October Calendar

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October 2018 Calendar

Spotlight on Jan Alcalde, October’s Artist of the Month: Watercolorist and Photographer Jan Alcalde will be at the Gallery for October’s “Shop Manzanita, Shop Local” event October 5, on hand with new works to capture the imagination and please the eye.

Shop Manzanita, Shop Local: Friday, October 5, 4-8pm: Holiday shopping for friends and family in a welcoming environment that offers endless opportunities to gift with imagination. Ideas for all ages include wall and table art, books galore, custom-designed jewelry, curios and keepsakes, cards and musical instruments, puppets, candles. Henna designs and demos, aromatherapy sampling and products, knitted wraps, hats and gifts, microme jewelry, and more. Manzanita Arts Emporium, 1211 S. Main Street, San Andreas. Gallery doors remain open until 8 pm. For more information, go to manzanitapress.com or email manzanitawp@gmail.come

Mondays, October 1 and 15: Morning Writers Unlimited Meetings in Angels Camp at Manzanita Arts Emporium, from 9 to 11:30 am. Writing exercise and sharing, manuscript feedback with fellow writers.  Join the group – 18 & over. FREE.

Mondays, October 8 and 22: Evening Writers Unlimited Meetings in San Andreas (see website for location), from 6 to 9 pm. Email manzanitawp@gmail.com for information. FREE.

“Voices of Wisdom” Writing Classes for Seniors 55 + continues on Wednesdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 at Murphys Library, 480 Park Lane, Murphys 95247. FREE program. Bring a laptop, notebook, or other writing materials. Contact manzapress.com for calendar information, times and locations. Publication of 2019 anthology will be made possible by a generous grant from the Calaveras Community Foundation. Classes hosted by Manzanita Writers Press.

Saturdays, October 20 and 27 from 6 to 8:30: Song Posse meets for evenings of acoustic music sharing, poetry, and storytelling. Manzanita Arts Emporium, 1211 S. Main Street, Angels Camp 95222. Free. For information, call Chrys at 209-728-1439 or 209-736-0210, or gallery at 209-728-6171.

Saturday, October 20, from noon to 1 pm: Hoot and Holler, on the corner of Rasberry and South Main Street, at the Mark Twain Wild West Fest. Audiences will enjoy cowboy poetry and tall tales or exciting Wild West true stories. Humor and wit encouraged for all ages. Public invited to tell a cowboy/cowgirl story or poem. Student and adult divisions, and prizes offered for audience favorites. For more information and to sign up, contact Manzanita Arts Emporium at manzanitawp@gmail.com or call 209-728-6171.

Tuesday, October 30 from 6:30 to 8 pm: Viking Lore and Traditions – warfare, cultural life, and more. Eric Smith, historian and speaker, will dispel some myths about Vikings and share his knowledge. FREE public event. Refreshments offered.

Weekly Piano lessons with Chrys Mollett at Manzanita Arts Emporium. Sign up, for all ages. Contact Chrys at 209-728-1439 or 209-736-0210, or gallery 209-728-6171.

Publishing and editing services for writers – contact manzanitawp@gmail.com and see the website for instructions on how to query us with your project idea and manuscript. Manzapress.com