Day Trips

Lunch on Your Own - Quirk Boutique Hotel

Lunch on Your Own - Quirk Boutique Hotel

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 | 10:00-4:30pm

The Quirk Hotel is a new art-driven boutique hotel located in the heart of Richmond’s dynamic downtown Arts and Design District. See the latest artists on display at the neighboring Quirk gallery, browse the gift shop for unique finds, or enjoy a meal from their award-winning chef at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Maple & Pine. Price includes transportation; lunch is on your own. 

Open to all.

Location: Richmond, VA

Fee: free

Travel Session - Richmond, Capital of the Confederacy

Travel Session - Richmond, Capital of the Confederacy

Thursday, July 26, 2018 | 9:00-5:00pm

Your day in Richmond begins at the Museum of the Confederacy, followed by a private tour of the White House of the Confederacy, President Jefferson Davis's residence. After dining nearby, Civil War historian Rick Britton will deliver a tour of the beautifully preserved Gaines’s Mill Battlefield. Fought on June 27, 1862—the third of the famous Seven Days' Battles—Gaines's Mill witnessed Robert E. Lee launch attack after attack against a strongly dug-in Union army. Albemarle County's largest infantry force, the 19th Virginia, played a significant role in the battle. 

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Travel Session - Richmond, Capital of the Confederacy

Member $99.00
Guest $109.00
Hollywood Casino

Hollywood Casino

Sunday, July 29, 2018 | 9:00-8:00pm

Join us for a tip to Hollywood Casino in CharlesTown WV. Play poker, slots or any of the numerous casino games. share your luck in the casino. Lunch is on your own. $20 free slot play. 

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Pay for this event online

Hollywood Casino

Members $64.00
Guests $74.00
Riverside Theatre - A Chorus Line

Riverside Theatre - A Chorus Line

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 | 9:30-5:30pm

Join us for another delightful musical at the Riverside Theatre.  A Chorus Line,  with music written by Marvin Hamlisch, is centered on 17 Broadway dancers auditioning for spots on a chorus line.  The musical is set on the bare stage of a Broadway theatre during an audition for a musical.  This Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning musical became one of the longest-running shows on Broadway and is a "must see" for every theatre lover.  Lunch is included in the price.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Riverside Theatre - A Chorus Line

Member $105.00
Guest $115.00
Washington on your own - African American Museum

Washington on your own - African American Museum

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 | 8:00-5:30pm

Join us as we travel to our nation's capital for another "WOYO" day -trip. Travelers will be dropped off and picked up in front of the west wing of the National Gallery of Art. Enjoy the many intriguing galleries and exhibits of the Smithsonian and other nearby museums. There will also be a drop-off at the new African American Museum. Entry is on a first-come-first-served basis. Advance tickets are not required during the month of September. Lunch on your own 

Location: Senior Center

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Washington on your own - African American Museum

Member $63.00
Guest $73.00
Tangier Island Cruise

Tangier Island Cruise

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | 6:30-7:30pm

Join us on Wednesday, September 26th for a visit to Tangier Island in the middle of the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. After a boat ride on the "Chesapeake Breeze"  ferry we will arrive on the island. Lunch included will be at Hilda Crockett's Chesapeake House. We will enjoy fresh seafood and good company. After lunch we can stroll around the town, visit shops or the Tangier Island History Museum. Activity Level - Easy. 

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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Tangier Island Cruise

Member $128.00
Guest $138.00
POQUOSON SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

POQUOSON SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 8:00-5:00pm

If you love seafood, join us as we travel to the Hampton Roads area for the 36th annual Poquoson Seafood Festival. The festival features over 150 arts and craft vendors, seafood vendors, commercial vendors and musical entertainment. This festival is dedicated to preserving the heritage of the Chesapeake working watermen. Lunch is on your own at the festival - there is a wide variety of seafood for everyone.

Location: Senior Center

VMFA - Fine Arts and Flowers

VMFA - Fine Arts and Flowers

Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 9:30-4:00pm

A spectacular museum-wide exhibit of floral designs inspired by works int he VMFA collection. The exhibit is presented by the Garden Club of Virginia and Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs. Lunch is on on your own 

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

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VMFA - Fine Arts and Flowers

Member $54.00
Guest $64.00
2018 White House Tour

2018 White House Tour

Tuesday, December 25, 2018 | 5:00-5:30am

This trip to DC for a self-guided tour of the White House adorned in its holiday finest is a perennial favorite! We have requested a tour in December, but the date will be determined by the White House. Please call the travel office to put your name on the interest list as soon as possible. Some walking is involved and there is a possibility of waiting in line at the gate. Lunch is on your own. A valid government-issued United States ID (driver’s license, military ID, etc.) or a valid US or other official government-issued passport is required.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Fee: To be announced