Travel Clubs: April 2, 2010 |

Travel Clubs: April 2, 2010

Happy Trails Travelers

April 16 – July 9: Trips to Reno Silver Legacy.

We’re a fun group.

Call Laura Argento, (530) 273-9641 for information and reservations.


April 12: Potluck at Veterans Building, noon. This month we are featuring Italian foods. A – H hot dish, I – N dessert, O – Z salad/veggies. Be sure to bring your own table service and serving utensil. Don’t forget to put your name on dishes.

April 20-21: Shake, Rattle & Roll, Best Hits of the 50’s. Includes hotel accommodations, show, dinner and breakfast coupons. 10 Park and Ride, 10:30 SPD.

April 30: Pizza meeting at Mountain Mike’s, 11:30 a.m.

June 27: Sunday Brunch at the Grand Island Mansion in Walnut Grove. Choice of three entrees. Tour of the mansion and brunch included. Stop at Old City Cemetery in Sacramento on the way home. Last stop will be at Vic’s Ice Cream before heading home.

July 8: Sausalito – Visit Bay Model Visitor Center which is 3D hydraulic model of S.F. Bay tide currents and river inflows. Walking tour of houseboats along the dock. No host lunch.

July 22: Squaw Valley and Ice Lakes Lodge. Tram to top of mountain (no host lunch). Enjoy dessert and coffee at Ice Lakes Lodge on Serene Lake. Cost of tram, dessert and coffee included. 8 Park and Ride, 8:30 SPD.

Aug. 6: Nugget, Reno. Cash back and food credit.

Aug. 18: Walt Disney Family Museum, San Francisco. Tour history of animation and creation of cartoon characters. Bring picnic lunch or purchase it there.

Aug. 25: Peter Pan at the ThreeSixty Theatre in San Francisco. Play is direct from London. Lunch before the afternoon matinee is included.

Sept. 19-29: Alaska Cruise. From San Francisco aboard the “Sea Princess.” Visit Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Victoria B.C. plus scenic cruising of Tracy Arm Fjord.

Sept. 15: San Francisco “Follow the Seagull” scenic tour. Portions of 49 mile scenic route of the city.

Sept. 29-Oct. 9: 11 day cruise to Mexican Rivera and California Coast aboard the “Sea Princess.” Sails from San Francisco, visiting Catalina Island, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, Cabo San Lucas and San Diego. Great prices!

Oct. 21: “Suds” Cosmopolitan Cabaret in Sacramento. Afternoon matinee includes lunch.

Nov. 15-22: Nashville. Fly to Kansas City, motorcoach to Branson for three nights, Memphis for one night (includes tour of Graceland), three nights at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville. Many sightseeing excursions and shows included as well as most meals. Fly home from Nashville. Call for details.

Dec. 5-6: The Spirit of Christmas. Annual Variety show at Eldorado in Reno. Includes hotel accommodations, cocktail party in escort’s suite, show ticket, dinner and breakfast coupons. 10 Park and Ride, 10:30 SPD.

Jan 19-21: Winter Wonderland trip to Yosemite. Includes two nights at Tenaya Lodge, two breakfasts, and one gourmet dinner. Guided tour of the Ahwanee Hotel and lunch. Tour of Yosemite Valley. Evening at Chukchansi Casino. More details to follow.

Please visit our Web site at

For more information or to sign up call Ronnie, (530) 272-1830 or (530) 205-6157 or Hallie, (530) 272-5467.

Nevada County Travel Club

Nevada County Travel Club is “on the road again” – at least once a month – and we invite all readers to join us. Get more information and/or reservations by phoning our Tour Director, Brenda Shilling at (530) 432-5362.

April 21: African Safari – no passport needed. Round trip coach tour to SafariWest on the Sonoma Serengeti, private exotic animal presentation by Bonnie Cromwell, ranch barbecue lunch served in the Savannah Dining Hall, and safari in authentic African jeeps. Free time to walk the compound, shop at the marketplace.

May 20: Broadway Sacramento Performance of A Chorus Line. Round trip coach to Sacramento, orchestra seating at matinee performance.

June 25: 12:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Mystery Trip – includes round trip coach, historical museum and sites, and dinner. Dress in layers for cool evening and walking shoes.

July 22: Lake Tahoe Tour – by land and by “sea.” Full day tour around Lake Tahoe with museum stops, lunch tour on the Dixie Queen, Dinner at Monte Vista Lodge.

July 29: Music Circus Performance of Oklahoma. Round trip coach to Sacramento and matinee performance.

Aug. 12: Music Circus Performance of Funny Girl. Round trip coach to Sacramento and matinee performance.

Aug. 22-30: The Best of Eastern Canada with Collette Tours. Phone for full brochure. Includes airport shuttles, round trip air, land tour of Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto and Niagara Falls.

Sept. 27-Oct. 1: Discover North Dakota and Norsk Hostfest with Brekke Tours. Scandinavians take notice! Tour includes sites in Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks, Minot and more. Two days at world’s largest Scandinavian Festival in Minot including headliner matinees starring Alan Jackson and Vince Gill. Land tour is round trip from Minneapolis. Tour director will coordinate additional air, pre and post hotels, airport shuttles.

Phone Tour Director, Brenda Shilling at (530) 432-5362 for more information and reservations.

49’er Travel Club

May 2: Delta King Sunday Brunch. Free time in Old Town Sacramento. Deadline April 1.

June 29: San Francisco Academy of Sciences. Deposit due April 1.

July 28-29: Shake, Rattle & Roll, A 50’s Musical at the El Dorado. Breakfast and dinner buffets, cash back and driver gratuity included.

Aug. 6-7: Lassen Park, Redding Sundial Bridge and more.

Sept. 8-9: Fresno Underground Gardens. Tachi Hotel Casino overnight, exploring Hanford.

Oct. 3-4: Le Grand Cirque show at the El Dorado. Breakfast and dinner buffets, cash back and driver gratuity included.

Nov. 2-10: Tuscany & Rome. Michelangelo’s “David” in Florence, Rome and the Colosseum, Montecatini and much more.

Dec. 5-6: Spirit of Christmas show at the El Dorado. Breakfast and dinner buffets, cash back and driver gratuity included.

March 17-26, 2011: Discover Tuscany. A Collette vacations tour. Great price reduction.

For more information, contact Anne Miranda, (530) 273-3494.

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