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.
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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
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
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.
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: