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Center Travel


The JCC’s Center Travel has fantastic trips both near and far. From a day trip to see “Pippin” at the Fisher Theatre to a seven-night cruise on the Danube, we promise you won’t be bored!

For more information and to register for excursions, please contact Marilyn Wolfe: | 248.432.5471



Day Trips (September – December 2015)

(Member / Non-Member Price)

“Dirty Dancing” at the Fisher Theatre
Sunday, November 1, 2 p.m. performance
The classic film comes to the stage, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing.
Bus departure/return times:
Oak Park 12:45 p.m./5 p.m.
West Bloomfield 12:15 p.m./5:30 p.m.

Tour of the Federal Reserve Bank and lunch (on your own) at Roma Café
Wednesday, November 4
Enjoy a docent tour of the Detroit Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank. You must go through a security check to enter the building and you must have a government-issued picture ID card to come on this trip. Following the tour, dine at Roma Café at your own expense.
Bus departure/return times:
Oak Park 10 a.m./3:30 p.m.
West Bloomfield 9:30 a.m./4 p.m.

Mexican Town featuring “The Velocity of Autumn” at the Matrix Theatre, followed by dinner (included) at Los Galanes
Sunday, November 22, 3 p.m. performance
We will begin with a visit to the marvelous Honeybee Market where you can purchase Mexican goodies, then head off to the Matrix Theatre to see “The Velocity of Autumn,” the story of an independent woman in the early stages of dementia who is in the middle of a face-off. This wickedly funny and poignant play exposes the fragility and ferocity of life. Last, we will dine at Los Galanes.
Bus departure/return times:
Oak Park 1:30 p.m. /8 p.m.
West Bloomfield 1 p.m./8:30 p.m.

“Jersey Boys,” at the Fisher Theatre
Thursday, December 3, 1 p.m. performance
This blockbuster musical returns to the Fisher. We have excellent main floor seats.
RSVP by November 1
Bus departure/return times
Oak Park noon/4 p.m.
West Bloomfield 11:30 a.m./4:30 p.m.

Toledo Museum of Art-Docent Tour of “Degas and the Dance” and” Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture”
Thursday, December 17
Enjoy beautiful Degas sculptures focusing on ballet, plus an exhibit from the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto.Following the tour, enjoy lunch (on your own) at the museum café, then continue your visit at the museum or catch a glass-blowing demonstration across the street. Trip includes time to shop at the Libby Glass outlet.
RSVP by November 15
Bus departure/return times:
Oak Park 8:30 a.m./6:30 p.m.
West Bloomfield 9 a.m./6 p.m.

“Newsies,” at the Detroit Opera House
Main floor seats

Wednesday, December 23, 1 p.m. performance
Direct from Broadway comes the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing musical, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Score and Best Choreography.
RSVP by November 1
Bus departure/return times:
Oak Park 11:45 a.m./4:15 p.m.
West Bloomfield 11:15 a.m./4:45 p.m.

Overnight Travel, Cruises, Destinations of Distinction, and 2016 Daytrips


2016 Day Trips

Purple Rose Theatre

January 27 “The Odd Couple”

April 27 “Gaps in the Fossil Record”

June 29 “Mornings at Seven”

Detroit Public Theatre

January 31 “From Broadway to Obscurity”

Fisher Theatre

February “Chicago”

March “Matilda” and “If/Then”

April “Love Letters,” with Ali MacGraw and Ryan O’Neal

May “The Sound of Music”

Detroit Opera House

February “Cinderella”

April 15 “Macbeth: The Opera” – Final dress rehearsal

May 13 “The Magic Flute” – Final dress rehearsal

Toledo Museum of Art

May 4 “Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art,” “Collector’s Glass” and “Human Landscape”

Meadowbrook Theatre

June 8 “Forever Plaid”

Destinations of Distinction

October 19-27, November 9-17, December 7-15, January 11-19, February 8-16, March 7-15, April 4-12

Vermont, New Hampshire and the Finger Lakes
October 10-17

October 26-29

December 1-13

Scottsdale, Arizona
February 4-17 (fully escorted), February 23-27 (Scottsdale at leisure, includes hotel and breakfasts daily)

California Coast (including Amtrak’s Coast Starlight Journey, Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA)
February 18-25

Sedona and Las Vegas, plus the Grand Canyon Train
April 15-21 (features four nights in Sedona, two nights in Las Vegas, six breakfasts, three dinners, the Grand Canyon Train, the Verde Canyon Railroad and Hoover Dam.) Sponsored by Shoreline Tours & Travel.

Jewish Italy
July 10-21
Join Professor Howard Lupovitch on a spectacular tour of Italy with a Jewish twist. Visit all the major cities including Rome, Tuscany, Florence, Venice, plus learn
the Jewish story behind the story!
Co-sponsored by Fed-Ed, Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies, SAJE Seminars for Adult Jewish Enrichment.

The Great Canadian West, featuring Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler and the Rocky Mountaineer Train
Summer 2016 (Sponsored by Shoreline Tours & Travel)

“Old World Prague and the Blue Danube,” featuring Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Durnstein, Melk and Prague (pre and post-trips available)
August 11-23


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