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September Trips and Tours

Posted Fri at 12:00am

To sign up for trips call 366-1234.
Trips have descriptors – Easy, Moderate, and Independent – which indicate the degree of mobility (walking, standing, stepping, etc.) required in order to safely participate and enjoy the trip.  

Please note:  There is a $10 fee charged for trip cancellations.  If a trip requires pre-paid tickets or entry fees, you cannot be reimbursed if you cancel from the trip OR if Taylor needs to cancel the trip due to weather conditions that make driving unsafe.  Non-residents pay a $10 fee for going on Taylor Community trips.

Friday – Sept. 5 – Perkins Cove and the Marginal Way
– We’ll stop first at the Ogunquit Museum of American Art, and then it’s on to Perkins Cove, where you’ll be on your own to explore all the shops or simply sit and enjoy the view. You can walk the entire length of the Marginal Way paved footpath or just part of it.  Enjoy lunch at one of the restaurants with ocean views. Museum admission is $9 at the door. The bus will begin picking up residents on the Laconia Campus at 8:30 a.m.  The bus will stop in Alton Bay at approximately 9:15. (Easy to Moderate – a lot of walking)  

Saturday – Sept. 6 – Laconia Farmers’ Market – Meet your local farmers and shop from a wonderful selection of produce, baked goods, cheese, meats, soaps, seafood and crafts. The market, celebrating its 41st year, is located in the City Hall parking lot and is dedicated to providing the Lakes Region with fresh, locally grown and made products. Organic and Gluten-free products are available.  The Market is open rain or shine.  The bus will begin picking up residents on the Laconia campus at 7:45 a.m. (Easy – some walking on level pavement)

Saturday – Sept. 6 – Up With People Concert – This group has an International cast of 100, performing music and dance that you won’t forget.  The concert will be held at the Laconia Middle School.  There was an early sign-up for advance tickets ($10).  Please call Sue at 366-1226 for ticket and seating availability. The bus will begin to pick up residents on the Laconia Campus at 6 p.m. (Easy)

Wednesday – Sept. 10 – All Aboard the MS Mount Washington – We’ll board at the Weirs and cruise beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee for 2.5 hours as we relax and enjoy lunch purchased from the ship's cafeteria. Tickets are $39.  Early sign-up was offered for this trip, and tickets will be purchased by Sept. 2.  Please give Sue Williams a check made out to Taylor Community by this date. The bus will begin picking up residents on the Laconia campus at 11:15 a.m. (Easy to Moderate – must navigate down ramp)  

Saturday – Sept. 13 – Canterbury Artisan Festival at Shaker Village – This is a country fair and farmer's market. There will be traditional arts demonstrations including coopering, black-smithing, woodworking, fiber arts, music and agricultural demonstrations including sheep herding, family craft activities and artisan food. Tickets are $12 paid at the Festival entrance.  The bus will begin picking up residents on the Laconia Campus at 9:15 a.m. (Easy to Moderate – a lot of optional walking)

Thursday – Sept. 18 – Trip to the Laconia Main Street Outdoor Market
– Celebrating its 5th year, the Market is located in the municipal parking lot between Pleasant and Main Streets. The market features vegetables, milk, meats, cheese, soap, breads, cookies, wine, crafts and gifts. There’s also live entertainment. The bus will begin picking up residents on the Laconia Campus at 2:30 p.m. (Easy – some walking on level pavement)

Wednesday – Sept. 24 – Dining Out at the Lakehouse Grille
– Fine food with a great view of Meredith Bay. The bus will begin picking up residents on the Laconia Campus at 4:30 p.m. (Easy)

Thursday – Sept. 25 – All Aboard the Hattie Evans, the Conway Scenic Railroad’s newest Dining Car
– You’ll enjoy a 5-½ hour ride from Conway to Fabyan's Station and back while relaxing in first-class seating, receiving complimentary cheese and crackers and then being served a three-course lunch.  Enjoy the great mountain views this ride has to offer.  This trip was offered in Bulletin Vol. 101 and tickets were purchased in advance, so please call Sue Williams @ 366-1226 for ticket availability at this time. The bus will begin picking up residents on the Laconia Campus at 9:15 a.m. (Easy)

October Trips Early Sign Up

Sign up by Sept. 8 for the Harvest Luncheon Package at Clark's Trading Post on Monday, Oct.1.  (Easy to Moderate)
. The Harvest Luncheon, scheduled for 11:30 a.m., is followed by a 30-minute Bear Show at 1 p.m., and then a 2-mile diesel-powered Train Ride (chased by the Wolfman) at 1:30. You may also visit the 1880's Fire Station, the Americana Building, the Clark History Museum, the Florence Murray Museum, and Avery’s Old Time Garage. Take a tour of Merlin's Mystical Mansion and shop in the four gift and specialty shops. The cost is $27 per person and you’re responsible for bringing the exact cash amount payable at the entrance.   

Sign up by Sept. 8 for a trip to Foxwoods Resort Casino scheduled for Monday, Oct. 20. (Easy to Moderate). 
Board the Taylor bus to Concord and ride in comfort on a Peter Pan Coach Bus to Foxwoods.  Tickets are $36 round trip and include $15 Bonus Slot Play and $10 Food Coupon or Free Festival Buffet. The buffet offers a rotating selection for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Bus leaves from Woodside only @ 5 a.m. for 6 a.m. Concord departure. You’ll arrive at Foxwoods at 9:30 a.m. and the bus departs from Foxwoods at 4:30 p.m. Tickets must be purchased by Sept. 8.  

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