Sunday, May 6th of Festival


The Sunday 1-Day Ticket includes: Sunday workshops, continental breakfast. Includes admission to NSC on Sunday | $30 (tours & pizza are extra)


Red Pony Ranch Tour  | Meet at National Steinbeck Center | 9:30-11:30 AM | $50


Pizza Lunch | National Steinbeck Center | 1:00 PM | Price TBD


Festival Seminar Talks | National Steinbeck Center | 10:45 AM – 2:00 PM | $30

Story teller Graciela Serna-Nutter, Linda Bynoe, & Jennifer Colby | 10:45 AM |
Partners for the Advancement of Teaching, “Telling Women’s Stories: Ascension Solorsano, Toypurina, and “The Pearl’s Juana”

(Teaching “The Pearl” curriculum project is funded by a grant from the Arts Council for Monterey County)

Rose Marie Beebe & Robert M. Senkewicz | 11:30 | Professors of Spanish literature and Professor of History, Santa Clara University, “Testimonios: Early California through the Eyes of Women, 1815-1848″

Janet Whitchurch | 2:00 PM | Artist and Author | Art & Culture Gallery, NSC Museum
Book launch and exhibit opening reception for a selection of Salinas River paintings. Her new book is titled, Underground and Running North.


Digital Nest | 12:15 – 1:00 PM | National Steinbeck Center
Digital Nest coordinator from the Salinas Public Library will host a tech workshop about girls who code, “Girl Power”

The 3-Day Festival Ticket includes Friday, Saturday, Sunday talks + Friday Lab Reception + Sat/Sunday continental breakfasts + Saturday taco lunch + Sunday reception. Includes admission to the NSC museum for weekend | Monterey & Salinas | May 4-6 | All Day | $90 – Click Here To Purchase Tickets

If you have questions, please email Susan Shillinglaw,

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