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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Carmel Art Association

Dolores between 5th& 6th
Carmel, CA 93921 United States
831.624.4955 pilgrimsway.com

March 2014

An Evening with Dr. Amit Goswami, author of “Quantum Creativity”

March 25, 2014 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Carmel Art Association, Dolores between 5th& 6th
Carmel, CA 93921 United States
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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,”…

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April 2014

An Evening with “Carol and John Steinbeck”: an interactive presentation by author Susan Shillinglaw & guests

April 18, 2014 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Carmel Art Association, Dolores between 5th& 6th
Carmel, CA 93921 United States
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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…

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October 2014

Dylan Thomas’s 100th Birthday Celebration!

October 25, 2014 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Carmel Art Association, Dolores between 5th& 6th
Carmel, CA 93921 United States
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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…

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April 2017

Official Book Launch: Amit Goswami

April 15, 2017 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Carmel Art Association, Dolores between 5th& 6th
Carmel, CA 93921 United States
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$15 – $20

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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December 2017

A Cozy Holiday Gathering

December 22, 2017 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Carmel Art Association, Dolores between 5th& 6th
Carmel, CA 93921 United States
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$20

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 day

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October 2018

An Evening with Dr. Kenneth Pelletier, author of “Change Your Genes, Change Your Life”

October 20 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Carmel Art Association, Dolores between 5th& 6th
Carmel, CA 93921 United States

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…

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