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Thanksgiving Warm-Up in Napa

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Thanksgiving Warm-Up in Napa

Time: November 19, 2010 to November 21, 2010
Location: Napa Bothe State Park
City/Town: Napa, CA
Website or Map: http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page…
Event Type: campout, &, potluck
Organized By: westywoman
Latest Activity: Nov 24, 2010

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Join us in the beautiful Napa Valley at Napa Bothe State Park for a celebration of the full moon. We'll enjoy pre-prandials and Thanksgiving-style fare at the Saturday night potluck dinner. This park does not take reservations after November 1 and is usually half-empty this time of year. If we're lucky, Joel will bring the deep-fryer for the turkey and JLT will bring the Tent of Doom to ward off the chill. Stop at the Bale Grist Mill next door and pick up some organic flour. see:http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=482

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Comment by westywoman on November 1, 2010 at 10:41am
How about a butternut squash cranberry cornbread stuffing to serve on the side? I'm planning to provide the turkey again. Perhaps I'll send an e-mail to all the attendees one week beforehand to see what folks are bringing.
Comment by westywoman on November 6, 2010 at 6:53pm
TURKEY: check. FLAVOR INJECTOR: check. Almost ready to roll.
Comment by Joel Bubeck on November 6, 2010 at 8:14pm
thanks for the prompting - i'll check on the condition of the turkey fryer tomorrow!
Comment by westywoman on November 6, 2010 at 10:02pm
If anyone can check in on Friday, let us know. I cannot commit to Friday due to work requirements (this may change shortly). It will be great if a few volks can get over there Friday and snatch a few good sites. Can we get a preliminary head-count of who might be able to check in Friday?
Comment by John LaTorre on November 7, 2010 at 9:08am
I'll be there Friday.

I've forgotten whether we usually reserve slots here or just take our chances (last year we pretty much had the place to ourselves). And I'll once again announce that I'll be happy to split a space with somebody. Any takers?
Comment by Joel Bubeck on November 7, 2010 at 10:14am
i am taking friday off work and plan to be up there early. gonna shoot for the same spot i held down last year.
Comment by westywoman on November 7, 2010 at 10:29am
No reservations this time of year. Just show up!
Comment by Blake on November 10, 2010 at 8:51pm
Blake and I will be rolling in sometime Friday, probably early evening. I'm up for cooking something...mashed potatoes or roasted veggies or a couple of appetizers or....??? Open to suggestions.
-Shelby
Comment by westywoman on November 10, 2010 at 9:31pm
I simply encourage volks to bring what they like for the Saturday feast. The turkey is covered. If you are not sure what to bring, err on the side of pie or veggies. Buy a veggie platter at the supermarket.
Comment by westywoman on November 10, 2010 at 9:42pm
Looks like Joel & John will get there on Friday. I am hoping to do the same on Friday. But, no matter, those that arrive Friday evening, just try to grab some prime real estate in contiguous sites. I'll know more about my arrival in a few days.

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