IEWC Field Trips, Cruises and 5:00 Cocktails

Your IEWC Club is thrilled to announce the 2017-2018 Field Trips. The field trips are women only unless noted on the trip details.  Reservations and payment for the field trips will be announced in the membership monthly newsletters. All payments for field trips are non-refundable.  Dates and prices to be announced when confirmed by the venue. Members are responsible for their own meals unless included in Field Trip.

Friday, September 1, 2017 at 5:30 - $15

“Take Me Out To the Ballgame” Threshers vs Blue Jays at Spectrum Field, 601 Old Coachman Road, Clearwater, FL  33765. Meet at Tiki Hut price includes a sandwich, dessert & drink.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 7:15 PM - $12.00

St. Pete “Ghost Tour”.  Program is 90 minutes and includes a 30 minute walk.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 6:00 PM - $40

Calypso Queen Dinner Cruise & Music - Field Trip Form is at the Bottom of this Page.  

Wednesday, December 20th at 6:00 PM – Ticket Price To Be Announced

Botanical Gardens Christmas Light Show via Trolley Ride from Island Estates

Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 7:00 PM – Ticket Price To Be Announced

Capital Theater – “Karla Bonoff & Livingston Taylor” Contemporary artists who have written for such legends as Linda Ronstadt, Aaron Neville and Bonnie Raitt.  Husbands & all Significant Friends are welcome. 
Dinner at the new Clear Sky on Cleveland at 5:00 for anyone who chooses to join us before the show. 

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Hibiscus Spa for Mini Spa Treatments, Champagne & Spa Tour
Dinner at Spotted Donkey – 7:30 PM

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Hamburger Mary’s for Drag Queen Bingo and Dinner – 7:00 PM
$10 Donation To A Charity Organization for Bingo Cards

April, 2018 – Date & Cost to Be Announced

Tampa Bay Downs & Lunch Buffet in Clubhouse


It’s 5:00 O’Clock Somewhere IEWC Cocktail Hour” – Enjoy a Friday Night Cocktail with your IEWC Friends

September 22, 2017 – The Reef Steak & Seafood Company

October 20, 2017 – The Edge

November 17, 2017 – Palm Pavilion Beachside Grill & Bar

December 15, 2017 – Jimmy’s Crow’s Nest

January 19, 2018 – Crabby’s Dockside

February 16, 2018 – Frenchy’s Rockaway Grill

March 23, 2018 – Windward Bar & Grille

April 20, 2018 – Jimmy’s Fish House & Iguana Bar

May 18, 2018 – Backwaters on SandKey


IEWC Membership Cruise - February 22, 2018 – February 26, 2018

“Brilliance Of The Seas” IEWC Cruise - Feb 22nd to Feb 26th 2018
Tampa to Cozumel

Join the Island Estates Women’s Club For A Fabulous 4 Night Cruise
Ladies Only IEWC Group Cruise

Trip Details:

  • 4 Nights, Thursday, Feb. 22nd to Monday Morning, Feb. 26th 2018
  • Leaves from Tampa. 1 Day at Sea, 1 Day in Cozumel, 1 Day At Sea and returns to Tampa. 
  • Rates are per person and double occupancy required, space is limited. (Some single occupancy, as well as triples, may be available at additional rates).
  • Per person rates include cruise fare, taxes and port fees.
    • Cabins available to members only of the IEWC are:
      • Interior cabin $407.10 – no window
      • Outside cabin $493.44 – port hole/window
      • Deck 7 Balcony - $593.44
      • Deck 8 Balcony - $612.44
    • Additional Costs Not Included are:
      • Mandatory Gratuity is $54 per passenger based on double occupancy. Gratuity covers your cabin attendant, dining room table staff for the entire 4 nights. Bartender and Wine Sommelier not included in these gratuities. 
      • Additional Costs Could Include at your choice:
        • Drink Packages includes 18% gratuity
        • Shore Excursions
        • Spa Services
        • Ship on board purchases
        • Pre-purchase of Travel Insurance to cover emergency cancellations
      • Trip Requirements
        • Valid Passport & travel documents are required (Valid for 6 months after the date of travel return)
        • Deposit $250/person due immediately and is refundable until October 31, 2017, after October 31st no funds are refundable.
        • Final full payment due November 10, 2017. Absolutely No Refunds after this Date!!!!!
        • Booking must be through Already Gone Travel with a valid credit card
          • Debbie Christofferson
          • Phone: 719-393-3283
          • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
        • To be a part of this special IEWC Group Cruise Package it must be booked through Already Gone Travel with all deadlines met.
        • Must be a current member of the IEWC. Yearly memberships are available at low fee of $21 for Island Estates Residents and $26 for non-residents. Forms are on the website. 

Note:  At present we have 64 cabins.  Royal Caribbean can recall group space at any time or increase rates.  So book early and reserve your space. 


Field Trip Form 2017

IEWC Field Trips Form - Holiday Trip

Jolly Trolley to Botanical Gardens - Wednesday, Dec. 20th 2017 at 5 PM

YES, I want to join the IEWC Club on the Jolly Trolley to The Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo

Enclosed is my check $25.  All checks are non-refundable!  Please write your check to IEWC and send your check to Wendy Bouffard at 421 Palm Island SE, Clearwater, FL 33767 or put it in the IEWC mailbox at 31 Island Way. Please write on the check Botanical Gardens.


Jolly Trolley & Florida Botanical Gardens:  Wednesday, December 20,

Trip Date: Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Cost:   $25

Meeting Place: La Boutique - 134 Island Way, Clearwater, FL 33767

Meet Time: 5:00 - Champagne & Hors d'oeurves!!!

Trolley Leaves at:  6:00 PM - Please be prompt, the Trolley will not wait for you!!!!

Questions:  Please Call Karen Stevens at:  727-642-4711

Name:  ________________________________    Phone:  ___________________
Email: __________________________________________      


Our holiday trip to The Florida Botanical Gardens for entertainment and beautiful lights will be via the Jolly Trolley on December 20th.  We will meet at 5 o'clock at Kathy's store, La Boutique, for a glass of champagne and hors d'oeuvres and at 6 o'clock we board the trolley to arrive at the park around 6:30. We will be leaving the Botanical Gardens at approximately 8:30 and back to the Publix parking lot by nine. 

The tickets are only $25 which includes a fun trolley ride to the gardens and back, entrance to the Gardens and any entertainment provided that evening including our champagne and hors d'oeuvres. We are allowed to take anything we want to drink on board the trolley. Food and drinks can be purchased in the Gardens also. There is also a beautiful little gift shop for Christmas shopping ideas. It should be a great night to get in the holiday spirit!  


Important!!!!  Ladies there are only 30 seats available.  Please reserve your seat ASAP.  You certainly don't want to miss this grand Holiday Excursion.  You will delight in the shimmering lights, holiday entertainment, beautiful flora and the joy of the holiday season.  



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