Schedule for Rug Hooking Week 2019

Monday, August 12

  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  - teachers will be introduced to students)
  8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Retreat students may set up in their classrooms
     

Tuesday, August 13

  8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m Retreat Classes, Heritage Inn
  8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m Retreat (3 day) “Hooked Carpet Bag Purse” with Sarah Bechler. Heritage Inn, Heritage Room.
  8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m Retreat (4 day) “Primitive Rugs & a Whole Lot More” with Cammie Bruce. Heritage Inn, Homestead B.
  8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m Retreat (4 day) “Building A Barn, or Architecture in Landscape” with Molly Colegrove Heritage Inn, Gathering Rm. B,
  8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m Retreat (2 day) “Wearable Art: Make a Poncho” with Tatiana Knodel. Heritage Inn, Board Rm.
  8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m Retreat (4 day) “Finding the Design Process” with Rachelle LeBlanc.
Heritage Inn, Homestead A.
  8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m Retreat (3 day) “Still Life Miniatures” with Karen Poetzinger
Heritage Inn, Gathering Rm. A.
  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.  (for Retreats & Workshop attendees, see info below)
  6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Private Preview of Exhibit & Vendors, plus Celebration Reception Founder’s Hall
(for Retreat Students & Teachers, Featured, Special Celebration 29 & Celebration Hall of Fair Exhibitors)

     

Wednesday, August 14

  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Workshop (1 day) “Pop-out-of-the-Frame Needle Felted Tulips” with Wendo Van Essen. 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 - day 1) “Color Planning for Oriental Rugs with Sandra Brown. Historic Village, Museum Classroom.
  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Workshop (1 day) Color Tree Zippered Hooking or Sewing Kit with April DeConick. Founder's Hall, Stage Right.
  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Rug Hooking Week: Exhibit / Vendors Open to the public. 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 TBD, Founder's Hall, Exhibit 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. Photo Time for: Celebration 29/Special/Feature/Sauder Award/People’s Choice Awards  Founder’s Hall (see info below)
  6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Gallery Talk “Feature Exhibit: Hooked on Dimension” with Sarah Bechler & Rachelle LeBlanc. Founder’s Hall, Exhibit Area.
  6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Workshop (Evening) “Savvy Shopper” with Nola Heidbreder, Founder’s Hall
  6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Workshop (Evening) “Tie Dyed Wool & Color Plan in a Pot” with Nancy Parcels, Founder's Hall, Dye Kitchen
     

Thursday, August 15

  9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Gallery Talk “Hooked on Dimension, Here Comes Santa & Ladies Night” with Rae Harrell & Lisanne Miller. 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) “Exploring the Magic of Sculpting in Hooked Rugs” with Tatiana Knodel. Heritage Inn, Board Rm.
  1:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m. Workshop (1/2 day) “Standing Wool Storage Stool” with Ali Strebel. Founder's Hall, Stage Right
  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Rug Hooking Week: Exhibit / Vendors Open to the public. Founders Hall
  10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Meet the Author & Book Signing, with TBA, Founder’s Hall (see info below)
  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Buffet luncheon, Heritage Inn. (for Retreats & Workshop attendees, see info below)
  4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Photo Time for: Celebration 29/Special/Feature/Sauder Award/People’s Choice Awards  – Founder’s Hall (see info below)
  4:00 p.m. -  5:00 p.m. Show & Tell for Retreat & Workshop Students. Heritage Inn, Atrium. Come see what the students have been working on. Everyone welcome! (see info below)
  5:00 p.m. People's Choice Awards - Voting Deadline. Founder's Hall
  6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Gallery Talk “Feature Exhibit: Hooked on Dimension” with Tatiana Knodel & Molly Colegrove. Founder’s Hall, Exhibit Area.
  6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Workshop (Evening) “Sensational Spots & Dots” with Marian Hall. Founder’s Hall, Kitchen.
  6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Workshop (Evening) “Rainbow Bellwether Sheep Ornament” with Angela Jones. Founder's Hall, Stage R
  7:00 p.m. Reception for all Teachers, Vendors, Featured & Special ExhibitorsHeritage Inn, Founder's Suite #119. (see info below) 
     

Friday, August 16

  9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Gallery Talk Feature Exhibit: Hooked on Dimension” with Sheila Arbogast, Founder’s Hall
  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Workshop (1 day) “Sunflower – Wool Applique Table Rug”  with Rebecca L. Smith. Heritage Inn, Gathering Rm. A.
  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Workshop (2 day) It’s Punch Time! with Jo Wick. Heritage Inn - Board Rm
  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Workshop (2 day - first day)  “Hooking a Monochromatic Portrait” with Donna Hrkman. Historic Village, Museum Classroom.
  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Retreat Classes, Heritage Inn
  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshop (1 day)  Hooked Sculpture, Starting from the Design to the Armature with Rae Harrell. Founder’s Hall, Stage Right
  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Workshop (2 day) Vintage Postcards - from Deco to Holiday - Souvenirs of Another Time! with Lisanne Miller. Founder’s Hall, Stage Left
  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Rug Hooking Week: Exhibit / Vendors Open to the public. Founders Hall
  10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Meet the Author & Book Signing. Founder’s Hall (see info below)
  11:00 a.m. People’s Choice Awards Announced, Founders Hall
  12:00 p.m.. – 1:00 p.m. Buffet luncheon, Heritage Inn (for Retreats & Workshop attendees, see info below)
  4:00 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. Photo Time for: Celebration 29/Special/Feature/Sauder Award/People’s Choice Awards  – Founder’s Hall (see info below)
  6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Gallery Talk “North American Oriental Rugs & Celebration 29 Exhibit with Sandra Brown & Susan Feller. Founder’s Hall - Exhibit Hall
  6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Workshop (1 1/2 day - day 1) “Theorem Painting on Wool with Hooked Border” with Linda Pietz. Heritage Inn, Gathering Rm. A.
  6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Workshop (1/2 day) “Ripping, and Tearing, and Clipping, Oh my!” with Kris Miller. Founder’s Hall, Stage Right
  6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Hook-In and Round Table/Trunk Show with  Heritage Inn, Homestead B. Everyone welcome! (see info below)

   

Saturday, August 17 

  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Workshop (1 1/2 day - second day) “Theorem Painting on Wool with Hooked Border” with Linda Pietz. Heritage Inn, Gathering Rm. A.
  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Workshop (1 day) “Summer Hayrolls - Small Mixed Media Mat” with Molly Colegrove. Heritage Inn, Gathering Rm. B.
  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Workshop (1 day) “Process of Record Keeping for Artists” with Rachelle LeBlanc. Heritage Inn, Homestead A.
  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshop (1 day) 3 Dimensional Animals with Sheila Arbogast. Founder’s Hall, Stage Right
  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshop (1 day) Fun Finished Mats with Cammie Bruce. Heritage Inn, Homestead A.
  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshop (2 day - second day)  “Hooking a Monochromatic Portrait” with Donna Hrkman. Historic Village, Museum Classroom.
  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshop (2 day - second day) Vintage Postcards - from Deco to Holiday - Souvenirs of Another Time!” with Lisanne Miller. Founder’s Hall, Stage Left
  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Meet the Author & Book Signing with TBA, Founders Hall (see info below)
  10:00 a.m. -  5:00 p.m.
Rug Hooking Week: Exhibit / Vendors Open to the public. Founders Hall
  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Buffet luncheon, Heritage Inn (for Retreats & Workshop attendees, see info below)
  5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Rug Pick-Up from Exhibit, Founder’s Hall

Buffet Luncheon – is a lunch option available for teachers & students. Click here to register.

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.

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

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

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

Photo Time – For Celebration 29/Special/Feature/Sauder Award/People’s Choice Awards, this is an opportunity for us to take your photo with your rug. Meet us at the RHW Info Table in Founder’s Hall at 4pm.

Private Preview – of the exhibit & vendors; this is ONLY for the Retreat Students & teachers, as well as the Featured & Special exhibitors, Celebrations 29 finalists & honorable mentions. (Tue 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.) Founder’s Hall.

Reception – Private reception for all Teachers, Vendors, Feature & Special Exhibitors. (Thursday, 7:00 p.m.) Heritage Inn – Founder’s Suite #119.

Show & Tell – Everyone welcome to come & see the rugs that Retreat & Workshop 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