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New York City Tour 2017

October 5-8, 2017

Join Friends of the Arts on a fun-filled trip to New York City in the fall of 2017. This trip will feature a museum visit, special guest speakers and more. Additional details will be available soon.

Highlights include two performances of your choice:

  • Broadway Musical
  • Broadway Play
  • Opera at the Metropolitan Opera
  • Classical Music

Travel and Accommodations

Also included in the cost of the trip are:

  • A three-night stay in the heart of Manhattan
  • Round-trip airfare from Charlotte to New York City
  • Ground transportation to hotel from airport and back

Registration and Cost

The cost for this exciting trip is $1,625 per person, based on double-occupancy hotel stay and airfare from Charlotte.

  • $350 deposit due: July 15, 2017
  • Balance due: August 1, 2017

To register, send deposits to:
Davidson College Friends of the Arts
Sherry Nelson
P.O. Box 7176
Davidson, NC 28035

For more information on Friends of the Arts and the benefits of membership, please email Sherry Nelson, director of Davidson Arts and Creative Engagement, at or call 704-894-2101.

Previous Travel Tours (since 1996)

  • A private viewing of Sotheby's and wine tasting
  • A guided tour of the new Whitney Museum
  • Curator guided tour and lunch at the Museum of Arts and Design
  • Performance tickets to Once, Othello, Glengarry Glen Ross, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Peter and the Starcatcher, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Metropolitan Opera and Carnegie Hall
  • Group tickets to see Warhorse
  • Dinner with Professor of English Cynthia Lewis before the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Romeo and Juliet
  • Visit with The Color Purple producer Scott Sanders and lunch at Sardi's
  • Guided tours of the Modern Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum, American Folk Art Museum and the New Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Visit with Legally Blonde producer Kristin Caskey at The Players Club in Gramercy Park
  • Visit with Signature Theatre's associate artistic director
  • Great seats at musicals, plays and the opera
  • Historical Hotel–The Warwick New York
  • Small boutique hotels–Casablanca Hotel and The Kimberly