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)


Harrahs Cherokee Casino
Thursdays: Sept. 14, Oct. 5., Nov. 2
*Picture ID required for a Total Rewards Card*
Depart: 8:00 am  Return: 6:00 pm
Transportation: $10

"Ragtime" Wohlfahrt Haus Theater
Wytheville, VA Thurs., Sept. 21
Musical introduces American experience at the turn of the 20th century through eyes of three different facets of society in the New York City area.  Remember "Goodbye, My Love," "His Name is Coalhouse Walker," and many more...Lunch at Theater before play. 
Depart: 10:30 am  Return: 5:30 pm
Transportation, lunch, and play: $45

Circle H Fainting Farm/Shirley's Restaurant
Elizabethton, TN
Friday, Sept. 29
See the fainting goats, known for going stiff legged when startled.  Dinner at Shirley's Home Cooking.  Pay individually $17.56 plus tip - all cards accepted except American Express. 
Transportation: $2
Depart: 1:30 pm  Return: 6:30 pm

Amis Mill Eatery/Thomas Amis Home
Rogersville, TN 
Thursday, Oct. 12
Enjoy lunch at the eatery which is perched up on a hill overlooking Big Creek Dam (oldest stone dam in Tennessee) and waterfall.  Afterwards a guide will give a tour of this historic site - 1800's era. 
Depart: 10:00 am  Return: 3:00 pm
Transportation, buffet lunch, guided tour: $25

Blue Ridge Pumpkin Patch

Fancy Gap, VA
Thursday, Oct. 19
You are in for a treat! Lunch at Shoney's, and then on to "The Patch" to pick pumpkins from 20 different types of pumpkins.  Take time for the Barrel Train, enjoy a hay ride, shoot Corn Cannons, or visit the coffee cafe, "The Blue Bean." 
Depart: 8:30 am  Return: 4:30 pm
Transportation, Pumpkin Patch, hay ride, corn cannons, and 1 pumpkin: $20

Bush' Visitor Center
Dandridge, TN 
Wednesday, Oct. 25
Transportation: $5
Visit the old-fashioned General Store, the Bush Museum, tour the Bush Bean's state of the art plant, and have lunch (pay individually) at the Cafe. 
Depart: 8:00 am Return: 4:30 pm

Applewood Farm House Restaurant/5 Oaks Shopping Center
Sevierville, TN
Thursday, Nov. 16
Enjoy a fantastic country breakfast - don't miss the Apple Fritters, pay individually.  Then on to 5 Oaks Outlet Shopping Center. 
Depart: 7:30 am  Return: 4:30 pm 
Transportation: $5

Christmas at Biltmore
Asheville, NC 
Tuesday, Nov. 28
The Biltmore House is magical, especially when adorned for the holidays.  The extravagant celebration includes 70 hand-decorated Christmas trees, 1,000+ poinsettias, miles of garland and lights, and live music.  Lunch at T.G.I. Friday's before Biltmore. 
Depart: 8:30 am  Return: 6:00 pm
Transportation and ticket to Biltmore: $50

"A Wohlfahrt Haus Christmas" 
Wytheville, VA
Thursday, Dec. 14
Enjoy a delicious Holiday feast before you are completely immersed in the Christmas season.  This original production is stuffed with the Christmas songs you know and love, as well as dazzling dance numbers and a breath-taking Nativity. 
Depart: 10:30 am Return: 5:30 pm
Transportation, lunch and play: $45