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WILLIAMSBURG, MASSACHUSETTS

The Road Scholar Crafts Week at Snow Farm: Beadmaking & Flameworked Glass

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Program #2340RJ
7 Days | 6 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.
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Itinerary for Aug 4 — Aug 10, 2013

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Type: Other

Description: Located in a beautiful pastoral setting surrounded by fields and woodland, the facility is a blend of historic 200-year-old farm buildings and contemporary living and dining accommodations. Our studios are housed in both old and new buildings. Snow Farm is a special place where students can come for solace and rejuvenation while learning a craft from master craftspeople.

Contact info:
5 Clary Road
Williamsburg, MA 01096 USA
phone: 413-268-3101
web: www.snowfarm.org/

Facility amenities: 24 hour access to microwave and refrigerator A massage therapist is available on site one afternoon during the week.

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

Bathroom: Bathroom (consisting of 2 sinks, 2 toilets, 2 showers) is shared by participants in the dorm. The average is 7-8 people sharing. One dorm is mixed gender with two bathroom units, one for males and one for females.

Additional nights before: Call site for price.
Call site for availability and price.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, August 04 - Welcome and orientation, followed by artist/instr...
Afternoon: 4:00 - 5:30 PM- Registration and room assignment

Dinner: 6:15 pm - Dinner in dining hall

Evening: After dinner there is a Welcome/Orientation meeting followed by artist/instructors presentations.

Lodging: Snow Farm:The New England Craft Program

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Located in a beautiful pastoral setting surrounded by fields and woodland, the facility is a blend of historic 200-year-old farm buildings and contemporary living and dining accommodations. Our studios are housed in both old and new buildings. Snow Farm is a special place where students can come for solace and rejuvenation while learning a craft from master craftspeople.

Contact info:
5 Clary Road
Williamsburg, MA 01096 USA
phone: 413-268-3101
web: www.snowfarm.org/

Facility amenities: 24 hour access to microwave and refrigerator A massage therapist is available on site one afternoon during the week.

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

Bathroom: Bathroom (consisting of 2 sinks, 2 toilets, 2 showers) is shared by participants in the dorm. The average is 7-8 people sharing. One dorm is mixed gender with two bathroom units, one for males and one for females.

Additional nights before: Call site for price.
Call site for availability and price.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, August 05 - Formal instruction from 9 am - noon, and from 2 ...
Formal instruction from 9 am - noon, and from 2 pm - 4:30 pm. After dinner, enjoy a tour of all the studios with a brief explanation of what students are learning in a particular studio. There is also open studio time for students throughout the evening.

Note: The studio tour involves walking short distances and standing for 30- 45 minutes.

Breakfast: 8:00 AM-Breakfast in the dining hall

Morning: 9:00-12:00 noon-formal instruction

Lunch: 12:15-Lunch in dining hall

Afternoon: 2:00-4:30-Formal instruction

Dinner: 6:15-Dinner in dining hall

Evening: 7:30-There is a Studio walk through including a brief presentation of what is being covered in each workshop.

Lodging: Snow Farm:The New England Craft Program

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Located in a beautiful pastoral setting surrounded by fields and woodland, the facility is a blend of historic 200-year-old farm buildings and contemporary living and dining accommodations. Our studios are housed in both old and new buildings. Snow Farm is a special place where students can come for solace and rejuvenation while learning a craft from master craftspeople.

Contact info:
5 Clary Road
Williamsburg, MA 01096 USA
phone: 413-268-3101
web: www.snowfarm.org/

Facility amenities: 24 hour access to microwave and refrigerator A massage therapist is available on site one afternoon during the week.

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

Bathroom: Bathroom (consisting of 2 sinks, 2 toilets, 2 showers) is shared by participants in the dorm. The average is 7-8 people sharing. One dorm is mixed gender with two bathroom units, one for males and one for females.

Additional nights before: Call site for price.
Call site for availability and price.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, August 06 - Formal instruction from 9 am - noon, and from 2 ...
Formal instruction from 9 am - noon, and from 2 pm - 4:30 pm. After dinner, enjoy a presentation by a local artist, with images and discussion. There is also open studio time for students throughout the evening.

Breakfast: 8:00AM-Breakfast in dining hall

Morning: 9:00-12:00 noon-Formal instruction

Lunch: 12:15-Lunch in the dining hall

Afternoon: 2:00-4:30-Formal instruction

Dinner: 6:15-Dinner in the dining hall

Evening: 7:30- A local guest artist presents an illustrated talk and there is opportunity for discussion.

Lodging: Snow Farm:The New England Craft Program

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Located in a beautiful pastoral setting surrounded by fields and woodland, the facility is a blend of historic 200-year-old farm buildings and contemporary living and dining accommodations. Our studios are housed in both old and new buildings. Snow Farm is a special place where students can come for solace and rejuvenation while learning a craft from master craftspeople.

Contact info:
5 Clary Road
Williamsburg, MA 01096 USA
phone: 413-268-3101
web: www.snowfarm.org/

Facility amenities: 24 hour access to microwave and refrigerator A massage therapist is available on site one afternoon during the week.

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

Bathroom: Bathroom (consisting of 2 sinks, 2 toilets, 2 showers) is shared by participants in the dorm. The average is 7-8 people sharing. One dorm is mixed gender with two bathroom units, one for males and one for females.

Additional nights before: Call site for price.
Call site for availability and price.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, August 07 - Formal instruction from 9 am - noon, then lunch. ...
Formal instruction from 9 am - noon, then lunch. The afternoon and evening is unscheduled time. Students may take advantage of open studio time or take the opportunity to explore the local area, rich with museums, outdoor activities and great restaurants.

Breakfast: 8:00AM-Breakfast in dining hall

Morning: 9:00-12:00-Formal instruction

Lunch: 12:15-Lunch in the dining hall

Afternoon: There is no formal instruction. This is a free afternoon/evening. Participants may explore the area or stay and work in their studios. A licensed massage therapist is available on sight by appointment.

Dinner: 6:15-Dinner in the dining hall

Evening: This is a free evening to relax or to explore on your own.

Lodging: Snow Farm:The New England Craft Program

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Located in a beautiful pastoral setting surrounded by fields and woodland, the facility is a blend of historic 200-year-old farm buildings and contemporary living and dining accommodations. Our studios are housed in both old and new buildings. Snow Farm is a special place where students can come for solace and rejuvenation while learning a craft from master craftspeople.

Contact info:
5 Clary Road
Williamsburg, MA 01096 USA
phone: 413-268-3101
web: www.snowfarm.org/

Facility amenities: 24 hour access to microwave and refrigerator A massage therapist is available on site one afternoon during the week.

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

Bathroom: Bathroom (consisting of 2 sinks, 2 toilets, 2 showers) is shared by participants in the dorm. The average is 7-8 people sharing. One dorm is mixed gender with two bathroom units, one for males and one for females.

Additional nights before: Call site for price.
Call site for availability and price.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, August 08 - Formal instruction from 9 am - noon, and from 2 ...
Formal instruction from 9 am - noon, and from 2 pm - 4:30 pm. After dinner is Video Night or students may work in their studio throughout the evening.

Breakfast: 8:00AM-Breakfast in the dining hall

Morning: 9:00-12:00 noon-Formal instruction

Lunch: 12:15-Lunch in the dining hall

Afternoon: 2:00-4:30PM-Formal instruction

Dinner: 6:15-Dinner in the dining hall

Evening: 7:30PM-This is video night, including all the popcorn you can eat.

Lodging: Snow Farm:The New England Craft Program

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Located in a beautiful pastoral setting surrounded by fields and woodland, the facility is a blend of historic 200-year-old farm buildings and contemporary living and dining accommodations. Our studios are housed in both old and new buildings. Snow Farm is a special place where students can come for solace and rejuvenation while learning a craft from master craftspeople.

Contact info:
5 Clary Road
Williamsburg, MA 01096 USA
phone: 413-268-3101
web: www.snowfarm.org/

Facility amenities: 24 hour access to microwave and refrigerator A massage therapist is available on site one afternoon during the week.

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

Bathroom: Bathroom (consisting of 2 sinks, 2 toilets, 2 showers) is shared by participants in the dorm. The average is 7-8 people sharing. One dorm is mixed gender with two bathroom units, one for males and one for females.

Additional nights before: Call site for price.
Call site for availability and price.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Six: Friday, August 09 - Formal instruction from 9 am - noon. After lunch ...
Formal instruction from 9 am - noon. After lunch students complete their projects and help with studio cleanup. The day ends with a gallery show of student work and wine and cheese reception. Following dinner is a fun and lively auction.

Breakfast: 8:00AM-Breakfast in the dining hall

Morning: 9:00-12:00 noon-Formal instruction

Lunch: 12:15PM-Lunch in the dining hall

Afternoon: 2:00-4:30PM-Everyone finishes their projects and helps in studio cleanup. The day ends with a gallery show of student work and a wine and cheese reception at 5:00

Dinner: 6:15PM-Dinner in the dining hall

Evening: 7:30PM-There is a live auction of art works, including donations from instructors and participants, class projects or collaborative pieces.

Lodging: Snow Farm:The New England Craft Program

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Seven: Saturday, August 10 - Participants depart after breakfast by 9 am.
Breakfast: 8:00AM-Continental breakfast in the dining hall

Morning: 9:00AM-Departure

Meals Included: Breakfast


Free Time Opportunities


Williamsburg, MA.
Massachusetts Department of TourismThis is a good general resource for tourism in Massachusetts
For additional information, visit: www.mass-vacation.com
Northampton Chamber of CommerceThis area, known as the Pioneer Valley, is home to several fine art museums, historic sites including the Emily Dickinson Homestead and Old Deerfield and various outdoor recreational sites where there is hiking, boating and swimming. Of nearby Northampton, the Boston Globe said, "This small city offers more restaurants and shops, certainly more galleries, theaters and performance venues than most urban centers dozens of times its size. Add two rivers, mountain views, landscaped parks and meadow walks, and you begin to see why people call it paradise"--The Boston Globe
For additional information, visit: www.explorenorthampton.com
The Hidden Hills of Western MassachusettsThis is good resource for area museums, lodging, events and activities. To obtain this guide, send $1 to Hidden Hills,140 Pine Street, Florence,MA. 01062
For additional information, visit: www.hidden-hills.com/

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