Day Trips

Black History Month - R.R. Moton Museum

Black History Month - R.R. Moton Museum

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 | 8:00-4:30pm

In 1951, Barbara Johns, a 16 year old student at R.R Moton High School walked out of class to protest the conditions at the school compared to nearby Farmville High School.  The strike helped spark the desegregation movement in America  - which lead to the famous Brown vs Board of Education. Dorothy Vaughn who was depicted in the movie 'Hidden Figures" taught at R. R Morton High School. Lunch on your own. 

Open to all.

Location: The Center

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Black History Month - R.R. Moton Museum

Member $49.00
Guest $59.00
Washington on Your Own 2019

Washington on Your Own 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | 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 or other nearby museums. Lunch on your own.

Open to all.

Location: The Center

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Washington on Your Own 2019

Member $63.00
Gues $73.00
Odyssey Cruise - Cherry Blossom Festival

Odyssey Cruise - Cherry Blossom Festival

Thursday, March 28, 2019 | 8:00-5:30pm

Join us as we set sail on the Potomac River aboard the glass-topped Odyssey cruise ship.  The Odyssey will cruise beneath historic bridges and travel past Washington, DC's greatest landmarks.  You will be served an upscale, three-course lunch with the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial and cherry blossoms for scenery.  Lunch is included. Activity Level Easy 

Open to all.

Location: The Center

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Odyssey Cruise - Cherry Blossom Festival

Member $130.00
Guest $140.00
Altria Theatre - The Book of Mormon

Altria Theatre - The Book of Mormon

Sunday, March 31, 2019 | 8:00-5:30pm

The New York Times calls it "The best musical of the century." This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries sent halfway across the world to spread the good word. Lunch on your own. Waitlist only

Location: The Center

Fee: free

Riverside Theatre - The Color Purple

Riverside Theatre - The Color Purple

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | 9:30-5:30pm

From Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller and Steven Spielberg's Oscar-nominated film comes a stage musical with a fresh, joyous score of jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues.  This stirring family chronicle follows the inspirational Celie as she journeys from childhood through joy and despair, anguish and hope to discover the power of love and life. Lunch is included.

Open to all.

Location: The Center

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Riverside Theatre - The Color Purple

Member $108.00
Guest $118.00
Hollywood Casino - Day Horse Racing

Hollywood Casino - Day Horse Racing

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 9:00-8:00pm

Racing Day at Charles Town - Join us for a day of horse racing. This date is the only daylight racing day of the year. You can also 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: The Center

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Hollywood Casino - Day Horse Racing

Member $64.00
Guest $74.00
Virginia International Tattoo

Virginia International Tattoo

Sunday, April 28, 2019 | 9:00-8:00pm

Travel with us to Norfolk to attend the 23rd annual Virginia International Tattoo which is the largest Tattoo in the U.S. The Tattoo hosts over 200 performers from around the world.  It's a colorful celebration of patriotism, pride and international good-will, featuring military bands and drill teams, pipes and drums, dancers and choirs, and a breathless finale! Lunch on your own.

Location: The Center

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Virginia International Tattoo

Member $115.00
Guest $125.00
Historic Garden Week

Historic Garden Week

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | 8:00-5:30pm

Mark your calendar - details pending. We are planning a garden visit to the most well-known James River plantations in Virginia. - Westover Plantation, Shirley Plantation and Berkeley Plantatation.  We plan to have lunch at the Westover Episcopal Church in Charles City. Details Pending. 

Open to all.

Location: Richmond

Fee: free