Saturday/Sunday September 10-11th: Endless Mountains Fiber Festival, New Milford, PA
Saturday September 10: Indie Dyers Spectrum, Allegany, NY
Saturday September 17th, 10:00am – 2:00pm: Welcome to New Members, Luncheon, Market Day
For the Pot-Luck Lunch, bring a dish to pass and your table setting.
For Market Day, members can bring items to sell – fiber related, food, plants, etc. Non-members may also bring items, but need to pay a $20 fee to the guild.
Saturday/Sunday September 24-25th: Adirondacks Wool and Arts Festival, Greenwich, NY
Saturday/Sunday September 24-25th: Fiber Arts Weekend, Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown, NY
Saturday October 1st: WNY Fiber Arts Festival, East Aurora NY
Saturday/Sunday October 8-9th: Little York Fall Fiber Arts Festival, Preble, NY
Saturday/Sunday October 15-16th: New York Sheep and Wool Festival at Rhinebeck, NY
Saturday October 22nd, 10:00am – 2:00pm: Skill Sampler
This meeting will be an informal series of mini presentations in which members will visit small stations set up around the basement showcasing a tool or skill by our talented guild members. If you haven’t yet signed up to present your favorite skill/method/tool and would like to, please come to the meeting prepared to demonstrate your talent. At one of the stations, Sue Jones will demonstrate her knitting machine. If you are so inclined, bring yarn and crank a hat to donate to Vera House.
Friday-Sunday November 4-6th: Northeast Handspinners Association Gathering, Danvers, MA
Saturday/Sunday November 5-6th: Fiber Festival of New England in West Springfield, MA
Saturday November 19th, 10:00am – 2:00pm: Charity Knit/Crochet
Bring your knitting needles and crochet hooks, patterns and yarn to craft items for local charities. Yarn should be acrylic or a very washable wool blend. Cold weather is coming and hats, scarves, mittens, etc are very much needed and appreciated by our less fortunate neighbors. Another option is to bring completed items to donate, Christina Tartaro will collect them for distribution to various organizations.
Saturday December 17th, 10:00am – 2:00pm: Holiday Party
Bring treats to share with the group if you are so inclined. Bring your spinning, knitting, crocheting, etc for a relaxing break from the hectic holidays.
Saturday January 21st, 10:00am – 2:00pm: Roc Day Celebration
For the Pot-Luck Lunch, bring a dish to pass and your table setting. Decorate your wheel and play Sheep Breed Bingo.
Saturday February 18th, 10:00am – 2:00pm: TBD
Saturday March 18th, 10:00am – 2:00pm: Annual Guild Auction
Each member is asked to contribute at least two items which can be yarn, fiber, knitting, spinning and weaving books, eggs, plants, fiber equipment, basically things that are spinning, knitting and weaving-related. Bring your cash or checkbook to join in the fun. Plan on arriving early in order to display your donations and get a good view of all the items prior to the start of the auction.