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18th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest At Drakes Beach - Sunday, September 5, 1999

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Date: August 17, 1999
Contact: Kim Linse, 415-464-5100

Point Reyes National Seashore invites you to its 18th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest. Come spend the Sunday of Labor Day Weekend in the sand and sun of Drakes Beach. This all day free event is open to people of all ages. Prizes donated by the Point Reyes National Seashore Association will be awarded in each category. Categories include: Children (14 and under), Families, Adult Individuals, and Adult Groups. Please remember that dogs are allowed at North and South Beaches - not at Drakes Beach.

Schedule of Events

9:00 a.m. Registration - at Ken Patrick Visitor Center
1:00 p.m. Judging
3:30 p.m. Prizes awarded

For more information, please contact the Lighthouse Visitor Center at (415) 669-1534, or the Ken Patrick Visitor Center at (415) 669-1250.

-NPS-

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