September 10, 2010

Funky Hannah’s bead shop hosts 24+ hour Bead Camp at DeKoven

Spend the night at the historic DeKoven Center and create to your hearts content. It’s 24+ hours of beadin’ time! Laugh, share & create with fellow beaders! Bring your projects or stop in the shop for some inspiration and join us for this Saturday to Sunday bead time. We’ve got beautiful space for beading, several classes to pick from if you’d like to learn something new and a few fun activities up our sleeve!

The camp runs from Saturday, October 30th to Sunday, October 31st. It will be held at The DeKoven Center, just minutes from Funky Hannah’s on the shore of Lake Michigan, 600 21st Street in Racine.
Registration options include (download registration form):

Overnight Package
• $100 per person. Double occupancy, dormitory-style
rooms with shared bathrooms. All meals provided.
($10 additional for single occupancy room.)

Commuter Package
• $50 per person. Bead all day but go home to
the kiddies at night. Lunch & dinner included.
• Bring your own beverages & something sweet or salty for the snack bar. Refrigerator, ice & full kitchen available.

There will also be special Saturday afternoon classes with three amazing bead designers. Add an extra $25 for these classes.

Here’s the schedule:

Saturday, October 30th
10am – check in & bead! Open beading time all day & night!
Noon – Lunch & show-n-tell.
1-4pm Classes (optional) with Three Amazing Designers! (Classes cost $25)
Featured designers are:
Anna Draeger: Moons Of Jupiter – A new creation from Anna! Does she ever stop?! This bracelet is out of this world! Stitched with seeds, crystals, delicas & pearls.
Gail Wing: Variation on the Russian Spiral Bracelet – A gorgeous bracelet created with
a variation on the Russian Spiral using size 15 seed beads, crystals or triangle beads.
Leayn Tabili: Flower Ring – Netted with seed beads, this rivoli is framed with leaves and
attached to a metal ring form.
6pm Dinner & White Elephant Bead Swap. –
Bring a sandwich size baggie of stu_ to swap & let the fun begin.
10pm Pajama Run to Funky’s! – If we need to – we’ve got the keys to the place & drivers standing by!

Sunday, October 31st
9am – Open Bead & Breakfast
11am – Make & Take Halloween project with inspiration for upcoming holiday gifts!
Noon – lunch on your own…depart at your leisure.

*Take part in as much or little as you want. Plans subject to change! Space is Limited.

To register call the DeKoven Center at 262-633-6401, email or download registration form here.

For questions about this event, contact the gals at Funky Hannah’s: 262.634.6088 or

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