Journey to the land of the pharoahs
The Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce and Aventura World are offering a trip to Egypt April 26-May 5, 2019.
Highlights include: the pyramids; Luxor; Aswan; Valley of the Kings; Cairo; and a cruise on the Nile.
This 10-day, eight-night trip includes hotels; meals; day trips; and airfare from New York JFK.
The $2,799 early bird special runs through Oct. 26; price after that is $2,899.
For more information, contact Meegia Wojcik at email@example.com or 203-288-6431.
Holy Rosary Church, 10 Father Salemi Drive in Ansonia, is offering a trip to Mohegan Sun casino Oct. 15.
Cost is $30 per person and includes a $30 give-back for gambling and dining.
Bus will leave the church at 8:15 a,n, and leaves the casino at 4 p.m.
Proceeds to benefit Renovation Fund. All are welcome. For reservations and information, call Elaine at 203-735-7874.
Grand Bazaar in NYC
The Clinton Chamber of Commerce is offering a bus trip the Grand Bazaar in New York City for its Handmade Special Event Oct. 14, and includes a stop at Zabar’s Deli. (Bring a cooler if you plan to buy perishable goods.)
Bus departs from the commuter parking area in Clinton at Exit 63 off Interstate 95 at 7:45 a.m. and leaves New York at 5 p.m.
Cost is $70 per person and seats are limited. Refreshments and raffles on the bus. For information or reservations, visit tinyurl.com/ GBZDNYC or call 860-669-3889.
Visit NYC, AC
The National Council of Negro Women New Haven Section is offering a trip to New York and Atlantic City Oct. 27-28.
Trip includes visits to the Ground Zero Memorial, mid-town Manhattan, Harlem, Schomburg Center, a night stay in Atlantic City, casinos, outlet mall andmore.
Cost is $250 and includes transportation and hotel; $75 is due ASAP with balance due by Oct. 6. Departs at 7 a.m. from the Stetson Library parking lot on Dixwell Avenue, and returns at 7 p.m.
For information, contact Mary at 203-887-7493. Checks can be made payable to NCNW and mailed to M.E.Jones, 22 Roger White Drive, New Haven CT 06511.
Fall day trips
The following fall day trips are being offered this October:
1 Oct. 17, Poconos Octoberfest at the Silver Birches Resort in Hawley, Pa., with strudel making demonstration, open bar, music and dancing, family-style German meal, German Show the Joe Lastovica Band, and German music. Cost is $129 per person.
1 Oct. 21, Hudson River Cruise with tour and wine-tasting at the Brotherhood Winery, lunch at the River Grill overlooking the Hudson River, and a 2-hour cruise on the River Rose Mississippi-style paddlerwheeler. Cost is $135.
All bus tours depart from Cromwell, North Haven, Milford and Fairfield. For information call 203-483-6330 or 800-967-1993 or visit www.tatoursonline.com.
MFR Travelers excursions
MFR Travelers is offering several trips:
1 Oct. 27: New Hampshire. Lake Winnipesauke boat ride and railroad with a fresh roast turkey dinner onboard the train. A 21⁄2-hour scenic boat cruise aboard the Mount Washington, a 90-minute excursion on a restored vintage railroad coach, with dinner direct from Hart’s Turkey Farm. Free time in Meredith for shopping and. Trip departs at 5 a.m. from the West Haven commuter lot on First Avenue, Exit 43 off Interstate 95 south, returns approximately 9:30 p.m. Cost is $175 per person, with a $75 deposit due on signup (balance due 30 days prior to trip).
1 Dec. 1: Christmas in New York City. See Rockefeller Plaza, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Arthur Avenue and free time to explore. Trip departs at 9:45 a.m. from the West Haven commuter lot on First Avenue, Exit 43 off Interstate 95 south, returns approximately 9 p.m. Cost is $50 per person; deposit of $25 due on signup with balance due Nov. 15.
1 Dec. 9: Comedy play “A Double Wide, Texas Christmas” at the Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant, buffet and a visit to Mohegan Sun. Trip departs at 8:45 a.m. from the West Haven commuter lot on First Avenue, Exit 43 off Interstate 95 south, returns approximately 8:30 p.m. Cost is $110 per person; deposit of $50 due on signup with balance due 30 days before trip.
For information or reservations, call Mary at 203-430-1161 or Frances at 203-469-6290. Phone reservations must be made before sending payment via mail to: Frances Amendola, 37 Bradley Ave, East Haven, CT 06512.
Oktoberfest and more
The Milford Senior Center is offering several trips:
1 Oct. 11: Hudson Valley Tour. Visit Boscobel museum, lunch at the River grill, river cruise aboard the River Rose. Cost is $110.
1 Oct. 29: Oktoberfest at Kruckers. Authentic German food, beer, music and dancing. Trip includes all gratuities. Cost is $99.
1 Nov. 1-5: Washington, D.C., 5 days/4 nights including 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners, guided tours of D.C. including WWII Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Wall, FDR Memorial, MLK Memorial and tour of the Capitol. Call for a detailed flyer and registration form. Cost is $995 per person, double occupancy.
1 Dec. 6: Holiday Tea at Caramoor Center for Music & the Arts in Katonah, N.Y. Guided tour of historic Rosen House, holiday concert and a holiday tea. Cost is $125.
For information on any trip, call the Travel Office at 203 8775131, ext. 2119.
Casino trips set
The East Haven Senior Center and Pearls of Pauline are cosponsoring trips to Foxwoods Resort Casino Oct. 10 and Nov. 7.
Cost is $25 per person and includes round-trip motorcoach transportation and casino package ($10 slot play and food voucher for free buffet or $10 in any food vendor). Bingo on your own.
Coach departs from the senior center at 7:30 a.m. with a pick-up in Madison at 8 a.m.
For information and reservations, call senior center at 203-4683277 or Pauline at 203-468-2148.
Barnhart at Log Cabin
Pearls of Pauline is offering a trip Oct. 16 to see Jeff Barnhart and the Swingin’est German Band in the Land at the Log Cabin in Holyoke, Mass. Cost is $80 per person and includes transportation, show, hors d’oeuvre welcome platter, luncheon and driver gratuity.
For information or reservations, call Pauline at 203-468-2148.