Manzanita Speaker Series

Second Sundays of each month — and other dates as well. Check our lineup and get on the email list for events.


June 9 – 3 pm – 4:30 Travel for Health and Well-Being – Sunny & Al Lockwood present their adventures cruising the Mediterranean and other global trips. Free! Refreshments and beverages available. FREE!

July 7 – 3 pm – Kill Your Diet – Dr. Eldo Frezza presents a nutrition and fitness talk and a kick in the pants for losing weight. FREE!

July 14 – 3 pm. Carolyn Tipton – UC Berkeley professor and translator of renowned Spanish poetry will read from her new books and give a talk on poetry. Open mic to follow.  Refreshments and Spanish wine by Metates. FREE! Donations encouraged.

August 3 – Hot August Night – Between the Sheets –  Saturday at 7 pm at Manzanita Arts Emporium. – romantic poetry read aloud – includes traditional classics plus whimsical and humorous love stuff. Great date night opportunity. Recite love poems to your honey, or just be funny. FREE!

August 17 – ARTIST PEEP SHOW! All day, with the big reveal at 4 pm.  See the unveiling of some hot art from some hot artists. Fundraiser for the gallery and some unusual selfie photo-op moments with artists and their new works. Free event. Refreshments. Artists on hand.

Saturday, Sept 7 – Author Fair – visit with local and regional authors and their new books. Chat about publishing and the journey from manuscript to book completion. 1-4 pm.