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Title: 10th Annual Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair 2018 Hallockville Museum Farm
Sub Title: at Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York
Date: May 19, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM  to 4:00 PM
Location: Hallockville Museum Farm
Street Address: 6038 Sound Avenue
  Riverhead, NY 11901
Description: 10th Annual Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair 2018 at Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York.

Join us for a day of on-going demonstrations and activities including sheep herding, llama and sheep shearing, livestock and animal displays, knitting, weaving, rug hooking, needle arts, crocheting, quilting, basketweaving, historic tours, yarn and fiber shopping, food trucks and more. A family-friendly event, there is something for everyone. Rain or shine.

The Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair is the first of its kind in the region to bring together the diversity of fiber arts activities! Visitors will see and learn how local artisans craft wool and other animal fiber into beautiful finished pieces of clothing and art. The fair provides two fun-filled days of demonstrations and hands-on learning that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Visit both days for a variety of demonstrations, workshops and local artisans selling their handmade supplies and products in the Naugles Barn Fiber Market! There is something for everyone.

The setting for the Fair is like nowhere else on Long Island- the various activities and demonstrations take place throughout the picturesque Hallockville Museum Farm campus and in the historic buildings that date back to 1765.Food vendors sell a variety of freshly-prepared lunch items for guests to enjoy while relaxing in the picnic area shaded by apple trees.

Animal Displays
Meet the sheep, llamas, alpacas and angora rabbits that provide the fleece and fiber needed to make fiber goods like yarn.

Sheep Herding
Watch expert herders and their trained Border Collies move a flock of sheep across the pasture.

Llama Obstacle Course
The Long Island Livestock Company Youth Showteam will lead the llamas through the paces of various obstacles in a display of fancy footwork.

Sheep and Llama Shearing
Learn how fiber is harvested during informative demonstrations by an expert shearer.

Carding and Spinning
See raw fiber being de-tangled and teased apart to prepare for the next part of the process, spinning. Watch spinners at their wheels turn fiber into spun yarn.

Dyeing
Learn how natural and chemical dyes transform fleece and wool into every color under the rainbow.

Knitting
Watch knitters up close as they work on a variety of wearable pieces. Plus pick up new techniques you can use on your own projects.

Needle Felting
Learn about how you can create sculptures from wool felt with this interesting technique. NEW! this year we are offering a one-hour workshop on May 16 at 11:30 during the Fair. Details and sign up here.

Rug-Hooking
Watch and learn as skilled rug hookers demonstrate this craft.

Weaving
The Hallockville looms will be on display to see how fiber can be woven into cloth, and other pieces such as shawls and tapestries.

Quilting
Quilting artisans will demonstrate this technique and you can even try it out yourself.
The Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair is Co-Sponsored by Hallockville Museum Farm and Long Island Livestock Company. All proceeds support the educational mission of the non-profit museum farm.

Hallockville Museum Farm
Hallockville Museum Farm is a non-profit (501 (c)3) organization dedicated to re-connecting the community to our shared agricultural heritage. We invite you to visit for a museum tour, attend an educational class or workshop, bring your friends and family to the special events, fairs and festivals throughout the year. Hallockville Musem Farm is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a Riverhead Town Landmark.

Hallockville Museum Farm is funded through membership and charitable donations through special fundraising events such as the Fall Festival and through partial support from the Suffolk County Office of Cultural Affairs.
Contact: 631-298-5292
 
 
 
   
 
 

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