Tours & Trips
The Friends offer a variety of Local, National and International/Overseas tours for the enjoyment and education of our members. Upcoming Trip brochures can be found in the Friends bookstore.
Reminder: Cancelled checks confirm your reservation. Please submit payment if you wish to reserve space.
The Friends offer a variety of tours for the enjoyment and education of our members.
Local trips include, but are not limited to theater performances, museums, wine tours, and gardens.
Trips throughout the United States and Canada are available during the year.
Overseas tours to Europe, Africa, South America, Australia and Asia are also offered.
Some of the advantages of Friends tours are:
Tour Director & Local Guide on every tour.
Members receive a monthly Amigos Newsletter with details on future tours.
Friends Members receive a discount on each tour.
Transportation is provided from the Camarillo Library for each trip.
Chance to meet new friends, especially if you are new to the area.
Great for people who are single!
For more information about
Helen Andrews at (805) 482-5269
between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm
or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Always include your name, phone number, and the date of the tour that you are calling about.
If you change your phone number, please notify Helen Andrews.
National & International Tours & Trips
The Best of Eastern Canada
August 4th - August 12th, 2023
Cruising the Danube to the Black Sea
September 11th - September 23rd, 2023
Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta
October 5th - October 10th, 2023
The Ozarks - Specialty Tour
October 11th - October 18th, 2023
European Christmas Markets
November 25th - December 3rd, 2023
Tropical Costa Rica
January 29th - February 6th, 2024
April 4th - April 15th , 2024
Local Tours & Trips
Colorful Songs of Broadway - Diamond is Forever!
Thursday, June 15th 2023 Meet at the Friends of the Camarillo Library
Board: 9:45 am
Return: 6:00 pm
Sign-Up Deadline 5/15
The Neil Diamond Experience! Decades of Diamond’s classic hits & stories behind the music featuring David J. Sherry, internationally recognized tribute artist. Three course lunch at the Lakeview Room at Almansor Court. Please select your entree choice of Chicken or Vegetarian Pasta when signing up.
The Tina Turner Musical at The Pantages Theatre
Sunday, June 25th, 2023 Meet at the Friends of the Camarillo Library
Board: 10:15 am
Depart: 10:30 am
Return: 5:30 pm
Celebrate the unstoppable woman that dared to dream fiercely, shatter barriers, and conquer the world against all odds. Tour includes orchestra seating and a tour guide.
Pageant of the Masters - Overnight Trip
Monday, July 24th - Tuesday, July 25th 2023 Meet at the Friends of the Camarillo Library
Come enjoy the popular summer event in Laguna Beach at the Pageant of the Masters.
Prepare to be awed by the extraordinary artists and legendary composers whose works have
withstood the test of time as the 90th annual Pageant of the Masters presents its unique theatrical celebration of art. Our experience continues the next day at the annual Sawdust Art Festival, featuring over 200 Laguna Beach artists!
Escape to San Diego - Overnight Trip
Tuesday, August 22nd - Wednesday August 23rd 2023 Meet at the Friends of the Camarillo Library
Staying at Half Moon Inn, amazing sitting area with fire pits and tiki
torches Sunset, luau, with Polynesian entertainment and a endless Buffet,
with a lei and Mai Tie or lemonade Breakfast included Next day, scenic tour
with mini food tastings, and craft beer Little Italy, where you will enjoy
pizza and gelato Surprise stops along the way home.
Bake My Day
Thursday, September 28th 2023 Meet at the Friends of the Camarillo Library
Board: 8:15 am
Depart: 8:30 am
Return: 5:30 pm
Visiting some of the best bakeries in Los Angeles to sample baked goods from styles and flavors from around the world! From a Boyle Heights legend, famous for their tamales and conch shell cookies, to an Asian bakery that makes some of the most addictive breads, buns and sweets in the game and everything in between! Lunch at Tam O'Shanter with your choices of a turkey or prime rib sandwich.
Thursday, October 5th, 2023 Meet at the Friends of the Camarillo Library
Wednesday, October 18th, 2023 Meet at the Friends of the Camarillo Library
Huntington Library and Garden
Thursday, November 9th, 2023 Meet at the Friends of the Camarillo Library
Holidays in Cambria - Overnight Trip
Sunday, December 10 - Monday, December 11, 2023 Meet at the Friends of the Camarillo Library
Enjoy a one night stay at the Cambria Pines Lodge, decorated for the Christmas season and features a German-style Christmas Market and Walk-Thru Light Display. This charming annual outdoor festival draws visitors from all over the experience a traditional holiday market similar to one would find in Germany and Austria. On the second day, we'll travel to Morro Bay to enjoy the downtown area filled with boutiques and galleries. We will then enjoy a narrated cruise on the bay!
No refunds will be issued within 30 days of trip unless the spot can be filled from the wait list. Please advise Helen if someone else is using your ticket. If you are unable to travel on the morning of a day trip, let Helen know before 8:00 a.m. so the tour is not delayed.
Please note: Friends Tours does not discriminate against persons on the basis of disability. However, Friends Tours regrets that it cannot provide individual assistance to guests in wheelchairs, for walking, dining, or other personal needs. Persons needing such assistance must be accompanied by an able-bodied travel companion. It is essential that the Tour Manager be notified of any special medical, physical, or other requirements as soon as possible. Friends Tours reserves the right to decline acceptance of any person as a member of a tour or travel group at any time when such action is determined by the Tour Manager to be in the best interests of the health, safety, and general welfare of the tour.