Travel

Travel with TSCOR

Due to the pandemic, Travel is currently suspended and will resume when it is safe to do so. Check back soon to see where we’re headed!

The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond travels locally and long-distance with one-day tours and overnight trips. Travel is open to the general public and TSCOR members enjoy discounted rates. We’ve seen plays at Wolf Trap, gone sight-seeing in New Bern, N.C., and travelled the Crooked Road in VA. We’ve also toured historic sites and visited popular new eateries right here in Richmond. All aboard!

To sign up for travel:

  • please call or email the office and confirm space is still available. 804-355-7282. pgrimes@TSCOR.org
  • sign up and pay online, or mail your reservation slip and check made payable to “The Shepherd’s Center” to: 3111 Northside Avenue, Suite 400, Richmond, VA 23228.
  • A reservation slip for each individual traveler is required.

Bright Star

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts is excited to be one of the first to bring this popular Broadway musical to Virginia.  Inspired by real events and featuring the bluegrass-tinged Grammy-nominated Steven Martin and Edie Brickell score, Bright Star is a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and ’40s.

When literary editor Alice Murphy meets a young soldier just home from World War II, he awakens her longing for the child she once lost. Haunted by their unique connection, Alice sets out on a journey to understand her past – and what she finds has the power to transform both of their lives.

Propelled by an ensemble of onstage musicians and dancers, the story unfolds as a rich tapestry of deep emotion, beautiful melodies and powerfully moving performances. An uplifting theatrical journey, Bright Star is as refreshingly genuine as it is daringly hopeful.

Enjoy great seats and a plated lunch stage side before the matinee begins.

This trip has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

American Revolution Museum and the Virginia Living Museum

Travel with TSCOR to see these two exciting museums. At The American Revolution Museum you’ll learn the story of our nation’s founding from the twilight of the colonial period to the dawn of the Constitution and beyond. There will be a guided tour as well as access to the award-winning introductory film, Liberty Fever. Lunch at Riverwalk Restaurant follows with time to browse the many specialty shops adjacent to the restaurant.

After lunch, we go to the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News to see living exhibits of Virginia’s natural heritage from the mountains to the sea. While you’re there, travel the universe in the state-of-the-art digital planetarium theater – admission to see their fascinating show, Virginia Skies, is included!

This trip has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

pic Va Liv Museum
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