Day Trips


Transportation in accordance to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulation is available upon request. In order to provide accommodations please have your request ready upon registration, 10 business days prior to scheduled trip date. Trip Fees are subject to change dependent upon venue and number of participants. All registrations are final one full week prior to the trip.


Evita—Orlando Shakes

Evita charts the young and ambitious Eva Peron’s meteoric rise to sainthood. Set in Argentina between 1934-1952, the Tony Award winning musical follows Eva Duarte on her journey from poor illegitimate child to ambitious actress, as wife of military leader-turned-president Juan Peron, the most powerful woman in Latin America.  Lunch will be Dutch treat at a local restaurant.           

  • Wednesday, September 25
  • 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
  • $47 City Resident / $49 Nonresident

Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour and Morse Museum of American Art—Winter Park

Enjoy a relaxing, narrated, one-hour cruise through the beautiful lakes and canals of historic Winter Park.  In the afternoon tour the Morse Museum which houses the world’s most comprehensive collection of Tiffany art and glass.  Lunch will be Dutch treat at a local restaurant.  NOTE:  There will be a 3 block walk down to and up from the boat dock.

  • Tuesday, October 15
  • 8:15 am – 5:00 pm
  • $29 City Resident / $31 Nonresident

Afternoon Tea—Attic Door, Winter Garden

Spend your afternoon with your friends for an enjoyable “Traditional Afternoon Tea” at the Attic Door.  This tea service features tiered plate stands filled with fresh-baked scones and house clotted cream, finger sandwiches, savories and delicious desserts all served with three different teas.  Fee includes gratuity.  Transportation not available.  Address is:   28 W Plant St, Winter Garden, FL 34787

  • Tuesday, November 5
  • 12:00 – 2:00 pm
  • $30 City Resident / $32 Nonresident

Giraffe Ranch Farm—Dade City

By popular demand, we are going back to the Giraffe Ranch.  If you want to feed and get up close and personal with a giraffe and other animals, this trip is for you.  At the Giraffe Ranch you will learn about exotic animals from around the world.  An expert will guide us through the “Florida Serengeti” and around huge live oaks in a specially designed 4-wheel drive vehicle to meet the animals.  You may also pay an extra $29 to ride a camel—need to have at least 5 people register for this.  Come and join in on the fun.   Fee includes admission, transportation and lunch.

  • Thursday, November 14
  • 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • $77 City Resident / $81 Nonresident (This fee does not include Camel ride)

Enchanted Christmas—St. Petersburg

The "world's largest Christmas light maze" is coming to Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida! The story coming to St. Pete’s is called ”The Great Search” and it will truly be one of the greatest searches you will ever go on…or at least the most beautiful!  There will be a Holiday Market, so visit your favorite food vendor for your Dutch treat meal.

  • Tuesday, December 10
  • 1:30 – 9:30 pm
  • $30 City Resident / $34 Nonresident

Shine and Dine—Winter Garden

The Winter Garden Parks & Recreation presents lunch and a matinee at the Historic Garden Theater. Come join us for this fun filled afternoon with friends. Meet at the fountain/gazebo on Plant Street at 11:45 am. Group lunch is Dutch treat at 12 pm, at a local restaurant, with the performance immediately following at 2 pm. Program cost includes theater ticket only. No transportation is available.


At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing…and anything is possible. In the melting-pot of New York City, a stifled upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant, and a daring young Harlem musician are brought together by the promise of the future. Ragtime is an inspirational musical that displays the true portrait of America.

This show contains mature themes, mild violence, and strong language including racial slurs.

  • Sunday, September 8
  • $27 City Resident / $29 Nonresident


Sidney Bruhl would do anything to publish the next great play. He would even kill for it. This dark comedy thriller will have audiences laughing one moment and screaming in terror the next as Sidney discovers he may not be the only murderer in the room.

This show contains mild violence and limited use of strong language.

  • Sunday, October 27
  • $23 City Resident / $25 Nonresident

A Christmas Carol

This spirited version of A Christmas Carol puts the ghostly qualities of Charles Dickens’ classic tale center stage. A swirling and dancing chorus of ghosts weave through this uplifting holiday story of redemption, magic, and hope as the greedy Scrooge learns the error of his ways.

  • Sunday, December 1
  • $27 City Resident / $29 Nonresident