BATW Events

Book Launch Party September 10 at Book Passage

The celebration will include live shamisen music, sake tasting, and short readings from several BATW members.

BATW September Meeting: Presidio Tunnel Tops and Greens Restaurant

BATW members will swap stories and share ideas before taking a guided tour of the Presidio National Park’s newest attraction.

BATW New Member Mixer is Slated for September 27

Wine, snacks and games will help introduce our organization to potential new members this month.

August 31 Meeting: Meet the Editors of Modern Luxury and Travel + Leisure

Learn the best query practices for these popular publications, along with trends in travel and travel coverage.

BATW Ramps up its Calendar of Events

Editors panels, event venues, new member socials and more are slated for the second half of 2022.

BATW Informal Gathering July 24 in Glen Ellen

Free admission, tours and hiking are part of the day’s activities.

Sailing on the Matthew Turner: A Recap of June’s Event

Our monthly BATW meeting included a private tour of the impressive tall ship and its high tech engine room.

BATW Book Writing and Publishing Event Recording

BATW’s popular May meeting on book writing and publishing is ready for viewing.

Anchors Aweigh: June’s Meeting is Aboard a Late 19th Century Sailing Ship

Look for your invitation in your email. Reservations are limited to members only.

Coyotes on Angel Island?!

MJ Pramik recounts the tale of BATW’s intrepid travelers in the ‘wilds’ of Angel Island.

May Meeting: Book Publishing – From Conception to Promotion

BATW’s May 19 meeting features a panel of experts on how to successfully publish and market your own travel book.

BATW’s April 3 Event: Angel IslandĀ 

April is the perfect time for a ferry cruise to Angel Island, followed by a taste of Tiburon.

March 19 Event: Picture this! Capturing Travel in Ink and Paint

Fine Artist Pat Meier-Johnson will share her travel sketches and give a quick tutorial on tricks and techniques.

February 10 Meeting: WordPress Website Workshop on Zoom

BATW Board Member and Website designer, Matthew Eley, will get your WordPress website up and running in this special Zoom workshop.

Calavera and Visit Oakland Host Festive BATW Holiday Party

Eren Goknar ‘unpacks’ the BATW holiday party, the buzz about The Hive, and the Oaxacan regional cooking at Calavara.

Recap of the Inaugural Lee Foster Photography Awards

The event is a posthumous competition and ceremony to be held every other year.

BATW and Visit Oakland Host Dec. 4 Holiday Party

A time to eat, drink, be merry and celebration another great year of BATW programs and events.

Backroads Marin: BATW’s Tasty Trip to Straus Home Ranch

Locally-made cheese and Mead were the order of the day.