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Program #7567RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
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Itinerary for Feb 27 — Mar 4, 2013

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Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: Simple accomodations and lifestyle.

Contact info:
Carmel Valley Road at Ford Road
Carmel Valley, CA 93924 USA
phone: 831-659-3115
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $40/single - $25 ea./double
Additional nights may be reserved only when available. Cost: $40/single - $25 ea./double.


Day One: Wednesday, February 27 - Check-in and Orientation
Afternoon: 2–5 PM: Check-in at Hidden Valley office.

Dinner: 6 PM: Dinner

Evening: Orientation with Coordinator.

Lodging: Wright Hall

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: Simple accomodations and lifestyle.

Contact info:
Carmel Valley Road at Ford Road
Carmel Valley, CA 93924 USA
phone: 831-659-3115
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $40/single - $25 ea./double
Additional nights may be reserved only when available. Cost: $40/single - $25 ea./double.


Day Two: Thursday, February 28 - History of Dixieland and Literature Discussion
Breakfast: 8:30 AM: Breakfast.

Morning: Members of the Dixieland Festival join with Road Scholar students to review the history of Dixieland through lecture and live performance.

Lunch: 12:00 PM Lunch.

Afternoon: A character from literature appears to discuss his work. Visitors have included Steinbeck, London, Mark Twain, etc.

Dinner: 6:00 PM Dinner.

Evening: Savor the wonderful wines of the area and learn a bit about the history and business of wine through the eyes of a local winemaker.

Lodging: Wright Hall

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: The Merritt House offers twenty-two rooms, some with balconies overlooking private secluded gardens, all with fireplaces, color television, small refrigerator, coffemaker and other amenities. Also included is a sit-down continental breakfast served in the common room where guests meet and share their itineraries. High speed internet access is available in all of our rooms.

Contact info:
386 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940 USA
phone: 831-646-9686
web: merritthouseinn@usa.net

Facility amenities: Fireplaces and private baths Continental Breakfast daily from 8 to 10 am Small refrigerators and coffemakers On premise parking High Speed internet access in all rooms

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Three: Friday, March 01 - Continuation of Dixieland Class
Breakfast: 8:30 AM Breakfast.

Morning: This class is a continuation of Day Two morning class and takes a look at the performers for this year's festival.

Lunch: 12:00 PM: Lunch.

Dinner: Dinner.

Evening: Dixieland Festival Patron's tickets are distributed to all students which enables them to have seating at all concerts and as the Festival's guests at a stunning brunch on Saturday.

In Transit: Move to Merritt House Inn.

Lodging: Merritt House Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: The Merritt House offers twenty-two rooms, some with balconies overlooking private secluded gardens, all with fireplaces, color television, small refrigerator, coffemaker and other amenities. Also included is a sit-down continental breakfast served in the common room where guests meet and share their itineraries. High speed internet access is available in all of our rooms.

Contact info:
386 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940 USA
phone: 831-646-9686
web: merritthouseinn@usa.net

Facility amenities: Fireplaces and private baths Continental Breakfast daily from 8 to 10 am Small refrigerators and coffemakers On premise parking High Speed internet access in all rooms

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Four: Saturday, March 02 - Dixieland Festival
Breakfast: A wonderful breakfast provided by the hotel in which we are staying.

Morning: Dixieland Festival.

Lunch: Patron's Lunch: Gorgeous musical brunch in a nearby hotel with all Patrons of the Festival.

Afternoon: Dixieland Festival continued.

Dinner: Dinner.

Evening: Dixieland Festival continued.

Lodging: Merritt House Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: Simple accomodations and lifestyle.

Contact info:
Carmel Valley Road at Ford Road
Carmel Valley, CA 93924 USA
phone: 831-659-3115
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $40/single - $25 ea./double
Additional nights may be reserved only when available. Cost: $40/single - $25 ea./double.


Day Five: Sunday, March 03 - Dixieland Festival
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel in which we are staying.

Morning: Dixieland Festival

Lunch: Lunch.

Afternoon: Dixieland Festival continued.

Dinner: 6 PM: Dinner.

Evening: Relax, chat, and pack.

In Transit: Return to Hidden Valley.

Lodging: Wright Hall

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Monday, March 04 - Farewell Brunch and Departure
Breakfast: Farewell Breakfast & Graduation.

Meals Included: Breakfast

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Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
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5 Performances

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