Come to the Virginia Mountains With Me! Sept. 28-30
Vickie and I are leading a Fall Senior Adult Trip to the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia September 28-30, 2017. We will leave Birmingham on Thursday and return on Saturday eveningt. I’ll be doing a little playing and singing of old time music and gospel songs as we travel to the beautiful setting of the birth of country music and the location of the State Theatre of Virginia to see some topnotch plays by an outstanding professional ensemble. We have traveled there before and had a great time.
Your payment includes:
• Three Plays at the Barter Theatre! “Sherlock Holmes and the
American Problem”, “Clementine” and “The Music Man”.
• Backstage tour of the Barter Theatre by Katy Brown
The Barter is the State Theater of Virginia and opened on June 10, 1933 making it the nation’s longest running professional theatre. In 1946,
Barter Theatre was designated as the State Theatre of Virginia. Today, Many well-known stars of stage, screen and television have performed early in their careers at Barter, including: Gregory Peck, Ernest Borgnine, Patricia Neal, Ned Beatty, Hume Cronyn, Gary Collins, Frances Fisher, Larry Linville, and Jim Varney Katy Brown is an
Associate Artistic Director of Barter Theatre and is pleased to be in her eighteenth year at the theatre. She has directed more than 90 professional productions • Special Guest lecture “The Origins of the Appalachian Folk Ballad” by Dr. Jim Brown, Retired Professor of History, Samford University
Music by Dr. Gary Furr
• COST Your cost includes bus transportation, three play tickets, breakfast, tour the Barter Theatre, lecture, and two nights lodging. You will have time to explore Abingdon and do a little shopping and sightseeing. The cost is $385 for double occupancy and $495 for single. Email Martha@vhbc.com or call 1-205-979-5920 M-F between 8 and 4:30 to reserve your space or for more details.
Only 10 spaces remaining for the trip, so sign up soon to get in on a great time of laughter, music, and friendship! Hope to see you with us!
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