MORE TRIPS COMING IN AUTUMN
SIGN UP SOON TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT!
DAY TRIP TO CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN – NEW DATE
September 10th, Leave at 9:00 am $40/Person (Price includes gondola ride)
Check out crystal Mountain without the winter crowds! Take a scenic gondola ride, eat at the Summit House restaurant, and see some of the most breathtaking views of Mt. Rainier! Maximum 9 people. This trip requires a minimum of 5 people. Fully Booked.
LUNCH AT CHINOOK’S – NEW DATE
September 24th, Leave at 11:45 am – $4/Person (Price does not include lunch) Chinook’s waterfront rooms offer stunning views paired with a casual menu and high-energy environment! Enjoy indoor or outdoor seating at Fisherman’s Terminal as well as their crab cakes, chowders, an more! Maximum 9 people.
♦ COMING IN OCTOBER
Check our monthly newsletter and the website for updates and additional details!
TOUR OF THEO CHOCOLATE*
October 1st, Leave at 10:30 am $15/Person (Price includes ticket to
tour and tasting) Limited Tickets Available.
Discover the origins of cacao in this inter-active experience at the Theo Chocolate
Factory! Get an inside view of the factory and indulge in a wide range of treats,
from nationwide bestsellers to hand-crafted confections.
*Vax Card, Photo ID and Mask Required
LUNCH AT IVAR’S SALMON HOUSE
October 8th, 11:00 AM $4/Person (Price does not include lunch)
TRIP TO FRYE ART MUSEUM
October 22nd, 10:30 am $5/Person
Come with us to the Frye Art Museum as we enjoy their collection of paintings and sculptures from the nineteenth century to the present. There will also be a
special exhibit, “Art on the Mind: Ten Years of Creative Aging.” This exhibition shares works of art that highlight the experiences of people living with dementia and their care partners.
BRUNCH AT THE STONEHOUSE CAFE
November 12th, 10:30 am $6/Person (Price does not include lunch)
Come enjoy home style meals and cocktails in a quaint, 1920s-era stone service station with outdoor seats. Located on the southern tip of Lake Washington, Stonehouse offers waterfront views along with classic American architecture!
FAUNTLEROY HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW AND ALKI
BEACH DRIVE November 6th (Saturday), Leave at 12:00 pm $6/Person
The Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Show provides a vibrant venue for artists and creative crafters to display their best work and chat! This event is perfect for anyone shopping for fine art for the home or unique handmade items for gift giving. After shopping we will take a drive to Alki Beach for a quick snack or drink before heading back to Ballard!
IMPORTANT: Trip Sign-up and Payment Policy
- Sign up for trips at the 2nd Floor Reception Desk or call the Center at
- When you sign up for a trip you must pay non-refundable trip fee.
- Final payment is due one week prior to the trip. If final payment is not made, you forfeit your seat and deposit.
- If you cancel your reservation less than one week before the trip is to depart, you forfeit your entire payment unless we can fill your space or you are canceling for certified illness.
- If the trip is canceled, deposits and payments will be refunded.
- Deposits, payments, and refunds are not exchangeable or interchangeable. Refunds are prepared after the trip date.
The Center offers a wide variety of diverse and interesting trips to nearby points of interest. The trip sign-up and payment policy concerns safety, insurance, training, and more. For all Center trips carpooling is not allowed. Enjoy our all our fun trips.
For Walking Groups, here is the Walking Guide: High (H), Medium (M), Low (L)