A Jaunt to Tunica

Tunica has more than casinos to offer, and on Saturday, Dec. 6, there’s a trip there with the Sierra Club to
• hike the riverside forest on 1.9 mile roundtrip trail,
• visit the outstanding museum – a one-of-a kind interactive,interpretive center that showcases the life of the river and its history,
• watch the sunset, and
• stop in Hollywood on the way home for dinner in an old farm commissary.

Here are the details:

The Sierra Club Chickasaw Group has organized the trip, which will meet at the museum in Tunica at 2 pm.

To reach the Museum:

From the North: Highway 61 south to Casino Center. Turn right and drive 2.3 miles, then turn left on Casino Way. Turn right on Fitzgerald's Boulevard, then left on RiverPark Drive.

From the South: Highway 61 north to Hwy 304 (Casino Strip Drive). Turn left and drive 1.8 miles, then turn right on Fitzgerald's Boulevard, then left on RiverPark Drive.

For assistance with directions, please call the museum at 662-357-0050 or 866-517-4837 (866-51-RIVER).

Museum cost: $5, $4 for 65 and older, $4 for under 12. $4 for groups of 20 or more.

Optional dinner after the outing at the Hollywood CafÈ, an old farm commissary.

RIDE SHARING: In Midtown, arrive by 1:00 pm at the Center City Shopping Center sign, Avalon & Poplar Ave. (1625 Poplar Ave).

For more information contact Sue A. Williams at z4cmv@juno.com or (901) 274-0524.