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Sunday afternoon, July 12, alternatives for the cancelled Party at Picnic Creek

Discussion in 'TMC Connect' started by Paul Carter, Jul 9, 2015.

?

lets try this

Poll closed Jul 10, 2015.
  1. Los Altos Arts & Wine Festival

    33.3%
  2. Picnic at the Presidio

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Joseph D. Grant County Park

    16.7%
  4. Something else (suggestions please)

    50.0%
  1. Paul Carter

    Paul Carter Active Member

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    #1 Paul Carter, Jul 9, 2015
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    As you may have gotten an email Bonnie had to cancel due to a family situation.

    Is there any interest for those people that are still around the extra night would like to do something that afternoon instead? I've placed a Public Poll here so we can see what the general consensus would be.

    There are several other events in the area on Sunday or we could try to have a BYO style Picnic at a local park. Some picnic areas are available including a cookhouse.


    • Los Altos Arts & Wine Festival, Pacific Fine Arts Festivals (10am to 6pm)
      • Note: very close to the conference
    • Off the Grid: Picnic at the Presidio, San Francisco (11am to 4pm)
      • Note: Heavy traffic is expected on Lincoln Blvd due to the road closure at Doyle Drive this weekend. Visitors to take any of the southern road entrances and avoid Lincoln Blvd
    • Picnic Potluck/ BYOBBQ @ Joseph D. Grant County Park Cookhouse, San Jose (8 am to sunset)
      • Cookhouse can accommodate 60 people and is still available for Sunday
    • Something Else... open to suggestions, such as:
      • Scenic Drive
      • Wine Tour

    If going the Picnic route, I would needs number by end of day today so I can prepare a bit to secure a place and some supplies.
     
  2. DavidB

    DavidB Aug 2013 S85

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    The last time I've been in the area was when I was 9, so I'll let others who know these places decide which option is best.

    However, regardless of the venue picked, I'm in! Let us know the time, the place, and the price.
     
  3. Paul Carter

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    Cool. I'm good to go with the flow as well. That being said a drive and late lunch sounds good. So many great drives in the area to choose from.
     
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    FYI, the last Factory tour group starts at 12:30pm.
     
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    #5 CatB, Jul 9, 2015
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    Count me in for anything (as long as I can hitch a ride with someone to the event, and I'm hoping I can also hitch a ride with anyone who is staying in Sacramento Sunday night since I am flying out of SMF just past midnight). And drive and late lunch sounds good to me too - more scenery, less traffic preferred (I live in the DC I-95 corridor, so it takes a lot to impress me on the latter, and I'd rather pass no matter how good a showing y'all can do on that front ;) ...)

    p.s. thank you Paul for stepping in to set this up!
     
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    CatB-SAC? Do you mean SMF Sacramento Airport?
     
  7. woof

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    Always wanted to visit the computer history museum: Computer History Museum

    it moved to CA just as I moved to MA. Seems to be open Sunday.
     
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    Yes, my bad, I corrected it :redface:
     
  9. Gizmotoy

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    If you're at all interested, you should absolutely go. It's fantastic, and the Mountain View Supercharger is in its parking lot. They actually run the Babbage Engine, one of only two in existence, on Sundays (I believe at 1pm, but you should verify). The story about how it came to be will blow your mind. I'll leave it at that so you can let the experts tell it in case you go. Then you can look at the first Google servers from Stanford, a Pixar cube that animated Toy Story, an Apple 1, one of two Enigma machines in the western hemisphere, and so on. Fascinating stuff.
     
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    We pretty much go with the flow also so whatever everybody else decides, . . .
     
  11. Paul Carter

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    Yes its at 1pm. Was very cool to see it in action. Highly recommend catching that if you visit.
     
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    I was there last year. Saw a lot of old "friends" xerox 860, IBM 360, Honeywell DPS 6, UNIVAC....
     
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    I'm up for anything, but the computer history museum sounds very intriguing.
     
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    #14 Zextraterrestrial, Jul 9, 2015
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    :crying: I didn't get an email. good thing I look at this forum way too often
    B& B reservations canceled.happily

    I might be up for doing something..don't knowwhat
     
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    PARTY! - We have a large house in Los Altos Hills to host a large party at on Sunday.
    thinking taco party but will need to have a concrete idea by Saturday morning. Lots of out of the area folks so potluck seems non-ideal. Any help or ideas appreciated. We can hit up Costco for some drinks and appetizers + will have lots of fruit and veggies
     
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    We'd love to come to the party. Let us know if we can help or support you!
    βyrοη (@Soulopoulos) | Twitter & Martin Gillet (@mgillet) | Twitter
     
  18. Bet TSLA

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    Best idea I've heard so far. Might want to try a sign-up sheet or an announcement today.
     
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    We just arrived. wow!! Zex and Yasmine went all out. Huge spread.. You'll should come!!
     

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