FLEECE & FIBER FESTIVAL

Saturday May 18, 2024

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

$10 per person (buy tickets at the gate)
Children 12 and under – Free

Rain Date: Sunday, May 19

Hallockville Museum Farm Fleece & Fiber Festival features fiber artisans sharing handmade and authentic works for sale, shearing demonstrations, exceptional four-legged guests, special fiber-focused tours of the Hallock Homestead, and more! 

Activities include:

Animal Displays  – Meet the sheep, rabbits, llamas, and alpacas that provide the fleece and fiber needed to make fiber goods like yarn!

Basketweaving Demonstrations – Learn how plant fibers are woven into baskets and other functional pieces.

Carding  & Spinning – See raw fiber being de-tangled and teased apart to prepare for the next part of the process, spinning. Watch spinners at their wheels and spindles turn fiber into spun yarn!

Needle Felting Demonstrations – Learn about how you can create sculptures from wool felt with this interesting technique.

Rug-Hooking Demonstrations – Watch and learn as skilled rug hookers demonstrate this craft.

Sheep & Llama Shearing – Learn how fiber is harvested during informative demonstrations by an expert shearer.

Food Trucks & Bake Sale – perfect for lunch or a sweet snack!

Weaving Demonstrations – The Hallockville looms will be on display to see how fiber can be woven into cloth and other pieces such as shawls and tapestries.

Quilting Demonstrations – Quilting artisans will demonstrate various forms of needlework.