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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 Sound of Music' at the Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre
Thursday, August 1, 2019- 1SPOT LEFT
11 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

The hills are sure to be alive at the Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre in Winchester for its production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1959 hit stage musical The Sound of Music. A lunch buffet at the Taste of India is included in the ticket price.

Activity Number: 141563 A-1
Fee: $80 Resident/$100 Non-resident

George C. Marshall House
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

General George C. Marshall is considered by many to be one of the greatest American military heroes. He is recognized as organizer of the Allied victory in World War II and architect of the European Recovery Program, which changed the face of the world and earned Marshall the Nobel Peace Prize. The Marshall House, a National Historic Landmark, is a historic house museum in Leesburg. It is owned by the George C. Marshall International Center, which has restored the property to its Marshall-era 1950s appearance. We will have a docent-led tour of the house, grounds, and garden. Lunch at Tuscarora Mill, housed in a 19th century grain mill in Leesburg's historic downtown, is included in the ticket price. 

Activity Number: 241238 A-1
Fee: $77 Resident/$96.25 Non-resident

George C. Marshall House

Fort Ward Museum and Hike
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Fort Ward is a former Union Army installation located in the city of Alexandria. It was the fifth largest fort built to defend Washington, D.C. during the Civil War. It is well-preserved with 90-95% of its earthen walls intact. We will be joined by the History Guy Bill Connery, who will guide us on a walking tour of the fort and museum. Lunch at Clyde’s is included in the trip price.

Activity Number: 241239 A-1
Fee: $30 Resident/$37.50 Non-resident

Fort Ward Museum

Glenstone Art Museum
Thursday, October 3, 2019
9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Glenstone, a museum of modern and contemporary art, is integrated into gently rolling pasture and unspoiled woodland in Montgomery County, Maryland. The museum opened in 2006 and provides a contemplative, intimate setting for experiencing iconic works of art. Glenstone encompasses two buildings, several outdoor sculptures, and more than 230 acres of landscape. To fully experience Glenstone, be prepared to spend considerable time on foot; comfortable walking shoes are recommended to take best advantage of the extensive walking trails. The first museum buildings is a seven-minute walk from the arrival hall.
Lunch at the museum café or patio is on your own.

Activity Number: 241240 A-1
Fee: $27 Resident/$33.75 Non-resident

Glenstone Art Museum

Discover Middleburg
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Middleburg is the nation’s horse and hunt capital. Our visit will include a guided tour of the National Sporting Library & Museum, located in the heart of beautiful hunt country. This renowned research library and fine art museum highlights the rich heritage and tradition of angling, horsemanship, shooting, steeplechasing, foxhunting, flat racing, polo, coaching, and wildlife. Lunch will be on your own in town, where you'll find many locally owned restaurants
that offer everything from farm-to-table dining to hearty tavern fare. After lunch, we will stop off at Chrysalis Vineyards for a sampling of 10 different wines from their vineyards.

Activity Number; 241241 A-1
Fee: $48 Resident/$60 Non-resident

National Sporting Library

Historic Occoquan
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
9:45 a.m.-3 p.m.

Discover the colorful history behind Occoquan, one of Prince William County’s quaintest towns. Our guide will astound us with stories of this historical town that include paranormal activity and hauntings. We will have lunch at Madigan’s Waterfront, a locally owned restaurant located on the Occoquan River. The is a two-hour walking tour in town, where there is uneven pavement, and requires a good deal of walking and standing. Lunch is included in the trip price. This is a van trip so registration is limited to 11.

Activity Number 241243 A-1
Fee: $44 Resident/$55 Non-resident

Historic Occoquan

An African-American Historical Van Tour
Thursday, November 7, 2019
9:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

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 to 1867 and spanning three centuries. You will be inspired as you learn about contributions and enduring legacies of individuals, families, institutions, and streets that have enriched the Town of Vienna! This tour includes homes, churches, cemeteries, neighborhoods, a baptismal site, school, lodge, park, and spring. After the tour, we will enjoy lunch at Pazzo Pomodoro. The van will be driven by a Vienna Parks and Recreation staff person. This tour is limited to nine people, so register early.

Activity Number: 241237 A-1
Fee: $22 Resident/$27.50 Non-resident

National Museum of the Marine Corps
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
9 a.m.-3 p.m.

The National Museum of the Marine Corps, located adjacent to the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, offers a lasting tribute to U.S. Marines - past, present, and future. Our docent-led tour will include interactive exhibits surrounded by irreplaceable artifacts and will immerse us in the sights and sounds of Marines in action. Inside the museum at the Medal of Honor Theater, we will complement our visit with a viewing of  We, The Marines, a film narrated by Gene Hackman, who is himself a former Marine. We also will walk the paths in Semper Fidelis Memorial Park to view the monuments erected to honor various Marine Corps organizations and the courageous people who served in them. Lunch at the museum is included in the trip price.

Activity Number: 241242 A-1
Fee: $44 Resident/$55 Non-resident