8:00 am08:00

Coastal Clean-up Day

“Coastal Clean-Up Day at China Camp State Park”

9/20 Saturday 8am: 
Community Collaboration
On the third Saturday in September each year, people join
together at sites all over California to take part in the State’s
largest volunteer event -- the annual California Coastal Cleanup
Day. The Marin History Museum will be out at China Camp that
day making some history with the rest of everyone. Following the
clean-up effort, Marcie Miller, the Museum’s Volunteer Director of
Programming, will offer the work group a complimentary history
chat and tour of China Camp. The China Camp Museum there will
be open as well the pier, so there’s plenty to see and do.
Meet at 8am at the parking lot atop China Camp Village/China
Camp State Park on Saturday, September 20. If you’re interested
in car-pooling, please reach Marcie at (415) 454-8538.
Dress comfortably … to be on a beach tidying up, walking, etc.!
For more information about California Coastal Clean-Up Day:
Location: China Camp State Park/China Camp Village
Fee : free

10:00 am10:00

Walking Tour of Maple Lawn Estate

9/14 Sunday 10:00am: “Maple Lawn Estate & Botanicals”
repeats 11:30am
Walking Tour
Guided by Marcie Miller, the Museum’s Volunteer Director of Programming
Walking Tour of Maple Lawn Estate – as part of the day’s celebration of the 127th Anniversary Birthday of Louise Boyd, and the legacy of the family’s estate and botanicals, now home to the San Rafael Elks Lodge.

Please join us for this rare peek, led by Marcie Miller, who is also an Elk and who serves as the official “house historian” at Maple Lawn.
Repeats 11:30am.
Includes birthday cake cutting in between tours.
Location: Maple Lawn Estate/Elks Lodge … next to the Museum’s Boyd Gate House
1312 Mission Avenue, San Rafael … parking at rear of Elks Lodge