4628
California
Monterey Jazz Festival
Join all the cool cats at the Monterey Jazz Festival where you’ll hear world-class performances, engaging lectures, and panel discussions in the historic setting of beautiful Monterey.
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Program No. 4628RJ
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5 days
4 nights
11 meals
4 B 2BR 1 L 4 D
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DAY
1
Check-in, Registration, Orientation, and Welcome Dinner
Carmel Valley, CA
D
Los Laureles Lodge

Activity note: Hotel Check-in from 3:00p.m. to 5:00p.m.

Afternoon: Program Registration. Register at the front desk of Los Laureles Lodge to get your room assignments and get your welcome booklet containing your name-tag and up-to-date schedule. All information for our week together will be reviewed at Orientation after dinner. Please let us know if you will be arriving late. 5:00p.m. – Reception. Meet your fellow participants and enjoy cheese and crackers at a reception in the Lodge’s Saloon. Beverages from the bar are available for purchase.

Dinner: Dinner is served in the Terrace Garden Room. Expect to savor a fresh salad from “the salad bowl of the world” along with an expertly prepared entrée, side dishes, and a homemade dessert, served plated.

Evening: Orientation follows dinner in the Terrace Garden Room. Orientation: The Team Leader will greet everyone, review the up-to-date program schedule and any changes, discuss roles and responsibilities, logistics, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer any questions you may have. Introduction of participants is done as part of Orientation. All of our meals and classes will take place in the Terrace Garden Room overlooking the Lodge’s pool and scenic gardens. A brief overview of the festival will be presented by the class instructor. Program activities, schedules, personnel, and indicated distances or times may change due to local conditions/circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding.

DAY
2
Jazz Festival
Carmel Valley, CA
B,L,D
Los Laureles Lodge

Activity note: Getting on/off the bus, walking less than 1 mile on mostly even pathways and grounds. The Monterey County Fairgrounds’ main entrance is handicap accessible. Please inform Hidden Valley if you need wheelchair seating in the Main Arena. Listening devices for the hearing impaired are available at no charge at Patron Services located inside the Fairgrounds.

Breakfast: Breakfast at the Lodge. Prepared fresh daily and served buffet-style. Select from an array of choices such as granola, cereal, fresh fruit, homemade muffins, scrambled eggs, and bacon. Beverages include tea, coffee, water, and juices.

Morning: Jazz History/Repertoire Class. A jazz teacher/performer discusses the festival performers and their repertoire.

Lunch: Lunch at the Lodge. Enjoy a freshly prepared lunch from the Lodge’s kitchen served plated. Entrees such as a gourmet sandwich or chicken Caesar salad may be presented. Be sure to save room for dessert – it might be homemade cookies.

Afternoon: Jazz History / Repertoire Class. A jazz teacher/performer discusses the festival performers and their repertoire.

Dinner: Plated dinner at the Lodge.

Evening: Bus departs for the 61st Monterey Jazz Festival at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. Participants are free to explore the jazz performances across the 7 Grounds stages, spread across twenty acres of oak-studded grounds, and the Main Arena. The Main Arena is located to the left of the main entrance and features backed seats to relax and enjoy the performances. Concert Note: Our program is planned far in advance when performance details were not available. They will be posted once released by the festival. You can learn more about the world-famous Monterey Jazz Festival at http://www.montereyjazzfestival.org/

DAY
3
Jazz Festival
Carmel Valley, CA
B,BR,D
Los Laureles Lodge

Activity note: Getting on/off the bus, walking less than 1 mile on mostly even pathways and grounds. The Monterey County Fairgrounds’ main entrance is handicap accessible. Please inform Hidden Valley if you need wheelchair seating in the Main Arena. Listening devices for the hearing impaired are available at no charge at Patron Services located inside the Fairgrounds.

Breakfast: Continental breakfast at the Lodge. Pastries and fruit accompany coffee, tea, water, and juices served buffet-style.

Morning: Jazz History/Repertoire Class. A jazz teacher/performer discusses the festival performers and their repertoire.

Brunch: Enjoy the chef's brunch offerings in the Terrace Garden Room.

Afternoon: Bus departs for the 61st Monterey Jazz Festival at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. Participants are free to explore the jazz performances across the 7 Grounds stages, spread across twenty acres of oak-studded grounds, and the Main Arena. The Main Arena is located to the left of the main entrance and features backed seats to relax and enjoy the performances. Concert Note: Our program is planned far in advance when performance details were not available. They will be posted once released by the festival. You can learn more about the world-famous Monterey Jazz Festival at http://www.montereyjazzfestival.org/

Dinner: Plated dinner at the Lodge.

Evening: Bus departs for the 61st Monterey Jazz Festival at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. Participants are free to explore the jazz performances across the 7 Grounds stages, spread across twenty acres of oak-studded grounds, and the Main Arena. The Main Arena is located to the left of the main entrance and features backed seats to relax and enjoy the performances. Concert Note: Our program is planned far in advance when performance details were not available. They will be posted once released by the festival. You can learn more about the world-famous Monterey Jazz Festival at http://www.montereyjazzfestival.org/

DAY
4
Jazz Festival
Carmel Valley, CA
B,BR,D
Los Laureles Lodge

Activity note: Getting on/off the bus, walking less than 1 mile on mostly even pathways and grounds. The Monterey County Fairgrounds’ main entrance is handicap accessible. Please inform Hidden Valley if you need wheelchair seating in the Main Arena. Listening devices for the hearing impaired are available at no charge at Patron Services located inside the Fairgrounds.

Breakfast: Continental breakfast at the Lodge.

Morning: Jazz History/Repertoire Class. A jazz teacher/performer discusses the festival performers and their repertoire.

Brunch: Brunch at the Lodge.

Afternoon: Bus departs for the 61st Monterey Jazz Festival at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. Participants are free to explore the jazz performances across the 7 Grounds stages, spread across twenty acres of oak-studded grounds, and the Main Arena. The Main Arena is located to the left of the main entrance and features backed seats to relax and enjoy the performances. Concert Note: Our program is planned far in advance when performance details were not available. They will be posted once released by the festival. You can learn more about the world-famous Monterey Jazz Festival at http://www.montereyjazzfestival.org/

Dinner: Plated dinner at the Lodge.

Evening: Bus departs for the 61st Monterey Jazz Festival at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. Participants are free to explore the jazz performances across the 7 Grounds stages, spread across twenty acres of oak-studded grounds, and the Main Arena. The Main Arena is located to the left of the main entrance and features backed seats to relax and enjoy the performances. Concert Note: Our program is planned far in advance when performance details were not available. They will be posted once released by the festival. You can learn more about the world-famous Monterey Jazz Festival at http://www.montereyjazzfestival.org/

DAY
5
Farewell Breakfast & Program Concludes
Carmel Valley, CA
B

Activity note: Check-out at Los Laureles by 11:00 a.m.

Breakfast: Farwell Breakfast at the Lodge. We hope you’ve had a marvelous time experiencing the Monterey Jazz Festival. Please travel safely. We hope you enjoy Road Scholar learning adventures and look forward to having you on rewarding programs in the future. Please join our Facebook page and share photos of your program. Visit us at www.facebook.com/rsadventures and at www.facebook.com/HiddenValleyMusicSeminars. Best wishes for all your journeys!






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