Point Arena Light Station #496 150th Anniversary Celebration & Tower Lighting
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE COVID-19 SHELTER IN PLACE ORDER IN EFFECT THROUGHOUT CALIFORNIA. IT WILL BE RESCHEDULED WHEN THE CRISIS HAS PASSED.
As the sun begins to set west of the Lighthouse, a special party will start in the Fog Signal Building. Guests will be invited to dine on delicious hors d'oeuvres created by local chefs, accompanied by special Lighthouse cocktails. All guests will receive one cocktail or mocktail, a 150th Anniversary cloisonne pin and a 150th Anniversary postcard with the one day only USPS cancellation stamp. Additional cocktails can be purchased throughout the evening, and non-alcoholic beverages will also be available.
The evening's festivities will start with the unveiling and dedication of a 150th Anniversary display in the Whale Watch Room of the Fog Signal Building Museum. This special display will chronicle the 150 year history of the Point Arena Light Station #496 ad will remain on display throughout 2020. This display will also include all of the 150th Anniversary logo designs submitted by local artists.
This will be followed by the presentation of awards to Drew Fagan, the winning designer of our 150th Anniversary logo.
The highlight of the evening will be the ceremonial relighting of the current tower with the original light signature of a bright white light constantly illuminated. This tribute to the original light will shine from the lantern room for 30 minutes.
As the ceremonial relighting takes place, guests will also be treated to the illumination of new floodlighting of the Tower to commemorate 150 years of lighting the way on the coast.
Point Arena Lighthouse (View)
45500 Lighthouse Road
Point Arena, CA 95468
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|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|