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November 2015

November 2015


Out next meeting will be November 13, 2015
10:00 at Kris' Clubhouse in Pleasant Hill

Note: This a change in both date and place,
the Second Friday in November



Diablo Weavers Guild meets in Walnut Creek, usually on the third or fourth Friday of the month from September through June, 10:00 am ,until noon or a little later. 
New members and guests are welcome. 

In September, December and June we meet at a member's home. Other meetings are usually held at the Thurman Casey Library in Walnut Creek (Ygnacio Valley Library).

Thurman G. Casey Library
2661 Oak Grove Rd.
Walnut Creek CA 94598

Library location details and a map:
Meeting location

Dues for the year 2015 - ’16 are $30 per person, or $40 for a family.



November 13, 2015 ~ Darryl Lancaster


Our program for November will be a presentation by Daryl Lancaster. This meeting will follow a special sewing workshop with Daryl held the second week of November.
See Daryl's web site for more information. http://www.daryllancaster.com/

Note that this is the second Friday of the month, a change from our normal meeting date. We will also have a different location. See general directions below or contact Carol or Kris for more information.

The meeting will take place at the club house in the Rolling Green town house complex in Pleasant Hill.  It is located  at the corner of Gregory Lane and Brandon Street.  Entrances are on Gregory and on Brandon. The clubhouse is within the fenced swimming pool area on Rolling Green Circle.

Snack for the meeting Margie Kaplan & Pam Murdock



Programs for 2015-2016 are still being planned. Additional details and dates will be added to the program page, Programs 2015-2016




Local Events





December 4th, 5th & 6th


Hacienda Holiday Faire


at the historic Hacienda de las Flores

2100 Donald Drive, Moraga


Friday, December 4, Noon - 8:00 pm

Sat & Sun, December 5 & 6, 11:00 am - 6 pm


One-of-a-kind handmade gifts and gourmet foods from over 40 local artisans.


Complementary wine tasting with Captain Vinyards

6:00 - 8:00 pm Friday, December 4th


This event is a fundraiser for the Hacienda Foundation a 501(c)3





Sonoma Valley Museum of Art Exhibit


https://www.svma.org/exhibitions



September 12, 2015 to December 6, 2015

Prior to formal schooling, children between the ages of 5 and 10 in the small Coptic Christian village of Harrania, located at the foot of the Giza Pyramids, were selected to weave images created entirely in their mind’s eye. The joys of childhood fantasy came to life on their looms. The Egyptian Village, which up to 30 years ago had not known changes for 2000 years and had no source of income but farming, now prospers. Its tapestry artists are internationally famous and their work is prized throughout the world.

A Herd of Camels, Fatma Awad

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