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MERCERSBURG: The Mercersburg Inn To Host Art Retreat With Susan Shaffer

December 6, 2019 - December 7, 2019



A Holiday Painting Extravaganza, Ornaments, Christmas Cards!

If you are reading this, then we both know you can’t get enough of creating art! Exercise your obsession with a group of creating and like-minded people at an unforgettable weekend getaway in a turn-of-the-century Georgian Mansion.


Art instructor, Susan Shaffer, will lead you through painting your pet. Residing in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, Susan is the owner of Joyful Arts Studio in nearby Greencastle PA. She has a love for painting over 32 years and received her Bachelor’s in Fine Art from Wilson College in 2010. Her expertise includes painting in acrylics, watercolor, watercolor Batiks, oils, Silk scarf painting, and much more. She has been a painting instructor in her studio for over 20 years. Susan will do the drawing of your pet on the canvas and have it ready for you upon arrival. She will bring all your supplies needed, brushes, paints, and much more. You simply need to come excited and ready to paint your furry family member. Please be sure to submit an electronic or digital image of your pet by September 1st in order for Susan to complete your drawing in time for our retreat.


The schedule for this retreat is outlined below:
Arrive by 6 pm. Meet & Greet, Dinner, A little work in the studio.

9:30 am to 12:30 pm – Painting Session. The Great Room of the Inn will be prepared for the classes. The room is bright, big, and beautiful. Beverages are served during all sessions.
12:30 pm – Lunch is Served.
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm -Painting Session
6:30 pm – Dinner is Served.

8 am – A delicious breakfast is served.
9:30 am to 12:30 pm – Painting Session
12:30 pm – Lunch is Served.
1:30 pm to 5 pm – Last Painting Session.
1:30 – : Project

All supplies, paints and brushes will be provided, just pack your suitcase and come for a great weekend event!

Requires a Saturday night stay.

Enjoy a 20% discount on your guest room when you book this retreat.

With a room: $210 per person – includes the Art Retreat, 2 breakfasts & 2 lunches.

One type of lunch is for everyone.

Without a room: $260 per person – includes the Art Retreat & 2 lunches.

One type of lunch is for everyone.

A $20 supply fee will be payable to Susan at the Art Retreat. Dinner is optional.

Call us at (717) 328-5231 to make your reservation or Book Online



Mercersburg Inn
405 South Main Street
Mercersburg, PA 17236 United States
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