September 21, 2018
For reservations, information, or cancellations on the following trips, please contact Fayette Senior Services, 770-461-0813.
For after hour questions or concerns and weekend or day-of cancellations, please contact Gerry Henley –Volunteer, 678-583-2282 or 404-210-8404.
A FALL DAY IN THE MOUNTAINS, Apple Orchards, The Smith House and Winery, Dahlonega, GA. Tuesday, November 6.
Price each person: $70.00. Includes round trip motor coach transportation; a visit to Hillcrest Orchards; free time for shopping in downtown Dahlonega, lunch at The Smith House; wine tastings and selfguided tour of Cavender Creek Vineyards and Winery. Visit Hillcrest Orchards, one of the most popular family owned and operated apple orchards and farmers market in the North Georgia Mountains. This farm offers a bakery and market in addition to fun attractions and u-pick options (additional fees may apply to do attractions and u-pick). The bakery offers mouthwatering homemade goodies such as fried apple pies, apple cider doughnuts, apple fritters and more and the farm market is full of bushels of treeripened apples, cider, canned goods, honey, baskets, peelers, toys and more! Take some home to enjoy them and share with family and friends. Next, we will head to the beautiful historic downtown Dahlonega for free time for shopping. Enjoy the charm of the square connected by shops, galleries, entertainment and tasting rooms. Treat the tastebuds with lunch at The Smith House – home-cooked country cooking in a family-style dining atmosphere, full of southern flare. We will end our day at Cavender Creek Vineyards and Winery. A rustic feel with incredible wines that reflect the detail of the winemaking craft. Enjoy the afternoon among friends sipping on wine tastings and taking in the gorgeous views of some of North Georgia’s wine county. Don’t forget to get some of your favorites to take home and enjoy later!
Tuesday, November 6
7:30 a.m. Start loading bus and depart Fayette Senior Services, Fayetteville, GA
10:00 a.m. Arrive at Hillcrest Orchards, Ellijay 10:45 a.m. Load bus and depart for Dahlonega
11:30 p.m. Arrive in historic downtown Dahlonega for free time
12:30 p.m. Lunch at The Smith House, downtown Dahlonega
2:00 p.m. Depart for Winery
2:15 p.m. Wine tastings and free time at Cavender Creek Vineyards and Winery
3:45 p.m. Load bus and depart for Fayette Senior Services
6:00 p.m. Arrive at Fayette Senior Services
A HOLIDAY CELEBRATION, Hills & Dales Estate – Lagrange, GA and Springer Opera House – Columbus, GA. Thursday, December 13.
Price each person: $105.00. Includes round trip motor coach transportation; guided house tour and selfguided garden tour of Hills & Dales Estate decorated beautifully for the holidays (tour the Callaway home specially decorated for Christmas both inside and out, using fresh plants and greenery complete with a grand vintage styled, tinsel-laden Christmas tree); a delicious Southern dinner at the famous Ezell’s restaurant (includes fried fill pickles, onion rings, coleslaw, hushpuppies, entrée with a side and non-alcoholic beverage. This is a Columbus staple, famous for their savory chicken, seafood and catfish choices); admission to Elf at The Springer Opera House (A modern day classic based on the movie. Elf is a hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is
|transported back to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission,
Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. Embrace your inner Elf!). Start your holiday season off getting in the spirit during this festive trip!
Thursday, December 13
12:30 p.m. Start loading bus and depart Fayette Senior Services, Fayetteville, GA
1:45 p.m. Arrive at Hills & Dales Estate Lagrange, GA
4:45 p.m. Load bus and depart for Columbus
5:45 p.m. Arrive at Ezell’s for dinner Columbus, GA
6:45 p.m. Depart for show at Springer Opera House
7:00 p.m. Arrive at Springer Opera House
7:30p.m. Elf starts
10:00 p.m. Load bus and depart for Fayette Senior Services
11:45 p.m. Arrive at Fayette Senior Services
Trips are exclusively for members. Payments must be made at the time of reservations.
Payments of cash or checks are strongly encouraged.
Refund Policy: After initial payment has been made, there will be no guarantee of the amount of refund given, if any. This will be determined on an individual basis.
No refunds awarded if cancellation is made within 5 working days of the trip departure.