northern california renaissance faire

Salinas Valley News Briefs | Oct. 19, 2022


SALINAS VALLEY — Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority will be hosting a tire recycling event from Oct. 15 through Nov. 12. Residents can dispose of their used tires (limit of nine per trip) for free at the three local facilities: Recycling and HHW Facility, 1104 Madison Lane, Salinas; Johnson Canyon Landfill, 31400 Johnson Canyon Road, Gonzales; and Jolon Road Transfer Station, 52654 Jolon Road, King City. Call 831-775-3000 for more information.


SOLEDAD — AP students at Soledad High School are creating an art installation as a tribute to Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta and farmworkers as “Seen,” and an essential and vital part of society. The opening for the exhibit is Thursday, Oct. 20, at 6 p.m. at the SHS Auditorium, 425 Gabilan Drive, in Soledad. For more information, contact Lorraine Michelson at 831-678-6400 ext. 44238.


KING CITY — The community is invited to join Blue Zones Project and Monterey County Agricultural and Rural Life Museum for a fun 10-week Walking Moai, beginning Oct. 20 and continuing every Thursday through Dec. 15 from 2:30 to 3 p.m. The 1-mile walk will start at MCARLM’s main building, located inside San Lorenzo Park at 1160 Broadway St. in King City, and continue around the property, learning about the museum and BZP’s Power 9 initiative. Children of all ages are welcome to join the group, and new walkers will receive a free T-shirt. Go to for more information.