Programs/Events


Programs and Events
Sep 16

imgSpinners & Weavers Needed for Demo
Sat, Sept 16th
KCCG Headquarters
6917 Kensington, KC MO

Request from Donna Putnam:
For the past several years, I have done a spinning and weaving demo at the KC Community Gardens fall festival in September. Because my farm population has grown tremendously and I am teaching a college biology course this year, I cannot do this demo. Would you please send out an email, asking if anyone is interested? It is Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10-3 (set up by 9:30). They provide a table, chairs, and a canopy, along with lunch. Please ask interested people to contact Lois Hutchins at loish54@gmail.com. This is not a sales event, but people would hand out business cards and Creative Hand event cards. If no one wants to commit to the entire day, a few people could split it up.

kccg.org/events/fall-family-festival-2017

Sep 16 img

Worldwide Spin In Public Day (WWSIP)
Sat, Sept 16, 2017
Brookside Farmer's Market
Kansas City, MO

Members of the Fiber Guild of Greater Kansas City will gather at the Brookside Farmer's Market to spin & share the love of this art form with the public. Bring your wheel, your spindle or if you're not a spinner, bring your favorite form of portable fiber arts to work on!

Sep 30 - Oct 1 img

Open House at Manna Meadows
Sat, Sept 30, 2017 10am-5pm
Sun, Oct 1, 2017 noon-4pm

Dear Fiber Enthusiasts,
Brian and I are once again hosting an open house at our alpaca farm on Sat Sept. 30 from 10-5 and Sunday Oct. 1 from noon-4. In addition, we are a stop on the Kaw Valley Farm Tour the following weekend Sat. Oct. 7 from 9-6 and Sunday Oct. 8 from noon-6. We invite you to join us and are, in fact, looking for anyone who would be willing to help us with fiber demonstrations. Our visitors love watching the spinning wheels whir and the loom weave. Knitters, crocheters and felters also welcome to demonstrate your passion.

These are rain or shine events and demonstrations are held under a tent. Lunch is provided. We will provide roving for spinners and yarn for others (or any other supplies needed).

If you are interested and available, please call me 913-461-5003 or email Sharon.heimes@gmail.com with questions or to let me know we can count on you!!

Thanks much.
Sharon Heimes
Manna Meadows Alpacas

www.mannameadowsalpacas.com

Sep 1 - 30 img

Spinzilla 2017
Registration Open
Register to be on a team or to spin rogue from Sept 1-30th.
Cost of $15 goes to help TNNA Foundation, which furthers fiber arts.

Spin Oct 2 to 8 and tally up your mileage (yardage).

You can win prizes as team members or even just spinning on your own (sign up to spin rogue). It's a great excuse to dust off the spinning wheel and get some yarn created!

www.tnna.org/page/Spinzilla

Oct 12 imgAnnual Shawnee Indian Mission Fall Festival
Sat, Oct 12, 2017
3403 W 53rd St, Fairway, KS

Craft Show, Food, Vendors, Demonstrations, and more
Free Admission

Vendor Application: https://form.jotform.us/71425291738157
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/151247655082437/
Oct 14 imgLake Area Fiber Arts Festival
Oct 14, 2017
Community Christian Church, 1064 N Bus Route 5 Camdenton, MO
Demonstrations and vendor market. Quilts and fiber arts
www.lakefiberarts.com
Nov 3-4 imgOzark Fiber Fling 2017
Nov 3-4, 2017
Steelville, MO

Demonstrations & Vendor Market
www.ozarkfiberfling.com
Nov 17-18 imgCreative Hand Show & Sale
Nov 17-18, 2017 Shawnee, KS
Demonstrations and vendor market
Joint event with KC Fiber Guild & Weavers Guild
www.creativehandkc.org/
Mar 27-31, 2018 imgPlyaway 2018
March 27-31, 2018
Westin Crown Center Hotel
Kansas City, MO

PLYAWAY is an international spinning and fiber arts convention held each year in Kansas City! More details coming soon, but save the date!
www.plyaway.com/

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NOTE: Programs and events are subject to change due to inclement weather or other uncontrollable circumstances. If schools and major events in the area are cancelled due to weather, there will be no meeting.