The day we've all been waiting for!
The day we’ve all been waiting for has arrived! Tomorrow (Monday), April 1st (no, this is not a joke!) our new centennial wing opens! This past Wednesday afternoon we received our temporary certificate of occupancy and by Thursday morning we had moved the bulk of the gift shop to its new home. All hands were on deck to get everything moved in, and we can hardly believe the transformation! Not everything in the new wing is moved in, in fact most isn’t! But the public public section is ready. The new main door will open with the same hours as the chapel doors, 6AM-7PM. The Cloister Shoppe will also open for its usual hours, from 9:30AM-4PM (give or take a few minutes) Monday-Saturday. The door connecting the new wing to the chapel vestibule will be kept open. Along that hallway are two single toilet bathrooms. The lack of a bathroom has been a real cross for our visitors, and we are so glad to open not one but two! The two parlors will also open tomorrow for use.
What’s not done: everything else!
Below are two of the guest rooms, ready for furniture to move in!