Events Calendar: 2023-01-01

10 Week Walking Program at Fleet Feet Begins

 
1/1/23
 
free
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Beginning January 1, join Fleet Feet Monterey and Blue Zones Project every Sunday at 10am for a 10 Week Walking Program. It's free, but please register in advance online .

Participants will receive a free t-shirt, guided walks once per week, a 10% discount in-store for the duration of the program, and more.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2022

 
1/1/23
 
$15/$13
 
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.

Jazz Night at MidiCi: Janice's Jazz Jam

 
1/1/23
 
 
MidiCi

MidiCi Monterey invites you to join us for Jazz Night every Sunday, 5pm-8pm. Tonight we'll feature Janice's Jazz Jam, featuring vocalist Janice Perl.

Sunday Jazz Nights at Pearl Hour

 
1/1/23
 
$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.

No Farmers Market Today in Old Monterey

 
1/3/23
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market will be closed on December 27 and January 3. Please have a happy holiday celebration and join us on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 4pm-7pm, to ring in the first market of the new year!

WineDown Wednesday at Hula's

 
1/4/23
 
 
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.

Play Kahoot! Trivia at Nacho Bizness

 
1/4/23
 
 
Nacho Bizness

Come on down to Nacho Bizness on Wednesdays, 7pm-9pm, for Kahoot! Trivia Night. Eat nachos, drink drinks, win prizes, and have fun.

Every Wednesday, there are 3 rounds of trivia followed by a speed round⁠. After each round, small prizes are awarded. At the end, all scores are added and the person with the most points wins the big prize⁠.

Karaoke at Bulldog Sports Pub

 
1/4/23
 
 
Bulldog Sports Pub

Join Bulldog Sports Pub for karaoke every Wednesday night at 9pm. Come on down and sing your heart out.

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
1/5/23
 
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.

House Music Night at Pearl Hour

 
1/6/23
 
$10
 
Pearl Hour

YASSS Monterey presents I Love House Music at Pearl Hour on the first Friday of every month, 7pm 'til whenever. Join us for a musical journey through the history of disco and house music featuring DJ Kenny Summit. Cover charge is $10.

Saturday Morning Fun Run at Fleet Feet Monterey

 
1/7/23
 
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.

The Fragonards at Puma Road

 
1/7/23
 
 
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.

Downtown Campbell Weekly Farmers' Market

 
1/8/23
 
 
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.

Kris Angelis at Puma Road

 
1/8/23
 
 
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.

Pub Run with Fleet Feet and Fieldwork Brewing

 
1/9/23
 
 
Fieldwork Brewing Company

Fleet Feet Monterey hosts 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

 
1/10/23
 
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.

Weekly Fondue Night at Tessora's Barra di Vino

 
1/10/23
 
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Fondue season is back at Tessoras' Barra di Vino. Join us on Tuesday's for our house made special blend of Fondue. This delicious and savory fondue will be accompanied with a seasonal dipping platter, and if that’s not enough add...

Plant Care 101

 
1/11/23
 
$30
 
Momstera Lounge

Learn or brush up on the basic skills on how to care for your indoor plants.

Learn about tropical plants, their native climate and needs, managing lighting conditions, the proper soil for each plant, fertilization and correct watering techniques....

Richard Marx at Golden State Theatre 2022

 
1/11/23
 
$40-$75
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre presents Richard Marx . As a performer, songwriter, and producer, Richard Marx's three-decade-long career has had innumerable highlights including hits such as "Hold on to the Nights" and "Right Here Waiting." Tickets are $40-$75.

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
1/13/23
 
 
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...

Jazz Funk Night at Pearl Hour

 
1/13/23
 
$10
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour presents late night libations accompanied by jazz and funk on the second Friday of every month at 10pm. $10 cover charge.

Fleet Feet: Group Run and Beach Clean Up with ALWRLD

 
1/14/23
 
free
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

Join Fleet Feet Monterey for a group run and beach clean up with the newest apparel brand in the store, ALWRLD.

ALWRLD brings fashion, functionality, and sustainability together in their all-new running line, now available in our store. They are our first ever B Corp Certified apparel brand!

Peter Martin and Zach Westfall at Puma Road

 
1/15/23
 
 
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.

Introduction to Astrology: Navigate Your Year by Navigating the Stars

 
1/18/23
 
$25
 
Momstera Lounge

Learn the basics of reading your natal chart as a tool for illuminating areas in your life that needs attention, nurturing, acceptance, and change.

During our interactive Intro to Astrology workshop, you will learn about the following:

What...

Wednesday Jazz Night at Pearl Hour

 
1/18/23
 
 
Pearl Hour

Every Wednesday, Pearl Hour cocktail bar presents an evening of live jazz music featuring the Ben Herod Trio beginning at 7pm. Ages 21 and over only.

Sam Cauthorn at Puma Road

 
1/20/23
 
 
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.

Blue House at Tessora's

 
1/20/23
 
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Blue House will be playing the patio at Tessora's tonight from 6 to 8pm. No cover, but there's a 2 item minimum to get seating.

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Hegel's Master-Slave Dialectic

 
1/20/23
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books invites you to join us for our Theory and Philosophy Reading Group. This month, we're going to discuss Hegel's master-slave dialectic. Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Monterey Bay Aquarium: Free Admission for Locals

 
1/21/23
 
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium

To show our appreciation for the local community, Monterey Bay Aquarium is offering free admission to residents of Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz counties January 21-29.

To be eligible, local visitors must present a photo ID (student IDs also accepted) and proof of residence. Please note: guests of local tri-county residents must pay regular admission prices.

Meet Artist Evelyn Klein at Venture Gallery

 
1/21/23
 
free
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery invites you to meet local artist Evelyn Klein in person on Friday, January 21, 2pm-5pm. Drop by the gallery, view her new exhibit, Printmaking Meets Painting , and speak with her while she demonstrates her techniques.

Evelyn Klein has spent a lifetime working on bridging the boundaries between printmaking and painting, exploring their intrinsic natures. Her work will be featured at the gallery throughout the month of January.

Sherita Perez at Puma Road

 
1/21/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Sherita Perez writes and...

Celebrate The Year of the Rabbit at Full Moon Mandarin Cuisine

 
1/22/23
 
 
Full Moon Mandarin Cuisine

Everyone is cordially invited to enjoy Lunar New Year with Full Moon Mandarin Cuisine, a local, family-owned restaurant in Downtown Old Monterey. This year we are celebrating the Year of the Rabbit!

We are open Monday - Thursday beginning...

Glenn Bell at Puma Road

 
1/22/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents musician Glenn Bell . In recent years, he has performed as a member of the bands Sensory Tribe and The BASSment.

Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Wednesdays at The Whisky Club with KMBY Radio Host David Marzetti

 
1/25/23
 
 
The Whisky Club Monterey

The Whisky Club invites you to join us for Wednesdays at the Whisky Club , a live radio broadcast conducted right here in our front window by David Marzetti of KMBY and co-hosted by Mitchel Sawhney, owner of The Whisky...

Date Night for Couples' Yoga at Om Studios

 
1/26/23
 
$45 per couple
 
Om Studios

Om Studios presents a Date Night for Couples' Yoga. Partner yoga is an extremely powerful tool for bringing people closer through positive communication, breath, laughter, and joy. Fee is $45 per couple. Please register on the Om Studios website .

FREE Teen Movie Night

 
1/27/23
 
Free
 
Campbell Community Center

Calling all Campbell Teens! Join the Campbell Youth Commission for a FREE Teen Movie Night! They need your help in determining which movie to watch! Be sure to follow and check out the @campbellyouthcommission Instagram story on January 14th as...

Collections and Curiosities Workshop at Monterey Museum of Art

 
1/28/23
 
$15/$30
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Join Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street for an all-ages workshop on Saturday, January 28, 10am-12pm. In collaboration with the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, we will be exploring the art and origins of collecting.

Participants are...

Sherita Perez at Puma Road

 
1/28/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Sherita Perez writes and...

Fun & Games Night for Adults at MY Museum 2023

 
1/28/23
 
$50
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum presents a Fun & Games Night for ages 21 and up only! Join us for tons of fun board games (both oldies but goodies and hot new ones), music and entertainment, awesome food from various local restaurants, and an amazing selection of wines. Admission is $50 per person.

The Joint Chiefs Perform at Pearl Hour

 
1/28/23
 
$10
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour cocktail bar presents a night of infectious grooves with The Joint Chiefs on Saturday, January 28 at 9pm. Get ready for a night of funk, acid jazz, and classic R&B music! $10 cover. Ages 21+ only.

St. Lucy School Open House

 
1/29/23
 
 
St. Lucy School

If you have children in the Pre-K to Jr. High age ranges, please come join us at our upcoming open house at St. Lucy School in Campbell to learn more about our school, our programs, and our community.

Make a Vase Workshop at Casey Starks Studio

 
1/29/23
 
$135
 
Casey Starks Studio

Casey Starks Studio presents a Make a Vase Workshop on Sunday, January 29, 2pm-4pm. Fee is $135. Please register on our website .

In this workshop, Casey will teach you how to make your own unique vase using the coil building method, demonstrating various ways to build with coils as well as different ways to finish the surface of your piece.

Kyle Kovalik at Puma Road

 
1/29/23
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

Guitarist, songwriter, and performer...

Make a Seashell Dish Workshop at Casey Starks Studio

 
1/31/23
 
$75
 
Casey Starks Studio

Casey Starks Studio presents a Make a Seashell Dish Workshop on Tuesday, January 31, 6pm-7pm. Fee is $75. Please register on our website.

Looking for an easy and fun project to do in an evening with your pals? This workshop is for you! Students will make a seashell-inspired dish. Students can choose from the shell templates and examples provided and make their preferred shape. Casey will guide and help students along the way.