Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival this weekend

S ure to delight both experienced and beginner fiber enthusiasts, the Third Annual Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival returns to the Washington County Fairgrounds inGreenwichon Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25 from10 a.m.to5 p.m.each day.

Mingle with sheep, alpacas, goats, llamas and rabbits as you tour more than 120 fiber-related vendors. A variety of free demonstrations will take place throughout the weekend, including sheep shearing, soap felting, sheep herding, triangle loom weaving and spinning.

In addition to the demonstrations, the festival will also host several workshops teaching techniques in Tunisian Crochet, Nuno felting, tapestry weaving, hand spinning and more. There is a fee for each workshop; visit www.adkfiber.com to register.

The Fiber Festival is kid-friendly, with loads of activities and entertainment for the younger set. There will be face painting and balloons with Puddles the Clown, Kool-Aid dyeing demonstrations, and music by the Widgets and Kangarooster.

While at the fairgrounds, don’t miss the award-winningFarmMuseumand original one-room schoolhouse.

Festival attendees are asked to leave their own pets at home. Admission is $5 for adults, and free for youth 13 years old and younger. Parking is free.

For more information, visit www.adkfiber.com or call 518-692-2464.

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