Events and Demonstrations
Sheep and Wool

May 15th - 17th 2015

Friday, May 15th Classes only
Saturday, May 16th 9:00 – 5:00
Sunday, May 17th 10:00 – 4:00

Admission is $5.
Ages 8 and under are free.

Washington County Fairgrounds are located just east of Lake Elmo, MN at the intersection of Washington County Rd 15 & Highway 5.
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Please note: Dogs are not allowed at the festival.

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Classes, Classes and More Classes!

Last year’s experiment of Friday classes was a big success; much bigger than we imagined. So we are going to continue it this year and add a bigger curriculum. We also have some spectacular ¬†classes for new and experienced shepherds.

Our guest teacher for 2014 is Patsy Sue Zawistoski. And our Saturday night event is a talk on antique spinning wheels given by Andrea Myklebust, 7 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn. We’ll see you there!


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Fleece, Fiber and Family

The fairgrounds are filled with music, food, artisans and animals.

Events include Minnesota’s largest fleece competition, sheep shearing, fleece skirting demos, book-signings and more.

Families always enjoy the sheep and goats in the barn and this year there will be a new Farm Work Stock Dog Trial!

There’s a lot of room to picnic–weather permitting! Bring your spinning wheel, your friends, and spin the day away.

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