October 2019 – HR

Fredericksburg, VAannie
Friday, October 11, 2019

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts presents the ever-popular Annie.   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 offers to adopt her, she asks him to help find 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 concoct a plot to kidnap Annie and take the reward. Don’t fret, this classic family musical has a happy ending for Annie, Daddy Warbucks and the whole gang. Sally Struthers is set to reprise her role as Miss Hannigan from the 20th Anniversary Annie Broadway revival and National Tour. Enjoy great seating and a plated three course lunch!   $162

N/VB: 8:00am / 8:30pm    H: 8:45am / 7:45pm      W: 9:30am / 7:00pm

Annual Fall Spectacular. . .featuring Graves Mountain Lodge
Thursday – October 24, 2019

Sit back, relax and enjoy the Fall scenery as you travel west towards the spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Nestled in Virginia’s north-central Piedmont region, Orange and Madison Counties are graced with rolling landscapes and incredible views.  If mother nature cooperates, the fall foliage should be peaking at this time.  Enjoy a stop in the morning at Yoder’s Market offering everything from delicious Virginia Apples to art and crafts, to homemade breads.   Enjoy a family-style fried chicken lunch at Graves Mountain Lodge, located at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains.  This lodge attracts people from every corner of the state and during this time of year.  Spend the afternoon at Prince Michel Winery, one of Virginia’s premier wine estates.   Phenomenal views, an incredible giftshop, and knowledgeable staff are the perfect complement to their internationally acclaimed, award winning wines. Enjoy a guided tour and wine tasting.




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World Wide Bucket List Tours

Cinque Terra - Manarola - shutterstock_599904944 (1).jpgBuon Appetito in Italy!
10-Nights in Tuscany
October 4 – 14, 2019

For centuries it was the center of civilization, and Italy continues to fascinate with historic cities, majestic vistas, and hill towns frozen in time. This tour is not only a visual delight but gives you the chance to savor Tuscan cuisine.  Explore the classic beauty of Venice with its canals and gondolas better stepping onto a high speed train to Florence as you observe the Italian vistas from vineyards to hills

Highlights include a walking tour of Venice and Florence, Academia Gallery and the sculpture of David, three nights in Montecatini and a full day excursion to Siena before you depart for Pisa to see the famous Leaning Tower.  Your travel from Florence to Rome features another high-speed train journey. Your time in Rome includes a City tour with a visit to the Coliseum and a tour of Vatican City including a visit to the exquisite Sistine Chapel. The best of Italy all in one tour!


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