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Opening Ceremony and Formal Dinner

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Opening Ceremony (free to the public), Orinda Community Park, 4pm - 6pm

Help us kick off the 2017 Orinda Czech Festival at Orinda Community Park.  A limited number of vendors will be present as we host a Rededication Ceremony of the beautiful Linden Tree (the national tree of the Czech Republic).

Formal Dinner (tickets required), The Quarry House, Orinda, 6:30pm - 10:30pm

Next, join us for a formal dinner featuring remarks by special guests H.E. Ambassador Marie Chatardova, Czech Permanent Representative to the United Nations, and elected President of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, and

A presentation by William Lobkowicz, American-born Prince of Lobkowicz, current heir to most of the Lobkowicz lands and preservationist of art and book collections, and four castles in the Czech Republic, including Lobkowicz Palace at the Prague Castle.

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