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Celebration of Cultural History at Pinnacles this Weekend

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Date: May 26, 2010

Celebration of Cultural History at Pinnacles this Weekend

Pinnacles National Monument – On May 29 and 30, 2010, Pinnacles National Monument will host the Memorial Day Weekend event, Pinnacles Fingerprints. This event will trace the legacy of people at Pinnacles and examine their unique connections to the land. From local Native Americans to early settlers and homesteaders, this event will feature ranger programs, exhibits, storytelling, information tables, and living history demonstrations. 

   Living History Demonstrations may include: Ice Cream Making, Dutch Oven cooking, Blacksmithing, Spinning, Chair Weaving, Native American Games, and other examples of human activity at Pinnacles. See schedule below for topics and times of all programs. All events beging at or near the Pinnacles Visitor Center in the campground on the park’s east side.

Saturday, May 29, 2010 

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Living History Demonstrations
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Ice cream Making & Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstrations
4:00 pm: Ethnobotany Walk 

Sunday, May 30, 2010  

11:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Living History Demonstrations
11:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Ice cream Making & Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstrations
11:00 am: Ethnobotany Walk 
6:00 pm: Homesteader Evening: Pedro (Local Card Game), Visitor Center, East Side   


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Dogs are not permitted on park trails. This allows for more frequent wildlife sightings, and ensures that other visitors will not be annoyed or frightened by dogs. Dogs are permitted on most US Forest Service trails.