Needlework and Knitting Retreat
February 23-26, 2017REGISTER NOW
24 Possible CPE Hours
Art / Math
Gather together for a long weekend at Mo-Ranch, and enjoy days filled with relaxation and fun during this retreat. Stitch, knit and learn new techniques together from our retreat leadership while taking in the gorgeous winter scenery of the Texas Hill Country.
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This four day, three night retreat is hosted in the cozy home setting of Nicklos Place, where you will have ample workspace for projects, creativity, worship and laughter. Join us for our needlework and knitting retreat and be united in fellowship and worship with others who share the same love for stitching and knitting!
Space is limited! Register now!
2017 knitting retreat leader: Alice Johnson
Alice is a member of First Presbyterian of Bryan, a “Texas-Ex,” and a retired elementary/dyslexia/special education teacher. She loves all fiber arts, reading, movies, and is a choir singer and bell ringer. She has two sons, one daughter-in-law and five grandchildren. She looks forward to sharing her love of knitting and new techniques with the attendees during this retreat!
2017 needlework retreat leader: Liz Zsohar
Liz was born in Hungary and learned beautiful Hungarian crewel work from her mother at a very young age. She has won several ribbons at the Texas State Fair for her Hungarian needlework. Liz is the perfect person to teach you how to “paint” with colored threads using a variety of stitches! She can work with beginner or advanced needlework levels and participants who would like more hands-on projects in needlepoint, cross-stitch or crewel.
Click here to download a copy of the 2017 Needlework and Knitting Retreat schedule.
All participants will be housed in Nicklos Place with group occupancy retreat pricing. Single room retreat occupancy will be available in the neighboring Nicklos Cottages.
Group room, Nicklos Place housing: $415
Single room, Nicklos Place cottage housing: $600
Commuter rate (excludes lodging but includes lunch and dinner at Mo-Ranch and tuition): $205
A deposit must accompany registration. The balance of all fees will be due 60 days prior to the start of the event, or upon registration if within 60 days full payment is required at the time of registration.
Full refund less $75.00 administrative fee per person will be made if cancellation is received more than 10 days prior to the conference.
There are generally no refunds for cancellations received on or after 10 days prior to the start of the event nor any applying of the deposit toward other charges or future deposits.
What to Bring
Bring a Bible, notebook, flashlight, hair dryer, rain gear. Linens are provided. Bring shoes suitable for Mo-Ranch’s rocky, uneven terrain.
Mo-Ranch is 90 miles one-way, or a 2-hour drive from the nearest airport (SAT), allow 3 hours travel/check-in time for departures. We recommend generally scheduling arriving flights before 3 p.m. and departing flights after 3 p.m. to be sure you do not miss any of your event.
If you are in need of shuttle service to Mo-Ranch, call Kars for Hire in Kerrville at (830) 890-8200 at least 15 days in advance to arrange transportation from San Antonio International Airport.