THE GREAT LAKES FIBER SHOW

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THE 23rd ANNUAL GREAT LAKES FIBER SHOW

Getting bigger and better every year, the Great Lakes Fiber Show returns to the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster, Ohio on Memorial Day Weekend, bringing over 100 of your favorite vendors, great workshops, and a range of free activities for two days of fun —

  • Vendors offering everything from raw fiber to finished items
  • Great tools for spinning, weaving, knitting & more
  • Wool fleece show & sale and skein competition
  • Knitted Garment Competition
  • Workshops with top instructors across fiber-related crafts (pre-paid registration)
  • Free demonstrations and free activities for kids
  • and more!
Admission is free — with plenty of food available on site!
Mark your calendar today!

EVENT SCHEDULE

In the Grandstand
2:00pm  All Fleece Entries accepted
4:00pm  Rabbit Barn opens
6:00pm  Fleece Judging

Elsewhere on Site
9:00am  Sheep Show opens — Show Arena 31

GRANDSTAND ELSEWHERE ON SITE
7:00 Rabbit Barn opens
8:00–9:15 Border Leicester fleece entry opens*
8:30–11:00 Knitted Garment entries accepted* 8:30–11:30 Workshops (pre-registration required)
9:00 Sheep Sale — Show Arena 31
9:30 Border Leicester Fleece Judging
10:00 Fleece Sale begins 10:00 Fiber Market opens
10–11:00 Skein Competition Registration opens*
10–Noon Just For Fun Activities
Noon Skein Judging
12:30–3:30 Workshops (pre-registration required)
1:00 Garment Judging
1:00–4:30 Just for Fun activities
5:00 Fiber Market closes for the day

*Pre-registration and fee required

GRANDSTAND ELSEWHERE ON SITE
7:00 Rabbit Barn opens
8:30–11:30 Workshops (pre-registration required)
10:00 Fiber Market opens
10:00–Noon Just For Fun Activities
12:30–3:30 Workshops (pre-registration required)
1:00–3:30 Just for Fun activities
4:00 Fiber Market closes until next year

UPDATES


Vendor Write up in The Daily Record

In today’s Daily Record (local Wooster, OH paper) was a beautiful write up of one of our local vendors Jan Cox. Go to www.the-daily-record.com to read the nice article on Jan. It is listed under under the tab Life.

Just For Fun Activities are Free

Saturday
10-12 Drop Spindle
10-12 Yarn Birds
1-3 Macrame Bracelets
1-3 Basic Triangle Loom Weaving

Sunday

10-12 Circular Weaving
10-12 Lap Spindle
1-3 Locker Hooking
1-3 Making Flowers

Wool Show

For the Border Leicester wool show, we have made accommodations for those exhibitors who have sheep entered into the sheep show to be able to pick up their fleeces early.

Great Lakes T-Shirts

We will be selling T-shirts with our logo on them this year at the show. Shirts will be available at the Information Booth. Shirts sell for $20 and come in the following sizes:  S, M, L, XL, & XXL.  If you like you can pre-order them thru www.Etsy.com/shop/DreamWeaverFiber.  We will have them available for pick up at the Information Booth.

NO BOOKLET MAILINGS FOR 2019

Please be aware that we will not be mailing out booklets for the 2019 show.  Everything you will need will be available on the web site.


MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

May 26-27, 2018
Saturday: 10am–5pm
Sunday: 10am–4pm

at the
WAYNE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
199 Vanover Street • Wooster, OH