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Big Time Festival

Coast Miwok dancer

Point Reyes National Seashore
invites you to the
35th Annual Big Time Festival
at Kule Loklo
Saturday, July 18, 2015
10 am to 4 pm

Please join us for this traditional Native American trade festival at Kule Loklo, a Coast Miwok Cultural Exhibit. Throughout the day demonstrators will exhibit their skills in basketry, flint knapping, clamshell bead making, and more. Learn more about the culture and traditions of the Coast Miwok and other local American Indians at a variety of informational booths. Traditional dancers from the Intertribal Pomo group and Dry Creek Pomo performed in 2014. Vendors will also be selling a wide variety of crafts.

Please be aware that dogs and alcoholic beverages are not allowed at Kule Loklo.

This event is great for the whole family and is free of charge. 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.
Directions to Bear Valley Visitor Center.

For more information, please contact Loretta Farley at 415-464-5140 or by email.


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