Black Sheep Newsletter
  A magazine for shepherds and fiber enthusiasts

Coming Events

HIGH DESERT WOOL GROWERS will hold their 21st Annual Fiber Market Day, Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the Crook County Fairgrounds in Prineville, Oregon. The event includes demonstrations and sales from fiber animal producers, spinners, weavers, dyers, knitters, crocheters, rug hookers, and felters. For information:

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THE 39TH ANNUAL SHEPHERDS’ EXTRAVAGANZA will be held April 19-22, 2018 as part of the Spring Fair at the Washington State Fair, Puyallup, Washington. There will be top quality sheep and fleeces for sale, a fiber arts show, sheep shearing, fiber craft demonstrations and classes, used equipment sale and craft vendors. Entry deadlines: workshops April 1st, all other entries, March 10th. For more information, contact Lin Schwider.

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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, Albany, Oregon. The show catalog is in this issue. For more information:
Phone: 503-804-0014

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 ad on page 13.

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