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Virginia International Tattoo

Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 9:30am

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Join us as we travel to Norfolk to attend the Virginia International Tattoo.  This awe-inspiring show is the largest Tattoo in the U.S., hosting over 800 performers from around the world in a spectacle of music and might.  It’s a colorful celebration of patriotism, pride, and international good-will, featuring military bands and drill teams, massed pipes and drums, dancers and choirs, and a finale that will leave you breathless!  A brand new show every year, the Tattoo is an experience and performance you will enjoy.  Lunch on your own.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Fee: free


Old Dominion – Sailor’s Creek And Appomattox

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 8:00am

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First we’ll take in the Sailor’s Creek Battlefield – Where 7,00 Confederates were cut off and surrendered – then wind our way to Appomattox Court House, where Lee surrendered his remaining 28,000 men on April 9. 1965. Lunch included

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center


Washington on your own

Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 8:00am

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Join us as we travel to our nation’s capital for another “WOYO” daytrip.  Travelers will be dropped off and picked up at the Wast Wing of the National Gallery of Art.  Enjoy the many galleries of the Smithsonian and nearby museums.  New exhibits at the Corcoran include “Works On Paper:1860-1990”, “American Masterworks:  1815-1940”, “Piero di Cosimo: the Poetry Painting in Renaissance Florence”,  “Group Portraits from Amsterdam”  and “Peter Paul Reubens: The Three Magi Reunited”.  Lunch is on your own.

Location: Senior Center


Travel Session – Harpers Ferry

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 7:00am

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A day-trip to Civil War sites in Harpers Ferry & nearby Charles Town, West Virginia! In quaint Charles Town we’ll see: the fabulous Jefferson County Museum, the courthouse where John Brown was convicted, and the field where he was hung. After lunch on your own in Charles Town, we’ll hop over to gorgeous Harpers Ferry and take in John Brown’s Fort, the Jefferson Rock, and all of the historic town’s wonderful museums. If you enjoy history, this trip is an absolute must! Lunch on your own.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center


Greenbrier - Bunker Tour

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 7:30am

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Haven’t you always dreamed of staying at the Greenbrier?  Well, now’s your opportunity to at least visit this historic hotel.  Unknown to many, the Greenbrier houses a huge Bunker area built at the height of the Cold War to house the U.S. Congress in case of atomic attack.  We’ll have a 90 minute walking tour focusing on the Bunker but also including the public areas of the hotel, followed by lunch on your own in one of the several restaurants and time for shopping or simply looking around the elegant hotel pretending to be royalty. Lunch on your own

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center


VMFA - The Art of the Flower

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 9:00am

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The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will feature exhibits from Van Gough, Manet and Matisse: The Art of the Flower. From Realistic to Impressionist works this trip is sure to be beautiful. There will also be works on display by Degas, Bonnard and Cezanne.  Lunch is on your own. Members of the VMFA save $12.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center


Old Dominion – Mount Vernon

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 8:00am

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Join us for an entire day at George Washington’s Potomac River plantation. In the morning we’ll take in Mount Vernon’s fabulous must-see museum, then, after dining on the estate, we’ll tour the mansion and stroll the beautiful grounds.Lunch on your own

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center


Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival

Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 11:00am

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You’ve attended classical concerts in Charlottesville for years.  Now, join us as we travel over the Blue Ridge to the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival in Harrisonburg. In its 23rd year, the festival brings together artists from all over the country for a week of the unsurpassed music of Johann Sebastian Bach and a featured country, composer, era or people.  Called “an absolute treasure,” and “the jewel in Harrisonburg’s crown,” you’ll be humming the music long after you return home.
We’ll enjoy the beauty of the Shenandoah Valley, and stop for lunch on your own at a restaurant to be determined.  Then on to Eastern Mennonite University for a concert not to be missed.  If you’ve never attended a classical concert, this is the one for you!

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center


Old Dominion – Fredericksburg Rising Sun Tavern, Mary Washington House

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 8:00am

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An entire day spent in historic downtown Fredericksburg! First we’ll visit the fantastic Rising Sun Tavern—where we’ll hear tavern lore—then we’ll enjoy lunch nearby. The afternoon will find us touring the Mary Washington House (owned by the president’s mother) Princeton! Lunch included

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center


RIVERSIDE: "My Way: A Musical Tribute To Frank Sinatra"

Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 10:45am

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Join us as we travel to the Riverside Center to enjoy a musical tribute to ol’ Blue Eyes.
Featuring 56 of Sinatra’s greatest hits, from his debut years in the 1940’s as a big
band crooner, through the 1980’s Rat Pack era in Las Vegas, to the
“Chairman of the Board” in the 1990s, this musical revue pays homage to one
of the greatest entertainers of the 20th century.  Enjoy the excitement of a live
stage band backing multiple singers and dancers for an afternoon of
unforgettable music.  Dinner is included.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center


TANGIER ISLAND

Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 5:45am

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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


Riverside - Sister Act

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 9:30am

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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