SEPTEMBER, 29, 2018
Arrow Rock is approximately a 1.5 hour drive from Excelsior Springs.
Everyone will be responsible for their own transportation.
We will be carpooling so if you need a ride you may contact Denise Siegel at 816-679-4443 for information. Make reservations by SEPTEMBER 15, 2018
8:00 a.m. - Depart Excelsior Springs
9:45 a.m. - Arrive at Arrow Rock at Friends of Arrow Rock office - 310 Main for restrooms and to meet your guide
10:00 a.m. to 11:15 Walking tour of the village
11:30 a.m. Lunch Buffet at the Tavern
12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. - State Park Visitor Center (film and self-guided tour) and shopping the Village.
1:45 p.m. Arrive at the Lyceum
2:00 p.m. Matinee
4:30 p.m. - Depart for Excelsior Springs
6:00 p.m. - Arrive in Excelsior Springs
This tour will be underwritten by the Poetry Cafe and tickets will be $60.00 each and will include:
We'll visit the new interpretive (visitor) center focusing on the history of the Missouri Indains and the Boon Slick Region.
Lunch will be the favorite Fried Chicken and all the fixings at J. Huston Tavern, an Arrow Rock Landmark, the oldest continuously serving restaurant west of the Mississippi River - 180 years.
We will be hosted by the Friends of Arrow Rock on a walking tour through of this picturesque village of 67 year-round residents. There will be plenty of time to browse and shop. Interperters and gun smiths will be present in 1844 Sites House, the Gun Shop and the 1875 George Caleb Bingham House.
We will enjoy today's Matinee Performance of "Honky Tonk Angels" at the Lyceum. The show features 30 classic country tunes with a hilarious story about three gutsy gals who are determined to better their lives and follow their dreams to Nashville. This is a charming, foot stompin' musical has played to sold-out audiences across the country. Not a better way to spend the day.
On your own you can even go back to the Tavern and have an ice cream cone or step onto a segment of the original Santa Fe Trail, less than 1/4 mile from the original trail head which now lies in the Missouri River bottom at New Franklin.
TICKETS: $60.00 EACH PAY BY PAYPAL (Plus $2 per ticket for Processing and Handling) OR CHECK. .
LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE ON FIRST COME BASIS.
MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS EARLY.
THIS WILL BE A SELF DRIVING TOUR. WE ARE PLANNING TO CAR POOL SO PLEASE CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION. DENISE 816-679-4443
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TICKETS ARE LIMITED SO PLEASE ORDER YOURS QUICKLY. ORDER BY PAYPAL OR SEND CHECK TO POETRY CAFE, P.O. BOX 63, EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MISSOURI. PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.