Social Program Highlights and Activities
Elements on the Falls: Dessert, Wine reception and Fireworks
Sunday, June 3, 2012 • 20:30-22:30
This year’s Opening Reception is a must-attend event! Overlooking the brink of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls, Elements Restaurant offers guests an unforgettable backdrop with a breathtaking view of the upper rapids and the thrill of the thundering power of the Niagara River as it plunges downstream. A short stroll from the Sheraton On The Falls hotel along the Niagara Gorge will bring you to this incredible venue. Join us as we sample locally produced, award-winning wines complemented by expertly prepared desserts by Element’s award-winning Chef. Delight your senses in this elegant atmosphere while toasting nature’s incredible display. We’ll finish off the evening with an awe-inspiring fireworks show.
Included with registration but pre-registration is required.
Additional tickets are available for purchase.
Optional Afternoon Activities
Monday, June 4, 2012
Choice #1 – Niagara Falls VIP City Tour
14:00 to 17:00
Join us for a private, guided tour with informative, entertaining and historical interpretations of the area and featuring incredible views of both the Horseshoe and American Falls. Our tour includes three of the most interesting of the Fall’s surrounding attractions. We’ll experience the infamous Maid of the Mist, the White Water Walk, which takes us along the boardwalk of the world’s wildest stretch of white water, and finally, the Whirlpool Aerocar where we’ll be transported in an antique cable car to see the mesmerizing, natural phenomenon, the Niagara Whirlpool. Sometimes frightening and always memorable, this is an afternoon you’ll never forget!
PRICE PER PERSON: $90
Includes return transportation, entrance to three attractions, private tour guide, taxes and gratuities.
Minimum 20 people
Choice #2 – Niagara Wine Tour
14:00 to 17:30
Discover the charm and beauty of Niagara-on-the-Lake while experiencing some of the finest wines and wineries the area has to offer. Our afternoon will include a private tour and tasting at two award-winning wineries: Chateau Des Charmes and Pellar Estates, where you’ll sample premium red and white wines and of course, the area’s famous ice wines. These taste sensations will be paired with personally selected food items. Our tour will also feature interesting and informative facts about Niagara-on-the-Lake, its rich history and ever-expanding wine region – the largest and most diverse in all of Canada. You won’t want to miss this lively and interactive experience.
PRICE PER PERSON: $95
Includes return transportation, private tour and tasting at two wineries, personal tour guide, taxes and gratuities.
Minimum: 20 people
Choice #3 – Golf at Ussher’s Creek, Legends on the Niagara
13:30 to 21:30
Legends on the Niagara, located on the hallowed, historic grounds of the 1814 Battle of Chippewa, features a true masterpiece designed by renowned Canadian golf course architect Thomas McBroom. The course is challenging and breathtaking, featuring tree lined fairways, wetland hazards, knee high fescue rough – and impeccable conditioning from tee to green. The creek the course is named for, criss-crosses throughout, providing both aesthetic enhancement and challenge for golfers. After your round, take advantage of the facilities offered in the Legends’ stunningly beautiful clubhouse, housing a full service pro shop, locker rooms with showers, and a wonderful restaurant/lounge with outdoor patio affording gorgeous golf course views. At the nineteenth, sit back, relax and enjoy a three-course dinner with beverages prepared by their experienced culinary team. Buses will have you back in time to take in “Docs that Rock” at the all-new Rumours Night Club.
PRICE PER PERSON: $185
Includes return transportation, 18 holes of golf, shared cart, driving range, full use of facilities, dinner, beverage, taxes and gratuities. Club rentals are available at an additional charge.
Minimum: 20 people; maximum: 32 people
Choice #4 – Niagara on the Lake
Historic Walking/Shopping Tour and High Tea
14:00 to 17:30
Ranked the #1 Wine and Food destination in Canada, Niagara-on-the-Lake hums with a different kind of traffic than its historic and humble beginnings. Our tour guide will introduce us to its many attractions including Fort George and the Historical Society Museum, the Shaw Festival, marina, beautiful parks, agricultural markets and world famous Niagara wineries. The trip will focus on the town’s Heritage District for shopping where we’ll visit boutiques and galleries featuring local artisans and artists. Niagara-on-the- Lake offers many quality retail establishments where you’ll find delightful, unexpected treasures - from everyday needs to those once-in-a-lifetime special gifts. After browsing in the shops of the Heritage District, we’ll return to the refinement of the Victorian era at the Prince of Wales Hotel, where the elaborate ritual of English High Tea is presented daily in their lovely Drawing Room. Revel in the authentic English tradition by sampling teas and succulent pastries in this most beautiful tea room that keeps guests talking long after the experience!
PRICE PER PERSON: $80
Includes return transportation, tea, guide, taxes and gratuities.
Minimum: 20 people
Docs that Rock – Rumours Nightclub
Monday, June 4, 2012 21:00 to 01:00
Rumours is where your party begins at the top of Clifton Hill in Niagara Falls!
Step inside this all-new night club for a totally fresh, totally hip, totally hot, party experience with the infamous Docs that Rock. Another night for the history books!
PRICE PER PERSON: $30 with a contribution to the CAEP Research Fund
If you are registered for the conference and interested in participating in the band Docs that Rock, please contact Suneel Upadhye at email@example.com.
CAEP 2012 Fun Run
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 06:00 to 07:00
Put on your runners or walking shoes and join other fitness keeners on this great 30-minute early morning jaunt that is sure to leave you breathless – if not from the exercise, then from the amazing scenery. Your guided running route will introduce you to the incredible beauty of Niagara Falls during that magical early morning time of day. Light refreshments will be available when we return to get ready for a full day of conference. An energizing and inspiring start to your day!
PRICE PER PERSON: $10
Includes guide and light refreshments.
Niagara Wine and Dine
Queen Victoria Place – Edgewaters Restaurant
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 19:00 to 24:00
You won’t want to miss this spectacular culinary delight and experience. Sample select wines in our own private tasting room from leading wineries from the region. Taste Niagara’s bounty with cuisine prepared from the region’s farm fresh ingredients and complimented with locally produced award-winning wines. Niagara is known as a leader in preparing foods from within its 100-mile radius for a culinary experience second to none. Our own sommelier will guide us in the wine pairings throughout our meal. After dining and sampling the region’s finest, we’ll enjoy an evening of entertainment with Sandy Vine and the Midnights to dance the night away. You won’t want to miss this event – sure to be a highlight of the conference!
Included with registration but pre-registration is required. Additional tickets are available for purchase for $100 each.