We are thrilled to host Meet & Greet events with authors frequently in our bookstore.  We also offer our space to larger groups for lectures or workshops after hours with prearrangement.  If you would like us to consider a certain occasion, please e-mail an overview of the proposed event to Cynthia at cynthia@pilgrimsway.com with several potential dates.

Some of the other functions we have hosted include art demonstrations, musical concerts, lunch time discussion groups, collaborative community events and private groups or parties.

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November 2014

Local Authors Put #IndiesFirst

November 29, 2014 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Pilgrim’s Way Community Bookstore & Secret Garden, Dolores between 5th & 6th
Carmel, CA 93921 United States
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Kick your holiday season off to a "small" start, but joining in on Small Business Saturday. To help celebrate we have invited a collection of local authors to gather and interact with you, our delightful community. Who all will be in attendance? What is the schedule? We are glad you asked: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.: Alissandra Dramov, Carmel-by-the-Sea: The Early Years (1903-1913) 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Patrice Vecchione, The Knot Untied 12 to 1 p.m.: Jane Smiley; Some…

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December 2014

Meet & Greet with David Gordon, author of “Carmel Impressarios”

December 20, 2014 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Pilgrim’s Way Community Bookstore & Secret Garden, Dolores between 5th & 6th
Carmel, CA 93921 United States
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Carmel Impresarios by David J. Gordon

Carmel-by-the-Sea, a little town on the California coast, was one of the artistic hot spots of the West in the early 1920s, when two extraordinary women paid a visit one spring, and never left. Dene Denny and Hazel Watrous designed Carmel's first art gallery, and three dozen of its early houses. They founded the Carmel Music Society in 1927, and-in the midst of the Great Depression-they created the Carmel Bach Festival. For two decades they ran a successful repertory theater…

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February 2017
$15

Tea & Tarot with Wendy – Morning

February 11 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2017

Pilgrim’s Way Community Bookstore & Secret Garden, Dolores between 5th & 6th
Carmel, CA 93921 United States
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The phrase "round table" conjures up images of King Arthur and his knights or the Algonquin Round Table; a group of forward-thinkers who sat together and exchanged ideas and insights. Not to be confused with the legendary grandeur of King Arthur or the Algonquin; we have a round table of our own in the Secret Garden. And we also use it to gather around with small groups to exchange insights and foster community. Perhaps you have even had the chance…

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$15

Tea & Tarot with Wendy – Evening

February 11 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2017

Pilgrim’s Way Community Bookstore & Secret Garden, Dolores between 5th & 6th
Carmel, CA 93921 United States
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The phrase "round table" conjures up images of King Arthur and his knights or the Algonquin Round Table; a group of forward-thinkers who sat together and exchanged ideas and insights. Not to be confused with the legendary grandeur of King Arthur or the Algonquin; we have a round table of our own in the Secret Garden. And we also use it to gather around with small groups to exchange insights and foster community. Perhaps you have even had the chance…

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March 2017
$15

Tea & Tarot with Wendy – Morning

March 11 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2017

Pilgrim’s Way Community Bookstore & Secret Garden, Dolores between 5th & 6th
Carmel, CA 93921 United States
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The phrase "round table" conjures up images of King Arthur and his knights or the Algonquin Round Table; a group of forward-thinkers who sat together and exchanged ideas and insights. Not to be confused with the legendary grandeur of King Arthur or the Algonquin; we have a round table of our own in the Secret Garden. And we also use it to gather around with small groups to exchange insights and foster community. Perhaps you have even had the chance…

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$15

Tea & Tarot with Wendy – Evening

March 11 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2017

Pilgrim’s Way Community Bookstore & Secret Garden, Dolores between 5th & 6th
Carmel, CA 93921 United States
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The phrase "round table" conjures up images of King Arthur and his knights or the Algonquin Round Table; a group of forward-thinkers who sat together and exchanged ideas and insights. Not to be confused with the legendary grandeur of King Arthur or the Algonquin; we have a round table of our own in the Secret Garden. And we also use it to gather around with small groups to exchange insights and foster community. Perhaps you have even had the chance…

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April 2017

Tea & Tarot with Wendy – Morning

April 8 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Pilgrim’s Way Community Bookstore & Secret Garden, Dolores between 5th & 6th
Carmel, CA 93921 United States
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APRIL CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS The phrase "round table" conjures up images of King Arthur and his knights or the Algonquin Round Table; a group of forward-thinkers who sat together and exchanged ideas and insights. Not to be confused with the legendary grandeur of King Arthur or the Algonquin; we have a round table of our own in the Secret Garden. And we also use it to gather around with small groups to exchange insights and foster community. Perhaps you…

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Book Launch + Meet & Greet: Christina Waters, “Inside the Flame”

April 8 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Pilgrim’s Way Community Bookstore & Secret Garden, Dolores between 5th & 6th
Carmel, CA 93921 United States
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Join us as we welcome Christina Waters, author of Inside the Flame for her book launch + meet & greet. "Inside the Flame invites readers to unplug their computers, cell phones, and televisions and plunge back into overlooked nooks and crannies of everyday experience. We've lost touch with the richness of the tangible and with it our reverence for the physical world. Our ability to focus on the here and now is in crisis. By illuminating ways to take a…

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Tea & Tarot with Wendy – Evening

April 8 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pilgrim’s Way Community Bookstore & Secret Garden, Dolores between 5th & 6th
Carmel, CA 93921 United States
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APRIL CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS The phrase "round table" conjures up images of King Arthur and his knights or the Algonquin Round Table; a group of forward-thinkers who sat together and exchanged ideas and insights. Not to be confused with the legendary grandeur of King Arthur or the Algonquin; we have a round table of our own in the Secret Garden. And we also use it to gather around with small groups to exchange insights and foster community. Perhaps you…

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$15 - $20

Official Book Launch: Amit Goswami

April 15 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Carmel Art Association, Dolores between 5th& 6th
Carmel, CA 93921 United States
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Pilgrim’s Way Community Bookstore and Secret Garden is proud to host the official book launch for Amit Goswami, Ph.D.’s latest title, “The Everything Answer Book: How Quantum Science Explains Love, Death, and the Meaning of Life” at 6:30 p.m. at the Carmel Art Association. Goswami will be onsite for a presentation, book signing, and reading discussing this premise that quantum physics is not only the future of science, but also the key to understanding consciousness, life, death, God, psychology, and…

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