2020 Polymer Palooza

Land-Based Clay "Cruise"

& Winery Extravagana!

August 13 - 16, 2020**


We're running aground for the 3rd time outside of Las Vegas, Nevada at the Wine Ridge Resort to create jewelry using a wide variety of techniques including metal clay, epoxy clay, metalsmithing, chainmaille and hardware creations. These events hae extremely limited openings!


Due to the recent Covid-19 virus, we are taking every precaution and supplying all students and guests to access to gloves, masks, droplet shields, hand-washing stations, sanitizing gel and wipes for use at participant's discretion. All food offered will be pre-packaged or have a disposable gloves and serving implements on hand for contactless self-serving.


This event will feature instruction in four exciting projects, a bonus demo and a value-laden goodie bag plus much more! All tools and materials are provided with the exception of a clay dedicated pasta machine/clamps. These can also be rented for a $10 fee for the entire event)


Students also receive the following; instructional handouts to take home for easy reference, a Slamming Swag Bag filled with creative goodies, product samples, and surprises, worth hundreds of dollars! No lengthy supply list of things to bring. All this for a class fee of $425.00 per person (does not include accomodations). Plus, with enrollment, you'll receive the following:


    + Daily (Friday - Sunday) Continental Breakfast provided

    + Pizza Party (individually packaged salads, treats, wine and disposable gloves for safe, self-serving)            

    + 2nd Night Host Dinner

    + Bottled Water

    + Coffee/Tea Bar

    + Oodles of individually packaged snacks to choose from

    + Door Prizes

    + Bonus surprises and goodies handed out thr

    + Nightly Wine Tastings

    + Gourmet Banquet at one of Nevada's top-rated restaurants



Stay in the beautiful Winery Ridge resort and eat in your own full kitchen with the food you bring, your RV, or dine out around town. Discounted rates are listed below. Coming from out of town? See below for an optional round trip transportation package from Las Vegas.


*Class tuition fee doesn’t include the cost of lunch (but most people have found that there is plenty of food to go around from the pizza party, continental breakfast offerings, and available snacks. Full kitchens in cottages and casitas and nearby grocery stores make bringing your own food convenient and easy), transportation to and from the resort, cottage/casita rental or RV hookup fees. Class fee must be paid in full to register. Accomodations are booked directly through the resort at 775-751-7805 (The resort cancellation policy allows cancellations up to 7 days before your stay for RV sites and 14 days for cottages and casitas. There is a $25.00 non-fundable fee for cancellations).  


In the event that the restaurant isn't available, event organizers will host dinner on Saturday night at the resort.


Contact Lisa Pavelka for class registration contact (payable by check, money order, credit card, Paypal or Venmo) at: [email protected]    


**Cancellation Policy: In the event the retreat is cancelled for the following reasons: Covid-19 closure or minimimum number of participants is not met, a full refund of class fees will be given. Please note the cancellation policy (listed above) for the resort. Anyone cancelling for any other reason will receive a refund less a $50.00 cancellation fee o  their their tuition.



About the Wine Ridge Resort & RV Park

























Pahrump Wine Ridge Resort is located adjacent to the award-winning Pahrump Valley Winery 75 minutes from Las Vegas. Lodging details and resort features, including discounted Art Across the Oceans pricing:


Cottages feature: fully equipped kitchen with all utensils - dining area with table and chairs - master bedroom with queen size bed - luxury linens and plenty of closet space - living room with recliner - full size sofa/sleeper - flat screen TV - free Wi-Fi - 30 channel cable TV - full bath with shower and ammenitiest - computer desk area - deck with Adirondack chairs, table and patio umbrella (premium cottages with larger deck area available for a slightly higher rate) - spectacular mountain vistas - full use of all resort amenities and activities - in ground pool - bathhouse - barbeque area - fire pit - pickle ball court - bocce ball pit billiards - fitness center - shuffleboard - horseshoe pits washer/dryer facility - RV/Car wash - VOIP phones in the clubhouse for free calls to the US and Canada - Golf is available nearby at Jack Nicklaus designed Mountain Falls course - adjacent winery and gourmet restaurant  


RV Hookups feature full hookup, 50 amp service and pull through sites that are wide and more than 70 feet long.


Cottages: (sleeps 1 – 3, with queen size bed and fold out sofa): $49.00 per night Sunday - Thursday and $69.00 per night Friday & Saturday (tax not included). Premium cottages are available for a higher fee. Contact the resort for pricing.


2 Bedroom/2 Bath Casita: (sleeps up to 4) $99.00 per night Sunday - Thursday and $109.00 per night Friday & Saturday (tax not included). Very limited number available!


RV hookup fee per night: $22.00 - $27.00 + tax per night


*Round trip airport or Las Vegas Strip transportation to and from Pahrump (Thursday afternoon June 11, 2020 departure and Sunday afternoon, June 14, 2020 return), including a once daily grocery/pharmacy run on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, is available for a limited number of out-of-town attendees for a flat fee of $75.00


Resort Website: https://wineridgervresort.com/


Winery Website: https://www.pahrumpwinery.com/





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