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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, 2018

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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.

Comment Wall

Comment by regis101 on April 16, 2018 at 6:16pm

I was recently moved to another project due to my mad skill level and dunno if i can blow off Friday.  I could venture out Fri evening but if something happens and the GateKeeper slams it shut , I'll be SOL.  We'll see

Comment by Kathy & Mike Marlow on April 17, 2018 at 5:52am

We are looking forward to it. Looks like we are sharing site 44. Perfect. Safe travels everyone and look forward to catching up. Kathy & Mike

Comment by Kris Hansen on April 17, 2018 at 8:41pm

Have to work at a boat show this weekend, looks like I'm going to miss this one.  Hope you all have a great time!

Comment by Gene Burris on April 18, 2018 at 7:39am

Gonna miss your company.

Comment by Shelby on April 18, 2018 at 7:41am

Kris, we'll miss you!  

Comment by Joe on April 18, 2018 at 8:23am

(sad face emoticon)

Comment by Annie Mills on April 19, 2018 at 2:57pm

Didn't know if we were going to be able to make it, as we Just got the van fixed last night.  It was the Hall effect module in the distributor.  Eric

You better be hungry....i just made 90 corn bread mini muffins w/minced spicy green peppers in 'em.  annie ... got the munchies yet ?, ,, we're bringin brownies! ...mmmm mimosas.

Comment by Joel Bubeck on April 19, 2018 at 6:14pm

Lordy, I forgot to chime in!  Anyone know if there's an open spot for us?

Comment by westywoman on April 19, 2018 at 7:30pm

Okay, we have Joel covered. He will be sharing with me in #39.  ALF, Esq, also known as GOMER or Cane Rattler, will be visiting during the day only. So Joel & Co. are with me.

Comment by Joel Bubeck on April 19, 2018 at 7:52pm

Thanks Melissa! See you all tomorrow.

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