Events Calendar: 2023-12-08

Ainsley House Holiday Teas and Tours

12/1 - 12/10
Ainsley House

The Ainsley House is excited to be open this holiday season with Holiday events for the whole family. The Campbell Museum Foundation’s annual Holiday Teas and Tours fundraiser will take place on December 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, and 10.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Dec 10, 2023

Holiday Book Sale at Monterey Public Library 2023

Monterey Public Library

Monterey Public Library Friends and Foundation is hosting a Holiday Book Sale Dec. 8 & 9, 10am-4pm, in the Community Room of the Library. You'll find gently used books across all genres. Proceeds will benefit Monterey Public Library.

Ice Skating by the Bay 2023

Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the holidays at Ice Skating by the Bay's seasonal ice skating rink, open daily November 24 - December 31 . 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.

Christmas in the Adobes 2023

Custom House Store

Christmas in the Adobes on December 8 & 9 is Monterey's signature holiday event! Stroll the streets of Monterey and stop in at any one of the many decorated adobes with soft holiday lights and entertainment. The event supports Monterey State Historic Park children's educational programs and the restoration of the historic First Theatre.

Tickets are $30 per night for adults and free for children and youth age 17 and under. A 2-night Gold Pass is available for $45. Reserve your tickets online today.

New Monterey Neighborhood Association Holiday Party 2023

Gianni's Pizza

Are you a New Monterey resident? Join the New Monterey Neighborhood Association (NMNA) for the Annual Holiday Party at Gianni’s Pizza on Friday, December 8, 5pm-7pm. Pizza and soft drinks provided by NMNA. Dues-paying NMNA members admitted free; $10 for all others.

Alex Bezdjian at Puma Road

Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents a solo performances by musician Alex Bedzjian of local band The Dead Cassettes. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one...

Poetry Workshop at Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books

Every month, 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.

Lindsay Beery at Albatross Ridge

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents Lindsay Beery . Experience the magic of live music along with award-winning wines, tapas style light bites, and a rotating selecting of craft beer.

Holiday Party at Oya Salon

Oya Salon

Hey Bode invites you to join us at a Holiday Party at Oya Salon on Friday, December 8, 7pm-9pm in celebration of our community, local artists, and the holiday season. We will be serving MacIntyre Vineyards wines...

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

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.

Our Poetry Open Mic Nights are held on the second Friday of the month at 9pm in the parking lot behind our building (at 499 Calle Principal).