Thursday
July 13, 2023

Rolling in...
Meet & Greet


Noon-4:30
Registration / Check-In:  Sorry, no admittance to the fairgrounds before 12:00 - we will be setting up and preparing to welcome & park everybody all afternoon.


Early arrival staging will be held off-site at the Salida Walmart - a perfect place to stock up your trailer before settling in at the rally. Additional parking & staging information will be provided to attendees in the pre-rally email information packet.

            

  4:30-6:00
Sidewalk Cafe'
@ The Rockin' Wally-B Saloon - Bring your favorite snack to share. 

6:00-7:30
Chili Dump Supper - This explosive opening event has become a Rocky Mountain Rally tradition. Everyone dumps their favorite chili recipe into the community cauldron then we stir and serve the results. Bring a "chili-bowl portion" for each member of your family and we'll heat it all up together for a real treat.  This is a wonderful opportunity to get to know one another & reacquaint ourselves with old friends...gets things tootin'.

7:30-???
Rally Jammin' join in with our local rally talent.  Bring your instrument of choice or your tapping toe and enjoy the jam session around the trailers.

7:30-???
Cape Town to Cairo Caravan - if jammin' isn't your thing...settle in for a showing of the newly mastered Cape Town to Cairo film as presented by the Airstream Heritage Foundation.

0'dark:30
Get acquainted or reacquainted with your neighbors


Friday
July 14, 2023

Exploring & Sharing


6:30-7:30
Early Bird Coffee Hour
at the Saloon - Bring your own cup for some Joe.

7:30-9:00
Breakfast
at the Rockin' Wally-B Saloon Saloon.  Join us for a hearty breakfast to get the day started.  Bring your own set-up - plates, napkins & utensils.

9:00-12:00
"You Drive the Conversation..."
- This time is set aside for informal restoration related discussions and "Q &A with Luke the Maintenance Guy" and for those you who have "been there, done that" to share with those who are "newbies" to the restoration experience. The topics of discussion will be determined by those in attendance.  Topics of past rallies have included: Ferrying & Retrevial, Running Gear, Floor & Frame Repair, Electrifying Electrical, Plumbing - It All Flows Down Hill, Riveting & Sheet Metal 101, Wax On -Wax Off...this is for those of you who just can't get enough Resto-talk.

9:00-4:30
Free time! 
Things to Do in the area include taking a soak in the hot springs, biking, golfing, hiking, climbing a 14-er, jeeping, frolicking in the Arkansas River, strolling around the small towns, fishing, kite flying, touring...and of course, hanging out with 140+ of your best Airstream friends!

Check out these websites for some more ideas to fill or extend your stay:
Check out these website links for some more ideas
to fill or extend your free time:

Poncha Springs
Salida
Buena Vista
Westcliffe

4:30-6:00
Sidewalk Cafe'
@ The Rockin' Wally-B Saloon - Bring your favorite snack to share.

6:00-7:30
Rally Potluck Dinner - Bring your own meat to the community grill and a dish to share....

7:30-???
Around the World Caravan 'Part 1'
- settle in for a showing of the Around the World Caravan films as presented by the Airstream Heritage Foundation.

Saturday
July 15, 2023

Show & Tell
6:30-7:30
Early Bird Coffee Hour
at the Saloon - Bring your own cup for some Joe.

9:00-11:00
Open House
- Vintage Trailer Open House for the public & guests - let them see how we 'live in our trailers, so put on your best face and arrange the table pretty. This is a voluntary event but lots of fun...it's our way of sharing ourselves with the community.


11:00-4:30
Free time! 
Check out some of the offerings above...

4:30-5:30
Sidewalk Cafe'
@ The Rockin' Wally-B Saloon - Bring your favorite snack to share.

5:30- 6:00
Rally Pictures...on the way to Dinner, don't forget to get your picture taken for the Aluminum Allumni page in the Rally Report!

6:00-7:30
Catered B-B-Q
Dinner  - with all the fixin's will be served in the Rockin' Wally-B Saloon. 

7:30 -0'dark:30
Music in the Mountains - We are finalizing the details, but will have a band join us for a night of music & dancing under the stars! More details to follow....

7:30 -0'dark:30
Around the World Caravan 'Part 2' - settle in for a showing of the Around the World Caravan films as presented by the Airstream Heritage Foundation.

Sunday
July 16, 2023

Let's Play a bit...then hit the road!



6:30-7:30
Early Bird Coffee Hour
at the Tent - Bring your own cup for some Joe.

8:00-10:00
Swap Meet & Flea Market 
- Lay out on your horse trading blanket all that surplus vintage trailer and camping gear you've been meaning to get rid of for cash, or swap it for other people's surplus trailer and camping gear that they want to get rid of.

11:00-4:00
"
Group Event"  - Picnic & scenic drive to St. Elmo Ghost Town

Sundown
On the Road again!

"Parting is such sweet sorrow" - Please plan on vacating the rally site by six...the County Fair is coming to town! Sorry, there is no opportunity
to stay later...



* The Planning Committee is still working on some of the details for rally activities...
so all this is subject to change a bit ~ but stay tuned, updates will be posted as they come in.
It's a real aluminum effort by some real shiny souls!

Don't worry about printing out this schedule - you will get the latest & greatest copy
(along with additional details!) in your rally bag upon check-in.

Dogs on leash are welcome at the rally, however not in the tent or buildings
and must be cleaned up after by their owners.

Kids are welcome, but there are no specific kid-activities planned at this time...

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