Planning on participating? Fill out the Participant Registration Form and bring your payment to the Parks & Recreation office or pay with a credit card and register online! It's that easy.
Payment is due at time of registration and is non-refundable (unless the trip is cancelled).
All of the trips leave from Rosenwald Community Center unless indicated otherwise.
James Madison's Montpelier and the Market at Grelen
Take in the beautiful fall color as you travel to the home estate of James and Dolley Madison, Montpelier. Take a tour of the mansion and explore the garden and grounds before taking in a savory lunch at the nearby Market at Grelen, a cafe and store in the midst of the Grelen Nursery. While eating, see a demonstration on how to build and maintain a terrarium. Trip includes Montpelier Mansion Tour, demonstration, lunch and van transportation. Registration deadline: October 10.
Join us as the charming Town of Urbanna closes it's streets for this big celebration of oysters and the heritage that surrounds it. There’s something for everyone! Of course, there will be plenty of OYSTERS…raw, steamed, roasted, Rockefeller, fried, and stewed; but with over 50 food vendors, there will also be lots of festival food fare as well. In addition, check out the unique Arts and Crafts along Community Row takes you the town marina to see historical boats and exhibits on the conservation of the bay, watermen and the oyster industry. You may also be interested in the Oyster Festival Parade, the historic 1766 Old Tobacco Warehouse/Scottish Factor Store museum, the Antique Auto Show, children's activities and several music concerts! There will also be local Virginia Wine Tastings and boutique oyster samples from local Rappahannock River Oysters available (for 21 years old and over.)
Get a double dose of Christmas shopping to finish off those lists. The first stop is Carytown, a section of Richmond with a ton of unique, locally owned shops. Grab a bite and then the next stop will be the gigantic Christmas craft show, The Bizarre Bazaar. Fee includes van transportation and bazaar admission only. Lunch on own. Registration deadline: November 28.