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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: Apr 28

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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!!


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.


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.

Comment Wall

Comment by Joe on March 14, 2018 at 10:05am

38 - Annie and Eric Mills
39 - Melissa/Alf, esq.
40 - Joe and Corey/Peter
41 - Gene/Bruce
42 - Mike F.
43 - Laura and Kris
44 - Regis and Kathy & Mike
45 - JLT/Allison & Joe
8 - "Party Central" : Ruben & Linda
9- Steven Schoch
10- KampnKing
11- Susan/Share

Comment by Gene Burris on April 9, 2018 at 8:28am

Marcia needs a spot to share.

Comment by Shelby on April 9, 2018 at 2:56pm

I'm sharing with Shari in Site 14.  See you all soon!

Comment by Richard von Bristol on April 9, 2018 at 4:02pm

Hey Joe & Corey, can you spare a spot for a Brit? I will try to bring as many VW engine parts and nick-nacks as can fit in my luggage.

Comment by Susan Daniele on April 10, 2018 at 9:19am

Hi - Marcia is welcome to share my spot, Site 11

Comment by Joe on April 10, 2018 at 10:03am

8 - "Party Central" : Ruben & Linda +1
9- Steven Schoch
10- KampnKing
11- Susan/Marcia                                                                                          14-  Shari/Shelby                                                                                          38 - Annie and Eric Mills

39 - Melissa/Alf, esq.
40 - Joe and Corey/Peter
41 - Gene/Bruce
42 - Mike F.
43 - Laura / Kris
44 - Regis /Kathy & Mike
45 - JLT/Allison & Joe

Comment by Gene Burris on April 16, 2018 at 7:50am

Four more days. I'm so excited all I wanna do is go rootin and tootin!

Comment by regis101 on April 16, 2018 at 5:07pm

Everybody still in?  As of this writing, I may not be able to arrive on Friday.

Please, please.  Hold back the tears AND the laughter.  I'm watching you.

Comment by regis101 on April 16, 2018 at 5:23pm


Camper has read and agreed to terms and policies presented to them when finalizing their online reservation.

Beginning July 1, 2016 the Smoke Free Parks county ordinance will be enforced.
Phase 1 of the implementation plan includes the enforcement of the Smoke Free Ordinance in the entire Day Use (including beaches, boat launches, and picnic areas), and the limitation of smoking in the campground to the areas designated as open to smoking effective July 1, 2016.

Sandy Beach campsites 21-39, 41 will be non-smoking sites.

Lake Solano campsites 8-11, 38-45 will be non-smoking sites.**
Is this gonna be a problem?
Comment by Joe on April 16, 2018 at 5:23pm

But will you be there Saturday? With bells on? Will you bring wood, bring wine? 


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