This year's Great Basin Basketmakers Retreat will be held from May 14-17, 2024 at Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Center located on the shores of Lake Tahoe. We are pleased to have three of our members instructing classes this year, Ann Taylor, Gayle Still, and Nettie Fox.
The retreat begins with check-in at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, May 14 and check-out is Friday, May 17 at 11:00 am. The first evening will begin with a get acquainted time after dinner to meet the instructors. The room and board fee for a shared room is $375, a single room is $570. A deposit of $100 is due by February 12th to hold your space with the final payment due by April 15th. Click here for a registration form.
Classes each day will run from 9 am to 4 pm with an hour for lunch, leaving time to socialize and weave in the evenings. All class fees include the material fees. Tool requirements are included in the class description, as well as the level of experience suggested for the project.
Every year members donate basketry items to be raffled off at the retreat, this fundraiser covers the deposit for the next years' retreat. This year we are trying a different format for our fundraiser, all of the donated items will be treated as Silent Auction Bids. Please think of donating an item for the auction, whether you attend the retreat or not. We would like the auction items submitted by the April 4 guild meeting.
Submit your item with the following form.