KENILWORTH, N.J., October 9, 2014 — The Kenilworth Historical Society will host bus trips to Mohegan Sun Casino (Uncasville, Conn.) on Sat., Oct. 25, to the Rockvale shopping outlets (Lancaster, Pa.) on Thurs., Nov. 6, and to the National Christmas Center, Shady Maple Smorgasbord and Kitchen Kettle Village (Lancaster County, Pa.) on Dec. 6.
The Oct. 25 Mohegan Sun Casino trip will depart Kenilworth (St. Theresa’s School parking lot) at 8 a.m. and return to Kenilworth at approximately 9 p.m. Cost of $52 includes motor coach transportation, an approximate six-hour visit to the casino, which additionally houses a wide range of distinctive shops and popular restaurants, a $10 coupon for free bets and a $15 coupon for food.
The Nov. 6 Rockvale shopping trip will depart Kenilworth (S. 21st Street Municipal Parking Lot) at 8 a.m. and return at approximately 8 p.m. Cost of $43 includes motor coach transportation, about 6 hours of shopping time, a discount coupon book and a shopping outlet map.
Rockvale features more than 100 outlet stores offering up to 75 percent off retail prices on popular brand names – plus additional discounts daily. There is no sales tax on clothing and shoes. Among the diverse range of outlet stores at Rockvale are QVC, Vanity Fair, Bass, Dressbarn, Jones New York, Kasper, Levi’s, Jockey, Izod, Lenox, Bose, Pottery Barn, Orvis, Carter’s, Disney, Toys R Us Express, Christmas Tree Hill – and many more! Site amenities include such favorite eateries as Olive Garden, Ruby Tuesday, Cracker Barrel, Qdoba Mexican Grill and Bob Evans, plus trolley/shuttle service.
The Dec. 6 National Christmas Center and Shady Maple trip will depart Kenilworth (St. Theresa’s School parking lot) at 7:30 a.m. and return at approximately 7 p.m. Cost of $80 includes motor coach transportation; admission to the National Christmas Center, which features 15 main galleries of life-sized exhibits celebrating the magic and memories, history and traditions of Christmas, plus a 1950s replica Woolworth 5&10 store; and a sumptuous all-you-can-eat feast at the Shady Maple Smorgasbord (Lancaster County’s largest smorgasbord), which includes 200 feet of delicious buffets with more than 100 items to choose from. Time will be allowed to visit the spectacular gift shops at each destination. A stop will also be made at Kitchen Kettle Village (weather permitting) featuring quaint shops, carolers, brass bands and other seasonal festivities.
There will be complimentary door prizes on all the bus trips. For further information and reservations, please call 908-709-0391 or 908-709-0434. As space is limited on these popular outings, it is suggested that reservations be made early to ensure availability. Gift certificates for the trips are available for purchase.
Proceeds will benefit the Kenilworth Historical Society’s “Give the House a Lift” campaign by helping defray the cost of an elevator that will make the newly restored Oswald J. Nitschke House “living history” museum and cultural arts center fully accessible to everyone.
Other upcoming Kenilworth Historical Society events include “Four Centuries in a Weekend” at the Nitschke House (Oct. 18-19); Boscov’s (Woodbridge) “Friends Helping Friends” event (Oct. 21); Holiday/Family Photo Op at the Nitschke House (Nov. 1 and Nov. 9); and a “Rockin’ BBQ with The King” (Elvis) (Jan. 10, 2015). For further information, please call 908-709-0434 or 908-709-0391.
The Kenilworth Historical Society is an independent, volunteer-based, non-profit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the research, preservation and interpretation of the Oswald J. Nitschke House, local history and culture.
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