Travel Events

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Going Places?  Check out these fiber events:


Sun Valley, ID:  October 4 – 8  Trailing of the Sheep

Taos, NM:  October 7 – 8 Taos Wool Festival

Coeur d’ Alene, ID:  October 12 – 16 Camp Stitches

Hood River, OR:  October 27 – 29 Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival

Sedona, AZ:  October 5 – 7 Verde Valley Weavers and Spinners Guild “Fabulous Fiber Sale 2016”

Leighton, PA:  October  Mahoning Valley Fiber Fair

Rheinbeck, NY:  October 21 – 22  NY State Sheep & Wool Festival

Tucson, AZ:  October  A Palette of Fiber Arts 2017

Phoenix, AZ:  December 9 – 10 Pueblo Grande Indian Market


Prescott, AZ:  January 17 – 20 Arizona Fiber Arts Retreat 

Tacoma, WA:  February 15 – 18  Madrona Fiber Arts

Santa Clara, CA:  February 22 – 25  Stitches West

Portland, OR:  March 1 – 4  Rose City Yarn Crawl

Ashland, OR:  March Lantern Moon Retreat

Hartford, CT:  March 22-25 Stitches United

Pittsburgh, PA:  March  13th Annual Pittsburgh Knit and Crochet Festival and Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival

Loveland, CO:   Interweave Yarn Fest

Rockaway, OR:  April Friends by the Sea Rug Hooking Camp 

NM:  May  New Mexico Fiber Crawl

West Friendship, MD:  May  Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival

Need more?  Check out Fiber Events website or Fiber Festivals in the United States website.

Staying Home?  Check out these local fiber events! 


PRESCOTT AREA ARTISTS’ STUDIO TOUR October 6, 7, & 8 10 am – 4 pm daily

Saturday AND Sunday, Nov. 4-5, 2017, 10 am – 4 pm 5005 East Camelback Road, Phoenix

PUEBLO GRANDE MUSEUM RUG & INDIAN ART AUCTION, November 4, 2017, 4619 E. Washington Ave., Phoenix. Preview: 9-11:30 am, Auction: at noon

ARIZONA FIBER ARTS RETREAT – January 17-20, 2018. Registration opens October 1

ARIZONA STATE FAIR – Wednesday – Sunday, October 6 – 29. DAY 2018 , Connecting ThreadsSaturday, February 24, 2018 9 am-4:30 pm, Radisson North Phoenix (soon to be a Hilton Doubletree Hotel).This year features half-day and full day classes on a variety of fiber arts. soup and salad luncheon with keynote speaker Rosalie Neilson. Don’t miss the great line-up of vendors for unique fiber shopping. Visit guild booths where guilds display and sell their work.See Federation Guild Director Hope Aguilar for details and registration information. Classes and the luncheon to fill quickly, so be sure to get your registration in early. Registration opens mid to late October, with a deadline of postmark by January 7, received by 1/10/2018.Rooms at a group discount will be available at the hotel for those wishing to stay over.

SCOTTSDALE ART WALK – Every Thursday evening from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m., downtown Scottsdale. Restaurants, museums and free trolley and/or horse-drawn carriage rides are available to transport folks from numerous free parking areas throughout the Scottsdale Arts District and Scottsdale Downtown.

CHANDLER ART WALK – Every third Friday from 6-9:30 p.m., Downtown Chandler welcomes over 35 local artists to the historic square.


PHOENIX ART MUSEUM, ELLMAN GALLERY –“A Tribute to James Galanos”, a retrospective dedicated to the iconic American fashion designer. Featuring more than 40 couture-quality, ready-to-wear ensembles and accessories, the exhibition will illuminate the designer’s influence and legacy with objects from the 1950s through the 1990s. Through Jan 17, 2018. •

SKY HARBOR ART MUSEUMS, Terminal 4, Level 3 gallery &
display cases – “Drawn to Pattern Painting, Printmaking, • Fiber Art and Sculpture”, through October 2017. Level 2 display cases – “A Shared Passion”, ceramic art from the
Airport’s collection. 3, Level 4 – ”Nature’s Materials Fiber and Wood Art”, through February 4, 2018.Level 4, past security, ongoing – “Stories from a Local Community”, Paintings by Frank YbarraLevel 1, restrooms near baggage claim, ongoing – “American Organic Architecture in Arizona”, The Heritage of Frank Lloyd Wright 3