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Apr
12
Sun
South Pacific Musical
Apr 12 all-day

at La Comedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, OH

More details to come.

Jun
14
Sun
Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Indians at Detroit
Jun 14 all-day
Aug
27
Thu
Annual Wine Tasting
Aug 27 all-day
Mar
18
Fri
Fiddler on the Roof – LaComedia Dinner Theater
Mar 18 @ 7:30 am – 5:30 pm

Fiddler on the Roof – Dinner Theater
Friday, March 18, 2016
Registration – full payment is required by February 12
Cost – $94 per person
Check-in at 7:30 a.m.; Depart at 8:00 a.m.
Return approximately 5:15 p.m.
Includes:
• Dinner
• Show
• Transportation
A timeless classic, touching audiences around the world for over 50 years. Featuring beloved songs such as “Sunrise Sunset”, “If I were a Rich Man”, and “Matchmaker”.
Activity Level – Relaxing & Easy

Jun
30
Thu
German Village Food Tour
Jun 30 @ 12:30 pm – 9:30 pm

German Village Food Tour
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Registration – full payment is required by June 16
Cost – $69 per person
Check-in at 12:30 p.m.; Depart at 1:00 p.m.
Return approximately 9:30 p.m.
Includes:
• 1 mile walking tour
• Dinner
• Samples
• Transportation
Travel to Columbus, Ohio and experience different parts of historic German Village. Learn about the architecture, the way early German residents lived, worked and built the village. Enjoy German food samples and shopping and dinner at the Schmidt Haus.
Activity Level – Heavy Walking (Not suggested for Wheelchairs, Walkers, and Canes)

Jul
21
Thu
Lake Erie Island Tour – Sold Out
Jul 21 @ 6:45 am – 8:15 pm
Aug
11
Thu
Wine Trippin’ to Lake Erie
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 9:30 pm
Sep
1
Thu
Middlefield Amish Brown Bag Tour – Sold Out
Sep 1 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 pm

Amish Brown Bag Tour – Middlefield, Ohio
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016
Our Amish Trip will take us to Middlefield, Ohio where you will be given something to put into your bag at each of the following destinations.  Middlefield Swiss Cheese; receive a bag of cheese, Ridgeview Farm; receive a seasonal treat, Nauvoo Country Market; receive a jar of jam, and Amish Home Craft; receive a small loaf of bread.  For lunch you will enjoy an Amish Wedding Feast of Chicken in the Amish home of Ruth Byler where you will add a handmade item to your bag.  The cost of the trip is $107 and is due in full at the time of reservation.  The trip includes transportation in a top-quality motor coach, lunch and goodies for your bag.  Check in at 7:30am, depart at 8:00am, and return at approximately 9:00pm.  Reservations no later than August 11, 2016.
Activity Level – Light Walking

Dec
8
Thu
The Round Barn Theater & Dinner at Amish Acres, Musical – “A Christmas Story”
Dec 8 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

The Round Barn Theater and Dinner at Amish Acres in Nappanee, IN
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Enjoy the beautiful drive to Amish Acres in Nappanee.  You will begin with a family style Threshers Dinner then have time for a little shopping.  Then head to the Round Barn Theater to enjoy “A Christmas Story,” the musical, which received rave reviews on its Broadway run and is based on the classic movie that runs round-the-clock on television every Christmas.  Set in the 1940’s in the fictional town Hohman, Indiana, the musical follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker, and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas Gifts – an Official Red Ryder air rifle.  All the iconic scenes from the film are here, and the delightfully versatile score ranges from gentle ballads to show-stopping ensemble numbers such as “Ralphie to the Rescue,” “A Major Award,” “Sticky Situation,” and the inevitable “You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!” This musical will bring an exciting new dimension to those who have seen the movie and will certainly stand on its own for those who haven’t.  The cost of the trip is $106 and is due in full at the time of reservation.  The trip includes transportation in a top-quality motor coach, lunch and show.  Check in at 8:00am, depart at 8:30am, and return at approximately 8:00pm. Reservation no later than November 11, 2016.
Activity Level – Relaxing & Easy

Mar
30
Thu
LaComedia Dinner Theater – Church Basement Ladies – “Away in the Basement” (SOLD OUT)
Mar 30 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

La Comedia Dinner Theater – Church Basement Ladies – Away in the Basement

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES are back with a brand new show, AWAY IN THE BASEMENT!  Don’t miss this one!

You will begin your visit to La Comedia Dinner Theater with a buffet lunch including many entrée items as well as carved meats, signature salad with papaya Chutney Dressing, many side dishes, their famous sweet potato soufflé and a variety of breads.

After lunch, sit back, relax and enjoy the show!  The Church Basement Ladies are back, serving up more laughs!  Since audiences can’t seem to get enough of these witty, lovable ladies, La Comedia is excited to produce the third installment of the wildly popular series on their stage for the very first time.

It is the 1959 Sunday School Christmas program.  As the children rehearse, the ladies are finishing up goodie bags and touching up Nativity pieces.

As the mend old bathrobe costumes, discuss the politics of who’s going to play the various roles, little do the ladies know what surprises are in store for them.

Known for their hilarious antics and subtle charm, the church Basement Ladies are once again called upon to step in and save the day!

The cost of the trip is $94 pp and is due in full at the time of reservation.  The trip includes transportation in a top-quality motor coach, dinner and show.  Check in at 8:00 am, depart at 8:30 am on Wednesday, and return on Thursday at approx. 5:00 pm.  Reservations no later than February 17, 2017   Activity level:  Relaxing and easy going

 

 

 

 

Apr
20
Thu
Stranahan Theater – “Chicago”
Apr 20 @ 2:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Stranahan Theater – Chicago the Musical

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Our first stop will be at the Black Pearl restaurant for dinner.  You will enjoy a choice of entre, steak, chicken or salmon, along with a baked potato, vegetable, roll, and beverage.  After relaxing over a fine meal you will head across the street to the Stranahan Theater.

Chicago has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen.  It’s no surprise that CHICAGO has wowed audience from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa.  Now it’s coming to Toledo!  Whether you’re looking for your first Broadway musical, whether you’ve seen the Academy Award®-winning film and want to experience the show live on stage or whether you’ve seen it before and want to recapture the magic, CHICAGO always delivers.

The cost of the trip is $135 pp and is due in full at the time of reservation.  The trip includes transportation in a top-quality motor coach, dinner and show.  Check in at 2:30 pm, depart at 3:00 pm and return at approx.11:30 pm.  Reservations no later than March 10, 2017   Activity level:  Relaxing and easy going

 

May
11
Thu
Ark Encounter
May 11 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 pm

Experience the Ark Encounter as we travel to Williamstown, KY.
The Ark, which features a full-size Noah’s ark, is built according
to the dimensions given in the Bible, spanning 510 ft. long, 85 ft.
wide, and 51 ft. high. This modern-day engineering marvels and
amazes those who encounter…the ark. Transportation and
admission included. Meals on your own. $95 pp with advance
registration due by April 28. Check in at 7:00am, return at
8:00pm

Jun
7
Wed
Ohio River Lunch Cruise – SOLD OUT
Jun 7 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Cruise down the Ohio River on the BELLE OF CINCINNATI RIVERBOAT
for a scenic ride while enjoying lunch. Then visit the
NATIONAL UNDERGROUND RAILROAD FREEDOM CENTER.
There will be a stop for dinner, on your own, before returning home.
The cost of the trip is $114 pp and is due in full at the time of
reservation. The trip includes cruise, lunch, and admission to the
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Check in at
8:00am, return at 9:00pm. Reservations no later than May 10, 2017

Jun
21
Wed
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park and Gerald Ford Museum
Jun 21 @ 6:00 am – 8:30 pm

Take in a day of adventure at Fredrick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture
Park. The gardens and park provide a masterpiece of art and
nature that delight your senses with an endless kaleidoscope of
colors and textures that will inspire as your tour by foot and tram
and enjoy lunch in the Taste of the Gardens Café. After, you will
travel to the Gerald Ford Museum to view the permanent exhibit,
which allows visitors to experience highlights from President and
Mrs. Ford’s lives. Advance registration with $105 pp fee required
by May 31. Fee includes all admission fees, lunch voucher, and
transportation. Dinner is on your own. Check in at 6:00am,
return 8:30 pm.

Jul
13
Thu
Ohio River Lunch Cruise (SOLD OUT)
Jul 13 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Ohio River Lunch Cruise on the Belle of Cincinnati Riverboat

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Cruise down the Ohio River on a majestic and ornate beauty in ultimate comfort and luxury surrounded by a lavish Victorian décor.  Each level is climate-controlled with an elevator for access to each level.  Enjoy the Captain’s Lunch Buffet while viewing the scenery on the Ohio river.

Then visit the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. The center celebrates the heroes who created the secret network through which the enslaved could escape to freedom, the Underground Railroad.

We’ll stop for dinner at your own expense at Bob Evan’s before returning home.

The cost of the trip is $114 pp and is due in full at the time of reservation.  The trip includes transportation in a top-quality motor coach, cruise, lunch buffet, and admission to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.  Check in at 8:00am, depart at 8:30am and return at approx. 9:00pm. Reservations no later than June 16, 2017   Activity Level:  Light Walking

Jul
27
Thu
Greektown Casino
Jul 27 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Travel to the Motor City, via motor coach. Enjoy their International
Buffet and gift shops, and play the slot machinesincluding over
180 gaming tables, cinema, and more. Advance registration and
$33 pp by June 30. Fee includes transportation with $20 back
upon arrival to start playing. Check in at 8:00am, return at 6:00pm

Aug
17
Thu
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad and Stan Hywet Gardens & Conservatory (SOLD OUT)
Aug 17 @ 7:00 am – 9:30 pm

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad & Stan Hywet Gardens & Conservatory

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Board the train for a scenic ride through the Cyahoga Valley National Park while enjoying lunch. The Cuyahoga Valley National Park is 33,000 acres of land that is part of the National Park system.  Enjoy a 3 hour trip through the park while enjoying a box lunch.

Next explore the Gardens, Conservatory and Butterfly House at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens.             Each of the gardens at Stan Hywet provides its own magic and history for visitors.  One of the most beloved is the English Garden.  The dramatic color and blooms in each garden change with the seasons, giving visitors hours of enjoyment and wonderful photo opportunities.

We will have dinner before departing for home.

The cost of the trip is $114 pp and is due in full at the time of reservation.  The trip includes transportation in a top-quality motor coach, train ride, lunch, tour of gardens, and dinner Check in at 7:00 am, depart at 7:30 am and return at approx. 9:30 pm. Reservations no later than July 28, 2017  Activity Level:  Moderate Walking

Sep
7
Thu
“The Wilds” for a Safari Tour – SOLD OUT
Sep 7 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 pm

The Wilds for a Safari Tour

Thursday, Sept 7, 2017

Board an Open-Air safari bus for the Wilds’ premium experience.  Knowledgeable guides will take you through open-range animal areas, where you’ll see rhinos, giraffes, camels, Cheetahs, zebra, and many other rare and endangered animals roaming in large, natural settings.  You will enjoy lunch at the Overlook Café where you can watch animals roaming while you dine.

The cost of the trip is $117 pp and is due in full at the time of reservation.  The trip includes transportation in a top-quality motor coach, safari tour at the Wilds in an Open-Air bus, and lunch. We will stop for dinner at your own expense on the way back home.  Check in at 7:00 am, depart at 7:30 am and return at approx. 10:00 pm. Reservations no later than Aug. 7, 2017  Activity Level:  Light Walking

Sep
13
Wed
Indian’s vs Tigers Baseball Game – CANCELLED
Sep 13 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Wednesday, September 13, Cleveland, Ohio
Includes all you can eat & infield club seating
Cost $140 pp paid with reservation due by Aug. 11

Sep
28
Thu
Amish Country Tour in Holmes County – SOLD OUT
Sep 28 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 pm

Amish Country Tour in Holmes County

Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017

We will visit the Farm at Walnut Creek for a wagon ride, and feed animals from around the world! Then visit the replica Amish home and enjoy cookies in the kitchen.  Next you will enjoy lunch in Amish home for a family style feast.  Next depart for the back roads, stop by an Amish broom maker shop and watch her make her beautiful brooms and enjoy the cute little store. Our next stop will be Miller’s Dry Goods and Quilts in Charm, Ohio.  The men can go up to Keim Lumber Building Center. Our final stop for the day will be at Heinis Cheese and Kauffman Bakery with cheese and bakery samples.  Pick up a snack to enjoy on the way home.

The cost of the trip is $95 pp and is due in full at the time of reservation.  The trip includes transportation in a top-quality motor coach, guided tour, lunch, and samples.  Check in at 7:00 am, depart at 7:30 am and return at approx. 7:30 pm. Reservations no later than Sept 8, 2017    Activity Level:  Light Walking

Oct
5
Thu
Progressive Wine Tour – SOLD OUT
Oct 5 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 pm

Progressive Wine Tour

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Enjoy a 4 Course Progressive lunch at 4 wineries Ashtabula, Ohio; Napa Valley of the East!  Start your progressive wine tour at The Winery at Spring Hill Orchard, an upscale country winery and enjoy three samples of wine and a breakfast pastry.  Next visit Grand River Cellars Winery and Restaurant and start with a wonderful lunch that includes a ½ chicken dinner with cheesecake, and then enjoy a wine tasting featuring ice wine.  Your next stop will be at Lakehouse Inn & Winery located right on the shore of Lake Erie with breathtaking views of the lake.  Enjoy a selection of cheese & crackers to accompany their fine selection of 3 wines.  We will end our day at Debonne Winery, Ohio’s largest estate winery.  Enjoy tasting 3 wines served with crackers then experience an interesting and leisurely tour of the underground facilities.  The hand-hewn oak barrels shiny stainless tanks and presses, are all state of the art equipment.

The cost of the trip is $125.00 pp and is due in full at the time of reservation.  The trip includes transportation in a top-quality motor coach, wine tasting and progressive lunch at 4 wineries.    Check in at 7:00 am, depart at 7:30 am and return at approx. 9:00 pm. Reservations no later than Sept. 1, 2017

 

 

Oct
19
Thu
Ohio River Lunch Cruise – SOLD OUT
Oct 19 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Cruise down the Ohio River on the BELLE OF CINCINNATI RIVERBOAT
for a scenic ride while enjoying lunch. Then visit the
NATIONAL UNDERGROUND RAILROAD FREEDOM CENTER.
There will be a stop for dinner, on your own, before returning home.
The cost of the trip is $114 pp and is due in full at the time of
reservation. The trip includes cruise, lunch, and admission to the
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Check in at
8:00am, return at 9:00pm. Reservations no later than September 1, 2017

Oct
26
Thu
Murder Mystery Train, Blissfield, Michigan
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cost: $136 pp paid with reservation due by Sep. 7

The OLD ROAD’S MURDER MYSTERY DINNER TRAIN features
fine dining with a hilarious table-side murder mystery. Be prepared
to be part of the show in this intimate setting and WATCH OUT!
You might even be the unfortunate soul who gets to be the VICTIM
of their devious plot! The cost of the trip is $136 which includes
train ride, dinner, and show. Check in at 1:15pm, return at 8:15pm.

Dec
15
Fri
LaComedia Dinner Theater – “Timeless Memories of Christmas”
Dec 15 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

 La Comedia Dinner Theater – Timeless Memories of Christmas

Friday, December 15, 2017

Celebrate the joy of Christmas with your favorite Christmas carols, dazzling costumes & beautiful sets, sure to put you in the Christmas spirit!  Concluding with a celebration of the true meaning of Christmas and their traditional rendition of “O’ Holy Night,” a visit to La Comedia this holiday season is the perfect way to create your own Timeless Memories of Christmas!

The cost of the trip is $94 pp and is due in full at the time of reservation.  The trip includes transportation in a top-quality motor coach, dinner and show.  Check in at 8:00 am, depart at 8:30 am and return at approx. 5:00 pm. Reservations no later than Nov. 3, 2017   Activity Level:  Relaxing and Easy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feb
7
Wed
The Great Big Home & Garden Show – CANCELLED
Feb 7 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm

Visit the I-X CENTER IN CLEVELAND
to view the latest in technology and get ideas for your home &
garden all under one roof. The show will feature showcase gardens,
landscaping exhibits, and an idea home. The main, cooking and
garden stages will have on-going lectures and demonstrations.
Over 600 vendors/ booths will be available. A meal ticket for a
buffet lunch at the Fresh Market Café will be included. Trip fee
includes transportation, admission and lunch. Check in at 8:00
am, return by 6:30 pm. Cost: $80 / Cancellation Fee: $19
Deadline: December 7, 2017.

Jun
7
Thu
“Wicked” at Stranahan Theater – SOLD OUT
Jun 7 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

See Broadway’s biggest blockbuster musical, “WICKED.”
This is the untold story of the Witches of Oz. Wicked looks at
what happened in Oz from a different angle and depicts how their
initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships. We will have
lunch at Longhorn Steakhouse before departing to the theater.
Trip fee includes transportation, lunch and admission. Check in at
9:00 am, return by 6:00 pm. Cost: $144 / Cancellation Fee: $33
Deadline: April 7, 2018 / Relaxing & Easy Trip

Jun
20
Wed
Beyond the Door in German Village
Jun 20 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 pm

German Village is a historic neighborhood that was primarily
developed and settled by German immigrants between
1840 and 1914. BEYOND THE DOOR IN GERMAN VILLAGE
invites you to explore two of the original private German Village
homes that have been renovated and redesigned by the efforts of
today’s residents. We’ll enjoy lunch at Schmidt’s Banquet Haus
for some true German food and entertainment followed by a
guided tour of Ohio’s capital city.  Afterwards, we travel to
Columbus’ only remaining true public market established in 1876.
More than 30 merchants vend a wide variety of fresh, local,
authentic food, flowers, distinctive gifts, and more. Enjoy dinner
on your own from one of the local vendors.
Trip fee includes transportation, tour fees, and lunch.
GERMAN VILLAGE HOMES ARE NOT HANDICAP
ACCESSIBLE. Check in at 7:30 am, return by 9:30 pm.
Cost: $90 / Cancellation Fee: $21
Deadline: May 21, 2018.

Jul
26
Thu
Ohio River Lunch Cruise & Newport Aquarium – SOLD OUT
Jul 26 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 pm

Cruise down the Ohio River on the BELL OF
CINCINNATI RIVERBOAT for a scenic ride while
enjoying a buffet lunch. Then visit the NEWPORT AQUARIUM
to experience the wonders of the underwater world around us.
The aquarium showcases thousands of animals from around
the world in a million gallons of water.  We will stop for dinner,
on your own, before returning home.  Trip fee includes
transportation, cruise, lunch, and admission.
Check in at 8:00 am, return at 9:30 pm.
Cost: $130
Cancellation Fee: $30
Deadline: May 26, 2018.

Aug
6
Mon
“Tecumseh!” Outdoor Drama – SOLD OUT
Aug 6 @ 1:30 pm – 11:45 pm

We will visit Sugarloaf Mountain for the historic
outdoor drama of “Tecumseh!” The performance depicts the
true epic life story of the Shawnee leader as he struggles to
unite all Native American tribes in an effort to stop the westward
push of the United States and defend his sacred homelands in
the Ohio country during the late 1700’s. We have VIP tickets
which include a Backstage Tour, Terrance Buffet dinner, and
great seats for the performance. Rain insurance is included.
Trip fee includes transportation, buffet dinner, and ticket.
Check in at 1:30 pm, return at 12:30 am.
Cost: $123 / Cancellation Fee: $28
Deadline: June 6, 2018.

Aug
23
Thu
Ohio River Lunch Cruise & Newport Aquarium
Aug 23 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 pm

If you missed our July cruise, join us for this trip as we cruise down the Ohio River on the BELLE OF
CINCINNATI RIVERBOAT for a scenic ride while enjoying a buffet lunch. Then visit the NEWPORT
AQUARIUM to experience the wonders of the underwater world around us. The aquarium showcases
thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water. We will stop for dinner,
on your own, before returning home. Trip fee includes transportation, cruise, lunch, and admission.
Check in at 8:00 am, return at 9:30 pm. Cost: $130 / $30 Cancellation Fee / Deadline: July 20, 2018.

Sep
6
Thu
“Happy Days” Amish Acres Round Barn Theater
Sep 6 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 pm

Travel with us to Amish Acres in Nappanee, Indiana where we will enjoy the
Amish Threshers Meal in the Round Barn. The meal will include two meat entrees,
thick ham & bean soup, freshly baked bread & butter, locally made apple butter, cabbage salad,
country vegetables, beef & noodles, potatoes, bread dressing
& gravy, fresh fruit, cream pies, and vanilla date nut pudding,
along with beverages. Following dinner there will be free time
for shopping before the theatre production of “Happy Days”
begins in the Round Barn Theatre.
Trip fee includes transportation, dinner, and
ticket to the performance.
Check in at 7:30 am, return at 9:00 pm.
Cost: $114 / Cancellation Fee: $26

Reservation by:  Aug 3

Sep
20
Thu
LaComedia Dinner Theater – “Driving Miss Daisy” – SOLD OUT
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

“DRIVING MISS DAISY” is an award winning play that highlights the unlikely
relations between an aging, crotchety white Southern lady and a proud, soft-spoken
black man. Having recently demolished another car, Daisy, a rich, sharp-tongued Jewish widow,
must rely on the services of a chauffeur. The two become close, finding steady comfort and support
in each other in a humorous and beautiful journey of friendship. Enjoy a buffet meal then sit back
and enjoy the show. Trip fee includes transportation, dinner and show.
Check in at 8:00 am, return at 5:00 pm. Cost: $105
Cancellation Fee: $24 / Deadline: Aug 17, 2018.

Sep
25
Tue
Capital City Wine Trail-Progressive Wine Tour – SOLD OUT
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 8:30 pm

Enjoy the taste of some fine wine, multiple tours and
feast on wood fired pizza and cheese throughout the day
when 50 North travels on the CAPITAL CITY WINE TRAIL
near Columbus, OH. Visit SHAMROCK VINEYARD,
WYANDOTTE WINERY, and BOKES CREEK WINERY.
Trip fee includes transportation, tours, wine tastings,
souvenir glass, lunch and snacks.
Check in at 9:00 am, return at 8:30 pm.
Cost: $95 / Cancellation Fee: $22 / Deadline: Aug 23, 2018.

Oct
5
Fri
THE HEART OF AMISH COUNTRY BERLIN, OHIO – SOLD OUT
Oct 5 @ 7:00 am – 9:30 pm

THE HEART OF AMISH COUNTRY BERLIN, OHIO Friday, October 5, 2018
Come to “The Heart of Amish Country” as we travel to BERLIN, OHIO.
You will get to experience how to forge metal at WENDELL AUGUST FORGE. You will work alongside artisans as you create a memento to take home. You will also receive a free Christmas ornament. Next we’ll visit an Amish home and enjoy a delicious meal from BOWMAN’S HOMECOOKING.The Bowman family will share a home-cooked meal and a few songs, plus answer any questions you have about the Amish. Then we’ll travel to HEINI’S CHEESE CHALET,home of the Original Yogurt Cheese. Try the many varieties of cheese, homemade fudge, bulk foods, jams, smoked meats and chocolates
and browse through the gift shop before we depart for Berlin to shop the many stores full of Amish goods. We’ll end the day at BOYD AND WURTHMANN RESTAURANT in Berlin for a meal, on your own, before departing for home. Check in at 7:00am, return at 9:30pm. Cost: $79 / $18
Cancellation Fee / Deadline: August 31, 2018

 

Oct
10
Wed
Kingwood Center Gardens & Malabar Farm – SOLD OUT
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 pm

KINGWOOD CENTER GARDENS is a historic
47-acre site with beautiful gardens, greenhouse and
Kingwood Hall. The facility develops and displays exemplary gardens on the former
estate of Charles Kelley King and offers activities and programs for the enjoyment and
understanding of the gardens and horticulture. Guests will take a guided tour then enjoy a
catered sack lunch before departing for Malabar Farm. At MALABAR FARM, guests divide into
groups to simultaneous take guided tours of the “Big House” and farm. In the house, learn about
Louis Bromfield’s life before and after his arrival to Pleasant Valley in 1939. Mr. Bromfield was
known for his active social life. He entertained guests like Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.
During the tractor-drawn tour, discover the landmarks of Bromfield’s book “Pleasant Valley.”
The trip concludes with a buffet dinner at Der Dutchman Restaurant before departing for home.
Trip fee includes transportation, admission, guided tours, lunch and dinner.
Check in at 8:00 am, return at 9:30 pm. Cost: $98.
Cancellation Fee: $23 / Deadline: September 7, 2018.

Oct
25
Thu
MURDER MYSTERY DINNER TRAIN
Oct 25 @ 1:15 pm – 8:15 pm

The OLD ROAD’S MURDER MYSTERY DINNER TRAIN in Blissfield, Michigan features fine dining
with a hilarious table side murder mystery. Be prepared to be part of the show in this intimate setting
and WATCH OUT! You might even be the unfortunate soul who gets to be the VICTIM of their
devious plot! Trip fee includes transportation, train ride, dinner and tableside Murder Mystery.
Check in at 1:15 pm, return at 8:15 pm. Cost: $130 / $30 Cancellation Fee / Deadline: October 5, 2018

Nov
8
Thu
Shopping Excursion to Tanger Outlet & Polaris Malls
Nov 8 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Have a fun shopping day in Columbus without the
hassle of driving through heavy traffic or worrying about where
to secure your purchases. Join other pre-Christmas shoppers
in visiting the TANGER OUTLET MALL located near Sunbury.
Guests will receive gift bags containing coupon books, brochures,
merchandise rewards and a gift card bonus. The outlet mall
contains 73 different stores. Then we head to the POLARIS
MALL for lunch, on your own, and more shopping in over
100 different stores. Packages can be secured in the bus’s
cargo area to free you for more SHOPPING! Trip fee includes
transportation. Check in at 7:00 am, return at 7:00 pm.
Cost: $45 / Cancellation Fee $11 / Deadline: September 8, 2018.

Dec
12
Wed
Toledo Zoo Lights before Christmas
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The “LIGHTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS” has
become an annual tradition in NW Ohio featuring
more than 200 illuminated animal images.
Other traditions continue including the Ice Slide with Winter
Village, ice carvings, live animal encounters and, of course,
Santa. It would not be Lights without the Zoo’s famous hot
chocolate, homemade fudge, baked goods and other goodies
to enjoy. Trip fee includes your transportation and zoo
admission. Depart at 4:00 pm, return by 10:00 pm.
Cost: $60 / Cancellation Fee: $14
Deadline: November 9, 2018.

Mar
26
Tue
Brown Bag Mystery Tour
Mar 26 all-day

Come along and join us on our first ever Brown Bag MYSTERY
TOUR. Take a chance and experience a fun-filled trip that will
keep you guessing where you’re going next! We will provide
the brown bag for items you’ll collect during your mystery day.
Trip includes transportation, admission, tours, meal, brown bag
items and gratuities. Cost: $90 / Deadline: Feb. 19, 2019

Apr
4
Thu
The Phantom of the Opera – Cleveland Playhouse
Apr 4 all-day

Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of the
“Phantom” will make a triumphant return to Cleveland as part
of its North American Tour. Hailed by critics as “bigger and
better than ever before,” this production boasts many exciting
special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier,
new scenic and lighting designs, along with new staging
and choreography. The beloved story and thrilling score will
be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this
“Phantom” one of the largest productions now on tour. Trip
includes transportation, lunch and performance. Cost: $160 /
Deadline: Feb. 22, 2019

Apr
9
Tue
Les Misérables – Stranahan Theater
Apr 9 all-day

Cameron Mackintosh’s monumental new production of Les
Misérables launches its first national tour since closing on
Broadway. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France,
Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams
and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption
– a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.
Les Misérables has won over 100 major awards, including
Olivier, Tony and Grammy Awards! A must see production.
Trip includes transportation and performance. Cost: $118 /
Deadline: Feb. 26, 2019

May
14
Tue
Cincinnati Streetcar Food & Culture Tour
May 14 all-day

This food tour is about more than just food. You get an insider’s
view of the city as you visit some of the newest areas in Cincinnati
as well as famous landmarks. Our tour guides will share the
history, hottest spots and all the information you need to know
to navigate downtown Cincinnati. Savor specially selected food
servings and one alcohol tasting from five unique restaurants
while you immerse yourself into city life as you are educated
and entertained by your personal tour guide. By the end of the
tour, you will be the expert on all downtown Cincinnati has to
offer. You will also receive a Food Tasting Guide with a street car
map. Trip includes transportation, streetcar ticket, tour
guides, food & gratuities. Cost: $158 / Deadline: April 2, 2019

May
21
Tue
The Sound of Music – Stranahan Theater
May 21 all-day

The Sound of Music is a tuneful, heartwarming production
based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family. A young
woman named Maria, who was a tomboyish postulant at
an Austrian abbey, becomes a governess in the home of a
widowed naval captain with seven children who have run off
several other governesses before her. Maria begins to win the
children over and her kind-heartedness and patience also begins
to dispel the gloom around their father, and the two begin to fall in love. But danger looms on the horizon with the advent of World War II. However, Maria
brings a new love of life and music into the house. Trip includes transportation and performance.
Cost: $109 / Deadline: April 9, 2019

Jun
13
Thu
Brown Bag Tour
Jun 13 all-day

This Brown Bag Tour will be a progressive food tour. We will visit four
unique sites that will tantalize your taste buds. You will also receive an item to place into the
brown bag we provide. Make sure you don’t miss this distinctive trip. Trip includes transportation,
lunch & gratuity, and brown bag items. Cost: $90 / Deadline: May 3, 2019