Fort Ross Bicentennial Conference
Join The Society of Living Traditions to commemorate 200 years of Fort Ross history with over 50 papers from scholars and tradition bearers from North America and Russia and a unique Bicentennial "Fort Ross"performance from the Internationally acclaimed Liquid Theater Company, Moscow, at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel and Fort Ross State Historic Park.
For overall information:
For conference: http://societyoflivingtraditions.org/ftrossconf.html program:http://www.societyoflivingtraditions.org/ftrossconfsessions.html
Tickets for purchase are listed by the day.
FORT ROSS BICENTENNIAL CONFERENCE
APRIL 23 27 2012
Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel (Santa Rosa), and Fort Ross State Historic Park
3 days of conference presentations, 2 full day tours, "Historic Ball & Banquet"
Tues - Thurs, April 24 -26 Conference Sessions
Will call tickets and registration open Tuesday 7.45 am at venue
3 days $185 ($150), 1 day $65 ($55), 1/2 day $35
Fort Ross Bicentennial Conference Hyatt Vineyard Creek, Santa Rosa
Keynote Speakers: Professors James Gibson, York University Toronto (Tuesday) , Sergey Korsun, Kuntskamera, St Petersburg (Thursday)
Tuesday sessions: Orientation, Opening Kashaya and Guests from Alaska and Russia, Plenary Sessions, Archaeology and costume
Wednesday sessions: Contacts of Culture, Linguistics, Unique reading and video installation based on "Juno and Avos" led by poet Polina Barskova
Thursday sessions: History, Maritime and Landscape
Tour 1: Monday 23 April 2012 10 am 4 pm ($45)
Sacramento State Archive Tour, Fort Ross archaeological collection
Accompany archaeologists who have worked in the Fort Ross sites with Archaeologists at the State Archive to look at the Fort Ross collections
THIS TOUR FROM SANTA ROSA TO SACRAMENTO IS NOW FULLY BOOKED
Tuesday 24 April 5-7 pm
Fort Ross-Seaview area wine tasting reception
Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel (Santa Rosa)
Tickets: walk in $25; included with full conference purchase, please sign up with fortrossconference@gmail if attending
The Fort Ross area received its own appellation in December 2011 in recognition of the unique quality of these outstanding wines. Join our distinguished guests to experience the flavors of Fort Ross.
Thursday 26 April 6.30 pm -10 pm Evening Gala
Location: Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel (Santa Rosa
Tickets: Banquet ($50) and Historic Ball ($35) both ($85)
(19th century costume or business casual)
Dinner Guest Speaker: State Senator Noreen Evans
Music and Dancing program begins 8 pm
Ball: Authentic 18th and 19th century Russian and Spanish dances. Demonstration dances before Dance Master leads guest participation
Tour 2 with Performance: Friday 27 April, 11.30 am - 7.30pm
The Fort Ross Bicentennial Conference concludes with a tour of Fort Ross State Historical Park. The highlight of this tour is "Fort Ross" a performance specially created for this Bicentennial occasion by the internationally acclaimed Liquid Theater Company, Moscow
Tour location: Fort Ross State Historic Park
Ticket includes lunch, reception and performance :
combined ticket $85, return transport $45, reception and performance $40
NOTE:Return transport from the Hyatt hotel and lunch. FRC has now donated this part and those who have paid for the bus trip will receive a refund of $45. SIGN UP REQUIRED at hotel or by email, email@example.com
Fort Ross Tour and Performance Schedule
Departure and return to Hyatt hotel 11.30 am return 7.30 pm
11:30pm Bus picks up guests from Hyatt Hotel in Santa Rosa
12:45: Bus arrives at Fort Ross
Guests are provided with a box lunch and bottled water/drink at the Visitor Center where the Fort Ross documentary film is available for viewing
3:35 - 4:45: Reconvene in visitor center for reception
5pm - 6.00: Liquid Theater, outdoor "Fort Ross"performance
6:15: bus depart for Santa Rosa
3.45 Those who come for the reception and performance only should join the tour at the Visitor Center at 3.45pm
The Liquid Theater Company is presented by The Society of Living Traditions at Fort Ross and at Gualala Arts where the company will perform the award-winning "Antidot" before taking it on to the San Francisco International Arts Festival in the following week.
Discount: Students, Members of CA Park Associations, Museums and Sonoma NGOs.
The Society of Living Traditions thanks The Trust for Mutual Understanding, Renova Fort Ross Foundation, Schulz Foundation, Fort Ross Winery, Timber Cove Inn and all the individuals who have come forward with donations of money, goods and time to bring this forum together.
Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel and Spa (View)
170 Railroad Street
Santa Rosa,, CA 95401
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|