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2017 Senior Trips is a Tenative Schedule.  All trips are paid in advance and non-refundable.
 
 

Round Barn Presents:     Legally Blonde

 

Date:           June 15, 2017

Time:          10:30 AM at Senior Center

Leave:         11:00 AM at Senior Center

Place:          Round Barn, Nappanee

Lunch:        Round Barn Restaurant, at 12:30 PM

Cost:           $27.00 for lunch and the play.   Transportation is by donation.

RSVP by:    June 1, 2017

  

 

Legally Blonde tells the story of Elle Woods, a sorority girl who enrolls at Harvard Law School to win back her ex-boyfriend Warner. She discovers how her knowledge of the law can help others, and successfully defends exercise queen Brooke Wyndham in a murder trial. It received seven Tony nominations, ten Drama Desk nominations, and won three Laurence Olivier Awards, including the Best New Musical award. “Omigod You Guys,” “Legally Blonde,” and “Daughter of Delta Nu” introduce new songs that are the spirit of the “can do show.”

Tin Caps Game

 

Date:           July 20, 2017

Time:          5:00 PM at Senior Center

Leave:         5:30 PM at Senior Center

Place:          Tin Caps Stadium, Fort Wayne

Dinner:       At the stadium

Cost:           $15.00 for tickets and food vouchers.  Transportation by donation.

RSVP by:    July 6, 2017

Round Barn Presents:     Guys & Dolls the Musical

 

Date:           August 17, 2017

Time:          10:30 AM at Senior Center

Leave:         11:00 AM at Senior Center

Place:          Round Barn, Nappanee

Lunch:        Round Barn Restaurant at 12:30 PM

Cost:            $27.00 for lunch and the play.  Transportation is by donation.

RSVP by:  August 3, 2017

 

Guys and Dolls is a musical based on short stories by Damon Runyon. The band members of the Save-a-Soul Mission, led by the pious and beautiful Sergeant Sarah Brown, call for sinners to "Follow the Fold" and repent. Petty gambler Nathan Detroit, runs an illegal floating crap game. Detroit enters into a bet with Sky Masterson in the hopes of continuing his game “under” the law. “A Bushel and a Peck,” “If I Were a Bell,” and “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat” are all-time musical theatre standards that are always hard to get out of your head.

Round Barn Presents:          The Sister Act

 

Date:           September 21, 2017

Time:          10:30 AM at Senior Center

Leave:         11:00 AM at Senior Center

Place:          Round Barn, Nappanee

Lunch:        Round Barn Restaurant at 12:30 PM

Cost:           $27.00 for lunch and the play.  Transportation is by donation.

RSVP by:  September 1, 2017

A Divine Musical Comedy Based on the 1992 Blockbuster Film, Starring Whoopi Goldberg!

Sister Act is Broadway’s smash musical comedy based on the 1992 blockbuster movie starring Whoopi Goldberg. The musical features all original music by eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Beauty and The Beast, The Little Mermaid,) and is filled with toe-tapping songs, show-stopping dance numbers and a truly touching story. After witnessing a crime, “Sweaty” Eddie decides that his girlfriend Deloris needs to go into the witness protection program and sends her to the place he believes the trigger man will never find her - a convent called The Holy Order of the Little Sisters of Our Mother of Perpetual Faith. Filled with intrigue, suspense, and laughter, as well as a toe-tapping score including “Sister Act,” “Spread the Love Around,” and Take Me to Heaven” keep the audience enthralled with this wonderful Musical Comedy.

Hoosier Park Casino

 

Date:           October 24, 2017

Time:          7:30 AM at Senior Center

Leave:         8:00 AM at Senior Center

Place:          4500 Dan Patch Circle, Anderson Indiana

Lunch:        Casino Buffet

Cost:           $9.95 for all you can eat buffet and $15.00 for Transporation.

RSVP by:  October 10, 2017

Satek Winery Tour

 

Date:           November 14, 2017

Time:          8:30 AM at Senior Center

Leave:         9:00 AM at Senior Center

Place:          Satek Winery, 6208 N. Vanguilder Rd., Fremont Indiana  260-495-9463

Lunch:        Caruso’s  2435 N. 200 W., Angola Indiana  260-833-2617

Cost:           Transportation by donation.

RSVP by:  November 7, 2017

 

Satek Winery started as a commercial vineyard, selling grapes to other Indiana wineries, in 1992.  The intent was to eventually open our own winery as a “retirement” business.

The vineyard was established on land owned by the family on the north end of Lake James.  The land was purchased in 1915 by Pam Satek’s great grandfather Fred Kreibaum.  The land was a working apple orchard for many years, but had grown wild when the Satek’s started the vineyard in 1992.

Groundbreaking for the winery was held in late 1999.  The winery opened on June 30, 2001 with Pam, Larry and one part time employee.  Satek Winery currently has 24 employees.

All the original wine in 2001 was made from grapes grown in Satek Winery’s Lake James vineyard.  The winery opened with four wines, although eventually 12 wines would be released during 2001.

Although vineyard acreage has increased, the winery’s needs have outstripped the growth and Satek Winery has had to purchase grapes.  Most (80%) are from other Indiana, Michigan and Pennsylvania vineyards to remain as close in character to our grapes as possible.  California grapes are also purchased.

The winery was originally designed for 10,000 gal capacity, although nearly 13,000 gal were produced in the last 12 months.  With the expansion, production can be increased to an anticipated 25,000 – 30,000 gal.

Satek Winery has expanded its vineyard from the original 2 acres to 8 acres (4 owned and 40 contracted).  A ton of grapes will produce about 150 gal of wine.  An acre of grapes will produce 3-7 tons of grapes.

A newly planted grapevine will take about 5 years to reach full production, and about 7 years to reach full flavor maturity.  Grapevines generally slow down in production after about 35 years, but may live to be 100 years old, or older.

Satek Winery has had nearly 80% of its wines win medals in the third largest international wine competition in the US for each of the last three years.

Wines grown on Satek Winery vineyards have won gold medals, and Best in Class awards, from dry red and white wines to semi-sweet red and white wines.

Pam Satek, an Indiana University graduate, was a teacher, followed by being a Principal of an Elementary School in the Lutheran School System for 16 years. Larry Satek holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry and was a research scientist for 23 years, after 7 years of being a college chemistry professor.

Christmas Light Tour

 

Date:           December 7, 2017

Time:          4:30 PM at Senior Center

Leave:         5:00 PM at Senior Center

Place:          Franke Park, Fort Wayne

Dinner:       Golden Corral, Fort Wayne

Cost:           Your cost of the meal and $1.00 for the Tour of Franke Park.  Transportation by donation.

RSVP by:  November 22, 2017

Fantasy of Lights is northeast Indiana’s favorite winter holiday event! Proceeds of the event will support disadvantaged people within the community looking for a second chance at employment.

This drive-through event is situated in Franke Park (adjacent to the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo) and transforms the park into a spectacular winter wonderland with 85 larger-than-life brilliant, animated light displays depicting holiday scenes with loveable animals, hardworking elves, jolly Santa Claus, fun toys, excited children and families, and majestic nativity figures. The 1.5 mile route delights more than 50,000 people annually as they enjoy seeing colorful displays such as the waving snowman, Santa in his sleigh, a rocking horse, penguins playing on an iceberg, skaters on a pond, Santa coming down the chimney, carolers, and a nativity scene, to name a few.