Each month, we offer day trips to places all throughout Middle Tennessee (and possibly beyond!). Trips are based out of the Enrichment Center (Franklin) and Longview Recreation Center (Spring Hill). Please visit the Senior Policies page for more registration information.
ENRICHMENT CENTER DAY TRIPS
The trips below are based out of the Enrichment Center (Franklin) only.
Top Golf Trip
Bring your best swing and leave your caddie behind as we embark on a journey of golfing, laughter, and lunch! This golfing experience takes place in a indoor/outdoor bay where each player scores points by hitting balls (which are assigned using microchip technology) into any target. The more accurate your shot and the further the distance, the more points you earn! Food is available at the Top Golf facility and is dutch treat.
Trip Date: October 25,2018
Cost: $13.00 (this covers transportation and a reserved bay for you to play inside)
Golf Balls and Golf Clubs are available at the facility and are dutch treat.
Online regristration begins September 10th
Online Registration Code: 13090 (Registration Begins September 10th)
Elf the Musical at Chaffin's Barn Theatre
Welcome to Nashville's Original Barn and most unique dining and theatre in the round experience. Join us for an afternoon of great food and entertainment! Based on the beloved holiday film, this comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. Please note: This trip is based out of the Enrichment Center only; there is no Longview pick up for this trip.
Trip Date: November 29
Cost: $38 (All inclusive)
Time: 10:30am-2:30pm Enrichment Center
Online Registration Code: 12682 (Registration begins on 10/12)
"Take a hike" with us as we visit some local walking places. We will hit some local favorites and find some new places to walk and hike. Participants must be able to walk independently on different types of terrain. Some places we go may have easy and more difficult trails for seniors to choose from or we will stay together as a group. You will need to provide your own snacks and water for these outings. This outing is weather dependent and if we need to cancel the outing we will notify everyone as soon as possible. Meet in the lobby of the Williamson County Enrichment Center at 9am. Return times will vary. The cost of the hiking outing is $3 for transportation. Registration is required.
September 26: Bowie Nature Park 12755
October 24: Radnor Lake 12756
November 28: Henry Horton State Park 12758
November 16: National Take a Hike Day at Timberland Park 12761
Let's do lunch! We might try something new, hit some favorites, or find something off the beaten path. Lunch Bunch outings are offered at both the Enrichment Center and Longview (Spring Hill). The cost of a lunch outing is $3 for transportation. Lunch will always be Dutch Treat.
October 10 (Nett's Country Store): 12679
November 14 (Edley's BBQ): 12681
October 5 (Miller's Grocery): 12745
November 2 (Sweet Side Cafe): 12746
ENRICHMENT CENTER/LONGVIEW COMBINED DAY TRIPS
Transportation for the trips below are available to/from two locations: Enrichment Center (Franklin) and Longview Recreation Center (Spring Hill).
Coffee & Classics with the Nashville Symphony
Join us for a trip to the beautiful Schermerhorn for the Coffee & Classic series. Enjoy the sounds of "Hayden's London Symphony." The Nashville Symphony orchestra inspires, entertains, and educates through excellence in musical performances. One of the Nashville's largest and longest running non-profit performing arts organizations, and has been a part of Music City since 1946. We will stop at the Cheesecake Factory for lunch after the show. Lunch is Dutch treat.
Trip Date: October 12
Cost: $45 (Lunch is Dutch treat)
Time: 8:45am-2:30pm Enrichment Center; 8am-3pm Longview
Online Registration Code: 12759 (Registration begins on 9/3)
LONGVIEW DAY TRIPS
The trips below are based out of the Longview Recreation Center (Spring Hill) only.
Dominican Saint Cecilia Motherhouse
Built in 1892, sitting on 32 acres in downtown Nashville, an oasis on the north side of a busy city, it provides reminders of history in a peaceful setting. Home to the Dominican order of Sisters of the St Cecilia Congregation, these sisters administer and teach at Catholic schools in Nashville. They serve the community and this structure serves as their home and place of worship. We will conclude our tour with Vespers (songs of evening prayer by the sisters). Before our tour, we will have time to spend at the Nashville Farmer's Market for a late lunch and shopping (Lunch and shopping are Dutch treat).
Trip Date: September 4
Cost: $8 (Lunch and shopping are Dutch treat)
Online Registration Code: 12753 (Registration Begins on 8/3)
Sewanee's All Saints Chapel
The University of the South-Sewanee is located on 10,000 acres atop Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau. In the center point of campus is the All Saints Chapel. To call it a chapel might be misleading, it is a large place of worship. It is a wonderful piece of architecture in rural TN. Before our tour, we will try a local favorite for lunch, Blue Chair Cafe (lunch is Dutch treat).
Trip Date: October 30
Cost: $38 (Lunch is Dutch treat)
Online Registration Code: 12754 (Registration begins on 9/17)
The Ryman (Mother Church)
Known as the Mother Church of country music, it is one of American music's most treasured landmarks. The Union Gospel Tabernacle opened to the Nashville community in 1892 under the direction of Sam Jones and Thomas Ryman. In 1904 after Capt. Ryman's death, the congregation renamed the church to Ryman Auditorium. In 1943 it became the home of the Grand Ol' Opry! After our tour, we will have lunch at Capitol Grill (lunch is Dutch treat). The grill was built in 1910 and offers historical charm and a fresh take on classic Southern cuisine.
Trip Date: November 27
Cost: $43 (Lunch is Dutch treat)
Online Registration Code: 12757 (Registration begins on 10/5)
Dive Burger and Brew Tour
Dive: A hole in the wall, well-worn and unglamorous...that usually has the most amazing food! Join us as we tour some local craft breweries and try to find the BEST burgers around.
Asgard Brewing Company & Dub's Burgers
Asgard Brew brings the cool, smooth beers of the Icelandic region to Middle Tennessee. Located in Columbia, TN, it's a destination brewery that focuses on quality craft beer with natural and locally sourced ingredients. Spending years accumulating only the best brewing traditions and recipes, it is a truly unique brewery experience...and rumor has it that it is haunted! Dub's Burgers has been grilling up burgers for more than 50 years in North Alabama. After lunch, we'll swing by another local favorite for ice cream. Kreme Delite has been serving the best cones, dips and splits since 1951.
Trip Date: September 28
Cost: $20 (Lunch and Ice Cream are Dutch treat)
Online Registration Code: 12794 (Registration begins 8/27)
Yazoo Brewing Company & Brown's Diner
Yazoo Brewery started in 1993 with a homebrew kit, but it wasn't until 2003 that it actually became a business. Yazoo beer can now be found in most of Tennessee and Mississippi feature Pale Ale, Dos Perros, Stout, Rye, Hefeweizen and Gerst beers. Brown's Diner was founded in 1927, and holds the city's oldest beer license...and has been in continuous operation ever since! Brown's has proudly served Nashville's BEST cheeseburger for over 85 years.
Trip Date: October 19
Cost: $20 (Lunch is Dutch treat)
Online Registration Code: 12795 (Registration begins 9/10)
Jackalope Brewing Company & Rotier's
Jackalope Brewery started its dream in 2009, opening its doors to the public in 2011, and by 2013 was the first Nashville craft brew to can its own beer. Distributing throughout the Middle TN, Chattanooga, and Memphis, they strive to maintain the commitment to quality beer, community, and fun! Rotier's, established in 1945, has been a Nashville landmark for many years. The cheeseburger on French bread is their claim to fame, winning local and national awards.
Trip Date: November 15
Cost: $20 (Lunch is Dutch treat)
Online Registration Code: 12797