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Virginia Scottish Games

Sunday, September 6, 2015 at 8:00am

Details:

Join us as we travel to Great Meadow in The Plains to enjoy the Virginia Scottish Games and Festival.
Scottish and Celtic heritage is the reason for the celebration, but there is something for everyone
at this festival.  Traditional music, Highland Dancing, sheepherding, piping and drumming, fiddling,
a British modern and antique car and motorcycle show, Terrier races, Scottish food and drink
and much more.  Watch kilts fly and cheer on the Highland Athletes as they compete in track
and field-like events that date back to the 11th Century.  Food vendors will be available as well as
crafters.  Lunch is on your own at the festival.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Pay for this event online

Virginia Scottish Games

Member $69.00
Guest $79.00


Washington on your own

Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 8:00am

Details:

Take a day and visit our Nations capital. Visit the museum, walk the mall or dine in one of the local cafes. At the National Gallery of Art enjoy the works of Gustave Caillebotte. 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 - 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


CharlesTown Casino

Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 9:30am

Details:

Come along for a fun day at Hollywood Casino in CharlesTown, WV. Choose games to play from the many options of chance. There is $20 in slots included. Lunch is on your own.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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CharlesTown Casino

Member $55.00
Guest $65.00


Graves Mountain Apple Harvest

Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 9:00am

Details:

Join us as we travel to Graves Mountain Lodge in Syria, VA for the annual
Apple Harvest Festival. Enjoy a fun filled day complete with good food,
entertainment including bluegrass music, cloggers, over 70 arts and craft
vendors, hayrides, and watching apple butter being cooked in kettles
over an open fire.  Many varieties of apples are available for sale.  We
will stop on the way home for a wine tasting at the picturesque
Early Mountain Vineyards in Madison.  Lunch on your own.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Graves Mountain Apple Harvest

Member $46.00
Guest $56.00


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 Transportation - 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 Transportation - Roanoke Museums

Member $65.00
Guest $75.00


Travel Session

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 8:30am

Details:

Bus & Walking Tour of Richmond – An entire day with Professor Lay! In the morning we’ll tour the inside of the Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House (1808-09), then lunch at the Tobacco Company Restaurant. In the afternoon we’ll tour the inside of the Governor’s Mansion (1810-13)—the oldest continually occupied executive mansion in the U.S.—then, on our walking tour, we’ll see: Morson’s Row (1853); the Jefferson-designed State Capitol (1785-92) and its Bell Tower (1814); St. Pauls Episcopal Church (1845); St. Peters Roman Catholic Church (1835); Old Richmond City Hall (1887-94); the John Marshall House (1788-91); the Valentine-Wickham House (1812); the White House of the Confederacy (1818); the Egyptian Building (1846); the First African Church (1876); and the Monumental Church (1812). Join us! (Bus tour departs 8:3o am, returns 5:3o to 6:3o pm. Travel Session is a separate charge. Itinerary subject to change. Note: Tour requires walking. Afternoon tour of Richmond is a walking tour of the historic district.)

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Travel Session

Member $74.00
Guest $84.00


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


Smith Mountain Lake

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 8:00am

Details:

Join us as we travel to Bedford County for a 2 hour luncheon
cruise aboard The Virginia Dare, a 19th century side-wheeler.
Enjoy the beauty of the 40-mile long lake while the captain
narrates the afternoon cruise.  Lunch is included.

Location: Senior Center

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Smith Mountain Lake

Member $99.00
Guest $109.00


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