Sunday, March 10, 2013

SAQA Texas Region Retreat at Great Expectations Creativity Center in La Grange

SAQA Texas Region 
“A Texas Experience” 12x12 Workshop 

Saturday, May 4 & Sunday, May 5, 2013
Great Expectations Creativity Center . La Grange, Texas 

Join your fellow SAQA Texas members for a weekend at the Great Expectations Creativity Center in historic La Grange to get started on your 12x12 quilt for next year’s Texas Mini Trunk Show! 

Workshop Information: Registration fee is $10 . Workshop begins at 9:30 am on Saturday and you are welcome to sew as late as you wish . A light continental breakfast will be served on Sunday morning. Our workshop resumes on Sunday morning and ends at Noon . Drawings for prizes will be held throughout the weekend . We’ll have an Art Book/Ugly Fabric/UFO Swap for those who would like to participate . After the workshop ends on Sunday, plan join us for an optional tour of the Texas Quilt Museum . Museum admission is $8 ($6 for Seniors) 

What To Bring: Sewing machine, sewing supplies, fabrics, and any other materials you need to get started on your mini quilt . Something for our art book/ugly fabric/UFO swap (optional) . Bring your own lunch for Saturday and your favorite beverages/snacks. Extra cash for Saturday’s dinner and the optional museum tour on Sunday.

Lodging: The Creativity Center has two bedrooms with five twin beds & full bathroom with shower in each. Bed linens & towels are provided. You can reserve a bed at the Creativity Center for Saturday evening on a first come, first served basis for an additional $25. 

Other lodging options near the Creativity Center: 

Best Western La Grange 
600 E. Hwy 71 Bypass , La Grange, TX 78945  

Hampton Inn La Grange 
1624 W. Hwy 71,  La Grange, TX 78945 

Visit the La Grange Chamber of Commerce website for additional lodging options in the area. 

Meals: Bring your own lunch for Saturday and your favorite beverages and/or snacks. We will go to Bistro 108 for dinner on Saturday evening – click here to view their dinner menu. Your registration includes a light continental breakfast on Sunday. 

Travel Information: La Grange is located approximately half-way between Houston & Austin on Hwy 71.  Click here for a Google map of the area.  

Cancellations & Refunds: Refunds will be given for registrations cancelled on or before Wednesday, April 3. No refund for cancellations received on or after Thursday, April 4. 

To Register: Space is limited, so mail your registration today! Complete the attached Registration Form and mail it along with your check payable to SAQA.

A registration confirmation and detailed driving directions will be sent to the email address given below. Please allow at least one week from the mailing date to receive your confirmation. 

Click here for Registration Form and additional information.

The above link requires a Google account.  If you not have a Google account or have any problems accessing the registration form please contact and I'll forward the registration form via email.

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