28th Annual Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival

If you’re a knitter or fiber artist, this is a not-to-miss event. The 28 Annual Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival is coming October 1-2, 2016 to Tunbridge, Vermont, a town that’s about a 35-minute drive northeast of the Inn.

goatkidsThe festival has lots to see and do, so where to begin? A good place is in the Animal Barn where you can check out all the fiber-bearing creatures—sheep, goats, llamas, alpacas and rabbits. We wouldn’t have a festival without them! Stop by the Fleece Show & Sale if you’d like to purchase some of the top-quality fleece.

spinnerySpread throughout the grounds and various buildings you’ll find the Festival Marketplace, featuring more than 70 vendors offering more fleece and yarn, plus hand-spinning and fiber-crafting equipment, supplies and handcrafted wool items.

Want to brush up on techniques or learn how to create a fiber piece? There will be full and half-day Fiber Arts Classes covering all sorts of topics, in addition to Shepherd’s Workshops for shop owners and future shopkeepers.

Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival
October 1-2, 2016
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.,. – 4:00 p.m.
Tunbridge Fairgrounds
1 Fairground Lane, Tunbridge, VT
802-685-3267

This festival hits right smack in foliage season—another great reason to visit. It’s not too soon to reserve your room, so give us a call!

IMAGES COURTESY OF THE VERMONT SHEEP & WOOLD FESTIVAL

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