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November 1, 2018 | Thursday
Ybor City, Columbia Restaurant & Riverwalk
As we stroll the bar-lined brick streets of Ybor City with our local tour guide and historian, you might not realize you’re in the former cigar capital of the world. In1885, a Spanish cigar-manufacturer came to Tampa via Cuba and Key West. He built Ybor City as a corporate town that, at its peak in 1927, had 230 cigar factories with 12,000 cigar workers who rolled just under 600 million cigars, topping Cuba’s output. Before the Depression and cigarettes spoiled the party, Ybor City was the cigar capital of the world.
Next we’ll experience just a small sampling of all Tampa’s Riverwalk has to offer as we cruise the Hillsborough River on the Pirate Water Taxi. Riverwalk is an exciting, vibrant area that includes attractions and venues appealing to all ages, such as The Florida Aquarium, Tampa History Center, open air waterfront bars and restaurants, water craft and bike rentals, parks, museums, hotels, the Straz Theater, and the Tampa Arena, home of the Tampa Bay Lightning. You’ll be amazed at how much there is to discover and enjoy at Riverwalk.
November 7 & 8, 2018 | Wednesday & Thursday
Mystery Dinner Train, Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel Island Pioneer Village and Bubble Room Restaurant
$319 pp/dbl occ. | $369 Single | Insurance: $25 Per Person
All Aboard! Join the fun as a comical murder mystery unravels before your eyes. It is up to you to decide just who the killer is and why they would do such a dastardly deed. A prize will be awarded to the the Super Sleuth who solves the mystery. All this takes place while you enjoy a scrumptious five course dinner, prepared on board, during a 3 1/2 hour train ride from Fort Myers across the Caloosahatchee River. What delicious fun! En route to Ft. Myers we’ll visit Arnold’s Wildlife Rehab Center, a facility dedicated to the health and safety of over 1000 animals annually, as well as 300 full time residents that can no longer survive in the wild. Our second day includes a trip to Sanibel Island Historical Museum and Village. There, we’ll hear the story of Sanibel from the Calusa and Spanish eras to the early pioneer families who settled on the island in the 1800s. It tells of warriors, adventures, fishermen, farmers and proprietors. After the museum we’ll have a delightful lunch at the world famous Bubble Room on Captiva Island. Born in 1979 with a very modest beginning, today’s very unique and famous multi- theme restaurant slowly took shape starting with old toys from the 1930’s and 1940’s as its décor. The kitschy collections continue to the present day.
$100 per person Deposit plus Insurance Payment Due on Sign Up
November 10, 2018 | Saturday
Havana Music Hall at Actor’s Playhouse in Coral Gables
Havana Music Hall’s best known band is on the rise in a thrilling, creative 1958 Cuba. Husband and wife team Rolando and Ramona Calderon are on the verge of breaking through to the world’s stage when the Revolution tears the only world they have ever known apart. Almost sixty years later, we find the duo trying to forget the past in the now devastated Havana Music Hall, but others won’t let them. Havana Music Hall's story captures the pain and joy of the Cuban experience like nothing before. As hearts break, spirits will soar with the original score, which already has been called "astonishing" by respected industry professionals. Havana Music Hall” the hottest new musical under the Cuban sun, received standing ovations and had the audience dancing in the aisles at 2017 presentations in Los Angeles. This fast-paced musical features an exciting original score by Richard Kagan and "Perico" Hernandez. Prior to this exciting performance at the Actor’s Playhouse in Coral Gables we will enjoy a delicious lunch at the nearby Yard House restaurant. Please sign up early for this trip, we have to commit to the ticket purchase soon!
November 12-20 | 9 Days/8 Nights | Monday - Tuesday
Branson - Better Than Ever Annual Holiday Getaway With Callaway Gardens
Just $1399 pp/dbl | $1799 pp/single | Insurance: $82 dbl | $104 single
Deluxe Magic Carpet Ride Motor Coach
7 Breakfasts, 6 Dinners, 1 Lunch, 1 Lite Bites & Beverage Event
8 Top Rated Shows:
Yakov Smirnov - America’s Funny Man
Clay Cooper - Male Entertainer of the Year 2017
All Hands on Deck - Number One Morning Show 2017
“Samson” at the Sight & Sound IMax Theater
Showboat Branson Belle - Dinner Show Cruise on Table Rock Lake
Million Dollar Quartet - Award Winning Show
Raiding the Country Vault - Number One Show 2017
Silver Dollar City’s “Old Fashioned Christmas”
with shows throughout the park
Callaway Resort “Fantasy In Lights” TrolleyTour
Narrated Tour of Callaway Gardens
Overnight in Memphis with visit to Beale Street
Overnight at MGM’s Goldstrike Casino in Tunica
Shopping at Tangers Outlet & Branson Landing
Please make your reservations right away so we can be certain we have enough people to make the trip before Goodtime Getaways has to pay non-refundable deposits to hotels and theaters.
$150 per person deposit & Insurance payment due on sign up.
Cancellation Insurance is Strongly Recommended. No Refunds.
November 16 | Friday
The Wonderettes at Winter Park Playhouse
The well-loved Wonderettes are back and better than ever! This whimsical musical comedy finds the 4-girl singing group entertaining at the annual Harper’s Hardware Holiday Party. When Santa goes missing, they use their charm, talent and creative ingenuity to save the day! Featuring fabulous 60’s versions of holiday classics including “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town,” “Jingle Bell Rock” and “Winter Wonderland!” Holiday fun plus delicious dining at Dexter’s! Don’t wait to sign up - the theater has already sold out all of its scheduled performances.
November 25-28 | Sunday - Wednesday
Biloxi at the 4-Star Beau Rivage Resort
$259 pp/dbl | $374 pp/single | $130 Transportation Only | $25 Insurance
Join us for this Great Gaming Getaway! Spend 3 nights at the beautiful 4-star Beau Rivage Casino Resort in Biloxi, MS. Players receive $45 slot play from the Beau and $10 - $15 slot play from each of the other two casinos we visit. En route aboard our comfortable Magic Carpet Ride Motor Coach, our escort will entertain you with games, bingo and movies. Full payment and optional $35 insurance payment due at sign up.
November 27, 2018 | Tuesday
Gaylord Ice, Cirque Dreams & Lunch at Logan’s
The “nippy” new theme for 2018 ICE! at the Gaylord Palms Resort has not been announced yet, but you know it will be COOL! Each year the Gaylord creates an opportunity to stroll through more than TWO MILLION pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures in exquisite detail, and slide down two-story-tall ice slides. Who knows what delightful holiday scenes they will surprise us with this season. Every year there is a magnificent, breath-taking Nativity scene carved from crystal-clear ice. Be sure to wear closed-toed shoes to keep your feet warm in the 9 degree exhibit hall. Parkas are provided. This year we’ve added the performance of Cirque Holiday, presented right there in the hotel. Cirque will dazzle you with an array of seasonal characters brought to life in a dreamscape of imaginative costumes and creativity, while stunning feats of showmanship are performed on stage and in the air. You’re sure to enjoy this uniquely inspired 25-minute Christmas dream presented with the Broadway style and inventive theatrics for which Cirque Dreams is renowned. Prior to our visit we’ll enjoy a luscious lunch with a choice of entrees at Logan’s Steakhouse.
November 30 | Friday
Mount Dora Christmas Walk
Celebrate the 2018 holidays against a backdrop of two million plus, sparkling lights in beautiful downtown Mount Dora! If you’re looking for a way to spend an enchanted evening that will get you in the holiday spirit, visit the Mount Dora Christmas Walk for an old fashioned country Christmas! The streets of Mount Dora, transformed into a Christmas village, come alive with fun and entertainment. The shops will be brimming with holiday gifts to help you get a jump on your Christmas shopping! The festivities will surround you with the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Listen for angelic choirs singing your favorite Christmas carols or musicians playing the classics on their violins. There will be plenty of food vendors selling treats of all kinds, or if you prefer, enjoy a delicious dinner at one of Mt. Dora’s great restaurants.
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