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Mature Adult Trips
All Trips depart from the Vienna Community Center, and are offered for ages 55 and over. Bus trips include gratuity for drivers. Register for trips below via WebTrac, using the trip number, or in person at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry Street SE, 8 am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday.

The Tea Cart & Virginia State Arboretum
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 (THIS TRIP IS FULL)
9:30 am-3:30 pm

Join us for a Duchess of York Tea at Shenandoah Valley's premiere British tearoom, The Tea Cart, located in Berryville, VA. The Tea Cart is a farm-to-table establishment, sourcing all ingredients from local purveyors, and preparing each dish in its kitchen. The chefs hail from the UK, providing the authenticity required to make them worthy of upholding the British tradition. The Tea Cart's English garden setting enclosed with beautifully painted murals, feminine floral accents, and lush Victorian seating makes the ceremony of English Tea fit for a queen. After our elegant tea experience, we visit the Virginia State Arboretum in Blandy, VA., where we will have a guided tour of the spring-blooming wildflowers, trees, and shrubs, herbaceous gardens, and pollination gardens.

Trip Number: 441241-A1
Fee: $69 Resident/$86.25 Non-Resident

The Tea Cart
Virginia State Arboretum

Van Tour: Vienna's African-American History
Saturday, June 9, 2018 (THIS TRIP IS FULL)
9:45 am-1 pm

Did you know that within the Town of Vienna there is a rich African-American heritage? What was the first church built in Vienna? Where did West Street get its name? What prominent citizen lived to be 104? What school was previously named Vienna Colored School? Join Sylvia Taylor, a member of Historic Vienna, Inc. and Gloria Runyon, a lifetime Vienna resident and Historic Vienna, Inc. member, as we visit a number of historical sites that will take us back in time beginning in 1867 and spanning three centuries. You will be inspired as you learn about the contributions and enduring legacies of individuals, families, institutions, and streets that have enriched the Town of Vienna! The tour includes homes, churches, cemeteries, neighborhoods, a baptismal site, school, lodge, park, and spring. After the tour, enjoy lunch at Clarity Restaurant, a hidden gem in Vienna. A Vienna Parks and Recreation staff member will be driving the van. There is limited space, so register early!

Trip Number: 441242-A1
Fee: $25 Resident/$31.25 Non-Resident

C & O Canal Towpath Jaunt
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
8:30 am-3 pm

Enjoy glimpses of spectacular scenery and history as we walk an approximately 4.5-mile limestone trail between the Potomac River and C & O Canal in Maryland. This walk includes panoramic views of the Potomac River at Great Falls and the wide water section of the canal. As you travel along, you will be able to get glimpses of kayakers, blue herons, and the natural wonder of the falls from an overlook facing Virginia. A post-hike lunch on the patio at Old Angler’s Inn is included in the trip price. The parks and recreation van will depart the VCC at 8:30 am.This trip is limited to 10 participants.

Trip Number: 141561-C1
Fee: $30 Resident/$37.50 Non-Resident

'Westside Story'
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
11 am-6:30 pm

In its 35th season, the Shenandoah University's Summer Music Theatre presents the Broadway musical Westside Story. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to 20th century New York City as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs. Maria and Tony's struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence, and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching, and relevant musical dramas of our time. Lunch will be on your own; select from among a variety of restaurants along Old Town Winchester’s walking mall. 

Trip Number: 141562-A1
Fee: $68 Resident/$85 Non-Resident 

Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre

Rivershore Cruise and Workhouse Arts Center
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
10 am-6 pm

Join us for a scenic cruise among points of historical interest on the Potomac River aboard Miss Rivershore, a 50-foot commercial cruising vessel piloted by USCG-certified captains. After our cruise, we will have a guided tour of the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, an innovative collaboration of visual and performing arts and education in a unique historic setting of a former prison. Lunch at Tim's Rivershore Restaurant & Crabhouse, famous for its home-cooked seafood and very unique atmosphere, is included in the ticket price.

Trip Number: 141563-A1
Fee: $74 Resident/$92.50 Non-Resident

Tim's Rivershore Restaurant

Workhouse Arts Center