Senior Center Trips

Our 55+ crowd likes to see sights both locally and abroad so we organize day trips and extended travel trips throughout the year. Stop by the Carbon Valley Senior Center (6615 Frederick Way) or call us at 303-833-2739 today to register for your next getaway!

Each trip description below includes an exertion level number. This is a generalization of the exertion levels that participants can expect on a trip.

Trip Exertion Chart:
  1. Easy, mostly sitting
  2. Easy, mostly sitting with some walking
  3. Moderate, some walking, possible stairs
  4. Moderate to high, lots of walking, outside, some elevation
  5. High, long day, lots of walking, stairs, elevation
SeniorsJuly4th


FEBRUARY



Greeley Model Railroad Museum (3)
Come with us for a private behind the scenes tour of this one of a kind facility that features over 600 railroad related artifacts ranging from a Virginia and Truckee Railroad switch key to a full sized Colorado and Southern wooden Caboose available for examining both inside and out. This is a unique immersive experience you won’t want to miss! Fee includes transportation and escort. Dinner, drinks, and tip on your own. Cancellation deadline: Jan 26
Day      Date                Time                Fee
F          Feb 2               9am-3pm        $20 SCM, $22 D, $25 ND

Supper Club- Wishbone (2)
The Wishbone Restaurant has been family owned and operated for over 50 years.  The second and third generations continue to be proud owners and provide great American Comfort food and friendly service that the restaurant is known for. Fee includes transportation and escort. Dinner, drinks, and tip on your own. Cancellation deadline: Jan 30
Day      Date    Time                Fee
T          Feb 6   4:30 – 7:30 pm            $8 SCM, $10 D, $12 ND

Movie and Lunch (1)
Join us for a relaxing day going for lunch and a movie at various theaters near us. Fee includes: movie ticket and transportation. Food cost is on your own. Cancellation deadline: Feb 9
Day      Date    Time                Fee
T          Feb 13 11 am – 3 pm $10 SCM, $12 D, $15 ND

STOMP at the Buell Theater (3)
A worldwide phenomenon, Stomp is unlike any show you've ever seen (or heard). The show features a rotating cast of hugely talented performers, who conjure up heart-pounding music on an array of everyday household objects, including brooms, garbage can lids, vacuum cleaners, hammers and much much more. Add some wicked dancing and choreography to the mix and you've got Stomp! Fee includes transportation, admission and escort. Dinner, drinks, and tip on your own. Cancellation deadline: Jan 31
Day      Date                Time                Fee
Sa        Feb 17             12-5 pm           $40 SCM, $42 D, $45 ND

Brick House BBQ & Black Canyon Distillery (2)
Get ready for fun day in Mead, first going to Brick House BBQ to enjoy some fall off the bone ribs and smoked brisket. Next stop is Black Canyon Distillery where we’ll get to tour the facility to see what goes into making this one of a kind whiskey and end in the tasting room. Fee includes transportation, tour and escort.  Food cost is on your own. Cancellation deadline: Feb 20
Day      Date                Time                Fee
Th        Feb 22             11 am- 3 pm   $12 SCM, $14 D, $16 ND

Mardi Gras Casino (3)
Feeling lucky? Sit back and relax as you are comfortably taken to the Mardi Gras Casino in Blackhawk. The casino package includes $10 food credit, $5 free play on card, and free drinks while gambling. A player’s card must be used to earn and receive the package. You must be 21 or older to go on the trip. Meals are on your own. Fee includes transportation. Cancellation deadline: Feb 12
Day      Date    Time                Fee
M         Feb 26 8 am-4:30 pm $5 SCM, $6 D, $10 ND

Supper Club-C.B. & Potts Restaurant and Brewery (2)
Not only is the food fantastic try one (or more!) of their hand crafted beers! Their passionate and talented brewers strive to create the freshest, most “drinkable” beers you will find, and their efforts have garnered C.B. & Potts over 100 medals.
Day      Date                Time                Fee
T          Feb 27             4:30-8:30 pm   $8 SCM, $10 D, $12 ND
 

MARCH


Supper Club- Benihana (2)
In 1964 America’s first teppanyaki restaurant, Benihana, opened featuring an authentic Japanese farmhouse interior and food prepared on steel grills right in front of customers. Highly trained chefs delight customers with intricate knife work and theatrics. Not to mention delicious food. Fee includes transportation.  Dinner, drinks and tip on your own. Cancellation deadline: Feb 27
Day      Date                Time                Fee
T          Mar 6              4:30-8:30 pm   $8 SCM, $10 D, $12 ND

Movie and Lunch (1)
Join us for a relaxing day going for lunch and a movie at various theaters near us. Fee includes: movie ticket and transportation. Food cost is on your own. Cancellation deadline:
Day      Date                Time                Fee
F          Mar 9              11 am-3 pm    $10 SCM, $12 D, $15 ND

Backstage tour of Denver Performing Arts Complex (4)
The Denver Performing arts complex is the largest of its kind in the world, featuring ten performing spaces connected by an 80 foot tall glass roof. Take a look at rarely seen areas such as Actor’s Alley where door-size, hand painted replicas of Broadway show posters adorn the walls. See theater design and construction facilities where all the props, costumes, lighting ans scenery are created. Wear comfortable shoes for walking. We will be stopping for lunch in Denver before leaving; you will be responsible for the cost of lunch. Fee includes transportation, escort, and tour. Cancellation deadline: Mar 9.
Day      Date                Time                Fee
F          Mar 16                        8:30 am-3 pm $20 SCM, $22 D, $25 ND

Supper Club- Tocabe (2)
Tocabe always strives to use the highest quality ingredients and use local meats and produce whenever possible. The bison is naturally fed and never given any growth hormones or antibiotics. They continuously work to partner with Native owned companies and to incorporate Native produced food products whenever possible. Tocabe is the only American Indian owned and operated restaurant in the Denver Metro Area. Fee includes transportation and escort. Dinner, drinks, and tip on your own. Cancellation deadline: Mar 15
Day      Date                Time                Fee
Th        Mar 22                        4:30-7:30 pm   $8 SCM, $10 D, $12 ND

Mardi Gras Casino (3)
Feeling lucky? Sit back and relax as you are comfortably taken to the Mardi Gras Casino in Blackhawk. The casino package includes $10 food credit, $5 free play on card, and free drinks while gambling. A player’s card must be used to earn and receive the package. You must be 21 or older to go on the trip. Meals are on your own. Fee includes transportation. Cancellation deadline: Nov 13
Day      Date                Time                Fee
M         Mar 26                        8 am-4:30 pm $5 SCM, $6 D, $10 ND

The Fleece Factory of the Rockies (3)
The Fleece Factory is an artisan mill that specializes in processing products of and for the fiber world. In 2014 after 14 years in the alpaca industry the family took a leap and The Fleece Factory of the Rockies was started. This tour promises to be a learning experience and lots of fun! Lunch will be at your own expense. Fee includes tour, transportation and escort. Cancellation Deadline: Mar 30
Day      Date                Time                Fee
T          Apr 3               4:30-7:30 pm   $8 SCM, $10 D, $12 ND

APRIL

Supper Club- Cracovia (2)
Cracovia Restaurant & Bar is a family-owned and operated restaurant that prides itself on being the most authentic Polish-American restaurant in Colorado. They use only the finest ingredients in their kitchen and ensure each dish has the warmth of a traditional home-cooked meal. Fee includes transportation.  Dinner, drinks and tip on your own. Cancellation Deadline: Mar 30
Day      Date                Time                Fee
T          Apr 3               4:30-7:30 pm   $8 SCM, $10 D, $12 ND

Adams Mystery Playhouse (3)

Fun starts the minute you walk into this unique, whimsical and inviting mansion. Upon arriving you’ll meet some “suspicious” characters while enjoying a free scavenger hunt and cash bar. Next, head to the dining room to your assigned table to meet your crime-solving team, enjoy a buffet dinner, and mingle with characters who drop clues that will help you solve the crime. When dinner is over, the show begins. Participate as much, or as little, as you like!  Fee includes transportation, escort, admission, dinner and tax. Drinks and tip on your own *CASH bar only*.
Day      Date                Time                Fee
F          Apr 13             5-10:30 pm     $55 SCM, $58 D, $60 ND

Movie and Lunch (1)
Join us for a relaxing day going for lunch and a movie at various theaters near us. Fee includes: movie ticket and transportation. Food cost is on your own. Cancellation deadline:  Apr 13
Day      Date                Time                Fee
T          Apr 17             11 am-3 pm    $10 SCM, $12 D, $15 ND

History Colorado Center (3)
Designed to ignite imaginations of all ages bout Colorado’s history, this museum creates a rich experience for visitors through exhibits and programs that blend technology, media, environments and artifacts. The museum features hands-on interactive high-tech interactive media, authentic Colorado artifacts, and evocative stories of Colorado’s diverse people. Lunch will be at our own cost before returning home. Fee includes transportation, admission, and escort. Cancellation deadline: Apr 3
Day      Date                Time                Fee
T          Apr 24             9am-4 pm       $20 SCM, $22 D, $25 ND

Supper Club- Rocky Mountain Oyster Bar (2)
A warm atmosphere to enjoy food made from scratch. The meats are free of antibiotics. Their hand ground burgers are world renowned. Vegetarian and GF choices. New menu specials every week. 13 taps offer the best selection of beer in Nederland, with at least two brews available only here. Fee includes transportation.  Dinner, drinks and tip on your own. Cancellation deadline: Apr 19
Day      Date                Time                Fee
Th        Apr 26             4:30-8:30 pm   $10 SCM, $12 D, $15 ND

Mardi Gras Casino (3)
Feeling lucky? Sit back and relax as you are comfortably taken to the Mardi Gras Casino in Blackhawk. The casino package includes $10 food credit, $5 free play on card, and free drinks while gambling. A player’s card must be used to earn and receive the package. You must be 21 or older to go on the trip. Meals are on your own. Fee includes transportation. Cancellation Deadline: Apr 16
Day      Date                Time                Fee
M         Apr 30             8am-4:30pm   $5 SCM, $6 D, $10 ND