Mohonk Mountain House Daily Activities Schedule

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

TIME                          TITLE AND DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITY            LOCATION

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

9:00 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

10:00 a.m.

Brisk morning hike along Copes Lookout Road, Humpty Dumpty Road, Long Woodland Drive, and Lake Shore Drive - This hike is moderate to fast pace over relatively flat terrain with gradual uphill portions. Approximately 3 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 the Lily Pond – Approximately 2 miles. Age 7 and up. Proper footwear is required, sneakers or boots, no flip-flops or sandals.

Central Stairs

2:30 p.m. -
3:15 p.m.

Meridian Self Healing - Learn to restore the healthy flow of body energy, reduce tension, relieve headaches and more with the Japanese bodywork known as shiatsu. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

3:30 p.m. –

4:15 p.m.

Meditation - Experience the peace of 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.

Nia - A sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, dance arts and healing arts, connecting one's body, mind, emotions and spirit. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

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.

9:00 p.m.

“Stand-Up Philosophy” - Join Evi Seidman for a playful evening of puns, poetry and philosophy. Be prepared for some unusual props and propositions.

Lake Lounge

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.

Main Dining Room

12:00 p.m. –
11:00 p.m.

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

Carriage Lounge

4:00 p.m. –
5:00 p.m.

Afternoon Tea and Cookies.

Winter Lounge

6:30 p.m. –
8:00 p.m.

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

East/West Dining Rooms

Thursday, April 24, 2014

TIME                          TITLE AND DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITY            LOCATION

9:00 a.m. –

9:45 a.m.

Nia - A sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, dance arts and healing arts, connecting one's body, mind, emotions and spirit. 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. –

12:00 p.m.

Glacier Tracking – The last glacier left about 14,000 years ago, but its footprints remain. Hike to the top of the Trapps Cliff to find glacial tracks and astounding views, with Naturalist Michael. 4 miles. Brisk pace. Rough paths, steep climbs, thick brush and rock scrambling. Ages 10 and over.

Central Stairs

9:45 a.m.       

Garden 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.

Brisk morning hike along Mossy Brook Road, Cedar Drive, Old Glenn Anna Road, Bonticou Road, and North Lookout Road - This hike is moderate to fast pace and contains a steep descent with a gradual ascent. Approximately 3 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.

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

10:00 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.

Meridian Self Healing - Learn to restore the healthy flow of body energy, reduce tension, relieve headaches and more with the Japanese bodywork known as shiatsu. 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 around the Lake – Approximately 1 mile. Age 7 and up. Proper footwear is required, sneakers or boots, no flip-flops or sandals.

Central Stairs

2:30 p.m. -
3:15 p.m.

Meridian Self Healing - Learn to restore the healthy flow of body energy, reduce tension, relieve headaches and more with the Japanese bodywork known as shiatsu. Restrictions apply; please see the back of the activities schedule for more details.

Spa/ Motion Room

2:30 p.m. –

3:45 p.m.

Nature and Wildlife Tour – Join Mohonk’s Naturalist and Tracker Michael for a fascinating overview of birds, mammals, plants, geology, native culture. 1 mile. Easy pace.

Central Stairs

3:30 p.m. –

4:15 p.m.

Meditation - Experience the peace of 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

8:45 p.m.

Evening Movie: “Gravity” – Running time:  91 minutes. Rated: PG-13. 2013. As medical engineer on her first shuttle mission embarks on a space walk with a seasoned astronaut, debris strikes their craft and destroys it –leaving the two floating through space tethered together, with no connection to Earth

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

9:00 p.m.

Astronomer Bob Berman - Why does “a stroll under the stars” always conjure up romance?  Let’s find out as we step out under the heavens and watch the characters of Greek mythology parade overhead.  Bob will use special lasers to explore the patterns and their ancient epic tales of love and courage. These same constellations today house amazing objects that reveal some of the universe’s biggest secrets.

Lake Lounge

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.

Dining Rooms located on the Ground Floor

12:00 p.m. –
1:30 p.m.

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

Dining Rooms located on the Ground Floor

12:00 p.m. –
11:00 p.m.

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

Carriage Lounge

4:00 p.m. –
5:00 p.m.

Afternoon Tea and Cookies.

Winter Lounge

6:30 p.m. –
8:00 p.m.

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

Dining Rooms located on the Ground Floor

Friday, April 25, 2014

TIME                          TITLE AND DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITY            LOCATION

7:30 a.m. –

8:45 a.m.

Fox Walk – Walking like the fox makes us instantly quieter in the woods and enables us to see more wildlife. Join Naturalist Michael as we glide along forest paths 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

10:00 a.m.

Brisk morning hike to Sky Top Tower - This hike is moderate to fast pace is up hill on carriage roads and returns on a path. Approximately 3 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 along Eagle Cliff Road – Approximately 2 miles. Age 7 and up. Proper footwear is required, sneakers or boots, no flip-flops or sandals.

Central Stairs

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.

Black Bear: Shadow of the Forest - Join Naturalist Michael as we wander forest trails looking for tracks and signs of this elusive and enigmatic omnivore. 2 miles easy 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

8:45 p.m.

Evening Movie: “Saving Mr. Banks” – Running time: 125 minutes. 2013. Rated: PG-13. When Walt Disney sets his sights on obtaining the rights to the children’s classic “Mary Poppins,” he reaches out to the book’s author, P.L. Travers, only to find that she proves a tough nut to crack.

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

9:00 p.m.

Couples’ Romantic Getaway - Intro to Love: Meet, Greet, and Learn Some Dance Moves - Couples, start your getaway with an introduction to some smooth dance moves and lessons about love, with rising Broadway star and singer Hettie Barnhill.

Cliff View Room

9:00 p.m.

Mindfulness In Minutes: In Search of A Good Night’s Sleep - Minds can be very active, especially at three in the morning. Learn some simple techniques to quiet your mind and release the stress that’s keeping you awake. Discover how to set the stage for simple steps that will lead to sleep success!

Sunset Lounge

9:00 p.m.

Tee-Time Entertainment - A quartet that has been playing here in the Hudson Valley with more than 20 years experience, covering all the standards through contemporary music.

Lake Lounge

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.

Dining Rooms located on the Ground Floor

12:00 p.m. –
1:30 p.m.

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

Main Dining Room

12:00 p.m. –
11:00 p.m.

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

Carriage Lounge

4:00 p.m. –
5:00 p.m.

Afternoon Tea and Cookies.

Winter Lounge

6:30 p.m. –
9:30 p.m.

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

Main Dining Room