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LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA

Immortals of Stage and Screen: Rodgers & Hammerstein and Fred Astaire

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Program #20622RJ
4 Days | 3 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.
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Itinerary for Nov 11 — Nov 14, 2012

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Type: Conference Center

Contact info:
1345 Kirkwood Pike
Quarryville, PA 17566 USA
phone: 800-858-9299
web: www.blackrockretreat.com

Room amenities: Our smoke-free motel-style rooms offer a place of quiet and relaxation without the distraction of television and radio. Hair dryers not provided.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $50-$70/night
As available.

Check in time: 5:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, November 11 - Check in and registration/Orientation
Afternoon: RETREAT CENTER CHECK-IN AND PROGRAM REGISTRATION: As you enter Black Rock Retreat's Maranatha Retreat Center come on over to the Road Scholar table located in the center of the spacious lobby. Registration will take place from 4PM-5:30PM. You will receive your room assignment and all needed information for the program at that time.

Dinner: Dinner is a buffet-style meal served in the Maranatha Retreat Center Dining Room. Our guests will meet in the lobby for instructions. Our goal is to serve our guests healthy and delicious food featuring local tastes and recipes.

Evening: ORIENTATION/GETTING TO KNOW YOU: Beginning at 7:15PM in our private meeting room we'll have an overview of the program ahead and review the up-to-date schedule, responsibilities, safety, guidelines, emergency procedures, and any other administrative issues. Please be aware that local circumstances may require adjusting program elements. In the event of changes we will notify you as quickly as possible via the SPI. We appreciate your understanding. We will also spend some time becoming better acquainted with participants and program staff. Find out what you have in common beyond a love of learning! The session will be followed by an ice cream sundae bar set up in the retreat center dining room with plenty of time to relax and prepare for the full day of learning ahead.

Lodging: Black Rock Retreat

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Contact info:
1345 Kirkwood Pike
Quarryville, PA 17566 USA
phone: 800-858-9299
web: www.blackrockretreat.com

Room amenities: Our smoke-free motel-style rooms offer a place of quiet and relaxation without the distraction of television and radio. Hair dryers not provided.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $50-$70/night
As available.

Check in time: 5:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, November 12 - Rogers and Hammerstein lectures led by Peabody pr...
Rogers and Hammerstein lectures led by Peabody professor Julie Kurzava.

Breakfast: Buffet-style meal served in the Retreat Center dining room.

Morning: Rogers and Hammerstein lecture: Step back into the 40's and 50's and learn why this collaboration between 2 mature, seasoned professionals reflected the sensibilities of an era. Guests will also have the opportunity to take a tractor and wagon around the 100 acres of beautiful Black Rock Retreat.

Lunch: Buffet-style meal served in the Retreat Center dining room.

Afternoon: Singer/actor Julie Kurzava gives a performer's perspective on the works of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein.

Dinner: Buffet-style meal served in the Retreat Center dining room.

Evening: Showing of Rogers and Hammerstein film complete with freshly made popcorn and soda.

Lodging: Black Rock Retreat

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Contact info:
1345 Kirkwood Pike
Quarryville, PA 17566 USA
phone: 800-858-9299
web: www.blackrockretreat.com

Room amenities: Our smoke-free motel-style rooms offer a place of quiet and relaxation without the distraction of television and radio. Hair dryers not provided.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $50-$70/night
As available.

Check in time: 5:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, November 13 - Fred Astaire lectures by Bill Messenger featuring...
Fred Astaire lectures by Bill Messenger featuring film clips and behind the scenes stories.

Breakfast: Buffet-style meal served in the Retreat Center dining room.

Morning: Bill Messenger delights with many stories and samplings of the entertainer Fred Astaire.

Lunch: Buffet-style meal served in dining room.

Afternoon: Fred Astaire lecture by popular Road Scholar speaker Bill Messenger followed by PBS film presentation of Amish: People of Preservation.

Dinner: Buffet-style meal served in dining room.

Evening: Showing of Fred Astaire film followed by an ice cream sundae bar.

Lodging: Black Rock Retreat

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Four: Wednesday, November 14 - Fred Astaire lecture by Bill Messenger
Breakfast: Buffet-style meal served in the Retreat Center dining room.

Morning: Film clips and stories about Fred Astaire led by presenter Bill Messenger.

Lunch: Buffet-style meal served in the Retreat Center dining room.

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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3 nights of accommodations
9 meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
1 Field trips
2 Performances

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