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Tour Itinerary

Fishers High School Band of

Fishers High School Fishers, IN

PHILADELPHIA/NEW YORK CITY

Carry this booklet with you. Times listed and the sequence of events may change due to weather or crowd conditions, so please be flexible. Only your Director or a Music Travel Consultants Escort (if applicable) will announce schedule changes. Times listed are local in each place.

TUESDAY, NOV. 24

TRAVEL DAY

4:30pm Load at School Board the charter coach with everything you will need for the trip. may also bring a blanket and pillow for comfort.

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5:30pm Depart for Philly After school once the coaches are loaded, depart for the overnight ride to Philadelphia. Please bring a sack dinner to eat along the way. Rest stops and driver change will happen during the trip.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25

HISTORIC SIGHTSEEING PHILLY

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7:00am Breakfast Upon arrival in Philadelphia, stop for breakfast. to freshen up while at breakfast.

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9:00am Philly Sightseeing Here is where a country was born. The buildings, the taverns, and the cobbled walks used by the Founders of America are, in great number, preserved for all to enjoy. Come and take a walking tour of the Historic District — the most Historic Mile in America.

Independance Hall During your morning Independence Hall.

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12:00pm Lunch Enjoy Lunch in the area with money provided.

1:30pm Philadelphia Mint The Philadelphia United States Mint is open and free to the public. This is an optional visit this afternoon. This is located across the street from the National Constitution Center.

2:50pm National Constitution Center Located on Independence Mall in downtown Philadelphia, the National Constitution Center teaches values that are the foundations of freedom: the sovereignty of the people, the strength of diversity, the virtues of a civil society, the power of free expression, and of independent speaking. Learning how all of these are framed in the U.S. Constitution, and how citizens are responsible to protect them, is the focus of the center's mission, which it accomplishes effectively in modern fashion through more than 100 interactive and multimedia exhibits, photographs, sculptures, text, films and artifacts.

5:00pm Hotel Check In Once you arrive at your hotel, unload the luggage from underneath your charter coach. One person from each room may get the keys for your room from your Tour Director. After you have given your roommates their room keys, you may proceed to your room. Be sure to take your luggage and all of your personal items off the coach. Doubletree Hotel Downtown Philly 237 S Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 Phone: 1-215-893-1600

7:00pm Dinner Enjoy Dinner at the hotel - Symphony Ballroom.

8:30pm Group Meeting After Dinner in the banquet room there will be a group meeting about the schedule and check out for in the morning.

10:00pm Curfew Time to be in your room. with the Front Desk.

Please set your wake-up call for the morning

10:30pm Lights Out! THURSDAY, NOV. 26

PARADE DAY/THANKSGIVING

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5:30am Wake-up call (suggested) 6:00am Breakfast Enjoy an early the parade.

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7:00am Hotel Check Out Check-out of your room by packing everything up and leaving your key card in your room. Then, load your luggage onto your charter coach, and prepare for departure.

7:15am Depart for Parade

8:30am Philly Thanksgiving Day Parade This celebrated parade kicks off in the downtown area. Over ninety units participate, including talented bands from across the nation, colorful floats, various celebrities and several performing acts. TV cameras catch it all at the Philadelphia Art Museum. Fishers High School Band is the 76 unit There are over 150 units and 16 bands.

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12:00pm Box Lunch Enjoy a box lunch after the parade.

12:30pm Depart for NYC 4:00pm Hotel Check In Once you arrive at your hotel, unload the luggage from underneath your charter coach. One person from each room may get the keys for your room from your Tour Director. After you have given your roommates their room keys, you may proceed to your room. Be sure to take your luggage and all of your personal items off the coach. Hilton Meadowlands 2 Meadowlands Plaza East Rutherford, NJ 07073 Phone: 201-896-0500

7:00pm Thanksgiving Dinner Enjoy a nice Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet this evening.

10:30pm Curfew Time to be in your room. with the Front Desk.

Please set your wake-up call for the morning

11:00pm Lights Out! FRIDAY, NOV. 27

NYC SIGHTSEEING/RADIO CITY

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6:00am Wake-up call (suggested) 6:30am Breakfast Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning.

7:30am Load and Depart Board your coach and depart for the day!

8:30am NYC Sightseeing Capture the pace; feel the throb of a great city as local guides take you from Midtown to the Upper West Side to Harlem, Central Park, the Upper East Side, Lincoln Center, Times Square, Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Fifth Avenue and New York City’s colorful ethnic neighborhoods.

11:30am Lunch Enjoy Lunch in the area, money will be provided.

1:30pm 9/11 Memorial Experience the stories of both World Trade Center attacks (Feb. 25, 1993 & Sept. 11, 2001) at the 9/11 Tribute Center, close by the site. Exhibits, artifacts, film and the voices of those who experienced the events first-hand combine to convey the facts and emotions in a powerful, respectful way. Of particular interest, the final gallery gives information about the lasting effects of the 9/11 attack and plans for The National September 11th Memorial. Your Tour Directors will give instructions as to what time each coach/group will be entering the Museum. We have entrances at 1:30pm, 2:00pm and 2:30pm.

4:30pm Italian Dinner Bus 1-4 Enjoy dinner at one of NYC's great restaurants before the show.

5:00pm Italian Dinner Bus 5 & 6 7:00pm Radio City Christmas Show Discover why over 50 million people have chosen to celebrate the holiday season at Radio City Music Hall. Featuring the world-renowned Rockettes, this annual 90-minute show traditionally showcases perennial holiday favorites like the show-stopping “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers” and the majestic “Living Nativity,” plus Santa’s magical 3-D Sleigh Ride!

9:00pm Return to the hotel 10:30pm Curfew Time to be in your room. with the Front Desk.

Please set your wake-up call for the morning

11:00pm Lights Out! SATURDAY, NOV. 28

TOP OF THE ROCK/BROADWAY SHOWB, L, D

7:00am Wake-up call (suggested) 7:30am Breakfast Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning.

8:20am Load Coaches and Check Out Check-out of your room by packing everything up and leaving your key card in your room. Then, load your luggage onto your charter coach, and prepare for departure.

8:50am Depart for NYC 10:00am Top of the Rock Open 365 days a year, Rockefeller Center's newly renovated Top of the Rock™ will win you over with its Art Deco look, Swarovsky Crystal sculpture and chandelier. Begin with fun, interactive exhibits on the mezzanine level, then ascend to the open-air Observation Deck. 70 stories above Manhattan can be very peaceful, especially when you view 360 degrees through crystal-clear, transparent safety glass panels. See the Statue of Liberty, New Jersey, the Bronx and Brooklyn and wonderful Central Park. Timed entry serves as crowd control, and the shop sells neat souvenirs of your visit.

12:30pm Lunch Enjoy Lunch in the area with money provided.

1:30pm Shopping/Sightseeing Enjoy some York City.

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5:00pm Dinner at Cafe Centro Enjoy Dinner before the show at another great NYC restaurant.

8:00pm Broadway Show The beloved story of Aladdin new musical. With just one you into an exotic world timeless romance. It’s an cherished songs from the written especially for Broadway!

is brought to thrilling theatrical life in this bold rub of a magic lamp, Aladdin’s journey sweeps full of daring adventure, classic comedy and unforgettable experience that includes all the Academy Award-¬winning score and more

10:50pm Depart for Indiana After the show board the coaches and depart for Indiana.

SUNDAY, NOV. 29

TRAVEL DAY

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8:15am Pritchard Laughlin Center 8:30am Breakfast Enjoy Breakfast package.

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10:00am Continue for Indiana 2:30pm Arrive back at School Arrive back at school this afternoon after a great trip Thanksgiving Day Parade and an awesome visit to New York City!

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