Seminar Schedule


11AM – River Cruising the Avalon Way

Are you looking for travel bucket list ideas for your next trip? Running out of ideas or looking for fresh ones? From epic classics to exciting exotics, the Globus family of brands and Avalon Waterways can take you to the most amazing places in the world. Whether it’s touring the Colosseum, walking along the Great Wall of China, seeing the Northern Lights or heading Down Under, we invite you to attend a presentation to learn about the amazing vacation options available through Globus.

Presented by: Cruise Planners


11:30AM – Caribbean Done Royally with Royal Caribbean

Book with Cruise Planners and Royal Caribbean from today until November 2 and enjoy an exclusive bonus on top of the current promotion. Enjoy up to a $100 onboard credit on sailings, even on Royal Caribbean's newest ships, courtesy of your Cruise Planners agents. Come seek the Royal Caribbean.

Presented by: Cruise Planners

12PM- Cruising in Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean with Celyestyal Cruises

Please join Andrae Roberts-Dukes, Business Development Manager from Celestyal Cruises, as he provides insight into the preeminent Greek-owned home-porting cruise operator in Greece and the Mediterranean. Celestyal Cruises offers 3, 4, and 7-night all-inclusive premium cruising experiences at great value.  Their mid-sized vessels are each perfectly suited for the regions they sail, allowing guests to experience destinations not possible from other operators. Join Andrae to learn more about these award winning all-inclusive destination-focused mid sized vessel cruises as well as the unbelievable new incentive now available.

Choose Fun with Carnival Cruises

When you choose Carnival, you are choosing a FUN and unforgettable vacation.

“America’s Cruise Line” 26 ships make up our fleet offering 16 different homeports around the country.

Sailing to Amazing destinations.  Caribbean, Hawaii, Alaska, Mexico and Europe.

Presented by; Cruise Planners


12:30PM – Explore Viator – Day Tours and More

Viator makes it simple for travelers like you to find exactly what they want to do. With access to more than 250,000 bookable activities, you can easily discover and book incredible experiences from all over the world. Optimized for mobile booking, Viator allows you to plan in advance or book on-the-go, to skip long lines and sold-out signs. Join us today to get the inside scoop on trending destinations and the unique experiences that Viator has to offer – and then visit us at the Cruise Planners booth to learn more!

Presented by: Cruise Planners


1PM – Travel Fashion and Vacation Tips with Cruise Planners

Travel tips are the inside scoop to make your vacation run smoother than you could imagine! Come learn about how to  prepare for your trip, to save the most time when planning your trip, and how to get through any lines that you might have on your trip. Learn how using a Cruise Planners travel advisor will help you stop spending 5 weeks to plan a 1 week vacation. We are your concierge service helping you through all parts of your adventure! Come to this presentation to see the latest travel fashion apparel to make your trip that much more comfortable, with style!  Cruise Planners, the host of our free cruise giveaway!!

Presented by: Cruise Planners


1:30PM - Wooster St. Travel Presents Two Discovery of Italy Tours

We are an accredited, full-serve travel agency with many years of experience serving thousands of travelers, and we’re committed to providing extraordinary customer service at the best prices.

Presented by: Wooster Street Travel

2:00PM – The Connecticut 169 Club: Your Passport and Guide to Exploring Connecticut

Author and historian Marty Podskoch will hold a discussion of his new book, The Connecticut 169 Club: Your Passport and Guide to Exploring Connecticut. This new travel book encourages readers to explore and discover the beauty of the towns and villages of our unique state. His book also has space for travelers to customize their experience by journaling about their experiences and a place to get the book stamped or signed by a resident or business.

10:30AM -U.S. Passports and International Travel

Presenter:  David Riddell, Customer Service Manager, Connecticut Passport Agency

Description:  Be prepared for your next international trip.  In this session, the Connecticut Passport Agency will explain what you need to know about applying for or renewing your U.S. passport.  The session will also cover the resources of the U.S. Department of State to help you stay safe while abroad.

Presented by: CT Passport

11AM, 1PM, 2PM- Seminars and Tastings from Daniele, Calabro and Rogers Orchards

Presented by: Geissler’s Supermarket

12PM – Jay Walking with Chef Jay: Ghana!

Chef Jay will be speaking about his time in Ghana. The talk will center around his experience eating exotic foods like Kenkey, “grass cutter”, Millet Banku, Shiito, Kelewele, Red Red and of course authentic Jollof Rice! He will also talk about the hidden meanings, history and cultural significance behind some of the most iconic African foods made throughout the diaspora! The Jay Walking with Chef Jay series is a global vision of culture, food and philosophy brought to you by Connecticut's own "Food Philosopher", Chef Jay!

Presented by: Geissler’s Supermarket



General Admission $5

Kids 16 & Under FREE. Tickets can also be purchased at the door.