Saturday, September 2, $49 per person
Visit the beautiful Getty Center in Los Angeles to browse the art, gardens and architecture. Special exhibits include “Illuminating Women in the Medieval World,” “Happy Birthday David Hockney,” and “The Birth of Pastel.” No-host lunch on site.
Space Shuttle Endeavour
Thursday, September 7, $75 per person
Explore “Endeavour: The California Story,” relating the shuttle program to California where the orbiters were built. You’ll also see the actual Endeavour vehicle. No-host lunch at the Grove & Farmers Market
Santa Monica Farmer’s Market
Wednesday, September 20, $39 per person
Head to the weekly Santa Monica Farmers Market, recognized as one of the largest and most diverse in the nation. You may also wish to stroll down to the Santa Monica Pier to visit various restaurants and the famous “End of Route 66” sign. No-host lunch.
Nethercutt Collection & Museum
Thursday, September 21, $67 per person
Enjoy a guided tour of the Nethercutt Collection in Sylmar with its antique automobiles furniture, clocks & mechanical musical instruments. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Nethercutt Museum with cars once owned by notables.
Saturday, September 30, $49 per person
Explore the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades near Malibu, dedicated to the arts and cultures of ancient Greece and Rome. The building is a re-creation of a Roman country home inspired by the ancient world. No-host lunch on site.