trips-OrfordWant to meet lots of new friends? Join the 55 Plus Club on one of their many trips! Our trips are extremely popular and are on a first-come, first-serve basis. You will travel to such destinations as Stratford, St. Jacob’s, Orford or downtown Toronto via luxury coach.

You must sign up at the front desk and pay according to the instructions on the flyer. We will keep a waiting list once each trip is fully booked, on the off chance there’s a cancellation or two.

Click on the links provided to get complete details of each trip! Prepare to have fun!

TRIPS 2017-18

Murder Mystery at the Old Mill

Wednesday April 3, 2019 @ 10:15am. Suspicious characters mingling at your cocktail reception? A detective leads the investigation during dinner. The suspects are spread throughout the room, sitting at the tables with you. You get to sift through the tangled web of clues and evidence and see if you can figure out Whodunit? Cost $114 per person. View Poster (PDF)

Return to Grace

Thursday May 9 @ 3:45pm. From the King’s beginnings in Memphis to the amazing ’68 Comeback Special, to the historical Aloha from Hawaii concert, experience “Return to Grace” to re-live the music that changed rock and roll forever! Stars Steve Michaels and over 30 performers on stage at the Princess of Wales Theatre. Cost $145 per person. View Poster (PDF)

Whistling Gardens & Dundurn Castle

Wednesday June 12 @ 8:30am. A costumed interpreter will guide you through Dundurn Castle which is an early 19th century home. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Olde School House in Paris then visit Canada’s only privately run botanical gardens, Whistling Gardens. It’s home to the largest public collection of conifers in the world. Cost $99 per person. View Poster (PDF)

Dear Evan Hansen

Wednesday June 26 @ 4:00pm. A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. A deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. Winner of six 2017 Tony Awards. Includes dinner at the Hot House Café. Cost $180 per person. View Poster (PDF)


Previous Trips

New Year’s Eve – Niagara

December 30, 2018 – January 1, 2019. Stay at the Holiday Inn in St. Catharines and enjoy “The Piano Men” and “The Show Must Go On.” “The Piano Men” features hits from the songbooks of Billy Joel and Elton John. “The Show Must Go On” features the “Oh Canada Eh” dinner theatre. Cost: Twin $729; single $979. Sign up at 6240 or email Melodie Newmarch at  View Poster (PDF)

Simcoe Christmas Panorama

Wednesday December 5 @ 12.00 noon from Eastridge. Travel to the Dutch Mill, visit the Garden Centre or browse over 15,000 square feet of store for unique gifts. Visit The Apple Place, then enjoy a traditional Christmas turkey dinner at the Erie Beach Hotel. After dinner, tour the Simcoe Christmas Panorama of lights. Cost: $84 per person. View Poster (PDF)

Shear Madness

Thursday November 1 @ 10:00am from Eastridge. Visit St. Jacob’s Market, then travel to the St. Jacob’s Schoolhouse Theatre to watch “Shear Madness.” Hairdresser Tony Whitcomb and manicurist Barbara DeMarco comb through the tasks of a normal day until concert pianist Isabel Czerny is murdered. Put your detective skills to the test and take a stab at solving the crime! Cost: $119 per person. View Poster (PDF)

The Music Man Stratford.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018. A charming but fraudulent salesman arrives in River City to work his usual scam—only to find that a bill of goods can be the real deal. A musical-comedy classic love story with twists & tunes! $149.00

Pelee Island, Windsor Casino & Rum Runners’ Tour

September 11 to September 14, 2018. Take the ferry across to Pelee island for lunch and wine tasting, then enjoy dinner on a cruise on the Detroit River! World-class gaming awaits at Caesar’s Windsor, followed by a look into the prohibition era on the “Rum Runners’ Tour. Twin $649.00, Single $789.00 Cdn.

Whistling Gardens & Puddicombe Estate Winery

Thursday June 21, 2018 @ 8:00 am. Travel to Canada’s only privately run botanical gardens, Whistling Gardens. One of the many highlights is the “fountain amphitheatre” that was inspired by one built in Versailles in France: the fountain display features over 100 individual fountains that have been choreographed to music. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Old School House, then visit the Puddicombe Estate Winery. Enjoy an agricultural train ride around the working farm of approximately 300 acres. Members $99; non-members $104. View Poster (PDF)

Mackinac Lilac Festival & Frankenmuth

Friday June 15 to Monday June 18, 2018. Mackinac Island is a blaze of colour and fragrance during their famous Lilac Festival. Combined with a full tour of the island on a horse-drawn carriage, and a scenic ferry ride to and from the island, this Lilac experience will be long remembered. Also included is an elegant luncheon buffet at the magnificent Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Twin $799.00, Single $949.00 Cdn. View Poster (PDF)

Come From Away

Wednesday, June 13, 2018. After a sold-out, standing-room only Toronto engagement before heading to Broadway, COME FROM AWAY returns due to overwhelming demand! It’s been called the “edge of the world.” The weather is wild, but the locals never lack for warmth. And it’s here, in Newfoundland, where a remote town became the epicenter of a remarkable true story filled with unusual characters, unexpected camaraderie and uncommon generosity. Members $180;  non-members $185. View Poster (PDF)

Famous People Players Theatre

Thursday April 12, 2018 at 10:30am. Enjoy a sumptuous three-course meal, then watch “Pop and Rock” as imagined by the Famous People Players. The colour, the lights and the sound will bring your favourite rock tunes to life, all done with the illumination of black light! Dessert after the show. Members $99; non-members $105. View Poster (PDF)

RAIN – A Tribute To The Beatles

Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band! For the first time ever, RAIN will bring the historic album to life in its entirety for this psychedelic multimedia spectacular along with all your favourite early tunes. This mind blowing performance takes you back in time with the legendary foursome Members $145;  non-members $150. View Poster (PDF)

Four by Four

Monday September 25, 2017 @ 9:45 am. Travel to the Walters’ Dinner Theatre and dine buffet-style with 2 hot meats including their local specialty, rolled ribs. The show is a tribute to the music of The Beach Boys, The Beatles, The Bee Gees and Motown. Stellar performers sing and dance the hit songs of these pop icons in fully-choreographed musical numbers. Members $110; non-members $115. View Poster (PDF).

Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays

Tuesday June 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm. Meet at the Clippers Complex at 5:00pm and travel to see the Blue Jays play the Tampa Bay Rays. Game time is 7:07pm. Members $90; non-members $95. View Poster (PDF)

Ottawa Tulip Time

May 15-17, 2017. Join us for a fabulous trip to our Nation’s capital, Ottawa, and help us celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary. Spring is the best time to visit Ottawa, when the tulips are in bloom. The trip includes a guided tour of Ottawa including the Parliament Buildings, a cruise on the Ottawa Canal or 1000 Islands, and a visit to the Byward Market, as well as 2 full breakfasts and 1 dinner. Members: $599 twin, $869 single. Non-members add $25 per person. View Poster (PDF).

Jonas & Barry in the Home

Thursday May 4 2017.  Canada’s favourite playwright, Norm Foster, has another hit with a brand new comedy filled with big laughs and an even bigger heart. Two seniors are searching for friendship, love, and elusive happiness at the Gateway Gardens assisted living home. The Tour includes Motor Coach, Show, Buffet Lunch @ The Crossroads Restaurant, Visit to St. Jacobs Farmers Market, All Taxes, All Gratuities including the Driver’s. Members $100;  non-members $105. View Poster (PDF).

High Tea in Niagara-on-the-Lake & The Butterfly Conservatory

Monday April 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am. Travel to the Butterfly Conservatory which features over 2,000 colourful tropic butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Enjoy High Tea at the Prince of Wales in Niagara-on-the-Lake with assorted finger sandwiches, assorted tea pastries, scones with plump jasmine tea infused sultanas, and a selection of tea. Browse the quaint shops in Niagara-on-the-Lake, then visit Picard Peanuts.  Members $99;  non-members $104. View Poster (PDF)

Elton John Tribute Show

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 @ 10:30 am. Travel to Kitchener to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at Bingeman’s, then re-live the golden years with the Elton John Tribute Show featuring Elton Rohn and his 6-piece backup band! Hear hits such as “Candle in the Wind”, Yellow Brick Road” and “Crocodile Rock”. Visit St. Jacob’s, then stop off at Picard Peanuts. Members $94; non-members $99. View Poster (PDF)