072313 Crystal Singing Bowls Healing Meditation at Black Swan Inn (221)

TILTON — The Victorian-era Black Swan Inn is sponsoring a number of activities, free and open to the public, during Vegan Vacation Weekend July 26-28.

One of the most notable events is a healing meditation of crystal singing bowls taking place on both Saturday and Sunday mornings from 10-11 a.m. Facilitators Lisa Nuttall and Nina Vecchi, hold certificates in Sound Healing Therapies and Vecchi is also certified in Reiki, Acoutinics, and Shamballa Energy Healing. Vecchi's husband, Mike Vecchi, will lead free Hatha yoga classes.

Mike Vecchi will offer Hatha Yoga classes, free and open to the public, on Saturday and Sunday mornings (July 27 and 28) from 9-10 a.m.

Other activities during the weekend include a vegan potluck/BBQ on Friday evening from 5-7:30 p.m., demonstrations on Saturday afternoon on How to Make Healthy Smoothies for Kids (noon-1 p.m.), and How to Make Sprouts (1:00-1:30).

A demo on How to Make Kale Chips is scheduled for Sunday afternoon from 2-3 p.m. followed by another vegan potluck and picnic from 4-6 pm. For the vegan (no meat, fish, dairy, eggs, or honey) potlucks, bring a dish to serve 6-8 people, serving utensils, and a card that lists the ingredients.

To make reservations for any of these free activities, contact Louisa at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 729-0248. Space is limited. For more information, a complete schedule of weekend activities, and overnight package rates, go to www.blackswaninn.net