Cool Spring Travelers

Join us each month from September to May as we explore Virginia's historical sites, concerts and museums, guided tours and great restaurants. People of all ages are welcome to attend any of the events. 

Registration for events is located at the Rec Desk. Call (804) 746-0801 or email for more information.

Historic Occoquan Arts & Crafts Show | Sat, Sept 28 | 7:30 AM-5:30 PM | Cost: $40 | Limited to 55 

Join Cool Spring Travelers on Sat, Sept 28, as we take a motor coach to the Historic Occoquan Arts & Crafts Show. 

Now in its 50th year, this famous festival in the streets of Occoquan, VA, features hundreds of vendors with arts and crafts, live entertainment, and plenty of delicious food and fun for the whole family. Start your holiday shopping early and don’t miss the event of the season! Lunch will be on your own
Register and pay $40 at the Rec Center Front Desk by Sept 26.

Berkeley Plantation & Lunch at Indian Fields Tavern | Thur, Nov 7 | 9:30 AM-3:00 PM | Cost: $40 | Limited to 30

Cool Spring Travelers are headed to Berkeley Plantation on Thursday, November 7, at 9:30 AM. Upon arrival, guests are greeted by costumed guides and escorted to the original Georgian mansion for their conducted tour. The gardens and grounds are self-guided, five terraces of restored boxwood & flower gardens offer breathtaking views of the James River.

After visiting Berkeley Plantation, we will head to Indian Fields Tavern, an American bistro in a rustic farmhouse setting, for lunch.

Register, make your lunch, side & dessert choices and pay at the Rec Center Front Desk by Oct 31.

Valentine Museum Interactive History | Fri, Jan 31 | 11:00 AM-1:30 PM | MS Room (B63) | Cost: $15 | Limited to 50

Join Cool Spring Travelers on Fri, Jan 31, as we hear a "Tale of Two Stores" an interactive history program from a Valentine Museum educator.  Revisit the glory days of Richmond's downtown as a shopping and social destination through two of Richmond's former department stores.  A Sally Bell's Kitchen box lunch & drink provided after the program.

Register, make your lunch choice and pay $15 at the Rec Center Front Desk by Jan 24.