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FALLINGWATER & KENTUCK KNOB SEE PAGE 17 FOR DETAILS (Photo/Fallingwater Western Pennsylvania Conservancy)


DAY TRIPPERS

Tour of Port Deposit Maryland

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Capitol Hill Walking Tour Washington, DC

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FALL 2019 Spring 2014 WELCOME TO MONTGOMERY COUNTY RECREATION TRIPS AND TOURS

SOAR is designed for active adults, age 55 and over. Each activity or trip requires a substantial amount of walking and/or physical exertion. Program participants should be in good physical condition and consult with their physician if they have any concerns before registering/ participating in an activity. Also, since these programs are held rain or shine, participants should plan to dress accordingly. Every efort will be made to accommodate individuals with disabilities on each trip. However, due to the historic nature and outdoor adventure components of many trips, this might not always be possible. Please call the SOAR Trip Coordinator at 240-777-4926 to discuss your individual needs/concerns. Day Trippers Ofers trips for all ages with a variety of destinations - a day trip program planned with your interests in mind. Join us for our fun, exciting trips ofered throughout each season and leave the driving to us. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Trips leave and return from the Olney Manor Recreational Park. For more information contact the Day Trippers Coordinator at 240-777-4933.

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2019 AT 8:30 A.M.

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WALKING TOUR OF HARPER’S FERRY, W.VA. Trip number: 64651 Fee: $59

Thursday, September 5, 2019 Leave: 7:45 a.m., Return: 4 p.m.

Walk the historic part of town led by a National Park Service Ranger. Hear the history of Robert Harper’s ferry service and John Brown’s raid. Ten take a guided hike to Jeferson’s Rock which Tomas Jeferson declared to be a “stupendous scene in nature”, to view the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers crashing their way through the mountains and converging below. Bufet lunch (included) at the Clarion Inn.

TOUR OF PORT DEPOSIT, MD. Trip number: 64652 Trip number: 64653 Fee: $75

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Thursday, September 12, 2019 Leave: 7:45 a.m., Return: 5 p.m.

We are going to be entertained by Doc John, our Baltimore guide, on a tour of Port Deposit; famous for its lumber, granite and coal during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries and, later, the Bainbridge Naval Training Center in the 20th Century. Port Deposit was the home of the famous Jacob Tome, one of Maryland’s frst self-made millionaires, as well as many other Maryland leaders. Our tour includes the homes, schools and churches of the one-half mile town along the eastern shore of the Susquehanna River known especially for the famous granite used to build many of the buildings in Baltimore and Washington. Finally, at the end of the tour we will visit the magnifcent Georgian Mansion on the secluded private estate of the late industrialist F. Donaldson Brown, Jr., President of General Motors. Donaldson Brown married a DuPont and together they built a stunning Georgian mansion, carriage house and grounds atop a rocky clif overlooking the Susquehanna River at Port Deposit. Donaldson Brown willed the estate to the University of Maryland in 1966 to be used as an educational center. We are privileged to be the guests of the estate and will have our lunch, included, overlooking the Chesapeake Bay and the Susquehanna River. 2


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WALKING TOUR OF CAPITOL HILL Trip number: 64654 Trip number: 64655 Fee: $45

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Thursday, September 19, 2019 Leave: 8:15 a.m., Return: 3:30 p.m.

NEW TOUR. Take a leisurely walk through the Capitol Hill neighborhood starting with Union Station, the world’s largest building when it opened in 1907. We’ll also see the historic Columbus Circle before walking past the U.S. Capitol, Library of Congress and Supreme Court where our D.C. guide, Rick, will narrate the history and legends of these historic buildings. You may have seen them countless times, but you haven’t heard their stories. Ten we’ll duck into the neighborhood to see a War of 1812 site, a statue of Olive Risley Seward outside Seward Park and end at Eastern Market, the city’s oldest venue that still sells food with many restaurants nearby. Lunch, not included, at Eastern Market or your choice of restaurants nearby.

SAILING ON THE SULTANA, A REPRODUCED 18TH CENTURY SCHOONER, CHESTERTOWN, MD. Trip number: 64656 Thursday, September 26, 2019 Fee: $89 Leave: 7:30 a.m. Return: 5:30 p.m. Sail on the Sultana, the full-scale reproduction of an 18th century Royal Navy schooner that we witnessed being built on previous trips to Chestertown. Experience life on board as it was in the 18th century. Te Sultana is Coast Guard certifed with a professional crew. When not sailing, enjoy a guided tour of Chestertown, one of the best preserved colonial ports in America. Crab cake lunch is included.

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SOAR A PASSPORT TO HISTORY IN CHARLES COUNTY, MD. Trip number: 64657 Fee: $85

Thursday, October 3, 2019 Leave: 7:45 a.m. Return: 6 p.m.

We’ll begin the tour with costumed guides at the house/museum of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who set the broken bone of John Wilkes Booth, Lincoln’s assassin. Ten enjoy a drive through the countryside to Captain Billies restaurant for a delicious crab cake lunch, included. Ten on to Port Tobacco, colonized in 1634, where a costumed guide will share stories of that period, and we’ll walk in the footsteps of Revolutionary War leaders. We’ll fnish at Haberdeventure the colonial mansion of Tomas Stone, Maryland signer of the Declaration of Independence.

POTOMAC EAGLE SCENIC VINTAGE RAILROAD TRIP IN W.VA. Trip number: 64658 Trip number: 64659 Fee: $90

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Thursday, October 17, 2019 Leave: 9:30 a.m., Return: 6:45 p.m.

Take a journey on a vintage diesel train at fall foliage time, during a three-hour 35 mile round trip from Romney, W.Va. to Sycamore Bridge, W.Va. Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad is one of America’s most beautiful train rides. Enjoy a narrated excursion through a tranquil and pristine mountain valley and view historic farms dating back to the 1700’s and lush mountain greenery. Around every curve you are rewarded with the splendor of native wildfowers, evergreens and mixed hardwoods in an unspoiled countryside environment. Experience Te Trough, a spectacular narrow mountain valley. Below you runs the South Branch of the Potomac River, where the water is so clear that you can see fsh as they lie resting in the shade. Above you, the high mountain walls and thick forest help keep a secret few have discovered. You have entered a sacred place, the eastern home of our magnifcent national symbol, the American bald eagle. Tese majestic birds soar high above in their natural habitat, undisturbed by the low rumblings of the occasional train and the passengers who have come for a sighting. Bring your cameras and binoculars for a great outing. History and scenic beauty combine for an awesome travel experience. A box lunch on the train is included. 4


FALL 2019 TOUR THOMAS JEFFERSON’S ESTATE AT MONTICELLO, VA. Trip number: 64660 Fee: $89

Thursday, October 24, 2019 Leave: 7 a.m., Return: 6 p.m. Enjoy a leisurely drive to Charlottesville by motorcoach. A guided tour of the home of Tomas Jeferson, the philosopher of the American Revolution, makes history come alive. In addition, guided tours of the gardens and of the slave community along Mulberry Row are included. Enjoy a delicious colonial lunch, included, at historic Michie Tavern.

SOAR’S OWN WINFIELD PARKER & HIS BAND IN CONCERT Trip number: 64661 Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Fee: $45 Showtime at 1 p.m. NEW SHOW. Tis year's show will feature live music by the Winfeld Parker Band. Winfeld Parker is an acclaimed singer who has performed to sold-out audiences in New York, London, Frankfort, Amsterdam, Tokyo, and the Washington, D.C. area in the last few years. Winfeld has a long history in the music business and was a singer and musician with the Temptations and Little Richard in his youth. He was recently inducted into the New York Rock ’n Roll Hall of Fame. He will headline his two-hour revue featuring his band. Te event will take place at the Black Rock Center for the Arts in Germantown. Ample parking available. No bus service.

BlackRock Center for the Arts 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, Md. Phone: 301-528-2260

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SOAR & DAY TRIPPERS GUIDED AND NARRATED WALKING TOUR OF THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY Trip number: 64662 Fee: $49

Thursday, November 14, 2019 Leave: 8 a.m., Return: 4:15 p.m. View the historic grounds; hear the fascinating history, legends, and traditions of the Naval Academy; watch the Brigade noon formations; and explore the Naval Museum. Lunch (not included) in Annapolis with time to walk Main Street and the city dock area.

A LONGWOOD GARDENS HOLIDAY LIGHTS Trip number: 64663 Fee: $63

Thursday, December 5, 2019 Leave: 10:30 a.m., Return: 8:30 p.m.

View exquisite decorations, spectacular lights, and colorful displays. See thousands of brilliant poinsettias, lavishly decorated trees, and fragrant fowers in acres of indoor gardens. After dark, view a nightspan blooming garden of 420,000 lights strung on 40 miles of wire, and displays of fowers fashioned from lights. View a fve-acre main fountain garden outlined in blue lights. Walk the outdoor gardens with nature’s seasonal ornaments. Lunch, in the self-service café, not included.

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REGISTRATION INFORMATION *Normal Registration Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please read the registration directions carefully. For our new participants, welcome. We hope you fnd these procedures easy to understand and follow. However, please be aware that incomplete or inaccurate registration information may delay the processing of your application, or in some cases, require us to return your application unprocessed. Fill out all of the information as accurately and as legibly as possible. All registrations that are mailed must be sent to the following address: Montgomery County Recreation, Attn: Registrar 4010 Randolph Road, Silver Spring, Md. 20902 If faxed or mailed registration forms are received prior to the frst day of registration, they will be held in a secure location and processed as frst day mail-regardless of when received. While mailed and faxed registrations will be processed as quickly as possible, walk-ins will be processed as they arrive. Full payment is required with your registration. Non-county residents must pay an additional $15 per person per trip. Make checks and money orders payable to ActiveMONTGOMERY. Checks and money orders must include name, address, home and work telephone numbers, driver’s license number, and participant’s full name. VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover are accepted. Registration form must include correct credit card number, expiration date, security code, authorized signature, and authorized amount. Please read the registration procedures carefully. Also note withdrawal policy as it varies from policies listed in the “Montgomery County Guide to Recreation & Parks Programs” due to the nature and fnancial commitments of the program. All trips depart from and return to the Olney Manor Recreational Park, 16605 Georgia Avenue, Olney, Md. This is at the trafc light at Georgia Avenue and Emory Lane. It is accessible by both automobile and public bus. Turn onto Emory Lane, and take the second left and follow signs for Skate Park and Ballfeld #1. Unless noted, all motorcoaches are equipped with restrooms. Due to unforeseen circumstances, trip itineraries and fees may be altered. Customers will be notifed of any changes. Montgomery County Government is committed to complying with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need auxiliary aids or services (such as an ASL interpreter, large print materials, or lift equipped bus), call 240-777-6870, TTY 240-777-6974 before the activity.

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WITHDRAWAL & REFUND GUIDELINES FOR TRIPS*

The withdrawal and refund policy pertains to all Montgomery County Recreation programs unless otherwise noted in the description or facility rental agreement. Withdrawal Time Frame:

Withdraw Reason & Method:

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Activity Canceled

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Submit a written request by: Thirty (30) days or more before the start date of the trip

1. Email: Rec.FinanceOfce @MontgomeryCountyMD.gov 2. Mail: Montgomery County Recreation Attention: Refund Request 4010 Randolph Road Silver Spring, MD 20902

Full Refund

3. Fax: 240-777-6818 Submit a written request by: Less than thirty (30) days before the start date of the trip

1. Email: Rec.FinanceOfce @MontgomeryCountyMD.gov 2. Mail: Montgomery County Recreation Attention: Refund Request 4010 Randolph Road Silver Spring, MD 20902 3. Fax: 240-777-6818

On or after the start date of the trip

No requests will be considered.

If a replacement participant is found, you will be refunded the amount of the trip minus a $25 administrative fee. If a replacement is not found, no money will be refunded. No Refund

If Montgomery County Recreation cancels a trip, changes a location or time and you cannot attend, or the program is full you will receive a full credit to your Montgomery County Recreation account or a refund. Your written request must include the participant’s name, payer’s name, address, phone number, trip number, and reason for withdrawal. All credits will be posted to your Recreation account unless a refund is specifcally requested. All refunds will be issued to the payer in the same form (check or charge) as the payment was received. Refunds will be processed within two to three weeks of receipt of your written request. *This policy varies from the one listed in the “Montgomery County Guide to Recreation and Parks”due to the nature and fnancial commitments of the program.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITY AS A PARTICIPANT

You, the participant, assume all risks associated with participation in the program. The County assumes no liability for injury or damages arising from participation in the program. Due to the strenuous nature of some activities, the County encourages each participant to consult his or her physician concerning ftness prior to participating in the program. The participant consents to emergency treatment. The participant also consents to the County’s use of any photographs taken or videotapes made of the program. 13


DAY TRIPPERS Day Trippers ofers trips for all ages with a variety of destinations – a day trip program planned with your interests in mind. Join us for our fun, exciting trips ofered throughout each season and leave the driving to us. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Trips leave and return from the Olney Manor Recreational Park.

ZIP & SIP- TERRAPIN ADVENTURES, SAVAGE, MD. Trip number: 64664 Fee: $79

Saturday, September 21, 2019 Leave 10:30 a.m., Return 3:30 p.m. Join Terrapin Adventures and Te Rams Head Tavern for the special Zip & Sip event. You will glide through the forest on a 330 foot zip line. Te giant swing awaits next where you’ll ejoy 2G of exhilaration as you swing back and forth from a height of 40 feet. Afterwards, reward yourself with a beverage sampler showcasing six diferent Rams Head Tavern beers. Pick a full glass of your favorite one to enjoy. Activity level: Easy. Length: one and a half hours on the course; followed by food and drinks at Rams Head Tavern. All participants on the trip must be at least 4-feet tall, 21 years or older, and weigh between 60-275 pounds. Fee includes transportation, zip line course, giant swing, one entrée from menu at Rams Head Tavern, and beer sampler and one full glass of your choice.

“ANNIE” AT THE RIVERSIDE THEATRE Trip number: 64665 Sunday, September 29, 2019 Fee: $109 Leave: 10:15 a.m., Return: 7:15 p.m. Join us for “Annie,” starring Sally Struthers reprising her role as Miss Hannigan. Unlike most of the other children at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage, little orphan Annie believes that her parents are still alive and will one day return to claim her. So, when billionaire Oliver Warbucks ofers to adopt her, she asks him to help fnd her real mom and dad instead. Warbucks agrees, and his whopping reward for Annie’s parents attracts the attention of con artists Rooster, Lily and the wicked Miss Hannigan, who hatch a plot to kidnap Annie and take the reward. But don’t fret, this classic family musical has a happy ending for Annie, Daddy Warbucks and the whole gang. Before the show enjoy a chef-prepared three course luncheon served at your table. All meals include a garden salad and dinner rolls, a choice of entree and dessert. Fee includes transportation, preshow luncheon and show.

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FALL 2019 Spring 2014 BRIDGE BUST, VETERANS MEMORIAL BRIDGE, PA. Trip number: 64666 Saturday, October 5, 2019 Fee: $59 Leave: 8 a.m., Return: 5 p.m. Te Veterans Memorial Bridge links the Columbia and Wrightsville Boroughs and it is here at the bridge that the annual Wrightsville-Columbia Bridge Bust takes place. It is only natural that a festival like Bridge Bust would pay tribute to the lifeline which helps the town and area prosper. It just so happens the tribute is a great time. Perhaps the greatest and certainly most unique aspect of Bridge Bust is its location. Trafc shuts down on the bridge for the one-day festivities. Te scenery itself is absolutely breathtaking, with crystalline water and lush autumn foliage clearly visible on both sides of the bridge. Tere are of course the shopping tents for which Bridge Bust is so well attended. Along the mile length of bridge, over 300 vendors sell arts, crafts, and antiques. Tere is something for everyone. Food vendors and live entertainment are aplenty and keep the atmosphere light. Tis is an extremely popular event drawing over twenty thousand. Crowds are to be expected. Admission cost, not included, is $2 (cash)and includes a free shuttle. Fee is for transportation only. Tis is not a rain or shine event. Check the weather hotline at 240-777-4933 in case of inclement weather.

TUDOR HOUSE TOUR, TEA & DC NEIGHBORHOOD SHOPPING Trip number: 64667 Trip number: 64668 Fee: $79

Thursday, October 10, 2019 Friday, October 11, 2019 Leave: 10 a.m., Return: 4:30 p.m.

Elegant Tudor Place teas satisfy the mind and the appetite. Teas include a guided tour of the historic house and a full-service party consisting of scones, fnger sandwiches, and desserts served on fne porcelain with a selection of freshly brewed teas. After tea, browse the Museum Shop and the charming boutiques, galleries, and cafÊs of Book Hill just around the corner. Or, stroll down Wisconsin Avenue to explore Georgetown’s bustling shopping streets and restaurants, the picturesque C&O Canal, and the Potomac riverfront on your own. Fee is for transportation, tea and house tour.

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DAY TRIPPERS FELLS POINT FUN FESTIVAL, BALTIMORE, MD. Trip number: 64669 Fee: $46

Saturday, October 12, 2019 Leave: 10 a.m., Return: 4 p.m. Join us for the 52nd Annual Fell’s Point Fun Festival. Fell’s Point streets will be overfowing with amazing food, artists, musicians, small businesses, family-friendly fun and more. Celebrate one of Baltimore’s best neighborhoods at a good ole’ fashioned street festival in the heart of Fells Point. Te event features two stages with live music all day, with headliner Kelly Bell Band, a kids zone with crafts and activities for our young festival-goers, café-style seating into the streets at Fells Point restaurants, tasty local delicacies, cold and refreshing beverages in an open-air festival atmosphere and craft and artisan vendors mixed with amazing brick-and-mortar boutiques and shops. Fee is for transportation.

OYSTERFEST, ST. MICHAELS MD. Trip number: 64670 Saturday, October 26, 2019 Fee: $71 Leave: 8 a.m., Return: 4:30 p.m. Te Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts OysterFest, an event featuring live music, an oyster stew competition, boat rides, retriever demonstrations, oysters, cooking demonstrations, children’s activities, oystering demonstrations, harvesting displays, and more. In addition to the museum’s foating feet of historic vessels, several commercial watermen and their boats will be dockside to share Chesapeake Bay oystering techniques and traditions. Feast on freshly caught and shucked wild oysters, served steamed or raw. Enjoy aquaculture raw oysters, oyster fritters, or fried oyster sandwiches. Pit beef, hot dogs, hamburgers and other seafood selections will also be ofered. Discover sturgeon, diamondback terrapins, horseshoe crabs, and other native creatures on Phillips Wharf Environmental Center’s Fishmobile. Fee includes transportation and admission. Meals and boat rides are not included.

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FALL 2019 Spring 2014 FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT’S FALLINGWATER & KENTUCK KNOB Trip number: 64671 Fee: $119

Saturday, November 2, 2019 Leave: 6:30 a.m., Return: 7:30 p.m.

Enjoy a day touring Fallingwater, the home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s most famous architect. Wright designed the house for his client, the Kaufmann family. Fallingwater was built between 1936 and 1939. It instantly became famous, and today it is a National Historic Landmark. Te house doesn’t appear to stand on solid ground, but instead stretches out over a 30 foot waterfall. Please note: there are over 100 steps in the home on six levels. Enjoy lunch at the Fallingwater café. After your tour of the house, we will also tour Kentuck Knob. Designed on a hexagonal module, Kentuck Knob is a small, one story Usonian house. Usonian, meaning afordable for the average American, was a signature design Wright. Both dramatic and serene, the house, situated just below the crest of the hill, appears almost part of the mountain itself and stands 2,050 feet above sea level. Our trip includes transportation and tour admissions. Meals, not included, at the Fallingwater Café on site after your house tour.

“NEWSIES” AT ARENA STAGE Trip number: 64672 Saturday, November 16, 2019 Fee: $119 Leave: 11:45 a.m., Return: 5:45 p.m. Tony Award-winning musical Disney’s "Newsies" is based on the Disney flm directed by Molly Smith and choreographed by Parker Esse. In the summer of 1899, the newsboys of New York City took on two of the most powerful men in the country, Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst and won. Inspired by true events, the Broadway smash hit is a testament to the power of standing up and speaking out. Te musical features fan-favorites like “Carrying the Banner,” “King of New York” and “Seize the Day.” "Newsies" is a high-energy musical just in time for the holidays and perfect for the whole family. Before the show enjoy a meal or snack at the café on site. Fee includes transportation and show. Meals not included.

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DAY TRIPPERS “JOY TO THE WORLD” AT THE AMERICAN MUSIC THEATRE, PA. Trip number: 64673 Fee: $119

Saturday, November 23, 2019 Leave: 9 a.m., Return: 8 p.m. Te ringing of church bells in a quaint town square set the scene for “Joy to the World,” AMT’s newest holiday spectacular. Evoking the revered holiday nostalgia of hometowns all across the US, the stage will transform into a small-town winter carnival brimming with family and friends and featuring scenes flled with entertaining elves, dramatic dancing, sensational singing, and grand moments galore. Te incredible AMT singers, dancers, and orchestra will perform favorites such as “Away in a Manger,” “Jingle Bells,” “Hark, Te Herald Angels Sing,” and “Let it Snow” live on stage. Awe-inspiring music and dance, phenomenal voices, and light-hearted holiday humor are the ingredients for this season’s all-new extravaganza. Enjoy a pre-show lunch at Shady Maple Smorgasbord Shopping at the Shady Maple Gift Shop which is your home for Jim Shore, Painted Ponies, Byers Choice collectibles, Amish handcrafts, Boyd’s Bears, home décor, souvenirs, gifts, toys, Pennsylvania Dutch foods and much more. Fee includes transportation, pre-show lunch and show ticket.

CHRISTMAS TEA AT THE RED BRICK TEA ROOM, PA. Trip number: 64674 Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Fee: $82 Leave: 9:15 a.m., Return: 7:15 p.m. Enjoy tea at the Red Brick Bakery & Tea Room. Located in a historic red brick building since 2005, this cozy tea room ofers you a place for quiet refection and intimate conversations, in an atmosphere that is both elegant and relaxed. Sit down for a relaxing and enjoyable afternoon Christmas Tea luncheon which includes scones, clotted cream, jam, soup/salad, three tea sandwiches, petite dessert and two types of tea. After our tea luncheon, we will make the short drive across town to the Red Lion & Grandma’s Holiday Craft Show. Browse and shop while viewing approximately 140 crafters and artisans with thousands of unique items for sale. For just 20 days out of the year the Red Lion Bed and Breakfast is converted into a shopping heaven. Te entire house is flled to the brim with Santa’s and sleigh bells, paintings and pottery, woodworking and wreaths, and so much more. As you walk throughout the house, you are surrounded by festive holiday displays, the smell of holiday potpourri, and fresh baked cookies from the Red Brick Bakery. We will make a stop at one of our favorite markets on the way home. Fee includes transportation and full tea. 18


FALL 2019 Spring 2014 A TEA AFFAIR TEA ROOM, TEA AND SHOPS, LITITZ, PA. Trip number: 64675 Trip number: 64676 Fee: $89

Friday, December 6, 2019 Friday, December 13, 2019 Leave: 9 a.m., Return: 6 p.m.

Join us for a relaxing and enjoyable afternoon high tea luncheon at A Tea Afair, a tea room and retail shop located in the heart of America’s coolest small town, Lititz, Pennsylvania. In addition to a brewed tea of your choice, the menu will consist of a salad, traditional scones, tea sandwiches and assorted desserts. Following your tea luncheon, explore the shops on Main Street, or visit 48 North Broad Street the home of the Wilbur Chocolate Company and the Candy Americana Museum. Te Tea Room and town will be decorated for the holidays. On our way home, we will treat you to a stop at Brown’s Orchard & Farm Market, nestled among the rolling hills and valleys of Southern York County.

“HOLIDAY INN” AT THE DUTCH APPLE THEATRE Trip number: 68453 Fee: $104

Sunday, December 8, 2019 Leave: 9 a.m., Return: 7 p.m. Based on the classic flm with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, “Holiday Inn” is a whole year of holidays in one wonderful musical. It features thrilling dance numbers, laugh-out-loud comedy, and a parade of Irving Berlin hits including “Blue Skies,” “Easter Parade,” “Steppin Out With My Baby,” “Heat Wave,” “Cheek to Cheek” and many more. Celebrate each holiday, from Tanksgiving to the Fourth of July in this heartwarming, high energy, tap dancing extravaganza. Before the show enjoy the Sunday matinée bufet. We will stop at a shopping experience after the show if time and weather permit. Fee includes transportation, bufet and show.

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DAY TRIPPERS CHRISTMAS VILLAGE IN BALTIMORE, LIGHTS ON THE BAY Trip number: 68454 Fee: $104

Saturday, December 14, 2019 Leave: 2:30 p.m., Return: 11:30 p.m.

Experience an authentic German Christmas right here in Baltimore. Te Christmas Village features vendors selling authentic European food, ornaments and arts crafts from all over the world. Christmas Village in Baltimore is a combination of an indoor and outdoor event. Center point is the 180 by 60 foot heated festival tent which accommodates the event stage, a large vending area of famous German vendor, Käthe Wohlfarth, an indoor beer garden, and over 30 international vendors selling international holiday gifts, authentic German foods and drinks, jewelry and high-quality arts and crafts. Te outdoor area with its additional 15 wooden vending booths, its 21 foot high Christmas tree, and thousands of twinkling lights brings the original German Christmas charm to Baltimore. After our visit to the Inner Harbor we will make our way to the drive through Lights on the Bay in Annapolis, Md. Te 25th annual Lights on the Bay holiday light show takes place at Sandy Point State Park and features a two-mile scenic drive along the Chesapeake Bay. Fee includes transportation, Christmas Village admission, and Lights Show admission.

“JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR” AT THE HIPPODROME, BALTIMORE, MD. Trip number: 68455 Fee: $149

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 Leave: 5:30 p.m., Return: 11:30 p.m. “Jesus Christ Superstar” is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Teatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader and award winning choreographer Drew McOnie, this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Tis production pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring. With music and lyrics by Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winners Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, “Jesus Christ Superstar” is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the fnal weeks in the life of Jesus Christ as seen through the eyes of Judas. Refecting the rock roots that defned a generation, the legendary score includes “I Don’t Know How to Love Him,” “Gethsemane” and “Superstar”. Before the show enjoy a meal at the Hipp Café on site or other places closes by the theatre. Fee is for transportation and show. Meal not included.

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FALL 2019 Spring 2014 “MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET” AT THE ALLENBERRY PLAYHOUSE, PA Trip number: 69402 Saturday, December 21, 2019 Fee: $139 Leave: 9:30 a.m., Return: 6:30 p.m. A holiday classic from the writer of the musical theatre classic, “Te Music Man,” and based on the movie of the same name, “Miracle on 34th Street” features a book and score by none other than Meredith Willson. Single mother, Doris Walker, doesn’t want her six-year-old Susan’s head flled with romantic notions. Teir neighbor, Fred Gailey, tries to woo Doris by charming Susan and taking her to see Santa Claus at Macy’s, where Doris works. Doris is not impressed, but when it turns out that Macy’s Santa may, in fact, be the real Kris Kringle, a wave of love spreads across New York City that melts even the most cynical hearts. Tis joyous, heartwarming musical is the perfect holiday treat. Running time is two hours and 20-minutes including a 15-minute intermission. Tis family friendly show is suitable for all ages. Before the show enjoy a private catered lunch at Allenberry resort. Fee includes transportation, pre-show private luncheon and show.

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