Category: Trips

Trip: Boston Holiday Pops at Symphony Hall

Friday, December 15th

9:15 AM Depart Rose City Senior Center, 8 Mahan Drive, Norwich

8:00 PM Approximate return time to Norwich


Join us for a festive day in Boston!  Our drop off location will be at the Prudential Center where you will have time on your own for lunch, shopping and taking in the sights of the season.  Next, make your way to Symphony Hall for the 3:00 p.m. performance of Boston Pops’ Holiday Pops.  (You can either walk the 1/3 mile to Symphony Hall or meet our bus to drop packages and get a ride.)

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year!  The Boston Pops’ Holiday Pops concert is a festive feast for the eyes, ears and soul.  This time-honored production, led by conductor Keith Lockhart, is filled with Yuletide cheer, bolstered by upbeat arrangements of classic carols and popular Christmas songs, a joyful sing-along and a visit from the one and only St. Nick himself!

These amazing concerts take place in the magical atmosphere of the world-famous Symphony Hall, beautifully decorated for the holidays to evoke all the magic and charm of the season.  Symphony Hall opened in 1900 and is, acoustically, one of the top three concert halls in the world.

COST: $90 per person includes charter bus transportation and center second balcony ticket to Holiday Pops 3:00 p.m. performance.  Driver tip not included.


Waiting list ~ call hilary (860) 889-5960



Trip: Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular or NYC

Saturday, December 23rd 

Radio City Music Hall CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR show -OR-  NYC On Your Own

Fully escorted motor coach transportation, Center Orchestra ticket for the show and free time for lunch, sightseeing and shopping on your own OR just make the day your own in the Big Apple at the most wonderful time of the year! Half the bus is going to the show the other half is on their own. Talk about holiday decorations!! Is family in town? Kids home from college? Make this the holiday day trip to remember!

Reserve Now!
• Christmas Spectacular $215 resident/ $225 non resident Cost includes Center Orchestra RCMH ticket, transportation and driver.
• NYC On Your Own cost: $63 resident/73 non resident. Cost includes, transportation and driver.

Trip Presentation: Collette Tours

Presentation on December 8th at 10:30am

for Collette Tours: Croatia & its Islands on Apr 22, 2025 – May 3rd, 2025

**Registration due by Mar 2024


From medieval architecture to ethereal waterfalls, coast along the sparkling Adriatic Sea and experience the best of Croatia. Begin your journey in Zagreb, the illustrious capital of Croatia. Stand in awe before the cascading waterfalls of Krka National Park. Discover the ancient palace of Emperor Diocletian in Split. Enjoy a memorable 7-night cruise on the Adriatic Sea along Croatia’s coast aboard a privately chartered ship. On Brac Island, take in the “Golden Cape” of Bol. Visit the island of Biševo, home to the mystical Blue Cave. Tour the Old City of Dubrovnik and walk along the picturesque cobblestone streets. See the country’s immaculate beauty as you cruise its vibrant waters and step into its rich history.

Stocking Stuffing Holiday Daytrip to Yankee Candle

Thursday, December 14th 


Everyone will receive a Christmas Stocking at the start of the day to fill during the course of this fun filled shopping day. We will begin at Williamsburg Country Store. Followed by lunch at Whately Inn and shopping Randall’s Farms. The trip is all about Yankee Candle with over 200 new and classic fragrances & candle accessories. Buffet lunch is included. Moderate walking. Trip fee is $140pp. Register now.

Trip: Newport Playhouse “Miracle on South Division Street”

Wednesday, December 6th 


Start your holiday celebrations with an enjoyable afternoon at the Newport Playhouse enjoying their Christmas spin on the Miracle on South Division Street. Always a good time, a good meal and a great way to take the stress out of the holiday season. Lunch is included. Trip fee is $115pp. Minimal walking. Register now.

Trip: Radio City Christmas Spectacular, NYC

Saturday, December 2nd 


A favorite Holiday Tradition the Radio City Christmas Spectacular staring the Rockettes. Get in the holiday spirit spending the day in New York City. Lots of walking. Trip fee $238pp, non-refundable. *Waitlist*

Trip: Holiday Light Tour

Monday, December 18th at 5pm


Enjoy a local tour of the holiday displays.

Seats are limited.
Registration begins Dec 1st.
Register by Fri, Dec 15th.

Trip: Fantasy of Lights

Wednesday, December 20th at 3:00pm


Early dinner at Chili’s in East Haven before the Christmas light display on New Haven

$8 for the bus

Sign up and pay before December 6th

Trip: Christmas Choir Concert

Monday, December 18th 

departing Senior Center at 12:30


Join us to see Sprague’s Senior Choir performing their Christmas Show at the Sprague Senior Center


$3 for the bus