The 16th Annual California Wool and Fiber Festival, September 13 -15

calwoolshowThe 16th Annual California Wool and Fiber Festival, September 13 -15, is host to one of the country’s oldest and largest wool shows, the California National Wool Show, as well as a spinning competition, a bustling fiber marketplace, and sheep shearing and Angora rabbit fiber gathering demonstrations.

Here’s a quick look at what’s on tap for this year:

Friday, 9/13/2013

  •  10:00 AM – Vendors Open
  • 10:00 AM – Wool Judging begins
  • 10:00 AM – Fiber Arts Judging begins
  • WOOL AUCTION – Immediately following wool jurying
  •  7:30 PM – Circle of Champions – Wool Show
  • 8:00 PM – Vendors Close

Saturday, 9/14/2013

  • 10:00 AM – Vendors Open
  • 10:00 AM -12:00 PM – Angora Rabbit Demonstration
  • 1:00 – 4:00 PM – Shearing demonstration – Matt Gilbert
  • 4:00 PM – AUCTION of finished goods
  • 8:00 PM – Vendors Close

Sunday, 9/15/2013

  •  10:00 AM – Vendors Open
  • 10:00 AM – Dog Trials
  • 10:00 AM -1:00 PM – Angora Rabbit Demonstration
  • 2-3:00 PM – Spinning Contest
  • 3:30 – 5:00 PM – Shearing demonstration – Matt Gilbert
  • 6:00 PM – Release of fleeces
  • 6:00 PM – Vendors Close

The California Wool & Fiber Festival is held during the Mendocino County Fair and Apple Show at Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Boonville, California.

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