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The following schedule is from 2023. Please check back later for details on the 2024 Festival!

2023
FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

Saturday, October 14th

& Sunday, October 15th

10am-4pm each day*

VENDOR MARKETPLACE

Goods for purchase include: handspun and hand-dyed yarns, spinning and felting fiber, hand-woven fabrics, embroidered art, macramé and woven home décor, needle-felted animals, project bags, handmade clothing and accessories, drop spindles, Alaskan-grown fiber (including qiviut), and much more!

Click here for a full list of the local artists, farmers & educations who will be there!

TOOLS & EQUIPMENT SALE

*Ends at 1pm Sunday

 

Shop for gently used looms, spinning wheels, reeds, bobbin winders, and more!

SELLING: Anyone can bring equipment to sell, with 20% of sales supporting the Festival and 80% going to you! New or used items are welcome, including: spinning wheels, looms, wool carders and combs, spindles, needles, hooks, yarn winders and swifts, and much more!
 

Item drop off is Saturday 10/14 from 8:30-9:30am. Anything not sold will need to be picked up between 1-4pm on Sunday.

If you have any questions, email abby@calypsofarm.org

SILENT AUCTION

*Saturday only! Ends at 3:30pm

 

Each of our vendors will have an item up for auction! All proceeds help generate the funds needed to support future Fiber Festivals!

FOOD & DRINKS

BAKE SALE

 

Proceeds from the Bake Sale will help support the Festival's production costs! If you'd like to bake something to donate to the sale, please sign up here!

CHEF LIANN MARIE

 

Chef Liann of Tots Proper will be serving chili (meat & vegan options) with cornbread, grab & go sandwiches (regular & gluten free), snacks, fruit & more.

THE CRASH CART

 

Visit the Crash Cart coffee truck outside in the parking lot! They'll be serving hot & iced espresso drinks made with locally roasted beans, teas, hot apple cider, hot chocolate and more.

KID'S AREA

Sponsored by the Fairbanks Children's Museum!

Drop in anytime throughout the Festival for fun crafts for kids of all ages!

DEMO SCHEDULE

 

SATURDAY

11am-12pm | Drop Spindling 
Eager Spinners (1st floor)


12-12:30pm | 4-Shaft Table Loom Weaving
Fairbanks Weavers’ & Spinners’ Guild (1st floor)


1-1:45pm | History of Angora Rabbit Breeds
Lagomorph Land (2nd floor)


2-2:30pm | Lockspinning Mohair
White Fireweed Farm (2nd floor)


2:30pm | Dyeing Yarn
64 Degrees North Fibers AK (2nd floor)


Ongoing | Help Sew a Quilt for Stevie’s Place
Cabin Fever Quilters’ Guild (1st floor)


Ongoing | Knitting on a Knitting Machine
Tundra Toes (1st floor)


Ongoing | Knitting
Interior Knit & Crochet Community (1st floor)

SUNDAY

11-11:30am | 4-Shaft Table Loom Weaving
Fairbanks Weavers’ & Spinners’ Guild (1st floor)


12-12:30pm | Support Spindling
14 Mile Farm (1st floor)


1-2pm | Naalbinding
Eager Spinners (1st floor)


2-2:30pm | Lockspinning Mohair
White Fireweed Farm (2nd floor)


2:30-3:15pm | Angora Rabbit Care & Maintenance
Lagomorph Land (2nd floor)


Ongoing | Help Sew a Quilt for Stevie’s Place
Cabin Fever Quilters’ Guild (1st floor)


Ongoing | Knitting on a Knitting Machine
Tundra Toes (1st floor)


Ongoing | Knitting & Crocheting
Interior Knit & Crochet Community (1st floor)

WORKSHOPS

Workshops are happening throughout the weekend, as well as the week before and after the Festival.

 

All workshops are offered through the Folk School and pre-registration is required. Click here to view all of the workshops!

CRAFTER'S CIRCLE

Bring a project to work on!

 

You can sit down, chat with other crafters or ask questions about what others are doing!

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