USS Magoffin Veterans' Association 2018 Reunion Schedule
Wednesday, May 9 to Saturday, May 12, 2018
Holiday Inn San Diego - Bayside, 4875 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, California 92106
Hosted by Doris and Mike Stein (760-613-4114)
Hotel Reservation Phone: (619) 224-3621, reservations (Ext: 701)
Holiday Inn National Reservations: 800-662-8899
Reservations may be made under USS Magoffin Veteran's Association block of rooms. Book now to receive special pricing. Rate per night $134.00 plus, 12.59% tax.
Rate is also good for three days before and after the reunion.
The rate includes Wi-Fi, hospitality room, pool, fitness center, complimentary parking, and assistance with tickets and transportation to many close-by attractions.
There is a restaurant and lounge on site.
Hotel room check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and check-out time is 11:00 a.m. All rooms are non-smoking.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
The Holiday Inn San Diego-Bayside welcomes Magoffin veterans and guests. Reunion registration is in the lobby with reception in the Hospitality Room.
Bring your raffle items for our Morehead state University Scholarship Fund. Lunch and dinner are on your own and you may explore the Best of San Diego.
Registration Fee per Crew Member, $30.00
Thursday, May 10, 2018
1000 hours: Crew Meeting
1000 hours: Ladies board the bus and are transported to the Whaley House in Old Town for a tour of this historic residence.
(The Whaley House is a classic example of mid-nineteenth century Greek Revival architecture, formally dedicated as a historic house museum in 1960
and has been open to the public ever since; it is one of southern California's most popular visitor destinations.)
After touring the Whaley house the ladies are taken to the Bazaar Del Mundo shopping center.
(A lively and colorful entry to San Diego's Old Town community. Shops capture all the warmth of Old Mexico in an intimate setting.
Shoppers will find a vast selection of treasures and specialty items from Latin America and around the world.)
1130 hours: Crew will board the bus to the Casa Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant to enjoy an authentic Mexican buffet with the ladies.
$28.00 per person
Return by bus to the hotel
1630 hours: Board the bus again for part one, of a two part special excursion provided by the Association.
1830 hours: arrive at part two of the trip, Hosted by the Association
2200 hours: return to the Holiday Inn.
Friday, May 11, 2018
1000 hours: Board the bus for the short drive to the USS Midway Museum. This was another highlight of our 2006 San Diego Reunion
and the touring areas of the ship have been greatly expanded since then. We will also stop next to the Midway to see the "Kissing Sailor statue"
and the memorial to America's favorite Honorary Veteran Bob Hope. Estimated total time 2 to 2½ hours.
Return to the Holiday Inn where everyone is free to tour San Diego tourist sites on their own and enjoy the comfort of the Hospitality Room. Lunch and dinner are on your own.
$10.00 per person
Saturday, May 12, 2018
1000 hours: Board the bus for a short trip to Balboa Park. At the park we will visit the San Diego Air & Space Museum as well as the San Diego Automotive Museum.
Both are located next door to each other.
$11.00 per person
1300 hours: Return to the Holiday Inn.
1700 hours: Cocktail Hour - no hosted bar
1800 hours: Banquet
$50.00 per person
Sunday, May 13, 2018