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Winterthur museum - Downton Abbey Costume exhibit

May 6, 2014 - May 7, 2014

Details:

Downton Abbey may be over for the season on PBS, but it’s not over at the Senior Center.  Join us on a two-day excursion to see The Costumes of Downton Abbey at the beautiful Winterthur Museum in Wilmington, DE.  More than forty costumes will be on display.
We will overnight in the lovely Brandywine Valley and the next morning will visit the Brandywine River Museum, home to many of Andrew Wyeth’s paintings. All meals are on your own.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Winterthur museum - Downton Abbey Costume exhibit

Member - Double per person $222.00
Member - Single $315.00
Guest - Double per person $247.00
Guest - Single $340.00


Blue Danube River Cruise

May 21, 2014 - May 31, 2014

Details:

Spend two nights in Prague, one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Then depart along the scenic Danube River aboard the exclusively chartered river vessel MS Amadeus Diamond. Visit five countries—Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Germany, and the Czech Republic. Enjoy a concert on board by local artists in Bratislava, a visit to Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, organ concert in the cathedral in Passau, and much more! Trip includes: transportation to Washington Dulles, round-trip airfare, airport arrival and departure taxes, fuel surcharges, 23 meals (9 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 8 dinners), and Travelers Protection Plan. Rates are per person

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center


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


Canadian Rockies and Glacier National Park

August 7, 2014 - August 15, 2014

Details:

Start off your tour in one of North America’s most rugged and beautiful cities, Calgary. Dine at the Prince of Whales hotel in a romantic alpine chalet atmosphere. Cruise on Upper Waterton Lake in Canada’s Waterton Lakes National Park. Spend two nights at the historic Glacier Park Lodge in East Glacier. Travel the famous Go-to-the-Sun Road in a “Jammer”. Spend two nights inside Canada’s First National Park, Banff National Park. Spend two nights in the mountain town of Jasper. Enjoy activities such as; a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a breathtaking view of the Banff village valley and surrounding mountains, a snowcoach excursion on the Columbia Icefield’s Athabasca Glacier and much more! Trip includes: Transportation from Charlottesville to Dulles International Airport, Round trip airfare out of Dulles, airport arrival and departure taxes, fuel surcharges, 12 meals (8 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 3 dinners), and Travelers Protection Plan.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Fee: free


South of France and Provence River Cruise

October 1, 2014 - October 11, 2014

Details:

Welcome Aboard the Rhône and Saône French River Cruise! Enjoy beautiful scenery and lovely towns along the Rhone and Saône Rivers on a leisurely cruise through the wine country of France. All meals and excursions are included as you explore these rivers from the comfort of your river vessel, the Amadeus Symphony. Visit Paris, Lyon, Macon, Chalon Sur Saone, Avignon, Viviers Region and much more! Trip includes: Transportation from Charlottesville to Dulles International Airport, Round trip airfare out of Dulles, airport arrival and departure taxes, fuel surcharges, 23 meals (9 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 8 dinners), and Travelers Protection Plan. Rates are per person

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center


Portugal and Douro River Cruise

October 22, 2014 - November 1, 2014

Details:

Spend two nights in Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal before embarking on the MS Douro Cruiser. Along the way you’ll enjoy an excursion to beautiful city of Guimarães, which includes a port wine cave tasting; tour the Douro Museum and Mateus Manor House; visit the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Remedies, the University of Shells and Plaza Mayor; experience the medieval town of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo; and much more! Trip includes transportation from Charlottesville to Dulles Airport, roundtrip airfare out of Dulles, airport arrival and departure taxes, fuel surcharges, 23 meals (9 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 8 dinners), and Travelers Protection Plan. Passports required. Rates are per person

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center