2014 Survival Guide PDF

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The marketplace will be Saturday June 21st, 2014 at the Kahler Hotel in Rochester, MN, and include wonderful products from:

      Vendor Set-up is  8-9:30AM
      Inter-Vendor shopping is 9:30AM-10AM
      Private retreat attendee shopping is 10AM-Noon
      Lunch break is Noon-1PM
      Open to public shopping is 1-3PM
      Take-down is 3-4PM


The Silver Shed USA
Absolute Wonder
Dancing Dog Dyeworks
Sheep Dreamery
Solar Flair Fibres
The Cyborg's Craft Room
Spartickes Dyes
Great Lakes Hand Dyed
Marigoldjen Hand Dyed Yarns
Grinning Gargoyle
Gourmet Stash
BeeLighted Fiber & Gifts
Prairie Bag Works


You're coming to the Zombie Knitpocalypse 2014 Retreat!  Get ready to knit,chat, win prizes, shop the marketplace, attend break out sessions, and overall just have a BLAST!

All of the following are optional extra activities that you may join at additional cost.  There is no pressure to sign-up for these excursions, but please feel free to join the fun if you are interested.
Excursions are only available to registered retreat attendees at a first come first served basis.
All excursion fees are non-refundable. 

Yarn Crawl Friday - $14 - Friday June 20th  1 - 5:30PM
All aboard the yarn bus!  The yarn crawl includes stops at 3 nearby yarn stores that are rolling out the red carpet for YOU. This package includes a posh bus filled with your knitting buddies to chat with and a bathroom. The crawl departs from the Kahler hotel and stops include:
Hank and Purl's Creativity Nook - A special trunk show with a TBD local dyer/farm
Bee Lighted - Catherine Friend book signing, author of Hit by a Farm and Sheepish
What in Yarnation - A special trunk show with a TBD local dyer/farm

Zombie Prediction 5K Run/Walk - $10 - Friday June 20th 9AM
Zombies go at all speeds: some shamble, others jet.  Lets get moving zombies! This 5 kilometer (3.1 miles) course is designed for walkers and runners alike on Rochester's fabulous riverfront trails. Participants submit a predicted time, no timing devices are allowed on the course, and those closest to their predicted time win.
This package includes a fun participation award, prizes, and after race refreshments.
Time submissions will be requested closer to June.  Route will be the same as the 2013 route.
Weather delays or cancellations will be announced via Twitter @StZombies.