VALENTINE DAY MYSTERY TRIP
Wednesday, February 14th Cost $89
It’s a mystery! Come & join our adventure!
MAGNOLIA PLANTATION AND GARDENS
Tuesday, May 29th Cost: $129
A great day is in store for you as we travel to Magnolia Plantation & Gardens explore the gardens & learn all about life on the Plantation. The Plantation House Guided Tour gives you the history of the Drayton family that maintain ownership after twelve generations & learn what life was like on the plantation. The Nature Tram Tour describes the Plantation’s diverse landscapes, lakes, woodlands, marshes and rivers. The Nature Boat Tour explores the Plantation’s 125 acres of rice fields, as the guide tells you about the plantation life & river culture. The Slavery to Freedom Tour discusses the slave cabins that have been carefully preserved and restored to document life at the Plantation. Hear the people’s stories & tour the cabins. The Audubon Swamp Tour is self-guided. Walk over the bridges & broadwalks & see the local mammals in this black water cypress and tupelo swamp. Don’t forget to visit the Orientation Theater to learn the fascinating history of Magnolia Plantation & the Historic Gardens. Then, on to the Petting Zoo to see the Lowcountry critters & a stop @ the Conservatory. A picnic lunch in included today.
BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS
Chimney Park & Lake Lure
Tuesday, July 17th Cost: $90
The views will be amazing today as we travel to Chimney Rock in the Blue Ridge Mountains. We will arrive @ the park & go to the Meadows to enjoy lunch (included) @ the Pavilion. After lunch, the shuttle will take us to the top parking area to meet a naturalist for a short program about radical raptors – learning about the beautiful birds of prey that call the area home. You will get to meet some of the birds! After the program, head up the 26-story elevator to the Sky Lounge to enjoy the 75-mile panoramic views of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. If you prefer, you can take 2 flights of stairs to the top of Chimney Rock. Or you can enjoy the wonderful views & visit the shops while you are there. After enjoying the beautiful scenery, the group meets back @ the shuttle to the motorcoach. We travel on to discover the beauty & charm of Lake Lure on a covered boat tour. Your guide will point out all the & landmarks such as those used in the film “Dirty Dancing”. Listen to the legends & learn all about the natural and cultural history. After the tour, we will begin our journey home in awe of the beauty we have seen today.
“SAMSON: the Last Judge”
Saturday, August 11th Cost: $89
Enjoy an authentic biblical meal before the matinee as we step back in time with “Samson” @ Narroway Theater and discover a story that is still relevant today. This story is funny, tragic & filled with hope. Listen as the story in the book of Judges unfolds.
APPLES & FALL FOLIAGE
Tuesday, October 9th Cost: $75
See the fall foliage as we journey to Hendersonville in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina. There will be a stop @ a local farm to buy apples, pumpkins, cabbages & other produce. We will visit the Farmer’s Market to shop with the vendors for arts, crafts & locally grown food. Lunch will be @ Golden Corral (included). Then, stop @ Historic Hendersonville to visit the Mast General Store & local shops & enjoy a day in the mountains
GINGERBREAD HOUSES & Shopping
Omni Grove Park Inn
Tuesday, Dec. 4th Cost: $89
As we arrive, walk through the hotel & see the amazing gingerbread houses, each with its own style & creativity. Visit the great hall with the giant evergreen tree & enormous fireplaces that are adorned with wreaths. Sit in the giant rocking chairs & relax by the roaring fire. Notice all the ornaments on the beautifully decorated trees in the hallway as you visit the gift shops. After a delightful morning @ the Inn, we leave to go to J & S Cafeteria to have lunch (included). After lunch, we will stop by the Asheville Outlets with over 75 retail outlets to finish our Christmas shopping. A great day will be had by all!
FLAT ROCK PLAYHOUSE CHRISTMAS
Saturday, December 15th Cost: $109
Deck the halls & decorate the tree! Enjoy the holidays and get in the Christmas spirit
with this musical revue performed by the Flat Rock Playhouse singers and dancers.
Celebrate Christmas @ FLAT ROCK PLAYHOUSE! (Lunch is included.)