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Mexican Festival Rally-Lowden St. Pk. July 12-14th, Oregon, IL

Friday, June 14th, 2019

Host – Rebecca Jones –
Site 60 – Canopy, Grill and tables
Pick from sites 60-77 Reserve your site at RerveAmerica.com Click here   Overlooking the Rock River. High and dry. Mostly are back in sites. 30 Amp electric and water.
Friday- 4:00- Happy hour:- (margarita samplings made by Becca)
6:00 – Dinner- Dave Mayo will make Walking Tacos with all the fixings. Bring your favorite Mexican sidedish to pass and table service.
7:30- Campfire
Saturday – 8:30 – Breakfast Burritos made on the Club grill by the Becca
9:30 – 4:00 – Explore on your own at activities below.
4:00 – Happy Hour
5:00 – BYOMeat to grill on the Club grill – a dish to pass or desert
6:30 – Event at Pine Creek Caynon Club (by White Pines STPK.) (Venue now owned by Rebecca) – Free admission, cash bar, Live music by Well Strung. (6811 W Pines Rd, Mt Morris, IL)
Sunday– 8:30- Breakfast- on own

Activities in the area
State parks – Castle Rock,ST PK, Lowden, STPK, White Pines STPk, Lowden Miller Forest Preserve. ( Hiking, fishing, or just sightseeing.)
Kayak/Canoe – Rental with White Pelican- Oregon,IL (815-263-4088)
Kennay Family Distillery– Rochelle (416 Lincoln Hwy, Rochelle, IL 61068)
Hairy Cow Brewery– Byron (450 E Blackhawk Dr, Byron, IL 61010)
Blackhawk statue at Lowden
John Deere historical site ( 8334 S Clinton St, Dixon, IL 61021)
Check out Becca’s new Event venue!– Private event at Pine Creek (open to all Airstream members), live music by Well Strung and bar at The Canyon at Pine Creek 6:30-9.00- Free admission, cash bar (6811 W Pines Rd Mt Morris, IL)
Byronfest (large event in neighboring town with live music, food vendors, carnival rides, beer tent) Days/­Hours Open:Fri 5pm‑12 Midnight, Sat 11am‑12 Midnight, Sun 11am‑5pm Admission $10 – $30 for3 days.
Schedule of Events https://www.byronfest.org/events?fbclid=IwAR1HSZNN1PErNqg2Fw6b5yJNubczx-tRTm2A9cK_jv6Dd9QsUKaM1gh13iE

Shabano St. Pk. Rally-June 7-9th, Shabbona, IL

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Host site -Sanders / Comer –
We have 11 trailer here. Weather was good all weekend.
Rented a boat on Saturday to get out on the water.
Communial cooking most meals
Campfire two nights. Lots of fellowship sharing with long time members and new members.

Starved Rock Rally May 17-19 Utica,IL

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

We had nine trailers and 17 members with lots of new people in attendance.. A few of us retirees stayed over Sunday night. We had a bit of occasional rain, but we worked around it. The sound of rain on the Airstream roof was nice Friday night. The club grill made communal cooking easy.

NIAC Snowbirds luncheon -January,29th -Travelers Rest

Friday, December 7th, 2018

NIAC snowbirds met at Ruth hall in Travelers Rest for a potluck lunch  – Hosts were Jim & Roberta Matkovich. Six members held a second luncheon at Rusty Bellies, at Tarpon Springs, April 3rd.