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Adult Trips

Member Registration begins January 16th, 2024

Non-Member Registration begins January 19th, 2024

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Trip Cancellation Policy

If you cancel out of a trip that has a waiting list and we are able to fill your spot, you will be refunded all but $5. BRC keeps a $5 cancellation fee. If we are unable to fill your spot, no money will be refunded.


Trip Payment Policy

All trips must be paid for at time of registration, whether it is in person or over the phone. We accept cash, check, credit and debit cards. If you call in and register by phone, please have your credit card or debit card ready. Also, due to a system upgrade, we require the 3 digit code on the back of your card EACH TIME you register for an activity. Please be prepared to provide this. Your payment secures your spot on the trip. This ensures that all trips are kept full and paid for. Sorry, no exceptions will be made.

Johnson County Home & Garden Show

It’s easy to get stir crazy during the Winter months. Maybe you’ve got some projects you’re planning for Spring. Lets go get inspired by the hundreds of booths & exhibitors at the Johnson County Home & Garden Show. There will also be a Spring Boutique where you can shop for jewelry, candles, art, home décor & more! Lunch will be on your own and available at the concession areas and cyber café. This is a cashless facility so you must pay with card. Cost covers transportation and admission.


Friday, January 26


Max of 13 people

$25 Members; $28 Non Members


Pinners Conference

Are you a Pinterest lover or maybe new to Pinterest? Maybe you’ve never heard of it but love crafting! Pinners is a show with 200 top businesses providing beautiful options in the world of DIY, crafts, cooking, self improvement, party planning, scrapbooking, holiday, beauty and  fashion and all sorts of other great things! This will quickly become a new favorite event whether you are on Pinterest already or not! Cost covers transportation and admission.


Friday, February 2nd


Max of 13 people

$25 Members; $28 Non Members


Sweet & Savory

The NOTO District in Topeka is home to many unique shops and restaurants. Our first stop will be to Hazel Hill Chocolate store where owners Nick and Terry Xidis, invest their hearts and hands in fine chocolate and confectionery. Hazel Hill, Terry’s grandmother, is a symbol of their dedication to a family tradition of “the best in everything they do.” Nick is a third generation Chocolatier. We will be given a tour, watch the chocolate making in real time and discuss the family history and tempering chocolate by machine. After we had our fill of sweets we will head to another popular and ever growing shop, Stumpy’s Smoked Cheese, where you will find all kinds of smoked cheese, extreme peanut butter dips, smoked crackers, various dips, smoked cheese curds, smoked pretzels and more! After this stop surely we will be hungry by then so we will head over to The Classic Bean which is Topeka’s first Expresso Coffee House and Deli. They specialize in gourmet sandwiches, freshly baked breads and have freshly roasted coffee beans available to purchase by  bag. Cost covers transportation and fees.


Friday, February 16


Max of 13 people

$25 Members; $28 Non Members


St.  Marys, Kansas

Located along US Hwy 24 in eastern Pottawatomie County. St Marys, KS, is the fastest growing incorporated city in Pottawatomie County. The city falls along the historic Oregon Trail and is filled with a unique downtown, incredible history & gorgeous catholic architecture. We will start out the morning exploring the downtown at your own pace. Lunch will be at Sugar Creek Country Store which is really a step back in time. You will find all kinds of goodies in this Amish Bulk Food Store and enjoy a yummy lunch from their New York Deli. After lunch we will make the short drive to the newly constructed, $42 million dollar, Immaculata Church, where we will be given a tour and history behind the building! Cost covers transportation and fees.


Friday, February 9


Max of 13 people

$25 Members; $28 Non Members

The New Theatre: Elvis Aloha From Vegas

Elvis: Aloha From Vegas traces The King’s journey through the 70s. It was a period of reinvention, kicking off a seven-year annual residency at the International Hotel in Las Vegas, running through the sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden, and culminating in a historic international live satellite broadcast from Hawaii, all set to unforgettable songs like “Burning Love”, “Suspicious Minds”, and of course, “Can’t Help Falling in Love.”


Wednesday, February 28


$55 Members; $58 Non Members; Max of 13 people


Chicken and Pickle, Overland Park

Ok, Pickleball players and fans—let’s head to Chicken & Pickle in Overland Park. Cost will cover transportation. Court cost will be determined once we have a head count on players going on the trip and will need to be paid before the trip. Ball & paddle rental  as well as lunch will be extra once we arrive.


Tuesday, March 5


$15 Members; $18 Non Members; Max of 13 people


Humboldt, KS

Located in the middle of everywhere, this southeast Kansas town is busting at the seams with new attractive businesses and there is much more to come. Every where you look you will see improvements! Our first stop will be Octagon City Coffee where your drinks are made to order. Not a coffee drinker? You can also choose from smoothies, iced teas and lemonade! Next we will explore some of the new shops downtown at your own pace. We will meet for lunch at one of the newer establishments, HoneyBee Bruncherie, which has many breakfast and lunch options! Need a sweet dessert after lunch, we will also check out the new, Bijou Confectionary, where surely you will find something that hits the spot! Our last stop for the day will be Neosho Valley Woodworks. In a building that was built in 1866, Pat Heir—master craftsman, will gives us a tour of his working museum filled with his masterpieces! Cost covers transportation and fees.


Thursday, March 7


$20 Members; $23 Non Members; Max of 13 people


KC Vintage Market

Think flea market but much larger and more upscale. This event features original art, antiques, clothing jewelry, handmade treasures, home decor, outdoor furnishing, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and more! There will be live music, giveaways, and delicious food! Cost covers transportation & admission.


Friday, March 22


$27 Members; $30 Non Members; Max of 13 people


Ready, Set, Fly

From the birth of airmail to the inception of passenger air travel to the post WWII era of global route expansion, TWA led the way for 75 years. The great influence that Trans World Airlines has had on the city of Kansas City, MO is one that history can’t ignore. The TWA’s museum’s collection traveled to twelve cities over a period of two years as a part of “America’s Smithsonian” exhibit. This is a tour you don’t want to miss! After our tour we will have lunch at Chappell’s Restaurant & Sports Museum. “People visit Chappell’s to see the sports memorabilia, but always come back for the food.” -Jim Chappell. Cost covers transportation and admission.


Wednesday, April 3


Max of 13 people

$35 Members; $38 Non Members

Wichita Botanical Garden

Botanica, The Wichita Gardens was opened in 1987 as a collaboration between the Wichita Area Garden Council and the City of Wichita. Originally it had four gardens and now encompasses 17.6 acres of botanical gardens! We will be taking a tour of the gardens were over 70,000 tulip bulbs will have been planted and blooming!! After the tour we will grab lunch before heading back to Burlington. Cost covers transportation and fees.


Wednesday, April 10


Max of 13 people

$35 Members; $38 Non Members


Tulip Time in Topeka

This is always a patron favorite! Each April, the gardens are one of three settings for Tulip Time when Shawnee County Parks + Recreation horticulturists and volunteers plant more than 100,000 tulips at Ted Ensley Gardens, Gage Park and Ward-Meade Botanical Gardens. We will visit both the Ted Ensley Gardens and Tulips at Twilight at Ward-Meade with a stop for dinner in between. We will also go see Gage Park if time allows. Cost covers transportation and fees.


Tuesday, April 16th


Max of 13 people

$30 Members; $33 Non Members


The New Theatre: Squabbles

The good, the bad, and the in-laws. Jerry and Alice are happily married. Then her father moves in with them. Then his mother moves in with them. Then all hell breaks loose….family style!


Thursday, April 25


Max of 13 people

$55 Members; $58 Non Members


Strataca-Underground Salt Mines

 Travel 650 feet underground into an active salt mine! Experience a cool and soothing subterranean world formed by salt deposits in the Permian Sea long ago. See the raw mine as it was left more than 50 years ago. After the guided tour we will depart for lunch on our way back to Burlington. Cost covers transportation and fees.


Friday, May 3


Max of 13 people

$45 Members; $48 Non Members


Miami County Trolley Tour

Sample your way around Miami County near Paola as you ride their trolley to three different wineries.  Each winery specializes in different things and this will give you a chance to find out what you like best. You will also enjoy the beautiful countryside along the way.  The fee includes the trolley ride, wine tasting samples, catered lunch at one of the wineries and transportation.


Friday, May 10


Max of 13 people

$80 Members; $83 Non Members

BBQ & Brews

We all know when you hear Kansas City—you think BBQ! What you may not have heard of was the hidden gem, Rosedales BBQ. What started as a neighborhood hot dog & beer stand known as “The Bucket Shop” due to being able to buy a half gallon bucket full of ice cold beer for a quarter, has now served some of the most delicious BBQ for over 70 years! This is where we will start our trip filling our bellies! Afterwards we will head to Boulevard Brewing Company Tours & Recreation. Founded in 1989, Boulevard Brewing Company has grown to become the largest specialty brewer in the Midwest. We will enjoy a 1 hour walking tour of the brewery that concludes with samples in the wine tasting room. Cost covers transportation and fees.


Wednesday, May 15


Max of 13 people

$30 Members; $33 Non Members


Disney 100 @ Union Station

It all began with a mouse and a dream; a dream that became a story. A story now being told. Dive into the world of The Walt Disney Company and experience 100 years of magic like never before! Wonder at more than 250 artifacts and props, see costumes from some of your favorite Disney classics, and explore enchanting galleries that bring the magic of Disney to life. Featuring the latest members of the Disney family (Pixar, Star Wars, and MARVEL) along with renowned classics like Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) and recent releases such as Encanto (2021), this incredible celebration of all things Disney has something for everyone. We will have lunch after! Cost covers transportation and fees.


 Friday, May 31


Max of 13 people

$45 Members; $48 Non Members

Common Threads Quilt Show

The Common Threads Quilt Show celebrates the workmanship and creative expression of quilters throughout the south-central region of Kansas. It is organized and hosted by Prairie Quilt Guild of Wichita. This years quilt opportunity is, “Prairie Splendor” designed by Phyllis Stewart. You will have the choice of concessions at the quilt show or we can all take a break to go eat lunch and then return back to finish looking around! Cost covers transportation and admission.



Friday, June 21


Max of 13 people

$40 Members; $43 Non Members


The New Theatre: Newsies

Set in the turn-of-the-century New York City, NEWSIES, spins the inspirational tale of Jack Kelly—a charismatic newsboy who dreams of a better life. When the unscrupulous newspaper tycoon, Joseph Pulitzer, raises prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack along with spitfire reporter, Katherine Plummer, rouse the down trodden “newsies” to stand up against Pulitzer and fight for what’s right!


Wednesday, July 17


Max of 13 people

$55 Members; $58 Non Members


Lunch with Linda

 If you haven’t signed up for a lunch outing with Linda you are missing out. She has found all kinds of awesome eateries to go try out as well as taking suggestions from those wanting to sign up to get out on the road and explore some new restaurants. Grab a family member or friend or two and get these next Lunch with Linda trips on your calendar!



01/24, 02/21, 03/27,04/24, 05/22, 06/26


Max of 13 people

$10 Members; $13 Non Members

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