Trips & Travel

The Bainbridge Island Senior Center trips and travel program is a fun way to explore our area! Please take a trip around the island or around the world with us. Here are some of our current programs, but to learn more call us at the Center – 206-842-1616.

Winter Wine Festival

Begin with lunch at the Rusty Tractor. Several wineries will be indoors at the fairgrounds in Elma for your tasting pleasure. Food booths will also be available. Entry fee and a free glass of wine are included in the cost of the trip.

Saturday, January 20, 9:00 am – 5:30 pm $55

Timon of Athens

A complete Shakespeare experience. Over four Thursdays in January read “Timon of Athens,” Shakespeare’s rarely staged tragedy: a soaring, poetic tale of a generous individual undone by false friendships. Then, meet a member of the Seattle Shakespeare Company before traveling to Seattle to see the performance at the Center House Theatre.

Sunday, February 4, 11:30 am – 5:30 pm, Fee $55 members, $75 non-members

Transit Trek: Theo’s Chocolate Factory

Learn about the transformation of the cocoa fruit into chocolate, touching on the social and environmental issues relating to farming. Following that, we’ll take a guided walking tour through the facilities in Fremont to see “bean to bar” chocolate in the making. Samples will be offered.

Thursday, February 8, leave on the 9:40 am ferry, return no later than 3:00.