Sunday, July 28, 2013

Events and Signings for "California Apricots": Updated Wednesday, August 14!

I signed books at Andy's Orchard July 6, where his apricot tasting and tour attracted  more than 400 people.

We have completed more than a twenty events for CALIFORNIA APRICOTS, and we still have at almost twenty more on tap. We haven't even started bookings for the holiday season yet! I will keep this events list active on my blog, so please check it for any changes and updates.

Click the  button below to find the rest of the list through November!

Wednesday, August 14: 7:30 p.m. Capitola Book Café: author presentation and book signing with special "apricot menu" at the Cafe. 1475 41st Avenue,  Capitola, CA. 95010. 831-462-4415. I am looking forward to this one because it means a trip to the beach!

Mr. Kenneth Bruce, our civics and American history teacher at Los Altos High, stopped by my book signing at Barnes and Noble, Stevens Creek, in San Jose, California.

Thursday, August 15: noon, the Los Altos Rotary: author talk focused on preservation efforts for the J. Gilbert Smith Heritage Orchard surrounding Los Altos City Hall. For the second time in as many years, the future of the orchard is threatened by plans for "civic center redevelopment." Los Altos Rotary meets at the Garden House at Shoup Park. 

My classmate from Los Altos High School, Cyndy Henderson Riordon stopped by my book talk in Saratoga! These events are especially fun when friends drop in

Sunday, August 18: In honor of the LAHS Class reunion weekend, Robin will be at the Los Altos History Museum beginning at 1:00 p.m.  Members of her high school class are invited and so is everyone else! The museum is behind the Los Altos Library at 51 South San Antonio Road, 94022.

Tuesday, August 27: 1:30 p.m. Peninsula Volunteers: author presentation and book signing. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025. Telephone: 650-326-2025. 

Wednesday, August 28: 7:00 p.m. Author talk, Channing House850 Webster Street, Palo Alto, California. (Two blocks South of University Avenue, between Homer and Channing. 

Thursday, August 29: 7:00 p.m. Books, Inc.: author presentation and book signing.  301 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA. 94040. 650-428-1234. This one will be fun, as it is just before Labor Day Weekend, and Castro Street, on a Thursday evening, is a great place to stroll among the techies and dine at one of Mountain View's many wonderful restaurants.

Sunnyvale Author's Day at the Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum and Orchard. It was a great event, July 14.

Wednesday, September 4: 7:00 p.mMartin Luther King Library: author presentation. 150 E San Fernando Street, San Jose, CA. 95112. (408) 808-2000.

Saturday, September 21: 3:00 p.m. Barnes and Noble, Eastridge: book signing. 2200 Eastridge Loop, San Jose, CA. 95122. 408-270-9470. (This was rescheduled from July: hope to see you there!)

Saturday, September 28: Noon to 4:00 p.m. Saratoga Heritage Day, book signing and apricot nibbles: 20450 Saratoga-Los Gatos Road, Saratoga, CA. 95070 

Monday, September 30: 2:00 p.m. Los Gatos Meadows110 Wood Road, Los Gatos, CA 95030. Phone: 408.354.0211. Author presentation and book signing.

Wednesday, October 2: Noon. Federated Woman's Club: lunch, author talk, book signing.  Michael’s at Shoreline, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.  650-948-3553.

Wednesday, October 16: Noon. Silicon Valley Capital Club, Women's Luncheon Series: 50 West San Fernando Street,  San Jose, CA 95113. 408-971-9300 (the club is on the top floor.)

Wednesday, October 23: 6:00 p.m. Stanford University Bookstore, author presentation and book signing. On the quad at Stanford, 519 Lasuen Mall |Stanford, CA 94305 Tel: 650.329.1217.

Monday, October 28: 6:30 p.m. Santa Clara City Library: author presentation. 2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA. 9505. 408-615-2900.

Sunday, November 3: 1:00 p.m. Mountain View Historical Society: author talk, book signing and reception. Mountain View Adobe, 157 Moffett Boulevard, Mountain View. 650-965-0251.

Thursday, November 7: Noon. Union Church of Cupertino, Women's Fellowship Gathering. Author book talk: 20900 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA. 95014

Wednesday, November 13: Noon to 4:00 p.m. "Catch the Spirit" holiday event at the Los Altos History Museum. This is an annual fundraiser and gift event at the History Museum and J. Gilbert Smith House. I'll be there signing books at  51 S San Antonio Rd  Los Altos, CA 94022. (650) 948-9427.

Thursday, November 14: 10:30 a.m. Los Altos and Los Altos Hills Newcomers Club, Los Altos Hills Town Hall, 26379 Fremont Road, Los Altos Hills.

Meanwhile, check out the reviews on Amazon, and the book's latest ranking. It changes by the hour based on their equations; but it is fun to see their data. 

NBC Bay Area Investigative Reporter, Stephen Stock, is a former coworker of mine from WESH-TV in Orlando. He stopped by the booksigning at Barnes and Noble Stevens Creek too!

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