DAY TRIPS Last Updated - 07/23/2019 at 2:29 PM


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July 26, 2019 “Marvelous Wonderettes” at Turkeyville

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This smash off-Broadway hit takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy. four girls with hopes and dreams a big s their crinoline skirts! As we learn about their lives and loves, the girls serenade us with classic ’50s hits including “Lollipop”, “Dream Lover”, “Stupid Cupid”, and “Lipstick on you Collar”. In act two, the Wondereettes reunite to take the stage and perform at their ten year reunion. We learn about the highs and lows the girls have experience in the past decade and are charmed to find that no matter what life throws their what, they will conquer it together. Featuring over 30 classic ’50s and ’60s hits, Marvelous Wonderettes will keep you smiling in this must-take musical trip down memory lane.

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Includes a wonderful turkey feast before the show.

Departs at 10:00 am – Returns at 5:30 pm
Price Per Person $68


August 9, 2019 – Friday “DETROIT ON THE RISE”

Detroit on the Rise is one of our most popular day tours!
Dates book up fast, call Pat to reserve your space: (517) 784-8908

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Be part of the REBIRTH of DETROIT, a city once full of pride and Grandeur.

See the New Orleans Landing, Belle Isle, Brush Park, New Little Ceasars Arena, Corktown, Shipping container storage apartments, Dequindre Cut, The Belt, Milwaukee Junction, Michigan Central Train Station.

Lunch is included at Rattlesnake Club
Departs at 8:00 am – Returns at 5:30 pm

Price Per Person $89


August 11, 2019 – Sunday “STEEL MAGNOLIAS” Staring Kim Zimmer

Staring Kim Zimmer from “One Life to Live” & “Guiding Light”
At the Augusta’s Barn Theatre

Alternately hilarious and touching, this brilliant play exemplifies the female bond and illustrates the beauty of friendship when wading through life’s hardest times.
Early Dinner prior to Show

Departs at 1:00 pm – Returns at 8:00 pm
Price Per Person $89
Call (517) 784-8908


August 15, 2019 “SAUGATUCK RIVER CRUISE” Lunch & Sidewalk Sale

Enjoy a narrated cruise on the Kalamazoo River & into Lake Michigan, with lunch included.

Saugatuck is known for its unique arts and crafts with several blocks of shopping.

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Departs at 8:00 am – Returns at 6:30 pm

Price Per Person $85

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August 20, 2019 – Tuesday “LINTON’S ENCHANTED GARDENS”

Linton’s Enchanted Gardens

1000’s of international flowers, bulbs trees and shrubs. Lunch will be served in the beautiful spacious tropical conservatory. Board the express train to see wind chimes, garden art, and century old trees,. The largets selection in the country of rare and unusual plants.

Depart 8:30am Return at 6:30pm
Price Per Person $75


August 22, 2019 “AMERICAN QUILT SHOW”

The American Quilter’s Society presents

100s of quilts on display, hands-on

workshops and a massive merchant mall.

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Hot Breakfast sandwich, fruit, juice and yogurt on the motorcoach

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Departs at 8:00 am –  Returns at 7:00pm

Price Per Person $69

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September 9, 2019 – Monday “TOUR THE FOX THEATRE & LUNCH AT THE WHITNEY MANSION”

This tour is selling out fast:  (517) 784-8908

Experience a behind-the-scenes tour of the magnificent FOX.

 

This 45 minute walking tour will showcase the exquisite beauty and extravagant architectural design. Here stories about the worlds biggest stars from more than 75 years.

Lunch will be in the Whitney Mansion built in 1894 is world famous for upscale dining, this landmark retains the exquisite charm of Detroit’s early upper echelon.
Take a self guided tour through the mansion

Please note:  This tour requires a combination of standing, walking, with some stairs (some opportunities to use elevators when available)
*Please note: The Whitney does have a dress code and respectfully will not allow flip flops, sneakers, athletic wear or torn jeans. Gentelman are ask to wear collard shirts and no ball caps will be allowed. Thank you for your cooperation in advance

Departs Jackson at 8:00 am – Returns at 5:30 pm
(Pick-Ups in Chelsea & Ann Arbor)
Price Per Person $114


September 11, 2019 “ROCKIN OLDIES”

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Featuring:  Beach Party Boys

North America’s Most Requested Beach Boys Tribute concert.
Sing along to songs like Sufin’ US, Barbara Ann, Fun Fun Fun, and more
Don’t miss out on this fun interactive show

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Don’t forget to shop in their bakery

Includes a wonderful plated chicken lunch

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Departs at 8:00 am – Returns at 6:00 pm

Price Per Person $83


September 13, 2019 “TRAVEL THE ERIE CANAL”

Travel the Erie Canal with lunch and shopping.

Step back in time at the canal experience and get a taste of the life on the Miami and Erie Canal in 1876 in a restored section of the canal along with Lock #44 one of the last functioning limestone locks. Ride over a mile in a mule drawn canal boat.

 Providence Metropark is located in what was once the canal town of Providence, Ohio. Today the Metopark has one of the greatest concentrations of canal era features in the country.

Canal boats once carried goods and people 249 miles between Toledo and Cincinnati, linking Lake Erie and the Ohio River. Take a ride on a mule-drawn canal boat on an original sectionof the Miami and Erie Canal. The Providence Dam, just upriver from another attraction, the Isaac Ludwig Mill, was originally constructed to keep the canal filled with water.

Enjoy your included lunch in a restored Victorian Restaurant in the nearby canal town with time to explore the unique shops with gifts, antiques and collectables.

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Departs at 8:30 am – Return 5:30 pm

Per Person $74


September 13, 2019 – Friday “THE RAT PACK” at Turkeyville

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Frank, Dean and Sammy!  This new musical will have you laughing and singing along to over 30 songs from the days of highball and high rollers at the Rat Pack Lounge.

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Includes:  Turkey Buffet, Show, & time for shopping at Turkeyville

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Departs at 10:00 am – Returns 5:30 pm

Price Per Person $68


September 18, 2019 – Wednesday “HISTORIC CHURCHES OF DETROIT TOO”

Old St Mary’s Church  –  Mariner’s Church – St. Johns Epispcopal Church

Lunch included family style at Fishbones Restaurant in GreekTown

Departs at 8:00 am – Returns at 5:30 pm

Price Per Person $71
Call (517) 784-8908 to reserve your name now!


September 20, 2019 – Friday “VAN GOGH in AMERICA” At the DIA in Detroit

In celebration of it’s status as the first public museum in the United States to purchase a painting by Vincent van Gogh—Self-Portrait, 1887. Featuring around forty of Van Gogh’s paintings and works on paper from collections around the world. Enjoy a guided tour and full access to the entire DIA with more than 65,000 artworks that date from the earliest civilizations to the present.
Lunch will be on your own at the wonderful Kreske Court Café in the DIA.

Depart at 8:00 am and return at 4:00 pm
Price Per Person $59


September 22, 2019 – Sunday “DETROIT TIGERS VS CHICAGO WHITE SOX”

 Fan Appreciation Day
with Shirt of your Back Giveaways!

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Seating in Section #113

Departs Jackson at 10:00 am – Return after the Game
Pick-ups at Chelsea & Ann Arbor – Call (517) 784-8908

Price Per Person $79 

(All ages welcome)


October 8, 2019 – Tuesday “COME FROM AWAY” At the Fisher Theatre in Detroit

This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.

On 9/11, the world stopped.

On 9/12, their stories moved us all.

More info coming soon!


October 16, 2019 Wednesday “THE DETROIT PARADE COMPANY”

Discover Detroit’s Most Enchanting Hidden Attraction. Venture into the magical ParadeLand and experience a behind the scenes look at America’s Thanksgiving Parade. Marvel at the world’s largest collection of papier-mâché heads, explore the 200,000 square-foot storyland of floats and see how the award-winning artisans bring them to life. Including lunch and a highlights of Detroit tour.
Departs Jackson 8:00 am – Returns at 5:30 pm
Price Per Person $79
Call (517) 784-8908  – Pickup times for Chelsea & Ann Arbor Also


December 22, 2019 – Sunday “MOSCOW BALLET’S GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER”

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker
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Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Christmas magic.  World-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds.  Don’t miss your chance to ring in the holiday with this acclaimed Christmas extravaganza.  Celebrate this cherished holiday tradition with Tchaikowsky’s timeless score.

Departs Jackson at 1:00 pm – Returns 9:00 pm (Also pick-ups at Chelsea & Ann Arbor)
Price Per Person $105

Call our Day Trip Line at (517) 784-8908 for more information or to reserve your spot.


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FAX: 517-784-1754
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JACKSON, MI 49203

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