EUFMC Special Activities

Saturday, June 4

Evening Ghost Tour for EUFMC Attendees and Families

On Saturday night join John Sutton of Williamsburg Private Tours, EUFMC's most requested tour guide, for a walk down the eerie streets of Williamsburg illuminated by the lantern's glow. Tour departs from the Williamsburg Lodge Conference Center Arrival Hall at 8:30 PM.

Sunday, June 5

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM ~ Walking Tour for EUFMC Attendees and Families

John Sutton will lead a walking tour specifically for EUFMC registrants and their families. Participants will depart from the Williamsburg Lodge Conference Center Arrival Hall at 1:00 pm; the tour will last approximately 90 minutes. The tour will provide an overview of the restored and reconstructed sites in Colonial Williamsburg and the important history of Virginia's Colonial Capital. EUFMC registrants may pick up a complimentary Colonial Williamsburg admission ticket at the EUFMC registration desk.

Sunday, June 5

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ~ Afternoon Tea for EUFMC Spouses

Registered spouses are invited to the "Here Comes the Sun" Tea Sunday afternoon in the Colony Room. Sunday Tea is the most popular EUFMC Spouse event and the door prizes are always the highlight. There is no need to RSVP and casual dress is fine but please note we begin at 3 PM in the Colony Room.

Monday, June 6

10:00 AM - 3:30 PM "Shop Till You Drop"

Shopping anyone? Meet the shuttle in the front drive of the Williamsburg Lodge beginning at 10 AM to go to Williamsburg Premium Outlets and The Antique Mall. The outlets have a wide range of stores including Brighton Collectibles, Coach, J. Crew, Brooks Brothers, The North Face, and Nike. Each shuttle also stops at the Williamsburg Antique Mall. The shuttle will depart from the Lodge on the hour. The last shuttle will depart the outlets at 3:30 PM to return to the Lodge.

Tuesday, June 7

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM "Jamestown Settlement - a living history museum"

Spouses are invited to join us for an outing to the Jamestown Settlement - a recreation of Jamestown as it might have appeared between 1607-1624.

Set along the James River just a few miles from Williamsburg we will visit a recreated Powhatan Indian Village and James fort - a military outpost. Three recreated ships that brought the first permanent English colonists to Virginia are docked at the pier. Come aboard! We’ll begin with tour guide, John Sutton, sharing an overview of Jamestown - the importance and history of this area of our young country. Learn the true story of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith. We will see, touch and experience how the Colonists and Native American Indians lived.

There are also extensive gallery exhibits and a gift shop that can be visited. Lunch for spouses will follow at Le Yaca French restaurant in Williamsburg and include an etiquette program where we learn when to use all those many spoons and forks.

Retirees will depart for lunch with John Sutton.

Pre-registration required.

Wednesday, June 8

6:00 AM Guided Run and Guided Walk for EUFMC Attendees and Spouses

Meet at the Williamsburg Lodge Conference Center Arrival Hall for a pre-run stretch at 5:45 AM. Guides will lead walking and running groups through the Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area beginning at 6 AM. All running levels welcome. Fitness staff will lead and follow the last runner. Finish times vary but participants will return to the Lodge by 7:30 AM. T-shirts guaranteed for pre-registrants and as available that morning.

Wednesday, June 8

10:00 AM Yoga Class for EUFMC Spouses

An all levels yoga class at the Spa of Colonial Williamsburg located across the street from the Williamsburg Lodge. Space is limited so pre-registration is preferred. May be held outside if weather permits so bring along your sunglasses!

Wednesday, June 8

1:30 PM Afternoon Spa Break for EUFMC Spouses

Self-Care Afternoon! Join us for a 30 minute guided meditation at the Lodge followed by a spa service offered by the Colonial Williamsburg Spa. An optional service project will be offered concurrently during the spa sessions. Cards will be provided to write notes for a children’s hospital and blankets will be assembled for the local animal shelter. Refreshments will be offered and advance sign up is preferred.

EUFMC Attendees Say

EUFMC is the best way for your company to set the tone, not only for the year but also for the future. The value of this conference cannot be overstated and I encourage all fleet representatives to take advantage of this amazing offering.

Nick Powell
Fleet Administrator
ALLETE/Minnesota Power