CNY Fiber Artists to hold Annual Fiber Festival

Fiber fest(Bouckville, NY- May 2013) Knitters, crocheters, spinners, crafters, and anyone interested in fiber animals are invited to the annual CNY Fiber Artists and Producers Fiber Festival to be held on June 8 and 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

The festival is located at the Butternut Hill Campground on Route 20 in Bouckville.  There will be 100 booths of vendors selling many fiber products, holding demonstrations, exhibits and animals including sheep, alpacas, goats, llamas and rabbits.

The children’s tent will feature fun activities for all ages.

New this year is an antique tractor display, sponsored by the CNY Antique Tractor Club.  Another new addition to the festival is a raw fleece sale on Saturday, featuring fiber from a variety of animals.

Throughout the two day festival, fiber artisans will be demonstrating such skills as spinning, felting, knitting, and weaving on a variety of looms; grooming angora rabbits and goats; shearing sheep; and packing with llamas.

Food will be available to purchase on the grounds.

Admission to the event is $5 for ages 12 and up.  Parking is free, and all booths are located under cover.

For more information, visit www.cynfiber.org.

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