33rd Annual Big Time Festival at Kule Loklo
Contact: Loretta Farley, 415-464-5140
Please join us for this traditional Californian trade festival at Kule Loklo, Point Reyes National Seashore. The annual festival is slated for Saturday, July 20, 2013, from 10 am to 4 pm, at Kule Loklo, a Coast Miwok Cultural Exhibit. Throughout the day demonstrators from Californian tribal communities will demonstrate their skills in basketry, flint knapping, clamshell bead making, and more. Vendors will be selling a wide variety of crafts as well as informational booths. Traditional dancers from the Intertribal Pomo group and Dry Creek Pomo will share dances.
Please be aware that dogs and alcoholic beverages are not allowed at Kule Loklo. Bring a picnic lunch and spend the day. Free parking is available at the Bear Valley Visitor Center where you may access the 0.4-mile long trail leading to Kule Loklo. This event is great for the whole family and is free of charge; cosponsored by the Miwok Archaeological Preserve of Marin. For more information please call the Bear Valley Visitor Center at 415-464-5140.
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