Travel Club briefs |

Travel Club briefs

Roadrunners of Nevada County

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Dec. 12 and 13: CHRISTMAS AT UNION SQUARE, San Francisco. Includes overnight at Handerly Union Square Hotel, full American breakfast at Daily Grill Restaurant, Best of Holidays Performance in the Razz Room at Hotel Nikko. Hosted lunch at Fog Harbor Fish House at Pier 39, Night tour of city and holiday lights. Free time to shop. Park and Ride 8, SPD 8:30 a.m. Even though we had a lot of cancellations on this trip and currently are under the 40 required, we’re working on it.

Jan. 17: ESQUIRE IMAX. View 2 stunningly beautiful films in 3D: Born to be Wild is the story of orphaned elephants and orangutans and how some extraordinary people worked to rehabilitate and then return them to the wild; Space Station is the story of how this marvel of science was built and the work that is being done in the zero gravity laboratory. Followed by hosted lunch at Old Spaghetti Factory. 9 a.m. Park & Ride, 9:30 a.m. SPD.

Jan. 27: DELTA KING SUNDAY CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH and PLAY. This combination was so popular last year we’re bringing it back only with a different play. The Delta King provides a bountiful Sunday brunch and they keep the champagne flowing throughout the meal. After the meal we go downstairs to the lower level of the boat to see GRABNET, a spoof of the old TV show Dragnet. Should be a lot of fun and laughs. 10 a,n, Park & Ride, 10:30 a.m. SPD.

Feb. 5 through 17: YOSEMITE/TENAYA LODGE. Includes bus transportation and driver tip, two nights at the Tenaya Lodge, hosted dinner at the lodge on the first night,m 2 breakfasts, and hosted lunch at the Ahwanee Lodge in Yosemite Valley.


Apr. 28 through May 5, 2013: SOUTHERN CHARM. This eight-day Collette tour features Charleston, Savannah, Jekyll Island, St. Augustine, Jacksonville, and more. Call for more information.

For information and/or reservation: Ronnie at (530) 272-1830 (h) or (530) 205-6157 (c).

For information and/or payments: Hallie at (530) 272-5467 (h) or (916) 214-8746 (c).

Golden Empire Sams RV Club

The club campout of October 7 through 11 was hosted by Darrell and Alice Freude, at the Mountain Gate RV Park, Redding, Calif. Fifteen rigs were represented, which included two new member rigs. The event included an outstanding guided tour of Shasta Dam, some games, two potluck dinners, a brief business meeting, that included a freewill donation to Hospice of the Foothills, and a final local dinner outing.

The club’s next camping trip will take place on November 11 through 15, hosted by Roger and Marilyn Lilly, at the Feather Falls Casino KOA, Oroville, Calif. Those interested in attending club activities and/or exploring membership are encouraged to contact our Membership Chairman, Roger Lilly at (530) 477-1799 or our President, Fred Fluke at (530) 823-5562.

Happy Trails Travelers

Trips to Reno Silver Legacy on Nov. 9, Dec. 14 and Jan. 11. We play bingo on the way. You are served coffee and fresh pastries. We’re a fun group. If you want to join us, call Laura for more information and reservations.

For more information, call Laura at (530) 273-9641.

Nevada County Travel Club

We meet the second Wednesday of every month at the United Methodist Church of Grass Valley. A three-course lunch is served at 12:30 p.m. with time for tour sign-ups, payments and socializing beforehand. A travel program follows lunch. At the November 14 meeting, Collette Vacation Tours for 2013 will be presented. All are welcome to attend, get to know the members and tour with the groups. To make a reservation, call Pat at (530) 274-9565. Day trips and longer cruises and tours are planned for members throughout the year. Information is available from our Tour Director, Brenda Shilling at (530) 432-5301.

Join our groups on the following tours:

November 8 and 9: Jersey Night at Reno El Dorado, all inclusive: transportation, hotel, performance, and meals.

December 8: Holiday Home Tour with lunch.

December 27: Annual year end celebration dinner.

April 4 through 16, 2013: England’s Treasures: Lake District, Cornwall and the Cotswolds with 3 nights in London.

May 30 through June 8, 2013:Alaska Cruising round-trip from Grass Valley to San Francisco pier through the Inside Passage and Glacier Bay to Ports of Haines, Sitka, Ketchikan and Victoria.

October 9 through 16, 2013: -Colors of New England: Round-trip Grass Valley to Boston then on to the charming and vibrant northern states of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

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