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Tangier Island

Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 5:45am

Details:

Don’t miss a delightful summer journey on the Chesapeake Bay! We’ll board The Chesapeake Breeze in Reedville for the trip to Tangier Island, a charming little island dubbed the “soft shell crab capital” of the nation. After a delicious all-you-can eat meal at Hilda Crockett’s Chesapeake House, there will be time to shop and/or explore the island on foot or by golf cart. Lunch is included in the price.

Location: Senior Center


Travel Session: Trevilian Station Battlefield, Exchange Hotel, & Maplewood Cemetery

Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 9:00am

Details:

A Civil War day-trip led by historian Rick Britton featuring: Charlottesville’s Maplewood Cemetery (final resting place of Confederate Generals John M. Jones and Armistead L. Long), Gordonsville’s Exchange Hotel (where 70,000 sick and wounded soldiers were treated during the war), lunch at the fabulous BBQ Exchange, and then an entire afternoon on the Trevilian Station Battlefield. The Civil War’s largest all-cavalry battle, Trevilian Station pitted Union Gen. Philip Sheridan against Confederate Gen. Wade Hampton.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Travel Session: Trevilian Station Battlefield, Exchange Hotel, & Maplewood Cemetery

Member $76.00
Guest $86.00


Old Dominion - Woodrow Wilson Staunton

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 9:00am

Details:

The Woodrow Wilson Birthplace & Library is a beautifully restored Greek Revival manse that sits atop Gospel Hill in Staunton’s historic district. During our morning there, we’ll retrace Wilson’s inspiring journey from the Shenandoah to the White House. After eating nearby, we’ll enjoy a guided tour of the city’s many wonderful architectural gems.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Old Dominion - Woodrow Wilson Staunton

Member $88.00
Guest $98.00


Old Dominion - The Flying Circus

Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 9:00am

Details:

We’ll start with a visit to the wonderful Culpeper Area Museum, then lunch in downtown Culpeper. After a stroll about the town, we’ll thrill to biplane acrobatics at the fabulous Flying Circus Airshow.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Old Dominion - The Flying Circus

Member $81.00
Guest $91.00


Old Dominion - Arlington Cemetery and Manassas Museum

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 8:00am

Details:

We’ll enjoy the Manassas Battlefield in the morning, then Arlington National Cemetery in the afternoon, including: Arlington House—Lee’s home—the U.S. Marine Corps Memorial, J.F.K.’s gravesite, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, & more! Lunch is included.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Old Dominion - Arlington Cemetery and Manassas Museum

Member $94.00
Guest $104.00


Riverside - Sister Act

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 9:30am

Details:

Sister Act tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a night club performer, whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone think to look - a convent!  Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris (now Sister Mary Clarence) helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.  A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, Sister Act is reason to REJOICE!  a delicious lunch is included.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Riverside - Sister Act

Member $99.00
Guest $109.00


POQUOSON SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 7:00am

Details:

Join us as we travel again to the Hampton Roads area for the 35th annual Poquoson
Seafood Festival.  The festival features over 150 arts and craft vendors,
seafood vendors, commercial vendors and musical entertainment.  Last year
we had a great time and enjoyed delicious seafood - there is a wide variety
of seafood for every palate.  This festival is dedicated to preserving the heritage
of the Chesapeake working watermen.  Lunch is on your own at the festival.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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POQUOSON SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

Member $55.00
Guest $65.00


Virginia Museum of Transporation - Roanoke Museums

Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 8:00am

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Roanoke has a gold mine of transportation history museums.  Join us as we visit Virginia’s largest collection of the trains, cars, trucks and planes of the last century.  Enjoy the extensive O model gauge railroad layout, see what made the Norfolk and Western Railway an American success story and climb aboard the last two existing steam locomotives as well as seeing up close railroad cars of all types.
Then we’ll return to the bygone era of steam power as we visit the Museum of O. Winston Link’s stunning photographs of the last days of steam power trains and the people who made them run.  Train enthusiast or not, this is a day not to be missed.

Location: Senior Center

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Virginia Museum of Transporation - Roanoke Museums

Member $65.00
Guest $75.00


Old Dominion - Yorktown

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 8:00am

Details:

The Yorktown Battlefield – In the morning we’ll take in the Yorktown Battlefield Museum (which features a short film). After dining nearby, we’ll spend the afternoon visiting the Hornwork, the French Grand Battery, Redoubts #9 & #10, and Surrender Field. Lunch is included

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Old Dominion - Yorktown

Member $82.00
Guest $92.00


Riverside - Mame

Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 10:45am

Details:

This lavish musical, set in New York City, revolves around the hilarious
antics of Mame Dennis, an extravagant bon vivant , whose life is
turned upside down when the son of her late brother comes to live with
her. Mame tries her best to keep up here usual fabulous flair while
responsibly raising her new son. Memorable songs include Mame, It’s Today,
Open a New Window, If He Walked into My Life, We Need A Little
Christmas, Bosom Buddies, and That’s How Young I feel.This trip includes lunch.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Riverside - Mame

Member $99.00
Guest $109.00


White House Tour - Interest only

December 25, 2015

Details:

We are planning our annual White House Holiday tour. If you want to see the festive holiday decorations on display at the residence of the President, please contact the travel office 434.974.6538 to get your name on the “interest” list immediately. This does not commit you to the trip, but is required for you to be able to go. We have requested a tour in December, but the the White House determines the date, and we cannot guarantee we will get a tour. Lunch would be on your own at the Pentagon City Mall.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Fee: free