Mohonk Mountain House Daily Activities Schedule

Friday, April 18, 2014

TIME                          TITLE AND DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITY            LOCATION

7:30 a.m. –

8:45 a.m.

Fox Walk – Walking like the fox makes us quieter in the woods enabling us to see more wildlife. Join Naturalist Michael as we glide along with expanded senses. 1 mile. Easy pace.

Central Stairs

9:00 a.m. -
9:45 a.m.

Qigong - Learn the ancient form of meditative exercises to restore and balance the natural flow of life energy. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

9:30 a.m. –

12:30 p.m.

Open Skating - Recreational ice skating is available to all ages and abilities. Please check in with the Pavilion Shop prior to skating. Warm weather may cancel or shorten session times.

Pavilion

9:30 a.m. -

12:30 p.m.

Tykes’ and Children’s Program for 2 -12 years old – Registration is from 9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Parents please fill out a registration form for each child prior to their first session.

Council House

10:00 a.m.

Brisk morning hike along Copes Lookout Road, Humpty Dumpty Road, Short Woodland Drive, and Lake Shore Road – Approximately 2 miles. Age 7 and up. Proper footwear is required, sneakers or boots, no flip-flops or sandals.

Central Stairs

10:00 a.m. -
10:45 a.m.

Aqua Chi - Energy cultivation in the weightless environment of the pool. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Indoor Pool

10:00 a.m. -
11:00 a.m.

Adult Swim – Ages 18 and older. All under the age of 18 must leave the pool area during this time.

Spa/ Indoor Pool

11:00 a.m. -
11:45 a.m.

Tai Chi for Neck and Back - Form borrowing from Yang, Sun, Wu traditions combining body movements to strengthen and prevent neck and back pain. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

11:15 a.m.

House Tour – Join a member of the Mohonk staff for a brief history and tour of the House and facilities. Great for first-time guests!

Lake Lounge

2:00 p.m.

Leisurely afternoon hike to Sky Top Tower - This hike is moderate to fast pace up hill on a path. Approximately 2 miles. Age 7 and up. Proper footwear is required, sneakers or boots, no flip-flops or sandals.

Central Stairs

2:00 p.m.  –

5:00 p.m.

Open Skating - Recreational ice skating is available to all ages and abilities. Please check in with the Pavilion Shop prior to skating. Warm weather may cancel or shorten session times.

Pavilion

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tykes’ and Children’s Program for 2-12 years old – Registration is from 2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Parents please fill out a registration form for each child prior to their first session.

Council House

2:30 p.m. –

3:30 p.m.

Barkan Method Yoga – Enhance your flexibility, balance and awareness through yoga postures, relaxation and breathing. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

2:30 p.m. –

3:45 p.m.

White-tailed Deer: Past and Present – Join Naturalist Michael as we learn about the history, habits and future of this once locally extinct mammal. 2 miles. Moderate pace.

Central Stairs

3:45 p.m. –

4:15 p.m.

Meditation - Experience the peace and well being of a guided meditation, with easy-to-learn stress-reducing techniques to bring harmony and peace within. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

4:30 p.m. –

5:15 p.m.

Core Strengthening - Strengthen your core and tone abdominals and back with mat work. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

7:30 p.m. –

10:00 p.m.

Open Skating - Recreational ice skating is available to all ages and abilities. Please check in with the Pavilion Shop prior to skating. Warm weather may cancel or shorten session times.

Pavilion

8:30 p.m.

FAMILY FESTIVAL: Dog on Fleas Concert - Dog on Fleas is a band that’s been together for 13 years, playing smart music for kids and families. “The Fleas” are a whirlwind of energy, running through the audience as they play their esoteric mix of rock and roll, 1930’s jazz, calypso, and more.

Parlor

8:45 p.m.

Evening Movie: “Frozen” – Running time: 102 minutes. Rated: PG. 2013. After her kingdom is doomed to suffer from eternal winter, intrepid Anna goes on a quest to find her reclusive sister, the Snow Queen, and break the curse. Along the way, Anna teams with eccentric mountaineer Kristoff and his comic reindeer, Sven.

Check Main Bulletin Board after 5:oo p.m.

DINING SCHEDULE

7:00 a.m. –

10:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast – Fruit, breakfast bakeries, yogurts, cereals, juices and coffee.

Carriage Lounge

8:00 a.m. –

9:30 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet – Traditional breakfast fare, waffles, pancakes and omelets made to order.

Main Dining Room

12:00 p.m. –

1:30 p.m.

Lunch Buffet Carving station, hot entrées, salad bar and dessert buffet.

Main Dining Room

12:00 p.m. –

6:00 p.m.

Carriage Lounge Enjoy snacks*, light fare* and cocktails*.

Please see Main Bulletin Board for Location

4:00 p.m. –

5:00 p.m.

Afternoon Tea and Cookies.

Lake Lounge

6:00 p.m. –

8:30 p.m.

Mohonk’s Formal Dining Three-course served meal. Reservations are necessary. Jackets required for gentlemen, no shorts or sneakers. No children under 7 years of age.

Lower Dining Rooms

6:00 p.m. –

8:30 p.m.

Three-Course Dinner Menu – The same menu as “Mohonk’s Formal Dining” but served in a separate area of our Main Dining Room. Resort casual attire, children’s buffet available. Advance reservations are required.

Main Dining Room

6:00 p.m. –

9:30 p.m.

Mohonk’s Dinnerfest Buffet - Carving station, action station, children’s buffet, hot entrées, salad bar and dessert buffet. Resort casual attire. Reservations are necessary.

Main Dining Room

6:00 p.m. –

11:00 p.m.

Carriage Lounge Enjoy snacks*, light fare* and cocktails*.

Carriage Lounge

Saturday, April 19, 2014

TIME                          TITLE AND DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITY            LOCATION

7:30 a.m. –

8:45 a.m. -

5 Voices of the Birds – Learn about this incredible adaptation as we hike the forest edges with Naturalist Michael. 2 miles. Moderate pace.

Central Stairs

9:00 a.m. -
9:50 a.m.

Gentle Yoga - Gently move your body and mind through a medley of yoga, stretch, balance poses designed to improve joint mobility. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

9:00 a.m. –

5:00 p.m.

Art Exhibit – “Ladin Ware” Ceramics by Steve Ladin.

Barn Museum

9:00 a.m. –

5:00 p.m.

Barn Museum - Stop by and peruse our unique treasures and antiquities in our historic Barn Museum, built in 1888.

Barn Museum

9:15 a.m.

Family Festival: Easter Egg Hunt Bags with Casey Carr - Casey has specially created this project using fabric scraps to decorate durable cloth bags that can be used Sunday morning for the traditional Easter Egg Hunt. All materials will be supplied. Children under 7 will need a parent to assist.

Conference House

9:30 a.m. –

12:30 p.m.

Open Skating - Recreational ice skating is available to all ages and abilities. Please check in with the Pavilion Shop prior to skating. Warm weather may cancel or shorten session times.

Pavilion

9:30 a.m. -

12:30 p.m.

Tykes’ and Children’s Program for 2 -12 years old – Registration is from 9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Parents please fill out a registration form for each child prior to their first session.

Council House

9:45 a.m.

Garden and Greenhouse Tour - Join a member of Mohonk’s gardening team and listen to the history of our gardens as your guide leads you down to our Greenhouse & Garden Shop.           

Central Stairs

10:00 a.m.

Barn Museum Tour – Join a member of our staff to explore an array of Mohonk antiques and other treasures.

Barn Museum

10:00 a.m.

Brisk morning hike along Huguenot Drive, Hemlock Lane and North Lookout Road – Approximately 1 ¾ miles. Age 7 and up. Proper footwear is required, sneakers or boots, no flip-flops or sandals.

Central Stairs

10:00 a.m. –

10:30 a.m.

Aqua Aerobics - Experience the liberating effects of water on muscles and joints with cardiovascular moves, strength and balance training. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Indoor Pool

10:00 a.m. -
11:00 a.m.

Adult Swim – Ages 18 and older. All under the age of 18 must leave the pool area during this time.

Spa/ Indoor Pool

10:15 a.m. –

11:30 a.m.

Mohonk Geology Tour – Join Naturalist Michael as we explore the structure and mysteries of the local geology. 2 miles. Moderate pace.

Central Stairs

11:00 a.m. –

11:45 a.m.

Power Yoga - Receive a challenging and healing work-out, while absorbing the contagious, radiant energy of the room.

Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

11:30 a.m.

Family Festival: Spring Crafts Workshop - Make Mother Nature proud and learn how to craft festive spring flowers and decorate flower pots with Casey Carr. All materials will be supplied. Children under 7 will need a parent to assist.

Conference House

2:00 p.m.

House Tour – Join a member of the Mohonk staff for a brief history and tour of the House and facilities. Great for first-time guests!

Lake Lounge

2:00 p.m.

Leisurely afternoon hike along Home Farm Loop – Approximately 1 ¾ miles. Age 7 and up. Proper footwear is required, sneakers or boots, no flip-flops or sandals.

Central Stairs

2:00 p.m. –

5:00 p.m.

Open Skating - Recreational ice skating is available to all ages and abilities. Please check in with the Pavilion Shop prior to skating. Warm weather may cancel or shorten session times.

Pavilion

2:00 p.m. –

5:00 p.m.

Tykes’ and Children’s Program for 2-12 years old – Registration is from 2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Parents please fill out a registration form for each child prior to their first session.

Council House

2:15 p.m.

Family Festival: Brick Kids, Fun with LEGO® Bricks! - Innovative, educational, and amazing! Join Linda Tedesco from Brick Kids to build something fantastic out of LEGO® bricks. Great for ages 5 to 105! (Note: Brick Kids is not affiliated with the LEGO® company.)

Parlor

2:15 p.m.

Family Festival: Easter Egg Hunt Bags with Casey Carr - Casey has specially created this project using fabric scraps to decorate durable cloth bags that can be used Sunday morning for the traditional Easter Egg Hunt. All materials will be supplied. Children under 7 will need a parent to assist.

Conference House

2:30 p.m. –
3:15 p.m.

Yoga Fundamentals - Enhance your flexibility, balance and awareness through yoga postures, relaxation and breathing. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule.

Spa/ Motion Room

3:30 p.m. –
4:30 p.m.

Power Yoga - Receive a challenging and healing work-out, while absorbing the contagious, radiant energy of the room.

Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

4:45 p.m. –
5:15 p.m.

Meditation - Experience the peace and well being of a guided meditation, with easy-to-learn stress-reducing techniques to bring harmony and peace within. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

7:00 p.m. –

8:30 p.m.

Evening Children’s Program for 4-12 years old – Registration is from 7:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Council House

7:30 p.m. –

10:00 p.m.

Open Skating - Recreational ice skating is available to all ages and abilities. Please check in with the Pavilion Shop prior to skating. Warm weather may cancel or shorten session times.

Pavilion

8:00 p.m.

Family Festival: PLAY! Theater and Word Games with David Gonzalez - Join David Gonzalez for family fun with games for the body, voice, and imagination.

Parlor

8:30 p.m.

Family Festival: “Aesop Bops!” A Family Concert

with David Gonzalez - Fast-paced, funny, and packed with audience participation, Aesop Bops! features a potpourri

of Aesop’s classic stories including, “The Lion and the Mouse,”

“The Fisherman and His Wife,” and “The Turtle’s Shell.” This

feast of funky, physical storytelling leaves family audiences feeling like they had just performed the show too!

Parlor

8:45 p.m.

Evening Movie: “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” Running time: 119 minutes. Rated: PG-13. 2013. The ‘70s are over, and the anachronistic Channel 4 news team – including newsman Ron Burgundy and co-anchor and wife, Veronica Corningstone – tries to stay classy as they reassemble to join New York’s first 24-hour news channel.

Check Main Bulletin Board after 5:00 p.m.

DINING SCHEDULE

7:00 a.m. –

10:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast – Fruit, breakfast bakeries, yogurts, cereals, juices and coffee.

Carriage Lounge

8:00 a.m. –

9:30 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet – Traditional breakfast fare, waffles, pancakes and omelets made to order.

Main Dining Room

12:00 p.m. –

2:00 p.m.

Lunch Buffet Carving station, hot entrées, salad bar and dessert buffet.

Main Dining Room

12:00 p.m. –

6:00 p.m.

Carriage Lounge Enjoy snacks*, light fare* and cocktails*.

Check Main Bulletin Board for Location

4:00 p.m. –

5:00 p.m.

Afternoon Tea and Cookies.

Lake Lounge

6:00 p.m. – 

8:00 p.m.

Mohonk’s Dinnerfest Buffet - Carving station, action station, children’s buffet, hot entrées, salad bar and dessert buffet. Resort casual attire. Reservations are necessary.

Main Dining Room

6:00 p.m. –

8:30 p.m.

Mohonk’s Formal Dining Three-course served meal. Reservations are necessary. Jackets required for gentlemen, no shorts or sneakers. No children under 7 years of age.

Lower Dining Rooms

6:00 p.m. – 

8:30 p.m.

Three-Course Dinner Menu – The same menu as “Mohonk’s Formal Dining” but served in a separate area of our Main Dining Room. Resort casual attire, children’s buffet available. Advance reservations are required.

Main Dining Room

6:00 p.m. –

11:00 p.m.

Carriage Lounge Enjoy snacks*, light fare* and cocktails*.

Carriage Lounge

Sunday, April 20, 2014

TIME                          TITLE AND DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITY            LOCATION

7:30 a.m. –

8:45 a.m.

Birdsong: 80 Million Years of Voice Lessons - Join Naturalist Michael as we wander the grounds listening for the communication of our avian residents. 2 miles easy pace.

Central Stairs

9:00 a.m. –

10:00 a.m.

Barkan Method Yoga – Enhance your flexibility, balance and awareness through yoga postures, relaxation and breathing. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

9:00 a.m. –

5:00 p.m.

Art Exhibit – “Ladin Ware” Ceramics by Steve Ladin.

Barn Museum

9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.

Barn Museum - Stop by and peruse our unique treasures and antiquities in our historic Barn Museum, built in 1888.

Barn Museum

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

An Easter Celebration - Join Rev. Puja Thompson and Rev. Samuel Speers, along with Pianist Andrew Westphal, for a celebratory service of music, poems, scripture, and prayers.

Parlor

10:00 a.m.

Brisk morning hike along Eagle Cliff Road – This hike is moderate to fast pace on a carriage road. Approximately 2 miles. Age 7 and up. Proper footwear is required, sneakers or boots, no flip-flops or sandals.

Central Stairs

10:00 a.m.

Family Festival: Easter Egg Hunt! - Featuring good-old family fun and, of course, a visit from a special furry guest!

Lake Lounge

10:00 a.m. -
11:00 a.m.

Adult Swim – Ages 18 and older. All under the age of 18 must leave the pool area during this time.

Spa/ Indoor Pool

10:00 a.m. –

12:30 p.m.

Open Skating - Recreational ice skating is available to all ages and abilities. Please check in with the Pavilion Shop prior to skating. Warm weather may cancel or shorten session times.

Pavilion

10:15 a.m. –

10:45 a.m.

Meditation - Experience the peace and well being of a guided meditation, with easy-to-learn stress-reducing techniques to bring harmony and peace within. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

10:15 a.m. –

11:30 a.m.

Nature Hike: The Gift of Water – Join Naturalist Michael as we hike the Mossy Brook Watershed for an immersion into the value of this vital element. Fun and informative. 2 miles. Moderate pace with some steep terrain..

Central Stairs

10:30 a.m.

Blacksmith Demonstration - Join Jim Clark to discover the techniques and skills used in the art of Blacksmithing.

Barn Museum

10:30 a.m.

Family Festival: Surprise Stories Hat with David Gonzalez - David will pull stories out of his hat to entertain

and delight the entire family.

Parlor

11:00 a.m.

Adult Easter Egg Hunt - Adults, don’t feel left out, the Easter Bunny has something special in store for you!  Eggs stuffed with liquor filled chocolates await you! It’s a hunt to see who can collect the most eggs. Grand prizes await the first, second and third place winners. All participants must be at least 21 years old. A valid ID must be presented at the start of the hunt.

Meet at the Sundial in the Garden

11:00 a.m. –

11:45 a.m.

Core Strengthening - Strengthen your core and tone abdominals and back with mat work. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Easter Bunny Photo Booth - Stop by and have your picture taken with the Mohonk Easter Bunny! Photograph is complimentary. One picture per group, please.

Mountain View Room

2:00 p.m.

Leisurely afternoon hike around the Lake – Approximately 1 mile. Age 7 and up. Proper footwear is required, sneakers or boots, no flip-flops or sandals.

Central Stairs

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Easter Bunny Photo Booth - Stop by and have your picture taken with the Mohonk Easter Bunny! Photograph is complimentary. One picture per group, please.

Mountain View Room

2:00 p.m. –

5:00 p.m.

Open Skating - Recreational ice skating is available to all ages and abilities. Please check in with the Pavilion Shop prior to skating. Warm weather may cancel or shorten session times.

Pavilion

2:30 p.m. –

3:15 p.m.

Beginner Mat Pilates - A core exercise program designed to strengthen and tone deep abdominals, back and hips. Appropriate for all levels. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

3:30 p.m. –

4:15 p.m.

Core Fusion - Utilizing techniques from yoga, Pilates, and Barre programs, this class offers a full body workout where the focus is on strengthening and elongating muscles while improving postural alignment. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

4:30 p.m. –

5:15 p.m.

Body-weight Circuit Training - This 45-minute high intensity interval training class is a unique blend of aerobic and anaerobic conditioning, calisthenics, strength and endurance training. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

8:30 p.m.

“Believe It Or Not” - A Mohonk favorite. Join wildlife educator Jan Berlin in dispelling the myths of animals. With live critters!! Wow, betcha didn’t know that!

Lake Lounge

8:45 p.m.

Evening Movie: “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” – Running time: 139 minutes. Rated: PG-13. 2013. Golden Globe-winner Idris Elba stars as Nelson Mandela in this in depth biopic that portrays the groundbreaking South African leader from his rural childhood through his long imprisonment to his election as the country’s first black president.

Check Main Bulletin Board after 5:00 p.m.

DINING SCHEDULE

7:00 a.m. –
10:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast – Fruit, breakfast bakeries, yogurts, cereals, juices and coffee.

Lake Lounge

8:00 a.m. –
9:30 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet – Traditional breakfast fare, waffles, pancakes and omelets made to order.

Main Dining Room

11:30 a.m. –
2:30 p.m.

Easter Grand Luncheon Buffet –Hot entrées, salad bar and dessert buffet. Reservations are required. Resort casual attire.

All Dining Rooms

12:00 p.m. –
6:00 p.m.

Carriage Lounge – Enjoy beer*, wine* and cocktails*.

Sunset Lounge

4:00 p.m. –
5:00 p.m.

Afternoon Tea and Cookies.

Lake Lounge

6:00 p.m. –
11:00 p.m.

Carriage Lounge – Enjoy beer*, wine* and cocktails*.

Carriage Lounge

6:30 p.m. –
8:00 p.m.

Mohonk Traditional Dining – Reservations are necessary. Jackets suggested for gentlemen, no jeans, shorts or sneakers.

Main Dining Room