Calendar of Slide Shows & Booksignings

September 9, Tuesday, 7pm. EUGENE, slide show on "New Hikes in the Central Oregon Cascades" at the Eugene REI store at 3rd and Lawrence. Open to the public. Free. Reservations recommended.

September 13, Saturday, 11am-3pm. GLENEDEN BEACH, guided, easy 1.5-mile hike on a private river trail to a champagne lunch (and a free autographed book) at the secret log cabin (1-minute video) made famous in Sullivan's memoir, "Cabin Fever". Expect giant old-growth Sitka spruce along the river, cookies hot from Janell's woodstove, and a side trip to the even-more-secret writing cabin where Bill writes his books on a typewriter. This is the third annual hike Bill has led as a fundraiser for Oregon Wild, the state's premiere conservation group. Reservations are $100 per person, and may be placed with Jonathan Jelen at Oregon Wild, 503-720-6780 or

October 11, Saturday, 7-9pm. SALEM, booksigning at the Salem Lancaster Mall's Book Book Bin store with six other Oregon authors. Open to the public. Free.

October 26, Sunday, 10am-5pm. EUGENE, booksigning at the Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Mushroom Festival at Howard Buford Park on Seavey Loop south of Springfield. $6 donation suggested for entrance to the festival.

November 22, Saturday, 12noon-4pm. PORTLAND, booksigning at the Wild Arts Festival sponsored by the Portland Audubon Society at the Montgomery Park Mall in NW Portland at 27th and Thurman. $6 or so required for admission to the festival. Open to the public.

November 25, Tuesday, 7:30pm. EUGENE, slide show on "New & Endangered Oregon Wilderness Hikes" for the Eugene chapter of the Audubon Society at the Garden Club Building on High Street between 16th and 17th. Open to the public. Free.

December 6, Saturday, 10am-6pm. EUGENE, booksigning at the Authors & Artists Fair in the Atrium next to Holiday Market at the Lane Events Center (the county fairgrounds) near downtown Eugene. Admission is free, but a donation is suggested to benefit the Lane Library League. Open to the public.

January 21, Wednesday. EUGENE, slide show on "Oregon's 10 Best Snow Adventures" for Oregon Wild's "Wild Wednesday" series. Time and location in Eugene to be announced. Open to the public. Free.

January 23, 2015, Thursday, 6:30pm potluck, 7:30pm show. EUGENE, slide show on "New & Endangered Oregon Wilderness Hikes" for the Obisidians outdoor club at the Obsidian Lodge at the far north end of Spring Boulevard between Hendricks Park and 30th Avenue. This lodge is very difficult to find if you haven't been there before, so scope it out before you arrive. Open to the public. Free, but a $1 donation is suggested to defray lodge expenses.

January 24, 2015, Saturday, event 6-9pm, slide show 7:30pm. SPRINGFIELD, slide show on "D.B. Cooper & the Exploding Whale: Folk Heroes of the Northwest" at Sprout!, 418 North A Street, for the Springfield Library Foundation's annual "Books & Brew" fundraiser. For details contact Molly Markarian at 541-726-4611.

March 14, 2015, Saturday. PORTLAND, booksigning at the Wordstock literary festival at Portland State University in downtown Portland. Details to be announced.

April 15, Wednesday, 7pm. PORTLAND, slide show on "New Hikes in Eastern Oregon" for the Mazamas outdoor club at the Mazamas Mountaineering Center at 43rd and Stark in NE Portland. Open to the public. Free.

April 16, Thursday, 7pm. PORTLAND, slide show on "Oregon for the Curious" at the Multnomah Athletic Club. Members and guests only.

April 28, Tuesday, 5:30pm social hour, 6pm dinner, 7pm show. BEND, slide show on "New Hikes in Central Oregon" for the Explorers Club at the Awbrey Glen Golf Course on Mt. 
Washington Drive. Members and guests only.

May 12, Tuesday, 8pm. EUGENE, slide show on "Oregon for the Curious" for the Round Table Club of Eugene at the downtown Eugene Hilton. Members and guests only.

May 15, Friday, 7pm. WESTFIR, slide show on New Hikes in the Central Oregon Cascades for the High Cascades Volunteers. Members and guests only.