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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

MICHIGAN FIBER FESTIVAL 2019

 PETS ALLOWED ONLY AT CAMPSITES

 

FESTIVAL ADMISSION FEES: CHILDREN UNDER 14 ARE FREE

FRIDAY ONLY  $ 5.00, SATURDAY OR SUNDAY ONLY $5.00

3 DAY PASS  $10.00 PER PERSON (FOR ALL THREE DAYS)

This is the only cost for attending all events at the festival. 

Workshop and competitions entry fees are by event.

Wednesday August 14th thru Saturday August 18th

8:30AM-----------------CHECK IN OPENS FOR WORKSHOPS

See available Wednesday Workshops

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM------Full day workshops

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM-----AM-Half day workshop

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM-----PM-Half day workshop

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM---- CAMPING CHECK IN

 

Thursday, August 15, 2019

8:30AM-----------------CHECK IN OPENS FOR WORKSHOPS

See available Thursday Workshops

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM------Full day workshops

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM-----AM-Half day workshop

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM-----PM-Half day workshop

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM---- CAMPING CHECK IN

 

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM ----- All Vendor Booth set-up

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM -----Fiber Art Challenge Entry Drop Off  Buildiing 8B

 

Friday, August 16,2019

8:30AM-----------------CHECK IN OPENS FOR WORKSHOPS

See available Friday Workshops

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM------Full day workshops

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM-----AM-Half day workshop

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM-----PM-Half day workshop

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM---- CAMPING CHECK IN

 

9:00 AM – 9:00 PM------Fiber Goat arrival and check-in  Swine Barn

9:00 AM - 8:00PM ---  Sheep arrival and check-in   Weldon Rumery Sheep Arena

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM-----Vendor Booths Open for business

Expo, Outside and Bldg 8A plus Food Vendors

10:00 - 6:00PM Fiber Arts Challege Show open for People Choice Voting

            12:00noon -5:00PM --------Mohair and Fiber Goat Fleece Check In -Swine Barn
            12:00 noon – 7:00 PM------Pygora Goat arrival and check-in  Pygora Area
            4:00 PM - 6PM - Skein Competition Entry Drop Off  Building 8B
            6:00 PM – 8:00 PM------------ Wool Fleece entries accepted Building 8B
                                Angora Rabbit arrival and check-in -Rabbit Barn
                               Alpaca/Llama 2oz Sample Fleece Show Drop off - Building 8B
            8:00PM - Alpaca/Llama 2oz Sample Fleece Show Judging begins and 
           complete by Saturday at 9:30 AM  Building 8B
          

Saturday, August 17, 2019

8:30AM-----------------CHECK IN OPENS FOR WORKSHOPS

See available Saturday Workshops

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM------Full day workshops

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM-----AM-Half day workshop

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM-----PM-Half day workshop

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM---- CAMPING CHECK IN

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM-------Angora Rabbit arrival and check-in Rabbit Barn

                          Mohair and Fiber Goat Fleece registration  Swine Barn

8:00AM - 9:30 AM Wool Fleece Entry Drop off - Building 8B

8:30 AM – 10:30 AM-------Skein Competition registration  Building 8B

9:00 AM - 6:00PM Angora Skein and Garment Entry Drop Off  Rabbit Barn

9:00 AM - 11AM Angora Rabbit Fun Show Registration Rabbit Barn

9:00 AM  - Wool Sheep Show Begins  Sheep Arena

               - Mohair Fleece Judging begins  Swine Barn

               - Morning Pygora  Show Judging begins Goat Barn

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM -—VENDORS AND FOOD VENDORS “ OPEN FOR BUSINESS”

10:00 AM - Fiber Goat Judging Begins, Youth to follow by open class Swine Barn

10:00 AM - 6PM Fiber Arts Challenge Show open for Peoples Choice Voting

                        Old Tractors on display outside

10:00 AM -12:00PM ------------- Wool Fleece Judging Building 8B

12:00 PM------ Judging for Angora Rabbit  Educational Posters  Rabbit Barn

 

1:00 PM  -------Angora Rabbit Show  Rabbit Barn

1:00 PM------Skein Competition (NOT Angora skein)

12:30 PM – 4:00 PM- ------Wool Fleeces available for sales Building 8B

2:00 - Afternoon Pygora Show Judging begins  Goat Barn

 

Sunday, August 18, 2019

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Spinning Angora Rabbit Wool Demo  Rabbit Barn

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM-----------Vendor & Food Booths Open

10:00 AM ------Mohair Fleeces available for sale--- Goat Area

10:00 AM--------Youth Showmanship Class for wool Sheep Sheep Area

10:00 AM - Basic Bunny Care Demo  Rabbit Barn

10:00 AM- Fiber Arts Challege Display Open with awards posted. Building 8B

11:00 AM Judging Angora Goats  Swine Barn

10:00 AM 2:00 PM  Wool Fleece Show Sales Building 8B

11:00 AM Judging Angora Rabbit Skein and Garment Contest Rabbit Barn

11:30 AM *** Youth & Adult Costume Lead Line Class followed by Costume Parade

12:00 Noon or after costume parade Obstacle Course in front of Expo Center

            12:00 PM------- Unsold Mohair and Fiber Goat fleece pick-up Swine Barn
             1:00 PM Harvesting your Angora Wool for Spinning  Rabbit Barn

             2:30PM - 3:30PM Unsold wool fleece pick up

           4:00 PM  --- All Exhibited Animals and Competition Released

          FESTIVAL CLOSED UNTIL AUGUST 2020
 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS/DEMONSTRATIONS

PROMOTIONAL BOOTH Hallway Bldg 8B

 

ENTERTAINMENT

SATURDAY: 12:00 PM TO 3:00 PM ‘Kazoo Praire Dogs’

SUNDAY: 12:00 PM TO 3:00 PM ‘Brook Farm String Band’

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DEMONSTRATORS Expo Bldg

Weaving, knitting, spinning, lace workers and sock machines

 

 

KIDS ACTIVITIES----MAKE AND TAKE IT Expo Bldg

 We will be making:

Saturday
10:00 Weave beaded fish
12:00 Square knot bracelets 
2:00 To be announced
Sunday
12:00 Weave beaded bumblebees
2:00 Square knot bracelets 

 

MINI WORKSHOPS

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DOG HERDING DEMONSTRATION front of Expo Bldg

by: Crowded Byre Farm, Tim & Jackie Curts

SATURDAY: 11:00 AM AND 3:00 PM

SUNDAY: 11:00 AM

 

SHEEP & GOAT SHEARING DEMONSTRATIONS  South of the Goat Barn

SATURDAY 10:00 AM , 12:00 PM AND 2:00 PM

SUNDAY 11:00 AM , 12:00 PM AND 2:00 PM

 

COSTUME PARADE  front of Expo Bldg

 SUNDAY at approx 11:30

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SWAP TABLE

Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Bldg 9

Next to promo booth 

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OBSTACLE COURSE front of Expo Bldg

SUNDAY NOON  after Costume Parade

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Silent Auction

Angora Goat Area

Saturday 10AM to 5 PM