Trips & Tours

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Ladies of Country
A variety of day trips are offered to area attractions, theater productions, special events and dining establishments. Extended duration trips are offered to US and international destinations. Sign up individually or with your friends. Download the Heritage Happenings newsletter (PDF) for the current offerings. Sign up at the Heritage Center or online at

Historic Octagon Victorian Christmas - FULL

Wednesday, Dec. 11
Celebrate the holidays with a buffet lunch at Lake Elmo Inn followed by a guided tour of the historic Octagon House in Hudson, Wisconsin complete with Victorian Christmas decorations. (The tour includes a second floor accessible only by stairs.) Lunch includes a holiday buffet with two entrees, salads, fruit, vegetables, dinner rolls and award-winning desserts, coffee and tea. $72/members, $82/non-members. Leave the Heritage Center at 9:45 a.m. and return at 3:45 p.m. Sign up with payment by Friday, Nov. 8.

Music of the Carpenters—Ives Auditorium

Wednesday, Jan. 22
“Rainy Days & Mondays: The Music of the Carpenters” will be performed by Aimée Lee and the Superstars at the elegant Ives Auditorium. The show features a 13-piece band that faithfully recreates the distinctive Carpenters’ sound. Listen to “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “Close to You,” “Superstar” and more. Prior to the performance, a buffet-style lunch will be provided. $74/members, $84/non-members. Leave the Heritage Center at 10:45 a.m. and return at 4 p.m. Sign up with payment by Friday, Dec. 20.

Dolly, Patsy, Loretta—Legendary Ladies of Country Music

Tuesday, Feb. 11
Celebrate three decades of iconic songs from Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn and Dolly Parton including “I Will Always Love You,” “Jolene,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Coal Miner’s Daughter” and many more. Prior to this performance at the St. Cloud Paramount Theater, you will enjoy lunch at the 400 Club Restaurant in Rockville. $80/members, $90/non-members. Leave the Heritage Center at 9:15 a.m. and return at 5:30 p.m. Sign up with payment by Monday, Jan. 7.

Extended Trips
Hawaii 3 Island Adventure - March 3 - 11, 2020
New York and the Hudson River Valley Sept. 25 - Oct 1, 2020
Rome and the Country Roads of Tuscany  Nov. 3-11, 2020
Travel Presentation on all 3 of these trips will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 8 1:30 pm at the Lakeville Heritage Center.  FREE