We will be going to the Dallas Arboretum, a 66 acre botanical garden that is always blooming and ever-changing throughout the seasons.The Arboretum has been listed among the top arboretums in the world and has received numerous honors.With the help of Gopher equipment manager John Blackshear, Gopher Athletics reached out to Minnesota alum and sports memorabilia enthusiast, Rich Ellis.As a collector, Ellis owns over 125 Gopher baseball jerseys and allowed Gopher Athletics to borrow these to signify its rich tradition and history.You will have a chance to experience the place where the Dallas Cowboys train and work 355 days of the year.Highlights of the VIP Guided Tour include: Ford Center, the 510,000 square foot indoor athletic facility where the Cowboys train, War Room, a state-of-the-art room where the NFL draft is conducted; Nike Star Walk, a collection of the 10 most significant milestones in Dallas Cowboys history, along with a display of the evolution of the team's uniforms dating back to 1960; Super Bowl Memorabilia & Station, a display of all five Super Bowl Trophies and Rings from the years of 1971, 1977, 1992, 19; Grand Atrium, with its beautiful Italian marble floors that are adorned with the names and quotes of Dallas Cowboys players and coaches, hangs artist Leo Villarreal LED sculpture titled "Volume Frisco" (2016).There are also many fast food restaurants, along with cookies and pretzels and whatever else you can find!!!
This would also be a good time to catch up with friends!!
This is your chance to meet our new attendees and ask any questions you might have.
Tuesday, May 22: Guided Tour at The Star in Frisco, the Dallas Cowboys World Corporate Headquarters.
Since we are required to pay 1 week in advance, please email me as soon as you can with your response at [email protected] is also Banquet Night, so we will return in plenty of time to get ready for the banquet. This mall has almost 200 shops and restaurants; some of the restaurants are Cheesecake Factory (my favorite!!
), Bucca Di Beppo, Dave & Buster's and California Pizza Kitchen.
We will go on a guided walking tour, led by a knowledgeable tour guide. Because we have to pay for the guided tour and lunches 2 weeks in advance and reserve a bus, it is imperative that you email me at [email protected] let me know you plan on going with us to the arboretum.