Texas Fleece and Fiber Festival

Texas Fleece and Fiber Festival in Kerrville on Sunday, October 31, 2021
Texas Fleece and Fiber Festival in Kerrville on Sunday, October 31, 2021
Sunday, October 31, 2021, 0900 - 1500
Day 3 of this in-person event. Vendors from all over the Great State of Texas and beyond will offer their products and art over the course 3 days. Teachers and speakers will offer classes from fiber arts to animal husbandry practices. Live Demonstrations from shearing to washing and dying of fleeces to Exhibits and classes will be held throughout the 3 day event.

TMIWW is the State Chapter of the National Make It With Wool. A sewing and designing competion that is supported by the American Sheep Industry will conclude with a fashion show.

Vendors from all over the Great State of Texas and beyond will offer their products and art over the course 3 days. Teachers and speakers will offer classes from fiber arts to animal husbandry practices. Live Demonstrations from shearing to washing and dying of fleeces to Exhibits and classes will be held throughout the 3 day event.

This year we are welcoming Philippa Gibbons, BVetMed(Hons) MS DACVIM(LA) DipVetEd MRCVS
Associate Professor, Food Animal Medicine and Surgery at Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Gibbons will be presenting a series of talks for breeders of fiber animals (sheep, goats, alpacas and llamas).

TMIWW is the State Chapter of the National Make It With Wool. A sewing and designing competion that is supported by the American Sheep Industry will conclude with a fashion show.

Texas Angora Goat Raiser's Association, will hold its Annual Jack Pot Show on Saturday from 9:00am to 1:00pm in the Arena, followed by a live demonstration of herding dog action by a member of the Texas Herding Dog Association.

Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at San Angelo, will be accepting fiber samples for testing with equipment made available by the Bill Sims Wool & Mohair Research Laboratory.

WHY: To promote and encourage the use and production of natural fibers and wool in textiles and apparel by providing opportunities in networking, workshops and sales and shopping opportunities to fiber producers, artists and students.


Texas Angora Goat Raiser's Association, will hold its Annual Jack Pot Show on Saturday from 9:00am to 1:00pm in the Arena, followed by a live demonstration of herding dog action by a member of the Texas Herding Dog Association.


URL:
Website: https://go.evvnt.com/912873-0?pid=2874


Category : Community | Local / Community
Starting Price Per Person
Free
Other Information
Where
Hill Country Youth Event Center
3785 Texas 27
Kerrville Texas 78028
United States
( Multi-Purpose Events Venue )

                 
Event Organizer Contact
Lyn Christoph
inquiries@texasfleeceandfiber.com
361-537-0503
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Event ID: 187096

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