April 18, 2013 – Bus Tour to Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, La Conner, Washington

APRIL ACTIVITY

BUS TOUR TO SKAGIT VALLEY TULIP FESTIVAL

LA CONNER, WASHINGTON

Date: Thursday, April 18th – 8 AM Departure

LIMITED TO 54 INDIVIDUALS (GUESTS WELCOME)

$60 PER PERSON

PASSPORT OR IDENTITY CARD REQUIRED FOR ENTRY INTO USA

TulipLa Conner and Mount Vernon come alive with brilliant colour each spring with acres of daffodils, tulips, irises and lilies during the Annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. Our first stop will be at RoozenGaarde flowers and bulbs; you will have one hour to tour the 3-acre gorgeous display garden and gift shop. If energetic, you may also walk through the adjacent flowering fields.  If time permits we may make a second stop at Tulip Town – another garden display centre. Note you cannot bring bulbs and plants back to Canada! The village of La Conner is 5-10 minutes from the Tulip Gardens. You can explore the historic central district and visit its many shops and museums. You can lunch (no host lunch) at one of the many fine restaurants in the district.

7:30 AM – MEET WEST 37TH AVENUE – TWO BLOCKS WEST OF OAK – STREETSIDE PARKING

One block west of the entrance to Van Dusen Gardens (don’t use their parking lot)

Coffee and Pastries will be available; the bus is washroom- equipped

8:00 AM – Bus departs

9:00 AM – Border Inspection

10:30 – Arrive at Roozengaarde – tour of the Tulip gardens

12:30NO HOST LUNCH – MULTIPLE RESTAURANTS LA CONNER WASHINGTON

2:30  – Return to Vancouver

YOU MAY REGISTER:

1) At Probus monthly meeting at the Activity Desk

2) Pay on-line at Probus website using Pay Pal

3) Mail registration form and payment ($60 per person):

To Bill Robertson 3711 Puget Drive, Vancouver, B.C.V6L 2T8

 E-mail: robertsonwd@hotmail.com   604-269-0745

Deadline for registration: APRIL 9TH Cancellation Deadline APRIL 9TH

MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO PROBUS CLUB OF VANCOUVER

NOTE – YOU ARE NOT REGISTERED UNTIL PAYMENT IS RECEIVED


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