The Hood River Blossom Festival - April 14 - 29 - http://hoodriver.org/events-festivals/chamber-events/blossom-fest
Small Farmer's Journal Horsedrawn Auction & Swap Meet April 18 - 21 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Madras, OR
Four days of Swap Meet & demonstrations PLUS three days of auction and a small farm trade fair, the perfect family outing! FREE admission, parking $5. Thousands of items including Stagecoaches, Sleighs, covered wagons, buggies, antique farm implements, blacksmithing tools, wagon wheels, sleigh bells, carriage lamps, old farm books, country collectibles, saddles, harness, collars, old tools, and much more. AN AMAZING EVENT! Includes Jethro Tull Draft Horse Plow match, Draft Horse Market Fair, Farming Demos, Clinics and Displays.
SFJ Auction, PO Box 1627, Sisters, OR 97759, 800-876-2893, 541-549-2064, www.smallfarmersjournal.com
Earth Day, April 22nd, Events happening in Downtown Hood River:
Weeding at Waterfront Park from 9am to 1pm
Announcing Tod LeFevre Sustainability Champion Awards at 12pm
Procession of the Species around 3pm - still be sorted out...followed by a film about bees (made by a local youngster) at Columbia Center for the Arts.
Other Fiber Events in the Area:
September 8 & 9: The Fall Wool Gathering—All Things Fiber and Beyond! (Formerly the Shaniko Wool Gathering)
When? As usual, the second weekend in September - September 8 & 9, 2012
Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where? Now in Madras at the Jefferson County Fair Grounds
There are two buildings exclusively for fiber enthusiasts & lots of outdoor booths for arts & crafts & Farmers’ Market
Demonstrations: Sheep to Shawl - Spinning - Dyeing - Sheep dog - Various fiber related demonstrations
Join us for The Fall Wool Gathering!
For more information:
See our website: www.fallwoolgathering.com
Or email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct 20-21, 2012 - Fiber Fusion NW in Monroe, WA
Evergreen Fairgrounds Bldg #400
Spin-In, Vendors, Mohair Fleece Judging, Alpaca Fleece Judging, Fiber animal display, Demonstrations, Classes by Pre-registration.
©2010 - 2012 LavenderSheep - Yvonne Ellsworth