The Travels of Senator Joe Biden -- August 2008
Joint events with Sen. Obama are shown in red with an asterisk.*

Thurs. August 21, 2008
news report: Biden receives call from Obama while waiting for his wife at the dentist's office.

Fri. August 22, 2008
news reports: family members gathering at Biden's home in Greenville, DE.

Sat. August 23, 2008
-Obama introduces Biden as his running mate at a rally in front of the Old State Capitol in Springfield, IL.*

Sun. August 24, 2008
-Biden and family attend services at St. Joseph on the Brandywine in Greenville, DE.

Mon. August 25, 2008
-Surprise stop at the Amtrak station in Wilmington, DE.
       Flight to Denver, CO.

-Stops for food to go at Boney's Smoke House Hickory Smoked Pit BBQ in Denver, CO.

Tues. August 26, 2008
-Addresses the Delaware delegation breakfast at the
Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows in Littleton, CO.

Wed. August 27, 2008
-Delivers his nomination speech to the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center in Denver, CO.  Afterwards Sen. Obama joins him on stage in a surprise appearance.*

Thurs. August 28, 2008
-Addresses the Pennsylvania delegation breakfast at the
Tech Center Marriott in Denver, CO.
-Meets with and thanks fire fighters and National Guard troops outside Invesco Field in Denver, CO.
-Joins Sen. Obama and family on stage after Obama's acceptance speech at Invesco Field at Mile High in Denver, CO.*

Fri. August 29, 2008
        The Obamas and the Bidens fly from Denver, CO to Pittsburgh, PA, begin three-day bus tour.*
-The Obamas and the Bidens tour Pennsylvania Bio Diesel in Monaca, PA.*
-The Obamas and the Bidens stop for ice cream at the Windmill Ice Cream Shop in Aliquippa, PA.*
-The Obamas and the Bidens do an "On the Road to Change" event at Irvine Park in Beaver, PA.*

Sat. August 30, 2008
-The Obamas and the Bidens have breakfast at Yankee Kitchen Family Restaurant in Boardman, OH.*
-The Obamas and the Bidens attend the memorial service for Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones at the Cleveland Convention Center in Cleveland, OH.*
-Unannounced stop to buy corn at a stand on the corner of Rts. 61 and 229 run by the Marengo United Methodist Church in Marengo, OH.*
-"On the Road to Change" rally with Sen. Obama at Dublin Coffman High School football stadium in Dublin, OH.*

Sun. August 31, 2008
[Obama attended services at St. Luke's Lutheran Church followed by a news conference outside in Lima, OH].

-Discussion on the economy and "On the Road to Change" rally with Sen. Obama at Toledo-Lucas County Public Library in Toledo, OH.*
-With Sen. Obama makes a surprise stop at
Pier 32 restaurant in Hamilton, IN.*
-"On the Road to Change" rally with Sen. Obama at C.O. Brown Stadium in Battle Creek, MI.*
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