We’ll have an opportunity to take part in a pre-breakfast Tai Chi session that promotes strength, balance, and peace of mind. Getting in/out of maxi-vans; driving about 15 miles, approximately 1 hour each way. Walking and standing at field trip sites and photo opportunities.
From 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM in the Mayflower Dining Room, the breakfast buffet offers choices such as scrambled eggs, sausage or bacon, hot and cold cereals, fruit bar with yogurt and granola, bread for toast, milk, juice, coffee, tea, water.
We start the day with our first session called "Road to the Renaissance: From St. Francis' Canticles to Brunelleshi's Dome. After a mid-morning break, Greg Athnos will present his second lecture on Michelangelo, genius of the Renaissance and a bridge to the Baroque. Michelangelo was a towering figure standing across two major periods in Western art as a sculptor, painter, and poet who constantly battled the leading figures of the day.
In the Dining Room, we’ll have a buffet lunch with a full salad bar, soup of the day, and hot entrée plus beverage choices of coffee, tea, water.
We’ll have some “down” time to enjoy recreational opportunities available on campus such as waterfront activities, hiking, canoeing, and enjoying the beauty of the early autumn season. This afternoon, we’ll set out in maxi-vans to see the six covered bridges of Cheshire County, all within a 10-mile radius of Pilgrim Pines.
At 6:00 PM 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
Enjoy free time this evening with an opportunity to enjoy a light snack in the Dining Room along with conversation, joining in a table game, working on a puzzle, reading, watching TV, or just relaxing.