MARINER’S VILLAGE AND DANA WHARF WHALE WATCHING
You’ll begin your adventure at the Mariner’s Village at Dana Point Harbor. Shop for unique gifts and handmade crafts, and enjoy a late lunch/early dinner on your own. Then you’ll see spectacular views as you board the boat for a whale watching tour with Dana Wharf during Blue Whale season. Moderate to extensive walking.
DATE & TIME: Saturday, August 9, 12-9 pm
FEE: $45 (meal not included)
REFUND DEADLINE: July 9
Back by popular demand, a visit to Solvang for a full day of shopping, dining and exploring this wonderful village. Relish in the smell of aebleskiver and Danish sausages while Folk Dancers play and dance to a festive tune. Moderate to extensive walking and prolonged sitting.
DATE & TIME: Sunday, September 7, 8:30 am-7:30 pm
FEE: $22 (lunch not included)
REFUND DEADLINE: August 7
CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH AT MRS. KNOTT’S CHICKEN DINNER RESTAURANT AND TITANIC: THE ARTIFACT EXHIBITION
Begin with Champagne Brunch at Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant. The brunch features some of your favorite dishes including made to order omelets, Belgium waffles, cinnamon French toast, a carving station and of course Mrs. Knott’s famous chicken along with over 25 desserts from her kitchen and don’t forget the champagne. Afterwards, visit an educational and emotional exhibit, Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. The exhibit showcases countless stories of heroism and humanity that are best told through authentic artifacts recovered from the wreck site of Titanic and extensive room re-creations. On this self-guided audio tour you will assume the role of a passenger and follow a chronological journey through life on the Titanic. You’ll even receive a replica boarding pass. Moderate to extensive walking.
DATE & TIME: Sunday, October 5, 9 am-3 pm
FEE: $48 (brunch included)
REFUND DEADLINE: September 5
THE HUNTINGTON FOR TEA
Have you been to Huntington lately? See all the changes made in the last seven years with one of the finest research libraries in the world, a splendid art collection, and an array of botanical gardens with plants from geographic ranges spanning the globe. A day spent enjoying the cultural treasures of The Huntington wouldn't be complete without starting your day at the Rose Garden Tea Room. A pot of brewed tea and a basket of freshly baked scones are served at each table. From a central buffet, guests may choose from an array of savory finger sandwiches, imported and domestic cheeses, fresh fruit, chilled seasonal salads, and specialty petite desserts. Best of all, you can return to the buffet as often as you like. Moderate to extensive walking.
DATE & TIME: Saturday, November 8, 9:30 am-4:30 pm
FEE: $57 (tea included)
REFUND DEADLINE: October 8