May 17 & 18, 2014
10 AM to 5 PM both days
6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead
** For the safety of all animals on display at the event, please leave your dogs and pets at home. Thank you for your cooperation. **
Animal Displays-meet the sheep, llamas, alpacas, and angora rabbits that provide the fleece and fiber used by fiber artists!
Sheep Herding-watch experts and their dogs move the sheep!
Llama Obstacle Course- watch an exhibition of animal footwork!
Sheep & Llama Shearing- learn how fiber is harvested during informative demonstrations by an expert shearer!
Carding-see raw fiber being de-tangled and “teased” apart!
Dyeing-learn how dyes transform fleece and wool into colorful fiber!
Spinning- watch how spinners and their wheels turn fiber into spun yarn!
Knitting- learn the basics of how to knit your own finished pieces!
Felting- see how you can create your own fiber art pieces using this interesting technique!
Weaving- see the Hallockville looms in action turning fiber into cloth!
Quilting- watch demonstrations by quilting artisans and try it out for yourself!
The Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair is Co-Sponsored by Hallockville Museum Farm and Long Island Livestock Company. All proceeds support the educational mission of the non-profit museum farm.
Additional information can be obtained by calling the Hallockville office at 631-298-5292 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Also see their web site http://www.hallockville.com/fiber_fair.html