Detailed directions to the exact work site will be provided after registration payment is received.
Registration is simple, Email Ev firstname.lastname@example.org
, and she will walk you through what you need to do.
Cost $65.00/Food: We will have good, real food there for the three days.
How to pay: If you have a Paypal account feel free to send payment to us via Paypal, her email on Paypal is email@example.com
Or send a check to Ev
PO Box 15153
San Luis Obispo, CA 93406
Payment needs be received by Sept 1st. Please have your email address stated somewhere so Ev can email you that she got the money.
Camping: There are 3 full baths and plenty of level ground for tents, RV's, and trailers. There will be an outhouse at the building site and there is running water to wash with.
PLEASE HIT THE SHOWERS!!! There will probably be some seriously stinky workers after a full day.
Lodging: In Judith's neighborhood there is a B&B called Plaza Blanca run by Anne and Dennis Harris. Their number is (505) 685-4505. They have 2 rooms at $60 each and serve a nice breakfast. One room has 2 twin beds and the other has a queen bed.
Here are a couple of other B&B's in Abiquiu
The Abiquiu Inn
Ph: (888) 735-2902http://www.abiquiuinn.com/
Las Parras de Abiquiu
Rates: $145.00 a night which includes room and breakfast for 2 people.
Need cheaper accommodation other than camping and are willing to travel 20 miles?
Days Inn Espanola, NM
Comfort Inn Espanola, NM
Rates: from $80/nighthttp://www.comfortinn.com/hotel-espanola-new_mexico-NM069
Rate: $60/night http://www.motel6.com/reservations/motel_detail.aspx?num=4343&VID=&NOA=&aYr=&aMo=&aDa=&dYr=&dMo=&dDa=&CP=&TA=&BTR=/AccorMaps/M6ProximityResults.aspx?searchtype=C
Travel: Driving time from Albuquerque to Abiquiu is 2 hrs, 110.21 miles http://maps.yahoo.com/#mvt=m&lat=35.648825&lon=-106.29009&zoom=9&q1=Albuquerque%2C%20nm&q2=Abiquiu%2C%20nm
People who want to share a rental car from the Albuquerque airport to the gathering and are flying in Thurs evening or Friday morning send an email to Ev firstname.lastname@example.org
with your flight details and she will do her best to hook you up with each other. No guarantees.
Rental car search: http://www.hotwire.com/car/results.jsp?searchTokenId=1
Air Travel, Southwest currently has $49 one way airfares into and out of ABQ airport to and from Denver, Phoenix, and Midland/Odessa. http://travel.southwest.com/specialoffers/offerDetails.html?id=534165
To get this fare you would need to purchase 21 days in advance and must travel before October 30.
Schedule for event:
Friday morning: Meet, greet, and eat. Quick tour of Judith's site.
Friday noon: Lunch break then get to work and get dirty.
Friday late afternoon: Tool and Site Cleanup.
Friday evening: Personal cleanup and a great dinner with lot's of stories I am sure.
Saturday morning: Breakfast is being served then back to work.
Saturday noon: Lunch break. Official group photo.
Saturday evening: Personal cleanup and the big group feast with someone dancing on the tabletops.
Sunday morning: Breakfast, go to site for more slurry time.
Sunday noon: Lunch and start to wrap it up, finishing things, cleanup tools and site.
Sunday 3 pm: A Ice Cream Bash sendoff with a lot of patting each others backs for a job well done. Best time to exchange email addresses, phone numbers, etc.
What to bring:
Yourself (Register and bring along your significant other plus a few friends while you are at it.)
Raingear (It very rarely rains in Abiquiu, but do you want to be blamed for forcing Murphy's laws to washout the event only because you weren't prepared?)
Swimsuits. We have a nice lake up the street. The ride up there includes some of the most spectacular scenery you'll ever see.
A sense of humor and positive attitude
Gloves for each person in your traveling group.
Your own eye protection gear.
Good work boots.
3 days of clothes to get dirty in.
Any interesting tools (especially papercrete related tools) that are easy to bring along that you want to show off and/or use.
All Camping gear you and your traveling party require unless you choose to stay at a local Hotel/B&B.
BYOB. No Alcohol will be provided with the food. Use moderation.
Feel free to bring your favorite campfire entertainment:
Do you play Guitar? Harmonica? Kazoo?
Can you play "Rubber Band Man" with a real Rubber Band between your toes?
Tone Deaf singing voices and no rhythm dance moves are welcome too.
As long as you are smiling, having fun, learning, and sharing it's all good.
We can't wait to see you. All you have to do to start registering to attend is to Email Ev email@example.com
. She will be happy to help you in any way she can.