Events Calendar: 2024-07-01

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
7/2/24
 
$40
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Paint and Sip Class ! This evening, 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.

Meet Artist Dorothy Stonely at Venture Gallery

 
7/3/24
 
free
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery invites you to meet local artist Dorothy Stonely on July 3 and 17, 10am-2pm. Drop by the gallery, view her latest exhibit of colorful abstract paintings, A Painted Symphony , and speak with her about her work. Dorothy's art will be featured at the gallery throughout the month of July.

4th of July Sale at Cypress Boutique

 
7/3/24
 
 
Cypress Boutique Monterey

It's the perfect time to refresh your summer wardrobe!

Cypress Boutique is offering specials on chic summer dresses and beachwear for ladies, trendy warm weather outfits for gents, and must-have accessories such as sunglasses, necklaces, bracelets, and hats for everyone.

WineDown Wednesday at Hula's

 
7/3/24
 
 
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.

Wednesday Bike Ride Social with Melville Tavern

 
7/3/24
 
 
Melville Tavern

Every Wednesday evening, Melville Tavern hosts the Hump Day Pedal Push: a slow, social bike ride along the Coastal Trail to Lovers Point and back, with a stop along the way to enjoy some food and drink together. All ages and biking abilities are welcome. Meet at 5pm at the tavern, depart at 6pm.

Dave Holodiloff at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
7/3/24
 
No cover
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Bon Ton L'Roys Lighthouse Smokehouse presents Dave Holodiloff , performing a solo acoustic set of originals, jazz, bluegrass, Latin, Celtic, pop, and more every Wednesday, 7pm-9pm. No cover. All ages.

Wednesday Jazz Night at Pearl Hour

 
7/3/24
 
$10
 
Pearl Hour

Every Wednesday, Pearl Hour cocktail bar presents an evening of live jazz music featuring the Ben Herod Trio beginning at 8pm. $10 cover. Ages 21 and over only.

Hear Ben Herod on saxophone and clarinet, Zach Westfall on bass,...

Monterey 4th of July Parade 2024

 
7/4/24
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

Monterey's annual 4th of July Parade is a must-attend celebration that draws approximately 15,000 people of all ages to line the streets in and around Old Monterey. We invite you to join us and revel in the festive floats, patriotic displays, entertaining costumes, and musical bands. The parade begins at 10am sharp.

Join the NMBA at Monterey's 4th of July Parade!

 
7/4/24
 
Free
 
Old Monterey District

Come to Downtown Old Monterey for the annual 4th of July Parade , beginning Thursday at 10am sharp, and cheer on members of the Lighthouse District!

Led by the On The Beach Surf Shop vehicle, expect to see the owners of Escape Room 831 , American Burger, and The Break Room marching together in the parade. All are members of the New Monterey Business Association which supports the many small, locally-owned businesses along Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

July 4th Living History Day 2024 - Monterey State Historic Park

 
7/4/24
 
free
 
Memory Garden at Pacific House

Monterey State Historic Park Association presents July 4th Living History Day in the Memory Garden, located behind Pacific House Museum at Custom House Plaza. The whole family can enjoy historic demonstrations and participate in 19th century games, rope-making, leather stamping, embroidery, and tortilla making, 11am-3pm.

Community Yoga Class at Monterey Hostel

 
7/5/24
 
free
 
Monterey Hostel

Join Doris at Monterey Hostel for a yoga class focusing on functional core stability on the first Friday of every month, 9:30am-10:30am. Beginners are welcome!

Improve your balance, mobility, and strength. Learn how to breathe,align, renew, reset, and strengthen into summer so we can live our best possible life.

First Friday at Monterey Museum of Art

 
7/5/24
 
free
 
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.

Kito Rayburn at Puma Road

 
7/5/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter Kito Rayburn . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

About Puma Road

Puma...

Lindsay Beery at Albatross Ridge

 
7/5/24
 
 
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.

Summer Fruits Patio Party at Pearl Hour

 
7/5/24
 
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour presents Summer Fruits, a patio party on Friday, July 5 at 7pm with Chef Hollie Jackson. Enjoy Hollie's hot dogs, summer salads, honey cornbread, and stonefruit trifles plus cocktail specials and DJs playing funk, soul, and oldies.

Townsend's Solitaire at Recycled Records

 
7/5/24
 
Free
 
Recycled Records

Recycled Records presents an in-store performance on Friday, July 5 by Townsend's Solitaire , an awesome chamber-folk band from Seattle. They're now on tour celebrating a limited vinyl release of their debut LP, Glad To Be Alive .

Doors open at 7pm, music begins at 7:30pm. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.

Frida Vossler at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
7/6/24
 
no cover
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse presents an evening of live music with singer-songwriter Frida Vossler on Saturdays, 6pm-8pm. No cover.

Adam Behan at Puma Road

 
7/6/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter Adam Behan . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Kito Rayburn at Albatross Ridge

 
7/6/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

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

Mike Lent at Characters Bar, Marriott Hotel

 
7/6/24
 
no cover
 
Monterey Marriott Hotel

Characters Bar at Monterey Marriott Hotel presents jazz guitarist Mike Lent on Saturday, July 6. Doors open at 8pm. Music starts at 8:30pm. Enjoy some excellent jazz music and good drinks.

About Mike Lent

Michael...

Bamboo Reef Fun Dive: Boat Dive in Monterey Bay

 
7/7/24
 
$150
 
Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

Join Bamboo Reef Dive Shop for a boat dive in Monterey Bay aboard the Beachhopper II . Fee is $150. 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.

Downtown Campbell Weekly Farmers' Market

 
7/7/24
 
 
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.

Old Capitol Books Chess Club

 
7/7/24
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

Every Sunday, 2pm-4pm, chess matches are played between the tumbling piles of books at Old Capitol Books. Come join us for a relaxed game, a chat, or a wee peek at a nearby page. Beginners are more than welcome. Free for everyone.

Sunday Jazz Nights at Pearl Hour

 
7/7/24
 
$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.

Slowfiber Knit Along: Make a Cardigan!

 
7/11/24
 
by donation
 
Slowfiber

Slowfiber presents a Knit Along with our in-house knitting expert, Becky, beginning July 11. This group is for experienced knitters who wish to work on the same cardigan pattern as we help and encourage each other.

We'll meet twice a month, July - September, on Thursdays, 3pm-4:45pm, at Slowfiber. Learn more and register here.

Photographer Frans Lanting in Conversation with Kenneth Parker

 
7/11/24
 
$20/$5
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Join photographer Frans Lanting in conversation with Weston Gallery artist Kenneth Parker on Thursday, July 11, 3:30pm-5:30pm at Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street.

Lanting and Parker will discuss Frans's Bay of Life project which combines art with conservation through education and engagement for the purpose of contributing to a sustainable future for Monterey Bay as a whole.

Alma del Mar Grand Opening Ceremony

 
7/11/24
 
 
Alma del Mar

It's never too late to celebrate! Alma del Mar has been open in Downtown Old Monterey for exactly one year, and now it's time for a Grand Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, July 11, 5pm-6:30pm.

Join us for drinks, light appetizers, a raffle, and socializing.

Jazz Night at MidiCi: Kenny Stahl Quartet

 
7/11/24
 
 
MidiCi

MidiCi Monterey invites you to join us for Jazz Night every Thursday, 6pm-9pm. Tonight we'll feature the Kenny Stahl Quartet. No cover charge.

Elementary Sewing Skills Sew-Along at Slowfiber

 
7/11/24
 
$40
 
Slowfiber

Begin at the beginning with the Slowfiber Book Club Sew Along, starting Thursday, July 11 at 6pm. If you can follow instructions, have some sewing experience, and are comfortable with your machine, join us on Zoom twice a month.

We'll study the "Elementary Sewing Skills" book by Carolyn Denham while working on a Merchant & Mills pattern of your choice. Fee is $40. Register on the Slowfiber website .

Pearl Hour: Pink Pearl LGBTQIA+ Night

 
7/11/24
 
no cover
 
Pearl Hour

On the second Thursday of every month, 7pm-10pm, Pearl Hour presents LGBTQIA+ Night featuring rotating DJs AyumiPlease and Luna.M. No cover charge. Ages 21+ only.

Ryan Sesma at Albatross Ridge

 
7/12/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

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

Blaise DiGirolamo at Puma Road

 
7/12/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents guitarist and singer Blaise DiGirolamo performing cover songs and originals. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite...

Poetry Workshop and Poetry Open Mic at Old Capitol Books

 
7/12/24
 
 
Old Capitol Books

On the second Friday of every month at Old Capitol Books, we dedicate a night to the creation and sharing of poetry. Join us for a poetry writing workshop at 7pm ($10) followed by an open mic poetry reading at 9pm (free).

Al James Trio at Pearl Hour

 
7/12/24
 
 
Pearl Hour

Pearl Hour presents the Al James Trio on Friday, July 12, 9pm-12am. $5 cover charge. Ages 21+ only.

Al James's rootsy, soulful delivery is flavored by a variety of influences - everything from Jimi Hendrix to Stevie Wonder. His thoughtful, upbeat vocals and onstage charisma make for a great night of music.

RJ DeMarco at Albatross Ridge

 
7/13/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen presents singer-songwriter RJ DeMarco . Experience the magic of live music along with award-winning wines, tapas style light bites, and a rotating selection of craft beer.

Cement Ship at Puma Road

 
7/13/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

About Cement Ship

Cement Ship,...

Pottery Paint Nite at The Art Beat

 
7/13/24
 
$25 - $65
 
The Art Beat
Unleash your inner artist and dive into a world of creativity at Cloud City Supply's Adult Paint Nite collab with The Art Beat in downtown Campbell.

Join us for an evening filled with fun, laughter, and the joy of transforming...

Alligator at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
7/13/24
 
 
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.

Scotty Wright at Characters Bar, Marriott Hotel

 
7/13/24
 
no cover
 
Monterey Marriott Hotel

Characters Bar at Monterey Marriott Hotel presents jazz vocalist Scotty Wright on Saturday, July 13. Doors open at 8pm. Music starts at 8:30pm. Enjoy some excellent jazz music and good drinks.

About Scotty Wright

With...

Jazz Night at MidiCi: Janice's Jazz Jam

 
7/14/24
 
 
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.

Back to School Drive hosted by Vibes & Smiles x Momstera Lounge

 
7/17/24
 
FREE
 
Momstera Lounge

Join us for the Back to School Drive hosted by Vibes & Smiles and Momstera Lounge . Come drop off school supplies for our dedicated educators. Ever After Jewelry & Kupwa Coffee will be popping up along with live DJs

Tour "Bay of Life" Exhibit with Photographer Frans Lanting

 
7/18/24
 
$20/$5
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Join nature photographer Frans Lanting for an exclusive after-hours tour of Monterey's Museum of Art's exhibit of Bay of Life: From Wind to Whales on Thursday, July 18, 5:30pm-7pm.

Gain insight into Lanting's creative philosophy and the role artists can have in safeguarding Monterey Bay and the rest of the planet.

Foundation Cigar Tasting Event at Hellam's

 
7/18/24
 
$40
 
Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop

Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop presents a cigar tasting event featuring Foundation cigars on Thursday, July 18, 7pm-10pm. We'll have fine cigars, raffle prizes, and lots of fun! Fee is $40. Ages 21 and over only.

The Bassment at Pearl Hour

 
7/18/24
 
$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.

Kristen Gradwohl at Puma Road

 
7/19/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

About Puma Road

Puma Road is a small,...

Kris Angelis at Albatross Ridge

 
7/19/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

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

Canna Yoga

 
7/20/24
 
$15
 
Cloud City Supply
Unwind and rejuvenate with a unique blend of yoga and optional cannabis at our Canna Yoga event! Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or new to the practice, and regardless of your experience with cannabis, this session is for you.

...

Mats and Mimosas Workshop at Board and Brush

 
7/20/24
 
$45
 
Board and Brush Monterey

Board and Brush presents a Mats and Mimosas Workshop on Saturday, July 20, 11am-1:30pm.

We all walk over doormats daily at home, and making personalized or seasonal ones is such fun! Fee is $45. Register here. For ages 21+.

Venture Gallery Celebrates 35th Anniversary

 
7/20/24
 
free
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery is celebrating our 35th anniversary with a spectacular evening of art, wine, and chocolates on Saturday, July 20, 4pm-7pm.

Mingle with our artists, discover their inspirations, and engage in lively conversations. Tyller Williamson, Mayor of Monterey, will join us in commemorating this milestone.

DJs Gavin Hardkiss and Kenny Summit at Compact Disco

 
7/20/24
 
 
Compact Disco

A name known around the world that's synonymous with house music, DJ Gavin Hardkiss, will make his debut at Compact Disco on Saturday, July 20 playing alongside DJ Kenny Summit. DJs Loloh, Ed E and Brewbone will set the mood as doors open at 5pm for this special evening. Ages 21+ only.

Joyce Sampson at Puma Road

 
7/20/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents singer-songwriter Joyce Sampson . Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Kris Angelis at Albatross Ridge

 
7/20/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

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

About Kris Angelis

Kris Angelis's...

Marcie Chapa at Characters Bar, Marriott Hotel

 
7/20/24
 
no cover
 
Monterey Marriott Hotel

Characters Bar at Monterey Marriott Hotel presents percussionist Marcie Chapa on Saturday, July 20. Doors open at 8pm. Music starts at 8:30pm.

Marcie has performed with Beyonce, Jay Z, Alicia Keys, Jennifer Lopez, Jill Scott, Al Jarreau, and Mary J Blige.

Bamboo Reef Fun Dive: Beach Dive

 
7/21/24
 
$35
 
Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

Join Bamboo Reef Dive Shop for a beach dive in Monterey Bay or Carmel. Fee is $35. 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.

Franklin Method Pilates Workshop at Om Studios

 
7/21/24
 
$35
 
Om Studios

Om Studios presents a Franklin Method Mat Pilates Workshop on Sunday, June 23, 1pm-3pm. Fee is $35. Register on the Om Studios website .

This workshop focuses on creating better body awareness through specific exercises using props and mat Pilates techniques.

Meditative Sound Journey at Om Studios

 
7/25/24
 
$25
 
Om Studios

Om Studios presents a meditative Sound Journey led by Jordan and Austin on Thursday, July 25 at 7:15pm. Leave this workshop feeling renewed and rested from just a short time of work. Fee is $25. Register on the Om Studios website .

Youth Arts Collective: Summer Show Opening Reception 2024

 
7/26/24
 
free
 
Youth Arts Collective

Youth Arts Collective invites you to celebrate summer with us at the opening reception for our 2024 Summer Art Show on Friday, July 26, 5pm-8pm. Our Summer Show will feature more than 130 incredible works from YAC artists and mentors.

Matt Masih at Puma Road

 
7/26/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

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

About Puma Road

Puma Road is a small,...

Johan Sotelo at Albatross Ridge

 
7/26/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

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

Pearlesque Burlesque Show at Pearl Hour

 
7/26/24
 
$20
 
Pearl Hour

The Carmel Delights and a star-studded cast bring burlesque and vaudeville to Pearl Hour, serving you a speakeasy vibe with delicious craft cocktails and an all-inclusive environment on the last Friday of every month at 9pm. Ages 21 and over only. $20 cover charge.

Monterey Core Fitness: First Anniversary Beach Party!

 
7/27/24
 
Free
 
Monterey Core Fitness

Join Monterey Core Fitness in celebrating its 1-year anniversary with a Beach Part!. This is a free event and everyone is welcome. Sign up here and bring your friends along.

We'll kick things off on Saturday, July 27 at 9am with an energizing outdoor workout at San Carlos Beach. After the workout, we'll head back to the gym for a fun party featuring small bites, refreshing drinks, and a photo booth.

Used Book Sale at Monterey Public Library

 
7/27/24
 
 
Monterey Public Library

Monterey Public Library Friends and Foundation is holding a Used Book Sale on July 27, 10am-2pm, in the foyer of the Library. You'll find gently used books across all genres. Proceeds will benefit Monterey Public Library.

Linda Arceo at Puma Road

 
7/27/24
 
 
Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Puma Road at Portola Plaza presents Linda Arceo , an accomplished singer, songwriter, and acoustic rhythm guitarist. Enjoy wine tasting, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle while you listen to one of our favorite local acts.

Dan Cioper at Albatross Ridge

 
7/27/24
 
 
Albatross Ridge Winery and Kitchen

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

About Albatross Ridge

Albatross Ridge...

DJ Julius Papp at Compact Disco

 
7/27/24
 
 
Compact Disco

Compact Disco presents a night of eclectic disco music featuring DJ Julius Papp of San Francisco with a warmup by DJs Loloh and Ed E on Saturday, July 27. Ages 21+ only.

About DJ Julius...

Glenn Bell at Puma Road

 
7/28/24
 
 
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, The BASSment, and Yeobo.

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

Tessora's Paella on the Patio

 
7/30/24
 
$45/$70
 
Tessora's Barra di Vino

Join us starting at 5pm for an afternoon on our patio while enjoying some delicious paella! We will be offering an A La Carte plate or a Full Meal experience.

Financial & Wellness Planning for Entrepreneurs

 
7/30/24
 
$25
 
Momstera Lounge

As a creative and entrepreneur, this workshop is designed to have an open discussion & provide a high level overview of setting yourself & business up, gain some financial literacy & discuss health care options as a self-employed entity.

This workshop is open to all

Conversation Corner at The Pearl Works

 
7/30/24
 
free
 
The Pearl Works

The Pearl Works community coworking space in Downtown Old Monterey is hosting a Conversation Corner open to all on Tuesday, July 30, 6pm-8pm. Meet some new people and maybe invite someone you've been wanting to spend time with. This evening...