“Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.” 
― Lauren DeStefano, Wither

Join us in beautiful Avon, Connecticut to enjoy the most beautiful season in New England, fabulous beading projects, and memories made with old and new friends.  

General Information

SocialBeadia's first annual Autumn Memories Bead Retreat is October 15-18, 2020 at the Avon Old Farms Hotel in Avon, CT


All of the workshops are inside the hotel!

 

The retreat costs $650 and includes:

  • Full-day workshops Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast daily (hotel guests only)

  • Meet the Teachers dessert reception on Thursday night

  • Catered lunch Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

  • Afternoon refreshments on workshop days

  • Shopping at the Bee on a Lily Pad bead store and exclusive instructor trunk shows

  • Optional add-on evening workshops Sue Burleigh and Monte Nikkel.  Additional fees required

  • Gather in the evenings to visit with old and new friends during open beading time

  • Sponsor gifts and a chance to win door prizes

  • The fee for the retreat does not include transportation or hotel costs.

  • The retreat fee does not include workshop kits or supply items.

Seats are limited, so reserve your place in this exclusive retreat today! Please visit the registration page  to make your retreat reservation. You have the option of paying just the deposit to hold your spot at this time, or paying the total amount due. Your order number serves as your confirmation number. For any questions, please contact Sue Burleigh via e-mail or call 603-734-5505.

Event Schedule

Thursday, October 15, 2020

1:30-5pm Arrive and check in at Avon Old Farms Hotel Talcott Foyer

1:30-5pm Shopping at your private Bee on a Lily Pad bead store
7-9pm Meet the Teachers dessert and beverage reception & pendant swap

Friday, October 16, 2020

6:30 - 9am Continental Breakfast in hotel lobby (hotel guests only)

9am-4pm Day 1 Workshops
12-1pm Catered Lunch
4pm on -  Free Time or gather with friends old & new for beading & fun.

7-10pm Optional evening workshop with Monte Nikkel

 

Saturday, October 17, 2020

6:30 - 9am Continental Breakfast in hotel lobby (hotel guests only)

9am-4pm Day 2 Workshops
12-1pm Catered Lunch & charity raffle drawings
4pm on - Free Time or gather with friends old & new for beading & fun.

Sunday, October 18, 2020

6:30 - 9am Continental Breakfast in hotel lobby (hotel guests only)

9am-4pm Day 3 Workshops
12pm-1pm Catered Lunch

4pm on - Free Time, say goodbye!

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