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EVENTS

Want to join fellow adventurers for a vigorous bike ride, delve into a six-week course on archaeology, soak up a lecture on paleontology, or pair up your passions for exploring the desert and drinking beer on one of our Hikes & Hops events? Those are just a few of the exciting educational and social programs that ABF offers in the Anza-Borrego region throughout fall, winter and spring.

For more information and links to registration, click on any of the upcoming event listed below. You can also browse our programs using the Events Calendar.

ABDSP INTERPRETIVE ACTIVITIES
ABDSP Interpretive Activities are Free and Open to the Public. All programs meet in front of the ABDSP Visitor Center unless otherwise stated.
Date: Friday, October 26, 2018 – 6:45pm to 8:45pm

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HIKES & HOPS AT THE TULLOCH ACQUISITION
$25/$20 for ABF Members
Leader: Ashley Kvitek
Due to parking constraints, this hike is limited to 20 people.
Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

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BIKES & BREWS DOWN GRAPEVINE CANYON

Join us for our traditional first bike ride of the season down Grapevine Canyon!
Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

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ANZA-BORREGO: IN FOCUS- THE SOUTHERN EMIGRANT TRAIL
Join us for our first In Focus class of the season as we travel with Historian Phil Brigandi along the Southern Emigrant Trail!
Date: Friday, November 23, 2018 – 7:30pm to Saturday, November 24, 2018 – 2:00pm

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HIKES & HOPS AT TOROTE CANYON
Join ABF and Scott Turner, Co-Author of the 6th Edition of Afoot & Afield in San Diego County, for a hike in the southern part of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park®
Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018 – 9:00am to 2:00pm

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CERTIFIED INTERPRETIVE HOST (CIH) TRAIN THE TRAINER COURSE
Anza-Borrego Foundation, Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association, the Borrego Village Association, and Borrego Outfitters are coming together to host a Certified Interpretive Host Train the Trainer course right here in Borrego Springs, CA! Won’t you join us?
Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 – 8:00am to Friday, December 14, 2018 – 5:00pm

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FAT TIRE BIKES & BREWS IN INSPIRATION WASH
Fat Tires Only! We will be headed out into the VERY sandy Inspiration Wash for a two-wheeled adventure with Jim & Gary!
Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 – 9:00am to 2:00pm

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NEW DISCOVERIES IN THE AMERICAN PALEOLITHIC
The conference will present diverse sites and types of evidence from throughout the Americas that demonstrate the presence of a wide-spread human occupation much earlier than was previously recognized.
Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019 – 5:00pm to Saturday, January 12, 2019 – 5:00pm

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STEVE BIER MEMORIAL RIDE IN FISH CREEK
Join us for a ride in memory of Ranger Steve. This is an interpretive ride, with our added value provided by Mike Wells, current board member with Anza-Borrego Foundation.
Date: Saturday, January 12, 2019 – 9:00am to 2:00pm

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BIKES & BREWS IN SHEEP CANYON- INTERPRETIVE RIDE
Join Jim Roller, Gary Haldeman, and the one and only Mark Jorgensen for a ride up to Sheep Canyon and back.
Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019 – 9:00am to 2:00pm

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ABF OUTRAGEOUS FRONT PORCH REVUE III
Date: Saturday, February 9, 2019 – 7:00pm to Monday, February 11, 2019 – 5:00pm

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HIKES & HOPS AT NUDE WASH
Happy Valentine’s Day from ABF and Diana Lindsay!
Date: Saturday, February 16, 2019 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

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ANZA-BORREGO: IN FOCUS- PLANT RINGS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DESERTS
Join ABF and instructor Dave Lynch to learn about plants that grow in circles in our California deserts.
Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019 – 10:00am to 3:00pm

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BIKES & BREWS IN BLAIR VALLEY
Jim & Gary are joined by retired Ranger Bob for a lightly-interpreted ride through the Blair Valley area.
Date: Saturday, March 9, 2019 – 9:00am to 2:00pm

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DECEIT IN THE DESERT: A FUNRAISER
Can you tell the difference between fact and fable? Join us for a story filled, interactive FUNraiser to test your lie detector skills.
Come to enjoy a fast-paced, full of laughter gathering where you will interact with your fellow park supporters, park staff and more all in the name of raising FUN and FUNDS for our most beloved parkland.
Date: Saturday, March 9, 2019 – 3:00pm

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ANZA-BORREGO: IN FOCUS- THE SOUTHERN EMIGRANT TRAIL
Join us for our first In Focus class of the season as we travel with Historian Phil Brigandi along the Southern Emigrant Trail!
Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019 – 7:30pm to Sunday, November 24, 2019 – 2:00pm

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