Wisconsin Retreat
Wisconsin Educational Retreats

May 19-21, 2017
Join Michael Harbridge at his studio in Wisconsin for an exciting, educational event! These are a few of the projects planned for the spring retreat in May, 2017.. Work with raku, clay, glass, and traditional fired colors. We usually complete about a dozen projects. 

Lodging Information
Lodging is only a mile away at the Norseman House in Iola, WI. It's a quaint, privately owned motel with private rooms, kitchen rooms and shared rooms with two queen beds. This is the only hotel in Iola and special rates of around $50 per night have been arranged. Make sure to ask for the retreat rates. It's located at 410 N Main St, Iola · (715) 445-3300.  All rooms come with a refrigerator, microwave, cable TV, free local phone calls and high-speed internet. All rooms are smoke free. Other hotels are available in Waupaca (15 miles) and Stevens Point (30 miles).

Airport Information
Iola is located in central Wisconsin with three airports within an hour. The best option is Appleton, WI (code ATW). Other options are Green Bay (GRB) and Central Wisconsin (CWA). Complimentary transportation to and from Appleton to Iola will be provided. Contact us for details and availability. Milwaukee (MKE) is about two and a half hours from Iola.

The Norseman House Hotel is about one mile from the event location and transportation will be provided each day if you do not have a vehicle.


Iola is a small town with a few options for food. A traditional diner has a variety of food, Subway offers...you guessed it, subs, coffee shops offers pizza and a few other selections, ice cream shop has sandwiches and several bars have bar food. Several event packages include home-cooked meals.

Iola Pines campground is nearby with inexpensive sites in a really nice area. Contact us for details if you wish to bring a camper.

Would you like to join the fun in Wisconsin this May?
Click on the links below for details on each package. Click here to register.