NCB Online Newsletter - June/July 2015
Summer is here!  Happy Father’s Day to all dads this weekend!  July 4th is just around the corner, and St. Peter’s Old Fashioned Celebration includes the delicious BBQ Chicken in the park, starting at noon, until gone.  The Fireworks will be at 10:00 p.m. at the fairgrounds, and kicking off the day at 10:00 a.m. will be the grand parade, with Z. Sam Gault serving as Grand Marshall!  Ah, the fun days of summer!
Happy 4th!
Lisa G., Shelly, Lori, Deanna, Ann, Deb & Nancy
Sedona Travel Show - June 25 at Legion
Join us for a travel presentation by Kelsey of Premier World Vacations Thursday, June 25th at the American Legion in St. Peter.   We’ll serve bars and coffee at 2:00, and watch the slide show soon thereafter.   This delightful 5-day tour includes lodging at the Hilton Sedona Resort, RT airfare, professional tour director, 6 meals, hotel transfers and baggage handling and more!  The sightseeing will include Grand Canyon National Park-South Rim, Oak Creek Canyon, Montezuma Castle National Monument, Jerome State Historic Park, Old Town Scottsdale, Cameron Trading Post, Tlaquepaque & Uptown Sedona, Chapel of the Holy Cross and a couple free evenings to enjoy Sedona on your own! Call us at 931-3310 to reserve your space for the travel show... even if you cannot make the tour in December!  The beautiful red rock canyons around the Sedona area are a stunning sight to see!
     Where:  Legion
     When: Thursday, June 25th
     Time:  2:00 p.m.
     Cost:  FREE to Members & Guests

Chanhassen Dinner Theater’s “Mary Poppins!”
We have just a couple more seats available for “Mary Poppins!” at the Chanhassen Dinner Theater Wednesday, July 1st!   This show has received great reviews, and we reserved the tickets long ago.  The play based on Disney’s show, includes lots of fun, familiar tunes such as “Let’s Go Fly a Kite,” “Chim Chim Cheree,”  and “A Spoonful of Sugar!”   The included luncheon is off the menu, and cocktails and dessert are on your own.  Sometimes the desserts are big enough to treat three people!  This delightful trip includes the motor coach transportation, luncheon and show!  Call us today to catch the bus to the Chanhassen Dinner Theater!
     When:  Wednesday, July 1st
     Depart:  10:00 a.m.
     Return:  5:00 p.m.
     Cost:  $72 per person
     Deadline:  past, but a couple more spaces available!

“Cookin’ with Gus!” - Daytrippers Dinner Theater
July 23rd the Saints will make another trip to Bloomington to the Daytrippers Theater to see the light-hearted comedy, “Cookin’ with Gus!” This fun show features Gourmet chef Gussie Richardson who’s been offered her very own cooking show! Her only problem is that she’s deathly afraid of cameras, microphones and public speaking. Her boyfriend also would like her to travel on a safari with him, so the two work out a deal to try to help each other out! Prior to the show, we will be treated to a delicious luncheon buffet. Cocktails are on your own.   Call us at 931-3310 if you’d like to join the Saints on this fun-filled day at the Daytrippers Dinner Theater!
     When:  Thursday, July 23rd
     Depart:  10:30 a.m.
     Return:  4:30 p.m.
     Cost: $56 per person
Deadline:  July 16th

Upcoming Events & Friendly Reminder…
This December 3-4th we have reserved 20 seats for an overnight trip through Tourco Tours…The Holiday Lights in Duluth with a stay at Black Bear Casino…more info soon!  We’d also like to send out a friendly reminder that cancellations received the last week prior to a daytrip, a cancellation fee of $5 will be assessed.   We have to pay for events in advance so we lose money if cancellations are last minute. Thanks for understanding!  Also, if traveling requires special needs, please bring along a companion to assist you.  NCB escorts and leaders offer assistance within reason.  We want to make sure each trip is a positive experience for everyone! Looking ahead, we will be scheduling another talk with David Jones on “Prohibition:  A Grand Misadventure!” Wednesday, August 26th!
Old Log Theater, “The Velocity of Autumn”
Join the Saints for a day at the Old Log Theater!  The theater re-opened with new ownership after being updated last year. The new dining area has lots of windows and light and a new (for those of you who haven’t been there yet) matinee menu.  The new meal choices include:  Beef Short Ribs, Pan Seared Tilapia, Roasted Chicken Breast or Vegetarian Pasta.  All entrees are served with seasonal vegetables, potatoes, dinner rolls, dessert and coffee or tea.  The new show, “The Velocity of Autumn” is a dramatic comedy about 79-year old Autumn and her family relationships—including reacquainting herself with her long-absent son.  The play is both funny and sweet—a glimpse into life’s challenges and rewards.  Call us at 931-3310 to sign up for a day at the Old Log Theater!
     When:  Wednesday, Sept. 16th
     Depart:  10:30 a.m. from NCB
     Return:  5:00 p.m.
     Cost:  $60 per person
     Deadline:  Sept. 2nd
“Prohibition:  The Grand Misadventure!” - David Jones, Speaker
In 1920, the U.S. entered a period where manufacturing, selling and transporting liquor was prohibited.  Perhaps not the intended consequence, but the lawlessness and corruption also became unparalleled in its history! Many Prohibition supporters felt the passage of the 18th Amendment would bring about law and order….and restore family values.  However, what transpired made this period one of the most fascinating misadventures of all time!   Join the Saints for this fun and interesting presentation by local historian David Jones, Wednesday, August 26th at the Legion in St. Peter!  We’ll have drinks that suit the afternoon, and dessert served prior to the presentation.   Call us to sign up for this fun afternoon, and learn a little bit about this memorable period in our country!
     When:  Wed. August 26th
     Time:  1:30 p.m.
     Where:  American Legion
     Cost:  FREE to Members & Guests
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