October 2017

Apple Hill Tour + BBQ Lunch

Date: October 19 (Thur)    Price: $109

Celebrate autumn with a visit to Apple Hill where cold foothill evenings impart a special crisp, tasty flavor to the fruit at harvest time. Upon arriving at High Hill Ranch, we will enjoy a wonderful BBQ Chicken lunch topped off with hot Apple Pie alamode! Then their tour guide will board our bus and give a running commentary on the history and development of “The Hill” as our bus winds down a country road filled with beautiful scenery and fruit-filled orchards. Our bus will stop at several different apple ranches. Lunch Included.

Depart: SR @ 8:30a    RP @ 8:45a    Pet @ 9:00a        Return: 6:30p

Mystery Trip – Celebrate Bruce’s Birthday

Date: Oct. 24 (Tue)    Price: $139

It’s Bruce’s belated birthday celebration and his motto is “You can’t have too much fun,” but it’s no fun if you can’t share the fun with others. So, come help him celebrate as he has planned a special day for us to enjoy. Come and be part of the fun. Lunch Included.

Depart: SR @ 8:30a    RP @ 8:45a    Pet @ 9:00a    Nov @ 9:15a        Return: 5:30p

November 2017

Holiday Shopping @ Ikea + Christmas House @ West End Nursery

Date: November 14 (Tue)    Price: $75

Ikea is a fun place to pick up very unique gifts for you or someone on your shopping list! On our way home, we’ll also visit the famous Christmas House in San Rafael. This Victorian House showcases over 60 lavishly decorated Christmas trees, as well as candles, Santa’s, nutcrackers, angels, and snowmen. This day will get you in the Christmas spirit!  Lunch on your own.

Depart: SR @ 9:30a    RP @ 9:45a    Pet @ 10:00a     Nov @ 10:15a        Return: 6:00p

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Sacramento Wildlife Refuge (Willows)

Date: November 16 (Thur)    Price: $119

If you enjoy getting outdoors and looking for wildlife, then join us as we visit the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge! At the Visitor Center, we’ll enjoy their wildlife exhibit and Discovery Room. Then we’ll enjoy a 6-mile, docent narrated bus tour, where we’ll stop at 3 viewing blinds where we’ll learn about the variety of Snow & Ross’s Geese, Mallard, Widgeon, Teal, Ruddy Duck and Ring-Necked Ducks which enjoy the marsh lands. Lunch Included @ Granzella’s.

Depart: SR @ 7:30a    RP @ 7:45a    Pet @ 8:00a       Return: 6:00p

OR

Colusa Casino

Date: November 16 (Thur)    Price: $64

Enjoy over 4 hours of play at this casino which features over 1,200 slots; various table games and the highest Bingo payouts around. Numerous dining options at the casino including the Seasons Buffet. Lunch on your own.

Depart: SR @ 7:30a    RP @ 7:45a    Pet @ 8:00a       Return: 6:00p

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Get Ready for the Holidays – Poinsettias & Cheese

Date: November 20 (Mon)    Price: $139

Today we journey to the “sea of poinsettiasat Duarte Nursery where we’ll enjoy a short tour and time for shopping. Then we will visit Hilmar Cheese Visitor Center where we will enjoy a short tour, lunch and time to make our own gift basket. Lunch Included.

Depart: SR @ 8:00a    RP @ 8:15a    Pet @ 8:30a     Nov @ 8:45a       Return: 6:30p

OR

Shopping @ Livermore Outlets

Date: November 20 (Mon)    Price: $64

Enjoy 6-hours of shopping at the Premium Outlet Stores in Livermore which features 119 stores. Lunch on your own.

Depart: SR @ 8:00a    RP @ 8:15a    Pet @ 8:30a     Nov @ 8:45a       Return: 6:30p

Theater:  Disney’s Aladdin @ Orpheum (SF)

Date: November 29 (Wed)    Price: $189

Discover a whole new world at ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical. The timeless story of Aladdin is a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. Hailed by USA Today as “Pure Genie-Us,” ALADDIN on Broadway features all your favorite songs from the film as well as new music written by Tony® and Academy Award® winner Alan Menken. Lunch Included.

Depart: SR @ 9:30a    RP @ 9:45a    Pet @ 10:00a     Nov @ 10:15a       Return: 7:00p

December 2017

“Upcoming Trips” Presentation  (10:30a to 2:00p)

Date: December 1 (Fri)

(Spring Hills Community Church 3700 Fulton Rd. – go to “The Warehouse” at the back of property)

Come and meet the owners of Trips 4U. In the morning, our Collette Tours Rep will present details on our International Trips and after lunch, Paula will share about our Alaska Princess Cruise and Bruce will share about our upcoming Day-Outings and Short Getaway Trips. A light lunch will be provided. RSVP’s are appreciated.

Dicken’s Faire @ Cow Palace (SF)

Date: December 3 (Sun)    Price: $99

The Great Dickens Christmas Fair at the SF Cow Palace is a one-of-a-kind holiday adventure into Victorian London – an elaborate party with hundreds of costumed players performing and interacting with patrons in theatrically-lit music halls, pubs, dance floors, and Christmas shops. Dozens of lamplit shops are filled to overflowing with Christmas gifts. The Fair includes a wide range of international food offerings for purchase, including traditional English fare such as bangers and fish ‘n’ chips. Lunch on your own.

Depart: SR @ 9:00a    RP @ 9:15a    Pet @ 9:30a     Nov @ 9:45a       Return: 6:00p

Christmas in Solvang + Apple Farm in San Luis Obispo

Date: December 6 (Wed) to December 8 (Fri)  

Price: $599 pp (Double)    Singles add $130

Our 3-day journey to Solvang will include:  a 2-night stay at the boutique Hotel Corque located in the heart of the Danish community Solvang. During our stay we will be able to browse the many boutique stores which will be beautifully decorated for Christmas. Our tour package will include one breakfast and one dinner together. We will enjoy a picnic lunch on the way to Solvang and lunch at the Apple Farm in San Luis Obispo, on the trip home. A complimentary shuttle service to the Chumash casino will be available from our hotel.  Trip Itinerary to follow.

Depart (Wed): SR @ 8:00a    RP @ 8:15a    Pet @ 8:30a    Nov @ 8:45a        Return (Fri): 6:00p

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Christmas @ Grace Cathedral (SF)

Date: December 10 (Sun)    Price: $159

Since 1947, Christmas concerts at Grace Cathedral have been a beloved San Francisco tradition. Let’s ring in the Christmas season with Grace Cathedral’s Choir of Men and Boys, in a performance of classic carols and sacred masterpieces with full orchestra and organ. A holiday tradition! This performance is about 90 minutes.  Lunch Included.

Depart: SR @ 10:00a    RP @ 10:15a    Pet @ 10:30a     Nov @ 10:45a       Return: 7:00p

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Shopping @ Union Square (SF)

Date: December 10 (Sun)    Price: $60

Enjoy 4+ hours in Union Square where you can enjoy Christmas shopping and all their decorations. Lunch on your own.

Depart: SR @ 10:00a    RP @ 10:15a    Pet @ 10:30a     Nov @ 10:45a       Return: 7:00p

Snow Train to Reno + Dinner Buffet + Show (TBA)

Date: December 13 (Wed) to December 15 (Fri) 

Price: $359 pp (Double)    Singles add $65

We will bus to Sacramento where those who like will board the Amtrak Train for a scenic ride over the Sierras into Reno. Our Charter bus will shuttle us to the Silver Legacy, where we will stay for two nights. We will enjoy a dinner at the El Dorado Buffet and a variety show titled “The Unbelievable’s Christmas Extravaganza,” which will feature lots of song and dance routines. Guests will have the option to play at the Nugget, Peppermill or do some Christmas shopping at the Meadowood Mall. On Friday, as we head home, we’ll enjoy some time at the Boomtown Casino. Trip Itinerary to follow.

Depart (Wed): SR @ 8:00a    RP @ 8:15a    Pet @ 8:30a    Nov @ 8:45a        Return (Fri): 6:00p

Beach Blanket Babylon (SF)

Date: December 17 (Sun)    Price: $169

There’s nothing quite like Beach Blanket Babylon, especially for the holidays! San Francisco’s longest-running staged comedy show pokes fun at everyone’s politicians, celebrities and other folks in the public eye. The songs are hilarious, the dancing wonderful, and the hats are outrageously huge! Lunch Included.

Depart: SR @ 9:30a    RP @ 9:45a    Pet @ 10:00a     Nov @ 10:15a       Return: 7:00p

Theater:  Disney’s Aladdin @ Orpheum (SF)

Date: December 20 (Wed)    Price: $189

Discover a whole new world at ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical. The timeless story of Aladdin is a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. Hailed by USA Today as “Pure Genie-Us,” ALADDIN on Broadway features all your favorite songs from the film as well as new music written by Tony® and Academy Award® winner Alan Menken. Lunch Included.

Depart: SR @ 9:30a    RP @ 9:45a    Pet @ 10:00a     Nov @ 10:15a       Return: 7:00p

January 2018

Shen Yun:  5,000 Years of Civilization Reborn @ SF War Memorial Opera House (SF)

Date: January 6 (Sat)    Price: $209

IN ANCIENT TIMES, China was known as the Land of the Divine. Everyone, from emperors to the common people, believed that their culture was a gift from heaven. Traditional Chinese culture carried these principles for thousands of years – until this world was lost. We now invite you to visit this lost civilization. To make this journey possible, we have pushed the boundaries of performing arts. We combine ancient legends with technological innovations, and historically authentic costumes with breathtaking animated backdrops. We let classical Chinese dance do the storytelling, and share with you beautifully diverse ethnic and folk traditions. Filled with an enchanting orchestral sound, this is a mesmerizing experience you won’t find anywhere else. Lunch Included.

Depart: SR @ 9:30a    RP @ 9:45a    Pet @ 10:00a     Nov @ 10:15a       Return: 7:00p

Collette Tour – Costa RIca

Date: January 22 – January 30

February 2018