Category Archives: Travel

25th Anniversary

 

CCAL is

unnamed

Please join us for an ANNIVERSARY PARTY on

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2019

1:00 – 4:00 pm

Festivities will take place on the Scenic & Historic Charlotte Valley Railroad train ride from Milford to Cooperstown

Refreshments will be provided

Free to all CCAL members

Each member may invite one guest for a fee of $9.00

Space is limited so make your reservation now!

 

 

Amherst Mass Trip

Trip to Amherst Mass

Wednesday May 15, 2019

EVENT: Earlier this winter Jim Johnson and Jim Atwell gave us a class on the life and poetry of Emily Dickinson. This trip will be a visit to the Dickinson homes and gardens in Amherst. For more INFO on the museum go to emilydickinsonmuseum.org

ITINERARY:

7:00 leave from Hale Transportation at 139 Commerce Road in Oneonta
7:45 pick-up at Exit 22 on NYS I-88 in Cobleskill
There will be a rest stop en route
10:00 guided tour of The Homestead and The Evergreens, homes of the Dickinson families
12:30 Deli lunch buffet at 30 Boltwood in Amherst. For INFO on Lord Jeffery Inn and 30 Boltwood (restaurant), go to 30boltwood.com
1:30 return to the Dickinson gardens for a brief garden talk to be given by Jim Johnson followed by self guided exploration of the gardens and bookstore
3:00 leave Amherst for the trip home
5:00 arrive back in Cobleskill
5:45 arrive back in Oneonta

COST: $95 includes transportation, entrance to the Dickinson homes and the lunch buffet

DEADLINE for making reservation : May 7, 2019

Click on the following link to download registration form: Dickinson Trip

Saratoga Springs 2019

Saratoga Springs Ballet Thurs July 18.

EVENT: This year we will see the NYC Ballet Company performing 3 ballets all choreographed by Ballanchine
1. Serenade, music composed by Tschaikovsky
2. Mozartina, music composed by Hindemith
3. Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No 2
For more information on SPAC and the ballets, go to spac.org
& NYC Ballet | SPAC

ITINERARY:
8:00 leave from Hale Transportation at 139 Commerce Road in Oneonta
8:30 pick-up at Exit 22 on NYS I-88 in Cobleskill
10:00 arrive downtown Saratoga Springs with free time to eat at a local restaurant, have a picnic lunch in the park, shop, visit the Visitor Center and museums, or do whatever else you want to do downtown
1:15 bus pick-up for the short ride to SPAC for the ballet
2:00 ballet performance
5:00 leave SPAC to return home
6:30 arrival back in Cobleskill
7:00 arrival back in Oneonta

COST: $82 which includes transportation and ticket to the ballet

DEADLINE for making reservations is July 05, 2019

Click here to download the registration form: SPAC Registration Form

Glimmerglass 2019

Glimmerglass Festival : La Traviata

Date: Thursday July 30 at 1:30 pm

La Traviata (The Lost One), based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas (La Dame aux camelias) premiered in 1853. Giuseppe Verdi is the composer and the librettest is Francesco Maria Piave. It is reported that this opera was highly praised and the composer was applauded after every act.

For more information on the Glimmerglass Festival go to www.glimmerglass.org

Please click on the following link to get a list of our available reserved seats and to download the registration form for this event:

La Traviata Registration Form

Utica Trip

 

CCAL TRIP: Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute & Saranac Brewery – Utica

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

EVENTS: We will be going to Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute in Utica to see the
special exhibit of pictorial kimono, the artistry of Itchiku Kubota . For more INFO on
MWPAI and the kimono exhibit, go to mwpai.org and click on kimono
If you are a MWPAI member, call or email me about reduced entrance fee before you
send in a reservation.
In the afternoon we will have a guided tour of Saranac Brewery, visit the historic 1888
Tavern, and have time to shop in the gift shop
For more information, check out saranac.com
ITINERARY: 8:00 leave from Hale Transportation at 139 Commerce Road in Oneonta
8:30 pick-up at the Trolley Blue Lot just south of Cooperstown
10:00 guided tour of MWPAI
11:15 lunch at the MWPAI Terrace Cafe
1:00 guided tour of Saranac Brewery
2:30 leave Utica
3:15 expected arrival in Cooperstown
3:45 expected arrival in Oneonta
LUNCH: We are having a salad buffet lunch at MWPAI Terrace Cafe

COST: $73 per person includes transportation, all entrance fees, and lunch

PAYMENT: Checks must be made out to CCAL and given or mailed to
Jean Seroka, POB 190, Otego, NY 13825

DEADLINE FOR MAKING RESERVATIONS is Thursday August 30

Barber of Seville

Barber of Seville

Performed at the Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, NY
July 28, 2018  – 1:30pm

We have 60 tickets reserved for this opera composed by Gioacchino Antonio Rossini with libretto by Cesare Sterbini. It was based on the comedy Le Barbier de Seville written by the French dramatist Beaumarchais and was reportedly written in about 15 days in late 1815 and early 1816.

LOCATION SEATS Price each $
DOWNSTAIRS
Lower Box Left 1,2,3,4 69
9, 10 25
Lower Box Right 1,2,3,4 69
9, 10, 11, 12 25
Rear Orchestra Left BB 26, 28 25
DD 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 69
EE 6, 8, 10 69
FF 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 69
BALCONY
E 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116 49
F 101, 102 103, 104 105, 106, 107, 108, 109 49
Left B 28 and 30, C 30 and 32 25
D 2 and 4 49
F114, 115, 116 49

Continue reading Barber of Seville

March 2018 Syracuse Trip

TRIP TO SYRACUSE AND ROMULUS, NY

Friday March 23, 2018

EVENTS:  In the morning we will visit the Ska-nonh Peace Center in Syracuse. This cultural heritage museum teaches Iroquois traditions and beliefs.  For more INFO go to skanonhcenter.org  In the afternoon we will visit the former Seneca Army Depot in Romulus.  A guide will board our motor coach for a 90-minute tour of the depot to see the white deer herd and some of the military artifacts from the depot, which was built in 1941.  For more INFO, go to   www.senecawhitedeer.org

TRAVEL PLANS:

  8:00am Leave from Hale Transportation at 139 Commerce Road Oneonta
  8:15am Pick-up at McDonalds in Sidney, NY
10:00am Sha-nonh Peace Center
12:00pm Lunch at the Spaghetti Warehouse in Syracuse
  2:30pm Seneca Army Depot
  6:45pm Arrive at McDonalds Sidney
  7:30pm Arrive back at Oneonta

MEALS:  Lunch at the Spaghetti Warehouse will be at your expense. Check out the menu so you will be able to order soon after we get to the restaurant.

They will do separate checks.  Go to meatballs.com. There will be a fast food dinner stop en route home.

COST:  $71 includes transportation and entrance to the Peace Center and Army depot

PAYMENT:  Make out checks to CCAL but give or mail to Jean Seroka, POB 190, Otego, NY 13825.

If you must cancel your reservation, sell it to someone else or contact Jean and she will try to sell it for you.

There will be no refunds unless the trip is canceled.

DEADLINE for making reservations is Friday March 9, 2018

Any questions, special needs, or problems?  Call Jean at 607 988 7007 or email at jjwilser3@yahoo.com

Download Form for CCAL trip to Syracuse March 23, 2018