South County Activities & Events

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Ongoing Events

2nd Monday of every month

  • Alzheimer’s Association Spanish-language Caregiver Support Group, 5:30-7:30pm,  Life Foundation Bldg, Room #302, 1000 South Main Street, Salinas. No charge, open to family members.

2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month

  • King City City Council Meeting, 6pm, Council Chambers.

1st Wednesday of every month

  • SILVER KINGS & QUEENS, 6 pm in the Orradre Bldg., King City — For more information contact Steve Wood  831-385-6253

2nd Wednesday of each month

  • VFW Post 6747, 599 Bitterwater Rd. KC Social 6PM, Dinner 6:15, Meeting 7PM

3rd Wednesday of each month

  • American Legion Meeting, 419 5th Street, Gonzales, 7pm

2nd Thursday of each month

  • VFW Auxiliary Post 6747, 599 Bitterwater Rd. KC . 5:30 Social, 6PM Meeting

1st Saturday of each month

  • Soledad Historical Society museum is open from 10am to 3pm, 137 Soledad St., Soledad.

Every Tuesday

  • King City Al-Anon meeting, 5:30-6:30 pm, Grace Lutheran Church, 205 Canal Street, use back door. Al-Anon is a free support group for anyone troubled by someone else's drinking. For more information, go to

Every Thursday through October

  • Soledad Farmers' Market sponsored by the Soledad Historical Society 4 to 8pm on Soledad St.

Every Friday

  • Jolon Al-Anon meeting, 4-5:00 pm, St. Luke's Guild Hall, 65000 Jolon Road, KC
  • Community Food Pantry, 10-11am, 126 Bassett St., KC


Thursday, August 31-Monday, September 4

  • Monterey County Fair


Friday, September 1

  • Reception for August’s Featured Artist, Patricia Selin, 5-8 pm, Salinas Valley Art Gallery, 218 South Main St., Salinas City Center , Free admission, refreshments served. 831-422-4162

Monday, September 4

  • Labor Day

Tuesday, September 5

  • So Mo Co Republican Women Fed Luncheon, Speaker: Shannon Grove, 2018 Republican Candidate for State Senate, 11:30am, Lawrence's, 611 Canal St., King City

Saturday, September 9

  • Immigration and Citizenship Process outreach event from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Church Hall on North Third Street, King City
  • Pro Wrestling at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds, 7 p.m. sponsored by South County Newspapers.

Sunday, September 10

  • "Becoming a Learning Community" St. Mark's Episcopal Church is hosting a 3-part training on intercultural sensitivity and its implication for a more peaceful community. Trainers are from the Kaleidoscope Institute. Series dates: Sunday, September 10th , 24th, and October 8th. All sessions are bi-lingual, from 3 - 5 p.m. There is no registration fee. For more information or to register, call Fr. Carl Hansen at 805-975-9269. Or, email

Saturday, September 16

  • Art Demonstration by Sam Johnston, 1-3 pm, Salinas Valley Art Association (Not the Salinas Valley art Gallery). Petra Bible Church, 115 Iris Drive, Salinas Free admission for first-time visitors (membership fee: $25.00 per year)

Sunday, September 17

  • El Grito Parade (11 a.m) and Fiesta (12-5 p.m.) at the Salinas Valley Fairground celebrating Mexican Independence Day sponsored by the King City Chamber of Commerce, St. John’s Church & SVF

Friday, September 22

  • Tacos and Tutus – A Toast to Dance in Arroyo Seco Estates, 5:30 p.m. Beer & Wine tasting benefit for Mo. County Dance Foundation

Saturday, September 30

  • Free admission to Pinnacles National Park for National Public Lands Day


Sunday, October 1

  • Monterey County Artists Open Studio Tour at Sol Treasures, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. , 519 Broadway, King City

Tuesday, October 3

  • So.Mo,Co.Republican Women Federated Luncheon, 11:30am. Speaker is Jeff Gorman, Vice Chair Monterey County Republican Party. Lawrence’s Restaurant, 611 Canal St, King City

Saturday, October 7

  • KCHS Reunion for Classes of 1976-80. 5:30 to Midnight at the SVF Orradre Building, King City

Monday, October 9

  • Columbus Day

Thursday, October 12

  • Business Expo and Resource Fair, Orradre Building, Salinas Valley Fairgrounds, 4-7 p.m. hosted by King City Chamber of Commerce

Saturday, October 14

  • Dinner Mystery Fundraising event for Sol Treasures Arts and Cultural Center to be held at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds, King City, 5-9 p.m.

Saturday, October 21

  • MCARLM’s 6th Annual Ghost Stories Bonfire Featuring Bob Walton, 6-9, San Lorenzo Park, King City.

Friday, October 27

  • Suessical production presented by Sol Treasures Children’s Theatre, at 7 p.m. at the Robert Stanton Theater in King City.

Saturday, October 28

  • Day of the Dead Celebration at Mission San Antonio starting at 1 p.m.
  • Suessical production presented by Sol Treasures Children’s Theatre, at 2 p.m. at the Robert Stanton Theater in King City.

Tuesday, October 31

  • Halloween


Saturday, November 4 - Sunday, November 5

  • Fundraiser for Community Food Pantry of King City, Goodwill Donation Drive, 9am-3pm, KCHS Broadway Parking Lot

Friday, November 10

  • Cocktails in the Museum by MCARLM, King City

Saturday, November 11

  • Veterans Day

Saturday, November 11 - Sunday, November 12

  • Free admission to Pinnacles National Park for Veterans Day

Saturday, November 18

  • King City Clean Up Event at KCHS Mildred Parking Lot. Event begins at 8am and closes when dumpsters are full.

Thursday, November 23

  • Thanksgiving Day


Friday, December 1

  • Lighted Christmas Parade downtown King City, sponsored by the King City Chamber of Commerce. Starts at Mildred Avenue, ends at Town Square

Saturday, December 16

  • Operation Giveback Toy Distribution at the Salinas Valley Fair Exposition Building, King City

Sunday, December 24

  • Las Posadas at Mission San Antonio at 5:30 p.m.

Monday, December 25

  • Christmas Day

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