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Spring 2018 Day Trips

Spring has been slow to come in the Northland.  Take the time now to register for a day trip.  These trips build commuity, educate, give great experiences, and offer good times.  Let's go together.  Pick a trip or two.  

Hope to meet you on a day outing. 

Wendy Grethen
Your host
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April 20 (Friday) NOTE DATE CHANGE   Fun on Friday Bakery Hop and Diner Stop

 Let’s go to Ashland Baking Co., with a stop in Iron River
(Angie's Bakery) and Washburn (Coco Artisan Bakery).
We will eat lunch at Delta Diner on the way back. Delicious treats and fresh bread await.   Lunch not included.  Bring ‘dough’ to purchase goodies.
Leave from M&H Gas Station at 8 a.m.
Return 2 p.m.
$49    THANK YOU TO THE 5 travelers who went.  It was a nice day (maybe too many calories?) but fun to be together, drive through Wisconsin roads, visit and support 4 local businesses. 
    

May 6 (Sunday)  Festival of Nations    

I've very excitied about this trip.  It's a colorful, music-filled day with incredible dance performances and ample learning about our world-wide neighbors.  It's going to many countries via tastes and cultural activities yet staying right in Minnesota.

One of the Midwest’s largest and longest running cultural festivals. Cultural food, performances international marketplace.  St. Paul RiverCentre.
Depart Perkins West: 8 AM.  
At event: approx. 6 hours
Return: 6 PM  
Event ticket included. $3 less for under 12 years old. No meals included.
Extended deadline is April 16.  THIS FEST IS AMAZING, ALIVE, VIBRANT.  INTERESTING SIGHTS, SOUNDS, AND TASTES.  
$79

May 20 (Sunday)  Chmielewski Polkafest
Accordions. Accordions and more.  40th annual. Held in Hinckley at Grand Casino.  Listen to multiple bands. 

Depart Perkins West at 11 a.m. Return 6 PM.      
Festival entry included.
Reserve by May 2.  
$65

June 9 (Saturday)  NisswaStamman

A Scandinavian music festival, multiple stages of music, dancing area, food.  Smorgasbord dinner included. Held in Nisswa, MN.
Depart Perkins West (40th Ave. W). 10:15 a.m. AM. Return 8:15 p.m.
Festival pass included. Lunch on your own. Dinner included.
Reserve by May 20.
$89

June 24 (Sunday)  West Side Story at the Guthrie Theater & Lunch @ the Level 5Restaurant.
This popular music hit is a wonder to watch and listen to and in this marvelous location.  Come along.
Depart from Perkins West at 8:30 a.m.
Return 5:30 p.m.  (Show is at 1 p.m.)
Reserve by May 10.
$129



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