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Thanks to all you "Ed Heads"
that made the last Cannery Row Foundation Lab Tours of 2015
another great success. Next scheduled tour will be for
the Cannery Row Foundation's annual John Steinbeck's Birthday
scheduled for Saturday, February 27, 2016.
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The first video segment produced from the February 21, 2015
Cannery Row Foundation
CANNERY ROW SYMPOSIUM
at Stanford's historic Hopkins Marine Station
MONTEREY BOAT WORKS Auditorium
A production of The History Company,
Video post-production by Your Sanctuary TV, Monterey
This is the Surprise Official Announcement of the
purchase and restoration of the endangered historic
Western Flyer from John Steinbeck & Ed Ricketts'
1940 voyage to Baja California's Sea of Cortez.
Michael Hemp, President of the Cannery Row Foundation,
introduces historian Bob Enea who in turn announces
John and Andy Gregg, new owners of the historic Western Flyer
Now on YouTube...pass it along!
At her 1937 Tacoma launch at Western Boat Builders
More to come...
This material migrated from www.thehistorycompany.com
This year's annual Cannery Row Foundation
RICKETTS BIRTHDAY LAB
Western Flyer voyage to the
SEA OF CORTEZ at 75!
whole story is
in both the
with Edward F.
by Viking in
half as the
"Log From the
Sea of Cortez"
Here are some scenes from special segments of the day's tours:
Piers Crocker, (Director of Norwegian Canning Museum) Stavanger emissary, presents ultra-deluxe sardines to Monterey mayor,
Clyde Roberson, in a "Sardine Capitals of the World" mayoral exchange.
CRF Lab Tour "Row Rats" Dave Barker and Jeri Rossi observe the ceremony.
Scott Teaford photo
Norway's Mayor of Stavanger,
Christine Sagen Helgψ
CRF Lab Tour Docent, David Barker, profiling marine biologist Ed Ricketts.
Scott Teaford photo
Jeri Rossi helps historian Bob Enea with exhibits in his
the 1940 Steinbeck-Ricketts voyage of the Western Flyer to the Sea
of Cortez with his uncles, skipper Tony Berry & seaman Sparky Enea.
Archivist and CRF Board Member, Pat Hathaway, organizes prints
available to Pacific Biological Laboratories tour guests in the
party room of Lab.
Scott Teaford photo
Bill Frew receives the EFR bronze artist proof by
sculptor, Jesse Corsaut and major membership in the
Foundation from historian and CRF president, Michael Hemp.
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The Cannery Row Foundation
urges you not to miss author Kevin Bailey's
fascinating presentation of his new book
"The Western Flyer"
at the National Steinbeck Center
Thursday Evening, May 7th
from 6 til 8 PM at
One Main Street, Salinas
Guest Author Kevin M. Bailey resurrects this forgotten
witness to the changing tides of Pacific fisheries.
He draws on the Steinbeck archives, interviews with
members of crew, and more than three decades of
in Pacific Northwest fisheries to trace the depletion
life through the voyages of a single ship.
This is a free event. Seating is
limited. No reserved seatiing.
Reservations are now open for
Ed Ricketts Birthday tours of
Pacific Biological Laboratories
Saturday, May 16th, 2015
hourly tours 9 AM to last tour at 4 PM.
E-Mail us at email@example.com
(preferred) or (831) 659-2112:
let us know how many in your group, what hourly tour
you'd like to be on
and your e-mail and a cel phone number. We will
reservation by return e-mail.
MK Hemp photo
will be celebrating Ed Ricketts' Birthday with
more news and
on the restoration and return of the historic
(from "The Log
From The Sea of
If you missed the Cannery Row Foundation's CANNERY
in February at Hopkins Marine Station MONTEREY BOAT
make reservations for our Saturday, May 16th,
Edward F. Ricketts
Birthday Lab tours.
We'll recap the Official Announcement of the
purchase of the Western
Flyer and the
vision for its restoration and return to Monterey as
Western Flyer when purchased early in
2015 at Port
Gregg, Bob Enea with Western
Flyer photo, Andy Gregg.
Above are the Western
Flyer's new owners, marine
John Gregg (left)
and Andy Gregg (right) with
Bob Enea, CRF board member and
acclaimed fishing historian
related to the Western Flyer
and deckhand, Sparky
Enea, from the 1940 voyage to
Sea of Cortez with John
Steinbeck and marine biologist
reservation NOW for this rare
to be in Ed Ricketts' Lab for
such a great occasion!
or call (831) 659-2112
Bring your cameras,
dress in layers,
and enjoy another rare
to be inside Pacific
Biological Laboratories for
an hour of historians,
literary scholars, marine
biologists, CRF docents and
refreshments, and a
chance to wander the entire
Donation is $15 per person
at the door; cash or
personal check to the
Make sure your friends and
family make reservations for
chance to be in "Doc's Lab."
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here for its feature on
The CANNERY ROW SYMPOSIUM,
a smash hit with rockstar Steinbeck scholars,
historians, documentary films and
exciting new Ed
and an official announcement of the change in
ownership of the Western Flyer (from the Sea of
for a fullrestoration as a working classroom
on Monterey Bay.
Stay tuned to this story here, or as it happens at
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on Saturday, February 21st, 2015!
Association with THE
Presents the 2015 debut of our new annual
At the Hopkins Marine
Station "Monterey Boat Works"
9 AM to 5 PM on Saturday, February 21st,
Open to the Public $25 per person
historic, literary, ecological,
and documentary film
SESSION (begins promptly at 9:00
Prof. Richard Astro,
Drexel University ("John
Steinbeck and Edward F.
Shaping of a Novelist")
Steinbeck in the Sea of
The Industrial Stage for John
Steinbeck's Cannery Row
From Paris, France, Dr.
1972, "Street of the
INTERMISSION FOR LUNCH
You are invited to
own "Brown Bag" or (by a
special arrangement with
Gourmet Food Truck for
economical special menu for
the Symposium event!
(resumes promptly at 1:00 PM)
(The Making of John
Story "The Snake")
Don Kohrs, Hopkins
Marine Station Librarian
and Edward F. Ricketts
("Ed Ricketts: The
Between Pacific Tides First
Pacific Grove Filmmakers ("The
Prof. Susan Shillinglaw,
San Jose State University
("Layered Fiction and
John, Ed, Carol and The Grapes
AFTER THE HOPKINS
The "Steinbeck: The Art of
2nd Floor of the American
(across the street from Hopkins
co-creator with Thomas
of their new book, presents a
"In Search of the
Dark Watchers") www.BigSurDarkWatchers.com
For Symposium reservations
e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
You will be e-mailed a
PayPal invoice for
payment, which becomes
to this extraordinary
debut Cannery Row
limited to the first 120
Don't miss this cutting-edge
exposition of current,
and information on Cannery Row
history, literature, and
an unparalleled panel of
historians, educators, and
tomorrow's legacies of old
is limited to the first 120
historic Hopkins Marine Station
MONTEREY BOAT WORKS
Get your reservations before
this historic event sells out!
Sponsors of this Event
Special thanks to Chairman
David Barker for his leadership in
the Cannery Row Foundation's 2014 hosting of the
in Monterey's annual "Christmas In The Adobes" tours.
also extend to CRF
"Adobe Rat" Scott Johnson,
City of Monterey docent,
for his support, participation, and Steinbeck
readingsa new feature this year.
Johnson & Barker in-character for 1944 (not
Barker with CRF volunteer, Tracy Campbell
Barker with enigmatic "Mexican Mona Lisa"
Scott Johnson with "Mona Lisa"
CRF Docent Dr. Frank Douglas
Scott Johnson reading Steinbeck
Part of the hundreds of
to the Steinbeck-Lara-Soto Adobe this season
And thanks to all our CRF docents ("Adobe Rats")
Michael Guardino, Tracy Campbell, Dr. Frank Douglas,
David Barker, Scott Johnson, Michael Hemp.
Let us know
if you'd like to
assist us at the Steinbeck Adobe next year.
* * *
It's that time of the year again!
The Cannery Row Foundation announces
we will again hold open the
(Steinbeck-Lara-Soto Adobe) for holiday
Monterey Historic State Parks Association's
30th anniversary of CHRISTMAS IN THE ADOBES
Tickets available at www.MHSPA.org
To be a Cannery
or for more information, click
or call (831) 659-2112 to help us
celebrate the famous adobe owned by John Steinbeck
where he wrote "The Pearl."
Go to our "Western Flyer"
Newsletter for details
Thanks to all
that attended our
last scheduled Lab tour of 2014
private men's club
organized among friends,
which preserved the Lab
until its sale to the
City of Monterey in 1993
and historical site.
Harlan and Louise Watkins in the Lab
Plaque to Harlan
The most important place on Cannery Row
Steve Crouch photo of the men's club c. 1986
Reservation information at email@example.com
Cannery Row Company honors Row history with
dedication of the
Cannery Row Monument
donated by the Cannery Row Company)
Located at Steinbeck Plaza above McAbee Beach
Cannery Row &
Dedication Ceremonies were
held on February 26,
by Michael Hemp
information call the Cannery
Row Company at (831) 649-6690
and donated by The History Company
Thanks to all
who made our
Doc's Lab Tours a major success!
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