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Events for June 23, 2012

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----- Gluten-Free Gourmet Weekend in Plymouth, VT

Gluten-Free* Gourmet Weekend in Partnership with the New York City Celiac Disease Meetup Group
June 21 - 24, 2012

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Join Good Commons and The New York City Celiac Disease Meetup Group for a worry-free decadent getaway. Whether you have dietary restrictions or are traveling with a loved one, our on-site chefs and health & wellness experts will ensure delicious meals, culinary adventures, and a chance to experience the bounty of the Green Mountain State.

Weekend includes:
  • Round-trip transportation on The Good Bus (NYC only)
  • 3 nights lodging at Good Commons
  • All meals, snacks & beverages as outlined in itinerary, prepared by on-site private chef
  • 4-course dinner with wine pairings featuring sommelier Kristen Siebecker
  • Optional yoga classes, gluten-free cooking workshops, and local excursions
  • Massage by on-site certified massage therapist Jessica Ruth Shepard (additional charge)

We encourage you to participate in as much or as little as you'd like to create your own "uncommonly good" getaway. This is your time to rest, retreat, and revitalize!

Thursday, June 21
  • 6:15pm Depart NYC on the Good bus -- includes light dinner & beverages
  • Arrival at Good Commons

Friday, June 22
  • Continental breakfast
  • Opening Circle
  • Yoga class
  • Picnic at Quechee Gorge and a leisurely afternoon to explore what you love most. Choose to take a light hike down the gorge to the river, meander through the antique shops, taste some of Vermont's artisan products, or visit the famed blown and pottery work of Simon Pearce
  • Dinner -- 4 Course Dinner with chef Matthew Wexler, featuring wine pairings from sommelier Kristen Siebecker
  • Optional Gluten-Free cookie baking workshop

Saturday, June 23
  • Continental breakfast
  • Yoga class
  • Brunch
  • Optional hike at Calvin Coolidge State Park followed by a cheese demonstration and tasting at Plymouth Artisan Cheese
  • Bread-making workshop
  • Dinner
  • Evening Roundtable - facilitated discussion by weekend leaders, including Erin Smith, Jessica Ruth Shepard
  • S'mores and fire pit

Sunday, June 24
  • Continental breakfast
  • Yoga class
  • Brunch
  • Group photo
  • Departure

*Only gluten-free products will be used throughout the weekend, but this retreat is not intended for those with severe food allergies, as Good Commons is not an exclusively gluten-free facility.
Itinerary subject to change

Good Commons was originally built in the 1840's and operated as a general store. It has been lovingly renovated ans restored and now features six bedrooms and a sleeping loft, six bathrooms, two living rooms, and a multi-purpose studio. The property features all of the modern amenities of one's own home, while still creating a warm and inviting environment that honors the historical traditions that have characterized the house for more than 160 years.

The Good Bus leaves promptly at 6:15pm on Thursday, June 21 from 45th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues in Manhattan. Drop-off will be at the same location on Sunday, June 24th, approximately 5:30pm depending upon traffic. Providing your own transportation? Inquire about our discount. Please contact: tesha@goodcommons.com


$75 Early registration discount through March 31st, 2012

Bedroom prices per person, based on double occupancy
$700 - discount = $625 Deluxe Shared Bedroom, includes steam shower
$675 - discount = $600 Standard Shared Bedroom
$575 - discount = $500 Farmhouse Style Loft -- charming shared sleeping quarters

Gratuity not included.

To register, please click here for your initial $225 deposit/per person to hold your spot!

All deposits are non-refundable. Deposits are transferable to another retreat or vacation rental pending availability if cancellation is received by May 31, 2012. Absolutely no refund, deposit or payment transfers will be made if cancellation is received after the above cancellation deadline of May 31, 2012. Balance must be paid in full by June 14, 2012.

June 2012

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