Day Trips

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts  - Annie

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts - Annie

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | 9:30-5:30pm

Waitlist Only! Call 434 974 6538 to get on the Waitlist. - This musical at the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts is based on the comic strip character "Little Orphan Annie" who believes her parents are still alive and will one day return to claim her.  Daddy Warbucks agrees to help her in her quest.  Sally Struthers returns to Riverside to reprise her Broadway role as the wicked Miss Hannigan. Enjoy favorite songs such as  "Easy Street", "It's the Hard Knock Life" and, of course, "Tomorrow".  Lunch is included in the price. Activity Level - Easy 

Open to all.

Location: Riverside Theatre

Hollywood Casino Charles Town WV

Hollywood Casino Charles Town WV

Sunday, September 29, 2019 | 9:00-8:00pm

 Try your luck at the Hollywood Casino where there are slots, table games and a large poker room. Lunch on your own. Receive $20 in free slots. 

Open to all.

Location: CharlesTown, WV

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Hollywood Casino Charles Town WV

Member $64.00
Guest $74.00
The Bunker at the Greenbrier

The Bunker at the Greenbrier

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 | 8:00-5:00pm

Waitlist Only! Call 434 974 6538 to get on the Waitlist.  Buried beneath tone of the most luxurious resorts in the USA (The Greenbrier) is one of the best-kept secrets of the Cold War, only revealed in 1992. The Bunker was built in the 1950's during the 'duck and cover' era - a huge complex with three foot thick concrete walls to house Congress in the event of an atomic war. Come with us for a tour of this historic site, lunch at the Greenbrier (included) and an afternoon of shopping, relaxing or wandering through the resort. There is a dress code - No jeans, shorts etc.  Activity Level - Active 

Open to all.

Location: White Sulphur Spring

Smith Mountain Lake 2019

Smith Mountain Lake 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 9:00-5:30pm

Waitlist Only! Call 434 974 6538 to get on the Waitlist. The “Jewel of the Blue Ridge Mountains”, scenic Smith Mountain Lake in Bedford County, is a 40-mile long man-made lake with 500 acres of shoreline. Board the Virginia Dare, a 19-Century side-wheeler for a narrated 2 hour cruise and enjoy a delicious included lunch. Activity Level – Easy

Open to all.

Location: Bedford County

National D-Day Memorial

National D-Day Memorial

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | 8:00-4:30pm

The National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, VA is a moving tribute to the American and Allied Forces that fought in the largest amphibious invasion of all time. The Memorial overlooks Bedford which suffered the greatest loss per capita of any in the U.S. during the invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944. We will also visit The Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library. Lunch on your own.

Open to all.

Location: Bedford, VA

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National D-Day Memorial

Member $63.00
Guest $73.00
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts - Edward Hopper Exhibit

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts - Edward Hopper Exhibit

Thursday, November 7, 2019 | 8:45-3:30pm

Edward Hopper and the American Hotel showcases more than 60 of the artist's paintings, drawings, watercolors, and illustrations that explore America’s hotel consciousness and cultural landscape in the early to mid-20th century. At VMFA, the exhibition’s only East Coast venue, simulated spaces and other immersive design elements create a one-of-a-kind art experience. Diaries and postcards provide personal travelogues, as told by the artist’s wife, Josephine. Also included are 35 works by American artists that similarly explore the visual culture of hotels, travel, and mobility. You’ll have time to enjoy other exhibits in the museum and also visit the amazing gift shop. Lunch is on your own at the museum. 

Open to all.

Location: The Center

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts - Edward Hopper Exhibit

Member $64.00
Guest $74.00
The American Civil War Museum - Richmond

The American Civil War Museum - Richmond

Monday, November 11, 2019 | 9:00-5:00pm

Come join us for a perfect Veterans Day excursion—a Civil War day-trip to Richmond, capital of the Confederacy. We’ll begin the day by taking in the fabulous American Civil War Museum at historic Tredegar Iron Works on the James River. The brand-new museum is the preeminent center for the exploration of our nation’s horrific Civil War from multiple perspectives: Union and Confederate, enslaved and free African Americans, soldiers and civilians. (Time permitting, we’ll walk through the NPS Civil War museum right next door.) Lunch time will find us at LuLu’s in nearby Shockoe Bottom, a wonderful eatery famous for its American fare, served up exceptionally well. After lunch, we’ll tour Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond’s famous garden cemetery. Please give us lunch choice from selection. Activity Level – Active  

Open to all.

Location: The Center

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The American Civil War Museum - Richmond

Member $82.00
Guest $92.00
Andrea Bocelli in Concert

Andrea Bocelli in Concert

Sunday, December 15, 2019 | 4:00-11:30pm

Don’t miss legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli at Capital One Arena! Blind since the age of 12 from congenital glaucoma, this Italian opera singer and songwriter has had success as a crossover performer, bringing classical music to the top of international pop charts. Celine Dion has said that “if God would have a singing voice, he must sound a lot like Andrea Bocelli.” Tickets are limited! Round trip bus transportation is included.  Call to book your reservation 434 974 6538 

Open to all.

Location: Capital One Arena

2019 White House Tour

2019 White House Tour

Wednesday, December 25, 2019 | 5:00-6:00am

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: Washington, DC

Fee: To be announced