Itinerary and Tours
OV-1 Mohawk Association
October 25 – 28, 2018
Grand Sierra Resort – Reno, NV
Schedule of Events
|Thursday, October 25|
|1:00pm||-||6:00pm||Reunion Registration Open|
|Hospitality Room opens|
|6:00pm||Welcome Reception with Cash Bar|
|6:30pm||-||7:30pm||Dinner Buffet open|
|Friday, October 26|
|8:00am||-||8:30am||Reunion Registration Open|
|9:00am||-||3:30pm||LAKE TAHOE / TRUCKEE TOUR (description follows)|
|4:00pm||-||5:30pm||Reunion Registration Open. Additional hours will be posted at the reunion, if necessary.|
|5:00pm||-||5:30pm||Banquet Seating Reservation Sheets will be collected at the registration desk.|
|Saturday, October 27|
|7:15am||-||9:30am||Business Meeting and group pictures|
|10:00am||-||4:00pm||CARSON CITY / VIRGINIA CITY (description follows)|
|5:30pm||-||Cash Bar Reception|
|Sunday, October 28|
|Farewells and departures|
Good news fellow Mohawkers and Mohawk enthusiasts worldwide!
You don’t need to be an OV-1 Mohawk Association member to attend the Reno reunion! Please at least, consider the purchase of a one-year association membership for $35.00. We hope you come and enjoy the fun!
CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY FOR
ARMED FORCES REUNIONS, INC.
For attendees canceling reunion activities prior to the cut-off date, Armed Forces Reunions, Inc. (AFR) shall process a full refund less the non-refundable AFR registration fee ($10 per person). Attendees canceling reunion activities after the cut-off date will be refunded to the fullest extent that AFR’s vendor commitments and guarantees will allow, less the non-refundable AFR registration fee. Cancellations will only be taken Monday through Friday from 9:00am until 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time, excluding holidays. Please call (757) 625-6401 to cancel reunion activities and obtain a cancellation code. Refunds processed 4-6 weeks after reunion. Canceling your hotel reservation does not cancel your reunion activities.
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Register online at www.afr-reg.com/mohawk2018
All Trips require a minimum of 35 people, unless otherwise noted.
Please be at the bus boarding area at least five minutes prior to the published time.
Driver and Guide Gratuities are not included in the tour prices.
LAKE TAHOE / TRUCKEE TOUR
Friday, October 26
Named “America’s Best Lake” by USA Today, Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America. It’s also known as the most photographed lake in the country, and you’ll soon find out why. It’s deep and wide, bluer than blue, and surrounded by the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains. We will be taking in all the scenery on a guided bus tour around the northern section of the lake. Multiple stops will be made along the way to fully take in the beauty. After learning about the history and culture of Lake Tahoe, depart for Truckee, California. On the way, pass by Squaw Valley and see the Donner Memorial which pays tribute to the group of pioneers who set sights on California via wagon train back in the 1840s. Enjoy time on your own in historic downtown Truckee, dubbed “a foodie’s haven.” There are lots of eating establishments including ice cream, pizza, and more. Save a little time for shopping too!
9:00am board bus, 3:30pm back at hotel
$44/Person includes bus and guide. Lunch on your own.
CARSON CITY / VIRGINIA CITY
Saturday, October 27
Begin a tour of Carson City, Nevada’s state capital, and Virginia City, a thriving ghost town. In Carson City, drive by some of its historic homes and buildings, before stopping at the Nevada State Museum. This museum focuses on the rich natural and cultural heritage of the "Silver State." You’ll learn about the mining industry, local wildlife, the Carson City Mint and more! Virginia City is the gaudiest, headiest boomtown of the Old West and where Mark Twain cut his literary teeth. Miraculously, the town looks much the same as it did in the 1860’s, from the wobbly saloons built on stilts to the well-trodden boardwalks of the main street. See old mansions, quaint shops, churches, and museums. Hear about the history of this town that tamed the Wild West, its booming population, and exciting reputation. Lunch is on your own at one of several local restaurants.
10:00am board bus, 4:00pm back at hotel
$48/Person includes bus, guide, and admission.
Lunch on your own.
RENO CITY TOUR
Saturday, October 27
Named for the slain Union general, Jesse L. Reno, Downtown Reno sits in what is informally known as the Truckee Meadows. Reno is famous for its hotels&casinos and as the birthplace of Harrah's Entertainment, but there’s so much more to learn about this place. Your guide will share the secrets of the “Biggest Little City in the World.” Hear tales about Reno’s famous eccentrics and drive by a few of the area’s unique homes. See the $40 million outdoor stadium in the heart of downtown, home to the Reno Aces, northern Nevada’s first-ever Triple-A baseball team.Spend time at the National Automobile Museum, a tribute to Bill Harrah. Discover a century of automobiles: more than 200 antique, vintage, classic, special interest and one-of-a-kind wonders. The cars of the stars, as well as the exhibits in the Changing Exhibits Gallery will dazzle you.
12:15pm board bus, 3:45pm back at hotel
$44/Person includes bus, guide, and admission.
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