Events Calendar: 2021-09-01

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
9/2/21
 
free
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Come to Bon Ton L'Roy's every Thursday, 7pm-10pm, and share some music at our Open Mic Night. Join this friendly, supportive group of people for a fun, low-key evening of originals and covers and make some new friends.

Catalyst Consignment's First Anniversary Sale

 
9/3 - 9/5
 
 
Catalyst Consignment

Catalyst Consignment is celebrating our First Anniversary this Labor Day Weekend! To thank our community we're holding a storewide sale with lots of great clothing and accessories for women and men. Sale runs Fri-Sun (9/3-9/5), 11am-6pm.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Sep 05, 2021

MendBar Happy Hour Fridays at Slowfiber

 
9/3/21
 
$5-$10
 
Slowfiber

Join Slowfiber for our MendBar Happy Hour taking place every Friday, 5:30pm-8pm, at the shop. Fee is $5-$10, sliding scale. Please register in advance.

At Happy Hour, we get to fix our buttons, rip, runs, holes, hems, etc. and have fun together. Slowfiber has all the materials you need and they're included in the price. Limited experience is o.k. - you'll develop skills.

Book Signing for "Women on Waves" by Jim Kempton

 
9/3/21
 
 
On the Beach Surf Shop

On The Beach Surf Shop is kicking off Labor Day Weekend with a book signing party for "Women on Waves" by Jim Kempton, 5pm-7pm.

The first edition of the book is already sold out, so you can only buy it at this event until the second run comes out. Books sold tonight will be signed personally by the author and we'll have special deals in the shop.

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
9/3/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Linda Arceo is an...

Friday Night Magic at Mythic Games

 
9/3/21
 
$16
 
Mythic Games Monterey

Friday Night Magic is back at Mythic Games Monterey! Come join us at the shop for Magic: The Gathering. Tonight at 6pm will be Innistrad: Midnight Hunt, $16 fee, 3 rounds. Proof of vaccination is mandatory.

POSTPONED: Buddy Guy at Golden State Theatre 2021

 
9/3/21
 
$59-$99
 
Golden State Theatre

THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL MARCH 4, 2022. Golden State Theatre hosts the legendary Buddy Guy on Friday, September 3 at 8pm. Tickets are $59-$99. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

At age 82, Buddy Guy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a pioneer of Chicago's fabled West Side sound, and a living link to the city's halcyon days of electric blues.

Back Lot Poetry: A Monthly Open Mic at Old Capitol Books

 
9/3/21
 
 
Old Capitol Books

We know that some of you have been fantasizing about gathering in dark parking lots. With strangers. To read poetry. Let Old Capitol Books help you with that.

We're now holding monthly Poetry Open Mic Nights on the first Friday of every month at 9pm in the parking lot behind our building (at 499 Calle Principal). Hosted by Brian Sheffield.

Saturday Morning Fun Run at Fleet Feet Monterey

 
9/4/21
 
Free
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Saturday Morning Fun Runs have returned to Fleet Feet Monterey! Every Saturday we meet at the shop at 8am and take 15 minutes to socialize before we get moving. This free program is for people of all ages and all abilities. Everyone is welcome - the more, the merrier! Run or walk as you wish.

Free Yoga Class on Colton Hall Lawn

 
9/4/21
 
free
 
Colton Hall Lawn

Blue Zones Project Monterey County presents a free yoga class with instructor Ariel Johnson on the lawn in front of Colton Hall on Saturday, September 4, 10am-11am. Learn how moving naturally can add years to your life!

Pop-Up at Franklin Street Collaborative: Azucar con T

 
9/4/21
 
 
Franklin Street Collaborative

In September, Franklin Street Collaborative is celebrating summer with special pop up events featuring small, independent bakers every Tuesday, 4pm-7pm, and Saturday, 11am-2pm. On September 4, we'll feature Azucar con T and their delightful baked goods.

Modern Saturday at Mythic Games

 
9/4/21
 
$10
 
Mythic Games Monterey

Dust off those paper Modern cards or break in the new Modern Horizons 2 powerhouses. At Mythic Games Monterey, we're celebrating Magic: The Gathering Modern Constructed every Saturday in August at 1pm. 3 rounds, $10 entry fee, 16 person limit. Proof of full vaccination mandatory. Register 30 minutes in advance with the official Companion app.

Zhjon at Puma Road

 
9/4/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Latin Dancing at American Burger

 
9/4/21
 
$10/$15
 
American Burger

Latin Dancing Nights have returned to American Burger. Come enjoy salsa, bachata, and more! Doors open at 9pm, when we'll begin with a dance lesson with Tanya. All levels of dancers are welcome. Face masks are recommended.

In September, we'll gather on Sat 9/4, Fri 9/10, Thu 9/16, and Thu 9/23. Cover charge is $10 on Thu, $15 on Fri & Sat.

Weekly Farmers' Market at the Campbell Community Center

 
9/5/21
 
Free
 
Campbell Community Center

The weekly Campbell Farmers' Market is back on its usual day and time, but is being held at an alternate site during the Covid-19 pandemic. For health and safety reasons, the market cannot be held in Downtown Campbell and has been moved nearby to the parking lot of the Campbell Community Center.

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
9/5/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents guitarist Adam Astrup and vocalist Miranda Perl. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Sunday Jazz Nights at Pearl Hour

 
9/5/21
 
$10
 
Pearl Hour

Every Sunday, Pearl Hour cocktail bar presents an evening of live jazz music featuring the Zach Westfall Group, 8pm-12am. $10 cover. Ages 21 and over only.

Volunteer for Del Monte Beach Cleanup

 
9/7/21
 
free
 
Monterey Bay Park

Join Blue Zones Project Monterey County, City of Monterey Parks Division, and the Monterey Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation as we help one of our local beaches recover from the holiday weekend.

At 3:30pm you'll find us at Monterey Bay Park with buckets and trash pickers in hand. Bring your enthusiasm - we'll provide everything else. All ages are welcome!

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers Market

 
9/7/21
 
free
 
Old Monterey

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmer's Market is back! The market has returned to Alvarado Street every Tuesday, 4pm-8pm, featuring local produce, crafts, and food vendors. We'll be open rain or shine.

Every Tuesday, 4pm-6pm, the market is offering free Covid vaccines (all three - Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J) and free rapid antigen Covid testing (PCR tests also available). No appointment necessary - just show up.

Pearl Hour's Second Anniversary Party

 
9/7/21
 
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour is turning 2 and we're throwing a party! Open 5pm-12am, we'll be serving our best cocktails, our best bites, and our best tunes and we want all our best friends to be there. (That's you!)

The Late Night Libations Band will play 5pm-7pm, The BASSment will play 8pm-10pm, and Chef Alec Moreno will be serving little bites from 5pm until they're sold out.

Plantar Fasciitis Screening at Fleet Feet

 
9/8/21
 
free
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

If you've been experiencing any sort of foot pain or heel pain and you have been wondering what it could be, come see a physical therapist from Terrapin Physical Therapy at Fleet Feet Monterey on Wednesday, September 8, 3pm-6pm. This...

Peter B's First Annual Pigskin Palooza

 
9/9/21
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Are you ready for some football and Peter B’s First Annual Pigskin Palooza? On Thursday, September 9, 4pm-6pm, Peter B’s Brewpub and The Hippo 104.3 are teaming up for an adult scavenger hunt at Peter B’s!

Enjoy food and...

Max Crist at Puma Road

 
9/10/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Chris Botti at Golden State Theatre 2021

 
9/10/21
 
$59-$89
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents the Grammy Award winning trumpeter and composer Chris Botti , who honed his craft performing and recording with stars like Frank Sinatra, Buddy Rich, Paul Simon, and Sting. Tickets are $59-$89. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

Latin Dancing at American Burger

 
9/10/21
 
$10/$15
 
American Burger

Latin Dancing Nights have returned to American Burger. Come enjoy salsa, bachata, and more! Doors open at 9pm, when we'll begin with a dance lesson with Tanya. All levels of dancers are welcome. Face masks are recommended.

In September,...

Orchid Saloon at Puma Road

 
9/11/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Orchid Saloon, featuring musicians Chelsea Riddle and Glenn Bell. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Celebrate Grandparents Day at MY Museum

 
9/12/21
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Grandparents can be a huge part of any child's life and that's why we give them their own day of celebration! Join MY Museum on Sunday, September 12, during our 10am-12 pm or 1pm-3pm sessions for a special "Grandparent &...

Peter Martin at Puma Road

 
9/12/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Peter Martin is a...

The History of the Mt. Umunhum Almaden Air Force Station

 
9/13/21
 
$10
 
Online

Discover the history of this fascinating Bay Area historic landmark and enjoy a slideshow of amazing historic photos of this Cold War radar station when it was in operation between 1958 and 1980.

Slowfiber: Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Machine

 
9/14/21
 
$90
 
Slowfiber

Update: Space in this class has sold out. If you're interested in our next sewing machine class, please contact Slowfiber. Slowfiber presents Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Sewing Machine on Tuesdays, 5pm-7pm, Sept. 14-28. Space is limited - please register online . Fee is $90.

This class is designed for beginners or those who haven't sewn in a long time and want to relearn. You'll choose your project with the help of instructor Jaki Canterbury.

Chamber Luncheon with Canine Companions

 
9/15/21
 
$30-$40
 
Villa Ragusa

Canine Companions is leading the service dog industry so our clients and their dogs can live with greater independence. We provide service dogs to adults, children and veterans with disabilities and facility dogs to professionals working in healthcare, criminal justice and educational settings. Since our founding in 1975, our dogs and all follow-up services are provided at no cost to our clients.

Monterey Parking - Virtual Town Hall for Businesses

 
9/15/21
 
free
 

The City of Monterey is hosting two virtual community town hall meetings to discuss parking issues in Monterey. There will be a Business Community Meeting on Wednesday, September 15, 2pm-4pm, and a Residential Parking Community Meeting on Thursday, September 16,...

"Sardines Go to War!" - A Monterey History Talk from Monterey Public Library

 
9/16/21
 
free
 
Monteery Public Library - online

Join Monterey Public Library as we kick off Cannery Row Days: Sweet Thursday Hooptedoodles with Historian Tim Thomas as we explore Monterey’s rich historic past. On September 16, 4pm-5pm, Tim will discuss the rise and fall of Cannery Row’s fishing industry and the direct impacts of two World Wars. This event will be held on Zoom. Please register online in advance.

Monterey Parking - Virtual Town Hall for Residents

 
9/16/21
 
free
 

The City of Monterey is hosting two virtual community town hall meetings to discuss parking issues in Monterey. There will be a Business Community Meeting on Wednesday, September 15, 2pm-4pm, and a Residential Parking Community Meeting on Thursday, September 16,...

Campbell CERT Academy - Weeknights

 
9/16/21
 
Free
 
Campbell Community Center

Will you be prepared to help your family, neighbors, or co-workers if a major earthquake or wildfire hits our area?

When the next big earthquake or wildfire hits, local police, fire, and ambulance services will be overwhelmed with massive...

Latin Dancing at American Burger

 
9/16/21
 
$10/$15
 
American Burger

Latin Dancing Nights have returned to American Burger. Come enjoy salsa, bachata, and more! Doors open at 9pm, when we'll begin with a dance lesson with Tanya. All levels of dancers are welcome. Face masks are recommended. Cover charge is $10.

Geoffrey's Diamonds Grand Opening Celebration

 
9/17/21
 
 
Geoffrey's Diamonds and Goldsmith

Come join us for our grand opening ceremony at our brand new showroom in Downtown Campbell! We moved, but only a couple of doors down. We'll be serving complimentary charcuterie , snacks, refreshments, and Geoffrey's Exclusives cocktails at our beautiful open-air patio bar in the back .

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
9/17/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Linda Arceo is an...

Alcatraz Island: 200 Years on the Rock

 
9/17/21
 
$10
 
Online

Alcatraz Island: 200 Years on the Rock is an illustrated history of Alcatraz Island from its discovery by Spanish explorers through today's status as a world-renown National Park site.

DJ Hanif Wondir at Pearl Hour

 
9/17/21
 
$10
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour welcomes DJ Hanif Wondir on Friday at 8pm. Come enjoy an exciting set with live projection mapping (a.k.a. trippy visuals) designed by Hanif to accompany his genre-crossing musical experience. Cover charge is $10.

Volunteer for the Downtown Old Monterey Cleanup!

 
9/18/21
 
free
 
Calle Principal Parking Garage

Save Our Shores and the Foolish Times invite you to help us clean up Downtown Old Monterey streets on Coastal Cleanup Day, 9am-12pm. That's right, in addition to cleaning up beaches, we're extending the effort to our beloved Downtown!

Check in at 9am at the parking garage at 468 Calle Principal. Please register online so we know to expect you. There's an after party for volunteers, 1pm-3pm - sign up for the after party here.

Campbell CERT Academy - Weekends

 
9/18/21
 
Free
 
Campbell Community Center

Will you be prepared to help your family, neighbors, or co-workers if a major earthquake or wildfire hits our area?

When the next big earthquake or wildfire hits, local police, fire, and ambulance services will be overwhelmed with massive...

Peter B's Brewpub: 25th Anniversary Celebration

 
9/18/21
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Peter B's Brewpub invites you to join us on Saturday, September 18, 2pm-10pm, to celebrate our 25th birthday and kickoff Oktoberfest.

We'll have: Happy Hour all day; a live broadcast with KRML, 2pm-4pm; special Oktoberfest brew; outdoor games in the beer garden; a brewery tour at 4pm with Natalie Mika, our head brewer; and hourly raffles, 3pm-9pm.

Oktoberfest Celebration Begins at Peter B's Brewpub

 
9/18/21
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Peter B's Brewpub is celebrating Oktoberfest with specials September 18 - October 3. Get Peterhosen Oktoberfest Lager for $8 and grilled bratwurst with mashed potatoes, sour kraut, and grain mustard for $12. Wear your Lederhosen to Peter B's during our...

Sej Miles at Puma Road

 
9/18/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents award-winning singer-songwriter Sej Miles, whose musical influences draw from gospel, blues, and folk. Join us for wine tasting and wines by the glass or bottle while you enjoy this up and coming talent.

Y&T at Golden State Theatre 2021

 
9/18/21
 
$39-$99
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre hosts Y&T on Saturday, September 18 at 8pm. Tickets are $39-$99. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

Before Mötley Crüe, before RATT, even before...

Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day at MY Museum

 
9/19/21
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Did you know that Talk Like a Pirate Day is on Sunday, September 19? So gather 'round, landlubbers, and learn the pirate lingo. Join us for a pirate scavenger hunt and a special craft during our during our 10am-12 pm...

Ainsley House Garden Concert with Amy D

 
9/19/21
 
$25
 
Ainsley House

The Campbell Museum Foundation and the San Jose Guitar School of Music present Amy D, Jazz, Soul, World, and R & B Vocalist in the Ainsley House Garden.

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
9/19/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents guitarist Adam Astrup and vocalist Miranda Perl. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Beauty and Bubbles at Comanche Cellars Wine Room

 
9/20/21
 
$20
 
Comanche Cellars Wine Room

Comanche Cellars Wine Room invites you to join us for Beauty and Bubbles, an evening of beauty and wine, on Monday, September 20 at 5:30pm. $20 admission fee includes a glass of sparkling Pet Gnat and small bites. A la...

Ladies' Night at Sovino: PJs and Pino

 
9/22/21
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Women, what’s better than drinking wine in your pajamas? Drinking wine in your pajamas at Sovino! Join us for our first ever PJs and Pinot Party for women on Wednesday, September 22, 6pm-9pm. Bring a girlfriend (or meet some new...

Pearl Hour: Monterey Jazz Festival After Hours

 
9/23 - 9/26
 
$10
 
Pearl Hour

The Monterey Jazz Festival has partnered with venues around the Monterey Peninsula to bring jazz to the community all weekend long. Pearl Hour will be hosting groups September 23 - 26, 10pm-12am. $10 cover charge.

Thursday, Sept 23,...

Multi-day event ending on Sun Sep 26, 2021

Max Crist at Puma Road

 
9/24/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Max Crist. 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: Kierkegaard

 
9/24/21
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group has returned to Old Capitol Books ! This month, we're going to discuss Kierkegaard's On the Concept of Anxiety . Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Movie in the Park!

 
9/24/21
 
Free
 
John D. Morgan Park

Movie in the Park Tomorrow! Grab your blankets and low-back chairs and head out to John D Morgan Park for a movie under the stars this Friday, September 24th. "Yes Day" rated PG will begin when the sun goes down...

John Vicino at Puma Road

 
9/25/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

John Vicino started his...

Judy Collins at Golden State Theatre 2021

 
9/25/21
 
$29-$59
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre welcomes legendary singer-songwriter Judy Collins , who is esteemed for her imaginative interpretations of traditional and contemporary folk standards and her own poignant original compositions. Tickets are $29-$59; to purchase, please click here .

Peter Martin at Puma Road

 
9/26/21
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Peter Martin is a...

King Trivia at LVL UP

 
9/26/21
 
Free
 
Lvl Up

King Trivia nights are back at Lvl Up! Come test your knowledge against the classiest game in town for prizes from Pruneyard Cinemas, AFKxp, and LvL Up!

SEA.LVL Performs at Pearl Hour

 
9/27/21
 
$5
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour presents SEA.LVL, featuring Glenn Bell on guitar and Schuyler Horn on trumpet, for an evening of instrumental R&B music on Monday, September 27 at 8pm. $5 cover. Ages 21 and over only.

Paella on the Patio

 
9/29/21
 
$35/$55
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Tessora’s is opening up another delicious paella night due to popular demand! Join us on September 29th starting at 6pm for an afternoon on our patio while enjoying some delicious paella! We will be offering an a la carte plate or a full meal experience.