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VMFA - Rodin RESCHEDULED

Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 8:30am

Details:

Rescheduled for Thursday February 18th - The Auguste Rodin exhibition features nearly 200 works of the greatest sculptor of the 19th and early 20th centuries. The exhibit examines his techniques, materials, models and assistants and also explores the extraordinary working process behind some of his best known works. Audio sets can be purchased for an additional fee. Lunch is on your own. (Make reservations at the museum’s Amuse restaurant if you are interested.)

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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VMFA - Rodin RESCHEDULED

Member $59.00
Guest $69.00


Hollywood Casino at Charles Town

Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 9:30am

Details:

Join us for a day of fun as we travel to the Hollywood Casino in Charles Town, West Virginia. The Casino is the place for exciting style games. Enjoy over 100 action-packed table games, plus there is a 50-table poker room. Lunch is on your own.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Hollywood Casino at Charles Town

Member $55.00
Guest $65.00


Hollywood Casino at Charles Town

Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 9:30am

Details:

Join us for a day of fun as we travel to the Hollywood Casino in Charles Town, West Virginia. The Casino is the place for exciting style games. Enjoy over 100 action-packed table games, plus there is a 50-table poker room. Lunch is on your own.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Pay for this event online

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town

Member $55.00
Guest $65.00


Agecroft Hall & Virginia House

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 9:00am

Details:

In the morning we’ll take in Agecroft Hall, the home of the distinguished Langley and Dauntesey families, then dine on the property. The afternoon will find us touring Virginia House, which was confiscated by Henry VIII in 1536 when he broke from the Catholic Church. These are must-see buildings!

Location: Senior Center

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Agecroft Hall & Virginia House

Member $90.00
Guest $100.00


Travel Session - Poplar Forest

Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 9:00am

Details:

A day-trip to Jefferson’s Poplar Forest and Lynchburg’s Old City Cemetery. In the morning we’ll take in a very special tour of Poplar Forest, then dine at Lynchburg’s famous Depot Grille. In the afternoon we’ll get a unique treat, a guided tour of Old City Cemetery. Come join us!

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Travel Session - Poplar Forest

Member $94.00
Guest $104.00


Odyssey Cruise - Cherry Blossoms

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 8:00am

Details:

Admire the spectacular Washington, DC monuments and memorials from this cruise along the Potomac River. Hopefully we will view the impressive cherry blossoms. A delicious lunch is included with music and dancing

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Odyssey Cruise - Cherry Blossoms

Member $129.00
Guest $139.00


Virginia International Tattoo

Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 9:00am

Details:

Join us as we travel to Norfolk to attend the 20th annual 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

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Virginia International Tattoo

Member $108.00
Guest $118.00


Five Forks Battlefield & Pamplin Park

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 8:00am

Details:

In the morning we’ll walk the Five Forks Battlefield, and visit the visitor center and nearby fortifications. After lunch we’ll tour nearby Pamplin Park, located on the site of the April 2 Union breakthrough that ended the Petersburg Campaign. It features two award-winning museums, four antebellum homes, living history encampments, and more!

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Five Forks Battlefield & Pamplin Park

Member $79.00
Guest $89.00


Riverside - My Fair Lady

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 9:45am

Details:

My Fair Lady the musical version of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, tells
the story of Eliza Doolittle, a Covent Garden flower peddlar who takes speech
lessons from self-absorbed phonetician Henry Wiggins in order to fulfill her
dream of working in a flower shop.  Featuring many songs, including
Wouldn’t It Be Lovely?, With a Little Bit of Luck, The Rain in Spain, I Could
Have Danced All Night, On the Street Where You Live, Get Me to the Church
on Time, and I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Riverside - My Fair Lady

Member $99.00
Guest $109.00


Riverside - My Fair Lady

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 9:45am

Details:

My Fair Lady the musical version of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, tells
the story of Eliza Doolittle, a Covent Garden flower peddlar who takes speech
lessons from self-absorbed phonetician Henry Wiggins in order to fulfill her
dream of working in a flower shop.  Featuring many songs, including
Wouldn’t It Be Lovely?, With a Little Bit of Luck, The Rain in Spain, I Could
Have Danced All Night, On the Street Where You Live, Get Me to the Church
on Time, and I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Riverside - My Fair Lady

Member $99.00
Guest $109.00


Barboursville Vineyards & the James Madison Museum

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 9:00am

Details:

First we’ll tour Orange’s James Madison Museum, then after dining nearby we’ll enjoy a visit to the ruins of Barboursville (designed by Jefferson himself), a special tour of the Barboursville Vineyards, and a not-to-be-forgotten wine-tasting!

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Barboursville Vineyards & the James Madison Museum

Member $89.00
Gurst $99.00


Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens

Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 9:30am

Details:

The beautiful Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens in June. Lunch on your own

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens

Member $55.00
Guest $65.00


Richmond’s Maymont Park & Hollywood Cemetery

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 9:00am

Details:

In the morning we’ll tour the beautiful Maymont mansion and gardens built in 1893 by James Dooley, then dine at the Tobacco Co. Restaurant. In the afternoon we’ll enjoy a Hollywood Cemetery tour delivered by Lynn Rainville. Designed in 1847, this gorgeous garden cemetery features two American presidents, six Virginia governors, two Supreme Court justices, and twenty-two Confederate generals!

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Richmond’s Maymont Park & Hollywood Cemetery

Member $91.00
Guest $101.00


Brandy Station Battlefield, Kelly’s Ford Battlefield & the Graffiti House

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 9:00am

Details:

The morning will find us touring the Graffiti House—where soldiers North & South scribbled on the walls—and the nearby Kelly’s Ford Battlefield. After lunch at the lovely Kelly’s Ford Inn we’ll experience the Brandy Station Battlefield, where 16,000 cavalrymen clashed sabers on June 9, 1863

Location: Senior Center

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Brandy Station Battlefield, Kelly’s Ford Battlefield & the Graffiti House

Member $94.00
Guest $104.00


Riverside Dinner Theatre - Oklahoma

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 9:45pm

Details:

Join us as we travel to the Riverside Center for a performance of ,
the first musical written by Rodgers and Hammerstein,II.  Set in
Oklahoma Territory outside the town of Claremore in 1906, it tells
the story of cowboy Curly McLain and his romance with farm girl
Laurey Williams.  A secondary romance concerns Cowboy
Will Parker and his flirtatious fiancee, Ado Annie.  Enjoy such songs
as “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin”, “The Surrey with the Fringe on Top”,
“People Will Say We’re In Love”, “Kansas City”, “Oklahoma” and
many more!

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Riverside Dinner Theatre - Oklahoma

Member $99.00
Guest $109.00


Historic Kenmore and Belmont, the Gari Melchers

Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 9:00am

Details:

In the morning we’ll take in Kenmore, a beautiful Georgian-style mansion built prior to the Revolution by Fielding Lewis, George Washington’s brother-in-law. Nearby we’ll visit the Gen. Hugh Mercer Monument, and the final resting place of President Washington’s mother. After lunch we’ll experience Belmont, once owned by world-class artist Gari Melchers. Built in the first decade of the 1800s, Belmont, one hundred years later, was the residence and studio of one the most famous painters in the world!

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Historic Kenmore and Belmont, the Gari Melchers

Member $105.00
Guest $115.00