Events Calendar: 2022-09-01

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
9/1/22
 
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.

First Friday Monterey

 
9/2/22
 
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

 
9/2/22
 
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.

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

 
9/2/22
 
 
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

 
9/3/22
 
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.

Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market

 
9/4/22
 
 
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.

Poetry Workshop at Old Capitol Books

 
9/4/22
 
$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.

WineDown Wednesday at Hula's

 
9/7/22
 
 
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.

Paella on the Patio

 
9/7/22
 
$50
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Join us for our second Paella on the Patio night of the summer of 2022! The full meal experience includes an appetizer, paella and 2 glasses of wine for $50.

Monterey Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival 2022

 
9/9/22
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

The annual Festa Italia Fisherman's Festival honors the local fishermen of Monterey, past and present. Enjoy three days of wonderful Italian food and drink and amazing entertainment, September 9-11 at Custom House Plaza. Hours are Friday, 3pm-9pm; Saturday, 10am-9pm; and Sunday, 10am-6pm. Admission is free.

Second Saturdays Street Entertainment + Pop-up Shopping

 
9/10/22
 
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

 
9/10/22
 
 
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.

Presentation on Holman's Department Store in Pacific Grove

 
9/12/22
 
$10 suggested donation
 
Casa Serrano

On Monday, September 12, 7pm-8pm, the Native Daughters of the Golden West, Junipero Parlor 141, invites the community to enjoy a presentation by Heather Lazare about the life of the former owners of Holman’s Department Store in Pacific Grove, Wilford...

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

 
9/14/22
 
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.

5K Training Program Begins at Fleet Feet Monterey

 
9/16/22
 
$140
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Are you looking for a 5K training community? Fleet Feet Monterey's 5K Training Program begins Friday, September 16. This training team is suited for anyone running a fall 5K or building towards a longer race later in the year. 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.

Mend Bar at Slowfiber

 
9/17/22
 
$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.

Yarn Junkies: Knit, Crochet, Spin at Slowfiber

 
9/21/22
 
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.

2022 Fall Wine Walk in Downtown Campbell

 
9/21/22
 
TBD
 
Downtown Campbell

Save the date! The Downtown Campbell Fall Wine Walk is returning to its usual time of year. Come enjoy the charms of a crisp autumn evening with us and 20 wineries.

Monterey Bay Greek Festival 2022

 
9/23/22
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

All are welcome to the Monterey Bay Greek Festival, a weekend of family fun featuring Greek cuisine, live Greek music, and shopping, September 23-25 at Custom House Plaza. Hours are 5pm-9pm on Friday, 11am-7pm on Saturday, and 11am-4pm on Sunday. Admission is free.

8th Annual Teal Run 5K Run/Walk

 
9/25/22
 
$50/$30
 
Campbell Park

The annual Teal Run 5K Race/Walk is a day of hope, love and support for women and their families who have been affected by ovarian cancer. All proceeds will go towards ovarian cancer research and support services.

Bamboo Reef Fun Dive: Boat Dive in Monterey Bay

 
9/25/22
 
$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.