USS Magoffin Veterans' Association 2016 Reunion


Radisson Hotel Branson, 120 South Wildwood Drive, Branson, MO 65616.

Reservation Phone: 417-690-4023, 1-800-333-3333

Reservations under USS Magoffin Veteran's Association. Book now to receive special pricing. Rate: $98.95, Rate good for three days before and after the reunion.

Includes breakfast buffet, wifi, hospitality room, pool, fitness center, on-site restaurants, complimentary parking, assistance with tickets and transportation to many close-by attractions.


Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Welcome Magoffin Veterans to the Radisson Hotel Branson, Registration in Lobby, reception in Hospitality Room.

BRING YOUR RAFFLE ITEMS FOR OUR SCHOLARSHIP FUND.

Lunch and dinner on your own and to explore the Best of Branson of your choice.

Registration per Crew Member, $30.00


Thursday, October 13, 2016

830: Crew Meeting

900: Ladies' Pioneer History city tour: A three hour area tour with character guide in period costume. Includes Shepherd of the Hills origin, college of the Ozarks campus, how Branson got it's name, trip down '76 strip hearing stories about the theatres,
who is here now and much more. Photo and comfort stops along the way. We will be dropped off at Shindigs Restaurant where we will meet the crew after their meeting.

$23.00 per person

1230: Shindigs for lunch.
Lots of military memorabilia displays. (select menu items includes tea/water and gratuities}

$15.00 per person Remainder of day and evening on your own to enjoy more of Branson. Hospitality room will be open most of the time except during scheduled functions.


Friday, October 14, 2016

Morning on your own, plan a morning show or a tour.

1430: Meet bus for the Showboat Branson Belle Dinner and Cruise, includes transportation, sunset cruise with spectacular views, 3 course meal, gratuity, and show called 'Celebrate"
featuring new music and entertainment by a large cast of talented show stars. A lot of good fun and special tribute for the Magoffin Veterans.

$60.00 per person


Saturday, October 15, 2016

Plan a day on your own, seeing what you want, with whom you want. Following is a list of 'must see' venues to choose from. Advise that you get tickets in advance for some shows.

Hospitality room will be open all day for visiting, snacking, imbibing. Be sure to buy raffle tickets throughout the day.

1700: Banquet in the Ball Room at the Radisson, cash bar.

Hot plate dinner: Beef Medallions with Bordelaise sauce and Roasted garlic and Rosemary chicken, salad, potatoes, vegetables, rolls and dessert. Advise Cyndi of "Special needs" meals. The Grand Raffle Results.

$25.00 per person


Sunday October 16, 2016 Good bye breakfast, TBD single up all lines, cast off, shift colors, underway, steaming as before. Safe travels to all.


Day trip suggestions

Entertainment Recommendations while in Branson:

See Branson Vacation Guide included in your welcome package and go to ExploreBranson.com for information on all the show schedules.

Ride the Ducks tour-Land and water fun: bransonducks.com

Branson Craft Mall and Pickin Porch Deli: unique arts and working craftsmen. Bransoncraftmall.com

Shows:

Baldnobbers Jamboree: baldknobbers.com

All Hands on Deck - the Musical: allhandsondeckshow.com

The show 'Six'-voted Branson's #1 show (six brothers, orchestra of human voices-Mickey Gilley Theatre): thesixshow.com

Museums/history

Missouri Vietnam Veterans Memorial at the College of the Ozarks

Wall of Heroes at Veterans Village

Veterans Memorial Museum

Avenue of Freedom (along Gretna Road from Highway 248 west 2 miles to bridge at Roark Valley Road)

Historic Downtown Branson-a variety of restaurants, retail shops (Dick's 5 & 10), flea markets, shows (Historic Owen Theatre), and unique attractions.