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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 6, 2019
7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show is an annual event at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It is the world’s oldest and largest indoor flower show. Visitors to the Philadelphia Flower Show are treated to fabulous design, live entertainment, gardening how-to workshops, and lectures by experts. This year’s show FLOWER POWER! will pay tribute to the enormous impact of flowers on our lives. From the first blooms of spring in your home garden to the expansive fields that fuel whole economies, flowers influence how we feel, think, and act in small and global ways. Transportation is provided via a 55-passenger coach bus with a restroom. Lunch and dinner are on your own. This trip requires a reasonable amount of walking.

Activity Number: 351560 A-1
Fee: $70 Resident/$87.50 Non-resident

Philadelphia Flower Show

Amercian Visionary Museum
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
8:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

What is Visionary Art you may ask? Visionary Art is art produced by self-taught individuals, usually without formal training. The American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore was founded in 1995 and specializes in preservation and display of "outside art." We will explore a variety of the museum’s exhibitions and enchanting wonders of its permanent collection. After our visit to the museum, we will have lunch in Baltimore’s Little Italy at Café Gia, enjoying a delicious Italian meal surrounded by artfully hand-painted walls and tables. This trip requires a reasonable amount of walking.

Activity Number: 351563 A-1
Fee: $72 Resident/$90 Non-resident

American Visionary Museum

Blue Bell Trail Hike & the Winery at Bull Run
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Just off the Bull Run Occoquan Trail lies the Bluebell Trail, a 2.5-mile loop that explores the forest around Bull Run. Mid-April will be the perfect time for us to explore the Bluebell Trail, which will have more than 25 varieties of wildflowers in bloom, and experience the carpet of blue that runs throughout the park and along the trails. After our hike, we will visit the new Winery at Bull Run and enjoy a delicious picnic lunch, provided by Amphora, and a wine tasting in a beautiful vineyard setting. This van trip is limited to 11 participants.

Activity Number: 441237-A1
Fee: 34 Residents/$42.50 Non-resident

Nova Parks
The Winery at Bull Run

Law Enforcement Museum and Memorial
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Join us on a visit to this new museum in Washington D.C. as we are introduced to the proud history and many facets of American law enforcement through innovative and engaging exhibits and artifacts. We will have a guided tour and then enjoy a boxed lunch in the museum's cafe. After our lunch, we will walk across the street for a tour of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, the nation's monument to law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. Dedicated October 15, 1991, the memorial honors federal, state, and local law enforcement officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the safety and protection of our nation and its people. Lunch is included in the ticket price.

Activity Number: 441240-A1
Fee: $55 Resident/$68.75 Non-resident

Law Enforcement Museum
Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

An African-American Historical Van Tour
Saturday, April 27, 2019  THIS TRIP IS FULL
9:45 a.m.-1 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 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, we will enjoy lunch at Amphora Restaurant. 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: 441242-A1
Fee: $20 Resident/$25 Non-resident

The Tudor Place Tea and National Postal Museum
Wednesday, May 8, 2019  THIS TRIP IS FULL
9 a.m.-3 p.m.

One of America's first National Historic Landmarks, Tudor Place, a grand residence whose design salutes the early American Republic, overlooks Georgetown and the Potomac River. Our elegant Victorian tea will be followed by an informative tour of the historic house. Our next stop will be the National Postal Museum for a highlights tour of the whole museum to include the  Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps exhibition featuring flowers and diverse elements of a garden.

Activity Number: 441241-A1
Fee: $62 Resident/$77.50 Non-resident

Tudor Place
National Postal Museum

Blackbeard at Signature Theatre
Wednesday, June 19, 2019  THIS TRIP IS FULL
5:15-9:45 p.m.

Set sail with the most infamous pirate of all time in a riotous, rowdy high-seas adventure. Hilarious, wildly original, immersive, and staged entirely on a pirate ship, Blackbeard is a fresh musical salute to the seven seas. This world premiere is commissioned by Signature Theatre in Arlington. Run time is 90-minutes with no intermission. Contains theatrical haze and lighting effects. Before the show, grab a casual meal on your own in the Village at Shirlington, which features a variety of great restaurants. This van trip is limited to 10 participants.

Activity Number: 441238-A1
Fee: $55 Resident/$68.75 Non-resident

Signature Theatre

A Day in St. Michael's, MD
Wednesday, June 5, 2019  THIS TRIP IS FULL
8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Escape for a day to St. Michael's, Maryland. Our day will start with a guided tour of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, which includes a working boatyard, the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse, Waterman's Wharf, Oystering on the Chesapeake, and a floating fleet. You will have time to enjoy shopping and sightseeing on your own before we board The Patriot for our 65-minute narrated cruise to experience the beauty of the Eastern Shore and the Miles River. On our cruise we will see wonderful, 200-year-old historic mansions and amazing wildlife. A delicious seafood lunch with harbor views at the Crab Claw Restaurant is included.

Activity Number: 441239-A1
Fee: $105 Resident/$131.25 Non-resident

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Patriot Cruises
The Crab Claw