Upcoming events for 2019:
June 1st: Newville Rural Life Festival at the Newville Church of God -
9:00 AM-3:00 PM June 8th: World Wide Knit in Public Day. The concept behind this day is to let the world know that - knitting is still alive and popular! July 13th: Newburg Rural Life Festival - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. (second Saturday of the month) Set-up BEFORE 9:00 AM. RAIN or SHINE! Guild members will demonstrate various fiber arts. Festival will provide Guild members with meal tickets. Remember to bring your own chair. Aug. 17th: Annual Picnic, Swap Day and Dye Day at the home of Vickie Negley. Bring any fiber, yarn, equipment, books, etc., that you wish to give away or sell. Picnic and dyeing details to follow. Sept. 7th-8th: Endless Mountain Fiber Festival - New Milford, PA Sept. 21st: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Community Room - 9:30 AM. "No-Sew Braided Rugs" Details to follow. Sept. 21st: World Wide Spin in Public Day Sept. 27th & 28th: Knitters' Day Out Sept. 28th & 29th: Shenandoah Fiber Festival in Berryville, VA *GUILD FIELD TRIP ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH* Oct. 5th & 6th: Montpelier Fiber Fest/Sheep Dog Trials - Montpelier Station, VA Oct. 19th: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Community Room - 9:30 AM. Bring your wheel or current fiber project and enjoy time with your guild friends. Oct. 19th & 20th: NY Sheep & Wool Festival - Rhinebeck, NY Nov. 16th: Meeting to be held at the home of Candy Knerr - 10:00 AM Details to follow. Show and tell your fabulous finds from the New York Dec. 7th: Annual Christmas Luncheon - location and details to follow. Remember to bring your charity project donations to contribute to our 2019 Charity Project. Dec. 21st: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Community Room - 9:30 AM. Take a break from the holiday madness and relax doing fibery things with your fibery guild friends. ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ 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
We all need to spin on this day!
Jan. 5th-12th: PA FARM SHOW "SHEEP TO SHAWL" competition - Wednesday, Jan. 9th, 3:00 PM (Youth "Fleece to Shawl" competition - 10:00 AM) Jan.19th: 2019 Kick-Off Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Community Room - 9:30 AM. We will be deciding on topics for our 2019 monthly meetings. Come with suggestions of fiber-related techniques, crafts and projects you're interested in learning more about in the coming new year. Dues of $12 due before January 31st Feb. 16th: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Community Room - 9:30 AM. Learn to crochet with Shirley or work on items to be donated to our 2019 Charity Projects. Feb. 24th: Keystone Lace Guild's "A FibreWorks Gathering" CANCELLED FOR 2019 Mar. 16th: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Community Room - 9:30 AM. Linda will teach the recently reviving craft of "Macrame" Apr. 13th & 14th: Allentown Fiber Fest - Allentown, PA Apr. 26th-28th: MAPACA Jubilee Alpaca Show - PA Farm Show Complex Apr. 27th DATE CHANGE: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Community Room - 9:30 AM. Explore "Weaving on Small Looms" as Robin shares her expertise with us. Apr. 27th: Powhatan Festival of Fiber - Powhatan, VA May 4th & 5th: MD Sheep & Wool Festival - West Friendship, MD May 18th: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Community Also, bring the fiber treasures you found at the MD Sheep and Wool Festival for a time of "show and tell." May 18th & 19th: Central PA Fiber Festival - Hughesville, PA
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(Regular monthly meetings held the third Saturday of each month at the SHIPPENSBURG LIBRARY COMMUNITY ROOM.
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CALENDAR & EVENTS for 2019
Guild will demonstrate at the Newville
Rural Life Festival