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Michigan Fiber Festival in now in the History Books.
  The Dates for the 2019 Festival are August 14th through August 18th. 
If you look below, your can see a sample of what you can expect to see at next year's festival. 
There will be changes with events added, modified and replaced but the will give you an idea of what to plan for in 2019.

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

MICHIGAN FIBER FESTIVAL 2018

 PETS ALLOWED ONLY AT CAMPSITES

 

FESTIVAL ADMISSION FEES: CHILDREN UNDER 14 ARE FREE

FRIDAY ONLY  $ 4.00, SATURDAY OR SUNDAY ONLY $6.00

2 DAY PASS     $10.00 PER PERSON (FOR SATURDAY AND SUNDAY)

WEEKEND PASS $12.00 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 15th 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 16, 2018

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 -----Vendor Booth set-up for Expo &

Outside

5:00 PM – 9:00 PM------Vendor Booth set-up for Bldg 8B

Friday, August 17,2018

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 – 8:00 PM------Fiber Goat arrival and check-in

Goat Area

Sheep arrival and check-in

Sheep Arena

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

Expo, Outside and Bldg 8B

12:00 PM – 8:00 PM------Pygora Goat arrival and check-in

Sheep/Goat Barn (Red roof Barn)

6:00 Festival Closes for the day

5:00 PM – 9:00 PM------------ Vendor Booth set-up for Bldg 8A

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM------------ Wool Fleece entries accepted

Expo Bldg

Angora Rabbit arrival and check-in

Expo Bldg

 

Saturday, August 18, 2018

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

7:30 PM – 9:00 AM-------Final Vendor Booth set-up

8:00 AM---------------------Pygora Fleece delivery deadline

Sheep/Goat Barn Red Roof Barn

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

Expo Bldg

Mohair and Fiber Goat Fleece registration

Goat Area

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM-------Skein Competition registration

Ag Building

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM -----GATES OPEN—VENDORS AND FOOD

VENDORS “ OPEN FOR BUSINESS”

9:00 AM - 11:00 PM----Angora Fleece, Skein and Garment

Show Registration Expo Bldg

9:00 AM--------------------Wool sheep shows begins

Sheep Arena

Art Show Open Expo Bldg

Old Tractors on display outside

10:00 AM------------------ Wool Fleece Judging Begins

Pygora Fleece Judging Begins  Pygora Goat Barn

Fiber Goat shows begin, Youth followed by open class

Goat Area

12:00 PM------ Judging for Angora Rabbit Fleece and Garment

                        Pygora Goat Show begins Pygora Goat Barn

1:00 PM  -------Angora Rabbit Show

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

Ag Building

12:30 PM – 2:30 PM- ------Wool Fleeces available for sale

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM ---------Unsold Wool Fleece pickup

5:00 PM- Festival & Sales Booths Close for the day

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM pick up skeins Ag Building

 

Sunday, August 19, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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

followed by costume class and a costume parade

11:00 AM Judging Angora Goats south of Expo Bldg

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

12:00 PM------- Unsold Mohair and Fiber Goat fleece pick-up

Goat Area

4:00 PM---- Angora Rabbit Fleece & Skein Competition

pick up

All Exhibited Animals Released

Pygora Fleece Pick up

Skein Competition Pick up

FESTIVAL CLOSED UNTIL AUGUST 2019

 

 

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’

 Click on title for more information

 

DEMONSTRATORS Expo Bldg

Weaving, knitting, spinning, lace workers and sock machines

 

Free Class-  Intro to Preparing Pygoro Fleece    10 AM  Expo Bldg

 

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 NW side of Expo Bldg

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