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UWOSA DayTripping in 2009

Feel like getting away? As a UWOSA member, you are entitled to receive discounted rates for three of the trips offered by Take a Break Travel this year. The Membership and Social Committee has selected three different outings to sponsor, and are confident that you will find one of interest.

Please email Denise Farr, the Membership Services Officer at to book a trip.

GREAT LAKES CROSSING (Auburn Hills, Michigan)
Saturday, August 8, 2009

Brace yourself for 1.4 million square feet of retail stores, outlet stores, entertainment and a food court. There is a Burlington Coat Factory, Bed Bath & Beyond, Marshall’s, TJ Max, Nordroms & Saks outlets, a Rain Forest Cafe, Bass Pro Outdoor world and much more. A stop will also be made at a Meijers (grocery/department store), as well as a Target and Joanne Fabricsstore. Please note minimum of 24 hours in order to qualify for any type of personal exemption and that this tour is a nonstop trip. Must have a valid passport (visa if necessary). Out of Country Medical coverage is recommended. Tour Includes: Transportation, GST.

Cost: $38 for UWOSA members / $43 for non-UWOSA members

Saturday, December 5, 2009
We begin our day at Christkindl Market at the Kitchener City Hall, transformed into a swirl of free entertainment, succulent foods and
exquisite crafts based on the traditional pre-Christmas markets of Germany. Inside City Hall - dazzling with sparkling lights and Christmas
decorations - vendors offer traditional German gifts, handcrafted ornaments, wooden toys, ceramics, gold and silver jewelry and Advent
wreaths. We then include a buffet lunch at Crossroads in Elmira prior to your opportunity to Christmas shop in downtown St. Jacobs. Tour Includes: Lunch, Ticket, Transportation, GST.

Cost: $50 for UWOSA members / $55 for non-UWOSA members

SHORES OF ERIE INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL (Amherstburg) - Top 100 Festivals in Ontario
Saturday, September 12, 2009
Set along the magnificent shoreline at the mouth of Lake Erie and the Detroit River, the Shores of Erie International Wine Festival is a
showcase for Lake Erie's North Shore award winning wineries and fabulous restaurants! Fort Malden National Historic Site of Canada, with its
pristine waterfront grounds is the backdrop for the opportunity to try excellent wines and authentic, mouth watering cuisine and enjoy two
stages with varied entertainment. Don't miss the celebrity chefs and wine experts at the Demo and Wine for Everyone pavilions. PLEASE
NOTE: Rain or Shine. Tour Includes: Entrance with wine glass, Transportation, GST.

Cost: $52 for UWOSA members / $57 for non-UWOSA members