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Fiber Festivals-

here is a listing of some excellent Fiber Festivals around the country.



*Connecticut Sheep, Wool & Fiber Festival - Vernon, Connecticut

*23rd Annual Sheepshearing Festival - Waltham, Massachusetts

*Denmark Sheep Fest - Denmark, Maine

*Southeast Fiber Forum - Black Mountain, North Carolina

*Sheep Shearing Day @ Thistle Cove Farm - Tazewell County, Virginia.  See also the Thistle Cove Farm blog.  


*Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival - Howard County Fairground

*Conference of Northern California Handweavers - Sutter Creek, California

*Massachusetts Sheep & Woolcraft Fair - Cummington

*Shepherd's Harvest Sheep & Wool Festival - Lake Elmo, Minnesota

*New Hampshire Sheep & Wool Festival - Contoocook

*Snake River Fiber Fair - Idaho Falls, Idaho

*Upper Valley Fiber Fest - Troy, Ohio

*Fiber Arts Fiesta - Albuquerque, New Mexico

*Tennessee Fiber Festival - Dickson

*Pagosa Fiber Festival - Pagosa Springs, Colorado

*Waynesburg Sheep & Fiber Festival - Waynesburg, Pennsylvania

*Great Lakes Fiber Show - Wayne County Fairgrounds, Ohio

*Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival - Fayette County

*Carolina Fiber Fest - Raleigh, North Carolina


*Sheep is Life  Tsaile, Navajo Nation (Arizona)

*Estes Park Wool Market - Estes Park, Colorado

*Maine Fiber Frolic - Windsor

*Eastern Angora Goat and Mohair Association Show and Sale - Frederick Fairgrounds, Maryland

*Black Sheep Gathering - Eugene, Oregon

*Eastern Angora Goat & Mohair - Lewisburg, West Virginia

*Iowa Sheep & Wool Festival - Adel

*Hoosier Hills Fiber Arts Festival - Franklin, Indiana

*Wool Festival - Flagstaff, Arizona


*Fiber Arts Festival - West Fargo, North Dakota

*Mid-West Fiber & Folk Art Fairground - Lake County Fairgrounds, Illinois

*SLV Folk Arts & Fiber Festival - Marsh Park, Monte Vista, Colorado


*Fiber Fest Eureka - Montana

*Michigan Fiber Festival - Allegan  


*California Wool & Fiber Festival - Mendocino

*Fiber at Fryeburg - Fryeburg, Maine

*Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival - Ogemaw County Fairgrounds

*West Virginia Wild & Woolly Festival, Reedsville

*Sheep & Wool Festival @ Mt. Bruce Station, Michigan

*Garden State Sheep Breeders - Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, New Jersey

*Fingerlakes Fiber Arts and Crafts Festival - Hemlock, New York

*Midwest Festival of Fibers Wool Gathering - Yellow Springs, Ohio

*Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival - Canby

*Shenandoah Fiber Festival - Clarke County, Virginia

*Fiber in the Park - Earlville, Illinois

*Pennsylvania Endless Mountains Fiber Festival - Hanford

*Fiber Twist - Franklin County, Massachusetts

*North Country Fiber Fair - Watertown, South Dakota

*Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival - Ogemaw County Fairgrounds

*Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival - Jefferson

*World Sheep & Fiber Arts Festival - Bethel, Missouri


*SAFF - Southeastern Animal Fiber Festival - Fletcher, North Carolina

*Wool Festival at Taos, New Mexico

*NY Sheep & Wool Festival - Rhinebeck

*Vermont Sheep & Goat Festival - Essex Junction 

*Fall Fiber Festival - Orange County, Virginia

*Lambtown, USA - Dixon, California

*Yarn Con - Chicago, Illinois

*Fiber Expo - Ann Arbor, Michigan

*New Hampshire Wool Tour

*Southern Indiana Fiber Arts Festival - Corydon

*Southwest Fiber Festival - Amado, Arizona 


*Best of the Southwest Fiber Arts Festival - Farmington, New Mexico 

Fiber Related Events:


*US Master Spinner - Olds College Extension Program

*Madrona Fiber Arts - February - Tacoma, Washington

*Golden Gate Fiber Institute - August - Pt. Bonita, California

*Mid-Atlantic Fiber Association Conference - October

*Meg Swanson's Knitting Camps

*Countryside Artisans - October - Sugarloaf Mountain, Maryland


*Fourth Annual Arkansas Fiber Arts Extravaganza - December -

Mt.Magazine State Park


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