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August 14 - 16, 2009
Gala Anniversary Celebration

The Sierra Club celebrates two historic lodges:

Clair Tappaan 75 years
Hutchinson 85 years

a developing center for environmental education
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Saturday and Sunday

Hikes organized by Rick Ramos

Other Daytime activities

Lunch at the Warming Hut and Veteran's stories organized by Diana Vanderburg and George Homsey

Fly-fishing demo by Dave Stanley
Water color painting by Susan Barry
Rock painting by Diane Boyer
Loom knitting by Nanette DeDonato
Solar oven demonstration by Cathé

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS and to choose what you'd like to do!!



Stories around the campfire
S'mores and brandy

In the Living Room Celtic Music by Claudia Kirkpatrick and friends



3 pm - 5 pm.  Wine and cheese reception at Hutchinson.

Music by the "Lost Quartet" members of the Santa Rosa Youth Symphony

7:30 pm. Program at CTL in the Dining Room. 

  • Milton Hildebrand, one of the builders of Clair Tappaan

  • LodgeYouth Panel

  • Allison Chin, President, Sierra Club Board of Directors

  • Raffle drawing (plane ride and Rustic Cottages getaway)

9:00 pm

Music in the CTL Living Room

Star gazing led by Paul Guttman and Frank Dibbel

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Entire Event - Adult - $195
Entire Event - Child - $75

All Events for Sat and Sun - 1 Night - Adult - $145
All Events for Sat and Sun - 1 Night - Child - $50

All Sat Activities - Adult - $75
All Sat Activities - Child - $10

All Sunday Activities - Adult - $25
All Sunday Activities - Child - $10

Sunday Music Festival only - $15

Please contact the lodge to make your reservation and choose the events you want to participate in (for head counts for the leaders.)

Phone: 530-426-3632 or 800-679-6775 or email:

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Historic photos

Historic artifacts



8 am.  Pancake breakfast

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1 pm - 6 pm. click on this link to see details of the 4 great bands that will be performing:

Music Festival, Barbeque and Beer Garden

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Links to our previous annual fundraisers:  2008 (4th), 2007 (3rd), 2006 (2nd), 2005 (1st)
EM rev.  August 1, 2009. rev. August 17.