Fort Heritage presents Spinning & Weaving

We’re excited to offer a variety of retreats near Payne Lake and Waterton Lakes National Park throughout the upcoming year, 2020.

 

February 6-8th   Spinning & Weaving meet-and-greet Retreat   $250 CAD plus GST

March 12-14th   Spinning & Weaving getaway   $250 CAD plus GST

June 8-14th   Spinning & Weaving Instructional Retreat, with special guest instructors   $1,200 CAD plus GST

 

All Retreats include use of looms, lodging at beautiful Payne Lake Lodge, and meals (except designated ‘open days’ where you’ll be responsible for your own meals -you can go out or you’re welcome to use our kitchen).

*Please bring your own yarns, especially if you’d like to work with something specific.

*There are 12 spots available per retreat date.

*Shared accomodations; two beds per room (pricing is per bed).

 

To Register, please call 403-653-4883

 

Congrats to this month’s draw winner!!

Feb 6-8th Itinerary

6th- Arrival between 4-6pm, meet-and-greet, snacks and hot chocolate by fireplace, entertainment.

7th- Breakfast between 7-9am, enjoy a simple basics intro to spinning & weaving, pick a loom and plan a project, enjoy a day of spinning & weaving; lunch and dinner provided.

8th- Breakfast between 7-9am, finish projects, lunch and dinner provided, wrap up and departure by 6pm.

March 12-14th Itinerary

12th- Arrival between 4-6pm, meet-and-greet, snacks and hot chocolate by fireplace, entertainment.

13th- Breakfast between 7-9am, enjoy a simple basics intro to spinning & weaving, try out a variety of looms or pick a loom and plan a project, enjoy a day of spinning & weaving.

14th- Breakfast between 7-9am, finish projects, lunch and dinner provided, wrap up and departure by 6pm.

June 8-14th Itinerary

8th- Arrival between 2-4pm, welcome and introductions, let’s talk spinning: from raw to spinnable (where-how-what), dinner provided, pick some fibre, prep it and spin it, entertainment and hot chocolate by the fireplace.

9th- Breakfast between 7-9am, warping a loom demonstration, lunch provided, try your hand at warping and weaving, dinner provided, enjoy spinning and weaving.

10th- open day, feel free to stay and continue spinning & weaving, or take advantage of our beautiful location -only 20min from Waterton Lakes National Park to the west, Remington Carriage Museum in Cardston 15min to the east, and just over an hour to the north is Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump (a World Heritage Site). Meals will be your responsibility this day.

11th- Breakfast between 7-9am, Special Guest Instruction, lunch provided, open spinning & weaving, dinner provided, continue working on projects.

12th- Breakfast between 7-9am, Special Guest Instruction, lunch provided, ask an expert question/answer time, open spinning & weaving, dinner provided, continue working on projects.

13th- open day, feel free to stay and continue spinning & weaving, or venture out wherever your heart takes you, we recommend you consider attending the Great Canadian Barn Dance, with dinner and dance on this night (reservations are required). Meals will be your responsibility on this day.

14th- light continental breakfast provided, wrap up and departure by 10am.

Reserve your spot today, please call 403-653-4883