2019 WINTER RETREAT INFORMATION

You are cordially  invited to attend the 4th Annual Lone Star Winter Retreat!


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DATE:    JANUARY 25 - 26, 2019

VENUE: Riverbend Conference Center

              708 1st Street

              Marble Falls, TX  78654

HOST HOTEL:  Hampton Inn on the Lake

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REGISTRATION - $75.00  

     (10/1/18 - 12/31/18)


FRIDAY NIGHT FAJITA TACO BAR - $20.00

        NOTE: for past retreats, many people have come in early and we have all gotten together 

                     to go out to eat. There is alot of different restaurants in Marble Falls, but hardly any

                     that have meeting rooms for large groups. THUS, we have solved that problem this

                     this year by offering the catered meal on Friday night!


SATURDAY LUNCH OPTIONS

   ***Chicken Salad sandwich - $12.50

              Chicken salad with tiny bits of celery, red onion, shredded carrot, sunflower seeds, 

              dill relish on wheat bread. Mayo and mustard on the side.

   ***Club Sandwich - $12.50

               Turkey, ham, bacon, lettuce, tomato, pickle, red onion, and cheese on wheat. Mayo

               and mustard on the side.

   ***Veggie Sandwich - $12.50

              Cream cheese, avocado, carrot, mushroom, red onion, tomato and baby spinach.

              Mayo and mustard on the side.


LATE REGISTRATION - $100.00

     (1/1/19 - 1/13/19)


THE WORKSHOPS - Saturday, January 26 - 8 - 10 a.m. 

       BASIC SOAPMAKING CLASS - $50.00

      SOAP ART SWIRLING CLASS - $50.00

      ----NOTE: Choose ONLY ONE class as they are conducted at the same time.

     

HOW TO MAKE SOAP STONES - $35.00            

     Make Your Own Batch! - Front row seats for up to 10 participants can sign up for making a batch of stone soaps during the demo: all materials included in the price of the class, including one 6-cavity stone mold.  (class will be held on Saturday at 11:15 a.m. during Kathy White's session)

           


These are hands-on classes. Each participant will make a batch of soap to take home. 

Classes will be held in the Conference Center.


IMPORTANT NOTE:  First come, first served! Class sizes are limited to 10 students each!


LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR THE RETREAT - JANUARY 13, 2019


CLICK FOR ATTENDEE REGISTRATION

RETREAT REGISTRATION CANCELLATION POLICY

If retreat registration cancellation becomes necessary, a full refund will be granted only if requested by Sunday, January 13, 2019.  NO REFUNDS will be granted AFTER THIS DATE. If cancellation is made after this date, the retreat notebook will be mailed to you.


HOTEL RESERVATIONS

HAMPTON INN ON THE LAKE

704 1st Street

Marble Falls, TX  78654


To book your room and receive the Retreat rate, go to:   www.hamptoninn.com

       For "Where Are You Going?" enter:  Marble Falls, TX.      

       Enter the dates

       Click on "Add Special Rate Code" and enter LWR in the "Group Code" box.

       Click on "Check Availability."

       Choose and book your room (NOTE: Lakeside rooms have great views of the lake!)


$99 - $119/night + sales tax


Make your reservations early, preferably no later than January 13, 2019!



Retreat Schedule

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2019

5:00 p.m. - Check In 

6:00 p.m. - FRIDAY NIGHT FAJITA TACO BAR

7:30 P.M. - Soap Talk Live!

                     ...featuring Melanie Brown, Chris King, Kathy White and Elin Criswell, this talk show will provide an entertaining look at life stressors and the role it plays in our soap businesses/hobbies. 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2019

8 - 10 a.m. - WORKSHOPS 

                       Basic Soap Making Class

                       Soap Art - How to Make Swirled Soap


10:00 a.m.  - Opening Comments

10:15 a.m. - Infusions: What's All the Fuss? - Melanie Brown

11:15 a.m. - How to Make Soap Stones - Kathy White

                        NOTE: up to 10 people can sign up to make a batch 

                         of soap stones during Kathy's demo!

12:00 p.m. LUNCH

1:15 p.m. - The Benefits of Goat's Milk Soap - LeeAnn Boore

2:00 p.m. - Goat's Milk Soap & Lotion Demo - Dorothea McManis

3:30 p.m. - Luffa and Soap: A Winning Combination - Deb Terrell

4:30 p.m. - Special Annoucements

5:00 p.m. - Retreat ends - 'til next year!


NOTE: For all who are able to attend, we will eat out (dutch treat) at the River City Grill after the Retreat.