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* Offer valid on new bookings only.July 6 – Welcome to Chautauqua
Gather for a welcome reception in the Hotel Athenaeum parlor with fellow travelers and Study Leader A. Wilson "Will" Greene. A full packet of information on all the activities and offerings at Chautauqua will be given to you at this time. After remarks by your Study Leader, enjoy dinner in the main dining room. Each evening you'll have a five-course meal with an average serving time of two hours. This evening enjoy a concert in the Amphitheater. (D)July 7-12 – Overview of your week at Chautauqua
Each morning gather for a full breakfast buffet. Then take your morning coffee out to the majestic front porch of the Hotel Athenaeum for sweeping views of Lake Chautauqua. After breakfast, attend daily private lectures with Will Greene. Mr. Greene will offer in-depth discussions of the key events of 1863. Retrace epic battles including the Stones River Campaign, the Battle of Chancellorsville, Grant’s Siege of Vicksburg, Gettysburg, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga campaigns. Examine Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation and the inclusion of African Americans in the war.
After each morning lecture, stroll down to the Amphitheatre for presentations by daily Main Stage speakers, all leading authorities on the Civil War. Each day, enjoy a sumptuous lunch followed by an afternoon to explore Chautauqua on your own (a full program of activities will be provided). Gather in the evening for lively conversation and a festive dinner, followed by evening performances and activities. (Each day: B,L,D)July 13 – Depart Chautauqua
After breakfast depart Chautauqua. (You may order a boxed lunch to go.) (B,L)