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Reservations are now open for
Ed Ricketts Birthday tours of
Pacific Biological Laboratories
Saturday, May 16th, 2015 —
hourly tours 9 AM to last tour at 4 PM.
E-Mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
(preferred) or (831) 659-2112:
let us know how many in your group, what hourly tour you'd like to be on
and your e-mail and a cel phone number. We will confirm your
reservation by return e-mail.
MK Hemp photo
will be celebrating Ed Ricketts' Birthday with more news and
on the restoration and return of the historic WESTERN FLYER...
(from "The Log From The Sea of
If you missed the Cannery Row Foundation's CANNERY ROW SYMPOSIUM
in February at Hopkins Marine Station MONTEREY BOAT WORKS Auditorium,
make reservations for our Saturday, May 16th, Edward F. Ricketts
Birthday Lab tours.
We'll recap the Official Announcement of the purchase of the Western
Flyer and the
vision for its restoration and return to Monterey as a floating
Western Flyer when purchased early in 2015 at Port
John Gregg, Bob Enea with Western
Flyer photo, Andy Gregg.
Above are the Western Flyer's new owners, marine geologist
John Gregg (left)
and Andy Gregg (right) with Bob Enea, CRF board member and Monterey's
acclaimed fishing historian related to the Western Flyer skipper, Tony
and deckhand, Sparky Enea, from the 1940 voyage to Baja
Sea of Cortez with John Steinbeck and marine biologist Ed
your reservation NOW for this rare chance
to be in Ed Ricketts' Lab for such a great occasion!
For reservations: e-mail email@example.com
or call (831) 659-2112
Bring your cameras, dress in layers,
and enjoy another rare opportunity
to be inside Pacific Biological Laboratories for an hour of historians,
literary scholars, marine biologists, CRF docents and "Row Rat"
refreshments, and a chance to wander the entire Pacific
Donation is $15 per person at the door; cash or personal check to the
Make sure your friends and family make reservations for this rare
chance to be in "Doc's Lab."
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here for its feature on
The CANNERY ROW SYMPOSIUM,
a smash hit with rockstar Steinbeck scholars,
historians, documentary films and
exciting new Ed Ricketts
and an official announcement of the change in
ownership of the Western Flyer (from the Sea of Cortez)
for a fullrestoration as a working classroom
on Monterey Bay.
Stay tuned to this story here, or as it happens at
The History Company.
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on Saturday, February 21st, 2015!
THE CANNERY ROW FOUNDATION
In Association with THE
Presents the 2015 debut of our new annual
CANNERY ROW SYMPOSIUM
At the Hopkins Marine
Station "Monterey Boat Works"
9 AM to 5 PM on Saturday, February 21st, 2015
Open to the Public • $25 per person admission
historic, literary, ecological, and documentary film presentations:
MORNING SESSION (begins promptly at 9:00
Prof. Richard Astro,
Drexel University ("John Steinbeck and Edward F. Ricketts: The
Shaping of a Novelist")
Robert Enea ("Monterey Fishing Industry and
Steinbeck in the Sea of Cortez")
Michael K. Hemp
Row: The Industrial Stage for John Steinbeck's Cannery Row Fiction")
From Paris, France, Dr. Eva Lothar (Film Documentary 1972, "Street of the
INTERMISSION FOR LUNCH
You are invited to bring your
own "Brown Bag" or (by a special arrangement with Hopkins Marine
Gourmet Food Truck for an
economical special menu for the Symposium event!
SESSION (resumes promptly at 1:00 PM)
Steven Federle, Solano College (The Making of John Steinbeck's Short
Story "The Snake")
Don Kohrs, Hopkins Marine Station Librarian
and Edward F. Ricketts Researcher
("Ed Ricketts: The Publishing of
Between Pacific Tides First Edition (1939)"
Steve and Mary Albert Pacific Grove Filmmakers ("The Great Tide
Prof. Susan Shillinglaw,
San Jose State University
("Layered Fiction and Deep Ecology:
John, Ed, Carol and The Grapes of Wrath")
AFTER THE HOPKINS PROGRAM
informal reception at
The "Steinbeck: The Art of Fiction"
2nd Floor of the American Tin Cannery
(across the street from Hopkins Marine Station)
(Benjamin Brode, artist and
co-creator with Thomas Steinbeck
of their new book, presents a reading of
"In Search of the Dark Watchers") • www.BigSurDarkWatchers.com
For Symposium reservations e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
You will be e-mailed a PayPal invoice for payment, which becomes your
ticket(s) to this extraordinary
debut Cannery Row Symposium.
is limited to the first 120 reservations!
Don't miss this cutting-edge exposition of current, cutting-edge
and information on Cannery Row history, literature, and ecology by
an unparalleled panel of historians, educators, and experts in
tomorrow's legacies of old Cannery Row.
Attendance is limited to the first 120
University's historic Hopkins Marine Station
MONTEREY BOAT WORKS Auditorium.
Get your reservations before this historic event sells out!
Sponsors of this Event include:
Special thanks to Chairman
David Barker for his leadership in
the Cannery Row Foundation's 2014 hosting of the "Steinbeck Adobe"
in Monterey's annual "Christmas In The Adobes" tours. Our thanks
also extend to CRF "Adobe Rat" Scott Johnson,
City of Monterey docent,
for his support, participation, and Steinbeck
readings—a new feature this year.
Johnson & Barker in-character for 1944 (not 1844)
Barker with CRF volunteer, Tracy Campbell
Barker with enigmatic "Mexican Mona Lisa"
Scott Johnson with "Mona Lisa"
CRF Docent Dr. Frank Douglas
Scott Johnson reading Steinbeck
Part of the hundreds of visitors
to the Steinbeck-Lara-Soto Adobe this season
And thanks to all our CRF docents ("Adobe Rats")
Michael Guardino, Tracy Campbell, Dr. Frank Douglas, Andrea Satterfield
David Barker, Scott Johnson, Michael Hemp.
Let us know if you'd like to
assist us at the Steinbeck Adobe next year.
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It's that time of the year again!
The Cannery Row Foundation announces
we will again hold open the
(Steinbeck-Lara-Soto Adobe) for holiday guests
as part of
Monterey Historic State Parks Association's
30th anniversary of CHRISTMAS IN THE ADOBES
Tickets available at www.MHSPA.org
To be a Cannery Row
or for more information, click
— or call (831) 659-2112 — to help us
celebrate the famous adobe owned by John Steinbeck in 1944-1945
where he wrote "The Pearl."
Go to our "Western Flyer" Newsletter for details
Thanks to all that attended our
last scheduled Lab tour of 2014
October 11th, Pacific Biological
honoring Harlan Watkins
private men's club
he organized among friends,
which preserved the Lab
from 1958 until its sale to the
City of Monterey in 1993
as an international literary
and historical site.
Harlan and Louise Watkins in the Lab
Plaque to Harlan
The most important place on Cannery Row
Steve Crouch photo of the men's club c. 1986
Reservation information at email@example.com
Cannery Row Company honors Row history with dedication of the
Cannery Row Monument
(A public art project
donated by the Cannery Row Company)
Located at Steinbeck Plaza above McAbee Beach • Cannery Row &
Prescott • Monterey
Dedication Ceremonies were held on February 26,
Photos by Michael Hemp
For more information call the Cannery
Row Company at (831) 649-6690
and donated by The History Company
Thanks to all who made our
Doc's Lab Tours a major success!
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