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Sewing on the River
January 30 - February 4, 2022



Join the Fun
Grab your coat, fabric stash, machine, and current projects and join us at John Knox Center for three, four, or five days of Sewing on the River.Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, delicious food, and a beautiful setting. All sewing and continental breakfasts take place in Abel Lodge and B Lodge with lunch and dinner by the cozy fire in our Dining Hall.

Retreat Cost
$35 Sunday Night Early Arrival
Sunday Dinner not included, includes Monday Breakfast
Guests arriving Sunday may move into sleeping and sewing spaces at 4 PM
$160Monday -Wednesday
Lunch on Monday - Lunch on Wednesday
$200 Monday - Thursday
Lunch on Monday - Lunch on Thursday
$235 Monday - Friday
Lunch on Monday - Lunch on Friday

Accommodations and Sewing Spaces
Click below to see available spaces.


Accommodations and sewing spaces will be assigned as your balance is paid in full. Guests can stay in Cabins or a Dorm room. Cabins sleep a maximum of 5 guests. Dorm rooms sleep a maximum of 3 guests. All accommodations include bottom bunk twin beds, showers, sinks, restrooms, and quiet HVAC units.

Participants can sew in
Abel Lodge or B Lodge. Each space has tables and chairs as well as a small hospitality kitchen.

Please indicate your preference on your registrationform.Accommodations and sewing spaces will be assigned as your balance is paid in full. Registration for the following year's event will begin on Wednesday at 12:30 pm in the Dining Hall.

Reservation Policy
Sewing and sleeping spaces will be assigned when payment is received in full.

Cancellation Policy
For a refund of all but the $40 deposit, please cancel via phone (865-376-2236) or email (admin@johnknoxcenter.org) 21 days prior to the start of the retreat.


Sewing on the River Schedule
Sunday
4:00 pm Gates Open (No meals provided)

Monday
8am Hot Breakfast for Sunday Arrivals
8:30am Check-in
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Sewing & Sharing
6:00pm Dinner
Tuesday
8:30 am Continental Breakfast
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Sewing & Sharing
6:00 pm Dinner

 

Wednesday
8:30 am Continental Breakfast
12:30 pm Lunch & 2023 Registration
1:30 pm Sewing & Sharing
5:30pm Check out for those not staying Thursday or Friday
6:00 pm Dinner

Thursday
8:30 am Continental Breakfast
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Sewing & Sharing
5:30 pm Check out for those not staying Friday
6:00 pm Dinner
 
Friday
8:30 am Continental Breakfast
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Sewing & Sharing
4:00 pm Have a safe trip home!