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Vivi Magoo Gatherings 5 pm until 7 pm Nightly Vivi Magoo Terrace no-host bar We know you’ll be pooped at the end of the day. Honestly – we are too! We all deserve a bit of R-&-R! Don’t you want a chance to put your feet up and schmooze with your Vivi Magoo sisters-and-brothers-in-crime! There will be lots to do … Read More

Shopping with friends….It just doesn’t get any better than that!

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Wondering where to shop in Tucson? Wondering where all the gemstones are? Wondering how best to navigate Tucson gem shows? We have the answers and we’re here to share with you! : – : – : – : If you want a concise online guide for many of the shows in Tucson, this is the one we recommend. Tucson Gem … Read More

What can I expect? Rain? Sunshine? Heat? Cold?

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Metals Week

Tucson weather ranges from daily highs of 70(ish) to overnight lows of 45 degrees. The extended forecast during our retreat looks beautiful! Picture Perfect! Here’s what Accu-Weather says about Tucson’s weather during our stay – It’s Chamber of Commerce perfect! Our classrooms are generally well-controlled, but that’s not to say it may appear a bit warm or somewhat chilly to … Read More

Our classes are almost sold out!

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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 Vivi Magoo so much! Were you poised at your computer last summer when we opened registration? It was a flurry of activity that day, with most classes filling quickly. There are still seats open in a variety … Read More

TSA makes me nervous

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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