Cultural and Historical Trips

Fall 2017


Rockettes NY Christmas Trip

Continue a cherished family tradition or create a new one. The Radio City Music Hall's Christmas Spectacular featuring Rockettes is one of the most iconic and magical shows in the country. Every year, the Rockettes put on a show more dynamic and magical than the last. This trip includes tickets to the show deluxe motor coach transportation. Register for DIS-481-O for third mezzanine seating, or sign up for DIS-481-OO for orchestra seating plus a complimentary popcorn and drink voucher. Lunch before and dinner after the 2 p.m. show will be on your own in NYC. Departs Valley Mall at 6 a.m. and returns at 11 p.m.

Fee: $56 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

DIS-481-O | 11/18/17-11/18/17 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Rockettes NY Christmas Trip

Continue a cherished family tradition or create a new one. The Radio City Music Hall's Christmas Spectacular featuring Rockettes is one of the most iconic and magical shows in the country. Every year, the Rockettes put on a show more dynamic and magical than the last. This trip includes tickets to the show deluxe motor coach transportation. Register for DIS-481-O for third mezzanine seating, or sign up for DIS-481-OO for orchestra seating plus a complimentary popcorn and drink voucher. Lunch before and dinner after the 2 p.m. show will be on your own in NYC. Departs Valley Mall at 6 a.m. and returns at 11 p.m.

Fee: $86 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

DIS-481-OO | 11/18/17-11/18/17 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Colonial Williamsburg Trip

Step back into the 18th century with a day in Colonial Williamsburg! Walk the halls of the Capitol where the colony's representatives discussed the meaning of American liberty, revel in the grandeur of the Governor?s Palace, experience the stark contrasts of freedom and slavery at the Peyton Randolph House, or visit other historic sites of your choosing before enjoying lunch on your own at one of the taverns or cafes. After lunch, local florist Denny Warrenfeltz will give a small, guided tour of Williamsburg?s famed holiday decorations; space is limited. Registration includes motor coach transportation to and from Williamsburg, general admission, and admission to the Governor?s Palace and The Art Museums.

Fee: $147 Senior Adult Fee: $87 Materials Fee: $20 Registration Fee: $8

DIS-567-E | 11/29/17-11/29/17 | D. Warrenfeltz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Flight 93 National Memorial and Fallingwater

As the 16th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, pay your respects to the 40 passengers and crew aboard Flight 93 with a visit to the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset, P.A. This quiet, intimate memorial site includes a Visitor Center, the Memorial Plaza and final resting place of the passengers and crew, the Wall of Names, the 40 Memorial Groves, and a walking path and wetlands. In the afternoon, enjoy lunch and a tour at Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural wonder, Fallingwater. Your registration includes motor coach transportation, plus a lunch voucher and tour at Fallingwater; entrance to the memorial is free.

Fee: $112 Senior Adult Fee: $68 Materials Fee: $39 Registration Fee: $8

DIS-574-C | 09/07/17-09/07/17 | I. Staff | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


The King and I

Two worlds collide in Lincoln Center Theater's production of The King and I, winner of four 2015 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical. Escape with us to The Kennedy Center for a matinee showing of the timeless story of Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam! Set in 1860s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King and Anna, a British schoolteacher whom the King brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children. Registration includes deluxe motor coach transportation and Tier 1 seating in The Kennedy Center's Opera House theater.

Fee: $66 Senior Adult Fee: $52 Materials Fee: $95 Registration Fee: $8

DIS-584-B | 08/19/17-08/19/17 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


An American in Paris

Inspired by the Academy Award?winning film and featuring the music of George and Ira Gershwin, An American in Paris has captivated both audiences and critics, winning four 2015 Tony Awards including Best Choreography. Its stunning combination of classic music, timeless story, breathtaking dance, and state-of-the-art design results in a spectacular production the New York Times declares "outshines anything else currently on Broadway." Enjoy a matinee performance of this musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl, and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Registration includes deluxe motor coach transportation and Tier 1 seating in The Kennedy Center's Opera House theater.

Fee: $66 Senior Adult Fee: $52 Materials Fee: $95 Registration Fee: $8

DIS-585-F | 12/16/17-12/16/17 | | 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-D | 10/17/17-10/17/17 | 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-D | 10/17/17-10/17/17 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Winter 2018


Washington Ballet's Romeo and Juliet

The Washington Ballet returns to the Kennedy Center Opera House to celebrate love and fate in an evening of unbridled passion set to Prokofiev?s dynamic score. The intricate and timeless tale of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers is told through vivid characterizations, clear dramatic structure, and masterful dancing, all set to Sergei Prokofiev's exuberant score. Share it with your beloved or treat yourself for Valentine's Day! Registration includes the matinee performance, motor coach transportation, and gratuities.

Fee: $66 Materials Fee: $95 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-373-H | 02/17/18-02/17/18 | I. Staff | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


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