UBarU Fiber Arts Retreat- cancelled

Bring your favorite fiber arts projects and supplies for those projects you have been meaning to start or those that are not yet complete.

  • Check in: Friday, 12 February 4:00pm to 5:30pm
  • Check out: Sunday the 14th 10:30 a.m. or Monday, 15 February 10:30am
  • 2-3 nights of accommodations, delicious meals, and fun with friends enjoying your passions—ALL INCLUDED!
    • Opportunities to learn and share about your projects.
    • All are welcome- long-term fiber artists and those who are just getting started!
    • Contact director@ubaru.org for any information not included here.
    • Cost is $165 for a 2 night stay, $195 for 3 night stay
    • COVID precautions will include mask wearing, limited lodging with folks staying 2/Suite in the private rooms and 2 per cottage in the 3 cottages.  Tent camping is welcome!  Social distancing is expected particularly during meal times with tables set apart indoors and outdoors for maximum safety.  Hand washing and sanitizing also expected.  


Information for Participants

Location: The address of UBarU is 277 U-Bar-U Drive, Mountain Home TX 78058, but this address does not show up on many maps programs. We are at the end of Thrill Hill Dr so put "Thrill Hill Dr" in the GPS and you will see our signs at the end of the road. For more help with directions, contact Robyn Stout at director@ubaru.org. If you get lost en route, call UBarU: 830-460-6002.

Schedule: Official registration will begin at 5:00 pm; the UBarU gates will be unlocked and participants may arrive any time after 4:00 pm on Friday. Friday dinner will begin at 6:30. The retreat will be over by 10:30 am on Monday. A  daily schedule will be sent to participants before the retreat.

Accommodations: We will be sleeping in the new Dwight & Marie Brown Center in the private rooms with queen-sized beds in each suite.  Some folks will be staying in cottages as well.  If you have a strong preference about your sleeping placement, please email me at director@ubaru.org after you register.  Tent camping (bring your own tent) is also allowed. Each bunkhouse suite has central heat and air and one common bathroom. Additional bathrooms, sinks, and shower stalls are available one door down.   If you believe you need special sleeping accommodations, please email director@ubaru.org when you register.

What to bring:

  • Toiletries
  • Towel & washcloth
  • Pillow, sheets & blanket (or sleeping bag)
  • Comfortable clothing (weather is unpredictable, so prepare accordingly)
  • Sturdy, comfortable shoes (especially if you plan to hike, as the terrain is rocky.)
  •  Flashlight – alarm clock
  • Of course, any and all of your fiber arts supplies!
  • Optional:
    • Binoculars for bird watching
    • Anything you would enjoy doing during free time: reading, journaling or drawing materials, puzzles, cards, board games, etc.
    • Snacks and/or beverages (alcohol is permitted)

Food: All meals, from Friday dinner through Monday breakfast, will be provided. When you register, you will be able to indicate a preference for vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free cuisine. We will accommodate other special dietary needs as we are able.

Finally, please feel free to contact director@ubaru.org with any other questions or concerns you may have about the retreat. We are looking forward to spending a relaxing and spiritually rich weekend with you!