October Calendar

October 2017 Calendar

1211 S. Main St., Angels Camp, CA 95222 • 209-728-6171 • manzanitawp@gmail.com  manzapress.com• Hours: Wed-Mon 11-5 – Publishing services for writers • manzapress.com   Manzanita Writers Press is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 creative arts organization devoted to the development and support of the literary and visual arts community in Calaveras County and the wider Mother Lode region.  Manzanita Writers Press offers editing, advisory, and publishing services to authors and writers. Call for an appt.

October’s Featured Artist Ty Childress: Mountain Ranch photographer Ty Childress offers Gallery visitors a delightful selection of framed and matted prints that include scenic studies, landscape and rural whimsy, regional and national sites, cards, special frames made from the heartwood of Butte Fire burned cedar. Free Gallery reception Saturday, October 14, Time: 4-6 pm to celebrate Ty’s photographic art.

Mondays, October 2 and 16:  Daytime Writers Unlimited Meetings in Angels Camp at MAE from 9-11:30 am. Writing exercise and sharing, plus manuscript feedback with fellow writers. Craft sharing, resources, editing by colleagues all available. Join the group – 18 & over. $35 annual membership provides networking, marketing, facility privileges. Meetings free.

Mondays, October 9 and 23: Evening Writers Unlimited Meetings at its new meeting location: Volunteer Center of Calaveras in San Andreas at 255 Lewis Avenue on the lower terrace of San Andreas Elementary School from 6 to 9 pm. Share work, prose and poetry, and all genres and levels, with kind writers. Craft exchange, resources, editing by colleagues all available. Sign up to be a Writers Unlimited Member – 18 & over with writer networking benefits. $35 annual membership. Meetings free.

Wednesdays, October 4, 11, 18, 25 from 2-4 pm: Voices of Wisdom, Preserving the Stories of Our Elders, a free weekly writing class series designed for 55-plus seniors, continues at the Murphys Senior Center, 65 Mitchler Avenue, Murphys. Participants take all four sessions in a month with an instructor and write toward a finished essay or memoir. Participants from all sessions are welcome to join in. The writing program is made possible by a generous grant from the Calaveras Community Foundation. Each class is capped at 16, so sign up by calling Manzanita Arts Emporium at 728-6171 or email at manzanitawp@gmail.comFREE!

Saturdays from 6 to 8:30 pm Song Posse meets for an evening of music sharing, poetry & storytelling. Drop-in guests are always welcome! Many genres are represented with a clear preference for acoustic. Come to participate or just listen and enjoy. First Saturdays  5:30-8pm at the Center for Creativity back barn, at 23 W. St. Charles (Hwy 49) San Andreas.  All Other Saturdays of the month we meet in the Gallery at Manzanita Arts Emporium, 1211 So. Main Street in Angels Camp. For questions or directions, please call Chrys Mollett 209-728-1439 or 736-0210. (Telephone at Manzanita is  209-728-6171)

Weekly Piano lessons with Chrys Mollett at Manzanita Arts Emporium. Call 209-728-1439 for more information. All ages.

Tuesday, October 10, 1 to 4 pm: Build your own website – WordPress Website Workshop with Dale Baker, for artists, writers, and entrepreneurs. Reserve your spot by October 7 as there will be instructions Dale will need to send you to get set up ahead of time. You’ll need a registered domain name, a server host, and download WordPress. Cost: $30

Friday, October 20, 9am-5pm – MWP hosts Story Round Up, a day of workshops focused on developing story for writers and just about anyone interested in story as a medium. GetSmart, National Facebook marketing company presents, “Telling effective story for Facebook Marketing,” Manzanita Writers Press editors, “Prepare Your Story for Publication,” Chrys Mollett, “Discover Your Voice.”  Pat Kaunert shares “Mark Twain and the story behind writing in the West” and “On The Trail” with Ernie Sites writing and telling Cowboy Poetry. $35. Reserve early. Space is limited. Sign up now!

Friday, October 20 from 6 to 9:30 pm: Sip N’ Paint with Artist Mary Sexton $45 cost covers all painting materials. Complimentary beverages and wine and hors d’oeuvres. Participants enjoy a relaxing group setting where painting is an activity that allows stress to disappear and worries to fade. To reserve a space, contact marysexton@comcast.net or call 209-770-5818, or sign up with a credit card for art classes at manzapress.com or call 209-728-6171.

Saturday, October 21: Mark Twain Wild West Fest, Downtown Historic Angels Camp – all day. Gold Rush Village, Western-style bands and musicians, food, drinks, gold nugget raffle, Mark Twain humor with Pat Kaunert, and more. MWP has a book booth with local authors featured. Manzanita artists will display their work during the festival. Activities FREE!

Wednesday, October 25, 6 to 7:30 pm: Cristi Canepa’s Photography Class. The $25 fee covers all class materials. Participants bring their own camera. Due to this subject’s popularity, spaces in the class will fill quickly. Reserve a space by calling 209-728-6171 or clicking on art classes at manzapress.com. Use a credit card to reserve     www.manzapress.com