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Robinson Jeffers Fall Festival Oct 4-6, 2019


  • Tor House Foundation 26304 Ocean View Avenue Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, 93923 United States (map)

SUNSET CELEBRATION AT TOR HOUSE GARDENS

Friday 10/4 - 5:00 to 7:00. Tor House Gardens, 26304 Ocean View Ave, CarmelAerial acrobatics by Erin Jane Carey, poetry reading by Taelen Thomas, and accompaniment on the Steinway by Melinda Coffey Armstead. Additional Piano Interludes by Pauline Troia. Hawk Tower will be open, fine wines and hors d’oeuvres will be served, and, weather cooperating, the sun will slowly sink beyond the Sea Gate.
        $25 for Sunset Celebration. Reservations suggested. Pay at the gate or purchase online.

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Saturday, October 5  THE ROBINSON JEFFERS FESTIVAL 

CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF THE BUILDING OF TOR HOUSE

Presentations will take place at The Carmel Woman’s Club, San Carlos and 9th in Carmel.

Doors open at 8:30 AM. Continental Breakfast available to attendees.

MORNING PROGRAM – 9:OO AM TO 12:00 PM

Introductions by Alan Stacy and James Karman, Tor House Trustees

Aaron Yoshinobu, Professor, Texas Tech University

BITTER EARNESTNESS OF AN OUTCROP: TOR HOUSE ON ITS 100TH BIRTHDAY

Joanna Macy, Scholar, Activist and Author

AN APPRECIATION OF THE POET AS PROPHET

Tim Hunt, Editor of the 5 Volume Collected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers, Educator, Poet

WINDOWS OPENING WEST OVER SALT WATER: JEFFERS & TOR HOUSE, 1919

Jeffers Poems about Tor House, read by local student poets

LUNCHEON 12:00–1:30 PM An opportunity to enjoy lunch on your own in Carmel.

AFTERNOON PROGRAM – 1:30 PM TO 4:30 PM

Deborah Sharp and Elliot Ruchowitz-Roberts, Tor House Trustees and Docents

A READING OF THE SELECTED LETTERS OF UNA AND ROBINSON JEFFERS

Gere DiZerega, Medical Researcher: USC, Jeffers Scholar, Tor House Trustee; and Emily Williams, co-author of National Park Service Proposal.

A JOURNEY TO MAKE TOR HOUSE A NATIONAL LANDMARK

RE-INTRODUCING THE TOR HOUSE PRESS

Robert Zaller, Distinguished Historian and Jeffers scholar

THE POETRY OF PLACE

Melinda Coffey Armstead, Pianist and Taelen Thomas, Interpretive Performer, Poet

STILL THE MIND SMILES, PIANO AND POETRY

Jeffers Poems about Tor House, read by local student poets

$60 for Saturday Programs. Reservations suggested. Walk-ins welcome.
Presentations will take place at The Carmel Woman’s Club, San Carlos and 9th in Carmel.
Doors open at 8:30 AM.  Continental Breakfast available to attendees. 

Sunday October 7  ANNUAL JEFFERS POETRY WALK . 

Meet at 9:00 AM at Carmel River State Beach parking lot, Scenic and Carmelo, Carmel Point.  Bring along favorite Jeffers-related poems, beverages and a brown bag lunch for a noontime picnic. No charge.  Reservations suggested

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