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Massachusetts Sheep & Woolcraft Fair

May 25 @ 8:00 am - May 26 @ 5:00 pm

$10

The Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair began in 1974 with an idea presented at a potluck dinner at the home of Henry and Virginia Easterbrooks. The fair began as a spin off of a youth sheep judging contest. The main purpose was to have a statewide sheep show.  The fair has been held at the Cummington Fairgrounds every year except during the Covid-19 Pandemic.  As the fair grew areas associated with sheep were added; dog trials, vendors, sheep and fleece auctions, leadline and other fiber animals. As time has gone by, the lamb bits have become a signature food item, parking lots are full on both days, the fiber workshops are full of variety and people and the fair is still run largely on a volunteer basis.

 

 

Details

Start:
May 25 @ 8:00 am
End:
May 26 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$10
Event Category:
Website:
https://masheepwool.org/

Venue

Cummington Fairgrounds
97 Fairgrounds Rd
Cummington, MA 01026 United States
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