The Great Bead Escape

 

 

 Tenative Program  -  Subject to Change
 
Wednesday - Meet and Greet Reception Dinner  
 
Check into your room at Cerveney.  Take the time to walk around and enjoy the beautiful grounds.  Come by retreat registration at 5:00 and check in.  Receive your goody bag and if you would like to participate in the jewelry swap, drop off your piece of jewelry valued at a minimum of $40.  Don't forget to include your name with your piece. We will have bags for you to put your piece.
We will have dinner at 6:00.  After dinner we will be introduced to all of the retreat instructors.  Instructors will offer highlights of their upcoming classes and have project samples available for you to view. 
 
Jewelry Contest:  Students are invited to bring up to 2 handmade beads and/or jewelry creations to enter into our contest.  Prizes for the contest will be limited to one per person.  Please turn your item(s) in to us Thursday morning.
Design Challenge:  These are the pieces that you have created using the supplied components given to you at the time of registration.  Please bring them to us on Thursday Morning.
 
Thursday - Classes, Jewelry Swap, Shopping
Agenda:
Breakfast
AM Sessions - Please bring your raffle items (value of $75),Jewelry Contest and Design Challenge pieces(please bring display) to the main classroom.  Tables will be marked.
Lunch
PM Session
Dinner
Evening Gathering -   We will have a jewelry swap.  If you would like to participate, bring a piece of jewelry with a minimum value of $40 including a tag with your name.  We will provide the bag to put it in.  
 
 Friday - Classes, Evening classroom time shopping
Agenda:
Breakfast
AM Sessions
Lunch
PM Session
Dinner
Evening Gathering – You be given the chance to talk to teachers and ask additional questions or finish up some work on a piece.  You will again have the opportunity to buy kits, show off your new works
 
Saturday - Classes, Shopping, Raffle Prizes & the Jewelry Contest and Design Challenge Winners, Show N Tell
Agenda:
Breakfast
AM Sessions
Lunch  Jewelry Contest Winners and Design Challenge winner announced
PM Session
Dinner 
Evening Gathering Raffle prize drawings - show and tell - last minute shopping
 
Sunday - Morning Class & Farewell Luncheon
Agenda:
Breakfast
AM Sessions
Lunch
 
After your morning class is complete, you will join staff, instructors and fellow students at the Farewell Lunch.  You will then be given the opportunity to preregister for the 2018 Great Bead Escape and receive a discount for preregistration.
 

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