Activities and Travel – Trips
HISTORIC JEFFERSON BARRACKS
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Once the largest military base in the U.S., spend the day with Linda Koenig learning about its role in D-Day and other wars by visiting the park and museums (Ordnance Depot and Powder Magazine, Telephone Museum, and the Missouri Civil War Museum) and cemetery. Cost is $93 and includes all entrance fees, services of Linda, and lunch at Café Telegraph. Deadline for reservations is May 16. Pick-up at the Schnuck’s on North Belt West at 8:20 a.m. and return about 5 p.m.
FIREWORKS ON THE RIVER!
Thursday, July 4, 2019 Limited to 150 people
Our best-selling cruise is back! Sail the Mississippi as we enjoy a dinner buffet and have the best seat in the house for the best firework display in the country! Cost is $99 per person. Deadline for reservations is May 22. Depart 6 p.m. from the Schnuck’s on North Belt West, Belleville, depart 5:15 p.m. from the Caseyville Township Center. Return about midnight. Note: components are weather dependent and may be a two-block walk. Please state with whom you wish to sit.
CANADIAN ROCKIES & GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
July 31 to Aug. 6, 2019
This trip requires a valid passport good through Feb. 7, 2020. See wildlife, spectacular scenery, glaciers, waterfalls, and 3 national parks. Ride the Going-to-the-Sun Highway and stand on a 1000 foot-thick glacier. Cost is $3,879 per person, double occupancy, and $4,823 single occupancy. Price includes round trip airfare, 6 nights lodging, 9 meals, sightseeing, and travel insurance. Final payment is due on/before May 10, 2019.
Price is just being finalized. Highlights of this motor coach tour include: Amish Acres, two nights in the Grand Hotel, the Dunes, two world famous gardens, and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. Call Nancy for a flyer!
THE PASSION PLAY AND A RIVER CRUISE!
Sept. 20-29, 2020
We start in Budapest and travel the Danube River. Along the way we stop in Bratislava, Vienna, Durnstein, Passau, Oberammergau for the Passion Play (held every 10 years) and finish in Munich for the Oktoberfest! Prices begin at $6,549 per person for Category E. This trip has strict deposit and cancelation dates. Please call Nancy for more pricing or for a brochure.
AND THE BEAT GOES ON
Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019
St. Louis has played a strong role in the history of music. Learn from Joan Huisinga as you visit the National Blues Museum, the Scott Joplin home, SaxQuest, and more! Lunch is at McGurk’s. The trip is limited to 40 people. Cost is $103 per person. Deadline for reservations is Aug. 20. Depart 9 a.m. from the Schnuck’s on North Belt West, Belleville. Return about 5:15 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 7, 2019
Learn about the Jewish faith, customs, and foods. Linda Koenig will take you to a temple, the Holocaust Museum, and the smallest Jewish Cemetery in the U.S. Eat a kosher lunch at a local deli. Cost is $85 per person. Deadline for reservations is Sept. 12. Depart at 9:15 a.m. from the Schnuck’s on North Belt West, Belleville. Return about 5 p.m.
For more information on any of these trips, call Nancy at 618-234-4410, ext. 7020 or 314-436-3128, ext. 7020.
All day trip fees include escort, motor coach, entrance fees, taxes and gratuities. Confirmation letters will be mailed about a week prior to the event. If cancellation is received seven working days or less to the start of the trip, and a replacement is found, then a full refund less a $5 processing fee will be given.