Driving approx. 26 miles total; about 2 hours roundtrip. Minimal walking throughout the day; indoors and outdoors, mostly flat terrain.
At the hotel, we’ll enjoy a breakfast buffet with choices such as eggs, breakfast meats, cereals, fresh fruit, juices, milk, coffee, tea.
We’ll begin our day by taking our motorcoach to Fire Station 13 where we will meet with a trained fire fighter who will discuss Portland Fire Fighting, as well as the importance of fire safety techniques. Following the lecture, our expert will show us around the firehouse, and then we’ll get to experience what it is like to be in a fire truck! Afterwards, we will board our motorcoach to travel to Tigard.
At a popular restaurant outside Portland, we’ll choose from sandwiches, soup, salad, and hot dishes, plus soft drinks, coffee, tea, water; other beverages available for purchase.
Following our meal, we will then board our motorcoach and head to Live Love Laugh Art studio to meet with local glass artists. While here at the art studio, we’ll learn about many art forms, including glass blowing and the various techniques involved. After a demonstration, we will learn first-hand about glass blowing techniques in a hands-on class. Afterwards, we will load our motorcoach and head back to Portland.
At the hotel, we’ll enjoy a tasty buffet dinner featuring seasonal, regional cuisine with salad, and dessert, plus coffee, tea, water; other beverages available for purchase
After dinner, we will watch a live fire dancing performance. Instructors will work with participants to demonstrate fire dancing techniques, and afterwards will get to see a live fire dancing performance.