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MENOPAUSE: THE MUSICAL - Saturday, June 1, Welk Resort Escondido, 1:00 P.M. Matinee, $118
Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This hilarious musical set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s will have you dancing in the aisles! See what women worldwide have been laughing about for 16 years!
LA JOLLA with the BIRCH AQUARIUM + Mt. SOLEDAD - Wednesday, June 5, $66
Known as much for its magnificent bluffs as the multi-million dollar homes that line them, La Jolla is a beautiful coastal community. We will start the day at the Birch Aquarium. Perched on a bluff overlooking the ocean, the aquarium is part of the world-renowned Scripps Institute of Oceanography. From there, we move on to La Jolla Village where you will have time to dine, shop and explore sights such as La Valencia Hotel and La Jolla Cove. Our final stop will be to the top of Mt. Soledad for an astounding view of the coast!
ROSE BOWL FLEA MARKET and OLD TOWN PASADENA - Sunday, June 9, Pasadena, $58
This famed market of gigantic proportions is a treasure trove of hidden gems. Spread out in the parking lots of the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, the Rose Bowl Flea Market is a sight to behold. With antiques, furniture, handcrafted items, art, fabric, vintage jewelry, and oddities galore, the market has been in operation for over 45 years and can be seen often on HGTV’s “Flea Market Flip.” In the afternoon, we will take the short trip over to Old Town Pasadena for some time to dine and do more shopping in the heart of Pasadena.
LAUGHLIN with Australian Bee Gee’s Show the Riverside Casino! - June 11-13, $237 Single / Double $203 p/p
Join us on our multi-day trip to Laughlin which includes a ticket to see the Australian Bee Gees tribute show. They have been a staple at the Excalibur Casino in LV for years! It's Saturday Night Fever every night! The performers authentic take on the trio’s clothes, style and moves showcase five decades of the Brothers Gibb's success as rock and disco legends. Includes ticket, 2 breakfast buffets, and 1 choice buffet.
BEVERLY HILLS CONCOURSE D’ELEGANCE + CANTER’S DELI - Sunday, June 16, $75
We invite you to a Beverly Hills Father’s Day tradition, the 26th annual Concourse D’Elegance. The largest public event held annually in Beverly Hills with 35K visitors! On Father’s Day each year, Rodeo Drive is closed and the wealthy residents of Beverly Hills line the street with their classic cars! If shopping is more your choice, browse the shops in the area. Lunch is included as we start the day at legendary Canter’s Deli on Fairfax. Since 1931, Canter’s has offered an authentic deli-style experience unparalleled anywhere on the West Coast!
“ALWAYS… PATSY CLINE” Dinner Show - Friday, June 21, Candlelight Theatre, Claremont, $118
This heartfelt revue tells the true story of the country music legend’s unlikely friendship with a fan, Louise Seger, cemented by years of letter-writing. Featuring a wealth of Cline’s beloved hits such as “Walkin’ After Midnight,” “I Fall To Pieces,” and “Crazy.” Always…Patsy Cline returns to the Silver Lining schedule by popular demand! Dinner included at the Candlelight Theatre.
OJAI and the OJAI VALLEY LAVENDER FESTIVAL - Saturday, June 29, Ojai, CA $65
Twelve miles inland from Ventura, is the adorable, walk-able village of Ojai which is dotted with spas (you can get a day pass), art galleries, citrus groves, parks, pretty boutiques and top notch restaurants. Every June, Ojai hosts the Lavender Festival. With live music and over 100 vendors, this festival and the town of Ojai offers the perfect day trip!
CHANNEL ISLANDS CRUISE - Sunday, July 7, Oxnard, CA, $95
Since 1968, Island Packer Cruises have been cruising California’s Channel Islands. This 3-hour cruise will take you through the waters of the Santa Barbara Channel, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and the Channel Islands National Park. This area of the ocean is known to have more marine mammals in its waters than any other area on the planet. We will also cruise the rugged shoreline of Anacapa Island where you might see seals, sea lions, whales and dolphins! We will be stopping for an on-your-own lunch at The Collection at Riverpark.
NEW ITINERARY!!! SOLVANG with SANTA BARBARA & VENTURA MULTI-DAY – July 9-11, $435 Single / $321 Double p/p
Pack your bags, throw on your shades and escape the summer heat! We’ll arrive around noon in America’s Riviera… Santa Barbara. That afternoon, you will be on your own to shop, dine or hit the beach in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Later, we will check into the Svendsgaard in Solvang. On day two, breakfast will be provided and you will be able to explore the old world, Danish architecture of Solvang, treat yourself to Danish bakeries, and boutique shopping. A buffet dinner is included at Chumash Casino. After dinner, we will attend an evening show of Million Dollar Quartet at the Festival Theatre. The Tony Award winner, is set in 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought young Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Carl Perkins together at Sun Records in Memphis. On day three, breakfast again will be provided and we will head home. On the return, we’ll stop in historic downtown Ventura. Here you’ll have time on your own to eat, shop, visit the pier or Mission.
Mt. WILSON OBSERVATORY and DESCANSO GARDENS - Wednesday, July 17, $76
Located high above the Los Angeles basin, the Mt. Wilson Observatory in La Canada offers the best astronomical viewing in America. The observatory contains two historically important telescopes: the Hooker telescope and the 60-inch telescope which was the largest operational telescope in the world when it was completed in 1908. We will walk the grounds and hear the history of the institution and the telescopes. After, we make the short trek to Descanso Gardens. A 150 acre botanical garden that features a miniature railroad, house museum, redwoods and streams. Lunch on-your-own at Descanso Gardens.
DODGERS vs. ANGELS at Dodger Stadium - Tuesday, July 23 @ 7:10, $93
Will you be wearing your Dodger blue or your Angel red? Local fans of both teams will be joining us for our yearly trip to Dodger Stadium. This will be a great match up with our two favorite teams! Buy yourself some peanuts and Cracker Jack and “root, root, root for our home teams!”
NEW!! MAGICOPOLIS SHOW- SANTA MONICA + CUPCAKE FROM TV’s “BUDDY the CAKE GUY”- Sat, August 3, $83
Magicopolis is the award-winning, 150-seat theater in Santa Monica that’s the permanent home of the highly entertaining, up close, magic production, Escape Reality. A dynamic magic duo will perform in this one-of-a-kind show that dazzles audiences with wit, style, and grace – featuring a stunning mix of outrageous sleight-of-hand and unbelievable optical illusions. Since we will be in the heart of 3rd Street in Santa Monica, you’ll have time on your own to dine and shop and we’ll also give you a cupcake from the “Cake Boss!” Buddy Valastro’s bakery “Carlo’s!”
NEW!!! LAKE ARROWHEAD VILLAGE and CRUISE - Thursday, August 8, $68
Nestled in the San Bernardino National Forest, surrounded by pine, cedar, and dogwood, at an altitude of 5100′, an area described as the “Alps of Southern California”, and known as “the best kept secret on the West Coast, is a stunningly beautiful, cozy and quaint mountain resort paradise called Lake Arrowhead. Once there, you will have time to shop and dine on your own. Afterwards we will take a one hour boat tour on the Arrowhead Queen.
NEW!!! LAUGHLIN with the NEIL DIAMOND TRIBUTE – August 13-15, $233 Single / $199 Double p/p
Today, Rob Garrett has established himself as the world's most popular and requested Neil Diamond tribute artist, earning the title "King of Diamonds." Accommodations are at the Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino which is located on the banks of the beautiful Colorado River. Includes: 2 night stay, baggage handling, ticket to the show, 2 breakfast buffets and one choice buffet per person.
NEW!!! SUNSET LUAU at the CATAMARAN RESORT in Mission Bay - Tues, August 13, San Diego, $122
A Silver Lining tradition! Our annual visit to the Sunset Luaus on Mission Bay are a festive celebration of Polynesian food, music, and dances perfect for family and friends...without having to travel all the way to Hawaii, Samoa, Tonga, or the Cook Islands! Enjoy a true luau experience that includes a lei, Mai Tai, all-you-can-eat buffet, and entertainment. Local luau specialist Pride of Polynesia provides the authentic island music and dance, featuring hula and fiery torch dancers.
NEW!!! DINERS, DRIVE-INS and DIVES “Pt. 2” A Food & Fun Tribute to Guy Fieri - Saturday, August 24, $83, LA
We love a good dive! To beat the traffic, we’re doing a Saturday trip to honor Guy Fieri: the spiky haired, bleached-blond chef who took his love of food, music and cars on the road for the Food Network show “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.” On this trip, we will meet owner Jerry and focus on a few of Guy’s L.A. stops. First stop, the Oinkster in Eagle Rock known for their "liqua smoka porka flavor.” From there, we head for Polish food at Polka! Chef Katherine Dabrowski grew up helping her mom in the kitchen and now she is sharing her Polish dishes. Next, Korean & Mexican cuisines come together at Gavin Cha’s “Cha Cha Chili. Last, we’ll head to The Horse Thief. Since the Horse Thief sits next to Grand Central Market, You’ll get time afterwards to explore L.A.’s oldest and favorite food hall!
NEW!!! SISTINE CHAPEL EXHIBITION with SHERMAN’S GARDENS - Monday, August 26, $67
This tour starts at Sherman Library and Gardens which is located on PCH in Corona del Mar. An extensive botanical collection with examples of plant life from desert regions to tropical regions. It is a veritable outdoor museum of plants! Lunch is on your own at the Anaheim Packing House Food Hall. After, we head to the Christ Cathedral (former Crystal Cathedral) for Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel- The Exhibition. This touring exhibition recreates the awe and wonder of the Sistine Chapel with reproductions using state of the art technology. As a result, the visitor can explore the artwork up close at a distance impossible to achieve in the Sistine Chapel.
BARRY MANILOW at the HOLLYWOOD BOWL - Friday, September 6, $93
One of the greatest entertainers in history shines on the Hollywood Bowl stage. Barry Manilow is beloved for his songwriting and singing with over 85 million albums sold and 50 Top 40 hits. There’s no questioning his talent or his fanbase: the Fanilows! The Hollywood Bowl is the perfect place to enjoy some of Barry’s more romantic tunes like “Can’t Smile Without You” and “Mandy.” It’s also a great place to enjoy more upbeat songs like “Copacabana!”
NEW!!! GENE AUTRY MUSEUM & HOLLYWOOD BOWL MUSEUM &TOUR – Tuesday, September 10, $55
We will start the day with a docent led tour at the Hollywood Bowl Museum. Tucked away at the side of the main gate to the Hollywood Bowl is a unique little museum highlighting the 100 year history of the museum: the people who made it possible & the musicians who played there. You’ll even get a peek inside the bowl. Lunch is OYO and then we’re off to the Gene Autry Museum. Located in beautiful Griffith Park, the Autry features world-class galleries filled with Native American art and artifacts, film memorabilia, historic firearms, paintings, and more.
NEW!!! “Broadway in the Desert” THE SOUND OF MUSIC at TUACAHN AMPITHEATER in St. George with RED ROCK CANYON STATE PARK & CASABLANCA Casino and Resort - Sept 16-19, $488 Single / $386 Double p/p
Fall is an ideal time to experience Red Rock Canyon State Park, southern UT and Mesquite, NV! On our tour, we’ll be returning to the Tuacahn Theater in St. George for a production of The Sound of Music! Called “Broadway in the Desert”, this outdoor theater sits in a gorgeous setting surrounded by red rock mountains. Lodging will be at the Casablanca Hotel & Casino in Mesquite. This tour also includes a side trip to one of America’s most beautiful state parks, Nevada’s Red Rock Canyon plus time on your own at Downtown Summerlin - Las Vegas’ new affluent shopping, dining and entertainment district on the city’s west side. Price includes: transportation, baggage handling, pre-show dinner at the Rib & Chop House, theater ticket and entrance into the state park.
NEW!!! JOHN WAYNE’s YACHT “The Wild Goose” BRUNCH CRUISE - Thursday, September 26th, $131
Enjoy brunch and a 2 hour cruise upon the “Wild Goose.” Once the private playground for legendary actor John Wayne and now on the National Register of Historic Places, the Wild Goose is a one-of-a kind experience, offering three decks of gorgeous woodwork, priceless paintings, intricate carvings and unique amenities. Cruising the harbor in the “Duke’s” private yacht is the only way to cruise Newport!
NEW!!! PIRATES DINNER ADVENTURE! & STANLEY RANCH/DISNEY GARAGE -Sun, September 29, $93, Buena Park
If you enjoyed our Medieval Times trip, we’re now going to set sail for adventure at Pirate’s Dinner Adventure! Enjoy as buccaneers swoop from the rigging of an 18th century Spanish galleon, battling each other with swords and knives. Savor the action, adventure, love, and laughs while you enjoy a delicious, four-course feast, fit for a pirate king. Lads, lasses, and scallywags of all ages are welcome to the world’s most interactive dinner show! Laugh, cheer, and sing to the high-seas rollick you’ll never forget! Also included is a docent tour at the historical Stanley Ranch Museum & Village which houses Walt Disney’s garage where he first started animation in 1923.
NEW!!! LA BREA TAR PITS (with PAGE MUSEUM) + FARMER’S MARKET + THE GROVE - Tue, October 1, $55, LA
La Brea Tar Pits is located in the historic Miracle Mile neighborhood of Los Angeles Museum Row. The La Brea Tar Pits excavation site is one of the world’s most famous Ice Age excavation sites, recognized for having the largest and most diverse array of extinct Ice Age plants and the animals in the world! We’ll then take the short ride to the Farmer’s Market & the Grove for lunch and time on your own. Opened in 1934, the Farmers Market is a popular destination for foodies in search of the market’s wide assortment of flavors and cuisines. The Grove is a popular fashion and lifestyle destination offering the best mix of retail, restaurants and entertainment in Los Angeles.
NEW!!! AQUARIUM of the PACIFIC + LONG BEACH HARBOR CRUISE - Monday, October 7, $58
Located on five acres of waterfront property along Long Beach harbor, the aquarium presents the marvels of the deep blue to locals and tourists alike. As its name implies, the aquarium features marine life from the Pacific in which more than 47 exhibits display over 550 species. Afterwards, we’ll take a narrated harbor cruise where you’ll learn about the history of the harbor as well as see the beautiful Long Beach skyline, California Sea Lions playing in the harbor, the world-famous Queen Mary, large cargo and container ships from all over the world, and much more! *Note, this is a special senior rate for this trip. If you are under age 50, please call for pricing.*
NEW!!! LAUGHLIN with Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis Tribute – Oct 15-17, $244 Single / $206 Double p/p
We’re off to Laughlin for a multi-day that includes the Martin & Lewis Tribute Show. This one-of-a-kind show will make you feel as if Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis are still performing together today. Accommodations are at the Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino which is located on the banks of the beautiful Colorado River. Includes: 2 night stay, baggage handling, ticket to the show, 2 breakfast buffets and one choice buffet per person.
NEW!!! Lunch at L.A. POLICE DEPARTMENT’s “Police Revolver Café”, Tour of HOME BOY INDUSTRIES, Docent tour of Olvera Street/El Pueblo Tour - Wed, October 23, $73
Our first stop will be for a docent led tour of Olvera Street and its surroundings at El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Next, we will go for lunch to the safest restaurant in L.A., The Police Revolver Café at the Police Academy. Enjoy the 1950s diner-style Police Academy Café. Dine with real cops and detectives at the cafe while admiring the police memorabilia that decorate the walls. Finally, we will enjoy a pastry and tour of Homeboy Industries. Founded in 1988 by Father Boyle, Homeboy serves as a beacon of hope for those seeking to leave gang life. Homeboy is a place where former enemies bake bread side by side, learning the art of preparing breads, pastries and more.
NEW!!! ELVIS HONEYMOON HIDEAWAY + LIVING DESERT - Tuesday, Oct 29, $100, Palm Springs
We’ll start off the day with a docent, interior tour of “The Alexander Estate, this mid-century Modernism icon was called the “House of Tomorrow.” It was also the former residence of Elvis & Priscilla Presley. They lived here in 1966 & 1967 and honeymooned here after their May 1967 wedding. Lunch is OYO at Sherman’s Deli. Afterwards, we’ll go to the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens named “One of the 10 Best Zoo’s in the U.S.” by Conde Nast Traveler.
NEW!!! SAN FRANCISCO MULTI-DAY – November 10-13
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