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Trips for Adults Ages 55+

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The Town of Vienna plans a variety of fun and interesting day trips for adults ages 55+.  Enjoy museum and garden tours, performances, flower shows and more.  All trips for adults ages 55+ depart from the Vienna Community Center.  Bus trips include gratuity for drivers.  Register for trips via WebTrac, using the trip number, or in person at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry Street, SE, during operating hours. 

All of our trips feature activity level icons as guides to the type of itinerary and level of challenge you can expect to encounter while traveling with us. Please refer to the Programs and Events Guide for the activity level for each trip so you can make sure you find the right trip for you. If you require an accommodation to participate on a trip, please call 703-255-7801.

Spring trips

Agecroft Hall- Cancelled due to low enrollment
Wednesday, May 15
8 a.m.-4 p.m.

A 16th Century Gem in the Heart of Central Virginia.  While oceans may separate England and Virginia, Agecroft Hall traveled on ships, trains, and a little luck from Lancashire to be reconstructed overlooking the banks of the James River in the 1920s.  Agecroft now exhibits centuries of English daily life as a manor home that grew and evolved from the 16th century on - a history that continually intersects with significant events in both Virginia and the United States.  Enjoy a fascinating, docent-led museum and garden tour.  A box lunch is included in the trip fee. This trip requires a significant amount of walking.
Activity #441239-A1
Fee: $95 residents/$118.75 non-residents

Summer trips

Choptank River Cruise & Crab Feast
Wednesday, June 12
8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Enjoy a crab feast aboard the Dorothy Megan, the Choptank Riverboat Company’s reproduction of an authentic 80-foot turn-of the-century paddle wheeler. We will board the boat at the famous Suicide Bridge Restaurant pier, and then cruise comfortably for 3 hours in a fully enclosed air-conditioned lower deck or covered upper deck. All-you-can -eat steamed crabs, Maryland crab soup, fried chicken, clam strips, corn on the cob, coleslaw and dessert included. This trip is in collaboration with the City of Fairfax Young at Heart Senior Center. Transportation will be a 55- passenger charter bus with a restroom.
Activity #141561-C1
Fee: $134 residents/$167.50 non-residents

"DC Fights for Freedom" at the Textile Museum
Wednesday, June 26
9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

As the capital city, D.C. has repeatedly found itself at the center of the nation’s ongoing struggle for freedom, representation, and equal rights. Drawing from special collections at George Washington University Museum, this exhibition highlights some of the D.C. leaders and events that have shaped these fights, from anti-slavery campaigns to the Civil Rights movement. Our tour guide will be the curator of the Washingtonian collection at the museum. Lunch will be on your own at Founding Farmers-a 4-minute walk from the museum. This trip is part of Liberty Amendments Month.
Activity #141562-A1
Fee: $55 residents/$68.75 non-residents

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Tuesday, July 9
10 a.m.-3 p.m.

We will enjoy a private group tour of the museum’s exhibition “Remix: the Collection” showcasing familiar collection favorites as well as never-before-exhibited recent acquisitions. Artworks are grouped around themes, in some cases anchored by a medium and in others by an idea, that resonate among global artists across time, including photography, fiber works, the colors red and purple, nature, domesticity, and more. Lunch will be on your own at the Mezzanine Café in the museum. This trip is part of Liberty Amendments Month.
Activity #141559-A1
Fee: $66 residents/$82.50 non-residents

US Capitol Tour (this trip is full)
Wednesday, July 17
9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Enjoy a tour led by a professional guide to visit the Crypt, the Rotunda, National Statuary Hall and a Halls of the Senate tour.  Italian American artist Constantino Brumidi’s best known painting is the “Apotheosis of George Washington” high above the Rotunda on the inside of the Capitol Dome.  We will see his work in the Senate wing of the Capitol and learn about his life and art.  A premium lunch voucher for the Capitol Café is included in the trip fee.
Activity #441240-A1
Fee: $56 residents/$70 non-residents

"Jersey Boys" @ Toby's Dinner Theatre
Wednesday, July 24
9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

The fascinating evolution of four bluecollar kids who became one of the greatest successes in pop-music history! JERSEY BOYS takes you behind the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Discover the secret of a 40 year friendship as they work their way from the streets of Jersey to the heights of stardom. Filled with chart-topping hits including: “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” “Dawn,” and “My Eyes Adored You,” which brought them their highest honor: induction into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame. Included in your ticket fee is a 25-item salad bar, carving station, and a plentiful buffet. Toby’s is one of the few regional dinner theatres featuring a live orchestra.
Activity #141554-A1
Fee: $128 residents/$160 non-residents

"Murder on the Orient Express" @ Riverside Center
Wednesday, August 14
10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed eight times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, the passengers rely on detective Hercule Poirot to identify the murderer – in case he or she decides to strike again! Before the show we will enjoy a three-course, chef-prepared meal served by an experienced staff of waiters. The ticket price includes the meal and show.
Activity #141560-A1
Fee: $142 residents/$177.50 non-residents

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Mature Adult Adventure Daze  

Do you still have the adventurous spirit you had when you were a kid? If you are an active older adult between the ages of 55-80 who finds joy in the outdoors and nature, then these summer day-trip experiences are just for you. Come have fun, form friendships and be ready for adventure! Fee includes van transportation, a morning snack, and a one-of-a-kind aluminum water bottle. Please plan on paying for lunch at a nearby restaurant for each trip. This program is limited to the first 10 participants, so register early!


Discovery Hike at Great Falls
Monday, August 19
8:15 a.m.-3 p.m.

Join a National Park Service Ranger and walk approximately one mile along the Patowmack Canal Trail. Enjoy sites of the historic canal and explore the complex stories and ecosystem that makes up Great Falls Park. Learn about the life of early native Americans, its flooding history, geology, and historical significance. Water bottles and closed toe shoes are highly recommended. Lunch will be on your own at The Old Brogue.
Activity #141555-A1
Fee: $26 residents/$32.50 non-residents


Skyline Caverns
Wednesday, August 21
9 a.m.-3 p.m.

In 1937 Walter S. Amos exposed secret caverns in the Shenandoah Valley that had lain beneath the earth’s surface for 60 million years. On our one-hour tour, a knowledgeable guide will escort our group through the caverns, explaining the geological history while challenging our imagination, making our tour educational, exciting, and entertaining. There will be time to visit The Skyline Caverns gift shop and Skyline Caverns Rock Shop offering a unique selection of gemstones and minerals from around. the world. Lunch will be on your own at PaveMint Smokin’ Taphouse.
Activity #141556-A1
Fee: $35 residents/$44 non-residents


Horseback Riding at Fort Valley Ranch
Tuesday, August 27
8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Come enjoy a morning 1-hour ride through the Shenandoah mountains, with cool shaded trees, crossing a creek and riding alongside a waterfall. When riding at the ranch, you will experience the tranquil setting of the woods, often spotting wildlife, like a turkey, deer, raccoon or snake. Their horses are fitted for beginner riders. After our ride we will have time to visit their General Store and have a campfire lunch provided by the ranch
Activity #141557-A1
Fee: $66 residents/$82.50 non-residents


Splatter Paint Room
Thursday, August 29
10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Join us for a unique creative experience at the Splatter Paint Room in Manassas, Va. Enjoy an hour of wild fun throwing paint around at a 16×20 canvas in a super unique Splatter Paint Room! You will be provided with a full body jumpsuit, goggles, gloves and 6 stock colors (white, black, red, yellow, green, and blue). Splatter paint art technique does not require special skills or training and is fun for all ages. Even if you have never painted, you will get an original finished artwork along with great stress relief. Lunch will be on your own at El Rey Tolteca.
Activity #141558-A1
Fee: $45 residents/$56.25 non-residents