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TIBURON, CALIFORNIA

Tiburon: A Musical Mosaic in Five Days

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Program #20861RJ
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 Nov 2 — Nov 7, 2014

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Type: Boutique Hotel

Description: Nestled at the tip of the scenic Tiburon Peninsula on the San Francisco Bay, The Lodge at Tiburon, a three-story, 103-room California Craftsman-style upscale hotel near Sausalito is set among three beautiful acres, just off Main Street in a quaint Marin County sailing village. The Lodge at Tiburon offers a local sensory experience from its proximity to the San Francisco Bay Area to its unique architectural immersion in stone and wood. With a fully functional business center and high-speed wireless Internet access anywhere on the property, this Bay Area hotel maintains connectivity for all guests. Guests will discover the Tiburon Tavern. Featuring an outdoor patio, the Tavern is the perfect place to enjoy a meal or to relax with a drink and appetizer. From the radiant fireplace of the SkyDeck to the poolside fire pit, The Lodge at Tiburon is an inviting retreat that was designed to complement the invigorating climate of Northern California.

Contact info:
1651 Tiburon Blvd.
Tiburon, CA 94920 USA
phone: 415-435-3133
web: www.larkspurhotels.com/collection/tiburon

Room amenities: The Lodge at Tiburon features 103 warm and cozy guest rooms and spacious suites. Rest easy at the Lodge at Tiburon and take in the peaceful bayside atmosphere with the comforting earth tones and basalt blue motif that adorn the hotel. Open the shuttered balcony doors and let the bay breeze beckon. The calming living spaces in each room feature amenities sure to make any stay a delight. In the newly renovated guest rooms you will find complimentary wireless Internet access, DVD player, Boston Acoustics radio with iPod plug-in, room service from Tiburon Tavern, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, air conditioning and complimentary newspaper. Retreat to the perfect home away from home at the Lodge at Tiburon, the ultimate bayside boutique hotel near San Francisco, California.

Facility amenities: Hotel amenities include complimentary wireless Internet (includes meeting rooms and restaurant area), SkyDeck with fireplace, outdoor heated pool and hot tub with poolside fire pit, 24-hour complimentary business center, complimentary fitness center, complimentary DVD movie library, concierge services, pet friendly and the hotel restaurant, Tiburon Tavern.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Best available rate
The best available rate is good for up to three days before and three days after the program dates. Please call the Road Scholar office at 650-355-5320 to make your reservation.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, November 02 - Registration/Orientation/Introductions
Afternoon: PROGRAM REGISTRATION takes place in the hallway outside of the meeting room. Check in to the hotel at the lobby desk; you will be directed to the meeting room where the Road Scholar program is being held.

ORIENTATION: Begins before dinner. We'll have an overview of the program ahead and review the up-to-date schedule, responsibilities, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, any other administrative issues, and answer your questions. Please be aware that local circumstances may require adjusting program elements. In the event of changes, we will notify you as quickly as possible. We appreciate your understanding.

Dinner: Dinner in hotel

Menus are contracted for the program and are designed to offer balanced, healthy meals for the participants. In addition to the regular Road Scholar meal plan, this hotel offers a vegetarian meal option. Unfortunately, there are no other special meal options. Participants with special dietary needs should be prepared to avoid certain foods or supplement the regular meal plan as needed.

Evening: INTRODUCTIONS: Participants introduce themselves to the rest of the group.

Enjoy the remainder of the evening getting to know your fellow participants and discovering what you share beyond a love of lifelong learning.

Lodging: The Lodge at Tiburon

Meals Included: Dinner

Type: Boutique Hotel

Description: Nestled at the tip of the scenic Tiburon Peninsula on the San Francisco Bay, The Lodge at Tiburon, a three-story, 103-room California Craftsman-style upscale hotel near Sausalito is set among three beautiful acres, just off Main Street in a quaint Marin County sailing village. The Lodge at Tiburon offers a local sensory experience from its proximity to the San Francisco Bay Area to its unique architectural immersion in stone and wood. With a fully functional business center and high-speed wireless Internet access anywhere on the property, this Bay Area hotel maintains connectivity for all guests. Guests will discover the Tiburon Tavern. Featuring an outdoor patio, the Tavern is the perfect place to enjoy a meal or to relax with a drink and appetizer. From the radiant fireplace of the SkyDeck to the poolside fire pit, The Lodge at Tiburon is an inviting retreat that was designed to complement the invigorating climate of Northern California.

Contact info:
1651 Tiburon Blvd.
Tiburon, CA 94920 USA
phone: 415-435-3133
web: www.larkspurhotels.com/collection/tiburon

Room amenities: The Lodge at Tiburon features 103 warm and cozy guest rooms and spacious suites. Rest easy at the Lodge at Tiburon and take in the peaceful bayside atmosphere with the comforting earth tones and basalt blue motif that adorn the hotel. Open the shuttered balcony doors and let the bay breeze beckon. The calming living spaces in each room feature amenities sure to make any stay a delight. In the newly renovated guest rooms you will find complimentary wireless Internet access, DVD player, Boston Acoustics radio with iPod plug-in, room service from Tiburon Tavern, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, air conditioning and complimentary newspaper. Retreat to the perfect home away from home at the Lodge at Tiburon, the ultimate bayside boutique hotel near San Francisco, California.

Facility amenities: Hotel amenities include complimentary wireless Internet (includes meeting rooms and restaurant area), SkyDeck with fireplace, outdoor heated pool and hot tub with poolside fire pit, 24-hour complimentary business center, complimentary fitness center, complimentary DVD movie library, concierge services, pet friendly and the hotel restaurant, Tiburon Tavern.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Best available rate
The best available rate is good for up to three days before and three days after the program dates. Please call the Road Scholar office at 650-355-5320 to make your reservation.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, November 03 - Great American Dancers/Davies Symphony Hall/War M...
Great American Dancers/Davies Symphony Hall/War Memorial Opera House/Swing/Big Band Jazz

Note: The docent-led backstage visit to Davies Symphony Hall and the War Memorial Opera House lasts ninety minutes and involves walking through two buildings which are across the street from each other.

Breakfast: Breakfast in hotel

Morning: CLASS: Great American Dancers

Dancers who have lifted our spirits and embodied our national journey leap into center stage in this course. While it is hard to choose among many inspiring artists, the course will focus whom we can see on film and those whose dance styles reflected or created an American consciousness. Just a few of the stars of the course: Katherine Dunham, Judith Jamison, Jacque D’Amboise, Fernando Bujones, Cynthia Gregory, Savion Glover, Honi Coles, Buck and Bubbles, Astaire & Rogers, Gene Kelly,, Joffrey Ballet dancers, Gwen Verdon. Tap, modern, ballet; classical or revolutionary in their art their dances merged with the music of their eras to express a profound part of American culture. Take this course to feel their energy; it may be hard to sit still.

Lunch: Lunch in hotel

Afternoon: FIELD TRIP to San Francisco for backstage docent-led visits of Davies Symphony Hall and the War Memorial Opera House. The opera house, built in 1932, is the 3,146-seat home of the San Francisco Opera and the San Francisco Ballet. Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall opened in 1980. This 2,741-seat auditorium is the home of the San Francisco Symphony.

Dinner: Dinner in hotel

Evening: CLASS: Swing/Big Band Jazz

Ellington, Basie, Goodman, Miller and Dorsey, all part of The Big Band Era (1935-1946) brought about the jitterbug craze and made swing big business. The class features live and recorded muisc of th era.

Lodging: The Lodge at Tiburon

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Type: Boutique Hotel

Description: Nestled at the tip of the scenic Tiburon Peninsula on the San Francisco Bay, The Lodge at Tiburon, a three-story, 103-room California Craftsman-style upscale hotel near Sausalito is set among three beautiful acres, just off Main Street in a quaint Marin County sailing village. The Lodge at Tiburon offers a local sensory experience from its proximity to the San Francisco Bay Area to its unique architectural immersion in stone and wood. With a fully functional business center and high-speed wireless Internet access anywhere on the property, this Bay Area hotel maintains connectivity for all guests. Guests will discover the Tiburon Tavern. Featuring an outdoor patio, the Tavern is the perfect place to enjoy a meal or to relax with a drink and appetizer. From the radiant fireplace of the SkyDeck to the poolside fire pit, The Lodge at Tiburon is an inviting retreat that was designed to complement the invigorating climate of Northern California.

Contact info:
1651 Tiburon Blvd.
Tiburon, CA 94920 USA
phone: 415-435-3133
web: www.larkspurhotels.com/collection/tiburon

Room amenities: The Lodge at Tiburon features 103 warm and cozy guest rooms and spacious suites. Rest easy at the Lodge at Tiburon and take in the peaceful bayside atmosphere with the comforting earth tones and basalt blue motif that adorn the hotel. Open the shuttered balcony doors and let the bay breeze beckon. The calming living spaces in each room feature amenities sure to make any stay a delight. In the newly renovated guest rooms you will find complimentary wireless Internet access, DVD player, Boston Acoustics radio with iPod plug-in, room service from Tiburon Tavern, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, air conditioning and complimentary newspaper. Retreat to the perfect home away from home at the Lodge at Tiburon, the ultimate bayside boutique hotel near San Francisco, California.

Facility amenities: Hotel amenities include complimentary wireless Internet (includes meeting rooms and restaurant area), SkyDeck with fireplace, outdoor heated pool and hot tub with poolside fire pit, 24-hour complimentary business center, complimentary fitness center, complimentary DVD movie library, concierge services, pet friendly and the hotel restaurant, Tiburon Tavern.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Best available rate
The best available rate is good for up to three days before and three days after the program dates. Please call the Road Scholar office at 650-355-5320 to make your reservation.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, November 04 - Piano Music of the Romantic Era/20th Century Clas...
Piano Music of the Romantic Era/20th Century Classical Music/Swing/Big Band Jazz

Breakfast: Breakfast in hotel

Morning: CLASS: Piano Music of the Romantic Era

No other instrument better exemplifies the Romantic era in music than the piano. More than a century after the fact, the music composed for the piano throughout the 19th century remains the staple for performers and audience members alike. No other classical music is more dearly loved. Piano masterpieces by Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Brahms, Liszt, Debussy, and others will engage, enrich and entertain participants.

Lunch: Lunch in hotel

Afternoon: CLASS: Classical Music from 1900 to 1945 The early 20th century was a time of great social, political, and artistic change. While Europe set the tone early in the century for rebellion against time honored traditions, artists in the United States soon took a leading role in a global artistic evolution. Discussions will focus on developments in classical music in world capitals that include Paris, Vienna, New York, Moscow and Mexico City, including music by Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Bartok. Revueltas, Shostakovich, Ives, and others.

Dinner: Dinner in hotel

Evening: CLASS: Swing/Big Band Jazz

Lodging: The Lodge at Tiburon

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Type: Boutique Hotel

Description: Nestled at the tip of the scenic Tiburon Peninsula on the San Francisco Bay, The Lodge at Tiburon, a three-story, 103-room California Craftsman-style upscale hotel near Sausalito is set among three beautiful acres, just off Main Street in a quaint Marin County sailing village. The Lodge at Tiburon offers a local sensory experience from its proximity to the San Francisco Bay Area to its unique architectural immersion in stone and wood. With a fully functional business center and high-speed wireless Internet access anywhere on the property, this Bay Area hotel maintains connectivity for all guests. Guests will discover the Tiburon Tavern. Featuring an outdoor patio, the Tavern is the perfect place to enjoy a meal or to relax with a drink and appetizer. From the radiant fireplace of the SkyDeck to the poolside fire pit, The Lodge at Tiburon is an inviting retreat that was designed to complement the invigorating climate of Northern California.

Contact info:
1651 Tiburon Blvd.
Tiburon, CA 94920 USA
phone: 415-435-3133
web: www.larkspurhotels.com/collection/tiburon

Room amenities: The Lodge at Tiburon features 103 warm and cozy guest rooms and spacious suites. Rest easy at the Lodge at Tiburon and take in the peaceful bayside atmosphere with the comforting earth tones and basalt blue motif that adorn the hotel. Open the shuttered balcony doors and let the bay breeze beckon. The calming living spaces in each room feature amenities sure to make any stay a delight. In the newly renovated guest rooms you will find complimentary wireless Internet access, DVD player, Boston Acoustics radio with iPod plug-in, room service from Tiburon Tavern, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, air conditioning and complimentary newspaper. Retreat to the perfect home away from home at the Lodge at Tiburon, the ultimate bayside boutique hotel near San Francisco, California.

Facility amenities: Hotel amenities include complimentary wireless Internet (includes meeting rooms and restaurant area), SkyDeck with fireplace, outdoor heated pool and hot tub with poolside fire pit, 24-hour complimentary business center, complimentary fitness center, complimentary DVD movie library, concierge services, pet friendly and the hotel restaurant, Tiburon Tavern.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Best available rate
The best available rate is good for up to three days before and three days after the program dates. Please call the Road Scholar office at 650-355-5320 to make your reservation.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, November 05 - Great American Dancers/Piano Music of the Romanti...
Great American Dancers/Piano Music of the Romantic Era/20th Century Classical Music

Breakfast: Breakfast in hotel

Morning: CLASS: Great American Dancers

Lunch: Lunch in hotel

Afternoon: CLASS: Piano Music of the Romantic Era

Dinner: Dinner in hotel

Evening: CLASS: 20th Century Classical Music

Lodging: The Lodge at Tiburon

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Boutique Hotel

Description: Nestled at the tip of the scenic Tiburon Peninsula on the San Francisco Bay, The Lodge at Tiburon, a three-story, 103-room California Craftsman-style upscale hotel near Sausalito is set among three beautiful acres, just off Main Street in a quaint Marin County sailing village. The Lodge at Tiburon offers a local sensory experience from its proximity to the San Francisco Bay Area to its unique architectural immersion in stone and wood. With a fully functional business center and high-speed wireless Internet access anywhere on the property, this Bay Area hotel maintains connectivity for all guests. Guests will discover the Tiburon Tavern. Featuring an outdoor patio, the Tavern is the perfect place to enjoy a meal or to relax with a drink and appetizer. From the radiant fireplace of the SkyDeck to the poolside fire pit, The Lodge at Tiburon is an inviting retreat that was designed to complement the invigorating climate of Northern California.

Contact info:
1651 Tiburon Blvd.
Tiburon, CA 94920 USA
phone: 415-435-3133
web: www.larkspurhotels.com/collection/tiburon

Room amenities: The Lodge at Tiburon features 103 warm and cozy guest rooms and spacious suites. Rest easy at the Lodge at Tiburon and take in the peaceful bayside atmosphere with the comforting earth tones and basalt blue motif that adorn the hotel. Open the shuttered balcony doors and let the bay breeze beckon. The calming living spaces in each room feature amenities sure to make any stay a delight. In the newly renovated guest rooms you will find complimentary wireless Internet access, DVD player, Boston Acoustics radio with iPod plug-in, room service from Tiburon Tavern, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, air conditioning and complimentary newspaper. Retreat to the perfect home away from home at the Lodge at Tiburon, the ultimate bayside boutique hotel near San Francisco, California.

Facility amenities: Hotel amenities include complimentary wireless Internet (includes meeting rooms and restaurant area), SkyDeck with fireplace, outdoor heated pool and hot tub with poolside fire pit, 24-hour complimentary business center, complimentary fitness center, complimentary DVD movie library, concierge services, pet friendly and the hotel restaurant, Tiburon Tavern.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Best available rate
The best available rate is good for up to three days before and three days after the program dates. Please call the Road Scholar office at 650-355-5320 to make your reservation.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, November 06 - Poets of Broadway/China Cabin/Town of Tiburon/Mus...
Note: The China Cabin is a 20 minute walk from the hotel on a flat, paved surface. The docent-led visit lasts an hour. You will then have two hours of free time before dinner to explore the town of Tiburon.

Breakfast: Breakfast in hotel

Morning: CLASS: Poets of Broadway

Explore the works of verbal virtuosos like Ira Gershwin (Embraceable You), Yip Harburg (Over the Rainbow), Lorenz Hart (My Funny Valentine), Alan Jay Lerner (My Fair Lady), Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof) and Fred Ebb (Cabaret).

Lunch: Lunch in hotel

Afternoon: FIELD TRIP: Docent-led visit of Tiburon's China Cabin

The China Cabin is the Social Saloon from the S.S. China, a side-wheeled steamer built in 1866 by the William H. Webb shipyard in New York. Commissioned by the Pacific Mail Steamship Company, the China carried mail and passengers from its home port of San Francisco to Asia. The elegant room was salvaged when the ship became obsolete in 1879 and was burned for scrap metal in Tiburon Cove. The Landmarks Society has restored the interior with 22k gold leaf, walnut woodwork, cut-glass floral window panes, and brass chandeliers. The China Cabin was designated a National Maritime Monument in 1978. (Courtesy of the Belvedere-Tiburon Landmarks Society)

Dinner: Dinner in hotel

Evening: Live Musical Entertainment TBA

Lodging: The Lodge at Tiburon

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Six: Friday, November 07 - Poets of Broadway
Breakfast: Breakfast in hotel

Morning: CLASS: Poets of Broadway

Lunch: Lunch in hotel

The program is concluded after lunch; hotel checkout is by noon.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


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