Day Trips & Vacations

  • Sunny Portugal with Collette Tours

    May 14 - May 23

    2024 is the time for a new adventure! Sunny Portugal is the trip that you’ve been waiting to take with friends or family! Highlights of this 10-day  trip include 13 meals and stopovers along the Portuguese Riviera, Lisbon, Belém,  Obidos, Sintra, Arraiolos, Cork Factory, Evora, Winery Visit, Alentejo, Monsaraz, Lagos, Algarve, Faro, Tavira, 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Azeitao. Don’t miss out on the trip of a lifetime with 1000 SASC and Collette Tours. Call the Senior Center for pricing and booking information.

  • Newport Rhode Island Lighthouse Cruise

    Monday, June 24


    Monday, June 24, 2024 – Lighthouse Sightseeing Cruises on Narragansett Bay: 10 Lighthouses, 10 Islands, and all of Newport Harbor, all in one amazing trip!

    This 90-minute cruise showcases some of Rhode Island’s most beautiful Lighthouses. Our captain will take you throughout Narragansett Bay bringing you up close and personal to these historic landmarks; this truly is a one-of-a-kind cruise that you will remember forever. The Rhode Island Lighthouses you will see along the way as well as their factual information, don’t forget to bring your camera and binoculars!

    Day Includes:

    • Deluxe Yankee Line Motorcoach transportation
    • Luncheon at the Quonset O Club
    • 90-minute RI Lighthouse & Newport Harbor Tour on board RHODE ISLAND FAST FERRY

    Price: $130.00 Per Person – Due With Reservation. Deadline: Friday, May 31st

    For information call 617-471-1000 x 107

  • The Ultimate Jimmy Buffett Tribute

    Tuesday, July 16

    Grab your virtual “beach chair, your suntan oil, and your favorite drink”, and get ready for a trip to the islands! From the West Indies and Jamaica to cities all over the East Coast, Jimmy and The Parrots have been playing to delighted crowds for years. They now bring their amazing show to one of our favorite venues – Fosters in York Maine with a traditional Lobsterbake.

    Don’t miss the most requested Jimmy Buffett Tribute band on Tuesday, July 16th as they freeform not only all the great Buffett songs you love, but they play top songs by the Beach Boys, Paul Simon, Harry Belafonte, Bob Marley, and many others!

    Your Meal Includes:  Whole Boiled 1/4lb Lobster, Clam Chowder, Fresh Steamed Muscles, Fresh Maine Clams, Corn-on-the-cob, Potatoes & Onions, Blueberry Cake, Rolls & Beverages.  A ½ BBQ Chicken is available as a non-lobster alternative. . 

    Tickets are $135 per person, including transportation, plated lunch, meal & show.

  • Tanglewood on Parade

    August 5 - 7

    “Come to Tanglewood where the splendor of nature is surpassed only by the magnificence of music”

     Join us this summer as we travel to Western Massachusetts’ beautiful Berkshire Mountains for a very special night with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood. Our accommodations are at The Black Swan Inn, Lee MA.  Its great location lends us the perfect opportunity to visit some of Massachusetts’ most interesting and historic sites. So come and experience the beauty, history, and culture that’s in the Berkshires, and on Tuesday evening, we’ll join the BSO at their summer home – Tanglewood.

    The summer’s premier music festival brings the orchestra together with world-class performers, conductors, and aspiring musicians. 


    • Accommodations for two nights The Black Swan Inn, Lee together with all taxes, gratuities & baggage handling
    • Four meals: Two breakfasts at the hotel and two dinners; 1 dinner at Michael’s of Stockbridge and 1 dinner at Berkshire Palate in Pittsfield, both popular local restaurants (please indicate your entrée choices with reservation below)
    • Visit to Yankee Candle Village, Deerfield, MA
    • Admission to the Norman Rockwell Museum
    • Tour of the Beautiful Berkshires with a local step-on-guide
    • Reserved Shed seating to the Summer 2024 performance of Tanglewood on Parade – Fireworks to follow the concert
    • Admission to The Mount turn-of-the-century home that Edith Wharton designed and built. Like Jefferson’s Monticello, it is an autobiographical house, one that definitely embodies its creator’s spirit.
    • Visit to Lenox, MA with time for shopping and luncheon (on own)
    • Deluxe Yankee Line motorcoach transportation

    PRICE:   $805.00 Per Person Double Occupancy (+ $215.00 Sgle. Supplement)

    $100.00 Deposit Due With Reservation – Final Payment Due On Or Before June 30, 2024

    Note: Deposit is non-refundable unless replaced due to the purchasing of Tanglewood Tickets

    For Information Contact:  Center Office (617) 471-1000 x106

  • Rod Stewart Tribute by Rick Larrimore

    Wednesday, October 23

    Join 1000 SASC on Wednesday, October 23rd at Lake Pearl in Wrentham for The Ultimate Rod Stewart Tribute Show by Rick Larrimore.

    Not only does Rick have the high-definition jawline, and the shock of spikey blond hair, but most importantly, his distinctive, naturally raspy voice sounds just like the legendary Stewart! His range easily nails every high note from Stewart’s younger days, so it is no surprise this singer has carved out a career ‘recreating’ Rod Stewart. From kicking out soccer balls to spinning mic stands, to belting out all of Rod’s greatest hits – Larrimores’ high-energy show is a must-see event for people of all ages!

    Plated Luncheon Meal Choices: Chicken Piccata OR Wild Mushroom Risotto. Also included: Salad, Vegetables, Bread, Dessert, Coffee & Tea. 

    Tickets are $129 per person, including transportation, plated lunch, meal & show.

  • Turning Stone Casino, Verona NY

    December 1-3

    1000 SASC presents Turning Stone Casino!


    • Deluxe YANKEE LINE motorcoach transportation
    • Two nights accommodations at Turning Stone’s luxurious hotel Towers
    • All necessary taxes and baggage handling at the resort
    • $60.00 Total Casino Free Play OR $60.00 Bingo Bucks Play
    • $30.00 Meal Coupons for dining during your stay
    • Complimentary use of the heated indoor pool at the Day Spa
    • Departure on day 3 will be approximately 4:00 PM, after BINGO to include a dinner stop (on own), and returns back to 1000 Southern Artery at approximately 10:00 PM

    PRICE: $525.00 Per Person Double Occupancy

    (Add $200.00 Single Supplement – Deduct $30.00 Per Person Triple Occup.)

    Deposit of $50.00 Due With Reservation – Balance Due On Or Before October 17, 2024

    Departure: 8:00am – 1000 Southern Artery, Quincy, MA

    FOR RESERVATOINS PLEASE CONTACT: The Senior Center @ 617-471-1000

  • Kenny & Dolly, A Smoky Mountain Christmas

    Wednesday, December 4

    Best of Times Travel together with 1000 SASC, presents Kenny & Dolly A Smoky Mountain Christmas on Wednesday, December 4th at Lake Pearl in Wrentham.

    “A Smoky Mountain Christmas” stars Wendy T and Dave Karl as they recreate the magic of Country Music’s favorite Couple – Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton. This incredible show recreates their magical – One Upon A Christmas Album – which was certified Platinum Twice and their subsequent CBS Special titled Kenny & Dolly: A Christmas to Remember.

    Don’t miss out on this whimsical Christmas show paying tribute to two amazing country music legends. They are so good you’ll completely forget you’re not listening to the original performers!  

    Plated Luncheon Meal Choices: Chicken Parmesan OR Eggplant Rollatini. Also included: Salad, Vegetables, Bread, Dessert, Coffee & Tea. 

    Tickets are $129 per person, including transportation, plated lunch, meal & show.

  • The Mount Washington Hotel & Resort

    December 10-12, 2024

    Join 1000 SASC as we enjoy a masterpiece of Spanish Renaissance architecture, The Mount Washington Hotel & Resort, a two-year labor of love for 250 master craftsmen.  This flamboyant marvel opened in 1902 and immediately became the summer haunt of poets, presidents, and princes.  Her guest registry is an index of the century’s celebrities who found the cultural cachet and the tranquil hospitality that marked the Gilded Age.  Fabled for daytime diversion and elegant evenings, The Mount Washington Hotel was created for lavish leisure and scenery surrounding your senses and your spirit.   The hotel is a National Historic Landmark – but history is yet to be made at The Mount Washington as she awaits your arrival.

    This Deluxe Tour Includes:

    • Deluxe hotel accommodations at The Mount Washington Hotel & Resort
    • Welcome reception with afternoon tea and entertainment
    • Includes 4 Meals: 2 Exceptional Breakfasts, & 2 Dinners
    • Superior 4 – Course Dinners in The Grand Dining Room featuring dancing and music provided by the Mount Washington Hotel’s Orchestra
    • Tour and History of the hotel by a local historian
    • All amenities the resort has to offer including an indoor & outdoor heated swimming pool

    Price:     $749.00 Per Person Double Occupancy (+ $180.00 Single)

    $50.00 Per Person Deposit Due with Reservation – Balance Due On Or Before November 1, 2024

  • Spotlight on Tuscany, with Collette Tours

    April 30th - May 8th, 2025

    Join 1000 SASC and Collette Tours on a tremendous 9-day getaway in the spring of 2025, which explores the rolling hills of Tuscany, home to sprawling vineyards, charming medieval hill towns, and enchanting cities. Savor a 7-night stay in Montecatini Terme, the famous resort and spa town. Visit Pisa, Florence, and San Gimignano in the Italian   countryside. Discover the charming town of Lucca, Italy’s best-kept secret. Learn about the heroic deeds of WWII at the remains of the Gothic Line and visit the Museum of Liberation. Enjoy free time to explore the cultural treasures of Florence. Partake in a Tuscan cooking class.   Sample cheese at the farm where it is made. Enjoy fabulous local wines and the region’s famous cuisine. Steeped in history, culture, and legend, this is Tuscany as you always imagined it. Don’t miss out on this incredible journey to Tuscany. Call the Senior Center for pricing and booking details.