Schedule

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Monday, August 13

  10:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Retreat Teachers Set-up, Heritage Inn
  12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Vendor Set-up, Founder’s Hall
  1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Rug Check-In for Exhibit, Founder’s Hall
  2:00 p.m. Orientation & Tour, Founder's Hall (for Retreat & Workshop Teachers, Vendors, Featured & Special Exhibitors)
  3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Retreat Check-in & Welcome, Heritage Inn Lobby
  5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Retreat Reception & Meal, Barn Restaurant
(for retreat students & teachers to meet their retreat teachers)
  8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Retreat students may set up in their classrooms
     

Tuesday, August 14

  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m Retreat Classes, Heritage Inn
  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Retreat (4 day) “Architecture” with Trish Johnson.
Heritage Inn, Homestead A.
  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Retreat (3 day) “Designing & Hooking Light & Shadows” with Mariah Krauss. Heritage Inn, Homestead B.
  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Retreat (4 day) “Folk Art Rugs” with Laurie Lausen
Heritage Inn, Gathering Rm. A.
  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Retreat (4 day) “Mad about Maud Lewis” with Doug Rankin
Heritage Inn, Gathering Rm. B,
  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Retreat (3 day) Contemporary Hooked Rug Samplers” with Ellen Banker. Heritage Inn, Board Rm.
  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Retreat (3 day) Proddy Flowers in a Crock with Chris Preble. Heritage Inn, Heritage Room.
  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Vendor Set-up, Founder’s Hall
  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Buffet luncheon, Heritage Inn. ( Attendees of Retreats & Workshops )
  6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Private Preview of Exhibit & Vendors, Founder’s Hall
(for Retreat Students & Teachers, Featured, Special & Celebration Exhibitors)

     

Wednesday, August 15

  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Workshop (1 day) Weave a Pin Loom Backing & Hook a Design with Susan Feller. Founder's Hall, Stage Left.
  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Retreat Classes, Heritage Inn
  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Workshop (2 day - 1st day) Watercolor in Wool—Making Your Wool Work! with Lisanne Miller. Historic Village, Museum Classroom
  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Workshop (1 day) Mini Monochromatic in a Day with Donna Hrkman. Founder's Hall, Stage Right.
  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Rug Hooking Exhibit Open / Vendors. Founders Hall
  10:00 a.m. People’s Choice – Voting Begins, Founder’s Hall
  10:00 a.m. Sauder Award Announced. Founders Hall
  10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Meet the Author & Book Signing with Meryl Cook, Founder's Hall
  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Buffet luncheon, Heritage Inn. ( Attendees of Retreats & Workshops )
  4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Celebration/Special/Feature Photo Time – Founder’s Hall
  6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Gallery Walk “Green Mountain Hooked Rugs Family & Contemporary Braided Arts Rugs + Antique Braided Rugs-Our Beginnings” with Stephanie Allen-Krauss & Mariah Krauss,Kris McDermet & Christine Manges. Founder’s Hall, Exhibit Area.
  6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Workshop (1/2 day) “Savvy Shopper” with Nola Heidbreder, Founder’s Hall
  6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Workshop (1/2 day) “Color Planning Primitive Style Rugs” with Carol DeCoteau, Founder's Hall, Stage Right  
  6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Workshop (1/2 day) “Quillies, Buttons & Beaded Broach” with Nancy Parcels, Founder’s Hall, Stage Left  
     

Thursday, August 16

  9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Gallery Walk “Google Earth & Re-imagine” with Linda Pietz & Susan Feller. Founder’s Hall, Exhibit Area.
  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Workshop (1 day) “Basic Rug Hooking for Beginners” with Nola Heidbreder. Founder’s Hall, Stage Left
  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Retreat Classes, Heritage Inn
  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Workshop (2 day-second day) “Watercolor in Wool—Making Your Wool Work!” with Lisanne Miller. Historic Village, Museum Classroom
  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Workshop (1 1/2 day) “After the Hooking Comes Braiding” with Kris McDermet. Founder's Hall, Stage Right
  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Rug Hooking Exhibit Open / Vendors, Founder’s Hall
  10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Meet the Author & Book Signing, with TBA, Founder’s Hall
  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Buffet luncheon, Heritage Inn. ( Attendees of Retreats & Workshops )
  4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Celebration/Special/Feature Photo Time – Founder’s Hall
  4:00 p.m. -  5:00 p.m. Show & Tell for Retreat Students. Heritage Inn, Atrium. Come see what the retreat students have been working on. Everyone welcome!
  5:00 p.m. People's Choice Awards - Voting Deadline. Founder's Hall
  6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Gallery Talk “Hooked on Words & One Loop at a Time” with Ellen Banker and Meryl Cook. Founder’s Hall, Exhibit Area.
  6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Workshop (2 evening - first night) “Perspectives on Dyeing” with Pam Kirk, Stephanie Allen-Krauss & Mariah Krauss. Founder's Hall, Kitchen.
  7:00 p.m. Teachers, Vendors, Featured & Special ExhibitorsHeritage Inn, Founder's Suite

 

Friday, August 17

  9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Gallery Talk “Wooly Pines for all Seasons & Landscapes of Our Lives & Graceful Pinecones with Mary Annuziato/Jackie Burke & Lisanne Miller, Founder’s Hall
  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Workshop (1/2 day) Filling Spaces with Ali Strebel. Founder’s Hall, Stage Left
  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Workshop (2 day - first day) “Hook a Healing Mat” with Meryl Cook. Heritage Inn, Board Rm.
  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Workshop (2 day - first day)  “Textile Art of Gujarat” with Maddy Fraioli. Historic Village, Museum Classroom.
  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Workshop (1 day) Design & Hook a Decorative Mitten with Fritz Mitnick. Heritage Inn - Heritage Rm
  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Retreat Classes, Heritage Inn
  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Workshop (2 day - first day) Folk Art Inspired Geometrics with Stephanie Allen-Krauss. Heritage Inn, Homestead B.
  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshop (1 day)  Designing Rugs from Other Cultures with Linda Pietz. Founder’s Hall, Stage Right
  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Rug Hooking Exhibit Open / Vendors, Founder’s Hall
  10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Meet the Author & Book Signing with Ellen Banker. Founder’s Hall
  11:00 a.m. People’s Choice Awards Announced, Founders Hall
  12:00 p.m.. – 1:00 p.m. Buffet luncheon, Heritage Inn ( Attendees of Retreats & Workshops )
  1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Workshop (1/2 day) Wooly Pine Tree with Mary Annuziato & Jackie Burke. Founder’s Hall, Stage Left
  2:00 p.m. T.I.G.H.R. (The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers) Meeting Heritage Inn, Founder’s Suite #119 All members or potential members welcome
  4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Celebration/Special/Feature Photo Time – Founder’s Hall
  6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Gallery Talk The Power of Maya Women’s Artistry & Celebrations 28 with Mary Anne Wise & Susan Feller. Founder’s Hall
  6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Lecture & Hands-on Critique (1/2 day) “Principles of Hooking Faces” with Tish Murphy. Founder’s Hall, Stage Right
  6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Workshop (2 evening - second night) “Perspectives on Dyeing” with Pam Kirk, Stephanie Allen-Krauss & Mariah Krauss. Founder's Hall, Kitchen.
  6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Hook-In and Trunk Show with  Heritage Inn, Homestead B.
Trunk Show - Multicolores, Maya Women's Rug Hooking Cooperative, Guatemala (organized by Cheryl Conway) Everyone welcome! Questions welcome.

 

Saturday, August 18 

  9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Presentation Maud Lewis & Jessie C. Kinsley with Kathy Wright. Founder’s Hall
  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Workshop (1/2 day) Mandala Design with Trish Johnson. Heritage Inn, Homestead A.
  9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Workshop (1/2 day) Three Sheets in the Wind with Susan Gonzolas. Heritage Inn - Heritage Room.
  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Workshop (2 day - second day) “Textile Art of the Rabari” with Norma Batastini. Historic Village, Museum Classroom.
  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Workshop (2 day - second day) Hook a Healing Mat with Meryl Cook. Heritage Inn, Board Rm.
  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Workshop (1 day) Bianca - the Whimsical Sheep with Anne Bond. Heritage Inn, Gathering Rm. B.
  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshop (2 day - second day) Folk Art Inspired Geometrics with Stephanie Allen-Krauss. Heritage Inn, Homestead B.
  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshop (1 day) Paisley Punch Needle Pin Keep with Laurie Lausen. Heritage Inn - Gathering Rm A
  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshop (1 day) Braided U.S. Flag Mat with Christine Manges. Founder’s Hall, Stage Right
   9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshop (1 day) Hook a Zippered Pouch” with Sharon A. Smith. Founder’s Hall, Stage Left
  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Meet the Author & Book Signing with TBA, Founders Hall
  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Buffet luncheon, Heritage Inn ( Attendees of Retreats & Workshops )
  10:00 a.m. -  5:00 p.m. Rug Hooking Exhibit Open / Vendors, Founder’s Hall
  5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Rug Pick-Up from Exhibit, Founder’s Hall

Meet the Author & Book Signing– Meet the authors of rug hooking & fiber arts books & publications, dye books, etc. (Wednesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.) Founder’s Hall – Exhibit Hall.*

Gallery Talk or Presentation – Learn more about Featured Exhibits from the curators and/or experts in the field. (Various times) Founder’s Hall – Exhibit Hall.

Demonstrations – If you are new to rug hooking, rug hookers will be on hand demonstrating, answering questions, and giving you a chance to try it yourself. (Wed-Sat 10:00-5:00) Founder’s Hall – Exhibit Hall.

Hook-In & Trunk Show– Everyone welcome to come & hook (Friday 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.). TBA. Heritage Inn – Homestead B.

Private Preview – of the exhibit & vendors; this is ONLY for the Retreat Students & teachers, as well as the Featured & Special exhibitors & Celebrations finalists & honorable mentions. (Tue 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.) Founder’s Hall.

Reception – Private reception for all teachers & vendors. (Thursday, 8:00 p.m.) Heritage Inn – Founder’s Suite #119.

Show & Tell – Everyone welcome to come & see the rugs that students have been working on in class. (Thursday, 4:00 p.m.- 5 p.m.) Heritage Inn – Atrium.

*If you would like to be a presenter/participant in the Book Signings or Meet & Greet. Please contact Kathy Wright, wrighttraditions@aol.com