USS LOWRY DD-770 REUNION
RADISSON ST. LOUIS AIRPORT
SEPTEMBER 21 - 24, 2000
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
12:00 Arrival and registration until 6 pm. Hospitality room open.
5:30 Cash bar opens.
6:00 Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception until 7:00 pm. Evening and dinner on your own.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
7:30 Continental breakfast available until 9 am and will include assorted breakfast breads, juice, milk, cold cereals, fresh fruit, yogurt, coffee, and tea.
7:30 Registration continues until 8:30 am.
ST. LOUIS CITY TOUR
9:00 Board bus for a guided tour of St. Louis. Take in Laclede's Landing, a revitalized 19th century warehouse district with cobblestone streets and cast iron street lamps. Drive through the Soulard area on your way to the Anheuser-Busch Brewery.
9:45 Begin your walking tour of the Brewery with the famous Clydesdales, then view the brewing and packaging process, and end with complimentary beer samples in the Hospitality House.
11:45 Lunch on your own and free time at Union Station. First opened in 1894, this restored National Historic Landmark is a festive marketplace with numerous restaurants, eateries, and specialty shops.
1:15 Reboard bus and continue the city tour with a stop at the New Cathedral to see one of the largest collections of mosaic art in the Western Hemisphere. Also drive through Forest Park where the St. Louis Zoo and several museums are located.
4:00 Back at the hotel. Based on actual attendance, the schedule for each bus may differ. fill/Person includes bus and guide. Lunch is not included.
4:30 Registration continues until 5:30 pm.
PADDLEWHEELER DINNER CRUISE
6:00 Board bus at the hotel.
7:00 Ride a paddlewheeler for a two-hour dinner cruise with Dixie land entertainment, and a prime rib dinner.
9:30 Reboard bus to return to the hotel no later than 10:15 pm.
$44/Person includes bus, escort, and dinner cruise.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
7:30 Continental breakfast available until 9 am.
9:15 Board bus for Grant's Farm.
10:00 Arrive at Grant's Farm. This 281-acre ancestral home of the Busch Family, is named after Ulysses S. Grant, eighteenth President of the United States, who once lived on and farmed part of these grounds. Your adventure begins at Grant Station, where you will board a trackless train for a tour of the beautiful grounds. Your first stop is the Bauemhof courtyard where you can enjoy refreshments, or continue on to the Tier Garden for a close-up look at a fascinating variety of animals.
There are regularly scheduled elephant and bird shows available. Afterwards, reboard the train for a scenic tour of the Deer Park. This 160-acre game preserve is home to thirty different exotic species, including bison, elk, and antelope. Next pass Grant's Cabin, the log home built by Ulysses S. Grant in 1856. Finally, you are invited to see the World-Famous Budweiser Clydesdale horses.
12:15 Reboard bus to return to the hotel by l pm.
$16/Person includes bus and guide. Lunch is not included.
3:30 Business meeting.
6:00 Cash bar opens.
7:00 Banquet dinner followed by dancing.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
7:00 Farewell breakfast buffet until 9 am.
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