CELEBRATION TOURS PRESENTS:
“A Spring Pilgrimage to Natchez on the Mississippi”
MARCH 23 - 25, 2017
****** This Tour is Sold Out. ******
There is so much history here !
Come join us as we celebrate a cherished Southern tradition for over 75 years. On this 3 day/2 night tour we will visit 3 of some of the most splendid antebellum homes in Natchez. Our guides will be costumed family friends and descendants of the original owners, whose stories are as real as the bricks and mortar in their hearths. Each house is unique with 18th and 19th century furnishings, porcelain, silver, clothing, tools, & documents.
Touring: 1. Airlie, built 1790; 2. Shields Town House, built 1860; 3. Lansdowne, built 1853.
Lunch at the “Carriage House Restaurant” located on the grounds of Stanton Hall, nationally know for its buttered silver-dollar-sized biscuits and Southern fried chicken.
Dinner at The Castle Restaurant located in Dunleith’s original carriage house and stables. Built in the 1870’s, this structure was home to fine carriages and pure bread thoroughbreds.
An evening performance of the “Historic Natchez Tableaux” presented by over 200 local artists dressed in elaborate costumes recreating the history of old Mississippi.
An evening performance of “Southern Road to Freedom” a stirring tribute, sung by the Holy Family Gospel Choir, to the struggles and victory of the African-American experience in Natchez from the Colonial period to present day. A video “The Natchez Story.
Accommodations: Comfort Inn & Suites located right on the river where you can relax & get a glimpse of some of the Mighty Mississippi’s river vessels.
R/T via deluxe new wifi accessible motor coach. F/T group leader. Includes: 3 days/2 nights,
2 bkfsts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner, guided tour of 3 antebellum homes, and 2 evening theater shows
Departs: 6:30 AM from First Church of the Nazarene, lower parking lot,
1998 Shades Crest Road, Vestavia Hills, AL
COST: $455. double / Single ADD $109.
$100. deposit due now to reserve a space.
Balance due before Feb. 15
No refunds after final payment date. Trip insurance is available and recommended.