Grand Opening Ceremony for Lower Presidio Historic Park
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Old Monterey Foundation cordially invites the community to Wander the Wonders of Monterey History: Grand Opening Ceremony for the Lower Presidio Historic Park on Saturday, November 11, 1pm-4pm. The ceremony will take place at the concrete pad just below the Saint Serra monument (across from the Presidio of Monterey Museum).
The ceremony will highlight the new interpretive signs, a white wooden perimeter fence, and new ADA-accessible pathways as the first phase of the development of the park, the Harbor Trail which extends to the Serra Monument, and the Bay View Trail that goes up the hill to the Sloat Monument.
There will be live entertainment including a performance by award-winning bagpiper Michel D’Avenas, free slices of cake, and beverages. After the ceremony, the public is invited to walk the new pathways.
The ceremony will include representatives from the City of Monterey, DLI and the Army, the Neighborhood Improvement Program, the Rotary Club of Monterey, the Ohlone / Costanoan-Esselen Nation, Granite Construction, and Old Monterey Foundation’s Board.