Field Trips and Special Events

For more information or to sign up for these trips, please call the LifeLong Learning Office at (757) 269-4368.

Travel Back in Time for a "New" Look at Richmond's History reservation deadline has past.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Visit the famous sites of the Virginia capital including the Virginia State Capitol, the Governor's Executive Mansion, St. John's Church, Tredegar Iron Works, the Museum of the Confederacy and more!

Christmas White House Tour reservation deadline has past.
A date to be selected between December 1-13, 2014
This trip includes a trip to the White House Visitor Center, the White House, lunch at a wonderful to-be-determined location and the afternoon at the National Museum of the Marine Corps.

“Gigi” at the Kennedy Center
Saturday, January 17, 2015
The Kennedy Center which opened in 1971, is both our National Performing Arts Center and memorial to John F. Kennedy. Set on 17 acres overlooking the Potomac, this striking $73 million facility, designed by noted architect Edward Durell Stone, houses an opera house, concert hall, two stage theaters, theater lab, and film theater. Combine the Kennedy Center’s elegant atmosphere with a wonderful Broadway musical and you have the ingredients for a fantastic afternoon of entertainment! Information and Reservation >>

“America Dynasty Tour” Washington DC
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Whether visiting Washington for the first or fifteenth time, there is always something new and exciting to discover. This unique tour focuses on the dynamic Roosevelts. During this tour you’ll be accompanied by Retired Air Force Intelligence Officer and Certified Master Tour Guide, Carol S. Bessette. Her knowledge of Washington is remarkable and most impressive as she educates and entertains throughout the day! Information and Reservation >>

Mountain Music & Rails Spectacular
April 17 - 19, 2015
Tucked away in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains, you’ll find something you might not expect. In the small town of Elkins, West Virginia, music and laughter can be found every night at the American Mountain Theater, West Virginia’s first “Branson Style” music and comedy variety show. Partnered with a four hour train ride aboard the New Tygart Flyer, you’ll have to go a long way to beat this incredible combination of music, mountain wilderness and wonderful meals. Information and Reservation >>

The Great Rivers of Europe
May 16, 2015
11 exclusive tours: Vienna, Passau, Regensburg, Nuremberg with Room 600 visit, Bamberg, Wurzburg, Wertheim, Heidleberg, Koblenz, Cologne, Amsterdam, Netherlands, aboard a privately owned Grand Circle Cruise Line river ship. Information and Reservation >>