The Festival Marketplace showcases over 60 regional fiber artisans and trades people, offering crafts, fleeces, beautiful handcrafted wool and fiber items, yarn, spinning, weaving, rug hooking and knitting supplies. Prizewinning Vermont sheep cheeses are available from production farms this year, and vendors will have snacks and lunch items available with lamb based specialties.
Graded fiber arts contests with cash prizes are open to all. For a complete list of categories and information on entering these contests, write to Kim Goodling at email@example.com or 1638 Scales Hill Road, Washington, Vt. 05675.
Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors, and $1 for children under 12 years of age. A 2-day admission rate is also available. $1 off admission coupon is on the web site for visitors to print out. No dogs are allowed on the fairgrounds except those pre-approved for demonstration purposes. The Champlain Valley Expo is handicap accessible.