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Del Tech posts December Travel & Culture trips

Nov 23, 2012

The holiday season is the perfect time to plan a trip. From concerts to musicals to outdoor displays, there are a lot of fun holiday-themed events to instill the spirit of the season. The cost for all trips includes travel to and from the event and any necessary tickets.

Ocean City Christmas comes Wednesday, Dec. 5, with a visit to the beautiful Winterfest of Lights display in Ocean City’s Northside Park. The day includes a tea in a lovely Victorian oceanfront hotel, a train ride and dinner.  The bus departs Delaware Tech at 2 p.m. and departs Ocean City at 9 p.m. The cost is $49, which includes transportation, park admission, tea and dinner.

A trip to Longwood Gardens Christmas is set for Friday,  Dec. 7. Participants will see Christmas blooms with tall, elegantly decorated trees and thousands of poinsettias, amaryllis, cyclamen and much more; they will stroll through all of the areas such as the Conservatory, the Ballroom, the Music Room, the Organ Museum and the Living Wall. The bus departs Delaware Tech at 9 a.m. and departs Longwood at 4 p.m. The cost is $69.

A Jazzy Christmas at the Kennedy Center Saturday, Dec. 8, offers a celebration in swing time! Top jazz pianists Barry Harris, Jason Moran, Eddie Palmieri and Alfredo Rodriguez will have the audience tapping their toes to their favorite holiday songs - jazz style! The bus departs Delaware Tech at 3 p.m. and departs Washington, D.C. at 9:30 p.m. The cost is $119.

Vienna Boys Choir trip comes Saturday, Dec. 8.  Songs will include folk, waltz, classical masterpieces, pop tunes and holiday favorites. The bus departs Delaware Tech at 3:30 p.m. and departs Maryland at 10 p.m. The cost is $99.

“Shrek” at the DuPont Theatre is also scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 8. There will be an independent lunch stop on the way. The bus departs Delaware Tech at 9:30 a.m. and departs Wilmington at 4:30 p.m. The cost is $119.

A Day in New York is offered Wednesday, Dec. 12,  in which participants can go to a local farmers market or take in a show.   Maps will be supplied. The bus departs Delaware Tech at 7 a.m. and departs New York at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $69.

Radio City and The Rockettes is also scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 12. This Christmas spectacular includes independent lunch and dinner, and time to browse New York. Bus departs Delaware Tech at 7 a.m. and departs New York City at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $205, which includes transportation and great mezzanine-level tickets.

Holiday Super Pops at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Friday, Dec. 14, offers a holiday celebration with full chorus, orchestra and guest vocalists. Carols, classic favorites and even Santa! The bus departs Delaware Tech at 9 a.m. and departs Baltimore at 4:30 p.m. The cost is $89.

A trip to Nemours Holiday Mansion comes Tuesday, Dec. 18.  A guided tour and lunch at the DuPont Country Club are included. The bus departs Delaware Tech at 7 a.m. and departs Wilmington at 3 p.m. The cost is $79.

For more information on any of the trips, or to register, call Corporate and Community Programs at 302-856-5618.

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