23rd Annual Big Time Festival At Kule Loklo

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Date: June 24, 2003
Contact: Rod Torrez, 415-464-5131
Contact: Loretta Farley, 415-464-5140

Big Time Festival At Kule Loklo
Point Reyes National Seashore
Saturday, July 19, 2003

Please join us for this traditional Native American trade festival at Kule Loklo, Point Reyes National Seashore. Point Reyes National Seashore, the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, and the Miwok Archaeological Preserve of Marin are hosting the 23rd Annual Festival on Saturday, July 19, from 11:00 am to 4:00 p.m., at Kule Loklo, a Coast Miwok Cultural Exhibit. Throughout the day demonstrators will demonstrate their skills in basketry, flint knapping, clamshell bead making, and more. Vendors will be selling a wide variety of crafts. Indian tacos will be on sale.

No dancers will perform at this event in keeping with tradition - honoring the recent passing of Coast Miwok/Kashaya Pomo elder Lanny Pinola.

Please be aware that dogs and alcoholic beverages are not allowed at Kule Loklo. 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. For more information please call the Bear Valley Visitor Center at (415) 464-5100.

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Mailing Address:

1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

Phone:

(415) 464-5100
This number will initially be answered by an automated attendant, from which one can opt to access a name directory, listen to recorded information about the park (i.e., directions to the park; visitor center hours of operation; weather forecast; fire danger information; shuttle bus system status; wildlife updates; ranger-led programs; seasonal events; etc.), or speak with a ranger. Please note that if you are calling between 4:30 pm and 10 am, park staff may not be available to answer your call.

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