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15th Shreveport Bead Retreat

Shreveport Bead Retreat Scholarship Fund Application
Retreat Registration Form
Retreat Classes
Material information for classes
Ultra Suede Site
July 26-28,  2019  

O.K. Here we are again getting ready for the Shreveport Bead Retreat.  The Clarion Hotel  1419 East 70th Street, Shreveport, LA 71105 We are further from the Casinos but closer to some great shopping area. 

For those of you who have attended the Texas Bead Retreat or the Arkansas Bead Cave this will be very similar.   I have modified the registration form so Thursday could be included in the registration fee for those of you coming in on Thursday.  If you plan on arriving earlier than Thursday you should contact the hotel directly to make your reservations for those days or include the hotel rate in the registration and note it on the form.  The retreat actually starts on Friday but usually meet on Thursday before noon to setup and go to lunch then the fun begins.   Your hotel room might Not be available until 3:00 p.m. The meals will be buffet style  - a set menu and I will try to select something that everyone will enjoy. Any special diet requirements can be handled if I know in advance. This will be a fun filled weekend with Beaders coming to share and learn from each other.  You may contact me at with any questions.

Reservation will be on a first come first reserve basis with prior registrants given first choice at the available spaces.  Your registration fee will guarantee your spot at the retreat.  If you are sharing a room please let me know your roommate. 

Challenge: This year's challenge hasn't been decided but it will be a challenge  ... Prizes are great as usual! 

Pendant swap: Make a pendant to swap.  Please limit your pendants for the swap to two. We will do the swap on Saturday after supper. Hope everyone makes a really pretty pendant to swap.   

White Elephant Box:  Bring your unwanted items to share with others your rejects might be someone's wants... II have been looking through my stash and pulling things I will never use.  I am sure my white elephants will be someone else's treasures.
Classes: Please check the Class page for this year's classes as they are posted and previous year's classes.  For some I have been unable to upload photos at this time... 

Cost: Thursday - Sunday  -  single occupancy - $501 and  double occupancy - $348, Friday - Sunday - single occupancy - $401 and  double occupancy - $298.  This will include food for Friday evening, Saturday  breakfast, lunch and supper and Sunday breakfast and lunch, lodging and classes. Room fee for additional nights is approximately $105.00.  You will need to call the hotel and give your credit card to guarantee the room for any day prior to your registration date. There is a day visitor rate of $185 it  does not include any lodging.