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Travel Clubs, June 14, 2013


Golden Empire Sams RV Club

The Golden Empire Sam’s group had a fun time at the 49er Village RV Resort May 5 through 9 in Plymouth. Our members toured the 14-acre Amador Flower Farm in Plymouth. The farm is alive with color as more than a million day lilies and hundreds of varieties of other unique perennials and grasses are in beautiful splendor. We also enjoy pot luck meals and playing Bingo on Monday nights. If interested in joining our group, call our membership chairman, Roger Lilly, at 530-477-1799 or president Ron Brown at 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.

For information and/or reservation: Ronnie at 530-272-1830 (home) or 530-205-6157 or email jimandronnie@sbcglobal.net, or Hallie at 530-272-5467 (home) or 916-214-8746 (cell) halvern@sbcglobal.net.

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 are July 12 and Aug. 9. These trips are the second Friday of each month. 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 more information and reservations at 530-273-9641.

Nevada County Travel Club

We are inviting residents of Nevada County to tour with us. Call our Tour Director Brenda Shilling (530-432-5301) or Day Tour Coordinator Anita Lambie (530-271-0719) to reserve any of the our escapes. The following trips will all be “chaperoned” by our tour director.

FILOLI, ‘FRISCO, BASQUE & BEACH: Aug. 21 and 22. A Bay Area mini-vacation with something for everyone, especially gardeners. Trip includes roundtrip coach from Grass Valley, tours of The Bourn Mansion at Filoli and the gardens; San Francisco Architectural/Historical Tour, overnight on the beach in Pacifica, meals at the South San Francisco Basque Cultural Center, The Moonraker on the beach, and Delancey Street Restaurant on the S.F. Embarcadero, and all gratuities. Disclaimer: You must be able to walk one mile on city streets in two hours; you must be inquisitive and hungry; you must pack one piece of luggage with casual clothing and walking shoes.

NEW ENGLAND COLORS OF FALL: Oct. 9 through 16. Tour includes round-trip air from Sacramento to Boston, roundtrip shuttles to/from airports, land tour including sites/sights in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, some gratuities. These tours do fill so early reservations are encouraged.

CALIFORNIA COASTAL CRUISE: Oct. 19 through 26. Cruise Princess’s Grand Ship under the Golden Gate and “hang a left” to the Pacific Ports of Santa Barbara, Long Beach, San Diego and Ensenada, Mexico. Never cruised before? What a great, inexpensive cruise to get started with, no flights, no passports, no worries! Cruise veteran? What a great, inexpensive cruise to relax and leave the planning to us — includes shuttle to and from S.F. pier.

CELEBRATE THE END OF 2013 AND BEGINNING OF 2014 WITH NCTC: Dec. 29 through Jan. 2, 2014, at AT THE FAMOUS PASADENA ROSEBOWL PARADE!!

Tour includes Long Beach Westin Hotel accommodations, some meals, reserved float viewing pre-parade, Bandfest, reserved seats at THE PARADE, visit to The Getty Museum and a Gala New Year’s Eve Celebration, all with a guide to ease us through the traffic and crowds!!

Airport shuttles and roundtrip air Sacramento to Long Beach will be arranged for you.

Watch this space for upcoming day trips and 2014 planned tours.

The GraNeva A’s

We have already had an active spring of tours! And we will to continue through the summer. In April, we went to the Folsom Powerhouse, had a “ladies learn to drive day” (a great success) and a wonderful tour of Eventful Acres and its tractor collection plus tractor games, lunch at Francis Lake and wine tasting at Lucero! We are also very pleased to welcome three new families to our club.

For more information, email Denia at dgems@aol.com.


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