The Pacific Northwest has a wide variety of interesting fiber and related events, I'd love to see you there. I do like to attend or teach at events, so you may see me in a class, or simply out and about ... check Ask The Bellwether's Facebook Page for details on upcoming events.
St. Distaff's Day, Everett WA. January 7 in 2012.
Madrona Fiber Arts Festivak, Tacoma WA. President's Day Weekend. Usually Teaching and Mentoring.
SpinDrifters Spin-in, Fairhaven Middle School, Bellingham WA. Mid-March.
Camp Burton, Vashon Island, mid-March.
Whidbey Island Spin-in, early weekend in April, 10 AM - 4 PM, Oak Harbor High School, Oak Harbor, WA. A uniique open workshop format.
Shepherd's Extravaganza, April 16-17 2010, in Puyallup, WA. A great weekend show! One of my favorites for buying raw fleece. Teaching in 2013.
Shepherd's Festival in Sequim, Memorial Day, May 2010. Usually at the Sequim Prairie Grange. A fun local show with a variety of vendors and demonstrations of spinning and weaving all day.
NWRSA Conference, usually the first weekend in June. Location varies. In 2012, in Tacoma, WA. Usually Teaching.
Black Sheep Gathering in Eugene, OR, third weekend in June. Teaching, in 2013.
Jefferson County Fair in Port Townsend, WA, second weekend of August. There is often a sheep to shawl at this fun local county fair. The Home Arts building has lovely handspun, woven, and knitted items and more!
Clallam County Fair in Port Angeles, WA, third weekend of August. The local spinners demo on the Saturday in the Home Arts building, where their lovely finished items and skeins will be on display, hidden under a bevy of blue ribbons!
Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival in Canby, OR, end of September. Usually Teaching.
Olympic Peninsula Fiber Farm Tour in Jefferson County, WA, end of September. Usually Teaching.
Fiber Fusion Northwest in Monroe, WA, mid-October. Teaching in 2013.
Antique Sock Machine Retreat, November weekend after Thanksgiving, Lacey WA. A fun, "cranky" weekend! If you are into sock machines, look into it!