Events Calendar: 2019-09-01

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

Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market

 
9/1/19
 
 
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

Sensory TRiBE at Puma Road

 
9/1/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Sensory TRiBE on Sunday, September 1, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Sensory TRiBE...

King Trivia at Lvl Up

 
9/1/19
 
 
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...

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
9/3/19
 
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

 
9/3/19
 
$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.

MIIS Lecture: A Brief History of the World (and Ocean) Public Trust

 
9/3/19
 
free
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a free lecture by Dr. Mike Orbach entitled A Brief History of the World (and Ocean) Public Trust on TTuesday, September 3, at 6pm in Room 102 in the McGowan Building on the...

Drop-in Dungeons and Dragons Gaming

 
9/3/19
 
 
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.

Industry Upstairs at Water Tower Kitchen

 
9/4/19
 
 
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!

Author Event: Last Summer by Kerry Lonsdale

 
9/4/19
 
Free
 
Recycle Bookstore

Recycle Book Club is pleased to welcome bestselling author, Kerry Lonsdale, to our book club meeting at Recycle Bookstore in Downtown Campbell. She will be coming to sign autographs and discuss her upcoming suspense novel, Last Summer .

Thirsty Thursdays

 
9/5/19
 
 
Spread Deli & Bottles

Join us every at Spread Deli and Bottles every Thursday for Thirsty Thursday, where our Happy Hour extends through closing!

$2 off all 16oz draft beer

$2 off all Draft Wine

We'll see you soon!

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
9/5/19
 
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.

Paper Wing Theatre: 6th Annual Play Reading Series

 
9/5 - 9/8
 
free
 
Paper Wing Theatre Company

Paper Wing Theatre Company presents Six Plays to Sunday , our 6th annual play reading series featuring California playwrights, stretching September 5-8. Admission to the series is free so no tickets are necessary, but space is limited.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Sep 08, 2019

Salsa Dancing at American Burger

 
9/5/19
 
$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!

 
9/6/19
 
 
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...

Monterey Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival 2019

 
9/6 - 9/8
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

This year will mark the 86th annual Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival honoring the local fishermen of Monterey, past and present. Enjoy three days of wonderful Italian food and drink and amazing entertainment, September 6-8 at Custom House Plaza. Hours are Friday, 3pm-10pm; Saturday, 10am-10pm; and Sunday, 10am-6pm. Admission is free.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Sep 08, 2019

First Friday Street Entertainment

 
9/6/19
 
Free
 
Downtown Campbell

First Fridays is Downtown Campbell's monthly street entertainment event. Featured musicians for August 2019 are The King and Us (Elvis lives!), Lavender Fields,the newly formed Randy Sauro Band, and Ricardo and Kozue.

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
9/6/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Max and Bronwyn...

Adult Potter's Wheel Night

 
9/6/19
 
$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!

Paint with The Dali Expo

 
9/7/19
 
$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.

Weekend Adult Potter's Wheel Night

 
9/7/19
 
$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!

Positive Discipline Class Begins at Monterey County Youth Museum

 
9/8/19
 
 
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.

Steven Shook at Puma Road

 
9/8/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Steven Shook on Sunday, September 8, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Killer Queen Free Play Night

 
9/9/19
 
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.

"Chasing the Thunder": Film Screening and Discussion at MIIS

 
9/10/19
 
free
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

On Tuesday, September 10 at 6pm, Middlebury Institute of International Studies hosts a screening of the anti-poaching documentary Chasing the Thunder followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers at Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building on the campus...

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
9/12/19
 
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.

Long Gone John at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
9/12/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow present an evening of live music featuring Long Gone John on Thursday, September 12 at 7pm.

Long John Gone is a hard travellin', folk singin', blue feelin', fingerpickin', tall tale...

Salsa Dancing at American Burger

 
9/12/19
 
$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.

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
9/13/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Max and Bronwyn...

Scholze Park Community Center Open House and Information Fair

 
9/14/19
 
free
 
Scholze Park Community Center

Scholze Park Community Center invites you to join us for our Open House and Information Fair. At this free event you'll learn more about the activities and services available for adults in our community. Enjoy a fun afternoon of activities, entertainment, informational presentations, and more.

Fall Sidewalk Sale in Downtown Campbell

 
9/14/19
 
 
Downtown Campbell

Hey, it's our annual Spring Sidewalk Sale! Come check out what our merchants have pushed out to the curb for your bargain hunting pleasure on Saturday Septemer 14h and Sunday, September 15th.

Meet The Doulas

 
9/14/19
 
$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.

Fall Floral Arrangement Workshop

 
9/14/19
 
$85
 
Petite Petal Co.

Join Petite Petal for a hands on workshop where we will show you how to compose a beautiful fall inspired arrangement. Learn how to create elegant and unexpected compositions by layering different textures and colors with seasonal materials. Explore a...

Babywearing 101

 
9/14/19
 
$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.

Code Ninjas Monterey Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

 
9/14/19
 
free
 
Code Ninjas

The Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce invites you to join us for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Code Ninjas Monterey! Enjoy cake, Revival ice cream, and light refreshments. There will be multiple giveaways including free...

Killer Queen Tournament at LVL UP

 
9/14/19
 
$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

 
9/14/19
 
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 August are Cadillac Jack Band, Randy Sauro and Chris Bevridge, and Sea 7 Live.

Flower Crown Workshop | 9.14.19 | 2:00 PM — Petite Petal

 
9/14/19
 
$75
 
Petite Petal Co.

Hands on workshop where you learn how to make a boho floral halo. This halo has a cluster of flowers on one side. We show you how to wire and place flowers so it is balanced. This wokshop Includes all...

Fun Night Dive with Bamboo Reef

 
9/14/19
 
$25
 
Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

Bamboo Reef is holding a night dive in Monterey Bay. Come and dive the beautiful kelp forests at night, and keep an eye out for all the new critters who come out under the cover of darkness! Light & Motion will be onsite to showcase their dive lights. Fee is $25. Phone 415-362-6694 to register.

Bamboo Reef Fun Dive: Boat Dive in Monterey Bay

 
9/15/19
 
$90
 
Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

Join Bamboo Reef Dive Shop for a boat dive in Monterey Bay aboard the Beachhopper II . Fee is $90. All fun dives are two tank dives. Divers must provide their own equipment (available for rent), c-card, and a sense of adventure. Space is limited so give us a call to reserve your spot, 415-362-6694.

New Monterey Block Party 2019

 
9/15/19
 
free
 
Trinity Christian High School

Join the New Monterey Neighborhood Association for a summer block party on Sunday, September 15, 1pm-4pm, on the lawn of Trinity Christian High School. There will be a bounce house, food trucks, music, and more!

Bring the family and get to know your neighbors as well as folks from Monterey Police and Fire Departments and enjoy the bounce house, live music, food, and information booths. And everyone can join in the spike ball tournament! It's all free, just remember to bring your own blanket or chair.

Kiyoe Wakabayashi at Puma Road

 
9/15/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents jazz singer Kiyoe Wakabayashi on Sunday, September 15, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts....

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
9/17/19
 
$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.

MIIS Student Presentations: Growing Green Businesses and Decarbonizing Freight

 
9/17/19
 
free
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents presentations by Mohammad Farid Kayali and Preethi Poola, two students in MIIS's International Environmental Policy program, who will talk about their summer fellowships covering two topics: growing the number of certified California Green Businesses,...

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
9/19/19
 
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

 
9/19/19
 
$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.

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
9/20/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Max and Bronwyn...

Community Composting Workshops

 
9/21/19
 
Free
 
City of Campbell

Composting is not only great for those who use the compost, but also has many environmental benefits as well. Compost reduces greenhouse gases, improves soil quality, and helps clean contaminated soil. These classes are beneficial to our community gardeners and...

Rainbow Lounge: LGBTQ+ Hang Out at Old Capitol Books

 
9/21/19
 
$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...

Sin-aesthetic at The Dali Expo

 
9/21/19
 
$20
 
The Dali Expo

Mortecai (Jeddy Grant) and Padorr present Sin-aesthetic, an atmospheric feast of sensual delight at The Dali Expo on Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22, at 8pm. Admission is $20. For mature audiences only.

Mortecai and Padorr concoct aural...

Boscoe's Brood at Puma Road

 
9/22/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Sam Regalado, the face and creator of...

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Peter B's Brewpub

 
9/24 - 9/25
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Peter B's Brewpub on September 24 and 26 and October 1 and 2. We'll have specials all night long including 25 oz. mugs for $8 (excludes specialty and barrel-aged ales) and a dish of grilled bratwurst with...

Multi-day event ending on Wed Sep 25, 2019

Brewery Dinner at Peter B's Brewpub

 
9/24/19
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Peter B's Brewpub invites you to join us for a four-course Brewer's Dinner celebrating our 23rd anniversary on Tuesday, September 24 at 6pm. Fee is $60 plus tax and gratuity per person; $40 plus tax and gratuity for Mug Club...

MIIS Lecture: Searching for Lost Sharks

 
9/24/19
 
free
 
MIIS, McGowan Building

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a free lecture by David A. Ebert entitled Searching for Lost Sharks on Tuesday, September 24, at 6pm in Room 102 in the McGowan Building on the campus of MIIS.

The public’s...

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
9/25/19
 
 
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.

2019 Downtown Campbell Fall Wine Walk

 
9/25/19
 
$38
 
Downtown Campbell

$38 and 30 beautiful wines will await you in Downtown Campbell for a glorious night of wine tasting. Call up your friends and let your wine glass be your guide to the charming shops and eateries of Downtown Campbell at our annual Fall Wine Walk.

City of Campbell State of the City 2019

 
9/26/19
 
Free
 
Campbell Community Center

Please join us as Mayor Rich Waterman presents the 2019 State of the City Address. Learn about the City's upcoming projects, recent accomplishments and recognize outstanding citizens in our community.

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
9/26/19
 
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

 
9/26/19
 
$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.

Cat's Meow: Customer Appreciation Day!

 
9/27/19
 
 
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.

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
9/27/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Max and Bronwyn...

Earth Friendly Diaper Options

 
9/28/19
 
$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...

Lighthouse District Sidewalk Sale 2019

 
9/28/19
 
 
Lighthouse District

New Monterey's Lighthouse District invites you to join us 11am-5pm for a district-wide Sidewalk Sale, featuring great deals at locally-owned retail shops up and down Lighthouse Avenue from Reeside to David. There will be a lot of sales inside stores, but some of the best bargains will be out on the curb for easy browsing.

Print at The Dali Expo

 
9/28/19
 
$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.

Lighthouse Movie in the Park: Hitchcock's "The Man Who Knew Too Much"

 
9/28/19
 
free
 
Scholze Park Community Center

The Lighthouse District is hosting a free outdoor screening of the Alfred Hitchcock film, The Man Who Knew Too Much , starring Doris Day and Jimmy Stewart. The film will be shown at 7:30pm in front of the Scholze Park Community Center. You're welcome to come early and bring a picnic! Remember to dress warmly and bring blankets and/or chairs. No pets or alcohol.