Quartzsite SOLOS Rally – January 2022
Photos mostly by Paul Drinkwater, a few by Ann Palmer, and some “borrowed” from our Facebook page. If you have any great photos please send to me (Ann: apalmer123 at msn.com) and I will add them to the collection.
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People started arriving a few days early
Gathering of early arrivals
The organizers (the Carols and Fran - and others) posted the schedule for every day.
Escapees hosted a "Party on Plumosa" bash for all Escapees with music, food, and lots of visiting.
Carol P, Myrna P, and Fran? represented Solos to give out info about our group.
Here you can see the stage from the side with the crowd on the left.
Escapees movable stage.
Saturday and Sunday - with trip to Desert Bar on Sunday.
There are a lot of old artifacts of the mining days, as well as art work like this wagon with horses.
Desert Bar is a fun spot way out in the desert north of Quartzsite. The site was originally a mine. Now they have a bar, food, and entertainment.
Another Arizona sunset, and a fire
And one of many nightly fires
Last two days. Monday: DANCE - many other groups invited. Tuesday: Annual Business Meeting
Here's an aireal view of our main gathering area - CIRCLE THE WAGONS! Take a close look and you can see the tarps put down over de-rocked area for dancing!
Oh yes! The beverage tent!
Good view of the band...
Beautiful sunset, even with no clouds.
This is 180 degrees from the preceding photo - the sky was pink all around. Arizona sunsets are 360 degrees!
Getting ready for annual meeting
Carol Preimesberger addressing the Solos members.
Here Carol P. awarded the first ever lifetime membership in SOLOS to Ann Palmer, Solos' webmaster, for her work on the website and making online registration and payments a reality starting in 2022.
Here Ann leads the newly (re)elected officers in their oaths.
Yay! You're sworn in!
L to R: Roy Kannada, president; Leota Spalla, Treasurer ; Carol Hinkley, Secretaty; Carol Preimesberger,,Vice President,; Robin McFadden, Board Member at Large.
One last evening fire