Travel clubs: May 30, 2009 |

Travel clubs: May 30, 2009

June 12, July 10, Aug. 14: Trips to Reno Club Cal-Neva.

We’re a fun group. Trips are always on Friday, once a month.

Call Laura Argento at 273-9641 for information and reservations.

June 5: Travel Club Meeting. 2 p.m., Forest Springs Mobilehome Park Clubhouse. Collette Vacations rep will show slides and answer questions on Washington DC, Ireland and New Orleans tours. Refreshments and drawing.

June 19: San Francisco Art Museums. Visits to the de Young Museum of Art and the Palace of the Legion of Honor. Continental breakfast and driver gratuity included.

July 23: Antique Motorized Cable Car Tour. San Francisco. Narrated three-hour private tour. Free time at the Ferry Building.

Aug. 29: River Cats Baseball. All-you-can-eat tri tip barbecue, fireworks.

Oct. 15-20: Spirit of Washington DC. Smithsonian Museum, National Gallery of Art, Monuments & Memorials tour and more. Deadline Aug. 16.

Oct. 18-19: “42nd Street” Show and Dinner. Overnight at the El Dorado in Reno, cash back, breakfast and dinner buffets, driver gratuity included.

March 9-18, 2010: Shades of Ireland. Cliffs of Moher, Giant’s Causeway, Irish Whiskey Distillery tour, Dublin, Kilkenny, Blarney Castle and much more.

April 19-23: New Orleans Getaway. Single hotel stay in the French Quarter. River cruise, dinner at the New Orleans School of Cooking, mask-making class and more.

For more information, contact Anne Miranda, 273-3494.

Won’t you join us on tour? Nevada County Travel Club tours monthly and invites you to come along. Membership is not necessary for day trips. Nominal membership fee is required for overnights. Call our Tour Director, Brenda at (530) 432-5362 with your questions and/or reservations.

Special travel club program: The Love of Pets Veterinary Hospital & Grooming representative, Dr. Avery, will discuss do’s and don’ts when traveling with your “best animal friend”: Car and air travel, local and international, medical records and health certificates.

Members and readers are invited to attend the monthly meeting of NCTC at the United Methodist Church at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10. Luncheon reservations must be received no later than noon Saturday, June 6. Lunch will not be available if not reserved; however, you may arrive at 1 p.m. for the program and tour sign-ups. Phone Pat at 274-9565 to reserve your three-course lunch and program attendance for only $10 per person.

Sacramento Music Circus performances – Round trip coach to theatre and performance.

July 9: Thoroughly Modern Millie.

July 23: Guys and Dolly

Aug. 13: Man From La Mancha.

Aug. 20: Cats.

Aug. 26-29: Ft. Bragg and Mendocino Coast – Phew! Experience unique “odors” on tour: Skunk train, seafood and other gourmet meals, farm life at home of Seabisquit and where the buffalo roam, Flora at Coastal Botanical Gardens and the seacoast of Ft. Bragg and Mendocino Villages. Round trip coach to Willets and return from Ft. Bragg, Skunk Train Willets to Ft. Bragg, three night hotels with co. breakfast, two lunches, two dinners.

Sept. 22-25: Solvang – four nights, three hotels, four breakfasts, four lunches, one dinner, Custom Coach Tour, entrances into Winchester House, Steinbeck Museum, Solvang Village Tour, leisure time to shop, etc., and three California Missions. Did we mention more odors: Mmmm those Solvang bakeries …

Oct. 23: Mystery Tour.

Dec. 3-7: Collette Vacations Branson Musical Holiday – Round trip coach to Sacramento airport, round trip air to Springfield, Mo., holiday extravaganzas by Andy Williams, Shoji Tabucchi, Doug Gabrielle, Yakov Smirnoff and Hughes Brothers. Entrance into Silver Dollar City all dressed up for an 1892 Christmas. What a joyous beginning to our holiday season.

Feb. TBA: King Tut overnight to San Francisco.

March 16-30: Collette Vacations Discover South America. See the beauty of interior South America not seen on cruises. Highlights: Santiago, Chile, Puerto Varas and the Lake District, Crossing of the Andes, Bariloche, Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, Rio de Janeiro. Optional three night Amazon Post Tour Extension. Round trip air from Sacramento. Guaranteed departure, hosted tour.

June 25-July 5, 2010: Passion Play and Tour – Collette tour to France and Germany. Begin in Paris and Strasbourg, enjoy Bavaria region of Germany, then spend two days in Oberammergau for The Play and related sites. Always a sell-out – Reserve early with cancellation insurance.

Join us on tour? It’s only a phone call away: Just phone Brenda at (530) 432-5362 for more information and reservations.

June 5: Peppermill Casino, Reno. 7:30 Park & Ride, 8 SPD.

June 8: Barbecue at Condon Park. Meeting starts noon, food served at 12:30 p.m.

June 17: Amador Flower Farm and Deaver Winery. Includes picnic lunch and a surprise destination. 8:30 Park & Ride, 9 SPD.

July 3: Silver Legacy. Cash back and food coupon.

July 18: Big Springs Gardens in Sierra City. Deluxe barbecue lunch in a beautiful, serene setting under the Sierra Buttes.

Aug. 7: Nugget in Sparks. Cash back and food coupon.

Aug. 13: Man of La Mancha at Music Circus in Sacramento.

Aug. 25: This Land is Your Land folk concert by William Florian, formerly of the New Christy Minstrels. Concert and lunch at the Deer Park Villa in Fairfax (Marin County).

Sept. 7-19: National Parks including Grand Teton, Yellowstone, Buffalo Jeep Safari in Custer National Park, Presidents’ Park, Mt. Rushmore lighting ceremony, Crazy Horse Monument, Estes Park Aerial Tram Ride, Salt Lake City tour and a performance by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and much more. Call for a flyer.

Nov. 1-7: Branson. 11 fabulous shows, all breakfasts and dinners are included. Call for list of shows and more details.

Cruises: Sea Princess, Sept. 1 to 11, SF round trip to Alaska. Island Princess, Jan. 19 to 29, 2010, Ft. Lauderdale round trip to Panama. Golden Princess, Feb. 28 to March 14, 2010, Los Angeles round trip to Hawaii. Ruby Princess, March 20 to 30, 2010, Ft. Lauderdale round trip to So. Caribbean.

For information and prices on cruises, call Lucille McCrea at 273-6776 or Susan Halperin at 271-5555.

For more information or to sign up please call Ronnie, 272-1830 or 205-6157 or Hallie, 272-5467.