TUCKER COUNTY SENIOR CENTER NEWS

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TRAVEL NEWS

We are considering 4 possible trips for next fall (probably the 2nd or 3rd week of September). We don’t have all the details yet but they are summarized below. We are asking you to call the Parsons Center by October 26th to give us your first and second choice. The phone number is 304-478-2423.

  1. Rails & Sails—Maine & Boston–Lobster bake, Kennebunkport, tour Boston, Authentic Lobster harvesting on a Lobster boat tour, narrated boat cruise in Boothbay Harbor, ride on a vintage steam train, outlet shopping in Freeport, home of LL Bean and Nubble Light in Cape Neddick; 6 days/5 nights, approximate cost is $ 925 per person/ double occupancy.
  2. Vermont—Luncheon cruise on Lake Champlain, visit the von Trapp family Inn (lunch included), von Trapp Family History tour, New England Maple Museum, view a beautiful covered bridge at Woodstock, Vermont Teddy Bear Factory, “Vermont’s Little Grand Canyon”, Tour Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory, the Vermont Country Store, and Hershey’s Chocolate World. 6 days/5 nights, approximate cost $ 900 per person/double occupancy.
  3. Cape Cod, Boston, & Newport, RI—Lobster bake dinner, ferry ride to  & tour of Martha’s Vineyard, tour of Boston, explore Faneuil Hall & Quincy Market in Boston, tour Hyannis, tour historic Newport, RI; 6 days/5nights, approximate cost $ 960 per person/double occupancy.
  4. San Antonia, Texas—dinner show in Nashville, a Texas-Style dinner at The Knibbe Ranch ( an actual working ranch where you can see The Famous Texas Longhorns), city tour of San Antonio including the San Fernando Cathedral, the historic center of the city’s Mexican culture, hear Mariachi bands, visit the Alamo. The Mission San Jose, see an IMAX movie about the Alamo, explore the famed San Antonio Riverwalk with boat cruise, visit the Institute of Texan Cultures, the LBJ National Historic Park, the National Museum of the Pacific War, and the San Antonio Shoe Company, 1 night in Dallas with a guided tour, 1 night in Nashville with a dinner show, 1 night stay in Memphis with dinner at a famous Memphis BBQ. 10 days/ 9 nights, approximate cost is $1750 per person/double occupancy.

All trips include standard taxes, gratuities, luggage handling, and motor coach transportation.

There is travel protection insurance available for all these trips. The cost is based on the price of the trip. For more information stop by the Parsons Center Monday through Friday from noon until 3 p.m. and talk to Linda Bonner.

 

MT. TOP HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION

The Mt. Top Center will celebrate Halloween after lunch on Tuesday, October 30th. Please wear or bring your favorite costume so we can have a Halloween parade of costumes around noon. If you come early (around 10:30 a.m.) we will have some games for you to play before our 11:30 lunch time.

PARSONS HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION

The Parsons Center will be celebrating Halloween on Wednesday, October 31stafter lunch. Please wear or bring your favorite costume so we can have a Halloween parade of costumes around noon. If you come early (around 10:30 a.m.) we will have some games for you to play before our 11:30 lunch time.

WVU FOOTBALL GAME

Hopefully you have received a call about the changes for tomorrow, game day! If you have not, please call 304-478-2423 or 304-478-2912 and ask for Linda Bonner