2013 Upcoming Events
World Food Prize Building and Miss Spenser's Tea Room
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
An interesting day has been planned for you. The first stop will be viewing the beautiful restored Hall of Laureates room by room tour which is full of art and design and is located at the former Des Moines Public Library. This building is a special tribute to the Nobel Peace Prize winner and World Food Prize founder Dr. Norman Borlaug. Next you will be treated to a unique tea experience at Miss Spenser’s. While at Miss Spenser’s, there will be a presentation of the Downton Abby. This series is seen on Channel 11, Iowa Public TV and is very popular. The presentation has been getting rave reviews and I am sure you will find it fascinating. Following our tea experience, we will have time to view the gardens at Ted Lare Garden Center before returning home. The cost for the entire day is $105 all due and payable April 19, 2013. I do have a limited number that can join us on this delightful day.
Explore Red Oak | Including Fiddler on the Roof at the Wilson Performing Arts Center
Friday, June 14, 2013
You will want to grab a bite to eat before we leave Creston at 11:30 am as we head directly to Red Oak. Once we arrive in Red Oak, we will be able to tour two Victorian homes followed by a driving tour of Heritage Hill. There will be time for other activities before we enjoy dinner. Following dinner there we will see the performance of Fiddler on the Roof at the Wilson Performing Center which will top off our time in Red Oak. Trip includes deluxe transportation, admission to all sites, dinner, performance at the Wilson Performing Arts and gratuities. Cost for the trip is $95 all due and payable by May 15th.
Jersey Boys | Des Moines Performing Arts (Civic Center)
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Many have requested a repeat trip to enjoy the JERSEY BOYS and we were able to obtain tickets. The JERSEY BOYS is the 2006 Tony Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi, four blue-collar kids. This musical will feature their hit songs "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Rag Doll," "Oh What a Night" and "Can't Take My Eyes Off You." Departure will be early afternoon, enjoying an interesting stop along the way with dinner prior to the performance at the Des Moines Performing Arts. Cost for the entire trip which includes deluxe transportation, admission to all events, dinner and gratuities, is $140, with $70 due by June 7, 2013. Balance is due July 18th.
Washington D.C. | Williamsburg
September 17-26, 2013
This visit to Washington D.C. and Williamsburg is packed with some really neat experiences from the selected attractions to deluxe accommodations. The itinerary features some of the newest historical museums in America, and they are not like any museum you have ever seen! In addition, veterans in our group will have the opportunity to lay a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknowns. You will visit the Memorials to Vietnam, Korea and the new World War II Memorial. We've included some great entertainment and some very fine dining. You won't want to miss this incredible trip that promises to bring you home thrilled with the adventure. Tour Highlights include:
- Flight 93 National Memorial
- Gettysburg Visitors Center & Battlefield
- Dobbin's Tavern Restaurant
- Gettysburg Cemetery Tour Including Lincoln's Gettysburg Address Location
- Udvar Hazey Air & Space Museum
- Mount Vernon
- Kennedy Gravesites
- Arlington House
- Tomb of the Unknowns
- White House Visitors Center
- Embassy Row Including Capitol Building, White House & Capitol Hill
- Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
- Ford's Theater
- Colonial Williamsburg
- Lincoln Herndon Law Office
- Lincoln Presidential Museum
Washington D.C. & Williamsburg Adventure Includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, 18 meals, 8 nights of hotel accommodations, all taxes & gratuities, baggage handling based on one bag per person and travel interruption insurance. A deposit of $250 will hold your spot with final payment due on August 1, 2013.
Overnight Mystery Trip
October 10-11, 2013
The date has been set for the long awaited OVERNIGHT MYSTERY TRIP. It is the most popular trip of the year. For those of you wondering what a MYSTERY TRIP is, you will know the time we depart and the return time on the next day, the rest of the two days are two fun filled days of adventures and excitement that keeps you guessing along the way. I know those who have traveled with us on previous OVERNIGHT MYSTERY trips will be signing up, so sign up now. The cost for this two day adventure is $389 per person, all due and payable September 12, 2013. Last year the destination was Marceline and Hannibal, Missouri; where will it be this year???
Christmas Trip | Omaha Symphony
Thursday, December 12, 2013
We have reserved seating for the amazing performance at the Omaha Symphony Christmas Extravaganza. The details for events prior to the show are not complete at this time. It will be a midday departure and a late return. So, before your Christmas calendar gets booked, mark this date down and sign up, as you won't want to miss out on this fun filled day with your Silver Circle friends.