Trips & Tours
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New York New York!
Travel to New York City to get your shopping on for the holiday season. Shop Macy’s, all of Manhattan, SOHO, and Canal Street; then enjoy the evening catching a play or sightseeing! Friday, December 5 and Saturday, December 6. Depart GHPG at 8am on Friday, return late Saturday evening. Group will be staying in Manhattan in the heart of New York City. Price: $275 per person, based on double occupancy per room. Add $135 for single occupancy (includes charter bus transportation, and hotel accommodations)
Casta Line Trout Farm Fishing Trip
Join us for a day of fishing at Casta Line Trout farm in Goshen VA. This trout farm is a great place for children to catch their first fish as well as an opportunity to CATCH a LOT of FISH. Pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic around the trout pond as you fish. Kids can take a break and ride the trout train. No fishing license required and no limit to how many you can catch. Participants must keep what they catch. Please bring money to pay Casta Line Trout Farm for the fish you catch that day. The price is $4/lb. and cost includes cleaning your catch. You are responsible for bringing your own fishing gear, cooler, and bait. Bringing a folding camping chair is recommended and there are a few benches around the pond. Space limited! Saturday, September 27. Depart GHPG at 8:45am, Return around 2:30pm. Price: $9 (includes transportation only). Register by: September 19
Caving Interest Group
Calling all cavers, hikers, adventure seekers, and explorers to come out to Montgomery Hall Park Tuesday, September 23 from 6pm-7pm to meet and discuss caving opportunities, and adventures nearby. Meet Mark Hodge a local caver with the Butler Cave Conservation Society (BCCS) and learn about caving, equipment, Butler cave, and some of the caving adventures/projects that he is involved with. Please call to let us know you are coming: (540) 332-3945
Caving: Butler Cave
Explore Butler Cave in Williamsville near Monterey. This will be a guided three hour exploration of one of Virginia’s longest caves. Butler Cave was discovered in 1958 when a small crack under a ledge of limestone was dug open. Spectacular discoveries followed as miles of natural underground tunnels and chambers were found. Butler Cave is currently maintained by the Butler Cave Conservation Society. Participants must be fairly physically fit, this is a “wild cave” and you will be on hands and knees in some sections. Participants need to bring the following: 3 sources
of light (no flashlights but a strap light for arm or helmet), Boots, helmet, gloves, long sleeves and pants or coverall suit- because you will get dirty, trash bag, shorts or change of clothes. Limited space! Saturday, October 11. Depart GHPG at 8am, Return around 5pm. Price: $15. Register by: October 1
Potomac Mills Shopping
Calling all frugal fashionistas. Join us for a trip to the bargain hunter’s mecca featuring over 200 of the best names in retail! Saturday, November 15. Depart GHPG at 8am. Return around: 8pm. Price: $26 (includes transportation) Register by: November 7.
Roanoke Shopping “Twofer”
Let’s venture to Southwest Virginia to experience two shopping malls in one day. Valley View has a variety of stores such as Old Navy, Motherhood Maternity and New York & Company. We’ll then end the day with a trip to Tanglewood Mall to visit stores such as Evolve, TJ Maxx and Barnes and Noble. Shop till you drop! Saturday, November 1. Depart GHPG at 8am, Return around 8pm. Price: $26 (includes transportation) Register by: October 27
This show has four exhibition buildings filled with fabulous unique gifts for everyone on your list! A beautiful holiday marketplace with 500 juried exclusive exhibitors and more than 100 new exhibitors only seen at the Bizarre Bazaar. Saturday, Date: December 6. Depart GHPG at 9am, Return around 6pm. Price: $28. (Includes transportation & admission). Register by: November 21