Events

Sep 8 - Sep 10

Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival

Premier Midwest Fiber Festival located in Jefferson, Wisconsin. Outstanding marketplace, instructors, sheep show, fleece judging, auctions, "Make it with Wool" and so much more!

Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, Wisconsin

http://wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com/

Sep 16 - Sep 17

Wool Gathering 2017

Join us for an awesome festival of fibers at the 22nd Wool Gathering at Young’s September 16 & 17. Observe sheep, llamas, alpacas, cashmere goats, Angora rabbits and other wool-bearing animals at the show. There will be shearing demonstrations, wool spinning, weaving and much more to see and learn. There are over 100 vendors from several surrounding states and as far away as Arizona here for you to enjoy. Admission to this event is free – bring the whole family! Hours will be 10am to 7pm Sa

Young’s Jersey Dairy 6880 Springfield-Xenia Rd Yellow Springs, OH 45387

https://youngsdairy.com/wool-gathering/

Sep 30 - Oct 1

Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival

Working to bring small producers of fiber products and fiber fan(atic)s together. We have something for fiber artists, crafters and people who prefer ready-made items. With over 80 booths nestled at the Ogemaw County Fairgrounds, you will find yarn/fiber and food vendors, fiber classes, sheep and pasture management sessions and a pasture tour at the Northern Michigan Lamb and Wool Festival.

Ogemaw County Fairgrounds, 2300 Rifle River Trail West Branch, Mi 48661

http://www.lambandwoolfestival.com/

Oct 6 - Oct 7

Knitters Day Out

Knitters' Market Friday 5 PM to 9:30 PM Saturday 8 AM to 5 PM $2 entry fee; free to registered students Knitters' Day Out is a day and a half of classes, shopping, and camaraderie devoted to knitting and fiber arts, and has been held annually since 1986. Join us in Summerdale, PA in September!

Central Penn College, 600 Valley Rd, Summerdale PA 17093.

http://knittersdayout.org/index.html

Oct 21 - Oct 22

Fall Fiber Expo

Join us for a fiber fantasy - wool, alpaca, linen, cotton and more - from the plant or animal to the finished product. Saturday 9:00am—4:00pm Sunday 10:00 am — 3:00 pm $4 admission - one day $6 admission - two days (children 12 & under free)

Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

http://www.fiberexpo.com/page/page/4831882.htm

Oct 27 - Oct 29

SAFF

Outstanding marketplace for spinners, weavers, knitters, crocheters, felters and more! There are classes on Thursday. No shopping, no selling. We are setting up. Friday, October 27 – (9am – 6pm) Saturday, October 28 – (9am – 6pm) Sunday, October 29 – (9am – 4pm) Admission will be $5/person per day. $10 pass for 3 days. Youth under 13 yrs. old will be free.

WNC Agricultural Center, Fletcher, NC

http://saffsite.org/

Past events

Jul 20 - Jul 23

MAFA - A Kaleidoscope of Possibilities!

The public is invited to shop and to attend all events in the Marketplace as well as to attend the Open Studio evening. (Activities open to the public are indicated on the conference schedule with an asterick and at http://www.mafa-conference-2017.org/open-to-the-public.

MAFA 2017 will take place at Millersville University, Millersville, Pennsylvania. This university campus is located in in south-central Pennsylvania in historic Lancaster County.

http://www.mafa-conference-2017.org/

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