Events

Jan 23 - Jan 26

January Spin-In

This is a retreat that requires preregistration.

Destin Florida

Feb 8 - Feb 10

Midwest Fiber Frolic 2nd Annual

Midwest Fiber Frolic - three days of fun for all fiber artists, including outstanding vendors, workshops, classes, demos, and more!

Crown Plaza Hotel / Milwaukee Airport, 6401 South 13th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53221

https://www.midwestfiberfrolic.com/

Mar 16 - Mar 17

Madison Knit-In

Knit-in is sponsored by one of the largest knitting guilds in the country, always sponsoring leading international instructors, outstanding market, fashion show and events. I would love to see you there!

Alliant Energy Center, Madison, Wisconsin

https://madisonknittersguild.org/knitin

Mar 30

Black Swamp Market Day

The 34th Year! Amazing. We cordially invite you and your fiber friends to join us at our annual Market Day. We will be showcasing the finest fiber vendors the Great Lakes States have to offer! 9am - 4pm Admission: $1

Junior Fair Building, Wood County Fair Grounds, Bowling Green, Ohio

http://www.blackswampspinnersguild.org/

Apr 6 - Apr 7

Yarn Con Chicago's Indie Fiber Fair

YarnCon is Chicago's homegrown yarn-centric exhibition -- a place to promote, sell, and celebrate the yarny arts. Our mission is to be the premier market for independent producers of yarn, fiber for spinning and weaving, tools, gadgets, books, patterns, instructions, and gifts related to spinning, knitting, crochet, and weaving. This is just plain crazy fun. I am so thankful to be part of it.

Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union Hall 1340 W Washington St., Chicago, Illinois 60607

https://www.yarncon.com/

Apr 13 - Apr 14

Spring Fiber Expo

Saturday 9 - 5, Sunday 10 - 3. Join us for a fiber fantasy - wool, alpaca, linen, cotton and more - from the plant or animal to the finished product. One of a handful of MI events you can see River's Edge Fiber Arts products in person, and I get to see you too! I really miss my MI people. Stop by and say hi!

Washtanaw Farmers Council, Saline, MI (Fair grounds)

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

May 11 - May 12

Shepherd's Harvest Festival

Minnesota's Shepherd's Harvest Festival is the largest sheep and wool festival in Minnesota.

Washington County Fairgrounds, Lake Elmo, MN

http://www.shepherdsharvestfestival.org

May 25 - May 26

Great Lakes Fiber Show

The 24th Annual Great Lakes Fiber Show is coming to the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster, Ohio! The Great Lakes Fiber Show runs from 10a–5p on Saturday and 10a–4p on Sunday, bringing your favorite vendors and activities for two days of fun.

Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, Ohio

http://www.greatlakesfibershow.com/

Jun 8 - Jun 9

Estes Park Wool Market

The mission of the Estes Park Wool Market is to bring together natural animal fiber ​producers, educators, retailers and consumers for the benefit of the industry. ​Workshops: June 6 & 7, 2019 Market: June 8 and 9, 2019 (Market sneak preview from 4pm - 6pm Friday June 7th)

Estes Park Events Complex, 1125 Rooftop Way, Estes Park, Colorado, 80517

http://www.estesparkeventscomplex.com/wool-market.html

Sep 6 - Sep 8

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 21 - Sep 22

Wool Gathering 2019

Join us for an awesome festival of fibers at the 24th Wool Gathering at Young’s. 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.

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

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

Sep 28 - Sep 29

Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival

Sat - 9-5 Sun - 10-4 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 12 - Oct 13

Fall Fiber Expo

Join us for a fiber fantasy - wool, alpaca, linen, cotton and more - from the plant or animal to the finished product. No Dogs Allowed except service dogs. Saturday 9:00am—5:00pm Sunday 10:00 am — 3:00 pm $4 admission - one day $6 admission - two days (children 12 & under free) (Entry fee is cash only)

Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

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

Oct 25 - Oct 27

SAFF - Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair

9am - 6 pm Fri & Sat 9am - 4pm Sunday Admission $5 per day or 3-day Pass - $10 Located across from the Asheville Airport in Fletcher, NC. Outstanding Market, Fiber Animals, National Instructors, Demonstrations and more!

WNC Agricutural Center, Fletcher, NC

https://saffsite.org/

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