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2nd Annual Lamb's Acoustic Vacation, June 23-26, 2016

Birchwood Inn, Harbor Springs, Michigan

22nd annual Lamb's Retreat for Songwriters

November 3-13, 2016
Directed by John D. Lamb at the Birchwood Inn, Harbor Springs, Michigan
November 3-6, 2016 Staff: Cliff Eberhardt, Amy Rigby, Louise Mosrie, Buddy Mondlock, Brett Perkins.
November 10-13, 2016 Staff: Michael Smith, Ronny Cox, Sally Barris, Whit Hill, Michael McNevin, Rachel Garlin.

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Sponsored by Springfed Arts and Inspiration Alcona

Lost Lake Writers Retreat
October 6-9, 2016
Featuring poets Dorianne Laux and Jack Ridl, authors Irina Reyn and Kelly Fordon, journalists Jim Schaefer and Lydia Lohrer.
Directed by John D. Lamb
At a private resort in Alcona County between Lake Huron and Hubbard Lake


$475 Three nights lodging in private room, gala reception, 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches & Sunday brunch ($400 for members of Springfed Arts).
Three nights in a shared room, gala reception, 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches & Sunday brunch (specify the name of the person sharing your room).
Non-lodging package includes workshops, Thursday gala reception and Sunday brunch.
The Five Lakes Grill Restaurant is on site.

The weekend schedule of activities is here.

Thursday night opens with a gala reception.  Friday and Saturday we offer talk/presentations, one-on-one conferencing and a panel discussion.  The evenings will be readings from attendees and staff.  After Sunday breakfast we gather to hear attendees read from new work they made during the weekend.

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Thursday-Sunday, June 23-26, 2016

Performance workshops, open mics and more.
All musicians/singers, their families and dogs welcome.

Your host, John D. Lamb

Performance staff: Jim Bizer, Kirby, Michael Crittenden and Dennis Kingsbury

Birchwood Inn
7291 S. Lake Shore Drive
Harbor Springs, Michigan 49740
(231) 526-2151

Package includes lodging, European continental breakfast each morning, Friday and Saturday lunches.
$500 Single occupancy, 3 night
$450 Single occupancy, 2 night
$400 Double occupancy, 3 night, per person
$350 Double occupancy, 2 night, per person
$250 non-lodging participant

Lamb's Acoustic Vacation Concert
Saturday, June 25, 2016, 9pm. 
Doors open at 8:30pm.
Suggested donation: $15

All Packages may be purchased at Lamb's Acoustic Vacation Registration or send check by mail.

Please make check out to Springfed Arts
Send to: John D. Lamb, Springfed Arts

P.O. Box 304 / Royal Oak, MI 48068-0304





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