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Oregon State Hopital Museum & Lunch

Salem is home to the Oregon State Hospital Museum; a private museum dedicated to telling the stories of the Oregon State Hospital and the people that have lived and worked there. It’s a 2,500 square foot museum, located in the oldest building on the Oregon State Hospital campus and includes permanent and changing exhibits. Your cost inlcudes:  transportation, a docent (retired individual who worked at OHS), open question and answer session followed up with lunch in Salem.
3/22    F    9a-3p    $56

Cottage Grove Dinner & Theater- “Brigadoon”

Cottage Grove theater always does an amazing job and we are in for another treat tonight. New Yorkers Tommy and Jeff are vacationing in Scotland when they stumble upon a mysterious village that doesn’t appear on any map. Featuring such standards as “Almost Like Being in Love,” and “Come to Me, Bend to Me,” Lerner and Loewe’s Brigadoon is a timeless, romantic classic which vividly brings the mystery and magic of the Scottish Highlands to life. Your cost includes: transportation, theater and dinner.
4/5    F    4:30-11p    $89

Grub Club- Los Portillos
4/18    Th    11:30a-2:30p    $30

Broadway Rose- “Sh-Boom! Life Could Be a Dream”

Dinner and theater is what’s happening today. Meet Denny and the Dreamers, a fledgling doo-wop singing group hoping to realize their dreams of making it to the big time! Return to the days of yesteryear with nostalgic hits from the Golden Oldies, “Fools Fall In Love,” “Tears On My Pillow,” “Runaround Sue,” “Earth Angel,” “Stay,” and “Unchained Melody.” Life Could Be a Dream will leave you laughing, singing, and cheering— let’s hear it for the boys! You are going to love this one! We’ll follow up the theater with some dinner before heading home. Your cost includes: transportation, theater and dinner at Oswego Grill.  
4/28    Su    10:45a-8p    $105

Global Coffee -  Let’s Get our Roast on!

Have you been to Global Delights on River 
Road? If not, you should check it out. Global Delights strives to bring people together through delicious, artisan coffee. It’s the best and today we are going to learn all about the roasting part of the operation! We will meet the owner, Michael and spend some time roasting coffee. It’s amazing how much there is to learn and Michael is great at explaining it. He combines his culinary expertise and years of experimentation to create a variety of blends, single origin and decaf roasts. Your cost includes: transportation, question and answer, coffee tasting, dessert and a bag of coffee to take home. 
5/8 and 5/9    W and Th     1:45-4p    $20    

Trains & Tombstones

We’ll begin with a delicious lunch at the historic Old Spaghetti Factory. Have you been yet? Come enjoy a nostalgic and delicious dining experience! You’re going to love it. Then it’s onward to the Eugene Masonic Cemetery, the oldest cemetery in Eugene. It’s one of the oldest privately owned and continuously operating historic entities in Lane County. Today, we will take a walking tour of this historic cemetery so please be prepared to walk. You need to be able to walk approximately one-mile of distance and  and stand for at least an hour. There will be benches but not necessarily where you might need them. If you aren’t sure whether this trip is for you, Contact Kat. Over fifty historic markers describing notable early and recent notable Eugeneans are maintained near gravesites. Our Tour guide will talk and walk us through the beautiful grounds filling our heads with historical information. Your cost includes: transportation, lunch and tour. 
5/15    W    11:30a-4p    $47

Cowboy Dinner

The Cowboy Dinner Tree is in the gateway to southeastern Oregon. If you take a map of Oregon and fold it on half, they are right in the crease, the Oregon outback. If you love a scenic drive and have a ferocious appetite, then this dinner is for you! It’s not just about the amount of food they serve but it’s the quality of it. Get ready because you’re in for a treat! Sign up early, this trip gets rave reviews and has filled up fast in the past. Your cost includes: transportation and dinner. Please choose chicken or steak when you register. 
5/23    Th    1-9p    $98    

Croatian Wine Tasting 

Sundance Wine Cellars is one of the oldest wine retailers in the Willamette Valley, hosting an extensive, well-curated selection of wines from Oregon, the Northwest, and around the world. Tonight they will host a tasting, showcasing various wines from Croatia. We will get to sample some of Croatia’s featured wines. Your cost includes transportation, wine tasting and a fun time. 
5/30    Th    4:45-6:30p    $25

⇨ Cottage Grove Theater- “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”

Who doesn’t love Friday night dinner and theater? We’ll start our evening at Stacy’s Covered Bridge for a delicious dinner and then we’re off to the theater. Get ready to be entertained as we enjoy, ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’. Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a hilarious, sometimes poignant, comedy that takes sibling rivalry to a whole new level. Your cost includes: transportation, theater and dinner.
6/7    F    4:30-11p    $89

Thyme Garden ~ Flower Baskets & Lunch

Ok, it’s that time of year again. This is Kat’s favorite daytrip! It always sells out so sign up as soon as possible to get a spot. The Thyme Garden in Alsea, is our destination.  Create your own herb and flower hanging basket.  We will tour the grounds and see the beautiful display of gardens with over 700 varieties of herbs.  Lunch will follow. Just wait… it’s the most amazing lunch ever!! Your cost includes transportation, lunch and a beautiful hanging basket.
6/11    Tu    9:45a-4:30p    $85

Sahalie and Koosah Falls Loop Hike & Lunch

Grab your tennis shoes and get ready! We’re heading up the McKenzie where 3,000 years ago lava poured down the McKenzie River valley, creating the benches over which two large waterfalls, Sahalie Falls and Koosah Falls. Both waterfalls drop about 75 feet, and are impressive. The Waterfalls Loop Trail will take us to both waterfalls and then connect with the McKenzie River National Recreation Trail on the west bank for a quiet return away from the crowds. Must be able to walk approximately 2.6 miles. We will stop at a restaurant for lunch on our way home. Your cost includes: transportation, and lunch.
6/18    Tu    8:30a-3p    $65

⇨ Broadway Rose- “The Spitfire Grill” 

Portland is where it’s at for this one. Based on the 1996 film, “The Spitfire Grill” is a touching and inspirational musical tale brimming with beautiful folk melodies. Percy, a spirited parolee, follows her dreams to the small town of Gilead, hoping to create a new life for herself. She takes a job working at the Spitfire Grill, which has long been up for sale with no takers. Percy convinces its owner, Hannah, to raffle it off with a letter-writing contest, and the entire town is changed as a result in this story of perseverance, grace, and friendship. After the theater performance, we’ll stop for a nice dinner at Lake Oswego Grill. Your cost includes: transportation, theater and dinner.
6/23    Su    10:45a-8p    $105

Hopscotch Portland

Have you heard about this? Sounds so fun! Come with us to Portland where we will enjoy the unique, immersive art experiences at Hopscotch. 23,000 sq. ft. gallery that features 14 distinctive immersive and interactive installations from over 50 local, national, and international artists. It will invoke a sense of joy and wonder! Your cost includes: transportation, admission and lunch at a local Portland hotspot. 
6/30    Su    10a-6p    $79

Seven Wonders of the Gorge

Experience some of the most majestic views of the lower Columbia River Gorge visible by water. Travel under several famous bridges on your journey from Portland to Multnomah Falls while exploring unique views of the Willamette River and the mighty Columbia River aboard the Explorer Jetboat. Sights include Cape Horn, Multnomah Falls, Crown Point, Rooster Rock, Beacon Rock, Mount Hood and, of course, the Columbia River! A live tour guide will provide narration of the sights. This explorer cruise is an adventure-style experience traveling at speeds up to 45 miles per hour. The boat can be loud, so noise-canceling headphones or complimentary ear plugs will be available.  The boat is not wheelchair/walker accessible. Your cost includes: transportation, excursion, snacks and drinks. Feel free to bring your own lunch/dinner. We will not be including lunch or dinner so we can keep the cost low.  
7/7    Su    11:30a-8p    $125

‘Beautiful’ The Carole King Musical

Heading to Portland today to see ‘Beautiful. It’s an inspiring true story of legendary musician Carole King and her journey from teenage songwriter to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. This amazing saga features such unforgettable classics as “You’ve Got A Friend,” “One Fine Day,” “So Far Away,” “Take Good Care Of My Baby,” “Up On The Roof,” “Will You Love Me Tomorrow,” and “Natural Woman.” This musical will be filled with the songs you remember and a story you’ll never forget. We’ll stop and have a delicious dinner on the way home. Your cost includes: transportation, show and dinner.
7/21    Su    10:45a-8p    $105

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