What’s good going on first week of July?
Posted: 26 June 2012 01:11 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Here’s a hail mary. smile

I have next week off work (happy bday to me, woo!), which is to say 30 June-9 July, 2012. I have time and a little bit of travel budget: Anyone know of any must-see (skeptical/atheist/smartypantsses) events going on? Maybe even within a couple hundred miles of Detroit? (Haven’t had a good road trip in a while.)

Usually I’ve made plans for that week, but this year, I just kinda didn’t get around to it. I know TAM is the week after, but I don’t think I’ll be heading out for that. (Saving the big ticket for CSICon in Nashville in October.)

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-Dorion

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Posted: 26 June 2012 05:21 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I don’t know of anything, Dorion, but you might check the listings for the various locales, at the end of this forum. They may have some events close to you listed.

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Posted: 26 June 2012 05:29 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Funny thing is, I have a ridiculously robust calendar, and nothing old is showing up!

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Posted: 26 June 2012 05:34 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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I know what not to do during that week. I once went to Disney in Florida during the July 4th week and I almost died.  grin

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Posted: 26 June 2012 05:48 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Yes, Orlando in summer is insane.  Only once, and never again.  The only place where the relative humidity appeared to be above 100%.  smile

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Posted: 26 June 2012 06:05 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Gross. Pretty sure I wouldn’t go there at any time.

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Posted: 26 June 2012 06:56 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Yeah, it was hot. On top of that, the July 4th week is supposedly their busiest time. Just my luck.

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Posted: 27 June 2012 02:55 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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If you like Blues try http://briggsfarm.com/  camping on site if you like.

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Posted: 27 June 2012 04:25 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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Thats an interesting thing—and on my birthday! I’m not the outdoor festival sort though.

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Posted: 28 June 2012 07:54 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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You could head out to Phoenix.  My friends there say the haboob is freaking sweet looking.  Even if it does pack sand in everything.

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Posted: 09 July 2012 12:14 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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Two things happened:
First, it was 100F+ in Detroit all last week. So going anywhere was a bit of a challenge, especially if it involved actually getting out of the car.
Second, I got a late registration for TAM, which is coming up this weekend, so my priorities turned to budgeting time, money, and energy for that. smile

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Posted: 11 July 2012 02:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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Dorion - 09 July 2012 12:14 PM

Two things happened:
First, it was 100F+ in Detroit all last week. So going anywhere was a bit of a challenge, especially if it involved actually getting out of the car.
Second, I got a late registration for TAM, which is coming up this weekend, so my priorities turned to budgeting time, money, and energy for that. smile

Sat. @ Briggs Farm we had a severe lighting storm for about an hour.  Damn wind knocked my buddies and my campsite pretty hard.

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