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4/20 campout

Time: April 20, 2018 at 12pm to April 22, 2018 at 11am
Location: Lake Solano County Park
Street: 8685 Pleasants Valley Road
City/Town: Winters, CA 95694
Website or Map: http://www.solanocounty.com/d…
Phone: Park Office Phone: (530) 795-2990
Event Type: campout
Organized By: Joe Ehrlich (static@well.com)
Latest Activity: Nov 13

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Event Description

Join us on 4/20 day!

We will be camping this time at Lake Solano County Park campground, which is technically in Winters, but somewhat closer to Vacaville. 

In an attempt to fend off giant motorhomes, we have locked up a whole row of desirable camp spots (with utilities!) in advance for our group.

Most of these sites will be shared (two buses per site) and are in the range of sites #39 to 45. (In the unlikely event that we run out, then consider snagging sites 8,9,10 & 11)

This campground is close by, has a swell nature center, offers fishing opportunities and has quite a few roaming peacocks. 

Saturday night will feature PANTRY-RAID CHILI!!

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Important notes: PLEASE READ!

(1.) This campground LOCKS ITS GATES at 9:00 pm. If you do not arrive before they lock the gates, you will be camping outside the gate until the following morning.

(2.) Although this event occurs on 4/20 day, it must be pointed out that all Solano County Campgrounds are smoke-free and they're quite serious about that.

Discretion is nine-tenths of the law.

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Pantry-raid chili instructions


Look in your pantry. Grab only *ONE* 14 oz. (or so) can that matches the description of either Column A, B or C.

Then, bring that can (along with a bowl and spoon for yourself) to the camp out. We will add the contents of your contribution to a base of beef and onions. (There will be enough leftovers that everyone with some Tupperware can take some home.)

Column A

14 oz. can of:
Pinto beans
Red Kidney beans
Black beans
White beans
Navy beans
Piquinto beans

Column B

14 oz. can of:
Diced tomatoes
Diced tomatoes with Italian spices
Diced tomatoes with Jalapeños.
Crushed tomatoes
Chopped tomatoes
Whole tomatoes

Column C

14 oz. can of:
Chili con carne
Chili with beans
Chili without beans
Ranch Style (tm) brand beans of any variety.

If bringing a can won’t work for you, then bring a loaf of pre-made Garlic bread or some sort of scrumptious dessert. If that won’t work either, then just bring a bowl, a spoon and an appetite. Or a bottle of wine. We like wine. Or firewood. We like that too.

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Comment by Joe on November 5, 2017 at 3:56pm

Most will share, but some might already have a pal in mind.

When the below speak up, we will know who has extra spots.

Don't worry! We have a spot for you.

39 - Melissa 

40 - Joe & Corey and 1 spot to share

41 - Joe & Corey and 2 spots to share 

42 - Regis

43 - Regis

44 - Regis

45 - JLT

Comment by regis101 on November 5, 2017 at 4:18pm

42-  Regis, two fer sale, contact me for details

43- Regis, two fir sale, contact me for details

44- Regis, one for sale, contact me for details

Comment by Laura May on November 5, 2017 at 5:47pm

Hi Regis - I would like one of your spots.

Comment by regis101 on November 5, 2017 at 6:08pm

No worries.  Check your PM

Comment by Kris Hansen on November 5, 2017 at 8:32pm

I wanna spot too

Comment by Joe on November 6, 2017 at 7:33am

39 - Melissa 

40 - Joe & Corey and 1 spot to share

41 - Joe & Corey and 2 spots to share 

42 - Regis

43 - Regis

44 - Regis

45 - JLT

 8 - Party Central; two spots for sale, no utilities.

Comment by Peter on November 6, 2017 at 9:12am

I'm in, Add me. 

Comment by Cikan Vuz on November 6, 2017 at 9:16am

So, not sure how to register, nor the cost, so can you please provide me with more details?  I go to the campground site, but of course, no spots are available for that period of time.

Comment by regis101 on November 6, 2017 at 11:17am
Whelp. As of this writing there are at least seven sites that are open as a share so that two vehicles can park in one spot. Joe and myself have seven slots to park between us. Just pipe up, no pun intended, and ask for a spot
Comment by Cikan Vuz on November 6, 2017 at 11:30am

I asked, guess you did not see it. . .  look about 2 hours ago.

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