Every Thursday morning at 11 AM – Twain Talks by author Jim Fletcher, about Mark Twain’s 88 Days in the Mother Lode – an entertaining and informative talk about Twain’s brief but monumental stay here in Angels Camp and Tuolumne County



July 7 – 9 Am – 12 AM – Mary Sexton art class – more information to come – $45.00 per person – all materials provided including canvas, paints, and brushes

July featured artist/s –   Patty Payne and Mary Sexton

August 1- Voices of Wisdom – MWP writing instructors guide hesitant writers – Begins in August – Capturing stories of our elders – Calaveras Community Foundation Grant for a book and writing exercises to capture the stories of our elders about our community – photog/artists wanted for the book to accompany writing – MWP activities in the county – 55+ only.  First session begins Tuesday, August 1-22 at Oak Shadows Adult Community in San Andreas – to sign up, contact manzanitawp@gmail.com and call 209-728-6171

August – featured artist – Gary Rose and Ty Childress

August 12 – Arnold arts, reserved arts/music booth for MWP and artists at the emporium

Mid-August: WORD class for writers and artists ($45) – low cost and intensive –all day with lunch – learn how to set up manuscripts and organize your writing using Word – style sheets and more – Jennifer Hoffman, MWP editor

August-October – writing contest in the schools using Mark Twain material – all ages – Manzanita Writers Press – competition awards and readings at the Wild West Fest in October – details to be announced in August

Sept – featured artist/s  –  Cristi Canepa and Selma Sattin

End of September – Selma Sattin watercolor class – for ages 7 and up

September 16 – Saturday – 6-9:00 – Arts Harvest Dinner Dance Fundraiser – Main dinner/dance event for the year with Mumbo Gumbo at the Pickle Patch  in San Andreas with Silent Auction– Fundraiser for MAE and MWP – Tickets go on sale in June – $45 each.

Wild West Fest booths–Sat October 21 – two booth spaces with artists and writers in front of the gallery – open for regular art – Children’s contest winners read their Mark Twain material at the mic inside the Manzanita Arts Emporium

October featured artist/s – Roberta Hughes and Rob Stickley

November featured artist – Chrys Mollett

December featured artist – TBA