Gibson Senior Center

GSC Trips & Tours

Stained Glass Celebration With Tucker Tours

Activity #53
Wednesday, January 15th
$117 Per Person
5 Yrs & Up
Depart:  8:15 a.m.
Return:  5:30 p.m. 

For those who have toured with Tucker Tours, get ready to jump on board for another outstanding venture!  We’ll arrive into Pasadena at 9:30 a.m. where we will meet our fabulous tour guide for the day, Curt Tucker, for his Stained Glass tour of Los Angeles.  Points of interest will include a visit to the Judson Studio, a fine arts studio specializing in stained glass located in Highland Park, along with the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, the Parish of Our Savior at the USC campus, and the Great Mausoleum located at Forest Lawn.  Lunch will be on your own today at the Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles.  This tour is sure to please…don’t miss out!  To register for Stained Glass Celebration With Tucker Tours, please click here.

Little Italy Christmas

Activity #28
Tuesday, December 10th
$102 Per Person
5 Yrs & Up
Depart:  11:00 a.m.
Return:  8:30 a.m. 

San Diego’s Little Italy will kick off this holiday season with festive fun!  The day will begin with a delicious Italian Lasagna, served with Antipasto salad, a non-alcoholic beverage, and Neapolitan & Sicilian cookies and mini pastries served for dessert.  Enjoy live holiday music along with a special guest reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas before departing the restaurant.  After our delightful lunch, Anthony Devi, your historic tour guide will travel with us to the historic Our Lady of the Rosary to see the nativity scene, then, to enjoy a stop at Little Italy’s largest gift store on the grounds featuring one of kind holiday gifts, many which are imported from Italy.  Party of your tour today will be walking through parts of Little Italy with your guide allowing for time to stop in the oldest Italian grocery story and bakery.  Everyone will also have the opportunity to see the Christmas tree in town that has special design concept this year that is lit up.  Great for holiday pictures!   To register for Little Italy Christmas, please click here.

Holiday Harbor Cruise In Huntington Beach

Activity #13
Thursday, December 19th 
$105 Per Person
5 Yrs & Up
Depart:  3:30 p.m.
Return:  8:30 p.m.

Amazon Adventure

Activity #139
Tuesday, February 11th
$53 Per Person
5 Yrs & Up
Depart:  9:00 a.m.
Return:  2:15 p.m. 

We’ll arrive for check-in for our 90-minute docent led tour of the 1.2 million square foot warehouse to view the process from buying to shipping and receipt by the buyer.  Then, off to lunch at the Cracker Barrel, where you will have a lunch choice of chicken & dumplins, grilled pork chops, sugar cured ham, or lemon-pepper grilled Rainbow Trout.  Each entrée comes with two sides, a non-alcoholic beverage, and dessert.  Time for browsing in the gift shop before our return trip home.  Please wear comfortable shoes today, as our adventure requires quite a bit of walking and stairs.  Register early!  This trip is limited to 35 guests.  To register for Amazon Adventure, please click here.

Rock 'N Roll Reunion At Camelot Theatre

Activity #4
Thursday, February 27th
$62.50 Per Person
5 yrs & Up     
Depart:  10:00 a.m.
Return:  5:00 p.m. 

We’ll start the day off with time spent in Downtown Palm Springs for time on your own off of E. Tahquitz Canyon & Palm Canyon.   Then, enjoy your 1:30 p.m. matinee performance of “Rock & Roll Reunion – A Tribute to American Originals” at the Old Camelot Theatre.  Starring Ray Charles, Buddy Holly, Little Richard, and Jerry Lewis, the impersonators will sing your favorite songs LIVE with no lip syncing, taking you back in time, so get ready to rock your socks off!  To register for Rock 'N Roll Reunion At Camelot Theatre, please click here.

Giddy About The Getty Villa

Activity #148
Wednesday, March 18th
$57.50 Per Person
5 yrs & Up    
Depart:  9:00 a.m. 
Return:  4:30 p.m.

Spend the day at the beautiful Getty Villa located in Pacific Palisades, home of the J. Paul Getty Museum’s collection of approximately 44,000 Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities.  Over 1,200 works are on view in 23 galleries devoted to the permanent collection, with five additional galleries for changing exhibitions.  Lunch is on your own today at the museum café, with a large menu to choose from with outdoor and indoor seating, the coffee kiosk where you can find fresh sandwiches, soup, baked goods, and more, or you are welcome to bring your own lunch to enjoy.  To register for Giddy About The Getty Villa, please click here.

Take Me Out To The Angels Stadium

Activity #122
Wednesday, April 1st
$45.50 Per Person
5 yrs     
Depart:  9:30 a.m.
Return:  4:00 p.m. 

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim stadium beginning just outside the Home Plate Gate.  Your tour guide will take you on a 75-minute walking tour that allows visitors to go into non-public areas of the stadium, including the team dugout area, a walk through the Visitor’s Clubhouse, the Press Conference Room, the exclusive Gene Autry Suite, the broadcast booth, a walk out onto the field, and more!  Time for shopping before heading over to the Anaheim Packing House, known as the OC’s original food hall, offering an upscale food court with local vendors and bars in a renovated, historic 1919 citrus-packing house.   Lunch is on your own today.  Please wear comfortable shoes for today’s adventure.   To register for Take Me Out To The Angels Stadium, please click here.

Ronald Reagan Library - Egypt's Lost Cities

Activity #9
Thursday, April 9th
$102  Per Person
5 Yrs & Up
Depart:  9:00 a.m.
Return:  5:00 p.m. 

We will arrive at the Ronald Reagan Library for a 10:30 a.m. self-guided tour. An exclusive exhibit will be available today for all to visit, titled the "Egypt's Lost Cities". This special engagement includes monumental statues, religious images carved in stone, exquisite jewelry and more; all lost more than 1,200 years ago to the rising tides of the Mediterranean Sea and discovered approximately twenty years ago. The museum also has permanent exhibits that include a full-scale replica of the Oval Office, a large piece of the Berlin Wall, and thousands of gifts of state received by President and Mrs. Reagan during his administration. There is also an opportunity to go inside the retired Air Force One Aircraft as part of your tour today. Your lunch option today includes roasted Lemon & Oregano chicken with Spring peas served with a tossed green salad w/dressing, mashed potatoes, seasonal sautéed vegetables, fresh rolls & butter with a choice of water, tea, or coffee and cookies for dessert. Time for your own to browse the gardens and gift shop before departing at 3:00 p.m.  To register for Ronald Reagan Library - Egypt's Lost Cities, please click here.

Sunny South Coast Botanical Gardens

Activity #51
Tuesday, April 21st
$52.50 Per Person
5 yrs & Up     
Depart:  8:30 a.m. 
Return:  5:00 p.m.

Spend the day at the South Coast Botanical Gardens located in Palos Verdes.  This beautiful garden encompasses 87-acres and offers more than 2,500 different species of plants, blooming trees, shrubs, and flowers all year long.  Part of your visit today will include a 1-hour docent led walking tour.  Then, spend time on your own at the gift shop and one of the many specialty gardens located on site.  Our next stop will be at the Redondo Beach Pier, known as the largest “endless” pier on the California Coast for lunch and browsing on your own before our return trip home.   To register for Sunny South Coast Botanical Gardens, please click here.

L.A. Taco Tour With Tucker Tours

Activity #98
Monday, May 4th
$111 Per Person
5 yrs & Up     
Depart:  8:00 a.m.
Return:  5:00 p.m.

You can’t come to Los Angeles without trying some of its fabulous tacos. After picking up your Tucker Tours guided at the historic Pico House, our taco tasting adventure will begin at a taqueria located in Downtown Los Angeles, while discussing the history of the neighborhoods, full of colorful murals, unique history, and incredible energy.   Then, enjoy shrimp and fish tacos from two different “mom and pop” taco shops, while we learn about the history of the neighborhood and the context of each taco we taste.  Each guest will have the opportunity throughout the day to sample five tacos, from hard shell, fried, to traditional regional style and secret family recipes.  While touring. learn how to find a quality taco stand, the history of these authentic dishes, their ingredients, as well as the backstory of the owners which involves complex histories and identities of Mexicans, Californians and Mexican-Americans. This tour is more than just tacos, today we will also celebrate the rich contribution of Latino performing and visual arts at  the Plaza de la Raza Cultural Center for the Arts and Education and  La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, the nation’s premier museum of Mexican American culture.  To register for L.A. Taco Tour With Tucker Tours, please click here.

Berry Bliss At The Oxnard Strawberry Festival

Activity #82
Saturday, May 16th
$55.50 Per Person
5 yrs & Up    
Depart:  8:30 a.m.
Return:  5:30 p.m.

Find your “Berry Bliss” at the 37th Annual Strawberry Festival, known as one of the top festivals in the nation, with over 50 food booths, contests, rides & attractions, over 200 Arts & Crafts vendors, concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, and family fun!  The day is yours to enjoy an unforgettably sweet experience with friends and family.  100% of the proceeds of the festival each year go back to local charities.  To register for Berry Bliss At The Oxnard Salsa Festival, please click here.

Temecula Art & Street Painting Festival

Activity #138
Saturday, June 6th
$34 Per Person
5 yrs & Up     
Depart:  8:30 a.m. 
Return:  4:30 p.m. 

The Temecula Art Festival once again joins the annual Street Painting Festival for a weekend of art and entertainment.  Stroll around Main Street as art comes to life in the form of chalk murals or pick up some chalk and join in on the masterpiece making.  Most murals are 100 square feet or larger.   The festival includes art displays, arts & crafts, photography, woodworking, music, food vendors and more.   The day is yours.  Enjoy!  To register for the Temecula Art & Street Painting Festival, please click here.


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