Travel Group

 

TRIP SCHEDULE

January 16, 2018

For reservations, information, or cancellations on the following trips,  please contact Fayette Senior Services, 770-461-0813.

For after hour questions or concerns and weekend or day-of cancellations, please contact Gerry Henley –Volunteer, 678-583-2282 or 404-210-8404.

 

  • THE GREAT GATSBY at SPRINGER OPERA HOUSE, Columbus, GA. Thursday,

January 25.

Price each person: $80.00. Price includes round trip motor coach transportation; dinner at

Country’s Barbecue (vegetarian option available); admission to The Great Gatsby at the Springer Opera House. Enjoy the show as these talented actors take the stage for an showing of the popular story. The breathtaking glamour and decadence of the Jazz age comes to the stage in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel.  Jay Gatsby, a handsome, self-made millionaire, passionately pursues the elusive Daisy Buchanan while Nick Carraway, a young newcomer, is drawn into their world of obsession, greed and danger. The Great Gatsby is a powerful and seductive tour de force.

Thursday, January 25

            3:15 p.m. Start loading bus and depart Fayette Senior Services, Fayetteville, GA
            5:15 p.m. Arrive at Country’s Barbecue for dinner
            6:45 p.m. Depart dinner for show
            7:00 p.m. Arrive at Springer Opera House
            7:30 p.m. The Great Gatsby begins
            10:00 p.m. Load bus and depart for Fayette Senior Services
            11:45 p.m. Arrive at Fayette Senior Services

 

  • CASINO GETAWAY and DAY TRIP INTO NEW ORLEANS, Biloxi, MS. Monday, February 19 – Wednesday, February 21

Price each person: $260.00 single; $170.00 double. Price includes round trip motor coach transportation; $15.00 free play at Palace Casino; $25.00 free play, luggage handling, 2 overnight stays, and 1 breakfast (or $15 food credit) at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino; $10.00 free play and ½ price lunch buffet at Hark Rock Casino; day trip into New Orleans, LA (participation is optional).

Amenities at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino include but are not limited to:

  • Shopping – Fourteen shops for upscale fashions, luxury jewelry, boutique brands, unique gifts and artisan products
  • Spa & full service salon (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
  • Eleven restaurants (two fine dining; five casual dining; four quick bites/snacks)
  • Three bars & lounges
  • Standard wheelchairs (no charge; no reservations; 1st come/1st served)
  • Motorized wheelchairs ($35-$45 per day; call 228.386.7070 for reservations & more info)
  • Large outdoor swimming pool and heated Jacuzzi (8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.)
  • Private poolside cabanas ($200 per day; call 888.750.7111, extension 7222 for reservations)
  • Full service fitness center (5 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

 

Monday, February 19

6:00 a.m. Start loading bus and depart Fayette Senior Services, Fayetteville, GA
8:30 a.m. Break in Greenville, AL (time change)
9:15 a.m. Depart break area
12:00 p.m. Arrive at Palace Casino
4:15 p.m. Depart from Palace Casino
4:30 p.m. Arrive at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino

 

Tuesday, February 20 (New Orleans visit is optional)

Free day for those choosing not to go to New Orleans

9:30 a.m.        Load bus and depart Beau Rivage for New Orleans

11:15 a.m.      Arrive in New Orleans, LA

4:30 p.m.        Load bus and depart New Orleans for Beau Rivage

6:15 p.m.        Arrive at Beau Rivage

 

Wednesday, February 21

7:45 a.m. Baggage pickup in room
9:00 a.m. Start loading bus at Beau Rivage
9:15 a.m. Depart from Beau Rivage
9:30 a.m. Arrive at Hard Rock Casino
1:30 p.m. Depart Hard Rock Casino
4:15 p.m. Break in Greenville, AL
4:45 p.m. Depart Greenville, AL for Fayette Senior Services
8:30 p.m. Arrive at Fayette Senior Services (time change)

 

ALL LISTED TIMES ARE LOCAL TIMES. GA is Eastern; AL/MS are Central.

 

  • HORSE COUNTRY, THE ARK ENCOUNTER & CREATION MUSEUM, Lexington,

Williamstown and Petersburg, Kentucky. Monday, March 5 – Thursday, March 8 Price each person:

Due at sign up            Due January 19

Single – $900              $450                               $450

Double – $675            $350                               $325

 

Price includes round trip motor coach transportation; 3 nights of hotel accommodations; 5 meals (3 breakfast, 2 dinners); gratuities and driver fees; admission into The Ark Encounter (Featuring a full-size Noah’s Ark, built according to the dimensions given in the Bible. This marvel of engineering is seven stories tall and is a football field and a half long. It is the largest timberframe structure in the world, full of world-class exhibits designed to answer your question about the biblical account of Noah’s Ark); admission into The Creation Museum (This 75,000 square foot museum gives you the experience of the pages of the Bible dramatically coming to life. This state-of-the-art museum allows you to venture through biblical history with stunning exhibits, gorgeous botanical gardens, trails and waterfalls, planetarium, petting zoo, and much more); Scenic tour through Lexington Horse country (a visit to Keeneland Horse Park, a drive through Historic Darby Dan Farm where Secretariat was filmed, and a visit to the Kentucky Equine Sports Medicine and Rehab Center).

A more detailed itinerary will be available closer to time of departure Monday, March 5

            7:45 a.m.        Load bus and depart from Fayette Senior Services

 

*FSS has booked the trip through Daniel’s Discovery Tours, which offers trip insurance. If you are interested in purchasing trip insurance for this trip, contact Morgan Lanier at 770769-8430 for more information.

 

SAM SHORTLINE RAILROAD TRAIN TRIP, Cordele, GA. Friday, April 20.

Price each person: $90.00. Price includes round trip motor coach transportation; ticket aboard the historic Sam Shortline Railroad train; Chick-Fil-A lunch on the train. Hop aboard this ride back in history. This air-conditioned, 1949 vintage cars will mix a taste of old rural yesteryear with the excitement of today’s South. This train stops in the two quaint towns of Americus and Plains, filled with a variety of attractions and shopping. Enjoy visiting a variety of places of your choice during your stops such as downtown Americus, Historic Inn & Antiques, Historic Windsor Inn, Jimmy Carter National Site, Habitat for Humanity Global Village and Discovery

Center, Rylander Theater, Jimmy Carter’s presidential campaign headquarters, and more. This “rolling” state park is full of rich history of the train cars and paths through this area and interesting details that bring Sumter County alive with people and events that have impacted Georgia and the nation.  Friday, April 20

            7:00 a.m. Start loading bus and depart Fayette Senior Services, Fayetteville, GA
            9:30 a.m. Arrive at Georgia Veteran’s State Park Cordele, GA
            10:00 a.m. Train departs
            5:00 p.m. Train returns
            5:10 p.m. Load bus and depart for Fayette Senior Services
            7:15 p.m. Arrive at Fayette Senior Services

 

 

 

 

Trips are exclusively for members. Payments must be made at the time of reservations. 

Payments of cash or checks are strongly encouraged.

 

Refund Policy: After initial payment has been made, there will be no guarantee of the amount of refund given, if any. This will be determined on an individual basis. 

No refunds awarded if cancellation is made within 5 working days of the trip departure.