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Old Dominion - Frontier Culture Museum

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 8:30am

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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

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Old Dominion - Frontier Culture Museum

Member $73.00
Guest $83.00


CharlesTown Hollywood Casino

Monday, September 29, 2014 at 9:00am

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Join us for a day of fun as we travel to ChalesTown WV for a day at the Hollywood Casino. The casino is the place for exciting Vegas style games. Enjoy over 100 action-packed table games plus a 50 table poker room. Lunch is on your own

Location: Senior Center

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CharlesTown Hollywood Casino

Member $55.00
Guest $65.00


Historic Smithfield Virginia

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 7:45am

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Join us for a fabulous day in Smithfield, a quaint river-port town on the banks of the Pagan River, known for its hams, hospitality and history.  We will explore the historic area with a local guide ,and tour St. Luke’s Church, the oldest English church in America.  Visit Darden’s Country Store to purchase your Thanksgiving country ham and see their smokehouse filled with country hams for which Smithfield is famous.  A delicious lunch at Smithfield Station is included.

Location: Senior Center

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Historic Smithfield Virginia

Member $90.00
Guest $100.00


Graves Mountain Lodge

Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 9:00am

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Join us for a day at Graves Mountain Lodge in Syria, VA, for their Apple Harvest Festival.  Good entertainment includes bluegrass music, clogging, arts and crafts, farm animals and apple butter making over an open fire.  Lunch at the Lodge is included in the price.  Of course you may select apples to bring home to make a special pie or cobbler.  We’ll stop on the way home for a brief tour and tasting at Prince Michel Winery.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Graves Mountain Lodge

Member $58.00
Guest $68.00


Virginia Quilt Museum

Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 8:30am

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Join us as we visit the Virginia Quilt Museum and neighboring farmers’ market in Harrisonburg, the heart of the Shenandoah Valley.  The Quilt Museum blends the art, heritage, and social culture of Virginia in their beautiful collection of quilts.  The adjoining Farmer’s Market features fresh seasonal produce and an interesting variety of crafts.  For lunch and shopping, we’ll continue to the Shops at Dayton’s Market where you’re bound to find something delicious, something exciting, something unique and something memorable.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Virginia Quilt Museum

Member $42.00
Guest $52.00


Travel Session - Hanover

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 8:30am

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Travel to Hanover and Goochland Counties which 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

Member $89.00
Guest $99.00


POQUOSON SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 7:00am

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We’re traveling again to the Hampton Roads area for the 34th annual Poquoson Seafood Festival and we want you to come with us.  The festival features over 150 arts and craft vendors, seafood 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.

Location: Senior Center

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POQUOSON SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

Member $55.00
Guest $65.00


VMFA - The Forbidden City

Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8:45am

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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 the 17th & 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

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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

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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

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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.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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

Member $89.00
Guest $99.00