Events Search and Views Navigation
- This event has passed.
The Fiber Festival of New England (The Big E)
November 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fiber enthusiasts are coming together for the annual The Fiber Festival of New England on November 2nd to promote the use of wool and other natural fibers, as well as related arts and products!
More than 150 New England exhibitors will be showcasing their products, including clothing, quilts, blankets, rugs, looms, spinning wheels and more.
Workshops on felting, knitting, spinning, punch needle, weaving, rug hooking will be held both days.
The Fiber Festival of New England is an ideal holiday shopping opportunity, with handmade items from over 200 vendor booths.
Presented by Eastern States Exposition and the New England Sheep & Wool Growers Association, it is a great experience for visitors to learn how animals contribute to the fiber industry through live displays of llamas, alpacas, sheep and rabbits. There are daily sheep shearing demonstrations and an ongoing Fleece Sale, too.
If you are looking for “things to do in Connecticut this weekend” we have you covered. Sign to get our Free Weekly Event Newsletter to help you plan your weekend. Kids and Family events abound in every town in Connecticut. Interested in a friendly game of cards, a bike ride, or a hiking event? How about a 4K run, a Halloween party, or Christmas event. Connecticut is filled with lots to do. You just need to know where to find something fun to do in Connecticut. Look through our events calendar or type a keyword in the box to find a type of event. Click on the events categories in the menu to find even more fun events and you will never be bored in Connecticut.