Upcoming Events

Poetry Workshop at Old Capitol Books

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.

VinoPaint: Poinsettia Holiday Ornament

Tessora's Barra di Vino

Be inspired to create your own hand-painted painted ornament featuring beautiful "Holiday Poinsettias"!

Knitters' Tool Box at Slowfiber


Become a better knitter! Join Slowfiber for Knitters' Tool Box, a 1-hour knitting lesson on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month at 12pm. In each lesson, you'll work on a single concept, creating a swatch you can finish in class. Register on the Slowfiber website. $10

Past Events

Macrame Semi Circle Wall Hang Workshop

Petite Petal Co.

Petite Petal and Chantel from Astilbe +May join forces for this beautiful wall hanging macrame workshop! In this class you will learn how to make a semi circle macrame wall hang adorned with beautiful recycled chiffon ribbons!

DIY Succulent Pumpkin Workshop

Petite Petal Co.

Welcome fall with an adorable pumpkin succulent! In this class we show you how to make a pumpkin adorned with succulents. All materials will be provided including pumpkin, succulent cuttings, moss and decor.

New Student Special at Om Studios

Om Studios

Om Studios, home of yoga, barre, and Pilates classes, is currently offering a special for new students! Enjoy 21 days of unlimited yoga and barre for $59 and/or 3 Pilates Reformer classes for $59. Please visit our website...

Half Marathon Training Program Begins at Fleet Feet Monterey

Fleet Feet Monterey

Are you looking for a half marathon training community? Fleet Feet Monterey's 12-week Half Marathon Training Program begins Wednesday, February 2. No matter whether it's your first time or eleventh time running a half marathon, we are here to help you reach that finish line. All paces are welcome! Register here.

Participants will receive: weekly guidance on mileage and intensity; twice weekly in-person running meet ups (Wed at 6:00pm, Sat at 8am); access to a private Facebook Group with other training program participants; and a10% in-store discount at Fleet Feet Monterey.

DIY Fairy Garden Terrarium

Petite Petal Co.

Spring is coming so come celebrate by making a fairy garden with Petite Petal. By registering, you reserve a seat at the workshop where rocks, dirt and moss will be included.

Fun Run Self Love Sesh from Fleet Feet and Core Community

Fleet Feet Monterey

Fleet Feet Monterey and The Core Community invite you to join us for a Fun Run Self Love Sesh, featuring a 30-minute workout on the lawn of Colton Hall, a 2 mile run/walk to San Carlos Beach, private shopping at...

Building Belonging in a Time of Othering: Online with Monterey Public Library

Monterey Public Library

Monterey Public Library invites you to a free online discussion with john a. powell entitled "Building Belonging in a Time of Othering" on Wednesday, June 30 at 3pm. Please register in advance here.

In a time of othering, how do we build a community, a culture, and a world of belonging? In recent years, a sense of “othering” has become the norm. Our time beckons a collective healing. As part of the Book to Action and adult summer reading program at Monterey Public Library, join together for an afternoon of warmth, wisdom, connection, and learning. There will be an opportunity for questions following the presentation facilitated by Tyller Williamson.

Succulent Cork Heart Planters - Decor Workshop

Tessora's Barra di Vino

Tessora's Barra di Vino along with Michelle from The Succulent Bar for a Heart Shaped Wine Cork and Succulent planter workshop. These Heart Shaped Planters are 10x10 inch in size and definitely a unique conversation piece!

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Judith Butler

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 Judith Butler's important work on queer theory and performativity, Gender Trouble . Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Yarn Junkies: Knit, Crochet, Spin at 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.

Pumpkin Succulent Workshop

Tessora's Barra di Vino

This will be an Heirloom Pumpkin Succulent Workshop which includes everything you need to create your own pumpkin masterpiece that lasts for months to come!

Women Suffrage Campaigners in Monterey County: Presentation by Dennis Mar

$10 suggested donation
Casa Serrano

The Native Daughters of the Golden West invites the community to enjoy a presentation by Dennis Mar about women suffrage campaigners in Monterey County, fighting for the right to vote. $10 suggested donation. Please RSVP to Wendy Brickman at 831-633-4444.

Slowfiber Workshop: Making Sun Prints on Garments and Fabric


Slowfiber presents a workshop on sun printing on garments and fabric taught by Evelyn Klein. This is a two-part class: Fri, Nov. 11 & 18, 10am-12pm. Fee is $75. Register on Slowfiber's website . This course is open to all skill levels, but you must be at least 16 years old.

Using this color-fast process you can bring tired or unworn clothes back to life or add beautiful designs to new garments or plain fabric.