Calendar of Slide Shows & Booksignings

June 26-28, Friday-Sunday. REDWOOD NATIONAL PARK, backpacking trip 15 miles downstream along Redwood Creek, camping on gravel bars, to the Tall Trees Grove, home of the world's tallest trees. This is the 17th annual backpacking trip led by Sullivan jointly for the Salem Chemeketans and the Eugene Obsidians outdoor clubs. Members preferred. The trip has a signup limit of 8 and is currently full, but it is possible to sign up for a waiting list; contact Bill at or 541-683-6837 for details.

July 3-5, Friday-Sunday, 11:30am-7:30pm.  EUGENE, booksigning at the Oregon Authors booth of the Art & the Vineyard Festival in Alton Baker Park, across the river from downtown. Festival admission required.

July 22-23, 25-26, Wednesday-Thursday and Saturday-Sunday, 11am-7pm. EUGENE, booksigning at the Oregon Authors Table at the Lane County Fair. Fair admission required.

July 24, Friday, 11:30am. BEND, slide show on "New Hikes in Eastern Oregon" for the ACWA Conference at the Mt. Bachelor Village resort. Members and guests only.

July 28, Tuesday, 12noon. FLORENCE, slide show on "Hiking Oregon's History" for the Florence Rotary Club in the Florence Events Center. Members and guests only.

August 28-September 7, Friday-Monday, 10am-9pm. SALEM, booksigning at the Oregon Authors Table at the Oregon State Fair. Fair admission required.

September 12, Saturday, 11am-3pm. OREGON COAST LOCATION UNDISCLOSED, hike 1.5 miles to Sullivan's secret log cabin, featured in his book "Cabin Fever." The private trail traverses an old-growth forest along a river. An autographed book and a champagne lunch are provided, with cookies Janell has baked on the woodstove. This annual hike is a fundraiser for the Oregon Mozart Players this year, so reservations are required, and cost $100 per person. Limit: 30 people. For information check .

October 1, Thursday, 7pm. CORVALLIS, slide show on "New Hikes in Eastern Oregon" at the Corvallis public library, sponsored by the Sierra Club. Open to the public. Free.

October 3, Saturday, 10am-12noon and 1-3pm. CENTRAL POINT, seminars on writing for the Southern Coregon Willamette Writers Workshop. From 10am-12noon is "Writing for a Living," and from 1-3pm is "Beating Writer's Block and Making Your Writing Soar." For details and registration, contact Anna Monders,
October 27, Tuesday, 5:30pm dinner, 6:30pm show. EUGENE, slide show on "New Hikes in Eastern Oregon" for the Bethel Lions Club at Putters on south 99W. Members and guests only.

November 7, Saturday, 10am-5pm. PORTLAND, booksigning at the Wordstock Literary Festival at the Portland Art Museum, sponsored by OILA, the Oregon Institute of Literary Arts. Open to the public. A small admission fee may be charged.

December 5, 2015, Saturday, 10am-6pm. EUGENE, boooksigning at the 16th annual Authors & Artists Fair with 50 other Oregon authors, at the Lane Events Center (fairgrounds), next door to Holiday Market. Open to the public. Suggested admission donation of $1-$5.

March 2, 2016, Wednesday, 6pm potluck, 7pm show. OLYMPIA, slide show on "New Hikes in Southwest Washington" for the Olympia Mountaineers at the Friends Meetinghouse at Priest Point, 3201 Boston Harbor Rd. Open to the public. Free.

April 13, 2016, Wednesday, 7pm. PORTLAND, slide show on "New Hikes on the Oregon Coast" at the Mazama Mountaineering Center, 527 SE 43rd Street. Open to the public. Free.

April 14, 2016, Thursday, 7pm. PORTLAND, slide show on "New Hikes on the Oregon Coast" at the Multnomah Athletic Club. Members and guests only.

April 15, 2016, Friday, 7pm. PORTLAND, slide show on "New Hikes on the Oregon Coast" at Next Adventure sports shop, 426 SE Grand. Open to the public. Free.

April 22, 2016, Friday. VANCOUVER, slide show on "New Hikes on the Oregon Coast" for the Loowit chapter of the Sierra Club. Time and location to be announced. Open to the public. Free.