The trip was booked by Ms. Kastanas with Rhythms International, which specializes in Educational Music Festivals.
Itinerary highlights [UPDATED 5/13/10]:
(Virginia Beach weather forecast)
- Thursday, May 20 - Depart from Mohawk at 3:00 am; arrive at motel at noon; free time to enjoy beach; 6:30 pm BBQ dinner party on hotel patio; sand sculpture competition on the beach (judged by trip chaperones).
- Friday, May 21 - Spend the day at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Dinner provided by Mohawk Music Association.
- Saturday, May 22 - Performances, adjudications, clinics in the morning; afternoon visits to the Nauticus Museum and the USS Wisconsin Battleship; spend the late afternoon at the beach; in the evening attend the Rhythms International Awards Banquet Dinner, followed by a DJ Cruise on the American Rover.
- Sunday, May 23 - Depart at 9 am, arrive at Mohawk around 9 pm.
Look for trip updates on Ms. K's message board.