“Since I discovered Glenmeadow, I’m more fit and active than ever. There are just so many different opportunities to learn new things, enjoy entertaining performances, travel to interesting places, and develop new friendships.”
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From Napa Valley to Alaska, Shanghai Acrobats to Aida, our Getaways offer something for everyone. Well-planned with the quality and service you expect from Glenmeadow, excursions include day trips and customized, all-inclusive multi-day adventures with itineraries providing a family vacation for several generations of travelers. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis, so if you’re interested, book your spot early.
Registration is underway for these upcoming getaways.
August 28, 2018 • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
We have been busy planning a full complement of Glenmeadow Learning and Getaways programs for the fall and winter and are eager to tell you about them. Get the full overview at Sneak Peeks: Our Upcoming Programs and Trips.
September 29, 2018 • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dee Dee Bridgewater is the 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, and three-time Grammy and Tony award winner. She and her nine-piece band will perform selections from her album Memphis…Yes, I’m Ready, honoring the city and her roots. Also enjoy a pre-performance dinner party on the plaza, featuring Memphis-style barbecue fare in honor of the FAC season opening.
October 25, 2018 • 4:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Filled with high-intensity martial arts and breath-taking acrobatics, this production recounts the tale of two rival martial arts disciplines competing in the ancient Chinese capital of Peking set during the Ming Dynasty. Under the direction of Qui Jian, the Chinese Warriors of Peking provides a culturally enriching experience filled with juggling, acrobatics, weapons handling, and live stage combat.
December 4, 2018 • 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Enchanting model trains zip through a display of 150 landmarks, recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural material. Marvel at G-scale locomotives humming among familiar sights, such as the Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty, and Rockefeller Center on nearly a half-mile of track. Enjoy a private, guided walking tour of the exhibit, followed by lunch at the Pine Tree Café.
February 2, 2019 • 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
No long drive to NYC and a peek behind the curtain during the performance… that’s the Met Opera in HD! Bizet’s masterpiece of the gypsy seductress who lives by her own rules has had an impact far beyond the opera house. The opera’s melodic sweep is as irrestible as the title character herself, a force of nature who has become a defining female cultural figure.
February 15, 2019 - February 24, 2019 •
Join Joanna “Joey” Rosenthal and expert local guides on a small group tour of the London cultural scene, including a performance of Sondheim’s musical Follies at the National Theatre, a visit and luncheon at the historic Englefield House, the Edward Burne-Jones exhibit at Tate Britain, and other outstanding performances, exhibits, and discussions. We will meet with major artists associated with the productions and enjoy gourmet experiences.