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10/30/2009
Charlotte, NC—Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department offers several festive daytrips in November and December for retirees, empty nesters, and baby boomers. Travel is by motor coach with departures from Mallard Creek Recreation Center, 2530 Johnston-Oehler Road and Marion Diehl Recreation Center, 2219 Tyvola Road. Space is limited. Now is the time to sign-up!

If you fit the bill and you’re looking for fun places to go and fun things to do, consider these trips:
  • Trip to Asheville's Biltmore Village, Folk Art Center and Mt. Mitchell State Park: Wed., Nov. 4, $32 charge includes transportation, meals are separate. Bus departs Mallard Creek Recreation Center, 6:30am and Marion Diehl Recreation Center, 7am, returns around 6:45pm.
  • McAdenville Christmas Lights and Dinner: Mon., Dec. 7, $10 charge includes transportation, meals are separate. Bus departs Mallard Creek Recreation Center, 2:30pm and Marion Diehl Recreation Center, 3pm, returns around 8pm.
  • Biltmore House Christmas Tour: Thurs., Dec. 10, $66 charge includes transportation and admission ticket, meals are separate. Bus departs Mallard Creek Recreation Center, 6am, and Marion Diehl Recreation Center, 6:30am, returns around 6:45pm.
  • Fruit Cake Factory, Old Salem Candlelight Tea and Tanglewood Lights: Wed., Dec. 16, $43 charge includes transportation and bottled water. Bus departs Mallard Creek Recreation Center, 6:30am, and Marion Diehl Recreation Center,7am, returns around 8pm.

To register for any of these trips, contact Michelle Hitselberger at 704-989-3617 or Michelle.Hitselberger@MecklenburgCountyNC.com.