We are excited to once again participate in this awesome fiber festival! So many awesome vendors in one place. You won’t be disappointed!
About the Festival:
“Mark your calendars for this rite of spring… the 110th Connecticut Sheep, Wool & Fiber Festival!
Our vendors offer fiber of all types, pottery buttons, fiber tools, dyes, finished goods, soaps, herbals, local CT cheese, maple syrup and a variety of other quality items produced by small farms and businesses from the northeast.
Fleece Sale - Purchase raw fleeces consigned by shepherds.
All day ongoing demonstrations and classes including sheep herding, sheep shearing and fleece skirting, wheel spinning, crochet, bobbin lace, weaving, drop spindle, and sheep health.
Look for costumed interpreters performing traditional home craft, children’s activities, Spinning Bee competition, and Drop-in Spinners’ Corner.
The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut,” has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival. This event is a family friendly agricultural and learning experience for the general public as well as shepherds and fiber enthusiasts.
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 9 AM to 4 PM - Rain or Shine
Parking includes Admission - $10/vehicle
The Tolland Agricultural Center is only a few minutes off of I-84 on Route 30 in Vernon/Rockville, CT.”