Check back often as we update who will be a part of the 2019 festival!
Prairie Threads Fibershed--new this year! Festival sponsor and all around fun and entertaining crew, Prairie Threads Fibershed is filling the front area of the festival grounds (across from shearing) with a huge interactive and educational, and shopping display. Featuring llama, alpaca, and merino sheep, ALPACA SELFIES, demonstrations on natural dyeing, felting, spinning, weaving, alpaca raising, and so much more. Their vendor booths boasts products made from their locally grown fiber. Always ready to jump in to a lively conversation or demonstration on all manners of animal raising, fiber arts, and fibershed topics, the Prairie Threads Fibershed is comprised of Peaceful Prairie Ranch, Ranch of the Oaks (an established fiber mill that recently relocated to Arizona), Mystic Reign Alpacas, and Prairie Rose Fiber Arts. Welcome to the festival, Prairie Threads!
Llucky Llamas 4H-- Several llamas from the 4H Llucky LLamas and theAZ Llama rescue. Larger than alpacas, llamas can grow up to six feet tall and can weigh more than 400lbs!
Kids Weaving Station--NEW this year! Join instructor Lucy Jennings for a fun kids workshop on frame loom weaving. Drop in on the half hour for an hour of instruction for just $10. Children 8 and under will need to have an adult stay with them. Loom kits will be available for purchase for $20. Pre-registration is not required. Saturday ONLY. Sessions start at 9:30am Saturday.