Upcoming Trips

“MOTOWN THE MUSICAL,” AT THE FISHER THEATRE
(Co-sponsored by Village in the Woods)

Tuesday, October 21, 8 p.m. performance

Tickets and transportation: Members $120/Non-members $130
Tickets only: Members $95/Non-members $105

The true story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavy-weight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more, this incredible show includes all your favorite Motown songs!
The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 6:15 p.m. and returns at 11:30 p.m., and leaves Oak Park at 6:45 p.m. and returns
at 11 p.m.

 





RESTAURANT RAMBLERS: A TASTE OF ETHIOPIA
(Co-sponsored by the Village in the Woods)

Thursday, October 30, 7 p.m.

Meet us at the restaurant or let us take you there.
Transportation: Members $18/Non-members $23

Join us for Restaurant Ramblers to frequent different ethnic restaurants in Metro Detroit! Our October 30 stop includes
a delicious Ethiopian feast, where we will hear the true story of one family’s harrowing journey to a better life. (With 15 participants, a fabulous buffet will be prepared. If less than 15, we will order from the menu. The cost of the buffet is $15.) The food is healthy and fresh with lots of wonderful vegetarian options. Dinner is at your own expense.
The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 6:15 p.m. and returns
at 9:30 p.m., and leaves Oak Park at 6:30 p.m. and returns
at 9 p.m.
Reservations required by October 15.








A DAY OF ART, INCLUDING LUNCH AT HEROES
BAR-BQ & BREW IN WATERFORD

Tuesday, October 28

Members $62/Non-members $72

This is a treat for all art lovers! First, we will have a tour of an impressive private art collection at a home in Waterford. Then we will enjoy lunch, after which we will visit Epiphany Glass for a tour and private glass-blowing demonstration.
We will end the day by visiting an artist’s studio.
The bus leaves Oak Park at 9 a.m. and returns at 4 p.m., and leaves West Bloomfield at 9:30 a.m. and returns at 3:30 p.m.





“MADAME BUTTERFLY” FINAL DRESS REHEARSAL, AT THE DETROIT OPERA HOUSE

Friday, November 14, 11 a.m. performance

Members $32/Non-members $35

Enjoy this magnificent opera by Puccini! The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 8:45 a.m. and returns at 3 p.m., and leaves Oak Park at 9:15 a.m. and returns at 2:30 p.m. Feel free to pack a sandwich. Water, along with cheese or peanut butter crackers, will be provided.






GREEKTOWN CASINO

Tuesday, November 18

Members $36/Non-members $41

Try your luck at the Greektown Casino! You will receive $20
in bonus play (all participants MUST HAVE a valid government- issued photo ID to get bonus money).
There are non-smoking areas in the casino.
The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 9 a.m. and returns at 4 p.m., and leaves Oak Park at 9:30 a.m. and returns at 3:30 p.m.





“100 YEARS OF BROADWAY,” AT THE FOX THEATRE

Sunday, November 23, 3 p.m. performance (main floor seats)

Members $79/Non-members $89

Join us for an all-new show featuring music from favorite Broadway productions! The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 1:30 p.m. and returns at 6 p.m., and leaves Oak Park at 2 p.m. and returns at 5:30 p.m. This trip is limited to 12 people.
Reservations required by November 1.

 





“THE RAINMAKER,” AT THE TIPPING POINT THEATRE, PRECEDED BY LUNCH (ON YOUR OWN)
AT THE GUERNSEY DAIRY

Wednesday, December 3, 3 p.m. performance

Members $69/Non-members $79

Enjoy an outstanding production, a delightful lunch (on your own) and delicious ice cream.
The bus leaves Oak Park at noon and returns at 6 p.m., and leaves West Bloomfield at 12:30 p.m. and returns at 5:30 p.m.
Reservations required by November 19.




“RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN,” AT THE MATRIX THEATRE, FOLLOWED BY DINNER AT LOS GALANOS IN MEXICAN TOWN

Thursday, June 19

JCC members $23/Non-members $28

You’ve asked for another trip to Mexican Town, and here it is! Join us for a delightful comedy that asks the age-old question “Can women have it all?” After attending graduate school together, Catherine and Gwen make very different life choices; Catherine achieves success in academia, while Gwen builds a life with a husband and children. Years later they meet and find themselves wanting what the other has. Following the production, we will have dinner (included in
the price) at Los Galanos, then cross the street to La Gloria to purchase pastries.
The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 1:15 p.m. and returns at 8:30 p.m., and leaves Oak Park at 1:45 p.m. and returns at 8 p.m.
Reservations required by November 20.




“OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES,” AT THE JEWISH ENSEMBLE THEATRE (JET), PRECEDED BY LUNCH IN THE GREENBERG SUITE AT THE JCC IN WEST BLOOMFIELD

Wednesday, December 10

Members $52/Non-members $62

Join us for lunch at noon, and bring a favorite joke to share! Following lunch and our own joke-telling session, we will enjoy the 2 p.m. performance at the JET. Lunch is included
in the price.

 






“WICKED,” AT THE DETROIT OPERA HOUSE

Thursday, December 11, 1 p.m.
performance (main floor seats)

Members $125/Non-members $135

This amazing musical returns to the Detroit Opera House!
The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 11:15 a.m. and returns at 5 p.m., and leaves Oak Park at 11:45 a.m. and returns at 4:30 p.m.
Reservations required by November 1.






TERRY FATOR AT THE FOX THEATRE

Saturday, December 13, 8 p.m. performance
(main floor seats)

Members $120/Non-members $130

Terry Fator is a singer, comedian, ventriloquist and celebrity impressionist who burst onto the national scene after winning “America’s Got Talent.” He has been a Vegas headliner ever since!
The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 6:15 p.m. and returns at
11 p.m., and leaves Oak Park at 6:45 p.m. and returns at
10:30 p.m.
Reservations required by November 1.








“ORDINARY PEOPLE,” AT THE DETROIT INSTITUTE
OF ART

Thursday, December 18


Members $15/Non-members $20

Join us for a delightful day at the DIA! We will enjoy a docent tour of “Ordinary People,” featuring works on paper by Degas, Renoir and friends. Then have lunch on your own at the DIA caf´e and view other works at the museum. The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 9 a.m. and returns at 3:30 p.m., and leaves Oak Park at 9:30 a.m. and returns at 3 p.m.
Reservations required by November 15.

 





“THINGS MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME,”
AT MEADOWBROOK THEATRE
PRECEDED BY LUNCH AT KRUSE AND MUER

Wednesday, January 28

Members $96/Non-members $106

Olivia and Gabe are moving into their first apartment together. They’ve just packed up all of their belongings and driven halfway across the country to start a new life in Chicago. Their moving day doesn’t go exactly as planned, though,
and things become slightly more complicated when all of their parents show up to help.
Can a two bedroom apartment contain all the love laughs and wisdom that’s about to happen? This show takes a generational look at relationships and how sometimes parents are passing along their best lessons without even meaning to. Funny and touching, this one will make you
laugh out loud and fall in love all over again.
The bus leaves Oak Park at 10:15 a.m. and returns at 6:30 p.m. and leaves West Bloomfield at 10:45 a.m. and returns at 6 p.m.
Reservations required by December 24.