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Lopez Lamb, Wool & Goat Festival offers demonstrations, activities

May 5th, 2017 | Category: News

Lopez – The annual Lopez Lamb, Wool & Goat Festival will be held Saturday, May 13 at the Lopez Center for Community and the Arts in Lopez Village. The sheep dog demonstration at a local farm will be from 9-10 a.m., followed by indoor and outdoor events at the Community Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Demonstrations and activities include sheep shearing, cheese making, felting, spinning and weaving, lichen dyeing, and a fleece sale. Local growers and craftspeople will be selling their products, as well as a special grilled plate lunch sold to benefit the Lopez Farm-to-School Program which offers gardening, food and other opportunities to local students (see http://www.lopezislandschool.org/programs/garden). Admission is free.  For information, contact Island Fibers at (360) 468-2467 or fibers@islandfibers.com.

 

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