Events Calendar: 2022-02-01

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers Market

 
2/1/22
 
free
 
Old Monterey

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers Market is held on Alvarado Street every Tuesday, 4pm-8pm, featuring local produce, crafts, and food vendors. We're open rain or shine.

Covid testing is offered at the market, 4pm-6pm. Rapid tests are free for everyone, and PCR tests are free if you have health insurance. You can register online , but no appointment is necessary.

The market is no longer offering Covid vaccines . Looking for a place to get vaccinated or boosted? Please visit MyTurn.ca.gov .

Registration Deadline for Slowfiber Book Club Sew Along: "Slow Stitch"

 
2/1/22
 
$30
 
Slowfiber

Join Slowfiber owner Jaki Canterbury for a Slowfiber Book Club Sew Along featuring the book Slow Stitch: Mindful and Contemplative Textile Art by Claire Wellesley-Smith. We will meet on Zoom on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month, 5:30pm-6:30pm, Feb 24 - Apr 28. Fee is $30. Registration deadline is Feb 1.

The is not a class but a creative support and sharing book club. To participate, you need to be able to hand stitch. For more info and to register, visit the Slowfiber website .

Succulent Cork Heart Planters - Decor Workshop

 
2/1/22
 
$65
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Tessora's Barra di Vino along with Michelle from The Succulent Bar for a Heart Shaped Wine Cork and Succulent planter workshop. These Heart Shaped Planters are 10x10 inch in size and definitely a unique conversation piece!

WineDown Wednesday at Hula's

 
2/2/22
 
 
Hula's Island Grill

Celebrate WineDown Wednesdays at Hula's Island Grill! Every Wednesday, 12pm-9:30pm, all bottles of wine and sake are offered at half off. You're welcome.

Shine Bright @ St. Lucy School: Join us for Open House

 
2/2/22
 
 
St. Lucy School

Join us for Open House and learn about St. Lucy School and what it is like to be a St. Lucy Lightning family.

On Campus Open House

Wednesday, 2/2 1:30-3:30pm

Campus and K-8th Classroom Tour: 1:30pm...

Half Marathon Training Program Begins at Fleet Feet Monterey

 
2/2/22
 
$150
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Are you looking for a half marathon training community? Fleet Feet Monterey's 12-week Half Marathon Training Program begins Wednesday, February 2. No matter whether it's your first time or eleventh time running a half marathon, we are here to help you reach that finish line. All paces are welcome! Register here.

Participants will receive: weekly guidance on mileage and intensity; twice weekly in-person running meet ups (Wed at 6:00pm, Sat at 8am); access to a private Facebook Group with other training program participants; and a10% in-store discount at Fleet Feet Monterey.

Jazz Night with Zach Westfall at Savvy

 
2/3/22
 
 
Savvy Bar

Savvy Bar, Monterey's most authentic speakeasy, presents jazz bassist Zach Westfall every Thursday night at 8pm. Enjoy oak barrel-aged cocktails, small plates, and music in a comfortable lounge setting. Please visit our website to obtain the...

Kris Angelis at Puma Road

 
2/4/22
 
 
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.

VinoPaint: Everlasting Love Hearts Watercolor

 
2/4/22
 
$38/$48
 
VinoPaint Virtual Events

Welcome to our new Virtual Online Watercolor Workshop to celebrate February and learn the amazing techniques of "Everlasting Love" hearts watercolor paintings with vibrant color mixing and detailed fine brush techniques to achieve two stunning paintings in this...

The Breaux Show at Tessora's

 
2/4/22
 
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Your favorite rock covers performed by a very rocking trio. Simon, Chris, and Russ will entertain you out on Tessora's patio.

No cover, but there is a two item minimum for seating in Tessora's outdoor patio area.

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

 
2/4/22
 
 
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 hold 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.

The Joint Chiefs Perform at Pearl Hour

 
2/4/22
 
$10
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour presents a night of infectious grooves with The Joint Chiefs on Friday, February 4, 9pm-12am. $10 cover. Ages 21 and over only.

The Joint Chiefs are one of the most versatile and exciting dance bands...

Monterey Mile Race Series from Fleet Feet

 
2/5/22
 
$15
 
Dust Bowl Brewing - Parking Lot

Fleet Feet invites you to join us for the Monterey Mile Race Series, a 3-part road mile race series that will be held every other Saturday, January 8 - February 5. We will race a one mile stretch from the...

Songbird Meadow at Puma Road

 
2/5/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market

 
2/6/22
 
 
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.

Peter Martin with Ben Herod at Puma Road

 
2/6/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Poetry Workshop at Old Capitol Books

 
2/6/22
 
$10
 
Old Capitol Books

On the first Sunday of every month, 6pm-8pm, Old Capitol Books and Boukra Press host a poetry writing workshop. All levels are welcome. This is two hours of facilitated and structured poetry writing for only $10. Feedback given by trained and published poets.

Sunday Jazz Nights at Pearl Hour

 
2/6/22
 
$10
 
Pearl Hour

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

Campbell Museums Juried Art Show Open Submissions

 
2/7/22
 
 
Ainsley House

It's time for the Campbell Museums' biannual art show. This year's theme is "Reflection" and we encourage you to submit art that reflects (pun intended) the theme. Age categories for youth (6-17) and adults (18+) with 2D and 3D art accepted.

Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic at Monterey Conference Center

 
2/8/22
 
free
 
Monterey Conference Center

Monterey Fire Department is hosting a free Covid-19 vaccination clinic for ages 12+ at Monterey Conference Center on Tuesday, February 8, 2pm-6pm. The clinic will have all three vaccines available (Pfizer, Moderna, J&J) and can administer first, second, and booster doses as needed. Walk-ins are welcome, or you can register online here .

Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic at Monterey Conference Center

 
2/8/22
 
free
 
Monterey Conference Center

Monterey Fire Department is hosting a free Covid-19 vaccination clinic for ages 12+ at Monterey Conference Center on Tuesday, February 8, 2pm-6pm. The clinic will have all three vaccines available (Pfizer, Moderna, J&J) and can administer first, second, and booster doses as needed. Walk-ins are welcome, or you can register online here .

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
2/11/22
 
 
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...

Saturday Morning Fun Run at Fleet Feet Monterey

 
2/12/22
 
Free
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Everyone is welcome to join Fleet Feet Monterey on our Saturday Morning Fun Runs. 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 abilities. All are welcome - the more, the merrier! Run or walk as you wish.

Orchid Saloon at Puma Road

 
2/12/22
 
 
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.

Esteban Restaurant: Valentine's Weekend Dinner

 
2/12/22
 
 
Esteban Restaurant

Grab your loved ones and enjoy a special Valentine’s Dinner at Esteban Restaurant, available nightly with indoor and outdoor seating, February 12-14. Reservations begin at 5pm - phone 831-375-0176 to reserve your table.

Guests can savor our Valentine’s Prix Fixe Dinner Menu or choose a la carte dishes from Esteban Restaurant’s California-inspired Spanish menu.

Celebrate Valentine's Weekend with Alligator at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
2/12/22
 
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse presents a Valentine's weekend appearance by Alligator , the legendary Blues, Zydeco, and Cajun guitar and fiddle player. Our special menu tonight will featured tastes of Argentina and New Orleans. Advance reservations recommended, 831-375-6958.

AFKxp Game Swap - Buy Sell Trade Games

 
2/13/22
 
FREE
 
AFKxp Tech and Game Center

Buy, sell, trade video games, tabletop games, related gaming items at the AFKxp Game Swap. Vendors will have all kinds of games and other collectible items available for purchase.

Dates: Sunday, February 13 and 20
Admission:...

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
2/13/22
 
 
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.

Pelvic Health Workshop at Om Studios

 
2/14/22
 
$20/$25
 
Om Studios

Om Studios presents a pelvic floor workshop with Dr. Kyle Hartman, a pelvic floor and perinatal physical therapist, who will discuss the anatomy and functions of the pelvic floor specifically during pregnancy as well as considerations for postpartum rehabilitation. Kyle...

Celebrate Valentine's Day with the Dave Holodiloff Duo at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
2/14/22
 
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse presents a Valentine's Day performance by the Dave Holodiloff Duo, featuring Dave Holodiloff (mandolin, vocals) and Michael Martinez (piano). Our special menu tonight will featured tastes of Argentina and New Orleans. Cover charge is $20. Advance reservations recommended, 831-375-6958.

Nourison Rug Sale at Poppleton's

 
2/17/22
 
 
Poppleton's Interiors

Poppleton's is holding a sale on select Nourison rugs February 17-22 featuring 35% off the manufacturer's suggested retail price. We're open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm, and Sun, 12pm-5pm.

The Bassment at Pearl Hour

 
2/17/22
 
$15
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour presents The Bassment, a Monterey based, ever-changing improvisational jam band fusing hip hop, neo-soul, and funk...with an emphasis on funk. $15 cover charge.

Sam Cauthorn at Puma Road

 
2/18/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Art Show at The Pearl Works: "Sustaining"

 
2/18/22
 
free
 
The Pearl Works

Emerging Artists Alliance Monterey and The Pearl Works present an open house and art show entitled Sustaining: Our World, Our Community, Ourselves on Friday, February 18 at 6pm. All are welcome. Please RSVP online here - proof of vaccination is required.

Peter Martin and Zach Westfall at Puma Road

 
2/20/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Banff Mountain Film Festival 2022 at Golden State Theatre

 
2/20/22
 
$25
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre hosts the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. Journey to exotic locations, paddle the wildest waters, and climb the highest peaks tonight in a selection of films from the 2021-2022 Banff Mountain Film Festival.

Blood Drive at Hilltop Park Center

 
2/25/22
 
free
 
Hilltop Park Center

Red Cross blood drives are held once a month at Hilltop Park Community Center. The next one will be on Friday, February 25, 10am-2pm. Please consider registering to donate blood.

To schedule your appointment visit redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code "Monterey" or call 1-800-733-2767. Because of COVID-19, no walk-ins will be accepted.

Mardi Grass Weekend

 
2/25 - 3/1
 
Free
 
Cloud City Supply

The Mardi Grass spirit is alive and well in Campbell!

Show us your beads at Cloud City Supply February 25th - March 1st and get a free gift with any purchase.

Multi-day event ending on Tue Mar 01, 2022

VinoPaint: Dragonfly Bliss – Virtual Mixed Media Online Painting Class

 
2/25/22
 
$38/$60
 
VinoPaint Virtual Events

Be inspired to create your own “Dragonfly Bliss” mixed media painting creation, a layered and optimist inspired masterpiece for this wildly fun and creative Virtual Online Class! You will receive your own individual 5″ x 13″ preprimed stretched canvas...

Benny Bassett at Puma Road

 
2/25/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents songwriter Benny Bassett . 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: Mary Wollstonecraft

 
2/25/22
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group has returned to Old Capitol Books ! This month, we're going to discuss key passages from Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792). Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

DJ Sick James at Pearl Hour

 
2/25/22
 
$5
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour presents DJ Sick James on Friday, February 25 at 9pm. $5 cover charge.

Sick James has opened for such acts as Ice-T, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Sir Mix-A-Lot, KRS-One and many more at various venues such as the House of Blues, Viper Room, The Independent, The Roxy, Key Club and many more.

Kid's Outdoor Hero Run and Obstacle Course

 
2/26/22
 
$25
 
Colton Hall Lawn

The Monterey Firefighters Community Foundation presents a Kid’s Hero Run and Obstacle Course for ages 17 and under, 8:30am-11:30am in front of Colton Hall. Grouped by age, kids will run through a city block lined with an inflatable obstacle course!

Fee is $25 per child - register online here . Proceeds will support youth organizations throughout Monterey County.

Sej Miles at Puma Road

 
2/26/22
 
 
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.

Glenn Bell at Puma Road

 
2/27/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Local guitarist Glenn Bell...

Chez Noir Pop-Up at Pearl Hour

 
2/27/22
 
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour invites you to experience the upcoming seafood-centric Carmel restaurant, Chez Noir , at pop-ups on February 27 and March 6 at 7pm. Walk-ins welcome. First come, first served.