Wednesday, November 2, 2011

2nd Annual Fiber Festival of New England - November 5th & 6th

Eastern States Exposition and New England Sheep and Wool Growers Association team up to present the second annual Fiber Festival of New England. This weekend will feature vendors and fiber enthusiasts together to promote the use of wool and other natural fibers and related products to the general public.  Click here for the Fiber Festival full information.

There will be shopping opportunities, exhibits, and lots of fun.  There are a host of workshops as well as interesting and informative demonstrations. New England exhibitors will showcase their products including clothing, quilts, blankets, rugs, looms, spinning wheels and more.  Learn how animals contribute to the fiber industry through live displays of llamas, alpacas, sheep, rabbits, and goats.

There will be a Fiber Fashion Show, featuring accessories and clothing made of fiber. The show takes place on Saturday at 3p.m.

Admission is only $5 for adults and is free to children under 12. Show hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.

The Fiber Festival will be at Eastern States Exposition (The Big E), use 875 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA - click here for directions.

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