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Sacramento Valley Decom - Burn the River

Postby pandora422 » Thu Oct 13, 2011 11:43 pm

We did it!

Sacramento Valley Decom - Burn the River
Date: November 5th 2011
6pm to 10am
6985 Garden HWY, Sacramento CA 95659
Tickets Available NOW at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/206776

You asked for it – here it is! Come join us for a night of art, music, and entertainment burner style at Pinky’s Bar and Grill. Unwind from your trip to the playa with burnerisqué food and drink specials! Did you know there were more than 50 registered theme camps from the Sacramento Valley this year? Get ready to connect, celebrate, collaborate and get a little crazy with your local community! $10 Early Bird tickets available for a limited time.

$10 Early Bird Tickets available for a limited time at
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/206776
$15 Online
$20 @ Door; $5 surcharge for (non-burner wear/attitude)
21+ to Enter

Wait - there's more! Double your fun by participating! Art, Art Cars, Theme Camps, DJ's, VJ's, and all Rockin' Awesome Volunteers please contact:
volunteer@sacdecom.info
art@sacdecom.info
gamma@sacburners.org
themecamps@sacdecom.info
performanceart@sacdecom.info
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Re: Sacramento Valley Decom - Burn the River

Postby Ano » Fri Oct 14, 2011 2:21 am

6pm to 10am... overnight? Is that written right?
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Re: Sacramento Valley Decom - Burn the River

Postby ygmir » Fri Oct 14, 2011 7:57 am

I think the surcharge is sucky.............
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Re: Sacramento Valley Decom - Burn the River

Postby MOOP_Czar » Fri Oct 14, 2011 8:07 am

Trying to remember where on Garden Highway that is. Lived there for years. To bad they couldnt rope off the riverfront in Old Sac... That'd be AWESOME!

I guess the thing I have a problem with is what constitutes a "Costume"? But that might deserve its own thread...
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Re: Sacramento Valley Decom - Burn the River

Postby Dr. Pyro » Fri Oct 14, 2011 8:12 am

Yggy, don't sweat the surcharge. Just come naked; I assure you the five bucks will be the least of their worries.
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Re: Sacramento Valley Decom - Burn the River

Postby ygmir » Fri Oct 14, 2011 8:21 am

Dr. Pyro wrote:Yggy, don't sweat the surcharge. Just come naked; I assure you the five bucks will be the least of their worries.


If I show up naked, especially that close to water, someone will call GreenpeaceR and try to "return me to the sea", just like Humphrey.......
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Re: Sacramento Valley Decom - Burn the River

Postby Dr. Pyro » Fri Oct 14, 2011 4:41 pm

And remember how well that turned out.
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Re: Sacramento Valley Decom - Burn the River

Postby panduhmama » Sat Oct 15, 2011 3:01 am

Yeah!!! Get naked!!
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Re: Sacramento Valley Decom - Burn the River

Postby pandora422 » Mon Oct 17, 2011 3:02 pm

[quote="ygmir"]I think the surcharge is sucky.............[/quote]

:( Sorry, 1/2 of me agrees - my favorite "costume" this year was PJ's, but hey if you can substitute burner attitude for burner wear I think you have it made.
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Re: Sacramento Valley Decom - Burn the River

Postby Dolomite » Tue Oct 18, 2011 11:58 pm

Go or Don't Go, it's going to happen either way. Want to make a difference and make it better? get ahold of Pandora, Myself, or any of the other 20 people working to put this on, we'd love to have the help.

Parts of this event are going to be awesome, and some parts are likely to be less than ideal.There's a variety of details that aren't perfect, fuck, even the main event on the Playa isn't perfect, and we all love that anyway.

The idea here is to start something new and ongoing in the Sacramento Area. And when you start from ground zero, you have to make some compromises. This is an officially sanctioned "Decom" for what it's worth, so that's something, and it might be worth the extra $5.
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Re: Sacramento Valley Decom - Burn the River

Postby ohCarie » Sat Nov 05, 2011 10:05 am

Actually, I think the surcharge should be double! There's nothing worse than people showing up at a theme party wearing their Coors t-shirts or coming just to spectate. Really brings the vibe down. You can do it, but it'll cost ya!
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Re: Sacramento Valley Decom - Burn the River

Postby Packoderm » Sun Nov 06, 2011 4:49 pm

I must say that I thought the Sac Decomp was great! It rained, rained, rained, which gave the event a heavy duty vibe with only true burners present. The big dance dome was dry enough and went on ALL night. I brought a carport, keg of beer, and propane heater which proved to be a very popular shelter from the rain with people huddled together talking and laughing. I met so many people. The arts and crafts camps were great with a lot of involvement and not too big of crowds. I really liked the stationary bicycle spinning paint contraption. Plenty of free stuff all around. It was like, "Please, take all you need." Very generous feeling all around. Rio Ramaza is THE place for a good camp. It is very private with no cops and no problems. I can easily see the Sacramento Decompression becoming a premier off playa event. It would make a good two day event.
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Re: Sacramento Valley Decom - Burn the River

Postby junglesmacks » Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:16 pm

Awww.. so good to hear that a good time was had by all.

Love me some Inspiratum/Sac peeps.. :wink:
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Re: Sacramento Valley Decom - Burn the River

Postby Oubliet » Tue Nov 08, 2011 12:12 pm

The "Burn The River" Decom was really fun!

Damp weather or no, a lot of fun-loving burners were out there in playa wear and dancing around the Rio Ramaza site.

Lots of people were camped there, so they wouldn't have to drive home when they were tired.

There was a hula hoop workshop, a giant Jenga blocks game, you-paint canvas set-ups (one on bike, one regular), and a a you-brand-it station with red-hot irons for marking leather goods. There was a photo booth/tent that let you take 4 different poses and produced a printed copy of you in your playa-wear finery as a gift.

The Karma Chicken Camp had Flaming Clucks served. We were also gifting plenty of pinot grigio and cabernet sauvignon wine, plus lots of pumpkin pie.

The smaller dome had demos and a nice funk band playing for a cool, intimate setting.

It was a good event!

Much fun was had.
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Re: Sacramento Valley Decom - Burn the River

Postby Packoderm » Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:02 am

Just for the fun of it, I returned to Decomp site at Rio Ramaza for 3 days of carport camping. I camped way back in the trees. Carport camping is definitely the way to go when camping during the wintertime.


Where it all went down:

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The carport all set up:

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Our camp is set up way back there out of view:

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View from the carport:

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I'd really like to see the next Sacramento regional held here again as a multi day event.
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