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.
We will have dinner in the early evening.  After dinner we will walk over to our classroom and you 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.  Get your event goodie bag filled with gifts from each instructor.  
 
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 Evening.
 
Thursday - Classes, Shopping, giveaways and Photos
Agenda:
Breakfast
AM Sessions
Lunch
PM Session
Dinner
Evening Gathering - Group Photos will be taken.   Please bring your auction items with you to Thursday evening gathering, where we will have tables set up for the auction.
This evening will be your opportunity to buy kits, show off your new and chat with your instructors (have your questions ready).  
 
 Friday - Classes, Shopping, givaways and Not-So Silent Auction
Agenda:
Breakfast
AM Sessions
Lunch
PM Session
Dinner
Evening Gathering – Not-So Silent Auction.  Participate in the "Not so Silent" Silent Auction and bid generously on items donated by instructors and students.  All proceeds will be donated to our chosen charity TBD.  (Item and gift certificate donations for the auction are greatly appreciated).
Ongoing throughout the day will be voting on the jewelry contest.  All votes must be in by 5:30 Saturday.
You will again have the opportunity to buy kits, show off your new works and chat with your instructors (have your questions ready).  
 
Saturday - Classes, Shopping, Raffle Prizes & the Jewelry Contest Winner, Show N Tell
Agenda:
Breakfast
AM Sessions
Lunch
PM Session
Dinner
 
Ongoing throughout the day will be voting on the jewelry contest.  All votes must be in by 5:30 today
Evening Gathering will include a Show N Tell.
Prizes will be awarded for jewelry contest.
Raffle Prizes for two $50 off 2018 retreat
 
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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