Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival
Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival - held annually at the beginning of September. The Midwest's premier sheep & fiber event, all within an easy drive from Madison, Milwaukee or Chicago, on the beautiful grounds of the Jefferson Fair Park, in Jefferson, Wisconsin. Over 70 fiber arts classes to choose from, along with sheep shows, shearing demonstrations, the Crook & Whistle Stock Dog Trial, newborn lambs, fleece shows and sales, plus educational clinics and workshops for shepherds of any age and level of experience. Shop in comfort in the Country Store, where over 130 vendors from across the nation offer everything from knitting needles to sheep cheese. Spotlighting the artistic and entrepreneurial skills of over 30 consignors from throughout Wisconsin. Hand knit sweaters, children's books, sheep pelts, scarves, rovings, yarn, fleece-lined jackets, vests, hand creams with lanolin, dusters, cuddly stuffed animals, home accents, rugs, hats, quilts, blankets, and more... For complete details and hours, go to www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com.