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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Purchase your tickets in advance below or at Pilgrim's Way for $12 or at the door for $15. In this mind-expanding work, physicist Amit Goswami, Ph.D., explores the world of human creativity-the ultimate source of joy and fulfillment-through the lens of quantum physics, and offers up a unique way to nurture and enhance your own creativity. According to quantum physics, reality occurs on two levels: possibility and actuality. Goswami uses this same duality to explore what he calls “quantum thinking,”…Find out more »
An Evening with “Carol and John Steinbeck”: an interactive presentation by author Susan Shillinglaw & guests
Susan Shillinglaw has made a name for herself in the circle of those who know John Steinbeck as an author. Join us as she discusses her new book, Carol & John Steinbeck: Portrait of a Marriage. Every once in a while "John Steinbeck" (portrayed by local wonderment Taelen Thomas) will appear and speak and Professor Shillinglaw will transform and become the spitting image of "Carol Steinbeck." The two will perform memorable scenes of their life together as they live in 1930s…Find out more »
Join us as we celebrate the great Dylan Thomas's 100th Birthday with a special presentation by Taelen Thomas with musical accompaniment provided by Laura Burian. Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), one of the 20th century's greatest English lyric poets and public readers of poetry, visited Carmel, Carmel Valley and Big Sur in the spring of 1952. While here he met Robinson Jeffers, Henry Miller and many other notable characters which resulted in amazing collaborations. In honor of his 100th Birthday, local bard…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
Featuring Taelen Thomas and singers from the Wholehearted Chorus! Get into the spirit of the holiday season with local treasure Taelen Thomas performs the Dylan Thomas classic “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” and various other holiday favorites. This event will also showcase some members of the community-based Wholehearted Chorus as they lend their voices to make the season merry and bright! Cost: $20 in advance, $25 on the dayFind out more »
Our DNA doesn’t rigidly determine our health and disease prospects, as the previous generation of geneticists believed. According to the new science of epigenetics, our genes are shaped by what we think and what we do. An endless supply of new studies is showing that the vast majority of our genes are fluid and dynamic. Our genetic profile may signal an inherited vulnerability to a disease, but those genes cannot predict your future. Instead, our daily choices and lifestyle behaviors…Find out more »