Sep
20
10:00 AM10:00

Duels, Dungeons & Pirates - Charleston, SC

Date: Oct. 22nd, 2019
Cost: $135 per person

There were more duels fought in South Carolina than any other state in the country with Charleston being the center, according to Grahme Long, who wrote a book on these duels and will tell us wonderful tales and even show us a pair of dueling pistols! Grahme is chief curator of the Charleston Museum.

After lunch, we will visit the Old Exchange Building and have a guided tour of the dungeon where tales of the patriots imprisoned there during the Revolutionary War and the infamous gentleman pirate, Stede Bonnet, will be revealed. This, you will not want to miss!

Trip cost includes: Transportation, 2 entrance fees, talks, tours, lunch and bus driver's tip.

Deadline to register: September 20th, 2019

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Sep
20
10:00 AM10:00

Sapelo Island - Where Times Are Changing -

Oct. 17th, 2019

Cost: $129 per person

Sapelo is owned by the state of GA, except for the community of Hog Hammock where some land ownership dates back to slave days. Residents are beginning to sell off their property, so now is the time to see Sapelo before vacation homes become the norm.

Ferry to this barrier island 45 people call home; tour via a school bus with a local guide to see the mansion, light house, sugar mill ruins and marine institute. We interact with islanders, climb the lighthouse, have a Lowcountry feast in the restaurant of one of the best cooks in the region and then, stroll on the beach with no one in sight for miles.

Trip cost includes: transportation via bus and ferry, tour, lunch and snacks.

Deadline to Register is: September 20th, 2019

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Sep
23
10:00 AM10:00

Four GA Islands in Three Days

Dates: Nov 12th - 14th, 2019

Cost: $649 per person double occupancy,

$799 single occupancy

Visit four of Georgia's magnificent islands -Cumberland, Jekyll, St. Simons and Sapelo. Overnight on Jekyll. Spend the first day on Cumberland with two private guides; day two is for touring historic district of Jekyll and nearby St Simons with day three, ferrying to Sapelo to tour the island in a school bus and enjoy an incredible lunch.

Trip cost includes: transportation, via bus and ferries, accommodations, 5 tours, 5 meals, entrance fees, and bus driver's tip.

Deadline to register is September 23rd, 2019

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Oct
3
10:00 AM10:00

Shop 'til You Drop - St. Johns Town Center - Jacksonville, FL

Date: Weds. October 30th, 2019

Cost: $79 per person

Spend almost an entire day at St. Johns Town Center w/great boutiques plus Dillard's, Nordstrom's & DSW and an array of restaurants including-Cheesecake Factory, Seasons 52, Maggiano's.

Trip cost includes: transportation, bus driver's tip and snacks on the way home.

Note: this is a huge shopping mall - requires lots of walking - excellent restaurants for lunch.

Deadline to register is October 3rd, 2019. See below for trip cancellation policy.

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Oct
4
10:00 AM10:00

Aiken Steeplechase - Where Horses are King

Date: Oct. 26th, 2019

Cost: $139 per person

Upon arrival, we will take a guided tour of Aiken's fascinating historic district with a local seasoned guide. Then, on to Conger Field for lunch and the Fall Steeplechase. We will watch the races and carriage parade from our reserved rail side space. A box lunch and snacks will be provided. Half the fun of the afternoon is to walk around, check out the tailgates, shop in the village tents and even enter the "hat contest."

Bring along a bag chair, a hat, binoculars and wear comfortable walking shoes.

Trip cost includes: transportation, tour of Aiken, lunch, entrance fees, snacks and reserved rail side space, and bus driver's tip.

Deadline to register is: October 4th, 2019

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Oct
28
10:00 AM10:00

Charleston Christmas Show & James Island Lights

Date: Dec 14th, 2019

Cost: $176 per person

A festive lunch in the historic district, fantastic Moranz Christmas show with superb singing, dancing and skits; then drive thru the James Island Light display.

Trip cost includes: transportation, lunch, Christmas show, lights tour, snacks, and bus driver's tip.

Deadline to register is Oct. 28th, 2019

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Oct
28
10:00 AM10:00

Mepkin Abbey Creche Festival - Moncks Corner, SC

Date: Dec 3rd, 2019

Cost: $127 per person

Exhibit of crèches in every medium from around the world for this once a year spectacular event. A festive lunch will follow in Summerville. This is a wonderful trip for those who adore creches - not only do you see a vast collection of them, but you can also purchase creches - and an excellent lunch in Summerville.

Trip cost includes: transportation, exhibit, lunch, driver's tip and snacks.

Deadline to register is Oct. 28th, 2019

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Jul
26
10:00 AM10:00

Christmas at Biltmore - Asheville, NC

Dates: Dec 4th and 5th, 2019

Cost: $469 per person double occupancy,

$617 single occupancy

Spend 24 hours on Biltmore Estate grounds, overnight at the elegant Inn on Biltmore Estates w/ wine tasting, Candlelight tour; breakfast feast in the Inn dining room; use of Estate shuttles. Day 2, tour Estate grounds with a step on guide, free time to shop, revisit Biltmore House, take an architectural tour (architectural tour is optional and carries an additional fee).

Trip cost includes: Transportation, accommodations, 1 meal, 3 tours, and bus driver's tip.

Deadline to register is October 7th, 2019

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Sep
11
8:00 AM08:00

Day Trip: Charleston

Charleston Tea Plantation, Angel Oak and Deep Water Vineyard/Firefly Distillery
Tuesday, Sept. 11th from 8am to about 6pm. Cost $85/pp includes van transportation, driver’s tip, tour of the tea plantation and factory with goodie bag, box lunch, a visit to the Angel Oak and a wine or vodka tasting. See detailed description at right or call for more information, 843-785-6444.

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