MayFest Monterey

MayFest Monterey Save the Date !! MONTEREY’S FIRST “MAYFEST MONTEREY” A FREE “INTERNATIONAL FOOD & BEER FESTIVAL”SCHEDULED FOR MEMORIAL WEEKEND - MAY 23, 24 and 25, 2015
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May Fest Monterey Ca. This is a FREE admission 3 DAY FESTIVAL created to offer a broad appeal to visitors and residents of all ages and will occur over Memorial Weekend, May 23, 24 and 25th from 11 AM – 7 PM at the Custom House Plaza, Monterey Historic Park, located across from the Fisherman’s Wharf. Mayfest has something to offer everyone of every nationality and includes local food, beer, wine,

May Fest Monterey Ca. This is a FREE admission 3 DAY FESTIVAL created to offer a broad appeal to visitors and residents of all ages and will occur over Memorial Weekend, May 23, 24 and 25th from 11 AM – 7 PM at the Custom House Plaza, Monterey Historic Park, located across from the Fisherman’s Wharf. Mayfest has something to offer everyone of every nationality and includes local food, beer, wine,

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20 Custom House Plz
Monterey, CA
93940

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Monday 12pm - 7pm
Saturday 12pm - 7pm
Sunday 12pm - 7pm

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(831) 277-3779

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MAKE RESERVATIONS NOW and tour “the Lab” on Saturday, July 21, 2018— come inside “Ed Ricketts’s Lab” on historic Cannery Row and celebrate the nationally-known cartoonists and other artists whose lives were intertwined with the Pacific Biological Laboratories. – Limited reservations are now being accepted at [email protected] for the rare public Lab tours, which are two hours each at 10 a.m., 12 noon, and 2 p.m. on July 21, 2018. Please list your selected time and the number of guests. Reservations will be confirmed by return e-mail. Emails are preferred, but visitors also can call 831-917-1937 for clarification or further information. -- Each tour will include talks by historians, literary scholars, marine biologists, and “Row Rats” from the nonprofit Cannery Row Foundation. Docents will tell tales about Hank Ketcham, Gus Arriola, and Eldon Dedini, plus Bruce Ariss, their role in the history of the Lab and their relationships with John Steinbeck and Ed Ricketts. -- Speakers July 21 will include Robin Aeschliman, Mike Guardino, Scott Johnson, Diana Dennis, Rob McClurg, Tim Thomas, and the Foundation president, Gregor Cailliet, Terry McClurg will be at the entry desk. -- Since 1983, the Cannery Row Foundation has helped to support the research on, and exhibition of, Cannery Row's famous historic, literary, and ecological legacies. A tax-deductible donation of $15 to the nonprofit Cannery Row Foundation by cash or check at the door is requested to cover the City fees and insurance for this activity. -- Henry King Ketcham (March 14, 1920 – June 1, 2001), better known as Hank Ketcham, was an American cartoonist who created the Dennis the Menace comic strip. -- Gustavo "Gus" Arriola (July 17, 1917 – February 2, 2008) was a Mexican-American comic strip cartoonist and animator, primarily known for the comic strip Gordo. Eldon Dedini (June 29, 1921 – January 12, 2006) was an American cartoonist whose work appeared in Esquire, The New Yorker, Pl***oy and elsewhere. -- Bruce Wallace Ariss, Jr. (October 10, 1911 – September, 1994) was an American artist who wrote “Inside Cannery Row: Sketches from the Steinbeck Era.” -- Only 15 visitors per hour are allowed inside the historic Pacific Biological Laboratories building at 800 Cannery Row. Guests are encouraged to bring cameras, dress in layers, and enjoy a rare opportunity to be inside the Lab. -- This sketch depicts the interior of the original Lab and was drawn by Bruce Ariss in 1936, before the Lab fire on Thanksgiving Day. The sketch was signed for Mike Guardino in 1989. -- Ed Ricketts is in the chair and John Steinbeck is sitting next to him on the floor, reading his day’s writing effort for Ed to comment upon. John would write in long-hand in the back of his father’s old ledgers. Ed Ricketts Jr. is in the right background; -- Bruce and Jean Ariss are sitting on the bed; Suzi Hedges is standing with the cigarette. The book on the floor is “Modern Man in Search of a Soul” by Jung and the record album on the left is Gregorian Chants.