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Desmond Day Trips


A Delicate Balance, Golden Theatre, 252 West 45th Street
Board the coach bus at 10 am and enjoy free time prior to the 2 pm matinee performance (Orchestra seating). A Delicate Balance follows Agnes and Tobias, a long-married couple who must maintain their equilibrium as over the course of a weekend they welcome home their 36-year-old daughter following the collapse of her fourth marriage. They must also give shelter to their friends, all the while tolerating Agnes’ alcoholic sister Claire. Stars Glenn Close, John Lithgow, and Martha Plimpton. Board the bus at 5:45 pm for the return to Desmond.
Sat., Dec. 6 10 am-7:30 pm Fee: $195 Registration deadline: Fri., Nov. 21

A Victorian Christmas Walking Tour
Board the coach bus at 9:30 am and enjoy a step back in time! Go off the beaten path this holiday season with a walking tour through three Victorian districts: Gramercy Park, Ladies’ Mile, and Chelsea, and explore the historic Christmas connections that emerged from each. Stops include where Clement Clarke Moore wrote ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, O. Henry wrote The Gift of the Magi, and the Christmas shopping area of the 1880s. Have free time following the tour until 4 pm, then board the bus for the return trip.
Sun., Dec. 7 9:30 AM-6 pm Fee: $75 Registration deadline: Fri., Nov. 21

Westchester Broadway Dinner Theatre, The Glenn Miller Orchestra
Board the coach bus at 10 am as we travel to Elmsford to the Westchester Broadway Dinner Theatre. There, you will enjoy a delicious lunch along with a holiday performance by The Glenn Miller Orchestra. The greatest Big Band returns! With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. The present Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed in 1956 and has been touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live dates a year all around the world. Board the bus after the show.
Tues., Dec. 9 10 am-4:30 pm Fee: $95 Registration deadline: Weds., Nov. 26

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