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Garden Week - Old Town Alexandria

Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 7:30am

Details:

We will visit 5 homes and gardens in Old Towne Alexandria, also included are 4 nearby historic public properties.  The homes date back to the
Late 18th and early 19th centuries and are located on South Lee and Duke streets. Lunch on your own. Refreshments are available at St. Paul Episcopal Church. Garden books are available in the travel office.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Garden Week - Old Town Alexandria

Member $84.00
Guest $94.00


Travel Session For Civil War Through Different Lenses

Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 8:00am

Details:

Join us for a day-trip to Civil War locales in and around Winchester, Virginia, in the gorgeous Shenandoah Valley. In the morning we’ll take in the scenic Second Kernstown Battlefield and Museum (a newly opened site we’ve never visited), then eat lunch nearby. In the afternoon we’ll see Star Fort (a wonderfully preserved fortification), and the Old Courthouse Civil War Museum on Winchester’s beautiful pedestrian mall

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Travel Session For Civil War Through Different Lenses

Member $79.00
Guest $89.00


Charles Town Hollywood Casino on your own

Monday, May 5, 2014 at 8:30am

Details:

Come with us to the Hollywood Casino for a day of fun playing card, slots or any of your other favorite table games. Lunch on your own.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Charles Town Hollywood Casino on your own

Member $55.00
Guest $65.00


Blackfriars - The Merry Wives of Windsor

Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 9:30am

Details:

Join us for a day at the Blackfriars Playhouse. First we will have a guided tour of playhouse, where we will get details about the playhouse. We will get to go on-stage, back-stage, and under the stage to get an actor’s eye view of the world of Shakespeare’s theatre. After the tour you will have lunch on your own.  There are several restaurants within a 2-3 block walking distance.  After lunch we will see a performance of The Merry Wives Of Windsor.  Shakespeare blends romance, farce,and festival in his liveliest and most affectionate portrait of domestic life in Elizabeth’s England

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Blackfriars - The Merry Wives of Windsor

Member $73.00
Guest $83.00


Skyline Drive’s Skyland & Big Meadows

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 9:30am

Details:

  Join us for an entire day up in the Blue Ridge Mountains. We’ll stop at all the best   overlooks, take in Skyland Resort (where we’ll learn about the eccentric who established it), enjoy a picnic lunch, and explore Big Meadows. Bring your cameras!

Location: Senior Center

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Skyline Drive’s Skyland & Big Meadows

Member $67.00
Guest $77.00


Washington On your own

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 8:00am

Details:

Spend the day in DC. Enjoy the exhibits of Andrew Wyeth as well as Degas/Cassatt in the National
Gallery of Art. Come join for a day our Nations Capitol. Lunch on your own.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Washington On your own

Member $50.00
Guest $60.00


Old Dominion - Luray Caverns

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 8:30am

Details:

Luray & Shenandoah Caverns & Luray, Virginia – Join us as we go underground! We’ll tour Luray Caverns in the morning, eat nearby in Luray. This cave systems is stunningly beautiful, one of best the nation has to offer. Lunch is included.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Old Dominion - Luray Caverns

Member $81.00
Guest $91.00


Stratford Hall

Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 8:00am

Details:

Stratford Hall, Thursday, July 3rd - Join us for a fabulous day on Virginia’s Northern Neck, alongside the Potomac! Built in the late 1730s—and filled outstanding 18th-century decorative arts—Stratford Hall is the ancestral home of the Lees of Virginia, and the birthplace of course of Robert E. Lee. In the morning we’ll tour the plantation house, then we’ll dine in the refurbished Plantation Dining Room. The afternoon will find us enjoying a special guided tour of the estate’s working mill. (Bus tour departs at 8:00 am and returns at approximately 6:30 pm.)

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Stratford Hall

Member $91.00
Guest $101.00


Old Dominion - Natural Bridge

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 8:00am

Details:

Natural Bridge & Lexington, Virginia – Following a wonderful morning at Natural Bridge, we’ll dine in Lexington, then enjoy a guided bus tour of the city’s many beautiful and historic sites

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Old Dominion - Natural Bridge

Member $81.00
Guest $91.00


Old Dominion - Frontier Culture Museum

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 8:30am

Details:

The Cyrus McCormick Museum & the Frontier Culture Museum - First we’ll tour the Frontier Culture Museum, where the fabulous outdoor farm exhibits display the rural life and culture of early migrants to the American colonies. After lunch at Mrs. Rowe’s in Staunton, we’ll see the Cyrus McCormick Museum.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Fee: free