WoolFest Fiber & Art Festival

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

WoolFest Fiber & Art Festival

June 22, 2013 @ 12:00 am

|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until June 23, 2013
| $6.00 per person

Fiber-producing animals take center stage at Woolfest.
Get an up-close look and pet many of the breeds of fiber-producing animals – llamas, alpacas, angora rabbits, and many different breeds of sheep.

Ever wonder how materials to make a sweater or scarf or other garments produced from fiber? At Woolfest, discover first-hand how the hand-spun and woven products are created from natural fibers, such as the fleece of farm animals.

Demonstrations

Sheep herding
Animal shearing
Fiber processing
Spinning
Weaving
Knitting
Hands-on fiber activities
Create felt balls
Folk music
More!

All visitors can try their hand at knitting, spinning, weaving, dyeing, and carding.

The quality of natural fibers, fiber craft supplies, books, and hand-woven, hand-knitted, or handcrafted fiber products are yours to discover at the Fiber Marketplace. Vendors from across the Midwest showcase high-quality, natural fiber products from the raw fiber to finished products and demonstrate spinning, loom weaving, knitting and more for sale. Other fine products including garments and art produced from animals’ fibers will also be on display.

http://www.lakemetroparks.com/programs/woolfest.shtml#FiberArtsShow

Details

Date:
June 22, 2013 12:00 am
Cost:
$6.00 per person
Event Category:

Venue

Lake Farm Park
Phone:
800-366-3276
8800 Euclid Chardon Road Kirtland, OH 44094 United States

eNewsletter

Get our Top Stories in Your Inbox

Recent Stories

How to survive Black Friday

Saturday, November 15, 2014

For those who like to finish their turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie early to get ready for one of the busiest shopping days of the year, Black Friday is a much anticipated day that seems to be starting earlier each year.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 11/15

Saturday, November 15, 2014

The top stories for the week Nov. 9-Nov. 15, 2014.

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to visit Marietta

Saturday, November 15, 2014

“People’s Tree” to visit 30 communities between Minnesota and Washington, D.C.

Who wants to be a beekeeper? Plan spring hives now

Friday, November 14, 2014

Fall the best time to procure supplies, learn skills and build connections for thriving spring hives.