Enjoy a docent-led tour of the Barnes's legendary collection of post-impressionist and early modern art at it's new location in Philadelphia. Celebrated for its exceptional breadth, depth, and quality, the Barnes Foundation's art collection includes works by some of the greatest European and American masters of Impressionism, post-Impressionist, and early modern art, as well as African sculpture, Pennsylvania German decorative arts, Native American textiles, metalwork, and more. Lunch is available, on your own, in The Garden Restaurant or the Coffee Bar. Reservations are not accepted at either location.
More than 20 bed and breakfast inns, guesthouses, hotels, and churches open their doors and share their charm, holiday cheer, and Victorian interiors during the annual Candlelight House Tour. Free shuttle served on heated trolleys and two refreshment stations with fresh-baked cookies, wassail, tea and coffee await you as you embark on the self-guided tour of Cape May's finest. Leave HCC at 10 a.m. and arrive in Cape May around 12:30 p.m. You will have plenty of time to have lunch and see the town before the candlelight tour begins at 5:30 p.m. Bus leaves Cape May at 9 p.m. for the return trip to HCC. Course fee includes travel by motorcoach and admission to house tour. Dress for the weather!
Enjoy the sites of Washington, DC from the Potomac. This unforgettable lunch cruise aboard the Odyssey includes a narration of the Washington monuments and affords a breathtaking view of the cherry blossoms. The only vessel designed specifically to travel beneath the historical bridges spanning the Potomac, the Odyssey offers exclusive river views of the nation's greatest monuments from every table. Course fee includes transportation, lunch, cruise, and academic escort.
See the famous Washington DC Cherry blossoms up close and personal on this walking tour through the basin. Visit some of DCs monuments while surrounded by millions of pick blossoms. The date for this tour MAY change depending on peak blossom time and bus availability. An effort will be made to travel during peak season. This is a self-guided walking tour.
Relax before the hectic holidays on this delightful tour taking you to beautiful places, examining Christmas traditions and leaving you with fond memories. The highlight of the adventure is Christmas at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, where “The Driveway is Measured in Miles and The Floor Plan is Measured in Acres.” Add this to a drive on Blue Ridge Parkway, free time at Harrah’s Casino and a winery, and you will return with sugar plums dancing in your heads.
Spend the day in St. Michaels and find your Christmas spirit! Tour 5-8 homes in their holiday finerary, watch the parade, shop, listen to the music, or visit a ginergerbread house display. There is so much to do you won't want to miss it. Lunch is own your own in town. Reservations recommended.
This heartwarming show-of-the-season is performed by Gerald Charles Dickens, great-great-grandson of literary master, Charles Dickens. During his energetic one-man show, Dickens brings A Christmas Carol to life. He leaps, he sobs, he laughs as he entertains, depicting 26 characters of the classic tale, with just a table, wing chair, and hat rack accompanying him on stage. Mr. Dickens will be available after the performance to sign a special selection of books and gifts.
Afternoon tea will be served prior to the performance. Don't miss it!
Course Fee: $25
Material Fee: $74
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Details are not confirmed for this event. 55+ Club membersuse course 45750.
This trip was voted as one of Harford's best, so if you've never taken this tour, don't miss the opportunity. Grounds for Sculpture is an amazing outdoor sculpture garden comprised of over two hundred and forty large-scale contemporary sculptures. It includes works by Johnson, as well as renowned and emerging American and international artists. You will have a guided tour (about an hour) and then have ample time to explore on your own. Lunch, on your own, is available at the cafe or at Rat's Restaurant (reservations highly recommended). Wear your walking shoes and dress for the weather. Course fee includes admission to the grounds, guided tour, transportation, and academic escort.
The Kitchen Shoppe in Carlisle, PA is one of the region's best kitchen shops. Not only do they serve a delicious meal, but they offer cooking classes as well. This is your opportunity to sit back, relax, take a few notes, and watch them prepare lunch for the group. Menu includes a warm fig and arugula salad, mustard roasted halibut with dill and prosciutto served with pesto oriechette with peas and honey thyme roasted cherry tomatoes. The finishing touch is chocolate terrine served with an orange rosemary sauce. Next stop is Meadowbrooke Gourds. Enjoy a factory tour and time for shopping.
From the time of William Penn through the turn of the 20th century, many of Philadelphia’s first families built their country estates on the banks of the Delaware River. By river barge or carriage they came to escape the heat of summers in the city and it was here that they entertained some of the foremost figures in the history of our nation. Enjoy a visit to the country estates of Andalusia, Glen Foerd, and Pennsbury Manor along the banks of the Delaware River where you will explore three centuries of gracious living in Bucks County. A late lunch (1:30) is included at King George’s Inn. This tour includes stairs and a good amount of walking. Houses are not heated, so dress for the weather.
When the sun goes down, Washington turns into a different city. Now is your chance to the see the city in a different light - moonlight! Visit some of the city's most popular monuments including Iwo Jima Memorial, FDR Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veteran's Memorial, Korean War Memorial, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial. Along the way, you’ll be transported back in time as you ride along the same streets the presidents have traveled, and hear historical tales and anecdotes about the city's fascinating history. You will have time to step off the bus and visit the monuments up close. Dress for the weather.
A boxed dinner is included to enjoy on the way.
Travel to New York City with HCC. Leave the College at 7 a.m. and spend the day at your leisure. See a show, visit a museum, or take a tour of the city. Bus leaves New York at 5 p.m. for the return trip. Food and drinks permitted on the bus.
The magic of the movies will move from the silver screen to living color in "Lights, Camera, Bloom!" - this year's theme for the Philadelphia Flower Show. The red carpet will lead guests through an Art Deco movie palace topped with a fantasy marquee of dazzling flowers and lights. Enjoy an academy award-winning lunch and show at The Moshula Retaurant, prior to the flower show.
Spend the day in Philadelphia. We’ve arranged a guided walking tour, a visit the Liberty Bell Center, Independence Hall, the Betsy Ross House, and the Benjamin Franklin Museum. Have lunch on your own at the Bourse Food Court, the original site of the first commodities exchange. After lunch, climb aboard the bus for guided tour of additional city landmarks.
Join us for a fun-filled day in New York City’s Rockefeller Center! The day includes a guided tour by an expert historian who will explain the fascinating history behind the legacy of Rockefeller Center. You will also have a chance to marvel at the exquisite art and architecture before witnessing Manhattan’s most breathtaking views from 70 stories up from the Top of the Rock. There will be limited time to shop and grab a bite to eat before our 2:00 p.m. performance of the legendary Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall. Bring your walking shoes because you have a lot to see and do! Course fee includes transportation by motorcoach, the Rockefeller Center Tour, entrance to Top of the Rock, 2:00 p.m. performance of the Rockettes, bus driver gratuity, and academic escort. The bus will make a fast-food stop on the way home.