It is highly recommended that passengers wear a mask while travelling on the bus trips.
Even though we're closed for flood repairs, our trips are still going. Space is available on these trips too! Call the center at 607-797-3145 if you have questions.
*** Silver Birches - Octoberfest ***
Wednesday, October 27
When fall comes to Hawley, the scenery transforms, bringing brilliant fall colors and crisp air, surrounded by the beauty of the Poconos – it’s the perfect backdrop for celebrating Oktoberfest. Located in Hawley on the shores of scenic Lake Wallenpaupack. With fall comes celebration, and one of the season’s most iconic events is Oktoberfest. Pennsylvania’s history and culture have strong German ties, so it’s only fitting that the Oktoberfest celebrations in the state are some of the best. Welcome the arrival of cool weather and fall foliage with Bavarian food, beer, music, and traditional garb – Oktoberfest celebrations are fun for everyone!
Departing from the Center at 9:00am, we will travel to Hawley, Pennsylvania arriving there at 11:00am. On the waterfront at Silver Birches "Germanfest" will take place which includes activities, lunch and entertainment. A welcome reception begins our day followed by a strudel making demonstration by the chef. Make your own pretzel activity and music/dancing with "The Joe Lastovica Band from 11:15am - 12:30pm. There will be an open bar of beer, wine and soda from noon-3:00pm. At 12:30pm, a family-style lunch meal will be served. There will be time for dancing from 2:00-2:30pm followed by the German show with the band from 2:30-3:30pm. After an included snack, you will be on your own until we depart for home at 4:00pm . We will arrive back at the Center at 5:30pm.
Cost: Member - $105 non Member - $115
*** Villa Roma - Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers ***
Thursday, November 4
Enjoy this tribute to the Queen and King of modern Country Music as Becca Bongiorno and Tim Sells delight you in their realistic looks and sounds that have them delighting audiences all over the United States!
Departing from the Center at 9:00am, we will travel to Callicoon, New York, arriving there at 10:15am. Arriving at the Villa Roma Resort, our group with enjoy a welcome reception and then have free time to enjoy resort activities. Our included lunch will be from noon - 1:30pm. The is a choice for meal entree: Roast Loin of Pork, Chicken Parmigiana, or Flounder Francaise. The afternoon entertainment begins the show "Tribute to Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers" from 1:45-3:00pm. After the show, you will be on your own until departure at 3:30pm when we depart for home. We will arrive back at the Center at 5:00pm.
Cost: Member - $110 non Member - $120
*** Villa Roma - Christmas Show ***
Holiday Tribute to Motown starring "Shadows of the Sixties"
Wednesday, December 1
Shadows of the Sixties pays tribute to the tremendous legacy of Motown’s Super Groups, in a salute to the legendary stars of Motown such as The Supremes, The Four Tops, the Temptations and many more. Along with their renditions of Motown hits, enjoy their soulful takes on your favorite Holiday Classics!
Departing from the Center at 9:00am, we will travel to Callicoon, New York, arriving there at 10:15am. Arriving at the Villa Roma Resort, our group with enjoy a welcome reception and then have free time to enjoy resort activities. Our included lunch will be from noon - 1:30pm. The is a choice for meal entree: Roast Turkey, Leg of Lamb, or Shrimp Scampi. Our afternoon entertainment will be "Holiday Tribute to Motown" from 1:45-3:00pm. After the show, you will be on your own until departure at 3:30pm when we depart for home. We will arrive back at the Center at 5:00pm.
Cost: Member - $104 non Member - $114
*** Von Trapp Resort ***
Sunday, December 5 - Thursday, December 8
Sunday: Day 1 - Depart the Center at 8:00am. A rest and lunch stop on own will be made en route to Stowe, Vermont. Arrival time is approximately 3:00pm at the Trapp Family Lodge for the next three nights. After checking and settling in your room, at night a three-course dinner will be included in the Lodge main dining room. Enjoy a free evening at the lodge.
Monday: Day 2 - Enjoy a country breakfast buffet at the Lodge followed by a day of touring with a local tour guide. Our first stop will be at Morse Maple Sugar Farm. We will then journey to Montpelier for lunch on own and then have a tour of the Capitol Building. An afternoon stop will be at The Cabot Cheese Annex before returning to the lodge. An included afternoon tea is waiting for us when we return to the Lodge.
Tonight is a dinner buffet in the new “Bierhall”, overlooking the brewery where their own craft beers are made. The rest of the evening is free.
Tuesday: Day 3 - A country breakfast buffet is included this morning before we enjoy a tour of the Lodge with an overview of the family followed by a documentary film. After the film, we will depart for the village of Stowe for strolling and lunch on own. After lunch, we will go to Ben & Jerry’s for a tour of the ice cream factory - coming away with a sample.
Return to the Lodge for included afternoon tea. Tonight we will enjoy an included three-course dinner in the main dining room. A free evening will follow.
Wednesday: Day 4 - Enjoy a country breakfast buffet before departing at 9:00am for home. A rest and lunch stop will be made en route at a local area restaurant.
We will arrive home at approximately 5:00pm.
Cost: Sgl $1,429 pp Dbl $1,099 pp Tpl & Quad $1,040 pp
Please note: final payment is due 6 weeks before this trip departs. Payments can be mailed to the center or dropped off.
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