Sunday May 21st, 2023

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

$10 per person

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 & 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.

Vendor Information

Interested in becoming a Fleece & Fiber Festival Vendor?

Each year over 2,000 visitors attend the Hallockville Fleece & Fiber Festival!

The Festival’s mission is to educate the public about fiber arts and crafts, raise the level of appreciation for this within the public, and provide a showcase for the display and sale of such skills and crafts by independent artisans. The Festival Committee strives to create an event that showcases the talents and skills of vendors, has a mix of vendors and merchandise that is appealing to visitors, and maximizes the opportunity for vendors to sell their merchandise.