Trips

Northfield Senior Center offers a variety of travel opportunities including “Out to Lunch” excursions, day outings to specific events, and longer-term trips to both United States and world-wide destinations.

The Travel Committee plans, schedules, and escorts all events. “Out to Lunch” diners meet at the chosen restaurant. Trip attendees are transported by charter bus to many delightful, insightful and entertaining venues. Past adventures have found us visiting many of the Twin Cities’ museums or theaters, taking historical tours of many wonderful cities, or attending the State Fair. Occasionally, an overnight trip is planned.

Brochures and sign up information are available at the reception desk. For more information call 507-664-3700.

You may sign up for any of these trips ONLINE with credit card payment, or come into the Center and fill out a registration form, attach payment and put into registration slot behind the Reception Desk.  To sign up online, click on the NAME of the trip.

Twins vs Chicago White Sox Baseball Game
Thu, Jun 22
9:45am – 4:45pm
Join us for a bus trip to see the Minnesota Twins take on the Chicago White Sox at Target Field.  We have club level seats on the 3rd base line with a beautiful city skyline view.  Bring the kids, grandkids, neighbors and friends to experience the great American pastime of baseball!
Cost: $69
Sign up deadline: May 26

The Great River Shakespeare Festival

The Great River Shakespeare Festival is composed of Shakespearean equity actors drawn from across the country.  The core of the company returns each season and they provide the best interpretation of Shakespeare on Minnesota.  This is their 14th season.  We will again follow the schedule of the past several years: bus to Winona with Phillip Spensley giving us background on the play, the play at 2:00, dinner with the actors after the play, and a delightful early evening return to Northfield along the Mississippi.

Fees: $90 for a single play, $160 for both plays

Comedy of Errors – Shakespeare in Winona
Wed, Jul 5
11am – 8:45pm
Comedy of Errors tells the story of two sets of identical twins that were accidentally separated at birth. This farcical comedy involves series of wild mishaps based on mistaken identities that lead to wrongful beatings, a near-seduction, arrest, false accusations of infidelity, theft, madness, and demonic possession.
Fees: $90 for a single play, $160 for both plays
Group Leaders: Bill and Char Carlson

Richard III – Shakespeare in Winona
Wed, Jul 19
11am – 8:30pm
Malicious, power-hungry, and bitter about his physical deformity, Richard begins to aspire secretly to the throne of his older brother, Edward IV—and decides to kill anyone he has to in order to become king. This is a powerful drama of deception, political manipulation and murder.
Fees: $90 for a single play, $160 for both plays
Group Leaders: Bill and Char Carlson

TRIP: The Mystery Trip Returns!!
Thu/ Fri/ Sat, July 13, 14, 15
6:30am – 8:00pm


The Mystery Trip Returns!!
Time: depart 6:30am, July 13, return 8pm, July 15

Once again the Travel Committee is taking fun-loving and daring members on a mystery trip.  This July the trip will be for 3 days and two nights to ??? No telling where Norma will take you! The costs below include bus, hotel, tickets for events, tours and all meals except 1 breakfast, 1 snack, 1 lunch and drinks at meals. The Clues will be posted soon on the bulletin board and in the May Newsletter – correctly guess 3 locations and win a prize!  How daring and curious are you???

Fees: The cost is determined by the number of people per hotel room:
1 adult/room – $435
2 adults/room – $360 each person
3 adults/room – $335 each person
4 adults/room – $322 each person
Group Leader: Norma Monroe

TRIP: Jonathan Padelford Boat Trip
Wed, Aug 2
11:15am – 5:15pm
Join us for a narrated tour on an authentic sternwheeler along the mighty Mississippi. Sights along the way include: the St. Paul High Bridge, Pig’s Eye’s Cave, the Minnesota River mouth, and Pike Island. Lunch on your own before the cruise at Joseph’s Grill.
Limit of 25
Fee: $45
Sign up deadline: July 24

Future Trips!

  • Circus Juventas TBA August 2017