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A ferry makes it way to Mackinac Island.

Nashville, Branson, Pigeon Forge

Join Embassy Tours for a presentation on our 14-day Nashville, Branson, Pigeon Forge and the Scenic Ozark/Smoky Mountains Tour, Oct. 26-Nov. 8, plus information on our nine-day Branson Tours Nov. 2 & 9. Highlights: Four Music Shows in Branson, World Famous Grand Ole Opry, Elvis Presley's Graceland, Great Smokies National Park and DollyWood, and so much more! Presentation: Tuesday, May 6 at 7 p.m., Henderson Library 1-1050 Henderson Hwy. Please RSVP at 2-4.757-9383, or

River Cruise 2015

Avalon Waterways and Carlson Wagonlit Legacy Travel presents the Romantic Rhine and the Legendary Danube River cruises in 2015. Connie Szczerba will share her vast knowledge of river cruising. Please attend a presentation at 7 p.m. on May 8 at Legacy Travel, 149 Scurfield Blvd. RSVP to Karen 204.669-1646 or

Maritimes and New England

Fehr-Way Tours is your Manitoba Maritimes specialist. Join us on May 8 for a presentation on our Maritimes and New England, Atlantic Canada & Newfoundland and Mackinac Island tours. Presentations will be held at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Henderson Library, 1050 Henderson Hwy. Please RSVP to 204.989-7011 or 1.800.263-3691 or email us at Check for updates.

River cruises compared

Cruise Vacations on Portage Avenue will hold a presentation comparing five major river cruise lines that focus on Europe: Avalon, AMA, Uniworld, Scenic and Viking River. Several itineraries will be discussed, including Amsterdam to Budapest, Budapest to Nuremberg and Chalon to Avignon. The presentation will be held at Cruise Vacations office at 1941 Portage Avenue on Thursday, May 8 at 7 p.m. Please RSVP to 204.954-2095 or email

Explore Avalon river cruising

JOIN Avalon Waterways very own river cruise expert Connie Szczerba and our travel consultants for a one-on-one consultation about planning your Avalon river cruise to Europe, Asia, South America and beyond. Appointments available on Monday, May 12 from 2 to 5:30 p.m. at River East Travel, 104-11 Evergreen Place. See for location details. Call or email Anelle at 204.338-4677 or (800) 653-1177 or to RSVP for your appointment.

Travel with a difference

Please join Marlin Travel and Dan Prior, Transat Discoveries, for an informative evening on travel to some of the world's most exotic destinations: African safaris in Kenya and Tanzania; Peru, including Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley of the Incas; Vietnam and Cambodia, and more. Presentation will be held in the classroom at McNally Robinson Bookstore, 1120 Grant Avenue on Tuesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. Please RSVP to Marlin Travel Kildonan Place (204.661-8148), Marlin Travel Garden City (204.944-7888) or Marlin Travel Polo Park (204.944-7870).

Danube River cruising

Join Carlson Wagonlit Travel for afternoon tea and a presentation with Avalon River Cruises sales manager Connie Szczerba, featuring European river cruises with a focus on Prague, Budapest and the Danube, as well as the Rhine River. Wednesday, May 14 from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Winnipeg Squash Racquet Club, 275 Stradbrook Ave. RSVP to Wendy or Christine at 204.336-7225.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition May 3, 2014 E2

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