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A day trip rejuvenates the spirit; it’s a mental health escape!

Give yourself a “mental health” day by strolling through a garden, dining in a unique setting, enjoying a scenic vista, or attending a seasonal celebration.  Daytrip areas include the San Francisco and the Bay Area, Napa and Sonoma , and the Gold Country.

 February 2015
Sunday's A Drag
1 Day
February 1, 2015
In the spirit of Finocchio’s, Harry Denton’s Starlight Room presents brunch and Sunday’s a Drag, an old-fashioned variety show starring San Francisco’s drag queen divas.  People come from all over the world to San Francisco to see the Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower, and a drag show. 
$129.00 Per Person

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Orchids & Tulips
1 Day - Waiting List!
February 19, 2015
Spring starts with Pier 39’s Tulipmania, San Francisco Orchid Exhibition and lunch at Swiss Louie’s.
$119.00 Per Person

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Disney's Newsies, The Musical
1 Day
February 25, 2015
Orpheum Theater, San Francisco

Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Choreography, Newsies combines explosive music, high-energy dance and an inspiring New York success story. 
Lunch included.

Trip Activity Requirement: Getting on
and off the motorcoach and walking into
and out of restaurant and theater.
$179.00 Per Person

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 March 2015
Crazy for You
1 Day
March 1, 2015

Roger Rocka Theater

Crazy for You is a romantic love musical with a book by Ken Ludwig,
lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and music by George Gershwin. Billed as “The New Gershwin Musical Comedy”, it is largely based on the songwriting team’s 1930 musical, Girl Crazy, but incorporates songs from several other productions as well.
Hosted Sunday Brunch at Roger Rocka Theater.

Award winning Chef Eric De Groot
and his staff will prepare this unique
and delicious menu for the buffet. 


Trip Activity Requirement: Getting on and off
the motor coach and walking to and
from the dinner theatre. 
$129.00 Per Person

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Nice Work If You Can Get It!
1 Day
March 6, 2015
Harris Center, Folsom

Featuring George and Ira Gershwin’s most beloved songs

It’s the Roaring Twenties and a cast of outrageous characters gather in New York to celebrate the wedding of wealthy playboy Jimmy Winter. But things don’t go as planned when the playboy meets Billie Bendix, a bubbly and feisty bootlegger who melts his heart.
Hosted lunch is at Fire Rock Grill.
$159.00 Per Person

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Daffodils & Poppies
1 Day
March 7, 2015
Travel through the verdant green rolling hills of Livermore Valley, take in the Northern California
Daffodil Society’s Show, dine at Poppy Ridge Country Club, and sample fresh olive oils. The valley’s
wine-grape vineyards now share space with olive groves producing extra virgin olive oil, California’s
fastest growing crop. Visit the Crohare family Olivina and sample some of their gourmet oils. Dine at Poppy Ridge Golf Course, with a hilltop view of  the wine country.

Trip Activity Requirements: Three stops, on and off the coach, some walking over
unpaved ground at the olive oil producer.
$99.00 Per Person

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Australian Bee Gee's
1 Day - Limited Seats!
March 11, 2015
At the Gallo

Enjoy this tribute to the Bee Gees with hits like “Staying Alive,” “You Should Be Dancing,” and “How Deep is Your Love.” Dinner included.

Trip Activity Requirements: The only walking is to the restaurant and the theater.
$139.00 Per Person

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San Francisco Flower & Garden Show Going Wild
1 Day
March 18, 2015
Step into the magical springtime setting of the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show at the San Mateo Event Center, where ideas and inspiration await. 

Exhibit areas include:

Petal Plaza:  Florists create eye-popping displays of
delightful ingenuity.  Shop for garden furniture,
original artwork, garden accessories and more.

Meadow Market:  Featuring garden vignettes, cut flower displays, and the latest in floral design.   

Orchid Pavilion:  Discover hundreds of varieties of beautiful, blooming orchids.

Victory Garden:  As part of America’s Field to Fork movement, taste wonderful fruits and vegetables that you can grow in your own garden. 

Container Gardens & Pocket Parks:  Running
out of space?  Gets some hints on how to create beauty in a small space from expert designers. 

Upon arrival you will receive a schedule of
the day’s seminars covering a wide range of
topics. 


Trip Activity Requirements- There are
ample places to sit, but most people
spend a substantial amount of time
walking through the show.
$89.00 Per Person

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The Count Basie Orchestra
1 Day
March 20, 2015


At the Gallo

Enjoy the music of Count Basie at the Gallo Center.
In the history of jazz there is only one bandleader with distinction of having his orchestra still performing sold out concerts all over the world, with members personally chosen by him, nearly 30 years after his passing. Early dinner included.

Note: the show begins at 7:00 p.m.
Trip Activity Requirements: The only walking is to the restaurant and the theater.
$139.00 Per Person

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 April 2015
Filoli Mansions & Gardens
1 Day - Waiting List!
April 7, 2015
Springtime is spectacular in the gardens of Filoli Mansion, built during America’s Gilded Age with the fortune from the Empire Mine in Grass Valley. Enjoy a docent tour of this beautiful mansion and gardens which were used as the setting for the long-running TV series “Dynasty. “
Lunch at Trellis Restaurant in Menlo Park.
$109.00 Per Person

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Niles Canyon Railway
1 Day - Waiting List!
April 12, 2015
Enjoy springtime with a trip through the rolling hills of Livermore’s wine country to the Zephyr Grill & Bar. After lunch relax with a train ride through Niles Canyon where poppies, lupine, wild sweet peas and
other flowers line the tracks.


Trip Activity Requirements:
Walking in and out of restaurant.
Climbing some stairs to get on and off of motorcoach and train.
$109.00 Per Person

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Shenandoah Wines & Vines
1 Day
April 23, 2015
Travel through Shenandoah Valley in the Sierra foothills for a day of wine tasting,fine dining and with any luck, wildflower spotting. This area is home to historic and new wineries, rolling hills and cattle ranches.
$119.00 Per Person

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A Day at the Races
1 Day
April 25, 2015
at Golden Gate Fields

Enjoy a day of horseracing at Golden Gate Fields, located in Berkeley on the shore of 
San Francisco Bay.

Catch all the action from the Turf Club, a theater style area with a wall of glass 
overlooking the race course. Along with private viewing screens at every table, the 
Turf Club boasts over 80 flat screen, jumbo screen, and regular monitors offering a close
up view of the live action as it happens. 

Your day includes the Turf Club’s elegant buffet luncheon, served in an environment appointed with rich leather furnishings and Tiffany style lights

Turf Club Dress Code


All guests including children are requested to dress in smart casual style.  Stylish denim or festive hats are welcome as is stylish casual footwear including tennis shoes.

We strongly discourage:  sweat pants/suits, T-shirts, baseball hats and thong style shoes.  Guests who arrive in shorts of any style, tank tops (sleeveless shirts), or 
clothing with offensive logos will be denied access into the Turf Club.
$99.00 Per Person

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 May 2015
Wildlife & the Waterfront
1 Day - New Trip!
May 6, 2015

Taste endive appetizers, dine along the Carquinez Strait and learn about local wildlife at the Lindsay Wildlife Museum, where the wildlife hospital treats more than 6,000 native California animals every year.
$99.00 Per Person

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Forbidden Broadway
1 Day
May 8, 2015
At the Gallo

Forbidden Broadway debuted in 1982 and is now New York’s longest-running musical comedy revue. The show has mercilessly parodied every beloved Broadway show for more than 30 years. Wicked? Check. Mary Poppins? You bet. Updated regularly, Forbidden Broadway has won Tony, Drama Desk, Obie and Outer Critics Circle awards. As long as Broadway exists, this show will be there, hilariously poking, prodding, teasing, pleasing, jeering and cheering, but always with love.
Early dinner included.



Note: the show begins at 7:00 p.m.
Light Physical Activity - The only walking is to the restaurant and the theater.




 
$139.00 Per Person

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Rogers & Hammerstein's Cinderella
1 Day
May 13, 2015
Sacramento Musical Theater

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award-winning musical delight with its surprisingly contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists!
Lunch included.


Trip Activity Requirement:Getting on and off motorcoach and walking in and out of restaurant and theater. 
$159.00 Per Person

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The Book of Mormon
1 Day
May 30, 2015
Orpheum Theater, San Francisco

Composed by the creators of South Park and Avenue Q, the musical satire, The Book of Mormon is a darling of critics and won nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical and a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.
Lunch at Pompeii's Grotto.


Note: The show pokes fun at religion, sexuality, poverty and race, contains explicit language. Vogue Magazine called the show “the filthiest, most offensive, and—surprise—sweetest thing you’ll see on Broadway this year, and quite possibly the funniest musical ever.”



 
$249.00 Per Person

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 June 2015
My Fair Lady
1 Day - New Trip!
June 11, 2015
Music Circus-Sacramento

Lerner and Loewe’s beloved classic follows Eliza Doolittle’s transformation from coarse Cockney flower peddler to elegant lady under the tutorage of the arrogant Professor Henry Higgins while Eliza teaches him humanity and true class. Lunch at Claim Jumper Restaurant.
$149.00 Per Person

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Anything Goes
1 Day
June 13, 2015
Lesher Center- Walnut Creek


All Aboard for Cole Porter’s madcap musical comedy, “Anything Goes.” It’s set
onboard a cruise ship and is long on romantic complications. Enjoy madcap antics, a great score, and jazzy dance numbers. Lunch at Zephyr Grill & Bar.


Trip Activity Requirements:Getting on and off the motorcoach and walking in and out of restaurant.
 
$139.00 Per Person

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The Illusionists
1 Day
June 14, 2015
Broadway San Jose

This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of seven of the most incredible illusionists on earth.  THE ILLUSIONISTS – Witness the Impossible has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage.  This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions.
Lunch included.

Note: the show begins at 1:00 p.m.

Light Physical Activity - The only walking is to the restaurant and the theater.

 
$169.00 Per Person

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Big River-The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
1 Day - New Trip!
June 25, 2015
Music Circus- Sacramento

Twain’s timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River. Their adventures along the way are hilarious, suspenseful and heartwarming.  Lunch onboard the Delta King.
$149.00 Per Person

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 July 2015
Sweet Bloomin' Mystery
1 Day - New Trip!
July 1, 2015
Sample two different types of yummy treats. One freshly baked, the other not so much. Both are multi-generational family owned businesses.

In the afternoon enjoy a drive with a beautiful view of the landscape spread out before you which ends with a docent-led walk through a natural setting.

As you watch the first sweet being made you will realize that these are not your parent’s treats. They come in blue, green, purple, orange yellow and, of course, gold. Some are even chocolate dipped.

Lunch is served at a restaurant featured on the Food Network, Travel Channel, and History Channel. It is also Zagat Rated although quite informal. The only thing we can tell you about the second sweet treat is that it is served cold - use your imagination.

The third stop is at the end of a drive with beautiful views. It is bloomin’ with a tropical forest, wetland, redwood forest and desert.
$129.00 Per Person

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Bye Bye Birdie
1 Day - New Trip!
July 9, 2015
Music Circus- Sacramento

Conrad Birdie is the biggest rock & roll star of the 60’s ever to be drafted. Aspiring chemist and song writer Albert is convinced he can make his fortune and marry his girlfriend Rosie if he gets Conrad on the Ed Sullivan show to kiss a high school girl goodbye.
The story was inspired by the phenomenon of popular singer Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the Army in 1957.
Lunch included.
$149.00 Per Person

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Rooftop Gardens of San Francisco
1 Day - New Trip!
July 21, 2015
Tucked away in San Francisco’s downtown are pretty rooftop gardens where you can get a breath 
of fresh air, and enjoy some greenery and great views of the city.  Explore four of these public gardens with San Francisco native Craig Smith.
Lunch at Pompei's Grotto.
$119.00 Per Person

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 August 2015
Matilda
1 Day - New Trip!
August 5, 2015
Orpheum Theater, San Francisco

The Tony Award-winning Matilda the Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Rolling Stone calls the show “hands down the BEST MUSICAL of the season.” Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, Matilda has won 5047 international awards, and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages on Broadway and in London’s West End. The New York Post says “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in Broadway.  Matilda is that show.
Lunch included.


Trip Activity Requirement: Getting on
and off the motorcoach and walking into
and out of restaurant and theater.

 
$179.00 Per Person

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