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4/20 campout

Time: April 17, 2020 at 1pm to April 19, 2020 at 11am
Location: Lake Solano County Park
Street: 8685 Pleasants Valley Road
City/Town: Winters, CA 95694
Website or Map: https://goo.gl/maps/YDZGpFcvE…
Phone: Park Office Phone: (530) 795-2990
Event Type: campout
Organized By: Joe Ehrlich (static@well.com)
Latest Activity: Apr 9, 2020

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Event Description

In celebration of 4/20!

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

You'll need to reserve a site for yourself (and maybe your pal) in the range of sites from #39 to 45. That's the main VW area. If those run out, then consider snagging sites 8,9,10 or 11. And if those run out, there are lotsa other spaces.

PLEASE SHARE YOUR SITE. Or don't. No worries.

This campground is easy to get to, has a swell nature center, fishing opportunities and has unabashed roaming peacocks. 

Saturday night will feature PANTRY-RAID CHILI!!


Important notes:

(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.



Saturday at 11:00 am in the (TBA) Cornhole area. 

Practicing shall occur on Friday afternoon around beer:30

See Paul for more details.



Look in your pantry. Grab only *ONE* 14 oz. (or so) can that matches the description on the list below.

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.


Bring along one 14 oz. can of any of the things listed below:

Pinto beans
Red Kidney beans
White beans
Navy beans
Piquinto beans
Diced tomatoes
Diced tomatoes with Italian spices
Diced tomatoes with Jalapeños. 
Crushed tomatoes with Eye of Newt                               

Chopped tomatoes
Chili con carne                                                                             

Chili sin carne
Chili with beans
Chili without beans

Roadkill Chili 

Rotel tomatoes

Ranch Style (tm) brand beans of any variety.

Please do NOT bring Black beans. 

Please do NOT bring Garbanzo beans. 

Please do NOT bring Lentil beans.

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

Comment Wall

Comment by John LaTorre on April 8, 2020 at 12:36pm

Got it, Gene.

Comment by Joe on April 8, 2020 at 12:39pm

I liked "Alone Together" though.

Comment by Kathy & Mike Marlow on April 8, 2020 at 1:10pm

Thanks for the heads up, I did get his request and ignored it.  

Comment by westywoman (Melissa) on April 8, 2020 at 1:46pm

It may be a good time to remind volks that this website is public. If you use your real name, post an address or phone number, you are vulnerable to a loss of your privacy. This may not relate directly to this incident, but good to keep in mind overall as you use this website.

Comment by diana harvey on April 8, 2020 at 3:10pm

Actually, he/she poses as DAVID MASON, not Dave Mason. The spelling can make a difference. Be well~

Comment by Richard von Bristol on April 9, 2020 at 3:00am

I would like to adorn my refrigerator with one of those commemorative refrigerator magnets. I am currently confined with my refrigerator 5000 miles from CA, so could you please put one aside for the next time I visit?

Comment by Joe on April 9, 2020 at 6:43am

Consider it done.

Comment by Paul Yocum on April 9, 2020 at 9:03am
I got my magnets for Les and I thank you. Looking forward to this event. Please keep me posted on new date.
Comment by Gene Burris on April 9, 2020 at 9:47am

Paul, keep us posted on Feed the Bug.


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