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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
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Join us in Branson, the “Live Entertainment Capital of the World,” as we experience good ol’ American music, theater and fun in the heart of the Ozarks. Find out the history of Branson's overnight success, the elements of its entertainment scene, its emergence into international tourism, and the famous Branson formula of “Faith, Family, and Flag.” Branson hosts more than 100 live theater shows, and we have seats for you at four popular ones, often surrounded by lectures, meet-and-greets, and Q&A’s. Plus, you’ll enjoy two private performances just for the group, as well as a dinner-and-entertainment experience.


Highlights

• Enjoy seven live performances, with two given just for our private group.
• Enjoy a private morning tea with music pioneer DeeDee Lennon, and learn about the indelible mark her famous family has made on the live performance industry.
• Meet with current performers and production specialists such as technicians and set designers to hear what it's like to work in the business and how they make the magic happen.

Program Notes

Enhancements for 2015 and 2016 include seven live shows, upgraded meals, and a private tea and Q&A with music pioneer DeeDee Lennon of the Lennon Sisters. 2015 dates stay at a full-service, AAA four-diamond hotel steps from the riverfront boardwalk. 2016 dates stay at a full-service hotel located in the heart of the Branson Theatre District. Performances include (subject to change): #1 Hits of the 60’s at The New Americana Theater; Jonah at Sight and Sound Theatre, Presleys' Country Jubilee: Branson's Original Show on the Strip; the Lennon/Cathcart Morning Show at the Lawrence Welk Theater; a live country performance at Jackie B. Goode’s Uptown Café; a private performance with one of the area’s top fiddlers; and a private performance by the Micham Family.


Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Walking up to a few blocks; standing up to one hour; get on/off coach. Elevators and ramps available.

Date Notes
11/1/2015
Enjoy Christmas-themed versions of the regular lineup (see Program Note for listings). Discounted tickets will be available for purchase to the Andy Williams Christmas Show, Starring The Osmond Brothers & The Lennon Sisters.11/29/2015
Enjoy Christmas-themed versions of the regular lineup (see Program Note for listings). Discounted tickets will be available for purchase to the Andy Williams Christmas Show, Starring The Osmond Brothers & The Lennon Sisters.12/28/2015
Performances include Jonah; the Lennon/Cathcart Morning Show; dinner and show aboard the Showboat Branson Belle; New Year’s Eve with two back-to-back shows at the Clay Cooper Theatre: Clay Cooper’s Country Express followed by The Haygoods; Grand Jubilee Show at the Grand Country Music Hall; and a private performance by a local musician.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
13 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips
4 Performances

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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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