Upcoming events for 2017:

Aug. 19thInkle weaving 
Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM. 
If you have an inkle loom, bring it with you.  Mindy will have some looms
that she and her son have made for us to try.  They will be for sale to
anyone who's interested.
Sept. 9th-10th: Endless Mountain Fiber Festival - New Milford, PA  
http://www.endlessmountainsfiberfest.com/
Sept. 16thMeeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM
Bring your wheel or current fiber project and enjoy time with
your fiber friends.
Sept. 23rd & 24thShenandoah Fiber Festival in Berryville, VA
http://www.shenandoahvalleyfiberfestival.com/
Oct. 6th & 7thKnitters' Day Out
http://www.knittersdayout.org
Oct. 7th & 8th: Montpelier Fiber Fest/Sheep Dog Trials -
Montpelier Station, VA
http://fallfiberfestival.org/
Oct. 21st: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM
Bring your wheel or current fiber project and enjoy time with
your fiber friends.
Oct. 21st & 22ndNY Sheep & Wool Festival - Rhinebeck, NY
http://www.sheepandwool.com
Nov. 18thMeeting to be held at the home of Candy Knerr - 10:00 AM
Project to be determined.  Show and tell your fabulous finds from the
New York Sheep & Wool Festival.
Dec. 2ndAnnual Christmas Luncheon - location and details to follow.
Remember to bring your charity project donations to contribute to
our 2017 Charity Project.

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Jan. 7th: Roc Day
Roc Day is the day on which spinners in medieval Europe traditionally
commemorated their return to their labors after the Christmas
holiday. http://appleleeffarm.com/PDFs/ROCday.pdf
We all need to spin on this day!
Jan. 7th-14thPA FARM SHOW
http://www.farmshow.state.pa.us/page/show.aspx
"SHEEP TO SHAWL" competition - Wednesday, Jan. 11th,
3:00 pm (Youth "Fleece to Shawl" competition - 10:00 am)
Jan. 21st2017 Kick-Off Meeting at the Shippensburg Library
Annex.  We will be planning our meetings for 2017, so come with your
suggestions.  Dues of $12 due.
Feb. 18thMeeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM.
Bring supplies to work on service project items for 2017.  A specific
recipient has not yet been determined, but we will work on scarves, hats,
mittens, etc., that can be donated to a select charity at the end of the year.
Feb. 25thKeystone Lace Guild's "A FibreWorks Gathering"
http://www.fibreworksresource.com/
South Cumberland Fiber Guild members will be demonstrating
and displaying items that showcase the many fiber crafts our
Guild members enjoy.  Contact Dottie Kurtz for further information.
Mar. 18thMeeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM.
Make a triangle or "tetras" bag with Caroline. Detailed list of supplies will
be provided the beginning of March.  CANCELLED!!!
Apr. 8th & 9th:  Steel City Fiber Fest - Allentown, PA
http://steelcityfiberfestival.com/
Apr. 15thMeeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM.
Bring your wheel or current fiber project and enjoy time with
your fiber friends.
Apr. 21st-23rd:  MAPACA Jubilee Alpaca Show - PA Farm Show Complex
http://www.mapaca.org/page/5289/jubilee-show
Apr. 29thPowhatan Fiber Festival - Powhatan, VA
http://www.powhatansfestivaloffiber.com/default.htm
May 6th & 7thMD Sheep & Wool Festival - West Friendship, MD
http://sheepandwool.org
May 20th: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM.
Spinning cotton.  Caroline will be demonstrating how to spin
cotton using different types of cotton.  
Also, bring the fiber treasures you found at the MD Sheep and Wool
Festival for a time of "show and tell".
May 20th & 21stCentral PA Fiber Festival - Hughesville, PA
https://centralpennfiberfest.wordpress.com/
June 3rdNewville Rural Life Festival at the Newville Church of God -
9:00 AM-3:00 PM 
http://www.newvillecog.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/May-2017-newsletter.pdf
June 10thWorld Knit in Public Day.
http://www.wwkipday.com/
The idea behind this is to let the world know that -
knitting is still alive and popular!
June 10th & 11th: Frederick Fiber Fest, Federick MD
https://frederickfiberfest.com/
June 24thDye Day  at the Hopewell Township Park.  Details to follow.
NOTE: meeting will be held the FOURTH Saturday of the month instead
of our usual third Saturday meeting day. 
We will be dyeing wool and cotton yarn, etc. We will also hold the
Annual Guild Picnic & Swap or Sale this day. Bring any fiber, yarn,
equipment, books, etc., that you wish to give away or sell. 
July 8thNewburg Rural Life Festival - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
(second Saturday of the month)
Set-up BEFORE 9:00 AMRAIN or SHINE!  Guild members will
demonstrate various fiber arts.  Festival will provide Guild members with
meal tickets.  Remember to bring your own chair.  
July 20th-23rdMidAtlantic Fiber Association (MAFA) 2017
Workshop Weekend - Millersville University, Millersville, PA
http://www.mafa-conference-2017.org/
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CALENDAR & EVENTS for 2017
South
Cumberland
  Fiber Guild

Mtg. at
Shbg Library
Annex - 10 AM
Inkle Weaving