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13th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-up and Food Fest

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13th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-up and Food Fest

Time: November 11, 2022 at 12pm to November 13, 2022 at 10am
Location: Sandy Beach Campground, Rio Vista, CA
Street: 2333 Beach Drive
City/Town: Rio Vista, CA
Website or Map: http://parkreservations.solan…
Phone: (707) 374-2097
Event Type: campout, and, potluck
Organized By: John LaTorre
Latest Activity: Nov 15, 2022

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Event Description

This is #13! It's time to be back together again to consume food and make merry! 

We are going back to Sandy Beach in Rio Vista, CA. This is our annual practice run and food fest  before Thanksgiving. Reserve sites soon as they may go fast if the sport fishermen/women come back this year.

It's a pot-luck, and I'll be roasting a turkey on-site. Electrical outlets will be available for people with hot pots and such,

Party Central will be at site #4. Bring food, wine, and wood (although wood may also be available on-site). 

Musical instruments are always welcome, particularly if accompanied by musicians.

As usual, I'll share my spot with another camper, and encourage you to to the same.

A few more things: the reservation section of the park's web site is a bit dodgy right now, and senior discounts aren't on the menu there. If you qualify, go ahead and reserve your spot at the going rate, and make contact with the park by phone to arrange a refund of part of the fee. The point is to grab your spot first, and settle the bill later.

The second thing: Note that all reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance of the date, and no "first-come-first-served" sites are provided anymore. But if you're late, look for the people willing to share a spot and hitch up with them. 

Third, all sites have electricity FOR FREE. Bring your electric heaters if you think you need them. (If you don't have one and need one, let me know and I'll bring one for you.) 

Brett made a little video about what kind of adapter you need if you want to use the AC outlets that are at every site (FOR FREE!). Here it is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOF7aCUfwZ0

Lastly, be aware that there are wild critters (raccoons, feral cats, etc.) that will go into any open camper that you're not around. So be sure to keep your doors closed.

Comment Wall

Comment by Kris Hansen on June 29, 2022 at 4:34pm

I'm in #11 again this year.  They have a nifty new web site, worked pretty good.

Looking forward to seeing everyone!

Comment by westywoman (Melissa) on June 30, 2022 at 10:19am

I grabbed # 18.

Comment by regis101 on July 27, 2022 at 4:11pm

Some degenerate who can't even spell vw let alone even owns a vw grabbed site 5.

sheesh.  What's this werld comin too.  Just sayin'.  ~RL

Comment by John LaTorre on July 27, 2022 at 5:06pm

Glad to have you back, Regis! (Since you're the only guy who can't spell vw.) 

Comment by Kris Hansen on August 24, 2022 at 8:51pm

I just checked the Solano County Park website, and there are only 6 sites left for this camp out.  If you're planning to come, better get with it!

Comment by David and Yolanda Carmichael on September 21, 2022 at 6:05pm

The Carmichael's got site #9

Comment by Cathi Carnes on September 24, 2022 at 6:40pm

Does anyone want to share a site it will be just me at the event, I am a quiet camper and would love to split the cost with that one : )

Comment by John LaTorre on September 25, 2022 at 11:36am

You can share with me, Cathi, but I can't assure you that it will be a quiet site, since party central is there. If anybody else wants to chime in, please do.

Comment by Cathi Carnes on September 25, 2022 at 10:16pm

Thank you John! I am happy to be in the midst of party central as well

Comment by Melissa Boyd on October 4, 2022 at 1:02pm

Anyone have a space to share? We'd like to join the party!


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