Conference Information

September 9-12, 2020

Lied Lodge and Conference Center

Nebraska City, NE

Tresa Jones - Administrator

104 So. 4th    Seneca, KS  66538

785-294-0625    email:  mjones1@carsoncomm.com

Welcome to the 12th annual Baltimore on the Prairie applique conference.  A nationally renowned faculty has been assembled to share with you their techniques and knowledge of hand applique in general and of the Baltimore Album style.  Please read all the registration details as it will help answer any questions you might have related to the registration form.  Of course, please contact me if you have any questions.

Lied Lodge and Conference Center is the home for Baltimore on the Prairie, located in Nebraska City, NE.  Two hundred and sixty acres beckons with orchards, walking trails and serenity.  Every detail in design and decor reflects a commitment to the comfort and care of all the guests and to the natural environment we all share.  The Lodge, Conference Center and Timber Dining Room all offer ingredients for relaxation and of course, applique.

2020 Registration:

  • Class information will be posted on the website Sept. 15, 2019

  • Registration begins Sept. 16, 2019

  • A $200 deposit is fully refundable prior to March 2, 2020.

Contact Information:

  • Please print clearly

  • List any special needs; i.e. dietary requirements, allergies, accessibility needs, etc.

  • Lied Lodge is fully handicap accessible.  Please indicate if you need a handicap accessible guest room.

  • Please make note if you would like to request adjoining rooms with a friend or would like to be near other friends.  Requests will be made with Lied Lodge but can not be guaranteed.

Conference Classes:

  • Both Sessions are 2 days in length.

  • Session A is Wed & Thurs, Sept 9 and 10, 2020.

  • Session B is Fri & Sat, Sept 11 and 12, 2020.

  • Classes are from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm with lunch break from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm.

Registration Costs:

  • Registration fee is nearly all inclusive; it does not include any evening meals.

  • Registration includes classes, lodging, breakfasts (except for Local registrants), lunches and gratuities for the meals.

  • Registration may be for Session A, Session B or the Conference Package which includes Sessions A and B.

  • Fees are based on double or single occupancy or local where lodging is not necessary.

  • Session A only - Sept 9 & 10 - Local, no lodging - includes 2 lunches.

  • Session A only - Sept 9 & 10 - includes 2 nights lodging (Sept 8 & 9), 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches.

  • Session B only - Sept 11 & 12 - Local, no lodging - includes 2 lunches

  • Session B only - Sept 11 & 12 - includes 3 nights lodging (Sept 10-12), 3 breakfasts and 2 lunches.

  • Conference Package - Sessions A & B - Sept 9-12 - Local, no lodging - includes 4 lunches.

  • Conference Package - Sessions A & B - Sept 9-12 - includes 5 nights lodging (Sept 8-12), 5 breakfasts and 4 lunches.

  • Adjustments regarding number of meals or nights of lodging can be requested by contacting the Administrator.

  • Spouses and guests are very welcome at the conference.  Contact the Administrator for costs.

Additional Costs:

  • Teachers may have a class or lab fee to cover printing costs or other materials for class and are listed on the supply lists.

  • Teachers may offer kits with cost listed on the supply list.

  • Any extra fees are paid directly to the teacher unless otherwise noted.

  • Kits must be ordered through the teacher by August 1, 2020.

Meals:

  • Breakfast and lunch meals will be buffets served in the Timber Dining Room at Lied Lodge.

  • Tips are included in your registration fee.

  • Evening meals will be self-pay.  The Timber Dining Room and the Library Lounge at Lied Lodge will be open for evening meals.  Menus from local restaurants will be available at the BOTP registration table.  Ride sharing to local restaurants will be available for those attendees who do not have vehicles.

Lodging:

  • Most guest rooms have 2 Queen beds.

  • Handicap accessible guest rooms are available.

  • Free wireless internet is available throughout the entire facility.

  • A blow dryer, coffee maker and refrigerator are in each guest room.

  • Complimentary morning coffee is available in the lobby.

  • Connecting guest rooms or grouping of guest rooms can be requested by contacting the Administrator.

  • Lodging requests are made to the reservation staff at Lied Lodge but cannot be guaranteed by 
    Baltimore on the Prairie.

Additional Night's Lodging:

  • Should you need additional night's lodging, contact the Administrator.

Transportation:

  • Parking is free at Lied Lodge.

  • Lied Lodge offers shuttle service to and from Omaha's Epply Airfield airport.

  • Cost of shuttle is $30 one way.

  • Shuttle reservations should be made at least 10 days in advance by calling Lied Lodge -

        800-546-5433 and mention Baltimore on the Prairie.

  • Lied Lodge is approximately 50 miles south of the Omaha airport.

  • The Omaha airport serves most major airlines.

Payment Information:

  • A $200 deposit is required at the time of registering.

  • The remaining balance of the registration fee is due June 1, 2020.

  • If registering after June 1, 2020, the entire registration fee is required.

  • If desired, payments may be made throughout the year.  Contact Administrator for details.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations must be made in writing or through email.

  • The full deposit will be refunded prior to March 2, 2020.

  • $100 of the deposit will be refunded between March 2 and June 1, 2020.

  • No refunds will be issued after June 1, 2020.

  • Registrations may be transferred.

  • There will be a $25 transfer fee for any registrations that are transferred.

Advance Registration:

  • Faculty and class projects for 2020 are announced the last night of the 2019 conference.

  • 2019 attendees are offered first opportunity to register for the 2020 conference.

Class Assignments:

  • For those with advance registration, registration forms are shuffled, blindly drawn and class choices recorded in order drawn.

  • Following advance registrations, classes are assigned in the order in which they are received.

  • Confirmation of registration and class assignments will be sent via snail mail within a month of being received.

Payment Options:

  • Payment may be made by check, cash, money order or credit card.

  • To pay by check or money order, click on the Registration tab, print the form, fill out, enclose the deposit and mail.

  • If paying with a credit card by phone, have your registration form information available and call Tresa Jones at 785-294-0625.  A form will be filled out for you and your credit card information will be taken.

  • To be billed by invoice, either mail or scan and email a completed registration form to Tresa Jones at mjones1@carsoncomm.com.  An invoice will be created and emailed that will include a "view and pay invoice" button which will lead you to a secure form to enter your credit card information.

  • Checks may be made out to either Tresa Jones or Baltimore on the Prairie.

 

Send Payment to:

 

Tresa Jones, Admin

104 So. 4th

Seneca, KS  66538

 

Questions:

 

Please don't hesitate to call or email with any questions you might have.  We are planning on having a relaxing time stitching, learning, and spending time with old friends and new friends.  Again, my contact information is as follows:

 

Phone:  785-294-0625

 

Email:  mjones1@carsoncomm.com

 

Website:  www.baltimoreontheprairie.com

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