Oct 30, 2010
The celebration was held on the hilltop, overlooking the beautiful Saddleback Butte State Park. After a night of rain, clear blue skies were a welcome sight, along with the dusting of snow on the mountain tops. If one looked up, they may have caught one of the many groups of turkey vultures migrating south.
Margaret Rhyne, President of The Poppy Reserve/Mojave Desert Interpretive Association (PR/MDIA) said the event was to be a replicate of the original event 50 years ago. Saturday’s event included the AV Marching Band, the Boy Scouts, many special guest speakers, and a nature hike. Just like 50 years ago, they had another photography contest.