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Day Trip to Miniature Horse Farm

Thu 30 May 2024 1:45 p.m.-3 p.m.
Kwik Trip - Haines Rd/Maple Grove Road, 4145 Haines Road

PeopleCostDescription
$15 These horses are so cute and they do important work as therapy horses. The horses go do site visits to senior living places and other places in the community. Come and meet the horses. We will caravan from the Kwik Trip on Maple Grove Road and Haines Road. Please register by May 20.

Day Trip: Gardens & Minnehaha Falls - Como Park, Longfellow Gardens, and Garden Shop

Tue 18 Jun 2024 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Rose Garden, 1400 London Rd. Park away from the main garden or on the street.

PeopleCostDescription
$90 This trip will start at the Duluth Rose Garden (come early to walk the grounds or walk when we get back). We will head to Como Park Conservatory sunken garden an d summer flower shop. Wander through the Japanese Garden as well. Then we will head to Market at Malcolm Yards (lunch on your own). Minnehaha Falls and Longfellow Gardens is next with a final stop at Mother Earth Garden store where you might find more garden ideas or take home a plant of your own. Yes we will stop at Tobie's for a short stop on the way back. A minimum number of people are needed to sign up by the deadline to have this trip be a go.

Day Trip: Emu Ranch and St Croix River Scenic Boat Ride

Wed 26 Jun 2024 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Perkins West, 4005 W Michigan St. Park away from the front doors.

PeopleCostDescription
$125 Learn about Emus at a ranch. Stop for a picnic lunch overlooking the St Croix (included). Go on an 80 min cruise on the St. Croix River where you'll see beautiful cliffs and unique features called Potholes - not like the ones on roads in Duluth. Taylors Falls Catered picnic lunch included. A minimum number of participants are needed by the deadline for this trip to be a go.

Day Trip: Simply Stillwater & Tea in historic Inn

Tue 16 Jul 2024 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Perkins West, 4005 W Michigan St. Park away from the front doors.

PeopleCostDescription
$120 We will go to a 4-course high tea in historic Lowell Inn in Stillwater. Stillwater is one of the first towns in Minnesota and with all the adaptive reuse of former businesses is an appealing place to walk on the main street or along the river. Even cross their lift bridge which is now a walking path. Wear a fun hat if you wish for our elegant tea time. Enjoy your time in beautiful Stillwater - beautiful any time of the year. Did you know they even have a teddy bear park by their library?

Day Trip: Minneapolis Sculpture Garden & Mill City Museum

Thu 08 Aug 2024 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Perkins West, 4005 W Michigan St. Park away from the front doors.

PeopleCostDescription
$95 The sculpture garden has over 60 statues, including the famous cherry on a spoon. Flour mills are very much apart of the history of the state. The Mill City museum will include a partly guided tour of the area with outstanding view of the Mississippi River. A favorite MN Historic Society site on the Mississippi. You can also walk along the river. Admission to the museum included.

Day Trip: Minnesota State Fair - Opening Day

Thu 22 Aug 2024 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Perkins West, 4005 W Michigan St. Park away from the front doors.

PeopleCostDescription
$95 Food, rides, animals, exhibits, freebies. Don’t miss the fair –one of the best in the U.S. 5+ hours to explore activities at the fairgrounds. Admission included.

Day Trip: Bayfield Fest of Arts

Sun 08 Sep 2024 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Perkins West, 4005 W Michigan St. Park away from the front doors.

PeopleCostDescription
$65 What a charming town on Lake Superior with a wonderful art festival. Spend some time on Lake Superior's south shore. Look at the scenery of boats in the harbor, shop in small local shops, grab a bite to eat, visit the fishing museum.

Day Trip: Sunset with Cranes

Thu 17 Oct 2024 2:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.
Perkins West, 4005 W Michigan St. Park away from the front doors.

PeopleCostDescription
$75 We will learn about Sandhill cranes on the ride down and have time with a naturalist at the visitor center, then view them flying in from the field. Listen to the ancient sounds. I hope the beautiful orange tints of a gorgeous sunset will be part of the special evening with this magnificent birds taking a break before flying south. Pack your own dinner or buy food at Tobie's on our way back.

Day Trip: Book of Mormon live performance at the Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis

Sun 15 Dec 2024 9:15 a.m.-6:15 p.m.
Perkins West, 4005 W Michigan St. Park away from the front doors.

PeopleCostDescription
$165 Let's head to the Twin Cities where we'll have lunch in Wyoming at Village Inn (lunch included - pre-select meals) and then go to see the performance of Book of Mormon at the historic Orpheum Theatre. The Book of Mormon is a musical comedy, a satirical look at the Mormon religion. Main floor seating. Please note the early deadline. There needs to be a minimum number signed up by the deadline for our trip to be a go.

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