Jun 3, Wed THE OFFICIAL BIRTHDAY!
Monterey 250 Mosaic Community Celebration 1 – 4 pm San Carlos Beach/Park
Director/Playwright - Harriet Lynn - Being that it is Monterey’s 250th birthday the City of Monterey is celebrating on June 3, 2020 actual Founding Day: June 3, 1770) with a community celebration inspired by the 1984 ceramic tile mural by artist Guillermo Wagner Granizo. This pictorial mosaic depicts much of the area’s history, people and events and installed on the outside rear wall of the Monterey Conference Center.
This community program is to acknowledge and pay tribute to others before us whose contributions come from deep within the area’s past (prior to 1770) to its present day and glimpsing into the future. With an outdoor program from 1:00 – 2:30 pm performing groups and individuals from different backgrounds and cultures will entertain and enlighten. A storyteller (“Count of Monterey”) weaves a narrative throughout the program illustrating Monterey’s unique historic past, present and future. Post-performance, 2:30 to 4 pm.
Evening - Birthday Party on Colton Hall Lawn - 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM - Music, Food trucks, Entertainment, Activities!
The City's official Birthday Party will be held at Colton Hall Lawn with a fun evening of food, live music, and of course birthday cake! Be sure to stop by as we celebrate our City's 250th birthday!