RAM Day Trips
SLO Brew and Rod & Hammer's SLO Stills
Virtual Day Trips
RAM Day Trips were on-hold during the COVID-19 restrictions. In lieu of in-person trips, videos of local interest were collected during that time for your enjoyment in the safety and comfort of your home. These videos are listed below – just click on the green box to watch them. For more information, email Hal Thilmony at email@example.com
Windset Farms operates an 8 million square foot greenhouse complex in Santa Maria using state-of-the art technology and responsible growing practices. It is a pioneer in water conservation, energy conservation and renewable energy. Windset was on our list of possible day trip destinations but unfortunately, they do not accommodate group tours. In lieu of tours, Windset provided two videos.
A detailed discussion of the gang of outlaws in San Luis Obispo County in the mid to late 19th century is presented by Pete Kelly as part of History Center’s Carnegie Lecture series. The video is over one hour long. There is also a link to a survey to provide feedback to the History Center.
Tour the Santa Barbara Zoo with John Cleese
Jack San Filippo, Point San Luis Lighthouse program manager, shares the history of shipping activity at Avila Beach and the construction and operation of the Lighthouse in this informative C-Span video clip. On-site tours of the Lighthouse are currently suspended until further notice.
February 2020 Day Trip Big Success
Our first Day Trip outing for 2020 was a big success.
Nearly 40 RAM’s and guests participated in presentations at the Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (aka HotHouse). Executive Director John Townsend provided an overview of CIE’s mission and accomplishments. This was followed by discussions of two business ventures that have benefited from the CIE program. Sidney Collin demonstrated NexStride a walking assistant device for sufferers of Parkinson’s Disease from her company – De Oro Devices. David Bartolomucci discussed his company – Roopairs – a work order management platform connecting restaurants and equipment servicing companies.A delicious and lively lunch at Mestiza followed