** The retreat is full, but email Lisa to be put on the Lottery wait list.***

Before registering:

You must have a basic understanding of beadweaving stitches: peyote, RAW (Right Angle Weave), Herringbone, CRAW (Cubic Right Angle Weave), etc.  If you don't and you want to learn, contact us and we will help you learn before the retreat.  There are also classes available at Touchstone Beads / Springfield Leather, 1463 S. Glenstone Ave., Springfield, MO  65804, 1-800-668-8518.  Regular business hours: Monday - Saturday 9am to 6pm.  Closed Sundays.


By registering for this retreat, you are agreeing to the Cancellation Policy on the FAQ page in detail and to the following: Queen City Bead Retreat will make every effort to provide you with an educational, fun and inspiring experience.  By participating in this event, you are agreeing to hold the Queen City Bead Retreat harmless in any way  for any claim of injury, loss or damage to you are any person accompanying you.  You also give consent Queen City Bead Retreat to use photos taken of you during the retreat as publicity for future retreats and promotional materials.

NOTE at Cedar Crest Lodge: This is a tri-level lodge with some stairs.  There is not an elevator to access some of the bedrooms on the upper level.  The beading class room is on the upper floor.  There are not any ramps.  If you need any special assistance, please reach out to Lisa Vale.

There are no single rooms for attendees, it is double occupancy in all rooms.

Mark your calendars for POSTPONED due to COVID19, new dates coming as there are only 24 spots available.

Prior attendees and Lottery Wait List:

The attendees for each retreat have the option to retain their spot for the next years retreat by paying their deposit.  For the 2020 retreat, $100 deposit must be paid by November 30, 2019.  After that time, if a prior attendee has not paid their deposit, it will be opened to the current list of people on the lottery wait list.  If you are the lucky person chosen, you will receive an email with an invitation and some details and a deadline to pay your deposit (usually two weeks after the email).


Retreat Fee is $385 for two classes, two nights lodging and all meals at Cedar Crest Lodge. The fee is payable by check or cash only.  Accepting payments in one, two or three installments.  Must be paid in full two months prior to the first class day.

Email Lisa.Vale1@yahoo.com for an Enrollment form.

Mail payments and completed enrollment form to: Lisa Vale, 110 S. Peach Tree Lane, Republic, MO  65738

Enrollment is secured by paying $24 bead society membership fee by end of January of the year of the retreat and a minimum $100 deposit is received by the date set for each year (it will vary depending on the date of the retreat).  After we have 24 attendees, everyone else will be drawn by lottery from our current list.  **Note the bead society membership is required to be paid before in January of the retreat year.  If not paid, your deposit will be refunded and someone will be chosen from the lottery wait list.

We look forward to having fun with you.