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Travel Clubs, April 19, 2013

Golden Empire Sams RV Club

Our most recent outing was April 7 through 11 at the Heritage RV Park in Corning. On this outing we toured the Abby of New Clairvaux in Vina.

We also enjoyed beautiful weather March 10 through 14 at the Gridley RV Park with 12 rigs in attendance. Our group enjoys Bingo, Dominoes, board games, puzzles, outdoor activities and tours of local attractions. On Tuesday we had the opportunity to visit the Stained Glass Junction in Gridley where we viewed beautiful custom works of stained glass art.

For more information on Golden Empire Sams RV Club, please contact our hosts, Darrell and Alice Freude, 530-272-4360 or our president, Ron Brown, 530-432-6678.

Roadrunners of Nevada County

Trips not listed are full.

June 18 and 19: “MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL” at the Eldorado. We’re going back by popular demand to see this hilarious show. Included are bus transportation, driver gratuity, hotel room, breakfast and dinner. $145 double, $28 single supplement. 10 a.m. Park & Ride, 10:30 a.m. SPD. Due May 18.

July 11: “SHOWBOAT” the musical at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento. Lunch at Sizzler in Auburn before the show.

July 23: NAKOMA is the name of a golf resort in the Sierra near Portola. It’s a beautiful setting with a spectacular clubhouse that was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Includes lunch in the clubhouse and a tour of the grounds. You’ll travel up the Feather River Canyon to Nakoma and come home via Hwy. 89 through Sierraville, Loyalton and Truckee. $63. 7:30 Park & Ride, 8 a.m. SPD.

Sept. 26 through Oct.5: NATIONAL TREASURES: Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Crazy Horse, Mt. Rushmore, and more by bus with Mike driving. Fantastic itinerary! Many meals included. See flyer for details.

For information and/or reservation: Ronnie at 530-272-1830 (h) or 530-205-6157 or email, or Hallie at 530-272-5467 (h) or 916-214-8746 (c)

Make all checks payable to THE ROADRUNNERS and mail to Carrie Larson, 282 Cornwall Ave. Grass Valley, CA 95945.

Happy Trails Travelers

Trips to Reno Silver Legacy May 8, June 14, July 12 and August 9. These trips are the second Friday of each month except for May 8, which is on a Wednesday. We’re a fun group. You are served coffee and fresh pastries. We play bingo on the way. If you want to join us, call Laura for information and reservations at 530-273-9641.

Nevada County Travel Club

We offer monthly one-day tours from Grass Valley to Northern California sites. These tours are open to the public and members. Call Carol at 530-271-0719 to reserve your seat.

May 9: Join us for a guided tour of California’s Capitol Building, Lunch at Joe’s Crab Shack in Old Town and a guided tour of the Crocker Art Museum.

This year’s longer tours to be accompanied by the NCTC tour director include:

May 30 through June 9: Cruise the Princess Grand under the Golden Gate round-trip to Ketchikan, Haines, Glacier bay, Sitka and Victoria, B.C. via the Inside Passage. No passport necessary and no air hassles.

Aug. 21 and 22: Filoli, Frisco, Basque and beach.- A mini-vacation to the Bay Area with variety and something for everyone: Filoli Gardens and Mansion and a San Francisco Architecture/History tours. Overnight on the beach in Pacifica, one dinner at The Basque Cultural Center, and one lunch TBA.

Oct. 9 through 16: Join Collette Vacation’s Colors of New England: Maine New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine.

Oct. 19 through 26: Fun, relaxing California Coastal Cruise round-trip from San Francisco.

Portals to one-day discoveries are Santa Barbara, Long Beach, San Diego and Ensenada on the Grand Princess. No passport necessary and no airport hassles. Great getaway during California Coast’s best weather and excellent for first time Cruisers to try cruising with a group leader.

Dec. 29 through Jan. 2: “Dreams Come True” at the Tournament of Roses Parade and Gala New Year’s Celebration. See the floats under construction, hear Bandfest performance of marching bands, enjoy reserved seating at the Parade, welcome 2014 at a gala party.

Our lunch meetings are the second Wednesday of each month. To make a reservation, call Pat no later than the Saturday prior at 530-274-9565.

For day trips, call Anita at 530-271-0719; for overnight tours, contact Brenda at 530-432-5301.

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