quirky Black Girl Sleepover Retreat

Date: March 2-5, 2017           Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

 
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Imagine a retreat....

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Bryanda Law

  • Founder of Quirktastic (previously Quirky, Brown Love)

  • Resides in Durham, NC
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Jacque Amadi

  • Founder of Adorned By Chi
  • Resides in Wichita, KS

Chantay Davenport

  • Founder of Orchids and Spice
  • Resides in Atlanta, GA

Sequoya addison

  • Founder of Yoga With SQA
  • Resides in Charlotte, NC/NYC

The Location: Fleur De Lis Mansion

Located less than two miles from the famous French Quarter, the Fleur De Lis Mansion is 

What's Included

  • Virtual meet and greets before the retreat led by our hosts (that way we will be friends already when we meet in person!)

  • 4 days and 3 nights accommodations at the Fleur de Lis Mansion in New Orleans, Lousiana

  • A welcoming cocktail hour

  • 3 Breakfasts and 3 Dinners
  • Stimulating discussions, morning yoga sessions, bonding activities and arts/crafts led by our hosts
  • A gift bag filled with goodies from inspiring black women entrepreneurs
  • Friends, good times and memories that will last a lifetime (that's the goal, at least!)
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Day One

  • Arrival and welcoming gifts
  • Cocktail hour + open discussions/icebreakers
  • Catered Dinner
  • After dinner bonding + Quirky, Black Girl trivia
  • Music sharing jam session
  • Anime Hour led by Jacque
  • Moonlight meditation led by SQA
  • Free time
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Day Two

  • Morning yoga session led by SQA
  • Catered breakfast
  • Quirky Girl self-care chat + journaling led by Bryanda and Jacque
  • Photography + flat lay workshop led by Chantay
  • Free time (preferably with new friends)
  • Crafting Activity
  • Private Dinner in NOLA
  • Watercolor canvas painting
  • Free time
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Day Three

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Day Four

  • Morning yoga session led by SQA
  • Catered breakfast
  • Group pictures and farewells

Anticipated Questions

Q: What will the sleeping arrangements be?

A: The Fleur de Lis Mansion has 11 unique bedrooms and bathrooms. All bedrooms have 1 queen sized bed. As this is a sleepover style retreat, there are two options for sleeping arrangements. Attendees can either have a room to themselves or share a bed with a new friend, for a discounted price.

Q: Won't it be weird sharing a bed with a stranger?

A: Well, we won't be strangers by the time we meet for the retreat! When you register for the retreat, you will be invited to at least three virtual socials that will help everyone get to know each other. The purpose of QBGSR is to create a lasting bond between quirky women from all different walks of life. By the time we finally get to the retreat, we will hopefully be closer to sisters than strangers. If you are still uncomfortable, but want to take advantage of the discounted price, encourage a friend that you don't mind sharing space with to register and we will link your applications!

Q: Will I be able to doing any sightseeing or tourist activities during the retreat?

A: Heck yeah! New Orleans is way to awesome to not be explored. While we do have an itinerary planned for the retreat, there is a lot of scheduled free time that will allow you to explore the city with your new friends or solo (introverts, unite...separately of course!)

Q: What should I do about transportation?

A: We will have a large vehicle that will be used for any of our group outings. For any personal travel while in New Orleans, we recommend a car service company such as Lyft, Uber or taxi. If you prefer to drive, the property has free parking.


Ready to join this Quirky, Black Girl Tribe in New Orleans?

Shared bed: $597

Private bedroom: $797