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Event: Holidays Open House

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Detail of Douglas fir with holiday lights.

Date: Friday, December 13, 2013, from 5 pm to 7 pm
At the Bear Valley Visitor Center

Point Reyes National Seashore, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, Tomales Bay and Samuel P. Taylor State Parks, and Point Reyes National Seashore Association cordially invites you to our 2013 Holiday Open House at the Bear Valley Visitor Center. Come meet park staff and other members of the community. Refreshments will be provided by the Point Reyes National Seashore Association. All are welcome and admission is free.

Special Guests: Richard Blair and Kathleen P. Goodwin will be on site to sign their new book, Reyes of Light, which explores the Point Reyes Lighthouse, the National Seashore, and the surrounding community.

We will also be showing a clip of the new historical documentary, The San Agustin: A California Shipwreck, by George Thelen of Thelen Creative Services. The film explores maritime history and the first known California shipwreck, which was off Point Reyes near Drakes Beach.

Please contact John Dell'Osso at 415-464-5135 or by email for more information.

To get to the Bear Valley Visitor Center, follow the directions to Point Reyes National Seashore.

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Deathcap Mushrooms © John Lennie

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