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Follow the Rails 3 Day Bus Tour

FOLLOW THE RAILS BUS TOUR on the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway
Call Terri Licking – 308-645-2436 (evening best)
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Limited space sign up today!!!

$200 per person double occupancy until October 1st.

Registration after October 1st = $200

Tour starts and loads at Sam’s Club in Grand Island on October 16th

Includes all meals and 2 nights lodging.

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 (Central Time)
7:30 a.m. – Pick up at Sam’s Club
7:45 a.m. – Studio K Gallery –
9:15 a.m. –On bus for Cairo
9:35 a.m. Arrive in Cairo – the Roots Museum –
10:10 – Leave for Mason City
10:30 – French Table in Mason City
11: 00– Leave for Ansley
11:20 – – MONA exhibit upstairs, Security State Bank – not ADA compatible (downstairs, slideshow of art on a laptop)
11:45 – Leave for Broken Bow
12:10 p.m. – Arrive SJSB VC, east edge of Broken Bow, catered lunch? Or
12:45 p.m. – back on bus for trip to square
12:50 p.m. – unload @ square – options for lunch – walking distance – Prairie Arts, China Garden, Bonfire Grill
3:30 – Stop @ Visitor Center in Forest –  arboretum is a ¾ walking trail or just walking across bridge
4:30 – Back on bus, drive tower loop, –
5:00 – Unload for evening at Roadside Inn, Thedford, refresh – area ‘taxis’ begin taking bus guests to the Fairgrounds @ 5:30, every 15 min. until 8:00 when last one returns from fairgrounds – $20.00 supper coupon to Lonely Grill.
– Welcome to Hereford’s Crossroads – Thomas Co. Fairgounds – reception, see Hereford Art & history
Saturday, Oct. 17
Continental brfkst @ Roadside
8:00 – Load bus for trip to Mullen
8:30 (7:30 M.T.) – Mullen Arts Center – Nebraska Pantry
8:30 – Leave the MAC for Hyannis
9:00 – Arrive @ the Courthouse in Hyannis –
9:45 – back on bus for trip to Abott House
10:00 – Abbott House tour
11:00 – load bus for trip to Ashby
11:30 – lunch @ the Ashby UCC, tour of CaLinda’s, (Linda, put in what all is here & @ the rest of the time
1:00 – leave for Lakeside
1:30 – Lakeside Methodist Church – here is where time may change depending on Becky’s grandbaby
2:15 – Back on bus for short trip to Jody Meer Studio
2:30 – Jody Meer Studio
3:15 – Back on bus
3:30 – Antioch and presentation
4:00 – Back on bus
4:30 – Arrive in Alliance at Carnegie (Linda – knowing they are not as flexible w/time as perhaps Steph’s or others,
5:15 – back on bus for Steph’s studio, Sweet Breeze,
6:15 – Check into motel
7:00 – Wine tasting @ Hoffhaus – is it close to the restaurant.  Even meal voucher.
9:00 – Return to motel

Sunday, Oct. 18th –
8:30 – Load bus for trip home
Did we have any Alliance venue willing to be on Sun. rather than Sat.?
11:45 – Thedford Art Gallery, brown bag lunch from Ewoldt’s Grocery to enjoy as travel back to Stuhr.
12:45 – Leave TAG
2:15– Stop @ Trotter’s west edge of Broken Bow for bathroom break, any refreshments on traveler’s own
2:40 – Back on bus for last stage of FRAT
4:00 – Stuhr Museum tour – hope you enjoyed seeing the World Class Wonders, made by many.