We’ll have an opportunity to take part in a pre-breakfast Tai Chi session. Getting in/out of maxi-vans; driving about 40 miles, approximately 2 hours. Walking and standing at field trip sites.
In the Dining Room, the breakfast buffet offers choices of cold and hot cereals, bread to toast, scrambled eggs, sausage or bacon, fruit bar with yogurt and granola, plus coffee, tea, water, and juice.
Our morning will begin with an introduction to the stories of the region by local legend and third-generation farmer. After a delightful coffee break we will board maxi-vans for an excursion to the historic towns of Nelson and Harrisville,NH. Our first stop will be at the agricultural historic town of Nelson, NH, where the rebirth of Contra Dance took place and is still active. The tour will include history of village and a visit to the buildings.
Bagged lunches will be available in the Nelson Hall at 12:30 pm with special entertainment featuring traditional NH music.
In the afternoon we will travel 4 miles down the road to the historic mill town of Harrisville, NH for a walking guided tour of this village. On the national registry this town is a unique example of the many mills that existed in New England during the 1800s and early 19th century. There will be time to visit the general store, take photos and explore woollen goods, Following our village exploration, we head to Cathedral of the Pines, an ecumenical place of worship featuring the altar of the nations before returning to campus.
At 6:00 p.m. in the Mayflower Dining Room, we’ll have a buffet dinner with a full salad bar, meat and vegetable entrées, dessert, and beverage choice of coffee, tea, water.
We have free time at the close of a fun day. After, a light snack, conversation, and activities of your choice will be available to close out the day.