/$5
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Join the Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street for Claire Gendler’s Master of Fine Arts Voice Recital. This unique artistic collaboration will combine musical, visual, and movement arts in a celebration of traditional and jazz/pop works by Sir Arthur...

Monterey Bay Aquarium: Family Seashore Sleepover

 
8/24/19
 
$95/$125
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium invites you to join us for a Family Seashore Sleepover on September 1, 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.

Mello Cello at Puma Road

 
8/24/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Mello Cello . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Music has no boundaries for Mello Cello,...

Tipperary at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
8/24/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents an evening of live Celtic music featuring Tipperary on Saturday, August 24, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Tipperary is a lively band comprised of five musicians from different musical backgrounds, all of whom love the Celtic tradition.

Sound Escape at The Dali Expo

 
8/24/19
 
 
The Dali Expo

The Dali Expo hosts Sound Escape, a local showcase of ambient music and atmospheric soundscapes, conceived by local artists Jeddy Grant (Morticai) and Jake Padorr. Includes liquid light shows and projections by Lumiere Alchemical.

Macrame Semi Circle Wall Hang Workshop

 
8/25/19
 
$65
 
Petite Petal Co.

Petite Petal and Chantel from Astilbe +May join forces for this beautiful wall hanging macrame workshop! In this class you will learn how to make a semi circle macrame wall hang adorned with beautiful recycled chiffon ribbons!

An Afternoon with Krafty Kombucha

 
8/25/19
 
Free
 
Campbell Library

Learn all about Kombucha at this informative talk Sunday @ 1pm in the Campbell Library community room!

Fishbowl Poetry Open Mic Featuring Qr Hand and Bill Vartnaw

 
8/25/19
 
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books hosts Fishbowl Poetry, an open mic event which opens with a featured poet (or two). Today we'll welcome guests Qr Hand of San Francisco and Bill Vartnaw of Petaluma. Readings begin at 2pm, open mic signups begin at 1:30pm.

Songbird Meadow at Puma Road

 
8/25/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Songbird Meadow on Sunday, August 25, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

A sweet...

I Love the 80s and 90s Party: Dinner and Drag Show at Bull and Bear

 
8/25/19
 
$20/$15
 
Bull and Bear Whiskey Bar and Taphouse

The Bull and Bear Whiskey Bar and Taphouse presents an I Love the 80s and 90s Party on Sunday, August 25. Join us for drink specials, a special dinner menu, music by DJ MAC, and a drag show featuring...

Play Wine Bingo at Sovino Wine Bar

 
8/27/19
 
$5
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Come to Sovino to play Wine Bingo! Really, it's everything you like about Bingo, with wine and Sovino vocabulary associated with the numbers. Come and learn a little, play a little, drink a little. There shall be prizes!

Guest Speaker Kate Wolovsky at Monthly Transgender Group Meeting at ISGC

 
8/27/19
 
$30
 
Intimacy, Sexuality & Gender Center of Monterey

ISGC presents a safe and confidential Transitional Support / Therapy Group on the 4th Tuesday of every month. Tonight we'll welcome guest speaker Kate Wolovsky, a therapist and vocal coach. Please call ISGC for an intake appointment, 831-375-7553.

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
8/28/19
 
 
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.

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
8/28/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents the musical duo Max and Bronwyn on Wednesday, August 28, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local...

Sip & Plant Night

 
8/28/19
 
$40
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Terrarium time for all you succulent lovers out there!

Petite Petal and Tessora's Barra di Vino are partnering up for a “Sip & Plant” workshop! Petite Petal will be teaching a workshop on how to make a "Succulent Terrarium"...

"The Office" Trivia Night at Sovino Wine Bar

 
8/28/19
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant is hosting a themed Trivia Night centered around the popular TV show The Office ! There will be prizes. Team size is limited to 6 people.

Justin Hayward at Golden State Theatre

 
8/28/19
 
$37-$66
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Justin Hayward. Known primarily as the vocalist, lead guitarist, and composer for the Moody Blues, his music has been heard the world over. Now is your chance to see him live in concert!

Fleet Feet Pub Run with Brooks Running

 
8/29/19
 
free
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Join Fleet Feet for a Pub Run with Brooks Running. We'll run 30 minutes out from the Fleet Feet shop and then 30 minutes back. Brooks will have their latest shoe ready for you to try on during your run/walk. Afterwards, we'll head to Fieldwork Brewing Co. for a drink.

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
8/29/19
 
free
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

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.

Salsa Dancing at American Burger

 
8/29/19
 
$5
 
American Burger

Dance salsa at American Burger on Thursdays at 9pm! The session begins with a dance lesson. Fee is $5. All levels of dancers are welcome.

Labor Day Sale at Work Horse Bicycles

 
8/30 - 9/2
 
 
Work Horse Bicycles

Work Horse Bicycles is holding its annual Labor Day Sale from Friday, August 30 through Monday, September 2, offering great deals including 20% off Giant Women's apparel, 20% off all Cervelo bikes, 20% off Zipp brand bike tires, 50% off the Giant Recon HL500 light, 15% off all bike helmets over $100, 15% off all Batch bicycles in stock, and more!

Multi-day event ending on Mon Sep 02, 2019

Labor Day Specials at Puma Road

 
8/30 - 9/2
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza, the new tasting room for Puma Road Winery, is offering some great Labor Day Specials being offered from Friday, August 30 through Monday, September 2.

Get our 2013 Cache Red Blend, 2013 Triumvirate Red...

Multi-day event ending on Mon Sep 02, 2019

Cat's Meow: Customer Appreciation Day!

 
8/30/19
 
 
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.

Fred McCarty on the Terrace at Jacks Monterey

 
8/30/19
 
 
Jacks Monterey

Kick off the weekend and spend a Friday evening under the stars enjoying live music, cocktails, small plates, and more on the terrace at Jacks Monterey. Tonight, singer-songwriter Fred McCarty will perform 6pm-9pm.

Our new, pet-friendly terrace...

Grove Acre Performs at Puma Road

 
8/30/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Tastings and Tunes ! On Sunday, August 30, 6pm-8pm, we'll feature local band Grove Acre . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one...

Kyle Kovalik and Richard Bryant at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
8/30/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents a CD release party for the acoustic Americana duo Two Rivers , featuring Kyle Kovalik and Richard Bryant, on Friday, August 30, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Come and enjoy intelligent songwriting, soaring vocals, inspired harmonies, wicked guitar,...

The Lang Street Band at Cibo Restaurant

 
8/30/19
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live music featuring the Lang Street Band, 9pm-12:30am. Lang Street is a group of experienced musicians who truly enjoy each other's talents and spirit; when performing,...

Tony Miles at Bulldog British Pub

 
8/30/19
 
 
Bulldog British Pub

Bulldog British Pub presents Feel the Frequency Fridays! Tonight we'll feature Tony Miles . After years of successful touring in much of the northeastern US, Tony Miles has chosen to take up residence in the Bay Area's fertile reggae medium.

Labor Day Weekend Sale at Fleet Feet

 
8/31 - 9/2
 
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Fleet Feet in Monterey is having a big sale this Labor Day Weekend, Saturday, August 31 through Monday, September 2. Come check out these awesome deals - there's lots of good stuff at astoundingly low prices! (Please note: all sales...

Multi-day event ending on Mon Sep 02, 2019

Earth Friendly Diaper Options

 
8/31/19
 
$10/ per family
 
Tiny Tots Parent Resource Center

The average baby will use approximately 6,000 diapers before they are potty trained. How we choose to diaper our baby has a tremendous and lasting impact on the environment.

In this one hour workshop, a Tiny Tots Diaper Service...

Monterey Bay Greek Festival 2019

 
8/31 - 9/2
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

All are welcome to the Monterey Bay Greek Festival, a long weekend of family fun featuring Greek cuisine, live Greek music, and Greek dancing August 31 - September 2 at Custom House Plaza. Hours are 11am-7pm on Saturday and Sunday and 11am-4pm on Monday. Admission is free.

Multi-day event ending on Mon Sep 02, 2019

End of Summer Sale at Luminata Books and Gifts

 
8/31/19
 
 
Luminata Books & Gifts

Luminata Books and Gifts invites you to celebrate the end of summer with us! Today, 2pm-4pm, we'll be offering 20% off everything in the store. Refreshments will be served.

Print at The Dali Expo

 
8/31/19
 
$35/$30
 
The Dali Expo

Liberate your creativity at this printmaking workshop, held on the last Saturday of every month, 4pm-6pm, at The Dali Expo. Tickets are $30 for Expo members, $35 for all others. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Monterey Bay Aquarium: Family Seashore Sleepover

 
8/31/19
 
$95/$125
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium invites you to join us for a Family Seashore Sleepover on September 1, 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.

Monterey Comedy Improv at The Dali Expo Theater

 
8/31/19
 
$20/$17
 
The Dali Expo

Join The Dali Expo for a zany night of fun with The Monterey Comedy Improv Troupe. Tickets are $20 general admission, $15 for seniors and members of the military. Shows are appropriate for ages 16 and up.