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The camping trip that changed America

adult speaker series_chris eptingOn June 29 the ENC Adult Speaker Series will feature Author and Storyteller Chris Epting.

Chris is the author of 26 books including Roadside Baseball, James Dean Died Here and Vanishing Orange County. He is also an award-winning journalist and contributor to such publications as the Los Angeles Times and Westways magazine. Chris will discuss his latest book, Teddy Roosevelt in California.

In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt embarked on his first visit to California. Before leaving, he reached out to naturalist John Muir with a special favor: to act as the president’s tour guide in Yosemite.

Join Chris for a presentation on how that fateful three-day trip helped to shape the destiny of Yosemite and the National Park system.

6-7 pm open house with appetizers, wine and beer

7-8 pm Speaker

This is an adult only event. $15 for non-members. $10 for members. RSVP at encenter.org

 

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