Published January 27, 2011


The Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council and the City of Pleasanton invite you to attend the 10th Annual Pleasanton Poetry, Prose & Arts Festival on March 26th and 27th. The Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council supports the community in providing facilities for arts activities and creating an environment where residents can pursue and enjoy a wide range of arts and cultural opportunities.

Arts Celebration
The 10th Annual Pleasanton, Poetry, Prose & Arts Festival is being held at the new Firehouse Arts Center on Saturday, March 26th and Sunday, March 27th. This two-day celebration of poetry, prose and visual arts will feature many speakers including this year's keynote speaker Al Young, California Poet Laureate Emeritus. 

Event Activities
The weekend will include informative workshops, contests, a fine art exhibit from the Pleasanton Art League and other regional artists, and literary row where you can meet, talk and mingle with more that two dozen talented local and national authors. On Saturday, there will be a luncheon and an evening banquet and awards ceremony including the presentation of poetry and prose awards and readings of the prize-winning poems. The public is invited from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm on Saturday, March 26th to attend a special free reception for the fine arts show and literary row with book signing.

A complete schedule of events, workshop packages, discount early registration information and rates in addition to registration materials can be found at: www.pleasantonarts.org/docs/PPA_Festival_Registration_Form.pdf.  Different workshop packages are available and discounted registration fees apply to materials received by February 15, 2011. Seating for the evening banquet and awards ceremony is limited. Limited registration will be accepted at the door, space permitting. 

Additional Information
Additional information on the event is available. For details, please refer to the Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council below.

Contact Information
Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council
P.O. Box 1298, Pleasanton, California 94566
(925) 931-1111   phone     info@pleasantonarts.org  e-mail     www.pleasantonarts.org    WWW

Hacienda Owners Association
4473 Willow Road, Suite 105,Pleasanton, California  94588-8570
(925) 734-6500  phone     (925) 734-6501  fax     info@hacienda.org  e-mail     www.hacienda.org    WWW