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The Travels of Governor Sarah Palin -- October 2008

Sedona, AZ

St. Louis, MO

Dallas, TX
San Antonio, TX

Englewood, CO
Carson, CA
Costa Mesa, CA
Burlingame, CA
Omaha, NE

Clearvater, FL
Naples, FL
Estero, FL
Boca Raton, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Pensacola, FL
Greenville, NC

Bethlehem, PA
Strongsville, OH

Waukesha, WI
Wilmington, OH

Cincinnati, OH
Cleveland, OH
North Olmstead, OH
Pittsburgh, PA
Johnstown, PA
Philadelphia, PA

Kenova, WV
Gallipolis, OH
Marietta, OH
St. Clairsville, OH

Virginia Beach, VA
Richmond, VA
McLean, VA

Scranton, PA
New York, NY

Concord, NH
Dover, NH
Laconia, NH
Salem, NH
Manchester, NH
Bangor, ME
Elon, NC
Greensboro, NC

West Chester, OH
Noblesville, IN

Lancaster, PA
New York, NY

Roswell, NM
Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Springs, CO
Loveland, CO
Grand Junction, CO

Reno, NV
Henderson, NV

Findlay, OH
Green, OH
Cincinnati, OH

Troy, OH
Beaver, PA

Coraopolis, PA
Springfield, MO
St. Louis, MO

Sioux City, IA
Des Moines, IA
Fort Wayne, IN

Tampa, FL
Kissimmee, FL
Asheville, NC

Leesburg, VA
Fredericksburg, VA
Ashland, VA
Salem, VA
Hershey, PA
Shippensburg, PA
University Park, PA

Toledo, OH
Bowling Green, OH
Chillicothe, OH
Jeffersonville, IN
Cape Girardeau, MO
Erie, PA
Williamsport, PA
Latrobe, PA
Somerset, PA
New Paris, PA
York, PA
Dauphin, PA
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Note: This calendar is based on publicly available information from the campaign and news accounts.  The calendar above shows cities and towns.  The listing below includes impromptu stops and other details, again based on publicly available information.  See Rationale, Methodology and Limitations 2008.
Todd Palin
Wed. October 1, 2008
Debate prep. at McCain's vacation home near Sedona, AZ.

Thurs. October 2, 2008
       Flight from Flagstaff, AZ.
-Participates in the vice presidential debate with Sen. Joe Biden in the Athletic Complex at Washington University in St. Louis in St. Louis, MO. 

Fri. October 3, 2008
-Fundraising luncheon at The Fairmont in Dallas, TX. ($)
-Fundraising reception at
The Marriott Rivercenter on The Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. ($)

Sat. October 4, 2008
-Fundraising breakfast at
X Jet in Englewood, CO. ($)
-Road to Victory rally at Home Depot Center, ADT Tennis Stadium in Carson, CA.
-Fundraising reception at
the Orange County Performing Arts Center, Renee & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, CA. ($)

Sun. October 5, 2008
-Fundraising brunch at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, CA. ($)

-Country First rally at Civic Auditorium Music Hall in Omaha, NE.

Mon. October 6, 2008

-Road to Victory rally at Coachman Park in Clearwater, FL.
       Arrives in Ft. Myers.
-Fundraising reception at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club, followed by a fundraiser in a tent outside the home of
Jack Donahue, founder of Federated Investors, in Naples, FL. ($)
-Road to Victory rally at Germain Arena in Estero, FL.

-Fundraising dinner at the Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton, FL. ($)

Tues. October 7, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at
The Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, FL.
-Fundraising luncheon at the West Touchdown Club, Jacksonville Municipal Stadium in Jacksonville, FL. ($)
-Road to Victory rally at
Pensacola Civic Center in Pensacola, FL.
-Road to Victory rally at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum, East Carolina University in Greenville, NC.

Wed. October 8, 2008
-Road to Victory rally with Sen. McCain at Lehigh University, Stabler Hall in Bethlehem, PA.*
Road to Victory rally with Sen. McCain at Walter F. Ehrnfelt Recreation and Senior Center main gym in Strongsville, OH.*
-with Sen. McCain appears on "Hannity and Colmes"

Thurs. October 9, 2008
-Straight Talk town hall with Sen. McCain at Center Court Sports Complex in Waukesha, WI.*
-Road to Victory rally at The Roberts Centre in Wilmington, OH.

Fri. October 10, 2008
-Fundraising breakfast at the home of Eileen & John Barrett in Cincinnati, OH. ($)
-Fundraising reception at The Ritz Carlton in Cleveland, OH. ($)
-Attends a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Michael T. George Center, a community center for people with special needs, in North Olmstead, OH.
-Fundraising reception at the Westin Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA. ($)

Sat. October 11, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena in Johnstown, PA.
-Drops the ceremonial puck at Philadelphia Flyers v. New York Rangers home opener hockey game in Philadelphia, PA. 

Sun. October 12, 2008
Greets supporters at Tri-State Airport in Kenova, WV.
-Stops to buy diapers and a toy at the Wal-Mart in Gallipolis, OH.
-Makes a stop at L.E. Huck and Sons Farm Market in Marietta, OH.
-Rally at Brush Run Park in St. Clairsville, OH.
Note: CNN reported on Oct. 10 that Gov. Palin had "scheduled a bus tour for Sunday [Oct. 12] through West Virginia, a state that’s been leaning red throughout this presidential race."  Instead of the bus tour however, Michael Tomasky of the Guardian reports that, "The Alaska governor and family members spent about 25 minutes at Tri-State Airport in Kenova," where they were greeted by about a dozen supporters, before heading on to Ohio.

Mon. October 13, 2008
-Rally with Sen. McCain at Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, VA.*

-Road to Victory rally at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, VA.
Fundraising dinner at The Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner in McLean, VA. ($)

Tues. October 14, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at Riverfront Sports Complex in Scranton, PA.
-Fundraising dinner with Sen. McCain at the Grand Hyatt New York in New York, NY.*

Wed. October 15, 2008
-Unscheduled stop, buys two pairs of running shoes at Joe King's Shoe Shop in Concord, NH.
-Road to Victory rally at Dover High School gymnasium in Dover, NH.
-Road to Victory rally at Weirs Beach in Laconia, NH.
-Road to Victory rally at Salem High School in Salem, NH.
-With husband Todd watches the final presidential debate from their hotel room in Manchester, NH.

Thurs. October 16, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at Hangar 11 in Bangor, ME.

        Arrives in Greensboro, NC.
-Road to Victory rally at Elon University, Lathom Park-Newsome Field in Elon, NC.
-Fundraising dinner at the home of
Hon. Aldona Wos and Mr. Louis DeJoy in Greensboro, NC. ($)

Fri. October 17, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at The Square of Union Centre in West Chester, OH.
-Road to Victory rally at Verizon Wireless Music Center in Noblesville, IN.

Sat. October 18, 2008

-Rally at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster, PA.
-Appears on "Saturday Night Live" at NBC studios in New York, NY.

Sun. October 19, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at Roswell Industrial Air Center, Great Southwest Aviation Hangar 1531 in Roswell, NM.
       Arrives in Colorado Springs, CO.
-Stop at Coldstone Creamery (ice cream shop) in Colorado Springs, CO.

Mon. October 20, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at Security Service Field in Colorado Springs, CO.
-Road to Victory rally at Budweiser Events Center in Loveland, CO.
-Road to Victory rally at Suplizio Field at Lincoln Park in Grand Junction, CO.

Tues. October 21, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, NV. 
    ...also in Reno CNN's Drew Griffin did the network's first interview with Palin.
-Road to Victory rally at Henderson Pavilion in Henderson, NV.

Wed. October 22, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at Robert A. Malcolm Athletic Center, Koehler Fitness & Recreation Complex, University of Findlay in Findlay, OH.
Road to Victory rally with Sen. McCain at Green Memorial Stadium at Green Local Schools in Green, OH.*
-Road to Victory rally with Sen. McCain at Air 10 Jet Center, Hangar C at Lunken Airport in Cincinnati, OH.*
        Overnight in Dayton, OH.

Thurs. October 23, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at Hobart Arena in Troy, OH.
-Road to Victory rally at Beaver Area High School's Bobcats Football Stadium in Beaver, PA.

Fri. October 24, 2008
-Makes remarks on children with special needs at the Pittsburgh Airport Marriott, Grand Ballroom in Coraopolis, PA.
-Road to Victory rally in the front parking lot of Bass Pro Shops at 1935 S Campbell Ave in Springfield, MO.
-Gives deposition for several hours to
Timothy Petumenos, an investigator for the Alaska Personnel Board, in the troopergate abuse of power investigation, at a hotel in St. Louis, MO.
-Drops the ceremonial puck at St. Louis Blues v. Los Angeles Kings hockey game and watches the game with the Blues principal owner at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO.

Sat. October 25, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at West High School Gymnasium in Sioux City, IA.
-Road to Victory rally at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines, IA.
-Road to Victory rally at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, IN.

Sun. October 26, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at Tampa Convention Center, East Hall in Tampa, FL.
-Road to Victory rally at Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee, FL.
-Road to Victory rally at the City of Asheville Civic Center in Asheville, NC.

Mon. October 27, 2008
-Meets with Israeli Ambassador to the United States Sallai Meridor in Leesburg, VA.
-Road to Victory rally at J.R.'s Festival Lakes in Leesburg, VA.
-Road to Victory rally at Hurkamp Park in Fredericksburg, VA.
-Stops at Homemades by Suzanne deli and talks with owner Suzanne Wolstenholme in Ashland, VA.
-Road to Victory rally at Salem Civic Center in Salem, VA.

Tues. October 28, 2008
-Road to Victory rally with Sen. McCain at the GIANT Center in Hershey, PA.*
-Road to Victory rally with Gov. Sarah Palin at Memorial Park Stadium in Quakertown, PA.* postponed morning of Oct. 28 due to weather
-Road to Victory rally at Shippensburg University, Heiges Field House in Shippensburg, PA.
-Road to Victory rally at Penn State University, Rec Hall followed by a surprise stop for
a surprise stop for ice cream at the Berkey Creamery in University Park, PA.

Wed. October 29, 2008
-Remarks on energy at Xunlight Corporation in Toledo, OH.
-Road to Victory rally at Bowling Green State University, Anderson Arena in Bowling Green, OH.
-Road to Victory rally at Ross County Courthouse at Chillicothe, OH.
-Road to Victory rally at Capstone Realty, Inc. in Jeffersonville, IN.

Thurs. October 30, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau, MO.
-Road to Victory rally at Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, PA.
-Road to Victory rally at Bowman Field in Williamsport, PA.

Fri. October 31, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at Vee Neal Aviation, Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Latrobe, PA.
-Tours Leiss Tool & Die in Somerset, PA
-Visits Boyer’s Orchard in New Paris, PA.
-Road to Victory rally at York Expo Center in York, PA.
-Unannounced stop to go trick-or-treating with daughter Piper in Dauphin, PA.

Sat. November 1, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at
Sims Park in New Port Richey, FL.
-Road to Victory rally at Fantasy of Flight Hangar in Polk City, FL.

-Road to Victory rally at West Port High School baseball stadium  in Ocala, FL.
-Road to Victory rally at North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Exposition Center in Raleigh, NC.
-Road to Victory rally at Deep Run High School football stadium in Glen Allen, VA.

Sun. November 2, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at Canton Memorial Field House, McKinley Senior High School in Canton, OH     
Road to Victory rally at Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, Marietta College in Marietta, OH.     
Road to Victory rally at Lane Aviation, Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus, OH.    
-Road to Victory rally at Clermont County Fairgrounds in Batavia, OH.     

Mon. November 3, 2008
Six Road to Victory rallies:
-Lakewood Park in Lakewood, OH.     
-State Capitol Building in Jefferson City, MO.
-Grand River Center in Dubuque, IA.     
-Colorado Jet Center in Colorado Springs, CO.   
-Reno-Sparks Livestock Event Center in Reno, NV.   
-Elko High School Gymnasium in Elko, NV.   

Tues. November 4, 2008
        Arrives in Anchorage, AK.
-Votes with her husband at Wasilla City Hall in Wasilla, AK; according to news accounts Palin made several stops before and after voting, including at Mocha Moose.
        Flight from Anchorage, AK.

-Election night event at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, AZ.*

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