Creekside Barbeque & Benefit Auction
Saturday, April 13, 2013
two thirty to six o’clock
at The Thacher School’s picturesque Diamond Hitch Camp
along the foothills of the Los Padres National Forest
5025 Thacher Road, Ojai
Gather with family and friends for our Sixth Annual celebration at Diamond Hitch Camp, a picturesque site near Thacher Creek along the foothills of the Los Padres National Forest. Enjoy a gourmet barbeque supper under the oaks, live music, nature walks, and a silent auction followed by a spirited live auction and presentation of the Wilderness Legacy Award. Join us in celebrating the coming of Spring and our region’s wild places and wildlife. See you at Diamond Hitch!
Our naturalists will take you on an adventurous trek through the foothills of Diamond Hitch Camp, sharing stories about local plants and wildlife and the surrounding terrain.
Supper & Spirits
Delicious hors d’oeuvres served with local wines and beer, followed by a gourmet barbeque under the oaks prepared with local and organic ingredients and a delicious dessert. Vegetarian options available. MENU
Wilderness Legacy Award
Join us in honoring Yvon Chouinard and for their lifelong commitment to protecting the environment along the Central Coast and throughout the world.
A unique collection of items will once again be offered at this year’s live and silent auction. NEW! A selection of items is available for early on-line bidding now. Click here to view our live auction items, and ! Check back often as more items are added in the days and weeks ahead.
With a sound that resonates from the golden age of country music, provides a soundtrack for the honky tonk in all of us. Reminiscent of the days of California’s yesteryear, this six-piece band has quickly become a favorite from the Rocky Mountains of Montana to their hometown of Ventura.
A GREEN EVENT
We are proud to offer a sustainably-produced event with recycling and composting provided by The Thacher School, and green power provided by California Solar Electric. All event materials printed on 100% post-consumer recycled paper to protect the environment.
Adults $80, children 14 and under $20. Reservations are encouraged, as space is limited. To make your reservation or for more information, please call us at (805) 617-4610 ext.2, email diane@LPFW.org, or purchase your tickets online. All proceeds benefit Los Padres ForestWatch and our ongoing efforts to protect wildlife habitat and wilderness landscapes. Thanks for your support!
Richard W. Alberts • Griffin and Rachael Barkley • Tom & Betty Budlong
Doug and Lee Buckmaster • Peter Castellanos and Danyel Dean • The Dozier-Crooke Family
Bill Hart and Connie Eaton • Kalon and Karen Kelley • Terri and Alex Laine
Ruth Lasell and Robert Bonewitz • Tom MacCalla and Jean Kilmurray
Allan S. Morton & Paula Steinmetz • Michael Mulligan and Joy Sawyer-Mulligan • Jan and Alan Rains
Bill and Jill Shanbrom • Michael J. Shapiro & Louise M. Sandhaus • Richard & Paula Whited