Crop and Chat Retreats

Come create with us!

You've asked and we've listened. Hey west-enders! We're coming to you.

Are you ready for a fun and relaxing weekend away? How about all-inclusive pricing with no hidden costs? What about friendly and customer-focused service? We’ve got it all for you! You will meet with other friendly and helpful artisans in a warm and welcoming environment that will definitely feed your creative juices. Read on for a sampling of what you have to look forward to.

The Luster and Light Event

at: Cambridge Hotel and Conference Centre, 700 Hespeler Road, Cambridge

on: September 29 at 1 pm until October 1, 2017 at 3:30 pm

What’s included;

- Hours of undivided, unrushed creative time, at an eight foot table all to yourself

- Six delicious meals prepared for you in our private room, snacks and beverages (no dish-pan hands at our retreats)

- Luxurious, clean and comfortable sleeping accommodation for 2 nights (doubles and a very few singles), with ensuite washrooms

- There are a multitude of electrical outlets and we have access to power bars, if needed (more room in the bag for the good stuff)

- Well-lit space (personal lighting optional)

- FREE Wifi in the entire facility, guest rooms included (make your friends jealous on Facebook!)

- Access to all recreational equipment (if so inclined)

- A ‘to-die-for’ Registered Massage Therapist to provide relief for all your hard-working crafting muscles

- Krafting Kimmie is our onsite store and will present several workshops over the weekend

- And a few surprises that we’re not going to tell you about ‘cause you gotta come to find out.

Available at an additional cost are; alcoholic beverages, workshops, onsite shop, and Registered Massage Therapist.

A $75 + HST ($84.75) deposit is required at the time of registration to hold your spot. You can e-transfer to and use the password - 'shine1'

May 7-14th registration is only open to alumni

May 15 - 21st registration is open to everyone

Early Bird rate (balance after deposit) due in full May 21st at 11:59 pm

$228.88 + HST ($258.63) per person based on double occupancy
$332.88 + HST ($376.15) per person based on single occupancy

Regular rate (balance after deposit)

$251 + HST ( $283.63) per person based on double occupancy
$355 + HST ($401.15) per person based on single occupancy

(A payment plan is available, please inquire at

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