Day & Extended Trips

The City of Mission Parks and Recreation Department offers several 50 & Beyond Day and Regional Trips throughout the year.

Extended Trips (2018): (Click the title for full trip itinerary)

Great Trains & Grand Canyons, September 16, 2018
Best of Australia & New Zealand, October 23, 2018
Rose Parade New Year's, December 30, 2018
Hawaii 3 Island Adventure, March 5, 2019

Summer Love

6/6, $98/person

Let the summer heat and young love spur you on at the beautiful outdoor Starlight Theatre with "Dirty Dancing." Enjoy a delicious buffet dinner before the show in the climate controlled dining room, followed by a backstage tour. We'll then be escorted right to our seats to "dance" the night away. Registration Deadline: May 1 (Transportation: Motor Coach)

• Depart SPJCC at 4:30pm

• Return approx. 11:30pm

Spring KC Royals Game

6/19, $81/person

Let's go Royals! We'll cheer on our favorite boys in blue with an evening game in the spring and fall. Early bird ticket is included with your spring game purchase. Seats on third base side mid-level. Game time 7:10pm. Registration Deadline: May 15 (Transportation: Motor Coach)

• Depart SPJCC at 4:10pm

• Return approx. 11:00pm

Arrow Rock Lyceum Theater

7/25, $94/person

Enjoy the rolling hills of mid-Missouri as you travel to Rocheport, which sits right on the Missouri River. We'll have a leisurely buffet-style lunch at Les Bourgeois Blufftop Bistro overlooking the beautiful scenery of the Missouri bluffs. We then travel to Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre to watch a performance of "Footloose." Located in a renovated church, the Lyceum is famous nationwide for the caliber of its talent and quality of its performances. Registration Deadline: June 15 (Transportation: Motor Coach)

• Depart SPJCC at 8:00am

• Return approx. 6:30pm

Petals & Flutes

8/31, $52/person

The sunflowers at Grinter Farms are a sight to behold. Kansans (and others) have flocked to the farm to see the beautiful sunflower fiends year after year and we are jumping on the bandwagon. Travel to Lawrence with us and after enjoying the "petals" of sunflowers, we will head to BlueJacket Crossing Winery for a box lunch and wine tasting. Before heading home, we will make a quick stop for a sip and taste at White Tail Run Winery. Registration Deadline: July 31 (Transportation: Motor Coach)

• Depart SPJCC at 9:00am

• Return approx. 4:15pm

Jamesport & More

9/5, $71/person

Spend the day in the land of the Amish and enjoy candle making demonstrations, shopping in several Amish stores, lunch at the Gingerich Dutch Pantry Restaurant (included in fee), and visit their bakery. Registration Deadline: August 5 (Transportation: Motor Coach)

• Depart SPJCC at 8:15am

• Return approx. 5:00pm

Fall KC Royals Game

9/13, $81/person

Let's go Royals! We'll cheer on our favorite boys in blue with an evening game in the spring and fall. SEPTEMBER 13, 2018: Tailgate Dinner included with your fall game purchase. Seats on third base side lower-level. Game time 7:10pm. Registration Deadline: August 13 (Transportation: Motor Coach)

• Depart SPJCC at 4:10pm

• Return approx. 11:00pm

Downstream Casino

9/26, $37/person

Enjoy the Oklahoma casino while we stay in the great state of Kansas! The Downstream Casino has their building in OK and their parking lot in KS, so we get to enjoy both states at the same time. Come down with us and enjoy a day of play. Fee includes motorcoach transportation, $15 Player's Card and Lunch Buffet. Bring your government issued picture ID. Registration Deadline: August 26 (Transportation: Motor Coach)

• Depart SPJCC at 7:00am

• Return approx. 8:00pm

Wizard of Oz Ballet

10/18, $110/person

Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Let's go to the Kauffman Center and see the Wizard of Oz ballet. The show is only in town for two weeks, but we got seats during opening night! We will have a delicious, catered dinner at Sylvester Powell, Jr. Community Center then off to the show in style. Registration Deadline: September 10 (Transportation: Motor Coach)
Dinner served at 5:00PM at SPJCC

• Depart SPJCC at 6:15pm

• Return approx. 10:30pm

REGIONAL TRIP: Ozark Mountain Christmas

November 6-8, 2018 It's the most wonderful time of the year and there is nothing merrier than visiting Ozark Mountain Christmas during the holiday season. Highlights include: Dolly Parton Stampede dinner and show, tour and lunch at College of the Ozarks, Daniel O'Donnell's Holiday Show, shopping, lunch at the famous Mel's Hard Luck Diner in Grand Village and enjoying Sampson at the Sight & Sound Theatre. We'll stay two nights at the Lodge of the Ozarks (luggage handling included). Registration Deadline: September 24 (Transportation: Motor Coach) Single Occupancy: $451/person
Double Occupancy: $348/person
$100 deposit required - Final Payment due September 24, 2018

• Depart SPJCC on November 6 at 7:00am

• Return on November 8 at approx. 11:00pm

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