$199.00* for Two Nights, Three Days, 4 meals and WineTime.
From the minute you arrive it’s all about you and quilting. The work room is set up and ready, your breakfast and lunch is brought to you, and WineTime comes just when you need a break from the sewing machine. We’ll take care of every detail when planning your quilting retreat. We can also help you arrange Galena restaurants reservations, historic tours, in-room massage services and other activities for your quilting retreat.
*Double occupancy, plus tax.
Farmers Guest House Quilting Retreats are available as a 3-day/2-night midweek getaway year round. Galena Quilting Retreats are also available on select weekends with several quilting retreat packages that can be customized to meet your exact needs. Call Susan at 815.777.3456 and start planning your special quilting retreat in Galena now. Each quilter is provided their own table, padded chair, lamp and electric. We also have patterns and assistance available for beginning quilters, along with a limited number of machines for use during your stay (please call Susan at 815.777.3456 to reserve a machine).
Current Quilting Retreat Days in 2013
January 14, 15 & 16 – Monday & Tuesday nights – SOLD OUT
February 24, 25 & 26 – - Sunday & Monday nights – SOLD OUT
March 17, 18 & 19 – - Sunday & Monday nights – SOLD OUT
April 8, 9 & 10 – Monday & Tuesday nights
August 11 & 12 – Sunday & Monday nights
November 8, 9 & 10 – Friday & Saturday nights – in conjunction with the Northern Illinois Quilt Fest – Galena Jo Daviess Quilt & Fiber Arts Expo - special weekend pricing applies - click here for more info.
ALL QUILTING RETREAT PACKAGES INCLUDE A SPECIAL 4PM LATE CHECK-OUT TIME
Sample Galena Quilting Retreat Group Itinerary at Farmers’ Guest House
5:30pm “Wine Time” Meet and network with other quilters while you peruse local Galena restaurant menus with your quilter/innkeeper who will assist in making your dinner reservations at the many fine restaurants in Galena.
Although the work room is available from the moment you check in, the remainder of the night is an ideal time for dinner and nightlife. Galena has a vast array of nigh time options available, from exploring a Main Street microbrewery, to horse and carriage rides.
8:30 am - Full Breakfast; fruit salad, yogurt, granola, cranberry scones, banana bread, FGH Signature Oven Omlette, bacon, juice, milk, water, coffee
1:00 Lunch at the Guest House; Chicken Salad on a buttery croissant, fruit garnish, kettle chips, lemon cake
5:30-6:30 WineTime; Wine & cheese, perusal of dinner menus and concierge service for making your dinner reservations at the many fine restaurants in Galena
***For guests who prefer a diversion from quilting, we are able to arrange side trips at nominal charges. These trips include: Mini Quilt Shop Hop, Galena Trolley Tour, Winery Tour Bus Trip, U.S. Grant Home Tour, Galena Museum and other scenic and historic sites.
11:00 – Guest room check-out followed by lunch and afternoon quilting
1:00 Wrap-up Lunch; Oriental Chicken Cashew Salad with house-made chocolate cake
3:45 Quilting Finale with show and tell before departure at 4pm
Call Susan at 815.777.3456 and start planning your special quilting retreat in Galena now.
All quilting retreats include: Quilting room with tables, lights, electric service, cutting and pressing stations, and all standard inn amenities.
Meals are subject to change. Dietary restrictions, allergies, etc. can be accommodated; talk to Susan at check in.