junio 2017 Events

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junio 2
to junio 3
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Petersburg, W.V.
West Virginia Sheep and Goat Sale
The West Virginia Sheep and Goat Sale will be at the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Petersburg, W.V.

For more information, visit SheepWV.org or WVSheepandGoatSale.com.
junio 3
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Friday Harbor, Wash.
Washington State Skills School
Visit WSSP.org for more information
junio 5
to junio 7
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Hutchinson, Minn.
Earn As You Learn Shearing School
Earn As You Learn Intermediate Shearing School in Hutchinson, Minn., with instructor Doug Rathke of the Lamb Shoppe.

For information, email info@LambShoppe.com or call 320-587-6094.
junio 6
to junio 10
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Spencer, Iowa
National Columbia Sheep Show & Sale
The National Columbia Sheep Show and Sale is set for Spencer, Iowa.

For more information, visit ColumbiaSheep.org or email charliew@estendedag.com.
junio 8
to junio 11
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Vashon Island, Wash.
Vashon Sheepdog Classic
Join us as people from all over the world flock to Vashon to enjoy the fascinating world of the working sheepdog. The Vashon Sheepdog Classic is the most attended herding event on the West Coast and is held on the breathtaking rolling meadows of Misty Isle Farms. Come and enjoy local fare, fiber arts, and other artisan crafts while you experience this highly regarded national competition. The Vashon Sheepdog Classic gifts the proceeds from the event to island nonprofit organizations that focus on the enrichment of education and health for Vashon youth.
junio 9
to junio 10
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Hope, Ark.
South Central Katahdin Sheep Association Meeting
The 17th annual South Central Katahdin Sheep Association Meeting and Education Conference will be in Hope, Ark.

For information, email Jesse Duckett at jesse@duckettfarms.com or call 870-703-7321.
junio 10
to junio 11
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Bouckville, N.Y.
CNY Fiber Arts Festival

More than 100 booths under cover - fiber animals, yarn, roving, equipment, handmade finished products from natural fibers, unique gifts. Demonstrations - sheep shearing, sheepdog herding, fiber arts. Workshops, short courses and free lectures with an emphasis on spinning. Children's activities, fleece sale, and wheel corral. 

At the Butternut Hills Campground in Bouckville, N.Y. See www.cnyfiber.org or call 315-899-7792 for more information. 

 

junio 10
to junio 11
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Estes Park, Colo.
Estes Park Wool Market
27th annual Estes Park Wool Market

Email bjohnson@estes.org for information
junio 10
to junio 11
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Frederick, Md.
Frederick News Post Fiber Festival and Sale
Visit FrederickFiberFest.com for more information.
junio 11
to junio 18
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Eastern South Dakota
Advanced Shearing School
Advanced Shearing School in Eastern South Dakota. Hosted by Loren Opstedahl. Call 605-484-3600 for more information.
junio 12
to junio 18
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Tsaile, Ariz.
Sheep is Life
Sheep is Life at Dine' College in Tsaile, Ariz.

To learn more, visit NavajoLifeway.org.
junio 13
to junio 15
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Sonora, Texas
Wool and Mohair Show
80th annual Wool and Mohair Show at the Sutton County 4-H Civic Center.

Visit Sutton.agrilife.org for information.
junio 13
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Versailles, Ky.
Eweprofit I School
University of Kentucky Eweprofit I School in Versailles, Ky.

Contact Dr. Don Ely at 859-257-2717 or dely@uky.edu for information.
junio 15
to junio 17
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Claremore, Okla.
Shepherd's Cross Fiber Fest Weekend Retreat
To learn more, call 918-342-5911 or visit ShepherdsCross.com
junio 16
to junio 17
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Berrien Springs, Mich.
American Polypay Sheep Association National Sale
Information to come.
junio 16
to junio 17
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Springfield, Ill.
National Cheviot Show & Sale
National Cheviot Show & Sale. Contact Jeff Ebert at 785-458-9174 or email ebertsheepfarm@gmail.com for information.
junio 16
to junio 17
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Springfield, Ill.
Illinois Shropshire Spectacular Sale
Illinois Shropshire Spectacular Sale. For more information, contact Jeff Ebert at 785-458-9174 or email ebertsheepfarm@gmail.com.
junio 17
to junio 18
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Ames, Iowa
Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival

Focused on the rich history and continued sheep and wool production in the state of Iowa, the two-day festival will offer events and opportunities for the entire family and promises to engage sheep and wool enthusiasts of all ages and expertise.

Held in the beautiful new Hansen AG Learning Center on the campus of Iowa State University. the Festival will feature classes, animal exhibits, wool and art vendors, great food and good company. Events will include:

• Midwest Sheep Production Workshop
• Fiber technique classes with celebrated experts
• Room for 50 Vendors from Iowa and neighboring states
• Special wool creation classes designed for children
• The History of Iowa and Wool Exhibit
• Guild Hall (the history of guilds and their continued importance for wool and the fiber arts).
• Main Hall Juried Fiber Art Exhibit.(Wool Sculpture)
• Competitions and Contests

Visit IowaSheep.com for information.

junio 19
to junio 24
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Sedalia, Mo.
National Hampshire Sale
National Hamsphire Sale. Contact Jeff Ebert at 785-456-8500 or email asregistry@gmail.com for information.
junio 23
to junio 25
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Eugene, Ore.
North American Shetland Sheepbreeders Association General Meeting
The North American Shetland Sheepbreeders Association General Meeting will be in Eugene, Ore.

For more information, visit Shetland-Sheep.org.
junio 23
to junio 25
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Eugene, Ore.
Black Sheep Gathering
Lane County Fairgrounds. Visit BlackSheepGathering.org for information
junio 23
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Vermont
Vermont Wool Pool
Contact Mary Lake at mary.m.lake@gmail.com or at 802-338-2250 for information.
junio 24
to junio 25
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Randolph, Vt.
ASI Wool Handling Course
at Vermont Technical College's Red Schoolhouse.

Visit VTSheepandGoat.org for more information.
junio 24
to junio 25
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Randloph, Vt.
Vermont Fleece Sale
at Vermont Technical College's Randolph Center.

Visit VTSheepandGoat.org for information.
junio 26
to junio 27
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East Lansing, Mich.
Forage and Grazing

Michigan State University Management Series: Forage and Grazing in East Lansing, Mich.

For more information, visit https://commerce.cashnet.com/msu_3645 or email Erin Recktenwald at ebr@msu.edu.

junio 26
to julio 1
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Gillette, Wyo.
National Rambouillet Show & Sale
Visit RambouilletSheep.org for information and schedule of events.