Travel

Travel Opportunities  to Mackinac Island/Northern Michigan and Albuquerque/Santa Fe!

Mystery Lunch Bunch

imgres-8Grab a couple of your friends and your spirit of adventure, and we will provide the ride to lunch! September 8 and November 9 will be out of town so you pay for lunch.  October 12 and December 15 will be local mysteries so lunch will be included in the fee.  We will do the driving to get you there and back safely so you can relax and enjoy the company. Please let us know if you are unable to get to ERC, and we will be glad to pick you up.   Fee: $8/person           Time: 10:30am        Min/Max: 5/20                                            Dates: September 8, October 12, November 9 and December 15                                                     Register by the Friday before

Sedgwick County Zoo   August 31  Come face to face with the wildest animals from around the world! See eye to eye with endangered chimpanzees and orangutans. Get to know the gorillas of The Downing Gorilla Forest. Spend the day with colorful birds, playful penguins, poison dart frogs and more than 3,000 other individual animals of all sizes, shapes and colors. Discover why Sedgwick County Zoo is the No. 1 outdoor family tourist attraction in Kansas. Come out and play! Fee includes zoo entrance, transportation and sack lunch.     Date: Thursday August 31      Registration Closes: Friday, August 25        Time: Leave 8:30 am return 4:30 pm                                                                                        Fee: $50/person includes zoo entrance, lunch and transportation      Maximum: 20

Kansas State Fair-Hutchinson Kansas       Tuesday September 12                      Join us for a fun fill day at the Kansas State Fair!  We will spend the day in Hutchinson and you will have the opportunity to see animals, exhibits, vendors, or enjoy the midway with rides and food!  We will leave the recreation center at 9:30 am and return by 5 pm.  Your fee will include your entry into the fair grounds, transportation, and snacks on the bus.     Date: Tuesday, September 12th          Time: 9:30 am to 5 pm                                      Fee: $35/person (you pay for lunch) Max: 20        Registration Closes: September 1

Winery Tour – Saturday October 14        Join us for our Annual Winery Tour as we head to Somerset Wine Trail. We will visit Night Hawk, New Lancaster and Isinglass Vineyards. We will be riding the Miami County Trolley between wineries.  Our last stop will be in Williamsburg for dinner (you pay for your own) before we head home. Feel free to bring a sack lunch to eat between winery stops.     Date: Saturday October 14          Time: 9:45 am to 8:30 pm                                                                                                            Fee: $60 (includes transportation, trolley ride, snacks on bus, bottled water, and wine tasting fees)             Age: 21 and over

Illuminations at Botanica Gardens Wichita – Thursday December 7                 Board the bus as we head to Wichita! Since its opening with four gardens and a horticultural library, Botanica has added 30 additional themed gardens and exhibits. Seasonally at Christmas time, the Gardens host Illluminations.  Originally starting out with just brown paper bags and candles lining the garden, it has transformed to showcasing over a million lights all within the last four years. It is considered the Botanica’s largest fundraiser , drawing in between 30-40,000 visitors a year and generating up to $100,000 to help run the place year round.                                              Time: Leave @ 3:00pm and return 9:30pm      Registration Closes:  December 1    Fee: $30/person (we will stop for dinner- you pay for your own)