Outings & Travel

Trips

 *Arrive 15 minutes before departure time.  *Return time approximate!  *You must pay when registering.  *Refunds given if you can be replaced on a trip.  *Bring a jacket or light throw - van air conditioner will be on when needed!  *Need to be physically able to get on and off vehicles.  *NO SMOKING 10 MIN. PRIOR TO BOARDING VAN (some people are allergic)  *NO PERFUME OR COLOGNE (some people are allergic)  *NO FOOD OR DRINKS ON VAN (Exception: Water)

MARVELOUS MUSICALS

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
Wednesday, March 22 Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theater

Exceptional tribute features the music of The Temptations, Gladys Knight, Tina Turner, Diana Ross, The Four Tops and more. Take a journey through time and relive what Berry Gordy coined "the sound of young America" that made Detroit come alive. Enjoy lunch before 2:00 pm show. 

Depart 10:30 am Return 5:30 pm Transportation, lunch & play: $40

Smokey Joe's Cafe
Thursday, April 27 Flat Rock Playhouse
There will be dancing in the aisles and toes tapping to such hits as "One Broadway," "Stand by Me," "Jailhouse Rock," "Yakkity Yak" and many more! Lunch at J & S Cafeteria before 2:00 play. 

Depart 9:30 am  Return 6:30 pm  Transportation & play: $43

Then Sings My Soul
Wednesday, May 10  Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theater
This inspirational show is full of Gospel music that you grew up singing.  Songs from the Carter family, Elvis, The Gaithers, etc. will stir your heart. 

Depart 10:30 am Return 5:30 pm  Transportation & Play: $43
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EATS. ANTIQUES. BOUTIQUES.

Buxton Hall BBQ
Thursday, March 30 Asheville, NC
"Buxton Hall IS the #9 Best New Restaurant in America 2016 Bon Appetit."  Menu: BBQ, chicken, catfish, plus homemade desserts! Visit Biltmore Village after lunch. 

Depart 9:30 am Return 5:00 pm  Transportation: $10

Bolling Wilson Hotel
Thursday, April 6 Wytheville, VA
Tour the George Wythe Hotel which was built in 1927 and reopened in 2014.  Hotel took its new name from the former U.S. First Lady Edith Bolling Wilson, known as the "Secret President." Added bonus is the Edith Bolling WIlson Museum.  The 2nd floor looks like Mrs. Wilson just walked out the door.  Lunch before tour and museum at Skeeter's World Famous Hotdogs. Other lunch options include barbecue and sandwiches. 

Depart 10:00 am  Return 4:00 pm  Transportation & Museum: $14

The Inn at Wise & Trail of Lonesome Pine Set
Tuesday, May 16 Wise, VA
Tour this fabulous Inn which was built in 1910.  During the coal boom , the Inn was the place to be; and the grandeur returned in 2014.  Lunch at the hotel (pay individually). On the way home, stop in Big Stone Gap for a private tour of the outdoor drama, "Trail of the Lonesome Pine," set. 

Depart 9:00 am Return 5:00 pm  Transportation: $10 

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ADVENTURES
Harrah's Cherokee Casino
Thursday, March 16 Tuesday, April 11 Tuesday, May 9
*Picture ID required for a Total Rewards Card*

Depart 8:00 am Return 6:00 pm Transportation: $10

Smokies Baseball Game
Tuesday, April 18 Kodak, TN
Senior Day Brunch 10:30 am  Game 12 noon
Smokies vs Birmingham Barons

Depart 8:30 am Return 4:00 pm  Transportation, brunch, & game: $25

Train Ride Pulled by an Antique Diesel Engine
N.C. Transportation Museum
Thursday, April 20  Spencer, NC
Take a 25-minute train ride that offers a narrated tour of the 50-acres site and then enjoy a guided tour of the Museum.  Lunch at Hendrix Barbecue before train. 

Depart 8:00 am Return 7:00 pm Transportation, Train ride & Museum: $20

Star of Knoxville Riverboat Lunch Cruise

Thursday, May 4 Knoxville, TN
"Spring is in the Air!" Enjoy the beautiful scenery and lunch as you cruise down the Tennessee River. 

Depart 9:00 am Return 4:30 pm  Transportation, Lunch & Ticket: $35

Vincent's Vineyard
Thursday, May 18 Lebanon, VA
Vineyard is a family owned and operated farm which lies at the foothills if the majestic Clinch Mountain.  Taste 7 wines (no charge).  Lunch at Bonanza Steakhouse before visiting The Vineyard. 

Depart 10:00 am  Return 4:30 pm  Transportation: $10

Dolly Parton's Lumberjack Adventure Dinner Show
Thursday, May 25 Pigeon Forge, TN
The Lumberjack Adventure Dinner Show, filled with acrobatics, aerial feats and the shenanigans of two feuding lumberjack families, utilizes a stunning array of special effects and state-of-the-are equipment.  Dine on a mouthwatering four-course meal. Plenty of campfire fried chicken, smokehouse pulled pork barbecue, and home-style smashed taters, etc.! 

Depart 2:30 pm  Return 8:00 pm  Transportation, Dinner & Show: $50

Briarwood Safari
Wednesday, May 31 Bybee, TN
Safari features animals from around the world.  Ride on a tractor-pulled wagon thru a scenic four-mile safari across beautiful hills and pasture lands.  You will experience animals from six continents.  Lunch at Cracker Barrel after safari. 

Depart 8:30 am Return 3:00 pm  Transportation & ticket: $25
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