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TRIP:702 Christmas in Hannibal: Living Window Walk12/10-12/10  

Arrive 'hungry in Hannibal' for a plated luncheon at the Hannibal Country Club with special guest greeters, Tom Sawyer and Becky Thatcher. At the Mark Twain Museum, the curator will speak on "A Clemens Christmas" and provide a special reading of "Twain's Letter from Santa." Hannibal comes alive with magical scenes of the season as we stroll Main Street for the Living Window and Gallery Walk. Dinner will be on your own at your choice of one of the many local eateries and specialty carts along the way. Tour includes transportation, lunch and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 11/18. Cost for adults 60 and over $74.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70088
  • Meeting Dates= 12/10-12/10
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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314-984-7777
 
TRIP:701 Exploring St. Louis09/16-09/16  

Discover places you probably haven't seen before in the St. Louis area. Some are historical and some so new you may be the first of your friends to visit. We carpool but there is always space in a car for a non-driver. Admission fees are extra and bring a lunch the first day. Start exploring with us. Every week is a fun adventure! Walking involved. First class meets on campus, followed by a tour. Class meets off-campus after first session. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 9/1. Cost for adults 60 and over $50.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70094
  • Meeting Dates= 09/16-09/16
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld CE
  • Instructor= Joan Huisinga
  • Fees= $ 99.00
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314-984-7777
 
  From Blues to Bach: St. Louis Music History11/10-11/10  

From the earliest days of the Riverfront to one of the best symphonies in the nation, St. Louis has been known for its music. We will visit the National Blues Museum, the Scott Joplin House and the St. Louis Symphony. Lunch will be out of pocket at Sugarfire BBQ at the Blues Museum. Trip includes transportation, tour guide, admissions and gratuities. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Tour guide is Joan Huisinga. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refunds: 10/20. Cost for adults 60 and over $59.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70116
  • Meeting Dates= 11/10-11/10
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= Joan Huisinga
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
TRIP:703 Great Tips for Traveling Abroad09/14-09/14  

Planning an international trip this year? Many mistakes can be avoided by tapping the brains and experiences of those who've been there. Our instructor has traveled through Italy, Turkey, Austria, England, France, Greece, China and Egypt and has lots of helpful tips for what to bring (and more important: what not to bring!), the best ways to pack, things to do before you leave (home safety) plus lots and lots of tips on traveling internationally. Little things can make a big difference in your experience. If you're planning to go abroad, make this class your first stop! Cost for adults 60 and over $13.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70048
  • Meeting Dates= 09/14-09/14
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Communications North 225
  • Instructor= Fred Miller
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
TRIP:702 Hermann Christmas (Amtrak)12/03-12/03  

You'll board Amtrak at the Kirkwood station bound for Hermann, where you'll begin your tour at the White House Hotel to enjoy an historical Victorian Christmas. Lunch at the Hermannhof will include a special guest presenter: Pelze Nichol ("Nicholas in Furs"). A tour with tasting at the Wurst Haus will follow, with time to shop. On the coach ride home, you'll stop at Kristkindle Market at Stone Hill Winery, a traditional German Christmas market featuring crafts, Christmas goodies, entertainment and one-of-a-kind gifts. Tour includes transportation, admissions, lunch and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 10/14. Cost for adults 60 and over $84.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70087
  • Meeting Dates= 12/03-12/03
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 89.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Hermann Christmas 2 (Amtrak)12/05-12/05  

You'll board Amtrak at the Kirkwood station bound for Hermann, where you'll begin your tour at the White House Hotel to enjoy an historical Victorian Christmas. Lunch at the Hermannhof will include a special guest presenter: Pelze Nichol ("Nicholas in Furs"). A tour with tasting at the Wurst Haus will follow, with time to shop. On the coach ride home, you'll stop at Kristkindle Market at Stone Hill Winery, a traditional German Christmas market featuring crafts, Christmas goodies, entertainment and one-of-a-kind gifts. Tour includes transportation, admissions, lunch and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 10/14. Cost for adults 60 and over $84.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 71139
  • Meeting Dates= 12/05-12/05
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor=  STAFF
  • Fees= $ 89.00
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TRIP:701 Historic Homes of St. Louis11/04-11/04  

Your day will begin at the Samuel Cupples House on the campus of St. Louis University. It features 42 rooms with 22 fireplaces, leaded glass windows and intricately carved woodwork throughout. Next stop is the Magic Chef Mansion, a premiere old-world estate. Lunch is at the magnificent Mary Ann's Tea Room in the CWE. Final tour of the day will be the Campbell House Museum, built in 1851. Tour includes transportation, admissions, lunch and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 10/10. Cost for adults 60 and over $84.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70105
  • Meeting Dates= 11/04-11/04
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 89.00
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314-984-7777
 
TRIP:702 Historic Route 66: Cuba, MO to Waynesville, MO09/15-09/15  

Join us for a narrated tour (with stops) along a portion of Route 66 (the Mother Road) in Missouri. Highlights will include lunch at the iconic Elbow Inn, ruins of days-gone-by and a dead-end (almost ghost!) town, a resort that hosted Mae West, the Trail of Tears, the finest pie in Missouri, scenic camera-ready overlook, some of the oldest (still operating) businesses on the route and a huge red rocking chair. Tour includes transportation and tour guide, BBQ lunch with the fixin's, a slice of take-home pie, and gratuities. Meet tour bus in Lot E on NW side of the Meramec campus. Tour guide is Doug Schneider. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 8/25. Cost for adults 60 and over $79.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70103
  • Meeting Dates= 09/15-09/15
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= Douglas Schneider
  • Fees= $ 89.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Historic Route 66: Eureka, MO to Cuba, MO09/29-09/29  

Take a bus ride on the Mother Road. Visit buildings unchanged since the heyday of Route 66, as well as repurposed Route 66 buildings and abandoned Route 66 buildings. Learn the role of the National Park Service in preserving this historic road. See tourist traps, petroliana, a winged moose, open mines, a haunted truck stop, historic neon signs, Civil War sites and Route 66 Murals. Meet people who rehabbed a Route 66 building in Cuba. Lunch will be BBQ with cobbler, and you will get Route 66 baby cakes to take home. Tour includes transportation and tour guide, lunch, dessert and gratuities. Meet tour bus in Lot E on NW side of the Meramec campus. Tour guide is Doug Schneider. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 9/8. Cost for adults 60 and over $79.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70104
  • Meeting Dates= 09/29-09/29
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= Douglas Schneider
  • Fees= $ 89.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Mark Twain Brunch Cruise (FV)11/06-11/06  

Arrive at St. Louis riverfront near the Arch and board a replica paddle-wheeler for a brunch cruise down the Mississippi River. Group will enjoy a presentation by Mark Twain portrayed by actor Richard Garey. Plus special guest Pat Joyce performing on piano. With four studio albums under his belt and having played for President Bush, itís no wonder that he is the most requested pianist for visiting Jazz bands. Tour includes tour bus, river cruise with entertainment, brunch and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus at the top of the circular driveway between the Administration and Social Science buildings at the Florissant Valley campus. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 10/6. Cost for adults 60 and over $84.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70418
  • Meeting Dates= 11/06-11/06
  • Meeting Days= Su
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 89.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Mark Twain Brunch Cruise (MC)11/06-11/06  

Arrive at St. Louis riverfront near the Arch and board a replica paddle-wheeler for a brunch cruise down the Mississippi River. Group will enjoy a presentation by Mark Twain portrayed by actor Richard Garey. Plus special guest Pat Joyce performing on piano. With four studio albums under his belt and having played for President Bush, itís no wonder that he is the most requested pianist for visiting Jazz bands. Tour includes tour bus, river cruise with entertainment, brunch and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 10/6. Cost for adults 60 and over $84.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70417
  • Meeting Dates= 11/06-11/06
  • Meeting Days= Su
  • Meeting Times= 9:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 89.00
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314-984-7777
 
TRIP:701 Re-live the 1904 World's Fair10/01-10/01  

Join us for an illustrated, narrated tour of the actual fair grounds of the 1904 World's Fair in and around Forest Park. Travel back in time through a narrated 3-D stereoscopic slide presentation, then travel to the sites of the marvels you've just seen. Fee includes a light lunch of foods made famous at the fair and print materials (including maps). Special 3-D glasses are supplied. Some walking required. Provide own transportation for the tour. Rain date: 10/22. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70135
  • Meeting Dates= 10/01-10/01
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 115
  • Instructor= Charles Koehler
  • Fees= $ 45.00
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314-984-7777
 
TRIP:702 Ride the Rails to Jeff City: Tour the Governor's Mansion & MO State Penitentiary10/20-10/20  

Your day will start with a departure aboard Amtrak in Kirkwood. You'll enjoy an on-board box lunch provided by the Wurst House in Hermann, MO. After arrival in Jeff City, you'll enjoy dessert at "Slice of Pie" before heading to a docent-led tour of the Governor's Mansion. Wear your walking shoes for an in-depth 3-hour walking history tour of the Missouri State Penitentiary that will include the Women's Unit and Death Row cells, plus information about the Industry Area and Special Housing Units 2 & 5. NOTE: No sandals; extensive walking on this tour. Everyone must sign a release waiver, which will be provided the day of the tour. The coach ride home will include a comfort stop and opportunity for a quick meal on your own at a fast food location. Tour includes transportation, guides, tours, lunch, dessert and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 9/2. Cost for adults 60 and over $104.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70084
  • Meeting Dates= 10/20-10/20
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 109.00
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  Saints of Calhoun with Ferry Ride11/17-11/17  

Our tour coach will take you to the dock, where you'll travel via the Golden Eagle Ferry to Calhoun County, IL and embark on a historic tour of beautiful country churches. Learn about their rich heritage and view their stunning architecture. We will visit 5 Calhoun County churches. Members from a variety of denominations will talk about their churchís history, sometimes spanning several generations. Lunch will be at one of the local churches.†Tour includes coach and ferry transportation, donations, lunch and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 10/31. Cost for adults 60 and over $84.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70086
  • Meeting Dates= 11/17-11/17
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 89.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Spirit of Peoria Brunch Cruise (MC)09/21-09/21  

Come aboard the Spirit of Peoria in Grafton Harbor for a scenic cruise on the Mississippi River while enjoying a delicious full brunch. After the cruise, we'll take a guided driving tour of Grafton followed by a tour of Melvin Price Locks and Dam. Tour includes transportation, brunch, guides and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 8/19. Cost for adults 60 and over $90.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70083
  • Meeting Dates= 09/21-09/21
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 95.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Spirit of Peoria Brunch Cruise (FV)09/21-09/21  

Come aboard the Spirit of Peoria in Grafton Harbor for a scenic cruise on the Mississippi River while enjoying a delicious full brunch. After the cruise, we'll take a guided driving tour of Grafton followed by a tour of Melvin Price Locks and Dam. Tour includes transportation, brunch, guides and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus at the top of the circular driveway between the Administration and Social Science buildings at the Florissant Valley campus. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 8/19. Cost for adults 60 and over $90.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70082
  • Meeting Dates= 09/21-09/21
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 95.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Springfield, IL: Land of Lincoln (FV)09/10-09/10  

Visit the Lincoln Presidential Museum detailing the life of our nation's 16th president, from his humble beginnings to his lasting achievements. Enjoy a delicious lunch at Arlington's before a tour of the old State Capitol. We'll end the day with a walking tour of Oak Ridge Cemetery, site of Lincoln's final resting place and where you'll hear anecdotal tales of many people who are woven into the Lincoln story. Tour includes coach transportation, admissions, lunch and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus at the top of the circular driveway between the Administration and Social Science buildings at the Florissant Valley campus. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 8/22. Cost for adults 60 and over $94.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70081
  • Meeting Dates= 09/10-09/10
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:15 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 99.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Springfield, IL: Land of Lincoln (MC)09/10-09/10  

Visit the Lincoln Presidential Museum detailing the life of our nation's 16th president, from his humble beginnings to his lasting achievements. Enjoy a delicious lunch at Arlington's before a tour of the old State Capitol. We'll end the day with a walking tour of Oak Ridge Cemetery, site of Lincoln's final resting place and where you'll hear anecdotal tales of many people who are woven into the Lincoln story. Tour includes coach transportation, admissions, lunch and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 8/22. Cost for adults 60 and over $94.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70080
  • Meeting Dates= 09/10-09/10
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 99.00
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314-984-7777
 
TRIP:701 St. Louis Favorite Haunts10/26-10/26  

It's the haunting season. We'll entertain you with tales of the bizarre and unusual as we travel around the city to visit our ghostly friends. Lunch will be at the historic Lemp Mansion. Trip includes transportation, tour guide, lunch, admissions and gratuities. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Tour guide is Joan Huisinga. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refunds: 10/10. Cost for adults 60 and over $59.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70106
  • Meeting Dates= 10/26-10/26
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= Joan Huisinga
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Victorian Holiday in STL12/08-12/08  

Celebrate the holidays in the Victorian manner. You'll begin the day with pastries, coffee and a Downton Abbey style tour at the Campbell House learning about Victorian holiday customs. A musical concert will follow and a look at the decorations at the Old Court House. You'll enjoy High Tea at the Missouri Athletic Club and a view of their amazing Gingerbread Village and train display. You'll end the day at another Victorian home. No blue jeans, please. Trip includes transportation, escort, food, tips and admissions. Meet tour bus in Lot E on NW side of the Meramec campus. Tour guide is Joan Huisinga. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 11/14. Cost for adults 60 and over $65.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70096
  • Meeting Dates= 12/08-12/08
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= Joan Huisinga
  • Fees= $ 75.00
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314-984-7777
 
TRIP:702 Where Are We Going Now?!? A Mystery Tour09/27-09/27  

We're not telling! All we'll say is that maybe you've passed by, but you probably haven't. Join Joan for a journey over the river and along the road for a number of surprises she's sure you're going to enjoy. Trip includes transportation, tour guide, lunch, admissions and gratuities. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Tour guide is Joan Huisinga. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to depart time. Withdrawal deadline for refunds: 9/9. Cost for adults 60 and over $69.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70117
  • Meeting Dates= 09/27-09/27
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= Joan Huisinga
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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314-984-7777