Black Sheep Newsletter
  A magazine for shepherds and fiber enthusiasts



Coming Events

IOWA SHEEP AND WOOL FESTIVAL will be held June 16-17 at the Hansen Animal Learning Center in Ames, Iowa. For more information:
Website: http://www.iowasheep.com
Email: info@iowasheep.com

THE 2018 BLACK SHEEP GATHERING will be held June 29 – July 1. In its 44th year, the annual fiber festival is moving. For the first time, the Black Sheep Gathering will convene at the Linn County Expo Center in Albany, Oregon. The show catalog was printed in the winter issue and is now online. For more information:
Website: www.blacksheepgathering.org
Email: blacksheepgathering@gmail.com
Phone: 503-804-0014

MICHIGAN FIBER FESTIVAL will be held August 17-19 at the Allegan County Fairground in Allegan, Michigan. Workshops will be held August 15-18. See our ad on page 4. For more information:
Website: michiganfiberfestival.info
Email: staff@michiganfiberfestival.info
Find us on Instragram and Facebook @michiganfiberfestival

WISCONSIN SHEEP AND WOOL FESTIVAL will be held September 7-9, 2018 in Jefferson County Fair Park on Jackson Ave. in Jefferson, Wisconsin. Activities include contests, auctions, shepherd’s workshops, wool show and a lamb dinner on Saturday evening. For more information:
Website: http://wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com/
Email: Wisbc@centurytel.net
Phone: 608-868-2505

22ND ANNUAL OREGON FLOCK AND FIBER FESTIVAL will be held in Canby, Oregon, September 22-23, 2018. The celebrated handcraft is felting and the celebrated breed is the Jacob sheep. See our ad on page 10.
www.flockandfiberfestival.com

30TH ANNUAL VERMONT SHEEP and WOOL FESTIVAL will be held September 29-30, 2018 at the Tunbridge Fairgrounds in Tunbridge, Vermont. This festival celebrates small farms and natural fiber with over 70 vendors offering fleece and yarn, fiber animals, handspinning and fiber crafting equipment and supplies, handcrafted wool items and local meat and cheese. The festival includes contests, fiber arts classes and demonstrations, shepherd workshops, herding and shearing demos, fleece sale and more set against a backdrop of rolling hills during the peak of Vermont fall foliage. Adults $6, seniors: $5, children under 12: $1. For more information visit our web page:
www.vtsheepandwoolfest.org

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