If you are looking for a gorgeous fall foliage scene, there is still time to pack up the car or hop on a motor coach to see the beauty of Chattanooga and Nashville, Tennessee.

Club members recently returned from a great trip there. As we rounded the roads up to Lookout Mountain, each turn was a surprise on the other side. Needless to say, we did have many thrills reaching the top and boarding the Incline Railway, which is the steepest passenger railway in America.

I can't say enough about the beauty of the Tennessee mountains and the hospitality of the people who live there. They made our visit to the state an adventure we'll long remember.

Upcoming Events:

-- Thursday, Oct. 20: Largest Jewelry/Fashion Show, Rosemont, Ill. Tickets are $39 per person. (Ticket cut off date is Oct. 10). Pick up will be at Staples in Munster. Call Barb at (219) 844-1090.  Lunch is on your own.

-- Thursday, Oct. 27: General Meeting for Golden Times members is being held at Town Centre, 7250 Arthur Blvd., Merrillville. Meeting starts at 1 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Contact Doc at (708) 474-7435, Barb at (219) 844-1090 or Yvonne at (219) 808-1517.

-- Thursday, Nov. 3: Polka Fest at White Eagle Hall, Niles, Ill. Cost is $52 per person. Meal includes a Polish menu, which the White Eagle is noted for. Wear  "polka shoes" and be ready for a great time. Call Pat Weis at (219) 838-0032.

-- Thursday, Nov. 17:  Fellowship Luncheon and Retro Fashion Show held at American Legion Post No. 180 on Ridge Road, Highland. Cost is $20 per person, which includes lunch. The models are Golden Times members who have volunteered their time, talent and retro clothing to entertain everyone. Call Yvonne at (219) 808-1517, Barb at (219) 844-1090 or Doc at (708) 474-7435 for reservations. Doors open at 11 a.m.

-- Wednesday, Dec. 7: Drury Lane Theater, Oakbrook, Production of  "Crazy About You." Cost is $65 per person, including lunch and entertainment. Join the for this show and the special meal served the theater. Call Pat Weis at (219) 838-0032.

-- Thursday, Dec. 15: Production of "Daddy Warbucks," Theatre at the Center, Munster. Tickets are $30 per person. Show begins at 2 p.m. Call Judy at (219) 365-5150.

To become a member of Golden Times you must be 55 years of age. Call Pat Perry at (219) 696-7078 or mail your $5 yearly fee to her at 9204 W. 190th Ave., Lowell, Ind., 46356. Make check payable to Golden Times. Include Name/Address/ City/State/Zip Code/Phone Number/Date of Birth and Emergency Number. You may include email address if you wish to share it.

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