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Historic Oster Regent Theatre

103 Main Street

Cedar Falls, IA 50613

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Are you a creative soul but can never seem to find the time to create? Is your Pinterest board full of projects you love, but lack the courage or know-how to try? Or maybe you're craving a fun getaway with some of your closest friends.

This ain’t your momma’s craft retreat…get ready to unwind, untap your potential, and create a better you!

create{her} CF is a creative retreat that will empower you to take the leap into becoming the maker you've always wanted to be. During this three-day retreat we’ll work through several projects, using every tool in the box – from drills to sewing machines. You'll also gain inspiration from a number of creative speakers - both locally and nationally known.

||THE SCENE||

Set in the historic downtown district of Cedar Falls, Iowa – we’re leaving plenty of time for fun and relaxation. We are proud to say our community is one of 50 in the state with a Main Street Iowa distinction. You’ll have time to peruse locally-owned shops, feast at delicious restaurants and experience the nightlife downtown has to offer.

Our large-group projects will be held on the 3rd floor of the Oster Regent Theatre. This historic downtown theatre first opened in 1910 and is now home to the Cedar Falls Community Theatre.

Smaller breakout sessions will gather at two downtown hubs for creativity. Fig & Frolic’s quirky style is bound to make you smile! The shop is located just off Main Street at 114 W. 5th Street and is co-owned by mother-daughter team Jenny Boevers and Becky Hiatt. The pair are also stockists for Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan and offer several Craft Market Nights at their shop throughout the year. Jenny will be one of our instructors, and is an expert in all things paint and color theory! Hatchlings & Hens, located at 602 State Street is home to a make & take craft studio where owner, Katie Bjerke, hosts several classes and private parties throughout the year. The shop also features handmade goods that are locally sourced. Katie is also one of the weekend’s instructors and is an expert in textiles and multi-media projects.

||SCHEDULE||

Friday Evening

We’ll kick things off right with a registration and opening reception. Meet our speakers up close and personal while you enjoy drinks and light hors d’oeuvres at a local restaurant. A small DIY project to commemorate the weekend will get our creative juices flowing.

Saturday

Be sure to get plenty of rest, because Saturday is a full day of creating! We’ll gather for a continental breakfast, then work through multiple projects throughout the day that will hone your skills as a maker.

No after lunch lull here – the day will culminate with a nationally known keynote speaker.

After a hard day's work, we'll gather for cocktails and hors'doeuvres at one of our favorite eateries.


Sunday

The day will officially kick-off with a large-group project bringing it all together! Sunday afternoon will allow time for self-guided exploration and/or reflection. If the weekend has really gotten the wheels turning and you’re thinking your creativity could earn you a paycheck, we’ll have a special panel available during this time for a Q&A session. We’ll gather one last time as a large group before heading our separate ways.


|| THE PROJECTS ||

Stay tuned for more information regarding this year's projects!


||THE PACKAGES||

So you want us to give it to you straight?! Here's a rundown of everything that is included in our package options:

Weekend Registration
*Supplies/materials for (7) projects
* A goodie bag valued at over $50
* Friday night reception and cocktails
* Saturday morning continental breakfast
* Saturday night cocktails
* Downtown Dining Dollars for you to use as you wish
* Saturday keynote address
* Tshirt and handmade item commemorating the weekend
* A panel of curated and engaging speakers for a Q&A on Sunday

Day Maker Option
Can't join us for the whole weekend? We'd still love for you to experience part of the fun! Should space allow, a Day Maker option will be released for Saturday only. Stay tuned for more information.


Register using your PayPal Account or major credit card.


||THANK YOU||

This event is made possible through the generous support of our sponsors. Thank you to:

Major Sponsors
Fig & Frolic
Hatchlings & Hens




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