Michigan Princess Lunch Tour on the Grand RiverFriday, July 27, 2018 at 7:45am
Tuesday, August 28 Bus departs Next at 7:45 am, returns about 5:00 pm
Start by stepping back into the Victorian era, on a guided tour of Michigan’s Capitol Building. Then off to the 3-story Michigan Princess Riverboat. Relax and enjoy the views, musical entertainment and a lunch buffet cruise on Lansing’s Grand River. The ﬁ nal stop will be at the MSU Dairy Store for ice cream and time to walk the observation deck and watch a video explaining the cheese, milk, and ice cream making process.
Summer in the City TourFriday, July 27, 2018 at 8:30am
Boston Edison Historic District, Andiamo on the Riverfront, Rust Belt Market.
Bus departs around 8:30 am (exact time TBD), returns around 3:00 pm
Enjoy this guided tour of the beautiful, historic Boston Edison District where leaders like Sebastian Kresge, Horace Rackham and Henry Ford once lived! Many of the houses are eclectic, combining elements of various styles. After the bus tour, relax and enjoy authentic, Italian cuisine at Andiamo on the Riverfront. Finally, head to The Rust Belt Market in Ferndale, a local hotspot, for browsing and shopping for one of a kind treasures from local vendors.
Birmingham Hunter & Allen House Tour and Lunch on the Rail DistrictThursday, August 23, 2018 at 10:45am
As a follow up to our Birmingham Bicentennial Presentation, come experience a guided tour of the oldest home in the city, The Hunter House — built in 1822. This trip also includes a self-guided tour of The Allen House which will showcase a “People of Birmingham” exhibit, as well as the “CREEM” magazine reading room. After the tour, enjoy lunch on your own at The Whistle Stop.
Niagara on the LakeAugust 30, 2018 - September 1, 2018
Thursday, August 30 through September 1 (2 nights/3 days) Cost: private room $1,199 / double room $999 per person Travelers must have a valid Enhanced License or Passport
Next is partnering with Zelma Travels to offer you this trip. Discover the most enchanting city located just beyond our borders. This trip includes a 2-night stay at the marvelous Prince of Wales Hotel, which is located in the center of town.It also includes round trip motorcoach transportation, hotel stay with breakfast each morning and 2 dinners, as well as 2 evening theatre performances. These performances include “Grand Hotel” and “The Hound of the Baskervilles”. On the return trip, enjoy lunch at the Annex restaurant in Stratford and a performance of Music Man. $200 reserves your spot!
Register by calling Zelma Travels
Private Room - $999.00
Double Room -$799.00
The Eastern Market: Guided Food TourTuesday, September 11, 2018 at 8:15am
Come Hungry- Leave happy!
Bus departs Next at 8:15 am, returns about 1:00 pm
Get to know local growers and vendors as you stroll from shed to shed. Visit specialty stores to learn about unique products, hear fun facts and history of the area, while going behind the scenes and sampling various grown and made in Michigan foods. Dress for the weather; we will be inside several shops and in the market sheds on our tour, as well as walking outdoors. Find seasonal fruits, vegetables, and decor, while eating your way through the market!
DIA:Star Wars & The Power of CostumeThursday, September 13, 2018 at 10:15am
Take a unique journey into the Star WarsTM universe as characters are brought to life through a dramatic presentation of more than 60 original costumes. Star WarsTM & the Power of Costume will closely examine the captivating process of costume design for iconic outﬁ ts featured in the ﬁ rst seven ﬁ lms of the Star Wars saga. This is a mutimedia tour.
St. John Armenian Apostolic Orthodox ChurchWednesday, September 26, 2018 at 9:15am
St. John’s Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church —“The Church with the Golden Dome”— has invited us to experience their traditions, learn more about their community, and this ancient culture. First enjoy a tour of the sanctuary, accompanied by music, and the Alex and Marie Manoogian Museum. After the tour, enjoy an Armenian inspired buffet lunch. Armenian baked goods will be available for sale. This trip was very popular last year so we have decided to run it again in celebration of the church’s 85 anniversary.
Designers Show House Tour - The Charles T. Fisher MansionThursday, September 27, 2018 at 8:55am
Built in 1922, this English Tudor-style mansion incorporated only the ﬁ nest materials and art. The estate includes 14 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, a private chapel, and a Prohibition-era speakeasy and liquor vault. The docent guided 2-hour tour of the home and the grounds will showcase 30 of the country’s
ﬁnest and most celebrated designers that will breathe new life into the interiors and gardens of this incredible landmark. After the tour, enjoy lunch on your own at Kruse & Muer. This tour is not handicap accessible
Stratford Festival - To Kill a MockingbirdSaturday, October 27, 2018 at 8:00am
Bus departs First Presbyterian Church at 8:00 am, returns about 8:00 pm
Enjoy lunch at the Annex Restaurant before seeing To Kill a Mockingbird at the Festival Theatre. On the return trip, travelers will receive a boxed lunch on the bus. Travelers must have a valid Passport or Enhanced License.
Cost: $199 per person, $100 deposit to hold spot
Register by calling Zelma Travels