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.

TRIP: Wabasha Trip and Eagle CenterThu, Mar 157:30am – 7pm
Enjoy a fun-filled day trip to Wabasha.  We will visit the National Eagle Center, take a candy tasting tour, then head off to view tiffany stained glass at the Grace Memorial Episcopal Church and visit SVI Creative Design to see demonstrations of the creation of concrete lawn ornaments.  The final two stops are to Lark Toys and dine at Lake House on Pepin. The trip includes coffee, lunch and dinner

Fee: $90

Register by: Feb 27


Guys and Dolls

Old Log Theater

Wednesday, April 11

10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Set in 1920’s New York, this musical tells the tale of Nathan Detroit – a guy who needs a venue for his floating craps game and money to do it. He bets high roller Sky Masterson he can’t get a date with Sarah Brown, the proprietor of the Save-a-Soul mission. Memorable Broadway tunes in this musical comedy include “Luck Be a Lady” and “A Bushel and a Peck.”

Lunch included.

Cost: $80

Register by: March 2


Northfield Breweries Tour

Thursday, May 10

4:30 – 7 pm

This is an opportunity for a fun experience touring our own hometown breweries: Imminent and Tanzenwald.  Both breweries are new to Northfield, use locally grown products and whet our appetites with their excellent ‘brews and brats.’  No need to go on long trips when the best is right down the street.  Beer samples, dinner and transportation are included.

Cost: $17

Register by: April 26


Future trips:

June 12: St. Paul Saints Baseball Game

August 15: Stillwater Boat Trip and Trolley Tour

September 30: Germanfest Buffet Dinner and Festival


Other trips are in the planning stages. Look for them in upcoming newsletters. Suggestions are always welcome and can be left at the reception desk.  Thank you


Save the Date!!

Plans are being made for this summer’s Great River Shakespeare Festival trips to Winona.  Save the dates for the following two plays and be on the lookout for more details.

Wednesday, July 11, 2 pm performance of Midsummer Night’s Dream

Wednesday, July 18, 2 pm performance of All’s Well That Ends Well.