Fiber enthusiasts are coming together for the fifth annual Fiber Festival of New England, Nov. 7 & 8 in the Mallary Complex at Eastern States Exposition. Hours are, Sat., 9am – 5pm and Sun., 9am – 3pm. The event, co-produced by the Exposition and the New England Sheep and Wool Growers Association, promotes the use of wool and other natural fibers and related products to the general public.
More than 150 New England exhibitors will be showcasing their products including clothing, quilts, blankets, rugs, looms, spinning wheels and more. On Saturday, Nov. 7, visitors may participate in various workshops as well as watch interesting, informative demonstrations.
In addition to being an ideal holiday shopping opportunity with handmade items from over 200 vendor booths, Fiber Festival is a great educational experience for visitors to learn how animals contribute to the fiber industry through live displays of llamas, alpacas, sheep, rabbits and goats.
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