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Baldwin Senior Travelers

 2023 Newsletter

Last updated May 31, 2023


Click on the name of the trip to view the flyer or brochure for that trip.  Click on the names of the Hosts for the trip to send them an email for more information OR to sign up for the trip.

Southern Charm trip to St Augustine-Savannah-Jekyll Island

June 5-10, 2023

Hosts: Sandra and Fred Bostrom

Cost:  $1725.00/person double or $2365/person single occupancy

Monday depart from Daphne Target and travel to DeVoe Moore Museum and lunch - on to St. Augustine, FL to Riverfront Hilton Hotel. Enjoy veranda dinner by Aviles – the area’s #1 Chef. Tuesday after breakfast take a Hop-on tour & absorb the St. Augustine history - lunch on your own. Dinner at Columbia – one of Florida’s great restaurants. Wednesday after breakfast leave for Savannah & enjoy lunch in Darien on the way to our stay at Kimpton Brice Hotel at Riverwalk. Freshen up for a wine reception then a short walk to dinner at Pirate’s House restaurant. Thursday enjoy breakfast before taking Hop-on bus tour - lunch on your own. Dinner 2 blocks away at Joe’s Crab Shack then take a leisure walk & shop on the way back to the hotel. Friday takes us to Brunswick and Jekyll Island to Holiday Inn Resort Hotel for more historical adventures and dinner at the beachfront restaurant next door. Saturday morning enjoy breakfast before returning home – but one last stop for lunch and visit Steven Foster’s Museum & Carillon, more history and funny stories!  

Blue Wahoos Baseball Game

Sunday, June 11, 2023

Hosts: Denise Day and Jan Smith

Cost: $71.00 per person

“Take me out to the ball game”!!! Come spend a fun Sunday afternoon enjoying a Blue Wahoos game. We will have our own private, covered party deck. Your ticket includes a 90-minute buffet of typical ballpark food: hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, sides, dessert, and unlimited soft drinks, plus a Wahoos’ party hat. The stadium is very nice and located on beautiful Pensacola Bay near downtown.  The game between Pensacola and the Montgomery Biscuits starts at 4:05 p.m.

Curl Up and Dye (A Murder Mystery Theater production)

Thursday, June 15, 2023

Hosts: Carol Balch and Susan Ames

Cost: $67/person

The play will be held at the Original Oyster House on the Causeway.  Doors open at 6:00 and the play begins at 7:00.  Buffet dinner is included with a choice of three entrees with sides, rolls, tea, or soft drinks.  Cash bar available.

Maritimes Coastal Wonders – Canada

June 22 - July 2, 2023

Hosts: Rae Miller and Mary Jane Vines


Beer and Bingo

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Frida Schnitzler and Alan Carrio

Fairhope Brewing

Cost: $16.00/person
Lunch at 11:00; bingo begins at 11:30.  Event ends 12:50

Hosts:  FRIDA SCHNITZLER and Alan Carrio


Penny Auction

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Hosts: Rae Miller and Mary Jane Vines

$25.00/ person

The event will take place at Bill-E's, 19992 Al Hwy 181, Fairhope.  This event will be limited to 20 people.  Auction at 11:00; lunch at Noon. ( Pease be early; on time is late.)



Beau Rivage

Monday, August 14, 2023

Hosts: Denise Day and Jan Smith


Come along for another fun day at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi, MS.  You will receive a $15.0 credit for free play in the casino.  Enjoy the buffet at the Beau or restaurants like Mary Mahoney's across the street.

Van Gogh Experience

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Hosts: Carol Balch and Susan Ames

Cost:  $100/person

Using multimedia magic and fusing physical and technological elements to transform spaces into full-on immersive experiences, masterpieces come alive, appear and disappear, and flow across multiple surfaces. The show is projected on every surface around you, this makes you feel as though you have stepped directly into a Van Gogh painting.  The show is accompanied by a beautiful score and includes many other surprises. The visit will take around one hour then we will have lunch at Sonny’s Barbeque before returning.

Discover National Parks

September 9-20, 2023

Hosts: Rae Miller and Mary Jane Vines


Cost: $4999/double or $6599/single. Trip insurance is $349 extra.

Visit five of the United States' most popular National Parks, along with the iconic Crazy Horse Memorial and Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.  The trip also includes stops at Lake Powell and Salt Lake City. 12 days - 16 meals.  The cost includes airfare.

Discover Washington, DC

October 12-17, 2023

Hosts: Noah and Mary Funderburg

Cost: $2399 double/ $2899 single.  

The cost will go up after May 12, 2023 and space may be limited.  So don't delay if you want to go on this trip.

Click on this webpage for more information and to register for the trip:

Highlights of the trip: U S Capitol Building tour, World War II and Vietnam Veterans Memorials, Washington National Cathedral, Ford's Theatre, Arlington National Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Old Town Alexandria, White House Visitors Center, and the Smithsonian Institution.  Illuminated tour of the Jefferson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Lincoln Memorial.  8 included meals.

Spotlight on New York Holiday

November 27 to December 1, 2023

Hosts: Sandra and Fred Bostrom


Enjoy the fabulous Rockettes Christmas Show and a choice of one of NYC plays. Ice Skate or shop famous NYC department stores & see decorated showcase windows along with famous Christmas Tree. Breakfast at Ellen's Stardust Diner when servers are upcoming actors/actresses who entertain you while you enjoy NYC breakfast!  Tour New York harbor with a stop at the Statute of Liberty and Ellis Island.  Also, visit the 9/11 Memorial and spend time at the 9/11 museum.  To sign up for the trip, use this link:


Annual Christmas Luncheon

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Hosts: Noah and Mary Funderburg

Cost: TBD

Once again we will be holding our Christmas luncheon at Oak Hollow Farm.  More information available later this year.


The Complete South Pacific

March 2-28, 2024

Denise Day and Jan Smith

$11,699/double - $13,799/single. Travel protection is an additional $599/per person

Alaska Discovery Land and Cruise

May 15-26, 2024

Carol Balch and Susan Ames

$5099/double - $7699/single.  Travel protection is an additional $599/per person




Highlights of Norway

July 2024

Rae Miller and Mary Jane Vines

Greece Island Hopper

September 2024

Frida Schnitzler and Alan Carrio

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