Events Calendar: 2022-03-01

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers Market

 
3/1/22
 
free
 
Old Monterey

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers Market is held on Alvarado Street every Tuesday, 4pm-7pm, 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 .

WineDown Wednesday at Hula's

 
3/2/22
 
 
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.

Youth Cooking Class - Street Food Round the World

 
3/2/22
 
 
Campbell Community Center

Join Cooking Round the World next week for a 5 week cooking class as we will be cooking street foods from around the world! Trying street foods is an integral part of traveling to new places, and it’s a delicious window into new cultures.

Sam Cauthorn at Puma Road

 
3/4/22
 
 
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.

First Friday Street Entertainment

 
3/4/22
 
Free
 
Downtown Campbell

First Fridays is Downtown Campbell's monthly street entertainment event. Each month on the first Friday of the month, we schedule bands or musicians to play along the sidewalk.

Buddy Guy at Golden State Theatre 2022

 
3/4/22
 
$59-$99
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre hosts the legendary Buddy Guy on Friday, March 4 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

 
3/4/22
 
 
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.

Saturday Morning Fun Run at Fleet Feet Monterey

 
3/5/22
 
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 all abilities. All are welcome - the more, the merrier! Run or walk as you wish.

The Upcycled Quilt - A Hand Stitching Workshop at Slowfiber

 
3/5/22
 
$60
 
Slowfiber

Slowfiber presents a 4-hour workshop led by Lyn Sandberg entitled The Upcycled Quilt: A Hand Stitching Class Using the Siddhe People's Style of Construction Commonly Known as Kawandi . Held on the first Saturday of every month, March - May, 12pm-4pm. Please register on the Slowfiber website .

Zhjon at Puma Road

 
3/5/22
 
 
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.

Taj Mahal at Golden State Theatre 2022

 
3/5/22
 
$39-$79
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Grammy-winning musician Taj Mahal on Saturday, March 5 at 8pm. Tickets are $39-$79 - to purchase, please click here. A legendary artist, Taj Mahal has pursued and elevated the roots of blues music with boundless devotion and skill for more than 50 years.

Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market

 
3/6/22
 
 
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

 
3/6/22
 
 
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

 
3/6/22
 
$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.

Chez Noir Pop-Up at Pearl Hour

 
3/6/22
 
 
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.

Sunday Jazz Nights at Pearl Hour

 
3/6/22
 
$10
 
Pearl Hour

Every Sunday, Pearl Hour cocktail bar presents an evening of live jazz music featuring the Zach Westfall Group, 9pm-12am. $10 cover. Ages 21 and over only.

Freediving: Line Diving Sessions with Bamboo Reef

 
3/10/22
 
 
Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

Bamboo Reef invites you to fine tune your freediving skills with a line diving session in Monterey! These sessions are for freedive students and certified freedivers looking to practice diving on the line while under instructor supervision.

We’ll meet...

Doll Making Workshop at Slowfiber: Create Your Alter Ego

 
3/11/22
 
$60
 
Slowfiber

Have you ever googled doll making or self-portrait dolls? An endless menagerie of possibilities is what you will find! In this workshop at Slowfiber on March 11, 9am-12pm, we'll explore the ideas around a possible alternative "you" in the form...

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
3/11/22
 
 
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...

MendBar Happy Hour Fridays at Slowfiber

 
3/11/22
 
$5-$10
 
Slowfiber

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

Mend Bar Happy Hour, is where we upcycle, recycle and repair garments. Each week covers a particular skill and offers a chance for a fresh look in your closet. Supplies are included in the price. You'll develop skills as you go free from judgement in a supportive and fun environment.

Paint & Create Party for Kids at Locally Lit

 
3/12/22
 
$45
 
Locally Lit Candle Bar

Locally Lit Candle Bar presents a Paint and Create Party for Kids ages 7 and up. Fee is $45 per child, which includes all supplies. Please register on our website.

In this workshop, we'll each create a custom candle with Johnny Wicks Candle Company and then Jess from Progress Not Perfection Paint Parties will walk us through making an acrylic painting.

Second Saturdays Street Entertainment + Pop-up Shopping

 
3/12/22
 
Free
 
Downtown Campbell

Every Second Saturday of the month, Downtown Campbell books street musicians to entertain you and many of our shops invite pop-up vendors to add some extra adventure to the shopping hunt.

Orchid Saloon at Puma Road

 
3/12/22
 
 
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.

Watch Monterey Bay Football Club at Britannia Arms

 
3/12/22
 
 
Britannia Arms of Monterey

Pro soccer has come to Monterey! Britannia Arms invites you to watch the Monterey Bay Football Club here on Saturday, March 12 at 6:30pm. The Union will play the Phoenix Rising FC in Arizona.

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
3/13/22
 
 
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.

Jazz Night at MidiCi: Jaqui Hope & Bill Spencer

 
3/13/22
 
 
MidiCi

MidiCi Monterey invites you to join us for Jazz Night every Sunday, 5pm-8pm. Tonight we'll feature Jaqui Hope and Bill Spencer.

Come and enjoy our appetizers, soups, salads, pizzas, paninis, and desserts while you listen to local jazz musicians...

2022-2023 Pre-School Registration Begins

 
3/15/22
 
 
Campbell Community Center

It's that time of year to start planning for pre-school for the fall! Registration for the 2022-2023 school year will begin on March 15th at 10 AM for Campbell Residents and March 16th for everyone!

VinoPaint Event "Dragonfly Bliss" Painting

 
3/15/22
 
$50.00 - $60.00
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

This new Dragonfly painting is a beautiful spring and summer themed mixed media and 3D style painting. Learn the basics and the art of how to create your own amazing handpainted masterpiece. Presented to you by local artist and designer Sonya Paz.

St. Patrick's Day Sale at BookBuyers

 
3/17/22
 
 
BookBuyers Monterey

March 17-20, BookBuyers is holding a sale in honor of Saint Patrick's Day! Buy 2 books, get 1 book free. Buy 1 movie, get 1 movie free (DVD and Blu-Ray). We're open Sun-Thu, 11am-7pm, and Fri & Sat, 11am-8pm.

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Peter B's Brewpub

 
3/17/22
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Eat, drink, and wear green at Peter B's Brewpub on Thursday, March 17, 4pm-10pm in honor of St. Patrick’s Day! We'll be serving holiday favorites like Reuben on Rye, Green Beer, Paddy's Irish Whiskey Shots and Irish Car Bombs all night long.

Shake the Shamrock

 
Canceled
 
Free
 
Cloud City Supply

Join Cloud City Supply for a St. Paddy's Day celebration. Come sample our Minty Lime CBD Refresher and enjoy music by Simon Santiago from the Breaux Show. We'll also have some special deals so you can save some green.

Celebrate St Patrick's Day with the Dave Holodiloff Celtic Trio at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
3/17/22
 
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with beautiful music by the Dave Holodiloff Celtic Trio at Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse at 7pm. $20 cover charge. Reservations recommended, 831-375-6958.

Tonight, hear Dave Holodiloff (mandolin, vocals), Michael Martinez (piano) and Elijjah McCullar (fiddle, banjo), perform a broad range of classic Celtic music. We'll offer our full dinner menu plus tonight's special, Shepherd's Pie.

Kris Angelis at Puma Road

 
3/18/22
 
 
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.

Hootenanny at Tessora's

 
3/18/22
 
No Cover
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Hootenanny's playing on the patio at Tessora's.

Nuff said.

NAUI Rescue Scuba Diver Class at Bamboo Reef

 
3/19/22
 
 
Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

Do you feel comfortable dealing with an underwater emergency? In Bamboo Reef Dive Shop's monthly NAUI Rescue Scuba Diver Class, you'll learn how to recognize stress, prevent accidents, and master practical techniques to conduct rescues and provide emergency care. Visit our website for more information and to register.

Monterey Parks Cutting Day and Horticultural Fair 2022

 
3/19/22
 
free
 
Colton Hall Lawn

Monterey Parks Division presents the 65th Annual Cutting Day and Horticultural Fair on the lawn in front of Colton Hall, held rain or shine. In addition to a bounty of cuttings, exhibits this year will include information on native plants, drought resistant plants, propagation, drip irrigation, and more. Free tree seedlings will be given away!

Whalefest Monterey 2022

 
3/19/22
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

Whalefest is an educational and entertaining family-friendly event held at and around Custom House Plaza and Old Fisherman's Wharf on March 19 and 20, 11am-5pm. It includes fun activities for all ages, live music, boat displays, and dozens of fascinating marine-related interactive exhibits by numerous local organizations.

Embroidered Tapestry Weaving Workshop for Beginners at Slowfiber

 
3/19/22
 
$75
 
Slowfiber

In this beginning tapestry weaving workshop at Slowfiber, 12pm-4pm, you'll create a woven bouquet! Learn to prepare a hoop, make a woven background, and embellish it with embroidered flowers, creating a beautiful piece of art to hang on your wall. Fee is $75, all supplies included. Register on the Slowfiber website .

John Vicino at Puma Road

 
3/19/22
 
 
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...

Yachtley Crew at Golden State Theatre 2022

 
3/19/22
 
$20/$25/$35
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre presents Yachtley Crew on Saturday, March 19 at 8pm. General admission tickets are $20 for the floor, $35 for the front upper balcony, and $25 for the back upper balcony. For more...

David Rey Cota at Savvy

 
3/20/22
 
 
Savvy Bar

Savvy Bar presents music by singer and guitarist David Rey Cota during our Sunday brunch service today. Brunch is served 11am-5pm. David performs 12pm-3pm.

Monterey Church Free Family Movie: Disney's Encanto

 
3/20/22
 
free
 
Golden State Theatre

Monterey Church invites you to join us for a free screening of Disney's Encanto at Golden State Theatre on March 20 at 4pm. No registration required. Doors open at 3:30pm. Encanto is rated PG.

Peter Martin and Zach Westfall at Puma Road

 
3/20/22
 
 
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.

Comanche Cellars: Vertical Wine Tasting, Tempranillo

 
3/21/22
 
$25
 
Comanche Cellars Wine Room

Do you love to sniff and discuss wines while you sip them? Comanche Cellars Wine Room has the perfect outlet: our Vertical Tasting Series, held the first Monday of every month at 5:30pm...and sometimes, like tonight, on extra dates if...

Slowfiber: Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Machine

 
3/22/22
 
$90
 
Slowfiber

Slowfiber presents Sewing Lessons for the Adult Beginner and Their Sewing Machine on Tuesdays, 5pm-7pm, March 22 - April 5. 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.

Women at Work: Sip, Shop, & Support

 
3/24/22
 
 
Downtown Campbell

Come join us for a celebration of Women's History Month in Downtown Campbell with a tight knit group of women owned businesses! There'll be bubbles, specials, and stocked up shelves for this special evening. Celebrate women in business with your...

The Bassment at Pearl Hour

 
3/24/22
 
$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.

Red Cross Blood Drive at Hilltop Park Center

 
3/25/22
 
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, March 25, 10am-2pm. Please consider registering to donate blood.

To schedule your appointment and for more information visit...

Matt Masih at Puma Road

 
3/25/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

DJ Hanif Wondir at Pearl Hour

 
3/25/22
 
$10
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour welcomes DJ Hanif Wondir on Friday, March 25 at 9pm. 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.

Knitters' Tool Box at Slowfiber

 
3/26/22
 
$10
 
Slowfiber

Become a better knitter! Join Slowfiber for Knitters' Tool Box, a 1-hour knitting lesson on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month at 12pm. In each lesson, you'll work on a single concept, creating a swatch you can finish in class. Register on the Slowfiber website. $10

Anthony Presti at Puma Road

 
3/26/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Anthony Presti's style encompasses...

Carmel Delights Dance Company at Pearl Hour

 
3/26/22
 
$15
 
Pearl Hour

The Carmel Delights Dance Company presents Delights in Wonderland, a multimedia production featuring burlesque, musical, and theatrical performance inspired by the classic tale of Alice in Wonderland .

Seating is limited - tickets are $15 and will be available on Pearl Hour's website .

Paella Cooking Demonstration at Esteban Restaurant

 
3/27/22
 
$90
 
Esteban Restaurant

To a Spaniard, paella is comfort food, a communal dish to be shared at family gatherings. And while everything about it feels exotic - the wide, shallow pan, the saffron-laced rice, the rich seafood stock base - it couldn’t be...

Glenn Bell at Puma Road

 
3/27/22
 
 
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...

Pub Run with Fleet Feet and Fieldwork Brewing

 
3/28/22
 
 
Fieldwork Brewing Company

Fleet Feet Monterey is now hosting a Pub Run every Monday at 6:30pm. We'll begin and end at Fieldwork Brewing Company. All paces, levels, distances, and abilities are welcome. Post-run, we can grab a beer together!

Easter Fairy Garden Spring Succulents Workshop

 
3/29/22
 
$65
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

This fun project has 3 terracotta pots with a grapevine wreath arch filled with beautiful succulents and decorated with adorable Spring decor like Easter eggs, bunnies, moss, and a white picket fence!