Father Time was created for the 1996 - 1997
San Francisco New Year's Eve (SFNYE) celebration
produced by Peter Barsotti and Bill Graham Presents.
Father Time is eight feet tall and weighing only 24 pounds
because he was designed to be floated away at the stroke of midnight.
He sat in an eight foot high gold chair on top of a 25 foot high tower at the
entrance to the performance tents featuring
Chris Isaak, Los Lobos, Lyle Lovett, Dr. John,
a blues room, commedians, and performers from
San Francisco's Finnochio's.
Father Time in the Really? Room with
accompanying Box on top of which he
was mounted. The Box had doors out of which
the New Year's Babies came to greet the New Year!
Father Time seeing daylight for the last time in 1996.
Father Time was reaching out to call someone
because the main sponsor of the evening was Pacific Bell.
Da Mayor - San Francisco's Mayor Willie Brown
counting down the final seconds of 1996.
Father Time in front of San Francisco's Ferry Building as
the New Year is ushered in.
Midnight!!! Happy New Year 1997
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