More than 30 naturalist guided discovery outings, docent led history tours of the Preserve and tours of other Mare Island attractions will be offered over the 3-day weekend.
The FREE public event, headquartered at the Preserve Visitors Center, Building A-167, a former bomb storage magazine, will also feature educational displays, slide shows, movies, music, an art show and plein air paintout for artists and items to purchase.
A barbecue is 12 noon-3pm Saturday and Sunday and a bake sale and beverages will be available for purchase throughout all three days.
Many attractions located on Mare Island will be open for tours all three days, either Saturday or Sunday, or both weekend days. The complete schedule is available online at the Preserve website www.mareislandpreserve.org.
Tours throughout Mare Island include St. Peter’s Chapel, the Mare Island Museum, the WWII Landing Craft Support Gunboat 102, the Coal Shed Studios, the Vallejo People’s Garden and the Mare Island San Pablo Bay Wetlands Trail. The event is FREE. All ages. Accessible. Pedestrian and bicycle only.
Mare Faire: Celebrate the Original Mare Island
Dates: Fri Aug. 10, 2012 - Sun Aug. 12, 2012
Time - open each date from: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Contact Information: Mare Island Heritage Preserve, 707-557-9816
Address: at South end of Railroad, bldg A-167, Vallejo, CA, 94592
For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.mareislandpreserve.org