Black Sheep Newsletter
  A magazine for shepherds and fiber enthusiasts

Coming Events

2019 ABERNETHY SPRING FIBER SALE will be held Saturday March 16, from 10am-4pm at the Abernethy Grange, 15745 South Harley Ave. in Oregon City. This event is sponsored by NwRSA area 6030 and emphasizes fibers from local farms and handmade items. There are two floors of shopping bliss and refreshments. For more information:

HIGH DESERT WOOL GROWERS will hold their 22nd Annual Fiber Market Day, Saturday, March 30, at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds in Redmond, Oregon (Please Note New Location). The event includes demonstrations and sales from fiber animal producers, spinners, weavers, dyers, knitters, crocheters, rug makers, and felters. For more info:
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THE 40TH ANNUAL SHEPHERDS’ EXTRAVAGANZA will be held April 11-14, as part of the Spring Fair at the Washington State Fairgrounds, Puyallup, Washington.  There will be top quality sheep and fleeces for sale, a fiber arts show, sheep shearing and fiber craft demonstrations, classes, used equipment sale, and craft vendors.  For more information contact:

Lin Schwider at 415-432-3455

THE 46TH ANNUAL MARYLAND SHEEP AND WOOL FESTIVAL will be held May 4-5, in West Friendship, Maryland. For more information:

9TH WORLD CONGRESS ON COLOURED SHEEP will be held in Biella, Italy, 19-30 May. Congress events run from 20-22 May. For more information visit:

45TH ANNUAL BLACK SHEEP GATHERING will be held July 5-7, in Albany, Oregon at the Linn County Fairgrounds, the show catalog is in this issue. For more information:

PRAIRIE CITY FIBER FEST will be held July 27-28, at 530 E Main St, Suite 3, in John Day, Oregon. The event includes a fleece sale, vendors, workshops and demonstrations. For more information:

OREGON FLOCK AND FIBER FESTIVAL will be held September 28-29, at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds. The celebrated handcraft is spinning and the celebrated breed Corriedale sheep. For more information:

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