ALL GALLERY AND ART/LITERARY ACTIVITIES ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS PLACED ON THE POPULATION BY COUNTY AND STATE AGENCIES. STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION. THIS INCLUDES THE LOSS OF VOICES OF WISDOM WRITING CLASSES FOR SENIORS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE (ALTHOUGH ONLINE WRITERS NING IS AVAILABLE), WRITER SUPPORT AND FEEDBACK MEETINGS, LECTURES & SEMINARS, ART RECEPTIONS, SONG POSSE GATHERINGS, AND OTHER PROGRAMS, INCLUDING OTHER CLASSES AND GATHERINGS. THE RETAIL GALLERY AND BOOKSTORE ALSO REMAINS CLOSED.
PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE IN CREATIVE KIDS OF CALAVERAS COUNTY, EMAILING A PHOTO OF YOUR CHILD’S CREATIVE ARTWORK AS AN ATTACHMENT, AND STATED PERMISSION TO DISPLAY ONLINE ON OUR WEBSITE, FACEBOOK PAGES, AND THE UNION DEMOCRAT’S HOME PAGE OF THEIR WEBSITE IN FRIENDS 2 FOLLOW IN WRITING IN THE EMAIL, THEN PLEASE DO SO. MANZANITA WOULD LIKE TO SHOWCASE CHILDREN’S ART, GRADES PRESCHOOL, AND KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 8TH.
SUGGESTED THEMES: SPRING — AND/OR CALAVERAS COUNTY SUBJECTS
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Manzanita Writers Press & Arts Emporium in Angels Camp will be showcasing art created by kids, posting their art work that they have been and are currently working on during the COVID-19 quarantine time.
It is a program called Creative Kids of Calaveras. Children’s fresh art work will be posted on our Facebook page for Manzanita Arts Emporium, which will automatically post on the Union Democrat website Home Page under Friends2Follow. Fresh art work preferred. No theme, but a great subject matter would be the season of spring — or any Calaveras inspired subject, really. Preschool and grades K-8.
Parents are asked to give permission for putting up their child’s artwork on Facebook and the Union Democrat website, or another participating newspaper page, by sending an email from parent or guardian giving permission for use, along with a photo, jpg. format, of their work (any media, ie crayon, pen & ink, pencil, acrylic, watercolor, clay etc), first name and grade. Please send to email@example.com –
Manzanita Writers Press & Manzanita Arts Emporium will feature as many of these wonderful creations as we can. Contact Manzanita for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
This link offers locations for free art learning for children:
NOTICE: WE HAVE SUSPENDED OR POSTPONED ALL OUR PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES, EVENTS, MEETINGS, AND GALLERY TRAFFIC UNTIL CORONA VIRUS DANGERS TO THE PUBLIC SUBSIDE AND WE GET THE ALL CLEAR. SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE!
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PURCHASE PUPPETS FOR THE KIDS, BOOKS ABOUT MARK TWAIN OR WRITTEN BY LOCAL AUTHORS, JEWELRY, KNITTED SCARVES AND HATS, ART, CRAFTS, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, OR OTHER ITEMS, PLEASE EMAIL US AND LET US KNOW. WE WOULD BE HAPPY TO RESERVE IT FOR YOU. WHEN WE OPEN UP AGAIN, YOU CAN PURCHASE THE ITEM.
MARY SEXTON, GALLERY DIRECTOR
MONIKA ROSE, DIRECTOR OF MANZANITA WRITERS PRESS
1211 S. Main St., Angels Camp, CA 95222 • 209-728-6171 • email@example.com
manzanitaartsemporium.com • Hours: Thursday through Monday, 11-5 – Publishing services for writers • manzapress.com Manzanita Writers Press is a non-profit 501(c)3 creative arts organization & publisher devoted to the development and support of the literary, music, and visual arts community in Calaveras County and the wider Mother Lode region.
March 2020 Calendar – all ACTIVITIES ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS BY COUNTY AND STATE AGENCIES. STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Monday, March 2, 16: Morning Writers Unlimited Meeting from 9 – 11:30 am in Angels Camp at Manzanita Arts Emporium. Journal writing and sharing, manuscript feedback with fellow writers. All genres and levels, 18 & over. FREE. Email for information if it is your first visit, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, March 9 & 23: Evening Writers Unlimited Meeting from 6 – 9 pm in San Andreas (see website for location at 255 Lewis Ave). Email email@example.com before attending, please. FREE: 18 & over. All genres and levels welcome.
March Fridays – “Voices of Wisdom” Writing Classes for Seniors 55+ Free writing classes – Fridays March 6, 13, 20, 27 from 1 – 3 pm at Murphys Public Library branch with Sally Kaplan. NOTE CHANGE OF DAY AND VENUE FOR MARCH & JULY ONLY. Classes include ongoing writing instruction and prompts with support. Go to manzapress.com for more information. Publication of the 2019 & 2020 anthologies made possible with a generous grant from the Calaveras Community Foundation.
Sunday, March 8 – 6:30 – Intimate Concert at Manzanita, with Brad Hoshaw. New to our foothills from a hugely successful era in Omaha, Brad Hoshaw has already been making a big splash locally. Living now in Wilseyville, Hoshaw has found new inspiration for his heartfelt and personally relatable original songs and Americana, pop-folk, country and old-time favorites. Manzanita is delighted to bring Brad Hoshaw to our Gallery for an intimate evening of music and song. Seating and space are limited, so reserve NOW to attend this first in a series of mini-concerts. Refreshments provided during intermission and after the show. $15.00 cash/ credit card: fee added – $20 at the door, if space available. Limited seating! We advise purchasing tickets online or in person in advance. We are anticipating a sell-out performance.
Saturday, March 21 – Angels Night Out, AND SIDEWALK SALE. Angels Camp from 1 to 8 pm. Shops stay open and music, food, spirits, dancing, and games abound. Artists will be demonstrating some of their techniques at the easel. The Manzanita Gallery remains open until 8:00. Enter a drawing for a free gift just for stopping by!
Sunday, March 22 – 5-6:30 pm. Manzanita Speaker Series presents Lisa Michelle and her new book, Mountain Misery: Calaveras Love Stories. An award-winning documentary filmmaker, Lisa’s first book is out and she will speak about her adventures in self-publishing and marketing her movie and book. With a novel due out shortly, she will talk about creating the story, developing scenes with suspense, and the writing process. She will share her experiences in the rodeo world, and her experiences in getting ready to finish and promote her new documentary film, Cowboy Girl: The Legend of Sammy Thurman Brackenbury. Watch the Official Trailer. Free event – light refreshments. Join us for an inspiring talk! Reservations advised. Limited seating.
Song Posse meets Saturday, March 14 & 28 – from 6:30 to 8:30 pm: Acoustic musicians share their talents at Manzanita Arts Emporium. Free. For more information, call Chrys at 209-728-1439 or 209-736-0210, or the gallery at 209-728-6171.
Weekly Piano lessons with Chrys Mollett at Manzanita Arts Emporium. Sign up, for all ages. Family rates. Contact Chrys at 209-728-1439 or 209-736-0210, or gallery 209-728-6171.
Publishing Services: Nonprofit 501(c)3 publisher, reasonable services in Editing, Book design and Layout, Book Publishing, Writer Support, Workshops & Classes. Contact us for an appraisal of your book project. We can help.
Mark your calendars for April: Writers meetings on Mondays, Song Posse 2nd and 4th Saturdays, VOICES OF WISDOM every Tuesday at 1 pm at Manzanita, Angels Night Out 3rd Saturday 5-8, Manzanita Speaker Series: Guest Eric Smith – Viking Women, and Mara Purcell April Featured Artist Reception! Book Launch April 18 – 4 to 6 pm – Cate Culver Book Launch: The History of Sonora Pass. Cate will share little-known nuggets of the region’s history. As a historian and former Calaveras County Museum Director for eleven years, Cate used her research skills to turn a fascination with Sonora Pass into history. She gleaned information by showing cabin owners photos and inviting them to talk about what they know about Sonora Pass history. Matching these accounts to historical records, Cate has carefully stitched these accounts together into the only book of this kind about the region. April book launch: – Donna Nunes’ Rhymes of the Rugged Road. May Book launch: – Tom White – Soldier by Chance (Vietnam memoir) Free events, complimentary refreshments. April 25 – Book Launch of Voices of Wisdom anthology at Manzanita, 6-8 pm.
Manzanita Writers Press is a non-profit 501(c)3 creative arts organization & publisher devoted to the development and support of the literary, music, and visual arts community in Calaveras County and the wider Mother Lode region. Creative Arts Center, Art gallery, bookstore, music store, and so much more! Manzapress.com and manzanitaartsemporium.com – firstname.lastname@example.org
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