Tuesday, June 14, 2011

It Is Official ! 2012 Shaker Village Rug Hooking Retreat

All of the T's have been crossed and the I's have been dotted

 Shaker Rug Hooking Retreat
July 14th ~ July 18th 2012
July 18th ~ July 22nd 2012
            Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill                 3501 Lexington Road Harrodsburg, KY 40330
      Betsy Reed                                                        Beverly Stewart
    betsy@heavens-to-betsy.com                              cas13ie@aol.com

Imagine 4 days of rug hooking, learning new techniques, visiting with old and new friends, having fun and relaxing at the historic, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. To see more of this beautiful and majestic place you can visit www.shakervillageky.org. Whether you want to begin a new project or need help finishing one you have already started, you can get color-planning help and ideas from both Betsy and Bev.
There will be door prizes, demonstrations, rug hooking and braiding instruction by both Betsy and Beverly and some “surprises”!! Whether you are a “new hooker” or are experienced, this will be a camp you will truly enjoy.
Camp will begin with a “Meet and Greet” at 3pm at the West Family Wash House. We will be hooking here at the Wash House so please bring your hooking, supplies, find your “hooking spot” and meet the other campers. At 5:30pm we will all have dinner together at the Inn at Shaker Village. You can then go back and hook or retire for the evening. Class will begin the following day after a delicious hot buffet breakfast in the dinning hall (Breakfast will be served each morning) Thursday). We will hook until lunch and then we will have a “Sack Lunch” prepared by Shaker Village. Your afternoons can be spent hooking, exploring Shaker Village (tours available), antiquing or shopping in town. Dinner will be “on your own”. We will have one or two evening projects if you wish to participate. You are welcome to stay in the hooking room to hook as late as you would like. We will have 24 hour access to the hooking room.
Room accommodations ~ Guest rooms will be available at Shaker Village at a group rate. Single $75.00 per night and double rooms $85.00 per night. You will need to make reservations for your stay. Please call and speak with Anne at 1-800-734-5611 ext. 1548 and mention you are with the Rug hooking Retreat to book your reservation. Please visit the Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill website to see the rooms and amenities available. There is a refrigerator, coffee pot and microwave available in the West Family Dwelling building for all to use.
Cost for the Retreat: $350.00
This includes Meals: One dinner, 4 ~ Buffet breakfasts and 3 ~ “Sack Lunches”
Instruction with two teachers ~ Betsy Reed and Beverly Stewart.
( You will have 24 hour access to the hooking room )
Shaker Village tour pass for the week ~ $10.00
There will be plenty of as is wool, dyed wool and patterns available. We will have a Camp Store with specials goods especially made for or “camp” All of you are welcomed to bring items for sale – we want to make this a great store. Please get additional information and forms from Betsy or Beverly. A 15% fee will be withheld on anything sold to help with expenses.
RUG SHOW ~ Wednesday evening we will have a rug show. Please bring as many rugs you like ~ with each rug entered you will earn a chance at a prize.
               Please contact Betsy or Bev ( e-mails up above)
                                if you would like to attend


Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

Why do all the cool things have to be so far away???
Sounds like fun.
Prim Blessings

Betsy said...

Hi Robin! We live in NY, So it is pretty far for us too, But so worth the drive! We take the scenic route and visit towns and shops along the way :)
Mom says if it is 10 hours or less its considered a Day trip Lol , My grandmother was the same way :)

Jeanne (RED) said...

Looking forward to coming, surely my ankle will be OK by then! Hookers, it is a beautiful place and so peaceful. It is well worth any drive or flight!
Big Hugs to All, including Gracie!
Love, Jeanne