2019 Convention - Schedule (subject to change)

SUNDAY 9TH JUNE
Start 9:00am-12:00pm Finish by 3:00pm Portsmouth, NH Walk
MONDAY 10TH JUNE
Start 9:00am-12:00pm Finish by 3:00pm Danvers, MA Walk
TUESDAY 11TH JUNE
Start 9:00am-12:00pm Finish by 3:00pm Springfield, MA Walk
12:00pm - 5:00pm Silent Auction Room open for drop off ONLY
12:00pm - 8:00pm Convention On-site Registration
2:00pm - 8:00pm Vendor and Sponsorship Area Open
5:00pm - 9:30pm Silent Auction Room open for drop off and browsing ONLY, due to NY State Law.
6:30pm - 8:00pm Join us for a FUN Guided Community ESCV Seasonal 5K Walk from the Red Lion Hotel. You will register at the Hospitality Room and walk from the hotel. There will be an Ice Cream Social immediately following the walk at the Crossings Park Gazebo.
7:00pm - 8:00pm Ice Cream Social to kick off our 21st Convention in a sweet place to renew and meet new friends.
WEDNESDAY 12TH JUNE
6:00am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast (Convention hotel guests only)
7:00am - 12:00pm Convention On-site Registration
7:30am - 9:00am Buses to Erie Canal Walk
7:30am - 9:00pm Silent Auction Room open for drop off and BIDDING
Start 9:00am-12:00pm Finish by 3:00pm Erie Canal Origin / Cohoes, NY Walk
10:00am - 2:00pm Buses from Walk to hotel
11:30am - 12:30pm Registration / Credentialing for General Membership Meeting
12:00pm Box Lunch Pick-up (With pre-registration only)
12:00pm - 3:00pm NEC/Board Meeting
12:00pm - 8:00pm Vendor and Sponsorship Area Open
12:30pm - 3:30pm Workshops
3:30pm - 6:00pm AVA General Membership Meeting
5:00pm Walk Stamp Table and Hospitality Room closes
6:30pm - 8:30pm "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" Meet & Greet (with pre-registration only), Cash Bar. Wear your favorite team jersey, hat, or T-shirt.
THURSDAY 13TH JUNE
6:00am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast (Convention hotel guests only)
7:15am - 9:00am Buses to Saratoga National Historical Battlefield
7:30am - 9:00pm Silent Auction Room open for bidding. LAST CHANCE TO BID is 8:59pm.
Start 9:00am-12:00pm Finish by 3:00pm Saratoga National Historic Battlefield Walk
10:00am - 2:00pm Buses from Walk to hotel
11:00am - 1:30pm Barbecue Lunch in Schuylerville (reservations will be taken through Tue. June 11, 2019)
12:00pm - 5:00pm Vendor and Sponsorship Area Open
2:00pm - 5:00pm Workshops
5:00pm Walk Stamp Table closes
5:00pm - 6:30pm State Association and Regional Director Meeting
7:30pm - 9:00pm New York State Desserts and "Fiddle Tunes, Folk Songs and Fancy Footwork" (with pre-registration only), Cash Bar
FRIDAY 14TH JUNE
6:00am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast (Convention hotel guests only)
7:30am - 9:00am Buses to Albany
Start 9:00am-12:00pm Finish by 3:00pm President's Walk in Albany, NY
10:00am - 2:00pm Buses from Walk to hotel
12:00pm Box Lunch Pick-up (with pre-registration only)
12:00pm - 5:00pm Vendor and Sponsorship Area Open
1:00pm - 3:30pm AVA General Membership Meeting
1:00pm - 4:00pm Silent Auction & Raffle Items Pay and Pick Up
3:30pm - 5:00pm Workshops
3:30pm - 5:00pm President's Reception (invitation only)
3:30pm - 6:00pm Pick up and pay for Raffle/Silent Auction items and Entries/Awards for all AVA Sponsored Contests. Free Time.
5:00pm Walk Stamp Table closes
6:00pm - 7:00pm Cash Cocktail Social Hour
7:00pm Closing Dinner (with pre-registration only), National Speaker from Crazy Horse National Foundation, AVA Walking Hall of Fame Awards
SATURDAY 15TH JUNE
Start 9:00am-12:00pm Finish by 3:00pm Cooperstown, NY Walk
SUNDAY 16TH JUNE
Start 9:00am-12:00pm Finish by 3:00pm Buffalo, NY Walk