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  • 4,000,000 Holiday Lights and Counting

    Our overnight excursion takes us through Rochester to visit Mayowood, the 38-room home decorated for the holidays and built by Charles H. Mayo; and Houston, Minnesota, to learn all things owl at the International Owl Center. Check in at the La Crosse, Wisconsin, Holiday Inn Express before heading off to dinner and the Rotary Lights display at Riverside Park, where we will both drive and walk the display, weather permitting. The display is in its 24th year and has over 4,000,000 lights in its showcase. Thursday, we’ll visit Mary of the Angels Chapel, built in Romanesque-style, with windows of Bavarian stained glass and altars of Italian marble, before heading home and stopping in Winona at the Watkins Heritage Museum & Store. Fee includes four meals, all admissions, overnight accommodations, motorcoach transportation and guide. Register by, and no refund after, November 5.Pick-up Time and Site: 8:00am  Wednesday, December 5th.  360 Colborne St, St Paul 55102 Approximate Return Time: 5:00pm Thursday, December 6th. Fee: $236 Double, $286 Single  Fee includes: all admissions, 4 meals, overnight accommodations, motor coach transportation, guide  Guide: S. Mansee.  Tour rating: 4 (Demanding - extensive walking/stairs/standing)Additional information will be sent in mid November.Register by November 5.
  • Cemetery Walking Tour

    Spend the day on a walking tour of some of Saint Paul's finest cemeteries. Discover what cemeteries can tell us about the history and sociology of the city. Wear comfortable shoes and bring lunch money. Transportation between locations is on your own. Tour Activity Rating 3 - Active (some steps and stairs) Meet at the East Gate of Calvary Cemetery, 753 Front Avenue, 55103.
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  • Church Basement Ladies in "You Smell Barn"

    From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and the Jello molds are put away, these steadfast, sturdy women head to their farms, peel off their good girdles, and get on with their daily chores. In between picking eggs, milking cows, and dusting knickknacks, they congregate with some of the other lovable folks who inhabit this rural community: With plenty of crazy antics, loads of fresh laughs, and spanking new original songs, YOU SMELL BARN celebrates rural life in the 1950’s.  Fee: $77, includes performance, turkey dinner, motorcoach transportation and guideTour Rating: 1 Limited mobility welcomeGuide: S.  ManseePick up Times and Sites:  10:30a Grace Lutheran Church 1730 Old Hudson Rd; 10:50a Oxford Community Center, 270 N Lexington PkwyApproximate return 4:30pmRegister by December 18th.
  • Extended Tour Inquiry 2018

    *Note- When you register for this course you are registering to have more information (a brochure and registration information) mailed to you; you are not registering for an actual tour. St. Paul Community Education is pleased to offer a number of extended tours for  2018/19 in cooperation with Landmark Tours. A local, family-owned tour operator, Landmark’s inclusive packages feature roundtrip airfare, quality accommodations in great locations, many enjoyable meal experiences, admission to all itinerary attractions, deluxe motorcoach transportation, and the services of a professional Tour Manager. Upcoming travel opportunities include: Tournament of Roses Parade w/Catalina Island – Dec 29, 2018 – Jan 2, 2019 and Dec 29, 2019- Jan 2, 2020 Islands of Hawaii Cruise- Jan 31- Feb 10, 2019 Costa Rica: Tropical Adventure – Mar 15- Mar 22, 2019 New Orleans: The Big Easy- Mar 24- Mar 28, 2019 New York City: The Big Apple - May 9-12, 2019 and Sept 5-8, 2019 Savannah, Charleston & Asheville- Apr 1- Apr 8, 2019 Highlights of Britain: England, Scotland, & Wales – May 9-22, 2019 Dreaming of the Rhine River Cruise from Amsterdam to Lucerne-- May 23- Jun 2, 2019 Ireland: The Emerald Isle – May 24-June 3, 2019 and Sept 29- Oct 9, 2019 Yellowstone & The Grand Tetons featuring a Wildlife Safari – June 8-14, 2019 Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice with Reykjavik, the Blue Lagoon, & the South Coast – July 29-Aug 5, 2019 Alaska Land & Sea Expedition – Aug 18- Aug 30, 2019 Discovering the Danube River Cruise from Prague to Budapest – Sept 3- Sept 13, 2019 Nova Scotia & The Maritimes with Cape Breton & Prince Edward Island – Sept 9-16, 2019 Canyonlands of the Southwest with Bryce Canyon, Lake Powell, & The Grand Canyon – Sept 26-Oct 2, 2019 New England Fall Foliage Adventure with the Berkshires & the White Mountains – Sept 29-Oct 5, 2019 and Oct 6-Oct 12, 2019 Iceland: In Search of the Northern Lights with the Golden Circle & The Southern Coast – Oct 5- Oct11, 2019 America’s Heritage: Philadelphia, Gettysburg, & Williamsburg - Oct 20-26, 2019 Heart of Europe: Germany, Switzerland, Austria & The Oberammergau Passion Play- May 25- June 5, 2020 and Sept 2- Sept 13, 2020 And more! To inquire about these tours and receive a brochure with detailed tour information, do ONE of the following: Call the C.E. Office at Harding HS at 651-744-3072 to request information be sent to you, or Click the 'Enroll Now' button on this page to register to receive information by mail, or Attend our Travel Showcase on Monday, October 1 at 1:00pm; more information at https://tce.me/gHs1Wl
  • Shopping: Main Street Minnesota

    Get out of the hustle and bustle of the city to do some shopping in the historic downtowns of Faribault and Northfield. From essential items to one-of-a-kind gifts, Faribault and Northfield offer unique independently owner-operated stores, fashion forward boutiques, antique shops, pampering services, delightful cafes, and distinctive dining. Wander and eat at your discretionPick-up Times and Sites:8:10a Grace Lutheran Church 1730 Old Hudson Rd; 8:30a Oxford Community Center, 270 N Lexington, Pkwy (Please park on east side of lot away from building)Approximate Return Time: 5:00pm Tour Rating: 3 (Active - able to do some steps/stairs)Fee: $49 Fee includes: motor coach transportation, guide  Guide: S. Mansee.  Register by November 9.