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Travel Session - Hanover TAKE II

Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8:30am

Details:

Due to popular demand, we’ve scheduled a second trip with UVa Architecture Professor Emeritus Ed Lay to Hanover and Goochland Counties. The trip will will features visits to Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown; Fork Anglican Church; Hanover Tavern; Hanover County’s Courthouse and Gaol; Rural Plains; and Tuckahoe Plantation, Thomas Jefferson’s boyhood home. Built between 1730 and 1740, Tuckahoe is one of America’s finest plantation homes.Lunch is included.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Travel Session - Hanover TAKE II

Member $89.00
Guest $99.00


VMFA - The Forbidden City

Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8:45am

Details:

Travel with us to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond to view this landmark exhibition of approximately 200 works of art from the collection of the Palace Museum, Beijing. The exhibition will offer a broad perspective of Imperial China during the Ming (1368-2644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties with a focus on objects from the 17th and 18th centuries such as court paintings, costumes, bronzes, jade, ceramics sculptures and furniture. Many of the objects have never been seen outside China before this tour. Discover the history and art of the Palace once forbidden to the public. Lunch on your own at the Museum.

Location: Senior Center

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VMFA - The Forbidden City

Member $63.00
Guest $73.00


Civil War and Wine Tasting

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 8:30am

Details:

In the morning historian Rick Britton will lead a walking tour of Henry Hill on the First Manassas Battlefield. Join us as we learn about this first major battle of the American Civil War, the fight where Gen. Thomas J. Jackson became “Stonewall!” After dining nearby, we’ll visit Greenhill Winery—in Middleburg, Virginia—where: “The views are majestic, the accommodations elegant, and serene and the ambience could easily be at the Hôtel de la Poste in Beaune.” Here we’ll taste their grapes, and then spend a leisurely afternoon enjoying the estate. (Tour departs at 8:30 a.m. and returns at approximately 5:30 p.m.)

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Civil War and Wine Tasting

Member $88.00
Guest $98.00


Washington on your own

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:00am

Details:

Travel with us for a day in the big city Washington DC. Visit museums, friends or just get out town.

Location: Senior Center

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Washington on your own

Member $48.00
Guest $58.00


Virginia Repertory Theatre - "They're Playing our Song"

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 11:00am

Details:

Come travel with us to the Virginia Repertory Theatre in Hanover, VA and enjoy watching the play inspired by Neil Simon’s book “They’re Playing Our Song.” Vernon, an award-winning composer, and Sonia, a slightly disorganized offbeat lyricist, come together in hopes of a successful collaboration and fall for each other in the process. This Tony nominated musical makes for an upbeat and entertaining afternoon filled with laughs, love and catchy tunes that are likely to get stuck in your heart. Lunch is included at the Hanover Tavern.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Virginia Repertory Theatre - "They're Playing our Song"

Member $89.00
Guest $99.00