Apr
20

Scotchtown Fiber Festival

Apr 20, 2024

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Bring your family and join us as we celebrate spring, the shearing of the sheep and fiber production at Scotchtown!

About 15 minutes west of the Town of Ashland, Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown is located at 16120 Chiswell Ln, Beaverdam, VA 23015.

Sheep shearer Dave from Delly’s Delights Farms will be here answering all your questions about our sheep, the process of shearing, and the important role of preparing the fleece for dyeing and spinning. Members from Clothos Handspinners guild, an educational non-profit organization located in Richmond, Virginia, will be on-site demonstrating the process of wool production including carding, spinning, weaving and dyeing.

Other activities to enjoy throughout the day!
* Sisters of the Yam African American Quilters Exhibit
* Open House Tours
* Alpaca petting area
* Children’s activities area
* Demonstrations in the hearth kitchen featuring our spring garden
* Local crafters, vendors and community organizations
* Food trucks

 

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