August 19, 2013
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

bwtw-vol9San Francisco magazine named Weekday Wanderlust “Best Mental Escape” in their 2013 Best of the Bay issue. This month’s salon, on Monday, August 19th, will celebrate the release of co-founder Lavinia Spalding’s latest book, the Best Women’s Travel Writing, Volume 9. Published by Travelers’ Tales, this year’s anthology includes essays from thirty intrepid travelers, including the evening’s three wonderful readers: Rachel Levin, Natalie Baszile, and Suzanne Roberts.

As always, the event will be at the Hotel Rex (562 Sutter Street in SF). Cocktails and conversation from 6-7 p.m., readings from 7-8. Giveaways? You betcha.

August 22, 2013

world-in-focusThe World in Focus photo contest is open for entries until August 22nd, 2013. One professional winner and one amateur winner will each receive:

• A one-week, hands-on photo workshop in Maine, courtesy of Maine Media Workshops.
• A full-conference pass to PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo ($499 value)

FIVE professional winners and five amateur winners will each receive:

August 20, 2013
5:30 pmto8:30 pm

Update: The August 20th Adventure Drinks meeting will be at: America’s Cup Sports Bar, Pier 27, San Francisco.

Advena-cupture lovers from around the world are in SF now to see who will win the world’s oldest sports trophy, the America’s Cup. Like good sailors, they’ve arranged to have a bar on the waterfront. We’re going to investigate for ourselves, this coming Third Tuesday.

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adventuredrinksHead on over to AdventureDrinks on Facebook for info on the informal monthly happy hour for San Francisco Bay Area & Northern California adventure travel industry folks. Part of the global AdventureDrinks movement.

August 22, 2013
5:00 pmto7:00 pm

vignettesWidely published, award-winning writers and instructors Erin Byrne and Sabrina Crawford will discuss the history and current concept of the literary salon, offer a trip inside the legendary Shakespeare and Company Bookstore and present Vignettes and Postcards, Writings from the Evening Writing workshop at Shakespeare and Company. A lively discussion will spark ideas about how we can bring a bit of la vie littéraire into our own lives.

Thursday, August 22 at 5:30 p.m.
The Depot Bookstore and Cafe
87 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley
(415) 383-2665

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