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The Chautauqua Experience in Summer

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Program #20581RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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Itinerary for Jul 21 — Jul 27, 2013

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Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Historic Victorian Hotel circa 1881 overlooking scenic Chautauqua Lake.155 guest rooms, with all the modern conveniences needed for a comfortable stay. The perfect setting for an intimate event such as this Jazz workshop and Festival with a vintage hotel ballroom setting reminiscent of by gone days.

Contact info:
3 South Lake Dr
PO Box 66
Chautauqua, NY 14722 USA
phone: 716-357-4444
web: www.athenaeum-hotel.com www. jazzatchq.com

Room amenities: Rooms equipped with hair dryers, irons/boards, clock radios, tv's .

Facility amenities: . Coffee in lobby. Wifi in common areas of building, many rooms with wifi.

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

Bathroom: 2 roll in showers, many walk in showers, mostly tub/ shower combos. Grab bars & benches available.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: please call for rates
Please all Athenaeum Hotel at 800-821-1881 or 716-357-4444 for availability and rates.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, July 21 -
Afternoon: Enjoy a Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception as you meet fellow RS participants. A program overview will also be offered.

Dinner: Following your reception and welcome, we will gather for a group buffet dinner.

Evening: There is Sacred Song Service each Sunday evening with the Chautauqua Choir and the Massey Memorial Organ.

Lodging: Athenaeum Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Historic Victorian Hotel circa 1881 overlooking scenic Chautauqua Lake.155 guest rooms, with all the modern conveniences needed for a comfortable stay. The perfect setting for an intimate event such as this Jazz workshop and Festival with a vintage hotel ballroom setting reminiscent of by gone days.

Contact info:
3 South Lake Dr
PO Box 66
Chautauqua, NY 14722 USA
phone: 716-357-4444
web: www.athenaeum-hotel.com www. jazzatchq.com

Room amenities: Rooms equipped with hair dryers, irons/boards, clock radios, tv's .

Facility amenities: . Coffee in lobby. Wifi in common areas of building, many rooms with wifi.

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

Bathroom: 2 roll in showers, many walk in showers, mostly tub/ shower combos. Grab bars & benches available.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: please call for rates
Please all Athenaeum Hotel at 800-821-1881 or 716-357-4444 for availability and rates.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, July 22 -
Breakfast: 8 AM Grand buffet and a la carte menu served at group delegated tables.

Morning: 9 AM- RS Study leader, Susan Larson, led lecture on topic of the theme week"The Pursuit of Happiness" 10:45 AM- Amphitheater Lecture on topic of the week-Hunter Rawlings, pres. AAUW and Bill Baker,portraying young Thomas Jefferson

Lunch: Hotel Grand Buffet lunch served from 12-1:30 PM daily.

Afternoon: Choose from a variety of lectures( Hunter Rawlings & Bill Baker), student recitals, book reviews, or discussions held at various venues around property.

Dinner: Tonight enjoy a served dinner with the group in our main dining room or on the beautiful veranda overlooking Chautauqua Lake.

Evening: Evening Entertainment- Music School Festival Orchestra with Chautauqua Festival Dancers

Lodging: Athenaeum Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Historic Victorian Hotel circa 1881 overlooking scenic Chautauqua Lake.155 guest rooms, with all the modern conveniences needed for a comfortable stay. The perfect setting for an intimate event such as this Jazz workshop and Festival with a vintage hotel ballroom setting reminiscent of by gone days.

Contact info:
3 South Lake Dr
PO Box 66
Chautauqua, NY 14722 USA
phone: 716-357-4444
web: www.athenaeum-hotel.com www. jazzatchq.com

Room amenities: Rooms equipped with hair dryers, irons/boards, clock radios, tv's .

Facility amenities: . Coffee in lobby. Wifi in common areas of building, many rooms with wifi.

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

Bathroom: 2 roll in showers, many walk in showers, mostly tub/ shower combos. Grab bars & benches available.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: please call for rates
Please all Athenaeum Hotel at 800-821-1881 or 716-357-4444 for availability and rates.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, July 23 -
Breakfast: 8 AM Grand buffet and a la carte menu served at group delegated tables.

Morning: 9 AM- RS Study leader, Susan Larson led lecture on topic of the theme week"The Pursuit of Happiness" 10:45 AM- Amphitheater Lecture on topic of the week- Robert Putnam, author of Better Together: Restoring the American Community and Harvard prof. of Public Policy

Lunch: Hotel Grand Buffet lunch served from 12-1:30 PM daily.

Afternoon: Choose from a variety of programs- lectures- Rabbi Rami Shapiro, recitals, book reviews, or discussions held at various venues around property.

Dinner: Tonight enjoy a served dinner with the group in our main dining room or on the beautiful veranda overlooking Chautauqua Lake.

Evening: Evening Entertainment- Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra

Lodging: Athenaeum Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Historic Victorian Hotel circa 1881 overlooking scenic Chautauqua Lake.155 guest rooms, with all the modern conveniences needed for a comfortable stay. The perfect setting for an intimate event such as this Jazz workshop and Festival with a vintage hotel ballroom setting reminiscent of by gone days.

Contact info:
3 South Lake Dr
PO Box 66
Chautauqua, NY 14722 USA
phone: 716-357-4444
web: www.athenaeum-hotel.com www. jazzatchq.com

Room amenities: Rooms equipped with hair dryers, irons/boards, clock radios, tv's .

Facility amenities: . Coffee in lobby. Wifi in common areas of building, many rooms with wifi.

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

Bathroom: 2 roll in showers, many walk in showers, mostly tub/ shower combos. Grab bars & benches available.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: please call for rates
Please all Athenaeum Hotel at 800-821-1881 or 716-357-4444 for availability and rates.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, July 24 -
Breakfast: 8 AM Grand buffet and a la carte menu served at group delegated tables

Morning: 9 AM- RS Study leader, Susan Larson led lecture on topic of the theme week"The Pursuit of Happiness" 10:45 AM- Amphitheater Lecture on topic of the week-Charles Murray, author, political scientist and libertarian

Lunch: Hotel Grand Buffet lunch served from 12-1:30 PM daily.

Afternoon: Choose from a variety of programs including lecture- Vasudha Narayanan, recitals, book reviews, or discussions held at various venues around property.

Dinner: Tonight enjoy a served dinner with the group in our main dining room or on the beautiful veranda overlooking Chautauqua Lake.

Evening: Evening entertainment- An Evening of Pas de Deux- NC Dance Theatre in Residence

Lodging: Athenaeum Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Historic Victorian Hotel circa 1881 overlooking scenic Chautauqua Lake.155 guest rooms, with all the modern conveniences needed for a comfortable stay. The perfect setting for an intimate event such as this Jazz workshop and Festival with a vintage hotel ballroom setting reminiscent of by gone days.

Contact info:
3 South Lake Dr
PO Box 66
Chautauqua, NY 14722 USA
phone: 716-357-4444
web: www.athenaeum-hotel.com www. jazzatchq.com

Room amenities: Rooms equipped with hair dryers, irons/boards, clock radios, tv's .

Facility amenities: . Coffee in lobby. Wifi in common areas of building, many rooms with wifi.

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

Bathroom: 2 roll in showers, many walk in showers, mostly tub/ shower combos. Grab bars & benches available.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: please call for rates
Please all Athenaeum Hotel at 800-821-1881 or 716-357-4444 for availability and rates.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, July 25 -
Breakfast: AM Grand buffet and a la carte menu served at group delegated tables

Morning: 9 AM- RS Study leader, Susan Larson led lecture on topic of the theme week "The Pursuit of Happiness" 10:45 AM- Amphitheater Lecture on topic of the week-Marina R. Picciotto, Yale University.

Lunch: Hotel Grand Buffet lunch served from 12-1:30 PM daily.

Afternoon: Choose from a variety of programs including a lecutre by Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi, student recitals, book reviews, or discussions held at various venues around property

Dinner: Tonight enjoy a served dinner with the group in our main dining room or on the beautiful veranda overlooking Chautauqua Lake.

Evening: Evening entertainment- Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra

Lodging: Athenaeum Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Historic Victorian Hotel circa 1881 overlooking scenic Chautauqua Lake.155 guest rooms, with all the modern conveniences needed for a comfortable stay. The perfect setting for an intimate event such as this Jazz workshop and Festival with a vintage hotel ballroom setting reminiscent of by gone days.

Contact info:
3 South Lake Dr
PO Box 66
Chautauqua, NY 14722 USA
phone: 716-357-4444
web: www.athenaeum-hotel.com www. jazzatchq.com

Room amenities: Rooms equipped with hair dryers, irons/boards, clock radios, tv's .

Facility amenities: . Coffee in lobby. Wifi in common areas of building, many rooms with wifi.

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

Bathroom: 2 roll in showers, many walk in showers, mostly tub/ shower combos. Grab bars & benches available.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: please call for rates
Please all Athenaeum Hotel at 800-821-1881 or 716-357-4444 for availability and rates.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Six: Friday, July 26 -
Breakfast: AM Grand buffet and a la carte menu served at group delegated tables

Morning: 9 AM- RS Study leader, Susan Larson led lecture on topic of the theme week"The Pursuit of Happiness" 10:45 AM- Amphitheater Lecture on topic of the week-Paula Karger, President and CEO, PBS

Lunch: Hotel Grand Buffet lunch served from 12-1:30 PM daily.

Afternoon: Choose from a variety of programs includung a lecture by Karen Armstrong, author on World's Religions, recitals, book reviews, or discussions held at various venues around property

Dinner: For our final evening together, we will start with a farewell wine reception followed by a special closing dinner.

Evening: There is entertainment each evening in our open air Amphitheater, conveniently located right next door to the hotel. Tonights entertainment is "Golden Boys", starring, Frankie Avalon, Fabian, and Bobby Rydell

Lodging: Athenaeum Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Seven: Saturday, July 27 -
Depart From: Athenaeum Hotel departures by 10 am. A complimentary boxed lunch ( please order in advance) can be taken with.

Breakfast: AM Grand buffet and a la carte menu served at group delegated tables

Meals Included: Breakfast


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Chautauqua, NY
Chautauqua County Visitors BureauPhone: 800-242-4569 Golf, tennis, nature walks, swimming, shopping all available.
For additional information, visit: www.tourchautauqua.com

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 ...
6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
16 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips
10 Performances

Ratings

4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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