Just in case you are looking for some fab jewelry making fun in the fall, Bead Fest Texas is scheduled for October 26-28!
Here's an overview and a link for all the details just in case you are ready to register...(lucky!)
"Now in it's third year, Bead Fest Texas brings a unique combination of jewelry making education and great shopping to a location conveniently located midway between Dallas and Fort Worth.
80 workshops cover the entire world of jewelry making from bead stitching to metalsmithing
100 booths offer a wide variety of jewelry making supplies, beads, tools, gems, stones ad more. Expo admission is FREE with the purchase of a workshop
Demos, book signings and more"