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RAGSfest 2019 Event Schedule

Here's a day by day schedule for all the events at this year's RAGSfest.  This is just a calendar of the events but not where you actually sign up for the classes - you'll receive that link once you register. 

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM:
Registration and Arrivals Fire Fusion Studio (968 E Rancheros Drive Suite S San Marcos CA 92069)
 
3:00 PM:
Check in at Hotel starts at 3:00 Fairfield by Marriot (227 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos, CA, 92069) 
 
  • No formal group activities
  • Dinner on your own

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM:
Classes at FireFusion Studio (968 E Rancheros Drive Suite S San Marcos CA 92069)
  • Three full-day classes are available:
    • WaterColor Effect - Instructor Michael Dupille 
    • Advanced Bowls and More - Instructor Patty Gray
    • Paint & Pour - Instructor Janine Stillman (note: this is a change from original schedule) 
Lunch: Group Lunch available (purchase Lunch tickets here)
 
6:00 PM:
Welcome Dinner at Old Spaghetti Factory
(111 N. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos, CA 92069)

Thursday, September 19, 2019

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM:
All day tour at Oceanside Factory in Mexico
  • You can register for this tour as part of your RAGSfest Event registration process.
  • Due to limited space of 40 on the tour, registration will be open initially only to one person per member studio. If additional space opens up, we will let the group know.
  • A valid passport is required for the tour. We will be crossing the US border at the San Isidro checkpoint.
 
6:00 PM: Dinner on your own

Friday, September 20, 2019

9:00 AM to 5:00PM
Classes at FireFusion Studio (968 E Rancheros Drive Suite S San Marcos CA 92069)
Lunch: Group Lunch available (purchase Lunch tickets here)
 
6:00 PM:
You have two choices for Evening Activities - register on events page:
  1. Rayzist Tour (Free)- 20-minute tour of the Rayzist Facility, dinner on your own afterward. 
  2. Local Brewery Tour - 3 breweries in 4 hours. Food will be available at breweries for you to purchase (Tour is free, you purchase your own beer and food while on the tour.)  

Saturday, September 21, 2019

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Classes at FireFusion Studio (968 E Rancheros Drive Suite S San Marcos CA 92069)
  • Part Two of the following classes are held Saturday morning (No new registration required): 
  • One new half-day class available:
    • Murrine and More (1/2 day version)- Instructor Janine Stillman
 
Lunch: On your own
 
1:30 PM - Late Afternoon
Presentation at Oceanside  - Following the presentation, our friends at Oceanside Glass will be holding a reception into the early evening. No cost but registration required via Events page 

Sunday September 22, 2019

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM  
Classes at FireFusion Studio (968 E Rancheros Drive Suite S San Marcos CA 92069)
  • Part Two of the following classes are held Sunday morning (No new registration required): 
    • Frit Sandwich - Instructor Michael Dupille 
    • Advanced Bowls and More - Instructor Patty Gray
  • One new half-day class available:
    • Frit Shading - Instructor Scandia Wood
Lunch: On your own
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Presentation at Oceanside  - Our friends at Oceanside Glass will be holding a presentation discussing social media. No cost but registration required. 
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Reception at Art glass Association of Southern California- Balboa Park (1770 Village Place, Studio 21, San Diego, CA 92101) No cost but registration required.

Monday, September 23, 2019

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
Classes at FireFusion Studio (968 E Rancheros Drive Suite S San Marcos CA 92069)
  • Three new half-day classes available:
    • Detailed Imagery - Instructor Susan Hirsch
    • Lacy Technique - Instructor Jesse Baines
    • Silhouette Moodlamps - Instructor Julie Orchard
 
Lunch: Group Lunch available (purchase Lunch tickets here)
 
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM  
 
Classes at FireFusion Studio (968 E Rancheros Drive Suite S San Marcos CA 92069)
 
  • Three new half-day classes available:
    • Beyond Strip Cutting - Filling the Void - Instructor Judy Shumway
    • Crackle Technique - Instructor Jesse Baines
    • Silly Birds - Instructor Zoi Sandy
 
Late Afternoon - Host Studio owner Susan Hirsch will do a demo after classes
 
Dinner on your own