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Old 01-21-2018, 03:08 PM   #1
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Slidell/New Orleans Louisiana: 2018 Gulf Coast Herf

I KNOW we have a thread already with BOTH my name and the year in the title. That one got a bit more variety, so I've decided to start another one. Need more active herfs, in general, and thus threads in this room.

Keith (Stogie5150) has now created an
event on Facebook, so if you're on there, PLEASE visit and check in if you're coming!

The Main Events are on Friday April 20th and Saturday April 21st, 2018 although you can get into town whenever you'd like, of course.

We will have our usual smoking time, like...all day every day!
Friday night we'll have chargrilled oysters as our main fare.
Saturday during the day, we will have a typical Louisiana seafood boil with both crawfish and crabs.

We do ask folks to pay $25.00 for the weekend to cover the cost of the food.
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Old 01-21-2018, 03:09 PM   #2
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Location:
La Maison Acadienne
36363 Lawrence Street
Slidell, Louisiana.

A number of CWers have attended in the past and we've had a great time.
It may be a little smaller this year, as we had a number of folks not-from-here that didn't know us and we didn't know.
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+In Memory of E.Guevara(Cubano67) A.Morris (Knife) D. Odom (dodom,) M. Cabot (Hoyo #9,) D. Revermann (dgr) S.Bouchard (sb1396) M. Cole (Matt76) S. Faccenda (TOJE) R.Smith(IBMer) V.Vandermeer (van55)M.Davis(boxdoctor)S.Singer(bassman)K.Doetze l (drillrk1)D.Hart(garme1962)J.Coleman(John C 81)T.Gossett(Dartplayer1)J.Bolt (jb) + Libby DeMers,MrsScarecrow, MrsCrimson, MrsPhilip, MrsDeriffe LB
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Old 01-21-2018, 03:11 PM   #3
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HOTEL INFO:

Homewood Suites : http://homewoodsuites3.hilton.com/en...SHW/index.html

La Quinta : http://www.laquintaslidellnorthshore.com/

Candlewood Suites : http://www.ihg.com/candlewood/hotels...ab/hoteldetail

Al three are in a very safe area, about 10 minutes from Herf Central: La Maison Acadienne.
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Old 01-21-2018, 04:24 PM   #4
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I may be able to make this.
How far is slidell from the new orleans airport?
And is uber in Slidell to get us back and forth?
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Old 01-21-2018, 06:48 PM   #5
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I may be able to make this.
How far is slidell from the new orleans airport?
And is uber in Slidell to get us back and forth?
30 minutes more or less. I do not know about Uber, we drive ourselves around these parts...

The few guests that fly in always rent a car and stay in Slidell.

We would love to have you either way.
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Old 01-22-2018, 07:14 AM   #6
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30 minutes more or less. I do not know about Uber, we drive ourselves around these parts...

The few guests that fly in always rent a car and stay in Slidell.

We would love to have you either way.
30 minutes? Maybe the way you and Abby drive. For us old folk that drive the speed limit, an hour.
Shiite. It takes me 30 minutes from the airport to get to the Quarter!
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John and I aren't going to be able to make it this year. He's slammed at work and my back still isn't healthy enough to drive and I can't afford a plane ticket.

Sorry guys. We want to come, but the timing is off this year.
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Well everything is a go....heard from my seafood guy last night hes gonna have crabs and shrimp for me Saturday.....I'm pretty happy about that.

Crowd looks like its gonna be small this year, lots of extenuating circumstances...all understandable...event will go on regardless of participation....

Any last minute CW'ers need info, or just wanna show up... give me a ring on 985-788-5006.

I'll TRY to get pics up, but I aint making no promises.

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Old 04-18-2018, 04:50 AM   #9
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My proxy's are leaving at 5AM in the morning tomorrow to drive all day.(But you knew that!)
Ahhhh, to be young again.......
Gonna be thinkin' about chew all weekend!
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Keith's been feeding me photos of the festivities. A good time is being had by all. Jeez I miss the seafood at the coast.
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