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December 5-9, 2022
Holiday Bingo/Leisure Cruise
December 1, 2021 | Wednesday
Isle of Capri Casino
We heard you when you said you wanted to go back to the Casinos! We’re offering three dates to the Isle One Casino where you can play Face Up Pai Gow Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold’em, Mississippi Stud, and DJ Wild Stud Poker & 3-Card in the Isle’s official WSOP poker room! With over 1,500 slots and 38 poker tables you’re bound to win the jackpot!
Hungry? Experience Myron’s Delicatessen, an authentic New York-style Jewish Delicatessen with fresh kosher dill pickles, corned beef, knishes, lox, freshly baked breads, pastries and much more.
All participants will receive $15 Free Play. Masks no longer required.
December 2, 2021 | Thursday
St Johns Riverboat 4 Hour Cruise
Cruising down the St John’s on the authentic paddleboat, the Barbara Lee is a great relaxing way to spend the day. After boarding, we will be treated with the ship’s morning buffet of fruit salad and their famous yummy sticky buns! Be careful not to eat too much because we will be served a delicious lunch; your choices include prime rib, salmon, salad, tropical chicken or vegetable lasagna. All food is prepared on the Barbara Lee. Dessert and beverage are included. There is a cash bar for those who wish libations. Relax, enjoy the entertainment, or enjoy the breeze out on deck. This is a narrated 4 hour cruise. Trip includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, cruise with lunch, port fees and boarding.
December 3, 2021 | Friday
Mt. Dora Christmas Walk
Celebrate the 2021 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.
December 8, 2021 | Wednesday
White Hall | Home of Henry Flagler w/Lunch at Chesterfield $139
Whitehall was the winter home of Henry Flagler, a leading figure of America's Gilded Age. He built this 100,000 sq ft mansion as a wedding present to his wife; it was completed in 1902. Enjoy a self-guided tour of the first floor of the Flagler Museum (Whitehall). After our tour, we will enjoy an afternoon lunch at the Chesterfield's Leopard Lounge and Restaurant. One of Palm Beach's best-loved institutions, it epitomizes gilded age sophistication. Invoking images of the grand institutions of the early 20th century, the jet black lacquer of the walls is highlighted with golden fittings, leather banquettes and leopard skin print carpets. The bevelled mirrors and punkah fans add to the astonishingly atmospheric space that encapsulates the microcosm of Palm Beach.
December 13 -14, 2021 | Monday - Tuesday
Christmas Town Busch Gardens
$467 pp/dbl | $534 pp/sngl
What did we fit into two days? Busch Gardens Christmas Town, Ybor City's Columbia Restaurant, Cigar City, Clearwater Marine Aquarium and a Dolphin Boat Cruise!
Step up your holiday celebrations with a night at Busch Gardens' Christmas Town. Experience Tampa's Biggest and Brightest Holiday Event on the West Coast. Christmas Town features millions of twinkling lights, holiday character meet and greets, family-favorite Christmas shows and more! Treat yourself to indulgent culinary treats at the Christmas Town Village and select locations around the park to satisfy all of your Christmas cravings.
Before we visit Christmas Town we're going to check Ybor City off the Christmas List. We'll have lunch at the Historic Columbia Restaurant in Ybor in the beautiful Andalucía white linen dining room. Meal includes your choice of Ropa Vieja or Arroz con Pollo. Salad, cuban bread, dessert, coffee and tea are included with your meal. Choice of dessert includes Flan, Dulce De Leche Chocolate Cake or Mango Mousse Cake. After our luxurious lunch we'll all head out to explore Cigar City on our own.
We'll be checking into Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in gorgeous New Tampa. We'll have a free continental breakfast at the hotel before departing for Clearwater Marine Aquarium where you can visit Hope and Winter - two of the center's rescue dolphins. You'll also have a chance to see sea turtles, otters, pelicans, sharks and stingrays during your visit to one of the many exhibits on site. Next, we'll have lunch with the locals at Salty's Island Bar & Grille situated right on the beach.
After lunch we're off for a dolphin exploration boat tour. During the 90 minute narrated cruise you're guaranteed to see dolphins and other marine life in their natural habitat. Their double decker catamaran boasts an enclosed area in the shade as well as a sun deck and premium bar for you to purchase if you choose. When we're done with the cruise we'll board the bus for home. We'll make a fast food stop en route for a quick dinner on your own.
December 14, 2021 | Tuesday
Gaylord Palms "So Much Christmas" with early dinner at Buca de Beppo’s
Journey to Buddy the Elf’s world to help save the holiday! - Christmas is in trouble and Santa needs your help! For the first time this Christmas, journey into Buddy the Elf’s world to help save the holiday in our all-new, multi-sensory experience. Team-up with Mr. Narwhal and friends in the candy cane forest, stay ahead of the toy quota in the North Pole, prepare for Santa’s arrival at the iconic department store, and take part in an epic virtual snowball fight in Central Park. These are just a few of the fun, interactive challenges you’ll need to complete to muster enough Christmas cheer to power the Kringle 3000 and Santa’s sleigh!
We will have reserved seating for the 1:00 pm showing of “Cirque - The Spirit Of Christmas” featuring dazzling acrobatics, feats of flexibility, and high-flying stunts. This Broadway-style spectacle centers around Noel, a child dismayed and distressed by the hustle and bustle of the holidays. Trying to recapture her lost love of the season, the child is visited by spirits who bring back the true meaning of the season in energentic, dreamlike chapters.
You will have an opportunity to see the 3 PM showing of “The Greatest Story Every Told” - the birth and life of Jesus Christ. Complimentary seating is first come, first served.
After our Christmas extravaganza at the Gaylord we’ll stop for dinner at Buca di Beppo.
December 16, 2021 | Thursday
Winter Park Playhouse Classic Sinatra & Lunch At Olive Garden
A Sinatra Holiday Bash!
Ring in the holidays at the Winter Park Playhouse with this fresh, swinging’ musical! From classic Sinatra tune to seasonal favorites Rat Pack style, this show is complete with 40 popular hits including “Fly Me to The Moon,” “That’s Life,” “New York, New York,” “Mistletoe and Holly,” “The Christmas Song,” “Silver Bells,” “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” and many more. Prior to the performance enjoy a delicious dinner, with a choice of entrees, at the Olive Garden Restaurant.
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