3 posts tagged Joaquin Miller Park

art in the park retreat at Joaquin Miller Park

May 12: Art in the Park: Writer/Artist Mini-Retreat in the Oakland Hills

Who: Sketch artists, painters, literary and performing artists living in or visiting Oakland. What: A generative gathering in community ~ includes a short history of “The Hights,” Joaquin Miller’s arts retreat in the Oakland Hills, an optional Literary History Hike, and time to write and to hang out. When: Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10:30am – 2:30pm. Come for all or part of it!

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CWC Statewide Picnic in Oakland – July 20th

In lieu of a general meeting in July, the Berkeley Branch of the CWC invites members to welcome our colleagues from all over California to our own historic Joaquin Miller Park.  As the legend of the 1909 founding of CWC goes, Joaquin Miller used to invite his writing friends, including Jack London, Gertrude Stein, and John Muir to his home for picnics, literary discussions, and bohemian ...

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CWC Annual Picnic is this Saturday!

The Berkeley branch doesn’t meet until September, but we can still get together for food and fun. The annual CWC picnic invites members from all over California to gather at Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland. Bring a side dish to share and don’t forget about the literary baking contest. You will not be judged on the taste of your baked goods, just the literary cleverness attached. Not to brag, ...

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