Thursday, April 28, 2011

Retreat anyone?

Crazy & Embellished Quilting Retreat
June 22-26, 2011
Drury Inn, O'Fallon, IL (approx. 15 miles from downtown St. Louis, MO)
This is a sit-and-create retreat with no classes, but a lot of very talented souls all meeting in one ballroom for four days! You're welcome to vend from your room.
No charge for attending, however, we will need to split a fee for the ballroom use, which will be determined by number of attendees.
Shopping opportunities, most within a few miles:
Chain Stores:
Hancock's, JoAnn's Superstore, Hobby Lobby, Michael's, Archiver's Scrapbooking
Independent Stores:
Beads -, (Larry makes amazing lampwork beads, very reasonably priced!)
Scrapbooking -
I will get 10% discount cards for everyone from The Bead Place and Jackman's Fabrics.
Antiques & Farmers Market:
St. Clair Antique Mall - in Fairview Heights
Cherokee Antique District - South St. Louis City
Soulard Farmer's Market
Historic Lebanon, IL - spring craft fair and art festival held the retreat weekend
Missouri Botanical Gardens
St. Louis History Museum:
St. Louis Art Museum:
If you're into Abraham Lincoln's history, Springfield, IL is less than an hour-and-a-half north. Lincoln's home, tomb, and the Lincoln Presidential Libray and Museum are all there.
Please email me at for more information. Hope to see old friends and meet new ones in June!
Mary Anne Griffin

1 comment:

  1. Sounds like great fun! I would LOVE to go - and of course, I just scheduled some sinus work on June 22nd.


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