Barry Lopez Reception

Benefit for Black Mountain Circle


Event Details

  • Date:
  • Venue: Toby's Feed Barn
    11250 CA-1, Point Reyes Station, CA, 94956, United States
  • Venue: Toby's Feed Barn
  • Cost: $50 reception only (separate ticket must be purchased for Barry's evening reading)

~Co-hosted with Point Reyes Books~

Join us before the Barry Lopez reading, for an intimate reception with Barry and special guests Jane Hirshfield, Forrest Gander, Melissa Nelson and others, in the Toby's Feed Barn Gallery. Reception includes beverages, local cheeses and a reserved seat (though a separate ticket must be purchased in advance for Barry's evening reading at 7pm).

This reception is a benefit for Black Mountain Circle’s 2019 Geography of Hope: Sacred in the Land year-long program of 20 gatherings including films, pilgrimage walks, storytelling events, art installations and youth scholarships.

Cancellations: No refunds for cancellations made 1 day or less before the event date. Prior to 1 day before an event, there is a $15 processing fee per ticket for cancellations.

Barry Lopez

Barry Lopez is an essayist, author, and short-story writer, and has traveled extensively in remote and populated parts of the world. He is the author of Arctic Dreams, for which he received the National Book Award; Of Wolves and Men, a National Book Award finalist; and eight works of fiction, including Light Action in the Caribbean, Field Notes, and Resistance. He contributes regularly to Harper's, Granta, The Georgia Review, Orion, Outside, and The Paris Review. In his nonfiction, Barry often writes about the relationship between the physical landscape and human culture.

Geography of Hope

In 2019, Geography of Hope is expanding from a one-weekend event to a year-long series of gatherings, pilgrimages, film screenings, conversations and art exhibits that explore the theme of “The Sacred in the Land.”

More Upcoming Offerings

Sep 5

This Sacred Land: Images & Words from Point Reyes Art Show with Todd Pickering & Point Reyes Community Members

Sep 8

Standing on Sacred Ground: Fire & Ice Toby McLeod & Corrina Gould

Sep 13

An Evening with Sharon Blackie Transforming Stories: The Fine Art of Shapeshifting

Sep 14

Sharon Blackie What Ails Thee? Myth, Fairy Tales and the Post-heroic Journey

Sep 14

Full Moon Fire Circle at Commonweal Garden in Bolinas

Sep 29

Sacred in the Land: Seasonal Pilgrimages Kate Bunney and Walking Water Team

Oct 13

Full Moon Fire Circle at Commonweal Garden in Bolinas

Oct 25

Acorns to Oaks: Weekend Retreat for Young Leaders Katia Sol & Christopher Kuntzsch

Oct 27

Pilgrimage as a Path of Peacemaking Kayleen Asbo with Catherine Braslavsky

Nov 15

Natural Rhythms Concert Terry Garthwaite, Becky Reardon & Elise Witt

Nov 16

Standing on Sacred Ground: Islands of Sanctuary Toby McLeod & Kailea Frederick

Dec 15

Sacred in the Land: Seasonal Pilgrimages Kate Bunney and Walking Water Team