Upcoming events for 2017:
May 6th & 7th: MD Sheep & Wool Festival - West Friendship, MD 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 & 21st: Central PA Fiber Festival - Hughesville, PA June 3rd: Newville Rural Life Festival at the Newville Church of God - 9:00 AM-3:00 PM June 10th: World Knit in Public Day. 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 June 24th: Dye 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 8th: Newburg Rural Life Festival - 9:00 AM - 4:00 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. July 20th-23rd: MidAtlantic Fiber Association (MAFA) 2017 Workshop Weekend - Millersville University, Millersville, PA Aug. 19th: Inkle 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. Aug. 26th: Shippensburg Corn Festival Guild will demonstrate. Details to follow. Sept. 9th-10th: Endless Mountain Fiber Festival - New Milford, PA Sept. ??: Worldwide Spin in Public Day Sept. 16th: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM Bring your wheel or current fiber project and enjoy time with your fiber friends. Sept. 23rd & 24th: Shenandoah Fiber Festival in Berryville, VA Oct. 6th & 7th: Knitters' Day Out Oct. 7th & 8th: Montpelier Fiber Fest/Sheep Dog Trials - Montpelier Station, VA Oct. 21st: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM Bring your wheel or current fiber project and enjoy time with Oct. 21st & 22nd: NY Sheep & Wool Festival - Rhinebeck, NY Nov. 18th: Meeting 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. 2nd: Annual Christmas Luncheon - location and details to follow. Remember to bring your charity project donations to contribute to our 2017 Charity Project.
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. 7th-14th: PA FARM SHOW "SHEEP TO SHAWL" competition - Wednesday, Jan. 11th, 3:00 pm (Youth "Fleece to Shawl" competition - 10:00 am) Jan. 21st: 2017 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. 18th: Meeting 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. 25th: Keystone Lace Guild's "A FibreWorks Gathering" 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. 18th: Meeting 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 Apr. 15th: Meeting 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 Apr. 29th: Powhatan Fiber Festival - Powhatan, VA
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(Regular monthly meetings held the third Saturday of each month at the SHIPPENSBURG LIBRARY ANNEX. See "Contact" page.)
CALENDAR & EVENTS for 2017
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