This Used to Be St. Louis

Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018

Author/Historian NiNi Harris introduce her newest book which is a fun trip through layers of rivermen and French/German/Irish/Italian/Greek immigrants who settled in St. Louis. Follow the stories of individual streets, buildings and parks. Examples are a church now a house; a WW II manufacturing plant now lofts; a cemetery now a park. Who knows what surprises will be in store, but it will be very interesting! Cost is $77 per person and includes lunch at Stacked Burger Bar. There is limited walking. Deadline for reservations is Aug. 29. Depart 8:30 a.m. from the Schnuck’s on North Belt West, Belleville. Return about 5 p.m. to Belleville.

What's in Our Backyard?

Monday, Sept. 24, 2018

We travel the Old National Road stopping at unique places. Try the cheese at Marcot Jersey Creamery and meet the cows. Then to Greenup, the town of porches and antiques. Lunch will be in Casey at the Whittling Whimsy next to the world’s largest wind chime. Main Street in Casey is lined with Guinness Book of Record’s world’s largest items. On the way home we stop for Mile High Pie! Cost is $79 per person and includes lunch, pie and services of Joan Huisinga. There is limited walking. Deadline for reservations is Sept. 5. Depart 8 a.m. from the Schnuck’s on North Belt West, Belleville. Return to Belleville about 5:30 p.m.

Isle Casino Cape Girardeau

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018

We head to one of our favorite casinos where we had 3 $200+ winners on our last trip! Price includes $5 cash from the casino and a meal voucher for the buffet. Must be 21 years of age and must present a valid driver’s license, passport, or state issued non-drivers ID at casino check-in. Please put your Fan Club players number on the reservation form, if you have one, and birth date. Cost is $45 per person. Deadline for reservations is Sept. 11. Depart 7:45 a.m. from the Schnuck’s on North Belt West, Belleville, followed by a pick-up in Red Bud (if needed). Return to Belleville about 6 p.m.

An American Legacy

October 9 – 15, 2018

The itinerary and price should be finalized by the time you receive this newsletter! Highlights include Colonial Williamsburg; homes of presidents Monroe, Jefferson and Washington; and the US Naval Academy. Also, free time to our Washington, D.C. Call Nancy at 618-234-4410, ext. 7020 for a flyer or if you need a roommate.

Christmas at the Symphony

Friday, Dec. 21, 2018

Same box seats and same restaurant you raved about last year, Lucas Park Grille! Seating is limited to 100, and this sells quickly. Cost is $107 per person and includes a performance ticket and lunch. Please state if you want chicken pasta or grilled salmon or grilled steak. Deadline for reservations is Nov. 2. Depart at 10:30 a.m. from the Schnuck’s on North Belt West in Belleville and at 10 a.m. from the Caseyville Township Center in Fairview Heights. Return about 6 p.m. Please state with whom you wish to sit.

Extended Travel

For more information on any of these trips, call Nancy at 618-234-4410, ext. 7020 or 314-436-3128, ext. 7020.

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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.