FLEECE & FIBER FESTIVAL
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!
Animal Displays & Petting Zoo – 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.