CNY Fiber Arts Festival to feature animals, workshops, music, food, fun

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BOUCKVILLE — CNY Fiber Arts Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 11-12 at Butternut Hill Campground, 6893 state Route 20, Bouckville.

A family-friendly festival featuring fiber animals (sheep, alpacas, goats, rabbits) and fiber arts, including spinning, weaving, knitting, dyeing, felting, and crochet. There will be demonstrations of spinning, weaving, dyeing, and sheep shearing and activities for children.

Browse through more than 100 vendor booths under cover with yarn, roving, fabrics, fiber equipment, unique homemade articles from natural fibers, photographs, and other farm products.

There also will be a fleece sale, weaving competition, raffle, wheel corral, story loom, music and food, as well as nationally-recognized speakers with free lectures on knitting sustainably and textiles in history.

To register for workshops in drop-spindle art yarn or ergonomics for fiber arts, among others, contact the workshop chairman at 315-744-6000 or fiberartsworkshopCNY@gmail.com.

Admission is $6, free for children 11 and younger. No dogs allowed.

For more details, go to www.cnyfiberarts.org.

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