NCB Online Newsletter - September, 2016
Autumn is rolling in! NCB will have a table at the EXPO at the Senior Center on the 15th! Stop by to sign up for a chance to win two FREE seats for our St. Paul Daytrip October 20th! Just a reminder that the Friends of St. Peter Area Hospice Gala will be Saturday, October 29th at Gustavus. This is a wonderful event for a great cause. If you would like more information on the Gala, you may contact me here at the bank.
Have a wonderful September & October,
Lisa G. & NCB
Daytrippers Dinner Theater “Miracle on South Division Street”
We still have room for our daytrip to the Daytrippers Dinner Theater to see the comedy, “Miracle on South Division Street!” The theater is located at the VFW in Bloomington, and our tables are reserved for the show and buffet luncheon. This comedy revolves around a miracle that takes place in a family barbershop! The included luncheon includes Swedish Meatballs, Chicken Kiev, salads, rice, rolls and Mandarin Orange Cake and coffee or tea. Cocktails are available on your own. Call us at 931-3310 to catch the bus to the Daytrippers Dinner Theater!
When: Wednesday, Sept. 14th
Depart: 10:45 a.m.
Return: 4:45 p.m.
Cost: $57 per person
Deadline: Aug. 31st
Senior EXPO at Community Center
St.Peter Area Boomer’s & Beyond Senior EXPO is Thursday, September 15th at the Community Center. The event begins at 2:00 p.m. with vendor booths until 4:00 p.m. There will be health screenings, flu shots, door prizes, entertainment and refreshments! Dave Pengra & Ron Arsenault will provide musical entertainment from 2:30-3:30 and the keynote speaker will be Dr. Gazzola of the Mankato Clinic. Stop by the NCB table register for a chance to win two seats for our October daytrip to St. Paul and the James J. Hill House.
St. Paul City Tour & James J. Hill House Tour
The July tour of the James J. Hill House and Summit Avenue guided motorcoach tour has been re-scheduled for Thursday, October 20th! (The Hill House folks suggested we re-schedule due to possible traffic issues and demonstrations at a funeral located across the street from them…the day we were going to originally visit.) So, if you couldn’t join us before, but are interested in joining us now, please call us to sign up! We do have room! The tour begins at the Hill House, then we have an included lunch at the Downtowner Woodfire Grill (please let us know your entrée choice: Chicken Pear Salad, Chicken Sandwich with fries or a Hamburger with fries.) After lunch, a step-on guide will board our coach to take us down memory lane and share stories about the wonderful mansions and sights in St. Paul! Call us at 931-3310 to sign up for this great St. Paul city tour!
When: Thursday, Oct. 20th
Depart: 9:15 a.m.
Return: 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $49 per person
Deadline: Oct. 6th or when filled
Branson for the Holidays! November 14-18th
We are co-oping with Wendinger Travel for a fun five-day tour to Branson, Missouri this November! If you’d like a flyer, please let us know! There are several show options for this great trip: Daniel O’Donnell, the Haygoods, Mel Tillis, the Osmonds & Lennons perform at the Andy Williams Christmas Spectacular Show, the Texas Tenors, the Baldknobbers, Buck Trent, the Hughes Brothers, “Moses,” Pierce Arrow, and the Blackwood Variety Show! You can shop, see the Shoji Tabuchi show or even the Titanic Museum! Lots of choices, but you need to select your shows when signing up! Pick-up for our group will be in St. Peter!
Dbl. Occupancy: $799 per person
Deposit: $100 reserves your space
Final Pmt. Due: Sept. 15th
“Camelot!” Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
Join the Saints this November when we see the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres production of “Camelot!” Ah, escape to the world of King Arthur, Guenevere and the Knights of the Round Table as we follow their magical adventures, romance and quest to build the greatest kingdom ever known! The price includes your admission to the play, your luncheon (from their menu) and transportation. Cocktails, desserts and upgrades on meals are on your own! I remember seeing “Camelot” when Keith Rice, who has a wonderful voice, played Sir Lancelot! Now he’s playing King Arthur! Call us or stop by to sign up for our trip to “Camelot!”
When: Wednesday, Nov. 16th
Depart: 10:00 a.m.
Return: 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $79 per person
Deadline: Oct. 19th
Vikings/US Bank Stadium Tour September 22nd
We have two buses filled for our September 22nd US Bank Stadium Tour! We do still have a waiting list, so you can add your name to the list, in case we get cancellations. Ann and Deb will lead this tour, which includes lunch at Hell's Kitchen after the ninety minute guided tour of the new stadium. Please wear comfortable shoes as the tour will amount to walking for about a mile. (Feel free to get your purple on as well!) Tour guides will talk about the architecture of the stadium, the history of the Vikings as they lead our group through the suites, press box, locker rooms and more! Please note that the pick-up point for this daytrip will be at the First Lutheran Church parking lot--on the corner of Sunrise Drive and Traverse Road! (Please park towards the back of the lot.) Call us at 931-3310 for any questions regarding this fun tour!
When: Thursday, Sept. 22nd
Depart: 9:00 a.m. from First Lutheran Church parking lot
Return: 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $55 per person
Deadline: Filled, but call to be added to the waiting list
Lake Minnetonka Boat Cruise
Join us for a fun fall color boat cruise on Lake Minnetonka this October 6th! This three hour cruise includes a wonderful buffet luncheon with hot chicken breast or shredded BBQ Pork sandwiches, garden salad with Ranch dressing, pasta salad, chips, pickles and cookies and bars for dessert! Cocktails are available for purchase on the boat! The captain will point out some of the more famous homes and sites around the lake as we enjoy our leisurely cruise. Call us today to reserve your seat for this fun fall cruise on Lake Minnetonka!
When: Thursday, October 6th
Depart: 10:15 from NCB
Return: 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $54 per person
Deadline: Sept. 22nd or when filled
Cape Cod Pre-departure Meeting September 21st
Travelers joining us for the October Cape Cod Tour please join us for the pre-departure meeting to go over travel documents and last minute questions. Kelsey, from Premier World Discovery, will hand out your documents and answer questions about the upcoming tour. Please meet us at Family Fresh Market, in their community meeting room. Shelly or Krissy will have the coffee and rolls ready before Kelsey goes over the information. Call us at 931-3310 if you have questions regarding this meeting. Cape Cod and the Islands Tour is scheduled for October 2nd-the 8th!
Plymouth Playhouse, “Rise Up O Men!” Brand New Show!
The Plymouth Playhouse is running the new show, “The Church Basement Ladies in Rise Up O Men!” this January after the holiday running of the “Away in the Basement.” So, after several requests to see the NEW show rather than the repeat of one we’ve seen a few years ago, we changed the dates and shows in order to see the new show this January 18th. The same silliness ensues with the Church Basement Ladies, only now a few men add to the chaos in the kitchen! The buffet luncheon will include Tater Tot Hotdish, macaroni and cheese, lettuce salad, jello and assorted bars and cookies. (For those of you who’ve signed up for the December show, please call us to confirm you’d like to sign up for the re-scheduled new show!)
When: Wednesday, Jan. 18th
Depart: 10:30 a.m.
Return: 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $ 56 per person
Deadline: December 28th
Bachman’s & Mall of America
Join the Saints for our annual daytrip to Bachman’s Flagship store on Lyndale and the Mall of America! Get into the spirit of the holiday season while getting decorating ideas at Bachman’s or grab some lunch (on your own) and peruse the new stores at the Mall of America! The Mall of America has new places…like Fractured Prune Doughnuts! This new doughnut place encourages patrons to build their own doughnut with choices of 19 glazes and 13 toppings! Why not be a little silly? Call us at 931-3310 to sign up for the trip to Bachman’s and the Mall of America!
When: Thursday, Dec. 1st
Depart: 9:00 a.m.
Return: 4:30 p.m
Cost: $18 per person
Deadline: Nov. 25th