Mar
30
Tue
MiM “Sights & Sounds of New Orleans”
Mar 30 @ 5:00 pm – Apr 3 @ 11:00 am

2021 MiM ‘Sights & Sounds of New Orleans’

March 30th – April 3rd, 2021

NCM ‘Museum in Motion” is heading to New Orleans. Officially starting Tuesday evening, March 30th – come visit a place where centuries old architecture is the backdrop for a culture so invigorating, it will arouse your spirit. New Orleans neighborhoods are where the culture and creativity of the Crescent City come to life. From the historic French Quarter to the elegant Garden District to the music-filled Marigny, there is great food, music and more to be found across the city.

Make sure you sign on to NCM eNews to get the latest information on all MiM (Museum in Motion) events and on-site events including opening of registration and fees. Questions, contact Maci @ 270-467-8804 or Bryce @ 270-777-4506.

 Advance registration closes at 5:00pm on Thursday, March 4, 2021 or until sold out

** No registrations or refunds available after that date. **

 

Please call Maci (270)467-8804 or Bryce (270)777-4506 to register by phone

 Registration fee:

Members primary registrant (driver and car) $1550
Passenger / alternate driver $400

Non-Members primary registrant (driver and car) $1590

Passenger / alternate driver $440

  • Note: Non-member pricing does NOT include a 1 yr membership to NCM. To become a member – please call Bobbie Jo at 270-467-8833

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

2021 MiM ‘Sights & Sounds of New Orleans’

 Host Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites Elmwood New Orleans

5150 Mounes St.

Harahan, LA 70123

(4-night stay included in registration)

 
TUESDAY, March 30
 
3:00pm Check-in Hampton Inn & Suites Elmwood

The hotel is off both Highway 90 and I-10, a 15-minute drive from downtown New Orleans, the French Quarter, Jackson Square and Bourbon Street. Tulane University and Audubon Park are six miles from the hotel. Guests looking for food close to home are within walking distance of a variety of options featuring everything from seafood to Mexican food to fast food. The hotel is five minutes from Zephyr Field. Shoppers are two minutes from Elmwood Center and five minutes from the Clearview Mall

 

  • Lodging included in registration
 
7:00pm ‘Meet n Greet’ at Copeland’s of New Orleans

  • 1001 S Clearview Pkwy, Jefferson, LA 70121
  • Short introductions, Discuss the week’s events, Q & A session
  • Dinner included in registration
 
WEDNESDAY, March 31
6:00am – 8:00am Continental Breakfast at Hampton Inn & Suites
 
9:15am Group Meeting in Front Lobby
 
Immediately Following Depart for Oak Alley Plantation
 
11:00am – 2:00pm Arrive for Tour and Lunch at Oak Alley Plantation

A powerful testimony to the rich history of the antebellum south, Oak Alley invites visitors to explore all facets of her plantation past.  The Slavery at Oak Alley exhibit, Civil War exhibit, Sugarcane Theater and Big House offer an experience as compelling as the plantation’s 25 historic acres and 300-year old allee of oaks. 

  • Admission and lunch included in registration

 

 
2:00pm Leave for Laura Plantation
 
2:30pm – 4:30pm Arrive and Tour Laura Plantation

At Laura Plantation, you will enjoy a cultural tour experience unlike any other in the United States. Here, you will find the difference that exemplifies Creole Louisiana. Explore the rigors of 200 years of daily life, along with the sobering experience of slavery as it happened at one historic farm on the banks of the Mississippi River in the middle of New Orleans Plantation Country.

 

  • 2247 LA-18, Vacherie, LA 70090
  • Guided Tour
  • Admission included in registration
  • https://www.lauraplantation.com/

 

 
4:30pm – 6:00pm Depart back to Hampton Inn & Suites Elmwood

  •  5150 Mounes Street, Harahan, LA 70123
  • Lodging included is registration

 

 
Dinner on your own

  •  Many restaurants in the area of Hampton Inn

 

 
THURSDAY, APRIL 1
 
 6:00am – 8:30am Continental Breakfast at Hampton Inn
 
8:45am **TENATIVE PENDING REOPENING**

Board Motor coach for a day in the City of New Orleans!!

We will be dropped off in the heart of the city in Jackson Square.

 

Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours from City Sightseeing New Orleans

 City Sightseeing New Orleans is the most entertaining, informative, and fun City Tour you can find that offers transportation approximately every 30 minutes on an exhilarating open-top, double-decker bus!

HOP-ON! and in a single 2-hour loop, experience a complete City Tour — 3 centuries of history, architecture, and culture narrated live in English by your very own Tour Host – see the Garden District, French Quarter, and CBD.

HOP-OFF! at any stop along the way and explore New Orleans most popular neighborhoods, attractions, and shopping districts – or – take advantage of our Guided Walking Tours in the French Quarter and Garden District, included Free with 3 Day Tickets.

See the city at your own pace, the next bus is less than 30 minutes away!

Itinerary:

STOP 1. Jackson Square (Jax Brewery – Decatur and St. Peters Street)

STOP 2. Historic French Market (N. Peters St. and Ursulines Ave.)

STOP 3. Esplanade (Barracks Street and N. Peters Street

STOP 4. Treme (Rampart and Gov. Nicholls St.)

STOP 5. Basin St. Station (501 Basin St.)

STOP 6. Canal Street (50 Canal Street)

STOP 7. Riverfront at Harrah’s Casino (Convention Center Blvd & Poydras)

STOP 8. Central Business District (Poydras & Carondolet)

STOP 9: Louisiana Superdome – Hyatt Regency (601 Loyola Ave)

STOP 10: National WWII Museum (945 Magazine St.)

STOP 11. Jackson Avenue and Magazine Street

STOP 12. Garden District (Magazine Street and Washington Ave)

STOP 13. Magazine Street and Louisiana Ave)

STOP 14. St. Charles Ave (Louisiana Ave and St. Charles Ave.)

STOP 15. St. Charles Ave (2020 St. Charles Ave)

STOP 16. Mardi Gras World (1380 Port of New Orleans Place)

STOP 17. Arts District (Corner Julia Street and S. Peters Street)

STOP 18. Harrah’s Casino on St. Peters St and Poydras St.)

Do your homework ahead of time to make the most of your time in the city!

  •  City Sightseeing tickets included in registration – Bus only
  • All admissions throughout the day on your own.

 

 
6:15pm Steamboat Natchez Dinner Jazz Cruise

Savor the beauty and romance of the New Orleans skyline aboard the authentic Steamboat Natchez. Your two-hour dinner cruise from the heart of the French Quarter shows you why the city was founded on the beautiful crescent of the lower Mississippi River.

  •  Departs from the Toulouse Street Wharf behind Jax Brewery / walking distance from your city sightseeing Stop 1
  • Live Jazz by the Grammy nominated ‘Dukes of Dixieland’
  • Casual buffet style dining
  • Dinner Cruise included in registration
 
9:00pm Board Motorcoach back to Hampton Inn & Suites Elmwood
 
FRIDAY, APRIL 2
 
6:00am – 8:30am Continental Breakfast at Hampton Inn & Suites
 
8:45am Group Meeting in Front Lobby
 
9:00am Depart for Houmas House Plantation & Gardens
 
10:30am – 1:30pm Arrive for Tour and Lunch at Houmas House Plantation & Gardens

Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, allows visitors to experience the life of a wealthy Sugar Baron in the 1800’s. Tour the historic Louisiana Plantation and explore 38 acres of lush gardens or relax with a refreshing mint julep and enjoy the breeze off the nearby Mississippi River.

  • 40136 Highway 942 Darrow, LA 70725
  • Guided Tour and Lunch
  • https://houmashouse.com/
  • Tour & lunch included in registration
 
1:45pm – 3:15pm Depart Houmas House for Swamp Tour
 
4:00pm – 6:00pm Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour

Journey with us by boat, Cajun-style, for a 1 hour 45-minute tour through the heart of Southern Louisiana’s swamplands in the protected Jean Lafitte National Park and Preserve’s Barataria Preserve. Experience real-life adventure from the comfort of the swamp boats. Tour back into the privately-owned meandering bayous and take a look into the past. View moss draped cypress trees, fascinating plant life and the creatures who make their homes here.

  •  6601 Leo Kerner Lafitte Pkwy Marrero, LA70072
  • Your Cajun guide is a native of the area who will share with you the legends and lore of Louisiana’s still untamed wilderness.
  • Swamp ride included in your registration
 
6:00pm – 7:30pm Dinner Location To Be Announced
 
7:30pm – 8:00pm Depart back to Hampton Inn and Suites Elmwood

  •  5150 Mounes Street, Harahan, LA 70123

 

 
 
SATURDAY, APRIL 3
 
6:00am – 10:00am Continental Breakfast – Check out Hampton Inn & Suites
 

 Travel safely home and thank you for joining the

MiM 2021 ‘Sights & Sounds of  New Orleans’

 

 

 

Apr
22
Thu
Michelin NCM Bash
Apr 22 – Apr 24 all-day

2021 Michelin NCM Bash

 Thursday 4/22 – Saturday 4/25

Kickoff of the NCM onsite event season with us here in Bowling Green. As in past years we expect a large contingent of GM engineers and designers from Warren Tech Center, and the Bowling Green Assembly Plant ready to answer your every question. We are also expecting several configurations of the new 2021 Corvette!  Check back early 2021 for the full agenda and registration.

Apr
25
Sun
MiM Dragon Run Presented by Michelin @ Biltmore Estate
Apr 25 @ 7:00 am – Apr 28 @ 11:00 am

Museum in Motion Dragon Run

Presented by Michelin

April 25th – April 28th

**REGISTRATION AND AGENDA COMING 2021 –  IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR WOULD LIKE TO BE ON THE SHORTLIST

PLEASE CONTACT Bryce or Maci**

Spring in the Smokies, Tail of the Dragon and Biltmore all combined in one great MiM tour. Once again we hit the road, leaving Bowling Green and heading East to run the famous TN-129, aka Tail of the Dragon. This year again, we will be staying at the beautiful Biltmore Inn on the Biltmore Estate grounds. The Tuesday Biltmore visit includes a specially arranged early morning photo op of the cars in front of the manor house followed by breakfast in the Biltmore Stable Café adjacent to the house. This Museum in Motion will include a specialty tour at the Biltmore. We will not know any information about this tour until the end of the year. Biltmore has been making a couple of changes to their tours and will let us know the available tours once they have been finalized. Lunch will be at the Deer Park Restaurant on the grounds. After hours – enjoy a special private guided tour of the Mansion. New friends will be made while enjoying one of the most beautiful areas of the country during the colorful fall season. GPS as well as two-way radios highly recommended!

May
14
Fri
2021 9-Day Caribbean Cruise
May 14 @ 10:00 am – May 23 @ 12:00 pm

9 Day Southern CARIBBEAN Cruise with the NCM

May 14 – 23, 2021

We are very excited to announce that starting May of 2021 we will once again be offering cruise packages as part of our Museum in Motion program.   We would like to thank NCM Board Member Shannon Lamarche, owner of Premiere Luxury Travel, for putting together a spectacular 9 day cruise to the Caribbean on the Celebrity Cruise line. Shannon has very graciously agreed to donate all proceeds and commissions from this cruise to the Museum.  This cruise includes C3 Concierge class veranda stateroom and your choice of ​2 perks from the following: Classic Beverage Package, $300 onboard credit (per stateroom), wi-fi, or prepaid gratuities (restrictions apply).  Our group will enjoy priority check-in, welcome cocktail reception, a private shore excursion for just our group, Concierge class Embarkation luncheon, dedicated concierge, and a welcome bottle of sparkling wine. This trip is extremely limited so it will sellout fast!

This Museum in Motion is currently full please contact Bryce (270)777-4506 or Maci (270)467-8804 for Waitlist

Registration Fee:
– $1,875 Per Person based on double occupancy
– $3750 Per Person for Single Occupancy
– Deposit of $520 per person due at time of registration with Final Payment due February 1, 2021
– Deposit IS refundable until registration closes February 1, 2021

To visit Premier Luxury Travel’s event page for information and to learn about travel protection please CLICK HERE

Itinerary

Friday, May 14, 2021 – Ft. Lauderdale EMBARKATION

Saturday, May 15 – At Sea  – Welcome Cocktail Party

​Sunday, May 16 – Georgetown, Grand Cayman

Monday, May 17 – At Sea

​Tuesday, May 18 – Oranjestad, Aruba  –  ​Private Shore Excursion: Sights, Scenes & Tastes of Aruba

​Wednesday, May 19 – Willemstad, Curaçao

Thursday, May 20 – Kralendijk, Bonaire

Friday, May 21 – At Sea

Saturday, May 22 – At Sea

Sunday, May 23 – Ft. Lauderdale DISEMBARKATION

EXCLUSIVE BONUS: Other surprises (details to come).

*Itinerary subject to change as conditions warrant.

This Museum in Motion is currently full please contact Bryce (270)777-4506 or Maci (270)467-8804 for Waitlist

Terms and Conditions for NCM Cruise Deposit

Trip Cost: $1875/per person (Single Supplement cost is $3750)
Deposit due today: $520/per person ($1040 single supplement)
Final Payment due no later than 2/1/21: $1,355.00

CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY:
Cancellation prior to 2/1/21 = full deposit will be returned.
Cancellation from final payment on 2/1/21:

Days Prior to Sailing            Cancellation Penalty           Schedule Date
89 to 75                                 25% per Guest                      14 FEB 2021
74 to 61                                 50% per Guest                      01 MAR 2021
60 to 31                                 75% per Guest                      15 MAR 2021
30 to 0                                   100% per Guest                    14 APR 2021

Cancellation must be made in writing via email and sent to Shannon Lamarche –
[email protected]. Once receipt is confirmed, cancellations will be processed.

To visit Premier Luxury Travel’s event page for information and to learn about travel protection please CLICK HERE

RESPONSIBILITY
I acknowledge I have read and understand the cost and payment terms, as well as the cancellation and refund policy as set forth as follows:

The total trip cost is $1,875 (single supplement: $3,750.) A deposit of $520 is due at time of booking to reserve your spot. National Corvette Museum will bill your card for the deposit. Premiere Luxury Travel LLC, a member of the Gifted Travel Network, will send you a credit card authorization and will process the final payment of $1355/person ($2710 if single supplement) due 2/1/21. The charge will appear on your card from Celebrity Cruise Lines.

I also under that the responsibility of Premiere Luxury Travel, LLC and the National Corvette Museum and/or its agents is limited. Premiere Luxury Travel, LLC and the National Corvette Museum herby gives notice that it acts only in the capacity as an agent of the tour participant in all matters, including payment connected with cruise, lodging, and meal services, sightseeing tours and other suppliers of service and transportation. If it becomes necessary or advisable for any reason whatsoever to alter the itinerary or arrangements, such alterations will be made. The obligation of Premiere Luxury Travel, LLC’s and the National Corvette Museum’s with respect to any funds received shall be those of a debtor and not a trustee. Premiere Luxury Travel, LLC reserves the right to cancel your trip and resell the space if your final payment has not been received by the due date. Premier Luxury Travel, LLC has no control of the operation, equipment or personnel for all carriers, tours, hotels, bus lines, etc. and can assume no responsibility for personal injury, property damage or other loss, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity which may be occasioned.

I understand that the National Corvette Museum’s only role for this trip is facilitating notice to its members of this opportunity and collecting the initial deposit. I understand that the National Corvette Museum has no control over and no role in planning for or providing transportation, carriers, hotels, boats, meals, tours, activities, equipment, medical needs, medical flights, evacuations, trip cancellation insurance or any other insurance, personnel, staffing, travel advisories or safety requirements for this trip. The National Corvette Museum assumes no responsibility for any property damage, personal injury, accident, illness, death, or other loss, delay, inconvenience or irregularity which may be occasioned. I release and waive, and agree to release and waive at the time of the trip, the National Corvette Museum and its employees and agents, to the fullest extent provided by law and as governed under Massachusetts law, against all actions, liabilities and damages occurring in connection with the trip.

North American bookings will require a 200% deposit of standard deposit amount for deluxe suite categories. This amount is not reflected in the total deposit requirement listed above.

By registering for this event, I certify that I agree to the terms and conditions and authorize the National Corvette Museum to charge the credit card provided herein.

Additional Terms and Conditions

Premiere Luxury Travel, LLC – an independent affiliate of the Gifted Travel Network
Florida – Seller of Travel Registration No. ST39093, California – Seller of Travel Registration No. 2113317-40, Washington – Seller of Travel Unified Business ID (UBI) # 603 308 394

PLEASE READ – CONSUMER DISCLOSURE:  THIS NOTICE CONSTITUTES PART OF YOUR CONTRACT FOR TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES. NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM, GIFTED TRAVEL NETWORK, INC. AND THE ABOVE-NAMED TRAVEL AGENCY IS ACTING AS A MERE AGENT FOR SUPPLIERS (IDENTIFIED ON THE ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTS) IN SELLING TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES, OR IN ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS OR BOOKINGS FOR SERVICES THAT ARE NOT DIRECTLY SUPPLIED BY THIS TRAVEL AGENCY (SUCH AS AIR AND GROUND TRANSPORTATION, HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS, CRUISES, ETC.). THIS AGENCY, THEREFORE, SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT OR ANY INTENTIONAL OR CARELESS ACTIONS OR OMISSIONS ON PART OF SUCH SUPPLIERS, WHICH RESULT IN ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, DELAY, OR INJURY TO YOU OR YOUR COMPANIONS OR GROUP MEMBERS. UNLESS THE TERM “GUARANTEED” IS SPECIFICALLY STATED IN WRITING ON YOUR TICKETS, INVOICE, OR RESERVATION ITINERARY, WE DO NOT GUARANTEE ANY OF SUCH SUPPLIERS’ RATES, BOOKINGS, RESERVATIONS, CONNECTIONS, SCHEDULING, OR HANDLING OF PERSONAL EFFECTS. TRAVEL AGENT SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INJURIES, DAMAGES, OR LOSSES CAUSED TO ANY TRAVELER IN CONNECTION WITH TERRORIST ACTIVITIES, SOCIAL OR LABOR UNREST, MECHANICAL OR CONSTRUCTION FAILURES OR DIFFICULTIES, DISEASES, LOCAL LAWS, CLIMATIC CONDITIONS, ABNORMAL CONDITIONS OR DEVELOPMENTS, OR ANY OTHER ACTIONS, OMISSIONS, OR CONDITIONS OUTSIDE THE TRAVEL AGENT’S CONTROL. TRAVELER ASSUMES COMPLETE AND FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR, AND HEREBY RELEASES THE AGENT FROM, ANY DUTY OF CHECKING AND VERIFYING ANY AND ALL PASSPORT, VISA, VACCINATION, OR OTHER ENTRY REQUIREMENTS OF EACH DESTINATION, AND ALL SAFETY AND SECURITY CONDITIONS OF SUCH DESTINATIONS, DURING THE LENGTH OF THE PROPOSED TRAVEL. FOR INFORMATION CONCERNING POSSIBLE DANGERS AT INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS, CONTACT THE TRAVEL ADVISORY SECTION OF THE U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT, (202) 647-5225. FOR MEDICAL INFORMATION, CALL THE U.S. CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC), (404) 332 4559. BY EMBARKING UPON HIS/HER TRAVEL, THE TRAVELER VOLUNTARILY ASSUMES ALL RISKS INVOLVED IN SUCH TRAVEL, WHETHER EXPECTED OR UNEXPECTED. TRAVELER IS HEREBY WARNED OF THE ABOVE RISKS AS WELL AS POSSIBLE TRAVEL INDUSTRY BANKRUPTCIES AND MEDICAL AND CLIMATIC DISRUPTIONS, AND IS ADVISED TO OBTAIN APPROPRIATE INSURANCE COVERAGE AGAINST THEM, WHICH IS AVAILABLE AT AN EXTRA COST THROUGH THIS TRAVEL AGENCY. TRAVELER’S RETENTION OF TICKETS, RESERVATIONS, OR BOOKINGS AFTER ISSUANCE SHALL CONSTITUTE A CONSENT TO THE ABOVE AND AN AGREEMENT ON HIS/HER PART TO CONVEY THE CONTENTS HERETO TO HIS/HER TRAVEL COMPANIONS OR GROUP MEMBERS.