2018 Everett Branch Annual Potluck & Gear Grab

2018 Everett Branch Annual Potluck & Gear Grab

Mountaineers members and the general public are invited to our Annual Potluck Dinner, Gear Grab, and presentation by renowned author, Craig Romano.
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ANNUAL POT LUCK & GEAR GRAB

Mountaineers members and the general public are invited to our Annual Potluck Dinner and Gear Grab. Don't miss this opportunity to pick up some bargains and meet our guest speaker, Craig Romano.

Volunteers helping with set up should report at 6pm. If you're selling  gear, please plan to arrive a little earlier to set up. You do not need to let us know in advance that you plan to sell - please just show up. Please note that space is limited and large items may need to be left outside. Buying and selling lasts about 30 minutes or so.

Eating starts around 7pm and Craig will start his talk around 7:30pm while folks are still munching. His presentations usually lasts about an hour and then he does book signing. If' you'd like to purchase one of his books, please bring cash or check.

FOR THE POTLUCK

Those with last names beginning with the letters A through L should bring a main dish. Those will last names beginning with letters M through S should bring a side dish or salad. Those with last names beginning with letters T through Z should bring a dessert. We provide everything else - please just bring food to share!

FOR THE GEAR GRAB 

Bring that outdoor gear that has been cluttering up your garage since the beginning of time.  Be prepared to sell, buy or trade.

OUR GUEST SPEAKER

Discover your wild backyard. Come take a slideshow trail tour around Bellingham, Western Whatcom County, the Skagit Valley, and Fidalgo Island with award winning guidebook author Craig Romano. Urban Trails: Bellingham focuses on the trails, parks, and preserves within the urban and suburban areas around Anacortes, Bellingham, and Mount Vernon. You’ll find trails to beaches, old growth forests, lakeshores, wildlife-rich wetlands, rolling hills, scenic vistas, meadows, historic sites, and vibrant communities. Trails perfect for easy or all day hikes, short or long runs, and refreshing walks. And trails throughout the Chuckanut Mountains recreation area.

Romano is one of the most prolific trails writers in the Northwest having authored 16 books and co-authored four others covering the region. His Columbia Highlands: Exploring Washington’s Last Frontier, was recognized in 2010 by Washington Secretary of State, Sam Reed and State Librarian, Jan Walsh as a Washington Reads book for its contribution to Washington’s cultural heritage.

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