“Pride and Prejudice”
Sunday – March 24, 2019
Richmond’s Virginia Museum of Fine Arts hosts the Quill Theatre production of the classic, Pride and Prejudice. It is adapted from the novel made famous by Jane Austen. Once arriving at the museum enjoy a guided tour of their permanent collection, plated lunch in their beautiful Marble Hall and then matinee show in the museums’ quaint theatre. The story is about Mr. and Mrs. Bennet who have five unmarried daughters. When the wealthy bachelor, Mr. Bingley arrives in town, Mrs. Bennet sees a perfect match for her beautiful daughter, Jane. Mr. Bingley is not alone, however, and the combustible chemistry between the brooding stranger Mr. Darcy and the strong-willed Elizabeth Bennet will soon rock the family’s very foundation and change all their daughters.
Departure: 7:30/8:15/9:00 AM Return: 6:00/6:45/7:30 PM
2nd Annual Cherry Blossom Tour
Monday – April 8, 2019
There is always something new and exciting to discover in Washington, D.C. and this “Spring” is certainly no exception. In a city of bronze statues and concrete monuments, the cherry blossoms triumph as an exquisite and wondrous tourist attraction. The perfect way to enjoy the scenery is aboard the Odyssey Luncheon Cruise. Its unique design allows for travel beneath the historic bridges spanning the Potomac and its glass-atrium dining rooms offer spectacular panoramic views. Choose from a delightful menu of creative appetizers, entrees and desserts prepared daily. Following the cruise, enjoy a guided, riding tour highlighting the history of the Cherry Blossoms. A short walk along the C & O Canal in Georgetown is included. (Please note: Peak bloom for blossoms is subject to mother nature, but this date is, on average, the best time to visit).
Departure: 6:15/7:00/7:45 AM Return: 8:00/8:45/9:00 PM
Destination 18th Century
Thursday, May 9, 2019
George Washington grew up in Fredericksburg, Virginia, one of America’s most historic and intriguing cities. Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe and even Abraham Lincoln all lived or visited here. New in 2018 is a replica of the home Washington grew up in at Ferry Farm, which was built “suspended” over the original house location (it is still an active archaeological site). Enjoy a guided tour. You are in for a luncheon treat at the Bavarian Chef followed by a Trolley Tour of Fredericksburg for a unique way to tour the historic district! See over 25 monuments, markers and attractions including America’s oldest Masonic Cemetery. End the day exploring the quaint downtown area with its many antique and specialty stores.
Departure: 6:30/7:15/8:00 AM Return: 7:00/7:45/8:30 PM
Saturday – June 15, 2019
The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts hosts the Tony Award®-winning Broadway show Hello, Dollystarring legend Betty Buckley! Critics join in on this universal smash hit . . . “The best show of the year!” writes NPR. The Washington Post declares . . . “A gorgeous new production that is making people crazy happy!” Breaking box office records week after week and receiving thunderous raves on Broadway, Hello, Dolly! pays tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion, hailed both then and now as one of the greatest staging’s in musical theater history! Don’t miss out on this perfect summer outing. Enjoy a delicious plated lunch at Clyde’s of Georgetown prior to the show. Payment due by May 10th!