Monterey's Secret History - A Walk (around 4 miles) Through Time
Led by Sandy Lydon
and Tim Thomas
Sat., February 19
12:30 - 5:00 PM
Here's the stuff they conveniently "forget" in typical histories of Monterey.
Sandy and Tiim have been working together for years, but today they'll let it all hang out!
Did you know, for example, that Monterey was one of the most violent and dangerous towns in the United States in the 1840s and 1850s? Gunfights and Lynchings.
We begin, appropriately, in the cemetery...
A Sunday Bus - Stroll Adventure
Seventeen-Mile Drive Secrets!
Sunday, February 27
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
You'll never see the 17-Mile Drive the same again!
Pickup in both Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties
A Few Spaces Left!
BayWalk3 Circumambulating Monterey Bay with Sandy Lydon and Gary Griggs.
(5/7, 5/14, 5/21)
Plus a Pre-Trip Session Fri. evening, April 29 7:00-9:00 PM
Discounted Price Expires March 15!
PO Box 2578
Aptos, California 95001
Just the Good Stuff.
My Favorite Subjects The Way I Want To Do Them.
An all-stops out lecture series celebrating 50 years in the classroom. No lesson plans. No tests.
Occasional Friday evenings,
7:00 - 10:00
Room 450, Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA
$20 per lecture - Tickets can be purchased ahead of time.
FRi. March 11
The Cycles of Racism in the Monterey Bay Region
A rare chance to see where you fit in the story.
Fri. April 8
That Watsonville-Santa Cruz "Thing"
Have the two cities always been fussing and feuding?
Fri. May 13
Special Regional Stories of Inspiration and Bravery
A New Extension Adventure!
The Secret History of Swanton:
Exploring the Ocean Shore Railroad between Scott Creek Beach and Swanton
Lecture - Friday, March 25, 7:00 to 9:00
Cabrillo College, Aptos
Field Day - Saturday, March 26, 9:00 to 5:00
From Scotts Creek Beach to Swanton including the mysterious town of Folgers, and the San Vicente Lumber Company
Distance: Class members should be prepared to hike approximately 4.0 miles during the Saturday field day.
A Special Event!
"The Bandit Joaquin" is one of Dave Stamey's signature songs.
Come Ride with Us!
Some GREAT history through song with two of America's premier singer-songwriters
Thurs. Jan. 20
Don Quixote's, Felton
China & The Roof of the World by Train
A Journey of Discovery and Understanding
Led by Sandy Lydon and Gary Griggs
· Beijing including the Wall, Tiananmen, Forbidden City
· Xining, Qinhai Province
· Xining to Lhasa on the
world's highest train
· Lhasa and Tibet
· Hong Kong
Special Preview Meeting!
Sunday, February 13
7:00 PM - Room 435
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Adventures in the Planning Stages for Spring & Summer 2011
Watch these newsletters!
· Monterey County Railroads - The Castroville-Monterey Line - walking the rails
· Exploring the Mouth of the Carmel River - on foot and by tule balsa - with Linda Yamane
· Take the Train to SLO County - Riding the Coast Starlight
Note: All new adventures premier in these newsletters.