Tues., October 13 – Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada in Toronto
Includes: buffet lunch at “Tucker’s Marketplace” followed by the afternoon at the Ripley’s Aquarium
Tour departs: Barrie, Kozlov Mall at 9:30a.m., Tour Office at 10:00a.m & Newmarket at 10:30a.m.
Cost: $95.00 for seniors, $110.00 for adults (includes HST)
Wed., October 14 – Oktoberfest Celebration at the Concordia Club, Kitchener
Includes: 3 meat buffet complete with apple strudel, free souvenir Mug, first beer on the house and entertainment program.
Tour departs: Orillia at 8:30a.m., Barrie, Kozlov Mall at 9:00a.m. & Tour Office at 9:30a.m.
Cost: $98.00 (includes HST)
Wed., October 14 - Albert Schultz’s Frankly, Sinatra at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Frankly, Sinatra is the answer to the question “Who is the greatest and most influential interpretive artist of the 20th Century?”…Frankly, Sinatra. Master storyteller Albert Schultz weaves an evening of words and music that will warm your heart.
Includes: buffet dinner at “The Mandarin” in Markham followed by the 8:00p.m. performance.
Tour departs: Barrie, Bayfield Mall behind Canadian Tire Store at 3:30p.m., Tour Office at 4:00p.m. & Newmarket at 4:30p.m.
Cost: $149.00 (includes HST)
Fri., October 16 – Bala Cranberry Festival & Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh
Includes: begin your day with a visit to Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh to experience the harvest, a box lunch and free time to enjoy the 30th Annual Bala Cranberry Festival.
Tour departs: Newmarket at 8:00a.m., Tour Office at 8:30a.m. & Barrie, Kozlov Mall at 9:00a.m.
Cost: $84.00 (includes HST)
Sat., October 17 – Credit Valley Explorer Train Tour
Includes: a 3 hour, 70 km. return rail trip through the Credit Valley and Forks of the Credit with a stop in the village of Inglewood. A hot turkey lunch will be served onboard. The rail tour includes an interpretive commentary. Scenic highlights include the 1,146 foot long railway trestle bridge spanning the Credit Valley, fall colours and the hills of the Headwaters region.
Tour departs: Orillia at 9:30a.m., Barrie, Bayfield Mall behind Canadian Tire Store at 10:00a.m., Tour Office at 10:30a.m. & Hwy 9/400 Parking Lot at 11:00a.m.
Cost: $125.00 (includes HST)
Tues., October 20 - Seneca Niagara Casino, Niagara Falls, New York
Includes: a $20 slot dollars and a $5 food voucher from the Casino based on our 5 hour stay from 11:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. **Valid Canadian Passport required for border crossing & Casino entrance
Tour departs: Orillia at 7:30a.m., Barrie, Kozlov Mallat 8:00a.m. & Tour Office at 8:30a.m.
Cost: $60.00 (includes HST)
Thurs., October 22 – Sweet Charity at the Shaw Festival Theatre, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Experience the bold and colourful world of 1960s New York through the eyes of Charity Hope Valentine. The dance hall hostess dreams of a brighter future but she can’t help but give her heart to all the wrong guys. Then she meets the meek but sweet Oscar Lindquist when they get trapped in an elevator. Could he be the man to change Charity’s luck and take her off the market as a heart-for-hire? Cy Coleman and Dorothy Fields’ bright music and dance numbers like ‘Big Spender’ and ‘If My Friends Could See Me Now,’ paired with a book by Neil Simon made this a Broadway hit when it premiered in 1966.
Includes: buffet lunch at the “Prince of Wales Hotel”, followed by the 2:00p.m. performance, orchestra level seating at the Festival Theatre.
Tour departs: Wasaga Beach at 7:45a.m. (with a minimum of 10 passengers), Barrie, Bayfield Mall behind Canadian Tire Store at 8:30a.m. & Tour Office at 9:00a.m.
Cost: $158.00 (includes HST)
Sat., October 24 - St. Jacobs Day Tour
Includes: a visit to the Market & Outlet Mall, lunch at “Crossroad Restaurant”, free time in the Village and a stop at Pickard Peanuts. Be sure to bring a cooler and a box for storage of your purchases under the coach. Tour departs: Barrie, Bayfield Mall behind Canadian Tire Store at 7:00a.m. & Tour Office at 7:30a.m.
Cost: $79.00 (includes HST)
Sun., October 25 – Woodbines Races – an afternoon of Thoroughbred Racing
Woodbine is the only horse racing track in North America which stages, or is capable of staging, Thoroughbred and Standardbred horse racing programs on the same day. The current Woodbine carries the name originally used by a racetrack which operated in east Toronto, at Queen Street East and Kingston Road, from 1874 through 1993.
Includes: buffet lunch in the “Post Parade Dining Room” at 12noon, racing from 1:00p.m. to 4:30p.m., program and $10 OLG slot play voucher for the Casino with Gov’t issued Photo ID.
Tour departs: Orillia at 9:30a.m., Barrie, Bayfield Mall behind Canadian Tire Store at 10:00a.m., Tour Office at 10:30a.m. & Newmarket at 11:00a.m.
Cost: $109.00 (includes HST)
Sun., October 25 - You Never Can Tell at Shaw Festival, Niagara-on-the-Lake
In one of Shaw’s most light-hearted plays, we meet Mrs. Clandon and her three children, twins Dolly and Phillip and Gloria, her prototype of the modern woman. They have just returned to England after 18 years on the island of Madeira and are readjusting to British life at a summer resort. The children have no idea who their father is and, through a comedy of errors, end up inviting him to a family lunch. Meanwhile, a dentist named Valentine falls for Gloria whose ideals don’t include marriage. And through it all, the friendly waiter William dispenses wisdom with the phrase “You never can tell.”
Includes: lunch at the “Prince of Wales Hotel”, followed by the 2:00p.m. performance, fabulous orchestra level seating at the Royal George Theatre.
Tour departs: Orillia at 8:00a.m., Barrie, Bayfield Mall behind Canadian Tire Store at 8:30a.m. & Tour Office at 9:00a.m.
Cost: $156.00 (includes HST)
Wed., October 28 - Kinky Boots at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto **JUST ADDED**
Broadway’s high-heeled hit! KINKY BOOTS tells the story of Charlie, who has inherited his father’s nearly bankrupt shoe factory. Trying to save his family business, he finds inspiration—and much more—in the form of Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos.
Winner of six Tony® awards including Best Musical and Best Score!
Includes: buffet lunch at “Tuckers Marketplace” followed by excellent orchestra level seating for the 2:00p.m. performance,
Tour departs: Orillia at 9:15a.m., Barrie, Bayfield Mall behind Canadian Tire Store at 9:45a.m., 6 Toronto Street, Barrie (for residents of 2 & 6 Toronto Street) at 10:00a.m. & Tour Office at 10:30a.m.
Cost: $165.00 (includes HST)
Wed., October 28 – Motown the Musical at the Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto **JUST ADDED**
It began as one man’s story… became everyone’s music… and is now Broadway’s musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more.
Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL! More than a Broadway show ….. A celebration of music that transformed America.
Includes: orchestra seating for this upbeat musical celebration at 2:00p.m. We will enjoy lovely buffet dinner at the “Hothouse Restaurant” following the show. Return to Barrie at approximately 8:00p.m. & Orillia at 9:00p.m.
Bus # 1 departs: Orillia at 11:00a.m. & Barrie, Bayfield Mall behind Canadian Tire Storeat 11:30a.m.
Bus # 2 departs: Tour Office at 11:45a.m. & Newmarket at 12:15p.m.
Cost: $172.00 (includes HST)