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Here's a picture of where we will be meeting at the Red Butte Gardens, this coming Saturday, December 1st, at 2:00PM.  Roll the drums, the name of the room is

ORANGERIE!  How auspicious is that?!

Orangerie, Red Butte Gardens, Salt Lake City, Utah

I'm going to bring an orange balloon.  Also, I have sent each of you a message with my contact info.  Please let me know if you didn't receive it and I will resend.

I am so excited about meeting Utah Kossacks.  We are a rare breed, agree?

The meet up details are below, copy and pasted from original announcement.

I thought this might be a fun beginning.  Casual.  Free.  Holiday Spirit.  Free.

This is open from 9 - 5.  We could meet here at around 2:00PM on Saturday, enjoy some Cider/Hot Chocolate (free), the beauty of the place, and get to know each other, our scheduling constraints, food/beverage preferences, etc. to plan future events.

From the website for Red Butte Garden Annual Holiday Open House

Annual Holiday Open House - FREE at the Red Butte Garden

This year marks the 11th Anniversary of the Holiday Open House at Red Butte Garden! The first Saturday & Sunday in December we fill the Orangerie with local artists who have created an array of locally handmade gifts for sale. We also offer free admission, complimentary cider and hot chocolate, and 15 acres of winter wonderland to explore. So bring your shopping list and your winter boots and come enjoy the season with us here at the Garden!

I WILL ARRIVE A LITTLE EARLIER TO SCOUT OUT A COZY GATHERING PLACE.  I included my contact information in the Group Message.  I havent received any messages since the

Weather permitting we can walk the gardens, chat, and perhaps plan to go somewhere else for a sit down gathering afterwards.  

You can leave a message here to let me know if Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at 2:00PM at the Red Butte Gardens works for you.  What an auspicious date/time, btw.

Also, your friends are welcome to join our gathering.  The more the merrier always.

I look forward to meeting you!

Peace & Love
War on Error

If, per chance, we have a snow storm that day, Red Butte Gardens Holiday event runs through Sunday, Dec 2nd.  Perhaps we can plan a Snow Check Meet up for the following day?  Your thoughts?

Lastly, it might be fun after enjoying the beauty of the gardens to gather for a meal.  Any suggestions for restaurants not too far from there that has easy parking?

OFF TO ANSWER MY MANY MESSAGES.  It's so hard to find good help these days!  


War on Error

Originally posted to War on Error on Tue Nov 27, 2012 at 05:16 PM PST.

Also republished by Salt Lake City Kossacks.

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