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Women's Hike & Happy Hour

Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center - Chattanooga, TN

When: 6 pm, May 14, 2019
Where: Reflection Riding

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We're teaming up with Salomon to bring you a ladies-only evening of hiking and socializing!

We'll meet up for a casual hike on the Cochran Shoals Trail, and then return to the trailhead to enjoy beer, snacks and more. Hiking distance will be 3-5 miles.

You'll have the opportunity to win raffle prizes, try out Salomon footwear and meet other women who love the outdoors!

This event is free, all skill levels are welcome and hiking experience is not needed.


Park Ridge Wine Walk

Uncle Dan's Park Ridge

When: Evening, May 19, 2019
Where: 25 S Prospect Ave. Park Ridge IL 60068 Location Details

Sip your favorite glass of vino this fall and join us for the Park Ridge Wine Walk Wine Tasting in Uptown Park Ridge! Attendees will visit each participating business in Uptown Park Ridge and sample a one-ounce pour of white or red wine while perusing the shops and boutiques along the route. Each attendee will also receive a passport to visit each participating business in Uptown Park Ridge. When a completed passport is turned in, you will receive a raffle ticket to win several prizes (hundreds of dollars of gift certificates donated by participating Chamber member businesses. Uncle Dan's will have coupons and discounts for walk participants)!


What to Wear Hiking: A Clothing Class

Uncle Dan's Lincoln Square

When: 6-8 pm, May 26, 2019
Where: 4724 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 - Location Details

At this event, we will discuss how to dress and prep for outdoor activities. Mostly focusing on hiking, we will also talk about backpacking, camping, kayaking, and more. The class discussion will involve materials, layers, care, patching/fixing, when to wear certain items, and where to wear them.









Earth Day Festival

Wildwoods Nature Center - Park Ridge, IL

When: Saturday, April 27, 2019 - All day
Where: Wildwoods Nature Center, 529 Forestview Ave, Park Ridge, IL 60068 Directions here

More information here

Celebrate Earth Day at the Park Ridge Park District! This Earth Day event is a community celebration. Join us for fun activities, create recycled crafts, discover inventive creations at the Re-purposed Project Fair, dance to live music, discover live birds of prey and creatures big and small in the animal show, shop at eco-friendly vendor booths, learn from "green" organizations, give Smokey the Bear a high five, and rope-climb up a tree. Uncle Dan’s will have a booth with alternatives to single use plastics for sale, kids activities and hammock relax station and a raffle.

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Toad&Co Sustainability Road Tour

Rock/Creek North Shore

When: March 22, 2019
Where: Rock/Creek North Shore - Location details

Toad&Co is on a nationwide road trip to promote sustainability and eco-friendly practices in the apparel industry, and they'll be in Chattanooga on March 22nd! Stop by our Northshore location for beer, food, music, local vendors and more. This event coincides with Packet Pickup for the Rock/Creek River Gorge Race, so it will be twice the party!


Rock/Creek River Gorge Race - 10.2 Mile

Mullens Cove Loop - Prentice Cooper State Forest

When: Race begins at 8:30am EST, March 23, 2019
Where: Mullens Cove Loop, 3998 Game Reserve Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37405 - Event Details on Facebook

The Rock/Creek River Gorge 10.2 Mile Trail Race, Presented By The North Face is a Southeastern classic that runs the Mullens Cove Loop in the Prentice-Cooper Wildlife Management Area just outside Chattanooga, Tennessee. The highly technical single-track loop trail boasts magnificent bluff views of the Tennessee River, as well as cascading streams lined with rhododendron and towering hemlock. One of the most beautiful trails in the Chattanooga area, this is a bucket list race for both the leisure and competitive trail runner.

Get Outside - Youth Leave No Trace training

Uncle Dan's Park Ridge

The One Earth film festival was a hit in Park Ridge and as a follow-up to the Youth Unstoppable documentary film (trailer here), we had have a 1-hour Leave No Trace training event for about 20 youth ages 12-18 with giveaways, pizza, and competitive activities for prizes.

Thanks everyone who showed up for the film and Leave No Trace training!

River Gorge Race Training Run 2

River Gorge Race Training Run #2

Mullen's Cove Trailhead

One of our All Mountain Ambassadors, John Spider Sillery, led a group run on Mullen's Cove Loop to prep for the upcoming River Gorge Race.

Distance: 10 mile full loop

Movie + Pint Night w/ Patagonia

Rock/Creek Atlanta

Join us for a screening of Treeline, Patagonia's new film that explores humans' ancient relationship with trees through the eyes of skiers, scientists and healers. (See the trailer here)

Attendees will receive a FREE Miir Stainless Steel pint glass (while supplies last) to sip from during the 40-minute film.

Beer will be served on a donation basis, with all proceeds benefiting the Trust for Public Land in Georgia.

Hygge Fest

Uncle Dan's Evanston

Get hygge with us in downtown Evanston from February 16 to 22! Pronounced "hue-gah," this Danish expression is an attitude towards life that emphasizes finding joy in everyday moments. Rather than drudge through the winter, hygge is about celebrating coziness, warmth and family, as well as practicing mindfulness.

Join us at our Evanston location for warm beverages, a raffle, and more!