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Guild retreats are a great way to meet your fellow guild members, share ideas and have fun sewing on your own projects. If you would like to attend a retreat, please either register at Guild meetings or by email

In-town retreats

In-town retreats are held at Notre-Dame-des-Champs on Navan Road.

Hours are:

  • Friday from 10:00 am till 9:00 pm
  • Saturday, from 9:00 am till 9:00 pm and
  • Sunday from, 9:00 am till 4:00 pm.

Cost is $80 for guild members and $95 for non-members and includes meals. If space allows non-guild members may sign up for a retreat 1 week prior to retreat dates, please email ctqg.retreats@gmail.com to check availability.

All participants are asked to help with set-up and take down as well as help with one meal serving or clean-up. A sign-up list will be available at the retreat for signing up for meals prep or clean-up.

If space allows guild members may be able to sign up for a second retreat 1 week prior to retreat dates, please email to check availability.

For in-town retreats you can only sign up for one retreat/month

Fall (choose one) – BOTH ARE FULL 

  • October 18-20, or October 25-27, 2019
  • Registrations for the fall retreats in-town retreats will be taken starting in June either at the guild meeting or on line (Oct 18-20 or Oct 25-27)

Winter (choose one) – BOTH ARE FULL

  • January 17-19, 2020 January 24-26, 2020
  • Registrations for the winter in- town retreats will taken starting in November either at the guild meeting or on line (Jan 17-19 or Jan 24-26)

Spring (choose one)

  • April 24-26, 2020 or May 1-3, 2020
  • Registrations for the Spring in-town retreats will be taken starting in February either at the guild meeting or on line (Apr 24-26 or May 1-3)

Recipes

We enjoy eating well at retreats;  here are some of our favourite recipes from past retreats.

Baked Chicken with Cheese and Mushroom

Chicken and Mushroom Casserole

Leek and Potato Soup

Mac & Cheese

Potato soup

Baked Bean

Carrot and Brie Soup

Carrot Cake

Carrot Soup

Chicken Swiss Cheese Casserole

Corn and Potato Soup

Easy Oven Beef and Vegetable Stew

Garlic Chickpea Potato Spinach Soup

Meringues

Spinach Lasagna

Chocolate Chip Cookies Cheesecake Bars

Layered Pineapple Dessert

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