ADULT DAY TRIPS
The Parks and Recreation Department occasionally offers trip opportunities for adults. Trips are for adults 18 and older unless otherwise noted. Trips sometimes have potential to last longer and/or end earlier than expected. Many trips may have a lot of walking so please wear comfortable shoes. To be added to our mailing list, please call Jill Foster at 704-920-4343, or email@example.com.
Wohlfahrt Haus - Wizard of Oz (REGISTER)
Thursday, June 28th
Follow the yellow brick road to Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre to see the classic movie version of this beloved tale brought to life. You'll enjoy the antics of Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tinman, Cowardly Lion, and Toto too-as well as the unforgettable tunes "Over the Rainbow", "Ding Dong the Witch is Dead", and "We're Off to See the Wizard". Don't miss this family-friendly adventure loved by all ages! We'll have a delicious lunch before the show!
Registration and fees due: June 18th $45/person - Kannapolis Resident $50/person - Non Resident
Leave Village Park:9:30 am Return: 6:30 pm Lunch IS included.
Tuesday, July 10th
One of America's best zoos, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is home to more than 2000 animals and one of the nation's most inspiring botanical gardens.
We will travel to Columbia and first stop for lunch before visiting the zoo and gardens for the day.
Registration and fees due: July 2nd Cost $20/person Kannapolis Resident, $25/person Non Resident
Leave Village Park 9am, return approximately 6pm. Lunch NOT included.
Fort Dobbs & Gregory Creek Homestead - (REGISTER)
Thursday, July 26th
Fort Dobbs was the only permanent frontier provincial fort in the colony of NC.
It was constructed in late 1775 and was used for defense during the French & Indian War.
We will have a guided tour complete with history of the site, artifacts viewing, and a musket firing demonstration.
After lunch (lunch is included), we will visit Iredell Museums where we will see a 3000 year old mummy before touring the Gregory Creek Homestead that features historic log cabins and more.
Registration and fees due by: July 12th. Cost: $20/person Kannapolis Resident, $25/person Non Resident
Leave Village Park 9:30 am, return approximately 5:00 pm.Lunch IS included!
Blandwood Mansion & Tanger Bicentennial Garden - (REGISTER)
Tuesday, August 7th
Blandwood is one of America's great historic homes. The earliest portions of the home were completed in the late 1700's.
The tour of the mansion will include the original farmhouse and its additions as well as two reconstructed dependencies.
After lunch, we will stop by Tanger Bicentennial Garden for a leisurely stroll through the garden to see unique sculptures, an old mill, a rock garden, and more.
Registration and fees due by: July 24th. Cost: $15/person Kannapolis Resident, $20/person Non Resident
Leave Village Park 9:00 am, return approximately 5:00 pm.Lunch IS NOT included!
Historic Bethania & Bethabara Park - (REGISTER)
Wednesday, August 29th
We will take a guided tour of Historic Bethania's visitor center and buildings which include a restored Moravian Farmstead home and the Wolff-Moser House.
We will have lunch at Muddy Creek Café & have free time to visit the Mill & Village Shoppes before heading to Historic Bethabara Park for a tour of the grounds that mark the first Moravian Settlement in NC.
Registration and fees due by: August 6th.Cost: $20/person Kannapolis Resident, $25/person Non Resident
Leave Village Park 8:30 am, return approximately 4:30 pm.Lunch IS included!
Asheville Trolley Tour - (REGISTER)
Wednesday, September 12th
We will first stop for lunch on our way into Asheville for the day.
After lunch, we will visit the Asheville Visitor's Center to board an open air trolley that will take us on an exclusive guided tour of town.
The private guided tour will include history & sightseeing of the Montford historic district, the edgy River Arts district, downtown, & more!
Registration and fees due by: August 8th.Cost: $30/person Kannapolis Resident, $35/person Non Resident
Leave Village Park 8:30 am, return approximately 5:30 pm.Lunch IS NOT included!
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