Trips & Tours


Online registration is available.


Join us as we partner with David Walter Travel and their touring bus! All trips depart from “The Village” located across from First Assembly on 280 Concord Parkway South in Concord, 28027. Please park in the parking lot across from Arby’s. Plan to arrive 30 minutes before departure for all trips.
Pre-registration is required; cancellation dates listed must be followed for full refund.


Activity # 7005.216
Shatley springs inn has served as a landmark destination for travelers to enjoy the country cooking, the famous spring water and the beautiful mountain scenery. We will also visit Ashe County Cheese Store & Factory and the Church of the Fescoes.

Bus Departs: 7:30 a.m.
Day: Thursday, 9/15
Pre-register by 8/31
MUST cancel before 9/2
Fee: $46 (includes meal)


Activity # 7006.316
The annual Brushy Mountain Apple Festival is one of the largest one-day arts and crafts festivals in the Southeast. The streets of downtown North Wilkesboro, NC are filled with over 425 arts and crafts, 100 food concessions, and 4 music stages consisting of Blue Grass, County, Folk, Gospel and Appalachian Heritage.

Bus departs: 9:00 a.m.
Day: Saturday, 10/1
Pre-register by 9/21
MUST cancel before 9/23
Fee: $39


Activity # 7007.316
Korner's Folly is the architectural wonder and home of artist and designer Jule Gilmer Korner. Built in 1880, visitors can now explore the 22 room house museum and its unique original furnishings and artwork, cast-plaster details, carved woodwork, and elaborate hand laid tile. Following our visit we will proceed to Hillbilly Hideaway for a great Family style dinner.

Bus departs: 11:30 a.m.
Day: Friday, 11/18
Pre-register by 11/2
MUST cancel by 11/4
Fee: $66 (includes meal)


Activity # 7008.316
Holidays at the Garden, a must-see family, decade-old tradition for thousands of all ages, is a magical time of year when the trees twinkle, the fountains sparkle and botanical themed displays glisten amount the natural beauty of the winter Garden. We will follow with dinner at the Hillbilly BBQ.

Bus Departs: 4:00 PM
Day: Thursday, 12/8
Pre-register by 11/21
MUST cancel by 11/23
Fee: $51 (includes meal)

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