Day Trips and Social Outings

Group of participants on tour at chocolate shop


Let us take the worry out of driving and planning as you enjoy a full day of entertainment, education, and fun.  Prices for daytrips include tickets, admission, guided tours, meals (unless noted), tips, transportation, and a tour escort.  Trips depart from Antioch Park in the lower level of the north parking lot.  Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time for motorcoach boarding.

Cancellation Policy: Pre-paid ticket costs and a $5 processing fee will be deducted from cancellation refunds. Within seven days of trip, cancellations are non-refundable.  For more information or to register, please call 913-831-3359.

Day Trip: Step Back in Time 
Visit Jamesport, Mo., and take a step back in time as we enjoy a step-on guided tour through this Amish community. Drive by a working farm, school, the home of a Cinderella carriage builder, and more. Stop and see a creamery before heading to lunch. After lunch, enjoy shopping at the grocery, fabric barn, bakery, and antique shops.
1 - 11.5 hr. trip - $119 (includes lunch)

31816    Antioch Park     9/20    Wed          7:15 am - FULL

Day Trip: Rolling Hills Zoo and Museum
Join us for a trip to Salina, Kan. to walk on the wild side at the Rolling Hills Zoo. Enjoy the ease of a guided tour tram pass to explore the whole park. You'll encounter big cats, primates, mammals, birds, and reptiles. Your ticket will gain you access to the elaborate onsite Wildlife Museum. Explore habitats across African Plains, Artic Tundra, Rainforests, and more. Boxed lunch and coffee with donuts included. Registration deadline is Monday, September 18. Moderate walking is to be expected if not using tram. Steep hills and some uneven pavement if not using tram.
1 - 11.5 hr. trip - $124 (includes lunch)

32214    Antioch Park        9/27    Wed     7 am - Canceled

Day Trip: KC Fountain Tour 
Kansas City is the City of Fountains. Take a guided one-mile walking tour around the Barney Allis Plaza and hear about the beautiful fountains that adorn Kansas City. After lunch at Jack Stack on the Plaza, enjoy time shopping and visiting cafes on your own. 
1 - 6.5 hr. trip - $99 (includes lunch)

31814    Antioch Park     9/27    Wed          9 am - Canceled

Day Trip: OZtoberfest in Wamego
Celebrate the fall season and all things OZ in Wamego, Kan. Attend events in the Columbian Theatre, tour the OZ Museum, watch or participate in an OZ costume contest, visit the outdoor OZ Market, Classic Car Show, Wizard’s Beer & Wine Garden, Auntie Em’s Boutique, Dorothy Through the Years Fashion Show, and other OZsome activities. Enjoy a catered lunch as a group at the nearby event center. Extensive walking is to be expected. 
1 - 10.5 hr. trip - $114 (includes lunch)

31815    Antioch Park     10/7    Sat          8:00 am

Day Trip: Basketball and Battlefields
Before the Phog, there was Naismith! Learn all about the history of James Naismith, the founder and first coach of basketball at the University of Kansas. Experience a first-person reenactment of the life and legacy of James Naismith, by Bill Nicks. Enjoy stepping off at several locations before heading to lunch as a group. After lunch, we switch topics and hear Mr. Nicks guided step-on tour of Quantrill’s Raid. See famous sights and hear stories about the impact Quantrill had during this time in history. The day ends at the Dole Institute of Politics for a self-guided tour. Light walking to be expected.
1 - 8.5 hr. trip - $99 (includes lunch)

31813    Antioch Park     11/13    Mon          8:45 am

Day Trip: A Dicken’s Christmas
The holiday spirit will be in the air as you find yourself in Warrensburg, Mo., for the annual Dicken’s Christmas Festival. Characters dressed in era clothes will roam the streets while you enjoy chestnuts on an open fire, hot chocolate bars, vendors, craftworkers demonstrating and selling their crafts, horse drawn wagon rides, and various street entertainment throughout the day. Your ticket includes entry to the Tiny Tim Soup Stroll, where you’ll sample soups from various shop locations throughout the day. Meet for lunch as a group at a nearby restaurant. 
1 - 8.5 hr. trip - $102 (includes lunch) 

31812    Antioch Park     12/2    Sat          8 am - FULL


Social Outings

Hit the town on a social outing to discover a new city, a boutique, restaurant, or local event.  Meal costs are on your own, and transportation will be in district vehicles.  Outings depart from Antioch Park.

Cancellation Policy: Pre-paid ticket costs and a $5 processing fee will be deducted from cancellation refunds. Within seven days of trip, cancellations are non-refundable.  For more information or to register, please call 913-831-3359.

Social Outing: Brazilian Bites and Beats
They say the best way to experience a culture is through its food. Join us for an evening of culture at Brazilian Academy of Jiu Jitsu in Olathe. We will be given an overview of the academy and Brazilian culture. After, watch a demonstration of Capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian martial art with deep historical roots and drums. You will even have the chance to participate in the class if you’d like. Before leaving, enjoy a specially prepared three-course meal at their on-site café.  This trip includes dinner.
1 - 5.5 hr. trip - $53 / $55 nonresidents  

26587    Antioch Park    8/23    Wed    4 pm - FULL

Social Outing: Dreamgirls - at The New Theatre
Every soul in attendance will sing! Experience this six-time Tony Award winning R&B trip through 1960s show business. Enjoy a musical journey through gospel, R&B, smooth pop. disco and more. Explore the glam of the 1960s entertainment industry with Dreamgirls. A delicious lunch buffet on-site is included in your trip fee.
1 - 5 hr. trip - $53 / $55 nonresidents

31092      Antioch Park     8/30     Wed     10:45 am - FULL

Social Outing: Powered Up
Spend the morning visiting the only hydroelectric plant in Kansas. Learn how this project powers enough renewable energy for 1800 homes. After lunch, enjoy shopping downtown Lawrence, Kan. Lunch cost on traveler. 
1 - 6 hr. trip - $32 / $35 nonresidents 

31784    Antioch Park    9/12    Tue    9 am - FULL

Social Outing: AnTEAquing
Pinkies up! Enjoy a delicious lunch at a teahouse in Greenwood, Mo. Visit several antique shops on their main street. After lunch and tea, stop at Cockrell Mercantile to shop their fall collections, kitchen products, and home décor. Tea and dessert included. Lunch cost on traveler. 
1 - 6 hr. trip - $32 / $35 nonresidents 

31781    Antioch Park    10/13    Fri    10 am - FULL

Social Outing:  How ‘Bout Those CHIEFS!
Get your pre-game on with a private tour of Arrowhead Stadium. See the locker rooms, press box, Hall of Honor, Broadcast Area, Founder’s Club and more! The Pro Shop will be open if you need to up your fan gear wardrobe. Enjoy lunch at Saint’s Pub + Patio after the tour. Lunch costs on traveler. Moderate walking and some stair climbing expected. Limited tickets available!
1 – 5.5 hr. trip - $59/ $62 nonresidents 

31783    Antioch Park    10/20    Fri    8:30 am - FULL

Social Outing: Cider Under the Stars 
Discover the night sky like you wouldn’t normally see it, in Louisburg, Kan. Visit the Louisburg Cider Mill, where you’ll have a chance to shop before stopping for dinner at a local restaurant. Then, we’ll provide cider and donuts under the stars at Powell Observatory while listening to a program on planets and the night sky. Please bring a bag chair or blanket. Donuts and cider included. Dinner cost on traveler.   
1 - 6.5 hr. trip - $47 / $50 nonresidents 

31782    Antioch Park    10/26    Thu    3 pm - FULL

Social Outing: “Always a Bridesmaid” at the New Theatre & Restaurant 
Indulge in a delicious on-site lunch buffet before enjoying the live production of “Always a Bridesmaid.” This is a non-refundable ticket. Lunch cost is included.  
Registration deadline is Aug. 8.
1 - 6.5 hr. trip - $53 / $55 nonresidents 

31780    Antioch Park    11/8    Wed    10:45 am - FULL

Social Outing: A Christmas Carol at KC Rep Theatre
Join us for a festive performance of the timeless tale, A Christmas Carol, at the KC Repertory Theatre. Seats are limited. The time and date for this trip is TBD. We will know in August if this trip will be held on December 7th or December 19th. Anyone who registers will be notified of the date confirmation as soon as we are confirmed. The pre-paid theatre ticket cost is non-refundable at time of registration.
1 - 5 hr. trip - $33 / $36 nonresidents 

32118    Antioch Park    12/19    Tue    9 am - FULL

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