Sempervirens Fund’s 115th Anniversary Picnic, May 16, 2015

Celebrate 115 years of saving redwoods!

Saturday, May 16, 2015
11am – 3pm
Little Basin, Boulder Creek, CA

Map and Directions PDF
Join us for an afternoon of fun including food, live music, hiking and children’s activities. All taking place at Little Basin honoring your commitment to protect and connect redwood forests. Also welcome our new Executive Director, Shelley Ratay, and thank Reed Holderman for his years of service.

Ticket Prices

Donors – $25
Become a Donor! – $40 (includes one ticket)
Students – $10
Youth 18 and under – FREE


Ticket purchase deadline is May 7, 2015 at 1pm.

Schedule of Activities – Exclusively for Sempervirens Fund Guests

11:00 – 12:00

  • Live music! Slide Road Bluegrass Band
  • Nature Fun Zone – Youth of all ages
  • Hike: Redwood Loop Tour – Easy hike, All ages (25 minutes, paved road)

12:00 – 1:00

  • BBQ Lunch Served – Burgers, Chicken, Veggie Burgers, Portobello Mushroom Sandwiches, Salads, and Beverages
  • Remarks – Shelley Ratay, Sempervirens Fund Executive Director, and a Special Guest
  • Cake and Ice Cream

1:00 – 3:00

  • Live music continues
  • Socialize with Sempervirens Fund donors and staff
  • Nature Fun Zone – Youth of all ages
  • Hike: Mountain Lion Island Trail – Easy hike, All ages (30 minutes)
  • Hike: Tanbark Loop Trail Hike – Medium hike, All ages (1.5 – 2 hours)

3:00 – Picnic Grounds Close

The fun continues with these activities open to all visitors at Little Basin!

3:00 – 4:00 – Junior Rangers Program – Youth ages 7 – 12

4:30 – 5:00 – Little Basin Nature Club – Youth ages 3 – 6

7:00 – 8:00 – Campfire Program

8:30 – 9:30 – Night Hike and Astronomy

Cabin and Camping Options – Make it a weekend getaway!

Cabins and campsites are available for rent directly from Little Basin Guest Services. Sempervirens Fund Donors receive a special 15% discount on rental fees. Campsites regularly priced at $45 are $38.25. Cabins regularly $105 are $89.25. To reserve a campsite or cabin please contact Little Basin at 831-338-3314 or Make sure you tell them you are a Sempervirens Fund donor to receive your special discount. For more information on the facilities please visit To get your special discount you must either call or use the email listed above.

Ticket purchase deadline is May 7, 2015 at 1pm.



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