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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: The Book of Mormon Broadway musical 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 funny Broadway musical 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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