• Greece or Bust 2nd informational meeting

    3rd Act Craft Brewery

    Come find out during this first informational meeting about a trip to Greece and what myths and legends you can see. Other info meetings, if the trip is not sold out will be: Thursday, March 21st at 6:00 p.m. at Mediterranean Cruise Cafe in Burnsville, MN; and if necessary on Thursday, March 28th at 6:00 p.m. at Christos in Minnetonka, MN 3rd Act has craft beers, pizza and I guess fantastic warm pretzels. This is new brewery in Woodbury and looks very interesting.

  • Greece or Bust 1st informational meeting

    Mediterranean Cruise Cafe

    Come find out during this first informational meeting about a trip to Greece and what myths and legends you can see. Also, find out how those who sign up early can get a lower airfare and better rooms. Other info meetings will be: Thursday, March 14 at 6:00 p.m. at 3rd Act Craft Brewery in Woodbury, MN Thursday, March 21st at 6:00 p.m. at Mediterranean Cruise Cafe in Burnsville, MN; and Thursday, March 28th at 6:00 p.m. at Christos in Minnetonka, MN

  • Camino 101 - Basics to Walk the Camino de Santiago in Spain

    People have been walking across northern Spain on the Camino de Santiago for over 1200 years. Originally a religious pilgrimage to the tomb of St. James in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, it is one of only two pilgrimage routes worldwide designated a UNESCO World Heritage Pilgrimage Route. Walked or biked by thousands each year for adventure, recreational, religious, spiritual and personal reasons. Hikers, called pilgrims or peregrinos backpack across the Pyrenees, through Basque Country, the Meseta and Galicia. Pilgrims stay at hostels (albergues) sharing the walk with people from all over the world. On the Camino de Santiago Frances Route there are over 600 established places to stay. Our annual Camino 101 is designed to help the first-time walker and offer support for future walkers. We offer suggestions and answer questions about footwear, clothing, rain gear, backpacks, sleeping bags, trekking poles and other equipment that work best on Camino. We will demonstrate how to properly and efficiently fill your backpack keeping track of weight and long mileage requirements. We offer our experience in what to expect physically and emotional facing day to day challenges.

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  • International & Adventure Travel Basics

    REI - Bloomington

    Thinking about an exciting adventure abroad? Curious about what planning the trip might entail? Join REUI's International and Adventure Travel experts to learn the nuances of an international adventure trip. During this class REI experts will cover aspects of pre-planning and preparation, logistics, equipment and apparel selection, adventure travel activities, and resources available to make your next adventure one to remember.

  • Vienna, Budapest & Prague Adventure

    Needs a location

    $400.00

    Come see the Grand Capitals of Europe by visiting Vienna, Budpest and Prague. Your adventure starts with round trip air from Minneapolis to Vienna, and is followed by three nights each in Vienna, Budapest and Prague, with the fourth and final night in Vienna before returning to Minneapolis. COST*: $2699pp/dbl room occupancy. Single occupancy cost available upon request. INCLUDES: • RT air via Delta MSP to Vienna. Leaving MSP at 3:00pm on Sept 12, 2018 and arriving in Vienna at 8:40am on Sept 13, 2018. Leaving Vienna at 10:05am on Sept 23, 2018 and arriving MSP at approx 4:00pm • Breakfast everyday • Transportation to/from Vienna hotel and airport • Train travel between cities • Hotel taxes and fees • 1-2 evening meals • Walking tour in each city Cost does not include: money exchanges, entrance fees, meals beyond those include. *Price subject to change depending on air surcharges/taxes/fees and currency fluctuations; and may go up or down depending on number of participants. PAYMENT PLAN: $400 due with sign-up; $400 due Jan 2; $400 due March 1; $400 due May 1; balance due June 1 There are several payment options available. If chosing one of the first three I will RSVP for you and mark you as paid. • Electronic payment via Zelle if banking at US Bank or Wells Fargo and the transfer is FREE. This is a preferred method. (You need to sign up for Zelle through your bank.) • PayPal with a credit card using the send to a "friend" option. This is another preferred method. • By Check and this is another preferred method. Checks can be made out to "Outdoor & Snow Lovers" and mail ed to: Sue Miller[masked]th St South Hastings MN 55033 • Final option is to pay make a credit card payment via the Meetup site. If doing so you are acknowledging and accepting the associated fees charged by Meetups WePay vendor; and acknowledging that only $370 of the $400 charged to your credit card account will be applied towards the cost of the trip, as there is a $30 credit card processing fee for credit card payments. • NO CASH PAYMENTS CANCELLATION POLICY: Full refund if cancelling prior to May 1; full refund minus $50 if cancelling May 1-May 31; NO refund if cancelling after June 11.

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  • Minneapolis Greek Festival-A Taste of Greece

    St Mary's Greek Orthodox Church

    Taste of Greece is a three day festival of authentic Greek food, live music, and cultural events, hosted by St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church. Greece is on the agenda as next September's European trip. I plan on getting there by 6:00pm and meeting friends. We'll start out having some Greek food and then probably some wine or beer and if the mood strikes us, trying out hand at some dancing. Text me at[masked] to find me.

  • Information on trip to Vienna, Prague and Budapest in September, 2018

    This is the last info meeting/sign-up for September's trip to Vienna, Budapest & Prague. If you have attended an info meeting in the past there is no reason to attend again, as the information will not have changed. This is for those who are still on the fence about the trip. I will have information on hotels, transportation, dates, costs, payment plan and what there is to do in each city, that is active, adventurous, cultural and downright fun! Come find out more and sign up for the trip. I was able to extend the deadline for giving back unused air seats until Friday, June 8th. On this date I have to give back unused air seats.

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  • Information on trip to Vienna, Prague and Budapest in September, 2018

    This will be an informational meeting on September, 2018's trip to Vienna, Prague and Budapest. I will have information on hotels, transportation, dates, costs, payment plan and what there is to do in each city, that is active, adventurous, cultural and downright fun! Come find out more and to even sign up for the trip. • What to bring: Pen & paper, and a sense of adventure. Also, if you would like to sign up for the trip feel free to do so on this date, as I will have sign-up sheets, as well as some written information for you to take with you.

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