Classes are from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, with two breaks scheduled during the morning.
Bus departs the hotel at 12:00 PM for lunch destination.Lunch: Buffet lunch at India Palace RestaurantAfternoon: After lunch, there will be a guided walking and driving exploration of Santa Fe, "The City Different." Stops include Santa Fe's historic downtown Plaza and other sites as selected by instructional guide.
From 2:45-3:45 PM, visit the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.
From 4:00-5:00 PM explore the New Mexico State Capitol building and view its wonderful art collection; there are many paintings by famous New Mexico artists.
Bus departs for the hotel at 5:00 PM.Dinner: Dinner at the hotel from 6:00-7:00 PMEvening: Special presentation in hotel meeting room from 7:00-8:30 PMLodging: DoubleTree by Hilton Santa FeMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Return to Santa Fe by 3:30 PM.Dinner: Dinner at the hotel from 6:00 to 7:00 PMEvening: Bus departs hotel at 7:15 PM for tonight's performance of Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro." Based on a daring play by Beaumarchais, a French supporter of the American Revolution whose modern ideas challenged traditional thinking on class and privilege, its bold assertion of human dignity is present throughout Lorenzo da Ponte's libretto and Mozart's score. It takes the form of a dizzying sex farce that culminates in a profound expression of redemptive love. The cast includes the return of rising star Susanna Phillips as the Countess Almaviva and Daniel Okulitch as her wayward husband. John Nelson conducts.
Bus returns to hotel late!Lodging: DoubleTree by Hilton Santa FeMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
You'll also see some of the traditional area weaving shops and other local sites.
Upon return to Santa Fe at about 4:00 PM, the bus will drop you off (if you wish) in the downtown area, as dinner tonight is on your own and a free evening follows. If you wish to go back to the hotel, the bus will take you there at this time.Dinner: Dinner on your own tonight; your group leader can provide suggestions for your dining pleasure both in the downtown area and the area surrounding the hotel.Evening: Free evening. Your group leader can make some suggestions for evening entertainment, if you wish. You'll be responsible for getting yourself back to the hotel, either via city bus or taxi.Lodging: DoubleTree by Hilton Santa FeMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
You may depart any time after breakfast.
Check-out time from the hotel is 12:00 PM.Morning: Independent departures from the hotel. Checkout time is by 12:00 noon.Meals Included: Breakfast