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October
13


$109


Old Fashioned Christmas In The Woods

Saturday, October 13, 2018

JUICE AND MUFFIN are served en route to Columbiana, Ohio known as the Biggest Little Town in Ohio. AN OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS IN THE WOODS at beautiful SHAKER WOODS is bigger and better than ever – celebrating their 24th season!! Shop for hand-crafted holiday gift items from some of the country’s best craftspeople in a setting that only Shaker Woods can deliver....

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November
10


$69


A German Christmas

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Travel to the quaint town of Canandaigua, to the GRANGER HOMESTEAD for their annual FESTIVAL OF TREES & CHRISTKINDL MARKET. A visit to the 1816 former home of the Granger Family, will certainly put you in the Holiday Spirit! The Mansion is decorated with over 100 entries including Holiday Trees, Wreaths, Mantel Displays, Table Decorations, Quilts, Stockings, & Floral Arrangements. The CHRISTKINDL MARKET, is a....

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November
17


$79


St. Jacob's Sparkles

Saturday, November 18, 2018

Travel to WATERLOO, ONTARIO for an AFTERNOON TEA at the HOMEWOOD SUITES. Enjoy hot or cold Teas, assortment of Finger Sandwiches, freshly made Scones and chef’s choice of Desserts. After tea, acquaint yourself with a gentler time in the VILLAGE OF ST. JACOBS. St. Jacobs' most anticipated holiday event - ST. JACOBS SPARKLES - is one you won't want to miss! VILLAGE-WIDE, MERCHANTS AMID 1000’S OF HOLIDAY TWINKLING LIGHTS, THROW OPEN THEIR DOORS AND ROLL OUT THE WELCOME MAT TO KICKSTART THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON. Some offer ....

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November
28


$69


Holiday Bites & Casino Lights

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Off to the Southern tier to bring in the holiday season as you travel to SPRAGUE'S MAPLE FARMS. Sprague's is getting ready for the holiday season. Enjoy Breakfast & time to browse for that special holiday gift at their gift shop. Continue on, to enjoy the casino lights, at the SENECA ALLEGANY CASINO...

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November
28


$105


Christmas Memories

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Holiday greetings as we travel to ERIE, PA. We’re off to THE STATION DINNER THEATER in ERIE, PA for the 12 noon show, “CHRISMAS MEMORIES” Enjoy an all new magical holiday family musical – now celebrating their 29th Anniversary. Start off your season right with this heartwarming musical in which the true meaning of Christmas is always celebrated. This show will even get “Scrooge” in the holiday spirit.. DINNER SHOW INCLUDES HOLIDAY THEMED FAMILY STYLE MEAL. Following the show, we will travel ....

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November
29


$129


Christmas Tea in Amish Country

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Start off with JUICE & MUFFIN on the way to Geauga County, for an AMISH CHRISTMAS THEME TOUR. Meet the STEP ON GUIDE & begin our day with a relaxing Amish tea party in an Amish Home. Enjoy CHRISTMAS TEA AT QUINTEALIA’S TEA PARLOR with a savory sampler of finger sandwiches and freshly baked scones. Our shopping stops throughout the day include BURTON SQUARE.....

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November
29


$99


YULETIDE IN THE COUNTRY

Journey back through time on a guided tour of the historical village to meet characters from the past as they celebrate Christmas. Enjoy Christmas music and musicians highlighting the history of the hammered dulcimer. GENESEE CO. VILLAGE AND MUSEUM will be showcasing village homes and businesses to see how residents react to the news of Christmas as a holiday! A YULETIDE BUFFET LUNCHEON is included after our tour. A delicious chocolate demonstration with 19-century chocolate tasting is presented after our “HISTORY OF CHRISTMAS PRESENTATION” during DESSERT.” Next, we are off to the STRONG MUSEUM. Included is general admission to explore America’s cultural history at The Strong Museum – the nation’s museum of play! Inside discover the world’s most comprehensive collection of toys, dolls and games. Visit the NATIONAL TOY HALL OF FAME

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November
30


$779 D
$995 S
$749 T

Christmas in Williamsburg

November 30- December 3, 2018•  Friday-Monday • 4 DAYS

A colonial Christmas! The sights and sounds of the season abound in Colonial Williamsburg. Revel in a magical world of dazzling decorations, brightly-lit buildings, exhilarating events and traditional holiday meals. Discover an exciting Winter Wonderland in Colonial Williamsburg!...

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December
2


$105


"Buffalo Choral Arts Christmas Concert"

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Join Know How Tours and the joyous sounds of the BUFFALO CHORAL ARTS SOCIETY for the afternoon performance at ST. JOSEPH CATHEDRAL in Buffalo. This CONCERT features traditional and non-traditional Christmas Carols and Christmas performances featuring guest artists, Marcia A. Giambrone, Conductor/Music Director and John Mitton, Accompanist. ALL IS CALM, ALL IS BRIGHT, an uplifting seasonal concert presenting traditional songs of this most special holiday, including Irving Berlin’s Christmas, new arrangements of carols loved by all, and even a fantasia on a famous song. This highly acclaimed concert will include instrumental accompaniment, a processional, and audience involvement.Special group seating is included for this holiday program. We top off our holiday tour with a SIT DOWN DINNER at SALVATORE’S ITALIAN GARDENS following the 3:00 pm performance. Enjoy DINNER, and holiday displays at this wonderful Western New York restaurant and entertainment facility.

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December
3


$50


An All American Christmas

Monday, December 3, 2018

Dine at the beautiful, fully decorated SALVATORE’S ITALIAN GARDENS before you experience a fantastic show, AN ALL AMERICAN CHRISTMAS starring Nashville recording artist, RICKY LEE. If you've gotten the chance to see Ricky Lee, he is one of the most energetic & personal performers on the scene which has gotten him the chance to open shows for some of the biggest names in country music. He has written over 300 songs and at his shows you'll get to see many of the recorded ones that you'll hear including his fantastic Christmas & All American Holiday Collection. IT’S AN “ALL NEW” EXCLUSIVE SHOW FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON.

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December
4


$50


An All American Christmas

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Dine at the beautiful, fully decorated SALVATORE’S ITALIAN GARDENS before you experience a fantastic show, AN ALL AMERICAN CHRISTMAS starring Nashville recording artist, RICKY LEE. If you've gotten the chance to see Ricky Lee, he is one of the most energetic & personal performers on the scene which has gotten him the chance to open shows for some of the biggest names in country music. He has written over 300 songs and at his shows you'll get to see many of the recorded ones that you'll hear including his fantastic Christmas & All American Holiday Collection. IT’S AN “ALL NEW” EXCLUSIVE SHOW FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON.

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December
5


$895 D
$1139 S
$799 T

Capitol Christmas

December 5-8, 2018•  Wednesday-Saturday • 4 DAYS

A capitol Christmas! The sights and sounds of the season in the capitol. Visit the museum of the bible to tour the amazing new state of the art facility. Enjoy a stroll thru the United States Botanic Gardens. Experience the capitol during the best time of the year.

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December
5


$85


TORONTO CHRISTMAS MARKET

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 5, 2018

Our afternoon destination is the CHRISTMAS MARKET AT TORONTO’S DISTILLERY HISTORIC DISTRICT. Visitors to the TORONTO CHRISTMAS MARKET will be immersed in a unique atmosphere that brings the best and most unique craftspeople, artists and artisans, together with an international roster of world class vendors. Following the market, ENJOY A BUFFET DINNER at HOT HOUSE CAFE located in Toronto.

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December
6


$109


Amish Christmas

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Start off with JUICE & a MUFFIN on the way to Middlefield, OH for an AMISH CHRISTMAS TOUR. Meet the STEP ON GUIDE & begin touring throughout MIDDLEFIELD, OH. Enjoy COFFEE & COOKIES IN MRS. MILLER’S HOUSE. Take some fresh baked cookies home with you. Stops include SUNRISE FARM to enjoy samples of hot cider & cookies as you browse their extensive gift shop, FIG TREE BULK FOOD STORE to sample your way through this unique stop. ....

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December
8


$119


Gingerbread & Candlelight

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Celebrate the upcoming Christmas holiday season by getting in the mood with a tour to the Niagara Falls region. This tour features holiday lights, early frontier history, culinary displays and good food. Visit NIAGARA FALLS CULINARY SCHOOL for a GUIDED TOUR and their annual GINGERBREAD WONDERLAND event. It features a life size Gingerbread Santa House, culinary demonstrations, entertainment, decorations, toy train show & vendors, Gingerbread Houses, video and much more. A fun stop to get you into the holiday mood! Enjoy an EARLY PLATED DINNER in the “Cataract Room” of the NIAGARA CONFERENCE CENTER. Visit OUR LADY OF FATIMA SHRINE for the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS event started in 1991. There are 75 displays to be viewed. The Basilica ....

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December
13


$139


Holiday Pops Concert

Friday, December 13, 2018

Begin the day at KLEINHANS MUSIC HALL for COFFEE AND PASTRY. Then enjoy the 10:30 am HOLIDAY POPS CONCERT. Join the BUFFALO PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA for a concert where memories are made! Western New York’s top holiday tradition is back for another season of musical splendor and fun. Bring your friends and family, sing along to your favorite holiday music and get in the spirit of the season. A delicious LUNCH is included following the show at SALVATORES ITALIAN RESTUARNT...

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December
15


$169


Trans Siberian Orchestra

SATURDAY DECEMBER 15, 2018

Trans-Siberian Orchestra, formed in 1996, consists of three talented songwriters—Paul O'Neill, Robert Kinkel and Jon Olivia—and an incredibly diverse collection of musicians, ranging from rock guitarists to R&B singers to classically trained instrumentalists. Combining the grandeur of an orchestra with the energy of a hard rock group, the members of TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA have redefined rock opera and transcended musical boundaries, all while dazzling audiences with their incredible musicianship and highly theatrical shows. The show starts when a young girl’s curiosity leads her to a night of mischief and magic when she sneaks into the attic other parents’ house. You will enjoy this fantastic show, THE GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS EVE presented by the Hallmark Channel. Section 202 Rows 3, 4 & 5. LUNCH is included prior to the show at PEARL STREET GRILLE.

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December
15


$105


Holly Jolly Christmas

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Our first stop of the day is a visit to THE GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE AND MANSION, Rochester, NY. Enjoy a GUIDED TOUR OF THE MANSION which is fULLY DECORATED WITH FESTIVAL DISPLAYS including the TOP 10 GINGERBREAD DISPLAYS. If you love music, like to laugh, reminisce and generally have a great time, our next stop is SHADOW LAKE COUNTRY CLUB.The luncheon show, HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS includes, “White Christmas”, “Jingle Bell Rock”, “Happy Holidays”, “Silent Night”, and the so ever funny “Twelve Days of Christmas”. A fantastic lunch is included prior to the show. En route home, we will make a stop at KUTTERS CHEESE to shop for some purchases to enjoy over the holidays – or for great gift ideas.

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February
15


$129


Holst's The Planets

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2019

Begin the day at KLEINHANS MUSIC HALL for COFFEE AND DONUTS. Then enjoy the 10:30 am HOLST’S THE PLANETS. Fantastic Main Level seats are reserved for our Truly stellar, or just out of this world? Holst’s The Planets is paired with Scriabin’s Poem of Ecstasy for a concert that transcends the everyday! JoAnn Falletta, conductor. Spend your Friday morning with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Principal musicians gather for colorful chamber music by Prokofiev, and the full Orchestra joins forces for The Planets, Holst’s beloved, epic hit....

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Alpine Christmas

8 Days • 10 Meals: 6 Breakfasts  4 Dinners

Explore traditional European Christmas markets throughout the Alpine region. Six nights in one hotel in Innsbruck allows you time to shop and explore. Explore Oberammergau, home to the original Passion Play...

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San Antonio Holiday

5 Days • 7 Meals: 4 Breakfasts / 3 Dinners

Visit the Alamo where, in 1836, a battle was fought and men made the ultimate sacrifice to defend their freedom and the Republic of Texas. Enjoy a wine tasting at one of the Hill Country’s historic wineries...

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Christmas on the Danube

9 Days • 18 Meals: 6 Breakfasts / 5 Lunches / 7 Dinners

Visit and shop in the famous Christmas markets of Rothenburg, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau and Vienna.

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