Treasures of Solomons Island, Maryland!
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Solomons Island, MD is a place of charm and beauty, where the Patuxent River meets the Chesapeake Bay in Southern Maryland. Cruise on a historic “bug-eye” boat, the William B. Tennison, which sails past Solomons Inner Harbor.
Enjoy lunch in the waterfront downtown area. Next, tour the Lore Oyster House, a 1934 seafood packing house, designated a National Historic Landmark.
Last stop is a tour of the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum, which preserves the history and heritage of Naval Aviation. The Museum includes a Flight Line consisting of one-of-a-kind aircraft unique to the Naval Test Center.
Virginia’s Fabulous Fall Spectacular
Thursday, October 25th, 2018
Nestled in the scenic foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, you’ll find Jefferson’s Monticello! Enjoy lunch at Michie Tavern, a Virginia Historic Landmark where southern hospitality abounds.
Tour beautiful Monticello, an architectural masterpiece designed by owner and 3rd third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson.
Monticello is the only house in America on the United Nations World Heritage List. Enjoy a guided tour with time to explore the state-of-the-art visitor center.
The last stop of the day is a “tasting” at Keswick Vineyards, located at the historic 400-acre Edgewood Estate in Keswick, Virginia
Christmas at the Jefferson Hotel!
Thursday – November 29th
A Christmas tour of Richmond is not complete without a visit to The Jefferson Hotel, a Richmond Landmark since 1895.
As Richmond’s premier hotel, The Jefferson takes pride in its reputation as Richmond’s host, a leader in the city’s tradition of gracious hospitality. It is in the National Register of Historic Places and is a charter member of the distinguished Historic Hotels of America. A delicious plated lunch is planned overlooking their signature Christmas tree.
This first-class tour also includes a tour of the State Capitol and, confirmation pending, a visit to the Governor’s Mansion, the oldest continuously-occupied governor’s home in the country (1814.)
After lunch, tour Agecroft Hall, a Tudor manor house and estate located on the James River in the affluent Windsor Farms neighborhood.
There will be period holiday decoration. Next, travel to south Richmond for a visit to Boulevard Flower Gardens for shopping in their new retail garden center followed by a tour of their production facility, where you will see over 7000 poinsettias in bloom.
Candlelight Christmas Tour & Dinner
Saturday – December 8, 2018
Enjoy a candlelight tour of the historic homes of Murfreesboro, NC. Begin by exploring the homes and enjoying a serving of soup. Proceed to the next home for another tasty tidbit, then finally, to a traditional Christmas dinner.
Along the way enjoy a ride in a horse-drawn carriage, beautifully decorated homes, the sounds of carolers singing and the joyful laughter of young and old. It will be an experience you won’t forget. Bring your children for a historic experience of what Christmas was like in the Colonial days.