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May 13, 2023

Join us on Saturday, May 13, 2023, as we travel by train from Roanoke to Charlottesville, VA. Our chartered bus will pick us up at the various locations and take us to the Amtrak boarding platform in Roanoke. We ride the train from Roanoke to Charlottesville. The bus picks up at the Amtrak station in Charlottesville to take us to our Mother’s Day lunch. After our time in Charlottesville, the bus brings you back to Roanoke.

The dining room at Michie Tavern features Hearty Midday Fare offered by servers in period attire. The rustic Tavern setting renders a dining experience rich in southern culture and hospitality for families to enjoy. The southern buffet is based on 18th century recipes. The buffet features: Southern Fried Chicken, Stewed Tomatoes, Mashed Potatoes with Gravy, Hot Green Beans, Cole Slaw, Whole Baby Beets, Biscuits and Cornbread, Peach Cobbler, Coffee, Tea and Soda.
After lunch, the group can visit the various historical buildings on the grounds. We will also take you by bus on a local sightseeing tour and to the visitor centers of Ash Lawn and Monticello.

PRICE PER PERSON: $89. Full amount is due when reservation is made.

PRICE INCLUDES: Amtrak train ticket from Roanoke to Charlottesville, motor coach transfers in Roanoke, motor coach transportation in Charlottesville, motor coach transportation from Charlottesville to Roanoke, an all-inclusive buffet lunch at Michie Tavern, a drive/sightseeing tour Thomas Jefferson Parkway, stops at Ash Lawn and Monticello Visitor Centers and a tour host.

DEPARTURE TIMES AND LOCATIONS: The bus will depart at 6:00 a.m. from Dublin; at 6:25 a.m. from Hardee’s, exit 118, Christiansburg; at 6:50 a.m. from the Food Lion, exit 137, Salem; at 7:25 a.m. from the Valley View Mall (overflow parking lot below Belk, near 581)Roanoke, VA. The bus will take you to the Amtrak boarding platform in downtown Roanoke. Return time is around 6:00 p.m.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Contact the Roanoke Parks and Recreation at (540) 853-2236. Here is a link to register online. Registration link: Click Here


May 13, 2023