Once again, we will be joining our good friends at Sonshine Farm Alpacas to bring you another educational and fun-filled Farm Tour experience Sonshine Farm raises Kiko meat goats and award-winning alpacas. The guided tour features Kiko goats, Oberhasli dairy goats, friendly farm dogs, free-range chickens, demonstration Square Foot Garden, and lots of alpaca kisses. 4-H’ers will have a bake sale and demonstrate carding and spinning alpaca fleece. Visit our farm store and purchase alpaca products such as duvets, scarves, fingerless gloves, hats, socks, hand spun and dyed yarn—and place an order for locally grown, grass fed goat meat. Other participants include Molly's Island Garden - fresh produce. Olympic Mist Farm Alpacas - alpaca products and fiber-arts. Chelsea Farms - suri alpaca products. Saturday September 21 - 10:00am-4:00pm Sunday September 22 - 10:00am-4:00pm 5662 Crawford Road, Langley, WA 98260 Directions: Heading south on Hwy 525, turn left onto Crawford Road about 1 mile south of the stoplight at Bayview Rd (turn right if heading north). Turn left at the first driveway on Crawford Road.
November 1-2 Whidbey Weavers Guild Uncommon Threads
The incredible fiber-artists of the Whidbey Weavers Guild have been working hard all year to bring you another beautiful, colorful, and texture filled show and sale. At our 2012 event, we had 48 contributors and over 2500 inspirational hand-crafted items. 2013 promises to be even better. Friday November 1 - 10:00am-7:00pm (also visit the shops and cafe at Greenbank for "First Friday") Saturday November 2 - 10:00am-4:00pm Greenbank Farm Historic Site - 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank, WA Admission is Free For more information go to www.whidbeyweaversguild.org Also be sure to "Like" us on Facebook at WhidbeyWeaversGuildUncommonThreads
April 6-7 Whidbey Weavers Guild Spin-In
Please join us for the 42nd annual Whidbey Weavers Guild Spin-In Saturday and Sunday, April 6-7 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Oak Harbor High School - #1 Wildcat Way, Oak Harbor WA 98277 Admission for both days - $15 Optional fiber packet - $10 Vendors Galore - (Look for the Olympic Mist Farm Alpacas sales booth) Featured Fiber Artist - Sarah Swett What could be better than two days of spinning and fiber shopping? Sara Swett will provide two educational "learn while you spin" seminars, so bring your wheel or spindle, plus hand carder, combs, ball winder or nostepinne plying tool. For more information go to www.whidbeyweaversguild.org
May 3-5 Whidbey Island Fiber Quest 2013
Add a delicious Twist to your Whidbey FiberQuest Local Wine, Handcrafted Chocolate, all things Lavender, Delicious Food Friday May 3 and Sunday May 5 - 10:00am-4:00pm Saturday May 4 - 10:00am-5:00pm 2 Gift Baskets to Win PLUS Online Contests Go online for FiberQuest instructions and contest details.
PARTICIPATING FIBER FARMS and YARN SHOPS: Fern Ridge Alpacas • Paradise Found Fiber Farm • Knitty Purls • Olympic Mist Farm Alpacas • Pronkin’ Pastures Alpaca Ranch • Frosen Acres Alpacas • Crafter’s Co-op • Island Bliss Alpacas • Sweet Mona’s Chocolate Boutique • Comforts Farm and Vineyard • Spoiled Dog Winery • Greenbank Store & Grille • Lavender Wind Farm For more information go to www.WhidbeyFiberQuest.com