Please join us on a special tour
of the historic town of Locke in the Sacramento Delta. This fun and meaningful tour will be led by ChineseWhispers story contributor Jeff Lee, a third-generation native of Locke, and by photographer James Motlow, co-author of “Bitter Melon: Inside America’s Last Rural Chinese Town,” a book that captures the faces and
voices of the last generation of agricultural workers and residents of Locke.Layered with California Chinese history picturesque Locke, is the only American town built by the Chinese for the Chinese. On the Registry of National Historical Places, it is a fragile time capsule and a hidden gem.Join Jeff and James on an insider’s stroll through the streets of Locke, and hear the backstory of Locke’s layered past. Experience history as it unfolded, partake in the rich living memories of the people and places of this unique Delta Chinese town.
Enjoy an unforgettable day of fun and information that blends thoughtful history and authentic community stories. Lunch and round trip transportation from San Francisco and East Bay are included. Proceeds will help realize the full production of Chinese Whispers: Golden Gate.
Space is limited. Register now at Brown Paper Tickets or by using our Mail-In Registration form to secure your place!
Download a copy of the Story Tour of Locke flyer