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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.  

General Information

SocialBeadia's sixth annual Coastal Maine Bead Retreat is April 28-May 1, 2021 at the Beachmere Inn on the ocean in Ogunquit, ME.  

All of the workshops are inside the hotel!


The retreat costs $695 and includes:

  • Full-day workshops Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

  • Optional add-on workshops - Instructor and projects TBD - Additional fees

  • 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 bead marketplace

  • Private trunk shows with Sherry, Miriam, and Heather

  • 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 to make your retreat reservation and pay the deposit. Your will receive a confirmation email.   For any questions, please contact Sue Burleigh via e-mail or call 603-583-2579.

Event Schedule 


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

1:30-5 pm Bead marketplace open
7-9 pm Meet the Teachers dessert and wine reception & pendant swap



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

7-10 pm Optional evening workshop


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

7-10 pm Optional evening workshop 


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

4 pm on - Free Time, say goodbye!