Go on an adventure with Trips 'N' Tours


Expand your horizons with the Appleton Museum of Art's popular Trips 'N' Tours travel program. Trips 'N' Tours provides museum members, as well as nonmembers, exciting opportunities to visit other museums, cultural venues and historic places of interest throughout Florida and beyond.

For more information on how you can travel with Trips 'N' Tours, email Group Coordinators Dodie Jerz or Bonnie Janssen or call
352-291-4456.


Upcoming Adventures in 2016


Sweet Petes

Wednesday, August 17
Architecture & Chocolate, Jacksonville, FL

Visit the Epping Forest Yacht Club, a property on the National Register of Historic Places, that has been restored to its original grandeur. Tour this magnificent property and enjoy a lovely lunch.

Afterwards, travel to "The Sweetest Destination on Earth,” Sweet Pete’s Candy Shop. This confectionary emporium is a vast 23,000 square feet, boasts a fully functioning factory, two large retail shops, and hands-on interactive candy making sessions. Our session is titled “Chocolate Bar Your Way.” Sweet Pete’s is run by a group of naturally fun people who are committed to creating the Sweetest Destination on Earth.

$98 for Appleton members; $108 for nonmembers



Opal Sands Resort

Thursday, September 29
The Art of Christopher Still, Clearwater Beach, FL

Spend a day with the talented Florida artist, Christopher Still. Journey to Clearwater Beach where the artist will guide us through the artwork he specifically created for two gulf front resorts, The Opal Sands Resort and the Sandpearl Resort. See and hear the artist's attention to detail which only he can explain, making this trip a special adventure. Tampa Bay Magazine calls Christopher “Tampa Bay’s Michelangelo,” and this experience will show you why. Lunch and dessert are included.

$80 for Appleton members; $90 for nonmembers





boston

October 27-30
Art, Culture and History - A Tour of Boston, MA

TRIP INCLUDES: Roundtrip non-stop flights on JetBlue (free bags) and airport transfers in Boston incl. gratuity; 3 nights at the OMNI Hotel incl. all taxes; daily breakfast incl. gratuity; welcome dinner at the Parker House Boston in OMNI; tour the Boston Museum of Fine Arts with lunch at Bravo, and Isabella Gardner Museum; see long-running comedy and mystery, Sheer Madness; historic walking tour through Freedom Trail; tour of Fenway Park; Spirit of Boston dinner cruise; going away lunch at Union Oyster House; tour of Boston Public Library. Trip is escorted by Bonnie and Dodie; $50 of trip cost is donated to the Appleton!

DOESN'T INCLUDE: Meals not included above, cancellation insurance (optional), items of personal nature. For those meeting the group in Boston, deduct $300 (airfare) from cost of trip.

$1,999 per person based on double occupancy. $480 single supplement. Price reflects a 4% cash/check discount. Please add 4% if paying by credit card.

Trip requires a $500 deposit to Carlson Maritime Travel by Aug 10. $100 of deposit is nonrefundable due to air land commitments. Final payment due Sept 14.

Carlson Maritime Travel, 623 E. Tarpon Ave. Tarpon Springs, FL, 34689.
(727) 945-1930 | Email: john@scarlsontvl.com
www.scarlsontvl.com


Festival of Trees

Wednesday, November 16
Orlando Museum of Art and World of Chocolate Museum and Café, Orlando, FL

Every November the Orlando Museum of Art is transformed into a glittering wonderland of sparkling trees, vignettes, and décor for all ages. Join us once again to experience an all new Festival of Trees 2016; the museum's permanent collection and special exhibitions will also be available to visit. Then, journey to lunch at a totally decadent museum, the World of Chocolate Museum and Café. Deliciously different and delightfully fun, enjoy lunch, have a guided tour of the Chocolate Museum and discover the rich history of chocolate. Where else can you see 25 solid chocolate sculptures up to six feet tall and have complimentary tastings of gourmet chocolates from around the world? Dessert is included!

$85 for Appleton members; $95 for nonmembers



Power and Piety

Monday, December 5
Private Tour of Appleton Museum of Art

Appleton members are invited to join Trips ’N’ Tours for a special private tour and luncheon during the most festive time of the year. Tour Power & Piety: Spanish Colonial Art, an exhibition of magnificent paintings, furniture, sculpture and silver, rarely seen outside of Latin America. Docents will bring this exhibition to life with their knowledge and expertise. Tour the ever-changing Urban Family Holiday Collection of creatively decorated trees, the Dickens Village, and the vast array of nativity scenes from around the world. Community members and businesses will have decorated trees displayed in the galleries. For those who love to shop, the Appleton Store will offer a 15 percent discount. A lovely catered luncheon will be served with entertainment and of course, there may be a few surprises!

$40 for Appleton members