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Basketry: Having Fun With Color

Program Number: 6241RJ
Start and End Dates:
9/29/2013 - 10/4/2013; 9/28/2014 - 10/3/2014;
Duration: 5 nights
Location: Ripley, West Virginia
Price starting at: $487.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Crafts
Meals: 15; 5 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 5 Dinners    
Meal Options: Low Fat; Vegetarian    

Make several baskets. Learn to dye colors to add to the baskets. Plaids, overlays, and twills will be taught. Techniques and finishings will be discussed.




Activity Particulars

Minimal walking and standing on this program.



Please note that there may be additional fees for supplies required. Please call for additional information.



Coordinated by Cedar Lakes Crafts Center.




Ripley

Nestled in the Appalachian foothills of the Ohio River Valley in the western part of the state, the county seat of Ripley features a historic downtown and theater and easy access to nearby areas of natural beauty, abundant wildlife and hiking trails.



Accommodations
Conference center in tranquil, natural surroundings. Air-conditioning; nonsmoking. Home-style cooking in dining hall.

Road Scholar Instructors
These instructors are participating on at least one date of this program. Please note that changes may occur.
Gail Hutchinson

Gail Hutchinson has been teaching basketry enthusiasts across the United States for more than 25 years. Gailís specialties are twills and hand shaping. This ingenious artist can be found most days in her workshop designing new baskets for basket weavers. Gail sells her top-quality work through Tamarack, which showcases the Best of West Virginia Arts & Crafts and The Greenbrier.
 
Meals and Lodgings
   Cedar Lakes Conference Center
  Ripley, WV 5 nights
 Cedar Lakes Conference Center
Type: Conference Center
  Description: Conference Center in tranquil, natural surroundings with air conditioning, non-smoking, and homestyle cooking in our dining hall.
  Contact info: 82 FFA Drive
Ripley, WV 25271 USA
phone: 304-372-7860
web: www.cedarlakes.com
  Room amenities: Cozy comfortable rooms with private bath, air conditioning, clock/alarm radio, color tv, small round table with chairs and scenic view.
  Facility amenities: There is an outdoor swimming pool on premises.
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights prior: $65 a night for private room. We have lodging before and after program when available. Must have reservation in advance. Phone Cedar Lakes Conference Center at 304-372-7860.
  Check in time: 2:00 PM
  Additional nights after: $65 a night for private room. We have lodging before and after program when available. Must have reservation in advance. Phone Cedar Lakes Conference Center at 304-372-7860.
  Check out time: 11:00 AM


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
5:00 PM Dinner in Dining Hall & Orientation 7:00 PM. You will be staying at Cedar Lakes Conference Center that night.
  End of Program:
Program ends after lunch at 12:30. You will be staying at Cedar Lakes Conference Center the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required.
  Parking availability:
Parking is free for the length of the program.
Transportation
To Start of Program
  Location:  Ripley, WV
  Nearest city or town:  Parkersburg, WV and Charleston, WV.
  Nearest highway: Interstate-77
  Nearest airport:  Yeager Airport in Charleston, WV- Airport Code CRW
  From End of Program
  Location: Ripley, WV
    (Additional transportation information same as above)
Travel Details
 

Ripley, WV

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Hotel Shuttle
Cedar Lakes Conference Center
phone: 304-372-7860
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

$40
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

40 minutes 

 

Distance:

 

40 miles

   

Need to call in advance to request airport pickup from Yeager Airport in Charleston, WV.

 
Driving Directions
  If you are traveling from the east. Cedar Lakes Crafts Center is located about 3 miles off Interstate-77 near Ripley, WV, south of Parkersburg, WV and north of Charleston, WV. If you are traveling from the east, consider Interstate-68 and Route 40 through Cumberland, MD to Morgantown, WV, south on Interstate-79 to Clarksburg, west on Route 50 to Parkersburg, and south on Interstate-77 to Ripley. Exit Interstate at Exit 132, at bottom of exit ramp, make a left on Route 21 north, go underneath Interstate, make first right onto Cedar Lakes Drive. Cedar Lakes Conference Center will be 3 1/2 miles on right. Many of the by-ways off the interstate are quite scenic, but they can tend to slow your progress (especially Route 33 East, despite AAA recommendations).
  If you are traveling from the west. Cedar Lakes Crafts Center is located about 3 miles off Interstate-77 near Ripley, WV, south of Parkersburg, WV and north of Charleston, WV. If traveling from the west, drive through Columbus, OH on Interstate-70 and south on Interstate-77 to Ripley. Exit Interstate at Exit 132, at bottom of ramp, turn left on to Route 21 north, go underneath Interstate, make first right onto Cedar Lakes Drive. Cedar Lakes Conference center will be 3 1/2 miles on right. From Louisville, KY, travel on Interstate-64 to Charleston and north on Interstate-77 to Ripley. Exit Interstate at Exit 132. At bottom of exit ramp, make a right turn on Route 21 north, make immediate first right onto Cedar Lakes Drive. Cedar Lakes Conference Center will be 3 1/2 miles on right side of road. Many of the by-ways off of the interstate are quite scenic, but they can tend to slow your progress (especially Route 33, East, despite AAA recommendations).
Equipment Requirements: Students need to bring paper & pencil for note taking; sharp scissors; rulers or tape; pocket knife; basin or bucket; 4-5 spring type clothes pins; awl or small ice pick; 2 old towels; spray bottle; apron or smock.
The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Orientation
(Sunday, September 29)
   
 Dinner: Served 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
 Evening: 7:00 PM. Orientation
   
Accommodations: Cedar Lakes Conference Center
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Class/Entertainment
(Monday, September 30)
   
 Breakfast: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 7:30 AM - 8:15 AM.
 Morning: Class starts at 8:45 AM.
 Lunch: Served at Lakeview dining hall from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.
 Afternoon: Class begins at 1:15 PM and continues until 4:30 PM.
 Dinner: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
 Evening: Begins at 7:00 PM. Entertainment
   
Accommodations: Cedar Lakes Conference Center
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Class/Open Studio
(Tuesday, October 1)
   
 Breakfast: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 7:30 AM - 8:15 AM.
 Morning: Class begins at 8:45 AM.
 Lunch: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
 Afternoon: Class begins at 1:15 PM and continues until 4:30 PM.
 Dinner: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
 Evening: Begins at 6:30 PM. Open Studio Night
   
Accommodations: Cedar Lakes Conference Center
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Class/Entertainment
(Wednesday, October 2)
   
 Breakfast: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 7:15 AM - 8:30 AM.
 Morning: Class begins at 8:45 AM.
 Lunch: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.
 Afternoon: Class begins at 1:15 PM and continues until 4:30 PM.
 Dinner: Dinner will be served in Lakeview dining hall from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
 Evening: Begins at 7:00 PM. Entertainment
   
Accommodations: Cedar Lakes Conference Center
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Class/Open Studio
(Thursday, October 3)
   
 Breakfast: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 7:15 AM - 8:30 AM.
 Morning: Class begins at 8:45 AM.
 Lunch: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.
 Afternoon: Class begins at 1:15 PM and continues until 4:30 PM.
 Dinner: Banquet served in Lakeview dining hall from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM.
 Evening: Begins at 6:30 PM. Walk through the classrooms to see what participants accomplished during the week.
   
Accommodations: Cedar Lakes Conference Center
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Class
(Friday, October 4)
   
 Breakfast: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 7:15 AM - 8:30 AM.
 Morning: Begins at 8:45 AM and end at 11:30AM.
 Lunch: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM. The program ends after lunch.
   
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
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