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Heritage Day 2017

August 26, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm




August 26, 2017,   11am-4pm


Once again Friends of China Camp is partnering with China Camp State Park, the Marin Chinese Cultural Association, and the Redwood Empire Chinese Cultural Association to celebrate our annual Heritage Day. Come out to China Camp to honor the people who left a legacy at the China Camp Village. There will be a Lion Dance Team, Chinese cultural dancers,  singing, music, tai chi demonstrations, art, and the Grace Quan junk will make an appearance!

Bring the family! This event is suitable for all ages. Parking will be limited at the upper Village parking lot, additional shuttle parking will be available at the China Camp Ranger Station at 101 Peacock Gap Trail about a mile north of the village.



            11a.m. – 11:30  Visit Museum, View Artwork, Crafts

         11:30   –  noon      Marin Chinese Cultural Assn. Lion Dancers

          Noon  –  12-15  Redwood Empire Chinese Assn. chorus

          12:15  –  1p.m.        Redwood Empire Cultural Dancers

                                             Youth group  &  dancers

        1p.m.   –  1:30          Guest Speakers

        1:30-   2p.m.            Stephen Shen, musician & vocalist Tao Yan

          2   –  2:30                 Visit Museum, view artwork, crafts

          2:30   –  3p.m.        Arrival of The Grace Quan  accompanied by  traditional boats

          3 –    3:30                 Tai-chi with David Cheung  –  join in!

          3:30  –  3:45pm      Ribbon Dance with Louise and children participation

         3:45- 4pm                 Raffle drawing for paintings



THE GRACE QUAN (reproduction Chinese junk) & traditional boats

Exhibition and Sales by local artists  –  20% of sales to Friends of China Camp, Inc.

Crafts – origami,  animal tracks on clay, and  Chinese lanterns

Marin Wildcare display

Marin History Museum

SF Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve display

San Rafael Fire Foundation display

China Camp Nature & Education display

Friends of China Camp, Inc. membership and day pass table

SF Maritime National Historic Park display

Sale of T-shirts, photo cards, horoscope necklace, and hats  

All profits benefit trail restoration, campground improvements, Village upkeep, and other needs funded by Friends of China Camp.


August 26, 2017
11:00 am - 4:00 pm





NOTICE: Some sites at the Back Ranch Meadows Campground will be closed Sunday through Thursday from November 14, 2022 until May 13, 2023 due to construction. The group site will remain open during the week. Go to reservecalifornia.com for available reservations.

ADVISORY: December 3, 2023, 8am-2pm. Footrace beginning at Miwok Meadows. Expect increased foot traffic on Shoreline Trail, Oak Ridge Trail, and Bayview trail. Plan your trip to the park accordingly. See calendar for details.