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ST. MARTINS, NEW BRUNSWICK

Epicurean New Brunswick: Music and Dining on the Tide

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Program #15003RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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 Jun 16 — Jun 21, 2013

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Type: Inn

Description: A historic Country Inn overlooking the Bay of Fundy in the seaside village of St. Martins. The highest tides in the world rise and fall on the beach just 150 feet from the front door of the Inn.

Contact info:
16 Beach St
St Martins, NB E5R 1C7 Canada
phone: 506-833-4772
web: www.tidalwatchinn.ca

Facility amenities: Dining Room overlooking the Bay. Some rooms have whirlpool baths and fireplaces. These rooms are assigned on a random basis. It may not be possible to accommodate requests for specific rooms. All rooms have private baths, hairdryers, telephones, cable television. Complimentary wireless internet available.

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

Additional nights before: $100.00 to $125.00 CDN
Road Scholar pre-post rate is a special discounted rate that includes breakfast. Complimentary connecting nights are offered to participants taking back-to-back programs at this location.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, June 16 - Registration/Welcome Reception/Dinner/Orientation
Arrive To: 3 - 6 p.m. Registration
6 p.m. Welcome Reception

Dinner: 6:30 p.m. at the Inn.

Evening: 7:45 p.m. Orientation & Introductions

Lodging: The Tidal Watch Inn

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: A historic Country Inn overlooking the Bay of Fundy in the seaside village of St. Martins. The highest tides in the world rise and fall on the beach just 150 feet from the front door of the Inn.

Contact info:
16 Beach St
St Martins, NB E5R 1C7 Canada
phone: 506-833-4772
web: www.tidalwatchinn.ca

Facility amenities: Dining Room overlooking the Bay. Some rooms have whirlpool baths and fireplaces. These rooms are assigned on a random basis. It may not be possible to accommodate requests for specific rooms. All rooms have private baths, hairdryers, telephones, cable television. Complimentary wireless internet available.

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

Additional nights before: $100.00 to $125.00 CDN
Road Scholar pre-post rate is a special discounted rate that includes breakfast. Complimentary connecting nights are offered to participants taking back-to-back programs at this location.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, June 17 - Quaco Museum/Celtic Influences On Food & Music/Pr...
Quaco Museum/Celtic Influences On Food & Music/Preparation of Lobster and Scallops

Breakfast: Includes cold buffet & hot entree each day

Morning: The week begins at the Quaco Museum in a session conducted by the curator and local genealogist. Learn about the arrival of the Loyalists and the shipbuilding industry that at one time made St. Martins the second wealthiest community in the British Empire.

Lunch: Buffet Lunch

Afternoon: After lunch a local lobster fisherman will talk about the challenges and joys of making a living on the Bay of Fundy to provide this rich, much sought after food. Later in the afternoon move into a demonstration workshop in which participants will learn several ways to prepare and serve lobster and scallops.

Dinner: Full service candlelight dinner

Evening: The evening concert highlights the Celtic influences of the early settlers

Lodging: The Tidal Watch Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: A historic Country Inn overlooking the Bay of Fundy in the seaside village of St. Martins. The highest tides in the world rise and fall on the beach just 150 feet from the front door of the Inn.

Contact info:
16 Beach St
St Martins, NB E5R 1C7 Canada
phone: 506-833-4772
web: www.tidalwatchinn.ca

Facility amenities: Dining Room overlooking the Bay. Some rooms have whirlpool baths and fireplaces. These rooms are assigned on a random basis. It may not be possible to accommodate requests for specific rooms. All rooms have private baths, hairdryers, telephones, cable television. Complimentary wireless internet available.

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

Additional nights before: $100.00 to $125.00 CDN
Road Scholar pre-post rate is a special discounted rate that includes breakfast. Complimentary connecting nights are offered to participants taking back-to-back programs at this location.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, June 18 - Tides & Ecology of the Bay of Fundy/Smoked Salmon...
Tides & Ecology of the Bay of Fundy/Smoked Salmon/Taste Of New Brunswick

Breakfast: Breakfast Includes a cold buffet and hot entre each day

Morning: In the morning walk with a naturalist guide through the village, past a tidal harbour where fishing boats sit in the mud at low tide. Learn about the ecology of the Bay and about the world's highest tides. Experience the rise and fall of the tides as you walk across the ocean floor at low tide out to sea caves carved into dramatic red sandstone cliffs. Please note that the timing of this session may be adjusted closer to the program date to work with tidal predictions.

Lunch: Buffet Lunch

Afternoon: Be sure to save some room at lunchtime for an afternoon workshop that will involve some extensive sampling of smoked salmon, various spreads and other salmon products. Learn about how salmon is smoked and produced along New Brunswick’s Bay of Fundy coast. In the second workshop of the afternoon learn about such local favourite foods as fiddleheads, dulse and cranberries. Learn about New Brunswick's specialty wineries and their production of fruit wines from abundant cranberry bogs and blueberry fields. Sample a variety of different wines and liqueurs.

Dinner: Full service candlelight dinner

Evening: A foot tapping, hand clapping Celtic kitchen party in the evening provides a lively finish for the day.

Lodging: The Tidal Watch Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: A historic Country Inn overlooking the Bay of Fundy in the seaside village of St. Martins. The highest tides in the world rise and fall on the beach just 150 feet from the front door of the Inn.

Contact info:
16 Beach St
St Martins, NB E5R 1C7 Canada
phone: 506-833-4772
web: www.tidalwatchinn.ca

Facility amenities: Dining Room overlooking the Bay. Some rooms have whirlpool baths and fireplaces. These rooms are assigned on a random basis. It may not be possible to accommodate requests for specific rooms. All rooms have private baths, hairdryers, telephones, cable television. Complimentary wireless internet available.

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

Additional nights before: $100.00 to $125.00 CDN
Road Scholar pre-post rate is a special discounted rate that includes breakfast. Complimentary connecting nights are offered to participants taking back-to-back programs at this location.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, June 19 - Explore the Splendor of the Bay of Fundy
Breakfast: Breakfast includes cold buffet and hot entre each morning.

Morning: This entire day is spent exploring the splendor of the Bay of Fundy. Travel along sea cliffs, back roads and secluded beaches. An outdoor workshop explores the elements of a gourmet picnic overlooking a tidal beach.

Lunch: Gourmet picnic lunch overlooking the Bay of Fundy

Dinner: Full service candlelight dinner

Evening: Free evening

Lodging: The Tidal Watch Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: A historic Country Inn overlooking the Bay of Fundy in the seaside village of St. Martins. The highest tides in the world rise and fall on the beach just 150 feet from the front door of the Inn.

Contact info:
16 Beach St
St Martins, NB E5R 1C7 Canada
phone: 506-833-4772
web: www.tidalwatchinn.ca

Facility amenities: Dining Room overlooking the Bay. Some rooms have whirlpool baths and fireplaces. These rooms are assigned on a random basis. It may not be possible to accommodate requests for specific rooms. All rooms have private baths, hairdryers, telephones, cable television. Complimentary wireless internet available.

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

Additional nights before: $100.00 to $125.00 CDN
Road Scholar pre-post rate is a special discounted rate that includes breakfast. Complimentary connecting nights are offered to participants taking back-to-back programs at this location.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, June 20 - Acadian Influences/Appetizer Workshop/Music Recep...
Breakfast: Breakfast includes a cold buffet and hot entree each day

Morning: The morning begins with a light French style breakfast. The morning lecture explores the arrival, life and contributions of the early aboriginal and Acadian settlers in the area. Learn how the Acadians of the 1600's dyked and farmed the nearby tidal marshes before the English settlers arrived. The session is followed by a traditional Acadian Brunch.

Brunch: Acadian Brunch

Afternoon: The afternoon workshop hosted a chef features a demonstration on the preparation of sumptuous appetizers. Collect recipes and ideas for hosting your own food events for friends and family.

Dinner: Full service candlelight dinner.

Evening: The evening features a six course meal, completed by a dessert buffet and music reception.

Lodging: The Tidal Watch Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, June 21 - Evaluations/Check-out
Breakfast: Cold buffet and hot entre each morning.

Morning: 9 - 11:00 a.m. Check-outs

Meals Included: Breakfast

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.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 1 brunch, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips
6 Hands-on experiences
3 Performances

Ratings

4.6
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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