LOCAL TRAVEL 
Thursday, March 7
Breakfast Club at Yards Bruncheon

Are you a morning person? A breakfast person? If you are, our latest travel adventure is perfect for you - similar to Galloping Gourmet and Mystery Lunch - but in the morning for breakfast. We will get together on the first Thursday of each month and continue through 2019 if there is enough demand. Thursday March 7 we will go to the Yards Bruncheon in Kendall Yards.
Cost: $8 members/$13 non-members.
Time: 9–11:30 a.m.. Cost of breakfast not included.
Wednesday April 3, Old European
Cost: $8 members/$13 non-members.
Time: 9–11 a.m.. Cost of breakfast not included.

 
Wednesday, March 6 and Thursday, March 7

Lunch at Orlando’s, SCC Culinary Institute

If you have yet to experience this culinary delight, you’re missing out on one of Spokane’s best kept secrets. Orlando’s seasonally-inspired menus are meticulously crafted with the highest quality, respectfully grown, and healthiest and most delicious ingredients the Inland Northwest has to offer! Orlando’s is truly fine dining at an affordable price.

Orlando’s is a student-run restaurant that is an integral part of the curriculum at the Inland Northwest Culinary Academy (INCA). This training facility fully prepares students for entry into the food services industry. INCA students spend six quarters in the program before graduation. Half of their six quarters involve working at Orlando's, where they do everything from waiting tables and prep work to manning the grill as orders come in.

Their menu features variety, while also providing a learning curriculum for the culinary students. The entreĢe descriptions challenge students to use various cooking methods, as well as choosing appropriate garnishes to complement each dish. This allows students to think like chefs and provide a variety of tastes, textures and flavors with each meal.

Cost: $8 members/$13 non-members. Includes transportation and valet parking. Van leaves at 11a.m. and returns about 1:30 p.m. Lunch Buffet cost $13 + tip (not included). Cash only.


Sunday, March 10
Galloping Gourmet @ GW Hunters, Post Falls

Join Florence and the gang for this Center tradition. It fills fast so don’t hesitate to sign up!
Cost: $8 member/$13 non-members. Includes transportation, valet parking. Van leaves at 3:30 p.m. and returns about 7:30
 

Thursday, March 14
Mystery Lunch

Meet your friends for this no-host lunch on the town. Kathy Meyer finds new and interesting places to take you each month for a no-host lunch. It’s a mystery!
Cost: $8 members/$13 non-members. Includes transportation, valet parking. Van leaves at 11:30 a.m. and returns about 2 p.m.
 

 
Wednesday, March 20

More South Hill Hidden History Bus Tour

with Richard Sola

Explore the history of Spokane’s South Hill on this all new, entertaining and lively bus tour that visits the neighborhood in which we live. Travel back in time to learn about our early pioneer days, the Great Ice Age Floods of 15,000 years ago, and fast forward to the creation of Spokane’s beautiful parks. There will be plenty of opportunities for photos as we visit historic sites on Spokane’s South Hill with tour leader Richard Sola. A native of Washington, Richard teaches, writes and lectures about the history of Eastern Washington. He is a frequent presenter at the Museum of Arts and Culture (MAC) as well as an instructor for ACT 2 programs. He is also a study leader for Road Scholar programs in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.

Cost: $35 members/$40 non-members. Van leaves at 9:30 a.m. and returns about noon. Sign up at the front desk then pay Richard on the day of the trip. SELLS OUT QUICKLY!


Thursday, March 21
Mates Day Out to KHQ-TV

Don’t miss this trip to see the fascinating inner workings of a local TV station, and maybe even meet with a newscaster. No-host lunch to follow.
Cost: $8 members/$13 non-members. Includes transportation, valet parking. Van leaves at 9 a.m. and returns about 1 p.m.

Saturday, March 23

Othello Sandhill Crane Festival

The Othello Sandhill Crane Festival's 2019 theme is "Elegant Travelers on a Journey." This annual event celebrates the spring migration of the Sandhill cranes through Othello, and offers a variety of events for the whole family to enjoy and learn.

In addition to outstanding speakers who focus on area geology, ice-age floods, the varieties of cranes and various animal migrations, the festival is also excited to have Wolf Haven International present for the first time ever. Based out of Tenino, Wash., outreach coordinator Chris Montero will feature skull replicas, prey antlers, and a couple of life-sized wolf cutouts on display at their table. Montero is an experienced naturalist guide, environmental interpreter, field technician, scientific illustrator and for the last 8 years has been teaching wildlife and conservation for National Geographic Student Expeditions.

Cost: $53 members/$58 non-mbers. Price includes lunch, event entrance ticket and crane viewing tour. Van leaves at 8:30 a.m. and returns at about 9 p.m. after a quick no-host meal in route.


Tuesday, March 26
Free Senior Slot Tournament at Northern Quest Casino

For those Camas Club members that are at least 55, pick up a free entry to play for a share of $1,000 in cash prizes! The tournament takes place at noon, with sessions every 15 minutes.
Van departs at 11:30 a.m. and returns about 3 p.m. Cost $8 members, $13 non-members.
 

Thursday, March 28
Appetizers & More with Friends
Join your Southside friends and enjoy happy hour at one of Spokane’s elite restaurants. Great food choices for everyone with a variety of spirits and non-alcoholic beverages.
Cost: $8 members/$13 non-member. Van leaves at 3:30 p.m. and returns at 6.

Wednesday, April 3

"STOMP" at the “Opera House” 

"STOMP" is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, utterly unique show that appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. “STOMP" finds beautiful noises in the strangest places.” Come see what all the noise is about.

* AKA, through many iterations, as the INB Performing Arts Center and now The First Interstate Center for the Arts.

No-host dinner before the show. Cost: $74 members/$79 non-members. Includes ticket, transportation and valet parking. Van leaves at 5 and returns about 9:30 p.m. 


 
Thursday, April 4

$49er Club -- Dinner and a Play at

Spokane Civic Theater

The “Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” is a play about 15-year-old Christopher who is autistic and has an extraordinary brain. He is exception-ally intelligent but ill-equipped to inter-pret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever. This play is based on the book, which is a great read! Cost: $49 members/$54 non-members. Includes dinner, ticket, transportation and valet parking. Van leaves at 5 p.m. and returns about 9:30. Hosted dinner before the show.
 
Tuesday, April 9
"Luminous: Dale Chihuly and the Studio Glass Movement"
The MAC's "Luminous" exhibit features 33 international artists working in glass, including Dale Chihuly. Chihuly has been a leader in the studio glass movement for five decades, and has explored new and old techniques and pushed the boundaries of contemporary art. Inspired by the world around him, he creates statements using color and form to capture the imagination and move beyond conventional ideas of function and beauty. Enjoy a docent tour and access to other MAC exhibits
Cost: $8 members/$13 non-members. Includes transportation, valet parking. Van leaves at 11 a.m. and returns about 2 p.m. Not included: Entry ticket and no-host lunch.


Wednesday, April 10
Hanford B Reactor Tour

The Manhattan Project National Historical Park tells the story of the people, events, science and engineering that led to the creation of the atomic bombs that helped bring an end to World War II. The park allows visitors to explore how the creation of these weapons changed the United States’ role in the world community. The park also addresses the consequences and legacy of the Manhattan Project, and how it has shaped the world in which we live.
Cost: $23 members/$28 non-members. Includes transportation, valet parking. Depart center at 9 a.m. and return at 6 p.m. Bring a picnic lunch, short stop for no-host dinner on the return.
 
April 23 - 24
Overnight at the Coeur d’Alene Casino

Spend the night in luxury in the Mountain Lodge, enjoy an included dinner at the Mountaintop Buffet, try your hand at gaming, enjoy spa offerings and dine the next morning with an included continental breakfast.
Cost:  $119 per person for members and $169 per person for non-members. Single rooms are also available. Depart at 11 a.m. and return at 3 p.m.

 
Wednesday, April 24

$49er Clubs Goes to National Geographic Live--
"A Rare Look: North Korea to Cuba"

Hear David Guttenfelder who made history in 2011, when he helped the Associated Press open a bureau in North Korea - the first Western news agency in the politically isolated country. For the first time in North Korean history, images of daily life were shared with the world, while Guttenfelder himself acted as an unofficial ambassador.

In 2016, he boarded the first cruise ship in decades to travel from the United States to Cuba, where he extensively covered Fidel Castro’s four-day funeral procession. Guttenfelder’s talent and willingness to cross long-closed borders from the United States has led to some of National Geographic's most revealing geopolitical photo essays. Join Gutten- felder for a rare and revealing look at North Korea and Cuba.

No-host dinner before the show. Cost: $49 members/$54 non-members. Includes ticket, transportation and valet parking. Van leaves at 5 and returns about 9 p.m.


Thursday, May 9
Northwest Senior Expo

The Northwest Senior Expo is the area’s premier lifestyle event for baby boomers and seniors. We understand that today’s senior community has a dynamic lifestyle and are looking for ways to stay healthy, active and engaged. Located at KXLY, the Expo offers break-out sessions, seminars, more than 120 vendors, prizes and giveaways.
Cost: $13 members/$18 non-members. Includes entrance, transportation and valet parking. Van leaves at 1 p.m. and returns about 5.
 

Friday, May 10

$49er Club Goes to Coeur d’Alene's

Second Friday Artwalk and Dinner

Stroll through beautiful downtownCoeur d'Alene and enjoy local and nationally acclaimed artists. Visit supporting galleries, shops, restaurants and businesses with your friends and family. We’ll have a hosted dinner after cruising the eclectic venues.

Hosted dinner before returning to Spokane. Cost: $49 members/$54 non-members. Includes dinner, transportation and valet parking. Van leaves at 4 and returns about 9:30 p.m.

 



 
For more information on Day Trips, contact the Center at 535-0803