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Museum Tours (Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018)

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Join us Sept. 5 for an inside look at how Martin Guitars are made and then let your inner child come out to play at the Crayola Experience.

In the morning, you will board a bus at the hotel, which will take you to Nazareth, the home of Martin Guitars. Learn how Martin guitars come to life through the hands of the craftsperson. Explore the art of guitarmaking, from old world tools to the state-of-the-art facility. Follow a guitar from rough lumber to a finished product, which requires more than 300 steps to complete.

Following the one-hour guided tour, you will have time to explore the Martin Guitar Museum, which brings together music history, culture and craftsmanship. The 1833 Shop offers a dazzling selection of Martin apparel, souvenirs and collectibles.

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In the afternoon, we will arrive in Easton, where we will enjoy lunch on our own at the Easton Public Market, a community-supported market offering the personal service and superior quality of an old-world grocery store, combined with a hip, modern dining experience. Featuring artisanal food vendors, a farm stand, demonstration kitchen, and community room, EPM serves as a vibrant gathering space for shopping, dining and learning.

Following lunch, we will stroll to the Crayola Experience, where the magic of Crayola comes to life. Boasting 28 exciting, hands-on attractions, Crayola Experience is where color, chemistry and technology magically combine to create a fun-filled, colorful adventure. The Crayola store features the largest selection of Crayola products. And you will discover one-of-a-kind Crayola souvenirs not found anywhere else in the world, including a 2-lb. crayon that you can customize with your very own name. You can even pick your very own color collection of Crayola crayons and markers.


Historic Moravian Bethlehem (Thursday Morning, Sept. 6, 2018)

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Historic Moravian Bethlehem is located in the heart of the City of Bethlehem. It was here in 1741 the Moravians located their crafts, trades and industries. The Moravians in Bethlehem lived in a communal society organized into groups, called choirs, and segregated by age, gender and marital status. Moravians built large choir houses, superb examples of German Colonial style architecture in America. In addition to living together, Moravians worked together under the General Economy, a system where everyone works and provides for the good of the community and, in return, receives care from birth to death.

Moravian buildings reflect the ingenuity, creativity and universality of Moravian thinking and philosophy. The Moravians believed that all people, both men and women, should receive the same education; that all people should receive healthcare; that women should have equal rights with men in the community; and that all people should work together for the good of the community without prejudice regarding race, gender or ethnicity.