Black Sheep Newsletter
  A magazine for shepherds and fiber enthusiasts

Coming Events

Readers, some events listed are “virtual” others are not and may change due to Covid restrictions. Please contact organizers for details.

2021 TEXAS SHEEP AND GOAT EXPO will run August 20-21. The event which is sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be held at the First Community Credit Union Spur Arena, 4722 Grape Creek Road in San Angelo. To register:


CALIFORNIA WOOL GROWERS ASSOCIATION CONVENTION will be held August 26-28, 2021 in Bakersfield, California.

For more information visit:

THE 29TH ANNUAL NORTH COUNTRY FIBER FAIR will be a virtual fair via Zoom over three weekends: September 17-19, September 24-26, and October 1-3, 2021. There will be classes, vendor showcases and more!


COMMON GROUND COUNTRY FAIR AND FLEECE SHOW— We are hopeful we will be able to gather in person on September 24, 25 and 26, 2021 in Unity, Maine. Fleeces of all varieties are for sale each day.

For Fleece Tent information, contact Penelope Olson at
Phone: 207-785-2784

ADIRONDACK WOOL AND ARTS FESTIVAL will be held September 25-26, 2021 at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich, New York.

For more information:

TRAILING OF THE SHEEP FESTIVAL will be held October 6-10, 2021 in Wood River Valley, Idaho. This event includes non-stop activities at multiple venues in the area.

For more information:

THE 10TH ANNUAL FIBER FUSION NORTHWEST 2021 will be held at Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe, Washington, October 16-17, 2021.

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OREGON FLOCK AND FIBER FESTIVAL will be pulling up stakes for the first time and moving to the Linn County Event Center in Albany, Oregon, October 23-24, 2021. This schedule is tentative per state guidelines on large gatherings at that time.

For more information:

OZARK FIBER FLING will be held November 5-6, 2021 in Steelville, Missouri.

For more information:

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