NSC October 2021 Events Calendar!

Join us this month for the National Steinbeck Center’s premier global virtual events. You can join us from your desktop, laptop, tablet, or phone as we continue to deliver impactful programming exploring the condition of humanity and our common dignity and welfare through convening and facilitating global conversations around relevant topics, inviting exploration of ideas and respect for all perspectives to contribute in the discussion.


REGISTER TODAY FOR THESE WEBCAST EVENTS at the links below. If you should have any questions, please email events@steinbeck.org for more information


40th Annual Steinbeck Festival

Steinbeck and Mexico!

Join us for our Annual Festival! 

On October 2nd and 3rd join us for fun Family Days! We will have Elkhorn Slough Foundation on Saturday from 10-2 as well as a Community Mural Project by Jose Ortiz of Hijos del Sol, History Pop Ups, Steinbeck Bingo with Prizes and a special documentary about the Sea of Cortez playing all weekend!
Also join us for our FREE ONLINE SYMPOSIUM
Sunday, October 3rd, 11 am Pacific Time

“A Tidal Odyssey – Ed Ricketts and the Making of Between Pacific Tides.”

Dr. Richard Astro and Donald Kohrs will discuss upcoming book, Ed Ricketts, John Steinbeck and their work “Between Pacific Tides”.


Sunday, October 3rd, 1pm Pacific Time

Professor Vincent Parker joins us from Gavilan College to discuss teaching Steinbeck, focusing on The Log from the Sea of Cortez, in the Classroom.



Saturday, October 2nd, 10am to 3pm
Sunday, October 3rd, 10am to 5pm
$20 per person ($17 Seniors)