Welcome to the Michigan Fiber Festival!
Welcome to our Fiber Festival. We are a 501(c)(3), non-profit, organization that promotes the natural fiber industry. We host one of the MidWest's largest Fiber Festivals annually .
Festival hours: Friday ~shopping only ~ 10 AM to 5 PM
Saturday ~ 9 AM to 5 PM Sunday ~10 AM to 4 PM
Workshop Hours: 9 AM to noon and 1 PM to 4 PM
The mission of Michigan Fiber Festival Inc. is to promote the interests of individuals and or businesses related to natural fiber, to advance and continue high quality standards of business practice in the natural fiber area, and to further the development and knowledge within the fiber community.
Support the Festival by Becoming a Member Today!The governing body of the Michigan Fiber Festival is a nine member Board of Directors. Each member is voted in by the membership for a three year term. Each year three positions come up for re-election. Any festival member can run for a position on the board. Contact the office if you would like additional information about what it takes to be on the board of directors. It is an all volunteer board.
The current board is:
2015 ~ 2016 Michigan Fiber Festival Board of Directors
Name: Location PositionJeanAnn Wahl-Piotrowski Hastings, Mi President
Janet Clawson Lawton, MI Vice President
Jaunita Manning-Walsh Plainwell, MI Secretary
Betty Soltesz Lawton, MI Treasurer
Deb Brosz At Large
Nan Nichols Plainwell, MI At Large
Sue Parker-Adams Delton, MI At Large
Glenda Plummer Caledonia, MI At Large
Liz Stout Freemont, MI At Large
The festival would not be able to happen without our dedicated volunteers. Every event at the festival has a volunteer committee that oversees the event. No events takes place without a volunteer chair and committee to make sure it can happen. If you have an idea for an activity or event that you would like to see take place at the festival, why not volunteer to make it happen.
Committees Committee Chairs:
Alpaca/Llama Betty Soltsz / Cora Foley
Angora Goat Show Liz Stout/ Melanie Pitts
Association Memberships Office Staff
Camping Suzanne Pufpaff / Karen Sanders / Vangie Agemy
Entertainment Janet Clawson
Free Demonstrations Nan Nichols/Animals /Shirley Wigman /Pat Kreiling/
Festival Signs Melissa Powers / Terri Smith
Fiber Arts Display Mary Hinchman/ Karen Cote
Gate Office Staff
Hospitality/ Information Jean Ann Wahl-Piotrowski
Workshop Reg Loretta Gunburg
Kids Activities Karen Cote'
Mini Workshops Suzanne Pufpaff
Mohair Fleece Liz Stout/ Judy Hogan
Promotion Items Jean Ann Wahl-Piotrowski/ Terri Gherardi
Publicity Glenda Plummer
Pygora Goats Allison Sluis/ Nan Nichols
Rabbit Show/Fleece Henry/Peterson & Havlicek
Ribbons & Trophies Diane Double
Scholarships Dawn Kilmer
Sheep Show Mike & Heather Ludlam
Skein Competition Janet Clawson/ Rowan O’Dougherty
Vendor Booths Linda Brown / Deb Brosz
Volunteer Coordinator Karen Sander / Vangie Agemy
Wool Fleece Show Juanita Manning-Walsh /Glenda Plummer /Mary Raab
Workshop Terri Smith/Melissa Powers/Sue Parker
If you see any of these individuals walking around the festival grounds, why not go up and give them a well deserved Thank You.
Please note the email address