Black Sheep Newsletter
  A magazine for shepherds and fiber enthusiasts

Coming Events

...THE 24TH ANNUAL HIGH DESERT WOOL GROWERS’ FIBER MARKET DAY will be held May 21 at Deschutes County Fairgrounds in Redmond, Oregon from 9am to 4pm. Free admission and free parking.

....THE FLAG WOOL AND FIBER FESTIVAL will be held June 4-5 at the Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum in Flagstaff. This Festival is an annual celebration that connects the public to the rich cultural history of regional fiber arts. The largest festival of its kind in Arizona, the Festival attracts over 3,500 people from across the Southwest and United States to participate in cross-cultural connections and fiber arts immersion. The Festival is a project of Four Corners Fiber Collective, a 501c3 nonprofit organization based in Flagstaff. Four Corners Fiber Collective works to preserve and sustain the traditions of fiber arts through education, collaboration, and creative opportunities.


....THE BLACK SHEEP GATHERING will be held June 24-26 at the Linn County Event Center in Albany, Oregon. The Show Catalog was published in the winter issue of the BSN.

...PRAIRIE CITY FIBER FEST will be held July 30 and 31, with workshops beginning on July 29, in Prairie City, Oregon

..FIBERFEST EUREKA ~ A FIBER ARTS RENDEZVOUS will be held August 6-7 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in Eureka, Montana. We will have many vendors as well as a variety of hands-on demonstrations working with the natural fibers for spinning, weaving, felting, crocheting, knitting, etc. We will have the animals here that provide many of the fibers as well as a petting zoo the whole family can enjoy! Our goal is to bring together the best of fiber arts and fiber agriculture and to promote awareness to the general public about the fiber industry.

THE MICHIGAN FIBER FESTIVAL will be held August 17-21 at the Allegan County Fairgrounds in Allegan.


..THE WISCONSIN SHEEP AND WOOL FESTIVAL will be held September 9-11 at the Jefferson County Fair Park in Jefferson.

..TRAILING OF THE SHEEP FESTIVAL will be held October 5-9 in Wood River Valley, Idaho.

..OREGON FLOCK AND FIBER FESTIVAL has moved to the Linn County Event Center in Albany and will be held October 15-16.



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