Next Year for the Gorge (now this year–2014)

13 Jul

It’s mid-July and we are getting excited up in here about two nights with SEATS at Labor Dave weekend + Brandi Carlile!!!  Aside from pre-listening and composing our setlist wishlists, we’re playing the setlist game on Ants Marching, and thinking of our outfits.  I have one outfit, but need to come up with a second one before the big show.  As for Saturday, I’m not certain what I’m going to do about my current swimwear situation–I have nothing SUITable (pun!)  But there’s no money and no merch, so I’ll have to get creative about that one. . .  But in the mean time, here’s a list I generated last year about things we need to remember this time.  And I’ll add to it as it gets closer.

DMB laser lights

Things to Pack:

Emergency kit with:  IB-Prophen, Pepto tabs, sunscreen, CHAPSTICK

Cooler, ice packs

**ziplock bag with damp washcloths in the cooler

SUBSTANTIAL food meal

thermos full of a mocktail

gallon Gatorades (3 minimum)

camping chairs

ball & Frisbee

extra pair of socks and shoes

Clearasil sports wipe carry-on packets

makeup in the cooler

all phones (for venue picture-taking purposes)

cash

sm pad of paper & pen (for setlist game)

sleep mask

Columbia River spot

For a Private pic-nic and maybe camping right on the Columbia River:

From Quincy, head east on Rd 11.2 NW

Turn right on Rd U NW

Turn left on Rd 11 NW

Turn right on Rd S NW

Take 2nd right to WA-28 W

Drive a full 10 min.

Turn left on Spanish Castle Rd

Turn right on Rudolph Rd

Park before the train tracks

Walk down the hill toward water.

Looking at river, should be to the left of Grant County PUD 2 little sheds

Walking back up the STEEP mountain is terrible, and fine sand.

Brandi and Dave

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