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Sonoma: A Musical Mosaic in Five Days

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Program #21072RJ
6 Days | 5 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 Apr 28 — May 3, 2013

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Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Upon arrival at the DoubleTree in Rohnert Park, you will be greeted with a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie. Located in the heart of Sonoma County, the DoubleTree is near Santa Rosa and Petaluma and within an hour's drive from Napa and San Francisco. Experience Sonoma County’s world renowned wineries and picturesque countryside. Airport shuttle service is available to and from San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Oakland Airport (OAK). At the DoubleTree, you can relax in a tranquil courtyard filled with the scent of lavender and roses while you gaze at the beautiful Sonoma Mountains.

Contact info:
One Doubletree Drive
Rohnert Park, CA 94928 USA
phone: 707-584-5466
web: http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/california/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-sonoma-wine-country-RLSC-DT/index.html

Room amenities: Guest rooms have 37 inch HD TVs, high speed wireless internet access, iron and ironing board, Wolfgang Puck coffeemaker and coffee, refrigerators and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: ATM ($3.00); Baggage Storage; Beauty Salon; Coin Laundry; Gift Shop; Lounge; Luggage Hold; On-Site Convenience Store; Snack Shop; Bicycle Rentals; Fitness Room; Golf course; Outdoor Heated Pool; Jacuzzi; Putting Green; Tennis Court; Walking Track. Guest rooms have 37 inch HD TVs, high speed wireless internet access, iron and ironing board, Wolfgang Puck coffeemaker and coffee, refrigerators, hairdryer.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel for current rates.
Call hotel for current rates.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, April 28 -
Afternoon: 3pm: Program registration and hotel check in. 4:30 Orientation

Dinner: 5:30

Evening: 7pm: Introductions

Lodging: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Upon arrival at the DoubleTree in Rohnert Park, you will be greeted with a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie. Located in the heart of Sonoma County, the DoubleTree is near Santa Rosa and Petaluma and within an hour's drive from Napa and San Francisco. Experience Sonoma County’s world renowned wineries and picturesque countryside. Airport shuttle service is available to and from San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Oakland Airport (OAK). At the DoubleTree, you can relax in a tranquil courtyard filled with the scent of lavender and roses while you gaze at the beautiful Sonoma Mountains.

Contact info:
One Doubletree Drive
Rohnert Park, CA 94928 USA
phone: 707-584-5466
web: http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/california/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-sonoma-wine-country-RLSC-DT/index.html

Room amenities: Guest rooms have 37 inch HD TVs, high speed wireless internet access, iron and ironing board, Wolfgang Puck coffeemaker and coffee, refrigerators and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: ATM ($3.00); Baggage Storage; Beauty Salon; Coin Laundry; Gift Shop; Lounge; Luggage Hold; On-Site Convenience Store; Snack Shop; Bicycle Rentals; Fitness Room; Golf course; Outdoor Heated Pool; Jacuzzi; Putting Green; Tennis Court; Walking Track. Guest rooms have 37 inch HD TVs, high speed wireless internet access, iron and ironing board, Wolfgang Puck coffeemaker and coffee, refrigerators, hairdryer.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel for current rates.
Call hotel for current rates.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, April 29 -
Breakfast: 7:30

Morning: 9:30-11:30: The Great American Songbook: Where Have All the Tunes Gone? Savor the unforgettable music of Gershwin, Porter, Rodgers & Hart, & Berlin, as we discuss the careers and musical styles of America’s most popular songwriters from the 20s to the 50s. Enjoy such favorites as I Got Rhythm, You’re The Top and White Christmas.

Lunch: Noon

Afternoon: 3-5: Wine Tasting 101

Dinner: 5:30

Evening: 7-9: Shakespeare Sings: The Bard as heard through the songs of Rodgers, Porter and Bernstein. From The Boys From Syracuse (The Comedy of Errors) to Kiss Me, Kate (The Taming of the Shrew) to West Side Story (Romeo and Juliet), three great theater composers sing Shakespeare. Join us for an excursion from Old London to The Golden Age of Broadway and musical theater at its best.

Lodging: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country

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

Description: Upon arrival at the DoubleTree in Rohnert Park, you will be greeted with a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie. Located in the heart of Sonoma County, the DoubleTree is near Santa Rosa and Petaluma and within an hour's drive from Napa and San Francisco. Experience Sonoma County’s world renowned wineries and picturesque countryside. Airport shuttle service is available to and from San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Oakland Airport (OAK). At the DoubleTree, you can relax in a tranquil courtyard filled with the scent of lavender and roses while you gaze at the beautiful Sonoma Mountains.

Contact info:
One Doubletree Drive
Rohnert Park, CA 94928 USA
phone: 707-584-5466
web: http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/california/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-sonoma-wine-country-RLSC-DT/index.html

Room amenities: Guest rooms have 37 inch HD TVs, high speed wireless internet access, iron and ironing board, Wolfgang Puck coffeemaker and coffee, refrigerators and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: ATM ($3.00); Baggage Storage; Beauty Salon; Coin Laundry; Gift Shop; Lounge; Luggage Hold; On-Site Convenience Store; Snack Shop; Bicycle Rentals; Fitness Room; Golf course; Outdoor Heated Pool; Jacuzzi; Putting Green; Tennis Court; Walking Track. Guest rooms have 37 inch HD TVs, high speed wireless internet access, iron and ironing board, Wolfgang Puck coffeemaker and coffee, refrigerators, hairdryer.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel for current rates.
Call hotel for current rates.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, April 30 -
Breakfast: 7:30

Morning: 9:30-11:30: The Great American Songbook: Where Have All the Tunes Gone?

Lunch: Noon

Afternoon: Free time

Dinner: 5:30

Evening: 7-9: Shakespeare Sings

Lodging: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country

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

Description: Upon arrival at the DoubleTree in Rohnert Park, you will be greeted with a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie. Located in the heart of Sonoma County, the DoubleTree is near Santa Rosa and Petaluma and within an hour's drive from Napa and San Francisco. Experience Sonoma County’s world renowned wineries and picturesque countryside. Airport shuttle service is available to and from San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Oakland Airport (OAK). At the DoubleTree, you can relax in a tranquil courtyard filled with the scent of lavender and roses while you gaze at the beautiful Sonoma Mountains.

Contact info:
One Doubletree Drive
Rohnert Park, CA 94928 USA
phone: 707-584-5466
web: http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/california/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-sonoma-wine-country-RLSC-DT/index.html

Room amenities: Guest rooms have 37 inch HD TVs, high speed wireless internet access, iron and ironing board, Wolfgang Puck coffeemaker and coffee, refrigerators and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: ATM ($3.00); Baggage Storage; Beauty Salon; Coin Laundry; Gift Shop; Lounge; Luggage Hold; On-Site Convenience Store; Snack Shop; Bicycle Rentals; Fitness Room; Golf course; Outdoor Heated Pool; Jacuzzi; Putting Green; Tennis Court; Walking Track. Guest rooms have 37 inch HD TVs, high speed wireless internet access, iron and ironing board, Wolfgang Puck coffeemaker and coffee, refrigerators, hairdryer.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel for current rates.
Call hotel for current rates.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, May 01 -
Breakfast: 7:30

Morning: 9:30-11:30: Wine Tasting 101

Lunch: Noon

Afternoon: 3-5: World’s Great Classical Music: Absorb and enjoy beautiful classical music from the periods of Baroque (Bach, Handel, Vivaldi), Classical (Mozart, Haydn), Romantic (Schubert, Beethoven, Brahms), Impressionist (Debussy, Ravel), and Modern (Mahler, Copland, Bernstein).

Dinner: 5:30

Evening: 7-9: World's Great Classical Music

Lodging: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country

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

Description: Upon arrival at the DoubleTree in Rohnert Park, you will be greeted with a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie. Located in the heart of Sonoma County, the DoubleTree is near Santa Rosa and Petaluma and within an hour's drive from Napa and San Francisco. Experience Sonoma County’s world renowned wineries and picturesque countryside. Airport shuttle service is available to and from San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Oakland Airport (OAK). At the DoubleTree, you can relax in a tranquil courtyard filled with the scent of lavender and roses while you gaze at the beautiful Sonoma Mountains.

Contact info:
One Doubletree Drive
Rohnert Park, CA 94928 USA
phone: 707-584-5466
web: http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/california/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-sonoma-wine-country-RLSC-DT/index.html

Room amenities: Guest rooms have 37 inch HD TVs, high speed wireless internet access, iron and ironing board, Wolfgang Puck coffeemaker and coffee, refrigerators and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: ATM ($3.00); Baggage Storage; Beauty Salon; Coin Laundry; Gift Shop; Lounge; Luggage Hold; On-Site Convenience Store; Snack Shop; Bicycle Rentals; Fitness Room; Golf course; Outdoor Heated Pool; Jacuzzi; Putting Green; Tennis Court; Walking Track. Guest rooms have 37 inch HD TVs, high speed wireless internet access, iron and ironing board, Wolfgang Puck coffeemaker and coffee, refrigerators, hairdryer.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel for current rates.
Call hotel for current rates.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, May 02 -
Breakfast: 7:30

Morning: 9:30-11:30: Sonoma's Wine History

Lunch: Noon

Afternoon: 12:45-5: Bus trip through Sonoma which includes stop at local winery and the Sonoma Plaza site of the Bear Flag Revolt and California’s last mission. While at the plaza, you can taste wine or window shop through unique boutiques as you enjoy a leisurely visit.

Dinner: 5:30

Evening: 7:15-8: Live entertainment

Lodging: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, May 03 -
Breakfast: 7:30

Morning: 9:30-11:30: Sonoma's Wine History

Lunch: Noon; Program is over at 1pm. Check out from hotel is at noon.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

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