PO goes to Santa Fe
August 8 @ 8:00 am - August 13 @ 5:00 pmTBA
Travel with PO to Santa Fe on August 8-13th, 2019, where we will experience great, outdoor opera, incredible food and fun fellowship!
Round trip airfare from Charlotte to Albuquerque, NM (August 8-13, 2019)
Five nights Superior accommodations at the Inn of the Governors
Romantic and cozy, these classically styled Santa Fe hotel Superior Rooms are located on the 2nd floor within a short walk to the lobby elevator and have interior entrances. These rooms have one king or two queen beds, in-room safes and most have authentic wood-burning kiva fireplaces. Superior rooms are perfect for romantic getaways or small groups that like being near the Inn of the Governors’ inviting lobby.
Free Mountain Sunrise Breakfast, daily
Year round heated outdoor pool
Tea & Sherry Hour at 4pm
Transportation to and from the airport and to all scheduled events
Tickets to the two operas and the Apprentice Showcase
Two dinners and one lunch
Admission to the Georgia O’Keefe museum with guided tour
Full trip insurance is now included in your trip cost in the event of an emergency before or during the trip.
Thursday, August 8th
Arrive in Albuquerque, NM (roundtrip airfare from Charlotte, NC, is included)
Transportation from the airport to the hotel will be included
Arrive at the Inn of the Governors, an authentic southwest style Santa Fe hotel near the plaza, that has more than a 50-year tradition of intimacy and charm.
Enjoy a free sherry in the bar and relax with your fellow travelers! Inn of the Governors delights in hosting a daily Tea & Sherry hour from 4-5pm for guests of the Inn. Choose from a variety of tea flavors and fresh cucumber water to help unwind from a full day of shopping, museum hopping, and art viewing, or relax into a savory demitasse of one of their unique blends of cream sherry finished with local distilled apple brandy made with apples grown in New Mexico.
Dinner is on your own as many of us will be tired from traveling. Mariedith will be glad to make recommendations
Friday, August 9th
The “Mountain Sunrise Breakfast” served daily from 6:30am-9:30 am (10:30 on weekends and holidays) is included in your visit. Their breakfast servers look forward to helping you lavish yourself with Southwestern scrambled eggs, apple cured bacon, and hash browns. If you prefer a more Spartan meal, you may enjoy yogurt, fresh strawberries and melon, granola, or a freshly toasted bagel. Either way, you will be well nourished.
The day is at your leisure.
The Thirteenth Child is playing at Santa Fe Opera. Optional tickets are available.
Saturday, August 10th
Breakfast is included.
Meet at 10:00 am in the lobby to walk to the Georgia O’Keefe museum. (217 Johnson Street, Santa Fe, NM) An 8 minute walk. Cost of admission and tour is included (2 hours will be spent at the museum with a guided tour)
This small museum houses a fine permanent collection of O’Keeffe’s work that represents the many periods of her career. We will have a guided tour of the museum and a special opportunity to visit the O’Keefe warehouse.
After the tour will stroll over for lunch at the Santa Café, one of the best places to people watch in Santa Fe!
We will dine tonight at the Santa Fe Opera then see Renée Fleming sings Letters from Georgia this evening. This was written by Kevin Puts, who wrote Silent Night.
Sunday, August 11th
Free day- Free day to take in an optional tour of Bandelier, Abiquiu or Taos. We have found that there is so much to do in Santa Fe, some patrons prefer to stay in town to shop or take in museums. We work with an agency that will provide day trips (see below) that are very informative and reasonably priced.
Optional evening to see the Apprentice Showcase at 8:00 PM (no dinner). Tickets and transportation are included. We occasionally have local students in this showcase.
Monday, August 12th
Breakfast is included.
Free day to take in an optional tour of Bandelier, Abiquiu or Taos.
Dinner and pre-opera discussion at Santa Fe Opera then an 8:00 PM performance of La boheme.
Tuesday, August 13th
Cost is $3200 for a double and $3600 for a single. Affordable day trips to Taos, Bandeiller and Abique are available for additional charge.