Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, August 19 at 10:30 am to discuss T. J. Stiles' The First Tycoon. All are welcome. Free.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The history of the Crown is embedded in the gilded walls of Fontainbleau. From the hunting lodge of Francois I, who included Leonardo da Vinci in his court, to Napoleon Bonaparte, the sprawling chateau has been home to every French king, who engaged leading architects and decorators to make it ever... Read More
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The building that sparked a king’s jealousy and the downfall of its owner, Vaux-le-Vicomte is a superb example of French Classical design. Built for Nicolas Fouquet, Minister of Finance for Louis XIV, the chateau is the creation of the great design team of Louis Le Vau, Charles Le Brun and Andre Le... Read More
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Josephine de Beauharnais, wife of Napoleon, created an exquisite country retreat at Malmaison where she perfected the Empire style and became famed for one of Europe’s finest rose gardens. Recognized as the mastermind behind the glamour of her husband’s reign, Josephine’s Malmaison offers a glimpse... Read More
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, September 16 at 10:30 am to discuss Art Buchwald's I Am Not A Crook. All are welcome. Free.
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, October 21 at 10:30 am to discuss Leo Tolstoy's The Death of Ivan Ilyich. All are welcome. Free.