Good Morning!

 

This is the itinerary for our upcoming trip to Toronto during March Break:

 

Northeast Kings Education Centre

Tour Dates: March 9 to 14, 2018

 

Performance Tour to Toronto 2018

 

Day 1 – Friday, March 9 TRAVEL & PERFORMACE

Morning Motor coach arrives at Northeast Kings Education Centre. Load all luggage and equipment and then early am departure for Toronto.

Stops along the way at the discretion of the coach driver and tour manager.

Afternoon Arrive in Fredericton, NB for lunch (individual expense)

SCHOOL PERFORMANCE

Perform a Concert OR take part in an Exchange Performance-Workshop at a Fredericton area school.

After your performance, board the coach again and continue your travel.

Evening Dinner in Edmundston, NB

After dinner, board the coach and continue to Quebec City.

Check into your hotel after a long day of travel.

Don’t forget the time change – one hour earlier!

Day 2 – Saturday, March 10 TRAVEL & BROADWAY MUSICAL

Morning Breakfast at hotel, board the coach and travel to Toronto.

Stops along the way at the discretion of the coach driver and tour manager.

Afternoon Lunch en route (individual expense)

Evening Dinner at The Old Spaghetti Factory in downtown Toronto.

Attend a Broadway Musical at one of the Mirvish Theatres - Come From Away 

After a sold-out, standing-room only Toronto engagement before heading to Broadway, COME FROM AWAY returns due to overwhelming demand!

- It’s been called the “edge of the world.” The weather is wild, but the locals never lack for warmth. And it’s here, in Newfoundland, where a remote town became the epicenter of a remarkable true story filled with unusual characters, unexpected camaraderie and uncommon generosity.

Check into your hotel in Vaughan, ON

Day 3 – Sunday, March 11 WORKSHOP, ROM & MEDIEVAL TIMES

Morning

Enjoy complimentary breakfast and meet your Tour Manager.

Board the coach and travel to University of Toronto to participate in a CONCERT BAND WORKSHOP with GILLIAN MACKAY (subject to availability)

Gillian MacKay is Professor of Music of the University of Toronto, where she conducts the Wind Ensemble and teaches conducting and trumpet. An award-winning teacher, Gillian has an active professional career as a trumpeter, conductor, adjudicator, and clinician. Recognized as a conducting pedagogue, Gillian leads the University of Toronto Wind Conducting Symposium each July, and has been the guest instructor at other symposia in Canada and the United States.

Afternoon

Lunch (individual expense)

Visit the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)

Expect extraordinary experiences as you explore how the earth and its cultures have evolved, and how the changes we face today will shape the world we’ll live in tomorrow.  The Royal Ontario Museum is one of Canada’s largest museums with vibrant communities, extensive collections and five floors of extraordinary galleries and exhibitions to explore.

Evening

Travel to the Medieval Times Dinner Theatre for supper and entertainment

Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament is a family dinner theater featuring staged medieval-style games, sword-fighting, and jousting.

• 2 hour medieval jousting tournament

• 6 competing knights

• Real weapons

• Beautiful horses

• Live flight of the royal falcon

Day 4 – Monday March 12  SCIENCE, OPERA & TSO

Morning

Enjoy complimentary breakfast and meet your Tour Manager.

Then board the coach for a morning visit to the Ontario Science Centre.

An iconic cultural attraction, the Ontario Science Centre is home to interactive experiences with science and technology. We not only develop and source the world’s best exhibitions – supplemented with relevant programming to provide engaging experiences – but aim to make a fundamental difference in the lives of our visitors. Our vision: Inspiring a lifelong journey of curiosity, discovery and action to create a better future for the planet.

PERFORMANCE at the Ontario Science Centre in the Rock Paper Science Hall (or other venue at the Centre)

Afternoon

Late Lunch (individual expense) at the Science Centre

Visit Brookfield Place in Downtown Toronto, home of the Hockey Hall of Fame. Wander through the building atrium and be amazed at the architecture. While there visit the current art show in the Galleria.  Amazing Intertwining steel arches, sometimes described as the "crystal cathedral of commerce", is the atrium designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava which connects Bay Street with Sam Pollock Square  After exploring a little of Brookfield Place, visit the Hockey Hall of Fame.

A great tribute to hockey. “It was great viewing and reading about all players selected into the hall but it is more than just the NHL. It is truly about hockey. It has displays on all levels of hockey that include college, Olympic, European, Junior, women and leagues no longer in existence.”

Evening

Dinner at a local restaurant.

After dinner board the coach and travel to Roy Thomson Hall to enjoy a concert by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (subject to availability)

Founded in 1922, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra is one of Canada’s most important cultural institutions, recognized internationally. Peter Oundjian leads the Orchestra with a commitment to innovative programming and audience engagement through a broad range of performances that showcase the exceptional talents of the Orchestra along with a roster of distinguished guest artists and conductors.

Day 5 – Tuesday March 13  TOURING

Morning

Enjoy complimentary breakfast and meet your Tour Manager.

Visit Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada.

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is an unforgettable learning destination for children, youth and adults. ‘Our mission is to provide a top quality, world class aquatic life facility that will foster environmental education, conservation, and research, while simultaneously providing entertainment for visitors of all ages.’

Afternoon

Board the coach and travel to the Vaughn Mills Shopping Mall for lunch (individual expense) and some shopping time.

Depart at 2pm and head to Levi QC for the night.

Evening

Dinner en route (individual expense).

Arrive at your hotel in Levis, PQ.

Day 6 – Wednesday March 14  TRAVEL HOME

Morning

Enjoy complimentary breakfast and meet your Tour Manager.

Check out of your hotel, board the coach and travel to Nova Scotia.

Afternoon

Lunch en route (individual expense).

Evening

Dinner en route (individual expense).

Arrive at NKEC.

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Driver and Guide gratuities NOT included

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General

• 5 Nights’ Accommodations

• Overnight Security at Hotels

• Motorcoach Transportation

• SOT Tour Manager

Meals

• 5 Breakfasts

• 3 Dinners

Daytime Activities

• School Performance in Fredericton, NB

• Broadway Show, Come From Away – subject to availability

• Concert Band Workshop at University of Toronto

• Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)

• Ontario Science Centre with Public Performance

• Hockey Hall of Fame

• Ripley’s Aquarium

Evening Concerts/Shows

• Broadway Show, Come From Away – subject to availability

• Medieval Times Dinner and Equestrian Theatre

• Toronto Symphony Orchestra - subject to availability

TOUR INCLUSIONS

Tour Dates:

March 9 to 14, 2018

Tour Destination:

Toronto

Your price based on:

• 40 paying participants – quad occupancy

• 4 complimentary chaperones – double occupancy

• 1 complimentary teachers – single occupancy

10 rooms

2 rooms

1 rooms

Land price per paying participant:

$1137.19 plus HST = $1285.02

We are asking for a $200.00 deposit by October 30, 2017 to guarantee a seat for this trip.

 

 

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