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Trips and Tours

The tours listed below are co-sponsored with Community Club Tours, call 320-543-4670 to register.
  
Garage Sale Day with Chuck & Norb 
Friday, September 11
     This is a really fun and informal day with lots of garage sale stops… and you get to hang around with Norb and me. Once again we’re staying in Hastings for more shopping time. We’ll have 4-4½ hours to shop with a fast food lunch on your own the only interruption. Snacks and beverages will be available. One request: Please don’t buy things that are too big to fit in your vehicles. Norb and I aren’t magicians. 
     This trip is co-sponsored with Community Club Tours, call 320-543-4670 to register. 
     $41 pp; Cokato 6:45 am-5:45 pm, Howard Lake 7 am-5:30 pm, Winsted 7:15 am-5:15 pm, Lester Prairie 7:30 am-5 pm, Plato 7:45 am-4:45 pm, NYA 8 am-4:30 pm, Waconia 8:15 am-4:15 pm, Chanhassen 8:30 am-4 pm
 
Hutterian Brethren Tour 
Wednesday, September 16
     We’re returning to Starland for a day with the Hutterian Brethren with new fall highlights and a Starland Farmers Market and more time with the Hutterites. Begin with included coffee and roll in Gibbon and spend some time browsing at some really neat stores in this quaint little town. Then it’s time for Starland, the area home of the Hutterian Brethren. Bring your questions! The Hutterites are a religious group originating in 1528 during the Reformation. They live communally in rural North America. We’ll learn about their unique lifestyle, religion, customs, traditions, and history; how they earn their living; what they do in their leisure time; and enjoy an included family style dinner. Time will be allowed to learn about these folks and also for casual browsing and shopping. There will be an opportunity to purchase items they produce at Starland. (Much of their income goes directly to the mission field.)  
     This trip is co-sponsored with Community Club Tours, call 320-543-4670 to register. 
     $59 pp; Cokato 6:30 am-4:45 pm, Howard Lake 6:45 am-4:30 pm, Winsted 7 am-4:15 pm, Lester Prairie 7:15 am-4 pm, Plato 7:30 am-3:45 pm, NYA 7:40 am-3:30 pm, Arlington 8 am-3:10 pm, Gaylord 8:15 am-3 pm
 
Stillwater Fall Colors Boat Cruise 
Wednesday, October 14
    This event is so relaxing and a reminder that our seasons are changing. Hopefully, we’ll see some beautiful fall colors. With the included deli buffet lunch you could build your own sandwich with all sorts of ingredients and add warm entree’ selections and dessert. There will also be snacks available for our ride home.
    This trip is co-sponsored with Community Club Tours, call 320-543-4670 to register.
    $69 pp; Cokato 7:45 am-5 pm, Howard Lake 8 am-4:45 pm, Winsted 8:15 am-4:30 pm, Lester Prairie 8:30 am-4:15 pm, Plato 8:45 am-4 pm, NYA 9 am-3:45 pm, Waconia 9:15 am-3:30 pm, Victoria 9:30 am-3:15 pm, Chanhassen 9:45 am-3 pm
 

A Christmas Cactus’
Wednesday, December 2
    December is here and it’s time for the annual Christmas play at DayTrippers Dinner Theatre! After an included buffet lunch, it’s time for A Christmas Cactus. Cactus O’Reilly is a fiery redhead with a bad case of the holiday blues. Being a P.I. is a tough business. It’s a Dickens of a Christmas as Cactus digs up long-buried mysteries, unwraps a few small miracles and takes a second chance on love and luck. It’s Christmas Eve and Cactus is facing a tough decision: keep her detective agency open or close it for good. What sort of legacy has she inherited from her predecessor Jake Marley? And who are these orange jumpsuit-wearing men who’ve barged in looking for help? This wonderful Christmas comedy will keep you guessing and laughing.
    This trip is co-sponsored with Community Club Tours, call 320-543-4670 to register.
    $77 pp; Cokato 9:45 am-5:45 pm, Howard Lake 10 am-5:30 pm, Winsted 10:15 am-5:15 pm, Lester Prairie 10:30 am-5:00 pm, Plato 10:45 am-4:45 pm, NYA 11 am-4:30 pm, Waconia 11:15 am-4:15 pm

Sausage, Beer, Ribs & Lights Tour 
Tuesday, December 8
    Only chance this year so don’t wait too long to register!!! This tour has it all… one of the best meat markets in the state, the #1 ranked MN brewery (WCCO-TV), a famous restaurant, and a very popular light display… all in one tour… and just in time for Christmas! We’ll begin with casual shopping at Schmidt’s Meat Market in Nicollet. (You’re welcome to bring bags, boxes and coolers.) After you’ve had time to buy those last minute Christmas party meats, we’ll head to Schell’s Brewery in New Ulm for a tour and tasting of their fine products. By now we’re hungry, so we’re off to Veigel’s Kaiserhoff for an included late afternoon dinner. Please select your option when you register. All dinners include side dishes, German chocolate cake and non-alcoholic beverage: #1 bratwurst & Landjaeger, #2 shrimp, #3 chicken kiev or #4 Kaiserhoff ribs. We’ll end our day with the beautiful Kiwanis Holiday Lights in Mankato.
    This trip is co-sponsored with Community Club Tours, call 320-543-4670 to register.
    $75 pp; Cokato 10:45 am-9:30 pm, Howard Lake 11 am-9:15 pm, Winsted 11:15 am-9 pm, Lester Prairie 11:30 am-8:45 pm, Plato 11:45 am-8:30 pm, NYA 12-8:15 pm Arlington 12:20-8 pm, Gaylord 12:30-7:45 pm
 

‘Over the River and Through the Woods’
Thursday, April 22, 2021
     Our destination is the Ives Auditorium in Bloomington where we’ll begin with included chicken breast in herb & wine cream sauce, parsley potatoes, vegetable du jour, dinner roll, dessert, coffee and tea. Then we’ll head for the theatre for Over the River and Through the Woods. Nick is a 32-year-old single Italian-American man who dutifully has dinner with both sets of his grandparents every Sunday. When he announces he’s leaving New Jersey to take a job in Seattle, his grandparents pull out all the stops to change his mind, including bringing to dinner the lovely—and single—Caitlin O’Hare as bait.
     This trip is co-sponsored with Community Club Tours, call 320-543-4670 to register.
     $84 pp; Cokato 9 am-5:30 pm, Howard Lake 9:15 am-5:15 pm, Winsted 9:30 am-5pm, Lester Prairie 9:45 am-4:45 pm, Plato 10 am-4:30 pm, NYA 10:15 am-4:15 pm, Waconia 10:30 am-4 pm, Chanhassen 10:45 am-3:45 pm

 
Registration Information

Registration is not complete until payment is made. It is recommended that you pay as you register. Some attractions require early deposits, and tours may be canceled if clients haven’t made payments. Refunds for cancellations are subject to a penalty if Community Club has made nonrefundable deposits. If you must cancel late, please find a replacement. If there is a waitlist for the tour, we will attempt to assist you. Make checks payable to District 2687.

Special Needs: Please contact us if you have any questions pertaining to wheelchairs, walkers, etc.

Canceled Activities: If a trip is canceled due to insufficient enrollment, we will notify you and a refund will be made. Unless you are notified, you should meet at the time and place listed.

Tips: It is not mandatory that you tip the driver or the tour escort if you feel they have done an excellent job, but tips are certainly appreciated and accepted.

Responsibility/Liability: Tour registrants agree that neither Community Club Tours (Flagship Bank Winsted), District 2687, its agents, escorts, nor coach drivers shall be liable for any damages, loss (including personal injury, death or property loss) or expenses incurred during the tour. If an adjustment in the tour schedule beyond the control of Community Club Tours (Flagship Bank Winsted) is necessary, all attempts will be made to find suitable and equitable replacements. Any additional charges will be the responsibility of the tour registrant, and any resulting savings will be refunded to the registrant. Transportation carriers, hotels, restaurants, and attraction agents are independent contractors and are not affiliated with Community Club Tours (Flagship Bank Winsted) or District 2687. In the event that a tour must cancel, Community Club Tours (Flagship Bank Winsted), District 2687 is responsible only for a refund of the money paid to Community Club Tours by the registrant.