2019 RLS Club of Monterey Activities


August 31 (Saturday), 4-6 pm.
“On Land and Sea – a Tale of Robert Louis Stevenson
                      and Treasure Island”
    In a new pictorial essay, Monterey Historian John Sanders reconstructs the Monterey that stirred Stevenson’s brilliant imagination and shaped a literary classic.  Join the RLS Club and Monterey State Historic Park Association for the premiere performance.

  Place:   Stevenson House, 530 Houston St, Monterey, CA

    Price:  $15 (General Admission), $10 (MSHPA / RLS Club Members)
      [Fund-raiser for Monterey State Historic Parks Association, Light  refreshments and beverages are included]

Tickets may be purchased at Custom House Store, Custom House Plaza, 10 am-4pm; or by check, payable to MSHPA, and mailed to Lindy Perez, P.O. Box 51504, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 (include email address or phone number).  Tickets can be picked up at Stevenson House on day of event.  Seating is limited.  Tickets will not be sold at the door.

September 9 (Monday), 4-6 pm.

Meet author Joseph Farrell who will be just back from Vailima!

Hacienda Carmel, 1000 Hacienda Carmel, Carmel, CA 93923

Joseph Farrell, author of “Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa” is Emeritus Professor at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. He, and his wife Maureen, are stopping off in California after their visit to Samoa and RLS’ home “Vailima”. We have the great pleasure of welcoming them and hear his talk.  

We are fortunate to hear his presentation at the Hacienda Carmel where several RLS Club members reside. The talk will also be open to any interested residents of the Hacienda Carmel community as well as their friends and neighbors at nearby Del Mesa Carmel. If you have a guest you would like to bring please feel welcome.

Please send in your RSVPs to Edna Barker, see email and phone number below. 

RSVP by September 5th to ukedna@gmail.com 831 333 6917

October 5 (Saturday), 5:30-7:30 pm. Annual dinner and election of board officers at Hacienda Carmel.
November date to be announced. Unbirthday party for RLS at Monterey Public Library.
December 13-14, 2019 (Friday-Saturday), 5-9 pm. 36th Christmas in the Adobes.
February 10 (Sunday), 2-4 pm. A Valentine Party and Literary Salon to discuss The Treasure of Franchard, a short story by RLS.  Meet at the home of Maureen and Hugo Bianchini, 309 Mar Vista, Monterey (driveway and street parking). Bring a beverage andfinger food to share. Please  RSVP by Feb 3 to Ruth
Anne Krotzer (831) 601-1894 or to Edna Barker   at  ukedna@gmail.com
March 31 (Sunday), 2-4 pm. Share your thoughts on a favorite poem from A Child’s Garden of Verses. Meet at The Park Lane, 200 Glenwood Circle, Monterey.
May 18 (Saturday), 4-6 pm

Louis’ and Fanny’s Anniversary Celebration Tea in the Garden

Wear your favorite hat !!!

Stevenson House, 530 Houston Street, Monterey

“Velvet Coat – The Ragged Luck of RLS”  Presented by Actor And Club Board Member Keith Decker

RSVP by May 15th to Ruth Anne Krotzer at (831) 601-1894 or email rkrotzercolts@gmail.com.

Saturday, June 22, 2019, 10:30AM  Field Trip to Carmel Valley and celebration of Fanny’s Rodeo Adventure
Bring along a picnic and something to share. We meet at the Garland Park parking lot along the Carmel Valley Road. Address: 700 West Carmel Valley Road. 
August 3-4 (Saturday-Sunday). Scottish Festival at the Monterey Fairgrounds.