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This list is intended to be a general checklist for multiple night outdoor weekend festivals.
There is an emphasis on deco and the things Jef & Debbie do but there will be something here for the obsessive/compulsive in all of us.
General weekend planning notes:
For Jef / Debbie: give ourselves 12 hours total to organize / shop / load
===> To Buy:
hazard / fluoro tape
loose paper for HUB
markers, cheap for HUB
more conduit at least 9+
more rebar at least 9+
luminary materials – sand, paper bags
more toilet paper for personal use
tape, both scotch and duct
===> To Bring:
5 days change clothes
shorts for day & t-shirts
something warm for night
boots you don't mind getting muddy
eyeshades to sleep in day
earplugs to sleep at all
FRS 2-way radios
small tent shelters
tent stakes for all structures
work safety lights – the kind you use to work on cars. We will be working at night.
collapsible water containers 1-5 gallons
hat for sun protection
photocopy notices – “Please move your tent”, “Please pick up trash”, etc.
duct tape plus extra for sharing
AA batteries, other batteries
really bright lights – Coleman lanterns
cooking stoves so you can at least boil your own water
a free standing “light tripod” for front gate so that it is easier to see. There is an electrical outlet at the front gate.
parking cones or other signs
Jef's 2 extra tents and cots (for people down and out)
bring tables if you can
ground coverings, drop cloth etc.
whatever maps, docs you printed
both towels and washcloth
dry erase boards ( x 2 ) , dry erase pens
ziplock bags, other kinds plastic bags to stow stuff
cellphone (and charger?)
bandaids, think about a better medical kit
caffeine delivery system (instant coffee?)
plastic throwaway utensils
===> To Do:
Look into BRF table rental (Marv)
also rent chairs
Create the Hub (bulletin board); illuminate with rope lights
Where are Crew camping?
Post lineup ASAP
post medical station location
Jef pick up tents Thursday
Jef trip to Menards Thursday
Trip to Target, Jewel Osco
Put together a med kit
luminaries along paths
rent tables and chairs with plenty of advance notice
golf cart rentals also need plenty of advance notice
porta potties ? needed?
This list has been updated and generalized a bit, there may be some repetition I will slowly edit out over time.
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the exhaustive OCD list of things that Popular Boys and Girls Must Do to be “In” with the Cool Kids.
Memorize, print the list, eat it, print another copy and bring it.
Remember get the FRS Radio, they are the telephones of the festival.
DON'T PACK THE REBAR IN THE UHAUL TRAILER ;D