Los Californianos Spring Meeting: April 8-10, 2022, in Martinez, CA
Event Locations: Rancho Las Juntas Vineyard (home of William Welch Wines) 1830 Franklin Canyon Rd. (Free parking in open lot across the street)
& WWWines Tasting Room- NW corner Main & Las Juntas (Parking map in packet)
Directions: Easy access from the North- I-80 S to 680 S , or from the South, I-5 N or 99 N to 580 E, to 680 N. Take Hwy 4 West. For Winery- Exit Alhambra Ave, make left on Alhambra, proceed under overpass, then Right on Franklin Canyon Rd. (Other lodging make right on Alhambra) Best Western from there, Hwy 4 back East one exit, turn right, then right on Muir Station.
Lodging: Best Western John Muir Inn—Special group Rate $104/night+tax, Comp. Breakfast and self Parking included. Use password : Los Californianos
445 Muir Station Rd, Martinez, CA 94553. Front desk phone: (925) 229-1010
Other lodging nearby (Martinez): Quality Inn—3999 Alhambra Ave. (925) 228-7471,
Super 8 Wyndham Martinez—4015 Alhambra Ave. (925) 372-5500,
Muir Lodge Hotel (Motor Inn Style) 3930 Alhambra Ave. (925) 228-3308
May offer continental breakfast of some sort, but a great donut shop is located nearby!
Restaurants: Downtown Martinez has tons to offer; Taco Daddy’s (11-9 daily),
Sal’s Family Kitchen (F-6a-2p, S&S-7a-1:30p), Slow Hand BBQ (F-Sat-11a-9p, Sun 11a-7p) all on Main St., Firehouse Brew & Grill (F&Sat-11a-10p, Sun-11am-9p) on Escobar, just to name a few
Friday, April 8, 2022
3:00-8:00 pm. Registration— Rancho Las Juntas Vineyard *
3:00-8:00 pm. Hospitality Patio— Rancho Las Juntas Vineyard
3:00-8:00 pm. Traveling Genealogy Library— Tasting Room @ Main & Las Juntas *
Dinner on your own
Saturday, April 9, 2022
Breakfast. On your own
9:00-3:00 pm. Traveling Genealogy Library— Tasting Room @ Main & Las Juntas
9:00-Noon. Registration— Tasting Room @ Main & Las Juntas
10:00-5:00pm. Martinez Adobe (Located on John Muir National Historic Site and hiking trail)—4202 Alhambra Ave., Martinez, CA. 94553
11:00-3:00 pm. Martinez Museum (Borland House)—1005 Escobar St., Martinez, CA.94553
^^And just 8 miles away in Concord^^:
Don Salvio Pacheco Adobe—1870 Adobe St., Concord, CA. 94520, Fernando Pacheco Adobe—3119 Grant St., Concord (next to Hillcrest Park), Todos Santos Plaza (home of the Don Salvio Pacheco Monument)—2175 Willow Pass Rd., Concord
Cemeteries : St. Catherine of Siena (dates to around 1860), (8-5) Carquinez Scenic Dr., Martinez (Alhambra Pioneer Cemetery is across the street, closed to the public), and Concord area; Saint Stephen’s (1899)—2701 Monument Ct. & Live Oak (1865)—Deer Oak Place
Lunch on your own
6:00-7:00pm. Happy Hour— Las Juntas Vineyard veranda (Wine available for purchase)
Period Attire encouraged, we will be be having a contest for Best Dressed!
7:00-10:00pm Dinner Buffet—Tri-tip w/Madeira Glaze and horseradish on side, Chicken w/ Dijon sauce, Mash Potatoes, Asparagus, Zucchini au Gratin, Salad, rolls/butter. Iced Tea. Vegetarian option: Grilled Veggie Lasagna. Dessert: Mini Cheesecake, Mini berry Crisp Tarts.
Speaker : TBD
Sunday, April 10, 2022
9:00-Noon. Breakfast Buffet Meeting—Scrambled eggs w/cheese, Bacon, Sausage, Country potatoes, French toast casserole, fresh fruit , coffee, juice——Tasting Room @ Main & Las Juntas. Speaker: John Lorenzana #1733
Opportunity Drawing— Please bring contributions
Before you leave: Martinez Farmers’ Market on Main St (seasonal fruits and veggies, plus local eggs, honey and artisan cheeses) 9-1 pm, Martinez Historical Society—1005 Escobar St. 1-4pm, and in Concord— Galindo Home and Gardens—1721 Amador Ave. 1-4pm
****Please contact Denise & Bob Venegas: firstname.lastname@example.org , OR call or text (209)217-4472, if you can volunteer at the registration table or Library
(Members, their guests, and non-members participating in any activity or meal must complete and pay registration)
Meeting Registration. _______@ $20.00 =$__________(Required per attendee)
Dinner Buffet-Saturday, 04/09/2022. _______ @ $37.50 =$___________ # ______of vegetarian plates
Breakfast Buffet-Sunday, 04/10/2022. ________@ $25.00 =$___________.
TOTAL AMOUNT DUE:_______________________________$___________
Make Checks payable to Los Californianos and mail to: PO Box 3050, Santa Clara, CA 95055-3050
LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE, RESERVE NOW!
MUST BE RECEIVED BY MARCH 15, 2021 .
OR Pay online w/ your Wild Apricot Account
Online Registration: https://los californianos.wild apricot.org/event
Masks and/or proof of vaccination may be required at some venues, please bring what you need.
Saturday, 04/09/22- Martinez Museum Tour 11-12:30. Attend YES/NO
- Martinez Museum Tour 1-2:30. Attend YES/NO
- Muir Historic Site —no cost *** Tour Donations appreciated ***
Sunday, 04/10/2022- Galindo Home and Gardens @ $5 per guest/ under 12 free
There is a $5 fee charged for non members use of our Library, collected at Library at time of use and good for entire weekend.
By submitting this registration, you agree that as a participant, you will maintain a safe and pleasant environment for all Los Californianos members, their guest, and the public at all times during the meeting, and must refrain from any behavior which could adversely impact Los Californianos. You also acknowledge that no alcoholic beverages may be brought into any meeting area without prior permission of the Los Californianos President or his/her designee.