22September Friday

Steinbeck’s Salinas: A Writer’s Hometown

Time: Friday, September 22, 2023 September 22, 2023 - December 3, 2023 / 1 Main Street Salinas, CA 93901
Our newest exhibition, “Steinbeck’s Salinas: A Writer’s Hometown” is now open! In this exhibit, we have selected images and text from the National Steinbeck Center’s archive collection to illustrate some of the places and people that made Salinas home for John Steinbeck. These historic photographs, maps, artifacts, and text from John Steinbeck’s works as well […]
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29September Friday
Special Event

25th Anniversary Celebration Fundraiser Dinner featuring the Valley of the World Awards

Time: Friday, September 29, 2023 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm / 1 Main Street Salinas, CA 93901
Please join us for the National Steinbeck Center’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner featuring the Valley of the World Awards Friday, September 29, 2023 beginning at 6pm. Presenting wine by Corral Wine Co., appetizers and dinner by Salinas City BBQ, featuring wine by Scheid Vineyards. (Non-Alcoholic selections available including Sparkling Cider from Martinelli’s Company Store). Come […]
30September Saturday
Community Events,Special Event

Free Annual Steinbeck Street Fair

Time: Saturday, September 30, 2023 11:00 am - 4:00 pm / 1 Main Street Salinas, CA 93901
Saturday, September 30, 2023 we are hosting our FREE annual Steinbeck Street Fair from 11am to 4pm! Join us on the 100 block of Main Street in front of the National Steinbeck Center for live music, vintage cars, a ShutterBooth photo booth, games, prizes, activity booths and more.
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07October Saturday
Community Events

Monterey & Salinas Valley Railroad Museum Open House

Time: Saturday, October 7, 2023 October 7, 2023 - October 8, 2023 / Monterey & Salinas Valley Railroad Museum 26 Station Place, Salinas, CA
Our fellow Heritage Park partner, the Monterey & Salinas Valley Railroad Museum, is holding a free to the public Open House from 10am-4pm on the first weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of every month. They are located next to the Salinas Amtrak station and host an interactive HO scale layout and diorama recreating Monterey County railroads […]
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Community Events

Livermore Valley Opera’s “Of Mice and Men”

Time: Saturday, October 7, 2023 October 7, 2023 - October 15, 2023 / Bankhead Theater 2400 First St, Livermore, CA 94551
The National Steinbeck Center is proud to partner with the Livermore Valley Opera as they present Of Mice and Men. Carlisle Floyd, adapts to the operatic stage Nobel Prize winning John Steinbeck’s powerful novella detailing the story of two displaced migrant ranch workers in California during the Great Depression. Their dream of owning their own […]

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