Travel club briefs
Oct. 10: Regular Luncheon Meeting at the Grass Valley United Methodist Church, 236 So. Church Street at 12:30 p.m. Reservations are necessary and may be made by calling Fran at 272-9047 by Sunday, Oct. 7, and once made need to be honored. Theme of Luncheon: “Octoberfest.” The program will be presented by club members who will bring things they have brought home from other countries while traveling and will tell about their trips.
Oct. 31: “Annual Halloween Mystery Trip.” Costumes optional, but encouraged. This will be an all-day surprise trip that will be “rejuvenating, historic and nostalgic.” Don’t miss it!
Nov. 8: “Whistle Down the Wind” at the Sacramento Musical Theater.
Dec. 2-7: “Amish Country Christmas,” featuring: Philadelphia; the beautiful Brandywine Valley, with its wonderful museum featuring the Wyeth Collection; Amish Farmlands, including a meal at an Amish Farm house; Winterthur; the beautiful DuPont Estate and gardens; The fabulous Longwood Gardens, all decorated for Christmas; a wonderful holiday dinner at their Terrace Restaurant; Paradise and the National Christmas Center; and Dinner and show at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre. An optional dinner and the “Miracle of Christmas” at the Sight and Sound’s Millennium Theater will be offered. This tour really will get you into the “True Spirit of Christmas” and will give you many lasting memories of a fantastic holiday season. If you’re wondering what to give someone you truly love for Christmas, try putting this one in their Christmas stocking! Airfare is not included, but we will get the best fare available for you.
Jan. 3, 2008: “Riverdance” at the Sacramento Musical Theatre.
April 4-11, 2008: “Southern Charm” Tour, featuring blossom time in the South; visiting Atlanta, Savannah, Charleston, and two nights on the famous Jekyll Island, where the elite used to meet for their plush vacations in the late 1800s. This one must be deposited right away!
Alaska Cruise coming in June. More details later on.
Call Jackie McGuigan at 273-8214 for further information and bookings.
Oct. 8: potluck at GV Veterans Bldg. Meeting days are now on Monday. A-H bring hot dish, I-P salad/veggie, R-Z dessert. Remember to bring your own table service and a serving utensil for the food you bring. Meeting starts at noon, food served at 12:30 p.m.
Oct. 26: Pizza Meeting at Mtn. Mike’s, 11:30 a.m.
Nov. 26/27: Christmas Show at the El Dorado featuring Tony Orlando.
Jan. 28/29, 2008: Chukchansi Casino in Coarsegold with cash back and food credit, tour and shopping at Buchanan Hollow Nut Co. on the way home the next day.
Feb., 2008: Panama Canal cruise.
April 12-19, 2008: Southern California including Cambria, Hearst Castle, Morro Bay, Solvang, Santa Barbara, Getty Villa in Malibu, Queen Mary, Catalina Island, Huntington Library and Gardens, and the Nethercutt Museum.
June, 2008: 10-day Baltic cruise.
For more information, please call: Ronnie 272-1830 or 205-6157 or Hallie 272-5467. For cruise information, please call Lucille at 273-6776
Oct. 21: Beach Blanket Babylon. 10 more tickets secured. Call now!
Nov. 5: Chrysanthemums In Bloom. King’s Mums in Galt, Spaans Cookie Store, lunch at Wholey Ravioli Italian Restorante.
Jan. 13-14, 2008: Teatro ZinZanni, San Francisco, show, five-course dinner, accommodations, 170-store Westfield Shopping Center, Sausalito free time.
March 8, 2008: San Francisco Buddha Church Play. Lunch included.
March 31-April 8, 2008: Mexican Riviera Cruise. Sign up early for best cabin, deposit due Oct. 20.
April 22, 2008: Castello di Amorosa. Sattui Winery Castle in Calistoga. Jessel Art Gallery, Yountville Vintage 1870 shopping, continental breakfast.
March 21-April 1, 2009: Mexico’s Colonial Jewels. Mexico City, Guanajuato, San Miguel de Allende, Guadalajara, Morelia, 7 UNESCO Heritage sites and more. Airfare from Sacramento included.
For more information, contact Anne Miranda at 273-3494.
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