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Powwows we are attending:

Powwow at ASU, Tempe, AZ, April 19-21, 2024
Stanford Powwow, Palo Alto, CA,  May 10-12, 2024

Store Events:
Craft Night every last Thursday of the Month-click here
Dancing Bear Bead Retreat, October 11-13,2024-
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2024 Dancing Bear Bead Retreat - In person

Details about our Bead Retreat

This will be our 7th year of hosting a bead retreat. The Dancing Bear Bead retreat is a very unique event. We will have open beading all weekend with add on classes at an additional cost. We found a great hotel to have our event at! We are very excited about this, as rain or shine we will be able to have our event.

More class information coming soon!


What does my fees include?

A special goodie bag of assorted beads & craft supplies. The cost of hotel conference room and an assortment of snacks throughout the weekend. 

Hot breakfast at the hotel on Saturday and Sunday.

We will be offering classes, at an additional cost per student. Bead retreat participants will be given a special rate for the classes when they are made available, and first choice to register. We will offer walk in classes at a higher rate for those who didn't sign up for the Bead Retreat weekend.

Bead Retreat Schedule

Friday, October 11, 2024
Meet & Greet Open Beading
Location: Hotel Lobby Lounge

Saturday, October 12, 2024
Location: Hotel Conference Room
Open beading from 9am-12am

Sunday, October 22, 2023
Location: Hotel Conference Room
Open beading from 9am-6pm


Please call or email us any questions you have.
760-747-2323 or


We will have our event at the Hampton Inn in Carlsbad. We have negotiated hotel room rates at the hotel we will have the classes in their meeting room. 

Negotiated hotel room rates are $189 a night. We will post a link for the hotel reservations shortly.

Hotel Photos

Classroom-Lots of lighting tables, chairs and climate control

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Beginner to Advanced skills
Materials Included: Retreat fee covers location and participation fees. No class fees or supplies included.
Requirements: We will bring additional beading supplies and have a pop-up shop if anyone needs to buy anything for their projects.
Instructor: Store Staff
Retreat Price includes social beading sessions

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
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