MAY 1 AND 2,  2009


THURSDAY - 30 APRIL:    Arrival packets in your name will be available when you check in either Thursday or Friday, which will include your name badges, any tickets, and lots of local information.  Be sure to ask for it at the check-in desk, either on Thursday or Friday when you arrive


11:00 AM - 3:00 PM     Wine tasting tour - hosted by Tom Hitchcock.  Vans will depart from the front of the Comfort Inn at 11:00 AM.  Cost is $25/person, pay on arrival.  Box lunches to be provided to those who ordered them from Tom, approximately $8 - $10.

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM        Reception in the second-floor mezzanine level lobby at the IMAX theater building.  No host bar, cocktails, wine and beer.  Light hors d'oeuvres will be provided of meat/cheese platter and mixed nuts.

6:00 PM -                       Dinner on your own, following the reception.  Lists of local restaurants and a map will be provided in your arrival packet.


10:30 AM - Aprx 12:00 N    Group photos at the Aviation Museum (not the Space Museum).  Docent-guided tours will begin following the photo session of the Aviation Museum, to last about an hour to an hour and a quarter.  Your name badges will get you into both museums, where you will have your hand stamped.

12:00 N -      -  Lunch on your own.  There is a cafe in the museum.
                    -  Self-guided tours available at the Space Museum
                    -  IMAX showings available for viewing.  Arrival packet will contain ticket  information and feature listings and schedule of showings

6:30 PM - 7:15 PM        Cocktail time at the banquet location, the Golden Valley Brewery and Pub.  A map with directions is in your arrival packet.

7:15 PM -            Buffet dinner served.  Menu includes Tuscan chicken breast, Angus Springs Ranch roast beef, with caesar salad, bread/butter, vegetable, vegetarian pasta, dessert brownie, coffee/tea.  Wine may be ordered on a no-host basis.  Following dinner we will have some comments from Class President Ray Madonna, followed by remarks by our guest speaker Jim Willis, the Director of Veterans' Affairs for Oregon.

SUNDAY - 3 MAY:    No activities scheduled.  Your arrival packet contains information on local points of interest which you may wish to visit following checkout.

[be sure to check the copy of this itinerary from your arrival packet,
in case there are any last minute changes]