What should I expect when checking into the hotel for my Vivi Magoo classes?

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If you are staying at the Hilton with us during your classes, when you arrive at the hotel, proceed directly to the reservation desk to check into your guest room. The hotel staff will process your check-in and when finished, hand you an envelope with several things in it. A welcome letter from the hotel will explain the breakfast buffet … Read More

Restaurant Suggestions – The Desert – 2019

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There are a lot of really good restaurants in the vicinity of the Hilton Tucson-East hotel, and we’d like to share our favorites with you. All are within the radius of the free hotel shuttle, and all are tried-and-true by us. We’ll arrange two outings during the retreat so we can eat together away from the hotel – and if … Read More

Vivi Magoo Marketplace

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Vivi Magoo Marketplace Pop Up Shop We know that everyone can’t shop at Vivi Magoo Marketplace on Thursday, February 7th, so we have added a pop up shop for you! clothing accessories handbags and more! click <here> to view the invitation Stop by our Pop Up Shop and take a look around Maybe, just maybe, you’ll find something you just have … Read More

We’ve gone and done it again!

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We’ve had a tremendous response to our retreat this year! Thanks for your support of Vivi Magoo! It tickles us that you love what we do! <><><><><><><><><><> Were you poised at your computer last July when we opened registration? It was a flurry of activity that Sunday, with most classes filling quickly. There are still seats open in a variety … Read More

What am I doing? I don’t know; but I know it’s going to be exciting!

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DAILY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS We have created a schedule of events for you, our Adventurers! ——————– Breakfast beginning each morning at 7:00 am The Spoke Cafe Chef’s Inspired Scrambled Eggs Scrambled Eggs Bacon Sausage and Turkey Sausage Southwest Potatoes Biscuits and Gravy Pancakes Oatmeal Fruit Yogurt Breads, Bagels, and Pastries Juice Coffee, Tea Enjoy a delicious breakfast each morning before … Read More

How do I get to the hotel?

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FLYING If you’re flying into the Valley of the Sun, you can pick up an Uber or Lyft at the airport, and they will get you safely to the Hampton Inn in Scottsdale in no time. It’s as simple as downloading an app, and you’ll be set up to request a ride in minutes. We use them all the time, … Read More

Shipping your supplies to the Hilton (and the address of the hotel)

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You can ship your supplies ahead of time to the retreat!

Are You Worried About TSA or the hassle of checking your tools on the plane? TSA is usually pretty good about letting all of your items pass through their inspection if you have them packed in your checked luggage. If you’re worried about checking your beloved tools and torches on the airplane, maybe we can ease your mind a bit. … Read More

Weather in the Valley of the Sun

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We’re only days away from kick-off, and we’re so excited to be able to share this awesome event with you! We know you will have so much fun! Although it’s fall, and in most parts of the country, this means winter is right around the corner, here in the Valley of the Sun, we are heading into our best time of the … Read More