Instructor Classrooms and Map

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We’re all set to bring you a fantastic experience next week! We’re excited to kick off The Desert 2023, and it is going to be amazing! So that you never get lost while with us, we’ve created a map and legend of instructor’s classrooms. Map Map and Legend.The-Desert-2023-Classroom-Legend Included is also information about where a few of our key events … Read More

Weather Forecast during our retreat

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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

Relax . Unwind . Connect

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Vivi Magoo Gatherings 4:30 pm until 7:00 pm Nightly AZul bar/lounge no-host bar menu items available   We know you’ll be pooped at the end of the day Honestly – we are too! We all deserve a bit of R-&-R! There will be lots to do there! A time for gathering – reuniting – making new friends – in the … Read More

Low inventory in some classes….

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We’ve had an awesome 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

Where will I find the Student Supplies list for each of my classes?

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#Q – I’m coming to The Desert and need a supply list that includes to what to bring. Thanks for your help. I’m really excited!  #A – Hi – so good to hear from you! Class supplies lists are located on our website – part of each class description. Click on the class for which you are registered, and scroll … Read More

A quick guide to shopping the gem shows

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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. <click here: Tucson Gem Shows> __________________________________ REMEMBER THERE … Read More

Did you know you can ship your tools and supplies ahead of time to the hotel?

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Some of our instructors have everything you need to create your project in their classes; others require you to bring your own tools and supplies. Read through each of your class descriptions and pay extra attention to the category titled, “Student Supplies.” <click here to be redirected to class descriptions> Those are the items you will be responsible for bringing … Read More