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Jonah - Sight & Sound Theatre
Lancaster, PA
August 21 - 23, 2017

Jonah - Sight & Sound Theatre<br />Lancaster, PA<br />August 21 - 23, 2017
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Join us for Jonah at the Sight & Sound Theatre in Lancaster, PA, Monday through Wednesday, August 21st through the 23rd, 2017.

Day 1: Depart for Lancaster, PA, the heart of Amish Country. 2 nights at the CORK FACTORY HOTEL, a luxury boutique hotel located in historic downtown Lancaster. This restored historic factory is now a vibrant modern hotel offering the original brick interior and exposed wood ceilings and full service restaurant. This evening everyone will be an “ARTIST IN AN HOUR” with chalk art instruction by Elva Hurst. Elva will walk you through the steps of creating your Lancaster County farm scene using chalk pastels. You’ll be amazed at your own hidden talent as she shows you the use of colors and blending to create your own original work of art to bring home. FAMILY-STYLE DINNER to follow at PLAIN & FANCY FARM RESTAURANT.

Day 2: Tour one of America’s earliest religious communities, EPHRATA CLOISTER. Founded by a German immigrant in 1732, this former religious community emphasized spiritual rather than material goals. Learn of their artistic accomplishments that amaze us to this day. Stop at the Countryside Road-Stand, an Amish owned and operated roadstand with a large array of homemade crafts, quilts and baked goods. This afternoon take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their production “JONAH”. Jonah is a prophet - and a man on the run, from God. After a series of wild adventures involving a seaport, a huge boat and a terrible storm, he finds himself in the belly of a giant fish! Here, God teaches Jonah how to receive grace and extend mercy. See this Bible classic spring to life on stage, with a world-class cast, spectacular special effects and live animals. It’s not your average fish tale! Farewell dinner tonight at SHADY MAPLE SMORGASBORD.

Day 3: This morning we leave the Amish farmlands and head to Philadelphia. Visit the city’s newest attraction - ONE LIBERTY OBSERVATION DECK and experience the City of Brotherly Love from above with once in a lifetime views of Philadelphia. See Philly’s top points of interest like you’ve never seen them before...from 883 feet up. Head for home with great memories of our time in the Amish Country.

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Departure Locations:

West Springfield, MA
Quality Inn, 1150 Riverdale St

New Britain / West Hartford, CT - NEW DEPARTURE LOCATION
Commuter Park & Ride Lot across from Target, Village Square Rd, near West Farms Mall

Waterbury, CT
Chase Parkway Commuter Park & Ride, across from Naugatuck Valley Community College

Danbury, CT
Exit 2 Commuter Park & Ride on Mill Plain Road 

PRICE:
$441/person - double or triple
$541/person - single
(based on 40-50)

Includes: Deluxe motorcoach, 2 nights hotel, 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, sightseeing & admissions

CANCELLATION POLICY: If a passenger cancels from deposit to July 10,2017 fee of $75 pp; July 11 to August 7, 2017 fee of $200 pp; no refunds if cancelled on August 8, 2017 or later unless a substitute is provided.

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Aon Affinity administers the NTA Travel Protection plan designed specifically for members of the National Tour Association. The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. Purchase of the plan within this time period also provides eligibility for the Financial Insolvency benefit. Traveling companions / roommates are required to take the same plan (Basic or Enhanced) in order to be properly covered. Premium is non-refundable once paid.

    Three ways to enroll:
  • Website: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068. You can also view plan details on this site.
  • Call Aon 1-800-388-1470. Tour Operator Location #076068. Customer service agents can also answer questions about each plan.
  • Call Friendship Tours / The Ship Shop 860-243-1630 or 800-243-1630

Please review the NTA Protection Plan brochure carefully for details of coverage and call them at 1-800-388-1470 if you have any questions.

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Friendship Tours specializes in tour and cruise packages. We plan customized daytrips, overnight trips, cruises, special events and shows, sports events, and more.

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