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Creative Connections 2019

Kalmbach Media, Bead&Button Show, Bead&Button Magazine, and Facet Jewelry Making

Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 9:00 AM - Monday, November 4, 2019 at 3:00 PM (PDT)

Creative Connections 2019

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Adrienne Gaskell - Ancient Modern – Creating Trendsetting Kumihimo
This price includes your three-day class with Adrienne Gaskell, the Friday Welcome Social, and the Sunday evening Instructor Showcase and Gathering ($1049), and the kit fee of ($110).
Nov 2, 2019 $1,159.00 $0.00
Cindy Kinerson - Convergence Cuff
This price includes your three-day class with Cindy Kinerson, the Friday Welcome Social, and the Sunday evening Instructor Showcase and Gathering ($1049), and the kit fee of ($85).
Nov 2, 2019 $1,134.00 $0.00
Robert Lopez - Let It Flourish Pendant
This price includes your three-day class with Robert Lopez, the Friday Welcome Social, and the Sunday evening Instructor Showcase and Gathering ($1049), and the kit fee of ($80).
Nov 2, 2019 $1,129.00 $0.00
Kieu Pham Gray - Dynamic/Dimensional Silver
This price includes your three-day class with Kieu Pham Gray, the Friday Welcome Social, and the Sunday evening Instructor Showcase and Gathering ($1049), and the kit fee of ($272).
Nov 2, 2019 $1,321.00 $0.00
Sherry Serafini - Haute Handbag
This price includes your three-day class with Sherry Serafini, the Friday Welcome Social, and the Sunday evening Instructor Showcase and Gathering ($1049), and the kit fee of ($130).
Nov 2, 2019 $1,179.00 $0.00
Sarah Thompson - Lora Bracelet
This price includes your three-day class with Sarah Thompson, the Friday Welcome Social, and the Sunday evening Instructor Showcase and Gathering ($1049), and the kit fee of ($112).
Nov 2, 2019 $1,161.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Creative Connections is a new, wildly creative jewelry making retreat brought to you by the team behind the Bead&Button Show. Six instructors are each teaching an immersive 3-day jewelry making class. While the technique-driven classes will take your skills to the next level, we are also planning to have a great time. There is a Welcome Social on Friday and a special Instructor Showcase and Gathering on Sunday evening. It’s all taking place at the Granlibakken in the unique and beautiful Tahoe City, California. 

 

FAQs

Have a question about Creative Connections?  Find the answer here!

What is the schedule for Creative Connections Tahoe City?

The event takes place November 2 - 4, 2019.

Friday, November 1

  • Arrival, Registration and Check-in 3:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Welcome Social 4:30pm – 6:00pm
  • Dinner 5:00 - 7:00pm

Saturday, November 2

  • Breakfast 7:00am - 9:00am
  • Registration 8:00am - 9:00am
  • Classes with 1-hour group lunch break 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Lunch Available 11:30am - 1:00pm
  • Dinner 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Evening on your own
    • City Tours available
    • Social time in the atrium

Sunday, November 3

  • Breakfast 7:00am - 9:00am 
  • Classes with 1-hour lunch break 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Lunch Available 11:30am - 1:00pm
  • Dinner 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Instructor Showcase and Gathering 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Monday, November 4

  • Breakfast 7:00am - 9:00am
  • Classes with 45-min. group lunch break 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Lunch Available 11:30am - 1:00pm
  • Dinner 5:00pm - 7:00pm

 Tuesday, November 5

  • Breakfast 7:00am - 9:00am
  • Lunch Available 11:30am - 1:00pm

 

How much does it cost to attend Creative Connections Tahoe? And what’s included?

Early Bird Rate: $1049 (register by Aug 15 to receive this rate)

Regular Rate: $1199

This price includes your three-day class with your chosen instructor, the Friday Welcome Reception, a special Instructor Showcase and Gathering on Sunday evening

Kit fees are additional and will be added to the overall fee during your registration process.


 When does registration begin?

Registration starts on Wednesday, March 12 at 1:00pm EDT (12pm-noon CDT).


What's the cancellation policy?

Cancellation is available through October 2; refunds will be immediately processed minus a $100 processing fee. After October 2, there are no refunds available.


If a class is full, can I be placed on a waitlist?

Yes, if a class is full you may be placed on a waitlist. To be placed on a waitlist, please contact Customer Service for Creative Connections, by email customerservice@creativeconnectionsretreat.com or phone: 800-554-0197 Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Central Time. Outside the U.S. and Canada 262-796-8776 Ext. 421. Please note: Being placed on the waitlist does not guarantee placement in a class. You will be notified if/when a spot becomes available. 


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Must be at least 18 years old to participate in this event.

  

How do I reserve a room for Creative Connections?

 

The Granlibakken Tahoe is located at 725 Granlibakken Road, Tahoe City, CA  96145.

PLEASE NOTE:  The Granlibakken Tahoe is an all-inclusive hotel. If you plan to stay off-site, you will still be required to purchase a grounds fee package with the Granlibakken, which includes all your meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the retreat. On the online hotel reservation form, choose the “Off Grounds – No Lodging” option.

 Reservations by Phone

1. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly 530-583-4242 or 800-543-3221.

2. Mention Creative Connections for the special group rate.

Online Reservations
1. Book online by visiting our group reservation page on the hotel website: http://granlibakken.com/.

2. Navigate to EVENT/GROUP RESERVATIONS tab (located at the bottom of the main photo).

3. Enter Group Code: KALMBACH

 

How much is parking at the hotel?

There is no fee for parking at the Granlibakken Tahoe.

 

What forms of payment do you accept online?

VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.

 

I have another issue you didn't cover in these FAQs?

Contact Customer Service: Creative Connections, Kalmbach Publishing Co., 21027 Crossroads Circle, Waukesha, WI 53187, customerservice@creativeconnectionsretreat.com or 
Phone: 800-554-0197 Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Central Time. Outside the U.S. and Canada 262-796-8776 Ext. 421

 


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Granlibakken - Tahoe
725 Granlibakken Road
Tahoe City, CA 96145

Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 9:00 AM - Monday, November 4, 2019 at 3:00 PM (PDT)


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