Fiber Festivals - here is a listing of some excellent Fiber Festivals around the country.

Arizona

Sheep Is Life Celebration - June - Dine College, Tsaile, AZ (The Navajo Nation) http://www.navajolifeway.org/

California

California Wool& Fiber Festival - September - Boonville -http://www.fiberfestival.com/

Conference of Northern California Handweavers - April - Santa Clara - http://www.cnch.org/

Natural Fiber Fair - October - Redway, CA - madenson@asis.com

Colorado

All Breed Fiber Animal Show - Gunnison County, CO - April - 970.641.1260

Estes Park Wool Market - June - Estes Park, CO - http://www.estesnet.com/events/woolmarket.htm

Connecticut

Connecticut Sheep, Wool & Fiber Festival - April - Vernon - www.ctsheep.org

Illinois

Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair - April - Cedarville, IL - Charlene Foley - 815.369.5186

Indiana

Annual Fleece Fair - April - Greencastle, Indiana - http://www.fleecefair.com and Sportfishing Costa Rica

Maine

Fiber at Fryeburg - September - Fryeburg, ME - http://www.fryeburgfair.com/#

Maine Fiber Frolic -June - Windsor - http://www.fiberfrolic.com

Maryland

Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival - May - Howard County Fairground - http://www.sheepandwool.org

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Sheep & Woolcraft Fair - May - Cummington - www.masheepwool.org

Michigan

Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival - September - West Branch - http://www.nmlw.homestead.com/

Sheep & Wool Festival - September @ Mt. Bruce Station, MI - http://www.sheepstuff.com/Festival.html

Minnesota

Shepherd's Harvest Sheep & Wool Festival - Lake Elmo, MN - May - http://burroak.hypermart.net/festival.htm

Montana

SW Montana Sheep & Wool Festival - June - Dillon - swmontanasheepwoolfestival@hotmail.com

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Sheep & Wool Festival - May - Contoocook - daowens@erols.com

Nevada

Heart of America Sheep Show & Fiber Fest - June - Nevada, Missouri - http://www.moncwga.com

New Hampshire

Northeast Handspinners, The Gathering - November, 2006 - http://www.northeasthandspinners.org/html/nha-events.htm#The%20Gathering

New Mexico

Wool Festival @ Taos - October - New Mexico - http://www.taoswoolfestival.org/

New Jersey

Harvest Sheep & Fiber Festival of NJ - September - Woodstown - http://www.njsheepandfiber.org

New York

Empire Spring Classic Sheep Show, Sale & Fiberfest - June - Cobleskill Fairgrounds - www.empirespringclassic.org

Fingerlakes Fiber Arts and Crafts Festival - September - Hemlock, NY - http://www.gvhg.org/fest.html

NY Sheep & Wool Festival - October - Rhinebeck - http://www.sheepandwool.com/

Washington County, NY Sheep & Fiber Farm Tour - April - reafield@sover.net

Wool Arts Tour - October - Monadnock Region, NY - http://www.miragealpacas.com/

North Carolina

Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair (SAFF) - October - Fletcher, NC - http://www.saffsite.org/page.php?page=home.htm

Great Lakes Fiber Show - May - Wooster, OH - http://www.lambzown.com/GreatLakesFiberShow.htm

Midwest Festival of Fibers Wool Gathering - September - www.awoolgathering.com

Oregon

Black Sheep Gathering - June - Eugene, Oregon - http://www.blacksheepgathering.org

Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival, September - Canby - http://www.flockandfiberfestival.com/

Utah

SOAR - October - http://www.interweave.com/events/default.asp

Vermont

Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival - October - Essex Junction - http://www.vermontsheep.org/festival.html

Virginia

Fall Fiber Festival - October - Orange County, VA - http://www.fallfiberfestival.org/

SHEEP SHEARING DAY AT THISTLE COVE FARM, 3rd Saturday in April - Tazewell County, VA - www.thistlecovefarm.com - festival@netscope.net - 276.988.4121

West Virginia

VA Angora Goat & Mohair Association - June - Lewisburg, WV - http://www.angoragoats.com/Show/infoshow.html

Wyoming

The Gathering - September - Encapment, WY - clee@union-tel.com