Events Calendar: 2022-05-01

Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market

 
5/1/22
 
 
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

 
5/1/22
 
 
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

 
5/1/22
 
$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

 
5/1/22
 
$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.

Pub Run with Fleet Feet and Fieldwork Brewing

 
5/2/22
 
 
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!

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers Market

 
5/3/22
 
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

 
5/4/22
 
 
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.

Star Wars Day - May the 4th

 
5/4/22
 
Free
 
Cloud City Supply
May the 4th be with you!

Are you a Star Wars fan looking for an out of this galaxy experience? Join us at Cloud City on May the 4th to have your picture taken with Boba Fett. Open...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Jacks Monterey

 
5/5/22
 
 
Jacks Monterey

Jacks Monterey invites you to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with them on Thursday, May 5 with live music by the Danny Cabo Mariachi Trio (5pm-8pm) and El Jefe Tequila and Grand Marnier Cadillac Margaritas for $12. Jacks will also be...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Peter B's Brewpub

 
5/5/22
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with food and drink specials at Peter B's Brewpub. Drink specials include Peter B’s El Jefe House Margaritas), new La Catrina Dorada Mexican Lager, Macho Nachos, and Arturo's Street Tacos.

Sovino Wine Bar's 8th Anniversary Celebration!

 
5/5/22
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

It's anniversary time! Your favorite local, woman-owned wine tasting bar and retail shop for California wines, Sovino Wine Bar & Merchant, is having a party celebrating 8 years in business on Thursday, May 5, 5pm-8pm. Fun times, free taco bar, and lots of wine and beer (with discounts).

Jazz Night at MidiCi: The Tear'n T-Notes

 
5/5/22
 
 
MidiCi

MidiCi Monterey invites you to join us for Jazz Night every Thursday, 6pm-9pm. Tonight we'll feature The Tear'n T-Notes. No cover charge.

First Friday Street Entertainment

 
5/6/22
 
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.

The Breaux Show at Tessora's

 
5/6/22
 
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

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

Matt Masih at Puma Road

 
5/6/22
 
 
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.

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

 
5/6/22
 
 
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

 
5/7/22
 
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.

45th Annual Campbell Fun Run

 
5/7/22
 
$45 Adults $25 (u 21) $10 Kids' Dash
 
Campbell Park

Usually held as the Campbell Valentine's Day Fun Run, this race was delayed this year due to Covid precautions and is being held in May as the Campbell "Loves" %K Spring Fun Run.

Momstera MOMosas & MuuMuus

 
5/7/22
 
 
Momstera Lounge

This is a weekend event at the Momstera Lounge.

Saturday, May 7 & Sunday, May 8

Do your Mother's Day shopping this weekend for a special sip & shop OR bring your mom! The Lounge will be sharing...

The Upcycled Quilt - A Hand Stitching Workshop at Slowfiber

 
5/7/22
 
$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 .

Kentucky Derby Watch Party at The Whisky Club

 
5/7/22
 
$100
 
The Whisky Club Monterey

The Whisky Club invites you to join us for a Kentucky Derby Watch Party on Saturday, May 7, 1pm-5pm. Tickets are $100 per person , which includes two drink tickets for premium cocktails on draft or the official Derby-Woodford Reserve Mint Julep served in commemorative glasses plus a lovely spread of small bites by Chef Tim Wood.

Kentucky Derby Day - Fundraiser for Monterey Pacific Rotary

 
5/7/22
 
$25
 
Monterey Moose Lodge

Monterey Pacific Rotary Club invites you to come play Derby with us on Saturday, May 7, 2pm-5pm, at Monterey Moose Lodge. This afternoon of fun and games will raise funds to support the Rotary Club's many community service projects.

The $25 admission fee includes heavy appetizers and 10 tickets to pick the top finishers in the big race. We'll also have a cash bar (with mint juleps!), a silent auction, plenty of games, and contests for best women's hat and best dressed, all genders.

Breath Work Workshop at Om Studios

 
5/7/22
 
$44
 
Om Studios

Om Studios presents a Breath Work Workshop taught by Justin Baker, 5:45pm-7:45pm. Breathwork is a powerful tool for directly accessing the subconscious mind and releasing any stored negative memories, emotions, and stagnant energy that might be trapped in the body. Fee is $44. Advance registration required.

Asher Stern at Puma Road

 
5/7/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Dinosaur Day at MY Museum

 
5/8/22
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Monterey County Youth Museum invites you to join us for some dinosaur fun on Saturday, May 8, during our 10am-12pm or 1pm-3pm play sessions! Author Anne Ylvisaker will be reading her newly released book, Iamasaurus , and we'll offer special...

Mother's Day Brunch at Portola Hotel & Spa 2022

 
5/8/22
 
 
Portola Hotel & Spa

Spoil Mom this Mother’s Day with a spectacular brunch the whole family will enjoy at the Portola Hotel & Spa, 10am-2pm. Brunch begins with a complimentary mimosa for mom, then continues with a lavish brunch buffet featuring a wide variety...

Mother's Day Brunch at Monterey Marriott Hotel

 
5/8/22
 
$79/$30
 
Monterey Marriott Hotel

Monterey Marriott Hotel invites you to enjoy a traditional Mother's Day brunch in our iconic Ferrantes Bay View Room overlooking beautiful Monterey Bay, 10am-3pm. Chef Josh Silva-Arias and his team will prepare a feast of classic entrees, seasonal dishes, and delectable desserts. Call 831-647-4018 for reservations.

Esteban Restaurant: Mother's Day Brunch

 
5/8/22
 
 
Esteban Restaurant

At Esteban Restaurant on Sunday, May 8, savor a delectable Mother's Day brunch 10am-2pm. Enjoy Chef Mario Garcia's delicious farm-fresh Spanish spin on brunch classics. Reservations are highly recommended - please phone 831-375-0176.

Momstera MOMosas & MuuMuus

 
5/8/22
 
 
Momstera Lounge

This is a weekend event at the Momstera Lounge.

Saturday, May 7 & Sunday, May 8

Do your Mother's Day shopping this weekend for a special sip & shop OR bring your mom! The Lounge will be sharing...

Mom-Mosas!

 
5/8/22
 
Free
 
Cloud City Supply
Sip while you shop this Mother's Day!

Cloud City will be serving complimentary Mom-Mosas from 10am-2pm on May 8th. Enjoy browsing the Farmers' Market, live music in the Courtyard, and shopping our sweet Mother's Day deals:...

Flea Market for Gamers at Mythic Monterey

 
5/8/22
 
 
Mythic Games Monterey

It's out with the old and in with the new at Mythic Games' Flea Market on Sunday, May 8, 12pm-2pm. Find great board games and role-playing game gear.

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
5/8/22
 
 
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.

Stitching, the Histories, the Common Threads We Share: Monthly Meet-Up at Slowfiber

 
5/11/22
 
free
 
Slowfiber

Slowfiber hosts Stitching, the Histories, the Common Threads We Share , a free meet-up on the second Wednesday of every month, 11:30am-2:30pm. Please register on our website.

Join us while we stitch side-by-side and discuss our relationship to, our history with, and our practice in textiles. Whether you are a collector or just an appreciator, as long as you stitch you are welcome - slow stitch, cross stitch, embroider, quilt, whatever.

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
5/11/22
 
 
Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill

Come out and celebrate Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill on Wednesday, May 11. A portion of proceeds from all sales, 4pm-10pm, will benefit Monterey Public Library. Great food, great drink, great cause!

Pre-School Open House

 
5/12/22
 
Free
 
Campbell Community Center M48, M49, M52

Join us for an evening at the Campbell Recreation Pre-School. Meet the teachers, explore the classrooms and learn more about our program! Open to all current students and those interested in joining us this summer and/or in the fall!...

Bingo Night

 
5/12/22
 
Free
 
Lvl Up

Play Bingo for Prizes Every Thursday at 7pm. Great Prizes Every Round! No Cost to Play.

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
5/12/22
 
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.

Friday the 13th Tattoo Special at 831 INK

 
5/13/22
 
$31 each
 
831 INK

831 INK is offering a Friday the 13th Tattoo Special on May 13, 4pm-9pm. Featuring 831 INK designs in two colors for $31 each (cash only). First come, first served. Two tattoos max per person. No adjustments to size and no rainchecks.

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
5/13/22
 
 
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...

DJ Sick James at Pearl Hour

 
5/13/22
 
$5
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour presents DJ Sick James on Friday, May 13 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.

Yoga & Mimosas

 
5/14/22
 
$10
 
Water Tower Kitchen

Join us for a 60-minute vinyasa flow followed by a complimentary mimosa, for the perfect detox/retox situation!

Expect a well-balanced and thoughtful sequence to stretch and strengthen your body through a complete range of motion. Suitable for experienced yogis and total newbies alike; class is all levels.

Candle and Bath Bomb Party for Kids at Locally Lit

 
5/14/22
 
$48
 
Locally Lit Candle Bar

Locally Lit Candle Bar presents a Candle and Bath Bomb Party for Kids ages 7 and up. Fee is $48 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 we'll each make a bath bomb with Eclipse Creations.

LuJune Tea Tasting & Pop Up for 2nd Saturday

 
5/14/22
 
FREE
 
Momstera Lounge

LuJune Teas is a black, female owned company located in Oakland, CA where the owner, Carol, creates small batches of herbal teas. We are hosting a tea tasting where the owner herself will be here helping you decide on which tea blend to buy!

Second Saturdays Street Entertainment + Pop-up Shopping

 
5/14/22
 
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.

Artist Reception: Art Photographer, Faye Kala at Simply Smashing!

 
5/14/22
 
Free
 
Simply Smashing!

Come meet local photographer, Faye Kala, and view her stunning photographs in person. Faye's best known photographs are beautiful reproductions of close up images of flowers presented in stunning clarity and are sure to start a conversation around any wall where they're hung.

Alligator at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
5/14/22
 
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

On the second Saturday of every month at 7pm, Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse presents Alligator , a legendary Blues, Zydeco, and Cajun guitar and fiddle player. Advance reservations recommended, 831-375-6958.

Anna May at Puma Road

 
5/14/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Peter Martin and Zach Westfall at Puma Road

 
5/15/22
 
 
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.

Shakespeare's "Henry V" Performed at Pearl Hour

 
5/15/22
 
$10
 
Pearl Hour

New Canon Theatre Company presents a performance of Henry V (Abridged) by William Shakespeare at Pearl Hour on Sunday, May 15 at 6pm. $10 cover charge. Seating is limited - arrive early! All proceeds at the door will go towards aid for Ukraine. Ages 21+ only.

This production will feature local professional and community actors, minimal costumes, environmental staging, audience interaction, fine libations, and a ton of fun. Turning a critical eye towards the actions of the titular king, this production focuses on a satirical take on what it means to invade and occupy a sovereign government for personal gain.

VinoPaint: Mariposa Garden – Wine Glass Painting

 
5/17/22
 
$48/$60
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Be inspired to create your own “Mariposa Garden” wine glass painting, a layered and optimist inspired glass painted artwork for this wildly fun and creative class.

Celebrate American Craft Beer Week at Peter B's Brewpub

 
5/18/22
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Calling all craft beer lovers – honor the art of brewing (and drinking) craft beer during American Craft Beer Week at Peter B’s Brewpub, May 18-22. The crew at Peter B’s has planned a fun week including new releases, a...

Raging Rendezvous: Couples' Night at The Break Room

 
5/18/22
 
$85 per couple
 
The Break Room

Join The Break Room on Wednesday, May 18, 6:30pm-8:30pm, for a fun couples' event, Raging Rendezvous . Tonight, you'll enjoy a newlywed game, relationship tips from relationship coach Tricia Rider, and a Break Room session. Fee is $85 per couple....

311 at Golden State Theatre 2022

 
5/18/22
 
$69-$272
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre presents the official California Roots Pre-Party featuring 311 and a special guest on Wednesday, May 18 at 8pm. Tickets are $69-$272. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click...

Bingo Night

 
5/19/22
 
Free
 
Lvl Up
Repeating weekly event

Pearl Hour Chef Pop-Up Series: Devin Fu and Colin Cook

 
5/20/22
 
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour presents Back of House, a chef pop-up series featuring great food and drink. On Friday, May 20, 5pm-late, we're welcoming chefs Devin Fu and Colin Cook, serving up raw oysters and clams, tinned fish plates, and more. Ages...

Thumbelina - Ballet Performance

 
5/20/22
 
$25
 
Campbell Heritage Theatre

We are thrilled to present this original interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen's famous fairy tale, Thumbelina . First published in 1835, Thumbelina describes the series of adventures experienced by a thumb-sized girl before finding her way back home to the flowers where she was born.

Sam Cauthorn at Puma Road

 
5/20/22
 
 
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.

Harry Potter Trivia Night at Sovino Wine Bar

 
5/20/22
 
$5
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Calling all Harry Potter fans age 21 and over! Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Harry Potter Trivia Night on Friday, May 20 at 7pm. Test your knowledge against other Harry Potter fans and have yourself some wine and...

Learn to Freedive with Bamboo Reef

 
5/21/22
 
 
Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

Bamboo Reef Dive Shop is offering an introductory class to freediving on May 21 & 22. Spend Saturday learning theory in the classroom and practicing in the pool and spend Sunday in the ocean testing out your new-found skills.

This course will equip you with valuable foundational knowledge on equalization, finning techniques, safety procedures, and more. Learn more and register here.

NAUI Rescue Scuba Diver Class at Bamboo Reef

 
5/21/22
 
 
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.

Boogie Music Festival 2022

 
5/21/22
 
free
 
Downtown Campbell

Rain or Shine! Boogie Music Festival is a free two day entertainment festival held annually in Downtown Campbell. It features five entertainment stages, continuous live musical entertainment, delicious festival food vendors, beer & wine, over 100 artisan booths, and a kid's zone with rides and amusements.

Spring Arrangement Workshop

 
5/21/22
 
$100
 
Petite Petal Co.

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

Lil' Warriors Boxing Class at MY Museum

 
5/21/22
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum is excited to partner with Boxing Strong for a non-contact boxing class for kids ages 3-6 on Saturday, May 21, 10:15am-10:45am. Boxing helps kids develop coordination, agility, balance, and mental toughness. No gear needed - just bring yourselves!...

Dried Full Wreath Workshop

 
5/21/22
 
$85
 
Petite Petal Co.

In this class you will learn to create your own wreath with a variety of dried florals and greenery. All materials are included in cost and you get to take home a dried wreath for your home that will stay beautiful for years!

John Vicino at Puma Road

 
5/21/22
 
 
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...

Historic Garden League Pop-Up Plant Sale

 
5/22/22
 
 
Cooper Molera Adobe - A Historic Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

The Historic Garden League presents a Pop-Up Plant Sale at Cooper Molera Adobe on Sunday, May 22, 12pm-3pm. Just in time for planting season, the Historic Garden League has propagated garden gems for you to introduce to your personal garden!...

Kristen Strom Jazz Quartet

 
5/22/22
 
$30
 
Ainsley House

Saxophonist Kristen Strom has been a mainstay on the Bay Area music scene for nearly two decades, acclaimed for beautifully rendered melodies, exceptional tonality, and accomplished musicianship. Strom has played alongside many well-known artists, including Manhattan Transfer, Gladys Knight, Natalie Cole, Roberta Flack, Johnny Mathis, Jimmy Heath, Steve Turre, Pamela Rose, and Jon Faddis.

Glenn Bell at Puma Road

 
5/22/22
 
 
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...

Bingo Night

 
5/26/22
 
Free
 
Lvl Up
Repeating weekly event

Zhjon at Puma Road

 
5/27/22
 
 
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.

Knitters' Tool Box at Slowfiber

 
5/28/22
 
$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

Magenta Spreen at Puma Road

 
5/28/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Magenta Spreen brings together singer-songwriters Kristen Gradwohl and Talmon...

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
5/29/22
 
 
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.