Events Calendar: 2019-12-01

Ice Skating by the Bay 2019

 
12/1/19
 
$13/$11
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays along the scenic coastline at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, November 22 - January 5. At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Cameron Karren at Puma Road

 
12/1/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local guitarist and alternative punk singer Cameron Karren. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Monterey County Youth Museum: $2 Tuesday!

 
12/3/19
 
$2
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

The Pebble Beach Company Foundation and Nancy Buck Ransom Foundation sponsor MY Museum ’s $2 Tuesdays! These reduced admission days are offered on the first Tuesday of every month to all Monterey County residents. Please bring current identification to verify your residence.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market for the Holidays

 
12/3/19
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

Visit the Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market during the holidays! Open rain or shine every Tuesday, 4pm-7pm, it’s the perfect place to find handcrafted items and gourmet products for holiday gift-giving and fresh produce for holiday meals.

Lindsay Beery at Puma Road

 
12/3/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local singer-songwriter Lindsay Beery. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Beerwalk - Downtown Campbell 2019

 
12/4/19
 
$35/$40
 
Downtown Campbell

For the first time in seven years, The Beerwalk will bring the spirit of Christmas to Downtown Campbell! Explore the unique boutique shops, art studios, and great restaurants within the community, all while sipping on great beers.

Latin Dance Night at Campbell Brewing

 
12/4/19
 
 
Campbell Brewing Company

Every Wednesday night is Latin Dance Night with a live DJ at Campbell Brewing Company from 9pm until closing.

Enjoy $7 double margaritas and $6 fresh fruit mojitos!

Thirsty Thursdays

 
12/5/19
 
 
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!

21 & Over Gingerbread House Extravaganza 2019

 
12/5/19
 
$40
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum invites adults ages 21 and over to our Gingerbread House Extravaganza. Fee includes food, a drink ticket, and a bare gingerbread house with plenty of sweet decorations to add. Reservations required.

4-Pack Friday at Spread!

 
12/6/19
 
 
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...

Christmas on the Wharf 2019

 
12/6 - 12/8
 
free
 
Fisherman's Wharf

Monterey Fisherman's Wharf Association presents Christmas on the Wharf on Fridays (4pm-9pm), Saturdays (9am-9pm), and Sundays (1pm-6pm), December 6-23.

Festivities will include holiday entertainment, free visits with Santa, wandering characters including holiday princesses, and a dazzling array of holiday...

Multi-day event ending on Sun Dec 08, 2019

Historic Downtown Traditional Tree Lighting on Colton Hall Lawn 2019

 
12/6/19
 
Free
 
Colton Hall Lawn

All are cordially invited to the Historic Downtown Monterey’s Traditional Tree Lighting Celebration, featuring carols, candles, cookies, cider, music, and good cheer. Join us on the lawn in front of Colton Hall to share in this traditional, much-loved Monterey holiday celebration.

Adult Potter's Wheel Night

 
12/6/19
 
$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!

Ornament Painting

 
12/7/19
 
25.00
 
The Art Beat

During the workshop, you will paint four flat holiday themed ornament pieces with our special glazes. The pieces will be fired becoming vibrant and shiny ready to be hung on the tree. Drop the kids off or make your own!...

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
12/7/19
 
 
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...

34th Annual Carol of Lights Celebration

 
12/7/19
 
FREE
 
Downtown Campbell

Come to the streets of Downtown Campbell for the 34th anniversary of the annual Carol of Lights celebration in Campbell! The Carol of Lights is a free, non-commercial and family oriented event for the community to help kick off the holiday season. For the kids, we'll have a snow play area, Santa visits, a petting zoo, bounce houses, arts and crafts, and face painting.

Weekend Adult Potter's Wheel Night

 
12/7/19
 
$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!

The Charities at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
12/7/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge presents The Charities , a band from Hermosa Beach, California influenced by vintage jazz, old Motown soul, funk, disco, and R&B. They'll sure to get you up on your feet and dancing!

Kids' Gingerbread House Extravaganza 2019 at MY Museum

 
12/8/19
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Monterey County Youth Museum invites children to get festive this holiday season and join us in decorating your own gingerbread houses on Sunday, December 8, 9:30am-11:30am. There will be lots of icing and candy canes, swirly twirly gum drops, and...

Cameron Karren at Puma Road

 
12/8/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local guitarist and alternative punk singer Cameron Karren. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Killer Queen Free Play Night

 
12/9/19
 
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.

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market for the Holidays

 
12/10/19
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

Visit the Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market during the holidays! Open rain or shine every Tuesday, 4pm-7pm, it’s the perfect place to find handcrafted items and gourmet products for holiday gift-giving and fresh produce for holiday meals.

Lindsay Beery at Puma Road

 
12/10/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local singer-songwriter Lindsay Beery. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Play Wine Bingo at Sovino Wine Bar

 
12/10/19
 
$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!

Portola Hotel & Spa's Winter Wonderland

 
12/12/19
 
 
Portola Hotel & Spa

Portola Hotel & Spa invites you and your family to enjoy the magic of this holiday season with our Winter Wonderland, December 13-25, offering a variety of holiday treats, entertainment, activities, a visit from Santa, dining experiences, and more. Please...

Christmas on the Wharf 2019

 
12/13 - 12/15
 
free
 
Fisherman's Wharf

Monterey Fisherman's Wharf Association presents Christmas on the Wharf on Fridays (4pm-9pm), Saturdays (9am-9pm), and Sundays (1pm-6pm), December 6-23.

Festivities will include holiday entertainment, free visits with Santa, wandering characters including holiday princesses, and a dazzling array of holiday...

Multi-day event ending on Sun Dec 15, 2019

Christmas in the Adobes 2019

 
12/13 - 12/14
 
$25/$2
 
Custom House Store

Christmas in the Adobes on December 13 & 14 is Monterey's signature holiday event! Stroll the streets of Monterey and stop in at any one of 23 decorated adobes with soft holiday lights, entertainment, and Christmas refreshments. The event supports Monterey State Historic Park children's educational programs.

Tickets are $25 per night for adults, $2 for children ages 6-17 when accompanied by a paying adult, and free for children age 5 and under.

Multi-day event ending on Sat Dec 14, 2019

Max and Bronwyn at Puma Road

 
12/13/19
 
 
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...

Babywearing 101

 
12/14/19
 
$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.

Killer Queen Tournament at LVL UP

 
12/14/19
 
$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

 
12/14/19
 
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 November are Lavender Fields, the Rose Peddlers, D and F Octave.

Paint a Holiday Mug or Plate

 
12/14/19
 
$40
 
The Art Beat

Spend a Winter afternoon snug inside painting your choice of mug or plate while sipping spiced cider and nibbling on cookies.

Drop off the kids or stay and create one too!

Comedy Improv Show at The Dali Expo

 
12/14/19
 
$20/$16
 
The Dali Expo

Join us for a comedy improv show on the second and last Saturday of every month at The Dali Expo's Dream Theater. The Peninsula's premier improv troupe uses audience suggestions and volunteers to create hilarious scenes right on the spot...

TubaChristmas! 2019 at Monterey Conference Center

 
12/15/19
 
Free
 
Monterey Conference Center

The tubas are back for TubaChristmas! This free holiday concert features the spectacular resonance of over 50 tubas in one fabulous setting. It's a toe-tapping, finger-snapping, and soul-stirring sing-along concert of your favorite holiday carols.

Cameron Karren at Puma Road

 
12/15/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local guitarist and alternative punk singer Cameron Karren. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Steven Shook at Puma Road

 
12/15/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market for the Holidays

 
12/17/19
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

Visit the Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market during the holidays! Open rain or shine every Tuesday, 4pm-7pm, it’s the perfect place to find handcrafted items and gourmet products for holiday gift-giving and fresh produce for holiday meals.

Lindsay Beery at Puma Road

 
12/17/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents local singer-songwriter Lindsay Beery. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Christmas on the Wharf 2019

 
12/20 - 12/23
 
free
 
Fisherman's Wharf

Monterey Fisherman's Wharf Association presents Christmas on the Wharf on Fridays (4pm-9pm), Saturdays (9am-9pm), and Sundays (1pm-6pm), December 6-22, plus on Monday, December 23, 10am-5pm.

Festivities will include holiday entertainment, free visits with Santa, wandering characters including holiday princesses,...

Multi-day event ending on Mon Dec 23, 2019

Earth Friendly Diaper Options

 
12/28/19
 
$10/ per family
 
Tiny Tots Parent Resource Center

In this one hour workshop, a Tiny Tots Diaper Service diapering expert will present various options for more eco-friendly diapering. This class will provide information on Compostable Diaper Service at Tiny Tots, and an overview of the most common cloth diapering systems available commercially.

Joe and Hope at Puma Road

 
12/28/19
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Central Valley musicians Joe and Hope. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to some great music.

Herodotus Fishgoat at East Village Coffee Lounge

 
12/28/19
 
 
East Village Coffee Lounge

East Village Coffee Lounge and Kiki Wow present an evening of live music Herodotus Fishgoat, featuring local favorites Ryan Masters, Ben Herod (of The Suborbitals) along with a array of illustrious friends on Saturday, December 28, 7pm-9pm.

Comedy Improv Show at The Dali Expo

 
12/28/19
 
$20/$16
 
The Dali Expo Dream Theater

Join us for a comedy improv show on the second and last Saturday of every month at The Dali Expo's Dream Theater. The Monterey peninsula's premier improv troupe uses audience suggestions and volunteers to create hilarious scenes right on the...

Roblox Create Camp for Kids at Code Ninjas

 
12/30 - 1/3
 
$249.99/$69.99
 
Code Ninjas

Code Ninjas presents a Roblox Create Camp, December 30 - January 3, 10am-2pm each day. You may register your child for the full 5-day camp, or for a single day. Fee is $249.99 for 5 days, $69.99 for 1 day....

Multi-day event ending on Fri Jan 03, 2020