Events Calendar: 2022-12-02

Giant Used Book Sale at Monterey Public Library

Monterey Public Library

Monterey Public Library Friends and Foundation is hosting a giant used book sale Nov. 29 - Dec. 3 in the Community Room of the Library. You'll find something for everyone on your list including best sellers, rare books, DVDs, puzzles, children's books, coffee table books, and expanded genres.

Hours are Thu-Fri, 11am-2pm, and Sat, 10am-2pm.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2022

Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays at Ice Skating by the Bay's seasonal ice skating rink, open daily November 25 - January 1 . At Custom House Plaza, located behind Portola Hotel & Spa in Old Monterey, skaters can spend the day in a winter wonderland by the Bay.

Admission is $15 for adults, $13 for children 12 & under. Skate rental fee is $5.

Ainsley House Holiday Teas and Tours

Ainsley House

Join us for the Campbell Museum Foundation’s annual Holiday fundraiser at the Ainsley House! The tea menu includes finger sandwiches, champagne, a special Ainsley blend tea from Steepers Tea, and tasty treats in the Carriage House followed by a self-guided tour.

Traditional Tree Lighting on Colton Hall Lawn 2022

Colton Hall Lawn

All are cordially invited to the Historic Downtown Monterey Traditional Tree Lighting Celebration on Friday, December 2, 5pm-6pm. Join us on the lawn in front of Colton Hall to share in this much-loved holiday event.

Enjoy cookies, cider, live music and caroling, and the lighting of the tree to bring in the holiday season. Monterey's Mayor and members of the City Council will be present.

First Friday at Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art

Come celebrate the weekend with Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street with extended hours and free access to the galleries every First Friday of the month, 5pm-7pm. Enjoy an evening of art, music, and community gathering.

First Friday Monterey

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.