Designing with the Stars - Benefiting Beads of Courage
Thursday, August 1 l 6:00 pm - 9:00pm
$75 donation per ticket

Designing with the Stars is a signature fundraising event of Beads of Courage in collaboration with Katie Hacker, former editor of Beadwork magazine. Funds raised through these events benefit Beads of Courage and our mission of hope and healing for children coping with serious illness through arts-in-medicine programs. Every Designing with the Stars event provides a fun, festive opportunity to experience the joy of creating jewelry with the guidance of our All-Star jewelry designers!

HURRY! Tickets are limited! Adults and teens ages 16 and up are welcome to participate; children 10 and up are also welcome to register but will need adult supervision with the projects. Thank you!

In-Person Designing with the Stars

Our in-person events are fast-paced round robins where you make a piece of jewelry at each Star’s station, adding up to over half a dozen unique creations. Experience the joy of jewelry making as you chat, snack, and celebrate Beads of Courage mission moments.

  • Materials to make 6-7 pieces of jewelry
  • Beads of Courage mission activities
  • Appetizers and drinks
  • Additional surprises!

Sip & Shop Happy Hour
Thursday, August 1 l 4:30 pm - 6pm

They say Happy Hour is the happiest hour...and we agree. Everyone is invited to the Sip & Shop happening in the Marketplace on Thursday starting at 4:30pm. It's the perfect time to unwind after a day of workshops and sip & shop until you drop!

We can't wait for you to visit all of our amazing vendors.  Click here to check out who will be vending in the Marketplace.  Cash bars will be open! 


Beads & Bubbles Happy Hour
Friday, August 2 l 4:30 pm - 6 pm
$75  per ticket

After a day of learning new tips & tricks come join the stars of for the happiest of hours (and a half) which will include open bar, hors d'oeuvres, giveaways, and a great way to connect with your fellow jewelers!

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