Trinity Christian High School Open House

 
12/1/18
 
 
Trinity Christian High School

Trinity Christian High School welcomes everyone to our Open House on Saturday, December 1, 2pm-4pm. This afternoon we'll be featuring Trinity Christian High School (grades 9-12), as well as our Prep Program (grades 7-8). For more information, please phone the...

Play Full Ground's One Year Anniversary Party

 
12/1/18
 
 
Play Full Ground

Play Full Ground is throwing our first anniversary party: Color Full Play ! Tonight, the studio will feature colorful art installations to encourage fun play and community gathering, the result of a collaboration between local artists Nina Kahn, Linda Lay, and Mai Ryuno.

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
12/6/18
 
free
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Do you make music or write poetry? Bon Ton L'Roy's hosts an Open Mic Night every Thursday at 7pm. We're a friendly, supportive group of people who love to share our music and art. Come and join us for a fun, low-key evening of originals and covers and make some new friends.

Salsa Dancing at American Burger

 
12/6/18
 
$5
 
American Burger

Dance salsa at American Burger on Thursdays at 9pm! The session begins with a lesson by Juanito Benitez. Fee is $5. All levels of dancers are welcome.

Monterey Bay Aquarium: Members' Holiday Event & Dinner 2018

 
12/7/18
 
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Members of Monterey Bay Aquarium are invited to get into the holiday spirit at the Aquarium with our annual members-only Holiday Event. We'll have holiday music, photo opportunities with Santa, small bites, wine tasting (with wine glass purchase), and an optional dinner (advance reservations required). And you can shop for unique holiday gifts with your Member Night exclusive 20% discount at our newly remodeled store.

Paper Wing Theatre Presents "Steel Magnolias"

 
12/7 - 12/9
 
$26/$23
 
Paper Wing Theatre Company

Paper Wing Theatre Company presents the heartwarming play Steel Magnolias . Follow six Southern women through laughter, tears, heartache, and hope in a beauty shop in northwest Louisiana. Performances on Friday and Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm, December 7-23.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Dec 09, 2018

Tony Miles at Bulldog British Pub

 
12/7/18
 
 
Bulldog British Pub

Bulldog British Pub presents Feel the Frequency Fridays! Tonight we'll feature Tony Miles . After years of successful touring in much of the northeastern US, Tony Miles has chosen to take up residence in the Bay Area's fertile reggae medium.

Makers Showcase at Lilify: Yulanda Santos

 
12/8/18
 
 
Lilify

Join Lilify as we welcome Yulanda Santos, Executive Pastry Chef of Aubergine Restaurant at L’Auberge Carmel. Yulanda will be presenting her seasonal goodies and goods.

Kids' Leather Working Class at The Leather Company

 
12/8/18
 
$65
 
The Leather Company

The Leather Company presents a Kids' Class designed for kids age 8-12 years with parental supervision. In the class, kids will pick two projects to work on in order to learn basic leather skills such as how to prepare leather, stamp designs, and add finishing touches.

Bamboo Reef Fun Dive: Boat Dive in Monterey Bay

 
12/9/18
 
$85
 
Bamboo Reef Dive Shop

Join Bamboo Reef Dive Shop for a boat dive in Monterey Bay aboard the Beachhopper II . Fee is $85. 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 give us a call to reserve your spot, 415-362-6694.

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
12/13/18
 
free
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Do you make music or write poetry? Bon Ton L'Roy's hosts an Open Mic Night every Thursday at 7pm. We're a friendly, supportive group of people who love to share our music and art. Come and join us for a fun, low-key evening of originals and covers and make some new friends.

Salsa Dancing at American Burger

 
12/13/18
 
$5
 
American Burger

Dance salsa at American Burger on Thursdays at 9pm! The session begins with a lesson by Juanito Benitez. Fee is $5. All levels of dancers are welcome.

Paper Wing Theatre Presents "Steel Magnolias"

 
12/14 - 12/16
 
$26/$23
 
Paper Wing Theatre Company

Paper Wing Theatre Company presents the heartwarming play Steel Magnolias . Follow six Southern women through laughter, tears, heartache, and hope in a beauty shop in northwest Louisiana. Performances on Friday and Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm, December 7-23.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Dec 16, 2018

Zack Freitas at Bulldog British Pub

 
12/14/18
 
 
Bulldog British Pub

Bulldog British Pub presents singer-songwriter Zack Freitas . Zack sings with all his heart and writes some great original songs. Come on down, enjoy a beer, and have a listen!

Handmade Journal Making Workshop at Play Full Ground

 
12/15/18
 
$50
 
Play Full Ground

Please note: this workshop has been moved to Salinas Valley Comic Con at Hartnell College. Let's make our own hand-crafted holiday gifts together at Play Full Ground! On Saturday, December 15, 12pm-5pm, we'll create handmade journals. $50 fee...

Emmaline Molloy of Valley Botanicals at Lilify

 
12/15/18
 
 
Lilify

Join Lilify as we welcome Emmaline Molloy, founder of Valley Botanicals. Valley Botanicals skin care products are made by Emmaline in small batches on the Central Coast of California using only natural and organic ingredients.

Belt Making Class at The Leather Company

 
12/15/18
 
$125
 
The Leather Company

The Leather Company presents a Belt Making Class. We have over 30 years of experience creating leather belts - come and learn from a professional! You'll create a 1.25" or 1.5" belt, casual or dress style, including a heavy duty solid brass or nickel buckle. Fee is $125 per student; all materials and tools provided. Register online or at the shop.

Beginning Leather Tooling Class at The Leather Company

 
12/18/18
 
$225
 
The Leather Company

The Leather Company presents a Beginning Leather Tooling Class which includes preparing the leather and cutting for tooling, creating and designing the pattern for projects, swivel knife cutting, decorative stamping, beveling, and background and shading techniques. Fee is $225 per student, all materials and tools provided. Register online or at the shop.

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
12/20/18
 
free
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Do you make music or write poetry? Bon Ton L'Roy's hosts an Open Mic Night every Thursday at 7pm. We're a friendly, supportive group of people who love to share our music and art. Come and join us for a fun, low-key evening of originals and covers and make some new friends.

Salsa Dancing at American Burger

 
12/20/18
 
$5
 
American Burger

Dance salsa at American Burger on Thursdays at 9pm! The session begins with a lesson by Juanito Benitez. Fee is $5. All levels of dancers are welcome.

Holiday Sale at Current Comics

 
12/21 - 12/27
 
 
Current Comics

Current Comics is having a holiday sale! Friday, December 21 through Monday, December 31, get 20% off trade paperbacks/hardcovers, action figures, and wall comics (1+ week old). We're also offering boxed back issues for $2.

Multi-day event ending on Thu Dec 27, 2018

Paper Wing Theatre Presents "Steel Magnolias"

 
12/21 - 12/23
 
$26/$23
 
Paper Wing Theatre Company

Paper Wing Theatre Company presents the heartwarming favorite Steel Magnolias . Performances are scheduled on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm, December 7-23. Tickets are $26 general admission, $23 for students, seniors,...

Multi-day event ending on Sun Dec 23, 2018

Dan Frechette at Bulldog British Pub

 
12/21/18
 
no cover charge
 
Bulldog British Pub

Bulldog British Pub presents the talented local musician Dan Frechette , an eclectic multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter inspired by jazz, blues, and folk music from the 30s to the 70s.

Monterey Hostel Holiday Party 2018

 
12/22/18
 
free
 
Monterey Hostel

The Monterey Hostel invites everyone to join us for our annual holiday party. Celebrate the season with locals and visitors from around the world and enjoy festive treats and drinks.

Christmas Party at Bulldog British Pub

 
12/25/18
 
no cover charge
 
Bulldog British Pub

Time to bust out that holiday sweater and join Bulldog British Pub for our 2018 Christmas Party! Beginning at 7pm and lasting until 2am, we'll have a full bar, karaoke, ugly sweater contest, prizes, and giveaways. Note: the kitchen will...

Holiday Sale at Current Comics

 
12/28 - 12/31
 
 
Current Comics

Current Comics is having a holiday sale! Friday, December 21 through Monday, December 31, get 20% off trade paperbacks/hardcovers, action figures, and wall comics (1+ week old). We're also offering boxed back issues for $2.

Multi-day event ending on Mon Dec 31, 2018

Cat's Meow: Customer Appreciation Day!

 
12/28/18
 
 
Cat's Meow

The last Friday of the month is Customer Appreciation Day at Cat's Meow ! Come in between 1pm and 6pm, "Meow!", and we will offer 50% off our one-of-a-kind clothing and accessories (some restrictions may apply). Please be prepared to show your ID, as this special is only for Monterey County residents, local students, and members of the military.

Nomad at Bulldog British Pub

 
12/28/18
 
 
Bulldog British Pub

Bulldog British Pub presents guitarist and singer-songwriter Nomad . Come listen to songs that inspire, enlighten, and get your booty groovin'!

Monterey Bay Aquarium: New Year's Eve Family Seashore Sleepover 2018

 
12/31/18
 
$125/$155
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium invites you to join us for a special New Year's Eve Family Seashore Sleepover for ages 5 and up. We'll have lots of fun activities and programs tonight and we'll celebrate the countdown to 2019 at 9pm (midnight on the East Coast of the US) with a sparkling cider toast.