• The Point Reyes Beach as viewed from the Point Reyes Headlands

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

1999 Annual Holiday Open House at Point Reyes National Seashore

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Date: December 1, 1999
Contact: John Dell'Osso, 415-464-5135

On Wednesday, December 8th from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm, staff at Point Reyes National Seashore will hold their annual holiday open house at the Bear Valley Visitor Center. Refreshments will be available. Adrienne Olmstead, author of My Nature Journal will be on hand for signing of her new book that will be for sale that evening. Children's activities will also be available.

This an annual event by park staff is brought about to welcome the community and thank everyone for their continued support. Staff from Point Reyes National Seashore Association, the non-profit organization dedicated to educational and scientific efforts of the Seashore, coordinated the evening's events.

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