Events Calendar: 2022-08-01

WineDown Wednesday at Hula's

 
8/3/22
 
 
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.

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
8/4/22
 
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.

The Golden Hour with DJ Gwynneth at Pearl Hour

 
8/4/22
 
$5
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour presents The Golden Hour with DJ Gwynneth on Thursday, August 4 at 8pm. Enjoy a flow of old school and contemporary surf music, nineties hip hop and house music, and contemporary electronic, R&B, and hip hop. $5 cover charge.

First Friday Monterey

 
8/5/22
 
free
 
Old Monterey

Experience the culture and flavors of Downtown Old Monterey at First Friday Monterey! Join us on the first Friday of every month, 5pm-8pm, on Alvarado Mall (Alvarado and Del Monte) and Custom House Plaza for a family-friendly event for all ages. Enjoy art, live music, food and drink specials, and outdoor games and activities. View a list of activities here.

First Friday Street Entertainment

 
8/5/22
 
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.

Sam Cauthorn at Puma Road

 
8/5/22
 
 
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.

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

 
8/5/22
 
 
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

 
8/6/22
 
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.

Dried Partial Wreath Workshop

 
8/6/22
 
$70
 
Petite Petal Co.

In this class you will learn to create your own fall inspired wreath with a variety of dried florals and greenery.

Sej Miles at Puma Road

 
8/6/22
 
 
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.

Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market

 
8/7/22
 
 
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

 
8/7/22
 
 
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

 
8/7/22
 
$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

 
8/7/22
 
$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.

Full & Half Marathon Training Programs Begin at Fleet Feet Monterey

 
8/9/22
 
$240/$275
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Are you looking for a half marathon training community? Fleet Feet Monterey's 12-week Half Marathon Training Program begins Tuesday, August 9. No matter whether it's your first time or eleventh time running a full or half marathon, we are here to help you reach that finish line. All paces are welcome! Register here.

Participants will receive: weekly training plans; professional coaching and a staff of volutneer mentors to guide you; two group runs per week (Wed at 6pm, Sat at 8am); access to group chats and a Facebook groups with your training team; and a10% in-store discount at Fleet Feet Monterey.

Paella on the Patio

 
8/9/22
 
$50
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Join us on August 9th at 6pm for an afternoon on our patio while enjoying some delicious paella!

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

 
8/10/22
 
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.

Freediving: Line Diving Sessions with Bamboo Reef

 
8/11/22
 
 
Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

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

We’ll meet at San Carlos Beach at 10am, quickly get to know each other, then head out to get some duck dives in. Please visit our website or call the shop for more information, 831-372-1685.

Coolest Jeans Ever: Patching & Embellishment Class at Slowfiber

 
8/11/22
 
 
Slowfiber

Slowfiber presents our newest Zoom class, Coolest Jeans Ever: Patching and Embellishment , beginning Thursday, August 11 at 6pm. Fee is on a sliding scale: $12, $17, or $22 per session. Please register online here.

In this course, we'll remake our favorite jeans into the coolest, long lasting, interactive items in our closet...step by step, a few meetings a month, for the rest of the year. We'll learn inside patching, outside patching, fraying, new cuffs, stains, small holes, applique, and more.

Pre-School Open House

 
8/11/22
 
Monthly Fee Varies
 
Campbell Community Center

Looking for pre-school for the fall? Campbell Recreation Pre-School provides a safe and nurturing environment for your child's first school experience. Stop by our Pre-School Open House to meet the teachers, see the classroom and learn more about our program.

Kick-Off Race Car Show: Monterey Classic Car Week 2022

 
8/12/22
 
free
 
Old Monterey

Once called the "Monterey Car Week Kick-Off," this annual event is now called the "Kick-Off Race Car Show," but, as always, Monterey Classic Car Week is beginning with a remarkable display of historic race cars on Alvarado Street!

Come meet the drivers of these beautiful examples of racing history while enjoying great music, a raffle, and drink specials from Cibo at this family-friendly event, 5pm-7pm.

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
8/12/22
 
 
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...

Dried Floral Arrangement

 
8/13/22
 
$85
 
Petite Petal Co.

Join Petite Petal for a hands on workshop where we make a forever arrangement with dried flowers.

Knitters' Tool Box at Slowfiber

 
8/13/22
 
$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

Second Saturdays Street Entertainment + Pop-up Shopping

 
8/13/22
 
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.

Alligator at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
8/13/22
 
 
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.

The Fragonards at Puma Road

 
8/13/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Bamboo Reef Fun Dive: Boat Dive in Monterey Bay

 
8/14/22
 
$120
 
Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

Join Bamboo Reef Dive Shop for a boat dive in Monterey Bay aboard the Beachhopper II . Fee is $120. All fun dives are two tank dives. Divers must provide their own equipment (available for rent), c-card, and a sense of adventure. Space is limited so register online to reserve your spot.

AFKxp Video Game Swap Meet

 
8/14/22
 
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. FREE, all ages welcome

End of Summer Luau - All You Can Eat

 
8/14/22
 
$40
 
Water Tower Kitchen

SOLD OUT! It’s and End of Summer Luau at Water Tower Kitchen featuring original island recipes and live acoustic Hawaiian music!🍹

Adam Astrup and Miranda Perl at Puma Road

 
8/14/22
 
 
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.

Preview RM Sotheby's Classic Car Auction 2022

 
8/17/22
 
$60
 
Monterey Conference Center

RM Sotheby's 2022 Classic Car Auction at Monterey Conference Center is hosting public previews on August 17, 10am-7pm, and August 18-20, 10am-4pm.

With a focus on the top tier of the market, this auction will feature some truly amazing cars. Preview admission is $60 for the weekend. Passes can be purchased onsite at the entrance to the plaza.

Yarn Junkies: Knit, Crochet, Spin at Slowfiber

 
8/17/22
 
free
 
Slowfiber

Slowfiber invites all of you yarn junkies to join us on the third Wednesday of each month at 5pm for this free get-together. Register on our website as space is limited.

Let's eat, crochet, knit and spin together! We can enjoy a snack potluck while we work - bring something to share. Ages 16 and older only.

Kris Angelis at Puma Road

 
8/19/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents award-winning singer-songwriter Kris Angelis. Enjoy wine tastings and wines by the glass or bottle while listening to her great music.

The Joint Chiefs Perform at Pearl Hour

 
8/19/22
 
$10
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour presents a night of infectious grooves with The Joint Chiefs on Friday, August 19 at 9pm. $10 cover. Ages 21 and over only.

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

Mend Bar at Slowfiber

 
8/20/22
 
$10
 
Slowfiber

Join Slowfiber at our Mend Bar on the third Saturday of the month, 10am-12pm. Fee is $10. Please register in advance.

We all have a mending pile. Maybe we either don't have the right colored thread or we lost the button or needles, or maybe our skills are rusty or non-existent. Hope is here! Slowfiber has it all and it's included in the price. We'll talk and work together - doing a chore has never been sew fun.

Star Wars Cosplay to Celebrate Cloud City's Anniversary

 
8/20/22
 
Free
 
Cloud City Supply

We're celebrating Cloud City's 1 year anniversary! You may know that we're huge Star Wars fans, and who wants to wait until Halloween to dress up? Come in your favorite Star Wars costume (kids and pets too!) and receive a free gift. Plus, we're awarding a prize for the best costume.

Orchid Saloon at Puma Road

 
8/20/22
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Shakey Graves with Jade Bird at Golden State Theatre 2022

 
8/20/22
 
$30-$55
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Shakey Graves with Jade Bird on Saturday, August 20 at 8pm. Tickets are $30-$55 - to purchase, please click here .

Shakey Graves's newest album, Can't Wake Up, takes his songwriting in a decidedly bigger direction, full of lush indie compositions drawing on influences ranging from the Beatles and Harry Nilsson to Elliott Smith, Broken Social Scene, Built to Spill, and other '90s indie rock bands.

DJ Sick James at Pearl Hour

 
8/20/22
 
$5
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour presents DJ Sick James on Saturday, August 20 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.

Peter Martin and Zach Westfall at Puma Road

 
8/21/22
 
 
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.

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
8/25/22
 
$40
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Paint and Sip Class ! Tonight, local artist and retired art teacher Bunny Paivine will be teaching an easy-to-follow painting class. You’ll take home your own 11 x 14 canvas painting. Fee is $40, advance registration required. All materials and instruction are included. Wine is extra.

The Bassment at Pearl Hour

 
8/25/22
 
$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. Ages 21+ only.

Zhjon at Puma Road

 
8/26/22
 
 
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.

The Golden Hour with DJ Gwynneth at Pearl Hour

 
8/26/22
 
$5
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour presents The Golden Hour with DJ Gwynneth on Friday, August 26 at 8pm. Enjoy a flow of old school and contemporary surf music, nineties hip hop and house music, and contemporary
electronic, R&B, and hip hop....

Freediving: Line Diving Sessions with Bamboo Reef

 
8/27/22
 
 
Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

Bamboo Reef Dive Shop 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....

Eucalyptus Wreath Workshop

 
8/27/22
 
$75
 
Petite Petal Co.

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

Jesse Cook at Golden State Theatre 2022

 
8/27/22
 
$35-$70
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Juno Award winning guitarist Jesse Cook on Saturday, August 27 at 8pm. Tickets are $35-$70. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here .

Known for his masterful fusion of...

Bamboo Reef Fun Dive: Boat Dive in Monterey Bay

 
8/28/22
 
$120
 
Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

Join Bamboo Reef Dive Shop for a boat dive in Monterey Bay aboard the Beachhopper II . Fee is $120. All fun dives are two tank dives. Divers must provide their own equipment (available for rent), c-card, and a sense of adventure. Space is limited so register online to reserve your spot.

Glenn Bell at Puma Road

 
8/28/22
 
 
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...