TOUR THINGS

LEAVE THE TOUR FORM

ITINERARY 2014

 

 

EVERYTHING BELOW THIS POINT IS IRRELEVANT - CONTACT PETER WITH QUESTIONS

 

 

 

 

Singers 2014 Spring Tour FAQ's

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TO HOST THE SINGERS IN A HOMESTAY!!

SEE THE SINGERS INFORMATION AT THE ALUMNI SITE

<< SINGERS FORM>> SINGERS PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR TOURING WITH PAUL

<< SINGERS FORM>>LEAVE THE TOUR FORM

IF YOU ARE NOT RIDING THE BUS BETWEEN ANY TWO POINTS YOU MUST FILL OUT THE "LEAVE THE TOUR FORM".

 

See Photos from 2000 Baltics Tour

SEE THE 2004 SINGERS!!

Singers Web Site

CONCERT Information Including ticketing

Still WORKING ON THIS... somethings might not be up-to-date. Feel free to let me know.

Saturday - Grace Methodist Church - Des Moines, Iowa http://www.dmgov.org/Pages/default.aspx

Monday - All Saints Church - Palo Alto, California http://www.cityofpaloalto.org

Tuesday - St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church - San Francisco, California http://www.sanfrancisco.com

Wednesday - San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden - San Luis Obispo, California http://www.slocity.org

Thursday - First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica - Santa Monica, California http://santa-monica.org

Friday - Foothills United Methodist Church - La Mesa, California http://www.cityoflamesa.com

Saturday - Leave - Return to Grinnell

Items below this line May NOT Be CURRENT AS OF JANUARY 7 2014 But updates are being made regularly. If it does not look right.. it probably isn't correct.

ITINERARY

 

California Botanical Tour 2014 - March 15 through March 22

PERSONNEL Information

 

ROOM-MATE INFORMATION Including names by room

TOUR JOBS Including positions, openings and assignments

 

 

TAKE ALONG TOUR - REMINDER SHEET

TRANSPORTATION Information

RETURN BUS TRIP SCHEDULE (Informational -Approximate)

 

AIRPORT INFORMATION

BUS INFORMATION Including Load/Departure times from Grinnell

LODGING/HOUSING Home Stay \ Motel Information

SPECIAL HOUSING ARRANGEMENTS IN CHICAGO

SPECIAL HOUSING ARRANGEMENTS IN ?????

 

GENERAL INFO Including temperatures/notes/take along items

MAP Information

 

View Tour on General Map Page

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Tour Phone Numbers

 

<<SEE THE SINGERS!


FLIGHT INFORMATION AS OF 2014.

NO GROUP FLIGHTS THIS YEAR. WE WILL NOT DROP AT ANY AIRPORTS THIS YEAR.

BOS Boston Logan International Airport Info No plans to stop here.

JFK John F Kennedy International Airport Info No plans to stop here.

LGA LaGuardia Airport Info No plans to stop here.

ORD MDW Chicago Airports Info No plans to stop here.

 

DSM Des Moines International Info (I left this in just incase someone is going there from Grinnell on their own)

MSP Minneapolis/St. Paul International Info (I left this in just incase someone is going there from Grinnell on their own)

 

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GETTING TO THE AIRPORTS!

 

 

 

RETURN TRIP SCHEDULE (approximate)

Saturday
? AM
DP LOS ANGELES
1 BREAK
DINNER STOP
4 BREAKs  during night
Sunday
HOME GRINNELL
   
1 BREAK
AR

For intermediate drops along the route please see Paul ahead of time to work out a location.

 

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BUS DEPARTURE INFO (See also Itinerary) - - CIT TRANSPORTATION - AMES

MAIN TOUR BUS: GRINNELL - GRINNELL - NOT UP-TO-DATE JAN 6 2014

DP DAY
DP TIME
DP DETAIL
Saturday -  March 15
? AM
REHEARSAL
 
0 PM
Brunch
 
0 PM
DEPART Des Moines Concert
7:30 PM
CONCERT
Sunday -  March 16
? AM
Brunch
? AM
DEPART for AIRPORT
 
0 PM
AIR DEPARTURE for SFO (San Francisco)
 
0 PM
ARRIVE SFO (San Francisco)
 
0 PM
Arrive Motel
Monday -  March 17
0 AM
DEPART for Palo Alto
 
4:00 PM
Arrive Concert
 
7:30 PM
CONCERT
 
9:00 PM
Depart for Evening Accomodation
Tuesday -  March 18
0 AM
DEPART for San Francisco
 
4:00 PM
Arrive Concert
 
7:30 PM
CONCERT
 
9:00 PM
Depart for Evening Accomodation
Wednesday -  March 19
0 AM
DEPART for San Luis Obispo
 
3:30 PM
Arrive Concert
 
7:00 PM
CONCERT
 
9:00 PM
Depart for Evening Accomodation
Thursday -  March 20
0 AM
DEPART for Santa Monica
 
3:30 PM
Arrive Concert
 
7:30 PM
CONCERT??
 
9:00 PM
Depart for Evening Accomodation
Friday -  March 21
0 AM
DEPART for La Mesa
 
3:30 PM
Arrive Concert
 
7:00 PM
CONCERT
 
9:00 PM
Depart for Evening Accomodation
Saturday -  March 22
0 AM
DEPART for AIRPORT
 
0 PM
AIR DEPARTURE
 
0 PM
ARRIVE airport
 
0 PM
Arrive GRINNELL

SEE ITINERARY FOR INFO

 

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ROOM-MATE LIST:

-- SEE HOTEL LIST --

 

 

 

 

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Concert: Saturday, March 15, 2014 7:30 PM

Grace Methodist Church

37th and Cottage Grove 
Des Moines, IA

 

 

Overnight: Grinnell College Dorms

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TO HOST THE SINGERS IN A HOMESTAY!!

Staff/Driver Motel

HOTEL ADDRESS

 

LEAVE THE TOUR FORM

IF YOU HAVE MADE OTHER ARRANGEMENTS (Staying with Relatives/Friends, please notify me immediately)

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Concert: Monday, March 17, 2014 7:30 PM

 

All Saints Church
555 Waverley Street

Palo Alto CA 94301

 

 

 

Overnight: Home Stays (tentative)

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TO HOST THE SINGERS IN A HOMESTAY!!

Staff/Driver Motel

??

 

LEAVE THE TOUR FORM

IF YOU HAVE MADE OTHER ARRANGEMENTS (Staying with Relatives/Friends, please notify me immediately)

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Concert: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 7:30 PM

 

St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church

500 DeHaro

San Francisco CA 94107

 

 

Overnight: Home Stays (tentative)

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TO HOST THE SINGERS IN A HOMESTAY!!

OVERNIGHT: Motel

T6‎

 

LEAVE THE TOUR FORM

IF YOU HAVE MADE OTHER ARRANGEMENTS (Staying with Relatives/Friends, please notify me immediately)

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014 7:00 PM

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden

3450 Dairy Creek Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
805.541.1400 - fax 805.541.1466 - info@slobg.org

 

Overnight: MOTEL

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OVERNIGHT: Motel

BEST WESTERN Somerset Inn

1895 Monterey Street

San Luis Obispo CA 93401

805/544-0973

 

LEAVE THE TOUR FORM

IF YOU HAVE MADE OTHER ARRANGEMENTS (Staying with Relatives/Friends, please notify me immediately)

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Concert: Thursday, March 20, 2014 ? PM

First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica

1220 2nd Street

Santa Monica California 90401

310.451.1303

 

 

Overnight: Home Stays (tentative)

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TO HOST THE SINGERS IN A HOMESTAY!!

Staff/Driver Motel

FA

 

LEAVE THE TOUR FORM

IF YOU HAVE MADE OTHER ARRANGEMENTS (Staying with Relatives/Friends, please notify me immediately)

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tentative plans for daytime workshop at the

Program: Friday, March 21, 2014 ? PM

Ml

San Diego, California

 

 

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Concert: Friday, March 21, 2014 ?? PM

Foothills United Methodist Church

4031 Avocado Blvd.

La Mesa, CA 91941 
(619) 670-4009

 

 

Overnight: Home Stays (tentative)

FA

LEAVE THE TOUR FORM

IF YOU HAVE MADE OTHER ARRANGEMENTS (Staying with Relatives/Friends, please notify me immediately)

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Concert: Saturday, March 22, 2014 ? AM

Td

Depart San Diego for Grinnell

 

BACK TO THE DORM OR HOME HOME

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TO HOST THE SINGERS IN A HOMESTAY!!

LEAVE THE TOUR FORM

IF YOU HAVE MADE OTHER ARRANGEMENTS (Staying with Relatives/Friends, please notify me immediately)

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TICKET INFORMATION

Performances are not ticketed // Free Will Offering

 

Our choir takes freewill offerings and gifts. To contribute to our tour and help us offset expenses, please send your gifts to:

The Grinnell Singers

Attention: David Clay

Grinnell College

Grinnell, IA 50112

 

 

 

 


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Home Stays

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HOME STAYS THIS TRIP

Saturday, March 15 - Grinnell College Dorm
Sunday, March 16 - Palo Alto California- Motel?!?

Monday, March 17 - Palo Alto California- ????s
Tuesday, March 18- San FrancisoCalifornia- ????s
Wednesday, March 19 - San Luis Obispo California- Motel

Thursday, March 20 - Los Angeles California- ????

Friday, March 21 - San Diego California - ????s

Saturday, March 22 - ON THE AIRPLANE!!

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  HOTEL 1 - PSundayNitet

Sunday, March 16, 2014

SanFrancisco/OaklandCA

 

 

HOTEL 2 - DMonday/TuesdayO

Monday/Tuesday, March 17/18, 2014

SanFrancisco/OaklandCA

 

HOTEL 3 - HWednesdayh

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

SanLuisObispoCA

 

HOTEL 4 - AThursday/Fridayl

Saturday, March 24, 2014

LosAngles/SanDiegoCA

 

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Grinnell College

Saturday, March 22 (? PM) dorm access after tour

It is my understanding that you will total access to the dorms during break. Please check with your RLC or the Housing Office for details.

 

 

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Temperature Extremes.... please plan accordingly.

DES MOINES TEMPERATURES

Des Moines Iowa

Expect temperatures to range between 27.1° and 45.5°(1) while we are in Des Moines

 

SAN FRANCISCO TEMPERATURES

San Francisco California

Expect temperatures to range between 45.7° and 60.8°(1) while we are in San Francisco

 

PALO ALTO CALIFORNIA TEMPERATURES

Palo Alto California

Expect temperatures to range Near 61.2° (1) while we are in Lafayette

 

SAN LUIS OBISPO TEMPERATURES

San Luis Obispo California

Expect temperatures to range between 46° and 67°(2) while we are in San Luis Obispo

 

LOS ANGELES TEMPERATURES

Los Angeles California

Expect temperatures to range between 50.4°
65.5°
(1) while we are in Los Angeles

 

SAN DIEGO TEMPERATURES

San Diego California

Expect temperatures to range between 52.0° and 66.2°(1) while we are in San Diego

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

(1) Temperatures are from http://www.worldclimate.com/

(2) Temperatures are from http://weatherspark.com/averages/31562/San-Luis-Obispo-California-United-States

 

 

 

 

TAKE ALONG TOUR - REMINDER SHEET

Suggestions.

 

 

 

 

 

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TRIP ACTIVITIES

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MEALs TOGETHER:

WE ARE PLANNING group meals as follows:

Saturday, March 15, 2014   Des Moines Concert// Evening Dinner (TBD)??

Sunday, March 16, 2014   ? AM Departure - Travel Day

Monday, March 17, 2014    TBD - PALO ALTO CA

Tuesday, March 18, 2014   TBD - SAN FRANCISCO CA

Wednesday, March 19, 2014    TBD - SAN LUIS OBISPO CA

Thursday, March 20, 2014    TBD - LOS ANGELES CA

Friday, March 21, 2014     TBD - LA MESA CA)

Saturday, March 22, 2014     TBD - DEPART CA

 

 

 

 

Suggestions for Visiting _______?!?:

 

 

 

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IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS

 

Name - - City - - St - - #

 

 


Mr. Rommereim - - 641 990 2630

Paul Nelson - - 641 821 0057

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1) Temperatures From AAA New York Tour Book

PAGE BORN: Monday, February 2, 2004

Last Update: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 9:39 AM