BATW Events

Anchors Aweigh: June’s Meeting is Aboard a Late 19th Century Sailing Ship

Look for your invitation in your email. Reservations are limited to members only.

Coyotes on Angel Island?!

MJ Pramik recounts the tale of BATW’s intrepid travelers in the ‘wilds’ of Angel Island.

May Meeting: Book Publishing – From Conception to Promotion

BATW’s May 19 meeting features a panel of experts on how to successfully publish and market your own travel book.

BATW’s April 3 Event: Angel Island 

April is the perfect time for a ferry cruise to Angel Island, followed by a taste of Tiburon.

March 19 Event: Picture this! Capturing Travel in Ink and Paint

Fine Artist Pat Meier-Johnson will share her travel sketches and give a quick tutorial on tricks and techniques.

February 10 Meeting: WordPress Website Workshop on Zoom

BATW Board Member and Website designer, Matthew Eley, will get your WordPress website up and running in this special Zoom workshop.

Calavera and Visit Oakland Host Festive BATW Holiday Party

Eren Goknar ‘unpacks’ the BATW holiday party, the buzz about The Hive, and the Oaxacan regional cooking at Calavara.

Recap of the Inaugural Lee Foster Photography Awards

The event is a posthumous competition and ceremony to be held every other year.

BATW and Visit Oakland Host Dec. 4 Holiday Party

A time to eat, drink, be merry and celebration another great year of BATW programs and events.

Backroads Marin: BATW’s Tasty Trip to Straus Home Ranch

Locally-made cheese and Mead were the order of the day.

BATW Zoom Event Nov. 17: How to Publish on Medium

The BATW magazine editorial committee will demonstrate how to post your articles and photographs on Medium.

Lee Foster Travel Photography Awards Nov. 3

Our inaugural event honoring photographer Lee Foster is both on Zoom and in person at the Moxy Hotel in downtown Oakland.

October 25 Meeting: Straus Home Ranch in Marshall

A look at BATW events through fall, including two virtual Corporate Showcases and our November photography awards meeting at the new Moxy Hotel in Oakland.

Hanson of Sonoma Distillery: A Serendipitous Family Saga

MJ Pramik recaps September’s tasty BATW event.

Join us on the 2022 BATW Board of Directors

Use your contacts and creativity to develop meetings and more 2022.

From the Board

BATW Executive Director, Ginny Prior, gives you a sneak peak of autumn events you won’t want to miss.

September 29 Meeting: Hanson of Sonoma Distillery and Tasting Room

Enjoy lunch, tastings and a tour with ‘Instagramable’ views of the wine country

Recording Available for an Evening of ‘Craic’ with Author Kevin O’Hara

Kevin O’Hara is a master storyteller and frequent guest of honor at Irish heritage celebrations.