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TIBURON, CALIFORNIA

Tiburon: The Jewish Experience in Five Days

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Program #20309RJ
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.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Mar 10 — Mar 15, 2013

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Type: Boutique Hotel

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

Room amenities: Hotel's signature FeatherBorne Bed, complimentary wireless Internet access, bath and body products, DVD player, radio with iPod plug-in, work desk, room service from Tiburon Grill, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, plush bathrobes, air conditioning, complimentary newspaper

Facility amenities: At The Lodge at Tiburon, the following services and amenities are at your disposal: Tiburon Grill, 24 hour complimentary business center, complimentary wireless Internet (includes meeting rooms and restaurant area), complimentary fitness center, outdoor heated pool and whirlpool spa, poolside cabanas, complimentary usage of beach cruisers, concierge services, complimentary DVD movie library, laundry/dry cleaning services (same day), complimentary self parking, outdoor fire pit and SkyDeck, pet friendly ($75 non-refundable fee, hotel must know in advance).

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for current rate.
Please call Road Scholar at 650-557-9000 for current rate.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, March 10 -
Afternoon: 3-4:30: Registration 4:30: Orientation

Dinner: 5:30-6:30pm; 7:00: Opening night introductions.

Lodging: The Lodge at Tiburon

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Boutique Hotel

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

Room amenities: Hotel's signature FeatherBorne Bed, complimentary wireless Internet access, bath and body products, DVD player, radio with iPod plug-in, work desk, room service from Tiburon Grill, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, plush bathrobes, air conditioning, complimentary newspaper

Facility amenities: At The Lodge at Tiburon, the following services and amenities are at your disposal: Tiburon Grill, 24 hour complimentary business center, complimentary wireless Internet (includes meeting rooms and restaurant area), complimentary fitness center, outdoor heated pool and whirlpool spa, poolside cabanas, complimentary usage of beach cruisers, concierge services, complimentary DVD movie library, laundry/dry cleaning services (same day), complimentary self parking, outdoor fire pit and SkyDeck, pet friendly ($75 non-refundable fee, hotel must know in advance).

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for current rate.
Please call Road Scholar at 650-557-9000 for current rate.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, March 11 -
Breakfast: 7:30-8:30

Morning: 8:30-11:30: Middle East at the Crossroads: Israel, the Palestinians and the U.S.are the key players in the Middle East peace process. This course looks at the changing relations between the three parties, and how it all fits in with the rising call for democracy in the Arab world.

Lunch: Noon-1pm

Afternoon: 1:30: Docent-led visit of the Tiburon Railroad & Ferry Depot Museum: In 1884, Peter Donahue completed the extension of the San Francisco and North Pacific Railroad to Point Tiburon transforming it into a major railroad & ferry terminus and maintenance yard. After the last train ran in 1967, the shoreline and the depot building were deeded to the Town of Tiburon for use as open space and a museum. On the ground floor is a railroad & ferry museum featuring a working scale model of the Point Tiburon yard circa 1900-1910. Upstairs is the restored stationmaster’s residence, 1913-1940. The Depot is the only surviving dual use terminal west of the Hudson River and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. (Courtesy of the Belvedere-Tiburon Landmarks Society)

Dinner: 5:30-6:30pm

Evening: 7-9: Jews and the Building of America, 1860-1940: The massive migrations of the 1800's, the Industrial revolution and American labor, Yiddish culture, Uniquely American Jewish religious life and diversity, Hollywood and the Jewish movement into mainstream America.

Lodging: The Lodge at Tiburon

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

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

Room amenities: Hotel's signature FeatherBorne Bed, complimentary wireless Internet access, bath and body products, DVD player, radio with iPod plug-in, work desk, room service from Tiburon Grill, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, plush bathrobes, air conditioning, complimentary newspaper

Facility amenities: At The Lodge at Tiburon, the following services and amenities are at your disposal: Tiburon Grill, 24 hour complimentary business center, complimentary wireless Internet (includes meeting rooms and restaurant area), complimentary fitness center, outdoor heated pool and whirlpool spa, poolside cabanas, complimentary usage of beach cruisers, concierge services, complimentary DVD movie library, laundry/dry cleaning services (same day), complimentary self parking, outdoor fire pit and SkyDeck, pet friendly ($75 non-refundable fee, hotel must know in advance).

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for current rate.
Please call Road Scholar at 650-557-9000 for current rate.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, March 12 -
Breakfast: 7:30-8:30

Morning: 8:30-11:30: Middle East at the Crossroads

Lunch: Noon-1pm

Afternoon: 12:45-5:30: Field trip to San Francisco to Holocaust Memorial by sculptor George Segal; docent-led visit of historic Congregation Emanu-El and free time to explore the Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Dinner: 5:30-6:30pm

Evening: 7-9pm: American Masters: Copland, Gershwin, Bernstein: Explore the life and music of three of America’s greatest composers: Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland and George Gershwin. Join us as we listen and learn about Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, On The Town, Candide and West Side Story; Copland’s Billy The Kid, El Salon Mexico, Appalachian Spring, and Rodeo; & Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, An American in Paris, Porgy and Bess and selected Broadway shows. It’s all true Americana!

Lodging: The Lodge at Tiburon

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

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

Room amenities: Hotel's signature FeatherBorne Bed, complimentary wireless Internet access, bath and body products, DVD player, radio with iPod plug-in, work desk, room service from Tiburon Grill, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, plush bathrobes, air conditioning, complimentary newspaper

Facility amenities: At The Lodge at Tiburon, the following services and amenities are at your disposal: Tiburon Grill, 24 hour complimentary business center, complimentary wireless Internet (includes meeting rooms and restaurant area), complimentary fitness center, outdoor heated pool and whirlpool spa, poolside cabanas, complimentary usage of beach cruisers, concierge services, complimentary DVD movie library, laundry/dry cleaning services (same day), complimentary self parking, outdoor fire pit and SkyDeck, pet friendly ($75 non-refundable fee, hotel must know in advance).

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for current rate.
Please call Road Scholar at 650-557-9000 for current rate.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, March 13 -
Breakfast: 7:30-8:30

Morning: 9:30-11:30am: Jews and the Building of America, 1860-1940

Lunch: Noon-1pm

Afternoon: 1:30: Docent-led visit of the 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: 5:30-6:30pm

Evening: 7-9pm: American Masters: Copland, Gershwin, Bernstein

Lodging: The Lodge at Tiburon

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

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

Room amenities: Hotel's signature FeatherBorne Bed, complimentary wireless Internet access, bath and body products, DVD player, radio with iPod plug-in, work desk, room service from Tiburon Grill, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, plush bathrobes, air conditioning, complimentary newspaper

Facility amenities: At The Lodge at Tiburon, the following services and amenities are at your disposal: Tiburon Grill, 24 hour complimentary business center, complimentary wireless Internet (includes meeting rooms and restaurant area), complimentary fitness center, outdoor heated pool and whirlpool spa, poolside cabanas, complimentary usage of beach cruisers, concierge services, complimentary DVD movie library, laundry/dry cleaning services (same day), complimentary self parking, outdoor fire pit and SkyDeck, pet friendly ($75 non-refundable fee, hotel must know in advance).

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for current rate.
Please call Road Scholar at 650-557-9000 for current rate.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, March 14 -
Breakfast: 7:30-8:30

Morning: 9:30-11:30am: Dynamic Jewish Directors: From Otto Preminger to Steven Spielberg, this course examines Jewish movie directors who have assimilated into the commercial world of film-making, in the process attaining the clout to focus on unique explorations of the Jewish character.

Lunch: Noon-1pm

Afternoon: 3-5: American Masters: Copland, Gershwin, Bernstein

Dinner: 5:30-6:30pm

Evening: 7:15-8:30: Live entertainment

Lodging: The Lodge at Tiburon

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, March 15 -
Breakfast: 7:30-8:30

Morning: 9:30-11:30am: Dynamic Jewish Directors

Lunch: Noon-1pm

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Important information about your itinerary:
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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8 Expert-led lectures
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