Travel Clubs: Aug. 27, 2010
Sept. 13: Potluck, Condon Park at noon. This will be a salad and dessert potluck. Bring your own table service and serving utensil. Be sure to put your name on dish and utensil. A-N, bring any kind of salad; O-Z, dessert.
Sept. 15: Follow That Seagull, scenic tour of San Francisco. Includes lunch.
Sept. 19-29: Alaska cruise. From San Francisco. Visit Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Victoria B.C. plus scenic cruising of Tracy Arm Fjord.
Sept. 24: Pizza Meeting, Mountain Mike’s, 11:30 a.m.
Oct. 11: Potluck, Veterans Building. A-J hot dish, K-P salad or veggie, R-Z dessert. Be sure to bring your own table service and serving utensil. Put name on dish and utensil. Meeting at noon, eat at 12:30 p.m.
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.
Jan. 19-21, 2011: 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 website at http://www.RoadRunnersNC.org
For more information or to sign up call Ronnie, (530) 272-1830 or (530) 205-6157 or Hallie, (530) 272-5467.
49’er Travel Club
Oct. 3-4: Le Grand Cirque show at the El Dorado. Breakfast and dinner buffets, cash back and driver gratuity included. Deadline Sept. 1.
Dec. 5-6: Spirit of Christmas show at the El Dorado. Breakfast and dinner buffets, cash back and driver gratuity included. Deadline Nov. 1.
March 17-26, 2011: Discover Tuscany. A Collette Vacations tour. Rome, Assisi, Basilica of St. Francis, Montecatini Terme, Siena, San Gimignano, winery tour, Florence, Tuscan feast, Pitti Palace. Great price reduction. Deposit due Sept. 15, final payment due Jan. 15, 2011.
For more information, contact Anne Miranda, (530) 273-3494.
Nevada County Travel Club
Space is still available on the following 2010 tours with Nevada County Travel Club members, friends and family:
Oct. 30: Annual Halloween Mystery Tour. Costumes welcomed, encouraged and rewarded. 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Round trip coach, lunch and coffee break and all gratuities.
Nov. 13: MMM-Modesto featuring Hilmar Dairy Annual Holiday Open House, Ghiradelli and Blue Diamond outlets, lunch and dinner, round trip coach and gratuities. 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Dec. 9-10: Holiday shopping and preparations in Reno. Travel mid-day to avoid inclement weather. Round trip coach, JA Nugget overnight with buffet dinner, Nothing To It Demonstration Kitchens, shop ’til you drop at Scheels and Legends Outlet Mall.
Dec. 30: Cirque Dreams Holidaze Sacramento Broadway matinee in orchestra seating. Celebration three-course dinner at Latitudes. Happy New Year!
Teasers for 2011: Reserve early to guarantee:
Feb. 12-21: Collette’s Costa Rica – what a great winter getaway: Enjoy the flora and fauna with warm weather in Monteverde Cloud Forest, at Arenal & Poas Volcanoes, in Cano Nego Refuge and on the beach at Guanacaste.
April 10-24: Celebrity Infinity Panama Canal Cruise. San Diego to Fort Lauderdale (full canal crossing), ports of call in Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia.
Sept. 16-26: Collette’s Heritage USA. NYC, Philadelphia, Lancaster Amish country, Gettysburg, Charlottesville and Monticello, Colonial Williamsburg and Washington, D.C.
November: Collette’s Discover South America.
And in between: Our ever-popular mystery and day tours.
Nevada County Travel Club invites all readers to join our tours. Meet new friends with enthusiasm for travel and touring.
Phone Tour Director, Brenda Shilling at (530) 432-5362 for more information and reservations.
Happy Trails Travelers
Sept. 10, Nov. 12: Reno Club Cal-Neva.
Oct. 8, Dec. 10: Reno Silver Legacy.
We’re a fun group.
Call Laura Argento, (530) 273-9641 for information and reservations.
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