If you arrive late, please ask for your packet at the front desk when you check in.Dinner: Buffet at the hotel from 6:00 PM until 7:00 PMEvening: Orientation: The Group Leader will greet everyone and lead introductions. We will review the program theme, the up-to-date daily schedule and any changes, discuss safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and roles and responsibilities.Indicated times are approximate; program activities and schedules may need to change due to local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding.We have set aside some free time in the schedule for your personal independent exploration.Take the rest of the evening to continue getting to know your fellow participants, relax, and get a good night’s sleep for the full day ahead.Lodging: Hilton Santa Fe Historic PlazaMeals Included: Dinner
We'll then head out on foot to explore the Plaza area, including the impressive Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, the intriguing Loretto Chapel, and other sites as time permits.Lunch: Buffet luncheon at La Fonda hotel's Fiesta LoungeAfternoon: After lunch, we'll visit the New Mexico Museum of Art, followed by some free time to spend as we choose.Dinner: Dinner at a selected restaurant or at the hotelEvening: Presentation by Native American musician Ron Roybal. Ron is a fine Native-American Flute player and guitarist, and is dedicated to the preservation of traditional music, as well as a composer in his own right.Lodging: Hilton Santa Fe Historic PlazaMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture is one of the State of New Mexico museums, and features pottery, jewelry, sculpture, baskets, and other objects made by Native Americans from all over the United States. Most of the work is from the Southwest.
The Museum of International Folk Art features the huge collection of folk art of Alexander Girard, displayed in charming scenarios.
Both museums have great gift shops as well!Lunch: Lunch at the hotelAfternoon: After lunch, we'll have a class on the literature of the Southwest. We'll then walk to the nearby Lensic Performing Arts Center for a performance by the Santa Fe Concert Association.Dinner: Dinner at the hotelEvening: Sparkling wine and dessert at the hotel, followed by an optional videoLodging: Hilton Santa Fe Historic PlazaMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Check-out time from the hotel is 12:00 PM.Meals Included: Breakfast