Cultural and Historical Trips

Winter 2018

Philadelphia: Cradle of Liberty

Join us for a trip to discover ourselves! Our first stop will be the National Constitutional Center to celebrate the story of "We, the People." Begin your tour of with the short film "Freedom Rising," and continue on to Signers'Hall. Explore over 100 interactive, thought-provoking exhibits and the museum store before enjoying lunch on your own. After lunch, walk to Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence was debated and signed. Spend your free time exploring nearby attractions, such as Carpenter Hall, where the first Continental Congress met; and Franklin Court, the home of Benjamin Franklin. An enroute lecture, including handouts, will be given by Roger Swartz. The theme will be colonial Philadelphia, from 1776 to 1787. Registration includes motor coach transportation and gratuities, as well as admission to the National Constitution Center and Independence Hall.

Fee: $130 Materials Fee: $11 Registration Fee: $8

DIS-599-H | 02/27/18-02/27/18 | R. Swartz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register

Dinner and Dancing on the Danube

Explore the spirit of dance in Germany, Hungary, and the Czech Republic through the National Symphony Orchestra's performance of Brahms' monumental Piano Concerto No. 2 and dance music by R. Strauss, Kodaly and Dvorak. After the matinee show at The Kennedy Center, your taste buds will dance with the flavors of traditional German dishes at dinner at Cafe Mozart in Washington, D.C. Registration includes motor coach transportation, the show, dinner, and all gratuities.

Fee: $71 Materials Fee: $90 Registration Fee: $8

DIS-602-M | 03/18/18-03/18/18 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register

Washington, D.C., Genealogy Research Trip

Spend a full day researching your ancestry at either the Daughters of the American Revolution Library or the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Before the trip, you will have an opportunity to discuss your research goals with the instructor, who will make a recommendation as to which resource would be best for you to visit for the day. Lunch is on your own but may be purchased within walking distance of all facilities. Registration includes transportation to and from D.C.

Fee: $45 Registration Fee: $8

SEN-144-M | 03/20/18-03/20/18 | C. Miller-Schultz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register

Washington, D.C., Escape

Join your friends as you travel to Washington for a day to relax and explore all your favorite museums on the Mall in complete leisure. The motor coach will drop you off and pick you up at the Smithsonian Castle, allowing for plenty of exploration time in one or more of the historic museums on the Mall or shopping. Fee includes: fully-equipped motor coach transportation and gratuity. Departure is from the Valley Mall.

Fee: $45 Registration Fee: $8

SEN-196-M | 03/20/18-03/20/18 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register