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Did you know that Maine has approximately 3600 miles of coast line? You can experience a small section of its beauty by joining us at this  prestigious location on the Marginal Way with breathtaking ocean views.  Visit with old friends and make new ones while taking beading classes taught by internationally renowned instructors.  

Cancelled due to Coronavirus

General Information

SocialBeadia's fourth annual Coastal Maine Bead Retreat is April 23-26, 2020 at the Beachmere Inn on the ocean in Ogunquit, ME.  

All of the workshops are inside the hotel!


The retreat costs $650 and includes:

  • Full-day workshops Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

  • Optional add-on workshops

  • Meet the Teachers dessert & beverage reception on Thursday night

  • Complimentary Breakfast Buffet daily (hotel guests only)

  • Catered lunch Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

  • Your own private Bee on a Lily Pad marketplace

  • Private trunk shows with Shelley, Jean & Leslee

  • Gifts and door prizes

  • Pendant swap

  • Charity raffle

  • 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(s) 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 - April 23-26 

Thursday, April 23, 2020

1:30-5pm Arrive and check in at Beachmere Inn on the ocean

1:30-5pm Bee on a Lily Pad marketplace open

2-5 pm - Optional workshop with Jean Power
7-9pm Meet the Teachers dessert and wine reception & pendant swap


Friday, April 24, 2020

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 Leslee Frumin

Saturday, April 25, 2020

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

Sunday, April 26, 2020

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

4pm on - Free Time, say goodbye!

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