Plans in motion to share balloon trip

Published 7:01 am Sunday, October 16, 2016

We have just recently returned from the trip highlighting the National Balloon Fest in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and we are still unpacking bags and putting thoughts together for this Southwest trip.

All went very well and we are looking forward to our next outing. Plans are to share our trip to the Balloon Fest and the Southwest in next weeks news letter.

Upcoming trips

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Thursday: “Church Basement Ladies,” Plymouth Playhouse. We depart at 8:30 a.m. The Plymouth Playhouse to their newest production of Church Basement ladies.

This show is called “Rise Up, O Men.” The group invites the men of the church into the kitchen. See what happens when you let the roosters in the hen house. This musical comedy stars the original ladies cast along with the men.

All of our trips depart from the south end of the Walmart parking lot.

Nov.16-20: Branson and St. Joseph, Missouri.

We have a full schedule with many new stops. It is not too late to be added to our list. Call our travel number for complete details.

A highlight includes Danny O’Donnell or “Christmas Wonderland,”  “Moses,” Sight and Sound Theater, and the Million Dollar Quartet, the newest and hottest show this season.

All Hands on Deck featuring an authentic American road show with a nine-piece orchestra and The Duttons are also included.

There will b tours of the College of the Ozarks, and a first time stop in St Joseph.

Nov. 30: Gertens Flowers with Christmas and holiday decorations.

This trip includes plants and outdoor decorations.  After that will be a stop at the Eagan Mall. There will be time to shop and browse and have lunch. Trip departs at 8:30 a.m.

Dec. 10: “Irving Berlins’ White Christmas” at the Ordway Theater in St. Paul.

This Christmas show is full of some of the greatest songs ever. The story tells of two showbiz buddies putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn and end up finding their perfect mates in the bargain. You will hear show tunes, like “How deep is the Ocean? “Blue Skies,” and the unforgettable title song, Irving Berlin’s “White  Christmas.”

A few seats remain for this trip. With a deposit to hold your seat and balance to be paid by Nov. 22.

Dec. 31-Jan. 1:  New Year’s Eve celebration “Camelot,” is one of the truly great American musical classics, at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre.

A gala evening with the entire evening to visit other areas which include, big band music and dancing if you wish, comedy club, and the improv comedy club. Special dinner with fine dinning, and a champagne toast to ring the New Year in. Lodging will be next door.

This overnight trip has been brought back with requests from our travelers. What a great way to see the New Year with friends, and leaving the plans and driving to us.

Our Travel phone numbers are 507-438-3946 and 507-433-9391. Our address is 1002 16th St. SW, Austin, MN 55912. You may pick up a travel newsletter at the south end of the Mower County Senior Center.