Events

Events

May
6
Sat
A Weaving Retreat ~ Bishop Hill @ Bishop Hill Colony School
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Spring Weave in May!

Weaving Retreat Bishop Hill IL

Learn or expand the art of beautiful weaves in the historic Bishop Hill, IL Colony School. Participants will learn how to read weaving patterns and experience creating one of their own! Looms will be set up and ready to weave up to ten different samples.  Twills, lace weave to double weaves, create your own sample notebook while gaining confidence in choosing patterns for future weaving projects.  Yarn, loom, and the sample notebook along with lunch each day are included in the class fee.

Weaving Retreat Bishop Hill ILJust a short walk from the schoolhouse, the town’s two neighboring bed & breakfasts, The Twinflower Inn and Gallery Inn, team up to provide cozy accommodations and delicious meals for out-of-town students. All rooms include en-suite bathrooms, free wi-fi.  Guests at both inns will meet at the Twinflower Inn each morning to share a tasty breakfast made with locally grown, farm-fresh ingredients. Lunch break includes a delicious, locally made lunch. Overnight guests gather around a table at a local Bishop Hill restaurant share a meal and become acquainted with each other.

Overnight Stay Packages:Bishop Hilll Gallery Inn

Package 1: The Overnight Retreat – $325

Package 2: The Ultimate Retreat – $475

Package 3: The Roommate Retreat 1-night – $525 (Saves $125)

Package 4: The Roommate Retreat 2-nights – $775 (Saves $175)

Workshop Only – $175

Consider Amtrak for transportation from Quincy, Macomb, or Chicago area.  See event website for transportation details to and from the Kewanee Amtrak Station. Click on the event website for details.

May
7
Sun
A Weaving Retreat ~ Bishop Hill @ Bishop Hill Colony School
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Spring Weave in May!

Weaving Retreat Bishop Hill IL

Learn or expand the art of beautiful weaves in the historic Bishop Hill, IL Colony School. Participants will learn how to read weaving patterns and experience creating one of their own! Looms will be set up and ready to weave up to ten different samples.  Twills, lace weave to double weaves, create your own sample notebook while gaining confidence in choosing patterns for future weaving projects.  Yarn, loom, and the sample notebook along with lunch each day are included in the class fee.

Weaving Retreat Bishop Hill ILJust a short walk from the schoolhouse, the town’s two neighboring bed & breakfasts, The Twinflower Inn and Gallery Inn, team up to provide cozy accommodations and delicious meals for out-of-town students. All rooms include en-suite bathrooms, free wi-fi.  Guests at both inns will meet at the Twinflower Inn each morning to share a tasty breakfast made with locally grown, farm-fresh ingredients. Lunch break includes a delicious, locally made lunch. Overnight guests gather around a table at a local Bishop Hill restaurant share a meal and become acquainted with each other.

Overnight Stay Packages:Bishop Hilll Gallery Inn

Package 1: The Overnight Retreat – $325

Package 2: The Ultimate Retreat – $475

Package 3: The Roommate Retreat 1-night – $525 (Saves $125)

Package 4: The Roommate Retreat 2-nights – $775 (Saves $175)

Workshop Only – $175

Consider Amtrak for transportation from Quincy, Macomb, or Chicago area.  See event website for transportation details to and from the Kewanee Amtrak Station. Click on the event website for details.