Mary Morton Tours

Mary Morton Tours
Head Office: 11316 Petty Street, Ailsa Craig
Ontario Canada N0M 1A0
Phone: (416) 488 - 2674 / Fax: (519) 232-4305
Member of OMCA and TICO
Web: www.marymortontours.com
Email: [email protected]
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Edition
Book One
2015
Mary Morton Tours presents…
DAYTRIPPING ADVENTURES 2015
A Day in the Country - WED. FEB 11/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 9:00 am / York Mills Subway Station at 9:30 am Join us on
this leisurely day at the Briar's Resort in Jackson's Point, on Lake Simcoe. Is it the lovely resort, the indoor pool, a leisurely day playing
games or just the joy of a drive in the country that makes this tour so popular? Lunch is included, with an entree choice of Chicken or
Strip Loin. After lunch, you may choose to take a stroll in the fresh snow, relax in front of a fireplace, play Bingo or Euchre with prizes, or
bring your swimsuit and towel to enjoy the indoor pool and sauna. You may even wish to book an appointment at the Briar's Spa, on own
- contact the Briar's directly to book your appointment (www.briars.ca). Included afternoon refreshments will be served before departing
for home. RTA: 6:00 p.m. RATE: $90.00
Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto & Symphonic Dances presented by the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony - SUN. FEB 15/15 Departs:
York Mills Subway Station at 10:00 am / Islington Subway Station at 10:30 am Lunch is included at DH Food & Lodging (formerly
Benjamin's). At 2:30 p.m. it's time for Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto & Symphonic Dances. Edwin Outwater and the KWS play two of
Rachmaninoff's most famous works in this stunning concert of immortal music. The Symphonic Dances, the composer's final major work,
is a piece like no other: haunting melodies are woven into irresistible and powerful dance rhythms. Russian-American pianist Natasha
Paremski, known for her consistently striking and dynamic performances, joins the KWS playing the famous Piano Concerto No. 2, a
musical and technical tour de force. Music ALIVE continues with Alba by Zosha Di Castri, a young Canadian composer whose music is
already being played around the world. RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $138.00
'Letter From Winfield Farm' at Theatre Orangeville - WED. FEB 25/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 9:30 am / Islington Subway Station at
10:15 am Lunch is included at Black Birch, with an entree choice of Lamb Shank or Haddock. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at Theatre
Orangeville for ;Letter From Winfield Farm.' "The residents of Persephone Township raise their eyebrows when a captain of industry
trades his pinstripe suit for overalls and retreats to a hundred acre farm. In a series of letters to the editor of the Larkspur Weekly
newspaper, Walt Wingfield tells the story of one man's attempt to embrace a less complicated life." RTA: 6:00 p.m. RATE: $110.00
Toyota and Butterflies Tour - MON. MAR 2/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 8:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:00 am Discover thousands
of free-flying butterflies in a lush tropical garden! Explore a vast collection of insects , meet live giant exotic bugs and experience the
tropics in a 'Wings of Paradise' guided tour at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory. Following our visit to the Conservatory, a delicious
lunch is included at the Blackshop Restaurant, with an entree choice of Schnitzel or Salmon. Enjoy an afternoon tour of the Toyota Plant.
Learn how the vehicles are made while riding on a motorized tram. Please be sure to wear closed shoes. RTA: 5:30 p.m. RATE: $100.00
Let's Go Shopping! - Buffalo, USA - SAT. MAR 7 / MAY 9 / AUG 29 / NOV 21/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 8:00 am /
Islington Subway Station at 8:30 am Let's go shopping in the USA! Our first stop will be at the Walden Galleria Mall in Buffalo, NY - the
region's largest shopping destination. At Walden Galleria, you'll find over 200 retail stores and restaurants. Next stop is at the Fashion
Outlet Mall in Niagara Falls, NY, with more than 100 shopping outlets with recognized brand names. Our last stop of the day will be a
choice between Tops Grocery Market, Target or Walmart. Current Canadian Passport is required to enter the USA. The purchase of Out
of Province Health Insurance coverage is highly recommended. RTA: 8:00 p.m. RATE: $63.00
The Celtic Roots with the Celts at the Sanderson Centre - TUES. MAR 17/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 9:00 am / Islington
Subway Station at 9:30 am Spend time at Denninger's Foods of the World for browsing. Lunch is included at the Olde School
Restaurant, with an entree choice of Seafood Fettuccine or Chicken Supreme. At 2:00 p.m. it's time for the Celtic Roots at the Sanderson
Centre. "From the Highlands of Scotland and the shores of Ireland to the Appalachian Mountains, to Nashville and the World. The Celts
take you on an exciting musical journey telling the story of how Celtic music influenced the development of great American music.
Bluegrass, Country and Popular music are reunited with their Celtic forefathers in a dramatic, entertaining and informative sight and
sound experience. RTA: 6:00 p.m. RATE: $118.00
'The Last Resort' at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse - SAT. MAR 21/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 8:30 am / Islington Subway
Station at 9:00 am Spend time in the morning at St. Jacobs Farmer's Market. Lunch is included at DH Food & Lodging (formerly
Benjamins) and you may make your entrée choice at the restaurant. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse for
'The Last Resort.' "The Last Resort is where you want to be, especially if you have a secret. And everyone has something to hide in this
madcap murder mystery - including a restaurateur on the run from the mob, a carpet salesman killing more than time, a poet seeking
inspiration (and a shallow affair), and twins battling over daddy's will. Put your detective skills to the test, and try to separate fact from
fiction, but beware - nothing is what it seems!" RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $120.00
Tundra Swans - WED. MAR 25/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 9:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 10:00 am Along with Spring, some the
Tundra Swans on their flight to the breeding grounds in the high Arctic. A delicious buffet lunch is included at the Elmhurst Inn. At the
Aylmer Wildlife Management area, depending on the weather, tens of thousands of migrating tundra swans may be stopped here to rest,
as well as other migrating birds - Canada geese and ducks, such as Mergansers, Teals, Mallards and Wood, plus other water fowl. Be
sure to bring along your binoculars and cameras, as it's an amazing sight! We will make a stop at Coyles for refreshments (coffee and
cookies) and browsing. Our final stop of the day will be to the Ingersoll Cheese Factory for a guided tour, where we will learn about
cheese making in the 1860's. Enjoy cheese samples!!. RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $84.00
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The Elmira Maple Syrup Festival - SAT. MAR 28/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 8:00 am / Islington Subway Station at 8:30 am Join us on this
delightful day to the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival, the largest festival of its kind, as well as the oldest. Our first stop will be at the Elmira
District Secondary School for the Art and Craft Show, with a large variety of crafts, including handmade quilts. Stroll about the downtown
area of Elmira and enjoy the Maple Syrup Festival. The delicious aromas will soon have you wanting to sample German Sausages,
Potato Pancakes, Apple Fritters and the most delicious Apple Dumplings. A buffet lunch is included at Crossroads. Our last stop will be
to the Village of St. Jacobs for browsing. RTA: 6:00 p.m. RATE: $77.00
Celebrate Easter - SUN. APR 5/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 9:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 10:00 am Today, we will visit
the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory, which features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms
and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence Window, where butterflies leave
their pupae and prepare to take their first flight! Lunch is included at the Skylon, with an entree choice of Steak, Chicken or Salmon. After
lunch, enjoy an Easter Lily display at the Niagara Greenhouses. RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $103.00
'Honeymooner's' at the Sanderson Centre - THURS. APR 9/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 8:30 am / Islington Subway Station
at 9:00 am Enjoy refreshments and shopping at Robert Hall Originals. Lunch is included at the Olde School Restaurant, with an entrée
choice of Medallions of Pork Tenderloin or Chicken Supreme. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at the Sanderson Centre for 'Honeymooner's.'
"Told through the lens of the popular series, this funny and touching play takes us back to the early days of television and one of its
greatest stars. Paul Amato (The Border, Real Gangsters) plays Jackie Gleason and John Tench (Brokeback Mountain, Murdoch
Mysteries) plays his pal, Art Carney in this entertaining and hilarious look at Gleason's life." RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $108.00
'Peter and the Starcatcher' at the Shaw Royal George Theatre - WED. APR 15/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 9:15 am / Islington Subway
Station at 9:45 am Lunch is included at the Oban Inn, with an entrée choice of Arctic Char or Chicken Supreme. At 2:00 p.m. it's
showtime at the Shaw Royal George Theatre for 'Peter and the Starcatcher.' "Imagine a creaking frigate with an orphan boy in its hold, a
disguised pirate ship following in the distance and a trunk carrying stardust - the kind that could let a child float into the air or freeze him
in time. A theatrical prequel to Peter Pan, this magical play takes you on a journey using the power of music and storytelling to chronicle
the adventures of an orphan soon to be called Peter Pan, and Molly, a girl charged to protect a parcel of stardust from falling into the
wrong hands." RTA: 7:15 p.m. RATE: $146.00
Toronto by the Lake with Ron Brown - TUES. APR 21/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 8:45 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:15
am Spend a day exploring the hidden treasures of the Toronto area's shoreline with Historian and Author, Ron Brown. We will follow
Toronto's shorelines from Long Beach to Scarborough, pass through historic cottage communities, view some of the city's most historic
buildings, its forgotten parks and gardens and stroll through the craft shops in the popular Distillery District. Lunch is included at the
Archeo Distillery Restaurant, with an entree choice of Chicken Supreme or Chinook Salmon. RTA: 5:30 p.m. RATE: $105.00
Cirque Ziva at the Sanderson Centre - WED. APR 22/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 9:00 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:30
am A delicious lunch is included at Cafe Troy, with Chicken as your entree. Enjoy a guided tour of the pottery studio right at the Cafe,
with an opportunity to do some purchasing. At 2:00 p.m. it's time for Cirque Ziva at the Sanderson Centre. Elite members of Golden
Dragon Acrobats flawlessly perform the newest spectacle, Cirque Ziva, from award-winning producer Danny Chang. It is described as
"Powerful music, simple themes, and explosive choreography that transcends culture - an absolute joy in exploring the full potential of
the human body." RTA: 6:00 p.m. RATE: $126.00
An Authentic Ojibwa Experience with Peter Brotherhood - SAT. APR. 25/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 8:30 am / York Mills
Subway Station at 9:00 am / Agincourt Mall on Bonis Ave at 9:30 am With local guide, Peter Brotherhood, discover First Nation Ojibwa
culture at the Gathering Place in Alderville. You will be welcomed by an Ojibwa drumming circle. Learn from the Ojibwa speakers as they
share their culture, discussing such topics as native art, environmental issues, stereotypes of First Nation People, and their spiritual
connection to all things. There will be time for questions and answers, as well as time to shop at the Gathering Place and the Indian
Handicraft Store. Enjoy lunch at the Gathering Place Cafe, with an entree choice of Bison on a Bun with a Salad or Quiche with a Side
Salad. A delicious Wild Rice Pudding dessert is also included. RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $83.00
'The Diary of Anne Frank' at the Stratford Avon Theatre - TUES. APR 28/15 Depart: 50 Carlton St at 9:30 am / Islington Subway Station
at 10:00 am Lunch is included at Keystone Alley, with an entrée choice of Turkey Piccata or Citrus Crusted Salmon. At 2:00 p.m. it's
showtime at the Stratford Avon Theatre for 'The Diary of Anne Frank.' "The inspirational true story of a Jewish girl and her family hiding
from the Nazis in a secret annex in Amsterdam. Innovative staging brings new life to this timeless drama of courage, compassion and the
indomitable human spirit." RTA: 7:30 p.m. RATE: $154.00
'The Sound of Music' at the Stratford Festival Theatre - TUES. APR 28/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 9:15 am / Islington Subway Station at
9:45 am Lunch is included at the Annex, with an entrée choice of Stuffed Pork Chop or Stuffed Chicken. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at the
Stratford Festival Theatre for 'The Sound of Music.' "The family favourite tells the story of Maria Rainer, a high-spirited postulant at
Austria's Nonnberg Abbey. Shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War, Maria is sent by her Mother Abbess to act as
governess to the seven children of naval captain and widower Georg von Trapp, so that she may discover if she truly has a religious
vocation. Maria's love of music, and of life, soon endears her to the children and eventually, despite his initial resistance, to their father.
But two circumstances cause them to look into their hearts and rethink their destinies; Maria's growing feelings of love for her already
engaged employer, and the Captain's unconcealed detestation of the Nazi regime that is occupying his homeland." RTA: 7:30 p.m.
RATE: $163.00
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Choice Day! 'Sweet Charity' at the Shaw Festival Theatre OR 'You Never Can Tell' at the Shaw Royal George Theatre - WED. APR
29/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 9:15 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:45 am Lunch is included at Giardino's, with an
entrée choice of Rainbow Trout or Chicken Parmigiana. At 2:00 p.m. you may choose to see 'Sweet Charity' at the Shaw Festival
Theatre or 'You Never Can Tell' at the Shaw Royal George Theatre. Sweet Charity: "Experience the bold and colourful world of 1960s
New York through the eyes of Charity Hope Valentine. The dance hall hostess dreams of a brighter future but she can't help but give her
heart to all the wrong guys. Then she meets the meek but sweet Oscar Lindquist when they get trapped in an elevator. Could he be the
man to change Charity's luck and take her off the market as a heart-for-hire?" You Never Can Tell: "In one of Shaw's most light-hearted
plays, we meet Mrs. Clandon and her three children, twins Dolly and Phillip and Gloria, her prototype of the modern woman. They have
just returned to England after 18 years on the island of Madeira and are readjusting to British life at a summer resort. The children have
no idea who their father is and, through a comedy of errors, end up inviting him to a family lunch. Meanwhile, a dentist named Valentine
falls for Gloria whose ideals don’t include marriage. An through it all, the friendly waiter William dispenses wisdom with the phrase 'You
never can tell.'" RTA: 7:15 p.m. RATE: $142.00
'The Crazy Time' at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse - SAT. MAY 2/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 8:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:00
am Spend time browsing at St. Jacobs Farmer's Market. Lunch is included at Baton Rouge, with an entrée choice of BBQ Baby Back
Ribs or Amarillo Chicken. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse for 'The Crazy Time.' "Follow the misadventures of
Miles Gladstone, a man who appears to have it all: a trophy wife, a successful business, and a happily married daughter. But then life
steps in, and things get a little crazy for poor Miles, who soon finds his entire world upended by a series of disturbing revelations. His
gorgeous wife leaves him, his conniving business partner cheats him out of the company, and his daughter's marriage starts to crumble.
Worse yet, now that Miles wants his ex-wife back , he learns she's dating a guy half her age. He just can't win! Warm, witty and wise, The
Crazy Time is a timely commentary on the pursuit of happiness as one man tries desperately to regain control of the madness engulfing
him." RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $132.00
Nostalgic East Aurora Adventure - WED. MAY 6/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 8:00 am / Islington Subway Station at 8:30 am
Enjoy a fun filled day in the picturesque Buffalo South Towns "Village of East Aurora," where the 'Arts and Crafts Movement' of the late
19th and early 20th Century had its beginnings. Your day also features a step back in time when you visit one of the only remaining 'Five
and Ten Cent' Stores in America and stroll on a typical old fashion Main Street USA shopping district. Enjoy lunch at the meticulously
refurbished Roycroft Inn. Your sit down lunch includes excellent food served in a 19th Century 'Arts & Crafts Movement' atmosphere and
features Roycroft crafted furniture, copper work, stained glass, china and interesting architectural features of the Inn. Following lunch,
there is a brief tour of the Roycroft Inn, where you will learn about its history. The Inn was the centre of the Roycroft Community and
became the mecca for those interested in the Arts and Crafts movement. Visit the historic Baker Memorial Church to view 17 historic
opalescent and glass windows designed and crafted by Louis Comfort Tiffany, who is known as one of America's most notable window
craftsmen and known throughout the world for his work. Enjoy an old fashioned shopping experience at the 80+ year old Vidler's Variety
Store, located on an old fashioned Main Street USA in four historic buildings on two floors. If you can't find what you want at Vidler's, you
won't find it anywhere. This is a step back in time you will enjoy! Current Canadian Passport is required to enter the USA. The purchase
of Out of Province Health Insurance coverage is highly recommended. RTA: 7:00 p.m. RATE: $118.00
Mother's Day! 'Peter and the Starcatcher' at the Shaw Royal George Theatre - SUN. MAY 10/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at
9:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 10:00 am Lunch is included at Giardino's, with an entree choice of Chicken Supreme or Atlantic
Salmon. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at the Shaw Royal George Theatre for 'Peter and the Starcatcher. RTA: 7:15 p.m. RATE: $148.00
The Bible Belt with Ron Brown - TUES. MAY 12/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 8:15 am / York Mills Subway Station at 8:45 am
Today, we tour Ontario's "Bible Belt." After leaving Toronto, we head into Quaker country, passing the historic Quaker Meeting Hall in
Newmarket, then visiting the Sharon Temple for coffee and a tour. We then pass historic stone churches in Roches Point and Jackson's
Point, as well as the historic St. Andrews church at Beaverton. We will learn the story of St. Columbkill at Uptergrove and enjoy lunch at
the Orillia-Hawk Ridge Golf and Country Club. After lunch, we will pause at the Oro African church and conclude the afternoon at St.
Thomas' famous "mud" church in Shanty Bay. RTA: 5:30 p.m. RATE: $108.00
'Voyage to the Falls' (Niagara's New Cruise Ship) and Blossoms Tour - THURS. MAY 14/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 8:30
am / Islington Subway Station at 9:00 am Today, we head to Niagara Falls, where we will be captivated by 'Niagara: Miracles, Myths and
Magic' in IMAX. "Get ready to brave the raging waters as IMAX takes you on a heart-pounding ride over Niagara Falls. Travel back in
time to learn of its 12,000-year history and experience the death defying stunts performed by daredevils who challenged the fury of
Niagara Falls." Lunch is included at Elements on the Falls, overlooking the beautiful Niagara Falls, and you may make your entree choice
there. After lunch, enjoy a Hornblower Niagara Falls Boat Tour, a thrilling new way to experience Canada's most spectacular wonder of
the world. This intimate new tour will get you as close as possible to the breathtaking flow of water, power and mist that is the
magnificent Niagara Falls. . Within the Niagara Great Gorge, we'll journey past the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and into the very
heart of the famous Horseshoe Falls. Hold onto your heart and keep your eyes wide open because you're in for the thrill of a lifetime! We
will end our day with a scenic drive along the Niagara Parkway to see the blossoms. RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $122.00
A Day in St. Jacobs - SAT. MAY 16 / JUNE 27 / AUG 1 / SEPT 5 / OCT 10/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 8:30 am / Islington Subway Station
at 9:00 am These Saturday excursions are the perfect way to spend a delightful day in St. Jacobs, one of the most popular shopping
destinations in the area! We'll spend the morning at the St. Jacobs Farmer's Market, where you can browse from the vast array of locally
grown fresh produce, meats, cheese, baking and more. Then we head to downtown St. Jacobs, a beloved destination stepped in history
and set in a charming location along the Conestoga River. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants in the downtown area from you to
choose from for lunch on your own. Spend the afternoon browsing in the unique shops of the downtown area, with exquisite gifts, crafts,
fashions, antiques and more! RTA: 5:30 p.m. RATE: $60.00
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Choice Day! 'The Sound of Music' at the Stratford Festival Theatre or 'The Adventures of Pericles' at the Tom Patterson Theatre MON. May 18/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 9:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 10:00 am Lunch is included at the
Waterlot, with an entrée choice of Roast Pork Loin or Chicken. At 2:00 p.m. you may choose to see 'The Sound of Music' at the Stratford
Festival Theatre or 'The Adventures of Pericles' at the Tom Patterson Theatre. The Adventures of Pericles: "A storm at sea brings love
into the life of Pericles, Prince of Tyre; another snatches it away. Many years must pass before fate guides the wandering hero to a
poignant reunion with the family he thought he had lost forever." RTA: 7:30 p.m. RATE: The Sound of Music $167.00 / The Adventures of
Pericles $154.00
Choice Day! 'Carousel' at the Stratford Avon Theatre or 'The Physicists' at the Tom Patterson Theatre - TUES. MAY 19/15 Departs:
York Mills Subway Station at 9:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 10:00 am Lunch is included at the New Dundee Emporium, with an
entree choice of Pork Schnitzel or Steak and Mushroom Pot Pie. At 2:00 p.m. you may choose to see 'Carousel' at the Stratford Avon
Theatre or 'The Physicists' at the Tom Patterson Theatre. Carousel: "Against the backdrop of a sun-drenched New England summer, a
pair of star-crossed lovers, carnival backer Billy Bigelow and millworker Julie Jordan, discover the power of love to transcend turmoil and
even time itself in a show graced by what is arguably Rogers and Hammerstein's most luscious score, filled with soaring melodies and
unforgettable lyrics." The Physicists: "Herbert Georg Beutler (who believes that he is Sir Isaac Newton), Ernst Heinrich Ernesti (who
believes he is Albert Einstein) and Johann Wilhelm Mobius (who believes that he is regularly visited by the biblical King Solomon) are all
patients at Les Cerisiers sanatorium, and idyllic home for the mentally ill. "Einstein" is under investigation by the police after the second
murder of a nurse in three months, the first having been committed by "Newton." When yet another murder takes place, it emerges that
none of these three men are quite what they seem. This brilliant, funny and thought-provoking play deals with questions of scientific
ethics and humanity's ability to handle its intellectual responsibilities." RTA: 7:30 p.m. RATE: Carousel $159.00 / The Physicists $150.00
Choice Day! 'The Diary of Anne Frank' at the Stratford Avon Theatre or 'Hamlet' at the Stratford Festival Theatre - WED. MAY 20/15
Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 9:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 10:00 am Lunch is included at Keystone Alley, with an
entrée choice of Chicken and Mushroom Crepes or Grilled Pork Chop. At 2:00 p.m. you may choose to see 'The Diary of Anne Frank' at
the Stratford Avon Theatre or 'Hamlet' at the Stratford Festival Theatre. Hamlet: "Hamlet centres on the brooding Prince of Denmark,
who is both in mourning for his father and deeply disturbed by the speedy remarriage of his mother, Gertrude, to Claudius, he deceased
husband's brother, whom Hamlet believes murdered his father." RTA: 7:30 p.m. RATE: The Diary of Anne Frank $154.00 / Hamlet
$157.00
'She Stoops to Conquer' at the Stratford Avon Theatre - THURS. MAY 21/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 9:15 am / Islington Subway Station
at 9:45 am Lunch is included at Pazzo's, with an entrée of Chicken. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at the Stratford Avon Theatre for 'She
Stoops to Conquer.' "In this delightful and extremely funny comedy, a wealthy countryman, Mr. Hardcastle, arranges for his daughter
Kate to meet Charles Marlow, the son of a wealthy Londoner, hoping the pair will marry. But confusion runs riot when a trick played by
Kate's half-brother causes Marlow to mistake the home of his potential father-in-law for an inn. Further complications are caused by the
fact that Marlow becomes nervous and tongue-tied around upper-class women. Realizing she will have to "stoop to conquer," Kate poses
as a maid in order to put him at ease and help him connect with his own heart - and hers." RTA: 7:30 p.m. RATE: $153.00
Quilts of France at the Ailsa Craig Quilt Festival - FRI. MAY 22/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 8:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:00 am
Welcome to the charming community of Ailsa Craig, host to the International Quilting Exhibition. This year we welcome quilters from
France to celebrate the 5th Annual Quilt Festival. We'll enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at Damien's in St. Marys, then off to enjoy the Ailsa
Craig Community Quilt Festival. At the Town Hall, we'll hear how the ancient art of quilting has evolved in France and see a slide show
presentation; then we're off to the Community Centre, where we'll view the display of over a 100 quilts and meet some of the Quilters.
Each of these quilts are exquisite works of Fiber art, with bold graphic designs, distinctive colour combinations, and exceptional stitching.
The Festival also offers a variety of Workshops, Merchant's Mall, a Daily Showcase and Quilter's Cafè. The Ailsa Craig Community Quilt
Festival is unlike any other in the world, a non-profit organization dedicatd to the quilting of their local and international communities
through shared appreciation for this ancient craft and beautiful technique, with all the proceeds going to local charities. Come out and
enjoy the exquisite quilts of France, while supporting this worthy cause! RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $95.00
'Spamalot' at the Dunfield Theatre Cambridge - SAT. MAY 23/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 9:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 10:00 am
Lunch is included at the Olde School Restaurant, with an entrée choice of Chicken Supreme or Sole Dover. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at
the Dunfield Theatre Cambridge for ' Spamalot.' "Join us for the Tony award-winning musical comedy phenomenon that raises silliness to
an art form. Monty Python's tongue-in-cheek retelling of the classic tale of Camelot follows King Arthur and the Knights of the Round
Table and their infamous quest for the Holy Grail. This clever parody is packed with such unforgettable musical numbers as 'Always Look
on the Bright Side of Life,' 'The Song That Goes Like This,' 'I am Not Dead Yet,' and 'The Diva's Lament (Whatever Happened to My
Part?)' A sensation on Broadway and London's West End, Spamalot is gloriously irresistible entertainment." RTA: 6:30 p.m.
RATE: $124.00
'Sweet Charity' at the Shaw Festival Theatre - TUES. MAY 26/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 9:15 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:45 am
Lunch is included at Giardino's, with an entree choice of Rainbow Trout or Chicken Parmigiana. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at the Shaw
Festival Theatre for 'Sweet Charity.' RTA: 7:15 p.m. RATE: $149.00
Warkworth Lilac Festival with Peter Brotherhood - THURS. MAY 28/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 8:30 am / 50 Carlton St at
9:00 am / Agincourt Mall on Bonis Ave at 9:30 am Venture down country lanes banked with wild, mauve and white lilacs. Enjoy
'chocolate heaven' as we shop for chocolate products at the World's Finest Chocolate Outlet Store; there are always sales here! We will
also enjoy free sampling and buying different types of cheeses at the Empire Cheese Factory. In Warkworth, we take a guided tour of a
portion of the Millennium Trail alongside scenic Cold Creek to view the 65 varieties of lilacs in 300 plantings. This is part of the annual
Warkworth Lilac Festival. We enjoy a buffet lunch at St. Paul's United Church in Warkworth. Bring your cameras! Little walking!
RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $94.00
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'Legends…Of Rock 'n' Roll' at the Drayton Festival Theatre - SAT. MAY 30/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 8:30 am / Islington Subway
Station at 9:00 am Spend time in the morning browsing in the Village of St. Jacobs. Enjoy a Country Platter lunch at the Stone Crock
Restaurant, with Turkey and Ribs. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at the Drayton Festival Theatre for 'Legends…Of Rock 'n' Roll.' "The 25th
Anniversary Season kicks into high gear with one of the most successful productions in Drayton Entertainment history. From the creators
of last year's sensation, Twist and Shout: The British Invasion, comes another production in the perennially popular Legends series of
tribute shows that will put a snap in your fingers and a song in your heart. Relive the incredible discography from the 1950s through
1970s that forever changed the landscape of modern music. The most important and influential rock and roll acts of the 20th Century are
here: Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Beach Boys, The Everley Brothers, Elton John, ABBA, The Monkees, Simon &
Garfunkel, Sonny and Cher, and many more. Join us for a nostalgic celebration of the unforgettable sounds that shaped the minds and
attitudes of an entire generation." RTA: 6:40 p.m. RATE: $128.00
The Canadian International Military Tattoo - SUN. MAY 31/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 10:30 am / Islington Subway Station
at 11:00 am A Buffet lunch is included at Chagall's Restaurant at the Sheraton Hotel. At 2:30 it's time for the Canadian International
Military Tattoo. This year, the Tattoo celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Canadian Flag, the 100th Anniversary of the poem 'In
Flanders Field,' and has a special salute to Military Medical Personnel. The Tattoo showcases international, national and local
performers, both military and civilian, including pipes and drums, military and brass bands, dancers and military drill teams and
demonstrations. The Tattoo also honours the virtues of military service and the sacrifice of those who fell in Canada's wars, and seeks to
preserve our nation's military traditions by "Connecting Canadians with their military through music." RTA: 6:00 p.m. RATE: $120.00
Keewatin Tour with Ron Brown - WED. JUNE 3/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 8:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:00 am
We begin our day with a guided tour of the reconstructed 17th Century Ste. Marie Among the Hurons. Ontario's first European
community, Ste. Marie Among the Hurons was the headquarters for the French Jesuit mission to the Huron Wendat people and is now a
world-renowned reconstruction that illustrates the interaction of the French and Wendat nations. Visitors get a unique opportunity to see
the earliest Canadian pioneer life. Lunch is included at Sainte Marie restaurant, with an entree choice of Hand-Battered Fish or Chicken
Souvlaki. After lunch, enjoy a tour of the SS Keewatin. For many years, this grand CPR Cruise ship, built in Scotland in 1907, sailed out
of Port McNicoll, taking tourists around the Great Lakes. After years as a restaurant in the U.S., it is back home again as part of a
waterfront revitalization, and is open for tours. RTA: 5:30 p.m. RATE: $117.00
Choice Day! ' Peter and the Starcatcher' at the Shaw Royal George Theatre or 'The Lady From the Sea' at the Shaw Court House
Theatre - THURS. JUNE 4/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 9:15 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:45 am Lunch is included at Giardino's,
with an entrée choice of Rainbow Trout or Supreme of Chicken. At 2:00 p.m. you may choose to see 'Peter and the Starcatcher' at the
Shaw Royal George Theatre or 'The Lady From the Sea' at the Shaw Court House Theatre. The Lady From the Sea: "Ellida,
claustrophobic, restless and haunted by the past, swims in the sea every day. She is married to small town Doctor Wangel who has two
teenage daughters by his previous wife. As her husband tries to cure her ennui with old friends and cheer her with affection, she plays
the dutiful wife. But always in her mind is what happened years ago, when she promised herself to another man. On a late summer's day
he comes to claim her." RTA: 7:15 p.m. RATE: $150.00
'Hilda's Yard' at the Drayton Festival Theatre (A Norm Foster Production) - TUES. JUNE 9/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 8:30 am /
Islington Subway Station at 9:00 am Spend time browsing in Elora. Lunch is included at the Breadalbane Inn, with an entrée choice of
Salmon or Beef Sirloin. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at the Drayton Festival Theatre for 'Hilda's Yard' by Norm Foster. "One ordinary
family…one extraordinary day! It's 1956, and Sam and Hilda are finally enjoying life on their own after their children have left the nest.
But on a beautiful September morning, their tranquil world turns chaotic when their son loses his job and daughter leaves her
husband…both returning to the comfort of home for an unexpected stay. The laughter builds as the parents attempt to bridge the
generation gap and grasp the ideas of their progressive adult children. A heartwarming, nostalgic comedy that lovingly harkens back to a
simpler time, Norm Foster's gem peeks over the picket fence with touching insight to show the unbreakable ties that bind a family
together." RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $131.00
'Sweet Charity' at the Shaw Festival Theatre - THURS. JUNE 11/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 9:15 am / Islington Subway
Station at 9:45 am Lunch is included at the Prince of Wales, with an entrée choice of Chicken Provencal or Pork Loin Cutlets. At 2:00
p.m. it's showtime at the Shaw Festival Theatre for 'Sweet Charity.' RTA: 7:15 p.m. RATE: $148.00
'Chicago' at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse - SAT. JUNE 13/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 8:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:00 am In
the morning, spend time at St. Jacobs Farmers Market, then enjoy a delicious lunch at DH Food and Lodging (formerly Benjamins) and
you may make your entree choice there. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse for 'Chicago.' "Everyone loves a
legend – but in roaring twenties Chicago, there’s only room for one. When ambitious chorus girl Roxie Hart murders her unfaithful lover,
she convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap ... that is, until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on her. Convicted and
sent to death row, Roxie and another “Merry Murderess”, Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight in an outrageous game of one-upmanship that
glorifies the ideals of the American Dream: fame, fortune, and of course … acquittal. Bob Fosse’s energetic, cabaret style musical
continues to seduce audiences worldwide. Winner of six Tony® Awards, Chicago glitters hypnotically with brassy songs, astonishing
dancing, biting satire, and of course, all that jazz." RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $130.00
An Oshawa Exclusive! 'Art and History' Tour - TUES. JUNE 16/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 9:00 am / 50 Carlton St at 9:30
am / Agincourt Mall on Bonis Ave at 10:00 am Our tour today takes us to Oshawa, where we will arrive at the Robert McLaughlin Art
Gallery for a guided tour. The Art Gallery features a permanent collection of over 4,000 works and four galleries of diverse and changing
exhibitions. It holds a significant collection of Modern and Contemporary Canadian art and the largest collection of works by Painters
Eleven in Canada. After our tour, enjoy a plated lunch at the Gallery, which included spinach salad, individual quiche, rolls, berry flan and
tea and coffee. The afternoon will be spent at Parkwood Estate for a guided tour. Step back in time and experience the lifestyle of
Canadian auto baron R.S. McLaughlin during the interwar years. The art, architecture, gardens, landscaping and original furnishings are
all faithfully preserved and are enlivened by the stories of the lives and accomplishments of this remarkable family. Afternoon tea and
scones are included before heading home. RTA: 5:00 p.m. RATE: $100.00
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African Lion Safari - THURS. JUNE 18/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 9:00 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:30 am Go wild at the African
Lion Safari, with it's unique feature - the people are caged (in their vehicles), while the animals roam free. We'll start our day with
browsing at the Hamilton Farmer's Market, then off to lunch at the Anccaster Mill, with entree choices of Stuffed Pork or Turkey. Then
we'll spend the afternoon at the African Lion Safari. Board the Safari bus for a tour through the large Game Reserves of the Safari, where
you will see elephants, giraffes, lions, zebras, bison and more roaming free. Enjoy free time on own to watch the animal shows, view
exotic birds and browse the gift shop. An educational and entertaining day to "go on safari". RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $115.00
Rails to the Kawarthas with Ron Brown - SAT. JUNE 20/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 8:15 am / York Mills Subway Station at
8:45 am All aboard for another of our railway adventures. This one takes us to Uxbridge to tour the restored Toronto and Nipissing
station which is now owned by the York and Durham heritage railway. Then it's off to Lindsay to see the railway display. Lunch is
included at the Olympia Restaurant, with an entree choice of Baked White Fish or Chicken Breast. The afternoon will take us past repurposed train stations at Argyle and Brechin before heading into Orillia, where the Grand Trunk Station now serves as a bus depot and
information centre. We finish the day in Barrie near the new GO station where the old Allandale railway station has been restored, and
visit the preserved Grand Trunk electric shop. RTA: 5:30 p.m. RATE: $99.00
'The Sound of Music' at the Stratford Festival Theatre - TUES. JUNE 23/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 9:30 am / Islington
Subway Station at 10:00 am Lunch is included at Keystone Alley, with an entrée choice of Citrus Crusted Salmon or Turkey Piccata. At
2:00 p.m. it's showtime at the Stratford Festival Theatre for 'The Sound of Music.' RTA: 7:30 p.m. RATE: $171.00
Luncheon Cruise and 'The Affections of May' (A Norm Foster Production) at the Orillia Theatre - WED. JUNE 24/15 Departs: York
Mills Subway Station at 8:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:00 am Today's tour starts on the water, with a luncheon cruise aboard
the Island Princess, a delectable hot & cold buffet. After lunch, take a stroll on the upper deck or sit back and enjoy the view from the
main deck. At 2:00 p.m. we're back on dry land at the Orillia Theatre for 'The Affections of May,' by Norm Foster. "May Henning is the
owner of a B&B in the town of Grogans' Cove. And is deserted by her husband Brian, who decides that small town life is not for him, and
returned to the city leaving May to fend for herself. May encounters a quirky banker - Hank Beavis - and Quinn - a local handyman - and
life changes for May. Norm Foster's play is absolutely hilarious, as May tries to get her life back in order."
RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $128.00
'The Taming of the Shrew' at the Stratford Festival Theatre - THURS. JUNE 25/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 9:30 am / Islington Subway
Station at 10:00 am Lunch is included at Pazzo's, with an entree of Chicken. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at the Stratford Festival Theatre
for 'The Taming of the Shrew.' "Katerina, or Kate, the "shrew" of the title, has a reputation for ill temper that so far has discouraged any
potential suitors - and until a match for her can be found, her father will not countenance any proposals to her sister, Bianca. But then
Petruchio, looking for a wealthy wife, decides to take up the challenge of wooing Kate. The ensuing contest of wills leads to a conclusion
that has fuelled much controversy in modern times.” RTA: 7:30 p.m. RATE: $155.00
'Looking' at the Drayton Festival Theatre (A Norm Foster Production) - SAT. JUNE 27/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 8:30 am / Islington
Subway Station at 9:00 am This morning, we will visit the Blown Away Glass Studio Elora. There will be a glass blowing demonstration,
with time to browse and purchase the unique art pieces and many great gift ideas. Lunch is included at the Breadalbane Inn, with an
entrée choice of Beef Sirloin or Chicken. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at the Drayton Festival Theatre for 'Looking' by Norm Foster. "Join us
for a contemporary dating game by Canada's most prolific playwright. Meet Val, Andy, Nina and Matt. They're all middle-aged,
single…and looking. Answering a personal ad in the newspaper brings the foursome together at a local pub for a life-altering
rendezvous. What follows is a surprising, hilarious, and ultimately uplifting look at love the second time around. An insightful examination
of the human condition, 'Looking' is a winning comedy that celebrates our desperate need to love and be loved, regardless of our age or
stage in love." RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $134.00
A Garden Tour: Visiting Three Unique Gardens with Peter Brotherhood - MON. JUNE 29/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 8:30
am / 50 Carlton St at 9:00 am / Agincourt Mall on Bonis Ave at 9:30 am Join local guide, Peter Brotherhood, as we explore three
personal gardens in Northumberland County. Near Lake Ontario in Cobourg, our first garden proves what can be grown on a small lot
with a minimum of grass and a maximum number of flowers. Our second garden is known for its 1300 varieties of hostas, of which 300400 are for sale! Also, while here numerous varieties of shrubs and trees, from dogwoods to magnolias, variegated oaks to
metasequoias. Our aptly named third garden surrounds the Woodland Gardens B&B. This two acre property has enchanting paths
through the woods and plenty of benches to appreciate the gardens and whimsical ornaments. To conclude, we will be served traditional
Finnish Specialty refreshments: cakes, cookies, sweet breads and pancakes. Enjoy a Buffet lunch at the Woodlawn Inn. Wear
appropriate shoes for uneven grounds. RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $110.00
'Pygmalion' at the Shaw Festival Theatre - TUES. JUNE 30/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 9:15 am / Islington Subway Station at
9:45 am Lunch is included at Queenston Heights, and you may make your entrée choice at the restaurant. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at
the Shaw Festival Theatre for 'Pygmalion.' "A flower-seller and a linguistic professor's unlikely pairing are at the heart of this classic. Eliza
is the flower girl who dreams of moving up in the world but her accent keeps her in her place. Her chance encounter with Henry Higgins,
a world expert on speech, inspires a bet that he can transform her into a duchess. As Higgins strives to do the impossible, Shaw
examines with his trademark wit, issues of class and women's independence." RTA: 7:15 p.m. RATE: $143.00
Choice Day! 'The Sound of Music' at the Stratford Festival Theatre or 'She Stoops to Conquer' at the Stratford Avon Theatre - WED.
JULY 1/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 9:30 am / Islington Subway Station at10:00 am Lunch is included at Pazzo's and the
entrée of the day is Roast Chicken Breast. At 2:00 p.m. you may choose to see 'The Sound of Music' at the Stratford Festival Theatre or
'She Stoops to Conquer' at the Stratford Avon Theatre. RTA: 7:15 p.m. RATE: The Sound of Music $169.00 / She Stoops to Conquer
$152.00
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Choice Day! 'Hamlet' at the Stratford Festival Theatre or 'Carousel' at the Stratford Avon Theatre - THURS. JULY 2/15 Departs: York
Mills Subway Station at 9:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 10:00 am Lunch is included at the Waterlot, with an entrée choice of
Halibut or Roasted Sirloin. At 2:00 p.m. you may choose to see 'Hamlet' at the Stratford Festival Theatre or 'Carousel' at the Stratford
Avon Theatre. RTA: 7:30 p.m. RATE: Hamlet $154.00 / Carousel $162.00
Choice Day! 'You Never Can Tell' at the Shaw Royal George Theatre or ' The Twelve Pound Look' at the Shaw Court House Theatre FRI. JULY 3/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 9:15 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:45 am Lunch is included at Giardino's,
with an entrée choice of Beef or Rainbow Trout. At 2:00 p.m. you may choose to see 'You Never Can Tell' at the Shaw Royal George
Theatre or 'The Twelve Pound Look' at the Shaw Court House Theatre. The Twelve Pound Look: "Harry Sims is about to be knighted.
However, the typist he has hired to answer the messages of congratulation turns out to be the wife who left him several years ago
without explanation. Unaware of their connection, the new Lady Sims admires the typist's capability. When Harry privately confronts his
former wife, she leaves him with a warning: he (or any man) should watch for the 'look' that may grow in a woman's eyes when she is
with a man she cannot love. And that twelve pounds is all it may take to buy her freedom." RTA: 7:15 p.m. RATE: You Never Can Tell
$148.00 / The Twelve Pound Look $129.00
Prince Edward County and Lavender Festival with Peter Brotherhood - SAT. JULY 4/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 8:30 am /
50 Carlton St at 9:00 am / Agincourt Mall on Bonis Ave at 9:30 am With local guide Peter Brotherhood, discover the wonders of Prince
Edward County. Visit the Lavender Festival at the County Lavender Farm with over 4 acres of sweet smelling fragrance. Learn how
lavender oil is distilled and learn to make your own lavender sachets. Enjoy lavender refreshments on the back patio. At Lake-on-theMountain, learn how the geology of the 'fathomless' lake made it sacred to the local natives. See the Glenora Ferry in operation as we
view the panoramic scene across the Adolphus Reach. Lastly, we visit the Sandbanks P.P. where we get a good view of the largest
freshwater sandbanks in the world! Enjoy a plated beef lunch at the Waring House. RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $114.00
Lunch Cruise and Theatre Tour - TUES. JULY 7/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 8:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:00 am
Today, we head to Gravenhurst, where we will board the Wenonah II Cruise Ship for a luncheon cruise of Roast Turkey with the
Trimmings. Enjoy a leisurely cruise on the sparkling blue waters of Lake Joseph and Lake Rousseau. Discover the unmatched scenery
and grand summer homes of the Muskokas. After the ship returns to dock in Gravenhurst, we will head to the Gravenhurst Opera House
for the 2:30 p.m. production of 'Fly Me to the Moon.' "Meet two cash strapped Bellfast home care workers who are confronted with a nailbiting moral dilemma. Gripping comedy and brilliant writing will keep you laughing and on the edge of your seat!" RTA: 7:00 p.m.
RATE: $146.00
Choice Day! 'Light Up the Sky' at the Shaw Festival Theatre or Browsing in Niagara-on-the-Lake - THURS. JULY 9/15 Departs: York
Mills Subway Station at 9:15 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:45 am Today, lunch is on your own, with time to spend shopping in
Niagara-on-the-Lake. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime for 'Light Up the Sky' at the Shaw Festival Theatre. "Playwright Moss Hart was one of
Broadway's biggest stars who co-wrote the hit comedies 'You Can't Take It With You' and 'The Man Who Came to Dinner.' This play is
his comic love letter to the theatre world. A new play is about to have its first out-of-town tryout and assembled in a suite at the RitzCarlton are the leading lady, the naïve playwright, the emotional director, the vulgar producer and his ice skater wife. Everything is love
and kisses and toasts to the 'magic time' of theatre. But when they return to the hotel after the show, things aren't' quite as rosy."
RTA: 7:15 p.m. RATE: Light Up the Sky $109.00 / Browsing $60.00
'Canadian Legends' at the Dunfield Theatre Cambridge - SAT. JULY 18/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 8:30 am / Islington
Subway Station at 9:00 am Spend time browsing the unique combination of shoes and clothing, gifts, and collectibles at the Southworks
Outlet Mall in Cambridge. Lunch is included at the Blackshop Restaurant, with an entrée choice of Schnitzel or Salmon. At 2:00 p.m. it's
showtime at the Dunfield Theatre Cambridge for 'Canadian Legends.' "From the creators of the perennially popular Legends series of
tribute shows comes a world premiere production that proudly waves a maple leaf in honour of the true north strong and free. Join
Constable Archibald F. Inkster, everyone's favourite Sorry Canadian, as the beloved Mountie, played by Neil Aitchison, provides hilarious
insight on our distinct heritage in a brand new show, featuring the rich musical legacy embodied in such national icons as Anne Murray,
Paul Anka and The Guess Who, creative trailblazers Leonard Cohen and Gordon Lightfoot, and modern day superstars Shania Twain,
Michael Buble and Celine Dion, to name a few. Packed with humour, political satire, and hit after hit, Canadian Legends is a high-octane
production that will leave a smile on your face, a song in your heart, and a deep appreciation in your soul for this land we call home."
RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $134.00
'Kings on Broadway Concert' at Westben Theatre - FRI. JULY 24/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 8:30 am / York Mills Subway
Station at 9:15 am / Agincourt Mall on Bonis Ave at 10:00 am Lunch is included at the Elmhirst Resort, with an entrée choice of Beef or
Chicken. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at Westben Theatre for the 'Kings on Broadway Concert,' featuring favourites from 'The King and I'
and 'Camelot.' Songs include 'Getting to Know You,' 'Hello Young Lovers,' 'Something Wonderful,' 'I Have Dreamed,' 'I Wonder What he
King is Doing Tonight,' Camelot,' 'Lusty Month of May,' 'How to Handle a Woman,' 'If Ever I Would Leave You,' and others. RTA: 6:30
p.m.
RATE: $126.00
Grand River Cruise - WED, JULY 29/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 9:00 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:30 am Enjoy a
luncheon cruise along the historic Grand River, the tranquil country setting is the perfect place to relax and enjoy beautiful river scenery.
Begin your day at the Grand River Dinner Cruises in "The Landing" with included coffee and muffin, with time to browse their craft shop.
Enjoy an interesting audiovisual presentation of the Grand River, followed by a fabulous live music show featuring “The Blazing Fiddles”.
You will then embark on a 3 hour cruise featuring a sumptuous 3-course roast beef lunch, served to your private window table. During
your cruise, your captain will give an informative narration, and you can sit out on the promenade deck to enjoy the river scenery. Homebaked bread, apple pie, and other baked goods are available to purchase after your cruise. After returning to the dock, a guide from the
Six Nations, which runs along the south shore of the Grand River, will board the bus and take us on a 1 hour tour of the Reserve.
Throughout the tour, our guide will give some insight into their past and present culture. RTA: 6:00 p.m. RATE: $106.00
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The Welland Canal with Ron Brown - TUES. JULY 28/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 8:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:00
am Join us for a close up look at one of the world's engineering miracles right here in Ontario, the Welland Canal. You will see preserved
remains of the first canal in Port Dalhousie, then move on to the modern canal at the Lock Three viewing platform. The tour mounts the
Niagara Escarpment and finishes at the historic Lake Erie community of Port Colbourne with time to browse the shops of the historic
West Street shopping district located right beside the canal. Lunch is included at the Blue Star Restaurant, with an entree choice of
Chicken or Beef. RTA: 5:30 p.m. RATE: $94.00
Fabulous Farm Tour with Peter Brotherhood - THURS. JULY 30/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 8:30 am / York Mills Subway
Station at 9:00 am / Agincourt Mall on Bonis Ave at 9:30 am With local guide, Peter Brotherhood,enjoy a unique farm experience in the
rolling hills of Northumberland County. At the Linwood Acres Trout Farm, you will be able to hand feed the trout, see thousands of them
in their natural artesian pools and purchase rainbow trout fillets. At the Laveanne Lavender Farm, stimulate your senses with acres of
English and French lavender. Hear about lavender cultivation and purchase lavender products. At the Osland Sheep and Beef Farm,
observe a spinning demo, see and hear about the raising of Cheviot sheep and Charolais beef cattle. Visit the Osland Farm Market to
buy their products. Lunch is included at the Victoria Inn, overlooking Rice Lake. Bring your cameras! RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $107.00
Lady Muskoka Cruise - THURS. AUG 6/15 Departs:50 Carlton St at 9:00 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:30 am What better way to
escape the summer heat in the city, than a pleasant luncheon cruise on the sparkling blue waters of Lake Muskoka? Board the 300
passenger Lady Muskoka in picturesque Bracebridge. Shortly after the ship sets sail, lunch will be served, with Chicken as your entrée.
As the scenery glides past, you'll see the lush green shoreline, sparkling blue waters, and enchanting lakeshore homes and cottages.
After our cruise, arrive at Rich Hill Candles for a tour and receive a complimentary candle. Enroute home, stop at Maple Orchard Farms
and browse from the vast selection of maple products. RTA: 7:00 p.m. RATE: $112.00
Peach Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake - SAT. AUG 8/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 8:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:00
am This weekend, the peach is king. It's harvest time for Ontario's peaches, and Niagara-on-the-Lake pays tribute to the growers and
those who promote fresh peaches. Participate in the street-filled excitement of Niagara-on-the-Lake's biggest seasonal celebration, their
annual Peach Festival. Queen St becomes a pedestrian-friendly market place with vendors displaying all things peach-related, taste
fresh peaches, sample peach pastries, shop the sidewalk sales and enjoy the live entertainment. Lunch is on own, and there are plenty
of vendors to tempt your appetite, as well as many cafés and restaurants. Free time in Niagara Falls is also available for those who do
not wish to spend all day at the Festival. Enroute home, we'll make a stop at Peach Country Vineland for an opportunity to purchase
fresh peaches and other seasonal fruits. RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $63.00
'Last Chance Romance' at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse - SAT. AUG 8/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 8:30 am / Islington
Subway Station at 9:00 am In the morning, spend time at St. Jacobs Farmer's Market. Lunch is included at Baton Rouge, with an entrée
choice of Top Sirloin Steak or BBQ Baby Back Ribs. At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse for 'Last Chance
Romance.' "Join us for a fun-filled laughfest about the perils of finding a spouse. This topsy-turvy romantic comedy will warm your heart –
and tickle your funny bone – with its frothy, fun look at the absurdity of love. Myra Witzer, a strong willed woman in her late thirties, is
determined to get married at any cost. She sets her sights on Leonard Shank and shamelessly pursues him, much to his dismay. After a
triumphant night at the theatre, she finally lands her man. There’s just one small problem: Myra quickly realizes that the thrill of the chase
is more exciting than the monotonous routine of married life. And to further complicate things, the once-resistant Leonard is now entirely
smitten and will do anything to prove he’s Prince Charming! A sharp-witted testament to the fickle nature of love, Last Chance Romance
crackles with humanity … and hilarity" RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $132.00
Joseph Scriven Tour with Peter Brotherhood - TUES. AUG 11/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 8:30 am / York Mills Subway
Station at 9:00 am / Agincourt Mall on Bonis Ave at 9:30 am With your costumed guide, Peter Brotherhood, discover the strange
circumstances that caused Joseph Scriven to write his hymn. As a Christian member of the Plymouth Brethren, find out what motivated
him during his tragic but inspirational life. Also learn about the effect that his humble Christian ministry had on the people of Port Hope
and the surrounding area near Rice Lake. Also, the circumstances surrounding his mysterious death will be revealed. Tour historic St.
Mark's Anglican Church and its churchyard. Enjoy a plated Chicken Marsala lunch at the Railside Restaurant in Port Hope. RTA: 6:30
p.m. RATE: $95.00
'The Music Man' at the Drayton Festival Theatre - WED. AUG 12/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 8:30 am / Islington Subway
Station at 9:00 am Visit the St. Jacobs and Aberfoyle Model Railway. The Model Railway depicts Southern Ontario in the late 1950's.
Watch freight trains being made up in terminal yards, and then switched along their routes. See lighted passenger cars, with full interior
detailing, recreate the era of the great passenger trains, as they depart major urban terminals and then pass suburban stations and small
rural depots. Models of both late steam locomotives and first generation diesels, authentically detailed for specific prototypes, provide the
power. The trains run through a scenic countryside, passing fields, rivers, towns, a large city, even part of the Niagara Escarpment.
Lunch is included at DH Food and Lodging (formerly Benjamins) , and you may make your entrée choice there. At 2:00 p.m. it's
showtime at the Drayton Festival Theatre for 'The Music Man.' "Con man “Professor” Harold Hill arrives in small town Iowa with a
promise to teach the children how to play musical instruments in a magnificent marching band. But his big swindle hits some wrong notes
when he unexpectedly falls in love with Marian, the town librarian. The Drayton Festival Theatre fittingly celebrates 25 years with this
Broadway blockbuster filled with exuberant dance numbers and a veritable hit parade of classics like “Ya Got Trouble,” “Seventy-Six
Trombones” and “Till There Was You.” By turns wicked, funny, warm, romantic and touching, The Music Man is family entertainment at
its best." RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $130.00
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Whistling Gardens - SAT. AUG 15/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 8:00 am / Islington Subway Station at 8:30 am Enjoy a guided
tour of the Whistling Gardens, along with a Musical Fountain Show. Explore 20 acres of colour in the botanical gardens. Babbling brooks,
ponds, cascades, cottage garden strolls, magnificent formal gardens and unique architecture all await you. The plant collections are
among the finest in the country with many rare species and varieties of ornamental and native trees. The conifer collection features 2,400
different specimens. It is the largest public collection in the world! Lunch is included at the Erie Beach Hotel, with their famous Fish and
Chips as your entrée. The afternoon will bring us to the Villa Nova Estate Winery for a wine tasting, followed by a stop at Picard Peanuts
to browse from their vast array of specialty seasoned peanuts, unique snacks and sweet treats of every description. RTA; 6:00 p.m.
RATE: $98.00
'The Odd Couple' at the Dunfield Theatre Cambridge - WED. AUG 19/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 9:30 am / Islington Subway Station at
10:00 am Lunch is included at the Blackshop Restaurant, with an entrée choice of Schnitzel or Baked Atlantic Salmon. At 2:00 p.m. it's
showtime at the Dunfield Theatre Cambridge for 'The Odd Couple.' "From North America’s beloved playwright Neil Simon comes the
comic event of the season, starring the most memorable pair of mismatched roommates you’ll ever meet! When neat freak news writer
Felix Unger is thrown out by his soon-to-be ex-wife, he reluctantly finds refuge in the sloppy apartment of his long-time friend Oscar
Madison, a scruffy sportswriter and recent divorcé. Can Oscar handle living with an uptight, neurotic perfectionist? Can Felix make
himself comfortable in such slovenly surroundings? With its delightful combination of clever one-liners and outrageously funny
characters, this award-winning comedy will have you howling with laughter from start to finish. RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $134.00
Lockport Cruise - THURS. AUG 20/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 8:00 am / Islington Subway Station at 8:30 am Enjoy a new
Niagara experience north of the Falls. Cool off with a summer cruise on the famous and historic Erie Canal and visit an impressive major
power plant. Enjoy an excellent hot buffet lunch in the picturesque Canal Side Emporium Restaurant, overlooking the historic Erie Canal
at Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises. Following lunch, take a 2 hour narrated cruise on the historic Erie Canal, built in 1825, with
passage through two major locks, which lift the boat 50 feet from its original level. This cannot be done anywhere else on the canal and
is a fun experience. Our final destination of the day will be to the Power Vista Visitors Centre for a spectacular view of the lower Niagara
River Gorge from its Outdoor Observation Deck. At the Visitors Centre, we can view a major Niagara Diorama, a $5.5MM mural done by
Thomas Hart Benton, one of America's most famous muralists. We will also see a power plant construction movie. RTA: 6:00 p.m. RATE:
$125.00
'Singing in the Rain' at the Port Hope Capitol Theatre - TUES. AUG 25/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 8:00 am / 50 Carlton St at
8:30 am / Agincourt Mall on Bonis Ave at 9:00 am Spend time browsing in Port Hope. Enjoy Shepherd's Pie for lunch at the Carlyle Inn.
At 2:00 p.m. it's showtime at the Port Hope Capitol Theatre for 'Singing in the Rain.' "A smash hit with critics and audiences alike! It's the
story of the first Hollywood musical, when the silver screen found its voice and left silent movies - and some of its stars - behind."
RTA: 6:00 p.m. RATE: $118.00
Behind Bars (Inside Ontario's Historic Gaols) with Ron Brown - TUES. AUG 25/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 8:15 am / York
Mills Subway Station at 8:45 am Let's go "behind bars" and visit Ontario's historic and tiniest jails. We start with a tour of the historic jail /
museum in Beaverton and learn of its rescue. We then travel to Coboconk to see Canada's "smallest" jail before making our way to
Lindsay for lunch at the Olympia Restaurant. Entrée choices are Grilled Beef or Chicken Breast. We will also tour the former Victoria
county jail. En route home, we will pass the fabled "Camp 30" - a World War II prisoner of war camp near Bowmanville and the site of
the famous "battle" of Bowmanville. RTA: 5:30 p.m. RATE: $101.00
1,000 Islands Winery Luncheon Cruise - WED. Aug 26/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 8:00 am / York Mills Subway Station at
8:30 am / Agincourt Mall at 9:00 am Travel to Kingston for a fabulous summer day filled with sea, fun and adventure. Enjoy a wine tasting
luncheon cruise onboard the Island Star, a Catamaran dining ship that features a transparent rooftop over the climate-controlled main
cabin, giving a panoramic view of the crystal blue waters and the scenic islands that make up the world-famous 1000 Islands. Taste 4
delicious types of wine and enjoy the provided entertainment. Before heading home, enjoy a "Mystery Stop." RTA: 7:00 p.m.
RATE: $120.00
A Fabulous Farm Tour: Maple Products, Dwarf Nigerian Goats and the Trent-Severn Canal System with Peter Brotherhood - WED.
SEP 2/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 8:30 am / York Mills Subway Station at 9:00 am / Agincourt Mall on Bonis Ave at 9:30 am
With local guide, Peter Brotherhood, discover two fascinating farms in the Campbellford area. At Curle's Maple Products (circa 1862),
see the old and modern methods used to produce maple syrup, sugar and butter. Sample and purchase some of their tasty products.
Make sure that you see their old schoolhouse model and their Maple Museum. At the Haute Goat Farm, be intrigued by the cute and
comical dwarf Nigerian goats. You will have the opportunity to taste and purchase some of their creamy goat milk products. Also in the
Campbellford area, we will see the locks of the famous Trent-Severn Canal. Enjoy a Buffet lunch at Chubby's Restaurant. RTA: 6:30 p.m.
RATE: $92.00
Choice Day! 'Love's Labour's Lost' at the Stratford Festival Theatre or 'The Last Wife' at the Stratford Studio Theatre or 'Carousel' at
the Stratford Avon Theatre - FRI. SEPT 4/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 9:30 am / Islington Subway Station at 10:00 am Lunch is
included at Keystone Alley, with an entrée choice of Pork Chop or Crusted Salmon. At 2:00 p.m. you may choose to see one of three
shows: 'Love's Labour's Lost' at the Stratford Festival Theatre, 'The Last Wife' at the Stratford Studio Theatre or 'Carousel' at the
Stratford Avon Theatre. Love's Labour's Lost: "The play revolves around a decision by the young King of Navarre and his friends to
renounce the company of women and devote themselves to contemplative study. Unfortunately, their decision is mad just as the
Princess of France and their three lovely companions arrive on court business. Life and love have some lessons in store for them all, as
the characters discover that it takes more than high spirits and witty words to win a woman's heart." The Last Wife: "This exciting new
work focuses on a dying husband, a steamy affair, and a compelled marriage full of personal violence that offers an irresistible climb to
absolute authority. Does Katherine risk her safety to gain power? Does she love that man she should love or the man she must love?
And what happens to her children when she loses it all?" RTA: 7:30 p.m. RATE: Love's Labour's Lost $164.00 / The Last Wife $160.00 /
Carousel $176.00
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Choice Day! 'Pygmalion' at the Shaw Festival Theatre or 'Top Girls' at the Shaw Court House Theatre - WED. SEPT 9/15 Departs:
York Mills Subway Station at 9:15 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:45 am Lunch is included at the Pillar and Post and you may make
your entree choice there. At 2:00 p.m. you may choose to see 'Pygmalion' at the Shaw Festival Theatre or 'Top Girls' at the Shaw Court
House Theatre. Top Girls: "What does it take for a woman to make it to the top? Marlene has just become the boss at the Top Girls
employment agency. In the play’s dazzling and highly theatrical first act, she hosts a dinner party to celebrate with iconic women from
history and hears their stories of struggle and success. We also see the world of poverty she escaped from – one that still holds her stayat-home sister Joyce. Slowly, we discover what Marlene had to give up to become a success. Since its premiere at the Royal Court
Theatre in 1982, this play has become a contemporary classic and remains a significant achievement by one of theatre’s most inventive
and boldly political playwrights." RTA: 7:15 p.m. RATE: Pygmalion $145.00 / Top Girls $139.00
'The Ghost Island Light' at the Lighthouse Theatre - SAT. SEPT 12/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 9:30 am / Islington Subway
Station at 10:00 am Lunch is included at the Erie Beach Hotel, with their famous Fish and Chips as your entrée. At 2:00 p.m. it's
showtime at the Lighthouse Theatre for 'The Ghost Island Light.' "From the writer who brought you the hit comedy thrillers I'll Be Back
Before Midnight and When the Reaper Calls comes Peter Colley's latest comedy thriller The Ghost Island Light. It's 1910, and Josiah and
Rowena Tollifsen have been assigned as the new lighthouse keepers on Ghost Island. With a ghoulish history, the island starts to show
its true colours to the couple with disastrous results. Join us for a classic night of ghost stories around the summer camp fire. We'll scare
you into laughter!" En route home, stop at Hewitt's Ice Cream for an ice cream cone, on own. RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $112.00
'The Judy Garland Story' at the Lighthouse Theatre - SAT. SEPT 19/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 9:30 am / Islington Subway
Station at 10:00 am Lunch is included at the Erie Beach Hotel, where we will enjoy their famous Fish and Chips. At 2:00 p.m. it's
showtime at the Lighthouse Theatre for 'The Judy Garland Story.' "The nostalgic musical journey through the life of legendary performer
Judy Garland. This fast paced revue covers Judy's life from the age of 2 1/2 to the time of her death in 1969. Those well known songs
she made famous have had audiences singing along during the show and tearing up by the time they reach the touching closing concert
scene. This musical tribute has proven itself the perfect show to experience the magic of one of the most celebrated entertainers in the
20th century." En route home, enjoy an ice cream cone at Hewitt's Ice Cream, on own. RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $112.00
Apples and Alpacas with Peter Brotherhood - TUES. SEPT 22/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 8:30 am / York Mills Subway
Station at 9:00 am / Agincourt Mall on Bonis Ave at 9:30 am Along the Apple Route, near Colbourne, visit the Nuevo Norte Alpaca Farm.
Learn about the care of these gentle creatures, their habits, their selective breeding program and talk to their herders. There will be an
opportunity to purchase articles of clothing made with their incredibly soft wool. Nearby is the Pieter's Appleyard Orchard, owned and
operated by the Madamba Family. Hear the owner talk about her seasonal duties as an orchardist. Participate in an optional oldfashioned hay wagon ride through the orchard. There will be an opportunity to pick your own apples to take home. Shop for fresh
produce at the Burnham Family Market. A Buffet lunch is included at the Woodlawn Inn in Cobourg. Be sure to bring your cameras!
RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $104.00
Liftlock Cruise and Kawartha Downs - THURS. SEPT 24/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 8:00 am / York Mills Subway Station at
8:30 am / Agincourt Mall on Bonis Ave at 9:00 am Enjoy the sights as we cruise up the Trent-Severn Waterway to our world's highest
hydraulic Liftlock, a 65 foot lift. Our Captain will explain, through his commentary, the history of the waterway and how the locks work
while entertaining us with stories of the area of days gone by. Our lunch onboard the cruise ship, today, will be a delicious Hot Turkey
lunch. Then we will head to the Kawartha Downs Casino for 3 hours of casino entertainment. Each person to receive a $10.00 value in
tokens. RTA: 6:00 p.m. RATE: $88.00
'Pygmalion' at the Shaw Festival Theatre - WED. SEPT 30/15 Departs: 50 Carlton St at 9:15 am / Islington Subway Station at 9:45 am
Lunch is included at the Prince of Wales, with an entrée choice of Chicken Provence or Fire-Roasted Pork Cutlets. At 2:00 p.m. it's
showtime at the Shaw Festival Theatre for 'Pygmalion.' RTA: 7:15 p.m. RATE: $150.00
Fall Colour Tour Onboard the York Durham Railway - WED. SEPT 30/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 9:00 am / York Mills
Subway Station at 9:30 am / Agincourt Mall on Bonis Ave at 10:00 am All Aboard! Board the York Durham Heritage Train for a
picturesque journey through the Oak Ridges Moraine from Uxbridge to Stouffville and return. Lunch is included in the elegant dining car
which features large panoramic windows and comfortable air conditioning and heat. Select either Juicy Ribs or Tuscan Linguine for your
entree and don't miss out on the delicious warm dessert drizzled with caramel and chocolate sauce. Wine and beer are available to add
to your dining pleasure. Upon arrival in Stouffville, spend time browsing in the unique shops, ranging from furnishings to specialty food
shops and clothing stores to unique gift shops. Once again, board the train and travel back to Uxbridge, which will be followed by a visit
to the Foster Memorial Temple for a tour. RTA: 6:00 p.m. RATE: $116.00
Cranberry Colour Cruise - THURS. OCT 1/15 Departs: York Mills Subway Station at 8:15 am / Islington Subway Station at 8:45 am This fall
colour tour starts with a journey to Gravenhurst, where we'll board the Wenonah II for a cruise on the crystal blue waters of Lake
Muskoka. Dine on a delectable meal of Roast Turkey, as the fall scenery reflects in the water, the view delighting more every minute.
Visit Johnston's Cranberry Farm in Bala, where we'll learn about cranberries and experience the harvest on a wagon ride to the marsh.
RTA: 7:15 p.m. RATE: $129.00
Across the Oak Ridge Moraine with Ron Brown - WED. OCT 7/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 8:30 am / York Mills Subway
Station at 9:00 am / Agincourt Mall on Bonis Ave at 9:30 am Join Historian and Author Ron Brown, as we travel east of the city today on
this spectacular Across the Oakridge Moraine tour. We'll make a stop at Tyrone Mills near Bowmanville, one of Canada's oldest water
powered grist mills and still in operation today. Lunch is included at the Victoria Inn at Gore's Landing, with Chicken as your entree
choice. After lunch, Ron will take us on a scenic drive across the Oak Ridge Moraine, one of the most significant landforms in southern
Ontario. View some of the unusual features of the Moraine, with its glacier-formed rolling hills and gentle valleys, and learn about the
Moraine's importance to our region. RTA: 6:00 p.m. RATE: $98.00
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Northumberland Fall Colour Tour with Peter Brotherhood - WED. OCT 14/15 Departs: Islington Subway Station at 8:30 am / 50 Carlton
St at 9:00 am / Agincourt Mall on Bonis Ave at 9:30 am With local guide, Peter Brotherhood, tour the colourful rolling hills of
Northumberland County. With a naturalist guide at the Alderville Black Oak Savanna Ecology Centre, learn about the unique prairie
vegetation and it supported the health of the Ojibwa People. Sumac and the surrounding deciduous forest should be ablaze with colour.
Discover why this centre has been awarded the 2015 Ontario Award of Environmental Excellence! Shop at the Alderville Native Art
Gallery. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Golden Beach Resort, which includes soup, citrus chicken, fudge brownies and tea and coffee.
RTA: 6:30 p.m. RATE: $107.00
Coming Fall 2015…
Oedipus Rex - WED. SEPT 2/15; The Alchemist - WED. SEPT 9/15; The Divine: A Play for Sarah Bernhardt - THURS. SEPT 24/15;
Anne of Green Gables - SAT. OCT 17/15; White Christmas - SAT. NOV 28/15
Multi-Day Excursions 2015
Holland, Michigan Tulip Festival - May 4-7/15 In conjunction with Hanover Holidays! Included: Deluxe motor coach transportation ▪ 3
nights' hotel accommodation, including hotel tax ▪ Baggage handling ▪ 4 meals: 3 breakfasts / 1 dinner ▪ Reserved bleacher seats for
Dutch Dance event ▪ Admission to Windmill Island ▪ Admission to Dutch Village ▪ Dutch Heritage Show ▪ Services of a Hanover Holidays
Tour Director ▪ RATE: Twin $799.00 / Single $1129.00
New Orleans (Back to the Bayou) - May 8-17 / OCT 16-25/15 In conjunction with Hanover Holidays! Featuring Southern Plantations, the
French Quarter and the Mighty Mississippi!! Included: Deluxe motor coach transportation ▪ 9 nights' hotel accommodation ▪ baggage
handling ▪ All taxes ▪ 13 meals: 9 breakfasts / 1 lunch (Cajun lunch) / 3 dinners ▪ Guided city tour of New Orleans ▪ Guided tour of Mardi
Gras World ▪ Tour of Oak Alley Plantation ▪ Swamp tour ▪ Cotton Plantation tour ▪ Tour of Graceland ▪ Services of a Hanover Holidays
Tour Director ▪ RATE: Twin $1399.00 / Single $1799.00
Experience Chautauqua - AUG 9-13/15 Join us as we travel to the ever-popular Chautauqua Institute and the Athenaeum Hotel, in New
York State. This "Grande Dame" hotel is located along the scenic shores Chautauqua Lake and is a beautifully restored Victorian
Masterpiece! The Chautauqua Institution is a charming, thriving community, where visitors from around the world come to find
intellectual and spiritual growth. Upon entering the institution's gates, you will experience the amazing Victorian architectural splendours,
the delightful gardens and lakeside views, a unique paradise seemingly untouched by the hands of time. Enjoy 5 wonderful days in this
amazing setting. Most cultural activities are presented in the Amphitheatre, where we will enjoy various forms of entertainment, including
the Symphony and Orchestra. We will be attending the Week Seven Lecture Series: 'Redefining Europe.' "We will examine what it
means to be a citizen of Europe today. Is the European Union united, or not? Does citizenship differ in meaning to residents of
established versus developing nations? How does the sense of citizenship developed in former Eastern Bloc countries compare - and
co-exist - with Western Europe?" Current Canadian Passport is required to enter the USA. The purchase of Out of Province Health
Insurance coverage is highly recommended. Included: Deluxe motor coach transportation ▪ 4 nights' accommodation at the Athenaeum
Hotel ▪ Baggage handling ▪ All taxes and gratuities ▪ Admission to the Chautauqua Institute ▪ Week Seven lectures ▪ Symphony,
Orchestra, entertainment, etc. ▪ 12 meals: 4 breakfasts / 4 lunches / 4 dinners ▪ Services of MMT Escort ▪ RATE: Twin $1998.00 / Single
$2198.00
Newfoundland Adventure - AUG 17-24/15 In conjunction with Hanover Holidays! The Authentic Newfoundland Experience!! Included:
Air flight from Toronto to St. John's and Deer Lake to Toronto ▪ Deluxe motor coach transportation throughout Newfoundland ▪ 7 night's
hotel accommodation ▪ Baggage Handling ▪ All taxes and gratuities ▪ 12 meals: 7 Breakfasts / 3 lunches / 2 dinners (welcome and
farewell dinner) ▪ Tours of St. John's and Grand Falls ▪ Admission to museums and parks ▪ Side tours to Terra Nova Park and Trinity Bay
▪ Admission to the Prime Berth Fishing Centre ▪ Admission to the Beothuk Interpretation Centre ▪ Mussel Farm Tour ▪ Cape Spear
Excursion ▪ Boat cruise to Bird Island Sanctuary ▪ Newfie Screech-In Party ▪ Services of a Hanover Holidays Tour Director ▪ RATE: Twin
$2839.00 / Single $3339.00
Owen Sound with Ron Brown (2 Day Tour) - SEPT 16-17/15 Our overnight adventure leads us to the stunning meeting of the mighty
Niagara Escarpment and the grey tossing waters of Georgian Bay at historic Owen Sound. We will experience some of southern
Ontario's most spectacular scenery travelling the cliff-lined shore of the bay, waterfalls and historic sites in Owen Sound. Highlights:
Breathtaking views of the scenic shore road along Georgian Bay ▪ Craigleith Station Museum ▪ Visit to Collingwood ▪ Visit to Inglis Falls
conservation area ▪ Drive along the scenic shore roads ▪ Visit to the Station Museum and Billy Bishop Museum ▪ Scenic drive along
Beaver Valley ▪ Included: 1 night hotel accommodation in Owen Sound ▪ Deluxe motor coach transportation ▪ Baggage handling ▪ All
taxes and gratuities ▪ Admission to the Craigleith Station Museum and Billy Bishop Museum ▪ Admission to the Inglis Falls Conservation
Area ▪ 3 meals: 2 lunches / 1 dinner ▪ Escort services of Ron Brown ▪ RATE: Twin $384.00 / Single $459.00
Boston, Cape Cod - SEPT 27-OCT 3/15 Included: Deluxe motor coach transportation ▪ 1 night hotel accommodation at the Hampton Inn
Downtown in Albany, NY ▪ 4 nights' hotel accommodation at the Heritage House Hotel in Hyannis, MA ▪ 1 night hotel accommodation at
the Comfort Inn in Sturbridge, MA ▪ Luggage handling at each hotel ▪ 6 meals: 6 breakfasts / 6 dinners (including 1 lobster dinner) ▪ Meal
taxes, meal gratuities and room taxes (Not Included: the customary gratuity to the local guide, island tour bus drivers, Newport guide
and maids) ▪ visit to the Cape Cod Canal Visitor's Centre ▪ Guided tours of Sandwich and Hyannis ▪ Guided tour to Provincetown along
Scenic Route 6A ▪ Visit to the Cape Cod National Seashore Visitor's Centre ▪ Admission on a whale watching excursion or a dune tour ▪
Guide Escort to the Island of Nantucket or Martha's Vineyard ▪ Round trip traditional ferry passage to Nantucket or Martha's Vineyard ▪
Admission on a sightseeing tour of Nantucket or Martha's Vineyard ▪ Guided tour of Newport, RI ▪ Admission to the Breakers Mansion ▪
Guided tour of Boston ▪ Services of a Hanover Holidays Tour Director ▪ Current Canadian Passport is required to enter the USA. The
purchase of Out of Province Health Insurance coverage is highly recommended. ▪ RATE: Twin $710.00 / Single $1075.00
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Christmas Extravaganza in New York City - DEC 7-10/15 New York City is magical any time of year, but truly spectacular during the
Christmas Season! Highlight: Central Park ▪ View the 20 foot Christmas tree decorated with a collection of 18th Century angels and
cherubs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art ▪ Exquisite Baroque Christmas Crèches featuring several hundred figurines to create the
Nativity scene (a time honoured yuletide New York tradition) ▪ Trump Tower ▪ Tiffany's ▪ FAO Schwarz ▪ Grand Central Terminal ▪
Christmas Bazaar ▪ Christmas windows at Lord & Taylor and Macy's ▪ Free time for Christmas shopping ▪ Radio City Rockettes
Christmas Spectacular ▪ See the Rockefeller Centre Christmas tree and skaters ▪ Sightseeing in Lower Manhattan ▪ 9/11 Memorial ▪
Staten Island ferry ride to see the Statue of Liberty ▪ Chinatown ▪ Little Italy ▪ Included: Deluxe motor coach transportation ▪ 3 nights'
hotel accommodation at the Holiday Inn Express Herald Square ▪ Baggage handling ▪ All taxes and gratuities ▪ All sights, fees and
admissions as listed ▪ 5 meals: 3 breakfasts / 2 dinners ▪ Services of a local New York City Guide ▪ Services of MMT Escort ▪ Current
Canadian Passport is required to enter the USA. The purchase of Out of Province Health Insurance coverage is highly recommended. ▪
RATE: Twin $1449.00 / Single $2139.00
More tours offered in conjunction with Hanover Holidays…
Cliffs and Castles of Ireland - MAY 14-24/15 Every year, the travel habits and desires of Travel Consumers is always changing and many
destinations struggle to grow with this ever-changing industry. But what doesn't change is the romance, beauty and charm of a visit to
Ireland. Like a beautifully written tragedy, the culture of Ireland has been shaped by wealth and famine; war and peace; heart aches and
triumphs; all steeped throughout a long history. And now Hanover Holidays offers you a terrific chance to visit this beautiful destination
for yourself. Included: Round trip airfare from Toronto to Shannon and return from Dublin ▪ 2 nights' accommodation in Killarney ▪ 3
nights' accommodation in Galway ▪ 4 nights' accommodation in Dublin ▪ Baggage handling at all hotels ▪ All taxes ▪ Breakfast and dinner
daily ▪ Local guides in Ireland ▪ Gallarus Oratory admission ▪ Ring of Kerry tour ▪ Cliffs of Moher admission ▪ Irish Goat Farm tour ▪ Boat
cruise and tour of Aran Islands ▪ Connemara National Park admission ▪ Kylemore Abbey and Walled Garden admission ▪ Irish National
Stud admission ▪ Admission to St. Patrick's Cathedral ▪ Admission to Book of Kells ▪ Bru na Boinne Visitor Centre admission ▪ Slane
Castle tour and whiskey tasting ▪ Services of a Hanover Holidays Tour Director ▪ Current Canadian Passport is required. The purchase of
Health Insurance coverage is highly recommended. ▪ RATE: Twin $3889.00 / Single $4399.00
DEPARTURES: (Not all pickups are available on all tours)
1.
50 Carlton St, Toronto - downtown east of Holiday Inn at old Maple Leaf Gdns
2.
Islington Subway Station - Etobicoke - n-e corner of Bloor St. & Islington Ave. at the subway station's street level entrance on the east side of Islington Ave.
3.
Agincourt Mall - 3850 Sheppard Ave. E, Scarborough - Sheppard & Kennedy coach stops on Bonis Av. at the EAST gate of mall parking lot - BEHIND Walmart
4.
York Mills Subway Station - n-e corner of York Mills & Yonge - coach stops on
Yonge St.
**Groups of 10 may be picked up at their location of choice,
when available.
**Groups of 35 or more may have their own trips set up to
suit their preferences, please speak to our group tour
coordinator
RETURN: approximate return time to Toronto is listed on each tour as RTA
DAYTRIPPING ADVENTURES - TERMS & CONDITIONS:
 Reservations are required for all day tours by phone or email.
 Full payment required within 10 days from when you make the reservation
 If after 10 days we have not received payment, we will assume you are no longer
interested and you may be cancelled from the tour without notice.
 Make all cheques or money orders payable to Mary Morton Tours with the present
date (not the date of the tour).
 Please send a note along with your cheque to indicate which tours you are paying for.
 No credit cards or postdated cheques will be accepted.
 A receipt voucher will be mailed to you once we receive your payment. Please
show your voucher to the Escort when arriving on the day of the tour.
 When travelling outside of Ontario, it is highly recommended that
you purchase adequate Health Insurance coverage. Contact your
insurance provider, bank, CAA, or let us give you a quote.
CANCELLATION ON DAYTRIPPING TOURS:
 THEATRE TOURS: No refunds on cancellations. No shifting dates.
 SCENIC TOURS: Full refund, if cancellation is received 8 days or
more prior to departure. Within 7 days of departure, no refund.
MULTI-DAY EXCLUSIVE TOURS - TERMS & CONDITIONS:
 Reservations required for all multi-day tours
 A deposit is due upon booking, balance due 45 days prior to tour Departure date
 No credit cards accepted for payment
 When travelling outside of Ontario, the purchase of adequate Health Insurance
is highly recommended. Ask us for an insurance quote (RBC), your current
insurance provider, local bank, or CAA (do not have to be a member).
CANCELLATION ON EXCLUSIVE MULTI-DAY OVERNIGHT TOURS:
 No cancellation charges up to 45 days prior to Departure.
 31- 45 Days prior to Departure, a cancellation fee of $200.00 will apply
 30 -15 Days prior to Departure, a cancellation fee of 50% of the tour cost will apply
 Within 14 Days prior to Departure, no refund can be made unless the seat is resold
TOURS IN CONJUNCTION WITH HANOVER HOLIDAYS OR COLLETTE VACATIONS:
 Hanover Holidays and Collette Vacations terms and conditions apply on their tours,
(Mary Morton Tours terms and conditions do not apply)
RESPONSIBILITIES: Mary Morton Tours acts as an agent for arranging transportation,
venues, and accommodations, and shall not be held responsible for any loss or damage
resulting from any delays, substitution of equipment or venue, any act, omission,
negligence or any other fault of the sub-agents or carriers providing services. We reserve
the right to decline any person on any tour at any time and for any reason.
Please book early, especially for theatre tours
Please Note: Reservations are confirmed once
payment has been received
Check www.marymortontours.com for
more updates!!
Mary Morton Tours
(416) 488-2674
Head Office/Mailing Address:
11316 Petty Street, Ailsa Craig,
Ontario N0M 1A0
P: 416-488-2674 / F: 519-232-4305
E: [email protected]
www.marymortontours.com
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