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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.

Philadelphia Flower Show
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
7:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center is the world's oldest and largest indoor flower show. This year the theme of the show is Riviera Holiday. Visitors to the Philadelphia Flower Show are treated to fabulous design, live entertainment, gardening how-to-workshops, and lectures by experts. Transportation is provided by a 55-passenger coach bus with a restroom. Lunch and dinner are on your own.

Activity Number: 351560 A1
Fee: $67 Resident/$83.75

Philadelphia Flower Show

Cold War Museum & Vint Hill Winery
Wednesday, March 18, 2020  THIS TRIP IS FULL
9 a.m.-3 p.m.

The Cold War Museum in Warrenton was founded in 1996 to preserve Cold War history and honor Cold War veterans. We will have a private tour of the museum's artifacts, organization, and eyewitness accounts. We will enjoy lunch from the Covert Café and a wine tasting at Vint Hill Craft Winery.

Activity Number: 351564 A1
Fee: $96 Resident/$120 Non-resident

Cold War Museum
Covert Café
Vint Hill Craft Winery

Scott's Run Nature Preserve Hike
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
10:30 am-2 pm

This Fairfax County park, located in McLean, is part of the greater Potomac River gorge.The preserve is known for its rocky cascades with falling water, old growth hemlocks, and spring wildflowers. We will traverse a 2-mile loop among a nest of trails. After the hike, we will have a delicious lunch at J. Gilbert's; lunch is included in the trip fee.

Activity Number: 441241-A1
Fee: $20 Resident/$25 Non-resident

Effingham Manor & Winery
Wednesday, April 15, 2020  THIS TRIP IS FULL
10 am-3:30 pm

Located in Nokesville, Effingham Manor’s award-winning wines are produced in a beautifully landscaped setting that honors Virginia history. The meticulously restored and preserved manor house dates back to 1767. Beautiful boxwood, historic landscaping, and a koi pond all help set the stage for Southern hospitality. A tour of the property and wine tasting is included in the trip fee. Lunch is on your own at Carini’s Pizzeria.

Activity Number: 441236-A1
Fee: $35 Resident/$43.75 Non-resident

Effingham Manor

An African-American Historical Van Tour
Thursday, April 30, 2020
9:45 am-2 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 to 1867 and span 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. After the tour, we will enjoy lunch at Pazzo Pomodoro. A Vienna Parks and Recreation staff person will drive the van. This tour is limited to nine people so register early.

Activity Number: 441242-A1
Fee: $22 Resident/$27.50 Non-Resident

Gramercy Mansion
Wednesday, May 6, 2020  THIS TRIP IS FULL
9:30 am-3 pm

Gramercy Mansion, a historic mansion in Stevenson, Maryland, was built in 1902 by Alexander J. Cassatt, president of the Pennsylvania Railroad and brother of American Impressionist painter, Mary Cassatt. We will enjoy a guided tour of the beautifully landscaped gardens and historic mansion followed by lunch in the atrium or carriage house.

Activity Number: 441237-A1
Fee: $56 Resident/$70 Non-Resident

Gramercy Mansion

Ladew Topiary Gardens
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
8 am-3:30 pm

Ladew Topiary Gardens located in Monkton, Maryland, were established in the 1930s by socialite and huntsman Harvey S. Ladew, who acquired the 250-acre farm in 1929. The garden is particularly noted for its topiary, which was strongly influenced by Ladew's extensive travel in England, where he frequently went fox hunting. Ladew designed topiaries depicting a fox hunt with horses, riders, dogs, and fox clearing a hedge; a Chinese junk with sails, swans, and a giraffe; among others. We';ll take a docent-led tour of the historic manor house and garden. A relaxing lunch will be provided at the café. 

Activity Number: 441238-A1
Fee: $72 Resident/$90 Non-Resident

Ladew Topiary Gardens

Craft Beer Cruise Aboard 'Providence'
Wednesday, June 5, 2020
3 pm-9 pm

Join us for this memorable sailing experience aboard Providence, a
replica of a 1770s ship that was the first to be commissioned into the Continental Navy. The modern-day, tall-ship Providence was built in 1976 and has appeared in several movies, including Pirates of the Caribbean. Enjoy a two-hour cruise on the Potomac while learning about some of the region’s most interesting craft beers. A flight of three beers will be presented while a brewing expert explains how they’re brewed and what makes them unique. Dinner in Old Town Alexandria will be on your own. 

Activity Number: 441239-A1
Fee: $82 Resident/$102.50 Non-Resident 

The Tall Ship Providence

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
Wednesday, June 24, 2020  THIS TRIP IS FULL
9 am-3 pm

Discover lotus and lily flowers, wildlife, and more!  In our ranger-led program, we will learn the special significance of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens to the District of Columbia. The program will take place over a 1.5-mile route in both sunny and shaded areas on unpaved trails. Lunch at Copper Canyon in Glenarden, Maryland, is included in the trip fee

Activity Number: 441240-A1
Fee: $53 Resident/$66.25

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens