Day Trips

Climb aboard our bus and leave the driving to us!  ALL trips include transportation from ChicoParadise, and Oroville. Detailed flyers on each trip are available at the CARD office or online at  
Please make sure you register early as many trips get canceled due to lack of enrollment 1 week prior to the trip registration deadline.     
All cancellations must be made to the CARD Office and not to the tour escort. In the event of a cancellation, refunds will be based on the cost to CARD at the time the cancellation is made, i.e.: hotels, meals, admissions, etc. Last date for cancellation/refund is thirty (30) days prior to scheduled tour, unless another date is listed.

Phantom of the Opera

Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera will come to Sacramento as part of a brand new North American Tour. Cities are raving that this breathtaking production is "bigger and better than ever before." The production boasts many exciting special effects including the show's legendary chandelier. The beloved story and thrilling score - with songs like "Music of the Night," "All I Ask Of You," and "Masquerade" will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this Phantom one of the largest productions now on tour. Trip includes round trip transportation and ticket. No host lunch in Old Town Sacramento. Trip is sold out, but we are taking a waiting list.  You may call 895-4711 to get on the list.

Program Information Sheet
Course# Day Date  Fee 
2963 Th 5/25 $125

Father's Day Trip

Enjoy a 1-hour narrated boat cruise on the Sacramento River, as well as a 45-minute train ride in a private VIP car. There is time on your own for exploring Old Town and taking in a No Host Lunch. Trip is sold out, but we are taking a waiting list. You may call 895-4711 to get on the list.

Program Information Sheet
Course# Day Date  Fee 
2965 Su 6/18 $75

9-5 Musical at the Music Circus in Sacramento

Based on the hit 1980 movie, this is a hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the office place. The musical features the Tony Award-nominated score by Dolly Parton.  Trip includes transportation, show ticket and a hosted lunch at The Old Spaghetti Factory.  Must register by 6/16.

Program Information Sheet
 Course# Day Date  Fee 
 1138 Th 7/27 $135

Best in the West Rib Cookoff, Nevada

You won’t want to miss this event!  Food, music, craft fair, plus local casino stops with cash refund.  Overnight accommodations at Eldorado Hotel include a complimentary breakfast buffet.  

Course#              Day              Date                     Fee

1139                     Th-F          8/31-9/1               $120 per person, double, $155 single   


Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair

Join us for majestic draft horse performances at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.  In between performances, the Harvest Fair will keep you entertained.  Visit the horses, taste the delicious Treat Street goodies, shop the crafts or enjoy the live entertainment.

 Course# Day Date  Fee 
 1140 Sa 9/23 $70

Thanksgiving Day at Golden Gate Fields

Try something different this Thanksgiving- join us for a day of horse racing!  Trip includes an all access pass, admission to the Turf Club and a hosted traditional Thanksgiving dinner buffet.  We’ll drive home while you take a nap!

 Course# Day Date  Fee 
 1141 Th 11/23 $85

The Great Dickens Christmas Fair-San Francisco

The Cow Palace is transformed into Victorian London complete with hundreds of costumed players from literature and history, music halls, pubs, dance floors and Christmas shops.  You’ll be tempted by the smell of roasted chestnuts and hearty foods while you wander the streets in search of the perfect holiday gifts.  Must register by 11/1.

 Course# Day Date  Fee 
 1142 Sa 12/2 $185