Stained Glass in Los Angeles
Thursday, May 4, $99 per person
Explore L.A.’s stained glass with popular guide Curt Tucker. At Forest Lawn view the magnificent re-creation of Leonardo Da Vinci’s Last Supper, the magnificent artwork at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels and St. Sophia’s Greek Orthodox Church. Lunch is included.
Saturday, May 6, $89 per person
Travel to Hemet to attend the longest running outdoor play in the US. The official California State Outdoor Play, now in its 94th year, takes place in a natural amphitheater. It features a cast of more than 300, some of whom have gone on to stardom. The script, adapted from the 1884 novel, Ramona, by Helen Hunt Jackson, is more than just a love story. Woven into the romance of Ramona and Alessandro, is a glimpse of Southern California’s native people. Includes lower level seats, program, seat cushion and BBQ lunch.
Cinco de Mayo in San Diego
Sunday, May 7, $49 per person
The San Diego Cinco de Mayo Festival is located in historic Old Town San Diego, the birthplace of California. Enjoy music and entertainment on 5 stages, world-class food, cultural and historic exhibits and re-enactments in the Old Town community and the Old Town San Diego Historic State Park. No-host lunch.
Tuesday, May 9, $75 per person
Visit the newly renovated Nixon Library in Yorba Linda to explore the various galleries highlighting his career as well as that of Pat Nixon. Also, view a multi-media show about Nixon’s 50-year career in public service. Lunch included at a local restaurant.
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Thursday, May 11, $55 per person
Experience one of California’s famous missions, Mission San Juan Capistrano. A docent dressed in historic attire will show you the mission known as ""Father Serra's church.” The Mission grape was first planted here and the first wine produced in Alta California came from their winery. No-host lunch in San Juan Capistrano following the tour.
San Diego Seaport Village
Saturday, May 13, $39 per person
Spend a day away at Seaport Village, a 14-acre shopping, dining and entertainment complex. You may wish to enjoy a no-host lunch, stroll along the boardwalk by San Diego Bay, shop in the numerous stores. or ride on the historic 1895 Looff Carousel. (No escort.)
“Music Man” at the Welk
Sunday, May 14, $99 per person
Celebrate Mother’s Day and enjoy one of the most beloved musicals of all time! Fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, coons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band. His plans are foiled when he falls for Marian, the librarian. Songs include: “76 Trombones,” “Trouble,” and “Til There Was You.” Plated lunch included.
“The 50’s Follies”
Thursday, May 18, $99 per person
Head to Almansor Court in Alhambra for a sit-down lunch with wine. Then, sit back and experience a performance by “The Colorful Songs of Broadway,” a group of singers and comedians who will keep you smiling with their songs and dances as they present a delightful salute to the Fabulous ’50’s with popular songs.
The Grove and Farmers Market
Saturday, May 20, $39 per person
Have a free day for shopping and lunch on your own. The Farmers Market is adjacent to The Grove, an outdoor shopping mall and is anchored by Nordstrom’s, The Banana Republic and The Gap. There are many restaurants scattered throughout both areas. No-host lunch. (No escort)
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Tuesday, May 23, $55 per person
Travel to the newly renovated La Brea Tar Pits and Museum in Hancock Park. Natural asphalt seeped up from the ground in this area for tens of thousands of years and over many centuries, the bones of animals were trapped in the tar and preserved. Learn more about the tar pits and view some of the animals that died there. Also see the exciting 3-D film, “Titans of the Ice Age” which brings to life the mammals that lived during the Ice Age, showing how they became trapped in the tar and how they are being excavated today. No-host lunch at the Grove and Farmer’s Market following the visit to the museum.